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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set....

Thunder star Kevin Durant has bone graft surgery
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder star Kevin Durant had bone graft surgery Tuesday for a fracture in his right foot, and the team expects he'll return to basketball activities in four to six months....

Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd top AP women's All-America team
Breanna Stewart is among the best players in women's basketball, and she never takes it for granted....

Lydia Ko rolling toward history on LPGA Tour
The pressure from playing in the first major of the year is clearly getting to Lydia Ko....

Report: Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- In the strongest indication that Tiger Woods might play the Masters, a newspaper reports that his private plane has been spotted at a local airport....

Alabama RB Tyren Jones arrested for marijuana possession
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama running back Tyren Jones has been arrested on a marijuana charge, the third arrest of a Crimson Tide football player in four days....

NASCAR finds Ryan Newman's race team manipulated tires
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR levied harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team Tuesday after determining Richard Childress Racing manipulated the tires Newman used at Auto Club Speedway in California....

AP's Run to the Roses: Mubtaahij No. 8; Dortmund still No. 1
A horse owned by a Sheikh, trained by a South African, ridden by a Frenchman and bred by Dunmore Stud in Ireland is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His name: Mubtaahij....

Murray earns 500th win by beating Anderson at Miami Open
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Andy Murray's latest win was especially sweet....

Florida State's Winston shows off for NFL coaches, GMs
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and tennis rackets. He completed passes from the pocket and on the run....

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