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  • Day wants to play Masters, depending on mother’s prognosis
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 10:25 pm

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — PGA Tour star Jason Day says he expects to travel to Augusta, Georgia on Friday to start practicing for the Masters, but could pull still out of the season’s first major, depending on his mother’s prognosis following surgery for lung cancer last week. Day, who spoke on Monday by video conference […]

  • FILE - In this March 14, 2017 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren, and other senators have written a letter to USA Hockey executive director Dave Ogrean to express their concerns about the organization’s treatment of the women’s national team.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women’s team
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 10:22 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen U.S. senators wrote a letter to USA Hockey’s executive director Monday over their concerns about the treatment of the women’s national team. Players have a href=’https://apnews.com/cac4b959fac248629ba637676d83cce0/US-women’s-hockey-players-threaten-boycott-over-wages’threatened to boycott/a the upcoming world championships over a wage dispute. The senators, all Democrats, urged David Ogrean to resolve the matter and ensure the team […]

  • Washington guard Kelsey Plum (10) drives past Mississippi State guard Dominique Dillingham, left, during the second half of a regional semifinal of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
    Plum unanimous choice as AP women’s basketball All-American
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 9:06 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kelsey Plum left quite the mark at Washington. Now the senior guard, who became the NCAA’s all-time career leading scorer this season, is the first from the school to earn Associated Press All-America honors. “It is really special. I started out the season and remembered last year I was on the […]

  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gestures while speaking during a rally to keep the Oakland Raiders from moving Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. NFL owners are expected to vote on the team's possible relocation to Las Vegas on Monday or Tuesday at their meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    Oakland mayor asks for delay in Raiders-to-Vegas vote
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 8:07 pm

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland’s mayor asked NFL owners to delay voting on a proposed move by the Raiders to Las Vegas, wanting to give her city a chance to negotiate with a small group of owners to complete a stadium deal at the Coliseum site. The league was set to vote Monday on the […]

  • FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Nathan Chen performs during the men's free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City, Mo. Among those who thought the technical bar in men's skating couldn't go higher after the 2014 Olympics was Patrick Chan. Then along came Nathan Chen and his five quadruple jumps in a free skate program. Chan and everyone else had to re-evaluate--which flatters Chen, the U.S. and Four Continents champion and likely the guy to beat at the world championships this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
    Quad man: Nathan Chen, skater to beat at worlds in Helsinki
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 7:42 pm

    Among those who thought the technical bar in men’s skating couldn’t go higher after the 2014 Olympics was Patrick Chan. Then along came American Nathan Chen and his five quadruple jumps in a free skate program. Chan and everyone else had to re-evaluate — which flatters Chen, the U.S. and Four Continents champion and likely […]

  • FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, United States coach Bruce Arena watches his team during soccer practice in Carson, Calif. If the U.S. fails to beat Honduras on Friday, March 24, 2017, in San Jose, Calif., the Americans would be winless in the final round of World Cup qualifying with seven games left. Only one team has qualified from a similar start, Trinidad and Tobago in 2006. A(P Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
    Blunt and sarcastic, Arena relaxes US after Klinsmann
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 7:00 pm

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — Alejandro Bedoya missed a goal in training, and Bruce Arena wanted to make sure the midfielder knew he noticed. “He threatened to chop my man bun off,” Bedoya said, smiling. “That’s the kind of grief I get around here.” Humor has returned to the U.S. national team since Arena replaced Jurgen […]

  • Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 6:12 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2nn7Hlj ) reports the decision late last week in a Cleveland-area county court means Keith Rawlins, of Rochester, […]

  • FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, left, center, talks about his state's "bathroom bill," at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. right, looks on. Forest is a strong supporter of the bill. He has accused news organizations of creating a false picture of economic upheaval. The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3 billion in lost business over a dozen years. (Deborah Cannon, Austin American-Statesman, File)   /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
    How AP tallied the cost of North Carolina’s “bathroom bill”
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 12:31 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Associated Press used dozens of interviews and multiple public records requests to determine that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years. This is how the largest elements were compiled and used: ___ PAYPAL A state Commerce Department analysis […]

  • FILE - This Thursday, May 12, 2016, file photo, shows a sign outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3 billion in lost business over a dozen years.That's despite Republican assurances that the "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
    AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina’s LGBT law: $3.76B
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 11:47 am

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” isn’t hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis. Over the past year, North Carolina has suffered financial hits ranging from scuttled […]

  • Dustin Johnson poses with his trophy after defeating Jon Rahm, of Spain, at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
    After Match Play, can anyone beat Dustin Johnson?
    Associated Press | March 26, 2017 11:16 am

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson has been around long enough to realize he’s not going to win every golf tournament he plays. It’s just getting harder to find a candidate to stop him. Zach Johnson advanced out of his group in the Dell Technologies Match Play and faced Dustin Johnson, whom he referred to […]