Panthers spoil Wolfpack perfection

The Lakeside Panthers spoiled the Greenbrier Wolfpack's perfect region record with a 3-0 win Tuesday night.
By Scott Rouch

Hawks fall on road

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 on Tuesday night.

Americans settle for tie with Swiss

ZURICH -The United States held on for 1-1 draw with Switzerland in an international friendly on Tuesday after veteran forward Jozy Altidore was sent off.
By Graham Dunbar

Summers is vying to be Georgia Tech's No. 1 receiver

ATLANTA - Micheal Summers knows what's expected of a Georgia Tech receiver - blocking, more blocking and an occasional route to run.
By George Henry

Kentucky boasts depth, versatility

LEXINGTON, Ky. - John Calipari's platoon system has given way to a nine-man rotation that gives the Kentucky coach plenty of combinations.
By GARY B. GRAVES

Panthers continue to dominate opponents

Both the Lakeside boys and girls tennis teams beat Evans, 5-0, Tuesday afternoon.
By Scott Rouch

Ovechkin scores 50th goal in Capitals' win

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovech­kin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career.

Stricker plans to play in Masters

Steve Stricker intends to play the Masters Tournament next week, his first competition since back surgery four months ago.
By Doug Ferguson

Braves' Eric Young Jr. is taking advantage of chance

Eric Young Jr. finds himself as the odds-on favorite to be playing center field for his new team, the Atlanta Braves.
By Jeff Odom

Cubs to honor Ernie Banks

The Chicago Cubs and thousands of fans will honor the late Ernie Banks during the team's season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend.

Winston impresses at pro day

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston put on quite a show for NFL coaches, general managers and scouts during Florida State's pro day on Tuesday.
By Mark Long
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Tiger Woods weighs decision to play in Masters after visit to Augusta National

The four-time Masters Tournament champion Tiger Woods did work on his game during a trip to Augusta on Tuesday.

Spieth films ad against texting and driving

Jordan Spieth is supporting a campaign against texting and driving.

Colt who has excelled in Dubai on the move

Three-year-old colt Mubtaahij ran away with the UAE Derby over the weekend and into the No. 8 spot in the AP's latest Run to the Roses top 10 rankings.
By Richard Rosenblatt

Newman's race team penalized for manipulating tires

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR levied harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team after determining Richard Childress Racing manipulated the tires Newman used at Auto Club Speedway in California.
By Jenna Fryer

Average MLB salary to top $4 million for first time this year

The average salary when Opening Day rosters are finalized will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts.
By Ronald Blum

Southern California athletic director to skip Indiana meeting

Southern California athletic director Pat Haden will not attend the College Football Playoff selection committee meeting because of a new Indiana religious-freedom law.

Women's Final Four looks similar

The women's Final Four will have a familiar feel to it with three of last year's teams back in the national semifinals.
By Doug Feinberg

Pair are unanimous selections for the 2014-15 AP women's All-America team.

Connecticut's Breanna Stewart and Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd are unanimous selections for the 2014-15 AP women's All-America team.

Falcons penalized for pumping in fake noise

The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.

Overtime

In Awendaw. S.C., Matt NeSmith led South Carolina to victory in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday.

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