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May 1, 2016 - 3:18pm
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ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) — Nicolas Almagro recovered from a set down to beat fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5), 6-3 and win the Estoril Open on Sunday.

Almagro claimed his 13th career title — all on clay — and his first since Nice in 2012.

The 30-year-old Spaniard hit 12 aces and converted five of 19 break chances to beat the eighth-seeded Carreno Busta.

Almagro plays Borna Coric in the first round of the ongoing...

May 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Hartford (Rockies)184.818
Reading (Phillies)148.6364
Trenton (Yankees)148.6364
Binghamton (Mets)119.5506
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)713.350...
May 1, 2016 - 2:49pm
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)129.571
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1210.545½
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1211.5221
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1111.500
Buffalo (Blue Jays)1013...
May 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
4 min 30 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Hartford (Rockies)184.818
Reading (Phillies)148.6364
Trenton (Yankees)148.6364
Binghamton (Mets)119.5506
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)713.350...
May 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
4 min 30 sec ago

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with nine undrafted rookie free agents, including five offensive players.

The Jaguars spent six of their seven NFL draft picks on defensive players, so they used college free agency to address the other side of the ball.

The team agreed to terms with South Alabama tight end Braedon Bowman, Southern Miss offensive tackle Rashod Hill, Louisiana-Lafayette receiver Jamal Robinson,...

May 1, 2016 - 2:46pm
4 min 30 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has resumed light shooting without movement on his injured right knee with the hopes he could get into scrimmages by later next week, perhaps in time to be ready for Game 3 of the Golden State Warriors' Western Conference semifinals at Portland.

Coach Steve Kerr said before Sunday's Game 1 against the Trail Blazers that it's "pretty slim" the reigning MVP would be ready for Game 2 on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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May 1, 2016 - 2:17pm
4 min 30 sec ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nyquist has stepped onto the track at Churchill Downs for the first time to begin his final preparations for the Kentucky Derby.

The undefeated colt jogged once around the sloppy oval under exercise rider Jonny Garcia on Sunday. They were accompanied by a pony.

Trainer Doug O'Neill says Nyquist will jog again on Monday. The colt arrived at Churchill Downs on Saturday from Keeneland, where he had been stabled since winning the...

May 1, 2016 - 2:11pm
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Sadio Mane scored a hat trick as Southampton eased past Manchester City 4-2 in the English Premier League on Sunday, when the visitors' minds seemed more on the Champions League.

The Senegal forward struck in the 28th, 57th and 68th minutes at St. Mary's Stadium after Shane Long scored the opener for the Saints. Kelechi Iheanacho grabbed a goal in each half for City.

City dropped a spot to fourth, three points behind...

May 1, 2016 - 1:56pm
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have optioned right-handed starter Matt Shoemaker to Triple-A Salt Lake in one of five roster moves Sunday.

Shoemaker (1-4) allowed seven earned runs in 2 1/3 innings Saturday night as the Texas Rangers scored six in the third in a 7-2 win. He has a 9.15 ERA in five starts. As a rookie in 2014, Shoemaker went 16-4 with a 3.04 ERA.

Manager Mike Scioscia said the Angels might not need to fill Shoemaker's...

May 1, 2016 - 1:41pm
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ANGERS, France (AP) — Marseille snapped a run of 11 league matches without a victory by winning 1-0 at Angers on Sunday to ensure it stays in Ligue 1.

Marseille moved eight points clear of the drop zone with two rounds remaining.

Michy Batshuayi scored the only goal of the match in the 24th minute. The Belgium forward latched onto a good pass from Steven Fletcher before racing forward and firing across Angers goalkeeper Alexandre Letellier for his...

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