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Burnett sparkles as Pirates hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 loss

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett (34) drivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett insists this is it. That after 17 years in the majors, he is done whenever the Pittsburgh Pirates season ends, no matter what.

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B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

Rita Washington, facing camera, daughter of B.B. King, embraces people waiting in line during a public viewing of the blues legend Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. A pu(AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great’s life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.

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Vermette, Teravainen return to Blackhawks lineup for Game 4

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks forwards Antoine Vermette and Teuvo Teravainen are active for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

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Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers

New York Yankees' Garrett Jones reacts after just missing the plate on a pitch against the Texas Rangers during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in New York. The Rangers won 15-4. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees’ latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia.

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No contract extension for Nebraska prep activities director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors has voted to not extend the contract of executive director Rhonda Blanford-Green.

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