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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Luke Donald's card had to be rechecked after a keystroke error left him with the wrong score during the first round of the Masters.
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander was brilliant on the mound and Prince Fielder drove in a key run with his bat. Still, after a rare slip by Jose Valverde, the Detroit Tigers were all tied with Boston in the bottom of the ninth.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said Thursday he has been told by high-ranking team officials that star center Dwight Howard has previously asked that he be fired.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has turned down the University of Connecticut's final appeal on behalf of its men's basketball team for a waiver of recently instituted academic requirements — a decision that likely will keep the Huskies out of next year's postseason.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Payton slipped out a back entrance from NFL headquarters and directly into to a waiting car.
NEW YORK (AP) — Unbeaten but untested, Gemologist is ready for his Kentucky Derby audition.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and Nevada officials announced Thursday that they are joining forces in their effort to lure the Winter Games back to the Lake Tahoe area in 2022, forming an exploratory committee to start the process.
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian group that forced work to stop at the stadium being built for the 2014 World Cup opener plans to intensify protests across Brazil, saying the poor are paying the price for the government's decision to bow to FIFA's demands.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy are the shoulders that wear the cape.
NEW YORK (AP) — The rest of baseball is starting to catch up with the big spenders.