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Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate Cup win

MADRID: Thousands of cheering Real Madrid fans welcomed their team back to the Spanish capital early Thursday after winning the Copa del Rey with a 2-1 victory over arch rivals Barcelona. Supporters, many wrapped in the club’s flag, cheered as the squad arrived at Madrid’s central Cibeles Square, the traditional home for raucous Real Madrid…

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Tanaka fans 10 in Yankees win over Cubs

NEW YORK: Japanese pitching ace Masahiro Tanaka delivered a dazzling 10 strikeouts and allowed just two bunt singles Wednesday in the New York Yankees’ 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Tanaka, unfazed by unseasonably chilly weather at Yankee Stadium — where snow fell overnight — walked just one for the second time in three starts…

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Puig mum on reports of perilous flight from Cuba

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he won’t be drawn into discussing his flight from Cuba despite magazine articles describing human trafficking, a drug cartel and death threats. “I’m aware of the recent articles and news accounts,” Puig said Wednesday in a statement issued through his agent, Adam Katz. “I understand that…