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A Sunday for the ages at Augusta National philly.com 

DOUG FERGUSON, The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:11 PM AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Augusta National not only has female members, on Sunday it crowned its first female champion. Nine-year-old Kelly Xu of Santa Monica, Calif., was the first of eight youngsters to win the...

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Emmert: Unionization "grossly inappropriate" philly.com 

EDDIE PELLS, The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 4:52 PM ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a grossly inappropriate way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete...

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Nationals avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Braves philly.com 

JOSEPH WHITE, The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 5:05 PM WASHINGTON (AP) - Ian Desmond didnt dip, and he hit a dinger. Struggling to overcome the smokeless tobacco habit hes had for much of his baseball life, Desmond appeared to unleash every bit of his withdrawal...

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Reds' Simon sharp in 1st start in 2 years philly.com 

HOWIE RUMBERG, The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 3:12 PM NEW YORK (AP) - Alfredo Simon pitched seven impressive innings in his first start in more than two years and began the go-ahead rally with his second career hit, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York...

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Amarista's pinch-hit HR helps Padres beat Marlins philly.com 

The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 3:14 PM MIAMI (AP) - Pinch-hitter Alexi Amarista celebrated his 25th birthday by delivering a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Ian Kennedy...

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A’s beat the Mariners 6-3 San Francisco Chronicle 

After spotting Seattle a 3-0 lead in the third inning and looking out of sorts in doing so, the A’s responded by knocking off the Mariners 6-3 in front of a Little League Day crowd of 32,852 at the Coliseum on Sunday. Oakland finished its homestand with a 3-3...

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A's rally to beat Seattle 6-3 San Francisco Chronicle 

A's rally to beat Seattle 6-3 After spotting Seattle a 3-0 lead in the third inning and looking out of sorts in doing so, the As responded by knocking off the Mariners 6-3 in front of a Little League Day crowd of 32,852 at the Coliseum on Sunday. Oakland finished its homestand with a 3-3 mark. Sonny...

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Baseball teams trying out new apps San Francisco Chronicle 

Baseball teams trying out new apps Tech me out at the ballgame, check me into the cloud. The San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics and other big-league teams are using Apples iBeacon technology this season to electronically greet fans attending games. Its part of a larger push by Major League...

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Galaxy routs Chivas USA, 3-0 L. A. Times 

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