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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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49ers waive Jonathan Martin

By Vincent FrankThe Jonathan Martin experiment has officially come to an end with the San Francisco 49ers.The team announced on Thursday that it has waived the controversial former second-round pick of the Miami Dolphins.Acquired from Miami last offseason for a conditional seventh-round pick following the entire Richie Incognito bullying scandal, Martin played a somewhat important...
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Falcao bags brace in Colombia's rout of Bahrain

Radamel Falcao sent a timely reminder to Louis van Gaal on Thursday as he bagged a brace in Colombia's 6-0 demolition of Bahrain. The striker has struggled to impress his Manchester United manager in recent weeks amid concerns over his fitness, but he showed no signs of rustiness with an impressive display in Riffa. Having previously not found the back of the net since late January...
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Chile fall short in Copa America tune-up; Cote d'Ivoire top Angola

ST. POELTEN, Austria -- Chile slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Iran on Thursday in its second-to-last warmup game before hosting the Copa America in June. Iran captain Javad Nekounam scored from short range from Andranik Teymourian's corner in the 21st minute when he was left unmarked at the far post. It was Nekounam's 38th goal in his 151st international. Vahid Amiri beat Chile goalkeeper...
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Izzo, Kruger's paths cross again in East Regional semifinal

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Michigan State coach Tom Izzo isn't sure where his career would have led had he accepted a job offer from the Atlanta Hawks 15 years ago. And Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger isn't going to hold it against Izzo for recommending him instead. Kruger joked Thursday that he doesn't know whether he should thank Izzo or not, recalling how he was fired after two-plus seasons...
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Tennessee OT Thomas arrested on felony theft charge

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas has been arrested on a felony theft charge and removed from all team activities. University of Tennessee police say a dorm resident said an Xbox and three video games worth $640 were stolen from his room March 13. Police said a check through online leads showed Thomas sold the games to a store. Thomas was arrested Wednesday...
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Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to be called to testify Friday

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity by the court in February, which means she can be compelled to testify or face time behind bars. There had been a question over whether...
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Report: Gators' Frazier II to forgo senior season, enter NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A person with familiar with the decision says Florida guard Michael Frazier II is leaving school early and entering the NBA draft. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on the condition of anonymity because Frazier has not officially announced his decision. The person says Frazier is expected to sign with an agent and go through the draft process...
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Flames-Wild Preview

The Minnesota Wild are one of the NHL's hottest teams this month thanks to their defense while the Calgary Flames are surging in March because of their offense. Devan Dubnyk has enjoyed an excellent history against the Flames and could get the start as the Wild seek a fourth straight win Friday night at home. Minnesota (42-25-7) has 18 points in March largely because of Dubnyk, who...
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Just another ACC game when Wolfpack meets Cards? Nope

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) At first glance, it seems like just another Atlantic Coast Conference game - North Carolina State vs. Louisville. Except it isn't. The winner advances to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament and the loser goes home. The Wolfpack (22-13), the eighth seed in the East, meets fourth-seeded Louisville (26-8) on Friday night in the Carrier Dome in a matchup of teams...
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JR Motorsports breaking new ground with Martinsville truck race

Cole Custer turned a lot of heads last year when at the tender age 16 he became the youngest driver in history to reach Victory Lane in one of NASCAR's top three divisions. Among those particularly impressed by Custer were Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, whom made the young driver an offer he couldn't refuse -- to wheel a Camping World Truck Series entry...
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Stars-Oilers Preview

The surging Dallas Stars continue to pile up points with the playoffs fast approaching, but it could be a case of too little, too late. Dallas continues its postseason push Friday night when it goes for a seventh consecutive road victory over the Edmonton Oilers. The Stars (36-28-10) have followed a six-game losing streak by winning nine of 11, including a season best-tying four...
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AP source: Florida guard Frazier leaves school early for NBA

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) A person with familiar with the decision says Florida guard Michael Frazier II is leaving school early and entering the NBA draft. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on the condition of anonymity because Frazier has not officially announced his decision. The person says Frazier is expected to sign with an agent and go through the draft process...
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Twins fall 5-4 to Rex Sox in 10 innings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday. Bothered by a cold and dehydration, Ortiz had not played since March 16. Ortiz struck out, grounded into a forceout and popped out against Tommy Milone, dropping his average to .222 (4 for 18). Mike Napoli was 1 for 3 in...
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49ers waive OL Jonathan Martin after 1 season with team

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) 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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John's Island wins Big A feature

NEW YORK (AP) John's Island squeezed out a head victory Thursday in a blanket finish in the $69,000 allowance feature for older horses at rainy Aqueduct. A 4-year-old gelding trained by Jimmy Jerkins, John's Island got up in the final stride to cap a frantic stretch battle. Green Gratto and Glacken Too were also right there, finishing in a dead heat for second. Fourth-place finisher...
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Julianna Pena: People want to see me fight Ronda Rousey

It's been almost 16 months since Julianna Pena won her season of The Ultimate Fighter and immediately moved into the conversation as a legitimate threat to any woman in the top 10 of the bantamweight division. Just as Pena was preparing for her first fight after the reality show, tragedy struck when she suffered a catastrophic knee injury that put her out of action for over a year...
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Poetry pulled Texas center McGee-Stafford from depression

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Poetry, Imani McGee-Stafford says, saved her life. She was still in middle school when she began putting the words rumbling through her head down on paper, filling notebook after notebook in search of a voice to break free of the depression that was choking her. After being sexually abused as a child, the promising young basketball player attempted suicide three...
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Coach K vs. Coach K with Duke and Utah in Sweet 16

HOUSTON (AP) Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak (krist-KOH'-vee-ak) sat down on the podium Thursday and introduced himself before taking questions. Asked why he didn't just say Coach K, as his players refer to him, the coach knew it could be confusing before this NCAA Sweet 16 matchup. Krystkowiak's Utes (26-8) play Friday night in Houston against the more well-known Coach K, four-time...
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Vikings sign Polish-born tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde ''Babs'' Aiyegbusi. The Vikings announced the move Thursday. Aiyegbusi, whose name is pronounced bah-BUH'-toon-day ah-YEG'-boo-see, is a native of Olesnica, Poland. The 6-foot-9, 351-pounder played for the Dresden Monarchs of the German Football League in 2014, helping the club to an appearance in...
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