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Michigan State basketball plans trip to Italy

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State’s basketball team will travel to Italy from Aug. 21-Sept. 1 with games scheduled against international teams.

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Yankees top Tigers 2-1 on McCann’s RBI in 8th inning

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, left, discusses a ruling with umpire Gerry Davis during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — It was 33 degrees for the start at Comerica Park, and that turned out to be perfect conditions for the pitchers.

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Rodriguez exceeds expectations, helps Yankees stay relevant

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera having moved on, this looked like it might be a mundane season in the Bronx. Enter Rodriguez, who is showing signs of recapturing his slugging prowess and maybe , just maybe, winning back a few fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015.

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Tigers closer Nathan out for year with torn elbow ligament

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his pitching elbow.

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Goaltending always a mystery in NHL postseason

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson, Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk (27) and Senators' Eric Gryba (62) all look towards the puck during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Everybody knows how a hot goalie can alter a playoff series. What’s tricky is figuring out who might fit that description in a given postseason.

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