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Georgia District Attorney to Announce Decision Monday in Roethlisberger Case
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- A district attorney in Georgia plans to announce whether charges will be brought in a case of sexual assault accusations against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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Cardinals Lose on Walkoff Home Run
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jonny Gomes hit a solo homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, sending the Cincinnati Reds to their first win of the season, 2-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Cubs Blank Braves; Avoid Sweep in Atlanta
ATLANTA (AP)-- Randy Wells pitched six scoreless innings, Carlos Marmol stranded two baserunners in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Thursday night.
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White Sox Lose Second Straight to Cleveland
CHICAGO (AP)-- Asdrubal Cabrera hit a tiebreaking, two-out single in the 11th inning and Grady Sizemore drove in three runs Thursday night, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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Bulls Get Much Needed Win Against LeBron-less Cavaliers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 24 points, Kirk Hinrich had 23 and the Chicago Bulls survived some shaky free-throw shooting down the stretch to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-108 with LeBron James on the sideline Thursday night.
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Tiger Impressive in Masters Return
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods shot a 4-under-par 68 Thursday, his best score ever on the first day of the Masters despite a five-month layoff tied to a sex scandal.
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Penn State's Battle Turning Pro
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State junior guard Talor Battle is entering the NBA draft.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/7/10
Wet playing conditions resulted in the postponement or cancellation of most of Tuesday's local and high school sporting events; three United High School senior student athletes signing with colleges Thursday.
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Pujols, Holliday Power Cardinals Past Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and Matt Holliday followed with a two-run double, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday night.
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Blast by Jones Lifts Braves Past Cubs
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Wednesday night.
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Indians Rally Past White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) == Fausto Carmona allowed one hit over six wild innings and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Wednesday night for their first win under manager Manny Acta.
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Blackhawks Hold Off St. Louis to Extend Win Streak
CHICAGO (AP) _ Duncan Keith, Ben Eager, Bryan Bickell and Kris Versteeg scored in a 3:08 span in the first period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-5 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
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Tennis Legend Has Cancer
NEW YORK (AP) _ Tennis great Martina Navratilova says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and her prognosis is excellent.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/6/10
Galesburg baseball team suffers another loss in Florida, Abingdon splits with Havana, ROWVA wins big, Knoxville swept, M-R loses; GHS softball team matches last season's win total with victory, ROWVA and Knoxville win; CSC men's golf team wins Arrowhead Conference meet.
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UCONN Women's Basketball Team Beats Stanford for Seventh Championship
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ No Final Four team in history had ever scored fewer points in the first half than Connecticut.
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Donahue Replacing Skinner at Boston College
BOSTON (AP) -- Steve Donahue has been hired as Boston College's basketball coach after leading Cornell to three straight Ivy League titles and the round of 16 in this NCAA tournament.
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Bucks Hold Off Chicago; Clinch Playoff Spot
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Salmons scored 26 points against his former team and the Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 79-74 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
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Rams GM: Bulger Release doesn't Tip Hand
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A day after the St. Louis Rams released Marc Bulger, general manager Billy Devaney said it's far from certain that the team will take a quarterback with the first pick of the draft.
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Blackhawks Continue Winning Ways Against Dallas
DALLAS (AP) -- Marian Hossa scored 36 seconds after the opening faceoff, Colin Fraser had the first of his two goals in the final minute of the first period, and the Chicago Blackhawks stretched their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars Tuesday night.
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McNabb Starts "New Chapter" as Redskins QB
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Donovan McNabb says he would have loved to finish his career with the Philadelphia Eagles, but it's just something that didn't happen.
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Woods' Return Comes During Telecast
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods' return to golf at the Masters will be in the middle of ESPN's live coverage.
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It's Official: DePaul Hires Purnell
CHICAGO (AP) -- DePaul has hired Clemson's Oliver Purnell as its coach, hoping he can revive a once-proud program that has struggled in recent years.
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A 96 Team NCAA Women's Basketball Tourney?
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Just because the NCAA men's basketball tournament is likely to expand to 96 teams doesn't necessarily mean the women's field will grow, too.
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Cornell's Donahue Reportedly Leaving for Boston College
BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston College official says Cornell coach Steve Donahue will take over as the Eagles' new basketball coach.
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Championship Game Loss Doesn't Deter Butler Celebration
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Even President Barack Obama is jumping on the Butler bandwagon.
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NCAA Men's Basketball Title Game Draws Big Audience
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NCAA championship game earned its highest television rating since 2005.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/5/10
Galesburg High School baseball team loses in Florida, Rowva and Monmouth-Roseville win big; Abingdon and Knoxville softball teams earn lopsided victories.
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Duke Wins Thriller Over Butler to Take National Title
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Duke won its fourth national championship Monday night, forcing Butler's Gordon Hayward to miss with 4 seconds left to hold off the Bulldogs 61-59 and end the tiny school's run at the title one game short of the perfect ending.
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3-Run Homer Helps Braves Beat Cubs
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit like The Hammer in his Atlanta Braves debut.
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2 HR's By Pujols as Cards Beat Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit two of the St. Louis Cardinals' team-record four homers on opening day Monday and the NL Central champions, with Mark McGwire as their new batting coach, beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-6.
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