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Oregon wrestler wins state title; grandfather dies in stands

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon high school wrestler on his way to a state title defeated an opponent and then ran into the stands where his grandfather had suffered a fatal heart attack.

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Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

This is an April 16, 2014, file photo showing Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan watching during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Bobcats and the Chicago Bulls in Charlotte, N.C. Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires. Forbes said Monday, March 2, 2015, that Jordan’s net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires.

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Injured wrestler inspires Parkston team to state title

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Austin Bertram was terrified that he had lost the use of his legs.

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Blues acquire D Zbynek Michalek form Coyotes

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues bolstered a defense that’s been without All-Star Kevin Shattenkirk for a month, acquiring veteran Zbynek Michalek and a conditional third-round draft pick from the Arizona Coyotes for prospect Maxim Letunov.

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Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, acknowledges fans at the conclusion of the third round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years Monday when he won the Honda Classic by making a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole in regulation and beating 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second playoff hole.

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