State & National News

May 4, 2015 - 10:26am
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BASEBALL

N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

Miami at Washington, 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 7:20 p.m.

Oakland at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.

Texas at Houston, 8:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at St...

May 4, 2015 - 9:17am
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MADRID (AP) — John Isner of the United States beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday.

The 16th-seeded Isner will next play either Jeremy Chardy — another Frenchman — or Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil.

In the women's competition, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland eased past Casey Dellacqua of Australia to reach the third round. The ninth-seeded Radwanska took the match 6-2, 6-1 in just over an hour...

May 4, 2015 - 9:11am
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ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's 209 member federations will be asked to consider suspending Israel from world football just before they elect their president this month.

FIFA published an agenda Monday for its election congress on May 29, including a late proposal by Palestinian football officials to suspend Israel.

The move, needing a three-quarter majority to pass, is unlikely to succeed after FIFA President Sepp Blatter said last month he opposed it....

May 4, 2015 - 8:39am
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's Clara Santucci repeated as the women's champion and Kenyan Stephen Njoroge won the men's race at Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon.

The 28-year-old Santucci finished in 2 hours, 34 minutes, 6 seconds.

She surged from 1 minute, 33 seconds back to overtake 26-year-old Kenyan Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton in the 25th mile.

Santucci, of Dilliner, became the first repeat women's champion since Wioletta Kryza in...

May 4, 2015 - 8:13am
6 min 10 sec ago

MUNICH (AP) — Andy Murray won his first clay-court title when he overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) in the rain-delayed final of the BMW Open on Monday.

The top-seeded Murray was the steadier player in the decisive tiebreaker and clinched the close match when Kohlschreiber sent a backhand long on Murray's second match point.

The final was rained out on Sunday, with former two-time Munich champion Kohlschreiber leading 3-2 on serve,...

May 4, 2015 - 6:30am
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OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo is set to host the Alpine world championships again after four successive losing bids.

The International Ski Federation says Cortina is the only applicant to host the biennial Alpine worlds in 2021.

Cortina, which stages speed races on the women's World Cup calendar each season, was previously a candidate to host each world championships from 2013 to 2019.

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May 4, 2015 - 5:37am
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LONDON (AP) — The family of World Cup winner Jimmy Greaves says the former England and Tottenham striker is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke.

A statement says the 75-year-old Greaves had "appeared to have made a full recovery" from a minor stroke in 2012 before being taken ill again on Sunday.

The Greaves family has "asked for privacy during what is a worrying time."

Greaves was part of England's 1966 World Cup-...

May 4, 2015 - 5:01am
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE
West Division
WLTPctPFPA
Arizona420.667329287
Las Vegas220.500200220
Los Angeles050.000191286
Pacific Division...
May 4, 2015 - 4:03am
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BC-HKO--AHL Playoff Glance
AHL Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
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CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25:...

May 4, 2015 - 3:01am
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SUNDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3

St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2, 14 innings

Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 3

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County 5, Beloit 4, 10 innings

Quad Cities 10, Wisconsin 1

Peoria 2, Burlington 1

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Sporting Kansas...

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