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Mickelson says he won't be called as witness in trial

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Golfer Phil Mickelson says he won't be called as a witness in a federal insider trading criminal trial. More>>

A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play

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Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure. More>>

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is charged with a felony. More>>

Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82

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Dallas Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, has died. More>>

Iguana causes a racket at Miami Open for several minutes

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An iguana caused quite a racket during a professional tennis match at the Miami Open. More>>

USA Hockey postpones women's training camp amid wage dispute

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As expected, USA Hockey has postponed the start of the women's national team's world championship training camp amid an ongoing wage dispute. More>>

The Latest: Dustin Johnson has no problem in opening match

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Rory McIlroy faces a tough road if he wants to advance out of his group in the Dell Technologies Match Play. More>>

Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

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How will authorities authenticate Brady's stolen jerseys? Customizations, game photos and serial numbers might be clues. More>>

Day leaves Match Play as mother battles lung cancer

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Defending champion Jason Day tearfully withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after six holes to be with his mother when she has lung cancer surgery. More>>

Ex-Penn St official: 'I should have done more' in abuse case

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The criminal trial of Penn State's former president on felony child endangerment charges is set to resume, with two of his former top lieutenants among those who could take the stand. More>>

At 0-2, Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying

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Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago. More>>

Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka get 1-game suspensions for fighting

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Chicago's Robin Lopez and Toronto's Serge Ibaka have both been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for fighting. More>>

Kansas, Purdue plan to make for a stylish Sweet 16 matchup

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Kansas brings speed and shooting to its Midwest Regional semifinal against Purdue, while the Boilermakers plan to counter with size and strength. More>>

UFC star McGregor's fine for Vegas pre-bout fracas reduced

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Nevada athletic officials have significantly reduced the fine they imposed on UFC star Conor McGregor following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference in August in Las Vegas. More>>

NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks

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The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. More>>

Barry Bonds joins Giants at camp to coach minor leaguers

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Barry Bonds is back in spring training camp with the San Francisco Giants, set to spend a week working on hitting with the team's minor leaguers. More>>

Michigan State: Doctor sexually assaulted teen gymnast

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A Michigan State University investigation has concluded that a sports doctor sexually assaulted a teen gymnast during treatments for back pain in 2000. More>>

Xavier looks for another upset against Arizona

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No. 11 seed Xavier meets one of the hottest teams in the bracket, facing No. 3 seed Arizona in West Region semifinals. More>>

Sweet 16 guide: Top NCAA matchups, players and story lines

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The NCAA Tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball. More>>

Duke's Jayson Tatum declares for NBA draft after 1 season

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Jayson Tatum is leaving Duke after his freshman season to enter the NBA draft. More>>

Preliminary approval given to $208.7 million NCAA settlement

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About 40,000 college football and basketball players won't have submit a claim form to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit. More>>

South Carolina's Thornwell gets time to shine in tournament

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Sindarius Thornwell has been the foundation of the South Carolina men's basketball program and is now getting his moment to shine on the national stage in the NCAA Tournament. More>>

'Stupid' NHL divisional playoff format is drawing criticism

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The NHL's divisional playoff format is drawing criticism because two of the top three teams in the league could meet in the first round. More>>

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe

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Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Oklahoma QB Mayfield faces uncertainty after arrest

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is trying his best to move on from his arrest in Arkansas last month. More>>

Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

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Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye as a growing number of men go blond in support of the island's baseball players who bleached their hair as a bonding ritual ahead of the World Baseball Classic. More>>

SEC Rises: Football league has 3 teams vying for Elite Eight

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Long considered a football power, the Southeastern Conference is showing some basketball promise. More>>

Russia says 3 disqualified from 2012 Olympics for doping

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Russian officials say three of the country's athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests. More>>

US edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game

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Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1. More>>

Match Play in Texas, and the LPGA gears up for a major

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It's going to be a wild week at Match Play with Dustin Johnson going for a sweep of the four World Golf Championships in golf's most unpredictable format. More>>

