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Tampa Bay Rowdies tie Atlanta 1-1


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ATLANTA — The Tampa Bay Rowdies settled for a 1-1 tie Saturday, allowing a goal to Atlanta in the final five minutes.

Rowdies forward Daniel Antoniuk, who entered in the 67th minute, scored on a one-timer off a cross by forward Tsuyoshi Yoshitake on the back post in the 70th minute. Atlanta earned a point on forward Reinaldo Navia's score after a long pass from Lucas Paulini in the 87th minute.

"We have a lot of disappointed players because we felt that we should have earned three points," Rowdies coach Ricky Hill said. "In the first half I felt that we took the game to them and played very well. I thought the second half was more even, but I still thought we were very much in control of the game."

The Rowdies (1-1-2) host NASL rival Fort Lauderdale at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg.


Real Madrid strikes big blow against rival

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 73rd minute to send Barcelona to its first loss in 55 home games and put Real Madrid on the cusp of breaking the Catalan giants' three-year hold on the Spanish title with a 2-1 win. Real Madrid leads Barcelona by seven points with four games left.

GERMANY: Borussia Dortmund retained the Bundesliga title by beating visiting Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0. Ivan Perisic and Shinji Kagawa scored as Dortmund clinched with two games remaining.


Serena Williams helps put U.S. in command

Serena Williams overpowered teen Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-1 to give the United States a 2-0 lead in the Fed Cup playoff series in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In the opening match, American Christina McHale defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 on clay. The Americans need one win in today's reverse singles or doubles to return to the event's top tier.

MONTE CARLO MASTERS: Seven-time defending champ Rafael Nadal will try to beat No. 1 Novak Djokovic for the first time in eight finals today. Nadal reached the final in a 6-3, 6-4 win over Gilles Simon. Djokovic rallied to beat Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.


Long shot upends field at Lexington Stakes

All Squared Away, a 70-1 long shot, won the $200,000 Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland, spoiling the Kentucky Derby chances of Castaway and others looking for earnings to make the 20-horse field. Tampa Bay Derby runnerup Golden Ticket finished fifth.


TRACK: Former Florida State standout Walter Dix won the 100 meters at the Mount Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif., in a wind-aided 9.85 seconds. Dix won bronze at the 2008 Olympics. … Bershawn Jackson ran the world's fastest time this year to win his seventh 400-meter hurdles title at the Kansas Relays.

FIGURE SKATING: American Ashley Wagner won the free skate with 122.29 points but Japan, behind overall winner Akiko Suzuki and men's free skate winner Daisuke Takahashi, edged the United States to win the World Team Trophy in Tokyo. Japan had 55 points, two ahead of the Americans. Canada (42) was third.

Don Jensen, Times correspondent; Times wires

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