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Refs cheer new high-def replay system for NCAA tournaments

The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness.

Alfons Hoermann, President of the German Olympic Sports Confederation DOSB makes a statement to the media, after a meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, March 16, 2015. German Olympic officials have selected Hamburg over Berlin to bid for the 2024 Olympics. The eight-member board of Germany's national Olympic committee announced its recommendation on Monday.

German officials pick Hamburg to bid for 2024 Olympics

Hamburg picked over Berlin for 2024 Olympics

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma walks the court against Stanford during the first half of the semifinal game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

UConn earns No. 1 overall seed in women’s NCAA Tournament

The Huskies are the top overall seed in the women's NCAA Tournament and Monday night were placed in the Albany Region.

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose walks onto the field during ceremonies honoring the starting eight of the 1975-76 World Series-champion Reds, following a baseball game between the Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Cincinnati.

Pete Rose submits application for reinstatement to Manfred

Pete Rose has submitted a new request to be reinstated to baseball, according to new Commissioner Rob Manfred.

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork (75) during the first half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Former Patriots nose tackle Wilfork joins Texans

Longtime New England nose tackle Vince Wilfork has signed with the Houston Texans.

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) reacts to a dunk during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.

Thunder F Serge Ibaka out with knee soreness

Thunder forward Serge Ibaka will be out indefinitely with lingering soreness in his right knee.


March Madness: A look at the No. 1 seeds

Kentucky is chasing perfection and Wisconsin opens the tournament as a No. 1 seed for the first time in school history.


Boston Marathon bombing trial enters third week

The trial is moving faster than anticipated, largely because the defense has not cross-examined many witnesses.


Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, March 16.


Dallas Seavey takes Iditarod lead with quick checkpoint exit

The defending champion is leading this year's dog sled race.


DeMaurice Smith re-elected NFLPA executive director

Smith won his third three-year term in charge of the NFL Players Association.


Let’s dance: Kentucky leads the way in March Madness

Kentucky's chasing history, trying to become the first undefeated champion in March Madness since 1976.

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NCAA Tournament field is set

The work of the NCAA Division 1 tournament selection committee is over and the field is set for the tournament.


Kentucky leads the way with top spot in March Madness

They're seeded first in the Midwest Region, in search of six more wins for a perfect season. Kansas is the No. 2 seed in the Midwest.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks to reporters during the team's NCAA college basketball media day, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Lexington, Ky.

Kentucky wins SEC tourney & SMU wins AAC

The Wildcats (34-0) are only the fourth team to go into the NCAA Tournament undefeated since Indiana finished off the last perfect season with a title in 1976.

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15 teams punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament on Saturday

15 college basketball squads won their conference on Saturday and earned a spot in the NCAA tournament.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Reggie Bush to sign with 49ers & other NFL free agency news

A person with knowledge of the agreement has told The Associated Press that free agent running back Reggie Bush has reached a deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace (11) sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Jets defeated the Dolphins 37-24.

AP source: Vikings acquire WR Mike Wallace from Dolphins

The Vikings will send a fifth-round draft pick to the Dolphins for their seventh-round selection in the swap, two years after the Vikings tried to sign Wallace.


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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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