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Counsell replaces Roenicke with Brewers after 7-18 start
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him Monday with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell....

Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, James
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award Monday, beating out Houston's James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close....

Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and lost....

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- There's something about Talladega Superspeedway - its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track - that makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. feel a responsibility to put on a show....

Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done....

Rory McIlroy: Holding the top ranking, wearing the crown
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Unless he changed his routine, Rory McIlroy started celebrating his 26th birthday on Monday by going to the website of the Official World Golf Ranking to see where he stood. It was neither a gift nor a surprise....

Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing the inevitable question....

Tigers, Royals resume respectful rivalry with split
The Kansas City Royals have rubbed some American League teams the wrong way this season. When they face the Detroit Tigers, however, the atmosphere is one of respect....

Vonn says relationship with Woods is over
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports....

Ellsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Andrew Miller had a chance to seal the New York Yankees' sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order....

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