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Sad morning in Manila

A nation that's taken its share of blows absorbed another knockdown Saturday night when its icon, Manny Pacquiao, lost to Floyd Mayweather.

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PFF: 10 most likely first-round NFL draft busts

Not every first-round pick from the 2015 NFL draft is going to turn into a star. Gordon McGuinness of Pro Football Focus identifies the 10 first-rounders most likely to turn into draft busts.

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Milwaukee's best may be yet to come

After exceeding expectations this season, the future looks even brighter for Jason Kidd and the Bucks.

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Devils name Ray Shero GM
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Said Lou Lamoriello, who was GM but remains as the team president: "Ray is well respected throughout the hockey industry and knows what it takes to win. His 22 seasons of NHL front-office experience will be beneficial to the Devils organization. I look forward to working alongside Ray."

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Do NFL teams investigate enough?
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In regards to vetting potential players with sexual violence charges or accusations against women, ESPN's Jane McManus says teams have a blind spot: "After months of education on sexual assault and domestic violence, NFL teams still don't seem to be ready to sit down and talk to women." More can be done

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Alex Rodriguez goes for #661 tonight in Toronto. He has 36 career HR at Rogers Centre, only David Ortiz (37) has more among visiting players

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Goal Hull City! Stephen Quinn times his run perfectly and heads it home! Hull City 1-3 Arsenal

Managerial firings that paid off
MLB 

Maybe the Brewers can salvage the season after beginning 7-18 and firing Ron Roenicke. After all, firing the manager actually does work at times. See: Jack McKeon (2003 Marlins) and Bob Lemon (1978 Yankees). 4 examples

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Celtics missing piece? ... Paul Pierce

As the young Celtics were swept by the Cavs, ESPN's Chris Forsberg wonders, would things have been "different if Boston had a battle-tested, trash-talking veteran like Pierce to anchor an inexperienced roster"? Boston's wistful wishing

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Counsell: This is where I thought I'd be

Said Craig Counsell after being named the 19th manager in Brewers history: "I'm not looking to this as a job, this is not a second career. This is my passion of what I want to do."

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Doc Rivers on Chris Paul: 'He's alive'
NBA 

The flip answer aside, CP3 remains a game-time decision. And the Rockets? With Dwight Howard, Doc said, "They look bigger. ... You put Dwight Howard on the floor, you're a better defensive team. You're a better rebounding team."

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No MVP for Harden? No big deal

Houston's James Harden on not winning the MVP: "I got more better things to worry about and that's the Clippers."

Teammate Dwight Howard: "He's our MVP."

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Arsenal up 3-0 after Sanchez's second
Soccer 

Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey -- the first two goal scorers -- linked up for this goal to bury Hull City in a three-goal deficit at halftime.

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Serena Williams remains perfect in 2015
Tennis 

The world No. 1 beat fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-0 today in the Madrid Open's second round to bring her 2015 record to a sterling 22-0.

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Clayton Kershaw aiming for 100th W
MLB 

The reigning NL Cy Young winner, who has a 2.51 career ERA, will be pitching for his 100th win tonight in Milwaukee. Tom Seaver was the last to have an ERA that low (2.33) at the time of his 100th win in 1972. (via Elias)

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Bruce Miller charged with vandalism

The 49er was arrested March 5 on suspicion of spousal abuse. However, the Santa Clara DA's Office announced today "while original reports indicated that Miller may have pushed his girlfriend from his parked car, an investigation into the alleged assault was inconclusive," and that Miller "threw her phone against a wall." Full story

Will Rockets continue success?
NBA 

Any time the Rockets have won a best-of-7 series in 5 games or fewer, they have at least reached the NBA Finals. Houston topped Dallas 4-1 in the first round.

NBA 

Sanchez nets first deflection goal
Soccer 

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez got his team on the board with this goal off a deflected free kick. Minutes later, Arsenal made it 2-0 with another goal that bounced off a Hull City player.

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Jason Sobel: Temper Tiger expectations
Golf 

"Now that he's gotten his game together, now that he's found his swing, found his short game, I expect improvements. But let's remember, the Players Championship has never been Tiger Woods' favorite tournament."

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Hey Patriots' picks, no time for partying

Bill Belichick's message? "Welcome to the NFL. ... They'll get a big dose of New England Patriots football over the next whatever we've got, six weeks -- however long it is. We'll give them everything we can in heavy doses ... The strong will survive. The other ones will fall off. And we'll keep going." More, um, words of inspiration?

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Goal Arsenal! Aaron Ramsey controls an excellent long pass and his shot is deflected and goes in! Hull City 0-2 Arsenal

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Goal! Alexis Sanchez's free-kick deflects in! Hull City 0-1 Arsenal

Clippers hope to keep sailing
NBA 

In seven tries, the Clippers have never advanced past the conference semifinals. Is this the year?

NBA 

The 2015 NFL rookie QB class
NFL 

It's small in numbers, but there's plenty of fire power at the top with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota.

NFL 

Mariota better value than Winston
NFL 

Bill Barnwell analyzes the draft's best value picks, with a nod to Titans QB Marcus Mariota: "The best 'value' at quarterback from this year’s draft is probably Mariota, who might very well be as good of a prospect as Jameis Winston, if not better." NFL Draft All-Value Team

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