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D.C. United season preview

After narrowly avoiding a work stoppage, Major League Soccer returns as the red and black begin their season Saturday at RFK.

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  • Ana Ivanovic reaches Monterrey Open semifinals

    MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the Monterrey Open semifinals Friday night, beating Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2. On Saturday in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma,…

  • Loyola of Chicago races past Indiana State 81-53 in MVC

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Christian Thomas led a balanced attack with 16 points and sixth-seeded Loyola of Chicago raced to an 81-53 win over third-seeded Indiana State on Friday in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals.…

  • WTA Abierto Monterrey Afirme Results

    Friday At Club Sonoma Monterrey, Mexico Purse: $500,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Timea Bacsinszky (4), Switzerland, def. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, 6-4, 6-2. Sara Errani (2), Italy, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (5), Russia, 7-5, 6-4. Ana…

  • Zibanejad, Stone complete Senators’ rally in 3-2 win

    OTTAWA (AP) — It would seem that as Andrew Hammond goes, so go the Ottawa Senators. The man they call the Hamburglar didn’t exactly steal a win Friday. He was good enough to keep the…

  • OSU women beat Gophers 83-71 despite Zahui B’s triple-double

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell had 29 points and No. 3 seed Ohio State held off sixth-seeded Minnesota 83-71 in the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night. Amanda Zahui B. had 25 points,…

  • Isaiah Thomas leads Celtics past Pelicans, 104-98

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaiah Thomas couldn’t help himself. The pull-up 3 felt right, even though the Celtics were on a fast break in the fourth quarter, and there were higher-percentage plays to be made.…

  • Graves, Lady Vols roll past Georgia 75-41 in SEC tourney

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After a Southeastern Conference Tournament championship run filled with come-from-behind victories a year ago, Tennessee coach Holly Warlick was much more at ease this time around. Led by 13…

  • Epps’ 31 points leads Kentucky over Mississippi State 76-67

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Makayla Epps had 31 points as Kentucky rallied from 15 points down in the second half to reach the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals with a 76-67 win over No.…

  • 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…

  • Women’s Top 25 Basketball Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday’s Games No. 1 UConn vs. Cincinnati at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn., 2 p.m. No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 16 Duke at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, Noon No. 3 South Carolina…

  • 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…

  • Friday’s College Basketball

    EAST Buffalo 77, Bowling Green 75 Dartmouth 75, Brown 69 Penn 54, Columbia 46 Princeton 66, Cornell 53 Yale 62, Harvard 52 SOUTH Ark.-Pine Bluff 94, MVSU 75 MIDWEST E. Michigan 85, Toledo 59 Kent…

  • West Virginia women pull away from Texas Tech 59-40

    DALLAS (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to lead seventh-seeded West Virginia to a 59-40 win over No. 10 seed Texas Tech in the opening round of the Big…

  • No. 10 Louisville women claim 77-75 OT win over No. 15 UNC

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — No. 10 Louisville’s first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament game lasted longer than it probably should have. Then the Cardinals regrouped in overtime and refused to let their stay end early. Louisville…

  • Hudler’s 2 goals lift Flames over Red Wings 5-2

    DETROIT (AP) — It’s been nearly three years since Jiri Hudler played for Detroit, and the Calgary forward’s two-goal night against his former team didn’t have much extra significance. Other than the fact that it…