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Vucevic and White lead the way as Bulls beat Bucks 120-113 in OT

ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Caruso took the handoff from Nikola Vucevic at the top of the key and dribbled twice to his right before launching a fadeaway 3-pointer over Brook Lopez at the end of regulation. The ball swished through the net to force overtime and help propel the short-handed…

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Texas vs. Arizona: World Series longshot

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer Tell the truth: How many people picked Arizona and Texas to meet in the World Series? A Rangers-Diamondbacks matchup had 1,750 to 1 odds when wagering opened last fall. But in an era when 12 teams make the playoffs, sustained excellence over the six-month regular season has become a…

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Why the NFL cares about Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce

HOWARD FENDRICH AP National Writer Eager as the National Football League has been to cater to the recent public fixation with Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce, it’s certainly not taking any credit for creating the outsized storyline that has emerged around the pop superstar and the Kansas City Chiefs tight end. “Not orchestrated by the…

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Biles leads U.S. women to record at world championships

SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Simone Biles and her teammates were far from perfect, and yet nothing could stand in the way of a victory that set a record for both the U.S. women’s team and the greatest gymnast in history. The U.S. women earned a record seventh consecutive team title…

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Poland says it wants to pursue hosting 2036 Olympics

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will tell the International Olympic Committee it wants to host the 2036 Summer Games, state president Andrzej Duda said Wednesday. Duda announced the government-backed project less than three weeks before parliamentary elections on Oct. 15. It follows Poland hosting the multi-sport 2023 European Games earlier this year with 7,000 athletes…

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Belmont Stakes could be moved to Saratoga Race Course for 2024 and 2025

STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer The Belmont Stakes could be relocated to Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York as soon as next year, an earlier-than-anticipated move for the third leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. The New York Racing Association’s hope is to hold the Belmont at historic Saratoga in 2024 and 2025. The…

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