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The Washington Nationals' Matt Adams (right) celebrates his three-run home run with Juan Soto in the third inning of a 15-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Adams had a career-high seven RBI after he added a grand slam in the eighth inning. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Nationals pound Diamondbacks with Harper, Phillies on deck

It was a novelty when Bryce Harper came to Nationals Park in early April for the first time as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. No novelties now. Just do-or-die for the Nationals, who were treading water this weekend even though they crushed Arizona 15-5 Sunday to salvage a four-game series split at Nationals Park.

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, right, smiles as he walks past New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) ** FILE **

Anthony Davis joining LeBron James, Lakers in trade with Pelicans

- Associated Press

Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices.

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Brooke Henderson, of Canada, holds the championship trophy after winning the Meijer LPA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Gary Woodland wins US Open at Pebble Beach

- Associated Press

Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach.

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager watches his two-run double hit off Oakland Athletics' Lou Trivino in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Seager, Mariners rally in 8th to beat Athletics 6-3

Associated Press

Mike Leake has found the consistency he was looking for earlier in the season. Seattle manager Scott Servais is hoping the rest of his club can do the same after the Mariners spent the past two weeks reshaping their roster and trading away a couple top power hitters.

Paraguay's Derlis Gonzalez covers his face after his side's 2-2 draw with Qatar in a Copa America Group B soccer match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Copa America organizers worried over empty seats in Brazil

- Associated Press

The head of South America's soccer governing body is worried about empty seats at the Copa America tournament in Brazil. Some players have said they can comfortably hear instructions from their coaches on the sidelines.

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, foreground, reaches for the ball in front of Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) ** FILE **

With questions looming, Raptors start thinking about future

- Associated Press

The Toronto Raptors were still partying it up in Las Vegas, part of an extended celebration following their first championship, when the NBA starting reshaping itself for a new season with the blockbuster trade agreement Saturday that will send Anthony Davis to the Lakers.