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Police: Missing Cal soccer player died on Los Angeles freeway

A University of California, Berkeley soccer player who disappeared after leaving a weekend party was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday. Read more »

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Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the... Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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AP All-Americans: Utah's Wright named to 2nd team; Kaminsky, Okafor named to 1st team

Kaminsky, the 7-foot senior from Wisconsin, was a unanimous choice Monday. Okafor, the 6-11 freshman from Duke, received all but one first-team vote. Read more »

Published 11 hours ago

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Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga

A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. Read more »

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Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Read more »

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US medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

The medal drought for American singles skaters at the figure skating world championships grew even longer after a couple of near-misses on Saturday. Read more »

Published March 28, 2015

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Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. Read more »

Published March 28, 2015

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Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Read more »

Published March 28, 2015

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Nuggets roll to 107-91 win as Jazz drop 4th straight

Ty Lawson and Jameer Nelson each scored 18 points as the Denver Nuggets beat Utah 107-91 on Friday night, handing the Jazz their fourth straight loss. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

Growing up in Poland, Przemek Karnowski had to stay up until 2 or 3 a.m. to watch the NCAA Tournament. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8

Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more game. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

T.J. McConnell scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, freshman Stanley Johnson added 12 points, and second-seeded Arizona made a dominant late rally for a 68-60 victory over sixth-seeded... Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia's press look pathetic. Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina 79-72

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final... Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed. Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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The Big Shift: Infields spin in response to data explosion

Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in an Allentown suburb that Norman Rockwell could have painted. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens each, the video scouts... Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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Minneapolis awarded MLS expansion franchise

Major League Soccer has awarded an expansion franchise to Minneapolis with play to begin in 2018. Read more »

Published March 25, 2015

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Sun Devils fire coach Herb Sendek after 9 seasons

Herb Sendek got Arizona State back to the NCAA Tournament following the 2013-14 season behind stellar homegrown recruit Jahii Carson. Read more »

Published March 24, 2015

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IOC panel visits bid sites; China fires back on human rights

IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday as Chinese organizers fired back at critics of the government's human rights record. Read more »

Published March 24, 2015

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Construction giant accused of 'modern slavery' in Qatar

Accusing it of practicing "modern slavery," a French campaign group has filed a legal complaint against construction giant Vinci for grave mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar, the host country... Read more »

Published March 24, 2015

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Maker of Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson

Over a century of family ownership of Louisville Slugger bats is going ... going ... nearly gone. Read more »

Published March 23, 2015

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Not 1, but 2 Gonzaga hoops teams in the Sweet 16

Gonzaga left KeyArena roaring and Gill Coliseum in silence almost simultaneously Sunday. Read more »

Published March 23, 2015

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Wisconsin defeats Oregon 72-65, is heading to Sweet 16 again

Sam Dekker scored 17 points to lead four Wisconsin players in double figures, and the No. 1-seeded Badgers are headed back to the Sweet 16 after defeating Oregon 72-65 in the NCAA Tournament on... Read more »

Published March 22, 2015

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Gonzaga headed back to Sweet 16 after 87-68 win over Iowa

Kyle Wiltjer scored 13 of his 24 points during Gonzaga's flawless first half, Domantas Sabonis added 18 points and the second-seeded Bulldogs advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since... Read more »

Published March 22, 2015

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