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Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals....

Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history....

Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctioned
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created baseball's National League and would ultimately have ramifications far beyond the diamond....

Column: Scott Dixon grabs Indy 500 spotlight, robbery aside
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- It is only fitting that it was Scott Dixon, the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation, to grab some of the spotlight away from Fernando Alonso....

Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."...

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback
PRAGUE (AP) -- Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open. She hasn't played since December, when she was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder....

Magic hire veteran Weltman to head basketball operations
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Weltman is the new president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic, who have failed to reach the playoffs for five consecutive seasons....

LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns home
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes
MOSCOW (AP) -- Kuban Krasnodar's fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost....

After doping scandals, Putin's commission calls for change
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian anti-doping commission set up by President Vladimir Putin called for new measures to claw back prize money from drug cheats and to restore trust in Russian athletes....

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