Marcus Stroman exults after getting removed in the seventh inning. He pitched six no-hit innings as Team USA won the World Baseball Classic.(Photo: Kelvin Kuo, USA TODAY Sports) LOS ANGELES – Breaking down Wednesday’s final game of the World Baseball Classic between USA and Puerto Rico. United States 8, Puerto Rico 0 *** The game: It was

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CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Nicole Auerbach breaks down what you need to know ahead of the NCAA tournament’s second weekend. USA TODAY Sports Rawle Alkins and Arizona take on Xavier in the Sweet 16.(Photo: Joe Camporeale, USA TODAY Sports) Now that the NCAA tournament has reached the Sweet 16, the menu of viewing options is

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the Philadelphia 76ers at Chesapeake Energy Arena.(Photo: Mark D. Smith, USA TODAY Sports) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Add another first for Russell Westbrook — a triple-double without missing a shot. Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the Detroit Pistons during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena.(Photo: Mark D. Smith, USAT) There’s a triple-double revolution sweeping the NBA this season, and Russell Westbrook is leading the charge. But he’s hardly the only player taking part in the festivities. We’ll

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Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) looks on from the court during the first half against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena.(Photo: Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY Sports) WASHINGTON — The dog days of March hit some NBA teams harder than others. They’re hitting the Atlanta Hawks like a ton of bricks. Wednesday night at the

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ROB GRONKOWSKI IS PUMPED UP. On Wednesday night, Gronk shared this video of himself getting Mojo Rawley ready for WrestleMania 33 next Sunday. Along with the video, Gronk wrote: Getting my brother @mojorawleywwe ready for @WWE #Wrestlemania next Sunday!!! He’s going to win that Battle Royal for sure!! I’ve never seen a crazier dude in

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Tyler Bozak, right, carries the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)(Photo: The Associated Press) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist

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Fairfax head coach Steve Baik. (Photo: David Butler II, USA TODAY Sports) Fairfax (Los Angeles) boys basketball coach Steve Baik, who coached Chino Hills, (Calif.), to an unbeaten season and a Super 25 title last year, said that LaVar Ball hasn’t changed. The perception about him has. Ball is the father of UCLA player Lonzo Ball

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points, Demario Beck had 18 with 10 rebounds and Coastal Carolina defeated Illinois Chicago 89-78 on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational. Elijah Wilson hit four 3-pointers to score 16 points and Colton Ray-St. Cyr had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists

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CLOSE Former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he could no longer ”remain silent” and insisted he did not cover up sexual violence by his players, while coaching at the University. Time A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from

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Indiana Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III (40) and Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas, left, reach for a rebound during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)(Photo: The Associated Press) BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Boston

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Phil Mickelson plays a shot from a bunker on the first hole during the final round of the WGC – Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec on March 5.(Photo: Orlando Jorge Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports) AUSTIN — Phil Mickelson said Wednesday he hasn’t been distracted in his march to the Masters by an insider trading

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Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) shoots over Illinois center Maverick Morgan (22) during an NCAA college basketball game of the NIT in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)(Photo: The Associated Press) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 17 points, Tacko Fall had a double-double and Central Florida

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FILE- In this Feb. 4, 2017, file photo, Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells to his team during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Eugene, Ore. The Ducks are through to the Sweet 16 for the second straight season. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch, File)(Photo: The Associated Press) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)

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The NFL announced that its working on a new educational training video about how to and how not to celebrate during games to show to players. The league’s vice president of football operations tweeted on Wednesday that none of the touchdown celebration rules have changed, they simply want to help provide “clarity and consistency for

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The last time a team from the Pacific/Mountain time zone won the title was 1997.           Failed to get web page

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427 shares By: Steven Marrocco | March 22, 2017 1:00 pm The Nevada State Athletic Commission today approved a settlement agreement with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, decreasing the punishment he received for throwing a water bottle and energy drink at Nate Diaz at a pre-UFC 202 news conference. Per the agreement, McGregor is fined

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Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon to enter NBA draft

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon has decided to enter the NBA draft. The star forward made the announcement on Instagram on Wednesday night. He says he made the decision after speaking with his family. “It was a privilege to wear the Orange uniform alongside my teammates,” Lydon wrote. “I was honored to battle

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San Francisco Giants’ Barry Bonds waves to fans before a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)(Photo: The Associated Press) Saying his finger feels normal, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer proclaimed himself healed following his first exhibition start this year, a 6-1 loss to the

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FILE – In this Oct. 2, 1995, file photo, Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause speaks to the media in Deerfield, Ill., about trading center Will Perdue for the flamboyant San Antonio Spurs’ Dennis Rodman. Krause, the executive behind the Bulls’ six NBA titles, has died, the team announced Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was

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