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Boy, 11, signs 1-day deal with pro hockey team

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends is getting a new gig.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Obama picks Michigan St as men's basketball champ

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men's basketball championship over defending champion Louisville.

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Mickelson to play Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Phil Mickelson has decided to play the Texas Open next week. That means the three-time Masters champion would play both Texas events before he arrives at Augusta National for the first major of the year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Woods pulls out of Bay Hill because of back pain

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Tuesday because of persistent pain in his back, creating even more uncertainty for golf's No. 1 player with the Masters only three weeks away.

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Ukraine gives up 2015 Euro basketball championship

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has pulled out of hosting next year's European basketball championship, citing political uncertainty over Russia's annexation of Crimea and financial reasons.

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Mayors bet local treats on Ohio State-Dayton game

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The mayors of Columbus and Dayton are making a friendly bet on the NCAA men's basketball tournament matchup between Ohio State and Dayton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Read before jumping into the deep end of NCAA pool

Welcome to BracketRacket.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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N.C. State beats Xavier 74-59 in NCAA First Four

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Two missed shots, two quick fouls. T.J. Warren's second chance at the NCAA tournament didn't start very well at all.

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