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Finland's Topi Jaakola, right, challenges for the puck Russia's Sergei Plotnikov, left, during the Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal match between Russia and Finland in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 21, 2017 - 12:41 pm
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Nikita Kucherov sealed a 5-3 win for Russia in the bronze medal match against Finland at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday. Nikita Gusev scored twice and quick-fire goals from Vladimir Tkachyov (short-handed) and Bogdan Kiselevich put the Russians in command. Mikko...
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Pope Francis is kissed by a child as he leaves the Casal Bernocchi Sporting center, in the outskirts of Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 21, 2017 - 11:47 am
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has told children at an Italian sports center he didn't play soccer very well as a youth and was stuck with the nickname "tough leg." An 11-year-old boy asked Francis during a parish visit in the Rome suburb of Acilia Sunday afternoon if he had played soccer as a child...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Mt. Everest is seen from the way to Kalapatthar in Nepal. An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, File)
May 21, 2017 - 8:38 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday. Roland Yearwood, 50, from Georgiana, Alabama, died on the mountain on Sunday...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, Honda MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden holds up his hand during an official pre-race press conference ahead of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island, Australia. Four days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle, American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden remains in "extremely serious" condition in an Italian hospital, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
May 21, 2017 - 8:30 am
CESENA, Italy (AP) — Four days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle, American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden remains in "extremely serious" condition in an Italian hospital. The Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, where Hayden is being treated, says on Sunday that Hayden's...
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Justin Gatlin, right, of the United States greets second placer Aska Canbridge of Japan after winning the men's 100 meter at the Golden Grand Prix track and field event in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Gatlin clocked 10.28 seconds to win the 100 meters, 03 seconds ahead of Cambridge. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 21, 2017 - 6:34 am
KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — Justin Gatlin clocked 10.28 seconds to win the 100 meters at a Golden Grand Prix event on Sunday. The American crossed the finish line just .03 seconds ahead of Japan's Aska Cambridge. Shuhei Tada, also of Japan, was third in 10:35. "Glad to open up my season here with a good...
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French champion Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam, left, gets a right from Japanese challenger Ryota Murata in the 12th round of their WBA middleweight boxing world title match in Tokyo, Saturday, May 20, 2017. N'Dam defended his title by a 2-1 decision. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
May 21, 2017 - 4:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — WBA President Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of Saturday's middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's interim champion Hassan N'Dam. Two judges saw N'Dam win Saturday's bout 116-112 and 115-113. The third had Murata up 117-110 — the same score...
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May 21, 2017 - 4:38 am
KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — Justin Gatlin of the United States clocked 10.28 seconds to win the 100 meters at a Golden Grand Prix event on Sunday. Gatlin crossed the finish line just .03 seconds ahead of Japan's Aska Cambridge. Shuhei Tada, also of Japan, was third in 10:35. Aaron Brown of Canada won...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Corey Dickerson holds his bat after being hit with a pitch from New York Yankees' Tommy Layne during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Catching for the Yankees is Gary Sanchez. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 21, 2017 - 3:12 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ WELCOME First baseman Matt Adams is expected to join the Braves in time for their game at SunTrust Park against Washington. Atlanta acquired Adams this weekend from St. Louis, hoping he can help fill the void left by injured star Freddie...
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New York Mets manager Terry Collins, center, changes pitchers during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
May 21, 2017 - 2:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A milestone night for the New York Mets nearly turned into a miserable one. Jose Reyes had three instrumental hits, including the 2,000th of his career, and manager Terry Collins made just the right moves as the Mets held off the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 on Saturday. New York gave up...
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San Antonio Spurs guard Kyle Anderson (1) watches Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) make a three point basket during the first half of Game 3 of of the Western Conference finals on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes)
May 21, 2017 - 1:30 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions. The Warriors' depth and talent settled things early. Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and Golden State beat injury-riddled San Antonio 120-108 on...
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