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FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Camden, N.J. Colangelo is denying a report connecting the executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures. The accounts also took aim at former Sixers GM Sam Hinkie, Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri and former Sixers players Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel, according to a report by The Ringer. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 30, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are investigating whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter accounts to anonymously trash some of his own players and fellow executives and to defend himself against criticism from fans and the sports media. The five accounts took aim at...
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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 26, 2018 - 7:11 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (all times local): 2 a.m. Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo immediately raised doubts about staying at Real Madrid amid celebrations of the team's 3-1 win over Liverpool in Saturday's Champions League...
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Danica Patrick is hugged by Patrick Bourdais after she qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2018 - 7:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo Hajo Seppelt, journalist for the German ARD Television, poses for photographer on the side line of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Executive Board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland. German officials called Saturday on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene after the journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 10:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials called on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene Saturday after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup. Dagmar Freitag, who chairs the German Parliament's sports committee...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, NASCAR CEO and Chairman, Brian France, talks to reporters during a news conference before a NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race practice in Homestead, Fla. NASCAR President Brent Dewar has told employees the France family “remains dedicated to the long term growth of our sport.” The memo was sent to employees on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, one day after a media report said the France family was exploring the sale of its stake in the nation’s top auto racing series. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, FIle)
May 08, 2018 - 8:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If NASCAR is for sale, the France family isn't saying. An attempt to calm employees about the future of the struggling, family owned racing series came Tuesday from NASCAR President Brent Dewar, but his memo said only that there would be no comment on "industry rumors." It's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2014, file photo, Bruce Willis attends the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York. Willis has signed on to play Cus D’Amato in “Cornerman,” a film about the famed boxing trainer. The project was announced Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Cannes Film Festival, where it will be shopped for buyers. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 07, 2018 - 11:02 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Bruce Willis has signed on to play famed boxing trainer Cus D'Amato in a film titled "Cornerman." The project was announced Monday at the Cannes Film Festival, where it will be shopped for buyers. Set in the 1980s, the film chronicles D'Amato's discovery of a 13-year-old Mike...
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Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announces his retirement from football at the NFL team's training facility and headquarters, Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Frisco, Texas (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)
May 03, 2018 - 7:14 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten mostly held it together while announcing he was retiring after 15 years with the Dallas Cowboys to go into TV. One wavering moment came when the tight end turned to owner Jerry Jones on a stage in front of his family, teammates and club employees in what normally...
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In a photo provided by HBO date not provided, Serena Williams holds her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanion Jr., in a scene from the HBO's "Being Serena," a five-part documentary series. The series airs Wednesday nights, starting this week. (HBO via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 2:25 am
The first episode of "Being Serena," a five-part documentary series on HBO about Serena Williams, closes with the tennis great in a hospital bed, about to have a C-section. Just before the screen fades, a voiceover from Williams is heard: "I was terrified. And it was a whole new kind of fear...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBC Sports grabbed another piece of motorsports programming with a six-year contract announced Monday to distribute IMSA's SportsCar Championship on its network and cable channels. The deal begins in 2019 and includes digital rights on its app and for live...
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Texas' Connor Williams poses for a photo with Dallas Cowboys fans after being selected by the team during the second round of the NFL football draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 27, 2018 - 11:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 10:25 p.m. South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard was the first of six lower-division players taken on the second day of the draft after an all-FBS first round. Leonard went to Indianapolis with the fourth pick of the...
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