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Report: ESPN to Decline $60M NHL Option (AP)
AP - ESPN will not pick up a $60 million option to retain NHL broadcasting rights for next season, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.

Yankees Throw Out Red Sox at Home (AP)
AP - Robinson Cano ended the Boston Red Sox's hopes for a big inning. Then he sparked the New York Yankees to one of their own. Cano and Tony Womack threw out runners at the plate in the sixth inning to keep the Red Sox from building a big lead, and Cano and Gary Sheffield homered during a five-run rally in the bottom half, leading the Yankees to a 6-3 victory Friday night.

Cubs Lose Prior but Beat Rockies 10-3 (AP)
AP - Mark Prior clutched his right elbow and rolled in pain in front of the mound. In sharp contrast, Pedro Martinez pushed off the pitching rubber with a healed right hip and had his most dominating outing since early April.

Venus Loses, Davenport Wins at French Open (AP)
AP - When Venus Williams dumped one final feeble shot into the net, Sesil Karatantcheva sank to her knees and squealed like the 15-year-old she is. The players eclipsing Williams on the Grand Slam stage are getting younger. She lost Friday in the French Open to Karatantcheva, a Bulgarian with a sweet backhand and killer instinct, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.

Suns Happy to Have Johnson Back in Lineup (AP)
AP - No more chasing Tony Parker. More passing than shooting. Yeah, having Joe Johnson back in the lineup for the Phoenix Suns will make things different for Steve Nash. Johnson will be the starting shooting guard for Phoenix against San Antonio on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. It'll be his first action since a frightening face-first fall May 11, and he'll be wearing a mask to protect his surgically repaired face.

Bledsoe Finds Parcells Prefers Veterans (AP)
AP - Drew Bledsoe is finding there's a difference between playing for Bill Parcells fresh out of college as the No. 1 overall draft pick and as a 12-year veteran quarterback.

NBA Today (AP)
AP - Phoenix at San Antonio (9 p.m. EDT). The Spurs return home after winning the first two games of the Western Conference finals in Phoenix.

MLB Official Rejects Japan's Complaints (AP)
AP - Calling the World Baseball Classic a no-risk proposition for Japan, a senior representative of Major League Baseball rejected claims by Japanese baseball officials that revenue distribution for the proposed tournament would be unfair.

United Fans Organizing Products Boycott (AP)
AP - Manchester United fans have already burned effigies of the club's new owner, American Malcolm Glazer. Now they're planning to vent their anger by boycotting the club's sponsors.

Progress Reported in NHL Labor Talks (AP)
AP - Progress was reported Thursday for the second straight week in labor talks between the NHL and the players' association.

Mum Glazer only making matters worse
WASHINGTON – Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer was bold to acquire Manchester United, yet he won't utter a word on the subject.

Giants' Burress issued arrest warrant (AP)
New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress failed to pay part of his taxes, according to a collection agency. A district judge issued an arrest warrant for Burress on Thursday after he failed to appear at a delinquent tax claim hearing Wednesday. Burress, who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers before signing with the Giants in March, could be arrested and fined $2,500 upon returning to Pennsylvania,...

Browns' Winslow: 'I humbly apologize' (AP)
Kellen Winslow Jr. apologized to Browns fans on Thursday for his reckless use of a motorcycle and confirmed that he will miss the upcoming season because of injuries sustained in the crash. Winslow tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and suffered unspecified internal injuries on May 1 when he wrecked his high-powered motorcycle while attempting tricks in a secluded parking lot...

Romanowski, Williams settle legal case (AP)
Former Oakland Raiders teammates Marcus Williams and Bill Romanowski are settling their legal dispute. Williams sued his former teammate after getting hit in the face by Romanowski during a practice drill in 2003. The pair announced Friday that Romanowski is agreeing to pay $415,000 to resolve the litigation.

Bledsoe: Parcells easier on veterans (AP)
Drew Bledsoe is finding there's a difference between playing for Bill Parcells fresh out of college as the No. 1 overall draft pick and as a 12-year veteran quarterback. On their first day back on the field together in eight years, Parcells on Friday was content mostly watching Bledsoe from a distance during the start of the Dallas Cowboys' only veteran minicamp before training camp.

