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In the NCAAs, time doesn’t always fly when you’re having fun

In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Iowa's Aaron White, left, and teammates rest during a timeout against Gonzaga in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle. In the NCAA tournament, more frequent stoppages in play-- leave coaches and players with time on their hands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.

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Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off over money

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who lost ownership of the LA Clippers because of racial remarks says the woman who recorded his offensive words got her name on a house he purchased because she’s black and Hispanic.

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Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Vancouver Canucks' Derek Dorsett (51) flies over Winnipeg Jets' Lee Stempniak (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been largely rejected by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward.

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‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck, LA TV weatherman, dies at 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Fischbeck, a science teacher-turned-TV weatherman whose enthusiastic broadcasts made him a popular figure during two decades in Los Angeles, has died. He was 92.

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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Casey Fien (50) throws in a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Minnesota Twins in Kansas City, Mo. Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar spot as everyone else in the regular workforce. The right arm that would eventually fetch Fien a $1.38 million salary from the Twins for 2015 was once used for stacking crates, pallets and boxes at Costco. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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