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Minnesota’s Zahui B named to Naismith Trophy top 10 list

Minnesota center Amanda Zahui, center top, battles for a rebound with Iowa's Samantha Logic (22) and Claire Till (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Holst)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The honors have kept coming for Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B (ZOW’-ee bee).

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Pacquiao big hit so far in Vegas sports books vs Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring.

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Rollins to lead off for Dodgers this season

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is set at the top of his batting order with newcomer Jimmy Rollins.

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Bill to legalize mixed martial arts advances in NY

Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Utica, listens to a speaker during a hearing to legalize mixed martial arts in New York on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Albany. The Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation has voted 4-2 to approve the bill to the New York State Athletic Commission authority to regulate the sport as it does professional boxing. Griffo sponsored the legislation in the Senate. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York — the last state to prohibit cage matches with small gloves — resumed Tuesday with legislation advancing out of committee and some lawmakers advocating a special fund for brain-damaged fighters.

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Indianapolis signs journeyman defensive lineman

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed journeyman defensive lineman Earl Okine.

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