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Blue Jays activate OF Saunders from DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have activated outfielder Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list. The Blue Jays also designated infielder-outfielder Steve Tolleson for assignment after Friday night's 12-3 loss to Tampa Bay. Saunders hasn't played in the majors this season after injuring his left knee in spring training. Saunders hit .273 with eight homers...
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Wall, Pierce lead way as Wizards down Raptors for 3-0 series lead

  John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night. Six Wizards scored in double figures, including Marcin Gortat, who had 24 points and 13 rebounds. Pierce's 18 points...
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Wall, Pierce get Wiz past Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall drew choruses of ''M-V-P!'' from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night. Six Wizards scored in double figures, including Marcin Gortat, who had 24 points and 13 rebounds...
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Cubs score 4 times in 11th for 7-3 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Anthony Rizzo homered, doubled and started Chicago's winning rally with a single off Burke Badenhop (0-1) as the Reds' bullpen failed again. Herrera singled home...
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Martinez pitches Cardinals past Brewers 3-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) Carlos Martinez struck out eight in seven innings, Jason Heyward and Jhonny Peralta homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Friday night. Martinez (2-0) gave up four hits and walked two in the longest of his three starts this season. Jordan Walden pitched eighth and Trevor Rosenthal finished for his seventh save in seven tries, completing...
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Friday's best: Harden too much for Mavs' addition by Rondo subtraction

Best stat line: James Harden, G, Houston Rockets: 42 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists vs. Dallas Mavericks. With the way that NBA substitution patterns work, the scoring for a star from quarter to quarter often looks like a backward N-curve: high in the first and third quarters, low in the second and fourth. Such was the nature of The Beard's scoring night, but that was the only thing...
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Bruce Jenner: 'For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'

Bruce Jenner, the former Olympic champion who became even more famous as the reality TV dad of the Kardashian clan, ended months of speculation by announcing that he now considers himself a woman. "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman," Jenner told Diane Sawyer in an interview broadcast Friday night on "20/20." Among the revelations: Jenner has not had a sex change yet, but...
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Holt's 8th-inning HR lifts Red Sox past skidding Orioles 7-5

BALTIMORE (AP) Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O'Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles' losing streak to five games. David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez also connected for the Red Sox, who have won three of five this season against the defending AL East champions. Jimmy Paredes and Chris Davis homered...
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Peyton Manning donating $3M to Tennessee football, scholarship fund

  Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is donating $3 million to Tennessee to benefit the Volunteers' football program and Manning's scholarship endowment. The university issued a release Friday saying Manning and wife Ashley announced a ''$3 million leadership commitment.'' Manning starred for Tennessee from 1994-97. Manning's donation honors Gus Manning, who isn't related...
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Moss hits 2 HRs, drives in 7 runs as Indians pummel Tigers

  Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night. Detroit has lost four straight after an 11-2 start. Moss had a three-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run shot in the ninth. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a two-run homer in the eighth. The Indians entered with 11 homers...
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Complete Toyota Owners 250 XFINITY race results

Denny Hamlin won the Toyota Owners 250 XFINITY Series at Richmond International Raceway in dominating fashion, leading 248 of 250 laps. It was the 12th series win for Hamlin in his career and the 100th overall win for Toyota in the series. Here are the complete race results:
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Teixeira blasts 2 homers as Yankees snap Mets winning streak

  Mark Teixeira hit a pair of two-run homers and Michael Pineda used a biting slider while pitching impressively into the eighth inning to help the New York Yankees end the crosstown rival Mets' 11-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Friday night in the Subway Series opener. Jacoby Ellsbury also connected off Jacob deGrom (2-2) for a third home run to the short right field in...
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Rutgers' spring QB competition ends where it started - close

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The spring game went pretty much like the rest of spring practice in Rutgers' quarterback competition. Chris Laviano was ahead of Hayden Rettig, but there was not nearly enough separation between the two for coach Kyle Flood to name a winner. Laviano went 8 for 10 for 140 yards and a couple of touchdown passes in the intra-squad game Friday night. Rettig, the...
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MLS Capsules

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) David Accam scored an early first-half goal and the Chicago Fire beat 10-man New York City FC 1-0 on Friday night. Chicago (3-3-0) won its third straight game, while NYCFC (1-4-3) had its winless streak reach six. Accam capitalized on a defensive mistake in the 20th minute. NYCFC backup goalkeeper Ryan Meara came out of his area to prevent the ball from going...
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Moss helps Indians rout Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night. Detroit has lost four straight after an 11-2 start. Moss had a three-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run shot in the ninth. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a two-run homer in the eighth. The Indians entered...
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Beckman has first 3-second Funny Car run at Royal Purple

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) Jack Beckman raced to the first three-second Funny Car run at Royal Purple Raceway to take the qualifying lead Friday in the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals. Beckman had a track-record time of 3.988 seconds at 318.17 mph in a Dodge Charger. He has 10 No. 1 qualifiers in his career, but hasn't had one since August 2013 - a span of 54 races. Spencer Massey...
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Rangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist for a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hagelin skated out from behind the net and put a wrist shot on the short side behind Marc-Andre Fleury, who was equally as brilliant as Lundqvist. Hagelin's teammates...
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Rangers advance as Hagelin's OT goal in Game 5 finishes off Penguins

  The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist for a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hagelin skated out from behind the net and put a wrist shot on the short side behind Marc-Andre Fleury, who was equally as brilliant as Lundqvist. Hagelin's teammates stormed off...
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Accam scores early; Chicago beats 10-man NYCFC 1-0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) David Accam scored an early first-half goal and the Chicago Fire beat 10-man New York City FC 1-0 on Friday night. Chicago (3-3-0) won its third straight game, while NYCFC (1-4-3) had its winless streak reach six. Accam capitalized on a defensive mistake in the 20th minute. NYCFC backup goalkeeper Ryan Meara came out of his area to prevent the ball from going...
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Moss hits 2 HRs and drives in 7 as Indians rout Tigers 13-1

DETROIT (AP) Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night. Detroit has lost four straight after an 11-2 start. Moss had a three-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run shot in the ninth. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a two-run homer in the eighth. The Indians entered...
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Florida's Chris Walker leaves school early for NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida forward/center Chris Walker has declared for the NBA draft, becoming the second player to leave coach Billy Donovan's program in the last month. Walker joins shooting guard Michael Frazier II in leaving school early for the draft. The 6-foot-10 Walker averaged 4.7 points and 3.5 rebounds as a sophomore this season, proving to be one of the biggest...
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Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets to win, 3-0 lead on Mavericks

  James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 130-128 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series. The MVP candidate played a dominating role after deferring to Howard and role players in the first two wins, putting the Rockets on the verge of their first...
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Anderson stops 45 shots as Senators beat Canadiens to force Game 6

  Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Game 6 is Sunday night in Ottawa. Bobby Ryan, Patrick Wiercioch, Erik Karlsson, Erik Condra and Mike Hoffman scored for Ottawa. The Senators are...
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Mavs fall to Rockets in Game 3

DALLAS (AP) -- James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 130-128 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series. The MVP candidate played a dominating role after deferring to Howard and role players in the first two wins, putting the Rockets on the verge...
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Freeman error allows winning run, Phillies beat Braves 1-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Galvis led off with a single to center against Jim Johnson (1-2), went to second on Cesar Hernandez's sacrifice bunt and third on a passed ball. Revere hit a chopper toward...
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