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New track announcer Larry Collmus checks out his booth high atop the grandstand at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Collmus replaces British announcer Mark Johnson, who had called Churchill races since 2009. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Announcer relishes role as voice of Kentucky DerbyVeteran track announcer relishes role as voice of the Kentucky Derby
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara, right, celebrates with first baseman Mike Napoli after the Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 5-1 in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tarYanks' Pineda vows not to do it again being ejected for using pine tar in 5-1 loss to Red Sox
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Tuesday, April 22, 2014, photo, Hapoel Petah Tikva's coach watches his players during practice in Petah Tikva, Israel. When the Israeli women’s soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel’s national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from many of its rivals _ he recruited from the Arab villages of northern Israel. For Hapoel Petah Tikva, the addition of five Arab-Israeli women has made waves in the league, as Arab-Israelis often face discrimination in Israel on and off the field. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer teamArab and Jewish Israelis find common goal on pro women's soccer team
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Anaheim Ducks' Frederik Andersen (31) of Denmark attempts to glove a shot by the Dallas Stars in the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Stars even with Ducks after 4-2 win in Game 4Young Stars overcome another 2-0 deficit, and even series with Ducks after 4-2 win in Game 4
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Michael Phelps, right, speaks to the media after practice as coach Bob Bowman listens Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. Phelps is competing in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa on Thursday as he returns to competitive swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Michael Phelps launches comeback in 100 butterflyMichael Phelps ends 20-month retirement with return to pool in 100 butterfly
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda walks off the mound after being ejected when a foreign substance was discovered on his neck, in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Your Top Plays for TodayYour Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) reacts after being called for his sixth foul of the game against the Portland Trail Blazers during the fourth quarter in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Houston. Portland won 112-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105Aldridge has 43 points to lead Portland to 112-105 win over Houston to take 2-0 series lead
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane (88) celebrates with teammates after scoring the game-winning goal during overtime period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the St. Louis Blues in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OTPatrick Kane scores in OT, Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues 4-3 to even series
The Associated Press4 hours ago
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich signals to his players during the first half of Game 2 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1Ellis helps Mavericks cruise past Spurs 113-92 to even series at 1 game apiece
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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