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Aaron Harrison injures finger, says he will play Saturday

The Kentucky Wildcats had little reason to worry during their 78-39 blowout victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers on Thursday. But one scary moment came when guard Aaron Harrison dislocated his finger in the second half of the victory. Harrison returned to the game after getting his finger reset, and the sophomore guard is confident he will be ready for the Wildcats' next game...
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Sturridge has torn muscle and could be out of action for a month

Daniel Sturridge could be out of action for a month after Roy Hodgson revealed the Liverpool striker has suffered a "slight muscle tear". Sturridge, who pulled out of the England squad ahead of Friday's Euro qualifier against Lithuania, suffered the injury against Manchester United last Sunday. If the injury is confirmed by his club then Sturridge, who has already missed a large...
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WATCH: This kid's gone viral with the best moves at the Sweet 16

John Calipari's Wildcats absolutely destroyed West Virginia on Thursday night to improve to 37-0. But the best moves of the Sweet 16 —€” and heck, maybe the best that Kentucky's Rupp Arena has seen this year —€” belong to this kid. OK, so it was actually the Sweet 16 of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, which was held this week at Rupp. But this boy was putting...
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Man United linked with bid to bring Ronaldo back to Old Trafford

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... Roy Hodgson is "delighted" Wayne Rooney is playing up front again for Manchester United. Borussia Monchengladbach boss Lucien Favre is a shock candidate to take charge at Newcastle this summer. Liverpool...
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Beijing assures Olympic security as 2022 bid inspections end

BEIJING (AP) Chinese officials say they would provide high security for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrap up their five-day inspection tour of the city's 2022 bid. Bid official Zhang Jiandong told reporters Friday that Beijing had a proven track record in providing security for the millions of visitors and thousands of events the city hosts annually. Beijing has...
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Renault considering pulling out of Formula 1

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season. Cyril Abiteboul, managing director of Renault Sport F1, said Friday; ''I can confirm we are looking at a lot of options, including getting...
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Recording: Sterling wanted to give woman 'everything'

LOS ANGELES (AP) Days after Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA and in jeopardy of losing his Los Angeles Clippers, he was trying to ensure that the woman who led to his downfall had a house of her own. In a recording played Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Sterling told V. Stiviano that he wanted her to give up the house he bought her that his wife was seeking...
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How Mercedes became the dominant power in Formula 1

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and the team is fully expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power teams like Red Bull and Ferrari in their wake? Here's four reasons why: --- THE CUSTOMER IS RARELY RIGHT Mercedes...
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Why Rodon belongs in majors, service-time clock and all

In Chicago, at least, all spring phenom service-time dilemmas are not created equal. The Cubs have faced scrutiny for what would be an undeserved demotion for slugger Kris Bryant. I trust you’ve heard about that. The White Sox are in a very different position with left-handed starter Carlos Rodon, the No. 3 overall pick in last year’s draft. Rodon has pitched brilliantly this...
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Former NBA star Mark Price plans up-tempo offense for Charlotte

  Mark Price doesn't have much coaching experience at the college level. But the former four-time NBA All-Star is confident the knowledge he's gained from playing and coaching in the league will translate to success at his new job as head coach of the Charlotte 49ers men's basketball team. ''As I told coach (Bobby) Cremins almost 30 years ago when he took a chance on a 5-foot-11...
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South Korea's swimming start Park apologizes for doping ban

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has offered a public apology four days after received an 18-month ban for failing a doping test. Park, who won the 400-meter freestyle at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was handed the ban Monday by world swimming governing body FINA after testing positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug...
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Frustration wanes amid another March run for Izzo, Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) It's times like this when all the frustration seems worth it to Tom Izzo. The ups and downs of a long season having finally given way to another exhilarating run in the NCAA Tournament. ''I wouldn't trade anybody as far as the way these guys have handled things this year, the class in the way they've dealt with things,'' Izzo said. ''What they are as students...
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Sweet 16 takeaways: Kentucky's easy road has hit a dead end

