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  • NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The NCAA denounced one of the country’s most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine conference games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Friday x-must win today’s game to advance 1. UConn (29-1) did not play. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Saturday. 2. Notre Dame (29-2) beat Miami 77-61. Next: vs. No. 16 Duke, Saturday. 3. South Carolina (28-2) beat…

  • Puig singles, then trapped off base as Dodgers beat Brewers

    PHOENIX (AP) — Yasiel Puig got his first hit of the spring and immediately followed it with his first baserunning blunder Friday as a Los Angeles Dodgers split squad beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-1. After…

  • Women’s Top 25 Capsules

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and No. 2 Notre Dame beat Miami 77-61 on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals. Brianna Turner had 13 points and 10 rebounds to help…

  • Clippers sign Jordan Hamilton to 2nd 10-day contract

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have signed forward Jordan Hamilton to a second 10-day contract. Hamilton has averaged 3.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.3 assists in four games for the team. He…

  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah Senate

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Members of Utah’s state Senate told personal stories of discrimination and even invoked the state’s polygamist history during a Friday afternoon debate on a landmark bill that protects gay and…

  • Golf Capsules

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes kept his lead. Rory McIlroy lost his cool. Holmes was 11 shots worse than his tournament record-tying 62, finishing with a tee shot in the water and a double…

  • Ex-Cabinet official Donna Shalala to lead Clinton Foundation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation as Hillary Rodham Clinton prepares for her expected 2016 presidential campaign and the philanthropy faces scrutiny…

  • Holmes keeps the lead; McIlroy loses his temper

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes kept his lead. Rory McIlroy lost his cool. Holmes was 11 shots worse than his tournament record-tying 62, finishing with a tee shot in the water and a double…

  • Brazil top court approves graft investigation of politicians

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Supreme Court late Friday approved an investigation of dozens of top politicians, including a former president and leaders of congress, for alleged connections to what they call the biggest…

  • NFC North Free Agency Capsules

    CHICAGO BEARS (5-11) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Lance Briggs, CB Charles Tillman, S Chris Conte, LB D.J. Williams, DT Stephen Paea, C Brian De La Puente, TE Dante Rosario, WR Josh Morgan, OT Eben Britton,…

  • US Sen. Menendez: I’ve behaved appropriately in office

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, is expected to face criminal charges in the coming weeks, a person familiar with…

  • Deliberations in ‘Blurred Lines’ case to resume Tuesday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has completed its first full day of deliberations in a copyright infringement case in which Marvin Gaye’s family claims the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s music. The…

  • Lions reach deals with Prater, Moore

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit has agreed to terms on a new contract with Matt Prater, who helped alleviate the team’s kicking problems after joining the Lions in October. Prater went 21 of 26…

  • UNC AD: Syracuse sanctions have no impact on UNC’s NCAA case

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham says the NCAA’s punishment of Syracuse has no bearing on the ongoing academic-misconduct case at UNC. “The enforcement staff and the committee on infractions…