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Jack Beckman wins Funny Car final in Four-Wide Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Jack Beckman topped the Funny Car field Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to end a 54-event winless streak.

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South Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74

South Carolina's Alaina Coates (41) and Florida State's Adut Bulgak (2) battle for a rebound in the first half of a women's college basketball regional final game in the NCAA Tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina earned its first Final Four berth by beating Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final.

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, driver Kyle Larson stands in the garage during a practice session for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, March 29, 2015,failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement Sunday that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more testing. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was ruled out of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session.

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South Carolina holds off North Carolina 67-65 in NCAAs

North Carolina's Jessica Washington, left, is blocked by South Carolina's Alaina Coates (41) as North Carolina's Stephanie Mavunga, right, looks on during the first half of a women's college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina just couldn’t protect its late lead.

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INSIDE THE MADNESS: Irish vs blue again, Zags ’99 rewind

Kentucky fans take cell phone photos during the Wildcat's practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Notes and tidbits from around the NCAA Tournament on Friday:

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