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Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans
MIDWAY, Ky. (AP) -- Camera-toting visitors to the grounds at Three Chimneys Farm can get a glimpse of the pampered lives of thoroughbred stallions - the star attractions that frolic in lush paddocks or relax in stately stalls when they aren't in the breeding shed....

Cavaliers not crying foul over LeBron's lack of free throws
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue celebrated his 39th birthday on Tuesday and proudly showed off a few gray hairs - silvery-speckled souvenirs of job-related stress....

Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just smashed into a concrete barrier, go flying....

Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry....

Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry's halfcourt heave
TORONTO (AP) -- It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it....

AP source: Games in PR likely to be moved because of Zika
MIAMI (AP) -- There's a very good chance the Miami Marlins' two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday....

Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders 5-4 in Game 3
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian Boyle delivered a hard hit and then took advantage of a lucky carom to get the Tampa Bay Lightning a big playoff win....

LEADING OFF: Trout shatters slump; King Felix aims for top
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Rookie goaltender Murray stealing the show for Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Murray isn't in the mood to think about what it all means, this ride that he's on. The NHL's best team on the other side of the ice. His mentor watching from bench. An arena chanting his name....

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protections....

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