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Nebraska guard Tarin Smith to transfer after freshman season

  Nebraska guard Tarin Smith has announced he's transferring, making him the second player to leave the program in two days. Coach Tim Miles said Tuesday night he's disappointed in Smith's decision. The guard from Ocean Township, New Jersey, played in all 31 games as a freshman this past season, averaging 4.5 points and 1.6 rebounds. He scored a season-high 13 points in a loss to...
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Guthrie strong over six innings, Royals beat Padres 4-1

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Jeremy Guthrie pitched six strong innings in his final tune-up before sliding into the No. 5 spot in Kansas City's rotation, and the Royals beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Tuesday night. Guthrie, who turns 36 next week, allowed one run and six hits while striking out five. The 13-game winner from a year ago threw 93 pitches. Brandon Morrow, front-runner for the Padres...
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Guthrie strong over 6 innings, Royals beat Padres 4-1

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Jeremy Guthrie pitched six strong innings in his final tuneup before sliding into the No. 5 spot in Kansas City's rotation, and the Royals beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Tuesday night. Guthrie, who turns 36 next week, allowed one run and six hits while striking out five. The 13-game winner from a year ago threw 93 pitches. Brandon Morrow, front-runner for the Padres...
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San Diego hires Lamont Smith to replace Bill Grier as coach

  Lamont Smith is returning to San Diego to be the new Toreros head coach after playing for the school in the late 1990s. Smith's hiring was announced by the school on Tuesday night. He will be introduced by the Toreros on Wednesday and will replace Bill Grier, who was fired after the season. Smith will be the fifth coach for the Toreros since they moved to Division I in 1979. Smith...
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Man who sued Aaron Hernandez due to testify in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida is due to take the stand in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial. But prosecutors will not be allowed to ask Alexander Bradley Wednesday about the shooting, which happened a few months before the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in Lloyd...
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Nets-Knicks Preview

While the surging Brooklyn Nets are aiming for the playoffs on their side of the East River, the lowly New York Knicks are shooting for ping-pong balls over in Manhattan. The Nets look to extend their season-best winning streak to five Wednesday night when they try to sweep the season series from the Knicks for the first time in eight years. Brooklyn (33-40) is in the eighth and...
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San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. There was a time when it looked like the San Antonio Spurs might need much of their eight-game April schedule to secure a playoff position, but as it has been for the previous 17 seasons, postseason basketball is now likely a foregone conclusion. Wins against the Orlando Magic have also fit that description for...
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Spurs-Magic Preview

There was a time when it looked like the San Antonio Spurs might need much of their eight-game April schedule to secure a playoff position, but as it has been for the previous 17 seasons, postseason basketball is now likely a foregone conclusion. Wins against the Orlando Magic have also fit that description for five seasons, and the Spurs can make a certainty of their playoff fate...
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Stanford beats Old Dominion in NIT semis; Chasson Randle sets record

  Chasson Randle had 24 points to become Stanford's all-time leading scorer and carry the Cardinal to a 67-60 victory over Old Dominion in the NIT semifinals Tuesday. Stanford blew a 21-point first-half lead but rallied behind its senior star, who played through foul trouble to make a string of big second-half shots. Randle came in needing 11 points to break Todd Lichti's record...
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Herrera scores early to lift Mexico past Paraguay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Eduardo Herrera scored in the third minute to lift Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Paraguay in an international friendly Tuesday night. Herrera scored from in close after a free kick by midfielder Juan Carlos Medina. Hererra headed another attempt in the 44th minute, but missed to the right, before being replaced by Chicharito 15 minutes later. Mexico overmatched...
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Maple Leafs-Sabres Preview

After the Buffalo Sabres were booed for scoring and cheered for losing on home ice, things aren't likely to change in that regard for the rest of the season. With the race for the worst record in the NHL still undecided, the Sabres could get another bizarre reception Wednesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs in a matchup of teams heading for the draft lottery. Buffalo (21-47-8) owns...
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America's Cup teams vote to downsize boats

SAN DIEGO (AP) America's Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out. In a statement Monday night, organizers said only that a majority of teams favored the move from 62-foot catamarans to cats in the 45- to 50-foot range. It's believed Italy's Luna...
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Eduardo Herrera scores in first start as Mexico edge Paraguay

