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Howard gets 2 hits in spring opener; Phils tie Yanks 5-5

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Newly trim Ryan Howard singled in his first two at-bats of spring training, and the Philadelphia Phillies tied the New York Yankees 5-5 Wednesday in their spring training opener. Trying to regain the form that made him one of the top hitters before he tore his left Achilles tendon injury during the 2011 playoffs, Howard hit an opposite-field single to left...
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Ex-Auburn quarterback Marshall trying to find NFL home

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Nick Marshall was a busy man at Auburn's pro day, throwing passes, performing in defensive back drills and finally fielding punts. It's the latest audition for a player who started his college career as a defensive back at Georgia and, as a quarterback, led Auburn into the national championship game two years ago. NFL scouts and coaches, including the New England...
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Pitt senior Phillips-Nwankwo eyeing different path

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh senior forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo has played less than 100 minutes in four seasons. Still, the walk-on says he wouldn't change a thing. Phillips-Nwankwo will play his final regular season home game on Wednesday when the Panthers (19-11, 8-8 ACC) host Miami (18-11, 8-8). He will likely spend most of the game at the end of the bench watching as Pitt tries...
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Source: South American confederation to support Blatter

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) The South American football confederation is expected to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA's presidential elections. A source has told The Associated Press that CONMEBOL's executive committee made the decision after hearing proposals from Blatter and other candidates Tuesday. There was no official announcement by CONMEBOL, but a person familiar with the decision...
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Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos named WCC player of the year

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) West Coast Conference champion No. 7 Gonzaga swept the league's four major individual awards on Tuesday. Senior point guard Kevin Pangos was named WCC player of the year. Pangos averaged 11.6 points, 5 assists and 2.1 3-pointers per game. His backcourt mate, Gary Bell Jr., was named defensive player of the year. Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer, a transfer from...
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Is Your Penis Size Normal? Science Investigates

The most detailed study of penis size ever undertaken has just been released. And a bunch of you, having read the study, immediately thought, "We have to make sure Clay Travis sees this." I can't tell how you honored this makes me.  Researchers conducted a study -- replete with multiple size flow charts -- that sought to analyze the age-old question that every penis-obsessed man...
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Roddick & Reiter Podcast: Is DeAndre Jordan better than Blake Griffin?

Bill recaps the top stories from around the NBA. Meanwhile, it's time for some Roddick trivia: What show did Andy guest star in and definitely deserve an Emmy for?
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Mane the match-winner as Southampton beats Palace 1-0 in EPL

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) Sadio Mane grabbed a late winner for Southampton in a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Tuesday, boosting the south-coast side's chances of securing European football for next season. Southampton's three-match winless run ended when the Senegal forward pounced from close range in the 83rd minute, chipping Julian Speroni after the...
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Late Benteke penalty earns Villa 2-1 win over West Brom

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Christian Benteke converted an injury-time penalty to earn Aston Villa a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, ending the team's seven-match losing run in the Premier League and provisionally lifting it out of the relegation zone. West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster fouled Matthew Lowton, and Benteke coolly stroked in the spot kick in the fourth minute...
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NCAA lifts ban on postseason play for Idaho football team

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Idaho says the NCAA has lifted the football team's postseason ban imposed for failing to meet academic standards for the 2009 through 2012 seasons. The school said in a statement Monday that efforts by coach Paul Petrino, who took over in December 2012, resulted in grade-point averages of 2.55 in his four semesters as head coach. The ban started in the 2014 season...
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Aston Villa grab win over West Brom with injury-time penalty

Christian Benteke's last-gasp penalty clinched a crucial 2-1 win for Aston Villa over West Brom as they escaped the relegation zone. The striker scored in the fourth minute of injury time after Ben Foster brought down Matt Lowton to cap a dramatic derby. It was Villa's first league win since December - and Tim Sherwood's first as boss - and ended a seven-game losing streak. Saido...
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Look out below: Tiger Woods falls to 75th in World Golf Ranking

How quickly have things gone downhill for Tiger Woods this season? A 21-year-old kid with just 12 PGA Tour tournaments under his belt, Daniel Berger, moved past the iconic one in the Official World Golf Ranking. Woods slipped to 75th, his worst status since the fall of 1996 when he was only a handful of tournaments into his pro career. Of those in the top 100, Woods has tumbled the...
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Dodge Hellcats recalled for fuel leak risk

