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Quarterback search major focus for Rutgers in spring

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers senior receiver Leonte Carroo had a weird feeling looking into the backfield on the opening day of spring practice.

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Nationals reliever Storen out with blister in loss to Cards

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Judge again rules Joe Paterno can’t sue for contract breach

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can’t sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge on Monday ruled for a second time.

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Benches clear, Pirates hit 6 homers in win over Phillies

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A quick pitch by Kevin Slowey sparked benches to empty in a rare testy spring training game.

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Venus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters

Venus Williams returns the ball to Caroline Wozniacki during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Monday, March 30, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Basking in her latest victory, a beaming Venus Williams stood near her changeover chair launching autographed balls into the stands, steering her shots with body English and applauding the fans who scrambled for the souvenirs.

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