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Marshall players Tamron Manning, DeVince Boykins depart

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Dan D’Antoni says junior reserves Tamron Manning and DeVince Boykins are leaving the program.

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Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

Colorado Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay (40) celebrates his goal past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) with teammates Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Reto Berra waited a long time for another chance to start in the NHL.

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-NZ prepare for final

MELBOURNE, New Zealand (AP) — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the 34 years since cricket’s notorious “underarm” incident, but in the sporting context memories of the incident have dimmed very little and the shadow it casts is no less.

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Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

Arizona guard T.J. McConnell reacts after beating Xavier 68-60 in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer.

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Lincecum goes 5 innings but Giants lose 6-4 to Athletics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night.

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