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Rita Jeptoo successfully defends Boston Marathon women’s title, becomes 7th 3-time winner

BOSTON (AP) — Rita Jeptoo successfully defends Boston Marathon women’s title, becomes 7th 3-time winner.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Ron McCracken of Dallas pays his respects at a makeshift memorial honoring to the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings ahead of Monday's 118th Boston Marathon, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Boston. McCracken's race last year was cut short due to bombings and Monday's race will mark his 14th year running in the Boston Marathon.  The memorial is where the second of two explosions happened last year near the finish line.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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France edges US 3-2 in Fed Cup

United States' Madison Keys returns a ball to France's Caroline Garcia during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Garcia won 6-4, 6-3.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success.

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Rays’ offense shut down in 5-1 loss in 12 to Yanks

Tampa Bay Rays' James Loney, right, slides in to score on a sacrifice fly from Matt Joyce as New York Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy awaits a late throw during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — After two high-scoring days, the Tampa Bay Rays’ offense was shut down again in the finale against the New York Yankees.

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Anna, Beltran key Yankees’ 5-1, 12-inning win

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, right, follows through on a fly ball to Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers in front of  Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Originally called a catch, the play was overturned on appeal and Garner was awarded a double with Alfonso Soriano scoring on the play. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.

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