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Dodgers starting pitcher McCarthy out for season with torn UCL

  Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations. McCarthy left Saturday's game at San Diego in the sixth inning when he gave up his third home run of the night in an 11-8 victory. He had an MRI that revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament...
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Mike Phillips, player on Kentucky's 1978 NCAA title team, dies at 59

  Mike Phillips, who formed the ''Twin Towers'' with Rick Robey on the Kentucky team that won the 1978 NCAA title, has died in western Kentucky. He was 59. Barnett-Strother Funeral Home on Monday confirmed Phillips' death. The Hopkins County coroner's office is investigating the cause of death but told WFIE-TV that Phillips died after a fall Saturday at his home in Madisonville...
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Murphy's 3-run homer in 9th lifts Mets over Marlins 3-1

MIAMI (AP) Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins' five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night. The Marlins grabbed the lead in the eighth with three consecutive two-out singles, breaking up Dillon Gee's shutout bid in a game that took only 1 hour, 58 minutes. It was the fastest...
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Hamilton is going home, but nobody is riding off into the sunset

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Jarred Cosart throws 8 scoreless innings but Marlins fall to Mets

MIAMI (AP) -- Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins' five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night. The Marlins grabbed the lead in the eighth with three consecutive two-out singles, breaking up Dillon Gee's shutout bid in a game that took only 1 hour, 58 minutes. It was the fastest...
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Bumgarner takes issue with Scherzer's comments about pitchers hitting

Madison Bumgarner didn’t take kindly to Max Scherzer’s comment about pitchers “swinging a wet newspaper.”According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, MadBum had the following retort:“Oh, well, my wet newspaper is 34 ½ inches, 33 ½ ounces, and I’m waiting on some new ones right now.”Bumgarner is the reigning Silver Slugger winner for pitchers in the National...
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Sharks closing on agreement to remain in current San Jose home

  The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center. Chief operating officer John Tortora issued a statement Monday saying the team is confident the new lease will be finalized with the city shortly. The team's current lease expires June 30, 2018. Tortora says team owner Hasso Plattner is committed to San Jose for the long term and...
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Dodgers pitcher McCarthy out for season with elbow injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations. McCarthy left Saturday's game at San Diego in the sixth inning when he gave up his third home run of the night in an 11-8 victory. He had an MRI that revealed a torn ulnar...
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Rangers' Zuccarello out indefinitely after taking puck to head

  New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with what the team calls an upper body injury. Zuccarello is a versatile wing who sees time on power plays and as a penalty killer. He was hit in the head with a shot by teammate Ryan McDonagh in the first period of the clinching first-round victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night. He immediately skated to the bench...
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College football player to be bone marrow donor for infant

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life - a bone marrow transplant. School officials said Sophomore Jordan Veloz, 20, signed up last year during a bone marrow registry drive on campus. The ''Get in the Game'' drive, a national initiative that was began in 2008 by...
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Marcel Pronovost, Hall of Famer on 5 Stanley Cup winners, dies at 84

  Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He was 84. Pronovost won the Stanley Cup five times as a player and recorded 88 goals and 257 assists in 1,206 regular-season games. He moved into coaching after his retirement and had served as a scout for the New Jersey Devils...
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Red Sox 3B Sandoval leaves game with sore neck

BOSTON (AP) Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has left Wednesday's game against Toronto with a sore neck. Sandoval made a diving, belly-flop catch of Dalton Pompey's soft liner on an attempted sacrifice in the fourth inning. After the grab, he stayed on his knees for a few seconds before getting up and remaining in the game. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the inning before...
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Tall Dortmund will try to dunk Kentucky Derby field

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Trainer Bob Baffert compares Dortmund, one of his two Kentucky Derby contenders, to Frank Kaminsky, the 7-foot forward for national runner-up Wisconsin and AP player of the year. Both tower over the competition. ''When he comes out of the stall, he just keeps coming out,'' Baffert said of Dortmund. The talent is obvious. Dortmund is 6 for 6, including a 4 1...
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RCR crew member released from hospital after pit road fire

