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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud insists Gunners can win title next season

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud believes his team are well placed to mount a serious challenge for the title next season. Giroud has echoed Gunners boss Arsene Wenger in his assertion that the squad is making up ground on Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United after almost a decade of finishing outside the top two places in the Premier League. Arsenal matched champions-elect...
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Ukrainian biathlete Sednev banned for 2 years for doping

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) The International Biathlon Union says Sergei Sednev of Ukraine, who retired in December, has been banned for two years for doping. Sednev was caught when a sample he gave in January 2013 was retested and found to contain the banned substance EPO, which increases the blood's oxygen capacity and boosts stamina. Sednev, who won a bronze medal in the men's relay...
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Tough transition: Gregorius hears Yankees fans' chants for Jeter

  When Yankees fans give Didi Gregorius a shout-out, it is not necessarily positive. Gregorius hears it after making an out or committing an error: not his name, but his predecessor's. ''Everywhere I go, people chanting Derek Jeter and all that stuff,'' he said. ''There's nothing I can do with that. I'm just here trying to play my game, trying to make a lot of improvements, trying...
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Florida guard Eli Carter announces he is transferring again

  Florida guard Eli Carter is on the move again. Carter announced Monday that he has decided to transfer for the second time in three years, becoming the third player to leave the Gators since the end of the season. Carter joins fellow guard Michael Frazier II and forward/center Chris Walker as players who have left school early in the past month. The decisions come amid questions...
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Real Madrid offer Gareth Bale in swap deal for Eden Hazard

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... Manchester City are set to make a £30million bid for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers feels he has the squad to make a challenge for the Premier League title next season...
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Rich get richer: Duke lands another top-flight guard recruit

  Touted basketball recruit Brandon Ingram is headed to Duke. The 6-foot-8 Kinston guard announced his choice Monday, ending a recruiting battle for the McDonald's All-American's services between Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, North Carolina State and UCLA. Ingram was The Associated Press men's prep player of the year for North Carolina after leading Kinston to a fourth straight...
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Anderson shaky as D-backs lose fourth straight

PHOENIX -- Chase Anderson watched as Troy Tulowitzki fouled off one pitch after another before drawing a walk. The 13-pitch at-bat left the Arizona right-hander a little flustered and he gave up the biggest hit of the game to the next batter. Anderson followed Tulowitzki's at-bat by allowing a three-run homer to Justin Morneau, putting the Diamondbacks in a hole they never recovered...
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Former Oklahoma State WR Ra'Shaad Samples transferring to Houston

Wide receiver Ra'Shaad Samples says he's found his next destination after deciding to transfer from Oklahoma State. The former four-star recruit, who received a litany of offers from powerhouse programs coming out of high school, announced his decision on his social media accounts. Samples has two years of eligibility remaining after his shortened stay in Stillwater. A few days before...
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K.J. Dillon wants to replicate White's ascension at West Virginia

They may play on different sides of the ball, but West Virginia safety K.J. Dillon and former Mountaineer wide receiver Kevin White have plenty in common. As Dillon continues to work hard in the offseason in preparation for his senior season, he has quite the role model to look up to in White, who excelled tremendously in his senior campaign and is now expected to be a first-round...
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Heath flashes potential to be K-State's next electric return man

If Dominique Heath's spring game performance was any indication of what's to come for him, K-State's returning game is in good hands despite a major loss in Tyler Lockett. Heath had 217 kickoff return yards and 157 punt return yards in the Wildcats' spring game on Saturday, standing out as the most exciting player on the team. “I thought Heath did a very nice job and beat some...
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Hamilton back with Rangers, ready to get back on field

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hamilton knows he never was the player the Los Angeles Angels wanted and expected him to be. ''I worked my butt off to be that guy this year going into this season for the Angels,'' Hamilton said. ''They just didn't want that to happen for some reason.'' The Angels traded Hamilton back to AL West rival Texas, a deal completed Monday less than halfway through...
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Bucks stay alive with win in Chicago

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'New era' for DC's NHL, NBA teams? Caps coach Trotz says so

WASHINGTON (AP) There they were, right in the front row, wearing red hockey jerseys, pounding on the glass just like any fan might, and urging other spectators to cheer loudly for the NHL's Capitals in Game 7: Paul Pierce and a trio of other players from the NBA's Wizards. And a night after winning their first-round series in the same arena - via a sweep, no less - Washington's...
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Blazers rally late, take down Grizzlies to avoid sweep

