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Champions Tour: Sutherland takes Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic lead

  Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. Those birdies pushed him to the top and he protected the lead with key par saves from bunkers on the last two holes, including one from a buried lie and awkward stance on the par-3 17th. ''I didn't have a stance and...
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Trout hits 4th HR for Angels, Pederson hits 5th for Dodgers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Mike Trout hit his fourth spring homer for the Los Angeles Angels while rookie Joc Pederson hit his fifth home run that helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 win Saturday. Trout's homer off reliever Dustin McGowan carried to the deepest part of the berm in left-center field. Erick Aybar hit his first spring homer, connecting against Dodgers starter David Huff...
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Ross strikes out 12 in 6 innings for Padres in win

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Tyson Ross showed off his arm for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, striking out 12 in six dominant innings and leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Wilson spent the day in the Rangers' camp. He homered during batting practice and took out the lineup card before the start of the game. A former minor league...
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Courtney Force tops Funny Car qualifying

CORCORD, N.C. (AP) Courtney Force top Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Force moved from the 16th spot to first with the quickest Funny Car run of the weekend at the controls of her 10,000-horsepower Chevy Camaro SS. She covered the distance in 4.011 seconds at 312.35 mph to take her second No. 1 of the season and ninth of her career...
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Vettel, Ferrari ready to take fight to Mercedes in Malaysia

Sebastian Vettel underlined Ferrari's strong form in Sepang by earning second place in the wet Q3 session, and splitting the Mercedes drivers. Ferrari has looked strong on long runs in the Malaysian heat, and the car's strong straightline speed could allow the German to hold off Nico Rosberg tomorrow. "Obviously when it starts to rain to here, which there is always a high chance...
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Serena and Venus Williams to play Fed Cup against Italy

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Serena and Venus Williams say they plan to play for the U.S. Fed Cup team next month against Italy. The best-of-five match in Brindisi, Italy will be April 18-19. The United States and Italy are vying to return to the tournament's top tier. ''We deserve to be back in,'' Serena Williams said Saturday at the Miami Open. ''We have some of the best players in...
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Frazier homers, drives in 4 as Reds beat Cubs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday. Frazier hit an RBI single in the first inning off Gonzalez Germen, who was pulled after getting only two outs. Frazier also made two errors at third base. Brennan Boesch, making a bid to win a spot as the Reds' fourth outfielder...
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Materialty wins $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) Materiality is still unbeaten after a victory in the $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. Now a winner in all of his three outings, Materiality held off Upstart yet again and finished the 1 1/8 miles in 1 minute, 52.30 seconds on Saturday with jockey John Velazquez aboard. Materiality is from the powerful stable trained by Todd Pletcher, who figures...
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US opens women's hockey worlds with win over Canada

MALMO, Sweden (AP) Jocelyne Lamoureux, Kacey Bellamy and Kendall Coyne scored power-play goals in the first period and the United States opened the women's world hockey championships with a 4-2 victory over Canada on Saturday. Hilary Knight added a third-period goal and Jessie Vetter made nine saves in the Pool A game. Brianne Jenner and Jennifer Wakefield scored for Canada. In...
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Lakers-Nets Preview

The Brooklyn Nets gave themselves a much-needed boost in the playoff race by beating one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. They'll try to get another by ending a lengthy home skid to one of the worst teams in the West. The Nets will also try to match their longest win streak of the season Sunday at the expense of the lowly Los Angeles Lakers. Brooklyn (31-40) stayed within...
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International Star adds Louisiana Derby to Fair Grounds wins

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Jockey Miguel Mena guided International Star to a come-from-behind victory Saturday in the $750,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby, giving the horse a sweep of all three Kentucky Derby prep races at the Fair Grounds Race course. Breaking from the outside post as a 2-1 co-favorite, International Star settled along the rail in the back half of the nine-horse field. He then...
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Brook stops Dan after 4 rounds to keep IBF welterweight belt

