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Wacha rebound among questions for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals hope Michael Wacha is ready to stand alongside ace Adam Wainwright at the top of their rotation.

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Nevada coach Musselman gets 5-year, $2M deal; Pack will run

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state Board of Regents has approved a five-year contract worth $2 million for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman.

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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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