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Semenya wins national 800 title, targeting world champs

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — With a new coach, a new hairstyle and a new, trimmer physique, Caster Semenya reclaimed the South African 800-meter title Saturday and said she’s injury-free and looking to qualify for her first world championships in four years.

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Kiradech lets big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

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Nebraska duck zone, goose unit boundary changes proposed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking reaction to proposed changes to duck zone and goose unit boundaries for the 2016-17 hunting season.

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Rockies’ Kyle Kendrick loses 7-3 to Kershaw and Dodgers

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kendrick found himself behind after only 15 pitches in his matchup with reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw.

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Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames' Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tempers flared and fists flew — and the tone might have been set for the rest of the first-round playoff series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames.

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