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March 25, 2017 - 4:45 am
HAWKS-BUCKS Streaking Bucks beat Hawks 100-97, tie for 5th in East MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his second straight double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-97 on Friday night. The Bucks, who have won 11 of 13...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., gets ready to go out for the opening practice session for the NASCAR auto race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., Friday, March 24, 2017. Only 24 drivers in NASCAR history have started 600 races, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins the club Sunday. After a slow start to his first season back from a concussion, he would love to celebrate the milestone with his first win on the well-aged asphalt at Fontana, where he typically runs quite well. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
March 24, 2017 - 7:59 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time. He still recalls his conversation with Tony Eury Jr., his cousin and crew chief, as he sat on that starting grid in Charlotte in 1999. "I...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:54 am
RAMS-MURRAY LA Rams sign Aaron Murray to be their 3rd-string quarterback THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have signed quarterback Aaron Murray. The Rams announced the deal Thursday. Murray is expected to be the Rams' third-string quarterback. He was a fifth-round pick by Kansas...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:48 am
LGBT RIGHTS-NORTH CAROLINA NCAA set to pick title sites, could leave North Carolina out RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that...
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March 19, 2017 - 3:31 am
TRAIL BLAZERS-HAWKS Lillard has 27 as Trail Blazers start fast, top Hawks 113-97 ATLANTA (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers took control with a dominant opening quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-97 on Saturday night. C.J. McCollum had 22 points and Allen...
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March 18, 2017 - 3:31 am
NC STATE-KEATTS NC State hires Keatts away from UNC Wilmington as new coach GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has hired UNC Wilmington's Kevin Keatts to take over as head basketball coach. The school announced Keatts' hiring in a news release Friday night, one day after his Seahawks lost...
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Joey Logano walks before qualifications for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Friday, Match 17, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 17, 2017 - 10:19 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano capped a day in the spotlight with a fast late lap Friday to claim the pole for the NASCAR Camping World 500. With the temperature in the low 90s and the sun beginning to set, Ryan Blaney qualified second to give Ford the top two spots to start Sunday's race...
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Joey Logano walks before qualifications for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Friday, Match 17, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 17, 2017 - 8:58 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano capped a day in the spotlight with a fast late lap Friday to claim the pole for the NASCAR Camping World 500. With the temperature in the low 90s and the sun beginning to set, Ryan Blaney qualified second to give Ford the top two spots to start Sunday's race...
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March 17, 2017 - 3:42 am
NCAA-WINTHROP-BUTLER Defense, Woodson's shooting help Butler beat Winthrop 76-64 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avery Woodson scored 18 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in his NCAA Tournament debut to lead Butler to a 76-64 win over Winthrop on Thursday. Woodson, a graduate transfer from Memphis...
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March 17, 2017 - 3:41 am
NCAA-WINTHROP-BUTLER Defense, Woodson's shooting help Butler beat Winthrop 76-64 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avery Woodson scored 18 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in his NCAA Tournament debut to lead Butler to a 76-64 win over Winthrop on Thursday. Woodson, a graduate transfer from Memphis...
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