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Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of play

Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of play

PORTLAND, Maine — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NBA Finals Golden State 118 Cleveland 113 (Warriors lead series 3-0) --- AHL Final Syracuse 5 Grand Rapids 3 (Griffins lead series 2-1) --- MLB American League Toronto 7 Oakland 5 (10 innings) N.Y. Yankees 8 Boston 0 Detroit 4 L.A.
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

CLEVELAND — Kevin Durant drained the shot of his professional life — a 3-pointer with 45.
Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound.
Toronto Argonauts sign two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods

Toronto Argonauts sign two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods

TORONTO — Two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods signed with the Toronto Argonauts on Wednesday night after being released by the Montreal Alouettes earlier in training camp. Woods, a six-foot, 245-pound, native of Macclenny, Fla.
Seattle selects influential investor for KeyArena renovation

Seattle selects influential investor for KeyArena renovation

SEATTLE — For more than a decade, Seattle has spun in circles in the quest for an upgraded sports arena, never finding a solution that didn't face multiple obstacles.
Donaldson hits tiebreaking two-run homer against former club

Donaldson hits tiebreaking two-run homer against former club

OAKLAND, Calif. — Back when he played here, Josh Donaldson watched many a hard-hit ball get halted by the wind at the Oakland Coliseum short of going over the outfield fences. So he didn't want to count on his 10th-inning drive going far enough.
Flames president Brian Burke says Calgary behind the times on arenas, stadiums

Flames president Brian Burke says Calgary behind the times on arenas, stadiums

CALGARY — Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke says taxpayers in other Canadian cities recognize the need for new arenas and stadiums, so why not in Calgary? The long-time NHL executive addressed the Canadian Club of Calgary on Wednesday
De Grasse says he has 'great chance' to beat Bolt in August

De Grasse says he has 'great chance' to beat Bolt in August

ROME — Andre De Grasse isn't interested in taking over from Usain Bolt as the world's best sprinter when the eight-time Olympic champion retires later this year. He's ready now. "I'm trying to win this year.
Veteran receiver Nick Moore back with B.C. Lions after 'fluke' injury

Veteran receiver Nick Moore back with B.C. Lions after 'fluke' injury

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Nick Moore got behind the coverage with ease on a slick corner route, fighting off the glare of the setting sun to haul in his first touchdown of 2016. On his way back to the bench, the veteran B.C.