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Sky’s Vandersloot scores 18, last-second 3 to top Lynx 88-85

CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 18 points, including a buzzer-beating 3, and the Chicago Sky edged the Minnesota Lynx 88-85 on Sunday. Chicago inbounded in the frontcourt with 7.6 seconds to go. Vandersloot attempted to drive the right side, was stopped and handed off to Emma ...

In Brief: Rebels capture 1st CWS title

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals with a 4-2 ...

NBA Draft: Wizards draft Badgers’ Davis with 10th pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the interview process with Johnny Davis leading up to the NBA draft, Washington Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. realized this was a player with an impressive feel for the game. “Talking to him, but also take him to the board,” Unseld said. “Have him walk me ...

NBA Draft: Lakers nab State’s Christie at No. 35

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers think Max Christie is the next underrated young talent who will grow into a solid NBA contributor after he puts on the purple and gold. The Lakers selected the Michigan State guard with the 35th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The ...

Potential problem: NHL officiating becomes focus in hockey finals

DENVER (AP) — Jon Cooper backtracked and shifted a possible missed call to the rearview mirror with the expertise of a coach who has been here before. Counterpart Jared Bednar, on the verge of his first NHL championship, sought to settle the issue once and for all and move on. Still, the ...