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Prospect pipeline: Cubs to promote INF Addison Russell on Tuesday

The future truly is now for the Chicago Cubs.  The team will promote prized prospect Addison Russell on Tuesday, just days after calling up third baseman Kris Bryant. The news on Russell's arrival first was reported by CBS Sports. Although Russell was primarily a shortstop in the minor leagues, he will play second base for the Cubs, according to FOX Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal...
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Queen's to host Britain-France Davis Cup quarterfinal

LONDON (AP) Britain has chosen to play its Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France on grass at the Queen's Club. The Lawn Tennis Association announced the venue for the July 17-19 World Group matchup on Tuesday. It will be the first time Queen's has hosted Davis Cup play since 1990, when France beat Britain 5-0 in a World Group playoff. Queen's hosts an annual grass-court tournament...
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Injury-hit Madrid hosts Atletico in Champions League

MADRID (AP) If beating Atletico Madrid wasn't hard enough for Real Madrid, the defending champions must now find a way to better their crosstown rivals in the Champions League without four of their most important players. A depleted Madrid hosts Atletico on Wednesday in the second leg of the quarterfinals. Their 0-0 draw last week means that the fitter and more physical Atletico...
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Guardiola staying at Bayern despite Manchester City speculation

Pep Guardiola insists he will remain Bayern Munich's coach next season amidst reports he is set to take over at Manchester City when his current contract expires in June 2016. Guardiola has been repeatedly linked as a potential replacement for Manuel Pellegrini, who has admitted he could be sacked if City fail to make the top four. Guardiola is also under pressure at the Allianz...
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Messi can stay at Barcelona until he retires, says Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Lionel Messi can stay at the club until the day he decides to quit football. The 27-year-old forward, who has been at Barcelona since he was 13, scored his 400th goal for the club during Saturday's 2-0 win against Valencia. Messi, linked with a move earlier this season, has shown glimpses of his very best form in recent weeks, helping...
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Relax -- Price won't pay for tirade with his job

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Juventus striker Tevez denies he will join Boca Juniors in summer

Carlos Tevez has denied reports he could leave Juventus this summer and return to his former club Boca Juniors. Tevez has said that he has no intention of leaving Turin before his contract expires in 2016. The Argentinian's comments come amid reports he wants to return to his homeland and re-sign for Boca Juniors this summer. But Tevez, who has scored 17 goals in 25 Serie A games...
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Italian giants prepared to splash the cash for Reds ace Sterling

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... Juventus are willing to pay £50million to sign Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling while midfielder Paul Pogba could leave the Serie A side for Manchester United or Chelsea. Manchester United and Liverpool...
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Tarkanian's 5-year-old grandson suffers stroke

  The 5-year-old namesake grandson of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is recovering at home after a stroke left him hospitalized over the weekend. The young boy's father said he was released from University Medical Center on Monday and will now start rehab with a home nurse. The stroke was discovered after the child complained of pain in his legs and was taken to the...
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WVU's 'most heated' position battle unfolding at free safety

Dravon Henry started all 13 games last season as a true freshman, which makes him one of West Virginia's most exciting players, but it also has made him a target this spring. Rising junior Jeremy Tyler is making a serious run for Henry's starting post after losing out to him last spring. "There are lots of position battles, but that one's the most heated,” West Virginia safeties...
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Howard reflects on wild ride to becoming WVU's starting QB

Skyler Howard has finally been named the starting quarterback of a Division-I football team, and he's taken quite a journey to get there. Howard first began his college football expedition at Stephen F. Austin, where the coaching staff tried to turn him into a running back. Two years later, he's the starting quarterback for West Virginia, which plays in one of the nation's best football...
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Kevin White goes to Browns in latest mock draft

West Virginia's former star receiver Kevin White has bounced around in mock drafts, peaking as high as No. 4, but in a recent mock draft by Scout.com, White is projected to be selected by the Cleveland Browns. As desperately as the Browns need a promising quarterback amid once-perceived messiah Johnny Manziel's struggles on and off the field, they also need someone to corral the...
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West Virginia releases details on spring game

WVU has announced the details for its annual Gold-Blue spring game, which is set to take place Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m., at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mountaineer fans will be able to enter the stadium staring at noon, when the gates will open, for an admission price of $10. Tickets are available for advance purchase online. See all the details at WVUsports.com.
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Benzema out injured before Madrid's match against Atletico

