Men's sports

Jamaica's sprinter Usain Bolt grimaces during a press conference prior Golden Spike Athletic meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Monday, June 26, 2017. Bolt will compete in the 100 meters at the Golden Spike on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 26, 2017 - 12:40 pm
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man. He's confident nobody will know at his last major race, at the world athletics championships in August in London. Bolt was unperturbed when asked on Monday if he was afraid of losing his last...
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June 26, 2017 - 12:02 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled. The Orange County Register reported ( http://bit.ly/2rTmsxn ) the "game of legends" Sunday...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:11 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A friendly game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled. The Orange County Register reports ( http://bit.ly/2rTmsxn ) the "game of legends" between former...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2017 file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots between Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley, rear, and guard James Harden, right, in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City. Westbrook will join Houston’s James Harden and San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard as finalists for the league’s MVP award. The winner will be announced Monday, June 26, at the inaugural NBA Awards show. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 26, 2017 - 2:06 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A year ago, uncertainty surrounded Russell Westbrook. Kevin Durant stunned the league by leaving Oklahoma City for rival Golden State in free agency. The four-time scoring champion and former MVP had been the central piece in making the Thunder one of the league's elite teams...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers bunting and base running coordinator Maury Wills adjusts his cap during spring training at Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Fla. Former Los Angeles Dodgers great Wills has retired again, this time from broadcasting. The 84-year-old Wills is stepping out of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks' broadcast booth after providing color commentary for the minor league team for 22 years.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 25, 2017 - 11:30 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — At 84, Maury Wills has called it a career. Far from Dodger Stadium where he became a stolen base champion, Wills on Sunday wrapped up more than two decades of dropping into the broadcast booth for the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. In Wills' final game of providing color commentary...
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Texas Rangers relief pitcher Matt Bush, right, and catcher Jonathan Lucroy celebrate after the baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium Sunday, June 25, 2017 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 25, 2017 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Staring down Yankees slugger Gary Sanchez in the ninth inning, Matt Bush looked the part of a poised closer, even if the Texas Rangers right-hander hasn't felt it this week. Not after blowing saves on Monday and Friday. Telling himself to breathe deep, Bush struck out Sanchez,...
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FILE- In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow looks out from the dugout before the team's minor league baseball game against the Augusta GreenJackets in Columbia, S.C. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Fla. General manager Sandy Alderson announced the move before the Mets' 8-2 win at San Francisco on Sunday, June 25. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
June 25, 2017 - 10:35 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida. The 29-year-old Tebow led the University of Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Edinson Volquez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 25, 2017 - 10:12 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says this season is like learning to swim, with his team hoping to tread water until several key players return from the disabled list. "We're just trying to keep the floaties on," Maddon said before Sunday's game. Then came another injury and another...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger watches his two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 25, 2017 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers unleashed yet another weapon to continue their winning streak. The vaunted wild pitch. The Dodgers made some history Sunday, albeit with a great assist from the Colorado Rockies, scoring a record five runs in the final two innings on four wild pitches by...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, celebrates with Justin Turner after a two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 25, 2017 - 9:51 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday: ___ CALIFORNIA CRUISIN' The Los Angeles Dodgers try for their 11th straight win, which would match the team's best string since 2006. Rich Hill pitches for the NL West leaders when the Los Angeles Angels visit Dodger Stadium — Angels starter...
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