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The Latest: Adebayo gets off to good start in 2nd half

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Florida finished the first half with a 17-9 flourish to take a 40-33 lead at halftime against South Carolina in the East Regional final. More>>

SEC, yes the football power, has 3 teams in Elite 8

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The Southeastern Conference, the league best known for winning national titles in football, has the most teams still alive and playing for a trip to the Final Four. More>>

The Latest: Chiozza's 3 gives SEC an Elite Eight trio

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NCAA Tournament fans who filled out second chance brackets on ESPN are backing Wisconsin for a Final Four bid more than any other team in the East Region. More>>

Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandal

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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. More>>

Oakland makes last-ditch effort to keep Raiders from Vegas

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With the Raiders gazing at Las Vegas and sticking one foot out the door, Oakland is making a last-minute plea to hang on to them. More>>

Final 4 court assembled in Arizona's NFL stadium

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The court that will be used for the Final Four has been laid in place at University of Phoenix Stadium, the home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. More>>

University of Minnesota to review handling of assault case

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The University of Minnesota has ordered a review of how it handled allegations of sexual assault involving football players last fall. More>>

Panthers GM not second guessing playing injured Cam Newton

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Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman isn't second-guessing the team's decision to allow quarterback Cam Newton to continue to play last season despite a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder. More>>

The Latest: Trump picks businessman for ambassador to Japan

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The White House says the New England Patriots will visit next month. More>>

Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

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Georgetown has fired men's basketball coach John Thompson III after two consecutive losing seasons at the program his father led to a national championship. More>>

Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to New England Patriots

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Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. More>>

Texas appeals court overturns ex-Baylor player's conviction

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An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case added to a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. More>>

NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes

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NFL owners to consider cut of regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10. More>>

Tipping Off: Michigan talked Super Bowl on way to Sweet 16

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When Michigan was slumping earlier in the season, the coach started thinking Super Bowl, not Final Four. More>>

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is charged with a felony. More>>

Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

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How will authorities authenticate Brady's stolen jerseys? Customizations, game photos and serial numbers might be clues. More>>

NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks

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The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. More>>

Preliminary approval given to $208.7 million NCAA settlement

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About 40,000 college football and basketball players won't have submit a claim form to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit. More>>

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe

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Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Oklahoma QB Mayfield faces uncertainty after arrest

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is trying his best to move on from his arrest in Arkansas last month. More>>

SEC Rises: Football league has 3 teams vying for Elite Eight

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Long considered a football power, the Southeastern Conference is showing some basketball promise. More>>

Spring flings: 6 intriguing quarterback competitions

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College football can be broken up into two types of teams during spring football: Those with quarterback competitions, and those without. More>>

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

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The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats. More>>

Panthers QB Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs

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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery at the end of this month to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder. More>>

Tar Heels QB Mitch Trubisky draws crowd at UNC pro workouts

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North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky drew a bigger-than-usual crowd to the Tar Heels' annual pro day. More>>

Star witness in Aaron Hernandez trial is grilled by defense

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A lawyer for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has aggressively questioned the prosecution's star witness against Hernandez in his double-murder trial. More>>

Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky

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President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. More>>

3 Minnesota footballers cleared by school in assault case

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Three Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations while another's punishment was upheld in the final round of appeals at the school. More>>

The Latest: Trump takes shot at quarterback Kaepernick

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The White House is defending proposed cuts to popular federal programs like Meals on Wheels amid President Donald Trump's taxpayer-funded trips to his Florida beach resort. More>>

Jets sign veteran QB Josh McCown to 1-year deal

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The New York Jets have signed veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown to a one-year deal. More>>

Witness: Ex-NFL star shot men after drink spilled at club

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A key witness against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has told the jury at his double-murder trial that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a Boston nightclub. More>>

Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

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Mystery solved: Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in possession of international media member. More>>

2 ex-officials set to testify against ex-Penn State leader

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Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Penn State's former president on charges that his response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal put children at risk. More>>

Tim Tebow heading to Mets' Class A team: Columbia Fireflies

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Two-time Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will start his pro baseball season with the New York Mets' Class A franchise in Columbia, South Carolina. More>>

The Latest: Gorsuch confirmation vote expected by April 10 Video included

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In prepared remarks, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley says Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is the right person to uphold the Constitution. More>>

Spike Lee calls lack of suitors for Colin Kaepernick 'fishy'

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Spike Lee says it's "fishy" that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains an NFL free agent. More>>

Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers battling dementia

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Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. More>>

Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause

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Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and the former San Francisco 49ers receiver suspects playing football might have caused the illness. More>>

The Latest: Sweet 16 set after 2 more major upsets

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The Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday. More>>

Jury hears from tattoo artist in ex-NFL star's murder trial

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The jury in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial is hearing from a tattoo artist who inked an image of a gun and the phrase "God Forgives" on the former New England Patriots star. More>>

AP Source: QB Geno Smith leaves Jets for Giants

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Person familiar with decision: Former Jets QB Geno Smith has agreed to terms with the Giants. More>>

AP source: Second female official hired by NFL

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A person with knowledge of the hiring tells The Associated Press that the NFL is adding a second female official, Terri Valenti, to work as an instant replay official next season. More>>

The Latest: Arizona takes 1st step, beats North Dakota

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The Latest: What's ahead in the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Vikings nab ex-Raiders RB Murray, bid Peterson farewell

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The Minnesota Vikings won't be bringing back Adrian Peterson. More>>

Quarterback Deshaun Watson 'slinging it' at Clemson pro day

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Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson put on an impressive show for NFL teams at the Tigers pro day. More>>

California measure seeks panel to protect college athletes

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A California lawmaker is proposing that the state create a commission to protect the health and safety of collegiate athletes. More>>

All charges dismissed against ex-New York Jet Darrelle Revis

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Former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date in Pittsburgh on Wednesday on charges alleging he was in a fight with two men in Pittsburgh last month. More>>

Ex-Raiders QB Marinovich pleads guilty in public nudity case

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Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges related to his arrest after he was seen trying to enter a stranger's home naked. More>>

Seahawks reach agreement with RB Eddie Lacy on 1-year deal

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Eddie Lacy's agent says the former Green Bay running back is joining the Seattle Seahawks. More>>

Things to Know: 'Bathroom bill' poised to clear Texas Senate

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A North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" in Texas won preliminary approval Tuesday in the state Senate over the objections of big businesses including Amazon and American Airlines, celebrities such as Lady Gaga and warnings from the NFL and NBA. More>>

DeMarcus Ware announces his retirement from NFL

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DeMarcus Ware is hanging up his cleats. More>>

Nick Foles is returning to Eagles as backup quarterback

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Nick Foles is returning to the Philadelphia Eagles as a backup to starting quarterback Carson Wentz. More>>

2 ex-Penn State officials plead guilty in child-sex scandal

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The former athletic director at Penn State University has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor child endangerment charge for his role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, more than five years after the scandal broke. More>>

Madness: No wagering please, but go ahead and fill a bracket

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More people will fill out NCAA Tournament brackets this week than voted for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election. More>>

AP Source: Adrian Peterson takes free agent visit to Seattle

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Running back Adrian Peterson has visited with the Seattle Seahawks, according to a person with knowledge of the situation speaking to the Associated Press. More>>

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