Spring flings: 6 intriguing quarterback competitions

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College football can be broken up into two types of teams during spring football: Those with quarterback competitions, and those without. More>>

Yankees SS Didi Gregorius out 6 weeks; Bonds rejoins Giants

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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season after straining his right shoulder while away at the World Baseball Classic. More>>

Warriors get 28th road win with 112-87 win over Mavs

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Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Tuesday night. More>>

Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth vs Sabres

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Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel goal and lost a pair of front teeth in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. More>>

Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott's streak, beat Flames

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Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals beat the surging Calgary Flames 4-2. More>>

Back to the future: US World Cup veterans reunite with Arena

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Like old times: Beasley, Demspey, Howard reunite with US coach for World Cup qualifying. More>>

Jerry Krause, Bulls' GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77

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Former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause has died at the age of 77. More>>

Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team 'family'

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Bonds coming back to Giants as special adviser; home run king says team will always be 'family'. More>>

Prosecutor: Not reporting Jerry Sandusky let evil 'run wild'

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Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. More>>

Injured Yanks shortstop Gregorius expected to miss 1st month

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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season because of a strained right shoulder. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Gregorius will likely be sidelined for six weeks. More>>

Johnson going for a World Golf Championships sweep

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Dustin Johnson is one victory away from something not even Tiger Woods has accomplished: a sweep of the four World Golf Championships. More>>

Jayhawks fans divided over on-court success, off-court woes

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Legal problems that have followed Kansas all season have caused a divide among fans during the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Vegas casino owner eyes $1M March Madness win from rival

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A bet between two Las Vegas casino owners will cost one of them $1 million if Michigan wins the NCAA mens' basketball tournament. More>>

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

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The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats. More>>

Panthers QB Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs

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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery at the end of this month to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder. More>>

Tar Heels QB Mitch Trubisky draws crowd at UNC pro workouts

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North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky drew a bigger-than-usual crowd to the Tar Heels' annual pro day. More>>

Ex-Dean Foods chair describes giving secrets to pro gambler

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The former chairman of Dean Foods has told a New York jury that he fed secrets about the company to a professional gambler for years. More>>

Paris Olympic bid team tells IOC it doesn't want 2028 Games

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The Paris bid team is fine with an unprecedented double vote on Olympic hosts as long as the French capital is awarded the 2024 Games. More>>

Notre Dame loses top scorer Brianna Turner to knee injury

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Notre Dame junior forward Brianna Turner will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, a major blow to the NCAA Tournament hopes of the top-seeded Fighting Irish. More>>

Star witness in Aaron Hernandez trial is grilled by defense

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A lawyer for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has aggressively questioned the prosecution's star witness against Hernandez in his double-murder trial. More>>

Oregon and Quinnipiac crash women's Sweet 16 field

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Oregon and Quinnipiac are crashing the women's Sweet 16. More>>

Labs extend purebred dog popularity record; Rottweilers rise

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Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America's most popular dog breed. More>>

Ex-MMA fighter guilty of 29 felonies in kidnap, beating case

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A Las Vegas jury has convicted a former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine of kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend. More>>

Puerto Rico edges Netherlands 4-3 in 11 to reach WBC final

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Eddie Rosario's sacrifice fly drove in Carlos Correa with the winning run in the 11th inning, giving Puerto Rico a 4-3 victory over the Netherlands and a berth in the World Baseball Classic championship game. More>>

Yankees shortstop Gregorius hurts shoulder, return uncertain

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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe Girardi hasn't put on a timetable on a return. More>>

Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky

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President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. More>>

'If you can play, play': Chris Bosh speaks on rest debate

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Chris Bosh speaks to The Associated Press about the rest-or-play debate and how he's coping while not playing this season. More>>

Three No. 1 seeds, endless optimism among Sweet 16 teams

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The 16-team field left in the NCAA Tournament features three No. 1 seeds and endless optimism. More>>

Harden hits layup with 2.4 seconds left to lift Rockets

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James Harden drove the length of the floor for a layup with 2.4 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets over the Denver Nuggets 125-124. More>>

