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April 5, 2014 - 11:48am
1 week 4 days ago

TORONTO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton.

Teixeira left Friday's game in the second inning after he was injured while trying to field a foul grounder. Kelly Johnson moved from second base to first and Brian Roberts came in to play second.

Manager Joe Girardi says Teixeira will undergo an MRI exam...

April 5, 2014 - 11:42am
1 week 4 days ago

AINTREE, England (AP) — Pineau De Re sprinted clear after the final fence to win a chaotic Grand National Steeplechase by five lengths on Saturday.

Ridden by Leighton Aspell, the 25-1 shot became the third straight outsider to win the world's most famous and grueling jumps race.

Balthazar King (14-1) was second and 10-1 joint-favorite Double Seven, ridden by AP McCoy, was third.

Teaforthree and Tidal Bay were among the well-...

April 5, 2014 - 11:14am
1 week 4 days ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connecticut and Notre Dame will renew their rivalry next season in the women's Jimmy V Classic that honors the former N.C. State men's coach.

The two undefeated teams played 12 times over the previous three seasons before Notre Dame left for the ACC this past year.

UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) are in the Final Four and are on a collision course for an unprecedented championship game if both can win their national...

April 5, 2014 - 11:03am
1 week 4 days ago

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Luke Glendening to a three-year contract extension.

The Red Wings announced the move Saturday, a day after beating Buffalo to strengthen their position as a wild-card team in the playoffs.

Glendenning has no goals and six assists in 51 games this season as a rookie. With 78 hits and 32 blocked shots, he has earned ice time this season for a team that has been hit hard by injuries....

April 5, 2014 - 10:49am
1 week 4 days ago

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka lost the doubles match to Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov on Saturday, giving Kazakhstan a 2-1 lead over Switzerland in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.

Golubev and Nedovyesov never trailed after breaking Federer in the opening game and completed a 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (6) victory.

The Kazakh pair took their first match point chance when Wawrinka could not control Golubev's powerful return of...

April 5, 2014 - 10:49am
1 week 4 days ago

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka lost the doubles match to Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov on Saturday, giving Kazakhstan a 2-1 lead over Switzerland in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.

Golubev and Nedovyesov never trailed after breaking Federer in the opening game and completed a 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (6) victory.

The Kazakh pair took their first match point chance when Wawrinka could not control Golubev's powerful return of...

April 5, 2014 - 10:49am
1 week 4 days ago

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka lost the doubles match to Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov on Saturday, giving Kazakhstan a 2-1 lead over Switzerland in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.

Golubev and Nedovyesov never trailed after breaking Federer in the opening game and completed a 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (6) victory.

The Kazakh pair converted their first match point when Wawrinka could not control Golubev's powerful return of...

April 5, 2014 - 10:15am
1 week 4 days ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson doesn't see what the fuss is about over "One and Done" players.

He was calling out critics Friday who don't like the practice of college players leaving for the NBA draft after one year in school.

The "One and Done" routine is in the spotlight with Kentucky reaching the Final Four. The Wildcats have five freshmen in this year's starting lineup, a few of whom are expected to leave after this season...

April 5, 2014 - 10:01am
1 week 3 days ago
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April 5, 2014 - 9:12am
1 week 4 days ago

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Mercedes locked out the front row for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday, qualifying ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg's time of 1 minute, 33.185 seconds at the Bahrain International Circuit was a quarter of a second faster than Hamilton, who had to abandon his final flying lap after running wide at the first corner.

It was Mercedes' third straight pole to start the Formula One...

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