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Ailing Embiid rues effort as 76ers fall to Raptors

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- Sixers superstar Joel Embiid felt so sick Sunday morning that he texted his coach to tell him he might not play. After struggling down the stretch in a 101-96 loss to the Toronto Raptors that evened the Eastern Conference semifinals 2-2, his play made him feel even worse."I mean, at the end of the day, it's on me," Embiid said after finishing with 11 points on 2-for-7
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Real or not? Padres have plenty of reasons to stay optimistic

[ad_1] The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres played a terrific series over the weekend in San Diego, before crowds of 44,000-plus each game, with the Dodgers winning on Friday and Saturday with runs in the top of the ninth, and then Hunter Renfroe providing one of 2019's signature moments with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on Sunday:SHOOT YOUR SHOT 🏹🏹🏹🏹#FriarFaithful pic.twitter.com/lNkmgSq7vD— San Diego Padres (@Padres)
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Kim overcomes rough start to win playoff at Lake Merced

[ad_1] DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Sei Young Kim overcame a rough start to win the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship on Sunday at cold and windy Lake Merced, outlasting Bronte Law and Jeongeun Lee6 with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff. Three strokes ahead entering the day, Kim opened with a double bogey and a bogey and dropped another stroke on No. 8. The 26-year-old South Korean birdied
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PSU men’s lax earns No. 1 seed in NCAA tourney

[ad_1] The bracket for the 2019 NCAA men's lacrosse tournament was released on Sunday night, with No. 1-ranked Penn State earning the top overall seed.The Nittany Lions have never won an NCAA tournament game in four appearances.Three-time champion and 2018 runner-up Duke was seeded second, followed by ACC champion Virginia at No. 3, Ivy League champion Penn the 4-seed, defending champion Yale seeded fifth, Towson sixth, Notre Dame seventh and
Basketball

Warriors confident Curry will break out of slump

[ad_1] HOUSTON -- The Golden State Warriors are convinced that star guard Stephen Curry will break out of a series-long slump heading into Game 4 of their Western Conference semifinal against the Houston Rockets."I think Steph has a good balance of beating himself up and just moving on with life," Warriors forward Draymond Green said on Sunday. "And I think that's important. It's part of the reason he's the shooter
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Ill Embiid laments effort as 76ers fall to Raptors

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- Sixers superstar Joel Embiid felt so sick Sunday morning that he texted his coach to tell him he might not play. After struggling down the stretch in a 101-96 loss to the Toronto Raptors to even the Eastern Conference semifinals 2-2, his play made him feel even worse."I mean at the end of the day it's on me," Embiid said after finishing with 11 points on 2-for-7
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Kawhi in rare air after 39 points, 14 boards in win

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard added to his historic postseason run with 39 points and 14 rebounds in the Raptors' 101-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 4 of the conference semifinals.The series, now tied 2-2, returns to Toronto for Game 5 on Tuesday."Kawhi is dominant, just dominant," Raptors guard Kyle Lowry told ESPN.com. "I've only played with one other guy like that, Yao Ming, where
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Max Homa’s journey from $18,008 to $1.42 million

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- They are just numbers, usually separated by a bunch of commas and with zeros at the end. In this case, they signify prize money in golf, figures that have grown so large as to make us numb.No longer used as the benchmark to determine standings on the PGA Tour, money is nonetheless still important. FedEx points don't spend, but the cold, hard cash does. And if
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Max Homa wins Wells Fargo for first PGA Tour title

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two years after Max Homa played only one Sunday in an entire PGA Tour season, he showed his mettle at Quail Hollow by closing with a 4-under 67 to pull away from the field and win the Wells Fargo Championship. Homa began the back nine with two birdies to build a four-shot lead and didn’t make any mistakes until it only affected the final margin.