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Jason Day signs autographs at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Cromwell, Conn. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 2:39 am
As the scores kept going lower and lower at Erin Hills, more than one observer suggested the U.S. Open looked more like the Travelers Championship. There is one big difference. The Travelers Championship might have more top-10 players on the weekend. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, now No. 3 and No. 4...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On a rerun-riddled schedule last week, viewers flocked to the limited ration of fresh fare, according to Nielsen. Game 5 of the NBA Finals was by far the week's big attraction, drawing more than 24 million viewers to ABC to land the week's top spot. NBC grabbed the next three slots...
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Hunter Greene, a pitcher and shortstop from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., walks off the stage after being selected No. 2 by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 13, 2017 - 5:14 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Hunter Greene was selected by Cincinnati as a pitcher, while Brendan McKay's bat attracted Tampa Bay. And in a Major League Baseball draft stocked with two-way talents at the top, the first-place Minnesota Twins went another way Monday night. Surprise leaders in the AL Central...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy said Monday he has been diagnosed with lung cancer for a fifth time and will have surgery to treat it in two weeks. The 64-year-old Remy spoke to reporters before working the opener of Boston's two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. "It...
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Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy works during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Remy said pitchers such as Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed translators on the mound. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 07, 2017 - 11:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound. During the NESN broadcast of the Boston-New York game at Yankee Stadium on...
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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 06, 2017 - 10:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy says pitchers such as Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed translators on the mound. Remy's comments Tuesday night during the NESN telecast of the Boston-New York game quickly drew criticism on social media. The Red Sox analyst made...
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In this June 3, 2017, photo, Nashville Predators left wing Frederick Gaudreau (32) is separated from Pittsburgh Penguins players by officials during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 05, 2017 - 7:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Charles Barkley has not hidden that the TV analyst is far more excited about the Stanley Cup playoffs than the NBA playoffs. Thanks to a night off in the NBA Finals , Barkley took up NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on his invitation to come watch the Stanley Cup Final in...
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FILE - In this June 4, 1952, file photo, Jim Piersall of the Boston Red Sox poses at Fenway Park in Boston, Ma., before a game against the Cleveland Indians. Piersall, who bared his soul about his struggles with mental illness in his book “Fear Strikes Out,” has died. The Boston Red Sox, for whom Piersall played for seven of his 17 seasons in the majors, said Piersall died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at a care facility in Wheaton, Ill., after a monthslong illness. (AP Photo/P.J. Carroll, File)
June 04, 2017 - 4:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Former major leaguer Jim Piersall, who bared his soul about his struggles with mental illness in his book "Fear Strikes Out," has died. He was 87. Piersall died Saturday at a care facility in Wheaton, Illinois, after a monthslong illness, according to the Boston Red Sox, for whom...
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May 30, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 48th Annual World Series of Poker kicked off 54 days of play Tuesday, enticing tens of thousands of players from around the world to Las Vegas with an estimated prize pool of more than $200 million. Participants in this year's edition of the poker extravaganza will see two...
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FILE - In this 1973 file photo, Jerry Perenchio, chief executive and controlling stockholder of Univision Communications Inc., is seen in Houston. Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died. He was 86. His wife, Margaret, says Perenchio died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his Los Angeles home from lung cancer. (AP Photo, File)
May 24, 2017 - 9:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did. Perenchio was famously publicity-shy. The first item on his list of 20 rules for...
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