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Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday.

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Baylor’s Bromell dominates Texas Relays 100 meters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trayvon Bromell had just dominated yet another 100 meters when Justin Gatlin strolled over to give the Baylor sophomore a pat on the back and a quick hug for a job well done.

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Tuktamysheva takes women’s title at figure skating worlds

Finishing in first place in the Men Free Skating event, Javier Fernandez of Spain displays his gold medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Fernandez finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition.

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Move over ‘Phantom,’ Coldplay getting air time at worlds

Alexander Majorov of Sweden performs during the Men Free Skating event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — It wouldn’t be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Kenyans sweep races at world cross country championships

GUIYANG, China (AP) — Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor outsprinted teammate Bedan Karoki to capture the men’s title at the world cross country championships on Saturday, while 19-year-old Agnes Tirop of Kenya became the youngest winner in the women’s race in 30 years.

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