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Levy falters but shares lead with 3 others at China Open

SHANGHAI -- Defending champion Alexander Levy could do little wrong as he opened his third round at the Volvo China Open on Saturday with four straight birdies, including a magnificent putt from 50 feet away. Then, just as quickly as his birdie run began, mistakes -- and self-doubt -- tarted to enter the Frenchman's game. Levy carded three bogeys and failed to sink another birdie...
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Marseille in crisis after 4th straight league defeat

PARIS (AP) Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa says he feels ''a lot of shame'' after four straight defeats plunged the club into freefall. The 5-3 loss to Lorient at Stade Velodrome on Friday night was the first time since 1980 that Marseille has conceded so many goals at home. Still in the title race only three weeks ago, Marseille is now in serious danger of missing out on the Champions...
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Van Gaal says De Gea offered a lot of money to stay at Man United

Louis van Gaal says Manchester United have offered David de Gea "a lot of money" in a bid to keep the goalkeeper at Old Trafford. De Gea is in the running to win the PFA Player of the Year award following a string of fine performances for United. Real Madrid's interest in De Gea has strengthened because of those displays and a transfer to the European champions would have its merits...
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Wildcats add grad transfer Tollefson from San Francisco

Wildcats add grad transfer Tollefson from San Francisco
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Southampton and Spurs clash with outside chance of top-four finish

Southampton and Spurs clash with outside chance of top-four finish
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Puig's status unclear after Dodgers outfielder reinjures hamstring

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig exited Friday's game vs. the San Diego Padres after re-aggravating the left hamstring injury that caused him to miss four games last week. Puig felt the discomfort running out a ground ball in the sixth inning, then walked gingerly back to the Los Angeles dugout. He was removed from the game in favor of Andre Ethier. Dodgers manager Don...
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Manchester United target Depay holds talks with Liverpool

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Louis van Gaal has revealed David De Gea is being offered a fortune to stay at Manchester United. Jose Mourinho sent a blunt message to Arsenal by claiming: "Cesc Fabregas joined us to win things". Blackburn...
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Levy falters at Volvo China Open; 4 tied for lead

SHANGHAI (AP) Defending champion Alexander Levy faltered down the stretch after a stellar start at the Volvo China Open on Saturday, setting up a four-way tie for the lead heading into the final round. Levy sank four birdies in his opening four holes before mistakes started to creep into his game, allowing David Howell, Li Haotong and Wu Ashun to catch him at 8-under 208. Levy,...
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Kazmir throws 7 scoreless innings in A's 5-4 loss to Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Scott Kazmir did everything he could to help the Oakland Athletics except swing the bat. Considering the A's recent offensive struggles, maybe an at-bat would have helped. Kazmir threw seven scoreless innings, but Houston starter Dallas Keuchel did him one better, going nine without giving up a run. Robbie Grossman singled in two runs in the 11th, and the Astros...
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Angels, Rangers talk about reports of Josh Hamilton trade

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Reports that troubled Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton might be traded to the Texas Rangers dominated the chatter before the game between the teams Friday night. When asked about the reports that the move could happen in the next few days, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he has had no discussions that Hamilton's status had changed. He said Tuesday...
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Extraordinary moment: Olympian identifies as transgender

NEW YORK (AP) Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says he identifies as a woman and is making a transition from male to female. He ended speculation when he announced during an interview televised Friday with ABC's Diane Sawyer that ''for all intents and purposes, I am a woman.'' The 1976 Olympic decathlon champion has been better known in recent years as part of television's Kardashian...
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Rangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers aren't accustomed to this. In last year's run to the Stanley Cup Finals, they went the seven-game limit in the first two series, then needed six games in the Eastern Conference final. Now, after four straight 2-1 victories - the clincher in Game 5 Friday night against Pittsburgh on Carl Hagelin's overtime goal - they actually get some time to,...
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Mystery abounds when it comes to 'neuroscouting' in baseball

CHICAGO (AP) Baseball's most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it. With runs at a premium in the major leagues, a handful of teams are trying to help their young hitters with a high-tech program known as neuroscouting. The details are being treated as a...
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Success in NHL playoffs hinges on star players at their best

