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Ex-Lions coach Schwartz to help NFL's officials

Former Detroit Lions coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will be working in the NFL as an officiating consultant for the league in 2015.

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Looking ahead: UCLA Bruins

Three returning starters -- Bryce Alford, Tony Parker and Isaac Hamilton -- will form the Bruins' nucleus. The potential challenge is depth.

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Watch: Gardner joins Yankees HR parade
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Brett Gardner's first-inning HR is one of four for the Yankees in the first two innings against Kansas City today. Jeremy Guthrie gave up a career high 11 ER, more than any starter in a MLB game this season.

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Roma beats rival with flair -- and flare
Soccer 

Lazio goalie Federico Marchetti had to remove a flare thrown from Roma's supporters but couldn't stop two 2nd-half goals as Roma won 2-1 to secure a 2nd place finish in Italy. Lazio now needs a result against Napoli next week to join them in Champions League.

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Riddick: Peterson missing is no big deal
NFL 

Insider Louis Riddick is not worried about the star RB missing OTAs from a front-office perspective. "Would you like him to be there? ... Yeah, but right now, this is voluntary. You can't make him be there."

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In just over an hour, Sloane Stephens battles to claim the opening set 7-5 in a tie-break over Venus Williams. #RG15

Yanks know how to start a party

After taking an 8-0 lead in the 1st inning against the Royals today, the Yankees lead the majors with 48 1st-inning runs this season. This is the first time they've scored 8 in a 1st inning since July 30, 2011 (12 vs Orioles). Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

Real Madrid fires Manager Ancelotti
Soccer 

Carlo Ancelotti will not be back for a 3rd season as Real Madrid manager, according to multiple reports, after the club finished 2nd in La Liga and fell in the semifinals of the Champions League. Ancelotti led Madrid to its 10th European Cup in 2014.

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Bears DL arrested on domestic abuse
NFL 

Ray McDonald was arrested on a domestic violence charge early this morning. Santa Clara police confirm that he was charged with domestic violence and child endangerment. Story

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#Bears GM Ryan Pace was initially denied pursuing Ray McDonald by George McCaskey, who relented only after meeting with player

Murray cruises, still perfect on clay
Tennis 

Andy Murray sailed to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win over Facundo Arguello in the opening round of the French Open, improving to 11-0 on clay this year.

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James staunchly defends Dellavedova

After the Game 3 win, LeBron James said, "I'm a little bit off about it because this is my guy, this is my teammate and this is a guy that goes out and works his tail off every single night and people are trying to give him a bad rap. He doesn't deserve it and I don't like it."

Antonio Davis: Dellavedova's 'reckless'
NBA 

"I don't think he's dirty, to me there's a difference. ... He's just reckless, and he has to figure out 'I can play hard, but there's certain situations where I have to be careful at the way that I play.'"

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McDonald's history with domestic violence

Ray McDonald was arrested Aug. 31 on suspicion of felony domestic violence but was not charged. In December, a woman accused him of sexual assault and San Jose police have yet to charge or clear him. Chicago signed him in March after chairman George McCaskey met with him and spoke to his parents. His contract is for one year and $1.5M but has no guaranteed money.

Steph's 3's vs. Dwight's frees
NBA 

Somehow, Steph Curry is shooting better on 3-pointers than Dwight Howard is on free throws this postseason. Perhaps that is contributing to Golden State's 3-0 series advantage.

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Stein: Curry can rewrite NBA history
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Assuming the Warriors advance, Marc Stein says Steph Curry is "going to be the first player in NBA history to have the chance to beat everybody else on the all-NBA first team in one postseason."

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Ainge asked Isaiah Thomas for input
NBA 

Thomas spent less than half a season with Boston, but GM Danny Ainge already wants his advice in free agency. “Danny said if there's any free agent out there I'm interested in, to let him know,” Thomas told the Boston Globe.

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Royals, Yankees on different paths
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Reigning AL-pennant winner Kansas City sits atop ESPN's MLB Power Rankings. New York, after missing the playoffs for two straight seasons, has lost 10 of 11. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Murray up 2 sets at Roland Garros
Tennis 

Recently-married Andy Murray plays with his wedding ring attached to his shoe as he opens his French Open against Facundo Arguello, trying to extend his perfect record on clay this season to 11-0.

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May 25, 1935: Ruth hits his final HR

On this date 80 years ago, Babe Ruth went 4-for-4 with 3 HR for the Boston Braves, including the 714th and final home run. Alex Rodriguez is poised to pass Ruth on the all-time RBI list as he enters today's game tied with him at 1,992.

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