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The Associated Press
Date
May 9, 2014

Your Top Plays for Today

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Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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SPURS, HEAT TAKE 2-0 LEAD IN NBA PLAYOFF SERIES

San Antonio beat Portland and Miami pulls away from Brooklyn as both take 2-0 lead in NBA playoff series.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/spurs-roll-2-0-lead-over-trail-blazers

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TEXANS TAKE CLOWNEY WITH TOP PICK

Houston takes Jadeveon Clowney with first pick in NFL draft as Johnny Manziel slips down to selection 22, goes to Cleveland.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/no-surprises-clowney-taken-1st-texans

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GERMANY NAMES OLD AND NEW IN WORLD CUP SQUAD

Germany leaves out some experienced players in naming its squad for the World Cup.

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Germany-blends-youth-with-experience-for-World-Cup-5462398.php

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BRUINS BEAT CANADIENS IN OVERTIME TO SQUARE SERIES

Boston’s Matt Fraser scores in overtime of his playoff debut to give Bruins 1-0 win over Canadiens, squaring series 2-2.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/matt-fraser-lifts-bruins-past-canadiens-1-0-ot

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ANOTHER WORKER KILLED IN WORLD CUP CONSTRUCTION

A worker dies from an electrical shock during construction of World Cup stadium, becomes 8th person killed in preparations for event.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/another-worker-dies-brazil-world-cup-site

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THUNDER AND PACERS BOTH WIN TO SQUARE PLAYOFF SERIES

Oklahoma City and Indiana win over the Clippers, Wizards respectively to square their NBA playoff series 1-1.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db—268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LfMGFm3S

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MANCHESTER CITY CLOSES IN ON ENGLISH TITLE WITH WIN OVER ASTON VILLA

Manchester City beats Aston Villa 4-0 to leave it needing only a draw in its last game to be sure of clinching English Premier League title.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/city-beats-villa-4-0-sight-epl-title

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NO ROOM FOR KAKA, ROBINHO OR RONALDINHO IN BRAZIL’S WORLD CUP SQUAD

Brazil selects its World Cup squad, leaving out Kaka, Robinho and Ronaldinho and selecting only five players from its 2010 squad.

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Ronaldinho-Kaka-Robinho-off-Brazil-WCup-roster-5459849.php

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FOUR BODIES FOUND AFTER FIRE AT JAMES BLAKE’S HOUSE

Police say four bodies were found after a fire at the home of former tennis star James Blake, and say the blaze was deliberately lit.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3-dead-fire-ex-tennis-players-florida-home

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PENGUINS TAKE 3-1 SERIES LEAD OVER RANGERS

Pittsburgh beats the New York Rangers 4-2 to take a 3-1 lead in their NHL playoff series.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db—268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=05WRpfzL

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