3 Minnesota footballers cleared by school in assault case

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Three Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations while another's punishment was upheld in the final round of appeals at the school. More>>

Curry shoves, Thompson shoots and Warriors roll Thunder

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Klay Thompson scored 34 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95 in a heated matchup filled with trash talking, physical play and technical fouls. More>>

Long shots: Quinnipiac beats Miami 85-78 for Sweet 16 berth

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Morgan Manz scored 22 points and made six 3-pointers, Aryn McClure added 15 and 12th-seeded Quinnipiac is headed to the Sweet 16, stunning fourth-seeded Miami 85-78 in a second-round NCAA Tournament game. More>>

Silver tells NBA team owners to take note of rest issue

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has sent a memo to the league's board of governors, calling the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games "an extremely significant issue for our league.". More>>

Back from injury, Thomas scores 25 as Celtics top Wizards

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Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points after missing the previous two games with a bruised right knee, leading the Boston Celtics to a 110-102 victory over the Washington Wizards in another testy matchup between two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. More>>

Tim Howard always stayed optimistic he'd be healthy for US

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Veteran U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard always remained optimistic his right leg would be healthy enough to allow him to rejoin the Americans for World Cup qualifying after November surgery. More>>

Nurse hits 9 3-pointers to lead UConn over Syracuse 94-64

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Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over Syracuse in a second-round rematch of last year's national championship game. More>>

Warriors' Stephen Curry involved in skirmish with Thunder

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Stephen Curry exchanged shoves with Oklahoma City's Semaj Christon just before halftime Monday night, and both were issued technical fouls. More>>

Spieth looking forward to get through this Masters

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Two weeks before the Masters begins, Jordan Spieth said he will look forward to it being over. More>>

Jets sign veteran QB Josh McCown to 1-year deal

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The New York Jets have signed veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown to a one-year deal. More>>

Women's players call negotiations with USA Hockey productive

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The U.S. women's national team says discussions with USA Hockey over an ongoing wage dispute were productive and will continue this week. More>>

Witness: Ex-NFL star shot men after drink spilled at club

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A key witness against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has told the jury at his double-murder trial that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a Boston nightclub. More>>

Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

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Mystery solved: Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in possession of international media member. More>>

2 ex-officials set to testify against ex-Penn State leader

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Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Penn State's former president on charges that his response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal put children at risk. More>>

Tim Tebow heading to Mets' Class A team: Columbia Fireflies

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Two-time Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will start his pro baseball season with the New York Mets' Class A franchise in Columbia, South Carolina. More>>

Bellator hits New York with big pay-per-view show June 24

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Bellator is stepping up to Madison Square Garden and back onto pay-per-view. More>>

Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 ranking from Serena Williams

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Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, retaking the top spot from Serena Williams. More>>

Yankees' Gregorius has injured shoulder, return uncertain

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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. More>>

Spike Lee calls lack of suitors for Colin Kaepernick 'fishy'

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Spike Lee says it's "fishy" that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains an NFL free agent. More>>

Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers battling dementia

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Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. More>>

Shaq latest in the NBA community to join flat-Earth belief

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Count Shaquille O'Neal among the roster of NBA personalities who believe the Earth is flat. More>>

Federer on 'dream start' after winning Indian Wells title

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Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open in an all-Russian final. More>>

Wawrinka calls laughing Federer expletive on court

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Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans, but that didn't stop Stan Wawrinka from using an expletive post-match. More>>

3 NRL clubs face fines for concussion protocol breaches

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Three clubs face $270,000 (350,000 Australian dollars) in fines for alleged breaches of the National Rugby League's concussion protocols in what could be the heaviest sanctions the competition's governing body has ever imposed for such infringements. More>>

Key injuries could derail South Carolina, Notre Dame women

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South Carolina and Notre Dame both survived upset bids in the second round of the women's NCAA Tournament. More>>

It's been a season of coaching stability, rare for the NBA

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Not a single coach has been let go since this season started, and that's a true rarity for the NBA. More>>

Tipping Off: On to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament

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It's on to the weekend that many consider the defining mark of a season. More>>

NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

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In need of a jolt after three so-so days, the NCAA Tournament got it with a scintillating Sunday of high-level basketball. More>>

Kyrie gets 46, but Cavaliers barely beat Lakers, 125-120

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Kyrie Irving scored 46 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers had to rally from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to edge the last-place Los Angeles Lakers, 125-120. More>>

Anna Nordqvist wins Founders Cup in college homecoming

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Anna Nordqvist won the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, shooting a 4-under 68 to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and In Gee Chun by two strokes. More>>

Marlins 3B Prado likely to miss opener with hamstring injury

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Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado is expected to miss the start of the regular season after straining his right hamstring at the World Baseball Classic. Marlins manager Don Mattingly already has ruled out Prado playing in any exhibition games. More>>

Confederate flag flies next to NCAA arena in South Carolina

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Protesters fly Confederate flag from parking garage next to NCAA arena in South Carolina. More>>

Thornwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

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Sindarius Thornwell had 22 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina upset No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 to reach the Sweet 16 in the East Regional. More>>

Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

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Big Ten basketball is enjoying a surge in the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause

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Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and the former San Francisco 49ers receiver suspects playing football might have caused the illness. More>>

Blackhawks strike fast in third, rally past Avs 6-3

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Jonathan Toews scored twice and Richard Panik and Artemi Panarin each had one in a span of 3:02 in the third period to erase Colorado's two-goal lead and rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Avalanche 6-3 for their fifth straight win. More>>

The Latest: Sweet 16 set after 2 more major upsets

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The Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday. More>>

Profiles of teams and drivers for the 2017 F1 championship.

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Statistical profiles of teams and drivers for the 2017 Formula One championship. More>>

All eyes on Max Verstappen as new F1 season gets underway

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Max Verstappen no longer has the element of surprise, and all eyes will be on the Dutch sensation when the Formula One season gets underway in Australia next weekend. More>>

Lillard's 49 points lift Blazers over Heat, 115-104

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Damian Lillard scored 49 points and made nine 3-pointers, and Portland beat Miami 115-104. More>>

Hamilton's F1 title bid might prove harder without Rosberg

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Lewis Hamilton is set to start his bid to regain his Formula One title. More>>

Newman skips late pit stop, stuns NASCAR field in Phoenix

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Ryan Newman gambled and skipped a late tire-changing pit stop to take the lead and held on for the final two laps a surprise victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race. More>>

USA Hockey, women's players to meet Monday in Philadelphia

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USA Hockey and representatives of the women's national team will meet Monday to discuss a wage dispute that could lead to players boycotting the upcoming world championships. More>>

Late eagle carries Leishman to victory at Bay Hill

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Marc Leishman of Australia holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead, and he stayed there with two tough pars to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational and earn a trip to the Masters. More>>

Unstoppable Mbappe scores twice in Monaco's 3-0 win

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Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe posted yet another remarkable performance in the French league on Sunday, scoring twice in a 3-0 win at Caen as the leaders stretched their lead at the top of the standings. More>>

Kentucky's kids rally for 65-62 win over Wichita State

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Bam Adebayo had a double-double and swatted away the final shot on Sunday as Kentucky sent Wichita State to yet another second-round heartbreak, 65-62 in the South region. More>>

Brignone leads Italian sweep, Worley wins World Cup GS title

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Federica Brignone leads Italian sweep at Aspen giant slalom; Tessa Worley takes season's GS crown. More>>

Wagner's big game sends Michigan past Louisville in NCAAs

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Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16. More>>

Washington tabs Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as new coach

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Washington hires longtime Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as basketball coach. More>>

Man United, Spurs power on without absent strikers in EPL

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Manchester United and Tottenham overcame the absence of their top strikers to continue their push for Champions League qualification from the English Premier League. More>>

Mueller helps Bayern beat 'Gladbach, stretch Bundesliga lead

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Sead Kolasinac's second-half strike was enough for Schalke to win 1-0 at Mainz on Sunday for just its second Bundesliga away victory of the season. More>>

