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CONTROVERSY OVER? North Carolina transgender 'bathroom bill' flushed by lawmakers

Fox News / U.S. 274 sources

North Carolina lawmakers voted Thursday to roll back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.

The Latest: Kansas' Mason, Gonzaga's Few win AP awards

ABC News / Sports 40 sources

Kansas guard Frank Mason III and Gonzaga coach Mark Few have won The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards

Cristiano Ronaldo bust sculptor: 'Not even Jesus pleased everyone'

ESPN 64 sources

Scott Van Pelt is the latest to chime on the unveiling of Cristiano Ronaldo's statue at Madeira airport.

Fifa proposes six-team World Cup play-off for 2026

BBC / Sport 49 sources

Fifa is proposing a six-nation play-off tournament to decide the last two places at the expanded 48-team World Cup in 2026.

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Penn State trustee 'running out of sympathy' for Sandusky victims

A day after the conviction Friday of former Penn State University President Graham Spanier on a child endangerment charge in the Jerry Sandusky scandal, a university trustee said he was "running out of sympathy" for the case's "so-called…

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Post-free agency Seahawks mock draft roundup

Seattlepi.com 15 sources

There seem to be two major schools of thought when it comes to Seattle's first pick at No. 26 overall: Some believe despite the signings of Luke Joeckel and Oday Aboushi, the Seahawks desperately need a blue chip talent on the offensive…

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North Carolina Just Took a Big Step in Repealing Its Bathroom Bill

TIME 274 sources

It will now go to Gov. Roy Cooper, who said he supports the measure

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Russell Westbrook is the only real NBA MVP choice

SB Nation 77 sources

Stop scrutinizing the wonder of Russell Westbrook.

Patrick Chan third after men’s short program at world figure skating championships

The 26-year-old from Toronto posted a score of 102.13. Spain’s Javier Fermandez was first with 109.05 ahead of Japan’s Shoma Uno with 104.86.

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Soccer Star Ronaldo's Odd Statue Turns Heads

NBC News / News 64 sources

Soccer star Ronaldo needed a second glance at an unusual statue in his honor.

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Messi on Argentina ban: 'My sayings were never addressed to the assistant'

ESPN 226 sources

Shaka Hislop concedes there is a distinct possibility Argentina will fail to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Video appears to show brawl at United Center after All-American Game

Chicago Tribune 4 sources

Video appears to show a fight at the United Center during the McDonald's All American game on March 29, 2017. Chicago Tribune staffContact Reporter. The organizers of the McDonald's All-American Game have issued a statement saying it is ...

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If Avalanche has had an entertaining loss, this one – to the Capitals – was it

The Denver Post 10 sources

The Avalanche actually looked as if it belonged on the same ice with the Capitals on Wednesday night while falling 5-3 in one of the more entertaining hockey games at the Pepsi Center this season.

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Ageless Venus topples No.1 Kerber, Nadal cruises past Sock to advance to Miami Open semis

Miami Herald 40 sources

Angelique Kerber is ranked No. 1 in the world, but had not been playing like it for much of this season, so she was fired up to face seven-time Grand … Click to Continue »

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Capitals keep on rolling, hold off Avalanche for sixth straight win

Washington’s 5-3 victory pushes lead over Columbus to five points in tight Metropolitan Division race.

Warriors send statement with comeback win over Spurs

SFGate / Sports 31 sources

Warriors send statement with comeback win over Spurs

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Clippers, Redick top Wizards, 133-124

LOS ANGELES — J.J. Redick scored a season-high 31 points and hit seven 3-pointers, helping the Los Angeles Clippersbeat the Washington Wizards 133-124 on Wednesday night.

Knicks eliminated from playoff hunt as another lottery awaits

After the first practice of preseason at West Point, Carmelo Anthony said, “I haven’t been excited like this in a long time to actually get going and get ready to create something.’’ The Knicks created a disgusting mess and were…

Thursday, Mar 30

People Are Deeply Disturbed By This Hideous Statue Of Cristiano Ronaldo

By most accounts, Portuguese soccer great Cristiano Ronaldo is handsome.

