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TORONTO (AP) — The waiting game for Golden State star Kevin Durant will continue through at least Tuesday. That’s when the Warriors resume practice after returning home from Toronto for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Game 2 is tonight. Golden State has been without Durant since he strained a calf muscle in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against Houston.
PARIS (AP) _ Sloane Stephens is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza (GAHR'-been moo-gah-ROO'-thuh) 6-4, 6-3 on the fifth match point. The seventh-seeded American next faces 26th-seeded Johanna Konta of Britain, who won their two previous meetings.
SEATTLE (AP) _ Former All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce says he has been traded to Philadelphia by the Seattle Mariners in a deal that will cost the Phillies just $2.75 million over the next 1½ seasons. The 32-year-old Bruce is hitting .212 with 14 homers and 28 RBIs. He has struck out 53 times in 184 at-bats.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Pitchers Dallas Keuchel (KY'-kul) and Craig Kimbrel, the last two top free agents on the market, can sign starting tomorow without their new teams having to forfeit amateur draft picks as compensation. Both turned down $17.9 million qualifying offers in November, Keuchel from Houston and Kimbrel from the World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Under baseball's labor contract, compensation is eliminated for free agents who sign starting on the day the amateur draft begins.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Larson has won the first stage of the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway. It's his second stage win of the season and first since Atlanta in the second race of the season. Pole sitter William Byron was second and Brad Keselowski was third. Austin Dillon was knocked out of the race after contact with Paul Menard sent his car into the wall.
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