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Hernandez throws 6 sharp innings in Mariners' loss to Royals

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Felix Hernandez pitched two-hit ball for six innings in his longest outing of the spring Thursday as a split squad of Seattle Mariners lost to the Kansas City Royals 3-0. Hernandez, the ace who led the AL with a 2.14 ERA last season, gave up one run. He struck out four and walked none. Hernandez retired the side in order in four of his six innings. A leadoff double...
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Kingdome debt finally paid off 15 years after demolition

By John FerensenIt only took a scant 39 years — and exactly 15 years after its demolition — but the Kingdome, the hideous mound of concrete where CenturyLink Field stands today, has finally been paid off.The Kingdome — where the Seattle SuperSonics won an NBA title (technically, they clinched it on the road, but played all their home games there), and where the Seahawks and...
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Astros Triple-A club pulls 2017 championship ring promotion

The Fresno Grizzlies are so confident the Houston Astros will win a title soon, they planned to hand out replica 2017 World Series rings as a promotion this season. Then the giveaway got canceled once general manager Derek Franks spoke to the big league front office of the Grizzlies' new parent club. After announcing the planned Aug. 15 ring day Wednesday morning, the Triple-A Pacific...
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Iona gives Tim Cluess extension through 2019-20

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Tim Cluess, who has led Iona to 118 wins and two NCAA Tournaments in five seasons, had his contract extended through 2019-20. The Gaels have won at least 20 games and made a postseason appearance in each of Cluess' five seasons. Cluess, who has a 118-54 record at Iona, led the Gaels to the 2012 and 2013 NCAA Tournaments as well as the NIT in 2014 and 2015...
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Former Germany coach Berti Vogts joins Jurgen Klinsmann's US staff

Berti Vogts has been pals with Jurgen Klinsmann for a long time, and now the German national team coach will work alongside his former player in a long-term role. Vogts was hired as technical adviser to the U.S. national team Thursday after serving as a special adviser before and during last year's World Cup. In an interview last May, Vogts said he has known Klinsmann since he was...
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The Audible: How the NCAA screwed over USC in McNair case

CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible to discuss how the NCAA completely botched the USC case, what it should do to repay the Trojans, how the NCAA must be more accountable at its top levels and more. Oh, and there's some actual football stuff at the end, such as the best storylines entering 2015, sleepers to crack the top 10 and possibly the College Football...
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Magee cut by Buccaneers, reports to Red Sox spring training

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- On Tuesday, Brandon Magee was a Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker. On Wednesday, he became a Boston Red Sox outfielder. A day after he was cut by the Bucs, Magee reported to minor league spring training. Magee played both sports at Arizona State, wasn't picked in the 2013 NFL draft and signed with the Dallas Cowboys. He was released, signed by Cleveland and played...
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NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious law

With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. The law would prohibit state and local laws that ''substantially burden'' the ability of people - including businesses and associations...
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Dodgers top 3 million in ticket sales for upcoming season

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have topped 3 million in ticket sales at the earliest date in franchise history for the upcoming season. They led the major leagues in home attendance with 3,782,337 last season, second-highest single-season mark in stadium history. The club has capped its season ticket sales at 35,000 full-season equivalents. The Dodgers open the season...
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LEADING OFF 2015: New players, managers and replay rules

There's a Hall of Famer in the Minnesota dugout and plenty of Cuban talent all over the diamond. New stars in different places, plenty of shifts and the lingering effects from performance-enhancing drugs are part of the lineup going into opening day, too. A quick look at Major League Baseball in 2015: SWITCHING SIDES: Jon Lester and Jason Hammel joined the Cubs while Jeff Samardzija...
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UCLA and Gonzaga prepare for rematch in NCAA Sweet 16

HOUSTON (AP) UCLA lost just once at home this season and it was Gonzaga that dished out that defeat. To say that 87-74 loss in December is serving as extra motivation for the Bruins (21-13) as they prepare for a rematch against the second-seeded Bulldogs (34-2) in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday might be an understatement. UCLA's Kevon Looney says: ''We take pride in defending our home...
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Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?” legend

