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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, from left, Alfred E. Smith IV, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stand to applaud during the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York. Trump will venture into hostile territory Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the annual Gridiron dinner, mingling with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against. The white-tie gala is one of the city’s longest-running traditions, and the kind of establishment event that Trump has so far shunned. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump decided to mingle with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against, and his presidential debut at Washington's annual Gridiron dinner was certain to invite close watch to see how he handled the expected ribbing. The white-tie gala is the kind of...
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Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick, center, is led back to the bench by Rennia Davis (0) assistant coach Dean Lockwood after Warlick argued a call in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina at the women's Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 03, 2018 - 9:26 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dawn Staley didn't know if A'ja Wilson would play until just before tipoff, needing South Carolina's medical staff to sign off on the three-time Southeastern Conference player of the year's health. Staley still limited Wilson's minutes and brought her off the bench. Turns...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma guard Trae Young shoots during a team practice in Norman, Okla. Trae first began honing his skills at the Cleveland County Family YMCA in Norman. After that, he started his youth basketball career with the Junior Jammers, a league the City of Norman Parks and Recreation department runs. He remained loyal to Norman in high school, too. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
March 03, 2018 - 4:58 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young heard the familiar shouts as he tried to focus during his pregame warmup routine. About a half hour before Oklahoma tipped off its comeback win over Kansas in late January, a small group of children gathered near the court and yelled his name, hoping the hometown...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:39 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 17 points with 11 rebounds and Quinnipiac, the No. 7 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, upset second-seeded Canisius 72-69 in a quarterfinal matchup on Friday night. The Bobcats (12-20) advance to a Sunday semifinal to play the winner of No. 3...
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Purdue forward Vincent Edwards (12) reacts after scoring a three-point shot against Rutgers during the first half of an NCAA Big Ten Conference tournament college basketball game, Friday, March 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 02, 2018 - 11:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carsen Edwards and Vincent Edwards each scored 26 points and No. 8 Purdue fought back another upset bid by Rutgers, beating the Scarlet Knights 82-75 on Friday night to advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. Corey Sanders scored 23 points, including a baseline jumper in the...
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Oklahoma offensive lineman Orlando Brown runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, March 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 02, 2018 - 10:32 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The only thing that's gone well for Oklahoma's massive tackle Orlando Brown Jr. this week is a vote of confidence from his Heisman Trophy-winning teammate. "When are you ever going to watch Orlando Brown run 40 yards down the field?" quarterback Baker Mayfield asked Friday. "You...
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo, Buffalo head coach Nate Oats talks with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. Nate Oats was credited for doing a remarkable job in leading the University at Buffalo to an NCAA Tournament berth in his first season as coach. Two years later, Oats is showing that wasn't a fluke. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
March 02, 2018 - 9:48 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Nate Oats can appreciate the skepticism he attracted two years ago, when coaching Buffalo to an NCAA Tournament berth in his first season. Perhaps, some suggested, he somehow lucked out. Maybe, the success was the result of Bobby Hurley's lingering influence after Oats' renown...
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March 02, 2018 - 9:45 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored seven of his career-high 29 points in the second overtime while Cornell went without a field goal and Harvard beat the Big Red 98-88 on Friday night to sweep the season series. Seth Towns and Christian Juzang each scored 20 with Juzang grabbing 11 rebounds...
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March 02, 2018 - 9:39 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins scored 19 points each and Buffalo ended the regular season with a 100-70 defeat of Bowling Green and clinched the outright Mid-American Conference regular-season championship Friday night. Buffalo (23-8, 15-3) led from the get-go and by as...
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March 02, 2018 - 9:26 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Idowu scored 12 points to help No. 9 seed Saint Peter's upset top-seeded Rider 66-55 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. It was the first time a nine seed has beaten the top seed in the conference tournament. Saint Peter's (14-17...
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