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A’s Butler makes return to Kauffman Stadium vs Royals

Oakland Athletics designated hitter and former Kansas City Royals player Billy Butler, right, and Royals left fielder Alex Gordon talk before a baseball game Friday, April 17, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler woke up Friday morning and put on a royal blue shirt, just like he did for eight seasons while helping to turn around a moribund Kansas City Royals franchise.

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Coyne makes last-minute driver change for Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dale Coyne Racing replaced Carlos Huertas on the opening day of the Long Beach Grand Prix with a driver who will be making his IndyCar Series debut.

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RCR takes Newman penalties to final appeals officer

Craig Dalton checks tire pressures before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR’s penalties against Ryan Newman’s team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Pacioretty may return to Canadiens’ lineup after concussion

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal scoring leader Max Pacioretty returned to the Canadiens’ lineup Friday night, and Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone also took the ice in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series.

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USA Cycling reconvenes to examine Pan-Am Championships picks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling is reconsidering its selections for next month’s Pan Am Championships, a decision that could keep reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong from beginning her comeback.

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