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RONALDO HELPS REAL MADRID WIN 2-0 AT SCHALKE

Cristiano Ronaldo ends rare run of three games without a goal and scores to help Real Madrid win 2-0 at Schalke in first leg of Champions League round-of-16.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/67c621c1b59f451c8ecd5236d6e8ed34/real-madrid-beats-schalke-2-0-champions-league

LIGHTNING BEATS DUCKS TO RECLAIM EAST LEAD

Tampa Bay wins 4-1 at Anaheim to reclaim share of Eastern Conference lead.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db-268755/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=IOUXIiCI

AFGHANISTAN LOSES FIRST MATCH IN AGAINST-THE-ODDS APPEARANCE AT CRICKET WORLD CUP

Afghanistan’s cricket team, from players honed in refugee camps, makes its debut at the World Cup, losing to Bangladesh.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/f4e3f16e361e4c79a238a52f2bbc7817/afghanistan-plays-historic-first-match-cricket-world-cup?utm-campaign=AP-Sports&utm-source=SocialFlow&utm-medium=Twitter

LABOR BATTLE LOOMING FOR NBA

NBA labor battle looms to darken the horizon on otherwise bright outlook.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/51cfbb1ac4274a96bf65f5f753d52aad/nba-soars-and-floor-trouble-could-be-looming

TONY STEWART SEEKS TO END STRING OF DAYTONA DEFEATS

After his troubled 2014, Tony Stewart aims to start new NASCAR season by ending Daytona drought.

http://racing.ap.org/article/tony-stewart-seeks-end-string-defeat-daytona-500