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Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the eighth hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 23, 2017 - 7:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Rory McIlroy has never had a stranger week at the Match Play. He lost to four straight birdies by Soren Kjeldsen on Wednesday. He didn't play on Thursday when Gary Woodland withdrew for a personal...
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FILE- In this March 17, 2017, file photo, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, left, and players Kennedy Meeks, Theo Pinson and Justin Jackson react during the second half against Texas Southern in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C. Williams has long emphasized the importance of rebounding and his Tar Heels lead the country in rebounding margin entering the Friday, March 24, game against Butler in the NCAA Tournament's South Region semifinals. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt, File)
March 23, 2017 - 7:32 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. No. 7 Michigan and No. 3 Oregon are having a hard time getting shots to fall early in their Midwest Regional semifinal. Each team started 4 for 10 through the first eight minutes, and the score...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 18, 2017, file photo, Washington's Kelsey Plum, right, drives as Montana State's Oliana Squires defends during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Seattle. Mississippi State faces Washington and all-time scoring leader Kelsey Plum in a Sweet 16 matchup in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
March 23, 2017 - 5:57 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer sees something familiar when he watches Washington guard Kelsey Plum. The Houston native and Rockets fan said Plum affects the game the same way NBA superstar James Harden does. "They run a lot of stuff that the Rockets run," Schaefer said...
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March 23, 2017 - 5:54 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., left, congratulates his son Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, right, after the Hoya's 61-39 win over Syracuse in an NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Georgetown has fired basketball coach John Thompson III on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
March 23, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was "honored" to have been the Hoyas' coach and...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2000, file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies manager Dallas Green holds up a Pete Rose jersey before placing it on first base, Rose's position, during ceremonies honoring the 1980 World Series championship team, before a Phillies baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Philadelphia. Rose wasn't permitted to attend the reunion. Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, the Phillies said. He was 82. Green spent 62 years in baseball as a player, manager, general manager, team president and other roles. (AP Photo/File)
March 23, 2017 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre. "I was a 20-game winner," he would joke, "it just took me five years to do it." Instead, it was in another role where the imposing, 6-foot-5 Green really made noise. "When you think of big, with that deep voice, that...
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The U.S. team celebrates following an 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final of the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 23, 2017 - 1:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eagle has landed on top. The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman. The Americans planted their eagle statue mascot on the mound in celebration, a blue cap...
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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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