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FILE - In this Saturday, June 11, 2016 file photo Russian supporters attack an England fan at the end of the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between England and Russia, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France. A Russian lawmaker has proposed an unorthodox solution to the country’s football hooliganism woes ahead of next year’s World Cup, legalize it and turn it into a spectator sport. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
March 05, 2017 - 9:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawmaker has proposed an unorthodox solution to the country's problems with football hooliganism ahead of next year's World Cup — legalize it and make it a spectator sport. Organized groups of Russian fans, many with martial arts training, fought English fans on the streets...
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Italy's Stefano Gross competes during an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 05, 2017 - 8:18 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher wrapped up his fourth slalom title Sunday with Austrian compatriot Michael Matt winning the penultimate race of the season. Hirscher's fourth-place finish, 0.80 seconds behind Matt, was enough for the 28-year-old to take his...
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North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) shoots over Duke's Grayson Allen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 05, 2017 - 12:37 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Joel Berry II and his North Carolina teammates had already wrapped up an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title and a No. 1 seed in next week's tournament before tipping off against rival Duke. Still, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels wanted to fight their way to a strong...
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North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) shoots over Duke's Grayson Allen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 04, 2017 - 10:38 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Joel Berry II scored 28 points — including a critical late-game burst of seven straight for his team — to help No. 5 North Carolina hold off No. 17 Duke 90-83 on Saturday night. Isaiah Hicks added 21 points for the Tar Heels, who battled through a nearly shot-for-shot fight...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, gestures as he sits with Kyrie Irving, left, on the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 04, 2017 - 10:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 23 points, Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 120-92 on Saturday night. Tyler Johnson added 17 points for the Heat, who won for the 18th time in their last 22 games. LeBron James and Kyrie...
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March 04, 2017 - 9:02 pm
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco Giants coach Jose Alguacil needed surgery to repair a broken nose after being hit by a foul ball during a spring training game. Alguacil was hit in the face Saturday and fell to the ground. He was sitting in a folding chair outside the dugout, and manager Bruce...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry looks down during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Chicago. The Bulls won 94-87. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 04, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry screamed, turned and kicked the nearby wall, disgusted by another missed jumper. It was just practice and most of his other shots went in, so there was little reason for concern. But if he keeps misfiring in games and the Golden State Warriors keep losing them, there...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov, of Russia, speaks with the media during a news conference for UFC 209, Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to battle Tony Ferguson in a mixed martial arts lightweight fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 03, 2017 - 8:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC interim lightweight title bout with Tony Ferguson was canceled Friday after Nurmagomedov was hospitalized due to problems making weight. One of the most anticipated bouts of the year was scrapped one day before UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena. Nurmagomedov was...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue. The UFC and arena owner AEG announced the deal Friday, a day before UFC 209 at the 20,000-seat arena. AEG says the...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue. The UFC and arena owner AEG announced the deal Friday, a day before UFC 209 at the 20,000-seat arena. AEG says the...
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