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Czech Republic beats France 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) Defending champion Czech Republic reached the fourth Fed Cup final in five years by defeating France after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles Sunday. In a match of two big-hitting players, fourth-ranked Kvitova beat 29th-ranked Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-4 for an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the semifinals. After failing to serve out the match at...
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Fed Cup: Petkovic cuts Russia's lead over Germany to 2-1

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Germany's Andrea Petkovic beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets Sunday to reduce Russia's lead over Germany to 2-1 in their Fed Cup semifinal. Petkovic hit 20 winners as she won 6-2, 6-1, while Kuznetsova struggled, landing fewer than half of her first serves. To reach the final for a second successive year, Germany must still win the final two rubbers, with...
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Cub Swanson says he broke his jaw and hand in loss to Max Holloway

After his rough submission loss to Max Holloway Saturday night on the main card of FOX UFC Fight Night, featherweight Cub Swanson sent a message on Twitter out to his followers that he'd injured himself pretty seriously in the process. According to the fighter, he fought through a broken jaw and hand against the young Hawaiian. Swanson, a heavy puncher, has has had serious hand breaks...
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Belarus defeats Japan 3-2 to advance at Fed Cup

TOKYO (AP) Victoria Azarenka and Olga Govortsova won their doubles match on Sunday as Belarus defeated Japan 3-2 in the Fed Cup World Group II playoff. Azarenka and Govortsova beat Shuko Aoyama and Ayumi Morita 6-3, 6-4 in the decisive fifth tie at Ariake Coliseum. Azarenka defeated Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-3 in the first reverse singles to give Belarus a 2-1 lead but Japan pulled even...
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Wayne Rooney happy with Man United dominance over Chelsea

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney believes they can take heart from their performance in the 1-0 defeat at Chelsea. Louis van Gaal's men enjoyed 70 per cent of the possession at Stamford Bridge but Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea moved closer to securing the Premier League title. The visitors came into Saturday evening's game on a high after beating rivals...
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Louis van Gaal refuses to concede title despite Man United defeat

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is refusing to say the Premier League title race is over despite his side's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea. Eden Hazard scored the winner as the Blues moved 10 points clear at the top of the table, and wins against Arsenal and Leicester in their next two games will hand Chelsea their first league title in five years. United are 11 points behind the...
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Yaya Toure's agent describes Pellegrini as a 'weak manager'

Yaya Toure's agent has described Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as a "weak manager" while also criticising the club's chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain. Toure's performances have come under the microscope during a dismal run of form for City which has seen them go from title contenders to their current position of fourth in the Premier...
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Manchester City need 20 years to be as big as Liverpool, says Rodgers

Manchester City will need 20 years to be as big as Liverpool, according to Brendan Rodgers. Star attacker Raheem Sterling has been linked with a move to City, among other clubs, as his contract saga continues. But Rodgers rejected suggestions a move to City for the 20-year-old Sterling would be the England international heading to a bigger club. The Northern Irishman said the four...
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Chris Weidman: Luke Rockhold would be 'in trouble' against me

Luke Rockhold wowed the world of mixed martial arts Saturday night, dominating former champ Lyoto Machida in a second-round submission victory that established him as the front-runner for a shot at the middleweight title. The UFC Fight Night win impressed plenty of people, including Dana White. But one guy who wasn't impressed was Chris Weidman. Weidman, the current middleweight...
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Manchester United line up summer moves for Benteke, Gundogan

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Aston Villa's Christian Benteke has emerged as a possible transfer target for Manchester United this summer with boss Louis van Gaal looking to bolster his attacking options. Manchester City have been warned...
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Madrid's Modric has injured knee ligament

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid will be without injured midfielder Luka Modric as the season enters a critical phase with both the Champions League and Spanish league titles at stake. Madrid says medical tests show the Croatia international has a ''strain to the medial collateral ligament of his right knee'' after he hurt his leg and needed to be substituted in the 57th minute of Saturday...
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Thailand's Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff. Kiradech and Li shared the lead after the turn, but the 19-year-old Chinese player looked to be heading for the biggest title of his career when he birdied the...
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Saturday's best: Crosby's got that look, which is bad news for Rangers

