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Giants' doctors diagnose Pence with broken forearm after being hit by pitch

Giants outfielder Hunter Pence was removed from a spring training game after getting hit in the hand by a pitch Thursday. Cubs pitcher Corey Black's inside fastball struck Pence squarely and the outfielder was slow to get to first base. Giants doctors have diagnosed the injury as a broken forearm and are awaiting the confirmation from X-rays. Pence was a model of consistency last...
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Smooth moves! Cristiano Ronaldo shows off a different kind of fancy footwork.

Smooth moves! Cristiano Ronaldo shows off a different kind of fancy footwork.
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Celtics-Pelicans Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans held serve in Anthony Davis' absence. With their All-Star forward healthy again, they look ready for a final push toward a playoff spot. Davis and the Pelicans aim for a seventh win in eight games Friday night when they host the Boston Celtics. New Orleans (33-28) went 4-3 while Davis was sidelined due to a sprained right shoulder, winning four of five before...
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Lawsuit alleges Nashville center Ribeiro assaulted nanny

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mike Ribeiro's former nanny in Texas is suing the Predators center for assaulting her and his wife for threatening her in 2012. In the lawsuit obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, A.T. alleges Ribeiro caused ''bodily injury'' and asks for more than $1 million in damages along with other relief. The lawsuit was filed the lawsuit July 24 in Collin County...
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Maryland-Eastern Shore turns back Morgan State 89-76

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) Devin Martin led five players in double figures with 17 points on Thursday and Maryland-Eastern Shore wrapped up the regular season with its most wins in 41 years with an 89-76 win over Morgan State. Dominique Elliott added 15 points, Mike Myers had 13, Devon Walker 11 and Ryan Andino 10 for the Hawks (18-13, 11-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic). Maryland-Eastern Shore...
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Palmer restructures contract, aims to be ready for OTAs

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer says he has restructured his contract to help with the team's salary cap status with the aim of making a good team better come the free agency period. Palmer, recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL, says he ''is doing great,'' throwing the ball five days a week, and hopes to be ready for OTAs this summer. Regardless...
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Timberwolves waive forward Robinson, claim center Hamilton

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived forward Glenn Robinson III to make room for center Justin Hamilton. The Wolves claimed Hamilton off waivers Thursday. The 24-year-old Hamilton appeared in 24 games for the Miami Heat this season, averaging 2.8 points and 2.0 rebounds. Hamilton was traded to New Orleans on Feb. 19 but did not appear in a game for the Pelicans...
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Vogelsong allows slam in Giants' win; Hunter Pence hurt

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Ryan Vogelsong gave up a grand slam to Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs first pick of last June's draft, but the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat a Chicago split-squad 8-6 on Thursday. Giants' outfielder Hunter Pence left the game after getting hit by a pitch in the sixth inning. Jeremy Affeldt allowed a run in one inning as the Giants won their first in three...
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Nebraska's Randy Gregory spends time at LB during pro day

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Randy Gregory was a standout defensive end for Nebraska. It didn't stop him from showing off his skills at outside linebacker during Thursday's pro day with the NFL draft less than two months away. ''Honestly, I feel a little bit more comfortable with that,'' Gregory said. ''You get that natural athletic stance and get to show your athleticism. I'm always excited...
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MSU's Dawson quesetionable for regular-season finale

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State says senior Branden Dawson is questionable for Saturday's regular-season finale at Indiana. Dawson appeared to be hit in the head during a scramble for a rebound in the first half of Wednesday night's win over Purdue, and coach Tom Izzo said the 6-foot-6 forward was not in good shape at halftime. Dawson didn't play in the second half, although...
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Top-seeded Tribe hopes CAA tourney yields first NCAA berth

William & Mary coach Tony Shaver is no longer ignoring history; he's embracing it. The school in Williamsburg, Virginia, has played basketball since 1905 and is one of five of the original 160 Division I men's basketball programs that have never advanced to the NCAA tournament. It's a topic Shaver tried to avoid in previous seasons, but one he's addressing this year. ''As I told...
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Iowa's Aaron White closing out career

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Senior forward Aaron White arrived in Iowa City as a scrawny kid that few outside of suburban Cleveland had ever heard of. He'll leave as one of the greatest players the Hawkeyes have ever had. White's career with Iowa has far exceeded even his own modest expectations. From posting a double-double in his freshman debut to averaging 23.7 points and 9.3 rebounds...
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J.B. Holmes opens four-shot lead with 62 at Cadillac Championship

