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DIVISIONAL SEMIFINALS
BEST OF 7
EASTERN CONFERENCE
South Carolina 3, Reading 2

Friday, April 17: South Carolina 2, Reading 1, 2OT

Saturday, April 18: Reading 4, South Carolina 2

Thursday, April 23: South Carolina 5, Reading 2

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April 27, 2015 - 10:58am
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has announced that Austin Hatch will go on a medical scholarship and remain with the Wolverines as an undergraduate student assistant.

Hatch survived two airplane crashes eight years apart, including a 2011 crash that severely injured him and killed his father and stepmother. Hatch's mother, brother and sister were killed in the first crash.

He played in five games as a freshman last...

April 27, 2015 - 10:34am
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ISTANBUL (AP) — Thomaz Bellucci defeated seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-3 Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Istanbul Open.

Bellucci served six aces to eliminate Youzhny.

Andrey Golubev swept past wild card Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-3 in the other main-draw match.

Roger Federer is the top-seeded player in the event, one of the clay tournaments leading up to the French Open. He is could meet Grigor Dimitrov...

April 27, 2015 - 10:22am
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat opened her speech on Iranian nuclear negotiations talking about how she grew up going to civil rights marches and says her father once helped baseball star Frank Robinson find a home in an all-white neighborhood of Baltimore.

The recent case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police, has intensified a national debate over police treatment of African-...

April 27, 2015 - 10:01am
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Baseball Expanded Standings
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
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April 27, 2015 - 9:49am
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BASEBALL

Kansas City at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 6:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

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April 27, 2015 - 8:10am
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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Qatar Olympic Committee is reconsidering its sponsorship of a major international sports convention following the blistering attack on the IOC by the head of the conference.

Marius Vizer, head of SportAccord, criticized the International Olympic Committee and its president, Thomas Bach, in a speech at the opening of last week's convention in Sochi, Russia.

Vizer, whose umbrella body represents Olympic and non-Olympic sports...

April 27, 2015 - 8:09am
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LONDON (AP) — Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Oscar has been discharged from the hospital following a knock to the head during a Premier League match and will travel with the squad for a game on Wednesday.

The Brazil midfielder was injured about 15 minutes into the 0-0 draw at Arsenal when goalkeeper David Ospina collided with him. Oscar continued playing after treatment, but was substituted at halftime and taken to the hospital to have some scans.

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April 27, 2015 - 6:25am
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss the final month of the season because of his ongoing injury problems, depriving the Premier League club of its most potent scorer as it chases Champions League qualification.

The England international has been out since April 8 with hip and thigh injuries, after already missing the first half of the season with thigh and calf problems.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says "it's...

April 27, 2015 - 6:24am
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LONDON (AP) — Tennis fans going to Wimbledon this year can leave their selfie sticks at home.

The Grand Slam tennis tournament has become the latest sports event to ban the use of the devices, with organizers calling them a "nuisance."

The All England Club says the decision was made so that selfie sticks don't "interfere with spectators' enjoyment" during the June 29-July 12 championships.

Selfie sticks are common sights at...

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