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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson (1) shoots against Kentucky in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
March 26, 2017 - 5:56 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:55 p.m. Frustration is starting to show for the Kentucky Wildcats, especially freshman Bam Adebayo. He has missed his first five shots and has only 1 point. Worse, he picked up his second foul with more than 6 minutes left...
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South Carolina forward Sedee Keita, left, congratulates forward Maik Kotsar (21) after Kotsar scored against Florida during the second half of the East Regional championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 26, 2017 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's only right that South Carolina's first trip to Final Four was earned through its defense. A team known for a swarming zone used it effectively down the stretch to beat Florida 77-70 on Sunday and win the East Regional at Madison Square Garden. Sindarius Thornwell scored 26...
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Kentucky head coach John Calipari, left, and Kentucky head coach John Calipari speak before the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 5:35 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:35 p.m. Bad news for North Carolina: Joel Berry II has another ankle injury. Berry rolled his left ankle when he planted on a drive to the basket with 15:12 left in the first half. He came out of the game before heading to...
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Netherlands' coach Danny Blind looks at his watch during their World Cup Group A qualifying soccer match against Bulgaria, at the Vassil Levski stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
March 26, 2017 - 3:58 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch football association fired national coach Danny Blind on Sunday, a day after his team's humiliating 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria in a World Cup qualifier in Sofia. KNVB director Jean Paul Decossaux said in a statement that Blind was removed because of poor results...
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Stanford's Alanna Smith (11) battles Notre Dame's Jackie Young (5) for the ball during the first half of a regional final of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March. 26, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
March 26, 2017 - 3:55 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alanna Smith's layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford's rally from a 16-point deficit in the second half, Erica McCall blocked a last-second shot and the Cardinal edged top-seeded Notre Dame 76-75 Sunday to reach its first Final Four since 2014. Brittany McPhee scored 27...
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Dogs sit near pictures of the French former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini in a museum dedicated to him, owned by Philippos Stavrou Platini, who legally adopted his sports hero's surname, in Mosfiloti, Cyprus on Sunday, March 26, 2017. A Cypriot fan Michel Platini is renewing a bid to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Plantini memorabilia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
March 26, 2017 - 1:45 pm
MOSFILOTI, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot fan of former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini renewed a bid Sunday to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Platini memorabilia. Philippos Stavrou Platini — yes, he legally adopted his sports hero's surname...
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March 26, 2017 - 5:53 am
PLANICA, Slovenia (AP) — Stefan Kraft clinched his first overall ski jump World Cup title with a victory in the final event of the season on Sunday. The Austrian had an 86-point overall lead over second-placed Kamil Stoch of Poland and needed just one jump in Sunday's race on the flying hill in...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany sprays champagne as confetti falls around him after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. At right is Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas who finished third. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 26, 2017 - 3:59 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sebastian Vettel broke Ferrari's Formula One drought with a victory over Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas on Sunday at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Ferrari hadn't won an F1 GP since Vettel's victory in Singapore in 2015, while Mercedes...
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Kentucky guard Malik Monk watches play against UCLA in the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament South Regional semifinal game Friday, March 24, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 3:10 am
The most entertaining college basketball game of the regular season came in December. Malik Monk set a record for a Kentucky freshman with 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer taken against his coach's wishes, to lift the Wildcats to a 103-100 win over North Carolina. Are these two ready for...
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In this July 24, 2002, photo Dr. Tom Amberry shoots a free throw in Seal Beach, Calif. Amberry, a California podiatrist who made history in 1993 when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws, has died. He was 94. Amberry died in Long Beach, Calif., on March 18, said his granddaughter, Roxanne Amberry. (Cindy Yamanaka/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 26, 2017 - 1:14 am
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94. Dr. Tom Amberry died in Long Beach on March 18, said his granddaughter, Roxanne Amberry. The retired podiatrist earned a spot in Guinness World Records and brief...
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