O.J. Mayo called the accusations that he received improper payments from a sports runner "a publicity stunt," saying "If you rode to my mother's house, it's still a two-bedroom house, one floor ... She still drives the same Toyota Corolla that she drove for the last three years and is still trying to meet ends. So for them to say I received $30,000 or whatever the case is, I definitely don't think that's enough to sell out myself and my family." An L.A. Times reporter then spotted Mayo driving away from the press conference in a Porsche.
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Lorena Ochea cemented her status as the best woman in golf when she won her fifth tournament in six outings this season. She became the fastest player on the LPGA tour to reach $12 million in winnings.
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LeBron James and the Cavs took the Celtics to their second Game 7 of this year's playoffs, but James' 45 points weren't enough to stop Paul Pierce and Boston from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals.
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Big Brown became the eleventh horse in 30 years to take the first two Triple Crown races when he won the Preakness by 51/4 lengths on Saturday.
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In her first game as an L.A. Spark, Candace Parker scored a league-debut record 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. "It was better than I expected," said the former Tennessee star.
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Interleague play arrived in Major League baseball, with the Mets taking a series from the Yankees for the first time since 1997.
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Kobe Bryant led with 34 points, but it took a team effort from the Lakers to outlast the Jazz in Game 6 to reach the Western Conference finals.
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Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius won a major victory when the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the Olympic hopeful's so-called "blades" did not give him an unfair advantage, clearing him for a spot on the South African Olympic squad. He still needs to shave about a half a second off of his time to qualify for the 400 meters, but could be picked for a spot on a relay team.
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Ryan Malone scored twice and had a hand in a third goal as the Penguins routed Philadelphia 6-0 to win Game 5 and clinch the Eastern Conference finals.
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Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Roger Federer 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-3 on Sunday to win the Hamburg Masters and add the only major clay-court title missing from his collection.
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Kasey Kahne became the first driver ever voted in by the fans to win NASCAR's All-Star race. He slid past Jimmie Johnson on Saturday to lead the final 17 laps at Lowe's Motor Speedway.
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