Brendan Gaughan's rear tire changer, Anthony O'Brien, has been released from a hospital in Richmond, Virginia, Richard Childress Racing announced late Monday evening.  During Friday's XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway, O'Brien was engulfed in flames along with gas man Josh Wittman and Clifford Turner, a crew member on Eric McClure's team. The incident occurred...
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Survey: Pace of play not an issue for most golfers

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LEADING OFF: Status of White Sox-Orioles game to be decided

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: --- AWAITING WORD The White Sox and Orioles will find out whether their game scheduled for Camden Yards is being played in Baltimore or somewhere else, perhaps Nationals Park in Washington. Monday night's game was postponed because of safety concerns after rioting broke out near the stadium following the funeral of...
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Draft-hopeful LB Shane Ray cited for marijuana

Former Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray was cited for possession of marijuana on Monday morning in Cooper County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol posted the arrest report on their website. Ray, 21, is scheduled to attend Thursday night's NFL Draft in Chicago. Ray was pulled over at 6:07 a.m. and charged with having 35 grams or less of marijuana and failing to drive in the right...
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Clippers-Spurs a rare bit of intrigue in dud of a 1st round

Sure, the Celtics-Cavaliers series got testy in Game 4. And Steph Curry's 3-pointer in the corner of Game 3 against New Orleans was something to behold. But the first round of the NBA playoffs has been a bit of a dud, with three sweeps already in the books and the Grizzlies, Bulls and Rockets entering Monday with comfortable 3-1 leads. Thankfully, the Spurs and Clippers are throwing...
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Nowitzki still working with Mavs in trouble against Rockets

DALLAS (AP) As usual, Dirk Nowitzki stayed on the practice court long after the rest of the Dallas players, shooting jumper after jumper on a day between first-round playoff games against Houston. Never mind that the Mavericks trailed 3-0 in the series. The 7-foot German was coming off a fourth quarter like so many others in 14 trips to the postseason, scoring 16 of his 34 points...
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Montreal Impact acquire Kristian Nicht to ease goalkeeping qualms

MONTREAL --€” After a chaotic weekend of searching for a goalkeeper, the Montreal Impact finally found one Monday night in the form of Kristian Nicht. Announced by the Impact little more than a half-hour before the 8 p.m. ET CONCACAF roster deadline, the 33-year-old arrives in Montreal on a transfer from NASL side Indy Eleven. Other details were not disclosed. As the Impact's first...
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Groupings, field for WGC-Cadillac Match Play

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Cavs guard J.R. Smith, Celtics center Kelly Olynyk draw suspensions

  The NBA has suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games without pay and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game for their roles in separate incidents during a playoff game. The NBA announced the suspensions Monday night following Cleveland's win to sweep Boston in the first round Sunday. Smith swung backward and smacked Boston's Jae Crowder in the face. Smith was ejected and Crowder...
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Diamondbacks' nine-game streak of quality starts snapped

The D-backs had a streak of nine consecutive quality starts from their starters snapped on Sunday. The streak included the first complete game shutout of the season in the majors which was turned in by Josh Collmenter. The staff put up a collective ERA of 2.07 through the 61 innings of the streak. It was the longest such streak by the Diamondbacks since an 11-game stretch in 2008...
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Franz Beckenbauer: Barcelona's Lionel Messi is 'god-like'

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer has labeled Barcelona star Lionel Messi "god-like" and believes the Catalans' hopes of success this season rest on his shoulders. The 27-year-old has recovered from a disappointing end to 2014 to inspire his side to a fine run of form domestically and in Europe to leave the club challenging for silverware on three fronts. Barca leads...
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Texans could replace Andre Johnson at draft

HOUSTON (AP) Andre Johnson is gone and the Houston Texans could use some help at wide receiver. But even if they draft a receiver with the 16th pick in Thursday's NFL draft, they're not expecting that player to fill the shoes of Johnson, a seven-time Pro Bowler and face of the franchise who was released in March and signed with Indianapolis. They've already been grooming a No. 1...
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