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Fans give Badgers rousing send-off to Final Four rematch

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of Wisconsin fans have given the Badgers a rousing send-off for their Final Four rematch with Kentucky.

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Padres rout Samardzija and White Sox 8-2 as Shields tunes up

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Shields allowed three hits in three scoreless innings, Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning against Jeff Samardzija, and the San Diego Padres beat a Chicago White Sox split squad 8-2 Wednesday in the final game of the Cactus League season at Camelback Ranch.

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Garcia homers, Abreu has 2 more hits for White Sox in win

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Avisail Garcia homered among his three hits and drove in four runs, Jose Abreu added to his sizzling spring training with two more hits and a Chicago White Sox split squad beat the Seattle Mariners 12-4 on Wednesday.

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Hughes, Buchholz look sharp in Twins-Red Sox 4-4 tie

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Phil Hughes and Clay Buchholz each had a final spring training tuneup Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins and a Boston Red Sox split squad played to a 4-4 tie in nine innings.

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UConn women not looking past opposition in Final Four

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma speaks during a news conference after his team's 91-70 win over Dayton in a regional final game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women’s NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there’s still a distinctive feel it’s really two-time defending champion Connecticut’s title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a distant best of the rest.

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