FILE - In this March 26, 2017, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari argues a call with referee John Higgins in the first half of the South Regional final game against North Carolina in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Memphis, Tenn. Referee John Higgins of Omaha has contacted law enforcement to report he’s received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Higgins reported threats on his home phone, which has an unlisted number, and on the office phone for his roofing company. The person requested anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
NCAA referee is target of death threats after Kentucky lossLaw enforcement is investigating after referee John Higgins of Omaha received death threats and he and his roofing company were disparaged on social media after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
South Carolina head coach Frank Martin reacts in the second half against Florida during the East Regional championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Final Four guide: Teams, players and matchups to watchThe Final Four this weekend is filled with interesting teams, players, coaches and matchups to watch
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings awaits a serve against Australia during a women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  The five-time Olympian Kerri has not yet committed to play in AVP events this summer, leading the domestic beach volleyball tour to announce its 2017 schedule without including the game’s top draw among  “the most respected names in the sport” who are expected to participate.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
AVP schedule is out, no commitment (yet) from Walsh JenningsThe AVP domestic beach volleyball circuit has announced an eight-stop tour and left five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings off a list of potential players it called "the most respected names in the sport."
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) works against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The game ended in a 3-3 tie. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Mets' Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violenceNew York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia has accepted a 15-game suspension without pay under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
FILE - Int his May 14, 2016, file photo, singer Justin Timberlake performs during the Eurovision Song Contest final in Stockholm, Sweden. Timberlake is scheduled to perform on Oct. 21, 2017, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, during Formula One's only stop in the U.S., organizers of the U.S. Grand Prix announced Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Justin Timberlake to perform at US Grand Prix in AustinJustin Timberlake will perform race weekend at Formula One's only stop in the U.S. this fall
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Lakewood softball downs Potterville
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Tennis: Portland claims second in own invite
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016, file photo, former Los Angeles Lakers' player Lamar Odom watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Lakers and the Miami Heat in Los Angeles. Odom told Us Weekly for a story published online March 29, 2017, that he is “a walking miracle” after being found unconscious with cocaine in his system in a Nevada brothel in 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Lamar Odom regrets affairs, says cocaine helped end careerLamar Odom regrets affairs, blames cocaine for helping end his career
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham speaks with a fellow board member during a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C. Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to the school's multi-year academic scandal will reach a conclusion. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final FourNorth Carolina is in the Final Four for a second straight year and is still awaiting resolution on its multi-year NCAA academic case
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FILE - In this March 22, 1964, file photo UCLA coach John Wooden, right, and members of the team celebrate with their trophy after defeating Duke to win the NCAA basketball championship, in Kansas City, Mo. Players in front row are, from left: Gail Goodrich, Walt Hazzard and Jack Hirsch, holding trophy. UCLA has been the most frequent No. 1 in the AP ranking with 134 appearances at the top. (AP Photo, File)
John Wooden's UCLA set standard for being No. 1 in AP pollThe programs that bleed blue have dominated when it comes to being No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll _ though the shades of the color have varied
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 8, 2008, file photo, Kansas's Darnell Jackson holds the championship trophy as other members of the basketball team watch a video during a rally at Kansas Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.The Associated Press is ranking the top 100 college basketball programs of all time using 68 years of data from the AP Top 25 poll. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
AP Top 25 polls highlight Top 100 all-time in college hoopsThe Associated Press is ranking the top 100 college basketball programs of all time using 68 years of data from the AP Top 25 poll
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A child touches a statue of Portuguese star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo in Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Monday, March 27 2017. Ronaldo will play in his hometown of Funchal Tuesday when Portugal faces Sweden in a friendly soccer match. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremonyCristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention at Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown
The Associated Press1 hour ago


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