Rivers next Clippers coach, if NBA approves...Jays riding 11-game streak

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Associated Press

Posted on June 24, 2013 at 7:03 AM

Updated Monday, Jun 24 at 7:06 AM

BOSTON (AP) — Doc Rivers will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the NBA approves the rare but not unprecedented trade of an active coach. A Boston Celtics official told The Associated Press last night that the deal would bring Boston a first-round draft pick in 2015 in compensation for Rivers.

TORONTO (AP)— The Toronto Blue Jays are heading to St. Petersburg riding a club record-tying 11-game winning streak after their 13-5 rout of Baltimore yesterday. Tonight, the Blue Jays send out 3-2 Esmil (ehs-MEEL') Rogers against 5-3 Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays.

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — The 44-year-old journeyman Ken Duke is celebrating his first PGA Tour victory. Duke made a 2½ foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Chris Stroud at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins face a must-win Game 6 tonight, trailing the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in the Stanley Cup final. Fifteen of the 22 teams that won Game 5 of a tied series went on to win the Stanley Cup.

WIMBLEDON, England (AP)— Wimbledon begins its two-week run today on Day 1 of the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament. Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer, who won the 2012 title, is up against Romania's Victor Hanescu (hah-NES'-koo) in the first match of the year on Centre Court.

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