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April 12, 2014 - 3:33pm
1 week 5 days ago

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the process says former NBA coach Eric Musselman has interviewed for the head coach opening at California.

Musselman met with athletic director Sandy Barbour about replacing Mike Montgomery, who announced his retirement last month. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday because the school hasn't released details of its search.

Musselman, 49, spent the past two seasons as an assistant at...

April 12, 2014 - 3:30pm
1 week 5 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins clinched the NHL's best record and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs with a 4-1 win over the league-worst Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.

It is the first time the Bruins have claimed the Presidents' Trophy since the 1989-90 season.

Boston dominated the game between the teams at opposite ends of the standings.

David Krejci scored two goals, Patrice Bergeron netted his 30th of the season, one...

April 12, 2014 - 3:23pm
1 week 5 days ago
Buffalo 0 1 0—1
Boston 2 1 1—4

First Period_1, Boston, Campbell 8 (Caron, Thornton), 16:54. 2, Boston, Krejci 18 (Chara, Lucic), 18:23. Penalties_Conacher, Buf (tripping), 14:22.

Second Period_3, Boston, Bergeron 30 (Marchand, Krug), 11:43. 4, Buffalo, Hodgson 20 (Foligno, Weber), 13:58. Penalties_Lucic, Bos (roughing), 7:40; Scott, Buf, served by Foligno (...

April 12, 2014 - 3:08pm
1 week 5 days ago

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was overcome by Alize Cornet of France 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the Katowice Open semifinals on Saturday. Cornet will face first-time WTA finalist Camila Giorgi of Italy.

Radwanska didn't concede a set to Cornet in three previous matches, including at Indian Wells last month, and the hometown favorite won the first set quickly. Cornet levelled, but Radwanska had a point for 4-0 in the third when she began to...

April 12, 2014 - 3:06pm
1 week 5 days ago

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Greyson Lambert threw two touchdown passes but he and the rest of Virginia's injury-depleted offense struggled in Saturday's spring game.

The Cavaliers split the team into Orange (offense) and Blue (defense) because of injuries, and the defense dominated. It registered four interceptions and nine sacks under the liberal rules that considered it a sack each time the quarterback was touched with the ball in his hands.


April 12, 2014 - 3:06pm
1 week 5 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett has been taken off the ice on a stretcher after a collision with Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug.

Krug was skating toward the net when he was upended by Buffalo defenseman Jamie McBain and fell on Hackett's right leg with 11:35 left in the third period on Saturday.

Hackett remained sprawled on the ice, face down, as medical personnel came to his aid. After more than five minutes, he was carefully...

April 12, 2014 - 2:47pm
1 week 5 days ago

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Paul Tracy, one of the most outspoken and polarizing drivers in recent history, has been given a microphone to opine about the current state of IndyCar.

Tracy begins a six-race stint as an analyst for NBC Sports Network on Sunday at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. It's a dream-come-true for race fans, who have longed for someone with Tracy's candor and knowledge to tell it like it is in the booth.

Although Tracy never...

April 12, 2014 - 2:44pm
1 week 5 days ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals extended the contract of general manager John Mozeliak for two years through the 2018 season.

Mozeliak, 45, has been with the Cardinals organization for the last 19 seasons, the last six as GM. During Mozeliak's tenure, the Cardinals have been to the postseason four times, winning two National League pennants, and a World Series in 2011.

The Cardinals have also been recognized twice by Baseball America as the...

April 12, 2014 - 2:40pm
1 week 5 days ago

MILAN (AP) — Spanish Vuelta champion Christopher Horner will remain in the hospital until next week at least following Friday's training accident in northern Italy.

Horner has been moved to the chest surgery department where he is undergoing drainage on a punctured lung. The 42-year-old American rider also has four broken ribs and cuts on his head.

The Lampre team says his morale is improving and he will remain in the Manzoni hospital in Lecco "until...

April 12, 2014 - 2:30pm
1 week 5 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer says that Commissioner Don Garber is being treated for prostate cancer, and doctors expect he will make a full recovery

The 56-year-old Garber has undergone a series of comprehensive tests, and the cancer hasn't spread, MLS said Saturday. Garber will undergo surgery following treatment.

"Obviously no one wants to hear that they have cancer," Garber said in a statement. "However, I am being treated by exceptional...

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