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Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Devin Booker leads Phoenix to pivotal win in Game 5 against Dallas

Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Devin Booker leads Phoenix to pivotal win in Game 5 against Dallas

The Phoenix Suns are one win away from a berth in the Western Conference finals after dominating the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night in a 110-80 win to take a 3-2 series lead. The Suns benefitted from dominant second-half scoring, as four players finished the win in double figures, led by Devin Booker’s 28 points …

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PGA Tour denies releases to players looking to compete in inaugural LIV event in London next month, according to memo

PGA Tour denies releases to players looking to compete in inaugural LIV event in London next month, according to memo

The PGA Tour has denied releases to the players looking to play in the first event of the Saudi Arabian-financed LIV Golf Invitational Series, according to a memo obtained by ESPN. The debut tournament, set to take place in London from June 9 to 11, coincides with the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open that week. …

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PGA Tour denies golfers' waiver requests to play Saudi-backed LIV Golf league event in London

PGA Tour denies golfers’ waiver requests to play Saudi-backed LIV Golf league event in London

In a surprising decision by the PGA Tour this week, golfers who sought permission to play in the first LIV Golf Invitational Series tournament have been denied their waiver requests. It is unknown at this time whether any PGA Tour players will risk punishment by going ahead with participation in the event at the Centurion …

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Kawakami: In a day full of events and deep emotions, Mike Brown was the Warriors’ perfect interim leader (again)

Kawakami: In a day full of events and deep emotions, Mike Brown was the Warriors’ perfect interim leader (again)

The crowd was sighing in relief, the players were milling around the court after the Warriors’ rough-and-tumble Game 4 victory, and Mike Brown and Draymond Green headed straight for each other, then shared a long, strong hug that communicated a multitude of emotions. A big man’s embrace. A moment when two people who have meant …

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Erling Haaland: 'It's a decision for Erling,' Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker's impending departure transfer

Erling Haaland: ‘It’s a decision for Erling,’ Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker’s impending departure transfer

Multiple UK media outlets have reported that Manchester City will likely announce in the coming week that it has agreed a deal with Borussia Dortmund for the striker’s services. Haaland’s brute force, blistering pace and devastating finishing ability have made him one of the most sought-after players in the world, meaning Dortmund has been resigned …

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The nation's No. 1 recruit five-star QB Dylan Raiola commits to Ohio State

The nation’s No. 1 recruit five-star QB Dylan Raiola commits to Ohio State

The Top247’s No. 1 recruit in the 2024 class in Chandler (Ariz.) High five-star quarterback Dylan Raiola celebrated his 17th birthday Monday evening by going public with his plans to play college football at Ohio State. Raiola chooses to suit up for Ryan Day and his staff over his other finalists in Alabama, Georgia, Oregon, …

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Alcaraz’s drop shot: When audacity meets playfulness and embarrasses legends

Alcaraz’s drop shot: When audacity meets playfulness and embarrasses legends

Not since Michael Chang’s underarm serve to Ivan Lendl has cheekiness on red clay been as celebrated as this past month. Spanish teen sensation Carlos Alcaraz has made a habit of stunning world tennis’ leading lights with his well-disguised delicate drop shots. Among those who have scampered up the court in a hurry, only to …

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