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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 11 hours ago

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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 12 hours ago

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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 22 hours ago

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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 »

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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 yesterday

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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 yesterday

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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 yesterday

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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 yesterday

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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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Duke beats San Diego State, will face Utes in the round of 16

Jahlil Okafor showed off all the moves — a spin, a dribble drive, a short jumper — that have made Duke's freshman big man possibly the nation's top player. Read more »

Published March 22, 2015

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NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova

Villanova went from a top seed to No. 1-and-done. Read more »

Published March 21, 2015

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Two-time MVP Steve Nash announces retirement from NBA

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement Saturday, quietly ending a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards. Read more »

Published March 21, 2015

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Hurry up! Wolves sign player close to arena to fill roster

Sean Kilpatrick went from practicing with the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League to playing for the Timberwolves with a 10-day contract about 3 ½ hours later. Read more »

Published March 20, 2015

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Georgia State's R.J. Hunter hits 3-pointer, stunning Baylor and knocks his father off his seat

R.J. Hunter kept firing away, eventually lifting Georgia State over Baylor and knocking his father right off his seat. Read more »

Published March 19, 2015

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