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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the second practice session for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, March 24, 2017. AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has already delivered the faster speeds that Formula One rule changes were designed to achieve, going under the racing lap record during practice Friday for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The three-time world champion had the fastest time in...
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. Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was “honored” to have been the Hoyas’ coach and...
 The dais and podium sit empty after the the University of Massachusetts cancelled a press conference regarding a new basketball coach on Thursday in Amherst, Mass.Dave Roback/The Republican via AP
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Former Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey has backed out of an agreement to take over at UMass, citing personal reasons. UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford said Thursday that Kelsey asked to be let out of his contract that was signed Tuesday, making clear that it was for “very...
In this photo released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Harold H. Shaw, left, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division and Colonel Richard D. McKeon, right, of the Massachusetts State Police, hold two recovered Super Bowl jerseys worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, beside team owner Robert Kraft, center, on Thursday in the NFL football team's trophy room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Brady's jersey went missing from the Patriots' locker room after their Super Bowl
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. The jerseys worn by Brady during this year’s Super Bowl and the 2015 Super Bowl were returned to Gillette Stadium Thursday, the FBI announced. Brady’s 2017 jersey went missing from the Patriots’ locker...
Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77), of Sweden, checks Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Thursday. The Lightning won 6-3.AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — Nikita Kucherov helped the Tampa Bay Lightning get a big win in the playoff push. Kucherov had his third career hat trick to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-3 victory over Boston on Thursday night, snapping the Lightning’s three-game losing streak and helping them pull three points behind...
Arizona Diamondbacks' Zack Greinke warms up prior to a spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
Zack Greinke has one more spring start before he embarks on what he hopes is a bounce-back season for him and the Arizona Diamondbacks. In an outing he described as “solid,” the right-hander went five innings plus two batters against the reigning World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Thursday,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter stopped short of calling Kansas invincible on Thursday night. Not by much. After watching the top-seeded Jayhawks run roughshod over his overmatched Boilermakers in the Midwest Regional semifinals, Painter was asked whether anybody can stop...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Thanks, Michigan. It was fun while it lasted. So who’s going to be the lovable underdog in the NCAA Tournament now? Take your pick: Xavier or South Carolina. The Musketeers are a No. 11 seed after losing their starting point guard to a knee injury in late January and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma City hasn’t been too kind to Baylor the last few years in the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Lady Bears lost in 2013 to Louisville and in 2015 to Notre Dame. Coach Kim Mulkey doesn’t care about the past, focusing on the current team which has run through its first two...
The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world’s best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea. “I hope we can find a compromise in the next two or three weeks,” International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel told The...

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