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Upperclassmen lead Huskies to NCAA title

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut’s upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky. Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night. UConn...
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Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night. Napier is among three UConn seniors who were part of the...
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Kentucky-UConn title game tips off in North Texas

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The national championship game between freshman-laden Kentucky and Connecticut has tipped off. The Wildcats are trying to win their second title in three seasons with the first all-freshman starting five since Michigan’s...
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FINALS WATCH: UK plans victory salute, win or lose

AP Photo/James Crisp ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There will be a celebration of Kentucky on Tuesday, win or lose. Of course, Big Blue Nation is expecting a win. The school’s athletic department announced that there will be a public celebration of the season at Rupp Arena...
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NCAA finalists illustrate many ways to make a run

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky reached the brink of an NCAA title with five freshman starters, including the cool right hand of Aaron Harrison and his decisive 3-pointers in three straight games. Connecticut got to Monday night’s...
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Logano holds on for Sprint Cup win in Texas

AP Photo/Mike Stone FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season, Logano had a 2.2-second...
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Rains washes out 1st day at Masters

AP Photo/Matt Slocum AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first day of the Masters didn’t last very long. Storms moved into the area just two hours after the gates opened at Augusta National for the first full day of practice. Players had to get off the golf course. Fans made a...
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A look at key points of Pistorius’ testimony

AP Photo/Themba Hadebe PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius began testifying at his murder trial Monday by apologizing to the family of the girlfriend he shot dead last year, saying as he held back sobs that he was trying to protect Reeva Steenkamp when he fired...
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Weirdness reigns as NBA playoffs loom

AP Photo/R Brent Smith MIAMI (AP) — The NBA playoffs are coming. So much for predictability. Commence with the weirdness. Like Indiana pulling its starters halfway through the first quarter in an embarrassing home loss. Or J.R. Smith trying an NBA-record 22 3-pointers in a...
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3 players have shot at No. 1 at the Masters

AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Three players at the Masters have a chance to replace Tiger Woods as No. 1 in the world. Masters champion Adam Scott, who squandered a great shot at being No. 1 when he lost a three-shot lead at Bay Hill, would need to finish in...