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Curry fan Kendrick Nunn signs contract with Warriors

Kendrick Nunn, a shooter in his own right, loves himself some Steph Curry. Now, the two could end up being teammates, after Nunn, the Oakland University star, signed a partially-guaranteed contract with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warr…

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Mensching: Not selling would just keep Tigers stuck in mediocrity

The Tigers flew into Cincinnati a few days ago carrying a five-game win streak and an unexpected opportunity to reach .500 against the abysmal Reds. The Tigers laid the egg instead, trailing 9-0 at one point in the short-series opener. While it’s safe to believe many people shouting “buy, buy, buy

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M’s interested, but Boyd not distracted by trade rumors

Cleveland — The non-waiver trade deadline is more than a month away, but already the industry rumor mill is chugging. MLB Network’s Jon Paul Morosi tweeted on Thursday that the Seattle Mariners have interest in pursuing a trade for Tigers’ left-hander Matthew Boyd. It certainly makes sense. Boyd

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Wednesday’s NHL: Devils’ Hall edges MacKinnon, wins MVP

Las Vegas — New Jersey’s Taylor Hall and the hometown Vegas Golden Knights went home with major honors from the NHL Awards. Hall won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Wednesday night in the hockey world’s annual postseason awards show. The high-scoring Devils forward beat

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Wednesday’s NHL: Devils’ Hall edges MacKinnon, wins MVP

Las Vegas — New Jersey’s Taylor Hall and the hometown Vegas Golden Knights went home with major honors from the NHL Awards. Hall won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Wednesday night in the hockey world’s annual postseason awards show. The high-scoring Devils forward beat

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Wednesday’s NHL: Devils’ Hall edges MacKinnon, wins MVP

Las Vegas — New Jersey’s Taylor Hall and the hometown Vegas Golden Knights went home with major honors from the NHL Awards. Hall won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Wednesday night in the hockey world’s annual postseason awards show. The high-scoring Devils forward beat

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Tigers’ Gardenhire chafed by long-distance second-guessing

Cincinnati — Ah, these adorable National League rules. Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire, after the Tigers dropped games to the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday and Wednesday, didn’t hide his feelings about the disadvantage American League teams face playing in National League parks. “Their pitchers get to hit

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New salary cap creates freedom in NHL

Thanks, Vegas. The Stanley Cup Final run of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to what is expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap, giving NHL teams more freedom to make deals. With elite center John Tavares, top defenseman John Carls…

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New salary cap creates freedom in NHL

Thanks, Vegas. The Stanley Cup Final run of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to what is expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap, giving NHL teams more freedom to make deals. With elite center John Tavares, top defenseman John Carls…

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New salary cap creates freedom in NHL

Thanks, Vegas. The Stanley Cup Final run of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to what is expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap, giving NHL teams more freedom to make deals. With elite center John Tavares, top defenseman John Carls…

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Indians beat skidding White Sox, gain half-game on Tigers

Cleveland — Trevor Bauer pitched seven scoreless innings before a rain delay ended his night, and Jason Kipnis homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-2 win over the sliding and sloppy Chicago White Sox on Monday. Bauer (6-5) allowed just three hi…

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ESPN: Ansah is biggest roster challenge for Lions

The biggest roster decision facing the Detroit Lions is determining where defensive end Ziggy Ansah fits this season and potentially beyond. That’s the opinion of ESPN’s Field Yates, who identified top personnel issues for all 32 NFL teams. The Lions used the franchise tag on Ansah in February

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McCosky: Tigers enjoying surge but won’t lose sight of mission

Detroit – James McCann went back into the Tigers’ clubhouse between innings Sunday to find a dry towel on a sweltering afternoon. The White Sox broadcast of the game was booming on the big-screen television. “I heard the announcer say they were shocked that we were in second place,” McCann said.

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Sunday’s motors: Allgaier dominates, wins Xfinity race at Iowa

Newton, Iowa — Justin Allgaier won all three stages and the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Sunday at Iowa Speedway for his second victory of the season. Racing for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in JR Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro, Allgaier led 182 of 250 laps and survived an unlucky late caution by winning

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Tigers’ Martin earns praise after eye-popping plays

Chicago — Leonys Martin chased after the soaring line drive as if he was in an open field, as if there was no fence or wall in right-center field. Running full throttle as he got to the warning track, he didn’t slow down as he leaped and caught Tim Anderson’s smash just as he crashed into the

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Wojo: Tigers keep winning, now more than a curiosity?

Every time you look away from this team, you end up looking back. Every time a player gets hurt and you figure the Tigers will slide, they plug and shrug. And now here they still are, a curiosity perhaps becoming something more than that. Flukes and goose vibes don’t last 73 games. The Tigers — picked

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