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Nationals’ Strasburg to start vs Mets’ Harvey on April 9

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with New York Mets ace Matt Harvey.

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Sooners wear down in 62-58 loss to Spartans in East semis

Oklahoma's C.J. Cole (25) and D.J. Bennett, right, sit with teammates in the locker room after a regional semifinal against Michigan State in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament  early Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. Michigan State won 62-58. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It took four years for coach Lon Kruger to rebuild the Oklahoma Sooners into bona fide NCAA Tournament contenders.

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Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

Michigan State's Denzel Valentine (45) and Oklahoma's Buddy Hield (24) dive for the ball during the first half of a regional semifinal in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night.

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Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third, Wilds beat Flames 4-2

Minnesota Wild’s Jordan Leopold, left, tries to keep Calgary Flames' Paul Byron from the rebound of a blocked shot by goalie Devan Dubnyk in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, March 27, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild poured it on in the third period against the Calgary Flames.

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For Jim Larranaga, NIT semifinal trip is a homecoming

In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Miami coach Jim Larranaga, center, talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami plays Temple in the NIT semifinals Tuesday, March 31. "When I got to college and played in Madison Square Garden it was always a very special thrill," Larranaga said. "Then as an assistant coach at Virginia we won the NIT my first year as an assistant. To take your team to New York and have your players experience that is very different than any other venue you'll ever play in."(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of Miami coach Jim Larranaga’s earliest basketball memories in basketball goes back to when he was 9 or 10 years old, watching his older brother play for St. John’s at Madison Square Garden.

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