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Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending ...

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Bouwmeester and Blues’ greybeards finally lift Stanley Cup

Jay Bouwmeester had to turn on the TV to see playoff hockey for almost a decade after he made it to the NHL. A third overall pick with lofty expectations, Bouwmeester didn’t get to play beyond the regular season his first nine years in the league. “Every year you got sick of watching the playoffs,” Bouwmeester said. Bouwmeester put 764 ...

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Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar television deals, has died. He was 75. In a statement on the team’s website, Bowlen’s family said he died late Thursday night at home surrounded by loved ones. The statement did not specify a ...

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Teheran continues his 2019 ‘mission’ as Braves top Pirates

ATLANTA (AP) — One year after he was left off Atlanta’s postseason rotation, Julio Teheran has re-emerged as a reliable leader on a young staff. Teheran’s roll of superb starts is a big reason the Braves are back in first place in the NL East. Josh Donaldson drove in the tie-breaking run in Atlanta’s five-run fifth inning to win his ...

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Greatness: Rob Parker witnesses one of MJ’s most iconic moments –’The Shot’

Greatness: Rob Parker witnesses one of MJ’s most iconic moments –’The Shot’ | FOX Sports ‘, ”, ‘See Full Coverage’, ”, ‘ ‘, ‘close‘, ‘ ‘, “http://hometeaminsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1560498251_812_www.foxsports.com”, “http://hometeaminsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1560498251_812_www.foxsports.com”]; if (!isSmallContainer) { var flags = [‘ ‘, ‘ ‘, ‘‘, ‘ ‘, ‘ vs ‘, ‘ ‘, ‘‘, ‘ ‘, ‘ ‘].join(“http://hometeaminsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1560498251_812_www.foxsports.com”); endcardLayout.splice(2, 0, flags); } endcardLayout = endcardLayout.join(“http://hometeaminsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1560498251_812_www.foxsports.com”); playerElem.insertAdjacentHTML(‘afterend’, endcardLayout); ...

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Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round selection for Roberts in 2020. Roberts became expendable this offseason. The Lions drafted Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson early ...

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Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz and C.J. Cron supplied the power for the team that leads the majors in home runs. But utility infielder Ehire Adrianza supplied the hustle and the spark in the decisive six-run sixth as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before signing with the ...

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The Latest: Warriors’ Thompson not returning for Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Warriors say Klay Thompson will not return to Game 6 because of his left knee injury. There was no word on severity of the injury. The Warriors were already without Kevin Durant, out with a ruptured Achilles that left ...

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