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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Monday, May 5

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May 5 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday, May 5:

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The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

History lesson: QBs this century

A look at all quarterbacks drafted this century and their present whereabouts, a study that might lead GMs in the 2014 NFL Draft to proceed with caution. (FBN-DRAFT, moved, By Dane Brugler, The Sports Xchange, 3,367 words)

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New year, same story for Browns

A year ago, there was a lot of hope connected with the Browns franchise with a new owner, new front office, new coaching staff and a brand new beginning in Cleveland. Fast-forward to the present and it's the same story with a new general manager and head coach, but Browns' fans hope this story has a few more chapters than last year. (FBN-DRAFT, expect by 3 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, by Dane Brugler, 400 words)

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Draft: Top 300

The final pre-draft rankings of the top 300 draft prospects - including a quick take on each player -- in the 2014 NFL Draft. (FBN-DRAFT, expect by 3 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 4,000 words)

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Draft: OT Henderson failed drug test

Miami (Fla.) offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson reportedly failed a drug test at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. (FBN-DRAFT, moved, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)

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Eagles sign Army Ranger

Defensive end Alejandro Villanueva, a first lieutenant U.S. Army Ranger, signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. (FBN-EAGLES-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 245 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Wizards at Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS - Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals brings the Washington Wizards - who won their first playoff series since 2005 in five games over the Bulls to earn five days off - to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers, who narrowly survived the hot-shooting Atlanta Hawks in the first round. (BKN-PACERS-WIZARDS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 7:00 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Paul Bowker, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Clippers at Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant averaged 34.5 points in the final two games of the first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies. Will he keep up the torrid pace as the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers open the Western Conference semifinals at Chesapeake Energy Arena? (BKN-THUNDER-CLIPPERS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 9:30 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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GOLF

McIlroy can tolerate Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy finally started figuring out Pete Dye's Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass when he finished in a tie for eighth last year in the Players Championship. (GOLF-INSIDETHEROPES, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Tom LaMarre, 800 words)

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Golf glance

Capsule looks at the week ahead in professional golf, including The Players Championship won by Tiger Woods in 2013 and the Kingsmill Championship in Virginia, the next stop on the LPGA Tour. (GLF-SCHEDULE, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Tom LaMarre, 650 words)

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Trump cards golf royalty

Donald Trump's impressive portfolio expanded when he purchased his 17th golf course, but this one is the most famous of them all. (GLF-NOTEBOOK, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Tom LaMarre, 850 words)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

*The Sports Xchange covers all MLB games. Key matchups highlighted below.

Dodgers at Nationals

WASHINGTON - Zack Greinke strives for his second career 6-0 start to a season as the Los Angeles Dodgers hit the nation's capital without outfielder Yasiel Puig in the lineup. Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann starts for Washington. (BBO-NATIONALS-DODGERS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 7:05 p.m. game, The Sports Xchange, by David Driver, 400-word first lede, 700-word write-thru)

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Astros at Tigers

DETROIT - With his fourth consecutive win in sight, reigning Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers host the Houston Astros at Comerica Park. (BBO-TIGERS-ASTROS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 7:08 p.m. game, The Sports Xchange, by Dana Gauruder, 400-word first lede, 700-word write-thru)

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White Sox at Cubs

CHICAGO - The Crosstown Classic has been dominated by the Chicago Cubs, who won six of the last meetings, but the Chicago White Sox bring rookie slugger Jose Abreu to Wrigley Field for the first time in Monday's matchup, the first of four games split between the North and South sides. (BBO-CUBS-WHITESOX-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 8:05 p.m. game, The Sports Xchange, By Jack McCarthy, 400-word first lede, 700-word write-thru)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Penguins at Rangers

NEW YORK - The third game in four days between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers, who go for a 2-1 edge in the best-of-seven series at Madison Square Garden. (HKN-RANGERS-PENGUINS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 7:30 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Everett Merrill, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Kings at Ducks

ANAHEIM - Los Angeles angles for a 2-0 advantage in the best-of-seven first-round series before the Kings return to Staples Center to host the Ducks. Anaheim could take advantage of injuries with the Kings missing two of their top six defensemen. (HKN-KINGS-DUCKS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, PIX, expect ASAP after 10 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Forrest Lee, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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AUTO RACING

NASCAR, camping world announce extension

NASCAR and Camping World announced a seven-year agreement that provides the sponsor with exclusive title rights on the circuit for 14 consecutive years. (CAR-NATIONWIDE, moved, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)

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NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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