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AP Source: Wolves' Adelman retiring after 23 years

Apr 21, 2014

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons.

Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday. The person spoke on condition of ...

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MARATHON WATCH: Race security monitored at center

Apr 21, 2014

By The Associated Press

A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.

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KEEPING WATCH: More than 250 personnel from law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, state and federal agencies and the National Guard were monitoring the race from a coordination center set up at the ...

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Uganda suspends athletics coach over sex abuse

Apr 21, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An official with Uganda's athletics body says a coach who faces charges of sexual harassment has been suspended and is under investigation by Ugandan police.

Beatrice Ayikoru of the Uganda Athletics Federation said Monday that Peter Wemali faces "a range of allegations"

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

Apr 21, 2014

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.

The battle ...

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Aldridge leads Blazers over Rockets 122-120 in OT

Apr 21, 2014

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge was playing on another level Sunday night and had the emotional intensity to match the best performance of his career.

Portland's star was hungry after missing the playoffs the last two seasons and wanted to show his teammates that ...

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Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings

Apr 21, 2014

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The only similarity in the rematch of a tightly played seven-game series between Los Angeles and San Jose is that the home team keeps winning.

What's drastically different is that Jonathan Quick and the normally air-tight Kings defense is giving ...

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Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Apr 21, 2014

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had just fouled out late in overtime after scoring a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points when he went to Portland teammate Damian Lillard with a simple message.

"I said: 'Take it over,'" Aldridge said.

Lillard did just ...

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After Bombs, Boston Marathon Under Tight Security

Apr 21, 2014

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) — State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators.

One year after a pair of homemade bombs killed three people and ...

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Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

Apr 20, 2014

By ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the ...

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Apr 20, 2014

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

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 by many prominent supporters.

For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away ...

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Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett

Apr 20, 2014

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

Jimenez held off Bernhard Langer to win the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday, becoming only the third player to lead from ...

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James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

Apr 20, 2014

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

MIAMI (AP) — Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.

James Jones got his turn Sunday.

And the lift he brought, combined with the expected playoff ...

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Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'

Apr 20, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be nice."

TNT's Sager is missing the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia. So his son, Craig Sager Jr., filled in for Sunday's broadcast of San Antonio's ...

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Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

Apr 20, 2014

By RAUL DOMINGUEZ, Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory.

The Mavericks were not going to let San Antonio beat them with 3-pointers, and they did not want Tony Parker using the lane as his personal playground. So the veteran Duncan overcame a ...

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Apr 20, 2014

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

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 by many prominent supporters.

For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away ...

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Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series

Apr 20, 2014

By IRA PODELL, AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Emery stood in again for injured No. 1 netminder Steve Mason and made 31 saves to help the Flyers rally from an early two-goal deficit and beat ...

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Gomez, Snider ejected after Brewer-Pirates brawl

Apr 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider were ejected Sunday after a shouting match quickly escalated into a full-scale brawl.

Several punches were thrown and a couple of players were tossed to the ground once the benches and ...

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Harper back in Nationals lineup

Apr 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.

Harper is scheduled to bat second in Washington's lineup against the Cardinals.

In the sixth inning on Saturday, Harper hit a comebacker to the mound and was ...

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Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

Apr 20, 2014

By JEROME PUGMIRE, AP Sports Writer

MONACO (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.

Wawrinka came from a set down to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the ...

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Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

Apr 20, 2014

By JUSTIN BERGMAN, Associated Press

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

Mercedes showed again that it's in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton's ...

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