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid will be without striker Karim Benzema for Wednesday's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. The European champions say Benzema has ''a sprain to the medial collateral ligament of his right knee.'' Madrid did not say how long it expects the France international to be out. Madrid was already preparing for the second leg of the quarterfinals at home...
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With 'awesome' spring in the books, OSU continues to garner momentum

Mason Rudolph is the face of the future of Oklahoma State football, and his assessment of the Cowboys' spring provides some more coal to the chuggin' train that is OSU football. After winning their last two games of the season, including an overtime thriller over instate rival Oklahoma, the Cowboys have been picking up steam, which has carried over into spring. "We felt like we could...
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Derby to replace Castleman, Hautau will spill over into summer

The Cowboys will head into the summer still trying to sort out which players will replace departed seniors James Castleman and Ofa Hautau on the defensive line. The only problem that defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer will have in replacing the defensive stars is in ordering the depth chart, as he has the luxury of choosing from a deep pool of potential starters. "It’s wide open...
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'Cowboy backs' on full display at spring game

Oklahoma State takes a unique approach to its tight ends, developing them into hybrid offensive threats that can also be used as fullbacks. Head coach Mike Gundy is keen on putting his hybrid tight end/fullbacks, or as he calls them "Cowboy backs," into frequent use this coming season, as displayed in Oklahoma State's spring game. “We thought that over the last few years by not...
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OSU assistant makes Big 12 underrated coaches list

Joe Bob Clements deserves his due credit—and not just because he has an awesome name. Oklahoma State had one of the best defensive lines in the conference last season, and Clements is the man to praise, particularly for the development of rising star defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah, who earned the Big 12's defensive lineman of the year distinction for 2014. ESPN tends to agree, listing...
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Oklahoma State lands two verbal commitments during spring game

This past weekend was a successful one for the Cowboys—and not just regarding their play in the spring game. Mike Gundy and the OSU coaching staff received verbal commitments from a pair of three-star recruits, according to The Oklahoman. Both Tyrell Alexander—6-foot-1, 175-pound athlete—and Rodarius Williams—5-foot-11, 165-pound cornerback—made their pledges to become...
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Thibodeaux pumps positivity into defensive line

Kansas' defensive line coach, Calvin Thibodeaux, wore a microphone for one of the Jayhawks' recent practices, giving KU fans an inside look at how the newcomer operates on the practice field. Football coaches aren't known for being the most gentle and fun-loving guys, but Thibodeaux certainly errs on the more compassionate side, emanating positive energy while still getting his message...
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Bryant's 3 RBI lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

  Kris Bryant had so much fun rounding the bases that the star rookie felt like he was a kid again. And why not? Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and had three hits and three RBI on Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bryant's double off the base of the left-center...
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Report: NFL stadium project up for vote lacks detailed plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) A report on a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium near Los Angeles says the proposal ''lacks any detailed site plans,'' making predictions on its functioning and finances difficult. The city-commissioned findings were released in advance of a Tuesday night meeting on the stadium project in Carson, during which the City Council could endorse the plan and schedule an...
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Goodman: 'Everything's just happening faster'

David Beaty has wasted no time at Kansas to turn the program around, as Ben Goodman attests to. After a recent spring practice, the senior defensive end caught up with KUsports.com, talking to the website about the stark change in urgency since Coach Beaty has taken the reins. "The thing we work on as a team is coming down from Coach Beaty, to the coaches, to us is just urgency...
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Shelley-Smith makes full transition to O-line from tight end

Prior to last season, Jordan Shelley-Smith was catching pass in practice, molding himself into a college-level tight end at KU—but that dream quickly changed. Kansas needed help on the offensive line, and the Jayhawk coaching staff called upon Shelley-Smith to help fill the void. "Getting thrown into the mix during the season is a little rough because you don't have as much time...
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KU football coaches measuring spring progress

Yenser relishes competition on KU's offensive line Before Zach Yenser was brough aboard KU's refurbished coaching staff, David Beaty signed a trio of mid-year transfers that he thinks have made all the difference in spring practice. "If we don't have those guys we're just a little thin up front," Yenser told JayhawkSlant.com. "Going into spring practice that is just part of it....
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