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Youngest winner on Japan women’s tour at age 15

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

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MacKinnon helps Avs to 4-2 win over Wild

Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), from Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild with teammates Paul Stastny (26) and Nathan MacKinnon (29) in the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.

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Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

Beibut Shumenov, left, of Kazakhstan, takes a punch from Bernard Hopkins, right, of the United States, during their IBF, WBA and IBA Light Heavyweight World Championship unification boxing match, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Washington. Hopkins won by a split decision. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion.

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Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) faces the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) defends during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City on Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant put a dazzling end to Memphis’ gritty comeback.

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Fed Cup: Germany 3, Australia 0

Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a shot in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia during the Fed Cup semifinals between Australia and Germany in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Australia when Angelique Kerber beat Sam Stosur in three sets on Sunday.

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