LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Kawhi Leonard blocked a dunk at the rim with one finger. It was part of a defensive effort that deserved a big hand for propelling the Los Angeles Clippers down the stretch.

Paul George scored 32 points, Leonard added 23 along with a big late block and the dynamic duo helped the Clippers rally for a 113-107 win over the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series Monday night.

Leonard did a little bit of everything as he grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out six assists. He also had two blocks,

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ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson only looks like he plays without a pulse. Beneath his stoic stare and that swagger as he walked the fairways of East Lake were jangled nerves Monday because it meant so much to him.

The $15 million prize for winning the FedEx Cup? That would get anyone’s attention, especially someone who thought he was rich when Johnson cashed his first tournament check as a PGA Tour rookie for $113,571.

But there was more.

“The prestige, for sure,” Johnson said after delivering a key par putt and steady play down the stretch for a 2-under 68 and

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Vancouver Whitecaps defender Ali Adnan is being recognized for helping his team to a much-needed victory over Toronto FC.

The Iraqi national was named to Major League Soccer’s “Team of the Week” on Monday.

Adnan had a pair of assists in the Whitecaps’ gritty 3-2 win over Toronto in Vancouver on Saturday.

He now has four assists and a goal in nine games this season.

The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for Vancouver (3-6-0) and awarded the squad three crucial points in both the MLS standings and the round-robin portion of this year’s Canadian Championship.

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NEW YORK — Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime saw his run at the U.S. Open end with a tough loss in straight sets Monday, but he hopes his performance on one of tennis’ biggest stages can help inspire other young Canadians.

The 20 year old battled No. 2 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria to a tiebreak in the first set of the round of 16 match on Monday. But he struggled in the second and third sets, committing 51 unforced errors in the 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-1 loss.

“I was able to come back well in the first, gave myself a chance to

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The 2020 NFL campaign finally gets underway on Thursday night as the Kansas City Chiefs play host to the Houston Texans as 9.5-point favourites on the NFL odds at sportsbooks monitored by

The Chiefs will be looking to continue the roll that powered them to a 31-20 victory over San Francisco in Super Bowl 54, and ride a nine-game straight-up win streak into Thursday night’s matchup at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Chiefs consistently ran up the score as they marched to their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years, averaging 31.6 points per game during their current win streak. With

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