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April 16, 2014 - 10:56am
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MADRID (AP) — Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will lead Movistar at the Giro d'Italia next month.

Movistar announced its preliminary list of 11 riders on Wednesday. It will reduce the list to nine before the race.

Quintana finished second to Christopher Froome at the Tour last year, but he will not ride in cycling's biggest race this summer.

Instead, the Colombian will be Movistar's lead rider in the Italian grand tour...

April 16, 2014 - 10:50am
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn't expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.

Day's agent, Bud Martin, says the cast was put on Wednesday as a precaution.

Day injured his thumb while winning the Match Play Championship in late February. He took six weeks off before playing at the Masters, where he barely made the cut.

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April 16, 2014 - 10:49am
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan reached her first WTA quarterfinals in two years by defeating Italian qualifier Giulia Gatto-Monticone 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Wednesday.

No. 6-seeded Diyas broke the Italian's serve five times and saved four breakpoints to qualify for her first quarterfinals since 2012 in Taiwan.

Also through to the last eight were No. 4 Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, and...

April 16, 2014 - 10:01am
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April 16, 2014 - 10:00am
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April 16, 2014 - 10:00am
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April 16, 2014 - 8:51am
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass.

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced the new format Wednesday.

The Players Championship previously was a sudden-death playoff that began on the par-3 17th hole, famous for having an island green. Starting this year, a playoff would take place on the par-5 16th hole, the 17th, and the...

April 16, 2014 - 8:22am
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All Times EDT
BASEBALL

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m., 1st game

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Arizona, 3:40 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05...

April 16, 2014 - 8:22am
15 min 4 sec ago
All Times EDT
BASEBALL

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m., 1st game

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Arizona, 3:40 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05...

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