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Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday....

Harrington takes 36-hole lead, then more rain in Florida
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go....

Seller's market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears
General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency....

No. 1 Kentucky beats No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 to clinch SEC
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Of all the impressive wins top-ranked Kentucky has collected in marquee games this season, Saturday's 84-67 dismantling of No. 18 Arkansas speaks a little louder than most....

Collinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time....

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA's hottest player will miss at least a game....

Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for fans for next T-wolves game
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota's next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team....

Ronda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion....

Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women's tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday....

Fenninger wins Alpine combined World Cup
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) -- Anna Fenninger of Austria kept up the pressure on overall leader Tina Maze with victory in the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday....

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