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Top World Cup exec: No time to lose with stadium

SAO PAULO (AP) — FIFA’s top World Cup official visited the stadium that will host the tournament opener in less than two months and said there’s “not a minute” to waste.

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Pens, Jackets hope to end blown leads in Game 4

Pittsburgh Penguins' Lee Stempniak, left, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets' during the third period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. The Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 4-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a Stanley Cup playoff series marked by teams giving up two-goal leads, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi says it’s time to get selfish.

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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Kentucky's Julius Randle announces he will enter his name in the NBA draft during a news conference in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.

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St. John’s Harrison wins Haggerty Award

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John’s junior guard D’Angelo Harrison has won the Haggerty Award, presented to the top Division I player in the New York Metropolitan area.

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Southern Miss searching for new basketball coach

In this March 25, 2013 file photo, Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall celebrates his team's 63-52 win over Louisiana Tech in their NIT college basketball game in Hattiesburg, Miss. Tennessee is counting on Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two men's basketball coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday morning, April 22, 2014, that Tyndall would be introduced as its new coach at a 2 p.m. news conference.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi athletic director Bill McGillis thought basketball coach Donnie Tyndall might not last long as the team kept winning games.

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