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March 23, 2019 - 10:47 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt will be a Cardinal through the 2024 season, St. Louis officially announced on Saturday. Goldschmidt and the Cardinals agreed on a five-year extension that will take effect following the 2019 season and pay $130 million. St. Louis acquired the slugging first...
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March 23, 2019 - 10:26 am
The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violates antitrust laws by limiting education-related benefits to athletes. In a statement released early Saturday, NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said the district court "erred by giving itself...
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Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu performs his men's free skating routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 23, 2019 - 10:16 am
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Nathan Chen produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the figure skating world championships. First after the short program, the 19-year-old Chen made no mistakes and landed four quadruple jumps to finish with 323.42 points. Chen...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) works in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 23, 2019 - 9:55 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Ace left-hander Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a new contract Saturday that guarantees an additional $145 million from 2020 to 2024. Sale has been an All-Star the last seven years and would have been eligible for free agency after this season. He is guaranteed $...
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Missouri guard Jordan Roundtree, left, walks off the court with teammate Sophie Cunningham after a first round women's college basketball game against Drake in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 23, 2019 - 1:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was some opening day for the women's NCAA Tournament. Two games went to overtime — which is one more than the first round last year — while many others came down to the final minute. Missouri edged Drake in OT as did Marquette over Rice. The Golden Eagles rallied from a nine-...
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Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 23, 2019 - 1:48 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first teams will earn their spot in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 on Saturday — and the upstarts are right there near the front of the line. There are eight double-digit seeds left in the field of 32 entering the second round, three of those coming from outside the power...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as center Tyson Chandler, left, and Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 23, 2019 - 12:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Harris scored 26 points, D'Angelo Russell added 21 points and 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory Friday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 19 points in his hometown as the Nets...
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Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 23, 2019 - 12:11 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Oregon was stumbling toward the end of a disappointing season until a strong turnaround led the Ducks to the Pac-12 title and an NCAA Tournament bid. Oregon is not looking to slow down any time soon. Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four...
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Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a dunk against North Dakota State forward Rocky Kreuser (34) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 22, 2019 - 11:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points and a can't-miss second-half showcase to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night. RJ Barrett led Duke with 26 points and 14 rebounds and combined with Williamson for a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, right, speaks with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. McCaffery was suspended for two games for a profanity-laced tirade directed toward the refs last month. He has a history: Both he and his wife were ejected from a game in 2006 for swearing at the officials. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
March 22, 2019 - 11:05 pm
The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati has managed to stay ahead in its first-round game against Iowa despite a subpar performance from Jarron Cumberland, the American Athletic's player of the year. Cumberland has only four points and has...
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