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Fournette entering NFL draft showing no fear of a bad fit
Leonard Fournette is about to lose a little control over his carefully cultivated football career....

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series
BOSTON (AP) -- The Celtics and Bulls found another thing to argue about after Game 5 of their spirited first-round playoff series:...

LEADING OFF: Sale vs Yanks; Thor vs Dickey; injuries pile up
A look at what's happening around the majors today:...

Want to succeed at the NFL draft? Copy the Patriots
The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL's model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft....

Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland....

14-year-old cancer survivor to announce Ravens' 1st pick
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- T.J. Owuanibe is known as "the kid with the football" at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C. On Thursday night, he'll be "the kid announcing the first selection" for the Baltimore Ravens at the NFL draft....

Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Wall figured the credit went to the down-the-stretch defense displayed by his Washington Wizards....

Predators beat Blues 4-3 in Game 1 of second-round series
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- One nifty little flip by Vernon Fiddler provided a big lift for the Nashville Predators on a rough night....

Dearth of offensive linemen in draft creates dilemma
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The deficiency on Minnesota's offensive line made that position the obvious priority for offseason improvement on a team that stumbled to an 8-8 finish....

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries....

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