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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Michael Phelps surged to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard.He liked what he saw.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — As host of the upcoming ESPY Awards, rapper Drake will be entertaining a room full of sports stars. One of them could be the rapper's online infatuation, WNBA player Skylar Diggins.She isn't nominated for Wednesday's show, which attracts a who's who of athletes to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Drake has yet to meet Diggins, who plays for the Tulsa Shock and dates former Notre Dame football player Daniel Smith. He hasn't taken too kindly to Drake's Instagram posts of Diggins, with Smith posting his own photo of himself with her.
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DENVER (AP) — The only indigenous team competing internationally as a sovereign nation is in Colorado for the World Lacrosse Championships.However, it's more than a game for the 27-man Iroquois Nationals.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — LeBron James says it will take time to turn the Cleveland Cavaliers into a championship team. Oddsmakers in this gambling city aren't so sure.The decision by James to return to Cleveland immediately turned the Cavaliers from also-rans into title contenders Friday, at least at the betting window. Most sports books listed Cleveland as 4-1 favorites to win the NBA championship next season, the same odds many posted for the San Antonio Spurs to successfully defend their title.
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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is coming back to Cleveland. Forget about all those fans who burned jerseys when he left — the city is ready to welcome its NBA superstar home.Within hours of his announcement Friday that he was leaving Miami to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, fans celebrated in the streets and an electronic billboard with James' image lit up the side of a building.
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