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Marlins fight back, fall short again in 7-6 loss to Mets

Miami Marlins starter Tom Koehler pitches against the New York Mets in the first inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second day in a row, the Miami Marlins fought back only to fall short. That was the closest thing to a positive development during their lost weekend in New York.

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‘Furious 7′ speeds ahead of the competition

FILE- In this April 1, 2015, file photo, Vin Diesel arrives at the premiere of "Furious 7" at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James’s “Paul Blart” sequel couldn’t outpace “Furious 7.”

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Hunter homers for Twins in 7-2 win over Indians

CORRECTS TO SIXTH INNING NOT FIRST Minnesota Twins’ Torii Hunter rounds the bases on a three-run home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 7-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Torii Hunter feels good about his swing and so do the Minnesota Twins.

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Adam Jones powers Orioles past Red Sox 8-3

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones follows through on his swing after hitting a two-run home run off a pitch by Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Boston. The Orioles won 8-3. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles lost a couple of quality hitters to free agency during the offseason.

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Villa beats Liverpool to secure FA Cup final against Arsenal

Aston Villa’s Tom Cleverley and team mate Joe Cole celebrate after the end of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, April 19, 2015.  Aston Villa won the match 2-1 and will play Arsenal in the final.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — There will be a first in world soccer’s oldest competition next month — an FA Cup final contested by two American-owned clubs.

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