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8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

DETROIT (AP) — Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and inspired the team to make her happy by playing well, has died, the girl's father said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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UMass basketball player announces he's gay

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

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Kids are definitely all right heading into Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth speaks with reverence when hanging out with the greats of the game at Augusta National.

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Selig hints Aaron still baseball's home-run king

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

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Johansen's OT goal lifts Jackets past Coyotes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Over their 13 seasons, the Columbus Blue Jackets have wilted at the finish a lot of times.

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Murphy drives in 4, Indians beat Padres 8-6

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy doesn't know why or how or what happened to fix his broken swing. None of that matters.

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Reds stumble in St. Louis again, lose 7-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jay Bruce thought he had it, until the ball glanced off his glove. He wouldn't have argued if it had been ruled an error.

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UConn celebrates again as women's team wins title

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn forward DeAndre Daniels got a chance to storm the court at Gampel Pavilion as a fan on Tuesday night, joining thousands of other UConn students in celebrating the school's dual national basketball titles.

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