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NFL players push lawmakers on criminal justice reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Football is hard. But for Malcolm Jenkins of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, convincing politicians to enact meaningful changes to the nation’s criminal justice system is much harder. Jenkins, free-agent wide receiver Anquan Boldin and other...

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three retired star gymnasts have told a Senate committee of being sexually abused by USA Gymnastics officials. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher and national champion rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard were among those...

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, right, talks with Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, left, at the NFL football meetings Monday, March 27, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) PHOENIX (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson has little use for pro days, especially when...

Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America team

FILE – In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) shoots in front of Michigan State forward Nick Ward (44) and guard Alvin Ellis III (3) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Tulsa,...

‘Canes: Lack strained neck in scary game-ending collision

Carolina Hurricanes’ Victor Rask (49), of Sweden, stands by while goalie Eddie Lack (31), of Sweden, is attended to following an injury during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, March 27, 2017. Detroit won 4-3. (AP...

FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

Argentina’s Lionel Messi leaves the pitch after a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying soccer match between Argentina and Chile at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday March 23, 2017. Argentina won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) ZURICH (AP)...

NFL owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, so what now?

Labor union member Geraldine Lacy celebrates Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher) PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future,...

No. 1 South Carolina follows men’s team, reaches Final Four

South Carolina’s A’ja Wilson smiles after the Gamecocks beat Florida State, 71-64, in the regional final game of the women’s NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) —...

UConn, South Carolina, Miss State and Stanford in Final Four

Connecticut’s Saniya Chong holds the trophy as her teammates cheer following their 90-52 win over Oregon in a regional final game in the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) BRIDGEPORT, Conn....

Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates a basket with Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge, right, and Patty Mills, of Australia, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Monday, March 27, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren...