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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.

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Play ball! Quickly! Baseball tries to speed game this spring

Dirk Howard sells programs before a spring training baseball exhibition game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Tick, tock, baseball is on the clock.

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Big East schools take top billing at ACC women’s tourney

Duke women's basketball players, including Amber Henson (30), Jenna Frush (35),  Ka'lia Johnson (14), react after defeating North Carolina 81-80 on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.   (AP Photo/The Herald-Sun, Christine T. Nguyen)

The Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball tournament has a Big East feel to it.

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Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw

In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw yells to his players during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. The Denver Nuggets have fired coach Brian Shaw after 1½ seasons. General manager Tim Connelly said in a statement Tuesday, March 3, 2015: "You won't find a better guy than Brian and he is one of the brightest basketball minds I've ever been around. Unfortunately things didn't go as we hoped, but we know with his basketball acumen that he has a very bright future ahead of him."  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have fired coach Brian Shaw after 1½ seasons.

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US Women’s Amateur coming to Tennessee in 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs will be the host site for the 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.

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