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March 28, 2015 - 11:18pm
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.

Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.

The Wildcats (38-0) advanced to the Final Four in Indianapolis next week, where they will meet Wisconsin.

It took...

March 28, 2015 - 11:16pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — Tyler Deric had three saves for his second shutout of the season, helping the Houston Dynamo preserve a scoreless draw with the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Deric had the play of the match in the 31st minute when he deflected Marcelo Sarvas' 8-yard shot over the crossbar. Sarvas got open for the shot after a chest pass from Gabriel Torres and Deric was only able to get his hand on it at the last moment.

The Dynamo (1-1-2) pressed...

March 28, 2015 - 11:07pm
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 33 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Harvard 4-1 on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Omaha (19-12-6) will face Rochester Institute of Technology on Sunday for a spot in the Frozen Four in Boston. RIT upset top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in the first semifinal.

Grant Gallo and Avery Peterson scored first-period goals for the Mavericks.

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March 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors clinched the top seed in the Western Conference by pulling away in the second half of a 108-95 victory on Saturday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Klay Thompson added 21 for Golden State, which also set a franchise record with its 60th victory of the season. The Warriors hold a 10-game lead over second-place Memphis in the West with nine games left in the regular season.

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March 28, 2015 - 10:53pm
10 min 8 sec ago
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Providence6836237281183167
Portland673724...
March 28, 2015 - 10:51pm
19 min 53 sec ago

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 35th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night.

Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota's fifth straight win.

The Wild snapped the Kings' three-game winning streak and are a league-best 26-6-2 since Jan...

March 28, 2015 - 10:50pm
19 min 53 sec ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Robert Earnshaw scored in the 90th minute in his Vancouver debut and the Whitecaps opened their Cascadia Cup defense with a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.

Signed earlier in the week, Earnshaw entered the game in the 86th minute as a substitute.

Midfielder Nicolas Mezquida scored early in the first half for the Whitecaps (3-1-0).

Fanendo Adi scored for the Timbers (0-1-3...

March 28, 2015 - 10:49pm
30 min 10 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Boone Jenner scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Cam Atkinson had an empty-ntter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.

William Karlsson and Jack Johnson also scored and Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves to help Columbus win its sixth straight overall and eighth straight on the road. The Blue Jackets have won nine of their last 10, including three wins in...

March 28, 2015 - 10:49pm
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Major League Soccer
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D.C. United210622
March 28, 2015 - 10:49pm
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D.C. United210622
New York City FC112532
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