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Liberty upsets Mississippi St. 80-76 for 1st tourney win

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history, 80-76 over fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Friday night. The Flames (29-6) were making their […]
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Connor’s hat trick helps Jets top Preds, clinch playoff spot

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor had his first NHL hat trick and added an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Kevin Hayes had a goal and three assists, […]
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Cold War hero from Orange who helped save the world battles for his health

He once held what seemed like the fate of the world in his hands. Now Jack ReVelle, a former Air Force hero who helped avert nuclear disaster during the Cold War, is merely trying to hang on as long as he can. ReVelle, 83, was discharged from a skilled nursing center this week and sent home to Orange, where he says he will be mostly confined to his bed. In early March, ReVelle fell while carrying groceries in his home and broke his hip. He had hip replacement surgery and still can’t move his lef...
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St. Cloud State 5 Colorado College 2: Recap and Scoring

ST. PAUL – Top-ranked St. Cloud State scored twice in a span of 24 seconds to erase an early deficit and defeat the Colorado College Tigers 5-2 in the first NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinal. Hobey Baker finalist Patrick Newell scored and had an assist for the Huskies, who finished 4-0-1 on the season against the Tigers. David Hrenak made 31 saves. Bryan Yoon and Westin Michaud led Colorado College with a goal and an assist each, and Alex Leclerc made 22 saves. The Tigers will end up missing t...
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March on: Huskies’ ballhawking defense gets them past Utah State in NCAA tournament opener

UW forced 21 turnovers and got key contributions from Noah Dickerson and Naz Carter to run away from the Utah State Aggies, 78-61, in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
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Cubs option Ian Happ to minors

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have optioned versatile youngster Ian Happ to the minor leagues. Manager Joe Maddon announced the decision Saturday. The 24-year-old Happ appeared in 142 games with Chicago last season, hitting .233 with 15 homers and a .761 OPS while playing second base, third base and all three outfield spots. […]
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Raheem Sterling’s advice to England teammate Jadon Sancho

Sterling bags three vs Czech Republic England faced Czech Republic on Friday in their first Euro 2020 qualifier. After a slightly slow start, England opened the scoring in the 24th minute thanks to some lovely link-up play between Harry Kane, Jadon Sancho and Raheem Sterling. @HKane @Sanchooo10 @Sterling7 What a move this was by @England last night! pic.twitter.com/COFUW6gJIA — ITV Football (@itvfootball) March 23, 2019 Harry Kane would then added England’s second from the penalty spot on t...


France opens Euro 2020 qualifying with 4-1 win at Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — World Cup winner France started its European Championship qualifying campaign with a 4-1 victory over Moldova on Friday. Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Olivier Giroud scored inside 13 first-half minutes and Kylian Mbappe added the fourth goal late in the second half of the Group H encounter. Vladimir Ambros netted a […]
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15 injured, a toddler in critical condition as pileup temporarily closes the southbound 5 Freeway in the Grapevine

All southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway were temporarily closed in the Grapevine area on Saturday after a series of collisions involving 18 to 20 vehicles left 15 people injured with a 22-month-old child in critical condition, authorities said. Some southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway were closed in the Grapevine area on Saturday, March 23, 2019 after a fiery crash involving 18 or more vehicles left 15 people injured with one person in critical condition, authorities said. (Photos by Rick McClu...
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National League West capsules

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Los Angeles Dodgers 2018: 92-71, first place, lost to Boston in World Series. Most Read StoriesFBI joining criminal investigation into certification of Boeing 737 MAXFlawed analysis, failed oversight: How Boeing, FAA certified the suspect 737 MAX flight control system | Times […]
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South Region: In ‘rebuilding’ years, Purdue, ‘Nova excel

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Villanova lost four players off last season’s NCAA championship team to the NBA draft and the Wildcats still won the Big East. Purdue had to replace four starters off a team that went 30-7 and reached the Sweet 16 last year and still won a share of the Big Ten championship. […]
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Harden has 61 to tie career best, lead Rockets over Spurs

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Harden hit three straight 3-pointers to give the Rockets a 103-100 lead and scored all of Houston’s points in a […]
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Husky rowing teams kick off drive for another national title at Class Day Regatta

The senior men defended the title they won last year, and the junior women also won on the Montlake Cut.
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Arsenal ready to do ‘all they can’ to sell Shkodran Mustafi this summer

Arsenal are extremely keen to part with ways with defender Shkodran Mustafi this summer, according to Charles Watts of Football.London. Arsenal spell 26-year-old central-defender Mustafi has been on Arsenal’s books since the summer of 2016, when he made the move to North London from La Liga outfit Valencia for £35 million. The stopper’s signing was, at the time, viewed as quite a coup for the Gunners, with Mustafi having impressed during previous spells in both Spain and Italy. In addition, he...


Senior Living: What are auto-immune diseases and how do we fight them

By Dr. Thomas LaGrelius Contributing writer Do you ever feel like you are at war with yourself? That’s what happens when you are unlucky enough to be struck by an auto-immune disorder. Dr. Thomas W. LaGrelius Auto-immune diseases include Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, Thyroiditis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and others. They are similar in many ways and often overlap. They are active, destructive processes. A disordered immune system attacks its victim’s tissues, causing inflammation that gra...
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Jack Wilshere provides injury update before West Ham vs Everton

West Ham vs Everton West Ham’s first game back after the international break sees them take on Marco Silva’s Everton side. The Hammers head into the game 9th in the league having won three of their last five league games. The latest of which saw them come from 3-1 down to clinch all three points vs Huddersfield. West Ham could move up to 7th place with a win over Everton but both Wolves and Watford have a game in hand on Manuel Pellegrini’s side. As for Everton, they sit 11th in the league, two...


Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 1 seed Notre Dame beat 16th-seed Bethune-Cookman 92-50 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Ogunbowale hit 8-of-15 shots while adding three steals for the Fighting Irish (31-3), who never trailed in the […]
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Jimenez says contract with White Sox is dream come true

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox think Eloy Jimenez is going to be a big-time slugger. They are so sure they gave the young outfielder a record-breaking deal. The 22-year-old Jimenez is looking forward to the upcoming season after finalizing a $43 million, six-year contract with Chicago, nearly double the amount of the […]
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UC Irvine dubs assistant as its own ‘Sister Jean’ in NCAAs

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When UC Irvine made the NCAA Tournament, coach Russell Turner believed his team had many of the same ingredients that fueled Loyola of Chicago’s surprising run to the Final Four last year. The Anteaters had an experienced team with a gaudy record but was missing only one ingredient: the good […]
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TIPPING OFF: Dawkins faces his alma mater as UCF meets Duke

The point guard for Mike Krzyzewski’s first Final Four team now is trying to lead Central Florida to its first Sweet 16 berth. Standing in Johnny Dawkins’ way is his former coach and boss. Dawkins, a former Naismith player of the year and assistant coach at Duke, will match up with Krzyzewski on Sunday as […]
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Bruins Sign Chara to Contract Extension

The Boston Bruins took care of some business Saturday when the signed captain Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract extension worth $2 million. The contract also includes an additional $1.75 million in performance-based incentives. #NHLBruins sign Zdeno Chara to 1-year contract extension: https://t.co/2F7qIsO6Gs pic.twitter.com/cNYY3DqMA1— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) March 23, 2019 This deal makes a lot of sense for both sides. For the Bruins, this ensures that they can keep their core...
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Hey, LA Marathon first-timers! Here’s how to survive — and maybe enjoy — the journey

So, you’re running your first marathon Sunday in Los Angeles? Congrats! And, ahem, what were you thinking? Luckily, we’ve got you covered. For first-timers taking the plunge, we asked a couple of veteran runners and coaches what you should know ahead of the big day to succeed. (And by that we mean finishing the darn thing.) Pat Connelly, 81, of Sherman Oaks is a retired LAPD cop who has run 50 marathons in his life – and has been a runners’ coach for as many years. He even founded the official L...
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Mariners Notebook: Mallex Smith could be back for home opener

The Mariners set their 25-man roster by sending Dan Altavilla and Braden Bishop down to Tacoma.
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Morant’s breakout season ends with blowout by Florida State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ja Morant, perhaps sensing this would be his last opportunity to score for Murray State, turned on the jets and darted through three defenders for a driving layup. That gave Morant 28 points and Racers fans one final thrill in a season full of them. Moments later, with Florida State way […]
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Andy Robertson on Liverpool’s dip in form & confidence ahead of key run-in

Liverpool vs Man City As things stand, Liverpool are top of the Premier League table. However, they are just two points above 2nd place Man City who have a game in hand. The Reds do have a tighter defence than City but Pep Guardiola’s side are the highest scorers in the league with 79 goals scored in 30 games. When the international break is over Man City will have a relatively easy game away to relegation bound, Fulham. Liverpool, on the other hand, will face a much tougher test in Tottenham. ...


Sterling scores hat trick, England beats Czech Republic 5-0

LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored his first England hat trick in a 5-0 victory over the Czech Republic at the start of 2020 European Championship qualifying on Friday. Harry Kane also netted a penalty and Tomas Kalas compounded the visitors’ miserable night by scoring an own goal at Wembley Stadium as England made an […]
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McCann scores twice to help Penguins hold off Stars, 3-2

DALLAS (AP) — Jared McCann scored twice, including the go-ahead goal on a spinning short-handed play in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. McCann has 11 goals in 26 games since coming over in a trade with Florida, and now leads the Penguins with three short-handed […]
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Maple Leafs’ State of Affairs: What Would Lamoriello Do?

On July 23, 2015, Brendan Shanahan hired Lou Lamoriello as general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Thirty-four months later, on April 30, 2018, Shanahan replaced Lamoriello with Kyle Dubas. Twenty-two days later, Lamoriello signed on with the New York Islanders as their GM. It is nearly 11 months since Lamoriello left the Maple Leafs organization. No one and nothing can bring Lamoriello back to the Maple Leafs. However, if he was still with the Maple Leafs, What Would Lamoriello Do (WWLD)...
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Capitals accept differences of opinion on White House visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The news is constantly on television at the Washington Capitals’ practice facility, and like any workplace, there’s no shortage of opinions. “We’re human beings, and people share different opinions and different political views,” veteran team leader Brooks Orpik said. “It’s no different than anybody else. People that are friends vote for different […]
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Once-teased LA teen aims to ‘dominate’ at LA Marathon despite Woolsey fire, other training disruptions

GRANADA HILLS – John F. Kennedy High School sophomore Pedro Rodriguez has had an unusual year training for the upcoming 2019 Los Angeles Marathon. For the first time in its 30-year history, Students Run LA — which trains at-risk secondary students to complete the annual marathon– had to cancel a 15K training race at Lake Balboa’s Woodley Park in November due to poor air quality from the massive Woolsey fire. Pedro Rodriguez, a sophomore at John F. Kennedy High School who used to be overweight ...
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