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Football: Triple-top Raul helps Real close Barcelona gap - 04/28/2009

MADRID, Phil Seery - Captain marvel Raul scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 4-2 on Sunday to cut Barcelona's advantage at the top to four points ahead of next Saturday's 'El Clasico'...

RugbyU: De Villiers queries Lions' selection policy - 04/24/2009

LONDON, Julian Guyer- South Africa coach Peter de Villiers has questioned whether the British and Irish Lions were right to pick a squad designed to match the world champions' renowned forward...

Football: Arshavin strikes four times as Liverpool play Russian roulette - 04/21/2009

LIVERPOOL, Neil Johnston - Andrey Arshavin produced a stunning four-goal show to blow a huge hole in Liverpool's title dream as Arsenal secured a 4-4 draw at Anfield on here Tuesday. The Russia...

American football: West Point gridiron great Blanchard dies - 04/21/2009

BULVERDE- Felix "Doc" Blanchard, who won the Heisman trophy for the nation's outstanding collegiate gridiron player and starred in Army's vaunted backfield of that era, has died at the age of 84, his...

Athletics: Cheruiyot targets fifth Boston Marathon triumph - Preview - 04/19/2009

BOSTON - Kenya's Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, the winner in 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2008, will chase a fifth victory in the Boston Marathon on Monday. If he wins, the 30-year-old will become the first...

American football: Ex-NFL star Travis pleads guilty to cocaine trafficking - 04/17/2009

BILLINGS- Ex-NFL running back Travis Henry was facing 10 years behind bars on Thursday after pleading guilty to trafficking cocaine. Henry, 30, was arrested in Denver in October after a cocaine...

Golf: Cabrera claims Masters crown with stunning playoff victory - 04/13/2009

AUGUSTA, Jim Slater - Argentina's Angel Cabrera, who had not cracked the top five in any event in more than a year, won the 73rd Masters on Sunday in a sudden-death playoff with some unlikely help...

Football: I have more lives than a cat, says Kaka - 04/10/2009

ROME, Barnaby Chesterman- Brazilian superstar Kaka pledged his future to AC Milan in an interview published in the Gazzetta dello Sport on Thursday but left the door open to a possible departure....

Olympics: Obama lobbies 2016 Olympics inspectors for Chicago - 04/05/2009

CHICAGO, Mira Oberman - President Barack Obama welcomed the International Olympic Committee to his hometown Saturday as he put the weight of the White House and his international popularity behind...

Cricket: England beat West Indies, clinch ODI series - 04/04/2009

England beat West Indies by 26 runs to win the fifth and final one-day international here on Friday and clinch the series 3-2. Andrew Flintoff grabbed a hat-trick as West Indies, chasing 173 to...
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