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Wozniacki cruises to second round of French Open

PARIS -- It was a tricky test, but Caroline Wozniacki passed it smoothly. The former top-ranked player from Denmark stopped Karin Knapp's good run on clay this season with a 6-3, 6-0 win to reach the second round of the French Open. Knapp arrived in Paris on the back of her second career title at the Nuremberg Open last week and with an 8-2 record on clay. But she was no match for...
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Kane dismisses United rumor and pledges commitment to Tottenham

Harry Kane has reaffirmed his commitment to Tottenham after reports of interest from Manchester United. The PFA Young Player of the Year faced questions about his future after landing in Malaysia ahead of Spurs' friendly against a Malaysia XI. And the 21-year-old striker made it clear he intends to stay put and build on a breakthrough season under Mauricio Pochettino that saw him...
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Best (and worst) top 10 picks of all time

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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: NFL's top 25 salaries for 2015

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: NFL's top 25 salaries for 2015
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United target Otamendi wants to leave Valencia, reveals agent

Manchester United have been handed a transfer boost after Nicolas Otamendi's agent revealed that the Argentina defender wants to leave Valencia. He has been linked with a move to United since January, and his representative Eugenio Lopez says the center-back wants to leave the Mestalla. Speaking to Radio Valencia Cadena Ser, Lopez said: "Nico wants to leave Valencia and is going...
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MLB Quick Hits: A's to activate closer Doolittle

A's closer Sean Doolittle, who has been on the DL all season with a shoulder strain, will be activated in time for Tuesday's game against the Tigers. Doolittle's velocity has reportedly been down during rehab outings, and the A's say he'll pitch in some non-save situations early on. However, Doolittle is owned in just 60.7 percent of FOXSports.com leagues, and should start getting...
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Rockets given memo of Warriors' plans had they swept series

The Golden State Warriors do not lack confidence. After collecting a league-best 67 wins and having little problems in the first three rounds of the Western Conference playoffs, the Warriors have good reason to feel like the favorites to win the title. But the team might have gone a little too far Monday night. Following the Houston Rockets' 128-115 win over the Warriors, Rockets...
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Bale named in Wales team for qualifier against Belgium

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Wales has included Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in its 23-man squad for a European Championship qualifier against Group B leader Belgium. Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen have also been named in the Wales team, which is unbeaten after five games in qualifying for next year's tournament in France. Both sides have 11 points but Belgium leads the standings...
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Keep an eye on Bennett Jackson during the Giants' OTAs

New York Giants defensive back Bennett Jackson will be entering his second season of offseason training with a new challenge ahead of him. After being selected in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft to play cornerback, the Giants' coaching staff has approached Jackson about converting to safety in 2015. It doesn't take a student of the game to realize the quickest path to starting...
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Spain coach Del Bosque picks 2 newcomers for squad

MADRID (AP) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has included two newcomers in his squad for upcoming internationals against Costa Rica and Belarus. Sergio Rico, a 21-year-old goalkeeper, and 25-year-old midfielder Aleix Vidal were both added to the squad on Tuesday. Both play for Sevilla, which will play in the Europa League final on Wednesday. Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara...
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Eintracht Frankfurt coach Thomas Schaaf quits after 1 season

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Eintracht Frankfurt coach Thomas Schaaf has stepped down, blaming the club's board for making him leave after only one season in charge. Schaaf says he cannot accept the ''incredible and incomprehensible accusations and insinuations'' about him and his work made by club officials, giving him no option but to leave. Schaaf had another season on his contract...
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Life on the inside of FIFA being treated like a criminal

ZURICH (AP) Within weeks of becoming a FIFA vice president, Jim Boyce was on a plane when he grasped the low regard in which soccer's leaders are held and the constant suspicion that they are corrupt. While lifting his bag into the overhead locker in the ninth row of a modest plane between Belfast and London, Boyce was hassled by a man behind him. ''Mr. Boyce, I thought with all...
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Di Matteo resigns as Schalke coach after seven months at helm

Roberto Di Matteo had resigned as coach of Schalke after only seven months at the helm, citing a difference of opinion over shaping the Bundesliga club's future as his reason for walking away. The Italian tendered his resignation after a meeting with the club's director of sport Horst Heldt over the weekend, after the Royal Blues ended the season in a disappointing sixth position...
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Will Dwight Howard be suspended after decking Bogut in Game 4?

