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Daredevil made 9-5 favorite for Wood Memorial at Big A

NEW YORK (AP) — Daredevil has been made the 9-5 favorite in a field of seven for Saturday’s $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack.

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Bald eagle shot, killed in northwestern Arkansas

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are seeking information on the shooting of a bald eagle near Beaver Lake.

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Utley hits 2 home runs in Phillies’ 9-2 win

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 Wednesday.

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Serena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis

Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, left, meets Serena Williams, right, at the net after their quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Williams won the match 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time champion Serena Williams overcame some shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open.

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Bears agree to 1-year deal with LB Acho

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with linebacker Sam Acho.

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