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Leading trio intact with 2nd round complete at soggy Nelson

IRVING, Texas (AP) Texan Jimmy Walker, Dallas-area resident Steven Bowditch and PGA Tour rookie Jon Curran are still the leaders after the completed second round at the AT&T Byron Nelson. Tony Finau and Joe Affrunti had a birdie apiece early Saturday to join a group at 8 under, a shot behind a leading trio that was finished before play was suspended by darkness Friday. Hometown...
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Bengals' Devon Still asks for prayers for sick daughter

CINCINNATI (AP) Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who's had a setback in her fight against cancer. The 5-year-old girl went into a hospital on May 5 to start the process of getting a stem cell transplant. The 4-to-6-week process involves high doses of chemotherapy at the outset. Still posted on social media late Friday that Leah ...
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McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open after even-par 2nd round

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) - Early exits are becoming a habit for Rory McIlroy, especially in his home country. The 26-year-old Northern Ireland native failed to make the Irish Open cut for the third straight year Friday, shooting an even-par 71 that failed to make up for an 80 in the opening round. It is the second straight week the world's top-ranked golfer failed to make...
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Live: AC Milan close out Serie A campaign with test vs. Atalanta

Live: AC Milan close out Serie A campaign with test vs. Atalanta
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James Paxton to miss time with strained tendon in finger

Seattle Mariners left-handed starter James Paxton left his start early on Thursday with a 'twinge' in his finger, and that turned out to be worthy of a stint on the disabled list.  That was the word on Friday, when the club placed him on the 15-day D.L. with a diagnosis of a strained tendon in his middle finger (via Bob Dutton of the News Tribune).  The team is preparing itself...
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Falcao talking to Chelsea over possible summer transfer move?

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao is speaking to Chelsea about a possible transfer, Sky Sports sources understand. The Premier League champions are one of several clubs that Falcao is talking to as he looks to revive his career following a poor season on loan at Manchester United. The Colombia striker struggled during his season on loan at Old Trafford, finding the net just four times...
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Preview: Diamondbacks at Brewers

The Arizona Diamondbacks traveled to Milwaukee riding a few seasons of success at Miller Park and in need of a win to forget about a sweep at the hands of a more formidable NL Central foe. They didn't disappoint in the opener, and they'll try to secure the series Saturday against the big league-worst Brewers, who are in danger of entering June with their worst record ever. Arizona...
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Preview: Blue Jays at Twins

Given his history against the Minnesota Twins it shouldn't come as a surprise that Josh Donaldson's torrid stretch extended to the series opener. The Twins turn to Kyle Gibson on Saturday as they try to slow Donaldson and prevent the Toronto Blue Jays from a fifth victory in six games. Donaldson homered for the fourth consecutive game Friday - a three-run, game-tying blast in the...
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Almost colleagues, Kerr and Blatt are rare rookies in finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The path to the NBA Finals for Steve Kerr and David Blatt, a rare pair of rookie coaches on basketball's biggest stage, started with a meeting organized by their agent at Los Angeles International Airport last June. The two clicked immediately, talking about their philosophies for basketball and life, and Kerr offered Blatt a spot on his new staff with the Golden...
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Jimmie Johnson makes drive toward NASCAR history at Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) Jimmie Johnson needs a mammoth man cave at home for all of his Dover trophies. Known as the Monster Mile, the Dover winner gets a menacing, red-eyed Miles The Monster trophy that weighs 60 pounds and measures at just under 1 1/2 feet from the base to the top of the hand that clutches a mini car. But it's not the oversized reward Johnson truly wants at Dover. ''You...
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English FA chairman thinks Qatar may be stripped of World Cup

Football Association chairman Greg **** suspects Qatar could be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup. In a damning week for FIFA which saw seven of its officials arrested on corruption charges, **** has been one of the leading critics of president Sepp Blatter and the organisation he heads. Twenty-four hours after speaking of his dismay at Blatter's re-election as FIFA...
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Report: Red Bull F1 open to driver changes for 2016

Red Bull is open to changing its driver lineup for 2016, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. The news follows Dutch teenager Max Verstappen's meteoric debut for the junior outfit Toro Rosso this year, even though his progress hit a bump in Monaco with his heavy crash and subsequent penalties. But until then, Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner was declaring...
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Denmark's Kjeldsen shoots 67, takes 2-stroke Irish Open lead

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark shot a 4-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead Saturday in the third round of the Irish Open. The 40-year-old Kjeldsen used superior putting to break free of a six-way tie as gusting winds at Royal County Down sabotaged many players' short games. He rolled a long eagle attempt on the 12th to within 18 inches, settling for his...
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Inverness wins Scottish Cup for 1st time

GLASGOW, England (AP) Inverness Caledonian Thistle captured the Scottish Cup for the first time on Saturday, beating second-tier Falkirk 2-1 in the final thanks to an 86th-minute winner scored when the team was down to 10 men. A match between two unlikely finalists burst into life in the 75th minute when Inverness, which was 1-0 up at the time, had left back Carl Tremarco sent off...
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Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the neck down. No, the worst day came a year later when Baker's physical therapy ended. That was when his therapists, marveling that he could actually...
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Live on FOX: FA Cup holders Arsenal meet Aston Villa in final

FA Cup holders Arsenal meet Aston Villa in final at Wembley
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Still searching: Jeff Gordon says work remains for Hendrick cars

Hendrick Motorsports already has four wins through the first 12 races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Yet, according to four-time champion Jeff Gordon, the powerhouse organization is still working to figure out the current rules package. And Gordon, who earlier announced that this would be his final full Sprint Cup season as he enters the broadcast booth for FOX Sports as an...
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FA Cup takes on title sponsor for 1st time

LONDON (AP) The FA Cup is taking on the name of a sponsor for the first time. The world's oldest club football competition will rebrand itself The Emirates FA Cup from next year under a three-year deal with the airline. FA Chairman Greg **** said Saturday before this year's final between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium that ''the partnership will help take the tournament...
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Victims of FIFA's scandal: small clubs, youth, local leagues

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees. Players and coaches...
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Tigers hope to get bats going against Angels Saturday

Although all eyes were on former AL MVPs Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera heading into this series, it's been a three-time NL MVP who has sparked a pair of victories for the Los Angeles Angels. Albert Pujols will try to homer for a third straight game against the slumping Detroit Tigers on Saturday night when the Angels look to continue their dominance in the series in Anaheim (9 p...
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Juventus warm up for Champions League final with Verona test

Juventus warm up for Champions League final with Verona test.
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Contador suffers but remains on course for Giro win

SESTRIERE, Italy (AP) Alberto Contador had his overall lead sliced in half on the penultimate day of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, although the Spaniard remained on course for the title after the 20th stage. Contador was dropped on the grueling climb up a dirt road on Colle delle Finestre as rivals Fabio Aru and Mikel Landa sped clear. Aru, who moved back into second place overall...
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Live blog: Day 3 of action at the AT&T Byron Nelson

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Denny Hamlin fastest in first Saturday Cup practice at Dover

Denny Hamlin, who earlier won the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway, also was fastest in Saturday's first of two practices at the track. Hamlin turned his fastest lap in 23.028 seconds (156.331 miles per hour) at the 1-mile concrete track, otherwise known as "The Monster Mile." He was followed at the top of the speed chart by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate...
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