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April 03, 2017 - 3:31 am
HURRICANES-PENGUINS Penguins hold on late, edge Hurricanes 3-2. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored power-play goals, Scott Wilson picked up his eight of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 Sunday. Matt Murray finished with 33 saves for...
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Ed Jenson
April 02, 2017 - 8:30 pm
A'ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Dawn Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. Staley made the Final Four three times as a player at Virginia but never won. She also led the Gamecocks to the national...
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April 02, 2017 - 4:33 am
HAWKS-BULLS Butler scores 33, Bulls beat Hawks 106-104 CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 33 points and hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. Butler scored the Bulls' final nine points. His free throws gave the...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:31 am
HAWKS-BULLS Butler scores 33, Bulls beat Hawks 106-104 CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 33 points and hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. Butler scored the Bulls' final nine points. His free throws gave the...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:31 am
STARS-HURRICANES Lehtonen, Spezza lead Dallas past Carolina 3-0 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jason Spezza scored, Kari Lehtonen earned his third shutout of the season and the Dallas Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 on Saturday night. John Klingberg and Devin Shore added empty-netters and Lehtonen...
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April 01, 2017 - 7:27 pm
COLOMBIA-DEADLY RIVER OVERFLOW Colombia: 154 dead after rivers overflow, toppling homes MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city in Colombia while people slept, destroying homes and killing at least 154 unsuspecting residents in their...
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April 01, 2017 - 5:37 am
TRUMP-RUSSIA-EAGER TO TESTIFY Hands raised, Trump aides rush to try to testify on Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — Crisis management experts say it's wise for President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the debate about Trump and Russia to show they have nothing to hide. Those associates are...
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April 01, 2017 - 3:31 am
ATLANTA UNITED-SOUNDERS Sounders play high-scoring Atlanta to 0-0 tie SEATTLE (AP) — Tony Alfaro didn't have time to get nervous. He only had time to get ready for a starting role. Playing with two defenders who hadn't seen a minute of MLS action this season — Alfaro being one — the Seattle...
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April 01, 2017 - 3:31 am
NUGGETS-HORNETS Hornets make 17 3-pointers in 122-114 win over Nuggets CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker had 31 points, and the Marco Belinelli and Frank Kaminsky took over in the fourth quarter as the Charlotte Hornets preserved their slim playoff hopes with a 122-114 win over the Denver Nuggets...
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 30, 2017, to announce that he signed a HB142, a compromise replacement bill for HB2, that the N.C. General Assembly passed earlier in the day. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 2:06 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's deal to undo its "bathroom bill" is receiving both complaints and applause, along with one big vote of confidence that could pump tens of millions of dollars into the state's economy. The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Friday that it's ready to start...
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