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March 28, 2015 - 4:17am
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March 28, 2015 - 4:17am
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March 28, 2015 - 3:10am
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SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes' run of nine straight front-row lockouts in Formula One came to an end as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel qualified second.

A drenching thunderstorm delayed the final part of qualifying but even a wet track could not prevent Hamilton topping the grid with a time of 1 minute, 49.834 seconds at Sepang International Circuit.

Vettel was second,...

March 28, 2015 - 2:52am
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SHANGHAI (AP) — Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wrapped up the most successful season of her young career by easily winning the women's gold medal at the figure skating world championships on Saturday.

Tuktamysheva had a huge lead after landing a triple axel in the short program and extended it further in the free skate to score 210.36 points overall, more than 15 points ahead of silver medalist Satoko Miyahara of Japan.

Russia's Elena Radionova had...

March 28, 2015 - 2:37am
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Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.

The free throw allowed the Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over.

Luckily for gamblers, it appears most were backing Duke, laying 5 points at Las Vegas sports books operated by Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts...

March 28, 2015 - 1:40am
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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night.

Gonzalez exited after striking out in the top of the fourth. The two-time All-Star said he felt "fatigue" in the knee during the day, and it got worse when he had to stop quickly and throw home an inning earlier.

The tweak presents...

March 28, 2015 - 1:22am
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.

After retiring the Giants' first three batters in a crisp first inning, Greinke walked Andrew Susac and gave up a single to Gregor Blanco in the second. Susac and Blanco scored on an error by left fielder Carl Crawford, who dropped a routine fly ball by Ehire...

March 28, 2015 - 1:18am
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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

Gennett's homer was his first of the spring and Lucroy followed a single by Jean Segura with his third home run before Raisel Iglesias retired a batter.

Matt Garza had a slow start giving up two runs in the first but settled in...

March 28, 2015 - 1:07am
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BC-BBO--Spring Training Glance ...
Major League Baseball
Spring Training Glance
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March 28, 2015 - 1:07am
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