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PGA Tour bans LIV Golf rebels as new series launches

By John WeaverAgence France-Presse (AFP) — The US PGA Tour slapped a ban on players who are competing in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series on Thursday — just half an hour after the inaugural event teed off outside London. The…

Former Cowboys running back Barber dies at 38

(AFP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has died at the age of 38 the NFL team said Wednesday, his cause of death not immediately known. US media reported police in suburban Frisco, Texas, responded to a welfare…

NBA fines Mavs again for rowdy bench behavior

(AFP) — The NBA cracked down on the rowdy behavior of the Dallas bench on Wednesday, fining the Mavs’ $50,000 for violating “team bench decorum” rules in their series-clinching victory over the Phoenix Suns. It’s the second such fine levied…

Suns too bright for Pelicans

By Ryan PullidoEagle News Service (Eagle News) — Despite a valiant effort, the New Orleans Pelicans fall to the one-seed Phoenix Suns. Led by Chris Paul and Devin Booker, the Suns were not going to allow a Game 7 and…