Football fun again, so Rice plays on (AP)
After years in the spotlight, Jerry Rice wants to enjoy the twilight. More concerned with having fun than trying to live up to the expectations thrust upon football's greatest receiver, Rice was hungry for a 21st season. That's why he signed with the Denver Broncos, who aren't rolling out the red carpet, but are simply asking him to come in, try to make the team and, if he does, to help them win a...

NFL owners approve Vikings sale to Wilf (AP)
Instead of introducing its first black majority owner, the NFL unveiled a substitute feel-good story: a son of Holocaust survivors who looked and sounded a bit nervous -- and who vowed never to move the Minnesota Vikings. NFL owners on Wednesday unanimously approved the $600 million sale of the Vikings to a group led by Zygmunt Wilf, a soft-spoken New Jersey shopping mall magnate who has an...

House committee moves steroid bill along (AP)
Legislation that would set minimum steroid-testing rules and penalties for the four major U.S. professional sports was rubber-stamped Thursday by a House committee. The Government Reform Committee made no changes before giving its approval to the Clean Sports Act, sponsored by chairman Tom Davis, a Virginia Republican.

Back in a Flash
MIAMI – Dwyane Wade rebounded from a shaky Game 1 thanks in part to the Heat's improved defense.

Medical reason may force Brown to quit (AP)
An unspoken secret seems to envelop the Detroit Pistons, the expectation that Larry Brown won't be around next season. The broad outline of an exit strategy is already in place for the coach, the future day-to-day developments sketched out in pencil. All indications point to another of Brown's many departures, with doctors' orders already the designated culprit.

McDyess knows his best days are past (AP)
Coming off the bench for the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference finals is Antonio McDyess, only 30, yet a half-decade removed from a time when he was considered the prototypical athletic power forward that every team wanted to have. McDyess' career was interrupted at its peak by three knee surgeries, and he has finally come to grips with the fact that he'll never regain the explosiveness he...

Spurs' offense grows with Ginobili (AP)
No more chasing Tony Parker. More passing than shooting. Yeah, having Joe Johnson back in the lineup for the Phoenix Suns will make things different for Steve Nash. Johnson will be the starting shooting guard for Phoenix against San Antonio on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. It'll be his first action since a frightening face-first fall May 11, and he'll be wearing a mask to...

Hamilton not having easy time vs. Jones (AP)
Eddie Jones took a seat on the Miami bench late in the first quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, and Detroit shooting guard Richard Hamilton suddenly couldn't miss. In less than three minutes, Hamilton -- free of the defensive shackle that Jones is -- made three shots to end the quarter.

House committee moves steroid bill along (AP)
Legislation that would set minimum steroid-testing rules and penalties for the four major U.S. professional sports was rubber-stamped Thursday by a House committee. The Government Reform Committee made no changes before giving its approval to the Clean Sports Act, sponsored by chairman Tom Davis, a Virginia Republican.

Shaq, Mourning meshing at right time (AP)
They were once bitter rivals, sharing nothing but disdain for the other. From the moment Shaquille O'Neal was the No. 1 pick in the 1992 NBA Draft, one spot ahead of Alonzo Mourning, the pair have been linked -- and the relationship was never good. O'Neal once wanted to fight Mourning; in turn, Mourning questioned if O'Neal had any true basketball skill.

Wizards' Jamison has knee surgery (AP)
Washington Wizards forward Antawn Jamison had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, and the team said Wednesday he's expected to make a full recovery before training camp begins in October. Jamison had scar tissue removed Tuesday in Los Angeles. The All-Star battled tendinitis in the knee for most of the second half of the season.

Bucks win NBA draft lottery (AP)
After a season of injuries, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the odds and won the NBA lottery on Tuesday night, creating exciting possibilities for next month's draft. The Bucks, who had only a 6.3 percent chance of winning the lottery, now have the options of dealing the No. 1 pick in the June 28 draft, using it to entice Michael Redd to re-sign or simply choosing a talented player like center Andrew...

