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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
March 16, 2017 - 9:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Utah Jazz 91-83 on Thursday night. Kevin Love played for the first time since having surgery on his left knee last month, and scored 10 points in 19 minutes. But Kyrie Irving...
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Toronto Raptors guard Cory Joseph (6) tries to drive for the net past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 16, 2017 - 9:48 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds in three quarters for his 34th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder registered their fourth consecutive win with a 123-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night. The league's leading scorer...
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March 16, 2017 - 9:48 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Stacy Lewis missed a chance to shoot the second 59 in LPGA Tour history, settling for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. Playing in low-90s heat in near-perfect conditions at Wildfire, Lewis was 9 under through 11 holes,...
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Xavier forward Sean O'Mara (54) dunks the ball against Maryland forward Damonte Dodd (35) during the first half of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
March 16, 2017 - 9:47 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times EDT): 9:40 p.m. The upset by No. 11 seed Xavier over No. 6 seed Maryland is one many people saw coming — about 43 percent of people who filled out brackets on Yahoo and ESPN picked the lower seed to win. Many gamblers preferred the Musketeers, too...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:54 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cody Gribble gave new meaning to a risky play on the par-5 sixth hole over water at Bay Hill on Thursday. Not with a club, but with his hand. And it didn't involve an eagle, rather an 8-foot alligator. Gribble, already 4-over par for his round, was walking along the edge of the...
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Xavier head coach Chris Mack calls out a play during the first half of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Maryland, Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 16, 2017 - 7:37 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times EST): 7:25 p.m. Actor Bill Murray made the trip to Orlando to support Xavier and his son, Luke, who is an assistant for the team. Murray sat in the first row in the Musketeers section, but was mostly subdued during the first half. Murray is a huge sports...
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Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, celebrates after beating Pablo Cuevas, of Uruguay, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. Busta won 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(6). (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 16, 2017 - 7:34 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic outlasted Caroline Wozniacki 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday and break into the top 20 in the WTA Tour rankings for the first time in her career. Neither Mladenovic nor Wozniacki had dropped a set before...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, investigators inspect an overturned boat as it rests on a jetty after a crash off Miami Beach, Fla. Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the "probable" operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, 2016, killing the star baseball star and two other men, according to a report issued Thursday, March 16, 2017, by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which investigated the accident. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas, File)
March 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the "probable" operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing the baseball star and two other men, according to a report issued Thursday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer poses for a photograph before a spring training baseball workout in West Palm Beach, Fla. The NL Cy Young Award winner will miss the Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger. The stress fracture caused Scherzer to change the grip on his fastball, placing three fingers on top of the ball instead of two. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals' opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger. The stress fracture caused Scherzer to change the grip on his fastball, placing three fingers on top...
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Arnold Palmer Invitational officials pose for a photo with Arnold Palmer's golf bag on Wednesday morning, March 15, 2017, at the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
March 16, 2017 - 3:50 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Arnold Palmer Invitational is more than just a tournament this year. It's an event. Palmer died on Sept. 25 of heart complications. The public funeral service was held on Oct. 4, two days after the Ryder Cup. Palmer would not have wanted to distract from the Ryder Cup, and...
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