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Former NBA star Mark Price named Charlotte 49ers new coach

Mark Price speaks after being introduced as the new head coach of Charlotte during an NCAA college basketball news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mark Price doesn’t have much coaching experience at the college level.

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Cabrera, Martinez and Cespedes homer for Tigers in win

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered for the Detroit Tigers in 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.

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Virginia Tech’s leading scorer Adam Smith transferring

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech’s leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school.

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Officials OK demolishing Irwindale Speedway for outlet mall

IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — The sights and sounds of high-performance cars racing around an oval track could soon be replaced by those of minivans searching for parking spaces after the City Council approved plans to demolish the popular Irwindale Speedway and replace it with an outlet mall.

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Johnson has 3 hits to help Braves beat Pirates 7-5

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson watches his two-run home run in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez’s scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.

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