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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    OLYMPICS LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden that also included a bobsled

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    BASKETBALL TORONTO (AP) - Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    BASKETBALL TORONTO (AP) - Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right Achilles, a massive blow for the perennial All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP who is three weeks away from free agency and now may be facing a long rehabilitation process. Warriors general manager Bob Myers was teary

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    COLLEGE WORLD SERIES OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan's shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World Series finals Tuesday night. The Commodores (58-12) forced a winner-take-all Game 3

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NHL VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The New Jersey Devils have selected American center Jack Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft. Hughes is from Orlando, Florida, and becomes the eighth American selected No. 1, and first since 2016, when the Toronto Maple Leafs chose Auston Matthews. The

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    SOCCER PARIS (AP) - Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said Tuesday. Confirming a report by online news publication Mediapart, the official said Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday as part of the

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    GOLF PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Gary Woodland captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his first major title when he chipped off a tight lie on the green on

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