Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sports

In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) puts on his helmet during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack, File)

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to ...
Defending champion Jason Day, of Australia, left, talks with Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, as they practice for the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament at Austin County Club, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

BY DOUG FERGUSON AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Put together the top 64 players available from the world ranking, have them play 112 matches over five days, and anything can happen. ...
Rivera and Brait of FGCU high five after a run is scored

A 10-1 win Sunday, March 5 over UNC-Wilmington meant a handful of different things for the FGCU baseball team. It marked a sweep over the Seahawks, FGCU’s first sweep of ...
In this combination of file photos, Penn State President Graham Spanier, left, walks on the field before an NCAA college football game Oct. 8, 2011, in State College, Pa., and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves in custody after being found guilty of child sexual abuse charges on June 22, 2012, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The failure of Penn State’s former president to report child molestation accusations against Jerry Sandusky allowed evil “to run wild,” prosecutors said Tuesday ...
From left, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Semaj Christon (6) and guard Russell Westbrook, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Klay Thompson, and Thunder forward Taj Gibson (22) get into a tussle during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

BY CLIFF BRUNT OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t have Kevin Durant for Monday night’s game at Oklahoma City. With or without Durant, there’s ...
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches from the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, calling the way teams are choosing to rest starters in ...
President Donald Trump points as he speaks during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, who played for the San ...
In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh smiles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Miami and Duke in Coral Gables, Fla. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a ...
Quinnipiac head coach Tricia Fabbri reacts after defeating Miami 85-78 in a second round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

BY DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon and Quinnipiac are crashing the Sweet 16. The two double-digit seeds joined a field of mostly top seeds in the women’s regional ...
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes (10) scores the game-winning basket against Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) with 11 seconds to play in the second half of a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

BY GENARO C. ARMAS MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s win over defending national champion and overall No. 1 seed Villanova shook up office pools around the country, though the tested ...
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