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Charlotte Hornets guard Tony Parker (9) goes up to shoot against Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 17, 2019 - 2:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 19 points off the bench, Dwyane Wade added 17 and came up with big plays late and the Miami Heat found just enough offense to beat the Charlotte Hornets 93-75 on Sunday in a game with major Eastern Conference playoff implications. The win kept Miami (33-36) at the...
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Liverpool's James Milner, center, celebrates with teammates Georginio Wijnaldum, left, and Mohamed Salah after scoring his side's second goal, during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Liverpool at Craven Cottage stadium in London, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 17, 2019 - 1:59 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A combination of goalkeeping errors and penalties earned Liverpool a return to the Premier League summit and Brighton a place in the FA Cup semifinals on Sunday. James Milner converted an 81st-minute spot kick — after two mistakes in a matter of seconds by Fulham...
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New York Knicks' Kevin Knox, top, scores during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 17, 2019 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mario Hezonja blocked LeBron James' potential game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds to play, allowing the New York Knicks to complete a late rally and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 124-123 on Sunday. The Lakers led by 11 with under 3 ½ minutes to play before the Knicks charged back...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup overall trophy at the alpine ski, World Cup finals in Soldeu, Andorra, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
March 17, 2019 - 11:34 am
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin in her historically great season. Shiffrin won a giant slalom Sunday to seal the season-long standings title and, shedding a few tears while sitting in the finish area,...
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Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 17, 2019 - 8:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — In a story March 16 about a Big Ten Tournament semifinal between Wisconsin and Michigan State, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Kenny Goins missed a dunk in the closing seconds of the first half. It was Xavier Tillman who missed the dunk. A corrected version of the...
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FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo Rhode Island Rep. Teresa Tanzi addresses legislators during a late afternoon session on gaming at the State House in Providence, R.I. As lawmakers nationwide decide whether to allow sports betting in their state, they’re debating whether bets, like almost everything else in our lives, can be managed online or whether wagers should be made only in person. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
March 17, 2019 - 8:16 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports betting, there's an app for that. The question for state lawmakers: Should they allow it? As state legislatures across the U.S. decide whether to authorize sports gambling, lawmakers are debating whether the bets...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland celebrates after winning the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. Bottas won ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain while Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands placed third. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Valterri Bottas can't really explain how he got from playing the loyal lieutenant to Lewis Hamilton and failing to win a race last season, to upstaging his Mercedes teammate for victory in Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. A lot of soul-searching over...
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Florida center Kevarrius Hayes dunks the ball against Auburn in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 17, 2019 - 1:58 am
For the teams sliding around on the NCAA Tournament bubble, there are no more opportunities to change their resumes. The only thing left is to wait for the brackets to be announced Sunday. Some bubble teams used their respective conference tournaments to leave a good impression on the selection...
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March 17, 2019 - 1:40 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Iditarod race officials say a dog on a racer's team has died of pneumonia, and the musher has been withdrawn from the event. In a statement, the Iditarod organization announced that Oshi, a 5-year-old female on the race team of Richie Beattie died Saturday evening at an...
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Mikey Garcia, left, takes a blow to the body from Errol Spence Jr. during the ninth round of the IBF welterweight championship boxing bout Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
March 17, 2019 - 1:31 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. had to go the distance to defend his IBF welterweight title for the third time. Still, the outcome was never in doubt for one of the world's best pound-for-pound boxers. Spence unanimously outpointed previously undefeated challenger Mikey Garcia, a skilled...
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