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Pacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder

LAS VEGAS (AP) Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar said Monday that the state attorney general's office will look at why Pacquiao checked ''no'' a day before the fight on a commission questionnaire asking...
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Cactus Bowl to move back to Phoenix's Chase Field

PHOENIX (AP) Due to construction work at Arizona State's Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, the Cactus Bowl will be played for the next three years at Chase Field in Phoenix, home of baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks. The bowl game, which originated in Tucson, Arizona in 1989, moved to Chase Field in 2000 and was staged there until it moved to Sun Devil Stadium in 2006. When the new contract...
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Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. Looking like the MVP he was before being slowed by knee injuries, Rose helped the Bulls swipe home-court advantage from the Cavs, who were missing starters Kevin...
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Bulls strike first with road win over short-handed Cavs in Game 1

  Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. Looking like the MVP he was before being slowed by knee injuries, Rose helped the Bulls swipe home-court advantage from the Cavs, who were missing starters Kevin Love and J.R...
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Martin gets tiebreaking hit, Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-1

TORONTO (AP) Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, snapping New York's road winning streak at six games. Held scoreless for seven innings by Yankees right-hander Chase Whitley, the Blue Jays scored three in the eighth against relievers Chris Martin (0-1) and Dellin Betances....
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TJ Dillashaw: If Jon Jones can't be professional, why should he be UFC champion?

Add UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw's name to the list of fighters who believe that the winner of UFC 187's main event between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson will become the "true" light heavyweight champion. Cormier stepped in to replace former UFC 205 pound champion Jon Jones after "Bones" was stripped of his title and taken out of the fight with "Rumble" following his...
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VCU F Mo Alie-Cox arrested for simple assault

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) VCU forward Mo Alie-Cox is facing a misdemeanor assault charge after a woman claimed he punched her in the face in a nightclub. According to the arrest warrant, the incident took place April 3, about two hours after Rams coach Shaka Smart told his team his was leaving to take the same job at Texas. In her handwritten complaint, Morgan Ashley Kaye says she became...
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Cal signs another elite high school star in Jaylen Brown

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California coach Cuonzo Martin has added another elite player with the signing of high school All-America small forward Jaylen Brown on Monday. Brown joins a recruiting class already featuring All-America forward Ivan Rabb from Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd High, a consensus top-10 prospect in the nation. Brown, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound small forward from Marietta,...
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Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby suspended 14 games

  Blue Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby has been suspended 14 games for his postgame conduct toward the umpires following an April 29 game at Boston. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, announced the suspension Monday. After Russell Martin was called out on strikes by Adrian Johnson for the final out of Toronto's 4-1 loss, members of the Blue Jays coaching...
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Stanford duo gets off to winning start

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stanford teammates Maverick McNealy and Viraat Badhwar kept up their momentum from qualifying with a 6-and-4 victory to easily advance out of the first round of the inaugural U.S Amateur Four-Ball Championship. Badhwar and McNealy were medalists during weekend qualifying at The Olympic Club, just across the lake from where the Match Play Championship wrapped up...
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Bader off New Orleans card

Bader off New Orleans card.
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Yankees sleep over in Boston before trip to Toronto

TORONTO (AP) The New York Yankees decided to sleep over in Boston after sweeping the Red Sox and get some extra rest before crossing into Canada. With the blessing of Major League Baseball, the Yankees remained in Boston following Sunday night's game at Fenway Park, then flew to Toronto late Monday morning, arriving about seven hours ahead of their game against the Blue Jays. Manager...
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Dodgers call up LHP Coulombe

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers called up left-handed reliever Daniel Coulombe from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday and transferred left-hander Hun-Jin Ryu from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Coulombe, who pitched in five games last season with the Dodgers, was 0-0 with a 1.74 ERA in eight appearances with Oklahoma City. Coulombe takes the roster spot of veteran...
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IOC president Bach visits cyclone-hit facilities on Vanuatu