Thursday’s quartet of Sweet 16 games involved no upsets. If anything, it was the exact opposite -- a night spent watching some of the best teams in the country this season do their thing (some in more dominant fashion than others). Saturday’s resulting Wisconsin-Arizona and Kentucky-Notre Dame Elite 8 matchups should be outstanding. But first, here’s what we learned Thursday...
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Rangers clinch playoff spot

Rangers clinch playoff spot.
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Sabres fans cheer as Sam Gagner lifts Coyotes to OT win

  Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime. ''I've never been a part of that,'' Weber said. ''Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, I guess. But this is a whole new low right now.'' Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Coyotes to a 4-3 win Thursday night, earning...
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French pair wins ice dancing gold at figure skating worlds

SHANGHAI (AP) Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France won ice dancing gold at the figure skating world championships on Friday, vaulting from fourth place to first with an expressive, passion-filled free dance performance. The young pair has made remarkable progress since moving up to the senior level last year, winning the European Championships, two Grand Prix events...
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With Cam Ward back in goal, Hurricanes down Penguins

  Cam Ward stood tall in his return from a bout with a virus, and his Carolina Hurricanes teammates gave the goalie plenty of offensive help. Eric Staal had a goal and two assists Thursday night as the Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night. The victory not only gave Carolina a split of the four-game season series, but it ended a recent string of tough results...
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Bo knows when not to change a thing; can Irish slay Goliath?

Bo Ryan is no fan of change. He said so himself answering the question - ''What's the most important change your team needs to make here?'' - as he left the locker room to start the second half, down by two to North Carolina in Thursday's Sweet 16 matchup. Wisconsin was shooting just 37 percent, almost 30 points lower than the pass-completion percentage posted last season by that...
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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-NZ prepare for final

MELBOURNE, New Zealand (AP) Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the 34 years since cricket's notorious ''underarm'' incident, but in the sporting context memories of the incident have dimmed very little and the shadow it casts is no less. That shadow will inevitably fall over the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday...
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30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Whether it's steroid testing, all those power arms in the bullpen or a lower strike zone, baseballs just aren't flying out of the park like they did a decade or two ago. Sluggers who came of age in the days of 50, 60 and 70 home-run seasons have been forced to recalibrate what's a successful power season. And 30 is the new 40. Home runs have hit their lowest rate...
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Clarke's Aussies prepared for their part in World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the bad guys after the Cricket World Cup final against New Zealand. The New Zealanders have been the story of the World Cup, winning all eight games on the way to the final, including a one-wicket win over four-time champion Australia in the pool stage. The Black...
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Ryder Cup director impressed by Italy's bid for 2022 event

  European Ryder Cup director Richard Hills appears impressed with Italy's bid for the 2022 event. During an inspection visit at the Marco Simone club northeast of Rome, Hills is quoted by the Italian Golf Federation on Thursday as saying the course designed by Jim Fazio ''is very convincing.'' Hills adds, ''We were taken aback by the proximity to the city, which you can see from...
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Thursday's Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALL CLEVELAND (AP) Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia's press look pathetic. Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over the Mountaineers on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. The tourney's top seed...
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Five bizarre NFL offseason moves that don't add up

By Rachel WoldThe NFL free agency period has been overloaded by some smart player moves along with some bizarre signings and trades that have a lot of people wondering what exactly is happening in the minds of key decision makers around the league.Here are five player moves that just don’t add up.1. The New Orleans Saints Trade Jimmy Graham to the Seattle SeahawksLet’s give one...
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New Nevada coach Eric Musselman gets 5-year, $2 million deal

  The state Board of Regents approved a five-year contract worth $2 million Thursday for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman, a two-time former NBA coach who says he's already on the recruiting trail and is planning to run a high-octane offense. Nevada athletic director Doug Knuth formally introduced Musselman at the Lawlor Events Center on the Reno campus shortly after the...
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