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May 5, 2015 - 8:41am
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LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the top of the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday, and Chelsea took team of the week honors after winning the Premier League title.

Ronaldo scored a hat trick for Madrid in the 3-2 victory over Sevilla, after Messi netted twice in Barcelona's 8-0 rout of Cordoba.

Luis Suarez, who scored his first hat trick for Barcelona in that victory, was third.

Chelsea's 1-0 win...

May 5, 2015 - 8:36am
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nine people have been arrested following the third night of violence in Knurow, in southern Poland, triggered by the death of a football fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by the police.

An autopsy revealed on Monday that the man died from a rubber-object shot wound, and a massive hemorrhage.

In response, groups of young men attacked the Knurow police station with hard objects late Monday, the third consecutive night of violence...

May 5, 2015 - 6:10am
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MADRID (AP) — Colombian climber Nairo Quintana will not defend his Giro d'Italia title.

Quintana and Spaniard Alejandro Valverde have been left off Movistar's nine-man squad for the three-week grand tour starting on Saturday.

Instead, Movistar is taking what it calls a "young, versatile group" that includes Nairo's brother, Dayer Quintana.

It's other eight riders are Andrey Amador, Igor Anton, Ruben Fernandez, Jesus Herrada,...

May 5, 2015 - 4:01am
1 min 8 sec ago
BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance,0123
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
East Division
New York1610.6157-3L-16...
May 5, 2015 - 3:01am
1 min 8 sec ago



Chicago 99, Cleveland 92


St. Louis 10, Chicago Cubs 9


Quad Cities 3, Kane County 1

Clinton 2, Peoria 0



Chicago at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

May 5, 2015 - 1:18am
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BOSTON (AP) — A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Boston.

Oscar Hernandez, no relation to Aaron, has pleaded guilty to charges including gun conspiracy and lying to a grand jury.

Oscar Hernandez shipped several guns from Florida to Aaron Hernandez in Massachusetts two months before the then-star tight end killed a man in 2013. He did...

May 5, 2015 - 1:03am
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 14th home run and Felix Hernandez won his fifth straight decision to start the season, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Monday night.

Cruz celebrated his first AL Player of the Month Award with a leadoff shot against Matt Shoemaker that snapped a scoreless tie in the seventh.

Hernandez (5-0) allowed a run and six hits in seven innings while striking out eight...

May 5, 2015 - 12:53am
1 min 9 sec ago
All Times EDT
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South Carolina 4, Reading 3

Friday, April 17: South Carolina 2, Reading 1, 2OT

Saturday, April 18: Reading 4, South Carolina 2

Thursday, April 23: South Carolina 5, Reading 2

Saturday, April 25: Reading 4...

May 5, 2015 - 12:52am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning on the way to winning back-to-back starts for the first time this season, leading the San Francisco Giants past the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday night for their fourth straight win.

Bumgarner (3-1) outdueled Tyson Ross (1-3), striking out six and walking one as each starter threw 107 pitches. Bumgarner left to a standing ovation in the top of the eighth and tipped his cap as he gave way...

May 5, 2015 - 12:33am
1 min 8 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Blake Griffin had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double to lift the Chris Paul-less Los Angeles Clippers to a 117-101 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Houston scored five straight points to cut the lead to one with about 7 1/2 minutes left. Matt Barnes got the Clippers going after that, making two 3-pointers in a 12-0 run that made it 101-88 3 minutes...

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