GGG has options, options, options

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Close fight with Jacobs gives GGG even more options for big-money future fights. More>>

Frenzel wraps up record 5th Nordic combined World Cup title

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Eric Frenzel wrapped up an unprecedented fifth straight Nordic combined World Cup title on Sunday with his 10th win of the season. More>>

4 finalists named for Naismith Trophy as top college player

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Villanova's Josh Hart, Kansas' Frank Mason III, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan and UCLA's Lonzo Ball are the finalists for the Naismith Trophy. More>>

Jayhawks-Spartans among NCAA games to complete second round

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The rest of the Sweet 16 field will be filled out in NCAA Tournament second-round games. More>>

Tunnel bust-up mars Man United's 3-1 win at Middlesbrough

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A weakened Manchester United team survived a late fightback from managerless Middlesbrough to win 3-1 and climb out of sixth place in the Premier League for the first time in 19 weeks. More>>

Stanton's homer, Jones' leap carry US into WBC semifinals

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Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer and the United States eliminated defending World Baseball Classic champion the Dominican Republic 6-3 to earn a spot in the semifinals. More>>

Big win, huge comeback mark 2nd day of women's NCAA tourney

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It was a thrilling first day of the women's NCAA Tournament and there weren't any major upsets. More>>

TIPPING OFF: Learning from how players see big-time games

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The NCAA Tournament finalizes its Sweet 16 on Sunday with No. 2 seed Duke facing South Carolina in what amounts to a road game. More>>

No Repeat: Villanova fails down stretch while carrying crown

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The NCAA champions are going home empty handed. More>>

A-Rod takes J-Lo out to the ballgame

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Former slugger Alex Rodriguez and singer-actress Jennifer Lopez watched part of Saturday's exhibition game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles in a suite at the ballpark. More>>

GGG outlasts Jacobs in close unanimous decision

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Gennady Golovkin outlasted Danny Jacobs in an exhausting 12-round defense of his middleweight titles Saturday night. More>>

Texas A&M rallies from 21 down to stun Penn

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Khaalia Hillsman scored 27 points and Texas A&M overcame a 21-point deficit in the fourth quarter to stun Penn 63-61 for the biggest comeback in women's NCAA Tournament history. More>>

Harden has 40 in triple-double, Rockets top Nuggets 109-105

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James Harden scored 40 points and finished with a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snapped the Denver Nuggets' four-game winning streak with a 109-105 victory. More>>

The Latest: Golovkin wins close decision over Danny Jacobs

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Thailand's Srisaket Sor Rungvisai stunned previously unbeaten Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez on the GGG-Jacobs undercard. More>>

While the Big 3 get rest, Clippers rout Cavaliers 108-78

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Blake Griffin scored 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers capitalized on the Cavaliers' decision to rest their top three players with an easy 108-78 victory. More>>

The Latest: After quiet start, March Madness gets big upset

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NCAA President Mark Emmert has arrived at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo to attend the second round of the NCAA tournament. More>>

Thai Sor Rungvisai stuns Gonzales for super flyweight title

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Thailand's Srisaket Sor Rungvisai stuns previously unbeaten Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez. More>>

Missed call, untimely T ends Wildcats rally; Zags win 79-73

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Gonzaga fought off a wild Northwestern comeback for a 79-73 victory with help from an untimely technical foul on Wildcats coach Chris Collins. More>>

INSTANT ANALYSIS: How Nova's early loss alters the bracket

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Instant analysis: Top-seeded Villanova's loss to Wisconsin could send shockwaves across the March Madness field. More>>

Baylor women open with most-lopsided NCAA Tournament win

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Kalani Brown scored 21 points and top-seeded Baylor overwhelmed much smaller Texas Southern 119-30, making it the most lopsided women's NCAA Tournament game ever Saturday night. More>>

Capitals clinch playoff spot by beating Lightning 5-3

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T.J Oshie had three goals and an assist, Justin Williams and John Carlson had early third-period goals, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3. More>>

