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Yale's Alex Copeland, center, celebrates with fans as teammate Trey Phills, left, looks on in the final minute of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship against Harvard at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 2019, in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 17, 2019 - 8:19 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two thoughts kept running through Alex Copeland's mind as his Yale team prepared to take on Harvard for the Ivy League championship and an NCAA berth. First, he couldn't stop thinking about how hard he would cry if the Bulldogs lost on their home floor to their archrival in...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
March 17, 2019 - 8:01 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — This is now the season of the 50-point scorer in the NBA. There have been 11 players to score at least 50 in a game this season, the most of any season in league history. Giannis Antetokounmpo's 52-point effort in Milwaukee's loss to Philadelphia on Sunday was the record-breaker,...
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Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Nothing will ever erase Virginia's history as the first men's No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener. At least now the Cavaliers' wait for the chance to make up for that unprecedented loss is nearly over. The Cavaliers are the second overall No. 1 seed and back in the South Region bracket...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper waits his turn in the batting cage before a spring training baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
March 17, 2019 - 7:53 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper hopes to change all those zeros soon. Naw, not the ones in his contract. Back in the lineup two days after being hit by a pitch in the ankle, the Phillies newcomer with the $330,000,000 deal was hitless Sunday, leaving him with a batting average of .000 in...
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Michigan State's Matt McQuaid (20) celebrates after shooting a 3-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 17, 2019 - 7:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo had one simple question for his team. He got the answer he wanted, and the sixth-ranked Spartans picked up their sixth Big Ten Tournament championship. Now, they'll try to bring home the biggest prize of all. Matt McQuaid scored a career-high 27 points,...
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Fans burn a banner in front of stands during a Greek Super League soccer match inside the Athens' Olympic stadium, in Athens, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The derby between Greek league archrivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has been abandoned after a small number of Panathinaikos fans clashed with police outside Athens' Olympic stadium. (InTime Sports via AP)
March 17, 2019 - 7:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their soccer game abandoned on Sunday after fans from host Panathinaikos clashed with police outside Athens' Olympic Stadium, and attempted to attack the Olympiakos bench inside the stadium. With tear gas heavily used as...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish. Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 6:29 pm
The clock is ticking. The rest of college basketball has three weeks to figure out how to stop Duke's freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson. Williamson and the Blue Devils got the overall top seed in the tournament, while Gonzaga and two more Atlantic Coast Conference teams — North Carolina and...
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Kyle Busch drives during the early laps of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Rachel Luna)
March 17, 2019 - 5:59 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday by using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding penalty to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Busch dominated the first two...
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Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 17, 2019 - 5:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region despite losing in the West Coast Conference tournament title game. The top-ranked Bulldogs will open against the First Four winner between Farleigh Dickinson and Prairie View A&M in Salt Lake City on Thursday...
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