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KWBG Sports for April 23rd

Posted on 23 April 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols (POO’-hohlz) is the 26th member of baseball’s 500 home run club after belting a pair in the Los Angeles Angels’ 7-2 victory in Washington. Pujols hit a three-run homer in the first inning and a two-run blast in the fifth to become the first player to smack his 499th and […]

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KWBG Sports for April 22nd

Posted on 22 April 2014 by KWBG

BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi (kehf-LEHZH’-gee) won the Boston Marathon yesterday in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds. The 38-year-old former New York City Marathon and Olympic medalist is the first American to post the best time since 1983, two years before Lisa Larsen-Weidenbach of the U.S. took the women’s title in […]

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KWBG Sports for April 22nd

Posted on 22 April 2014 by KWBG

BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi (kehf-LEHZH’-gee) won the Boston Marathon yesterday in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds. The 38-year-old former New York City Marathon and Olympic medalist is the first American to post the best time since 1983, two years before Lisa Larsen-Weidenbach of the U.S. took the women’s title in […]

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KWBG Sports for April 21st

Posted on 21 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — The Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers were yesterday’s NBA playoff winners. LeBron James had 27 points in the Heat’s 99-88 win Charlotte, and the Spurs rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to knock off Dallas 90-85. The Wizards erased a 13-point deficit in beating the Bulls […]

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KWBG Sports for April 17th

Posted on 17 April 2014 by KWBG

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111. Oklahoma City had lost two straight to put itself in the must-win situation in […]

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KWBG Sports for April 16th

Posted on 16 April 2014 by KWBG

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s Legislative Council has approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for all athletes. The proposal would allow Division I schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks to all athletes, including walk-ons. The measure still must be approved by the board of directors, which meets April 24. UNDATED (AP) — […]

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KWBG Sports for April 15th

Posted on 15 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — US swimmer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement and will take part in an event in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26, with an eye on possibly competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The last time the 22-time Olympic medal-winner competed was at the 2012 Games. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — […]

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KWBG Sports for April 14th

Posted on 14 April 2014 by KWBG

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson closed with a 3-under-par 69 to win the Masters at -8, three shots ahead of Jordan Spieth (speeth) and Jonas Blixt. Spieth led by three after carding birdies on three of the first four holes yesterday, but Watson surged two strokes ahead with birdies on the eighth and ninth […]

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KWBG Sports for April 11th

Posted on 11 April 2014 by KWBG

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bill Haas will carry a one-shot lead into the second round of the Masters, the first major he’s ever led. Haas opened with a 4-under-par 68 that puts him one stroke ahead of Louis Oosthuizen (WUHST’-hy-zehn) and former champs Adam Scott and Bubba Watson. Seven others are two strokes back, and […]

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KWBG Sports for April 10th

Posted on 10 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will be out 6 to 8 weeks after tearing a ligament in his left thumb during last night’s game against Seattle. The 2010 AL MVP was injured during a headfirst slide into first base in the seventh inning. Hamilton was placed on the disabled list and […]

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