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Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 file photo, attendees walk the exhibition floor at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco. With millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in arenas, game developers are angling to learn a few lessons from esports and possibly create the next "League of Legends" at this year's Game Developers Conference, the annual gathering of video game creators, kicking-off Monday, March 2, 2015, through Friday. A survey by GDC organizers of more than 200,000 developers found that 79 percent believe competitive gaming is now a sustainable business model.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next “StarCraft” or “League of Legends” might learn a few lessons at this year’s Game Developers Conference.

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Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, file photo, Gerald Wilson, right, a former Navy Band member, conducts the Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Ensemble as Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Dudzcenski, left, solos during concert at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill. The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band, at the two-day festival that begins June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band.

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Sharks snap 8-game home skid with 4-0 win over Canadiens

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) celebrates with teammate Tomas Hertl (48) after Vlasic assisted on a goal by Ben Smith during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 2, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ben Smith’s day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose.

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Oregon beats Stanford 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

Oregon's Dwayne Benjamin (0) dunks over Stanford's Reid Travis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins pointed to Oregon junior forward Elgin Cook as the primary reason the Ducks came out ahead in an important Pac-12 Conference game Sunday.

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UCLA grinds out 72-67 victory over Washington State

UCLA guard Norman Powell, left, blocks a shot by Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, and UCLA grinded out a 72-67 victory over Washington State on Sunday night that gave the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12.

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