CLEVELAND (AP) Moments after the Eastern Conference championship banner was raised by the Cavaliers for the third straight time and the obligatory postgame interviews ended, Tyronn Lue slipped quietly away. Cleveland’s coach ducked into the shadows, his preferred location. ”I don’t like the attention,” he said. But Lue, once a journeyman point guard who steered …

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Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released. Woods, the 14-time major champion who ranks second with his 79 career victories on the PGA Tour, has not played for four months. He is out for the rest …

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CONCORD, N.C. — Despite struggling the majority of the race, Dale Earnhardt Jr. rallied back for a solid result in his final Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night. After starting 19th, Earnhardt hung around the back half of the top 20 for the majority of the race before moving into the top 10 …

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Share this: Memorial Day gives Americans a chance to think about and remember the men and women who died while serving their country, and for Mookie Betts, it means a lot more. The Boston Red Sox right fielder’s father, Willie Betts, served in Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force, so the day is an important …

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Tight ends. Every team wants good ones, but there aren’t that many good ones in the NFL. We’re unveiling the top 10, based on the votes of myself, Andy Benoit and researcher Ryan Lacey. From a voting standpoint, the big question was whether Gronk, coming off another injury-filled season, had enough to hold off some …

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With the Miami Dolphins looking to capitalize on their playoff appearance last year, who will be their biggest disappointment in 2017? The Miami Dolphins undoubtedly have high hopes coming into 2017 after a playoff berth a season ago. While that may be so, there are inevitably going to be players that are letdowns in South …

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Ivica Zubac excited Lakers fans with his hook shot last season, and he could be the perfect student to learn Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s skyhook. It was news enough when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently told Mark Medina of the Orange County Register that he might return to the Los Angeles Lakers in an unspecified role. Something he hinted …

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With a high lottery pick and a new general manager in place the Orlando Magic are off to a promising summer, but would adding D’Angelo Russell make it much better? Right now the Orlando Magic are mulling over who to choose with the sixth pick in the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft. Given that the talent …

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Share this: For almost a month we’ve been talking about how much hype Fernando Alonso brought to this year’s Indianapolis 500. However, he might have brought even more attention to the race than we thought. Most people assume only Americans watch IndyCar, but Sunday’s running of the Indianapolis 500 averaged 443,000 viewers in Alonso’s home country of …

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P.K. Subban will make his Stanley Cup Final debut when the Nashville Predators open their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night. Not everyone is thrilled about that, apparently. ESPN aired a feature highlighting the Predators defenseman over the weekend and it was not entirely complimentary. Former NHL enforcer John Scott, who retired after last season, …

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