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  • WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft
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    WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1 in A'ja Wilson, there is no consensus top pick this year. The AP will periodically update the draft board. First Round:

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  • For 3rd week, 'Bama, Clemson, ND, Mich top CFP; UCF's path
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    For 3rd week, 'Bama, Clemson, ND, Mich top CFP; UCF's path

    Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan were at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks.

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  • Ducks to stay in Anaheim through 2048

    Ducks to stay in Anaheim through 2048

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim has approved a deal that will keep the Ducks in the local Honda Center through at least 2048.

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  • Oilers win in OT in Hitchcock's debut
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    Oilers win in OT in Hitchcock's debut

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Leon Draisaitl scored 51 seconds into overtime and Connor McDavid had his 100th career goal to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks in Ken Hitchcock's first game as coach Tuesday night.

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  • Pulisic captains US in Sarachan finale, 1-0 loss to Italy
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    Pulisic captains US in Sarachan finale, 1-0 loss to Italy

    In his final match as U.S. soccer coach, Dave Sarachan gave Christian Pulisic the captain's arm band for the first time and sent out the youngest lineup since the American team started keeping records. Matteo Politano scored his first international goal in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, and Italy beat the United States 1-0 in an exhibition Tuesday night at Genk, Belgium, as Pulisic became the youngest captain since the American team's records began in 1990.

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  • Dwyane Wade returns to Miami Heat after birth of child

    Dwyane Wade returns to Miami Heat after birth of child

    MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is back with the Miami Heat. Wade ended his paternity leave Tuesday night, checking in for the Heat midway through the first quarter of their game against the Brooklyn Nets. He said his wife and their daughter are doing well, which allowed him to feel comfortable resuming his season after a seven-game hiatus.

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  • Marlins INF-OF Derek Dietrich designated for assignment

    Marlins INF-OF Derek Dietrich designated for assignment

    MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins have designated for assignment infielder-outfielder Derek Dietrich, who had been with the team since 2013.

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  • Cards waive CB Taylor, re-sign Amerson

    Cards waive CB Taylor, re-sign Amerson

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have waived veteran cornerback Jamar Taylor following an ugly home loss to Oakland.

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  • Russell, Nets add to Miami's home misery, top Heat 104-92
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    Russell, Nets add to Miami's home misery, top Heat 104-92

    MIAMI (AP) D'Angelo Russell scored 20 points, Jarrett Allen had 13 points and 14 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets added to Miami's misery at home by topping the Heat 104-92 on Tuesday night.

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  • McCollum, Lillard help Blazers edge Knicks 118-114
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    McCollum, Lillard help Blazers edge Knicks 118-114

    NEW YORK (AP) CJ McCollum scored 31 points, Damian Lillard had 29 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the New York Knicks 118-114 on Tuesday night.

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