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NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer mostly feinted trash talking, using a few long glares and verbal jabs ahead of their showdown.

They're the headline event for the undisputed middleweight championship on Showtime on April 13 in...Read more

A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with six days remaining in the regular season:

EASTERN CONFERENCE

The road to the NBA Finals goes through Milwaukee. And the Bucks are the first team in the league to know...Read more

The lesson Nikita Kucherov learned from childhood coach Gennady Kurdin is on display every time he laces up his skates and steps on to the ice.

Kurdin taught Kucherov the very common Russian hockey philosophy that the sport is about sacrificing for your...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — New colors, a tweaked logo, flashy uniforms and fired-up fans and players.

The New York Jets are the latest NFL franchise to switch up their playbooks and call for a major rebranding, with the team's revamped look unveiled Thursday night...Read more

A look at what's a happening around the majors today:

SCUFFLING SOX

Boston is 2-6, the worst start for a defending World Series champion since the stripped-down Marlins bumbled to 108 losses in 1998. Rick Porcello tries to get the...Read more

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw gave up two runs and struck out six in 4 1/3 innings during his rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night.

The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 61 pitches against the...Read more

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it.

The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for...Read more

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' bid to pitch a combined no-hitter has been broken up by a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Toronto's Freddy Galvis.

Galvis singled cleanly up the middle Thursday against Indians closer Brad Hand....Read more

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Straschnitzki was wrangling his fussy youngest child when his iPhone buzzed. His hands full, Tom put the phone on speaker and heard the terrifying sound of his oldest son calling from a bus and screaming for help.

"Dad, you've...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Setting a world record for profit by a soccer team while keeping player costs down, Tottenham's financial gamble is paying off — for now.

Tottenham moved back into third place in the Premier League on Wednesday when its new 1-billion pound...Read more

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