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Phillies' Domonic Brown to start season on disabled list

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown will start the season on the disabled list. The 27-year-old was out of the lineup for the 12th straight game on Tuesday with left Achilles tendinitis. The former All-Star was scheduled to return to the field as a designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday afternoon. ''It's the right thing to do physically...
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Jordan Spieth speaks out on texting and driving

Nine months after Jordan Spieth signed an endorsement deal with AT&T, the 21-year-old Texan is starring in his first TV commercial with the Dallas-based company. Only he won't be pitching a product. Spieth is supporting the company's ''It Can Wait'' campaign against texting and driving. ''I like this more,'' Spieth said Monday night after his runner-up finish in the Texas Open...
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Kevin Durant undergoes successful bone graft surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder star Kevin Durant has had successful bone graft surgery for a fracture in his right foot. The team has said the league's reigning MVP will miss the rest of the season and is expected to return to full basketball activities in four to six months. The Thunder said in a statement that Dr. Martin O'Malley operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery...
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F1: Williams concedes that Ferrari is ahead

Williams had been expected to be battling closely with Ferrari in the chase of Mercedes in 2015, but in Malaysia the cars finished over 70 seconds behind winner Sebastian Vettel – and were also well beaten by Kimi Raikkonen, who dropped to the back after his early puncture. Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa both concede that the team has a lot of work to do to catch up. “We just...
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Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd top AP women's All-America team

Connecticut's Breanna Stewart and Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd are unanimous selections for the 2014-15 AP women's All-America team. South Carolina junior Tiffany Mitchell, Baylor sophomore Nina Davis and Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B join the two juniors to round out the team announced Tuesday. This is only the second time since the AP started honoring All-Americans in 1996 there...
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Rays release Alexi Casilla

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have released infielder Alexi Casilla. The veteran infielder, who signed a minor league contract with Tampa Bay in February, was batting .267 in 17 spring training games. The 30-year-old is a .247 hitter in nine big league seasons with Minnesota and Baltimore. Casilla was in the Rays' starting lineup for their split-squad game with Boston on...
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Thunder star Durant undergoes successful bone graft surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder star Kevin Durant has had successful bone graft surgery for a fracture in his right foot. The team has said the league's reigning MVP will miss the rest of the season and is expected to return to full basketball activities in four to six months. The Thunder said in a statement that Dr. Martin O'Malley operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in...
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Report: Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) In the strongest indication that Tiger Woods might play the Masters, a newspaper reports that his private plane has been spotted at a local airport. The Augusta Chronicle reported Tuesday that a plane matching the tail number of his Gulfstream G5 was parked at the terminal for private aircraft at Augusta Regional Airport. A spokesman for Woods didn't immediately...
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Tillman to start second straight opener for Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Chris Tillman has been selected to start the Baltimore Orioles' opener at Tampa Bay on April 6. Manager Buck Showalter picked Tillman as his opening-day starter for the second consecutive season. Tillman was 13-6 with a 3.34 ERA last season for the AL East champion Orioles. The 26-year-old is set to become the first Baltimore pitcher to start consecutive openers...
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Iowa State's Abdelmassih leaves for spot at St. John's

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State assistant Matt Abdelmassih is leaving for a similar position at St. John's. Abdelmassih, the lone remaining member of coach Fred Hoiberg's original staff from 2010-11, was a student manager at St. John's from 2004-07. He announced his departure from Iowa State on his Twitter account Tuesday, saying that St. John's holds a ''special place'' in his heart...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft testifies in Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing. Kraft was called by the prosecution in Hernandez's murder trial over the June 17, 2013, slaying of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. He at times...
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Thunder star Kevin Durant has bone graft surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Thunder star Kevin Durant has had successful bone graft surgery for a fracture in his right foot. The team has said the league's reigning MVP will miss the rest of the season and is expected to return to full basketball activities in four to six months. The Thunder said in a statement that Dr. Martin O'Malley operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery...
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Rio Olympic tickets go on sale despite football uncertainty

