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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson (1) shoots against Kentucky in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
March 26, 2017 - 5:56 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:55 p.m. Frustration is starting to show for the Kentucky Wildcats, especially freshman Bam Adebayo. He has missed his first five shots and has only 1 point. Worse, he picked up his second foul with more than 6 minutes left...
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Kentucky head coach John Calipari, left, and Kentucky head coach John Calipari speak before the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 5:35 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:35 p.m. Bad news for North Carolina: Joel Berry II has another ankle injury. Berry rolled his left ankle when he planted on a drive to the basket with 15:12 left in the first half. He came out of the game before heading to...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:47 pm
With the Raiders gazing at Las Vegas and sticking one foot out the door, Oakland is making a last-minute plea to hang on to them. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Friday shared details of investors' plans for the first time for a stadium on the current Coliseum site, and vowed that she and the city...
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March 24, 2017 - 5:58 pm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The University of Minnesota has ordered a review of how it handled allegations of sexual assault involving football players last fall. Board of Regents chairman Dean Johnson announced at the board's meeting in Duluth on Friday that the university's chief auditor will manage the...
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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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This photo released by MAGO on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City. Brady’s jersey went missing from the locker room after the game, and immediately set off an investigation that stretched from Boston to the border. Working with U.S. investigators, Mexican authorities obtained a search warrant and recovered the jersey March 12, along with another Brady jersey that disappeared after the 2015 Super Bowl. The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl posing as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan. (MAGO via AP )
March 21, 2017 - 6:16 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan. Mexican journalists who were in...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Minnesota running back Kobe McCrary (22) runs the ball for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Illinois at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. McCrary and two other players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations in the final round of appeals at the school and will be allowed to return to spring practice, while two more had their suspensions in connection with allegations of a sexual assault upheld. Provost Karen Hanson heard the appeals and upheld the decision to remove one-year suspensions for defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr., McCrary and quarterback Mark Williams, attorney Ryan Pacyga said Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb, File)
March 21, 2017 - 1:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations in the final round of appeals at the school and will be allowed to return to spring practice, while two more had their suspensions in connection with allegations of a sexual assault upheld. Provost...
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Witness Alexander Bradley points as he testifies that a scar on his face was caused by a gunshot wound inflicted by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, during Hernandez's double murder trail in Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
March 20, 2017 - 7:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former friend of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez told the jury at Hernandez's double-murder trial Monday that he opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a nightclub. Alexander Bradley testified about the shootings on July 16, 2012. Bradley said...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 in Houston. Tom Brady's missing jersey from the Super Bowl has been found in the possession of a member of the international media. The NFL said in a statement Monday, March 20, 2017 that his jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
March 20, 2017 - 7:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots' locker room — but the mystery isn't over. The NFL said the jersey was found in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media," and authorities were...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gives a thumbs-up when asked how he is doing as he listens to opening statements on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley says the Senate is aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch before a two-week break that starts April...
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