• Serena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once. In other words, Williams appeared to be 100 percent. Showing no lingering effects from a...

  • Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just call him Sam Dagger. Sam Dekker hit 5 of Wisconsin's 10 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a second straight career high of 27 points, Frank Kaminsky added 29 points and the top-seeded Badgers beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on Saturday to reach consecutive...

  • Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked the event, with other landmarks...

  • Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans are lining a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew. During a week of national mourning that began Monday after Lee's death at age 91, some 450,000 people queued for...

  • Winter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    BEIJING (AP) — IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games. The inspectors' departure follows a news conference at which...

  • LEADING OFF: Alex Rodriguez to play first base

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Sunday: ___ WHO'S ON FIRST? Alex Rodriguez will get his first start at first base for the Yankees against Houston. The soon-to-be 40-year-old is returning from a year-long suspension and will get most of his...

  • Confederate flag spurs conversation in Greeley

    The Greeley Tribune
    Updated: 20 min ago

    WINDSOR — Windsor High School's diversity week came with an unplanned lesson when a Confederate flag was spotted on a vehicle in the school's student parking lot. Assistant principal Dick Thomas said school officials tried to strike a balance between students' First Amendment rights...

  • Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies

    Updated: 29 min ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday. Cubs rookie Kris Bryant had four hits, raising his spring average to .459. The Cubs scored seven...

  • AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

    Updated: 44 min ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The decision came after Texas athletic director Steve Patterson and Barnes met...

  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

    Updated: 59 min ago

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history. In electoral...

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