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Ex-Texas coach McWilliams, 72, plans to retire this summer

In this Dec. 27, 1963, file photo, coach Darrell Royal, center, of the University of Texas, chats with two of the team's captains, David McWilliams, left, and Scott Appleton, tackle, Dec., in Austin, Texas. McWilliams, who has spent more than five decades serving the University of Texas' athletic department, believes it's time to go fishing. Austin American-Statesman reports McWilliams, who turns 73 next month, announced Friday, March 27, 2015, he is retiring this August. (AP Photo/Ted Powers, file)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — David McWilliams, who has spent more than five decades serving the University of Texas’ athletic department, believes it’s time to go fishing.

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Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57

Duke's Justise Winslow and Utah's Delon Wright battle for a loose ball during the first half of a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen.

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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few hugs Przemek Karnowski after a college basketball regional semifinal game against UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga won 74-62. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Growing up in Poland, Przemek Karnowski had to stay up until 2 or 3 a.m. to watch the NCAA Tournament.

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Area resident Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open

Jimmy Walker hits from the 10th tee during the second round of the Valero Texas Open golf tournament, Friday, March 27, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home.

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Texas ready for matchup with UConn in Sweet 16

Texas head coach Karen Aston speaks during a news conference for a women's college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Texas plays Connecticut on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Texas coach Karen Aston hasn’t seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final Four. The Longhorns lost by two that night when Aston was an assistant coach.

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