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March 29, 2015 - 1:34am
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police say Alabama player Jonathan Taylor, signed six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend's assault, faces a new domestic violence charge.

A Tuscaloosa police news release says the 21-year-old Taylor was arrested Saturday evening after a woman reported her boyfriend assaulted her.

Police say Taylor has been charged with domestic violence third-degree assault and domestic violence third-...

March 29, 2015 - 1:24am
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night.

Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves.

Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher Tanev recorded his first two-point game since Jan. 30....

March 29, 2015 - 1:06am
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The South Carolina Stingrays' ECHL-record 23-game winning streak was stopped Saturday night with a 3-2 loss to the Indy Fuel.

The Stingrays, who had also won a league-record 12 straight on the road, finished with the second-longest winning streak in North American professional hockey. The Norfolk Admirals of the AHL won 28 consecutive games during the 2011-12 season.

Justin Holl and Garrett Bembbridge broke a 1-1 tie with goals in...

March 29, 2015 - 12:43am
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March 29, 2015 - 12:39am
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.

Portland increased its Northwest Division lead to 6 1/2 games over second-place Oklahoma City, which lost to Utah 94-89. The Blazers have 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Thunder nine.

Aldridge shot 6 of 8 and scored 16 points during the third quarter...

March 29, 2015 - 12:23am
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan baseball officials say Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez has died from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident last month.

Sanchez's Venezuelan team, the Caracas Lions, issued a statement saying he died Saturday night after being in a coma 42 days.

Sanchez was swimming on Feb. 14 when he was struck in the head by the propeller of a motorboat at a beach in the Venezuelan coastal town of...

March 29, 2015 - 12:13am
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March 29, 2015 - 12:11am
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Dungey raced to his sixth AMA Supercross victory of season Saturday night, beating Eli Tomac in the 450SX Class event at the Edward Jones Dome.

Dungey led all 20 laps en route to his 20th career 450SX victory. The KTM rider extended his season lead to 80 points over Honda's Eli Tomac with four races left.

Husqvarna's Jason Anderson was third, followed by Honda's Cole Seely and Yamaha's Weston Peick.

KTM's...

March 29, 2015 - 12:01am
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breaststroke Saturday night to help Texas run away with its 11th NCAA men's swimming title.

The Longhorns finished with 528 points. California was second 399, followed by Michigan with 312 and Southern California with 278.

In the 200 butterfly, Schooling beat defending champion Dylan Bosch of Michigan and Jack Conger of Texas, the American record holder....

March 28, 2015 - 11:52pm
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