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F1: Hamilton, Lauda react to surprise Ferrari win

Lewis Hamilton had a frustrating afternoon in Malaysia as he saw pole position and early lead turn into a spectacular win for Sebastian Vettel. Second place was still a respectable reward, and after the race he congratulated his rivals. “We have to give it to them, they did a fantastic job this weekend and big congratulations to Sebastian and Ferrari,” said Hamilton. “We were...
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Dekker latest star to emerge during NCAA run for Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (AP) Frank Kaminsky last year; Sam Dekker in 2015. Wisconsin's frontcourt players are turning into stars with stirring performances in the NCAA Tournament. ''Yeah, by far,'' senior guard Traevon Jackson said when asked whether Dekker's 27-point performance in the 85-78 victory over Arizona on Saturday was the best of his teammate's career. ''Some other games come to mind...
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DePaul brings Dave Leitao back for second stint as head coach

  Dave Leitao, who coached DePaul from 2002-05, has been brought back to lead the men's basketball program. Leitao, who led the Blue Demons to three postseason appearances in his first stint, left DePaul to take over at Virginia. He was there for four years and was Atlantic Coast Conference coach of the year in his second season. He was an assistant to Frank Haith the past three...
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Musselman excited about new Nevada job after coaching in NBA

RENO, Nev. (AP) Former NBA coach Eric Musselman says one of the things he's looking forward to most about his new job at Nevada is the opportunity to be a lasting influence in the lives of young men. ''I'm not sure how much of an impact I've had on Ron Artest-Metta World Peace,'' Musselman joked about the quirky all-star he coached while at the helm of the Sacramento Kings in 2006...
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DePaul brings Dave Leitao back as coach

CHICAGO (AP) Dave Leitao, who coached DePaul from 2002-05, has been brought back to lead the men's basketball program. Leitao, who led the Blue Demons to three postseason appearances in his first stint, left DePaul to take over at Virginia. He was there for four years and was Atlantic Coast Conference coach of the year in his second season. He was an assistant to Frank Haith the...
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Harper hits 1 of 7 homers as Nationals beat Marlins 11-7

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. Michael Taylor homered off Ted Koehler leading off the bottom of the first, Yunel Escobar singled and Harper followed with his third home run of spring...
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Twins salvage win against Orioles split squad

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco allowed four runs in six innings as the Minnesota Twins beat a Baltimore Orioles' split squad 6-5 on Sunday. Minor leaguer Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Carl Yastrzemski, homered for Baltimore. Nolasco allowed back-to-back home runs in the first, a two-run shot by Adam Jones, his fourth of spring training, and Travis Snider's first. After...
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Nolasco allows 4 runs as Twins beat Orioles' split squad 6-5

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Ricky Nolasco allowed four runs in six innings as the Minnesota Twins beat a Baltimore Orioles' split squad 6-5 on Sunday. Minor leaguer Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Carl Yastrzemski, homered for Baltimore. Nolasco allowed back-to-back home runs in the first, a two-run shot by Adam Jones, his fourth of spring training, and Travis Snider's first. After Snider...
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Dayton ready for challenge of top-seed UConn

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jim Jabir and his Dayton Flyers played UConn four years ago in the Huskies' Thanksgiving tournament. They lost by 40, but came away with an understanding of what it took to be an elite program in women's college basketball. Now Jabir has the Flyers on an improbable run, one victory away from reaching the school's first Final Four. Standing in the way is UConn,...
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Utley homers twice for Phillies in 4-4 tie with Tigers

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Chase Utley hit his first two home runs of spring training and drove in three runs for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-4 tie against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. The 36-year-old missed the first 10 games of the exhibition season after spraining his right ankle in January. He hit a two-run homer in the first off Anibal Sanchez and connected again on the first...
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Saban dismisses Taylor from team after second domestic violence arrest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the defensive lineman's college career. Saban announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Tuscaloosa police arrested Taylor when a woman reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend. Taylor signed with the Crimson Tide about six months after his...
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Bucks-Hawks Preview

