Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 0215 PM ET on Sunday, April 9

Reuters

April 9(Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 0215 PM ET on Sunday:

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Phil Simms on CBS’ Romo play: ‘I am not done’

Former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms was removed from the No. 1 CBS broadcast team in favor of recently retired Tony Romo. Simms could be used on the network’s studio show or join FOX Sports . (FBN-NEWS-SIMMS-CBS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 325 words)

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NFL notebook

News and notes from around the NFL. (FBN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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GOLF

Garcia, Rose tied at Masters, Spieth within striking distance

Justin Rose of England, who has captured one major title and another that felt like it, put himself in position for his first Green Jacket on Saturday. Rose birdied five of the last seven holes to shoot a 5-under-par 67 that was the low score of the day and is tied for the lead with Sergio Garcia of Spain heading to the final round of the 81st Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (GLF-PGA-FIRSTLEDE-MASTERS, expect by 6:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 650 words)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Yankees C Sanchez hits DL

New York Yankees catch Gary Sanchez landed on the disabled list with a strained right biceps. (BBO-YANKEES-NEWS-SANCHEZ, 300 words)

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Angels’ Shoemaker faces Mariners for first time since injury ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When the Los Angeles Angels' Matt Shoemaker last pitched against the Seattle Mariners, a line drive nearly cost the right-hander his career and his life. (BBO-MARINERS-ANGELS-LEDE-WRITETHRU, 700 words)

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The Sports Xchange covers all MLB games. Sunday schedule:

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MLB notebook

News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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MLB roundup

Capsule recaps of Sunday’s games. (MLB-ROUNDUP, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Durant returns to power Warriors past Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant made a healthy -- and triumphant -- return to NBA game action, contributing 16 points, a game-high 10 rebounds and a team-high-tying six assists to the Warriors' 123-101 victory over the short-handed Pelicans. (BKN-WARRIORS-PELICANS-WRITETHRU, moved, The Sports Xchange, by David Del Grande, 740 words)

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THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NBA games. Sunday schedule:

Toronto at New York 12:00 p.m.

Cleveland at Atlanta 03:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Denver 05:00 p.m.

Dallas at Phoenix 06:00 p.m.

Detroit at Memphis 06:00 p.m.

Houston at Sacramento 06:00 p.m.

Minnesota at L.A. Lakers 09:30 p.m.

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NBA notebook

News and notes from around the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NHL games. Sunday schedule:

Buffalo at Tampa Bay 05:00 p.m.

Ottawa at N.Y. Islanders 05:00 p.m.

New Jersey at Detroit 05:00 p.m.

Colorado at St. Louis 06:00 p.m.

Columbus at Toronto 06:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers 07:00 p.m.

Carolina at Philadelphia 07:00 p.m.

Florida at Washington 07:00 p.m.

Los Angeles at Anaheim 08:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Edmonton 09:00 p.m.

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NHL notebook

News and notes from around the league. (HKN-NOTEBOOK, expect first version by 9:45 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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AUTO RACING

Kyle Busch resumes drive in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Defending champion Kyle Busch cruises into Texas Motor Speedway looking to defend his title at the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. (CAR-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU-OREILLYAUTO500, 700 words, by Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange)

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IndyCar: Toyota Grand Prix

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The second race of the IndyCar season at the popular California road course where Simon Pagenaud is the defending champion. (CAR-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU-TOYOTAGRANDPRIX, 700 words, The Sports Xchange)

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