PORT VILA, Vanuatu (AP) International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach visited cyclone-damaged sporting facilities on Vanuatu and discussed with officials how some of the $500,000 aid money pledged by the IOC might be spent to repair the venues. Bach also met with Vanuatu President Joe Natuman and sports leaders before departing the South Pacific island nation on Monday....
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Buster Posey congratulates Stephen Curry on winning MVP

Buster Posey congratulated fellow Bay Area athlete Steph Curry on being named the NBA MVP on Monday. The Giants catcher was previously named National League MVP in 2012 when he hit .336 with 24 home runs and 103 RBIs. While Posey led the Giants to a World Series championship that year, Curry is similarly trying to lead the Warriors to a championship this season.Photo credit: Allan...
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Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus signs 4-year contract extension

  The Houston Texans signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a four-year contract extension on Monday. A first-round draft pick in 2012, Mercilus has appeared in 47 games (33 starts) and has made 139 tackles, 18 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery. Last season, Mercilus had 50 tackles and five sacks. Playing on the opposite side from...
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Jackson put on DL by M's, Beimel back up with big club

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Seattle Mariners placed center fielder and leadoff hitter Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle. The Mariners also designated left-hander Mike Kickham for assignment, recalled infielder Chris Taylor from Triple-A Tacoma and selected the contract of lefty reliever Joe Beimel from Triple-A. The moves were made before...
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Ryan Bader out; Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch promoted to main event at UFC in New Orleans

Following the removal of Daniel Cormier from the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in New Orleans, his opponent Ryan Bader has also been yanked as the show moves forward with middleweights Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch set as the new main event. UFC officials confirmed the news on Monday. Henderson and Boetsch were already set to face off on the card, but now they have been promoted...
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Red Sox LF Hanley Ramirez leaves game after running into side wall

  Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez has left Monday night's game against Tampa Bay after running into a side wall while attempting a catch. The team announced later it was a sprained left shoulder. Ramirez ran toward the corner to catch James Loney's slicing fly ball along the foul line. He had it in his glove before it popped out when his left shoulder hit the padded wall. After...
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Clippers' Paul's hamstring keeps him out against Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Paul will not play for the Los Angeles Clippers against the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal Monday night because of a strained left hamstring Paul was injured Saturday night in Game 7 against the San Antonio Spurs but returned to hit the game-winning shot. Coach Doc Rivers says the All-Star point guard could have played if it were...
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Texans sign extension with LB Mercilus

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a four-year contract extension on Monday. A first-round draft pick in 2012, Mercilus has appeared in 47 games (33 starts) and has made 139 tackles, 18 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery. Last season, Mercilus had 50 tackles and five sacks. Playing on the opposite...
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Padres catching prospect Austin Hedges called up to majors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Catching prospect Austin Hedges has joined the San Diego Padres, his first call-up to the major league roster. Hedges left his Triple-A El Paso team in Sacramento and drove to the Bay Area where he met the Padres on Monday in San Francisco. They were set to open a three-game series against the World Series champion Giants on Monday night. Hedges batted .324 with...
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Ottavino concerned he needs Tommy John surgery

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino is concerned he will need Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Ottavino said a recent MRI revealed a partial ulnar collateral ligament tear. He will visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for an evaluation and could have the operation ''right then and there,'' the pitcher said. The 29-year-old Ottavino went on the disabled list April...
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Pirates send fans on Clint Hurdle gnome hunt for free tickets

During the Pittsburgh Pirates' gnome stand, the fans will be cheering for a gnome run each time a batter steps up to gnome plate. The club is holding a contest Monday through Wednesday this week -- find garden gnomes of manager Clint Hurdle at various spots around town and win tickets to a game. The Pirates use Twitter to let fans know the general location of the lucky gnome, and...
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FC Banter! Barcelona, Bayern engage in lighthearted Twitter battle

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