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The Latest: Vandeweghe beats Stosur at Wimbledon

Details The Latest: Vandeweghe beats Stosur at Wimbledon LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):...

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STORY REMOVED: Little League-Yellow Baseball

Details GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about the Little League banning a yellow ball that allowed a visually impaired Detroit-area albino boy to play. A…...

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Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May

Details BERLIN (AP) — Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May....

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Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp

Details HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie's knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland P…...

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Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win

Details HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win o…...

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Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewel…...

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All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France

Details All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France PARIS (AP) — The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same....

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Cain, Peavy to return with back-to-back starts for Giants

Details MIAMI (AP) — Matt Cain and Jake Peavy are headed back to work for the San Francisco Giants. The two pitchers will start this week following lengthy stays on the disabled list....

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Mariners star Cano injured by warmup ball, Angels win 4-2

Details Mariners star Cano injured by warmup ball, Angels win 4-2 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Heads up, Robby!...

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Langer, Maggert share lead after 3rd round of US Senior Open

Details Langer, Maggert share lead after 3rd round of US Senior Open SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The crammed leaderboard at the U.S. Senior Open has some familiar faces heading into the final round and one notable name nobody expected to challenge for another major....

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Column: Mayweather pretends domestic abuse never happened

Details Column: Mayweather pretends domestic abuse never happened LAS VEGAS (AP) — The spokeswoman from FanDuel was having trouble answering the question. Not her fault, really, because others involved with Floyd Mayweather Jr. struggle with the same thing....

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Spurs look to move on, Bucks try to hang on in NBA's Game 6s

Details Spurs look to move on, Bucks try to hang on in NBA's Game 6s The San Antonio Spurs want to move on. The Milwaukee Bucks are trying to hang on....

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Memphis Pyramid seeks old glory with new Bass Pro Shops

Details Memphis Pyramid seeks old glory with new Bass Pro Shops MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Shaped like an Egyptian wonder, the Memphis landmark known as the Pyramid stopped being a regular venue for basketball games and concerts in 2004....

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Pacquiao: Relax, I'm going to beat Floyd Mayweather

Details Pacquiao: Relax, I'm going to beat Floyd Mayweather LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao worried about the punching power of Miguel Cotto. He knew Juan Manuel Marquez was a slick counter puncher, and wondered how he'd fare against a fighter the cali…...

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Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with multiple horses

Details Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with multiple horses LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the unpredictable world of horse racing, Todd Pletcher is as steady and predictable as they come....

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Mayweather will be a step ahead on his way to Pacquiao win

Details Mayweather will be a step ahead on his way to Pacquiao win LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the bigger man. There's a good chance he could be the quicker man....

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Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

Details Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the c…...

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Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight

Details Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planni…...

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Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person

Details Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch's win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving ability....

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Crawford to start for Blackhawks against Wild

Details Crawford to start for Blackhawks against Wild CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday goalie Corey Crawford will start Game 1 of the team's second-round series against the Minnesota Wild....

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Peterson absent but still wanted back by Vikings

Details EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts....

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Redskins to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III

Details Redskins to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Despite Robert Griffin III's history of injuries and moves in and out of the lineup, the Washington Redskins plan to exercise the quarterback's fifth-year contract option f…...

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Kipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4

Details Kipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4 LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang....

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Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry

Details PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said....

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Horse racing to bid farewell to record-breaking jockey McCoy

Details After nearly 4,350 winners, more than 1,000 falls, 20 straight jockey titles and countless broken bones, Tony McCoy will end his record-shattering career on the aptly named Box Office on Saturday....

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Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule

Details Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has added The Players Championship to his schedule, another indication that he is getting back to a normal golf season....

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Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

Details Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon LONDON (AP) — With a field that features five of the seven fastest men's marathoners in history, Sunday's race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running....

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Manfred hopes for exhibition games in Cuba in 2016

Details Manfred hopes for exhibition games in Cuba in 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred believes Major League Baseball can engage in some fastball diplomacy....

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Correction: Cardinals-Harris story

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 21 about the St. Louis Cardinals calling up a pitcher who graduated from the Naval Academy, The Associated Press reported erroneously the former naval rank o…...

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Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

Details Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across th…...

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