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Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke 78-75
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- John Gillon had done it before, just not quite on such a grand stage....

NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season
LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a few days and rest up after a frenetic first three-and-a-half months of the season....

In Lebanon gyms, playtime and escape for Syrian children
BEIRUT (AP) -- Every Sunday, the gymnasium along Beirut's airport highway echoes with the shouting and laughter of dozens of Syrian children enjoying a rare escape from a grim and confined life in exile....

No. 8 Tar Heels top No. 7 Cardinals 74-63, stretch ACC lead
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- No. 8 North Carolina kept hitting the glass, making its free throws and hitting its outside shots....

UNC: fan ejected after exchange with Louisville's Pitino
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game....

Truex forced to relive closest 2nd in Daytona 500 history
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Martin Truex Jr. saw his Daytona 500 victory vanish in just a blink of an eye....

MLB players' union agrees to pitchless intentional walks
NEW YORK (AP) -- There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season....

Brooks' 3 leads No. 6 Oregon past Cal 68-65
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Game-winning shots are becoming old hat for Oregon's Dillon Brooks. Doing it on the road to silence a partisan crowd was a bit of a change....

Column: Lakers can't count on celebrity to bring back glory
Chasing celebrity isn't mentioned anywhere in the first chapter of the playbook to NBA relevance....

'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assault
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including some too reluctant to speak up about the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a "god."...

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