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Blazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A playoff spot secured, next up for the Portland Trail Blazers is the Northwest Division title.

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Buffalo beats Arizona 4-1 in battle of NHL’s worst teams

Buffalo Sabres' Mikhail Grigorenko (25), of Russia, battles Arizona Coyotes' Sam Gagner (9) for the puck after a face-off during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres cranked up the music and laughed in the locker room. When the music got turned down, someone sneaked over and spun the dial back up, leading to even more laughter.

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Gov. Scott Walker believes Bucks arena will move forward

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he believes stakeholders hoping to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team will be able to find a feasible financing option.

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Flames use big 2nd period to beat host Stars 5-3

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen of Finland looks back to see Calgary Flames' Jiri Hudler (24) of the Czech Republic celebrating his score with Johnny Gaudreau (13) and Sean Monahan (23) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Jiri Hudler is having the best season of his 10-year career, and the Calgary Flames forward is savvy enough to know that it doesn’t hurt to be a little lucky.

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Tennessee falls short to Maryland 58-48 in regional final

Tennessee's Alexa Middleton (33) and Maryland's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, left,  go after a loose ball during the second half of a women's college basketball regional final game in the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. Maryland won 58-48. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The entirety of what this season had been about for Ariel Massengale hit as she dropped to her knees while Maryland celebrated around her.

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