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Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison tweets apology for muttering obscenity, slur at news conference

Harrison apologizes in a series of tweets for what he calls a "poor choice of words used in jest."

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Badgers, Blue Devils head to Finals

Wisconsin stunned Kentucky, ending a 38-win streak while Duke easily handled Michigan State.

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PHOTOS: Duke dismantles Spartans to head to Finals

The Blue Devils beat Michigan State 81-61 to reach the Finals.

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PHOTOS: Wisconsin ends Kentucky’s streak to reach Finals

The Badgers bounced the Wildcats out of title contention with a stunning 71-64 win.

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, left, laughs as forward Frank Kaminsky answers a question during a news conference Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin is scheduled to play North Carolina on Thursday in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal.

On Wisconsin! Badgers beat undefeated Kentucky, move on to NCAA championship game

Sam Dekker gave Wisconsin a four-point lead with 1:06 left, then Bronson Koenig put their semifinal away at the free throw line as the Badgers ended Kentucky's unbeaten season.

Duke's Justise Winslow shoots during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 3, 2015, in Indianapolis. Duke plays Michigan State on Saturday.

Duke headed for another championship game

Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the national championship game.

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after winning the first set against Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York.

Serena wins 8th Key Biscayne title by beating Suarez Navarro

Serena Williams won her eighth Key Biscayne title Saturday and remained unbeaten this year by drubbing Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Miami Open.

Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Milwaukee.

Collins proud of NCAA for speaking out against Indiana law

Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, spoke at a news conference in Indianapolis on Saturday with representatives from gay rights groups Athlete Ally and Lamba Legal.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

Pacers’ George to return against Miami

The two-time All-Star was expected to sit out the entire 2014-15 seasons after running into a basketball stanchion Aug. 1 and snapping his right leg in two places.

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West Virginia’s Gary Browne rests his head on coach Bob Huggins after the team’s 78-39 loss to Kentucky in a…

Developmental Line Judge Sarah Thomas smiles in the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

NFL hires first female official

Sarah Thomas to be hired as first full-time female official

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton breaks his bat in the 10th inning of Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series against the Kansas City Royalsin Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Hamilton grounded into a double play on the at-bat.

Hamilton won’t be disciplined for violating program

AL's 2010 MVP spared by arbitrator

Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) pulls down a rebound next to teammate guard Josh Gasser (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Kaminsky finished with 25 points in the Badgers 75-62 win.

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky chosen AP Player of the Year

Badgers' big man averaging 18.7 points/game and 8.0 rebounds/game

Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four preview

Kentucky tries to keep things perfect vs Wisconsin and Blue Devils, Spartans take on undercard feel at Final Four

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks during a news conference a an NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 20, 2015. Kentucky is to play Cincinnati in the Round of 32 on Saturday.

Kentucky’s John Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

#1 undefeated Wildcats coach becomes third at school to receive the award

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Wednesday July 16, 2014. The British Open Golf championship starts Thursday July 17.

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

After two trips to Augusta National this week, Woods announced his return to competition on his website Friday

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The Final Four floor is a feat of sports engineering

It takes 1,700 maple panels to make the hardwood court where this year's NCAA Tournament champion will be crowned.

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Top college coaches form group to address minority hires

The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is in response to the dissolution of the Black Coaches Association.

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Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent

The 22-year-old has made history by signing a short-term contract with the Sacramento Kings.

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NBA Playoffs: Cavs & Wiz earn sweeps, Clips tie series with Spurs

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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love in action during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Cavs sweep Celtics, the Clippers earn a big win in San Antonio and the Wizards rout the Raptors.

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NHL Playoffs: Wild & Canadiens advance to second round

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FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

The Blues had their third straight first-round ouster

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Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

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Driver Kurt Busch, left, with his girlfriend Ashley Van Metre before getting in his car during qualifying for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Cards ace Wainwright placed on 15-day DL but could be out much longer

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in St. Louis. Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they play the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series on Saturday in St. Louis.

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left Achilles and left ankle injury, the team says, and could be out much longer.

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John Mayer to tour with Grateful Dead members

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Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July and rumor has it that Mayer is joining them.

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