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The first phase of ticket sales for the Rio Olympics in 2016 began on Tuesday despite uncertainty about the football tournament. Nearly 7.5 million tickets are available to fans, but none for football games in Sao Paulo because the city and local Olympic organizers were not able to reach a deal ahead of the opening of the sales. Sao Paulo officials are still...
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Demand drives Dodge to build more Hellcats

Some fans of the Dodge Hellcats will soon have their prayers answered. Faced with unexpected demand for its Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat muscle cars, and their 707 horsepower V8 engines, Dodge stopped taking orders for the models in mid-March to buy some time to figure out how to build enough of the cars to fill the ones already on the books. But it looks like some relief...
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Kid sports reporter destroys Cam Newton, says Panthers need better QB

This simultaneously adorable and stunningly harsh assessment of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was penned by a second-grader in an elementary school newspaper in Virginia. Newton wasn't exactly working with a cornucopia of talent on the offensive side of the ball in 2014 (at the skill positions or offensive line), nevertheless, this youngster appears to have watched the...
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Grichuk, Kozma to fill final Cardinals bench spots

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Infielder Pete Kozma and outfielder Randall Grichuk will fill the Cardinals' final two bench spots on St. Louis' opening-day roster. Manager Mike Matheny said Tuesday he liked Kozma's versatility. The shortstop has also played third, second, some outfield and even practiced catching this spring training. Though he's known more for his defense than his bat, Kozma...
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Pistons try to capture fourth straight home victory

The Atlanta Hawks' strong defense has been a major factor in their rise to the top of the Eastern Conference as well as their success against the Detroit Pistons. The stingy Hawks look to match the franchise record for victories despite possibly resting some key players Tuesday night against the Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit...
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Nats' third baseman Rendon seeks 3rd opinion on knee

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colorado, for a third opinion on his injured left knee. Dr. James Andrews on Monday confirmed the team's initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral ligament, and Rendon was to be examined by Singleton on Tuesday. ''We're just trying to make sure we cover...
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Report: Tiger Woods' plane sighted at Augusta airport

The plane of the 104th-ranked golfer in the world reportedly was parked in front of the terminal for private aircraft on Tuesday at Augusta Regional Airport. Why the excitement for a player so far down in golf's pecking order? Because, according to the Augusta Chronicle, the tail numbers on the plane match that of Tiger Woods' Gulfstream G5. The paper reported there had been buzz...
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The worst rule in baseball

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Miami fills final 2 position player slots with Kelly, Solano

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Infielder Donovan Solano and outfielder Don Kelly have been told they will be on the Miami Marlins' opening-day roster. Manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday he decided to keep Solano over Reid Brignac because of Solano's ability to play second, third and shortstop, as well as steal some bases. Solano hit .252 in 310 at-bats for the Marlins last season. Kelly signed...
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FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali visits Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein is visiting Zimbabwe and was due to meet with the country's vice president and sports leaders on Tuesday. The Zimbabwe Football Association said Prince Ali, who is challenging FIFA President Sepp Blatter in elections in May, arrived in the southern African nation Monday on a private plane. Jordan's Prince...
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Bulls-Bucks Preview

While awaiting the potential return of Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls appear to be heating up as the playoffs approach. The Milwaukee Bucks, meanwhile, haven't looked like a team that's in playoff position. Trying for a fourth straight win, the visiting Bulls can sweep the season series from the struggling Bucks by recording a 10th consecutive victory at Milwaukee in a potential...
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DW: If teams want to poke holes in their tires, what's the big deal?

If you watched the race Sunday from Martinsville Speedway on FOX Sports 1, you get a pretty clear idea why all of us in the sport absolutely love short-track racing. Sunday was another example of why I would like to group the short-track races together. I'd like to see NASCAR consider putting Martinsville, Bristol and Richmond back-to-back-to-back. It would do for short-track racing...
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Watch J.J. Watt sing about hot dogs on 'New Girl'

The man does it all. J.J. Watt has proven he can sack the quarterback and catch touchdown passes. He showed that he can dance in a commercial that aired endlessly during the NFL season. And now he takes a whirl at singing and acting. The Texans superstars appears on Tuesday's episode of Fox's "New Girl," where he plays himself. The storyline as Watt getting caught misbehaving at...
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