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Mourinho to make shock move for Tottenham striker in the summer

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 striker Edin Dzeko is a target for Italian league leaders Juventus who are plotting a £15m move. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will launch a shock move for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor...
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US women's medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

SHANGHAI (AP) For the ninth straight year, there wasn't an American woman on the podium at the figure skating world championships. Though they fell just short of taking home a medal, Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner were pleased with the way they recovered after their spotty performances in the short program to end the season on a positive note. Gold was second in the free skate Saturday...
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Russia demands win after Montenegro qualifier called off

MOSCOW (AP) Russia has demanded to be awarded a victory after its European championship qualifier against Montenegro was abandoned due to attacks on Russian players. The match in Podgorica, Montenegro, was abandoned at 0-0 on 67 minutes on Friday after Russia's Dmitry Kombarov was hit by an object. The game had previously been suspended in the first minute when goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev...
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Preview: Kings at Wild

Thanks to the Minnesota Wild, the Los Angeles Kings have an opportunity to pull further ahead for the Pacific Division's final guaranteed playoff spot. A third win over the Wild this season would do the trick. Visiting Los Angeles looks to snap Minnesota's four-game winning streak and sweep the season series Saturday night. The Kings (37-23-14) remained one point ahead of Calgary...
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CM Punk: A lot of pro wrestlers have fantasies of doing MMA

For only the second time in the past seven years, CM Punk will sit at home during World Wrestling Entertainment's biggest event, Wrestlemania, and the truth is with his new life focused on mixed martial arts he doesn't miss it one bit. Punk exited the professional wrestling world a year ago amidst a contract dispute with WWE and six months later signed with the UFC to pursue his...
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Elite Eight preview: Does Notre Dame have the goods to upset Kentucky?

The 2015 Elite Eight is brought to you by the color blue. Yes, there’s Kentucky’s Big Blue Nation and Duke’s Blue Devils, but we’re talking about the entire field here. Arizona may wear red but its blood is blue. Ditto Louisville. And Notre Dame … is Notre Dame. There will be more brand names on TV the next two days than an entire season of “Mad Men.” The closest thing...
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What to Watch in the Cricket World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Cricket World Cup final on Sunday will feature the tournament co-hosts and traditional sports rivals Australia and New Zealand. The Australians have won four World Cup titles from six previous finals. New Zealand lost the first six World Cup semifinals it played before finally beating South Africa in Auckland to reach the championship match for the...
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Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, putting the team on track for another front-row grid lockout. Rosberg set the fastest time of 1 minute, 39.690 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, less than two tenths of a second ahead of Hamilton, the reigning...
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Tuktamysheva takes women's title at figure skating worlds

  Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wrapped up the most successful season of her young career by easily winning the women's gold medal at the figure skating world championships on Saturday. Tuktamysheva had a huge lead after landing a triple axel in the short program and extended it further in the free skate to score 210.36 points overall, more than 15 points ahead of silver medalist...
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Malaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting deal

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Malaysian Grand Prix organizers are poised to sign a new three-year contract to host Formula One at the Sepang International Circuit, with a final agreement expected next month. SIC chairman Mokhzani Tun Mahathir told The Associated Press on Saturday that the final details of the contract were being formalized with Formula One's commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone...
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Confident Cauley-Stein thriving in mentor role for Wildcats

CLEVELAND (AP) Willie Cauley-Stein opened his mouth and words came out. He's not sure he believed them, but he said them anyway. His freshman season at Kentucky ended in a cramped gym far away from the bright lights of the NCAA Tournament. This wasn't what he signed up for, trying to explain how the defending national champions with another roster stuffed with McDonald's All-Americans...
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Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over. Luckily for gamblers, it appears most were backing Duke, laying 5 points at Las...
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Sweet 16 takeaways: Rozier, Winslow have rare ability to decide NCAA tournament

I'll admit it: The second weekend has been a bit of a letdown so far. And if I'm being completely honest, after that epic first day, the entire thing has lacked drama in comparison. Remember that first day? It feels like forever ago, doesn't it? In the first few hours of the tournament, we had two 14-seeds upset 3-seeds, which hadn't happened twice in the same tournament since 1995...
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Big-time programs battling for Final Four berths

