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This image provided by SCP Auctions shows the first page of the minutes of a meeting of eight clubs on Dec. 17, 1875, in Louisville, Ky., to form the 1876 constitution that founded the National League of Professional Base Ball and the modern business of big league sports, that is going up for sale at SCP Auctions in Laguna Niguel, Calif. SCP Auctions expects the papers to draw millions when the auction starts Wednesday, May 24. (SCP Auctions via AP)
Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctionedThe 1876 constitution that founded the National League and the modern business of big league sports is going up for sale
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. yells after striking out Texas Rangers' Mike Napoli to end the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game in Houston. Right-hander McCullers tries to extend a stingy streak when he faces Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and the dangerous Tigers. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns homeLEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns home
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Chicago White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Greinke whiffs 12 in 8 2/3, Diamondbacks beat White Sox 5-1Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 12 and came within one out of a complete game as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
A worker cleans up hats tossed onto the ice during the third period in Game 6 of the Western Conference final after Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) scored a hat trick against the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup FinalThe Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. They insist they are not satisfied with simply making franchise history, not with hockey's ultimate prize four wins away.
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) scores a goal against Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonathan Bernier, top center, during the third period in Game 6 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Sissons had a hat trick as the Predators won 6-3 to win the series 4-2 and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 gamesColton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators' magical postseason now includes the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win.
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray (5) grabs a rebound in front of Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) as Shaun Livingston (34) and center Pau Gasol, right, of Spain watch during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Monday, May 22, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0
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Los Angeles Angels second baseman Nolan Fontana forces Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Martinez at second base and throws to first in time to turn a double play on Derek Norris during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 22, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
After manager challenges, umpire changes call without replaySecond base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt initially called Angels rookie Nolan Fontana safe on a stolen base attempt against Tampa Bay
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) sits on the bench after being pulled in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Atlanta. The Braves won 5-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, powering the Braves to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Chicago Cubs' Willson Contreras, left, is safe att first after San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt is unable to handle a throw from second baseman Joe Panik, during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4Joe Panik hits first career leadoff homer as Giants beat Cubs 6-4 in rematch from last year's playoffs
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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