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Iowa St.-TCU Preview

Iowa State is hoping a wild, slump-breaking victory sparks another run to the Big 12 tournament championship. Just like it did last year. Following a historic rally, the 17th-ranked Cyclones close the regular season on the road Saturday night seeking to extend their Big 12 mastery of TCU - a team they may face to begin next week's conference tournament. After dropping its first two...
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Patriots re-sign long snapper Tyler Ott

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Former Harvard long-snapper has been re-signed by the New England Patriots. The team made the announcement Friday. Ott was signed as a rookie free agent in May, 2014, but was released three months later before the Patriots' Super Bowl season. The 23-year-old Ott is 6-foot-3, 245 pounds. At Harvard, he also was a tight end who had 16 catches for 194 yards and...
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Avalanche's MacKinnon out 6-to-8 weeks with broken foot

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche will be without Nathan MacKinnon for at least six weeks after the speedy forward broke his foot, the team announced Friday. The talented teenager could possibly return to the ice this season if the Avs make the playoffs. Colorado is currently outside of the Western Conference postseason picture. No further details were provided by the team. MacKinnon...
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AP Source: Jayhawks keep Alexander out amid NCAA questions

Kansas forward Cliff Alexander will remain out of action amid questions about his family's relationship with an agent, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case. Yahoo! Sports was first to report late Thursday that Alexander's family may have received impermissible...
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Blazers best Mavericks, lose Matthews for season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers' locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon. "I make that same cut a hundreds of thousands of times in my life," Matthews said. "I felt the initial pop. And you guys could probably tell on the...
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Giants' Pence out 6-8 weeks with broken forearm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday. One of the clubhouse leaders for the World Series champions, the quirky Pence has played in 383 straight games -- the longest active streak...
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Jets-Predators Preview

Mired in their roughest stretch of the season on the ice, the Nashville Predators likely can't afford any distractions off it. While one of their top players deals with a legal issue, the Predators look to avoid a sixth straight defeat Saturday night against a visiting Winnipeg Jets team that could be without versatile All-Star Dustin Byfuglien. Though Nashville (41-18-7) showed...
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Crew-Dynamo Preview

A new era for the Houston Dynamo has arrived after the departure of the only coach the team has known. The club has also moved back to the new-look Western Conference, which means it is no longer a rival of Columbus Crew SC - which is debuting its new name. Owen Coyle makes his MLS coaching debut for the Dynamo on Saturday night at home against the Crew. Houston enjoyed plenty of...
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GP Drivers' Association keen to learn more on Alonso incident

GPDA chairman Alex Wurz has written to the F1 drivers to reassure them that the organization would like more information about Fernando Alonso's Barcelona accident, which would help ascertain if anything can be done as a result to improve safety standards. Wurz is adamant that the incident did not result from the driver receiving an electric shock, and that safety aspects worked...
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Colts don't re-sign longtime receiver Wayne

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Colts announced Friday they will not re-sign veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne, one of the most revered players in franchise history. The longtime standout has been part of a club-record 143 wins and ranks second in franchise history in receptions (1,070), yards receiving (14,345) and touchdown catches (80). He was Indy's first-round draft pick in 2001 and...
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Florida expects to have top scorer Frazier back against Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida expects to have leading scorer Michael Frazier II available at top-ranked Kentucky on Saturday. Frazier missed the last seven games because of a high-ankle sprain. He twisted his right ankle against Kentucky on February 7 and has practiced sparingly since. The Gators (15-15, 8-9 Southeastern Conference) went 3-4 without him. Coach Billy Donovan says Frazier...
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Matt Ford leads by 1 after 2nd round of Africa Open

EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Matt Ford opened a one-shot lead at the Africa Open on Friday after a 6-under 66 in the second round. Ford didn't repeat his bogey-free first round, but still went one better than his opening 67 after making six birdies and holing out for an eagle on the par-4 No. 12. He also made two bogeys to reach 11-under 133 at East London Golf Club. ''You have to...
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Hernandez trial features testimony on DNA, shell casing, bubble gum

