Buddy Boeheim’s 20 points lead Syracuse past Pitt 73-59

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim had a career-high 20 points, and Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh 73-59 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament despite playing without leading scorer Tyus Battle. Elijah Hughes and Frank Howard each had 18 points for the Orange, who’ll face No. 5 Duke in a […]
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UCLA holds off Stanford 79-72 in Pac-12 tournament opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jaylen Hands had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping UCLA hold off Stanford 79-72 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night. The seventh-seeded Bruins (17-15) built a 26-point lead before Stanford started hitting shots in the closing minutes to pull within 69-62. UCLA hit 10 of 12 […]
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Texas A&M keeps Vanderbilt winless in SEC with 69-52 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Savion Flagg scored 17 of his career-high 29 points in the first half, and 11th-seeded Texas A&M beat Vanderbilt 69-52 Wednesday night in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament to keep coach Billy Kennedy around for at least another game. Texas A&M (14-17) snapped a two-game skid in a […]
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Ponds, St. John’s snap skid, 82-74 vs DePaul in Big East

NEW YORK (AP) — Shamorie Ponds scored 18 points, had seven assists and led a second-half surge as St. John’s gave their NCAA hopes a boost with a much-needed 82-74 victory against DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament Wednesday night. The seventh-seeded Red Storm (21-11) will face No. 2 seed Marquette […]
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Jaylen Hands’ big night helps UCLA top Stanford in Pac-12 tourney opener

Stanford’s Kodye Pugh, left, and Josh Sharma guard UCLA’s Alex Olesinski during the first half of Pac-12 tournament first-round game in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) UCLA’s Jaylen Hands, left, and Stanford’s Cormac Ryan vie for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men’s tournament, Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds UCLA’s Jaylen Hands dunks aga...
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West Virginia beats Oklahoma 72-71 in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — West Virginia held on to beat Oklahoma 72-71 in the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday night when the Sooners’ Christian James, who appeared to knock down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to force overtime, was determined to have had his foot on the line. The officials overturned their original call and sent […]
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Westbrook has triple-double, Thunder beat Nets 108-96

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points in his 26th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-96 on Wednesday night. Westbrook added 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the 130th triple-double of his career. Paul George scored 25 points and Jerami Grant added 15 for the […]
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MLB tweaks some rules now, more coming in '20

A single trade deadline, an All-Star Game election day and a million-dollar bonus for the Home Run Derby winner will be implemented beginning this season as part of a deal reached between MLB and the players' union.
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Sources: MLB deal includes $1M HR Derby bonus

A single trade deadline, an All-Star Game Election Day and a million-dollar bonus for the Home Run Derby winner will be implemented beginning this season as part of a deal reached between MLB and the players' union, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
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Gibson scores 21 to carry North Texas over FIU 71-57

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Umoja Gibson had 21 points as North Texas beat Florida International 71-57 in the first round of the Conference USA Tourney on Wednesday night. Zachary Simmons had 19 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks for North Texas (21-11). Ryan Woolridge added six rebounds. Michael Miller had eight points and 10 rebounds […]
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1 dead and 1 injured after planes collide at Compton airport

One person was killed and a second was injured Wednesday night in a collision between two small planes at Compton/Woodley Airport. The collision was reported about 6:55 p.m., according to the Compton Fire Department. Images from the scene at the airport, 901 West Alondra Blvd. in Compton, showed a World War II vintage-style plane and the burned wreckage of a second plane at the airfield. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second was conscious and speaking to fire officials be...
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F1 race director Charlie Whiting dies: Tributes from the paddock

The Formula 1 world has been paying tribute to race director Charlie Whiting, who has died on the eve of the 2019 season opening Australian Grand Prix
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Stars and Bites - NFL free agency gets even wilder

NFL free agency has gotten even wilder. In a move no one saw coming, the Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns for a first-round pick, a third-round pick and Jabrill Peppers.
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Former Browns first-round pick Phil Taylor announces retirement

Phil Taylor, a first-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in 2011, has announced his retirement from football. “I'd like to thank the NFL and the Cleveland Browns for drafting me,” Taylor wrote in a post on his Twitter page. Taylor hasn't appeared in a regular season NFL game since 2014 with the Browns.
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Messi and Ronaldo continue to do special things - Genesio

Lyon head coach Bruno Genesio hailed the respective performances of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in their last-16 matches in the Champions League.
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Sources: MLB, union agree to 1 trade deadline

A single trade deadline and an All-Star Game Election Day will be implemented beginning this season as part of a deal reached between Major League Baseball and the players union, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan. The changes will be announced Thursday.
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Dolphins negotiations with Teddy Bridgewater seem to favor QB. Will team blink?

