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Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship....



NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line on kick plays; and expansion of coaches' challenges and what can be reviewed by officials....



Column: Brady's stolen jersey saga proves grime doesn't pay
A friend once explained the sports writing business this way: "We pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us."...



McIlroy, Spieth facing elimination at Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth face what could amount to elimination day at the Dell Technologies Match Play....



Not what was expected in East Regional semifinals
NEW YORK (AP) -- The folks at Madison Square Garden were drooling at the thought of a Duke-Villanova regional final. Two schools that consider the Garden a home away from home in a No. 1 seed vs. No. 2 seed dream matchup that would make MSG the place to be this weekend....



NCAA set to pick title sites, could leave North Carolina out
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time....



Texas appeals court overturns ex-Baylor player's conviction
DALLAS (AP) -- An appeals court overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case helped ignite a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school....



Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas....



Miller and Mack still close after time together at Xavier
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Sean Miller had just been named Xavier's head basketball coach when he began meeting with athletic director Dawn Rogers about filling out his staff....



Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success....