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North Korea plans to attend University Games in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korean organizers of this year's University Games say North Korea intends to attend the sports event. The news comes as North Korea is angrily reacting to this week's start of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills that the North calls a rehearsal for invasion. South Korea says North Korea test-launched two short-range missiles into the sea on Monday...
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Did coach's noble gesture to start walk-ons cost Oregon State win?

On the surface, it certainly sounds like a noble idea: Wednesday night was supposed to be senior night in Corvallis, Ore. But first-year Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle has nary a senior on his roster. Instead, to start the Beavers' final home game of the season, Tinkle started five walk-ons. After all, those players might not be on the team next season due to a strong recruiting...
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Senegal appoints former player Aliou Cisse as coach

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) Senegal has appointed former midfielder and captain Aliou Cisse as coach, a rare chance for a black African to take charge of one of the continent's top teams. The Senegal Football Federation says Cisse, who captained Senegal to the World Cup quarterfinals in 2002, has signed a four-year contract. His position will be evaluated in two years following the 2017...
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Cyprus group claims responsibility for 2 referee bombings

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Police say a new group has emerged to claim responsibility for two of five bomb attacks targeting football referees in the past year. Police spokesman Andreas Angelides said Thursday that investigators were examining the written proclamation signed by the `Armed Gate Niners Urban Guerrillas' to determine its credibility. The name of the group refers to a gate...
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Park, Tseng grab early lead over Ko, Creamer to open HSBC Women's

  South Korean Inbee Park and Taiwan's Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Park's sixth birdie on the par-5 18th at Sentosa Golf Club left her tied with Tseng, who carded seven birdies against a lone bogey. Angela Stanford of the United States was in third place one stroke back. Top-ranked Lydia Ko...
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Defending champ Ivanovic rolls into Monterrey Open quarters

  Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2. Ivanovic will face France's Kristina Mladenovic, a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Russia's Vera Zvonareva in the hard-court event at Sierra Madre Tennis Club. Second-seeded Sara Errani of Italy and eighth-seeded Magdalena...
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Bangladesh improves Cricket World Cup quarterfinal chances

Bangladesh improved its chances of reaching the quarterfinals at the Cricket World Cup on Thursday. For Scotland, though, it was the same old story. Tamim Iqbal scored 95 runs as Bangladesh achieved its largest successful chase of 319 runs in the one-day international format of the game to beat Scotland by six wickets at Nelson, New Zealand. The win moved Bangladesh into fourth...
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Wednesday's Sports In Brief

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) NBA Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to have four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that year to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia...
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Mavericks-Trail Blazers Preview

LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trail Blazers are rolling, but that wasn't the case against the Dallas Mavericks last month. Aldridge and the Trail Blazers will try to avenge that defeat with their fifth straight win Thursday night against the Mavericks, who may have Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler back. Portland (40-19) is averaging 108.5 points during a four-game winning...
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Park, Tseng share lead at HSBC Champions, Ko 2 strokes back

SINGAPORE (AP) South Korean Inbee Park and Taiwan's Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Park's sixth birdie on the par-5 18th at Sentosa Golf Club left her tied with Tseng, who carded seven birdies against a lone bogey. Angela Stanford of the United States was in third place one stroke back. Top-ranked...
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Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home. The fuzzy picture popped up on her laptop. Staring back at her from a world away was a close-up of little Ngoty, blanket around...
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Masters buildup begins for Rory McIlroy at Cadillac

DORAL, Fla. (AP) Rory McIlroy says he is not thinking about the history that waits at the Masters, even though that's all he seems to be talking about. It's not all his fault, of course. Coming off his first missed cut in eight months at the Honda Classic, McIlroy leads the strongest field of the year at the Cadillac Championship. It's the first time since the 2012 PGA Championship...
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Colorado State alone in 3rd, tops Nevada 78-62