Saturday night's games will decide half the Final Four, and the big boys have pushed the Cinderellas off the dance floor. Arizona and Wisconsin are back in Southern California fighting for a Final Four berth again. In Cleveland, Notre Dame takes on the biggest heavyweight college basketball has seen in decades, and Kentucky is favored to keep its undefeated season going and deny...
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Brendan Schaub officially announces move down to 205-pounds

Former Ultimate Fighter finalist Brendan Schaub will shed quite a few pounds later this year as he officially makes his move down to the light heavyweight division. Schaub has toyed with the idea lately, but officially confirmed this week during his 'Fighter and the Kid' podcast on FOX Sports that he will make the move down to 205-pounds later this year. Some lingering injuries have...
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Nuggets-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have put together back-to-back wins, but their play at times has brought reminders of the issues that led to the losing streak that preceded those victories. Another matchup with the Denver Nuggets could bring out their best. The Blazers look to win an eighth consecutive meeting with the visiting Nuggets on Saturday night. Portland (46-25) ended a season...
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Sooners wear down in 62-58 loss to Spartans in East semis

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) It took four years for coach Lon Kruger to rebuild the Oklahoma Sooners into bona fide NCAA Tournament contenders. The Sooners still have a few steps to take before they can be regarded as Elite Eight worthy. Oklahoma (24-11) withered under Michigan State's defensive pressure in the second half of a 62-58 loss in an East Regional semifinal on Friday night. After...
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Warriors-Bucks Preview

With Klay Thompson back to form and Stephen Curry on a sizzling road tear, the Golden State Warriors are on the verge of adding a few more milestones to their already historic campaign. The league-best Warriors can wrap up the Western Conference's top seed and become the first team in the franchise's 69-year history to reach 60 victories by extending their winning streak to nine...
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Stars-Canucks Preview

A strong second half has the Vancouver Canucks primed to rejoin the postseason, but the ultra-competitive Western Conference won't afford them any comfort the rest of the way. With a slight cushion in the playoff race, the Canucks face off Saturday night with the Dallas Stars, whose desperate late-season push suffered a near-fatal hit their last time out. Vancouver (43-27-4) has...
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Guards key to advancement in women's NCAA Tournament

It was a sweet night for guards in the regional semifinals of the women's basketball NCAA Tournament. Niya Johnson of Baylor, Lindsay Allen of Notre Dame, Leticia Romero of Florida State and Tiffany Mitchell of South Carolina all helped their teams advance Friday night into the final eight. The victories set up matchups between the top two seeds in both Oklahoma City and Greensboro...
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Friday's Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALL HOUSTON (AP) Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen. Justise Winslow, the freshman from Houston playing at home the day after his 19th birthday, had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the South Regional's top-seeded Blue Devils in their 63-57 Sweet 16 victory over revived Utah...
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Utah, other Coach K lose 63-57 in Sweet 16 top-seeded Duke

HOUSTON (AP) The other Coach K in this Sweet 16 matchup could just be getting started even though Utah's season is over. Larry Krystkowiak and his Utes, so close to an NCAA regional final only three years after winning only six games, lost 63-57 to Duke and the more well-known Coach K on Friday night. Asked where he goes from here, Krystkowiak exhaled before answering. ''Well heck...
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Gonzalez exits, Shields struggles as Padres beat Rockies

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night. Gonzalez exited after striking out in the top of the fourth. The two-time All-Star said he felt ''fatigue'' in the knee during the day, and it got worse when he had...
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Early explosion leads Brewers past Reds, 8-6

GOODYEAR, Ariz.  -- Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Gennett's homer was his first of the spring and Lucroy followed a single by Jean Segura with his third home run before Raisel Iglesias retired a batter. Matt Garza...
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Thunder-Jazz Preview

What the Oklahoma City Thunder feared has been confirmed. Kevin Durant's season is over as he prepares to have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fracture in his right foot. While playing without Durant to begin the season, that might have prompted wait-until-next-year mentality for the Thunder, but the latest absence of the reigning NBA MVP has been at least somewhat easier...
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