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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Game 3 of the NBA finals is tonight in Oakland and the Golden State Warriors will play another game without superstar Kevin Durant. The series with the Toronto Raptors is tied at one game apiece. The Warriors will be counting on their depth and home court to carry them as they try to inch closer to a three-peat. Durant is still not ready to return for the two-time defending champions as he works back from a strained right calf suffered during the Western Conference semifinals.
PARIS (AP) — Rain is delaying the start of play for the last two women's quarterfinals at the french Open — and the forecast is not good. Defending champion Simona Halep is slated to face American teenager Amanda Anisimova and eighth-seeded Ash Barty is to play 14th-seeded Madison Keys. In scheduled men's action, No. 1 Novak Djokovic carries a 25-match Grand Slam winning streak into his meeting with No. 5 Alexander Zverev, and 2018 French Open finalist Dominic Thiem faces No. 10 Karen Khachanov. The forecast calls for rain throughout the day.
UNDATED (AP) _ Three afternoon games kick off a busy Major League baseball schedule. The Chicago White Sox visit Washington in an interleague contest. A pair of National League games feature Philadelphia at San Diego while the L-A Dodgers visit Arizona. Tonight, Atlanta at Pittsburgh, San Francisco at the N-Y Mets, Miami at Milwaukee, Colorado at the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati at St. Louis round out the NL schedule. The AL has the Yankees at Toronto, Minnesota at Cleveland, Tampa Bay at Detroit, Baltimore at Texas, Boston at Kansas City, Oakland at the L-A Angels and Houston at Seattle.
NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball great Dwyane Wade, who retired at the end of the 2018-2019 regular season, has a memoir coming out this fall. William Morrow announced Wednesday that the book is called "3 Dimensional" and is scheduled for Oct. 22. It will focus on the "essential principles" of Wade's life and career. Wade tells of his rise from Chicago's South Side to NBA stardom. He was a 13-time All-Star who with the Miami Heat played on three NBA championship teams.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer's governing body, has died. He was 89. The Swedish soccer association said the former UEFA president died Tuesday after a short illness.
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