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Mulkey, Lady Bears confident as ever entering Sweet 16

The Baylor bench, led by head coach Kim Mulkey front right, celebrate a 3-point basket against Arkansas in the second half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 73-44. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Being comfortable on college basketball’s biggest stage has never been a problem for Kim Mulkey.

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Wallace’s HR in 8th helps Padres tie D-backs 3-3 in 10

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne, left, speaks with catcher Derek Norris in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brett Wallace hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

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Cubs look to make big leap into contention

In this March 14, 2015, photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, celebrates with a teammate after hitting a home run in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Las Vegas. The last crown they wore came in 1908, before Wrigley Field was built. Now, as the old ballpark gets renovated, the franchise is being refurbished, too. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Steve Spatafore, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing in the shade on a beautiful afternoon in Arizona, Jon Lester embraced the question that hovers over the Chicago Cubs these days.

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Del Potro loses 1st-round match at Miami Open

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, hits a return against Vasek Pospisil, of Canada, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro’s latest comeback from an injury is off to a slow start, and he’s OK with that.

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Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger poses for a portrait during press day for "Terminator Genisys" at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s a rare case when a film’s most iconic line practically preordains a franchise.  As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine - Schwarzenegger - is back for another go-around in “Terminator: Genisys.” The movie opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2015. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in “Terminator: Genisys,” and Paramount Pictures, eager for a blockbuster, has already fired up a machine of its own — the publicity kind.

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