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Ex-NFL player Sharper gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault.

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March Madness: How ‘sweet’ it is

It was a wild weekend of basketball, with the NCAA men's basketball tournament down to the "Sweet 16."

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Brad Keselowski holds off Harvick late, wins at Fontana

Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish.

In this Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, photo, Duke's Jahlil Okafor reacts during an NCAA college basketball scrimmage at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. With a lineup stacked with four blue-chip freshmen talented enough to jump to the NBA after one year, these Blue Devils look an awful lot like some recent Kentucky teams.

Duke, Oklahoma, Wisconsin & Louisville secure Sweet 16 berths

Duke beat San Diego State and Oklahoma beat Dayton on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament, sending the Blue Devils and Sooners back to the Sweet 16.

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo, left, talks to referee Karl Hess during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56.

Michigan State, Wichita State & West Virginia beat higher seeds to advance to Sweet 16

Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.

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.

No. 1 Kentucky reaches Sweet 16, other favorites roll

Aaron Harrison scored 13 points, Trey Lyles added 11 with 11 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky outworked eighth-seeded Cincinnati for a 64-51 victory Saturday to remain undefeated and reach the Sweet 16 for the second straight season.

A basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Northeastern plays Notre Dame in a second round game on Thursday.

No. 1 Villanova falls to No. 8 NC State on surprising Saturday

N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night.

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Two-time MVP Steve Nash announces retirement from NBA

The 41-year-old Canadian made the announcement Saturday in a letter on The Players' Tribune, a website where he is a senior producer.

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Orioles catcher Wieters could start season on disabled list

Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery last June, is "unlikely" to begin the season with the team, manager Buck Showalter said.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in St. Louis.

Kershaw needs more dental work, is OK for opener

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw needs more dental work after getting hit in the face by a line drive, but still is set to start on opening day.

A rendering for a proposed NFL football stadium by the owners of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, is packed after a news conference in Carson, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers owners are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The teams announced plans for the $1.7 billion stadium in a joint statement Thursday night, Feb. 19, 2015. The new NFL football stadium would be built on a 168-acre site at the southwest quadrant of the intersection of the 405 Freeway and Del Amo Blvd.

Proposed Chargers-Raiders stadium near Los Angeles advances

Organizers behind a proposed stadium near Los Angeles that could become home for the NFL's San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders say they have hit an important, early benchmark on the path to construction.

The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round game. Second round games start on Thursday.

Sweet 16 berths on the line today

You can hear all the action on KPUG 1170, your home for March Madness!

Indiana's Nick Zeisloft (2) and Wichita State's Zach Brown (1) go for a loose ball as Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. (1) looks on, rear right, during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Omaha, Neb., Friday, March 20, 2015.

NCAA’s: Wichita State avoids a shocker, UVA survives a Belmont scare…more

By winning, the seventh-seeded Shockers (29-4) set up a much-anticipated Sunflower State showdown with Kansas on Sunday

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Thunder star Kevin Durant has foot pain, remains out

OKC General manager Sam Presti says Durant still has pain in his right foot and will remain out indefinitely. Durant will see specialists to determine the next step.

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper looks toward his attorney, Blair Berk, during an appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the new preliminary hearing date for Sharper, on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub. The date has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.

Attorney: Ex-NFL player Sharper plans to resolve rape cases

Rape charges filed in Las Vegas against Darren Sharper showed Friday that police and prosecutors are focusing on a pattern of drug-and-attack cases against the former NFL safety and TV analyst in Los Angeles, New Orleans and the Phoenix area.

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Prosecutors focus on Aaron Hernandez’s mood

Prosecutors say the former NFL star suddenly became aggressive and agitated two nights before the killing of his friend.

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Falcons, Bills land tight ends

The Dolphins, Browns, and Giants are among the teams that also signed new players.

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Georgia State coach’s reaction to game winning shot is the best thing about March Madness so far

Ron Hunter is so stunned he falls out of his chair after star player - who is also his son - sinks a game-winning 3 pointer.

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Today in entertainment history: March 30

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Report: St. John’s offers Chris Mullin head coaching gig

Chris Mullin at the New Liberty Theatre in New York. 
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According to an ESPN.com report, St. John's University has offered their men's basketball head coach position to former NBA star and St. John's alumni Chris Mullin.

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Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four

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.

You hear all the action from Indianapolis on Friday, April 4 beginning at 12:30 p.m. on KPUG.

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Hamlin wins for 25th time, and fifth time at Martinsville

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Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

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Spartans Final Four-bound after OT. win over Louisville

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo watches his team against Georgia during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 20, 2015.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four…

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