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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 2:38pm

Detroit Pistons submit bids for future NBA All-Star Game

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have put in bids to host a future NBA All-Star Game at Little Caesars Arena....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 1:51pm

AP Source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, a stunningly abrupt move by an NBA legend known for making swift decisions....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 1:39pm

FIFA audit official admits bribery in US federal probe

MACOLIN, Switzerland (AP) -- The sprawling American investigation of bribery and corruption in international soccer has reached into Asia and claimed the first guilty plea from a senior official in the new FIFA leadership....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 1:23pm

MLB's first Lithuanian learned the game where few play

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The decades-long journey of a father and a son, of a game and a country, ended with a sprint....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 12:47pm

Sharapova wins again, reaches semifinals at Porsche GP

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Maria Sharapova won again to move into the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals after beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4 on Friday....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 12:20pm

Is Anthony Joshua boxing's next great heavyweight?

LONDON (AP) -- Anthony Joshua has the weight of a country on his shoulders, and a fighter with true heavyweight pedigree in the ring across from him....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 11:21am

NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft....

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 - 9:54am

Nastase responds to backlash about Serena Williams comments

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Ilie Nastase responded to the backlash from his comments about Serena Williams and his Fed Cup outburst, saying his remarks about the pregnant tennis great were "spontaneous" and his tirade inexcusable....

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