Men's sports

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates a score against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Warriors won, 106-104. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 16, 2017 - 3:37 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sure, it's a little strange for Steve Kerr to be talking about how his Golden State Warriors must regain momentum in March. They are the NBA's top team, after all. Yet having lost three straight and on the brink of another defeat Tuesday night before rallying to beat the...
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Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade reacts after being injured during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Chicago. The Grizzlies won 98-91. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 15, 2017 - 11:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After getting away lately from the tough defense that defines them, the Memphis Grizzlies have each other's backs again. Marc Gasol and Mike Conley scored 27 points apiece to lift the Grizzlies to their second straight win after dropping five straight, beating the Chicago Bulls 98-91...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 15, 2017 - 9:57 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual. Federer broke Nadal four times in advancing to the quarterfinals in just over an hour...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Washington coach Lorenzo Romar, center, stands with assistant coach Michael Porter, right, as assistant coach Will Conroy signals to players during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Colorado in Seattle. Washington announced Wednesday, March 15, 2017, that Romar had been fired after 15 seasons at the school. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
March 15, 2017 - 9:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Lorenzo Romar was a beloved figure at Washington, from building the Huskies into a conference champion, to the way he carried himself off the court as a representative of the school. No amount of goodwill built by Romar over more than a decade could overcome six straight seasons of...
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FILE - This Oct. 20, 2016 file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez watching from the dugout during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs in Los Angeles. Gonzalez Gonzalez had some harsh words, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, for organizers of the World Baseball Classic, saying 'they're not even close to being the Little League World Series'. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 15, 2017 - 9:50 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez had some harsh words for organizers of the World Baseball Classic. "They're trying to become the World Cup, but they're not even close to being the Little League World Series," the Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman said Wednesday. Gonzalez's Mexican team beat...
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Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko celebrates his side side's 3rd goal during a Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Monaco and Manchester City at the Louis II stadium in Monaco, Wednesday March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
March 15, 2017 - 6:04 pm
MONACO (AP) — Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko's thumping header sent Monaco through to the Champions League quarterfinals as the home side beat Manchester City 3-1 on Wednesday to progress on the away goals rule in another pulsating match between two attack-minded sides. City fought back from 2-0 down...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, California head coach Cuonzo Martin yells during an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Martin, who led California’s men’s basketball for the past three seasons, has resigned as head coach, Athletics Director Mike Williams announced, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
March 15, 2017 - 4:30 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California coach Cuonzo Martin has stepped down amid reports he is headed to Missouri. Athletic director Mike Williams says Martin informed him he was pursuing "other opportunities." Cal announced Martin's resignation Wednesday, a day after the Golden Bears' season ended in...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2016, file photo, Arnold Palmer, left, congratulates Jason Day, center, of Australia, after Day won the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 15, 2017 - 4:29 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sam Saunders started the tribute with a drive from the spot on the Bay Hill range where his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, used to practice. Sixty more players followed, one after the other, ending with defending champion Jason Day. As soon as one player hit his tee shot, the...
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March 15, 2017 - 4:15 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The latest on developments on the Cuban baseball smuggling case (All times local): 4:10 p.m. A Miami jury has convicted a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer accused of smuggling Cuban ballplayers into the U.S. The jury verdict Wednesday came after about six weeks of testimony...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2016, file photo, United States' Clint Dempsey reacts after scoring against Paraguay during the first half of a Copa America Group A soccer match in Philadelphia. Dempsey was selected for the U.S. roster by coach Bruce Arena on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, for the team's World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 15, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron are back on the U.S. roster after lengthy illness and injury layoffs as coach Bruce Arena made large-scale changes hoping to spark the Americans to a rebound in World Cup qualifying. The U.S. coach from 1998-2006, Arena replaced Jurgen...
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