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ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal showed he's still the man to beat on clay, defeating Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-3 Monday in a rain-delayed final to win his record sixth Italian Open and regain the No. 2 ranking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs mowed down another opponent, using their guile under pressure to close out another perfect playoff series.
Babe Ruth equals big bucks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The coveted NBA championship, the one LeBron James needs to validate everything, was vanishing.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — A month ago, Jason Dufner was a single man still in search of his first PGA Tour victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Tortorella stood out again at a playoff news conference. Only this time it was because of his feistiness toward the New Jersey Devils and not for his brevity and contentiousness with the media.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bob Boozer was a star in college, an Olympic gold medalist and an 11-year professional who finished his playing career with an NBA championship.
GLADSTONE, N.J. (AP) — Azahara Munoz is never going to forget her first LPGA Tour win. It was as emotional as it was controversial and possibly tainted.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The field is set for the Indianapolis 500. And, more importantly, it's full.
BALTIMORE (AP) — I'll Have Another poked his head out of his stall, started nibbling on his nameplate tacked to a wall and looked up at all the people watching his every move.