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Umpires Jeff Kellogg, left, and D.J. Reyburn, listen to the replay umpires during a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington.

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MLB officials defend instant reply

Bob Bowman, chief executive officer of MLB Advanced Media, says the system based at his company's office has largely worked.

Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) drives against Michigan State guard Gary Harris (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big Ten Conference tournament Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Indianapolis.

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Michigan losing Stauskas, Robinson to NBA

The Wolverines lost Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway to the NBA last year as underclassmen, but retooled well enough to win the Big Ten title and advance to an NCAA tournament regional final.

A Philadelphia Phillies coach stands next to a sign honoring Jackie Robinson day prior to a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cincinnati.

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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig retired Robinson's No. 42 in 1997 on the 50th anniversary of the big league debut of the Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman.

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd warms up before the NFL football AFC Championship football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass. The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract that the 49ers announced Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was a member of the 49ers from 2003-05, when he caught 105 passes for 1,510 yards and 13 touchdowns.

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49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to 1-year deal

San Francisco selected Lloyd in the fourth round of the 2003 draft

Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin directs his team during the second half of an NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal college basketball tournament game against the Michigan Friday, March 28, 2014, in Indianapolis.

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Cal hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as coach

He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley.

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Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

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Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium hits snag

Some say David Beckham's plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami threatens plans to expand the Panama Canal.

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Phelps comes out of retirement ahead of 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week.

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Prosecutor wraps up 5-day grilling of Pistorius

The prosecutor gave a stark summary of how Pistorius shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.

Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike (13) celebrates after scoring in the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament against South Dakota in Ames, Iowa, Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Monday

Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

Chiney Ogwumike finished her stellar career at Stanford as the top scorer and rebounder in Pac-12 history

Former Olympic and world swimming champion Michael Phelps of the US attends the unveiling of a mosaic installed in his honour at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, July 28, 2013.

Monday

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.

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Monday

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

The four major pro sports leagues in North America are becoming increasingly open to paternity leave.

The Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars is seen during a news conference at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich., where guard Brandon Jennings was introduced to the media, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Jennings comes from the Milwaukee Bucks, who acquired Brandon Knight, Slava Kravtsov and Khris Middleton in a sign-and-trade deal last week. Jennings signed a 3-year, $24-million deal as part of the deal.

Monday

Dumars officially stepping down as Pistons’ GM

Saying it's time for a new chapter, Dumars will remain an adviser to the ownership team.

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Monday

First round of Stanley Cup playoffs set

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are set.

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Monday

PHOTOS: The Masters

Bubba Watson took home a second green jacket at one of golf's greatest events.

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Watson wins second Green Jacket

Bubba Watson withstood an inspired early challenge from playing partner Jordan Spieth to clinch the Masters for a second time in three years.

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NFL’s Aldon Smith arrested at LAX

Police at Los Angeles International Airport arrested the football player for a false bomb threat to screeners, officials said.

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Monday

Boston Marathoners vow to take back New England’s sacred race

"Left on Boylston" in this American city means only one thing on marathon day.

Bubba Watson celebrates after a birdie on the 14th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

Sunday

Bubba Watson wins his second Masters

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

The Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars is seen during a news conference at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich., where guard Brandon Jennings was introduced to the media, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Jennings comes from the Milwaukee Bucks, who acquired Brandon Knight, Slava Kravtsov and Khris Middleton in a sign-and-trade deal last week. Jennings signed a 3-year, $24-million deal as part of the deal.

Sunday

Report: Sources say Dumars out as team president

A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons have decided not to renew Joe Dumars' contract as president of basketball operations.

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MLB officials defend instant reply

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Umpires Jeff Kellogg, left, and D.J. Reyburn, listen to the replay umpires during a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington.

Bob Bowman, chief executive officer of MLB Advanced Media, says the system based at his company's office has largely worked.

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Michigan losing Stauskas, Robinson to NBA

Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) drives against Michigan State guard Gary Harris (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big Ten Conference tournament Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Indianapolis.

The Wolverines lost Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway to the NBA last year as underclassmen, but retooled well enough to win the Big Ten title and advance to an NCAA tournament regional final.

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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

A Philadelphia Phillies coach stands next to a sign honoring Jackie Robinson day prior to a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cincinnati.

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig retired Robinson's No. 42 in 1997 on the 50th anniversary of the big league debut of the Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman.

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49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to 1-year deal

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd warms up before the NFL football AFC Championship football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass. The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract that the 49ers announced Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was a member of the 49ers from 2003-05, when he caught 105 passes for 1,510 yards and 13 touchdowns.

San Francisco selected Lloyd in the fourth round of the 2003 draft

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