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Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. hits a two-run double off Chicago White Sox second baseman Leury Garcia, who was pitching in relief, during the 14th inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Chicago. Daniel Nava and Jonathan Herrera scored on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox used patience and 15 walks to rally and force extra innings.

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White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third  inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda’s performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too.

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Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah, left, and Carlos Boozer, center, react after Charlotte Bobcats' Luke Ridnour, right, was called for a foul during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson knows few people will be giving the Charlotte Bobcats a chance to upset the Miami Heat in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Napoli sits as Pedroia returns to Red Sox lineup

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, left, walks off the field with trainer Rick Jameyson after badly bending his left ring finger into the bag while advancing on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Chicago. The White Sox won 2-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — While Dustin Pedroia returned to Boston’s starting lineup, Mike Napoli dropped out.

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Yankees unveil plaque for Nelson Mandela

Zondwa Mandela, second from left, his wife Lindo Mandela, left, and New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, right, pose with a copy of the Nelson Mandela plaque before the Chicago Cubs and the Yankees play Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Zondwa is Nelson's grandson. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees honored Nelson Mandela on Wednesday night during their rain-delayed celebration of the legacy of Jackie Robinson, another icon of social change.

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