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) Kell Brook retained his IBF welterweight belt when mandatory and outclassed challenger Jo Jo Dan threw in the towel after their fourth round and four knockdowns on Saturday. Brook remained unbeaten after his 23rd knockout win in 34 fights. Only six months ago, he was attacked on holiday in Tenerife, stabbed in the thigh with a machete by an assailant yet...
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Hawks resting starters against Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Atlanta Hawks are sitting all five starters against the Charlotte Hornets one night after clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer says DeMarre Carroll, Kyle Korver, Al Horford and Paul Millsap will not suit up against the Hornets on Saturday night so they can get some rest, while Jeff Teague is out with a sprained...
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Argentina topple El Salvador with Lionel Messi on bench

WASHINGTON -- Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly match Saturday. Argentina played a lackluster game without its star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise. The Barcelona star took a knock last Sunday in the Spanish league `clasico' against Real Madrid, and missed several...
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Alabama DB Geno Smith arrested on DUI charge

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence for the second time in his career with the Crimson Tide. According to the Sheriff Department website, Smith was arrested Saturday morning and placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $1,000 bail. Smith was also arrested on a DUI charge in August 2013. Crimson Tide coach...
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Pacers' Paul George still hoping to play this season

  Paul George is still hopeful he can make a return to the Indiana Pacers lineup this season. The two-time all-star forward said he feels like he has passed all of the tests to play, but is still waiting for clearance from the team's medical staff before he makes his season debut. ''I feel good, but it's not just me who has to feel good,'' George said after Saturday's practice....
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Penguins score three goals in third period to beat Coyotes

  The Pittsburgh Penguins struggled the past two weeks while playing without two of their leading scorers. The Penguins took a step in the right direction on Saturday, welcoming Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist back to the lineup, but they later lost star defenseman Kris Letang on a scary hit that required a trip to the hospital. Then, they needed a rally to win as Daniel Winnik...
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No. 1 seed Maryland ousts Duke in regional semifinals 65-55

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 18 of her 24 points in the second half, Laurin Mincy scored all 15 of her points in the first half, and top-seeded Maryland advanced to the Spokane Regional final with a 65-55 victory over No. 4 seed Duke on Saturday. Walker-Kimbrough took over the scoring load carried by Mincy in the first half as the Terrapins (33-2) reached...
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Kevin Sutherland takes Champions Tour lead

SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Sutherland, the one-time PGA Tour winner who shot the first 59 in Champions Tour history last year in Endicott, New York, chipped in for birdie from behind the 12th green and birdied Nos. 15 and 16....
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Live: 1 seed Wisconsin battles 2 seed Arizona with Final Four on line

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Argentina, without Messi, beats El Salvador 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly match Saturday. Argentina played a lackluster game without its star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise. The Barcelona star took a knock last Sunday in the Spanish league `clasico' against Real Madrid, and missed...
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Pacers' George still hoping to play this season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George is still hopeful he can make a return to the Indiana Pacers lineup this season. The two-time All-Star forward said after practice on Saturday that he feels like he has passed all of the tests to play, but is still waiting for clearance from the team's medical staff before he makes his season debut. George hasn't played in a game since he suffered gruesome...
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PGA Tour: Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open

  Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open. Walker, who lives 35 minutes away from TPC San Antonio, is looking for his fifth title in two tour seasons. He had a 9-under 207 total after opening with rounds of 71 and 67. Spieth shot a 71. The 21-year-old Dallas player, coming off a playoff...
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Referee dares to tell Zlatan Ibrahimovic: you can't have this ball

Referee dares to tell Zlatan Ibrahimovic: you can't have this ball
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Power leads Penske domination in St. Petersburg qualifying

IndyCar champion Will Power is back out front for the first race of his reign. He'll lead the Team Penske quartet to the start of the IndyCar season-opening race at St. Petersburg. Power twice broke the track record in Saturday qualifying through the temporary street circuit in downtown St. Petersburg. He was briefly bumped from the top starting spot by new teammate Simon Pagenaud...
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