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FILe - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma gestures to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida in the American Athletic Conference tournament finals in Uncasville, Conn. UConn finishes the season at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the 14th time in school history. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 13, 2017 - 9:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's players heard all the talk. Following four straight national championships, this would be a rebuilding season. After Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck went 1-3 in the WNBA draft, even coach Geno Auriemma suggested this year's Huskies could lose six games...
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Venus Williams returns a shot to Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 13, 2017 - 9:39 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Poised to return to the top spot in next week's world rankings, Angelique Kerber narrowly avoided an upset at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Kerber outlasted Pauline Parmentier of France 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the third round when temperatures soared to the upper 90s (36 C)...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 5, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame's Lindsay Allen, left, moves the ball up court against the defense of Duke's Crystal Primm, right, during the second half of an NCAA college championship basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at the HTC Center in Conway, S.C. Notre Dame earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season Monday, March 13, although this one came a little harder than the others. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
March 13, 2017 - 9:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Muffet McGraw is hoping the three losses Notre Dame sustained during the regular season have will have the Fighting Irish better prepared for adversity they will face in the NCAA Tournament. "We've been in some real battles and I think it really helped. I think the...
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This Oct. 30, 2016 photo shows Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) smiling prior to an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Denver. Ware won't be returning to either the Dallas Cowboys or the Denver Broncos as expected. The 12-year NFL veteran is instead retiring from the NFL. Ware announced his decision Monday, March 13, 2017 on Twitter. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, file )
March 13, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — DeMarcus Ware won't be returning to either the Dallas Cowboys or the Denver Broncos as expected. The 12-year NFL veteran is instead retiring from the NFL. Ware announced his decision Monday on Twitter. Next to a split image of the Cowboys and Broncos, Ware wrote, "After a...
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March 13, 2017 - 9:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Andariese, a New York Knicks broadcaster for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 78. The Knicks confirmed Andariese's death, but did not provide a cause. A star player at Fordham and member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame, Andariese started as a Knicks radio...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, the Connecticut women's basketball team pose with the American Athletic Conference championship trophy after defeating South Florida in an NCAA college basketball game tournament final in Uncasville, Conn. UConn finishes the season at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the 14th time in school history. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 13, 2017 - 9:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn's drive for five will begin at home. Winners of 107 straight games, coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies won't have to leave the state of Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament until the Final Four as they try for an unprecedented fifth consecutive national championship. The top...
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Villanova NCAA college basketball head coach Jay Wright gestures before boarding a bus as the team departs Villanova, Pa., on Monday, March 13, 2017, for a game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, in Buffalo, N.Y. Teams chasing a college basketball title are contending with an unexpected wrinkle that's making last-minute travel plans even tougher: the anticipation of a storm bearing down on the Northeast that's expected to dump snow and wind. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 13, 2017 - 9:07 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Teams chasing a college basketball title are contending with an unexpected wrinkle that's making last-minute travel plans difficult — a fierce storm bearing down on the Northeast that's expected to dump up to two feet of snow in some places and create blizzard-like conditions...
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March 13, 2017 - 7:58 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season Monday night, although this one came a little harder than the others. The second-ranked Fighting Irish (30-3) are the top seed in the Lexington Regional with three defeats, the most losses...
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This Oct. 30, 2016 photo shows Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) smiling prior to an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Denver. Ware won't be returning to either the Dallas Cowboys or the Denver Broncos as expected. The 12-year NFL veteran is instead retiring from the NFL. Ware announced his decision Monday, March 13, 2017 on Twitter. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, file )
March 13, 2017 - 7:57 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — DeMarcus Ware won't be returning to either the Dallas Cowboys or the Denver Broncos as expected. The 12-year NFL veteran is instead retiring from the NFL. Ware announced his decision Monday on Twitter. Next to a split image of the Cowboys and Broncos, Ware wrote, "After a...
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March 13, 2017 - 7:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is traveling West for the NCAA Tournament — again. The Gamecocks earned their fourth straight No. 1 seed, heading up the Stockton, California, regional in the brackets announced Monday night. South Carolina (27-4) opens play Friday against 16th-seeded UNC...
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