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NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft....

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The first round of the NFL draft had players from Temple and Western Michigan off the board before players from Alabama. And in a draft where none of the quarterbacks looked like locks to be picked in the first round, three were taken in the first 12 picks....

2nd-day draft steals? Cook, Lamp could go early; Mixon, too
The last two players to be selected with the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft were New York Giants star safety Landon Collins in 2015 and Cleveland Browns promising pass rusher Emmanuel Ogbah last year....

Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs wanted no part of playing a seventh game against the Grizzlies, not with the Houston Rockets looming in the next round....

Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for Cavs rematch
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors keep getting themselves into tough situations in the playoffs....

Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- T.J. Owuanibe got his wish: The 14-year-old shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick....

Sharapova wins again, reaches semifinals at Porsche GP
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Grand Prix by beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4 Friday....

Nastase responds to backlash about Serena Williams comments
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Ilie Nastase responded to the backlash from his comments about Serena Williams and his Fed Cup outburst, saying his remarks about the pregnant tennis great were "spontaneous" and his tirade inexcusable....

Column: Refs won't bite as Hoiberg tries 'palming' off blame
We pause in a postseason packed with great press-conference performances to award a gold star to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg for his "get-off-my-lawn" rant against Celtics' guard Isaiah Thomas....

LEADING OFF: Bruising Nats host battered Mets, Cubs-Red Sox
A look at what's happening around the majors today:...

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