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April 6, 2015 - 5:20pm
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TORONTO (AP) — Former Indianapolis Colts defensive Jacob Lacey has signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

Lacey was a key part of the Colts' run to the 2010 Super Bowl, where they lost to the New Orleans Saints. He started all 16 games with Indianapolis as an undrafted rookie in 2009. He was with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013.

In college, Lacey played at Oklahoma State.

April 6, 2015 - 5:20pm
1 week 5 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An NCAA basketball committee is expected to consider rules changes that could speed up games and increase scoring as soon as next season.

On Monday, committee members and officials from schools, conferences and the NCAA briefed reporters on what may change. Three proposals stand out: Reducing the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30, moving the restricted area arc from 3 feet in front of the basket to 4 feet, and calling more fouls in hopes of keeping...

April 6, 2015 - 5:12pm
1 week 5 days ago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After all those years as commissioner, Bud Selig was back at the ballpark on opening day.

The 80-year-old Selig threw out the ceremonial first ball Monday at Miller Park before the Milwaukee Brewers hosted the Colorado Rockies.

Selig headed Major League Baseball from 1998 until his retirement in January, when Rob Manfred took over. Selig is now commissioner emeritus.

Selig said he's been teaching classes at the...

April 6, 2015 - 5:06pm
1 week 5 days ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevon Looney is leaving UCLA after one season to enter the NBA draft.

The forward from Milwaukee averaged 11.6 points and a team-high 9.2 rebounds as a freshman. His 15 double-doubles were tops among freshmen nationally and his rebounds were second-best nationally among freshmen. He earned second-team All-Pac-12 honors.

Looney says it was "a really tough decision" because there were many reasons to stay or go. He says playing in...

April 6, 2015 - 5:01pm
1 week 5 days ago
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April 6, 2015 - 5:01pm
1 week 5 days ago

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' season opener against the Atlanta Braves has been halted because of rain — a first at 3-year-old Marlins Park, which has a retractable roof.

There was no rain in the forecast, and officials in charge of the roof at Marlins Park had it open and were caught by surprise when the shower hit in the second inning Monday. The roof began closing shortly after the rain started, but it takes about 15 minutes to shut, and as the infield became soaked...

April 6, 2015 - 5:01pm
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April 6, 2015 - 4:55pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Opening day at Miller Park got off to a highly emotional start Monday for Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio and his family.

For the last decade, the national anthem at the opener been performed by Attanasio's father, Joe. He died in January at 89.

The Brewers paid tribute to Joe Attanasio by having a moment of silence and fading the center-field scoreboard to black. A video of him singing the national anthem at last year's...

April 6, 2015 - 4:49pm
1 week 5 days ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The NBA has suspended Sacramento Kings forward Carl Landry one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation in Sunday's loss to the Utah Jazz.

The league announced Landry's suspension Monday. He will sit out Tuesday's home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The incident occurred after Omri Casspi's dunk in the fourth quarter. Sacramento's Derrick Williams shoved Utah's Rudy Gobert under the basket...

April 6, 2015 - 4:41pm
1 week 5 days ago

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have likely played the last game that matters for their seeding in the Western Conference playoffs.

Just don't take that to mean the last five regular-season games are pointless.

Dallas is trying to get healthy, and will be figuring out rotations without Chandler Parsons and Rajon Rondo if those two can't return soon from knee injuries. The Mavericks have just two wins in eight games and had a...

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