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1987 winner backs Lance Armstrong charity ride on Tour route

In this Feb. 28, 2011, file photo, Lance Armstrong is shown during a news conference at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that cyclist Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban. Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussion was meant to remain private. The meeting was first reported by The New York Times.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

PARIS (AP) — The 1987 winner of the Tour de France supports Lance Armstrong riding part of this July’s route to raise funds against blood cancer.

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Comic Marty Allen marks 93rd birthday with laughs, songs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On his 93rd birthday, comedian Marty Allen could easily rest on his laughs.

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Obama cheers niece on at NCAA women’s basketball game

President Barack Obama, center, watches the player's introductions of the Princeton vs Green Bay women's college basketball game in the first round of the NCAA tournament in College Park, Md., Saturday, March 21, 2015. Obama's niece Leslie Robinson, plays for Princeton.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama cheered for his niece’s Princeton University team Saturday as the squad defeated the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in a first-round NCAA Tournament game.

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Eagles: 60-minute man Chuck Bednarik has died at 89

In this Nov. 21, 1960 file photo, New York Giants' Frank Gifford lies on field as play continues after he was knocked unconscious by Philadelphia Eagles' Chuck Bednarik (60) during a football game at Yankee Stadium in New York.   Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, has died. He was 89.  (AP Photo)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles said. He was 89.

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INSIDE THE MADNESS: Magic, Kentucky to Zags, Kurt Warner

Michigan State alumni Earvin "Magic" Johnson poses for a photo in the stands as he watches his former team during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against Georgia in the Round of 64 in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Notes and tidbits from around the NCAA Tournament on Friday:

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