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Melo Trimble, concussions and the future of athlete safety

What happened to Maryland star guard Melo Trimble highlights the societal shift in how we view concussions and what's being done to help protect student-athletes.

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  • Timberwolves-Rockets, Box

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  • Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 victory over No. 11 UCLA…

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    HOUSTON (AP) — UCLA opened the second half of the regional semifinal against Gonzaga hot, scoring six straight points to get within 1. Then the shots simply stopped falling and for five excruciating minutes, the…

  • Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday…

  • Aldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Suns

    PHOENIX (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season, rallying from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 87-81…

  • FSU women reach Elite 8 by beating Arizona St, 66-65

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Leticia Romero scored a career-high 21 points and Florida State held on to beat Arizona State 66-65 on Friday night in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Adut Bulgak had…

  • At its finale, the Cricket World Cup delivers a local derby

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After 48 matches involving teams from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe cricket’s global showcase has distilled itself into a local derby. Australia and New Zealand welcomed 12 other nations to the Cricket World…

  • Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57

    HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen. Justise Winslow, the freshman from Houston playing at…