The Houston Rockets staved off elimination Monday night but will they have their big man for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals? Dwight Howard got tangled up with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and hit Bogut with a backhand, sending Bogut's head backward. Howard was assessed a flagrant-one foul, which allowed him to remain in the game. But will the league upgrade...
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Gustafson, McBride join Europe as Solheim Cup vice captains

LONDON (AP) European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch has named Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride as vice captains for this year's competition against the United States. The two join Annika Sorenstam as assistants to Koch, who is preparing for Europe's defense of the trophy at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany in September after its first ever away victory in Colorado in 2013. Gustafson...
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Chelsea legend Drogba interested in joining Lampard, Gerrard in MLS

Didier Drogba will not play for another English team when he leaves Chelsea and may follow Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard by ending his career in the United States. The 37-year-old former Cote d'Ivoire forward played his final game for Chelsea when the Premier League champions beat Sunderland 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. He told the Daily Telegraph: "There are some really...
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Benitez almost certain to land Real Madrid job, says Ancelotti's agent

Rafael Benitez is "99 per cent" certain to be the next Real Madrid coach, according to the representative of Carlo Ancelotti. After weeks of speculation about his future, Ancelotti was sacked as Real boss on Monday with club president Florentino Perez announcing the time had come for a "change of direction". Napoli boss Benitez has emerged as favourite to be the new boss, and Ancelotti...
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Olympic powerbroker turns back on Vizer, backs Thomas Bach

LONDON (AP) A senior Olympic powerbroker has distanced himself from Marius Vizer and thrown his full support behind IOC President Thomas Bach in the latest backlash against the leader of umbrella body SportAccord. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fadad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees, says ''it is time to put personal matters aside'' and stand behind Bach's...
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Rebel soccer club on the rise in Manchester

MANCHESTER, England (AP) It's 90 minutes before kickoff and the stadium's concourse is filling up with excited United fans clutching their match tickets and wearing red-and-white scarves and jerseys. Inside the ground, a full repertoire of United songs is belted out in the bar and the main stand. Anticipation is building - a huge European game is weeks away and this sunny afternoon...
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Roberto di Matteo resigns as Schalke coach

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Schalke coach Roberto di Matteo has stepped down after a disappointing season with a sixth-place finish in the Bundesliga. Di Matteo says he is leaving because the ''mortgage of an unsatisfactory second half of the season was too big,'' and he could not guarantee the success expected of the club for the future. Di Matteo, who won the Champions League...
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New members of FIFA's scandal-hit executive committee

ZURICH (AP) The FIFA executive committee might have the worst reputation of any international sports body. Still, many candidates want to sit at soccer's high table, known as the ExCo. Two members of Asian royalty and a former Manchester United CEO are among nine men who will formally join the ExCo at the FIFA congress on Friday. Their first official meeting is on Saturday. The...
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Mets' Colon hits, pitches his way to seventh win vs. Phillies

  Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time. A day after his 42nd birthday, the rotund pitcher moved into a tie for the major-league lead with his seventh win and singled for his second hit in a decade. The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing streak. ''I wish I got cheers for a foul ball,'' teammate Michael Cuddyer said. ''He's must...
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Monaco striker Falcao would take pay cut to join Chelsea

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... Newcastle are eyeing a shock move to make Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink their new manager. Manchester United defensive target Nicolas Otamendi wants to leave La Liga club Valencia. Morgan Schneiderlin will not...
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Rockets' Howard not ejected for blow to head one day after Hawks' Horford gets tossed

There is subjectivity in many, many calls made by officials over the course of an NBA game. As ESPN analyst and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy said during Game 4 between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, "Different officials see things differently," and that's without acknowledging that no two plays or situations are exactly alike. Things like flagrant and technical...
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Austria's Okotie returns for Euro 2016 qualifier in Russia

VIENNA (AP) Austria striker Rubin Okotie will return to the national team for next month's Euro 2016 qualifier in Russia. Okotie, who scored for the Group G leaders in a 1-0 win over Russia in November, missed Austria's friendly against Bosnia in March but has been included in the 25-man squad announced Tuesday by coach Marcel Koller. Austria will be without injured midfielders...
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