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A-Rod debut at first base as Yanks beat Astros 7-0

New York Yankees first baseman Alex Rodriguez makes the out on Houston Astros' Jose Altuve during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game in Kissimmee, Fla., Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees’ 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.

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Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

Louisville's Montrezl Harrell (24) dunks the ball in front of Michigan State's Bryn Forbes (5) during the first half of a regional final in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.

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Stanford’s Randle chases school scoring record, title at NIT

In this Tuesday, March 24, 2015, photo, Stanford's Chasson Randle reacts after scoring against Vanderbilt during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the NIT in Stanford, Calif. Randle is on the brink of becoming the Cardinal's career scoring leader. With 2,326 points, he became the Pac-12 Conference's fourth-leading scorer in Tuesday's NIT quarterfinal win against Vanderbilt. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody.

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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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