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Eduardo Herrera scores in first start as Mexico edge Paraguay

Eduardo Herrera scored with his first touch in international football, netting the only goal in Mexico's 1-0 triumph over Paraguay in Kansas City on Tuesday. The 26-year-old striker volleyed Juan Carlos Medina's free kick home at the back post in just the third minute at Arrowhead Stadium, and while Mexico had the better of the chances for the rest of the match, El Tri had to settle...
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Like in Finals, Kawhi Leonard excels in Spurs' win over Heat

  Something about the Miami Heat brings out the best in Kawhi Leonard. And with the playoffs looming, the NBA champions might be peaking. Leonard had 22 points, nine rebounds and four steals, Tony Parker added 16 points in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night. "We played good D," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said after his team's fourth...
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Pacers-Celtics Preview

When they last faced the Indiana Pacers in mid-March, the Boston Celtics extended a season-high winning streak that helped make them a serious contender for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Pacers now hope to return the favor by dealing the Celtics their fourth straight home defeat Wednesday night when they resume a critical four-game stretch with postseason implications....
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Ali makes pick for Mayweather-Pacquiao, but he won't be in Vegas

Floyd Mayweather reportedly earned more than $100 million in 2014; has spent millions on cars, jewelry, private jets and various other toys; and could bring in more than $100 million for his May 3 fight with Manny Pacquiao alone. But there is one thing Money apparently can't buy -- the endorsement of "The Greatest." Speaking to TMZ on Tuesday, Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali...
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Pistons-Hornets Preview

Although the Charlotte Hornets are doing nearly everything they can to quit the playoff race, the weak Eastern Conference seems to be refusing their resignation letter. If they can win for just the fourth time in 13 games Wednesday night against the visiting Detroit Pistons, the Hornets could climb within a game of the conference's No. 8 spot. A loss, however, would drop them 1 1...
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Randle sets record, leads Stanford past ODU in NIT semis

NEW YORK (AP) Chasson Randle had 24 points to become Stanford's all-time leading scorer and carry the Cardinal to a 67-60 victory over Old Dominion in the NIT semifinals Tuesday. Stanford blew a 21-point first-half lead but rallied behind its senior star, who played through foul trouble to make a string of big second-half shots. Randle came in needing 11 points to break Todd Lichti...
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Oklahoma State AD: Travis Ford will remain Cowboys' coach

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said in a statement Tuesday that Travis Ford will remain Oklahoma State's head basketball coach, despite reports and rumors saying Ford's job is in jeopardy. Ford has a 143-91 record in seven years at Oklahoma State. His Cowboys went 18-14 this season and dropped seven of their final eight games, including a loss in the round of 64 in...
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NAU headed to CIT title game

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Quinton Upshur scored 23 points, Aaseem Dixon added 19 and Northern Arizona earned a spot in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship game with a 68-61 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology Tuesday night. NAU (23-15) struggled offensively most of the night and trailed by 12 early in the second half. The Lumberjacks fought their way back with a...
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Hawks fool around with platoon system, fall to Pistons

  The Detroit Pistons played without Greg Monroe again on Tuesday night, and their top two point guards were limited. They still found a way to beat the top team in the Eastern Conference. Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 for their fifth victory in the last six games. Anthony Tolliver had 13 points and 10 rebounds for...
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Rays acquire Erasmo Ramirez from Mariners in exchange for Mike Montgomery

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez. The Mariners and Rays announced the trade on Tuesday night. The 24-year-old Ramirez was without a spot in the Mariners' plans after failing to win a job in the rotation during spring training and being out of minor league options. Montgomery has...
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Canucks win 2nd straight, beat Predators 5-4 in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into...
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Oklahoma State AD: Ford will remain hoops coach

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said in a statement Tuesday that Travis Ford will remain Oklahoma State's head basketball coach, despite reports and rumors saying Ford's job is in jeopardy. Ford has a 143-91 record in seven years at Oklahoma State. His Cowboys went 18-14 this season and dropped seven of their final eight games, including a loss in the round of 64 in...
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Canucks need shootout to top beat Predators, win 2nd straight

  Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into overtime. Eddie Lack...
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Jacks head to CIT final with 68-61 win over NJIT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Quinton Upshur scored 23 points, Aaseem Dixon added 19 and Northern Arizona earned a spot in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship game with a 68-61 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology Tuesday night. NAU (23-15) struggled offensively most of the night and trailed by 12 early in the second half. The Lumberjacks fought their way back with...
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Aguero, Pastore push Argentina past Ecuador; Venezuela top Peru

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sergio Aguero and Javier Pastore scored in each half and Argentina defeated Ecuador 2-1 in a friendly match Tuesday. In a lively game under snowy conditions at the start, Argentina managed to get another win in its round of tuneups in the United States ahead of the Copa America in June. And Argentina did it without having to use its star Lionel Messi, who...
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RECAP: Barry Zito's scoreless streak ends; A's beat Angels 13-10

Barry Zito's spotless spring ended when he gave up three home runs to the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning Tuesday, but the Oakland Athletics also had a big day at the plate in a 13-10 victory. Zito, trying a comeback after sitting out last season, had thrown 13 scoreless innings in Cactus League play before Collin Cowgill, Kole Calhoun and David Freese went deep for the Angels...
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Tarin Smith becomes 2nd player in 2 days to leave Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska guard Tarin Smith has announced he's transferring, making him the second player to leave the program in two days. Coach Tim Miles said Tuesday night he's disappointed in Smith's decision. The guard from Ocean Township, New Jersey, played in all 31 games as a freshman this past season, averaging 4.5 points and 1.6 rebounds. He scored a season-high 13 points...
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Mariota plans to skip draft

Mariota plans to skip draft.
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Seattle sends Ramirez to Tampa Bay for Montgomery

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez. The Mariners and Rays announced the trade on Tuesday night. The 24-year-old Ramirez was without a spot in the Mariners' plans after failing to win a job in the rotation during spring training and being out of minor league options. Montgomery has not...
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San Diego hires Lamont Smith as new head coach

SAN DIEGO (AP) Lamont Smith is returning to San Diego to be the new Toreros head coach after playing for the school in the late 1990s. Smith's hiring was announced by the school on Tuesday night. He will be introduced by the Toreros on Wednesday and will replace Bill Grier, who was fired after the season. Smith will be the fifth coach for the Toreros since they moved to Division...
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Kreider's 3rd-period goal gives Rangers victory over Jets

  Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night. Lundqvist, playing for the second time since missing 25 games with a neck injury, stopped 32 shots and earned his first win in his return. Kreider beat defensemen Adam Pardy and Dustin Byfuglien near the blue line and sent...
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Kreider's 3rd-period goal gives Rangers 3-2 win over Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night. Lundqvist, playing for the second time since missing 25 games with a neck injury, stopped 32 shots and earned his first win in his return. Kreider beat defensemen Adam Pardy and Dustin Byfuglien near...
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Goran Dragic, Dwyane Wade not enough for Heat against Spurs

MIAMI (AP) -- Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tony Parker added 16 in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs added more steam to their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night. Tim Duncan had 12 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio, which went 12-3 in March -- the league's second-best record during the month behind only Golden State. Boris Diaw scored...
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Spurs stay hot, pull away from Heat for 95-81 win

MIAMI (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tony Parker added 16 in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs added more steam to their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night. Tim Duncan had 12 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio, which went 12-3 in March - the league's second-best record during the month behind only Golden State. Boris Diaw scored...
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Stone's shootout-winning goal lifts Senators over Red Wings

  Mark Stone scored the final goal in the shootout, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night. Mika Zibanejad and Kyle Turris also had shootout goals for the Senators. Clarke MacArthur scored in the third period, and Andrew Hammond, who missed the previous two games because of a lower-body injury, returned and made 16 saves. Petr Mrazek stopped 33 shots...
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