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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The selection committee that chooses the NCAA Tournament field is getting its first use of a new rankings formula that uses factors such as offensive and defensive efficiency when evaluating teams. The committee is holding orientation meetings this week in...
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The Latest on NBA trades (all times Eastern): 4:35 p.m. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Miami's deal with Phoenix also includes Wayne Ellington and Ryan Anderson. Ellington would be going to the Suns, and Anderson to the Heat. Tyler Johnson was previously known...
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SEATTLE (AP) — Major League Baseball's independent investigation found no credible evidence to support claims of disparaging comments and discriminatory treatment by members of the Seattle Mariners front office. MLB said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation found the...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck spent three offseasons fighting his way back from injuries. Now he can reap the reward. After returning to the field, making it back to the playoffs, regaining his Pro Bowl form and collecting The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year...
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ARE, Sweden (AP) — The red marks around her puffed-up right eye made Lindsey Vonn look like a roughed-up boxer. And that was nothing next to the purple-colored bruises and scrapes on U.S. teammate Laurenne Ross' backside. All from one day's work as a downhill skier. "Downhill is...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker is ready to take on the Curry brothers. The Phoenix Suns guard will look to defend his NBA All-Star 3-point championship from a year ago against brothers Stephen and Seth Curry on Feb. 16 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Stephen Curry, who plays...
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Southern Mississippi administrators and football coach Jay Hopson disagree on whether the school should hire former Baylor head coach Art Briles for a position on the Golden Eagles' football staff. Hopson believes they should. President Rodney D. Bennett and interim athletics...
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rick Hendrick worked too hard building NASCAR's top organization to tolerate mediocrity. If his teams had simply been average last season he might not rate it as one of the worst in team history. The Hendrick cars were pretty bad —seven-time NASCAR...
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ARE, Sweden (AP) — Following a stressful Olympic year, Mikaela Shiffrin has been scaling back her schedule at every opportunity this season. Her latest move involved leaving the site of the world championships in Sweden soon after her super-G victory Tuesday to recharge and...