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Volvo Ocean Race arrives at North American stop

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Chinese challengers Dongfeng Race Team, which suffered a broken mast in the previous leg, responded in perfect style by winning a closely fought finish to stage six of the Volvo Ocean Race late on Wednesday.

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McIlroy brings a different, conservative game to Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy hits a shot on the second fairway during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy turns into a different player when he tees it up at the TPC Sawgrass.

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WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

In this Oct. 5, 2014, file photo, Isiah Thomas acknowledges applause from the crowd during a pre-season NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings in Vancouver, British Columbia. Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan has rehired Isiah Thomas _ this time to run the WNBA's New York Liberty. The Liberty said Tuesday, May 5, 2015,  that Thomas will serve as team president with responsibility for basketball and business operations. He has also taken an ownership interest in the team.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The WNBA has been thrust into the national conversation about domestic violence and sports, and now is facing a decision involving sexual harassment.

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Harden has big 4th quarter; Rockets beat Clippers 115-109

Houston Rockets' James Harden smiles during the first half of Game 2 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Stuck on the bench with four fouls for most of the third quarter, James Harden knew he would have to make up for lost time when he got back on the floor.

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Tigers can’t hold late lose to Sox 7-6

Detroit Tigers' James McCann reacts after being tagged out at first base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Chicago. The White Sox won 7-6. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Joba Chamberlain felt good, and early on everything seemed to be falling into place.

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