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McLellan out after 7 years as coach of San Jose Sharks

In this March 29, 2015, file photo, San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan, center, talks to his team during a timeout in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh.  The Sharks announced Monday, April 20. 2015, that they had agreed to part ways with McLellan, the winningest coach in franchise history after the team missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003.   (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After seven years of great regular-season success and playoff disappointments, coach Todd McLellan and the San Jose Sharks decided it was time for a change.

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Kansas hires Schneider to coach women’s basketball team

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has hired Brandon Schneider, who led Stephen F. Austin to the past two Southland Conference championships, to turn around its struggling women’s basketball program.

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Pulitzers set to honor journalism’s best; magazines eligible

This August 13, 2014, photo by St. Louis Post Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen shows Edward Crawford returning a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.  Four days earlier, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. The killing ignited riots and unrest in the St. Louis area and across the nation. Cohen and members of the St. Louis Post Dispatch photo staff are winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography it was announced Monday, April 20, 2015, at Columbia University in New York. (Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Columbia University via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while The New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two.

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Stephen Adly Guirgis wins Pulitzer for drama

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Adly Guirgis’s “Between Riverside and Crazy” has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play hailed by the judges for using “dark comedy to confront questions of life and death.”

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2 years after bombings, a festive Boston Marathon mood

Dustin Hicks, right, of Temple Terrace, Fla., proposes to Laura Bowerman after crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. Bowerman accepted the proposal. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports’ most cherished events.

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