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Santana, Carrasco lead Indians in rout of Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Carlos Santana capped and eight-run third inning with a three-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians past Texas 12-3 on Wednesday to end the Rangers' seven-game winning streak. Carlos Carrasco (6-4) allowed only Robinson Chirinos' solo homer in the fifth while pitching eight sharp innings. The right-hander held Texas to five hits and struck out eight. Texas starter...
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Who will Philly take if Russell isn't available?

The best player available in the 2015 draft who isn't seven feet tall may be Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell, which is great news for a Philadelphia 76ers team that has the third overall pick, and can really use a floor-spacing decision maker to conduct their offense. But what if either the Minnesota Timberwolves or Los Angeles Lakers take Russell instead of Jahlil Okafor...
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Lightning and Rangers headed to Game 7 in wild series

NEW YORK (AP) Six games into the Eastern Conference finals, the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning have taught hockey fans to expect the unexpected. Two of the league's best offensive teams, they've played tight defensive games, had blowouts and even a shootout. They have looked good at times, bad at others. They have shown skill and made ugly mistakes. It's been an outstanding...
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Advocaat rejects chance to continue as Sunderland manager

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) Dutch coach Dick Advocaat has rejected the chance to become the permanent manager of Sunderland after securing the club's Premier League status. Sunderland says the 67-year-old Advocaat informed the club of his decision on Wednesday because ''he no longer wished to continue a career in club management.'' Advocaat said ''a number of clubs contacted me, but...
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Ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner arrested, freed on $2.5 million bail

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner turned himself over to police Wednesday shortly after they issued an arrest warrant at the request of authorities in the U.S., where he was one of 14 people linked to international soccer indicted on corruption charges. Warner appeared in court, where a judge read 12 charges against him and then granted him $2.5 million...
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6 of 7 arrested opposed extradition

6 of 7 arrested opposed extradition.
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Seattle's Bird ready for rebuilding, mentoring ahead

SEATTLE (AP) Shot after shot came off the fingers of Sue Bird, the swishing sound echoing through the practice gym, just like they have for most of her career. No sound of the shots rattling off the rim or hitting the backboard. ''Everything that Sue does is definitive and she has a lot of confidence in what she does because she's been doing this for (13) years. She knows what is...
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Masters champ Spieth home at Nelson, where he got 1st test

IRVING, Texas (AP) Before he was the Masters champion, Jordan Spieth had already made the cut twice as a teenage amateur at the Byron Nelson. Spieth even missed his high school graduation ceremony while playing at TPC Four Seasons. This week, Spieth plays his ''home'' PGA Tour event for the first time since winning the green jacket. He's the favorite when the Nelson tees off Thursday...
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Ryan Tannehill praises his 'most athletic' receivers

Ryan Tannehill is fresh off signing a 6 year, $96 million contract extension last week and he has his sights set on proving his worth to both the Miami Dolphins and the rest of the NFL. As he looks to continue improving on his game, he will be relying on a revamped wide receiver corps that has gone through a lot of changes this offseason. Gone is Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline and...
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Rookie wide receiver DeVante Parker explosive in OTA's

The Miami Dolphins continued the overhaul of the wide receiver position this offseason when they selected Louisvile's DeVante Parker with their first round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Parker is expected to team up with 2014 second round draft pick Jarvis Landry to provide a talented 1-2 punch for Ryan Tannehill to throw to.So far in OTAs the expectations are being met by Parker....
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Report: Mike Conley won't sign an extension with Grizzlies

A lot needs to be secured by the Memphis Grizzlies. While they still love their gritty, grinding core, they've got plenty of work to do in securing them for the long term.That work starts with Marc Gasol this summer, but it also extends to point guard Mike Conley next summer, apparently. A recent report from ESPN's Marc Stein says that, while Memphis would love to get an agreement...
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AP source: Sabres interviewing ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy. The meeting was taking place in Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, and included Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, and general manager Tim Murray, the person said. The person spoke on the...
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Pirates jump on Marlins relievers to complete three-game sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jung Ho Kang capped a late rally with a two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates ran their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Josh Harrison and Pedro Alvarez added RBI singles during Pittsburgh's five-run seventh as the Pirates won for the first time this season when trailing after six innings. Gerrit Cole (7-2) struck...
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2018, '22 Cups will go as planned

