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Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand on Sunday in front of a crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Clarke (74) and Steve Smith (56 not out), the current and the likely future captain, spearheaded Australia to the winning target...
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Australia beats New Zealand to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australia beats New Zealand to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title.
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Milner set to quit Man City this summer and sign for Liverpool

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... Jose Mourinho has been given the green light for a £40million swoop for Raphael Varane. Jordan Henderson is set to sign a new deal at Liverpool. Arsene Wenger plans a £30million raid for Victor Wanyama...
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Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez's three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday. Gomez won the last three Auckland triathlons, but Brownlee, chastened by a fifth-place effort in the season-opener in Abu Dhabi three weeks ago, was extra motivated. Brownlee made his move...
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Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysian GP in second start with Ferrari

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes' long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-car period, while second-placed Lewis Hamilton and third-placed Nico Rosberg did pit in their Mercedes cars, and the clear air at the front...
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Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes' long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-car period, while second-placed Lewis Hamilton and third-placed Nico Rosberg did pit in their Mercedes cars, and...
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Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday. Kuroda struck out five while giving up five hits over seven scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yakult Swallows 2-1. Kuroda signed a one-year contract worth $3.3 million in the offseason. He pitched for Hiroshima from 1997-2007 and then...
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Record-setting MCG crowd on hand for World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Cricket World Cup came to an end an amid a carnival atmosphere as supporters for co-hosts Australia and New Zealand made up a raucous, record crowd for the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The crowd figure eclipsed the Australian cricket one-day attendance record of 91,112 set at the same stadium for the first day of the 2013 Boxing...
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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher...
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Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other

On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a video tribute. Jay Bilas served as emcee. Naturally, Tom Izzo stole the show. The same could happen Sunday, even though Coach K, Rick Pitino and Gonzaga's Mark Few are also fighting...
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Sydney FC beats 1st-place Wellington in A-League

SYDNEY (AP) Sydney FC beat the first-place Wellington Phoenix 3-0 on Sunday to tighten up an already close race for the top positions in Australia's A-League. Sydney maintained its unbeaten away record this season, scoring all its goals in the opening half in the New Zealand capital. Goals from Jacques Faty, an own-goal from Manny Muscat and a third from Shane Smeltz ensured the...
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Record rout by UConn leads to milestone win for Auriemma

A monumental comeback, a milestone win, and an Elite Eight party crasher highlighted the women's basketball NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Saturday. Now the field for the regional finals is set with seven of the top eight teams advancing and seventh-seed Dayton. The Flyers were almost joined by No. 11 seed Gonzaga in the next round before Tennessee pulled off an unbelievable comeback...
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Suns face Thunder in virtual must-win game

After the Oklahoma City Thunder held their own for five weeks without Kevin Durant, their first game since learning the MVP wouldn't return this season wasn't as promising. They won't have long to regroup before visiting a desperate Phoenix Suns team looking to gain ground in the playoff race. Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City will try to avoid a season-worst fifth straight road...
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Klingberg wins game in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

  John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher Tanev recorded his first two-point...
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Thunder-Suns Preview

After the Oklahoma City Thunder held their own for five weeks without Kevin Durant, their first game since learning the MVP wouldn't return this season wasn't as promising. They won't have long to regroup before visiting a desperate Phoenix Suns team looking to gain ground in the playoff race. Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City will try to avoid a season-worst fifth straight road...
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Alabama DL Taylor charged with domestic violence for 2nd time

  Police say Alabama player Jonathan Taylor, signed six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend's assault, faces a new domestic violence charge. A Tuscaloosa police news release says the 21-year-old Taylor was arrested Saturday evening after a woman reported her boyfriend assaulted her. Police say Taylor has been charged with domestic violence third...
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Alabama DL Taylor charged with domestic violence a 2nd time

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Police say Alabama player Jonathan Taylor, signed six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend's assault, faces a new domestic violence charge. A Tuscaloosa police news release says the 21-year-old Taylor was arrested Saturday evening after a woman reported her boyfriend assaulted her. Police say Taylor has been charged with domestic...
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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher...
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Dungey, Musquin complete Red Bull KTM sweep again in St. Louis

Ryan Dungey raced to his sixth Monster Energy Supercross victory of season Saturday night, beating Eli Tomac in the 450SX main event at the Edward Jones Dome. The KTM ace was second after the first turn, but immediately overtook Andrew Short in Turn 2 and was unchallenged for the remainder of the race, leading all 20 laps en route to his 20th career 450SX victory. "The team has built...
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Kentucky got outplayed this time and could be going home next

I don’t think the NCAA tournament selection committee looks for the best possible storylines when it’s constructing a bracket every March. I really don’t. I’ve sat through a mock selection process in Indianapolis, where NCAA officials put a group of media through a simulated version for two days. There are so many moving pieces to this enormous, 68-team puzzle that storylines...
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Panthers-Senators Preview

While the Ottawa Senators hope to bounce back in their quest for a playoff berth, the Florida Panthers are running out of chances in their bid to qualify for only the third time in 17 seasons. With Andrew Hammond's status again uncertain, the Senators will try to avoid their first three-game skid in almost two months with their 16th win in 20 games Sunday night against the visiting...
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Trail Blazers down Nuggets, move closer to division title

  LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory. Portland increased its Northwest Division lead to 6 1/2 games over second-place Oklahoma City, which lost to Utah 94-89. The Blazers have 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Thunder nine. Aldridge shot...
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Texas easily wins 11th NCAA men's swimming title

  Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breaststroke Saturday night to help Texas run away with its 11th NCAA men's swimming title. The Longhorns finished with 528 points. California was second 399, followed by Michigan with 312 and Southern California with 278. ''I have never had a goal of being an Olympic coach or an NCAA champion coach,'' Texas...
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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory. Portland increased its Northwest Division lead to 6 1/2 games over second-place Oklahoma City, which lost to Utah 94-89. The Blazers have 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Thunder nine...
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Mariners pitching prospect Sanchez dies 42 days after injury

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelan baseball officials say Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez has died from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident last month. Sanchez's Venezuelan team, the Caracas Lions, issued a statement saying he died Saturday night after being in a coma 42 days. Sanchez was swimming on Feb. 14 when he was struck in the head by the propeller...
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