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Virginia Earns No. 1 Seed In The East Region

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Sparked by its Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship, Virginia is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament’s East Region. The Cavaliers (28-6) will face No. 16 seed Coastal Carolina (21-12) on Friday in Raleigh, N.C. in the second round, and a...

Reds 7, Athletics 6

E_Lowrie (1), Mesoraco (1). DP_Cincinnati 2. LOB_Oakland 4, Cincinnati 3. 2B_De.Norris (2), Freiman (2). HR_Phillips (2), Votto (1). SB_B.Hamilton 2 (9). CS_B.Burns (3). SF_A.Carrithers. WP_Cingrani. Balk_Cingrani. Umpires_Home, Lance Barrett; First, Alan Porter; Third, Brad...

Saint Louis Earns No. 5 Seed In Return To NCAAs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Saint Louis is returning to the NCAA tournament for the third straight season, earning a No. 5 seed in the Midwest Regional. The Billikens (26-6), winners of the Atlantic 10 regular season title, will face the winner of Tuesday’s first-round game in Dayton,...

Indians Beat Cubs 3-2 In Split-squad Game

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Masterson struck out eight in five scoreless innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs in a split-squad game on Sunday. Masterson allowed two hits and walked none. He is slated to start on opening day. The Indians got...

Harang, Swisher Lead Indians Past Giants, 5-1

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Harang gave up a run on four hits in four innings and Nick Swisher hit a solo home run as the split-squad Cleveland Indians defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Sunday. Harang, who signed a minor-league free agent contract on Feb. 15 after...

Indians 5, Giants 1

E_R.Rodriguez (1). DP_Cleveland 1, San Francisco 1. LOB_Cleveland 7, San Francisco 4. 2B_J.Martinez (1). 3B_Chisenhall (1), J.Perez (1). HR_Swisher (1). SB_T.Naquin (1). WP_Affeldt. Umpires_Home, Lance Barksdale; First, Mike Winters; Third, Brian Knight. T_2:35. A_11,499 (12,000).

Indians 5, Giants 1

E_R.Rodriguez (1). DP_Cleveland 1, San Francisco 1. LOB_Cleveland 7, San Francisco 4. 2B_J.Martinez (1). 3B_Chisenhall (1), J.Perez (1). HR_Swisher (1). SB_T.Naquin (1). WP_Affeldt. Umpires_Home, Lance Barksdale; First, Mike Winters; Third, Brian Knight. T_2:35. A_11,499 (12,000).

Indians 3, Cubs 2

E_Lindor (1). DP_Cleveland 1, Chicago 1. LOB_Cleveland 5, Chicago 8. 2B_C.Santana (2), Francoeur (2), Valbuena 2 (4), R.Roberts (3), B.Jackson (1). HR_C.Santana (2). HBP_by Masterson (R.Roberts). Umpires_Home, Doug Eddings; First, Rob Drake; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Chris...

Columbus-Dallas Game To Be Played On March 10

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has announced that the Columbus Blue Jackets at Dallas Stars game from March 10 — suspended 6:23 after the start when Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench — will be played on April 9 at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The...

Democrat For Ohio Governor Says Wife Works 2 Jobs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald has introduced his wife to about 1,000 party loyalists as a woman employed at two jobs. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) that her husband described Shannon FitzGerald at the state party’s 2014 Legacy...