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Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Gregg Popovich would bench President Trump....

Tough at top: Murray, Kerber out in 4th round in Melbourne
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- There was some symmetry about the fourth-round exits of top-ranked Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open....

Leonard scores 41, Spurs down Cavaliers 118-115 in overtime
CLEVELAND (AP) -- As Kawhi Leonard peeled the ice bag off his swollen left hand, Manu Ginobili hobbled through San Antonio's locker room, his back stiffened from a run-in with LeBron James....

Durability of NFL's final 4 QBs vital to Super Bowl run
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The numbers are staggering. Over 182,000 yards passing (more than 103 miles worth), nearly 1,300 touchdowns and seven championships, with an eighth guaranteed for whoever parties in the confetti in Houston next month....

Fleetwood wins in Abu Dhabi for 2nd European Tour title
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tommy Fleetwood broke free from a pack of contenders containing three major champions to win the Abu Dhabi Championship by one shot on Sunday, ending the Englishman's 3Ĺ-year wait for a second European Tour title....

Column: Defense wins championships? Not necessarily in NFL
ATLANTA (AP) -- We've all heard the adage: defense wins championships....

Zverev's win over Murray caps dramatic career comeback
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Mischa Zverev still remembers one of his earliest losses to Andy Murray, when the two were rising juniors, just 17 years old, and playing in the semifinals of the 2004 U.S. Open boys' tournament....

Canadian Adam Hadwin shoots 13-under 59 in CareerBuilder
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) -- The temperature barely climbed into the 60s on a spectacular, clear afternoon in the desert after two rainy days. Adam Hadwin stopped counting at 59 - 13-under 59, that is....

Hirscher beats Britain's Ryding to win World Cup slalom
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Marcel Hirscher used a stunning second run to win the slalom of the classic Hahnenkamm races on Sunday, while Dave Ryding became the first British skier in 35 years to place second in a World Cup race....

Gut remains perfect in super-G; Vonn struggles in 9th
Defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut extended her perfect run in super-G this season with a comfortable win Sunday while Lindsey Vonn struggled to a ninth-place finish....

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