Cavaliers rest LeBron, Love, Kyrie vs Clippers

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are resting LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving against the Los Angeles Clippers. More>>

Tigers outfielder JD Martinez sprains foot, out several days

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Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez sprained his right foot making a shoestring catch Saturday and is expected to be sidelined for several days. X-rays were negative. More>>

Allgaier holds on to win Xfinity, his 1st victory in 5 years

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Justin Allgaier held on to the lead in a restart with four laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in scorching heat, his first victory in five years. More>>

Puerto Rico wins 6th straight in WBC, routs Venezuela 13-2

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Mike Aviles got four hits and drove in three runs as Puerto Rico, already assured a spot in the World Baseball Classic semifinals, beat Venezuela 13-2 for its sixth straight win in the tournament. More>>

Kisner, Hoffman share Bay Hill lead

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Charley Hoffman finished a lot better than he started, closing with three straight birdies for a 1-under 71 that allowed him to catch Kevin Kisner for a share of the lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. More>>

Wolverines preparing for full array of Louisville defenses

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Rick Pitino encouraged John Beilein not to waste much practice time Saturday trying to solve Louisville's pressure defense. More>>

Topple-seed: Villanova stunned 65-62 by Wisconsin in NCAA

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Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament on Saturday by eighth-seeded Wisconsin 65-62 in the East region. More>>

Westbrook leads Thunder past Kings without triple-double

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Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Sacramento Kings 110-94. More>>

Federer reaches Indian Wells final against Wawrinka

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Stan Wawrinka routs Pablo Carreno Busta to reach final of BNP Paribas Open. More>>

Alfords winding down successful run together at UCLA

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Steve Alford and son Bryce are thankful for time together at UCLA and hoping to make it last a little longer. More>>

Illinois hires Oklahoma State's Underwood as new coach

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Illinois has hired Oklahoma State's Brad Underwood as its new coach. More>>

Vlhova holds off Shiffrin for slalom win at World Cup Finals

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New overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin remained in the chase of a slalom race after the first run at World Cup Finals, trailing Petra Vlhova of Slovakia by a slim margin. More>>

Quinnipiac upsets Marquette in NCAA opener 68-65

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Jennifer Fay scored 20 points and 12th-seeded Quinnipiac held on in a frantic final minute to upset fifth-seeded Marquette 68-65 in a first-round game at the NCAA Tournament. More>>

UConn routs Albany 116-55 to win 108th straight game

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Napheesa Collier and Kia Nurse each scored 24 points as UConn routed Albany 116-55 for the program's 108th straight win and 25th straight in the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Mountaineers clinch Sweet 16 berth with win over Notre Dame

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Jevon Carter scored 24 points, and West Virginia is headed to the Sweet 16 for the third time since 2010 following a 83-71 win over Notre Dame. More>>

Fresh generation of drivers emerging on NASCAR circuit

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The kids are all right: Fresh generation of NASCAR drivers is stepping up. More>>

Wenger won't tell protesting fans decision on Arsenal future

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Arsene Wenger says a decision has been made on his Arsenal future but he wouldn't reveal what it was after a 3-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion. More>>

Kraft sets world record in ski jumping

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Stefan Kraft set a ski jump world record during a World Cup competition in Norway on Saturday. More>>

Marcel Hirscher rallies to giant slalom win in Aspen

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Austria's Marcel Hirscher rallies to giant slalom victory at World Cup Finals in Aspen. More>>

Maryland women host Big 12 champs West Virginia in NCAAs

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After making a premature exit in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last year, Maryland is looking to take advantage of playing at home in a matchup with West Virginia. More>>

Andy Murray out of Miami Open with right elbow injury

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Andy Murray has pulled out of the Miami Open with a right elbow injury. More>>

Michelle Wie healthy, confident and in contention in Phoenix

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Michelle Wie is healthy and confident again, and in contention in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, too. More>>

Ailing Arsenal loses for 4th time in 5 Premier League games

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Arsenal has lost for the fourth time in five Premier League games. More>>