  After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward. All of them were smiling. Portland had avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over Memphis. "I think since the last game when we went 0-3, the big thing we've been...
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Didi Gregorius hears Yankees' fan chants: for Derek Jeter

NEW YORK (AP) When Yankees fans give Didi Gregorius a shout out, it is not necessarily positive. Gregorius hears it after making an out or committing an error: not his name, but his predecessor's. ''Everywhere I go, people chanting Derek Jeter and all that stuff,'' he said. ''There's nothing I can do with that. I'm just here trying to play my game, trying to make a lot of improvements...
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Monday Sports In Brief

CLEVELAND (AP) NBA PLAYOFFS Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss at least the team's next playoff series with a dislocated left shoulder, a damaging blow to Cleveland's NBA title hopes. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's win over Boston as the Cavs completed a first-round series sweep. He got his left arm locked with Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk while chasing a loose...
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Western Ill. LB's special gift to infant with immune disorder

    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 Villanova Coach...
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Projecting the Gators defensive line depth chart

With Will Muschamp and Dante Fowler Jr. gone, will Geoff Collins and Alex McCalister be ready to carry the torch? The Gators' tradition of excellence on the defensive side of the ball is expected to continue no matter who steps onto the field for the defense in Gainesville this season. Gator Country recently took a stab at projecting the two-deep for the Florida defensive line...
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Terry realizes he needs to stop Barea

Jason Terry knows how good J.J. Barea is with the ball in his hands. The two won a championship together playing for the Mavericks in 2011.Now, they're lined up opposite one another, and Terry realizes he must make Barea work on both ends of the floor or the tiny point guard will do even more damage in Game 5 than he did in Game 4.Here's what Houston's starting point guard recently...
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Louisville native Weaver realizing Derby dream as trainer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) George Weaver couldn't help feeling nostalgic last week while driving across the Central Avenue bridge to Churchill Downs. The Louisville native saw his first Kentucky Derby here at age 9, which helped stoke an early calling toward training horses. Weaver is now seeing that childhood dream come full circle as a first-time Derby trainer, the reality of which...
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Kansas tackler who injured Cummings torn up about spring game accident

This isn't quite how Mike Glatczak wanted to finish a pivotal spring in which he's competing for a starting spot at cornerback. Glatczak is guilt-sodden after accidentally tackling and injuring Kansas' leading candidate for starting quarterback, rising senior Michael Cummings, during KU's spring game. "It was the first thing he wanted to talk about when we spoke after the scrimmage...
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The New Orleans Pelicans are now focusing on the future after getting swept out of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors. Whenever a season ends for a team, the first topic of conversation is often the status of the head coach. Regarding Monty Wi

The New Orleans Pelicans are now focusing on the future after getting swept out of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors. Whenever a season ends for a team, the first topic of conversation is often the status of the head coach. Regarding Monty Williams, he appears to be safe and will return next season.
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Despite looming free agency, Cunningham wants to stay in New Orleans

The Pelicans signed Dante Cunningham with the hope he'd bring veteran leadership into a young locker room, along with gritty board play and a reliable jump shot. For the most part, they got all those things, and Cunningham was a solid contributor off the bench in the team's four playoff games.Now, the 27-year-old is a free agent, and believes he's done enough to earn a new contract...
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Rasmus drives in 3, Astros beat Padres 9-4 for 4th straight

SAN DIEGO (AP) Colby Rasmus homered and drove in three runs as the surprising Houston Astros beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 Monday night for their fourth straight victory. Jed Lowrie and Jason Castro also homered for the AL West leaders, who have won nine of 10. Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI double against San Diego ace James Shields in the opener of a three-game interleague...
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Monday's best: Caps top Isles in Game 7; Bolts stay alive vs. Wings

Best game: Washington 2, New York Islanders 1. Most of the Capitals and Islanders were children the last time these teams met in a playoff Game 7. Twenty-eight years after New York won the Easter Epic in quadruple overtime, the Capitals finally got their revenge. Evgeny Kuznetsov patiently waited out Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak as he glided across the slot from right to left...
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