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March 22, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dallas Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, has died. He was 82. The Phillies say Green died Wednesday at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. He had been in poor health for several years. Green...
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United States' Michael Bradley, right, warms up during a training session in preparation for a World Cup qualifying soccer match Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. The U.S. face Honduras on Friday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 22, 2017 - 5:58 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago. Yes, it's still fresh in the Americans' minds, a night every mistake snowballed into another. "There is zero point in continuing to look back on that at the moment," Bradley said...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010, file photo, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston (20) is tackled from behind during an NCAA football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that claimed the value of their athletic scholarships was illegally capped. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in California gave preliminary approval Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to the settlement that was agreed upon by the NCAA and plaintiffs in February. The original antitrust lawsuit was filed in 2014 by former West Virginia football player Shawne Alston. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 22, 2017 - 1:53 pm
About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that claimed the value of their athletic scholarships was illegally capped. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken...
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March 22, 2017 - 5:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests, the country's track federation said. Hammer throwers Maria Bespalova and Gulfiya Khanafeeva, and triple jumper Viktoria Valyukevich were all disqualified. None of them were medalists...
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 22, 2017 - 1:53 am
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season after straining his right shoulder while away at the World Baseball Classic. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday that Gregorius is likely to be sidelined six weeks. Opening day for the...
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United States' Buster Posey is safe at second as Japan's Ryosuke Kikuchi throws to first during the third inning of a semifinal in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 22, 2017 - 12:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1 on Tuesday night at rainy Dodger...
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United States' Buster Posey is safe at second as Japan's Ryosuke Kikuchi throws to first during the third inning of a semifinal in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 22, 2017 - 12:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1 on Tuesday night at rainy Dodger...
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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby (87) reacts after being hit by the stick of Buffalo Sabres Evander Kane (9) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
March 21, 2017 - 11:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After losing a pair of front teeth, Sidney Crosby wasn't available to discuss the highlight-reel, one-handed goal he scored in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth. Crosby's teammates had plenty to say about it following the defending...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) throws up a shot as Dallas Mavericks' Harrison Barnes (40) watches in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 21, 2017 - 11:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors earned their 28th road win this season, beating the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the Curry brothers. Stephen Curry, two-time MVP and the older of the brothers, had 17 points and...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
March 21, 2017 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals defeated the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 on Tuesday night. The top line of Ovechkin, Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom dominated all game. Ovechkin led all players...
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