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Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck

BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox after umpires found with a foreign substance on his neck....

Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss....

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

MADRID (AP) -- Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal....

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

MADRID (AP) -- Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal....

Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Mark Emmert wants the NCAA to fast-track upgrades for college athletes - regardless of whether a player union is pushing for them....

Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model....

Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university....

Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university....

Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

HAVANA (AP) -- Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday....

Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

CHICAGO (AP) -- There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance....

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

MIAMI (AP) -- Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series....

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

MIAMI (AP) -- Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series....

Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

CHICAGO (AP) -- Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball's most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories:...

Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Pacers got tired of talking trash....

Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- While his teammates mobbed him after a late goal, Dan Carcillo trash-talked with Flyers fans through the glass before hitting the bench for a celebration....

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