March 18, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April. The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe...
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Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Purdue in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 18, 2019 - 11:49 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Richard Pitino sat calmly in the middle of the room, his eager players flanking him and his restless children in front of him on the floor, as the teams with NCAA Tournament bids flashed on a big screen. There went Louisville, an awfully familiar name. Next came Minnesota, his...
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March 18, 2019 - 8:59 am
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man killed in a car crash last week has been identified as a former Major League Baseball player who was a member of the Seattle Mariners during its inaugural season. News outlets report Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says 72-year-old Leroy Stanton...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of 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 - 9:31 pm
The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 9:32 p.m. It turns out the Southern Conference nearly got its first at-large bid to the tournament. UNC Greensboro was the first team listed of the first four that missed the field on the CBS selection show. And David Worlock...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, foam images of the MLB baseball Cleveland Indians' mascot Chief Wahoo are displayed for sale at the Indians' team shop in Cleveland. The Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform in the 2019 season, but the Club will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot in Northeast Ohio. The U.S. has spent most of 2019 coming to grips with blackface and racist imagery, but Native Americans say they don't see significant pressure applied to those who perpetuate Native American stereotypes. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the grocery store, the kids' teepees sold at popular retailers and the sports fans with their faces...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, right, passes Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 17, 2019 - 5:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Ferraris were touted as the fastest cars on the F1 circuit when Sebastian Vettel arrived with the intention of winning his third consecutive Australian Grand Prix title. That would have equaled the great Michael Schumacher's mark in Melbourne. They'll leave without a...
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Phil Mickelson, left, listens to his brother and caddie Tim Mickelson as he waits to tee off on the ninth hole during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 15, 2019 - 8:45 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy says slow play on the PGA Tour has become an epidemic. McIlroy and playing partners Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar waited on nearly every tee box and in nearly every fairway during the second round at The Players Championship on Friday. Even with daylight...
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This image released by the Minnesota Opera shows the cast during the world premiere of "The Fix," at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, Minn. Joel Puckett composed "The Fix" about the Chicago Black Sox agreeing to throw the 1919 World Series, a work that premieres Saturday at the Minnesota Opera. (Cory Weaver/Minnesota Opera via AP)
March 15, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Joel Puckett was in the stands at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium on July 4, 1985, for the famous rain-delayed 19-inning game that ended with the New York Mets beating the Braves at 3:53 a.m. followed by postgame fireworks. "I had a long history of pulling for terrible teams," he said. Puckett's...
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March 15, 2019 - 3:40 am
So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season? First off, there's apparently an appetite for spring professional football. Although the quality of play, particularly on offense, doesn't approach the NFL — nobody said it would, of course — this...
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This combination of images shows college campuses, clockwise from top left, Georgetown University, Stanford University, Yale University, and University of California, Los Angeles. Prosecutors said dozens of parents paid bribes to alter their children’s test scores or get them into these and other colleges. The scandal underscored deep divisions on issues of class, privilege and race that are dominant themes in the political debate and part of daily discussions by regular Americans. (AP Photos)
March 14, 2019 - 11:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 8 p.m. Georgetown University says it commented only on its former tennis coach's athletic record when asked by another school about Gordon Ernst. The...
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