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Darvish cleared for offseason throwing program

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program.

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Tennis Hall of Fame says ‘Dodo’ Cheney dies at 98

In this July 10, 2004, file photo, Tennis great Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, 87, of Santa Monica, Calif., plays during an exhibition match prior to ceremonies celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98. The Hall says Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, that Cheney died Sunday in Escondido, Calif., following a brief illness. (AP Photo/Victoria Arocho, File)

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Dorothy “Dodo” Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98.

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Hass’ free throws lift Bucknell over UMES 58-55

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Chris Hass’ three free throws with 5 seconds left lifted Bucknell to a 58-55 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday at the Progressive Legends Classic.

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BYU shoots past Chaminade 121-85 in Maui

BYU guard Chase Fischer  dribbles while playing against Chaminade in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Chase Fischer scored 30 points and made nine of his tournament record-tying 10 3-pointers in the first half, leading hot-shooting BYU to a 121-85 rout over Chaminade Tuesday in the Maui Invitational.

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Confidence a clear sign of progress at Minnesota

Minnesota running back David Cobb (27) celebrates with fans following an NCAA college football game against Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Minnesota won 28-24. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful.

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