The 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats are famous for being able to burn up to 1.5 gallons of gasoline per minute at full throttle, but they might be leaving some in the driveway, too. The automaker has announced that it is recalling all 2,211 of the cars delivered so far after a dealer discovered the defect. The problem was tracked back to an improperly installed...
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Daddy duty: Hahn withdraws from WGC-Cadillac after birth of child

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Southampton climb to fifth after narrow win over Crystal Palace

Southampton stayed in touch in the race for UEFA Champions League qualification after Sadio Mane's late strike gave them a scrappy 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. Goals had been hard to come by for Saints at St. Mary's in recent weeks and their goal drought look set to extend as Graziano Pelle wasted a glorious chance just before the break. Ronald Koeman's side rode their luck after...
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Alvarez homers, Pirates beat Blue Jays 8-7

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run shot and Korean rookie Jung Ho Kang connected for his first major league homer, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday in the exhibition opener for both teams. Alvarez's drive came in the first inning off Aaron Sanchez after Gregory Polanco singled and Starling Marte reached on an error...
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Northern Iowa's Tuttle named Valley player of year

ST. LOUIS (AP) Northern Iowa forward Seth Tuttle, the Missouri Valley's active leader in scoring and rebounding, has been selected the conference's player of the year. Tuttle, a senior, received 38 of a possible 47 first-place votes in voting by coaches, sports information directors and a media panel. Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet, teammates on regular season champion and ninth-ranked...
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Poyet sent to stands as Sunderland draws 1-1 at Hull

HULL, England (AP) Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell scored an equalizer after triggering a red card for his manager in a feisty 1-1 draw at Hull in the Premier League on Tuesday. Sunderland's Gus Poyet was sent to the stands and Hull's Steve Bruce had to be restrained by the fourth official as he tried to confront the Uruguayan after the two managers exchanged words following...
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A trying Heat season now hitting the stretch run

MIAMI (AP) To say the Miami Heat have been presented with a new problem every day since last season ended, that would be an exaggeration. But not by much. For the Heat, strange has become normal. Players who weren't in Miami when the season began now find themselves in key roles, arguably the team's most vital player saw his season end after a major health scare threatened his life...
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Leverkusen, Dortmund, Freiburg advance in German Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Bayer Leverkusen needed extra-time goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Stefan Kiessling to beat second-division Kaiserslautern 2-0 on Tuesday for a place in the quarterfinals of the German Cup. Ciro Immobile scored twice for Borussia Dortmund to advance 2-0 over third-division Dynamo Dresden. Elsewhere, Hoffenheim won 2-0 at second-division Aalen and Freiburg...
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Trail Blazers-Clippers Preview

Chris Paul has regularly outperformed Damian Lillard in recent meetings, and the Clippers have gotten the better of the Trail Blazers, as well. Both clubs seek a fourth straight victory in a matchup between two of the league's premier point guards Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Paul has elevated his play to help the Clippers (40-21) remain strong in the absence of Blake Griffin...
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How aggressive should Kyle Busch be in plans to return?

Back in the day, I actually went through the same thing that crew chief Adam Stevens has had to deal with since his driver, Kyle Busch, was injured in the XFINITY Series race in Daytona and unable to start the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. It was a Friday in 1990 and Darrell Waltrip was badly injured in our No. 17 Tide car the day before the July Daytona race. Similar to Kyle's...
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Cubs pitcher Hendricks looks for more success in 2nd season

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth. The right-hander enjoys baseball's scouting reports and video work almost as much as being on the mound. So sure, Hendricks noticed when manager Joe Maddon said he was likely set for the rotation, and then he went right back to work. For everything...
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UCLA in search of late-season wins to make NCAA Tournament

LOS ANGELES (AP) These are humble days for UCLA basketball, with the Bruins desperate to get into the NCAA Tournament any way they can. They are down to a couple of chances: win the Pac-12 tournament and the league's automatic berth that goes with it or cross their fingers that their strength of schedule impresses the selection committee. First, though, the Bruins (18-12, 10-7)...
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Pacquiao attracting money in Vegas sports books vs. Mayweather

  Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do -- beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the big fight in this city's legal sports books. By the time they...
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