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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots as Utah Jazz guard George Hill (3) defends in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 11, 2017 - 8:38 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain and inched closer to Oscar Robertson. Westbrook had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. "Just...
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Connecticut's Kentan Facey, back fouls Cincinnati's Quadri Moore during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 11, 2017 - 8:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gary Clark scored 24 points to lead No. 15 Cincinnati to an 81-71 win over UConn in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday night. Jacob Evans added 21 points and Troy Caupain had 19 for the Bearcats (29-4), who will be seeking their first...
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Connecticut's Kentan Facey, back fouls Cincinnati's Quadri Moore during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 11, 2017 - 8:26 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gary Clark scored 24 points to lead No. 15 Cincinnati to an 81-71 win over UConn in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday night. Jacob Evans added 21 points and Troy Caupain had 19 for the Bearcats, who will be seeking their first AAC title...
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Venezuela's Jose Altuve scores a run in the fifth inning of a World Baseball Classic game against Italy, in Guadalajara, Mexico, Saturday, March 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Luis Gutierrez)
March 11, 2017 - 8:23 pm
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — All-Star catcher Salvador Perez was injured in a home-plate collision with Drew Butera, his backup with the Kansas City Royals, and Venezuela rallied to beat Italy 11-10 Saturday in the World Baseball Classic on Martin Prado's 10th-inning double. Butera stumbled into...
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Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning the women's World Cup slalom competition Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Olympic Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 11, 2017 - 7:00 pm
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries. She left the door open, she feared. Turns out, not so much. Not the way she's racing. The American standout clinched her fourth slalom title in...
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Adam Hedwin, of Canada, reads a putt on the 1st hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
March 11, 2017 - 6:51 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin of Canada made two long birdie putts on the back nine and had a 4-under 67 to extend his lead to four shots in the Valspar Championship as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory. More than two big birdies, Hadwin kept a clean card Saturday on the Copperhead...
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March 11, 2017 - 4:25 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Will Power has won the pole for IndyCar's season-opening race at St. Petersburg, proving he still is the best driver at navigating the temporary street circuit. It is the seventh pole in eight years at St. Pete for Power, who also won the pole for this race last year...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016 file photo, Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (57) lines up against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills have agreed to re-sign Alexander, their top pass-rusher, to a two-year, $9 million contract. That's a considerable increase in pay for the 33-year-old Alexander, who was supposed to play a backup and special teams role in signing a one-year $885,000 deal with the Bills last spring. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
March 11, 2017 - 2:58 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Journeyman linebacker Lorenzo Alexander's breakout season with the Buffalo Bills has paid off. The 10-year-veteran was rewarded for leading Buffalo with 12 1/2 sacks by agreeing to a two-year, $9 million contract to re-sign with the Bills on Saturday. The team announced...
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Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the first run in the women's World Cup slalom competition Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Olympic Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Sady)
March 11, 2017 - 2:54 pm
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her fourth slalom title in five seasons before she even took her first run at the World Cup race Saturday in Squaw Valley. The American standout wrapped up the season-long discipline crown when her closest competitor, Veronika Velez Zuzulova...
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2010, file photo shows New Jersey Devils left winger Andrew Peters during warmups before an NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision have told The Associated Press that former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been cleared to resume coaching his youth hockey team in Buffalo following his involvement in an on-ice brawl last month (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
March 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two people with direct knowledge of the decision have told The Associated Press that former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been cleared to resume coaching his youth hockey team in Buffalo following his involvement in an on-ice brawl last month. A video showed Peters shoving to...
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