2018, '22 Cups will go as planned.
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Dodgers send 3B Juan Uribe to Braves in 6-player trade

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves in a six-player trade Wednesday. The Dodgers also sent right-handed pitcher Chris Withrow to the Braves for infielder Alberto Callaspo, left-handers Eric Stults and Ian Thomas, and minor league right-hander Juan Jaime. The 36-year-old Uribe was batting .247 with one home run and six RBI...
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NASCAR penalizes Johnson, McMurray, Allgaier teams

Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams have been penalized for infractions last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body announced Wednesday afternoon. Matt McCall, the crew chief for Jamie McMurray's Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team, has been placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31, after the right rear quarter panel wheel opening on the No. 1 Chevrolet...
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Vogelsong, Giants complete sweep with 3-1 win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Ryan Vogelsong allowed one run in six innings to win his third straight start, Joe Panik hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep in Milwaukee with a 3-1 victory Wednesday over the Brewers. The Giants bullpen finished off the last-place Brewers with three hitless innings, capped by Santiago Casilla's 1-2-3 ninth for his 14th save...
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Dnipro player collapses in Europa League final

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk player Matheus collapsed during the closing minutes of the Europa League final against Sevilla on Wedneday. The Brazilian forward fell to the ground suddenly during a break in play and was stretchered off the field after receiving emergency medical treatment. His condition was not immediately clear. Dnipro lost the final 3-2.
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Jameis Winston travels everywhere with game film, even a Drake concert

If there's one thing we can say about Jameis Winston and his time in the NFL to this point, it's that he's dedicated to his craft and studying to become the best quarterback he can be. The newest signal caller for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers apparently travels everywhere with game film, including a Drake concert, according to Joe Kania of Buccaneers.com. "On Sunday, quarterback Jameis...
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Doggett appointed Utah State's interim athletic director

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Jana Dogget has been appointed Utah State's interim athletic director. University President Stan L. Albrecht announced the move Wednesday. Dogget is the school's executive associate athletic director for external operations and senior woman's administrator. Scott Barnes left as athletic director to take the same position at Pittsburgh.
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SEC to 'substantially' increase fines for rushing fields, storming courts

  The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. The league plans to ''substantially'' increase fines for teams that violate its on-field policy. The previous penalties started at $5,000 for first-time offenders and increased to $25,000 for second violations and...
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Will Power poised to make 100th start for Team Penske

Will Power heads to Detroit this weekend poised to make his 100th start for Team Penske. The milestone race will occur Sunday at Belle Isle, which hosts an IndyCar doubleheader this weekend. It will actually be the 145th career start for Power, who began his career in 2005 with Walker/Team Australia and KV Racing Technology before joining Penske in 2009. His first start for the team...
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Jim Breuer calls classic Mets moments as DeNiro, Pesci, Ozzy Osbourne

Comedian and die-hard Mets fan, Jim Breuer, was on MLB Network's "Studio 21" Wednesday morning and gave us a taste of what baseball would be like with celebrities handling play-by-play. Breuer called three of the biggest moments in Mets history, the error by Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series, Endy Chavez's spectacular catch against the Cardinals in the 2006 NLCS and the last...
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Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez drives in career RBI No. 1,000

Adrian Gonzalez drove in RBIs No. 1,000 and 1,001 for his career on Tuesday night with a two-run home run. Gonzalez admitted though that he would like even more RBIs, according to the Los Angeles Times:"It's a great number," Gonzalez said. "For me career-wise I'd like to see 1,500, but 1,000 is a nice number.”The first baseman’s run production has been seemingly as consistent...
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