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Title tidbits: UConn looks for its 10th, Notre Dame its 2nd

UConn's Geno Auriemma could win his 10th championship and tie the record by former UCLA men's coach Jon Wooden with a win Tuesday night over Notre Dame. Read more »

Published April 7, 2015

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Defense rests in murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez

Testimony in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez ended Monday after the defense called just three witnesses and rested its case in a single day. Read more »

Published April 6, 2015

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Calipari, Haywood top list of Basketball Hall of Fame selections

As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question. Read more »

Published April 6, 2015

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Padres obtain Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton from Braves in surprise April blockbuster

The San Diego Padres couldn't start the season without yet another blockbuster deal by first-year general manager A.J. Preller. Read more »

Published April 5, 2015

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What to watch for in Duke-Wisconsin national title game

Duke is the four-time national champion accustomed to playing in the spotlight this time of year. Wisconsin is the plucky upstart that won its only championship in 1941. Read more »

Published April 5, 2015

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After 38 straight wins, Kentucky stunned in semifinals

For 38 games top-ranked Kentucky mastered the art of the tune-out, brushing aside the hype, noise and distractions created by its pursuit of an unbeaten championship season. Read more »

Published April 5, 2015

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Kentucky's perfect season ends with 71-64 loss to Wisconsin

The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could this season — knocking off the Wildcats 71-64 on Saturday night behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch... Read more »

Published April 4, 2015

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Duke headed for another championship game

Two star freshmen, a solid senior and some of the trademark defense Duke has long been known for have the Blue Devils back in the national championship game. Read more »

Published April 4, 2015

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Josh Hamilton won't be disciplined under MLB drug program

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. Read more »

Published April 3, 2015

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Kentucky's John Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press' coach of the year. Read more »

Published April 3, 2015

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Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky chosen AP Player of the Year

Frank Kaminsky, the 7-footer who anchored Wisconsin's run to a second straight Final Four, is the runaway choice as The Associated Press' player of the year. Read more »

Published April 3, 2015

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Chasson Randle, Stanford beat Miami 66-64 in OT in NIT title game

Chasson Randle wraps up his Stanford career with 2,375 points, and the last two won him another NIT title. Read more »

Published April 2, 2015

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Medical examiner takes stand in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

A Massachusetts medical examiner has taken the stand in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez. Read more »

Published April 2, 2015

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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Read more »

Published March 31, 2015

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10-man United States hold on for 1-1 draw at Switzerland

The U.S. has now been outscored 12-1 in the second half of matches since the World Cup. Read more »

Published March 31, 2015

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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 »

Published March 30, 2015

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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 March 30, 2015

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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 March 30, 2015

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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 »

Published March 29, 2015

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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 »

Published March 29, 2015

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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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