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On This Day: Tyus Edney save the UCLA Bruins in the second round of the 1995 NCAA tournament

College basketball’s most-storied program won its last championship in 1995, thanks to an unforgettable buzzer-beater in the second round.

WWE Superstars react to Rob Gronkowski announcing he’ll host a two-night WrestleMania

WrestleMania 36 is set to be a two-night event emanating from the Performance Center, hosted by Rob Gronkowski. This is going to be epic.

Some Spanish clubs decide to leave virus tests for others

Some Spanish clubs decide to leave virus tests for others

March Madness memories: Farokhmanesh, Chalmers and more

With no March Madness, basketball fans can only reflect on the big games, shots and moments that define this time of year.

MLB calls off games in Mexico, Puerto Rico

Major League Baseball has called off what was to be its first two regular-season games in Mexico City

AP source: Broncos waiving injured QB Joe Flacco

Another veteran quarterback is on the open market

Lions trade cornerback Slay to Eagles

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Lions have traded pro bowl cornerback Darius Slay to the Eagles for a third round and fifth round pick in this years draft, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.  Slay’s agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN the two sides have agreed to a three year, 50 million dollar deal. The …

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Upon further review: NFL allows teams to announce signings, trades

The NFL has changed course and is allowing teams to announce agreements they have reached with free agents as well as trades.

Indians pay minor leaguers during hiatus, closing complex

The Cleveland Indians are continuing to pay minor league players their weekly stipends to help offset any “hardship” during the coronavirus shutdown

NCAA Tournament: Big shots that define the madness of March

There will be no last-second heroics in the NCAA Tournament after the outbreak of the coronavirus led to its cancellation

Packers all-time tournament: 1962 (1) vs. 2011 (16)

Vote for who you think will in a matchup of two great Green Bay Packers teams – 1962 and 2011

Vikings all-time tournament: 1998 (1) vs. 2012 (16)

Vote for who you think will in a matchup of two great Minnesota Vikings teams – 1998 and 2012

NFL allowing teams to announce free agency agreements

The NFL has changed course and is allowing teams to announce agreements they have reached with free agents, as well as trades

Twilight Time: Long-lost Rod Serling baseball comedy on deck

To many people, Rod Serling is known as the foreboding figure who created “The Twilight Zone” television show

Olympic flame to arrive in Japan as plans for Tokyo Games forge ahead despite pandemic

ARIS MESSINIS / AFP / Pool/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images(TOKYO) — After being lit at a sparsely attended ceremony in Greece, the Olympic flame is slated to arrive in Japan on Friday amid growing calls for the upcoming Tokyo Games to be postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Hellenic Olympic Committee announced …

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On This Day: Tyus Edney save the UCLA Bruins in the second round of the 1995 NCAA tournament

College basketball’s most-storied program won its last championship in 1995, thanks to an unforgettable buzzer-beater in the second round.

A day after musher wins Iditarod, others face woes on trail

Iditarod musher Nic Petit has encountered problems late in the Iditarod for the third straight year

Ionescu headlines AP All-America women’s basketball team

Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon has joined an elite group, becoming a three-time All-America selection by The Associated Press

BREAKING: Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon headlines AP women’s basketball All-America team.

BREAKING: Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon headlines AP women’s basketball All-America team.

MLS extends suspension of play until at least May 10

Major League Soccer is targeting a May 10 return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December.