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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers and Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter as the...full story
updated 2014-04-21 12:22 PM
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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, center right, high-fives a fan upon arriving for a news conference with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, left, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, rear, to announce the city will be getting an MLS expansion team, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, which will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable-roof stadium. The team will be owned by Blank. He donned a traditional soccer scarf and was serenaded by a burgeoning fan group that calls itself "Terminus Legion," a reference to the city's former name. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Anaheim Ducks' Stephane Robidas, center, is shoved by Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt, right, during the second period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank smiles during a news conference announcing the city is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, unveiling a the team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany rides a bicycle on the paddock ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) Real's Gareth Bale, right, looses the ball to Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl speaks at a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the NBA basketball franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta celebrates after his short-handed goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, speaks in front of Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico during the press conference ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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AL Capsules

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers and Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter as the....Fullstory

2014-04-21 12:22 PM

NHL Playoff Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period as the Boston Bruins leveled their playoff series....Fullstory

2014-04-21 12:01 PM

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Associated Press

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) -- Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole....Fullstory

2014-04-21 11:01 AM

NL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning to help the New York Mets outlast the Atlanta Braves 4-3....Fullstory

2014-04-21 10:01 AM

River Plate moves into top spot in Argentina River Plate moves into top spot in Argentina

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- River Plate moved into top spot in the Argentine first division with a 1-0 win over Velez Sarsfield on Sunday. Teofilo....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Cruzeiro nets late to win Brazilian league opener
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Bolivian striker Marcelo Moreno scored in the 90th minute to give defending champion Cruzeiro a 2-1 win against Bahia in its....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Mexican Standings, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Mexican Standings ....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Argentine Standings, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Argentine Standings ....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett
By CHARLES ODUM
Associated Press

DULUTH, Georgia (AP) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez held off Bernhard Langer to win the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday, becoming only the third player to....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Official: Keeper dies after Gabon soccer match
By YVES LAURENT GOMA
Associated Press

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) -- A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Much at stake in last ACL preliminaries
By JOHN DUERDEN
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- With so many spots still up for grabs in the knockout rounds and so many clubs in contention, the Asian....Fullstory

2014-04-21 12:22 PM

NBA Playoff Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Nene dominated with 24 points and Trevor Ariza scored 18 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 points down to beat the....Fullstory

2014-04-21 12:01 PM

Indonesia says it wants to host the Asian Games

Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's sports minister says the country has the will and the funds to stage the 2019 Asian Games as organizers search....Fullstory

2014-04-21 10:42 AM

Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:22 AM

River Plate takes sole lead in Argentina River Plate takes sole lead in Argentina

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- River Plate took the sole lead in the Argentine first division with a 1-0 win over Velez Sarsfield on Sunday. Teofilo....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Pumas beat Chivas to secure playoff spot

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Daniel Ramirez' low shot in the 55th minute gave Pumas a 1-0 victory over Chivas in Mexico's first division on Sunday....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Mexican Results, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Mexican Results Mexican Football Results MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Results from Mexican football: Liga MX ....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Former All Blacks prop sidelined with lung clots

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Former All Blacks prop John Schwalger will be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby season after being diagnosed....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Guardiola, Mourinho back in Madrid for CL semis Guardiola, Mourinho back in Madrid for CL semis
By JOSEPH WILSON
Associated Press

Madrid will be the center of the football world this week when Real Madrid hosts Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid welcomes Chelsea in the Champions....Fullstory

2014-04-21 09:01 AM

Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win
By PETE IACOBELLI
Associated Press

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) -- Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th....Fullstory

2014-04-21 06:22 AM

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