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March 29, 2015 - 7:05pm
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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 20 points, Kyrie Irving added 17 and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for an 87-86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

The Cavaliers earned their 16th straight home win despite being held scoreless in the final 4:04.

Trailing by a point, the 76ers called timeout with 8.5 seconds left. Nerlens Noel missed a shot in the lane and Tristan Thompson was fouled while grabbing the rebound. Cleveland called timeout...

March 29, 2015 - 6:58pm
4 min 1 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York201752
D.C. United210622
March 29, 2015 - 6:56pm
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati right-hander Jason Marquis continued his strong comeback with six good innings in the Reds' 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

Marquis, 121-114 in 14 big-league seasons, is competing for a spot in the rotation after missing all of 2014 following Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow. In his sixth spring start, he worked six innings and allowed seven hits and three runs with two walks and three strikeouts.

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March 29, 2015 - 6:50pm
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered outside an off-campus apartment complex to celebrate the Spartans' victory over Louisville that advanced them to the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

The Detroit News says police arrested at least four men Sunday evening after the crowd set sweatshirts on fire in the street nearby.

The gathering is in the Cedar Village area, site of...

March 29, 2015 - 6:49pm
4 min 1 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
East Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
x-Florida6646132599249188
x-Reading6642184290240194
x-South Carolina674119...
March 29, 2015 - 6:44pm
4 min 1 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Manchester6743166294213155
Providence6836237281183167
Worcester663723...
March 29, 2015 - 6:37pm
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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Tyler Flowers and George Kottaras had key doubles in Chicago's three-run fourth inning, spoiling T.J. House's day after he was told he earned a spot in Cleveland's rotation as the White Sox beat the Indians 4-1 on Sunday.

Flowers doubled to score Gordon Beckham and he later scored along with J.B. Schuck on a long double by Kottaras to give Chicago a 3-1 lead.

The Indians scored an unearned run off White Sox starter Scott...

March 29, 2015 - 6:32pm
4 min 1 sec ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya gave Team Penske a win Sunday in the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, where the driver showed how far he's come one year after returning to the IndyCar Series.

Montoya grabbed the lead away from teammate Will Power during a cycle of pit stops, and held off one strong challenge from Power to win.

It was Montoya's first IndyCar win on a road or street course since Vancouver in 1999....

March 29, 2015 - 6:29pm
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SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) — David Frost survived a one-stroke penalty on the par-3 17th hole Sunday to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic for his sixth Champions Tour title.

The 55-year-old South African finished with a 4-under 68 at Fallen Oak for a one-stroke victory over 2011 winner Tom Lehman and second-round leader Kevin Sutherland.

Frost was penalized after his coin marking his ball on the green moved when he accidentally dropped the ball on it...

March 29, 2015 - 6:23pm
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.

Omer Asik had 15 points for New Orleans, which won its second straight while pulling two games behind Oklahoma City for the Western Conference's final playoff spot before the Thunder played at Phoenix later Sunday night.

Eric Gordon added 12 points for the Pelicans, who shot 57.3 percent and were never...

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