Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

No. 1 South Carolina tops Wisconsin 67-44

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — With the team struggling on offense, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley turned to her freshmen for a spark. A’ja Wilson and Jatarie White responded.

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Badgers rally, top Georgetown 68-65 in Bahamas

Georgetown's Jabril Trawick (55) and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (44) fight for the ball during their game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead.

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Sooners top Butler 59-46 for Atlantis title berth

Oklahoma's Jordan Woodward, top, and Butler's Kelan Martin battle for to control of the ball during Game 5 of  the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger knows the Sooners’ offense will start to click better as the season goes along.

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Hospital says Pele taken to ‘special care’ unit

In this Nov. 19,  2008 file photo, Brazil's soccer great Pele greets supporters prior to a friendly soccer match, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian hospital says Pele has been transferred to a "special care" unit to be monitored while being treated for a urinary infection. The Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, said in a statement Thursday. Nov. 27, 2014,  that the 74-year-old Pele was transferred to a quieter wing. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian great Pele, who is being treated for a urinary tract infection, is in good condition and is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days, his spokesman said Thursday.

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Rio wins legal battle over Olympic golf course

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won’t be ready in time for test events.

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