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Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new…

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game _ in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive

Olympic skateboard selection begins with Dew Tour in June

Stops on the Dew Tour skateboarding circuit will serve as qualifying events for the sport's Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended

Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit

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For all the work teams put into scouting, how can…

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in…

Rookie coaches Rod Brind'Amour of the Hurricanes and Jim Montgomery of the Stars are thriving with the chess match of NHL playoff hockey in their first opportunity to call the shots

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games

Fed Cup semifinal: Mladenovic vs. Halep in opening singles

Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal

Strahm dominant, but Padres bats mostly dominated…

LEADING OFF: Bour blunder, deGrom hurts…

LEADING OFF: Bour blunders again, Mets ace deGrom returns to New York for MRI on elbow, Swihart gets fresh start in Arizona, and when will Guerrero Jr. join Blue Jays?

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad…

NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to…

Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series to advance to the second round

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Fed Cup semifinal: Azarenka to play Ash Barty in singles

Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena

Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to…

Angels slugger Justin Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles

Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

Next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers…

Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1

Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing…

A tennis whistleblower says he's paying a heavy price for exposing wrong-doing in the sport

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series

Russia warms to controversial TUEs after doping…

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system

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King of clay Nadal unsure how Monte Carlo return will go

Rafael Nadal is unsure how his latest injury return will go this week even though it will be on the clay-court king's favorite surface