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Dayton ready for challenge of top-seed UConn

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma speaks during a news conference for a women's college basketball regional final game in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. UConn plays Dayton on Monday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Jabir and his Dayton Flyers played UConn four years ago in the Huskies’ Thanksgiving tournament.

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NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, Phil Griffin, left, president of MSNBC, Rachel Maddow, center, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," and Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word," take part in a panel discussion on the show at the NBC Universal summer press tour, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Griffin has run MSNBC since 2006. Normally, executives at networks with his ratings are looking for another job, especially with a new boss coming in. But he and Andy Lack have a long relationship, and Griffin has credited Lack with kick-starting his career by assigning him to supervise NBC News coverage of the O.J. Simpson case.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC work.

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Yankees’ Teixeira hit on leg by pitch, says he’s fine

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left a minor league intrasquad game Sunday with a bruised right knee after being hit by a pitch.

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Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday.

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Duchene, Iginla have 3 points each as Avs beat Sabres 5-3

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, center, celebrates his goal with defenseman Jan Hejda, left, of the Czech Republic, and right wing Jarome Iginla in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

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