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May 20, 2018 - 4:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khiry Shelton scored his first goal of the season to help Sporting Kansas City tie Minnesota United 1-1 on Sunday. Sporting KC (7-2-3) is unbeaten in its last three games and has just one loss since opening day. Shelton, acquired by trade from New York City FC in December, headed...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after beating Germany's Alexander Zverev in the final match of the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Nadal won 6-1, 1-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 20, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be heading into the French Open. Alex Zverev is in a good place entering Roland Garros, too. Nadal came out on top in a matchup of this year's top two clay-court players Sunday, beating defending champion Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 Sunday to win a...
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A lone fan stands along the course using an umbrella to shield himself from the rain during the rain-suspended final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 20, 2018 - 3:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson has started after a four-hour rain delay. Hometown star Jordan Spieth, trailing co-leaders Marc Leishman and Aaron Wise by 10 shots, was in the first group off the first tee. Threesomes were going off both nines Sunday at the new Trinity...
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Justify (7), with Mike Smith aboard, runs against Good Magic, with Jose Ortiz atop, in the final stretch of the 143rd Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico race track, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Baltimore. Justify won the race. (AP Photo/Tom Horan)
May 20, 2018 - 2:59 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify keeps showing something new each time he races. In the Kentucky Derby, he showed he could run in the mud in a crowded, 20-horse field. In the Preakness, he showed he could withstand the challenge of a top rival pressing him early and hold off others before the finish line...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016, file photo, Julian Green, of the U.S., celebrates scoring the second and final goal against Cuba during a friendly soccer match in the Pedro Marrero Stadium in Havana, Cuba. Green returns to the U.S. national team for the first time in two years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on a young American roster for a May 28, 2018, exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
May 20, 2018 - 2:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — With no World Cup to prepare for, the United States announced a roster devoid of the veterans who failed to qualify for this year's tournament and filled with youth who could take the field 4½ years from now in Qatar. Midfielder Julian Green returns to the U.S. national team for the...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Jose Bautista bats during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. The Braves have released Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
May 20, 2018 - 2:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. General manager Alex Anthopolous said the team made the decision Saturday before Camargo drove in two runs in an 8-1 win over Miami...
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May 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zoltan Stieber, Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad scored to help D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Saturday night. Stieber opened the scoring in the 15th minute, slipping behind the defense on Luciano Acosta's long ball and slotting it past goalkeeper Andrew...
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May 20, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Milos Raonic, the 2016 Wimbledon runner-up, has withdrawn from the French Open a week before the clay-court Grand Slam tournament begins. Raonic says on Twitter on Sunday that he needs "to continue working hard to put myself in the best position when I step out on the court." He hasn't...
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Overall leader Simon Yates of Britain arrives to take the start of the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia from Tolmezzo to Sappada, Italy, Sunday, May 20, 2018. . (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 11:23 am
SAPPADA, Italy (AP) — Simon Yates made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 15th stage and the British rider consolidated his overall lead on Sunday as the race heads into its final week. Yates set off on a solo attack with 17 kilometers remaining of the 176-kilometer (109-mile) route...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 1998 file photo, France's players from left, Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly and Laurent Blanc hold the soccer World Cup after France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final, at the Stade de France in Saint Denis. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
May 20, 2018 - 7:14 am
Despite playing a central role in the establishment of the World Cup, France had always fallen short at the tournament. That changed on one glorious night in Paris in 1998. After a strong start to the tournament it was hosting for the second time, France struggled in the knockout stages. It only...
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