The visiting team has taken all three matchups between the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks this season. That trend could continue even though the Bucks have dropped 10 straight on the road since they are getting healthier while the Hawks may limit the minutes of their stars on Monday night. Atlanta (55-18) clinched the Eastern Conference's top seed with Friday's 99-86 home win...
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Knicks sign Ledo to second 10-day contract

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks signed guard Ricky Ledo to a second 10-day contract on Sunday. The 6-foot-7 Ledo is averaging 7.2 points in 18.5 minutes per game in five games with the Knicks. He also appeared in five games for Dallas this season. Teams can sign players to two consecutive 10-day contracts. If the Knicks want to keep Ledo beyond the expiration of this deal, they...
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Damage does in Dale Earnhardt Jr. on difficult day in STP 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered Sunday's STP 500 as the most recent winner at Martinsville Speedway and was eager to win his second grandfather clock trophy. Those lofty hopes, however, were dashed when a wreck on Lap 227 sent him behind the wall. The incident, which occurred going into Turn 1, started when Casey Mears was spun in the middle of the corner and the rest of the field stacked...
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Jimenez sharp as Orioles' split squad beats Blue Jays 4-2

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Ubaldo Jimenez allowed one run in six innings Sunday, helping a Baltimore Orioles' split squad beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2. Jimenez, who entered with a 6.06 ERA in five exhibition starts, gave up a fourth-inning home run to Josh Donaldson. A 2010 All-Star, Jimenez allowed five hits, struck out three and walked one. Toronto's Mark Buehrle yielded one run and...
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MotoGP: Valentino Rossi takes sensational win in Qatar

Nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi claimed the first win of the 2015 MotoGP season in Qatar, after an awesome battle with Andrea Dovizioso. Movistar Yamaha’s Rossi came out on top against the resurgent Ducati GP15’s of Dovizioso (2nd +0.174s) and Iannone (3rd +2.250s). Jorge Lorenzo was in 4th (+2.707s), with Marc Marquez (+7.036s) recovering to an incredible fifth position...
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Subbing for Kyle Larson, Regan Smith involved in Martinsville accident

The 12th caution of Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway occurred on Lap 285 of 500 when several cars got together heading into Turn 3 after a restart.   As the field drove into the corner, the No. 6 Ford of Trevor Bayne got into the back of Michael Annett's No. 46 Chevrolet, sending him down the track, across the grass, over the curb and into the left side of Ryan Newman's...
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Saints say cornerback Brian Dixon arrested in Miami

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1CzO8ce ) that he posted bond and was released from jail Sunday morning after being booked for resisting arrested without violence in Miami Beach. Greg Bensel, a team spokesman...
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Alabama drops Jonathan Taylor after second domestic violence charge

  Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the defensive lineman's college career. Saban announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Tuscaloosa police arrested Taylor when a woman reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend. Taylor signed with the Crimson Tide about six months after his dismissal from...
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Bennett, Hummel return for 'Wolves, Garnett still out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game. Saunders says guard Ricky Rubio also will miss his sixth straight game with his left ankle injury. Saunders says he's hopeful Rubio...
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Seattle options LHP Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Left-hander pitcher Roenis Elias has been optioned by the Seattle Mariners to Triple-A Tacoma, a decision that likely means right-hander Taijuan Walker will be the Mariners' fifth starter. Seattle made the roster move with Elias on Sunday. But manager Lloyd McClendon would not confirm that Walker has earned the spot as the fifth starter, saying there are still...
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South Carolina women defeat Florida State to reach first Final Four

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina earned its first Final Four berth by beating Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final. Alaina Coates finished with 14 points, A'ja Wilson added 10 and Asia Dozier hit four free throws in the final 20 seconds for the top-seeded Gamecocks (34-2). Playing...
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Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

WASHINGTON (AP) Organizers of a soccer match in the U.S. capital are apologizing to El Salvador for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina. The Salvadoran team members looked confused when what was supposed to their national anthem blared from loudspeakers at FedEx Field on Saturday night. Several slowly dropped their hands from their chests...
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James Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

WASHINGTON (AP) One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points. Houston entered the day third in the Western Conference, a half-game behind No. 2 Memphis. Washington is fifth in the East and still had a chance to end Sunday with a guaranteed place in the postseason...
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