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Bennett preparing for upcoming NBA season
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, August 18, 2014 8:00 PM

Associated Press

 

TORONTO — Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control.

It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada's top young players.

Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall NBA draft picks, are expected to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal for All-Star forward Kevin Love, perhaps as soon as this weekend.

 
Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001
Written by Associated Press   
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:19 PM

Associated Press

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.

Gordon broke the track qualifying record Friday when he took the pole at 206.558 mph. He followed that up with his third Cup victory at MIS.

 
Rockies rally for 10-9 victory over Reds
Written by Associated Press   
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:19 PM

BY DENNIS GEORGATOS

Associated Press

DENVER — Drew Stubbs capped Colorado’s five-run ninth inning with a three-run homer, sending the Rockies to a 10-9 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader.

The Reds carried a 9-5 lead into the ninth, but All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman walked four straight batters before he was replaced by J.J. Hoover. Pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario then hit a sacrifice fly to trim Cincinnati’s lead to two.

 
Gausman, Orioles avoid sweep, beat Indians 4-1
Written by Associated Press   
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:13 PM

By TOM WITHERS

Associated Press

 

CLEVELAND — For much of the weekend, Baltimore didn’t look like a division leader or contender.

They were ordinary Orioles.

One inning salvaged them.

 
AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers
Written by Associated Press   
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:12 PM

By TOM WITHERS

Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He’ll get it playing with LeBron James.

The free-agent forward has agreed to a contract with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday. The 36-year-old Marion informed the Cavs this weekend that he will take a minimum deal and play for them next season, added the person who spoke condition of anonymity because the contract has not been finalized.

 
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