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May 25

Miami Heat, Chris Bosh working on deal allowing both sides to move on

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Chris Bosh’s tenure in Miami could be coming to an end.  The 33-year-old big man hasn’t played since February 2016 due to repeated issues with blood clots. Sources tell ESPN that Bosh, the Miami Heat, and the NBA Players’ Association have tentatively agreed to a deal allowing both sides to move on. Bosh …

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May 25

Scoreboard roundup — 5/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEWashington 10, Seattle 1Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 7Toronto 4, Milwaukee 3Arizona 5, Chi. White Sox 4Miami 11, Oakland 9 AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 6, N.Y. Yankees 2Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0L.A. Angels 4, Tampa Bay 0Boston 11, Texas 6Houston 6, Detroit 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 4, San Francisco …

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May 24

Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUECincinnati 5, Cleveland 1Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 1 AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 14, Baltimore 7N.Y. Yankees 4, Kansas City 2L.A. Angels 3, Tampa Bay 2Houston 1, Detroit 0 NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 8, Philadelphia 1Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2San Francisco 6, Chicago Cubs 4 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSGolden State …

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May 24

Red Sox contract selling Babe Ruth to Yankees up for auction

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The contract transferring Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees is going to auction, ESPN reports. Josh Evans of auction house Lelands.com said the original copy of the December 1919 document “transcends everything,” and that it “changed America.” It represents the deal in which then-Red Sox owner …

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May 23

Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels 12, N.Y. Mets 5 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2Toronto 3, Baltimore 1Cleveland 8, Houston 6Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Boston 12, Oakland 3Chicago White Sox 8, Seattle 1Texas 5, Detroit 2Kansas City at Minnesota, postponed NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 6, Cincinnati 4Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia  …

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May 23

Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter has received online death threats and suspects his recent detention at a Romanian airport stems from his criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On Monday the center said the United States “is my home now,” ESPN reports. At a news conference in New York …

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May 23

Kyle Busch takes $1M prize at Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) — It might not have earned him any points, but that $1 million prize sure must have been sweet for Kyle Busch who won the Monster Energy All-Star Race on Saturday Night. Not only did he take home the $1 million, he also recorded his first winning race in a Cup car at …

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May 22

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter claims he was detained in airport over political views

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Enes Kanter, an NBA center with Turkish roots, is returning to the U.S. on Sunday after having been detained for several hours at a Romanian airport following statements he made criticizing Turkey’s president. “The reason behind it is just, of course, my political views,” Kanter said of his detainment in a …

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May 22

Scoreboard roundup — 5/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEN-Y Mets   7  L.A. Angels   5 AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland         8  Boston        3Cleveland       3  Houston       0Tampa Bay       9  N-Y Yankees   5Detroit         9  Texas         3Baltimore       7  Toronto       5Chi White Sox  16  Seattle       1Kansas City  at  Minnesota   5:40 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh      6  Philadelphia   3Atlanta         5  Washington     2Cincinnati     12  Colorado       …

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May 21

NHL fines Ducks captain for 'inappropriate remark'

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined thousands of dollars for making an “inappropriate remark” during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. The NHL announced on Saturday that Getzlaf will face a $10,000 fine. This comes shortly before Game 5 against the Nashville Predators. “Getzlaf’s comment in Thursday’s …

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