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The Cleveland Cavaliers are parting ways with General Manager David Griffin , one of the architects of the Wine and Gold's 2016 NBA Championship. Griffin's contract expires on June 30 and the two sides "mutually decided" that it would not be extended .
  • Edmonton's McDavid wins first Hart Trophy

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    The youngest captain in National Hockey League history also became the third youngest scoring champ and a reason to stop and stare at the TV any time he appeared on screen. There was every expectation that the greatest names in the game would end up with lounge act status to the main showroom Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft .
  • Wolves enter draft with Jimmy Butler looming in the distance

    Wolves enter draft with Jimmy Butler looming in the distance

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    Proving few stars are irreplaceable, the Bulls traded fan favorite Jimmy Butler - finally - to former coach Tom Thibodeau's Minnesota Timberwolves in a move more anticipated than shocking. He averaged 18.9 points last season while shooting 39 percent from three before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in February. Minnesota is getting one of the best two-way players in the National Basketball Association in Butler.
  • Tapwrit might write winning ticket for Belmont Stakes bettors

    Tapwrit might write winning ticket for Belmont Stakes bettors

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    As the field rounded out of the last turn for the home stretch, Meantime faded quickly, which allowed Irish War Cry to break free, but Tapwrit found another gear, gave chase, and ran him down to take the Belmont by two lengths. The winner's dam, victress of the 2007 GI Spinaway S., sold for $1.1 million at the same year's Fasig-Tipton Fall sale. The win became his trainer's third victor of the race after Rags To Riches (2007) and Palace Malice (2012).
  • Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

    Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

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    Ball was asked by SportsCenter co-host Michael Smith about the recent rumors that four-time MVP James may leave Cleveland for Los Angeles when he hits free agency in 2018. With Magic Johnson now running the show with the Los Angeles Lakers , Smith said the team will look for Lonzo Ball to be someone who can be a leader and run that offense.
  • Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

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    The Philadelphia 76ers have put The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz . "I've got an opportunity to play basketball and that's all I ask for". Clearly, the focus is on the No. 1 choice, also known as Fultz. The Celtics used the third pick on Duke's Jayson Tatum but also were reportedly in talks with in for Paul George.
  • PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

    PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

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    In the season just ended, he won three trophies in his debut campaign at Manchester United , although he drew criticism after a poor league performance in which United finished sixth in the Premier League. Like Cristiano Ronaldo , caught-up in a similar tax claim with Spanish prosecutors, Mourinho is represented by Portuguese firm Gestifute media who issued a statement saying he "has not received any notification" from the Spanish law enforcers.
  • Mike Fiers wins 4th straight decision as Astros beat A's 5-1

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    Their 27-8 record away from home is the best in the majors. Oakland trailed 10-0 after two innings and 12-3 going into the eighth, when Adam Rosales' two-run double highlighted a six-run inning. Doctors are administering antibiotics intravenously after medications "plateaued", manager Bob Melvin said. Whether I got 0 for 4 or I go 4 for 4. Joyce will move from right to left as Matt Olson trots out to right for the day game in Oakland.
  • Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

    Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

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    Butler, one of the league's most dynamic two-way players, joined forces again with Thibodeau, who coached the Bulls for five seasons before being fired in 2015. Just like at the 2016 NBA Draft, one year later the NBA gathered at the Barclays Center to disperse the incoming rookie class. After the announcement of Ball's selection by the Lakers , he said he "just wants to get on the court".
  • Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

    Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

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    Boston's win combined with the Yankees loss to the Angels gives puts the Red Sox in first place in the division for the first time this season. The Boston Red Sox offense had 13 hits in the game with Chris Young , Xander Bogearts, Sandy Leon , and Deven Marrero all recording multi-hit games.
  • Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win

    Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win

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    It's nice to have that old feel back with a good horse like him, and it's nice to do it for Sheikh Mohammed too. " target="_blank">Palace Stakes, gave Godolphin a one-three finish in the form of Barney Roy and Thunder Snow". We are going to leave you with this pretty entertaining series of shots of Sophie, Countess of Wessex , almost falling on Kate in her carriage (yes, you ride a carriage to this thing, what did you expect?).
  • Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

    Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

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    The leader of the "Bad Boy" Detroit Pistons, Thomas won two titles and averaged 19.2 points and 9.3 assists per game for his career. His motion prevents him from shooting off the dribble moving to his right, a considerable flaw for a player chosen second overall in a draft considered to be loaded with talent.