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Two DNA analysts on Friday gave a primer on genetic profiling to jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial – setting the stage for the prosecution to match a spent shell casing to the former NFL star. Prosecutors have asserted that shell casing, which was recovered from a car rented to Hernandez, was fired by the same gun that killed 27-year-old semi-pro...
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Report: Russia & Ukraine reach deal on javelin champ Rebryk

MOSCOW (AP) Former European javelin champion and Crimea native Vira Rebryk is set to represent Russia after a deal was reportedly agreed on compensation with Ukraine, according to a Russian report. Rebryk, who won European gold for Ukraine in 2012, took Russian citizenship last year following Russia's annexation of Crimea. But she was blocked from competing for Russia, including...
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Pistons look to snap Rockets' home winning streak

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are on the verge of their longest losing streak of the season, but they should like their chances of avoiding it with the Detroit Pistons coming to town. Coming off consecutive defeats, Houston goes for a ninth straight home victory over the last-place Pistons on Friday night (7:30 p.m. pregame, 8 p.m. tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit). The Rockets...
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Saints wideout Colston agrees to restructure contract

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver Marques Colston has agreed to contract changes and will remain with the club next season, as first reported by FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. The Associated Press reported the changes will lower how much Colston's salary counts against the 2015 salary cap. Without restructuring, Colston would have cost New Orleans...
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Royals' Collins has ligament damage; Infante to get MRI exam

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Royals reliever Tim Collins will seek a second opinion after an MRI exam revealed ligament damage in his left elbow, while second baseman Omar Infante was headed for his own MRI because of continued soreness in his right elbow. Collins, who left his spring training debut Wednesday, will be evaluated again in about two weeks. The Royals will decide then whether...
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Florida expects to have top scorer Frazier back at Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida expects to have leading scorer Michael Frazier II available at top-ranked Kentucky on Saturday. Frazier missed the last seven games because of a high-ankle sprain. He twisted his right ankle against Kentucky on February 7 and has practiced sparingly since. The Gators (15-15, 8-9 Southeastern Conference) went 3-4 without him. Coach Billy Donovan says...
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Former policewoman jailed for trying to blackmail Gerrard

A former policewoman has been jailed for 22 months after seizing CCTV footage of a street bust-up to be used as a "tool to blackmail" Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard. Helen Jones, 32, a former PC with Merseyside Police, obtained the footage by "flashing her warrant card" to the manageress of a bank. The incident involved friends of Gerrard, the then-England captain, becoming involved...
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USWNT take on Switzerland in group stage of Algarve Cup

USWNT take on Switzerland in group stage of Algarve Cup
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Blazers win fifth straight in victory over Mavericks

The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers' locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon. "I make that same cut a hundreds of thousands of times in my life," Matthews said. "I felt the initial pop. And you guys could probably tell on the replay. I looked back...
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AP Source: Colston, Saints agree on contract changes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver Marques Colston has agreed to contract changes and will remain with the club next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the Saints have not publicly discussed Colston's contract. The person says the changes, first reported by...
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Cubs RHP Black feels bad about Pence injury

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Cubs right-hander Corey Black realized something was wrong when Hunter Pence screamed in pain. At that point, there was nothing he could do. Black was feeling bad Friday after he threw a fastball in his first spring outing that broke Pence's left forearm, sidelining the San Francisco outfielder for six to eight weeks. Pence, one of the leaders for the World Series...
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Matt Ford opens 1-shot lead after Africa Open 2nd round

EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP) Matt Ford opened a one-shot lead at the Africa Open on Friday after a second-round 66 took him to 11 under par. Ford didn't repeat his bogey-free first round, but still went one better than his opening 67 after making six birdies and holing out for an eagle two on the par-4 No. 12. He made two bogeys for 6 under on the day at East London Golf Club...
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Rangers to send ace Darvish for MRI exam on sore triceps

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Rangers ace Yu Darvish was headed for an MRI exam Friday after leaving his spring training debut the previous day after one inning with tightness in his right triceps. Assistant general manager Thad Levine said that Darvish would have the exam and then be examined by team physician Dr. Keith Meister, who had planned to be in camp anyway. Levine said the club...
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