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Bill to legalize mixed martial arts advances in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York — the last state to prohibit cage matches with small gloves — has resumed with a state Senate committee advancing legislation.

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Sabres call up 3, including Grigorenko, from AHL Rochester

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have recalled three forwards, including Mikhail Grigorenko, from the minors to fill their trade-depleted roster.

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Rangers’ rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

New York Rangers' Keith Yandle plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was Yandle's first game since being traded to the Rangers. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.

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Zuccarello, Brassard help Rangers win in Yandle’s debut

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates his goal as Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) and Predators' Craig Smith (15) react during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March. 2, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night.

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No. 2 Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse 59-47

Syracuse’s B.J. Johnson, left, looks to pass the ball while being guarded by Virginia’s Marial Shayok (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year.

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