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White Sox retire pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

White Sox retire pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

CHICAGO -- On the day his No. 56 jersey was retired, former Chicago White Sox star Mark Buehrle spoke much like he pitched. Which is to say quickly, efficiently and from the heart.

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Holtmann's first challenge in Columbus: Bolstering a thin roster
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Holtmann's first challenge in Columbus: Bolstering a thin roster

When Gene Smith was courting Chris Holtmann to become the next Ohio State men's basketball coach, the athletic director didn't pull punches about the state of the roster.

By Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch
Blue Jackets trade Kolesar to move up in draft, select France's Texier
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Blue Jackets trade Kolesar to move up in draft, select France's Texier

CHICAGO -- The Blue Jackets didn't wait until the third round to make their debut pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. They traded forward prospect Keegan Kolesar to the expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the No. 45 overall pick and the chance to select center Alexandre Texier from Grenoble, France.

By Tom Reed The Columbus Dispatch
Around the Nation (June 24): LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Around the Nation (June 24): LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

COLLEGE LSU beats Oregon State to advance to CWS finals OMAHA, Neb. -- Caleb Gilbert held No.

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Magic sees Lonzo as one piece in Lakers' rebuilding plan
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Magic sees Lonzo as one piece in Lakers' rebuilding plan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court. "I'm going to put a little pressure on you right now," Johnson said to Lonzo Ball.

By Greg Beacham Associated Press
Jordan Spieth keeps Travelers lead in Connecticut
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Jordan Spieth keeps Travelers lead in Connecticut

CROMWELL, Conn. -- Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 on Saturday, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands.

By Pat Eaton-robb Associated Press
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Monster Energy NASCAR Preview: Larson, McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. -- Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory. Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray swept the front row in Saturday qualifying at Sonoma Raceway to give Chip Ganassi Racing a 1-2 start on the wine country road course.

By Jenna Fryer Associated Press
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Manny Pacquiao set for July 2 title fight in Australia versus Jeff Horn

BRISBANE, Australia -- Manny Pacquiao was expected to attend church and have a light training session in Brisbane on Sunday after arriving late Saturday for his July 2 world title fight defense against Australian Jeff Horn.

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Tom Hardesty: Wrinkled front office leaves Cavs in startling, bizarre circumstance
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Tom Hardesty: Wrinkled front office leaves Cavs in startling, bizarre circumstance

So this is what full-blown panic mode looks like. The general manager who built a team that went to three straight NBA Finals and won a championship? Already gone. A four-time All-Star forward who is still only 28? Possibly gone.

By Tom Hardesty Assistant Sports Editor
Style vs. safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Style vs. safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?

Oregon football players used three helmets last season -- green, black and white -- that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations. The Ducks were pioneers in football fashion and other schools have followed, using helmets to make a statement.

By Ralph D. Russo Associated Press
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Dozier's home run lifts Twins past Indians 4-2
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Dozier's home run lifts Twins past Indians 4-2

CLEVELAND -- Brian Dozier hit a leadoff homer off closer Cody Allen to break an eighth-inning tie and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians for the second straight day, 4-2 on Saturday.

By Steve Herrick Associated Press
Par for the Course: Sister Kasey caddies for Kelly at USGA Junior Amateur
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Par for the Course: Sister Kasey caddies for Kelly at USGA Junior Amateur

It was a family affair at the U.S. Girls Junior Amateur Qualifying event that advanced six girls to the national USGA Junior Girls Amateur. Kent's Kory Nielsen fired a solid 74, just 2-over-par, to miss an individual qualifying berth by three strokes.

By Susan Jeniorcorrespondent
NFL Notebook: Patriots QB Tom Brady gets sumo lesson in Japan
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

NFL Notebook: Patriots QB Tom Brady gets sumo lesson in Japan

TOKYO -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got a quick lesson in the ancient sport of sumo during a visit to Japan.

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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer names Kerry Coombs assistant defensive coordinator
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer names Kerry Coombs assistant defensive coordinator

Coombs will keep the roles of cornerbacks coach and special teams coordinator while working under defensive coordinator Greg Schiano

By Tim May The Columbus Dispatch
Jones brothers leading Kent Roosevelt boys tennis up the Suburban League hill
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Jones brothers leading Kent Roosevelt boys tennis up the Suburban League hill

Recently graduated Ethan and sophomore-to-be Grant helping Rough Riders adjust to Suburban League

By Jonah Rosenblum | Staff Writer
Indians bats fall silent in 5-0 loss to Twins
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Indians bats fall silent in 5-0 loss to Twins

Cleveland was coming off a 7-1 road trip, including a four-game sweep at Target Field last weekend that gave the Indians first place in the division

By Steve Herrick Associated Press
As Billups watch continues, Cavaliers can only watch NBA Draft
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

As Billups watch continues, Cavaliers can only watch NBA Draft

A stumbling start to the offseason staggers on

By Tom Withers Associated Press
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

2017 NBA Draft List

A complete listing of all selections in the 2017 NBA Draft

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Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming NBA free agency
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming NBA free agency

The Warriors' greatness has forced the rest of the league to do deep self-examination and be aggressive in upgrading their rosters if they're even going to have a chance to compete

By Jon Krawczynski Associated Press
Ohio State men's basketball coach Holtmann going to work on shoring up roster
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio State men's basketball coach Holtmann going to work on shoring up roster

New coach also says Buckeyes will improve the quality of competition on their non-conference schedule

By Adam Jardythe Columbus Dispatch