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Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide ___ PACQUIAO TRAINER ROACH STEPS UP VERBAL STAKES AGAINST MAYWEATHER Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach says the Filipino fighter must beat “disrespectful” Floyd Weather “for the whole world.” ___ BLAZERS BUILD DIVISION LEAD WITH WIN OVER MAVERICKS Portland Trail Blazers win fifth straight by beating Dallas[…]

Zou Shiming fights for a title in 7th pro bout vs Ruenroeng

Zou Shiming waited until his 30s to begin his professional boxing career, and he has been in a hurry ever since. In just his seventh pro fight, China’s double Olympic gold medalist will attempt to claim the IBF flyweight title belt this weekend. Although Zou is an underdog in many boxing observers’ minds when he[…]

AP’s Derby Top 10: Dortmund still No. 1, filly at No. 9

Dortmund is showing he’s ready to race sooner than later — and trainer Bob Baffert isn’t about to slow him down. One of Baffert’s top Kentucky Derby prospects, Dortmund is now set to run in the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday rather than the Santa Anita Derby on April 4. The trainer[…]