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Westbrook leads Thunder to 118-94 win over Golden State

There are nights during a long NBA season when Russell Westbrook can be unpredictable. Whether it is costly turnovers, too many shots or erratic play, the Oklahoma City Thunder guard at times confounds his fans.

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Penguins force game 7 in Eastern Conference finals

On the road, facing elimination and with a 21-year-old goalie in net, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Matthew Murray stayed alive to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals with a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night at Amalie Arena.

Aztecs baseball, Blackhawks softball lone teams remaining in playoffs

Aztecs baseball, Blackhawks softball lone teams remaining in playoffs

Palm Desert baseball and La Quinta softball, two of the valley's most storied programs in their respective sport, are both moving on to the quarterfinals after wins on Tuesday. They are the only two local teams still in the playoffs.

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Former players rally around coach dying of Parkinson's

For 16 seasons, Don Horton was a dad to his college football teams. Now, his former players are coming to the dying coach's aid.

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Atlanta, South Florida, LA get Super Bowls

The NFL has awarded the 2019 Super Bowl to Atlanta, the 2020 game to South Florida and the 2021 game to Los Angeles, announced Tuesday.

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Super Bowl 51 tickets go on sale in June

For the first time ever, tickets to Super Bowl 51 will be available in June -- eight months before kickoff.

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Late BMX biker Dave Mirra diagnosed with CTE

Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler.

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Nyquist won't run Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is ill and won't get a chance at a rematch with Preakness winner Exaggerator.

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Congressional report: NFL tried to influence CTE study

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has found, in a 91-page report, that the NFL improperly tried to influence a study regarding the detection of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in living patients.

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UCLA, Under Armour sign record $280 million deal

UCLA just landed the biggest collegiate apparel deal ever. The $280 million deal with Under Armour will last for 15 years, industry sources told CNNMoney on Tuesday.


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