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May 24, 2019

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TOP STORIES:

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERY

Three more parents are scheduled to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme. UPCOMING: 130 words by 6 a.m.; will be updated after 2:30 p.m. court appearances.

SPORTS:

STANLEY CUP-BRUINS HOLDOVERS

BOSTON _ When the Bruins take the ice in the Stanley Cup final, they’ll do it with a core group of veterans that know what it’s like to win it and come up short. Apart from Zdeno Chara, who was 33 years old when Boston hoisted the Stanley Cup in 2011, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask were all 25 or younger. Now they all could play pivotal roles in the Bruins’ latest Stanley Cup bid. By Kyle Hightower. UPCOMING: 650 words by 7 p.m. EDT, photos.

RED SOX-ASTROS

HOUSTON _ Chris Sale start for the Red Sox as they try to win their third straight when they open a three-game series with the Houston Astros who will send Wade Miley to the mound. By Kristie Rieken. 750 words. Photos.

TIGERS-METS

NEW YORK _ Noah Syndergaard pitches for the Mets in the opener of a three-game interleague series against the skidding Detroit Tigers, who are coming off an 0-9 homestand. New York just finished a four-game sweep of Washington. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m.

YANKEES-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The New York Yankees open a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. By Kollin Miller. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

INDY 500-STEINBRENNER

INDIANAPOLIS _ George Steinbrenner IV grew up walking through the hallowed corridors of Yankee Stadium, his grandfather the longtime owner of baseball’s most prestigious team. So when it comes to walking through Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the 22-year-old part owner of Harding Steinbrenner Racing should be somewhat at ease. By Dave Skretta. SENT 850 words, photos.

STEWART-WNBA AMBASSADOR

NEW YORK _ Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 450 words.

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