Best game: Anaheim 2, Winnipeg 1. The Ducks did it again. Anaheim won an NHL record-tying 12 games when trailing after two periods during the regular season. They've done it twice in the two games of their Western Conference quarterfinal series with Winnipeg. Patrick Maroon deflected Cam Fowler's shot from the point past Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec with 9:17 left in the third...
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Matthysse wins majority decision against Provodnikov

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night. Matthysse landed the majority of the punches in the first round and opening a cut near Provodnikov's left eye early in the second. Provodnikov (24-3) put Matthysse on the ropes late in the third round and landed two hard right hook-left hook combos...
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Saturday's best: Derrick Rose looks like MVP; Anthony Davis flips on intensity switch

Best game: Rockets 118, Mavericks 108 Is it possible a 10-point game can best an overtime victory or a single-digit contest that featured two of the NBA's five or six best players? Yes. We'll get to the Wizards' flat-lined 93-86 overtime victory over the Raptors and the Warriors' up-and-down, seven-point win over Anthony Davis and the Pelicans later, but four games into the 2015...
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Whitecaps beat Real Salt Lake to stay atop MLS

Darren Mattocks scored in the 80th minute as the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday to stay atop the Western Conference table in Major League Soccer. The referee issued a red card to Sebastian Saucedo for a studs-up challenge on Mauro Rosales in the 76th minute. The MLS-leading Whitecaps quickly capitalized when Mattocks headed home Russell Teibert's left-footed...
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Rangers can't figure out Hernandez in loss to Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) -- For all the effort Colby Lewis exerted trying to work out of trouble, there were only two pitches that he really wanted back. One left the park off the bat of Seattle's Mike Zunino. The other was rattled into the right-field corner by Brad Miller for an RBI triple. With Felix Hernandez on the mound for Seattle, that was too much for the Texas Rangers to overcome....
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FC Dallas beats Toronto FC 3-2 after 3-hour weather delay

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Fabian Castillo scored twice, including the fastest goal in his club's history, and FC Dallas beat Toronto FC 3-2 in a game that ended early Sunday morning after a three-hour weather delay. Officials stopped the game Saturday night at 8:20 p.m. local time due to lightning in the area and resumed at 11:43 p.m. with a few minutes left to play in the first half....
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SX: Dungey holds off Tomac to win inaugural race in Santa Clara

Ryan Dungey raced to his seventh 450SX victory of the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross season Saturday night at Levi's Stadium. Dungey, who wrapped up his second championship last week in Houston, held off a hard-charging Eli Tomac to win the inaugural Santa Clara race. “I really enjoyed wrapping up the championship last weekend, but I came into this race wanting to continue to win...
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Silfverberg's last-minute goal gives Ducks win over Jets, 2-0 lead

  Jakob Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 21 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Patrick Maroon scored the tying power-play goal midway through the third period and Frederik Andersen made 28 saves for the top-seeded Ducks...
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RECAP: Silfverberg's last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

Jakob Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 21 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Patrick Maroon scored the tying power-play goal midway through the third period and Frederik Andersen made 28 saves for the top-seeded Ducks...
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Silfverberg's last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Jakob Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 21 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Patrick Maroon scored the tying power-play goal midway through the third period and Frederik Andersen made 28 saves for...
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Hernandez strikes out 12 to carry Mariners past Rangers

  Knowing his ace had a sore quadriceps muscle and was nearing 100 pitches, six innings from Felix Hernandez was plenty for Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon. Hernandez had other ideas and won the debate with his manager this time. "I think it looks better, seven innings," Hernandez said with a grin. Hernandez struck out 12 and Mike Zunino's first home run of the season gave Seattle...
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Los Angeles rallies to beat Sporting KC in stoppage time

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Omar Gonzalez scored in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied to beat Sporting KC 2-1 on Saturday night. Los Angeles (3-2-2) won its second straight game, while Sporting KC (2-2-3) had its four-game undefeated streak snapped. Gonzalez redirected Juninho's corner kick with his right shin in the fourth minute of extra time and it deflected off a defender...
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Fonfara deals Chavez first knock down, wins after 9 rounds

  Andrzej Fonfara knocked down Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the ninth round and won after the bell Saturday night when the referee stopped it. Fonfara (26-4, 15 KOs) landed big shots all night at the outdoor StubHub Center ring, and his left hand in the ninth knocked down Chavez (48-2) for the first time in the boxing scion's career. The referee ended the bout on advice from Chavez...
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