1. Mauer's Double Proves to Be Difference

    MINNEAPOLIS - Joe Mauer hit a two-run double that just missed reaching the seats and Kevin Correia pitched a smooth six innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox for the third straight game, 4-3 on Saturday...

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  2. Perkins 'Excited' to Record 19th Save

    The fastball flew past Adam Dunn's bat at 95 miles per hour to end the game, and Glen Perkins pivoted on the mound to give his left arm an exaggerated pump...

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  3. Danté Exum Is One of the Draft's Most Talented, but Risky, Prospects

    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S...

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  4. Hiring Blatt Both a No-Brainer and a Risk

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Earlier this week, the point guard for Maccabi Tel Aviv got married. This is big news...

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  5. Mauer Helps Twins Top White Sox Again, 4-3

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Joe Mauer hit a two-run double that just missed reaching the seats and Kevin Correia pitched a smooth six innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox for the third straight game, 4-3 on Saturday...

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  6. Celtics May Be Faced with a Gamble on Joel Embiid

    WALTHAM — The Celtics may be faced with a gamble. Do they take Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid if he's still available by the team's No...

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  7. Harris Wants at Least a 3-Year Contract

    FRISCO -- Devin Harris said "it's a good possibility'' he'll be back playing for the Dallas Mavericks again next season. Now it's just a matter of negotiating his new contract...

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  8. Lynx Have Wire-to-Wire 75-65 Win over Mystics

    The Lynx have lost three of their last four games, two of them to the Phoenix Mercury. But we also have to keep in mind that they have lost Rebekkah Brunson, Monica Wright, and Dev ...

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  9. McCoughtry Scores 18 to Lead Dream Past Liberty

    ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory...

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  10. Louis Gaudinot Fails Post-Fight Drug Test, Receives Six-Month Suspension

    Louis Gaudinot failed his post-fight drug test from his March 8 UFC Fight Night bout, and has received a six-month suspension by the UFC, an official told MMAWeekly.com on Friday...

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  11. Women's MMA Pioneer, Former UFC Fighter Rosi Sexton Retires

    Rosi Sexton, the first British female fighter to compete in the UFC, is calling it a career. Sexton announced her retirement on her blog this week (h/t MixedMartialArts.com) after losing a Cage Warriors bout earlier this month in her native England...

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  12. Tony Stewart: Kyle Larson Will Learn Not to Block Me

    Kyle Larson may be one of the most heralded young drivers to hit NASCAR in some time, but three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart still isn't impressed with him after he blocked him on a restart last week at Michigan...

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  13. Belgium Coach Marc Wilmots Vows No Risks with Vincent Kompany Injury

    Belgium national team coach Marc Wilmots has said that he will not take any chances with Vincent Kompany's injury ahead of their clash against Russia on Sunday...

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  14. Three Points on France Thrashing Switzerland 5-2 in Style

    The annals of World Cup history won't turn up too many managers who win their opening game a resounding 3-0, then change both the lineup and formation for their second outing...

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  15. England Undone by Lack of Experience

    Costa Rica's 1-0 win over Italy on Friday condemned England to group-stage elimination - with a game still to go - for the first time since 1958...

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  16. Three Points on Costa Rica Defeating Italy to Progress to Knockout Stage

    RECIFE, Brazil -- In 1990, Costa Rica provided a World Cup shock, beating Sweden and Scotland to qualify for the second round. It's a period that Tico fans look back on with nostalgia as the greatest football moment in the country's history...

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  17. Starting XI for Match vs. Honduras

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  18. Starting XI for Match vs. Ecuador

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  19. USA Fandom Coming of Age in Brazil

    You Americans,” said the Brit in the seat to our right, appraising the planeload of us, decked out in our red-white-and-blue garb and dispensing our eternal optimism, in this ...

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  20. Parliament Member: Suarez a “Racist, Violent, Cheat”

    Ian Austin, a Labour member of parliament, tweeted his disgust after watching Luis Suarez score for Uruguay against England at the World Cup...

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  21. Jurgen Klinsmann's Scorn for MLS Can Only Hurt the U.S.

    SAO PAULO – Jurgen Klinsmann earned the reputation of being ruthless around the goal as a player. As a coach, Klinsmann is still ruthless, just not around the net...

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  22. Pinto: 'We Knew We Could Make History'

    Jorge Luis Pinto praised his Costa Rica side for 'making history' after they beat Italy to reach the last 16 of the World Cup, before setting his sights on a victory over England in their final group game...

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  23. Cesare Prandelli Desperate to Bounce Back After Costa Rica Loss

    The Azzurri missed the chance to take control of Group D as they went down to a Bryan Ruiz goal just before half-time in Recife on Friday...

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  24. Obafemi Martins Uncertain of His Future with the Sounders: 'I'm Still Waiting.'

    Sounders FC forward Obafemi Martins returned to practice Friday following an agreed vacation time in Nigeria for the World Cup break...

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  25. Judge Orders World Cup Water Breaks If Heat Reaches 32 Degrees C

    (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge on Friday ordered FIFA to follow its own guidelines and stop play at all World Cup games every thirty minutes for a water break if the temperature is 32 degrees Celsius (90 Fahrenheit) or higher...

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