- Associated Press - Thursday, February 27, 2014

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—REAL MADRID ROUTS SCHALKE, CHELSEA HELD AT GALATASARAY

Real Madrid emphatically end string of poor results in Germany by routing Schalke 6-1 in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash, while Chelsea draws 1-1 at Galatasaray.

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Real-routs-Schalke-6-1-Chelsea-Galatasaray-1-1-5270607.php

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—JUDGE REJECTS ARMSTRONG BID IN FIGHT OVER PRE-DOPING BONUSES

A judge has rejected Lance Armstrong’s bid to stop an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses the cyclist was paid before admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/judge-rules-against-armstrong-bonuses-fight

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—CLIPPERS SHINE AGAIN WITH WIN OVER ROCKETS

The Los Angeles Clippers continue their run of impressive results against fellow NBA title contenders by beating Houston 101-93.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/02/27/3962365/griffin-collison-help-clippers.html

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—TANAKA READY FOR SPOTLIGHT IN YANKEES TRAINING GAME

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