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Men's rugby team suspended after chanting 'offensive and lurid' lyrics

  The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men's rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually explicit lyrics. In an email to the university community on March 19, president Rick Hurley said the school imposed sanctions because the team's actions violated its code of conduct...
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Paris Saint-Germain to make big summer bid for Di Maria

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Paris Saint-Germain are preparing a bid for Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria that could see the Red Devils recoup the British-record £59.7m they paid for the Argentine last summer. West Ham are...
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European clubs win more money, influence in new UEFA deal

STOCKHOLM (AP) Europe's top clubs have agreed to a new deal with UEFA which gives them more money and a bigger say in how European soccer is run. The European Club Association says a renewed working accord through May 2022 guarantees clubs at least 200 million euros ($214 million) from UEFA's Euro 2020 income. That tops the $209 million that FIFA agreed to with the ECA two weeks...
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Klinsmannn seeks balance between continuity and experimentation for Switzerland friendly

ZURICH U.S. men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann expects to make a few changes to his side ahead of the friendly against Switzerland on Tuesday. Klinsmann is forced into at least one switch with forward Aron Jóhannsson ruled out with a toe infection, but the U.S. boss said he also plans to weigh other alternatives as he attempts to strike the balance between evaluating players...
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No British soccer teams will play at Olympics in Rio

LONDON (AP) Britain will not have soccer teams at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because the English Football Association failed to gain support from the other three federations. Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are against united British teams, saying they risk their independence within FIFA. The English FA have confirmed that the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish associations...
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Cal soccer player died running across Los Angeles freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) A University of California, Berkeley, soccer player at the center of a two-day search and pleas for his return had been killed running across a Los Angeles freeway shortly after he was last seen leaving a party, but his lack of identification and other complications made confirming his death complicated, authorities said. Eloi Vasquez, 19, was hit by a car on eastbound...
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Monday's Sports In Brief

WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 in the Albany Regional final to advance to the national semifinals for an eighth straight season. Now the Huskies stand two wins away from a third straight national championship. They accomplished...
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'76 Hoosiers hoping Kentucky can pull off perfect quest

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren't chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss. Instead, the nation's last undefeated college basketball team is eager to end the 39-year wait to add another member to the club - even if an old rival is trying to make history in the Hoosiers' backyard. ''These are young people who have...
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Trio of players in Final Four among Wooden Award finalists

  Willie Cauley-Stein of Kentucky, Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin and Jahlil Okafor of Duke are among the 10 candidates for the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's top college basketball player. The trio, who are all participating in this week's Final Four, along with Jerian Grant of Notre Dame and D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State have been invited to Los Angeles, where the winner will...
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The Royals Way: Speed, defense and the game's best bullpen

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) The first thing Dayton Moore makes clear is that he never set out to change how baseball clubs are built. He simply wanted to win games, something the Kansas City Royals had repeatedly failed to do for nearly three decades. Never once did Moore think he'd become the next Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics' general manager whose use of advanced statistics revolutionized...
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Vegas casino owner has one million reasons to pull for Sparty

When does a Michigan alum become the world's biggest Michigan State fan? How about when a million bucks is on the line? That is the dilemma -- or potential gold mine -- facing Derek Stevens. Stevens is apparently a regular at the Golden Nugget sportsbook in Las Vegas (after all, he owns two downtown hotels himself, The D and the Golden Gate). According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Stevens...
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RECAP: Zunino's bat, Walker's arm lead Mariners over Angels

Mike Zunino homered and doubled, Taijuan Walker pitched seven impressive innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Monday. Robinson Cano added his first spring homer for the Mariners and is hitting .364 in exhibition play. The Angels and Mariners fielded lineups consisting mainly of the players who are likely to start on opening day next Monday when Los Angeles...
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Mets make two trades for lefty relievers: Alex Torres, Jerry Blevins

  The New York Mets made two trades Monday to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Jerry Blevins from the Washington Nationals. The Mets sent minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named to the Padres and outfielder Matt den Dekker to the Nationals in deals made just hours apart. "I think the additions...
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Tsarnaev's lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

BOSTON (AP) Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack. The defense called its first witnesses Monday. A cell site analyst said Tsarnaev's cell phone was being used in southeastern Massachusetts - where he was attending college - while pressure cookers...
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Jameis Winston has impressed Bucs; now comes his pro day

  Jameis Winston has spent much of the past two months crisscrossing the nation, sharpening his quarterback skills and trying to convince NFL teams he's learned from mistakes made off the field and ready to become the face of a franchise. A lot of his effort was geared toward the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have the first pick this year's NFL Draft. Heading into Winston's pro day...
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Cardinals pick Carlos Martinez as 5th starter in pitching rotation

  Before spring training, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny asked pitcher Carlos Martinez to work on controlling his emotions. Martinez took that advice, maybe even too far. When Matheny told the Martinez that he'd won the job as the fifth starter for the Cardinals, the 23-year-old right-hander barely reacted. ''It kind of backfired when I told him the news because I didn't get a whole...
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Flames use big second period to beat host Stars

Jiri Hudler, Raphael Diaz and Johnny Gaudreau scored within a span of 6:49 of the second period, and the Calgary Flames held on for a 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. After that barrage, Dallas coach Lindy Ruff replaced goalie Kari Lehtonen with Jhonas Enroth. The third-place Flames moved three points ahead of Los Angeles in the Pacific Division. Calgary led 4-2...
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St. Petersburgh City Council won't vote on revised Rays ballpark plan

  St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman has decided against asking the City Council to vote on a revised proposal to allow the Rays to search for new ballpark sites on both sides of Tampa Bay. Council members voted down an initial agreement in December. The mayor feared the adjusted plan would fail, too. The team has played since its inception in Pinellas County at what now is called...
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Quenneville: 'Could be good news' on Kane's potential return

With the reigning Stanley Cup champs in town and the hottest team in hockey breathing down their necks, the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night played one of their best games of the season, hammering the Los Angeles Kings 4-1. And that wasn't even the best part of their day. Speaking with reporters prior to the game, Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville talked about the progress of...
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Hawks' Schroder injures toe

Hawks' Schroder injures toe.
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Broncos' Demaryius Thomas to skip workouts pending new deal

  Peyton Manning will have to do without his top target this offseason unless the Denver Broncos reach an agreement with Demaryius Thomas on a long-term contract. The star receiver said Monday that without a deal, he'll skip the team's offseason workouts that begin April 13 and bypass Manning's annual passing camp next week at Duke. Thomas said he'll stay in Georgia, where he'll...
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Lightning-Maple Leafs Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning are headed to the playoffs, but they're looking for a bigger prize before getting there. The Lightning look to move atop the Eastern Conference on Tuesday night against a Toronto Maple Leafs team that's coming off a rare victory. Tampa Bay (47-23-7) clinched a playoff berth by beating Montreal 5-3 on Monday. The win gave it a sweep of the five-game season...
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Buffalo beats Arizona 4-1 in battle of NHL's worst teams

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Andrej Meszaros scored two goals for the second straight game, and the Buffalo Sabres ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Monday night in a matchup between the NHL's worst two teams. The Sabres, the NHL's lowest-scoring team, had a rare strong night on the offensive end, generating 31 shots in the first two periods against goalie...
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Blazers roll past Suns in second half to clinch playoff spot

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers have won four straight as they edge closer to their first Northwest Division title since 2008-09. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Portland led by as...
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Trail Blazers clinch playoff spot with victory over Suns

  Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers have won four straight as they edge closer to their first Northwest Division title since 2008-09. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Portland led by as many as 31 points...
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