Eduardo Herrera scored with his first touch in international football, netting the only goal in Mexico's 1-0 triumph over Paraguay in Kansas City on Tuesday. The 26-year-old striker volleyed Juan Carlos Medina's free kick home at the back post in just the third minute at Arrowhead Stadium, and while Mexico had the better of the chances for the rest of the match, El Tri had to settle...
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Like in Finals, Kawhi Leonard excels in Spurs' win over Heat

  Something about the Miami Heat brings out the best in Kawhi Leonard. And with the playoffs looming, the NBA champions might be peaking. Leonard had 22 points, nine rebounds and four steals, Tony Parker added 16 points in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night. "We played good D," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said after his team's fourth...
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Pacers-Celtics Preview

When they last faced the Indiana Pacers in mid-March, the Boston Celtics extended a season-high winning streak that helped make them a serious contender for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Pacers now hope to return the favor by dealing the Celtics their fourth straight home defeat Wednesday night when they resume a critical four-game stretch with postseason implications....
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Ali makes pick for Mayweather-Pacquiao, but he won't be in Vegas

Floyd Mayweather reportedly earned more than $100 million in 2014; has spent millions on cars, jewelry, private jets and various other toys; and could bring in more than $100 million for his May 3 fight with Manny Pacquiao alone. But there is one thing Money apparently can't buy -- the endorsement of "The Greatest." Speaking to TMZ on Tuesday, Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali...
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Pistons-Hornets Preview

Although the Charlotte Hornets are doing nearly everything they can to quit the playoff race, the weak Eastern Conference seems to be refusing their resignation letter. If they can win for just the fourth time in 13 games Wednesday night against the visiting Detroit Pistons, the Hornets could climb within a game of the conference's No. 8 spot. A loss, however, would drop them 1 1...
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Randle sets record, leads Stanford past ODU in NIT semis

NEW YORK (AP) Chasson Randle had 24 points to become Stanford's all-time leading scorer and carry the Cardinal to a 67-60 victory over Old Dominion in the NIT semifinals Tuesday. Stanford blew a 21-point first-half lead but rallied behind its senior star, who played through foul trouble to make a string of big second-half shots. Randle came in needing 11 points to break Todd Lichti...
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Oklahoma State AD: Travis Ford will remain Cowboys' coach

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said in a statement Tuesday that Travis Ford will remain Oklahoma State's head basketball coach, despite reports and rumors saying Ford's job is in jeopardy. Ford has a 143-91 record in seven years at Oklahoma State. His Cowboys went 18-14 this season and dropped seven of their final eight games, including a loss in the round of 64 in...
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NAU headed to CIT title game

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Quinton Upshur scored 23 points, Aaseem Dixon added 19 and Northern Arizona earned a spot in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship game with a 68-61 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology Tuesday night. NAU (23-15) struggled offensively most of the night and trailed by 12 early in the second half. The Lumberjacks fought their way back with a...
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Hawks fool around with platoon system, fall to Pistons

  The Detroit Pistons played without Greg Monroe again on Tuesday night, and their top two point guards were limited. They still found a way to beat the top team in the Eastern Conference. Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 for their fifth victory in the last six games. Anthony Tolliver had 13 points and 10 rebounds for...
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Rays acquire Erasmo Ramirez from Mariners in exchange for Mike Montgomery

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez. The Mariners and Rays announced the trade on Tuesday night. The 24-year-old Ramirez was without a spot in the Mariners' plans after failing to win a job in the rotation during spring training and being out of minor league options. Montgomery has...
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Canucks win 2nd straight, beat Predators 5-4 in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into...
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Oklahoma State AD: Ford will remain hoops coach

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said in a statement Tuesday that Travis Ford will remain Oklahoma State's head basketball coach, despite reports and rumors saying Ford's job is in jeopardy. Ford has a 143-91 record in seven years at Oklahoma State. His Cowboys went 18-14 this season and dropped seven of their final eight games, including a loss in the round of 64 in...
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Canucks need shootout to top beat Predators, win 2nd straight

  Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into overtime. Eddie Lack...
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