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California Chrome unfazed by opossum encounter

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome was unfazed by a chance encounter with an opossum that crossed the track at Belmont Park as the Triple Crown hopeful was ending his gallop.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014

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Klinsmann says Donovan was passed before US camp

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann says he dropped Landon Donovan from the World Cup roster because other forwards in the player pool surpassed him in the months before the American team gathered for its pre-tournament training camp.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014

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Horse's death latest black eye for Churchill Downs

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When California Chrome crosses the finish line in the Belmont Stakes next month, win or lose, his bid for a Triple Crown will be over and horse racing will begin its annual retreat from the mainstream.

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Machado injured as Orioles lose to Indians 8-7

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles thought they were done worrying about Manny Machado after he finally returned from offseason knee surgery on May 1.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014

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Mark Cuban apologizes to Trayvon Martin family

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized Thursday to Trayvon Martin's family over his choice of words in a videotaped interview in which he addressed bigotry and prejudice.

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At French, Nadal could face 3 who beat him on clay

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's path to a record-extending ninth French Open title could take him through a series of matches against the men who beat him on clay this season.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014

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Dustin Johnson shoots 65 to take Colonial lead

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson had played Colonial only once before, six years ago when he didn't even make it to the final round.

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Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson knows the panic to make Sprint Cup's championship chase is coming.

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