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Doping bombshells rock WADA meeting as drug crisis deepens

World sport is facing an unprecedented drug crisis as yet another in a string of doping bombshells dropped at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) foundation board meeting on Thursday, shocking officials.

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Thunder dispatch Spurs, advance to West finals

For much of the season, the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs seemingly were on a collision course. The teams with the two best records in the NBA were predestined to meet in the Western Conference finals, while the up-and-down Oklahoma City Thunder were an afterthought.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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Thunder beat Spurs, advance to Western Conference finals

Oklahoma City will face defending NBA champion Golden State in the Western Conference finals, starting Monday in Oakland.

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QB Carson Wentz signs four-year contract with the Eagles

Wentz led North Dakota State to consecutive FCS national championships in his only two seasons as a starter before Philadelphia selected him with the No. 2 overall pick in last month's NFL draft.

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MLB and Chevrolet renew partnership with multiyear deal

The sponsorship agreement, announced Thursday, enables Chevrolet to continue its role as the official vehicle of Major League Baseball. Chevrolet also becomes the official automotive sponsor of MLB and USA Baseball's Play Ball initiative.

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NHL & NBA Playoffs Scoreboard

Sharks and Predators square off in game 7, while the Spurs look to extend the series in OKC.

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Day ties course record at Sawgrass with 63 for the lead

Day only missed three greens — all of them just off the putting surface.

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Skiles out as coach of Orlando Magic

Skiles was 35-47 this season, his lone year leading the Magic. The team made the surprising announcement Thursday morning, saying Skiles informed them that he would not be returning.

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Scherzer equals MLB record with 20 strikeouts against Tigers

Max Scherzer equaled Major League's nine-innings record of 20 strikeouts on Wednesday, leading the Washington Nationals past Detroit Tigers 3-2.

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Fowler eyes unique second consecutive Players crown

American Rickie Fowler heads into his title defense at this week's Players Championship on the ultra challenging layout at the TPC Sawgrass well aware that no one has ever won the prestigious tournament in consecutive seasons.

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U.S. TV networks take new risk by airing shows against Olympics

The Olympics are such a television ratings juggernaut for NBCUniversal that rival U.S. networks have always watched from the sidelines, airing reruns and other cheap programs that are not going to attract many eyeballs.

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Curry scores 29 as Warriors eliminate Blazers

Stephen Curry bombed in a 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining on Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 to seal the Western Conference semi-final playoff series four games to one.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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St. Louis advances with dominating win over Dallas

Robby Fabbri, Paul Stastny and Troy Brouwer each scored a goal and had two assists, and the St. Louis Blues dominated the Dallas Stars to advance to their first Western Conference finals since 2001 with a victory in Game 7 of their series Wednesday night.

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Toronto takes care of business at home

DeMar DeRozan matched a playoff high with 34 points, Kyle Lowry had 25 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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Scherzer has 20 Ks, ties MLB record as Nats top Tigers

Max Scherzer struck out 20 batters, matching the major league record for a nine-inning game as he pitched the Washington Nationals past the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

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NHL & NBA Playoffs Scoreboard

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Final St. Louis 6 Dallas 1 AP Photo/Ben Margot NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS Final Toronto 99 Miami 91 Final Golden State 125 Portland 121…

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Nationals OF Bryce Harper appeals 1-game suspension by MLB

The commissioner's office says Wednesday that Harper has decided to appeal the penalty, so he remains eligible to play until the process is finished

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Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

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This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

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Ancelotti hoping for some stability at Bayern Munich

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After eight years coaching AC Milan, Ancelotti has only managed two seasons at each of his last three jobs: Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. After so much turbulence, Ancelotti knows stability is rarely forthcoming.

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Pittsburgh hosts Tampa Bay in Game 7 tonight

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The Lightning-Penguins series is tied at three wins each after Pittsburgh's 5-2 win Tuesday in Tampa.

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Thunder look to finish off defending champion Warriors tonight on KPUG

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Coverage from Oracle Arena begins at 5:00 p.m. on KPUG.

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When the Ravens had rookies and first-year players don pads at a minicamp, it was a violation of the CBA rules.

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