Mavericks, Oilers make history in comeback quests

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For the Dallas Mavericks and the Edmonton Oilers, the comeback efforts are just beginning and still have very long ways to go. That said, they’re off to unprecedented starts. Dallas’ 38-point win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday and Edmonton’s seven-goal ...

Vu captures Meijer LPGA Classic on 3rd extra hole

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Lilia Vu won the Meijer LPGA Classic in a playoff Sunday in her return from a back injury, spoiling Lexi Thompson’s bid for her first victory in five years. Playing for the first time since the Ford Championship in late March in Arizona, Vu beat Thompson and ...

The 2024 Norway High School varsity baseball team poses with the MHSAA Division 4 state runner-up trophy Saturday at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Beal City won the championship game 10-0. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)

End of the road: Norway baseball bows out in state finals

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EAST LANSING — With one win in hand, the Norway varsity baseball team was riding high as it entered the MHSAA Division 4 state championship against Beal City today at Drayton McLane Stadium. “I didn’t think we’d make it this far,” senior Hayden Amundson said. “Not that I didn’t ...

Winner take all: Knights reach finals

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EAST LANSING — Tied at two with two outs in the top of the sixth inning, Norway headed to the batter’s box looking to take control of the MHSAA Division 4 state baseball semifinals on Friday in East Lansing. After senior Ian Popp reached on a single to center field, stole second and ...

Korda misses 2nd straight LPGA cut after winning 6 of 7

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nelly Korda missed her second straight cut after winning six of seven events, rallying Friday but falling a stroke short of advancing to weekend play in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The top-ranked Korda followed an opening 4-over 76 in windy conditions Thursday with a ...

Sweden’s Aberg holds 1-shot lead at Pinehurst

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PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Ludvig Aberg and his machine-like game are proving to be a perfect fit for Pinehurst No. 2. The Swedish star methodically worked his way to a 1-under 69 on Friday and a one-shot lead going into the weekend of his U.S. Open debut. Aberg wasn’t flawless — he did ...