RENO, Nev. (AP) J.J. Avila scored 27 points and Colorado State took over sole possession of third place in the Mountain West Conference with a 78-62 win over Nevada Wednesday night. The Rams (25-5, 12-5) were helped by Wyoming's 76-53 win over Utah State, knocking the Aggies out of a tie for third and into a tie with the Cowboys for fourth. Colorado State closes out the regular...
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UC Santa Barbara takes down Hawaii 98-90

HONOLULU (AP) Gabe Vincent scored a season-high 25 points and Michael Bryson added 22 to help UC Santa Barbara beat Hawaii 98-90 on Wednesday night. It was the most points Hawaii has allowed all season. UC Santa Barbara (17-12, 10-5 Big West) has won four straight and seven of its last eight to hold onto third place behind UC Irvine (17-11, 10-4) and UC Davis (22-5, 12-2). Alan...
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Peyton Manning has some unfinished business

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Peyton Manning will take a physical and sign his revised contract at Broncos headquarters Thursday, then head home until the Broncos reconvene April 13 for the start of offseason workouts. Then, it's time to adapt to new coach Gary Kubiak's West Coast offense and continue his pursuit of a second Super Bowl trophy. Weeks of speculation about the five-time MVP...
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2015 conference tournament schedules

Some sports fans will argue this is the best time of the year. For some, dreams become reality. For others, goals are dashed. For the fans, it's a smorgasbord of college hoops unrivaled by any other sport. Thirty-two automatic bids to the NCAA tournament are up for grabs. While the Ivy League doesn't hold a postseason tournament as it awards the regular-season champ an an automatic...
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Big men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in top player race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year. Frank Kaminsky is the savvy senior big man for No. 6 Wisconsin. Jahlil Okafor is the freshman phenom center at No. 3 Duke. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has had to face both. His early favorite: Kaminsky. ''I love Jahlil, I really do, but you have to talk about the versatility of a player...
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Canadiens-Kings Preview

Approaching the final 19 games as if they each were postseason contests is the only option for the Los Angeles Kings, whose playoff fate remains uncomfortably uncertain. They shouldn't have much trouble getting in if they put together the same effort that resulted in a victory to end their road trip. Los Angeles seeks a sixth home win in seven tries as it faces the East-leading Montreal...
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Just for kicks: Guthrie takes 'Sneakerheadz' mainstream

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Jeremy Guthrie strode to the table with a television camera trained on him, settling down behind a pair of microphones. His voice clear and his words concise, Guthrie announced in a mock news conference that he was hanging up his cleats. The Kansas City Royals pitcher was retiring. In his prime. From the business of shoe collecting. To which his buddy, filmmaker...
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Batum takes over OT to give Blazers wild win after Clippers' gaffe

  Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a clinching 3 in the final minute to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 98-93 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and Batum added 20 for the Northwest Division leaders, who have won four straight after a 6-11 stretch that began with a 100...
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RECAP: Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a clinching 3 in the final minute to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 98-93 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and Batum added 20 for the Northwest Division leaders, who have won four straight after a 6-11 stretch that began with a 100-94...
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Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a clinching 3 in the final minute to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 98-93 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and Batum added 20 for the Northwest Division leaders, who have won four straight after a 6-11 stretch that...
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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories from victims and watching graphic videos of blown-off limbs, bloody sidewalks and chaos after the 2013 attack. Prosecutors on Wednesday asked three women who were severely injured to describe their memories of the bombing, their wounds and the terror they felt...
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Warriors outgun Bucks, 102-93

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry shook off a rough shooting night to make three straight 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-93 on Wednesday night in their return from a season-high, six-game road trip. Draymond Green had 23 points and 12 rebounds on his 25th birthday, Klay Thompson scored 17 points and Shaun Livingston...
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San Diego State remains atop standings; beats UNLV 60-58

LAS VEGAS (AP) JJ O'Brien scored a career-high 22 points to help San Diego State remain atop the Mountain West Conference standings after a 60-58 win over UNLV on Wednesday night. Trey Kell made a steal and a transition layup to give San Diego State a 55-53 lead with 1:14 left. Then Skylar Spencer blocked Cody Doolin's layup attempt and O'Brien drove the lane for a four-point lead...
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