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On the cusp: Cavs can earn 3rd straight East title, NBA Finals berth with Game 5 win over Celtics
BOSTON (AP) -- It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason....

Jake Lamb homered off a left-hander for only the second time this season, five Diamondbacks drove in at least one run and Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox
PHOENIX (AP) -- First-year Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo oozes confidence in his team....

Column: Rio woes show all but wealthiest cities should just say no to Olympics
It never figured to end well for Rio....

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators meet in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals with a spot in the Stanley Cup final on the line
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Craig Anderson is a realist, the byproduct of 15 years playing the most demanding position in the NHL....

Pekka Rinne, the longest-tenured player with the Nashville Predators, finally will play in his first Stanley Cup Final at the age of 34
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne's face right now is nearly impossible....

The NBA announces the 2019 All-Star game will be held in Charlotte at Spectrum Center, home of Hornets.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated....

Tiger Woods says he feels best in years and wants to play golf when the time is right
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods said he had fusion surgery on his back because he could no longer tolerate the pain, and that he wants to get back on the PGA Tour....

Arizona State sticks a pitchfork in Northwestern to win NCAA women's golf title for 8th time
SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) -- One shot away from elimination in the morning, Arizona State capped off a dream day with a resilient performance to win the NCAA women's golf title....

As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane....

Robert Yates, a NASCAR Cup champion as both an engine builder and owner, will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with four others
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself....

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