Pistons go cold from arc down stretch (AP)
A barrage of 3-pointers brought the Detroit Pistons to the brink of claiming a stranglehold on the Eastern Conference finals. Then the long shots stopped falling, and the Miami Heat evened the series. The Pistons missed six of their final seven 3-point tries, including two that were rushed by Rasheed Wallace in the final 2 minutes.

Stumped by the suits
We should be watching playoff hockey. Instead we're left with "Stump The Schwab."

Reports: ESPN to decline NHL option for next season (AP)
ESPN will not pick up a $60 million option to retain NHL broadcasting rights for next season, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. The Times, citing an unidentified source familiar with the situation, said ESPN would make an announcement Tuesday -- a day before the option deadline -- and that the locked-out league was aware of the cable network's decision.

Report: ESPN severs ties with NHL (SportsTicker)
TORONTO (Ticker) - The hits just keep on coming for the NHL.

NHL, Players Association continue labor talks in Chicago (SportsTicker)
CHICAGO (Ticker) - Two days worth of NHL labor meetings in the "Windy City" evidently have led to nothing more than plans for more meetings.

Two days of NHL labor talks end; sides to meet next week (AP)
Progress was reported Thursday for the second straight week in labor talks between the NHL and the players' association. Both sides issued brief statements, but didn't reveal many details of what was discussed. Players' association senior director Ted Saskin said he expected NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and union executive director Bob Goodenow to schedule new meetings soon.

Czech Republic names Hadamczik coach (SportsTicker)
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (Ticker) - Less than two weeks after Vladimir Ruzicka rode off into the sunset, the Czech Republic has found a replacement.

State drops assault charge against hockey team owner (AP)
State prosecutors dropped an assault charge against the owner of a minor league hockey team who was accused of punching a referee after a game last December. Senior Assistant State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III said he believed there wasn't enough evidence to convict Danbury Trashers owner James Galante of the misdemeanor assault charge.

United States to face Canada in first round of next year's hockey worlds (AP)
The United States was drawn into the same group as Canada on Tuesday for next year's world hockey championships in Latvia. Canada, which lost to the Czech Republic in the final on Sunday, the U.S., Norway and Denmark are in Group D. The Canadians and Americans also were in the same group for this year's worlds.

Mighty Ducks drop Cincinnati as AHL affiliate (SportsTicker)
ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) - A franchise-record win total was not enough to keep the American Hockey League affiliate of the Mighty Ducks in Cincinnati.

Czech Republic blanks Canada 3-0 at ice hockey worlds (AP)
Martin Rucinsky made sure the Czech Republic wouldn't need overtime or a shootout to win the world hockey championship. Rucinsky set up Vaclav Prospal's first-period goal, and scored one of his own in the third as the Czech Republic denied Canada its third straight title and won the world championship 3-0 Sunday.

Long-distance drive
CONCORD, N.C. – The Coca-Cola 600 is NASCAR's version of a marathon.

Kahne remains hot, captures pole for Carquest Auto Parts 300 (SportsTicker)


Edwards adjusting to fast-track life of a racing star (AP)
Carl Edwards is still adjusting to sudden fame. Luckily for NASCAR's newest star, his girlfriend steals the spotlight every time she's on his arm.

Kahne latest to break track record at Lowe's Motor Speedway (AP)
Kasey Kahne made the most of his late spot in the qualifying order Friday.

Judge in Earnhardt lawsuit agrees to withhold contract information (AP)
A judge hearing a challenge to an insurer's refusal to pay a $3.7 million death claim on the late race car driver Dale Earnhardt agreed Friday to withhold from the jury parts of Earnhardt's racing contract. Superior Court Judge Kimberly Taylor extended an earlier protective order Thursday at the request of the attorney for Richard Childress Racing -- Earnhardt's employer -- who argued some of the...

Gordon donates $1 million to build Children's Hospital (AP)
Jeff Gordon donated $1 million Friday for a children's hospital at Northeast Medical Center that will be named in his honor.

Newman wins pole for NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 (SportsTicker)


Newman shatters track record to win another pole (AP)
Ryan Newman's latest qualifying effort was impressive even by his own standards.

Trying to get back on top, Jarrett tries sixth crew chief (AP)
CONCORD, N.C. – The relationship between Dale Jarrett and Todd Parrott clicked from the moment Parrott...

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