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The Chicago skyline and Buckingham Fountain are lit for the first round of the NFL football draft at Grant Park, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

“It’s the greatest feeling,” said Apple, who is headed to the Big Apple and the Giants. “Those are guys that you battle with, guys that have just been through so much. So to see us succeed right now and go through all this good stuff is a great celebration.”


FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2015 file photo, Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon (9) sits on the edge of the dugout during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drug that led to his 80-game suspension. 
The startling announcement of the suspension by Major League Baseball came shortly after the Marlins’ victory at Los Angeles on Thursday night, April 28, 2016.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

“Though I did not do so knowingly, I have been informed that test results showed I ingested something that contained prohibited substances,” Gordon said in a statement released Friday by the players union. “The hardest part about this is feeling that I have let down my teammates, the organization, and the fans. I have been careful to avoid products that could contain something banned by MLB and the 20-plus tests that I have taken and passed throughout my career prove this.


Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) drives against Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

“He’s grown so much,” Durant said. “He’s probably the best in the league at shooting the mid-range (jumper) off the dribble. He posts up, dribbles, can shoot the three, catch and shoot. Their team, their system, their continuity and how they move allows him to get free a lot of times and utilizes his game.”


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