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Scoreboard roundup — 5/19/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUETexas 5 St. Louis 4, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 13 Tampa Bay 5Boston 4 Houston 3Cleveland 10 Baltimore 0Toronto 5 Chi White Sox 2Kansas City 5 LA Angels 1Seattle 7 Minnesota 4Oakland 5 Detroit 3 (Suspended due to rain) NATIONAL …

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Report: Timberwolves finalizing deal with interim coach Ryan Saunders

Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock(NEW YORK) — It appears interim coach Ryan Saunders may be staying put with the Minnesota Timberwolves. League sources tell ESPN Saunders is close to completing a multiyear deal, which could be finalized as early as Monday, to become the team’s head coach. ESPN reports Saunders, 32, is working on putting his staff together. Saunders …

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Another horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack, marking 24 in six months

Mario Tama/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Another horse has died at Santa Anita Park in California, the race track said Saturday, marking the 24th thoroughbred fatality in the last six months. A horse also died Friday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, on the eve of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown. …

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NBA star suspended two years for violating Anti-Drug Program

(NEW YORK) — Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans has been suspended for two seasons by the NBA due to a violation of the league’s Anti-Drug Program. The league announced the news on Friday afternoon. Evans will have to sit out two seasons, after which he can apply for reinstatement with the league. The player’s association …

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Kerr says Durant’s injury ‘more serious than we thought’

Anthony Causi / ESPN Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — It doesn’t appear Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who’s been sidelined with a strained right calf since Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals, will be joining his team on the court anytime soon. On Thursday, following Golden State’s 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in …

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/16/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 17 Detroit 3Texas 16 Kansas City 1Cleveland 14 Baltimore 7Chi White Sox 4 Toronto 2Minnesota 11 Seattle 6 NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 11 Philadelphia 3Washington 7 NY Mets 6Cincinnati 4 Chi Cubs 2Atlanta 10 St. Louis 2San Diego 4 Pittsburgh 3 …

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Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix on the ‘two most terrifying days of my life’

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Six-time Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix is expected to share with lawmakers on Thursday the “two most terrifying days” that left her fighting for not only her life, but her infant daughter’s. “At the time, I did not realize just how many other women just like me were experiencing those …

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/15/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUESan Francisco 4 Toronto 3Tampa Bay 1 Miami 0Boston 6 Colorado 5, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 8 LA Angels 7NY Yankees 5 Baltimore 3NY Yankees 3 Baltimore 1Houston 5 Detroit 1Texas 6 Kansas City 1 NATIONAL LEAGUEArizona 11 Pittsburgh 1Cincinnati 6 …

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Stephen Curry calls playing against his brother ‘such a mixed feeling’

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA star Stephen Curry opened up about what it’s like to play against his younger brother, Seth Curry, in the high-stakes Western Conference Finals this year, telling ESPN, “I can’t turn off that human nature, in that moment, to root for him, even if I know it will hurt me.” …

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Pelicans win top pick in NBA draft lottery, chance to select Zion Williamson

Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock(NEW YORK) — New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson next month. The Pelicans won the lottery for the first time since 2012, when they selected Anthony Davis. And the lottery win comes after a season when Davis wanted …

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