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Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court....

Armstrong and government spar over upcoming trial evidence
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Lance Armstrong's $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up....

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cody Glass played in a youth hockey tournament in Las Vegas when he was 10. His Junior Steelers team finished a disappointing second....

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency
As draft night approached, some of the heavy hitters in the NBA - Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston, the Clippers among them - were jockeying, making calls and looking for deals to try to position themselves to make a run at the Golden State juggernaut....

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent
Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract....

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'
BOSTON (AP) -- David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout "Papi!" a few more times....

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. Rory McIlroy played just well enough to stay in the tournament....

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers tried to do everything they could to protect the young, slight frame of prized prospect Julio Urias. They limited the left-hander's innings, had him stop midseason once for a cosmetic surgery, delayed his start to his 2017 season....

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach
MOSCOW (AP) -- Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday....

Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Activated from the disabled list and inserted into the New York Mets' starting lineup at second base rather than shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera said he wants to be traded....

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