8 spots in Sweet 16 are on line Saturday in NCAA round of 32

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The NCAA Tournament is moving into the round of 32, with eight of the 16 spots in regional semifinals to be filled. More>>

Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages

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USA Hockey says it is contacting representatives of the women's team that threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships over a wage dispute. More>>

Late goal ends Minnesota's run in women's Frozen Four

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Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota in the women's Frozen Four. More>>

TIPPING OFF: Look for comedic parents in crowd on Saturday

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Look out for plenty of parent shots during two NCAA Tournament games on Saturday. More>>

Puerto Rico beats United States 6-5 to advance to WBC semis

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Yadier Molina and Puerto Rico are moving on to the World Baseball Classic semifinals after scoring four runs in the first inning and then holding on for a wild 6-5 win against the United States. More>>

Bucks hold off Lakers 107-103 after 3 ejections for shoves

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Khris Middleton scored 14 of his season-high 30 points in the fourth quarter, Greg Monroe added 12 points before his ejection and the Milwaukee Bucks kept up their furious playoff push, 107-103 over the Los Angeles Lakers. More>>

Fouling flubs mark first 2 days of NCAA Tournament

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Coaches across the country can use the first two days of the NCAA Tournament as examples when they're teaching the importance of knowing when and how to foul in late-game situations. More>>

Conlan walks with McGregor, beats Ibarra in pro debut

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Michael Conlan marched into his pro boxing debut alongside UFC champion Conor McGregor and picked up a third-round TKO of Tim Ibarra in a spirited St. Patrick's Day scene. More>>

Sock wins another 3-setter to gain Indian Wells semifinals

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Nick Kyrgios withdraws from his quarterfinal against Roger Federer because of illness at the BNP Paribas Open. More>>

Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees team up to no-hit Tigers

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No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. More>>

The Latest: AP poll voters not too shabby

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So you're pretty pleased with your brackets after nailing all your picks during Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Cincinnati beats Kansas State 75-61 in South Region

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Troy Caupain scored 23 points, Kyle Washington added 16 and defensive-minded Cincinnati shot it way past Kansas State 75-61 in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Crowder helps lift Celtics past Knicks 98-95

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Jae Crowder scored nine of his 24 points late in the fourth quarter, Avery Bradley had 16 overall, and the Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets 98-95. More>>

Logano tells Busch 'honest mistake' led to incident at Vegas

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Five days after their post-race scuffle in Las Vegas, drivers Kyle Busch and Joey Logano have met with NASCAR officials as all involved tried to shift the conversation to Sunday's race in Phoenix. More>>

Logano uses fast late lap to claim pole in Phoenix

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Joey Logano capped a day in the spotlight with a fast late lap to claim the pole for the NASCAR Camping World 500. More>>

Shiffrin clinches overall title with Stuhec skipping slalom

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Mikaela Shiffrin will clinch the overall World Cup title before even racing during World Cup Finals after Ilka Stuhec and her coach said the Slovenian racer won't compete in the slalom. More>>

NC State hires Keatts away from UNC Wilmington as new coach

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A person with knowledge of the decision says that North Carolina State has reached agreement with Kevin Keatts from UNC Wilmington to take over as head coach. More>>

Jury ends day mulling MMA fighter-porn star case in Vegas

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A jury in Las Vegas spent a first day deliberating Friday whether the former mixed martial arts fighter named War Machine is guilty of charges that could get him life in prison in an attack on his porn star ex-girlfriend and her male friend in August 2014. More>>

Arkansas holds off Seton Hall 77-71 in NCAA South Region

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Jaylen Barford hit the go-ahead layup with 57.8 seconds left to help Arkansas hold off Seton Hall 77-71 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's South Region. More>>

Jackson gets rolling as Tar Heels top Tigers 103-64 in NCAAs

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Justin Jackson broke out of a shooting slump with 21 points to help top-seeded North Carolina roll past Texas Southern 103-64 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's South Region. More>>

Change in plans working out well for Hoffman at Bay Hill

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Charley Hoffman wasn't planning on being at Bay Hill until he failed to qualify for a World Golf Championship next week. More>>

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