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  • East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Forbes

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State has hired Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach. Forbes replaces Murry Bartow, who was fired March 13 after going 224-165 with three NCAA…

  • Oklahoma WR Smallwood injures left ACL

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma wide receiver Jordan Smallwood has suffered a left ACL injury and could miss the first two games of the season. The team made the announcement on its Twitter account. Smallwood,…

  • Saban unapologetic about signing player w

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban and the Alabama football program are dealing with the weekend arrests of two Crimson Tide players in separate incidents, including a domestic violence case involving a player that some…

  • Venus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Basking in her latest victory, a beaming Venus Williams stood near her changeover chair launching autographed balls into the stands, steering her shots with body English and applauding the fans…

  • Connecticut governor: move ’16 Final Four unless law changes

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Connecticut’s governor and UConn’s athletic director called on the NCAA on Monday to consider moving next year’s Women’s Final Four out of Indianapolis unless changes are made to Indiana’s new religious-objections…

  • Source: Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John’s

    NEW YORK (AP) — St. John’s has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past. Chris Mullin, St. John’s all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades…

  • Dave Leitao insists he’s right coach to turn around DePaul

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dave Leitao can understand why someone might think DePaul is simply standing still by dipping into its past and hiring him as coach for a second time. That doesn’t mean he agrees.…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through March 29 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Javier Castellano 383 99 75 51 $4,208,089 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 263 59 38 42 $3,099,350 Jose Ortiz 265 53 53…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Reassigned C J.P. Arencibia to minor league camp. BOSTON RED SOX — Placed C Christian Vazquez on the 60-day DL. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Reassigned RHP Chris Beck to…

  • Miami Open Results

    Monday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $6.27 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.38 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Kei Nishikori (4), Japan, def. Viktor Troicki (32),…

  • Former Arizona Wildcats football coach Jim LaRue dies at 89

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jim LaRue, who coached Arizona’s football team for eight seasons and guided the Wildcats to an 8-1-1 record in 1961 and a share of the Western Athletic Conference championship in 1964…

  • Florida QB Harris returns to practice following family death

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Treon Harris has returned to practice following the shooting death of a family member. Harris missed three spring practices last week after his 16-year-old cousin was shot in Miami.…

  • Louisville’s Pitino sees upside despite regional final loss

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino feels good that this team overcame its challenges on offense and inexperience to reach the school’s fifth NCAA regional final in eight years. Those issues, though, ultimately ended the Cardinals’ NCAA…

  • Marathon bombing jurors see carnage photos, prosecutors rest

    BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating…

  • Ex-Titans LB Gerald McRath resigns at UNC after DWI arrest

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A former Tennessee Titans linebacker recently hired as a graduate assistant at North Carolina has resigned after his arrest on a charge of driving while impaired. Gerald McRath said in…