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Gomez helps spark aggressive Brewers’ hot start

Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez walks back to the dugout after striking out during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. Gomez is appealing the three-game suspension he was given earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers’ new leadoff hitter can aggravate pitchers by slugging homers or stealing bases.

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Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.

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NFL plans to look at bigger playoffs, longer PATs

In this March 26, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Goodell told a gathering of Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday, April 24, 2014, that a vote is uncertain on the proposal to add two teams to the postseason. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners’ meetings next month in Atlanta.

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Gas supplies interrupted by Wyoming plant blast

This image provided by Rachel Anderson shows officials at the site of an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Opal, Wyo. Officials said there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated to an area about 3 miles outside the town as a precaution. Opal has about 95 residents and is about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rachel Anderson)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It remains to be seen just how much of a lasting natural gas-price spike people in the West will feel after a dramatic explosion and fire at a major gas processing plant in western Wyoming.

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Pagenaud still upset with Power over Long Beach

A week off did nothing to mellow the tension between Simon Pagenaud and Will Power stemming from contact between the two at Long Beach.

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