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Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

2017-08-23T04:04:38Z

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James....



On Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

2017-08-23T06:30:09Z

MIAMI (AP) -- It's not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair....



Pick 6: Top players toiling for teams likely to struggle

2017-08-23T06:06:25Z

When The Associated Press preseason All-America team was released Tuesday, eight schools placed multiple players on the all-star squads: Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Washington, Penn State, USC and Virginia....



ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

2017-08-23T04:07:37Z

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee....



Strong armed: Browns rookie quarterback Kizer named starter

2017-08-23T13:53:04Z

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- DeShone Kizer has strong-armed his way into a starting job....



Steelers holdout Bell hints at Sept. 1 return in Tweet

2017-08-23T04:49:43Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team on Sept. 1, the day after Pittsburgh's final preseason game....



Pujols passes Sosa on HR list, Angels beat Rangers 10-1

2017-08-23T07:30:08Z

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- For Albert Pujols, the home runs keep coming and the records keep falling....



Bryant nicked, lefty Rizzo plays 3B, Cubs beat Reds 13-9

2017-08-23T05:27:28Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- With the Cubs comfortably ahead, Joe Maddon added to his lore as a manager who's not afraid to go against tradition and have some fun, too....



Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight

2017-08-23T00:07:01Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The carnival finally hit town Tuesday, with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. putting on a bit of a fashion show before promising to knock each other out in their highly anticipated boxing match....



England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends international career

2017-08-23T13:31:53Z

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney called time on his often tempestuous international career on Wednesday, retiring from duty after spurning an offer to return to the squad....