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Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun (8) leaps in vain for a home run hit by Kansas City Royals second baseman Christian Colon during the second inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 17, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
March 18, 2017 - 1:40 am
No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. No hits off him or the New York Yankees' bullpen, either. Tanaka and two relievers combined on a spring training no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers in a 3-0 win Friday in Lakeland, Florida. New York manager Joe Girardi didn't keep the lineup card as a...
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Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan reacts after scoring off a single by Carlos Correa during the first inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic baseball game against the United States on Friday, March 17, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 18, 2017 - 1:34 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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 on Friday night. Puerto Rico advances to the championship round for the second straight...
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Marquette's Duane Wilson (1) shoots against South Carolina during the first half in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
March 17, 2017 - 11:53 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:45 p.m. UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has become the school's all-time leader for assists in a season. Ball dished out his third assist in the South Region against Kent State, giving him 257 this season. He passes the record...
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Jack Sock celebrates after winning a point against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. Sock won 6-3, 2-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2017 - 11:45 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Jack Sock is getting quite the workout at the BNP Paribas Open, with all four of his matches stretching to three sets on his way to the semifinals. The 24-year-old American notched his biggest singles victory yet with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Kei Nishikori...
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Cincinnati forwad Gary Clark, center, goes to the basket over Kansas State foreword Xavier Sneed, left, during the first half of a first-round game of the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Bryan Patrick)
March 17, 2017 - 9:58 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Troy Caupain scored 23 points, Kyle Washington added 16 and defensive-minded Cincinnati shot it way past Kansas State 75-61 Friday night in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. Cincinnati (30-5) was knocked out the first round a year ago and No. 6 seeds were 0-3 before...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the women's World Cup slalom competition in Olympic Valley, Calif. Shiffrin is on the verge of joining American skiers Phil Mahre, Tamara McKinney, Bode Miller and Lindsey Vonn as overall World Cup champions. She has a nearly insurmountable 198-point lead over Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia with just two races remaining at World Cup Finals. (AP Photo/Scott Sady, File)
March 17, 2017 - 9:48 pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin didn't even need to step into the starting gate at World Cup Finals to wrap up her first overall title. No time for any sort of coronation, though, there's still some competition left and she's intent on putting on a show — just like she has all season. Shiffrin...
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Kansas' Josh Jackson (11) drives the baseline to the basket for a shot as UC Davis forward Chima Moneke, right, defends in the second half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Tulsa, Okla., Friday March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2017 - 9:39 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 9:30 p.m. Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke continued its perfect postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in the East Region. The Blue Devils became...
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright reacts during the second half of a first-round men's college basketball game against Mount St. Mary's in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. Villanova won, 76-56. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)
March 17, 2017 - 5:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hanging on the wall just outside Villanova's locker room is a sign pointing the players toward the floor. It should read: Danger ahead. Wisconsin's waiting. Of all the teams the top-seeded Wildcats may face on their journey to a possible second straight NCAA championship, the...
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Michigan guard Derrick Walton Jr. (10) celebrates after Michigan defeated Oklahoma State 92-91 in a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Walton Jr. stuck to the plan Friday. He kept running the Michigan Wolverines offense against an aggressive Oklahoma State defense and eventually things fell into place. Again. Walton scored 26 points and had 11 assists as the Wolverines made a school record 16 3-pointers...
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Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells about a foul called against his team during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament against Iona in Sacramento, Calif. Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times eastern): 3:50 p.m. The favorites continue to roll at the NCAA Tournament. The higher-seeded teams improved to 17-2 through the first 27 hours of the tournament after eighth-seeded Arkansas survived against ninth-seeded Seton Hall. The number...
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