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Brazil tries to assure tourists airports are OK

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is trying to assure World Cup tourists that they won't face problems at airports even though not all upgrades will be complete.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Brantley's homer in 10th beats Tigers 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once he discarded his bat, rounded the bases and tossed his helmet, Michael Brantley was doused with water by his celebrating teammates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Nationals tie it ninth, Reds win 4-3 in 15

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice during their extra-inning game against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, the Washington Nationals appeared to have game-winning hits.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Duncan helps Spurs rout Thunder 122-105 in Game 1

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were not going to believe Serge Ibaka was really injured until the Oklahoma City Thunder took the court in the opener of the Western Conference finals without their athletic big man.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Rangers upend Canadiens 3-1, take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist has the surging New York Rangers two wins from the Stanley Cup finals.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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UD basketball crowds require $57K in police OT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton-area taxpayers shelled out $57,000 in overtime costs for police officers to control crowds after University of Dayton basketball wins in the NCAA tournament in March.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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NBA charges Sterling, sets up June 3 hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and its teams with his racist comments, setting up a June 3 hearing after which owners could vote to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Syrian soccer goalie-turned-rebel becomes icon

BEIRUT (AP) — He began as a local hero on the soccer field, playing for the most popular team of his home city Homs and rising toward national stardom across Syria. But when the uprising against President Bashar Assad began, Abdelbaset Sarout left all of it to lead peaceful protests, rallying thousands to demand Assad leave power.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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