Mere hours into the NFL's new league year on Wednesday the Miami Dolphins seemed to already be struggling. Consider: The Dolphins are looking for a starting quarterback. And they are ... Click to Continue »
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Birmingham’s Noel Ortega leads 2019 Daily News All-Area boys soccer team

The Daily News All-Area boys soccer team: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Noel Ortega, Birmingham, Sr. Noel Ortega came back to play high school soccer at Birmingham for one thing. “When I left the academy, I knew I had to win a ring,” Ortega said. After spending his junior season playing in the U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy, which doesn’t allow its players to participate in high school soccer, Ortega added 23 goals and 13 assists to a Birmingham team that won the 2019 L.A. City Section Division I champi...
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Fernando Alonso could contest Supercars' Bathurst 1000 in 2020

Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso could race at the Bathurst 1000 Supercars event as soon as 2020
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World Cup expansion to dominate FIFA agenda in Miami

Miami (AFP) – The possible expansion of the 2022 World Cup is poised to dominate discussions when FIFA’s ruling council meets in Miami on Friday. FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to increase the number of... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Source: Patriots, WR Dorsett agree to 1-year deal

The Patriots will keep valuable backup receiver Phillip Dorsett after agreeing to a one-year free-agent deal with him, a source confirmed.
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Big West Tournament: Previewing all four quarterfinals as teams chase NCAA Tournament bid

The Big West men’s basketball tournament starts on Thursday at Honda Center, with the eight qualifying member schools looking to earn the conference’s one bid to the NCAA Tournament. The stakes are crystal clear. Even top-seeded UC Irvine, owner of a 27-5 overall record and one-loss conference mark, knows it will not be granted any favors from the selection committee in the form of an at-large bid. “We accept that to make the NCAA Tournament we need to win the Big West Tournament,” UCI head coac...
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McLaren Formula 1 team removes BAT logos for Australian Grand Prix

McLaren has removed sponsor British American Tobacco's logos for the Australian Grand Prix, the Formula 1 team deciding to not risk falling foul of the country's tough anti-tobacco advertising legislation
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Gov. Gavin Newsom’s death penalty moratorium lauded and lambasted

As workers dismantled California’s apple-green execution chamber Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s death penalty moratorium was criticized as a slap in the face to voters and praised as a strike for humanity. Newsom’s executive order, blocking execution for 737 prisoners on death row at San Quentin State Prison, came just as efforts to hasten executions were beginning to pick up steam in the aftermath of a 2016 ballot measure approved by voters. There has not been an execution in the state since 20...
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James Harden with the and-1

The Beard knocks down the step-back triple over the Warriors' Draymond Green then head to the free-throw line.
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Where to find Arsenal vs. Rennes on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Rennes in the Europa League, you’ve come to the right place. Turner and Univision’s coverage of the UEFA club competitions enters another week... Visit for the rest of the story.
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MLS kings Atlanta win but ousted from CONCACAF Champions League

Washington (AFP) – Josef Martinez’s 77th-minute strike lifted Atlanta United over Monterrey 1-0 Wednesday but it was the defeated Mexican club that advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League semi-finals. Monterrey won the two-leg aggregate goals... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Baseball roundup: Thousand Oaks tops Oaks Christian in Marmonte League duel

WESTLAKE VILLAGE >> Oaks Christian senior Rhylan Thomas showed off his speed in the bottom of the first inning. His inside-the-park home run – with a little help from a mishandled relay – gave the Lions a one-run lead. But it never flustered Thousand Oaks, which displayed great ability to score runners Wednesday afternoon with a 7-2 win over Oaks Christian to move into first place in the Marmonte League. Thousand Oaks pitcher Blake Reilly threw seven innings, struck out eight batters, and walked...
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Where to find Dynamo Kiev vs. Chelsea on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Dynamo Kiev vs. Chelsea in the Europa League, you’ve come to the right place. Turner and Univision’s coverage of the UEFA club competitions enters another... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Mike Babcock Post Game, Blackhawks 5 vs. Leafs 4: “We didn’t compete at a high enough level”

Mike Babcock addressed the media after his team’s 5-4 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Leafs’ second straight home loss in which they conceded five or more goals. On falling behind 4-0 in the first period: We weren’t very good in the first period. We didn’t take care of the puck well enough or compete […] The post Mike Babcock Post Game, Blackhawks 5 vs. Leafs 4: “We didn’t compete at a high enough level” appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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