- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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—JASO’S PINCH-HIT HOMER OFF FRIERI IN 9TH LIFTS A’S OVER ANGELS 3-2

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BBA_ATHLETICS_ANGELS?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT

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—WITHOUT LEBRON AND BOSH, HEAT LOSE 114-93 TO WIZARDS, GIVING EAST’S TOP SEED TO PACERS

The Washington Wizards downed an undermanned Miami Heat 114-93 to hand the Indiana Pacers the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BKN_HEAT_WIZARDS?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT&CTIME;=2014-04-14-23-01-28

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—MICHAEL PHELPS COMING OUT OF RETIREMENT; OLYMPIC GREAT TO SWIM IN 1ST MEET SINCE 2012 GAMES

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SWM_PHELPS_COMEBACK?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT&CTIME;=2014-04-14-17-49-45

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—ADURIZ SCORES 2 AS ATHLETIC BILBAO BEATS MALAGA 3-0 TO STAY 4TH IN SPAIN

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain’s final Champions League berth.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_307134/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=d78NztLA

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—GENE HAAS LOOKS TO FIELD AMERICAN-BASED FORMULA 1 RACING TEAM IN EITHER 2015 OR 2016

NASCAR team owner Gene Haas is out to prove that an American-based team can succeed in the Formula One racing series. “I think we can beat the Europeans at their own game,” Haas said at a news conference.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CAR_F1_HAAS?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT

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