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A group of young, emerging prospects are moving to the forefront in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Of course, there are several key veterans having an impact on their series as well. When it comes to making a run for the Stanley Cup, this is the time of year for the league's biggest stars. Daniel Sedin and Vancouver are hoping to draw even in their first-round...
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Friday's best: Rest of NHL playoff teams should beware of Rangers

Best game, Rangers 2, Penguins 1 (OT).  The Rangers made an unexpected run to the Stanley Cup Finals last season behind goalie Henrik Lundqvist's brilliance and incredibly balanced scoring. There will be no sneaking up on anyone this season for the Presidents' Trophy winners, but a five-game series win over Sidney Crosby and the Penguins in which all five games were decided by one...
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Royals say only beef for rest of weekend will be with continued rain

Insisting they're not a dirty team, the Kansas City Royals are eager to move on from their latest bench-clearing incident but won't change the way they play the game. The visiting Royals don't expect any further confrontation Saturday while resuming Friday's suspended contest to be followed by the scheduled meeting against the Chicago White Sox -- assuming rain won't play a factor...
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Rangers give up big hits in loss to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- David Freese hit a go-ahead homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven effective innings for his first win since injuring his knee last year, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Friday night. Richards (1-1) allowed two runs and three hits, struck out five and walked three in his fifth straight win over the Rangers. The victory was the right-hander...
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Freeman error allows lone run as Phillies get past Braves

  The Phillies' struggling offense got just enough help from Atlanta to pull out a victory. Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give Philadelphia a 1-0 win on Friday night. Galvis led off with a single to center against Jim Johnson (1-2), went to second on Cesar Hernandez's sacrifice bunt and third on a passed...
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Astros edge A's in 11th, 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Robbie Grossman singled in two runs in the 11th inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Friday night to match their best start in eight years. Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus drew walks off Eric O'Flaherty (0-2) to begin Houston's rally. After Hang Conger's sacrifice moved the runners over, Grossman lined a 3-0 pitch to left. Grossman...
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Keen Ice moves into Kentucky Derby field with Madefromlucky out

  Trainer Todd Pletcher is down to four possible starters next week in the Kentucky Derby after Madefromlucky dropped out. The colt's owners said Friday they decided not to run Madefromlucky in the 1 1/4-mile race May 2 at Churchill Downs. No immediate reason was announced. That leaves Pletcher with four likely starters: Carpe Diem, Materiality, Itsaknockout and Stanford. The defection...
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Wainwright, Cardinals ready to roll over struggling Brewers

Adam Wainwright is coming off his best and longest performance of the season, but feels he can be even better. That's certainly his sentiment regarding his last meeting with the Milwaukee Brewers. Wainwright looks to keep the St. Louis Cardinals rolling by avenging his first loss Saturday night against the struggling Brewers. Wainwright (2-1, 1.71 ERA) was superb Sunday, allowing...
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Friday's Sports In Brief

BOXING LAS VEGAS (AP) Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times the going rate on Sunday. Or there's a $180 room on the California-Nevada state...
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Greinke shuts down Padres to help Dodgers to 3-0 victory

SAN DIEGO (AP) Zack Greinke extended his mastery of NL West opponents by holding the San Diego Padres to four hits in seven innings, and Carl Crawford homered to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 victory Friday night. Greinke (3-0) improved to 21-1 with a 1.88 ERA in 31 games against division opponents since joining the Dodgers as a free agent before the 2013 season. He is 15...
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RECAP: Freese's HR in 7th helps Richards, Angels top Rangers 3-2

David Freese hit a go-ahead homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven effective innings for his first win since injuring his knee last year, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Friday night. Richards (1-1) allowed two runs and three hits, struck out five and walked three in his fifth straight win over the Rangers. The victory was the right-hander's first since Aug....
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Las Vegas making big money on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

  Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times the going rate on Sunday. Or there's a $180 room on the California-Nevada state line at Whiskey Pete...
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