Clemson forward Elijah Thomas, front, celebrates a basket with forward David Skara during the first half of a second-round NCAA men's college basketball tournament game against Auburn on Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 18, 2018 - 9:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gabe DeVoe scored 22 points and Elijah Thomas had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson, which closed the first half with a 25-4 run that helped it beat cold-shooting Auburn 84-53 on Sunday and advance to the Midwest Region semifinal. In a matchup between Southern schools better...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 18, 2018 - 8:58 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The connection Rory McIlroy had with Arnold Palmer was strong even before he delivered a Sunday charge that would have made the King proud. McIlroy first played the Arnold Palmer Invitational three years ago, and Palmer teared up at dinner when he asked McIlroy if there was...
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El argentino Juan Martín del Potro gesticula durante las semifinales del torneo de Indian Wells, el sábado 17 de marzo de 2018. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)
March 18, 2018 - 8:14 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro rallied from three match points down in the third set and beat top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (2) to win the BNP Paribas Open, handing the Swiss superstar his first loss of the year. Del Potro became the first Argentine winner in the 42-...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR 400 mile auto race Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (AP Photo/Will Lester)
March 18, 2018 - 8:13 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season. Truex didn't get much of a look at Kevin Harvick, whose bid for four straight wins was ruined by an early crash at Fontana. So even while Truex's...
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Syracuse guard Tyus Battle (25) heads to the other end after a 3-point basket during the closing minutes of a second-round game against Michigan State in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2018 - 8:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Syracuse barely got into the NCAA Tournament, getting the 68th and final spot. The Orange have earned the right to keep playing in college basketball's showcase. And, no one will be excited about facing that zone defense. Tyus Battle had 17 points, Oshae Brissett scored 15, and 11th-...
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Tiger Woods tees off during the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando on Sunday, March 18, 2018. (Stephen M. Dowell /Orlando Sentinel via AP)
March 18, 2018 - 6:55 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods put on a Sunday charge at Bay Hill that looked all too familiar. One swing changed everything at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Coming off three birdies and two pars saves that brought him to within one shot of the lead, Woods hammered a tee shot so far left on the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook grabs a loose ball during first half NBA basketball action against Toronto Raptors in Toronto on Sunday, March 18, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 18, 2018 - 5:38 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan praised his team's poise following a hard-fought road win over the streaking Raptors. Toronto, meanwhile, found it harder to stay calm and collected after some controversial calls down the stretch. Russell Westbrook had 37 points, 14 assists and 13...
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Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco, left, goes into third base ahead of the throw to Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt after hitting a triple off Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
March 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The commissioner's office announced the penalty Sunday. Polanco tested positive for Stanozolol and became the sixth player to be banned this year under...
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File- This Feb. 13, 2018, file photo shows Evangeline Wendt, 7, right, visiting with a golden retriever named Tank during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Retrievers have never fared well at America’s most prestigious dog show at the Westminster Kennel Club. But retrievers everywhere can wag their tails proudly after the underdog UMBC Retrievers pulled off a stunning upset in the NCAA basketball tournament by beating top-seeded Virginia. The mascot for UMBC is a Chesapeake Bay retriever, the state dog of Maryland.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 18, 2018 - 2:25 am
They're now at the top of the Bark Bracket. Very good dog, you Retrievers! In a sport full of Bulldogs, Huskies and Terriers, a new breed is suddenly ruling the NCAA basketball tournament — and beyond. All thanks to those underdogs at UMBC. "How 'bout those Retrievers?" dog expert David Frei raved...
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Loyola-Chicago guard Clayton Custer (13) shoots over Tennessee's Jordan Bowden (23) and Jordan Bone (0) and scores in the final seconds of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. The shot helped Loyola to a 63-62 win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 18, 2018 - 2:14 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Ramblers are moving on. Are the Retrievers ready to run with them to the Sweet 16? Loyola-Chicago kept its feel-good story going with a one-point win over third-seeded Tennessee in the second round Saturday as the little guys kept making more noise in the NCAA Tournament...
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