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  • Official: Couch fires, arrests after Ky NCAA loss LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Lexington say they used tear gas to control rowdy fans and put out several couch fires in the streets after Kentucky's defeat by in the NCAA championship basketball match. A government official, Susan Straub, said

    April 8, 2014

  • NCAA UConn Florida Final Four Basketball [Duplicate] Boatright feeds off defensive disruption ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Boatright plays defense like a personal-space-invading bully, getting into his opponent's chest, bumping him around, chopping at his arms, tangling up his feet. It can be uncomfortable, infuriating, definitely disruptive

    April 7, 2014 3 Photos

  • NCAA Championship Final Four Stanford UConn Basketball-6 [Duplicate] UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game. The undefeated titans of the sport this season will meet Tuesday night in a

    April 7, 2014 8 Photos

  • Olympic champion Gabby Douglas reunites with coach DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas is reuniting with the coach who helped her win gold in 2012. Gymnastics coach Liang Chow told the Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/1e4RFWl ) on Sunday that the 2012 Olympic all-around gy

    April 7, 2014

  • Cardinals, St. Louis ready for opening day ST. LOUIS (AP) — Opening day of the baseball season is pretty close to a holiday in St. Louis, and the city is ready for the party. The Cardinals host Cincinnati Monday after starting the season with six road games. Opening day ceremonies include ded

    April 7, 2014

  • Cardinals Reds Baseball [Duplicate] Cardinals beat Reds 7-6 to take series CINCINNATI (AP) — The defending National League champions opened the season with a lot of waiting. And a couple of wins, too. The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier's two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincin

    April 4, 2014 12 Photos

  • Wild Blackhawks Hockey-6 [Duplicate] Blackhawks stop 3-game slide with win over Wild CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews was out. Same for Patrick Kane. Then the Chicago Blackhawks blew a lead in the final two minutes. This turned into quite the big victory for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Marian Hossa scored the lone goal in the s

    April 4, 2014 5 Photos

  • Phillies Rangers Baseball [Duplicate] Wrigley Field opens 100th anniversary season CHICAGO (AP) — The celebration for Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary begins with a visit from an old friend. Ryne Sandberg brings his Philadelphia Phillies to Chicago to take on the Cubs on Friday in the first game of the season at the iconic ballpar

    April 4, 2014 4 Photos

  • Final Four floor originated in tiny Michigan town AMASA, Mich. (AP) — Workers in a tiny Michigan town toiled to produce the hardwood floor on which Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin will try to produce their shining moment. The floor being used for the Final Four games on Saturday and the

    April 4, 2014

  • Sabres Blues Hockey-9 [Duplicate] Elliott helps Blues defeat Sabres ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brian Elliott was oh so close to another shutout. He settled for another win. Elliott stopped 24 shots, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 for their franchise-record 52nd victory. "Two points is a lot more valuable t

    April 4, 2014 6 Photos

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