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Tigers shut down Pirates again in 1-0 victory

Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis, left, celebrates with Miguel Cabrera after hitting a solo home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s nothing fancy about the way Alfredo Simon does his job. The Detroit Tigers right-hander doesn’t overwhelm batters with power or baffle them with deception. Instead, Simon just rears back and throws, trusting his defense to handle the bulk of the work.

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Heat top the 76ers 105-101 and strengthen draft lottery pick

Miami Heat's James Ennis takes a shot under the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Miami ended the season with two wins in one game. With a stopgap starting five each playing 40-plus minutes, the Heat held on to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-101 on Wednesday night in a season finale more meaningful for the NBA draft order.

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Flyers GM Hextall declines to make decision on Berube’s job

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall says Craig Berube is still the head coach “at this point.”

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Jeff Gordon to drive Penn State car at Pocono NASCAR race

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s taking its high-speed NASCAR offense from the football field to the race track.

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Burnett sharp in Pirates 2-0 loss to Tigers

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett’s “homecoming” was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.

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