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NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks

FILE – In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, referee Tony Corrente (99) watches an instant replay during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Denver. The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra […]
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Kansas, Purdue plan to make for a stylish Sweet 16 matchup

Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) shoots in front of Michigan State forward Nick Ward (44) and guard Alvin Ellis III (3) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Tulsa, Okla., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two national player […]
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Day leaves Match Play as mother battles lung cancer

Defending champion Jason Day, center, of Australia, center, down the seventh hole after he conceded to Pat Perez after six holes of play during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Day also withdrew from the tournament. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) AUSTIN, […]
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UFC star McGregor’s fine for Vegas pre-bout fracas reduced

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada athletic officials have significantly reduced the penalty they imposed on UFC star Conor McGregor following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved an agreement with McGregor that settled the disciplinary action with a $25,000 fine, […]
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Sweet 16 guide: Top NCAA matchups, players and story lines

UCLA guard Lonzo Ball, left, goes to the basket against Cincinnati forward Kyle Washington during the first half of a second-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater) The NCAA Tournament’s first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after […]
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Barry Bonds joins Giants at camp to coach minor leaguers

Barry Bonds responds to a question during a news conference Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bonds has joined the San Francisco Giants front office as a special adviser. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The black San Francisco Giants T-shirt that Barry Bonds wore was so new, the fold lines from being […]
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Duke’s Jayson Tatum declares for NBA draft after 1 season

Duke’s Jayson Tatum, left, drives past South Carolina’s Chris Silva, right, during the first half in a second-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jayson Tatum is leaving Duke after his freshman season to enter the NBA draft. The […]
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The Latest: Early losses for McIlroy, Spieth in Match Play

Jordan Spieth gestures as his tee shot goes left on the sixth hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 2:15 p.m. […]
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Preliminary approval given to $208.7 million NCAA settlement

FILE – In this Nov. 26, 2010, file photo, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston (20) is tackled from behind during an NCAA football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay […]
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Ex-PSU athletic director: ‘I wish I would have done more’

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, second left, and his wife Sandra, arrives for the third day of his trial at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Spanier is charged with conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. Prosecutors say Spanier and two other Penn State administrators failed to […]