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Ex-Lions coach Schwartz to help NFL's officials

Former Detroit Lions coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will be working in the NFL as an officiating consultant for the league in 2015.

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Looking ahead: UCLA Bruins

Three returning starters -- Bryce Alford, Tony Parker and Isaac Hamilton -- will form the Bruins' nucleus. The potential challenge is depth.

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Stephens downs Venus in Paris
Tennis 

Sloane Stephens took the first set in a tiebreak before dominating the second set, breaking No. 15 Venus Williams twice, for a 7-6 (5), 6-1 victory in their opening round match.

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Tennis 

Riddick: McDonald likely out in Chicago
NFL 

Louis Riddick on the news that Bears DL Ray McDonald has been arrested on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment: "I would be shocked if they don’t sever his ties."

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Happy Harper-Bryant Day
MLB 

Today is the first time that Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper will meet "head-to-head" in the majors -- as if you needed another reason to follow Nats at Cubs today (2:20 p.m. ET).

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Bryant & Harper both super patient
MLB 

This season, Bryce Harper has walked an MLB-high 39 times. Since being called up to the majors on April 17, Bryant has walked 24 times, tied for 4th most in the bigs. Only Carlos Santana has reached more full counts than Harper and Bryant.

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Phillies starter with 7 K's to start game
MLB 

Severino Gonzalez of the Phillies is the second starter this season to record his first 7 outs via strikeout, joining Andrew Cashner (April 29). He had 5 career strikeouts entering the day. Follow Mets/Phillies live

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Real Madrid fires Manager Ancelotti
Soccer 

Carlo Ancelotti will not be back for a 3rd season as Real Madrid manager, according to multiple reports, after the club finished 2nd in La Liga and fell in the semifinals of the Champions League. Ancelotti led Madrid to its 10th European Cup in 2014.

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Bogaerts picking up the pace

Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant aren't the only young phenoms playing on Memorial Day. 22-year-old Xander Bogaerts is starting to heat up for the Red Sox. He's currently riding a 7-game hit streak and has reached base safely in 11 of his last 12 games. Follow live

Watch: Gardner joins Yankees HR parade
MLB 

Brett Gardner's first-inning HR is one of four for the Yankees in the first two innings against Kansas City today. Jeremy Guthrie gave up a career high 11 ER, more than any starter in a MLB game this season.

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Roma beats rival with flair -- and flare
Soccer 

Lazio goalie Federico Marchetti had to remove a flare thrown from Roma's supporters but couldn't stop two 2nd-half goals as Roma won 2-1 to secure a 2nd place finish in Italy. Lazio now needs a result against Napoli next week to join them in Champions League.

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Riddick: Peterson missing is no big deal
NFL 

Insider Louis Riddick is not worried about the star RB missing OTAs from a front-office perspective. "Would you like him to be there? ... Yeah, but right now, this is voluntary. You can't make him be there."

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In just over an hour, Sloane Stephens battles to claim the opening set 7-5 in a tie-break over Venus Williams. #RG15

Yanks know how to start a party

After taking an 8-0 lead in the 1st inning against the Royals today, the Yankees lead the majors with 48 1st-inning runs this season. This is the first time they've scored 8 in a 1st inning since July 30, 2011 (12 vs Orioles). Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

Bears DL arrested on domestic abuse
NFL 

Ray McDonald was arrested on a domestic violence charge early this morning. Santa Clara police confirm that he was charged with domestic violence and child endangerment. Story

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#Bears GM Ryan Pace was initially denied pursuing Ray McDonald by George McCaskey, who relented only after meeting with player

Murray cruises, still perfect on clay
Tennis 

Andy Murray sailed to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win over Facundo Arguello in the opening round of the French Open, improving to 11-0 on clay this year.

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James staunchly defends Dellavedova
NBA 

After the Game 3 win, LeBron James said, "I'm a little bit off about it because this is my guy, this is my teammate and this is a guy that goes out and works his tail off every single night and people are trying to give him a bad rap. He doesn't deserve it and I don't like it."

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Antonio Davis: Dellavedova's 'reckless'
NBA 

"I don't think he's dirty, to me there's a difference. ... He's just reckless, and he has to figure out 'I can play hard, but there's certain situations where I have to be careful at the way that I play.'"

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McDonald's history with domestic violence

Ray McDonald was arrested Aug. 31 on suspicion of felony domestic violence but was not charged. In December, a woman accused him of sexual assault and San Jose police have yet to charge or clear him. Chicago signed him in March after chairman George McCaskey met with him and spoke to his parents. His contract is for one year and $1.5M but has no guaranteed money.