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Odd-man in: Mets go to 6-man rotation to cut innings

NEW YORK (AP) The Mets are going to a six-man starting rotation to cut innings for Matt Harvey, NL Rookie of the Year Jacob DeGrom and rookie Noah Syndergaard. New York manager Terry Collins says the trio didn't like the alternatives: cutting their starts short after five innings, taking turns going on the disabled list or cutting their seasons short in September. So Dillon Gee...
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Joe Gibbs Racing sends a message with strong two weeks in Charlotte

In the last 10 days, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has suddenly gotten a lot more interesting. When Jimmie Johnson won at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago -- his third victory in the first four races at 1.5-mile tracks this year -- the conventional wisdom was that he'd crush the competition in the two weekends of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he was the only four-time winner...
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FIFA defers decision on continental rotation for WCup bids

ZURICH (AP) FIFA has deferred a decision on potentially limiting which continents can bid to host the 2026 World Cup. FIFA's executive committee met Monday and had the option of blocking bids from confederations which hosted one of the two previous tournaments. The panel meets again on Saturday. As Russia will host the 2018 World Cup, the rule could exclude Europe from 2026 bidding...
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Battle of the titans: IndyCar's top names gave us a brawl for the ages

INDIANAPOLIS – What made the finish of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 a race for the ages was the epic battle over the final 15 laps between the three best drivers in the sport. It featured a three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and 2008 Indy 500 winner in Scott Dixon, the defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power, and a driver who won the 1999 CART championship,...
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NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke tells The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1cWyGwZ ) that McDonald was taken into custody at 7 a.m. Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and child...
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Roma secure Champions League spot, Lazio have one more chance

Roma secured direct entry into the Champions League group phase with a 2-1 win over Lazio in a heated Serie A derby Monday that included three late goals. French center back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa decided the match with a header following a free kick in the 85th minute - his first goal of the season. Roma had taken the lead in the 73rd when Juan Manuel Iturbe chipped in from within the...
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MLB Quick Hits: What's up with Matt Harvey and Johnny Cueto?

Two of the National League's best aces gave their owners a scare this weekend. Something didn't feel right about seeing Matt Harvey get knocked around by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday (4 IP, 7 ER), and lo and behold, there are now concerns being expressed about Harvey suffering from a "dead arm." Obviously, any health related obstacle for Harvey is troubling, considering he...
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Marathon man: Landon Cassill runs 14 miles after Coca-Cola 600

After completing Sunday's Coca-Cola 600, Landon Cassill swapped his driving suit for running shorts and ran 14 miles from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte.  Once he climbed from the No. 40 Snap Fitness Chevrolet, Cassill stretched out and set off on his route. Cassill was accompanied by two escort motorcylces along the route.  When Cassill...
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Real Madrid set news conference to announce Ancelotti exit

Real Madrid has called a news conference for Monday, during which president Florentino Perez is expected to announce the departure of coach Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian led Los Blancos to victory in the Champions League and the Copa del Rey last season, before overseeing a club-record 22-game winning streak during the first half of the current campaign that culminated in Club...
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WATCH: Jose Mourinho might actually be the worst singer alive

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho might actually be the worst singer alive.
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Roma beats Lazio 2-1 in derby to secure 2nd in Serie A

ROME (AP) Roma secured direct entry into the Champions League group phase with a 2-1 win over Lazio in a heated Serie A derby Monday that included three late goals. French center back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa decided the match with a header following a free kick in the 85th minute - his first goal of the season. Roma had taken the lead in the 73rd when Juan Manuel Iturbe chipped in from...
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Premier League rivals troll Chelsea for weak turnout at title parade

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Ex-England coach McClaren fired by 2nd-tier Derby

DERBY, England (AP) Former England coach Steve McClaren has been fired by Derby County after failing to guide the second-tier English club into the Premier League. Derby said Monday that the decision was taken after a review of the season, and that ''the appointment of a new head coach is required to continue the club's on-field progress.'' McClaren, who coached England from 2006...
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Josh Hamilton in lineup, will make season debut with Rangers

CLEVELAND -- For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup. He is playing left field and batting fifth for Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians. The 2010 AL MVP is making his season debut after shoulder surgery in February. His return comes after Texas acquired him from the Los Angeles Angels on April 27. Hamilton went to extended...
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Gators, Hurricanes among top eight in NCAA baseball tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time. The Division I Baseball Committee on Monday made the Pac-12 champion Bruins (42-14) the top seed over Southeastern Conference regular-season champion LSU (48-10). The other six national seeds, in order, are: Louisville, Florida, Miami, Illinois, TCU and Missouri State. The tournament opens...
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World Golf Rankings qualify 24 players for U.S. Open

Byeong-Hun An earned a spot in this year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay courtesy of his victory at the BMW PGA Championship. An, who is now ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking, was a semifinalist at the 2010 U.S. Amateur held at Chambers Bay. But An wasn't the only player who secured a U.S. Open berth this week. Twenty-four players punched their tickets to Chambers Bay via...
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Complete coverage of U.S. Open sectional qualifying

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Long road back: Josh Hamilton is in lineup for Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup. He is playing left field and batting fifth for Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians. The 2010 AL MVP is making his season debut after shoulder surgery in February. His return comes after Texas acquired him from the Los Angeles Angels on April 27. Hamilton went to extended...
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The photobombing Urban Meyer strikes again -- at a wedding

Next to winning national championships it seems that Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach Urban Meyer's favorite activity is photobombing. And he's pretty good at it. No intended photograph target is off limits and he's displayed excellent range, wedging into photos from far away. Here's Meyer's latest effort at a wedding this weekend with his wife Shelley's gripe: A good one...
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Reds place Mesoraco on 15-day DL; Cueto examined

CINCINNATI -- The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. They'd been hoping that Mesoraco -- an All-Star last season -- could get better without going on the DL. The hip bothered him when he went through catching drills over the weekend, prompting...
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400 just first of many milestones for Miggy

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Twins vs. Red Sox preview

Scoring first has been a mantra behind the Minnesota Twins' revival. An autograph from a child seems to have sparked Mike Napoli's surge. The surging Twins look for another fast start Monday when they host Napoli and the Boston Red Sox in the opener of this three-game set. Minnesota (25-18) has turned around its season with a 16-6 stretch, scoring first in 12 of those victories....
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Monday's five for fighting

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The Soundtrack to UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier - the walkout songs

UFC 187 will probably go down as one of the best cards of all 2015 and the fighters competing on Saturday night in Las Vegas also set the bar really high when it came to an eclectic mix of songs chosen as they walked to the Octagon. (Explicit lyrics contained in many of the tracks below) Daniel Cormier has stuck by the Lil' Wayne track 'Right Above It' for pretty much his entire...
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Brewers vs. Giants preview

The San Francisco Giants fired on all cylinders during a long winning streak, but several poor outings from their starting rotation has left them staring at a potential three-game skid. Following the worst of those starts, San Francisco tries to avoid a seventh loss in eight games at Miller Park on Monday when it opens a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Giants...
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