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Ohio's 1st thoroughbred track nears end of racing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's first thoroughbred racetrack is squeezing in a few more events before horse racing there comes to an end next weekend after 91 years.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Historic day as Northwestern players decide union

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — In a historic vote, Northwestern University football players cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes — a decision that could change the landscape of American amateur sports.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Phelps uses 50 free to perfect his butterfly

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps' comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Phelps tries sprinting in 2nd event of comeback

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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NBA will consider giving refs more replay rights

NEW YORK (AP) — After further review, the play stands as called.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how to fund scholarships, handle health care and decide other increasingly hot-button issues involving their athletes.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Kluber, Indians roll past Royals 5-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber stayed stone-faced, maintaining the same stoic look in the clubhouse that he had for nine innings on the mound.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Cingrani, Ludwick lift Reds over Pirates 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Getting to .500 certainly is not the ultimate goal for a franchise that has been to the postseason in three of the last four seasons.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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