Posts Tagged By GREG BEACHAM

Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

Arizona guard T.J. McConnell reacts after beating Xavier 68-60 in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer.

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Coaches Miller, Mack get reunion when Arizona faces Xavier

Arizona head coach Sean Miller, left, talks with Xavier head coach Chris Mack between practices at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Arizona plays Xavier in a regional semifinal on Thursday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six years are a blink when old friends like Sean Miller and Chris Mack get back together. When the coaches met up Wednesday in a Staples Center hallway, they jumped right back into their old relationship roles.

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Steve Nash heads into retirement after “failure” with Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash listens to questions from the media at a news conference, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in El Segundo, Calif. Nash announced his retirement Saturday, March 21, 2015 after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Steve Nash played through pain and injury for essentially his entire career. Until last fall, he really thought he could do it again for the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Ex-UFC champion Brock Lesnar finally rules out return to MMA

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar pauses for a photo after ruling out a return to mixed martial arts, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport's history, as he announced he had re-signed with WWE in an interview on ESPN's "SportsCenter," in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Lesnar tells The Associated Press he was in training for a UFC return as recently as last week despite his conflicted feelings about it. He finally decided to stick with professional wrestling only in the past two days. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ruled out a return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport’s history.

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