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Andre Roberson, James Harden The Associated Press
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) goes up for a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson defends during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Houston.
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, April 25,2017, in Detroit.
Madison Bumgarner The Associated Press
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner answers questions about his shoulder injury before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, April 24, 2017, in San Francisco.
Jose Altuve The Associated Press
Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) looks up while receiving medical attention during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Cleveland. Altuve collided with Teoscar Hernandez.
Michael Flynn The Associated Press
Then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. The White House is refusing to provide lawmakers with information and documents related to President Donald Trump's first national security adviser's security clearance and payments from organizations tied to the Russian and Turkish governments.
Jeffrey Loria The Associated Press
Miami Marlins owner and CEO Jeffrey Loria waiting for the start of a baseball game between the Marlins and the Atlanta Braves in Miami. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Manfred’s comments came after Bloomberg reported that a group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter won an auction for the team with a $1.3 billion bid.
Dustin Pedroia The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia stands in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Pedroia sat out the game after being injured on a play in Friday's game against Baltimore.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson waves during warms ups before an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Denver. Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a deal, but Peterson tells ESPN in a statement that he's agreed to play in New Orleans.
Dale Earnhardt Jr The Associated Press
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.
Dale Earnhardt Jr The Associated Press
Dale Earnhardt Jr. pauses as he speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.
Gareon Conley The Associated Press
Ohio State defensive back Gareon Conley runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. An attorney for the former Ohio State star says the player denies an accusation made in a police report released Tuesday, April 25, 2017, that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed and the incident is still being investigated by police.
Ryan Getzlaf, Ryan Kesler The Associated Press
Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf, right, celebrates his empty-net goal with teammate Ryan Kesler during the third period of Game 4 in a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
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These 2017 photos provided by the NFL show some of the possible first round draft picks. The NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia beginning Thursday, April 27, 2017. (NFL via AP)
Victor Martinez John Hicks Nicholas Castellanos Detroit Tigers The Associated Press
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, right, gets a handshake from teammate John Hicks after he and Nicholas Castellanos, rear, scored on Jim Adduci's double off Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Stephen Curry, Al-Farouq Aminu The Associated Press
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, dribbles around his back past Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Portland, Ore.
Stephon Marbury The Associated Press
Former NBA All Star Stephon Marbury attends an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors in New York. Marbury’s agent said Tuesday, April 25, 2017, that they are in talks with several clubs in China after he parted ways with the Beijing Ducks at the weekend. Marbury “will definitely play one more year,” Wang Meng told The Associated Press. Marbury, 40, helped the Beijing Ducks secure three China Basketball Association championship wins after joining them in 2011 following a roller-coaster NBA career.
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Atlanta Hawks Tim Hardaway Jr. battles Washington Wizards Kelly Oubre Jr. for a lose ball in an NBA playoff basketball game , in Atlanta on Monday, April 24, 2017. Atlanta won 111-101 to even the best-of seven series at 2-2. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames celebrates his two-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, April 24, 2017, in Milwaukee.
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Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) reacts after dunking against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of game five of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game in Toronto on Monday, April 24, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Madison Bumgarner The Associated Press
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner sits in the dugout with his arm in a sling from a recent injury before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, April 24, 2017, in San Francisco .