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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 17, 2019
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GLENDALE — Connor McDavid scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.

By JACK MAGRUDER, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jon Rahm can’t think of a shot he missed Saturday in his round of 8-under 64 that took him from five shots behind to one shot ahead of Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood in The Players Championship.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 16, 2019
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CLEARWATER, Fla. — A day after an errant fastball bruised his right ankle, Phillies slugger Bryce Harper said he had no concerns about being ready for opening day.

By Associated Press March 16, 2019
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FONTANA, Calif. — Four drivers have earned a victory in the first four weeks of what's shaping up as a competitive NASCAR Cup Series season.

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer March 16, 2019
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HOUSTON — After the Houston Rockets fought until the end to get a win against the last-place Phoenix Suns on Friday night, coach Mike D’Antoni criticized his team’s attention to detail with the postseason approaching.

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer March 16, 2019
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So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season? First off, there's apparently an appetite for spring professional football.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer March 16, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Midway through their season-long six-game home stand to finish the 2018-19 campaign, the Northern Arizona Suns still can’t seem to catch a break.

By Doug Cook March 16, 2019
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New Phillies star Bryce Harper bruised his right foot when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game Friday, but manager Gabe Kapler said the team wasn't overly worried.

By Associated Press March 16, 2019
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The easy way out was to go low under a tree 20 feet in front of Rory McIlroy. He was looking up.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 16, 2019
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Vinnie Hinostroza’s first career hat trick sent the surging Arizona Coyotes to a 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.

March 14, 2019
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — March or May, there is no shortage of excitement at The Players Championship.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 14, 2019
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SOLDEU, Andorra — Mikaela Shiffrin added yet another trophy to her record-breaking season at the World Cup Finals on Thursday.

By Associated Press March 14, 2019
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Milos Raonic made sure Miomir Kecmanovic's good luck finally ran out at the BNP Paribas Open.

By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer March 14, 2019
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PHOENIX — Donovan Mitchell scored 16 of his 26 points in the second half, leading the Utah Jazz to a 114-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.

By Associated Press March 13, 2019
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Justin Thomas has played the 15th hole at The Players Championship some 20 times, but never this early in the year. That's why he turned to his caddie for some last-minute advice during a practice round.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 13, 2019
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ST. LOUIS — Darcy Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes bounced back nicely after an ugly loss in Chicago.

By DAVID SOLOMON, Associated Press March 12, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns had high hopes of recording their second three-game winning streak of the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, March 12.

By Doug Cook March 12, 2019
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SCOTTSDALE — Adam Jones had been climbing Camelback Mountain and hitting at Grand Canyon University for the past two weeks, waiting for a major league team to give him a job. On Tuesday, he officially joined the Arizona Diamondbacks, the only team that Jones says showed any real interest in the 33-year-old outfielder.

By CARRIE MUSKAT, Associated Press March 12, 2019
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods no longer has a pain in the neck. The trick going forward for Woods is to make sure the soreness that caused him to withdraw from the Arnold Palmer Invitational doesn’t keep him from missing more tournaments the rest of his injury-filled career.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer March 12, 2019
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While the free agency spending frenzy runs wild, the Giants and Browns found a way to overshadow it Tuesday night: a trade of Odell Beckham Jr.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer March 12, 2019
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — When Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the Atlanta clubhouse, Braves star Freddie Freeman playfully told the NL Rookie of the Year there still was work to do.

By Associated Press March 12, 2019
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CHICAGO — Brendan Perlini’s first career hat trick arrived at an opportune time for the desperate Chicago Blackhawks — and the 22-year-old forward.

By MATT CARLSON , Associated Press March 12, 2019
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PHOENIX — Joe Gibbs has spent his career watching Hall of Fame-caliber athletes ply their trades, whether as the Super Bowl-winning coach of the Washington Redskins or the title-winning owner of a race team.

By DAVE SKRETTA , AP Sports Writer March 12, 2019
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NEW YORK — Nick Foles is headed to Jacksonville, Landon Collins to Washington and Trent Brown to Oakland.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer March 12, 2019

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