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UNSTOPPABLE ALDRIDGE DOES IT AGAIN FOR BLAZERS

Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge tops 40 points for the second-straight game as Trail Blazers take 2-0 series lead over Houston

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db—268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=8JvQbWjI

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MADRID-BAYERN EVENLY POISED AFTER LOS BLANCOS WIN HOME LEG 1-0

Real Madrid wins 1-0 at home against Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Benzema-guides-Madrid-to-1-0-win-over-Bayern-5424662.php

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YANKEES PITCHER EXPELLED FROM GAME FOR FOREIGN SUBSTANCE

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is thrown out of the game against Boston for using a foreign substance to aid his grip on the baseball.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db—268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=f2uH9GJL

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BLUE JACKETS WIN FIRST-EVER HOME PLAYOFF GAME

Columbus wins a home playoff game for the first time in its history as Blue Jackets square NHL playoff series against Pittsburgh at 2-2.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db—268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=6NIZdOpW

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PHELPS SAYS LOVE OF SPORT, AND WEIGHT GAIN, PROMPTED RETURN TO SWIMMING

Michael Phelps says he returned to top-level swimming because he missed the sport, and he needed to lose weight.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/phelps-having-fun-his-return-swimming