By Eddie MaisonetThere are certain stories you hear about your favorite superstar personalities that end up being urban legends because no one is willing to co-sign the story or the proof was thrown into a river somewhere. From Notorious B.I.G.’s alleged robbery of a New York Knick, to Andre The Giant allegedly using the bathtub as a toilet regularly and Michael Jordan...
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BASEBALL 2015: Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clock

Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message. There it was, printed across the top of a practice schedule posted in the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium. Simple and direct, from manager Matt Williams. ''The road to the World Series begins today.'...
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49ers waive OL Jonathan Martin after one season

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have waived offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. The team announced the move on Thursday to end Martin's one-year trial run with the team. The Niners acquired Martin last March in a deal with Miami. Martin had left the Dolphins in October 2013 after accusing teammate Richie Incognito of bullying. An NFL investigation determined Incognito...
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Freshman forward Hines-Allen leading the way for Louisville

Louisville forward Myisha Hines-Allen has stepped up her game in the NCAA Tournament and the freshman's performance will be a major factor in whether the Cardinals continue to advance. She's the Cardinals' second-leading scorer and has been their offensive leader in the postseason, averaging 12.5 points per game. That includes 31 points in early round victories over Brigham Young...
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Rays fend off late rally to defeat Yankees

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Warren gave another solid performance in his bid to earn a spot in the New York Yankees pitching rotation. The right-hander, trying to make the transition from a reliever to a starter, allowed one run and four hits over 3 2-3 innings during a 6-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Warren struck out five and walked one, allowing a leadoff home...
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Warriors-Grizzlies Preview

(AP) - It has been a season full of firsts and fun for the Golden State Warriors, rewriting the franchise record book and rediscovering what it means to be a winner. A few milestones still remain - one for the season, and one for all time. Both can be reached Friday night when the Warriors (58-13) visit Memphis (50-22) in a matchup of the Western Conference's top teams. The Grizzlies...
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No one factor responsible for Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row gains

Team owner Barney Visser isn't about to declare the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season a success for his Furniture Row Racing team. Not yet, anyway.   Visser, a tall, bearded and somewhat shy man, knows only too well how brutal the racing gods can be. In the 2014 Daytona 500, Martin Truex Jr. qualified the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet on the outside pole for the Daytona 500...
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Stanford's VanDerveer, Notre Dame's McGraw to face off

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer and Notre Dame's Muffett McGraw will coach against each other at their current schools Friday night for just the third time in their Hall of Fame careers and the first time in the NCAA Tournament. The winner will advance to the Elite Eight and play Baylor or Iowa on Sunday. VanDerveer has a career record of 953-216. The Hall of Famer...
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Rain helps Cardinals' Wainwright clean up tough outing

JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2/3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins. Wainwright gave up six hits in his second spring start and struggled with his fastball. After rain held up play for 55 minutes, Wainwright went to the indoor batting...
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Marlins rough up Wainwright in victory over Cardinals

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins. Wainwright gave up six hits in his second spring start and struggled with his fastball. After rain held up play for 55 minutes, Wainwright went to the indoor...
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Neymar, Brazil rally past France to extend winning streak

Brazil continued its perfect record in Dunga's second spell in charge as the team came from behind to beat France 3-1 on Thursday. The visitors went into the game at the Stade de France having won six of six under Dunga following their humiliating semifinal exit at last year's World Cup on home soil. And Brazil produced another demonstration of its progress with a resilient performance...
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Warriors can match franchise record for wins at Memphis

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) It has been a season full of firsts and fun for the Golden State Warriors, rewriting the franchise record book and rediscovering what it means to be a winner. A few milestones still remain - one for the season, and one for all time. Both can be reached Friday night when the Warriors (58-13) visit Memphis (50-22) in a matchup of the Western Conference's top teams...
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Potential Yankees starter Warren has another solid outing

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Adam Warren gave another solid performance in his bid to earn a spot in the New York Yankees pitching rotation. The right-hander, trying to make the transition from a reliever to a starter, allowed one run and four hits over 3 2-3 innings during a 6-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Warren struck out five and walked one, allowing a leadoff home...
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Rain helps Cards' Wainwright clean up tough outing vs Miami

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins. Wainwright gave up six hits in his second spring start and struggled with his fastball. After rain held up play for 55 minutes, Wainwright went to the indoor batting...
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