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NCAA, ESPN sign deal for women’s ‘March Madness’

The NCAA and ESPN announced on Thursday a $920 million, eight-year agreement that will give the network exclusive rights to 40 championships, including the Division I women’s basketball tournament, an event growing in popularity that the association has been accused of undervaluing in the past. NCAA President Charlie Baker told The Associated Press the deal…

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Bears QB Justin Fields prepared for physical day against Browns defense

GENE CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — In a week when the Chicago Bears expressed concern about quarterback Justin Fields taking too many hits before and after whistles, he probably couldn’t be facing a more challenging opponent. Fields absorbed more than his share of punishment from the Cleveland Browns in his first NFL…

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Vucevic and White lead the way as Bulls beat Bucks 120-113 in OT

ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Caruso took the handoff from Nikola Vucevic at the top of the key and dribbled twice to his right before launching a fadeaway 3-pointer over Brook Lopez at the end of regulation. The ball swished through the net to force overtime and help propel the short-handed…

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Texas vs. Arizona: World Series longshot

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer Tell the truth: How many people picked Arizona and Texas to meet in the World Series? A Rangers-Diamondbacks matchup had 1,750 to 1 odds when wagering opened last fall. But in an era when 12 teams make the playoffs, sustained excellence over the six-month regular season has become a…

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