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A’s begin baseball’s mandatory domestic violence training

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler (16) makes a play during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL’s recent troubles.

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UCLA routs Washington 88-66 to end 2-game skid

UCLA 's Tony Parker, center, celebrates his basket, between Washington's Jernard Jarreau, left, and Mike Anderson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With time running out on securing a top-four seed in the Pac-12 tournament, the UCLA Bruins are playing with a sense of urgency.

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Oregon ends 7-year losing streak to Cal, 80-69

Oregon's Joseph Young shoots against California's Dwight Tarwater (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Joseph Young scored 25 points, Dwayne Benjamin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat California 80-69 on Wednesday night, ending a seven-year losing streak against the Golden Bears.

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Washington State holds off USC 70-66

Washington State forward Junior Longrus, right, blocks the shot of Southern California forward Strahinja Gavrilovic during the first half on an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Road wins have been hard to come by for Washington State this season.

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Padres chairman: It was time to make changes

San Diego Padres' James Shields signs autographs during spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — As the full squad of his remodeled club stretched in front of him for the first time, Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler was asked about the flurry of offseason moves that have brought excitement and a record payroll to San Diego.

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