  J.B. Holmes had a tap-in eagle to go along with eight birdies for a 10-under-par 62 to build a four-shot lead after the opening round of the Cadillac Championship. If only the game were that easy for Rory McIlroy. The world's No. 1 player played cautiously, shot 40 on his opening nine holes and had to rally for a 73. He still hasn't broken par in his three rounds in America this...
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Cueto makes debut, Badenhop hit hard as Indians win 9-3

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto made his spring debut and allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings on Thursday. But reliever Burke Badenhop got hit hard in his Reds debut, giving up five runs while retiring only two batters and the Cleveland Indians pulled away to a 9-3 victory. Badenhop allowed Jose Ramirez's two-run single and Yan Gomez's two...
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Yale and Harvard, this time with Ivy hoops crown at stake

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) It's time for The Game, basketball style. The rivalry between Harvard and Yale is moving indoors, where the schools will play Friday night for basketball bragging rights and a chance to all-but clinch an Ivy League championship. This year's matchup has more on the line than any meeting in decades - if not ever. The winner of Friday night's game at Harvard's...
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Wilfork not returning to Patriots

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said Thursday he will not be back with New England next season, ending an 11-year stay in which he won two Super Bowls and established himself as the cornerstone of the Patriots' defense. In a statement on Twitter, Wilfork said the team told him it would not be picking up his option for 2015, making him eligible for free agency. "I'm in a good place...
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Former Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew calls it quits after 9 seasons

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement Thursday. Jones-Drew was one of two big free-agent acquisitions for the Oakland Raiders last season who are now gone from the team. Defensive end LaMarr Woodley was released. The two were brought in last March as general manager Reggie McKenzie targeted veterans to help rebuild...
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Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Rangers ace Yu Darvish left his spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps after pitching a scoreless inning in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Darvish, who ended last season on the DL with elbow inflammation, felt tightness warming up in the bullpen. He gave up a single before retiring the next three batters, then left the game...
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Michigan State says Dawson questionable for finale

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State says senior Branden Dawson is questionable for Saturday's regular-season finale at Indiana. Dawson appeared to be hit in the head during a scramble for a rebound in the first half of Wednesday night's win over Purdue, and coach Tom Izzo said the 6-foot-6 forward was not in good shape at halftime. Dawson didn't play in the second half, although...
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No. 18 Texas A&M women top Auburn in SEC tourney

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Courtney Williams led a balanced attack with 14 points to lead No. 18 Texas A&M, the fifth seeded, to a 57-47 win over 13th-seeded Auburn in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday. Achiri Ade, Courtney Walker and Chelsea Jennings each added 10 points for the Aggies (23-8), who face fourth-seeded LSU on Friday. Tra'Cee Tanner scored 14 points...
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Maddon makes debut with Cubs in spring tie with A's

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Manager Joe Maddon made his spring debut with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, a 2-2 tie against Barry Zito and the Oakland Athletics. Travis Wood pitched two perfect innings for a split-squad of Cubs, and Mike Olt hit a two-run homer in the second inning. Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay over the winter and then agreed to take over the Cubs, who begin...
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Jones-Drew retires, defensive end Woodley released by Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Two of the Oakland Raiders' big free agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement Thursday and defensive end LaMarr Woodley was released by the team. The two were brought in last March as general manager Reggie McKenzie targeted veterans to help rebuild the struggling organization...
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Mohamed Salah is on fire for Fiorentina

Mohamed Salah is on fire for Fiorentina
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College hoops power rankings: Kentucky in a class of its own

March Madness officially begins with championship week. Automatic bids to the NCAA tournament will be up for grabs. Favored teams will slip and then start to stress over at-large bids. Bubbles will be broken. Dreams will be fulfilled. It's high drama. But so is Kentucky's pursuit of perfection. There's so much to be decided.
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Pain-free Chacin allows 2 runs; Rockies fall to D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jhoulys Chacin allowed two runs and two hits while getting five outs in his first game in more than eight months for Colorado in the Rockies' 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Chacin's 2014 season ended June 28 because of shoulder trouble. Chacin, who avoided surgery, struck out one, walked one and had a fastball clocked in the upper 80s. He...
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