Toronto Raptors' Jakob Poeltl, left, and Pascal Siakam defend against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
March 21, 2018 - 10:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points and added 17 assists, his last setting up a late a 3-pointer by Kevin Love, and the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers ended Toronto's nine-game road winning streak with a 132-129 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors on Wednesday night. The...
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Rory McIlroy reacts after missing an eagle putt on the 13th hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 21, 2018 - 9:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy put together another flawless back nine, running off five straight birdies. This time, it wasn't enough. Former U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein built a 5-up lead against McIlroy and held off his late charge with enough key shots of his own in a 2-and-1 victory...
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Defending champion Dustin Johnson walks along the on the 16th hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 21, 2018 - 8:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 7:11 p.m. Sergio Garcia birdied the 18th hole and outlasted Shubhankar Sharma of India in the opening session of Match Play. Eight matches went the distance at Austin Country Club, and all but one went at least...
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FILE -In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers center Jared McCann, left, scores a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Sunrise, Fla. A review overturned the initial on-ice ruling of goalie interference and allowed the goal to stand. The league's general managers recommended shifting the decision on a coach's challenge for goalie interference from on-ice officials to the league's situation room in Toronto. The board of governors and NHL/NHL Players' Association competition committee must approve the change for it to go into effect. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
March 21, 2018 - 8:10 pm
Coach's challenges for goaltender interference and the ensuing arguments aren't going away. There will just be a new place to direct the complaints. With the goal of refining the consistency of goalie interference challenges, NHL general managers on Wednesday recommended shifting the decision from...
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La japonesa Naomi Osaka (derecha) estrecha la mano de Serena Williams tras su victoria en el Abierto de Miami, el miércoles 21 de marzo de 2018. Osaka ganó 6-3, 6-2. (AP Foto/Lynne Sladky)
March 21, 2018 - 8:02 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — The match ended with Serena Williams grinning at the net. She saved her worst shot for last, and after a rare first-round defeat she had to laugh. Still rusty in her return from pregnancy, Williams was unable to overcome a tough opening draw at the Miami Open and lost...
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Graham Rahal (15) races into turn two before finishing second in the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 11, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Indianapolis 500, an American staple on ABC for 53 years, will have a new television home next season. In fact, the entire IndyCar package is moving to NBC in 2019 in what could turn out to be an exceptional deal for the series because of promised increased exposure...
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March 21, 2018 - 2:36 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The NFL's catch rule would get less complicated if team owners approve recommendations from the powerful competition committee. One of the first orders of business when the league's annual meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Florida, will be a proposal by the committee to...
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Italy's Carolina Kostner acknowledges the applause at the end of her performance during women's short program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
March 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Italy's home favorite Carolina Kostner skated a perfectly executed and evocative program to take a surprise lead over Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia in the short program Wednesday at the world figure skating championships. A former world champion coming off a fifth-...
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Gayle Benson, widow of NFL New Orleans Saints and NBA New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson, receives his casket with New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond for visitation at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 21, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans-style goodbye for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson began outside a seminary Wednesday, with fans dressed in black and gold singing and chanting as they entered the chapel where Benson's body will lie in repose for two days of public visitation. More than three...
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A view of the 45,000-seat Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. FIFA says a World Cup stadium in the Russian city of Samara requires "a huge amount of work" to be ready on time. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Stashevskyi)
March 21, 2018 - 10:35 am
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — FIFA has urged Russia to speed up World Cup preparations at a stadium which needs "a huge amount of work" to be ready on time. With less than three months to go until the World Cup, the 45,000-seat Samara Arena is the only one of 12 stadiums which doesn't yet have a pitch...
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