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Kyrgios withdraws from French Open

After a tantrum in Italy last week, Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday. The reason for the Australian player's withdrawal was not immediately clear. Last week at the Italian Open, the 36th-ranked Kyrgios was defaulted and fined during his second-round match after an outburst of rage. Trailing against Norwegian qualifier Casper Ruud,…
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Bucks to reclaim momentum from Raptors in Game 5

The Toronto Raptors have the momentum, but the Milwaukee Bucks will be playing on their home court Thursday night in the pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Raptors will try to maintain the energy they showed in winning the past two games at home to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2. “Each…
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Stotts agrees to multiyear extension with Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers went on a deep postseason run that took them all the way to the Western Conference Finals. Following the franchise's impressive season, head coach Terry Stotts is reaping the benefits. On Tuesday, the team agreed to a multi-year contract extension with Stotts. Stotts has put together a 325-249 record in seven seasons with…
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Packers safety Jones wants to be traded

Green Bay Packers safety Josh Jones is skipping the start of organized team activities this week and wants to be traded, according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. Jones, once a second-round pick of Ted Thompson in 2017, is now buried on the depth chart behind free agent signee Adrian Amos and first-round pick Darnell Savage, who will…
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Raptors beat Bucks in 2 OTs

Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and Toronto beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead in the Eastern Conference finals to 2-1. Leonard made 11 of 25 shots and went 12 for 13 at the free throw line in more than 52 minutes of action, a playoff…
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Nationals’ Sanchez heading to IL

Anibal Sanchez suffered a left hamstring strain that forced him out of today’s start in the second inning, and Nationals manager Davey Martinez told reporters (including Sam Fortier of the Washington Post) that Sanchez is headed for the injured list.  This will keep Sanchez out of action for at least one start, though the veteran righty will…
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