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Scoreboard roundup — 3/28/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEBaltimore 5, Atlanta 4Houston 7, Miami 3Texas 4, Colorado 3Milwaukee 13, Cleveland 12Arizona 15, Seattle 6Boston 9, Pittsburgh 2Toronto 10, Philadelphia 4AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 1, Tampa Bay 0Kansas City 7, Chi White Sox 4L.-A. Angels 14, Oakland 3Detroit 6, N.-Y. Yankees 3NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 3, N.-Y. Mets 3San Francisco 10, Chi …

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US women's hockey team reaches agreement with USA Hockey after planned boycott

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. women’s national hockey team has reached an agreement with USA Hockey after planning to boycott the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championship. “Today reflects everyone coming together and compromising in order to reach a resolution for the betterment of the sport,” said Jim Smith, president of USA Hockey, in a statement. “We’ll …

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Gymnasts testify before Congress about sex abuse claims

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “They were in control of taking my dream away in a second.” That’s what Jamie Dantzscher, a former U.S. gymnastics member who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympics, said Tuesday of the psychological, emotional and sexual abuse she claims she suffered at the hands of some coaches and doctors with the USA Gymnastics group, …

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President Trump declines invitation to throw out first pitch at Nationals home opener

Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Trump has declined the Washington Nationals’ invitation to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day due to a scheduling conflict, according to a team spokesperson. Since 1910 with William Howard Taft, presidents have thrown out the ceremonial first pitch for home openers for the Washington Senators, later known as the Nationals. …

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Giant alligator interrupts South Carolina golf tournament

Carrie Moores(KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C.) — A gargantuan alligator interrupted a golf tournament in South Carolina Monday, nonchalantly walking across the course as players watched carefully nearby. The gator was photographed at The River Course on Kiawah Island, as it snuck up on players participating in the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic’s 10th Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational. At first, the men …

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US women's hockey team plans to boycott world championship

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. women’s national hockey team is planning to boycott the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championship if they can’t strike a deal with USA Hockey. Negotiations between both sides overnight failed to resolve the dispute. Players say they’re getting unequal treatment and they’re fighting for the future of the sport. They say it’s …

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Scoreboard roundup — 3/27/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEChi White Sox 5, L.-A. Dodgers 2Texas 6, Colorado 5San Diego 12 Seattle 2L.A. Angels 4, Arizona 2Atlanta 11, Detroit 3St. Louis 3, Houston 2Pittsburgh 4, Minnesota 1Philadelphia 7, Toronto 1Cleveland 4, Chi Cubs 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 11, Baltimore 9Kansas City 10, Oakland 3NATIONAL LEAGUEN.-Y. Mets 5, Miami 0Washington 6, N.-Y. …

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North Carolina basketball star Luke Maye gets standing ovation in morning class, after winning shot

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — There’s no snooze button for buzzer-beating North Carolina forward, Luke Maye. After a long night of dominating the court, sending the Tar Heels to the Final Four in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Maye showed up for his 8 a.m. business class. He was greeted by a standing ovation from his classmates. Maye helped …

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NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — It’s official. The Oakland Raiders are relocating to Las Vegas. On Monday, National Football League team owners voted 31 to 1 to approve the franchise’s move, starting with the 2019 season. “The Raiders were born in Oakland and Oakland will always be part of our DNA,” Raiders owner Mark Davis said in a statement. “We know that …

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Transgender teen wrestler who's used winning on mat now has a bigger, though partial, victory

iStock/Thinkstock(EULESS, Texas) — Already accustomed to winning on the mat, transgender teen wrestler Mack Beggs can now enjoy another victory — a change in policy that will allow him to compete in some matches against boys, the gender with which he identifes. The organization that governs amateur wrestling in the United States recently changed its policy to allow transgender wrestlers …

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