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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 17 Duke hobbled entering final week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Little has gone smoothly or as expected for No. 17 Duke this season.

No. 1 Kansas rallies to beat Oklahoma 73-63 on Senior Night

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III walked toward the court with his son by his side, flanked by his father, who tried in vain to hold back to the tears before his son played his final game at Allen Fieldhouse.

Quarantined Parise, Pominville out for Wild with mumps

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild came back from their five-day bye with a most unwelcome visitor: the mumps virus.

Guy, Perrantes help No. 23 Virginia beat No. 5 UNC 53-43

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett took the blame for a poor approach in No. 23 Virginia's 24-point loss at No. 5 North Carolina nine days ago.

Capitals acquire defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk from Blues

WASHINGTON (AP) — With their championship window in danger of closing, the Washington Capitals made a strong move Monday to try to win the Stanley Cup this spring by acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues.

Trades hinging on playoff success are 'in vogue' in the NHL

The NHL trade deadline can make for some conflicting interests come playoff time.

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Johnson leads 7A Cavs to KISD title game

Howard Johnson scored 22 points and the Patterson seventh-grade A-team Cavaliers went on to beat Union grove 57-38 on Thursday after a blistering start.

SOFTBALL: Robinson stuns No. 1 Salado

The Robinson softball team scored in every inning and held top-ranked Salado to four hits in a 12-0 win in five innings Saturday at the Academy tournament.

6A BOYS PLAYOFFS: Wolves take control in 2nd quarter, roll past McKinney 73-57

WEST — Shoemaker found itself down after the first quarter, then decided to start playing Shoemaker basketball.

6A BOYS AREA: Ellison embracing defense in stellar playoff run

HILLSBORO — Ellison has started to invest themselves in playing stout defense, and it has showed in the playoffs.

Badgers fall 68-66 to Athens in 4A area-round thriller

ROBINSON — Rob Shivers knows his players are disappointed, but he also believes there is no reason to be.

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Calder perfect at plate in Salado’s win over Ellison

Jenna Calder was 4 for 4 with three triples and six RBIs and the Class 4A-No. 1 Salado softball team routed Ellison 19-0 in three innings Friday at the Academy tournament in Little River-Academy.

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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 17 Duke hobbled entering final week
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Little has gone smoothly or as expected for No. 17 Duke this season.

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No. 1 Kansas rallies to beat Oklahoma 73-63 on Senior Night
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:45 am

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III walked toward the court with his son by his side, flanked by his father, who tried in vain to hold back to the tears before his son played his final game at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Virginia Cavaliers Basketball Profile
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
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Mets minor leaguer Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 7:46 pm

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets.

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'It's crazy': LSU lefty allows no runs, 1 hit in 15 innings
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Jared Poche' could have signed with the San Diego Padres after he became the first LSU pitcher to win nine games in three straight seasons. The Tigers are sure glad he didn't.

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Tebow learns from Jacksonville neighbor Daniel Murphy
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 4:16 pm

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — After struggling in the Arizona Fall League last year, New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow turned his attention to his hometown of Jacksonville for some help and inspiration.

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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 17 Duke hobbled entering final week
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Little has gone smoothly or as expected for No. 17 Duke this season.

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No. 1 Kansas rallies to beat Oklahoma 73-63 on Senior Night
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:45 am

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III walked toward the court with his son by his side, flanked by his father, who tried in vain to hold back to the tears before his son played his final game at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Virginia Cavaliers Basketball Profile
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
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2016-17 NHL Standings
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:15 pm
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Trades hinging on playoff success are 'in vogue' in the NHL
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:15 pm

The NHL trade deadline can make for some conflicting interests come playoff time.

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Le'Veon Bell Profile
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 10:30 pm
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Quarantined Parise, Pominville out for Wild with mumps
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:30 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild came back from their five-day bye with a most unwelcome visitor: the mumps virus.

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Kevin Shattenkirk Career Points, Goals, & Assists
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:30 pm
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Top Point Scoring Seasons for Kevin Shattenkirk
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:30 pm
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Column: Hype, new format didn't equal must-watch Daytona 500
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 5:16 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 was sold out, the grid packed with celebrities, the fan area full of activities including a motorcycle "Ball of Death."

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Party time! Outlaw, Smoke, Gronk turn Daytona 500 into bash
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:15 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Outlaw, Smoke and Gronk turned the Daytona 500 into party central.

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Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500
Updated: February 26, 2017 - 8:45 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models and one of pro sports' top partiers, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest win of his racing career.

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Pique and Ramos in spat as title race heats up in Spain
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:31 pm

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona defender Gerard Pique thinks Real Madrid is being helped by the referees.

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Goal-line technology may have ended PSV's Dutch title hopes
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 9:15 am

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet made the save, he made a costly mistake.

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Ibrahimovic will 'stop on top' but is coy on United future
Posted: February 27, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Ever the showman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic seems to be reveling in maintaining the suspense.

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