'All systems go' for women's hockey world championships in Plymouth

Members of the U.S. women's national hockey team agreed to a four-year deal with USA Hockey on Tuesday night, ending a threat to boycott the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship, which starts Friday at USA Hockey Arena in…

Russell Westbrook Scores 57 Points, Earns 38th Triple-Double in OT Win vs. Magic

Bleacher Report 77 sources

Russell Westbrook's dream 2016-17 season arguably hit its apex Wednesday night, as he set an NBA record by scoring 57 points in a triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win over the Orlando Magic at Amway…

Wednesday, Mar 29

USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

WCVB.com 96 sources

While the impending start of the world championships created urgency for USA Hockey and the women's national team to hammer out a deal, the agreement had everything to do with tournaments over the next four years and beyond. The sides…

Mets closer Jeurys Familia suspended 15 games for violating MLB domestic violence policy

Newsday 54 sources

Jeurys Familia has been suspended 15 games for violating baseball's policy on domestic violence, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.

Hassan Whiteside’s tip-in at buzzer lifts Miami Heat to giant win over Detroit Pistons

Hassan Whiteside fell a rebound shy of his 16th consecutive double-double. And he could not care less. Whiteside’s ninth rebound Tuesday night my have been the biggest of his career … Click to Continue »

Wings fall to Hurricanes, playoff streak is kaput

The Detroit News 41 sources

With the Bruins and Maple Leafs winning, Detroit’s 25 consecutive season run in the postseason is done.

Tuesday, Mar 28

Lionel Messi banned for four Argentina matches after insulting official

Lionel Messi has been banned for four international matches after insulting an assistant referee in Argentina’s World Cup qualifying fixture against Chile last week.

Trump declines Nationals’ invitation to throw out first pitch on Opening Day

Presidents have regularly thrown out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day for Washington’s major league team going back more than a century, but the tradition will not resume this year. The Nationals invited President Trump to do the…

HB2 aftermath: NCAA gives North Carolina ultimatum on 'bathroom bill'

Washington Times 105 sources

The NCAA is threatening to remove North Carolina from consideration to host championship games for the foreseeable future if the state does not repeal a law regulating public restrooms, locker rooms and showers on the basis of biological…

Lack injured as Red Wings edge Canes 4-3 in OT

NewsObserver.com 39 sources

The Detroit Red Wings have been a fixture in the Stanley Cup playoffs the past 25 seasons, but that run likely will end this year. The Wings came into PNC … Click to Continue »

Monday, Mar 27

NFL approves move of Raiders from Oakland to Las Vegas

Los Angeles Times 238 sources

By a 31-1 vote Monday, NFL owners approved the Raiders’ plan to relocate from Oakland to Las Vegas, where the club intends to build a $1.6-billion stadium to open in 2020. The plan calls for the Raiders to remain in Oakland while their new…

Hamilton in ‘best of best’ Vettel battle

The Times / News 220 sources

Lewis Hamilton expects Sebastian Vettel to prove a tougher rival than his former team-mate Nico Rosberg as the “best of the best” fight it out for the Formula One world title. Vettel took an early lead in the battle, beating Hamilton by…

March Madness: South Carolina rallies past Florida to reach first Final Four in school history

FOX Sports 136 sources

The South Carolina Gamecocks clinched their first Final Four berth in school history

Jermain Defoe and Jamie Vardy give England victory over Lithuania

The most remarkable statistic attached to this victory is that England, for all their traumas and intermittent crises, have now gone 34 matches since they last experienced defeat in a qualifying match. That occasion was October 2009, Fabio…

Sunday, Mar 26

Eight things you missed from F1 Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel surprised many by cruising to a comfortable victory in the Formula One season opening Australian Grand Prix. Here are eight things you missed from Albert Park.

TV SCHEDULE: Elite Eight in NCAA...

KHOU.com / Sports 145 sources

March Madness continue this weekend on KHOU 11/CBS with the Elite Eight of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

Indiana hires Dayton's Archie Miller as new basketball coach

Chicago Tribune 43 sources

Fred Glass wanted to hire a proven winner for Indiana's next coach. The athletic director didn't have to wait long — or travel far to find what he was looking for. "Archie Miller was on my short list from the very beginning," Glass said in…

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

NewsObserver.com 83 sources

Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks … Click to Continue »