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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.

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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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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest moments and best plays.

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McFadden set to join Cowboys after Murray bolts for Eagles

After losing DeMarco Murray, Cowboys sign run DMC

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers plays during an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Steelers, Roethlisberger agree to 5-year contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers biggest move during the first week of free agency was making sure their franchise quarterback didn't get away.

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Stills to Dolphins from Saints for Ellerbe and draft pick

The Miami Dolphins have acquired receiver Kenny Stills from the New Orleans Saints for linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and a third-round draft pick this year.

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Pistorius lawyers can’t stop appeal

Pistorius, a Paralympic champion, is serving a five-year prison sentence after being convicted of culpable homicide.

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AP sources: Murray jumps to Eagles, Bills sign backup QB Taylor

The Jets, Ravens, Lions, and Raiders are among the teams who made moves.

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Will Ferrell takes on spring training to raise money for cancer

The "Anchorman" star turned into a baseball player for a day.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, March 13. GRIZZLIES THUMPED BY WIZARDS, CAVS…

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota throws during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

Attention falls on Marcus Mariota at Oregon’s pro day

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota highlighted Oregon's pro day Thursday, looking to show he has the skillset to succeed in the NFL.

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Ravens retain RB Forsett & NFL free agency roundup

Justin Forsett has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who retain their leading rusher from 2014 plus a summary of NFL free agency moves made Thursday.

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Magic inducting Shaquille O’Neal into team Hall of Fame

The Orlando Magic are inducting Shaquille O'Neal into the team's Hall of Fame.

Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray warms up before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Demarco Murray jumps to Eagles

All-Pro running back DeMarco Murray has agreed to a five-year package with the Eagles. A person familiar with the contract says Murray's deal was valued at $42 million, with $21 million guaranteed.

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Judge denies Aaron Hernandez request to strike gun testimony

The former NFL star is charged with murder.

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Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

A bipartisan group of senators wants to dramatically broaden access to federal land for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation.

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NFL: Suh gets record contract with Dolphins

It was another big day of big moves in the National Football League.

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Batter up! Will Ferrell to play every position at spring training

He shifts from the silver screen to the baseball diamond for one of his wackiest stunts yet.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 12.

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

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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.

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

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East and South Regional semifinal play tonight in the Tournament

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

The last of the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 games are on tap tonight in Syracuse, New York, and Houston.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

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Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.

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Coaching openings at Tennessee and St. John’s

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Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Donnie Tyndall is out after just one season at Tennessee and Steve Lavin is no longer the coach at St. John's.

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