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Guard Dennis Schroder of Germany takes questions during the Atlanta Hawks basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 25, 2017 - 7:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As one key player after another departed the Atlanta Hawks over the summer, Dennis Schroeder was caught off guard. Just three seasons ago, the Hawks won a franchise-record 60 games, claimed the top seed in the East and reached the conference final. Now? "They say we're going to be...
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Atlanta Braves' Tyler Flowers hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the New York Mets ON Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 25, 2017 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie right-hander Lucas Sims had his best performance in the majors, fellow first-year player Ozzie Albies homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 9-2 in the first game of a doubleheader Monday. Nick Markakis had a two-run double and Tyler Flowers homered for Atlanta...
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September 25, 2017 - 7:17 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — No. 10 Wisconsin is back from a bye week, rested after a nonconference schedule that provided few tests, especially on defense. That should change with the Big Ten opener this weekend against Northwestern. "We got a lot out of the bye, what we wanted to get out of the bye week...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving takes questions from reporters during a news conference at NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Canton, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 25, 2017 - 7:09 pm
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Gordon Hayward was looking forward to playing with Isaiah Thomas, one of the Celtics players who recruited him to Boston during his whirlwind free agency. By the time Hayward steps on the parquet floor, though, there will be another All-Star point guard dishing out the ball...
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September 25, 2017 - 7:09 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — It doesn't matter who is in the game, the Los Angeles Rams' secondary keeps making plays. That knack will be tested Sunday by the Dallas Cowboys and star wide receiver Dez Bryant but the Rams could have starting cornerback Kayvon Webster back from a shoulder injury...
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This April 8, 2017 photo shows Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade (3) watches game action from the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in New York. Players in Miami, Cleveland and Oklahoma City are making it clear that they’d love to team up with Wade. The soon-to-be former Chicago guard becomes a free agent later this week, once his buyout with the Bulls becomes official. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 25, 2017 - 7:09 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Teams cannot officially start pursuing Dwyane Wade yet, because that would be tampering. The same rules don't apply to players. So on Monday, even though Wade's agreed-upon buyout deal with the Chicago Bulls has not yet become official, plenty of his NBA colleagues — particularly those...
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