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LAS VEGAS — After dominating wins in their first two games of the Pac-12 tournament, UCLA and No. 4 Arizona meet in what should be an entertaining title game. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 750 word. Game starts 6 p.m.
NEW YORK — Doug McDermott and No. 14 Creighton try to cap their first Big East season with a tournament championship when they play Providence in the title game at Madison Square Garden. By Basketball Writer Jim O'Connell. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. With hometown lead. Game starts 8:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Sixth-ranked Virginia is in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final for the first time since 1994 after beating Pittsburgh on Saturday. By Aaron Beard. UPCOMING: 700 words and photos. Game started 1 p.m.
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UNDATED — A final guess at who's in and who's out of the NCAA tournament with less than 24 hours before the brackets are revealed. By National Writer Eddie Pells. UPCOMING: 700 words by 9 p.m.
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LAS VEGAS — New Mexico and San Diego State meet in another high stakes game Saturday, this time with the Mountain West tournament title on the line. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Top-seeded Western Michigan, making its first appearance in the title game in 10 years, takes on second-seeded Toledo for the Mid-American Conference championship and a spot in the NCAA tournament. The Rockets haven't made the NCAA field in 34 years. By Tom Withers. Game starts at 6:30 p.m.
NEW YORK — Albany takes on Stony Bok in the America East title game with the league's automatic NCAA berth on the line. SENT: 200 words.
NORFOLK, Va. — Top-seeded NC Central and Morgan State meet in the championship of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament with the winner earning a berth in the NCAA tournament. By Hank Kurz Jr. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m.
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HOUSTON — Texas Southern meets Prairie View in the Southewestern Athletic Conference tournament championship for a trip to the NCAA tournament. UPCOMING: 400 words. Game starts 4:30 p.m.
EL PASO, Texas — Coach Danny Manning tries to get Tulsa back in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2003 in the Conference USA championship game against top-seeded Louisiana Tech.
There is no panic at Stewart-Haas Racing despite a sub-par start to the season that is tarnishing Tony Stewart's comeback from a broken leg, even though he needed a provisional to make Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he's scheduled to start 37th after an awful qualifying session for the four-car organization. Danica Patrick, who wrecked three minutes into Friday's first practice, was the last car to qualify on speed at 36th. By Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. SENT: 1,230 words, photos.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Robert Garrigus has a three-shot lead going into the third round of the Valspar Championship, where a victory would earn him a spot in the Masters. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. Upcoming: 750 words, photos by 6:30 p.m.
DALLAS — Local fighter Johny Hendricks takes on Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight title in the UFC's first main card in Dallas in five years. The title was vacated by the retiring Georges St-Pierre. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Title bout not expected to start until after 10 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hakeem Nicks took the best bet he could find in free agency. He's promising to cash in. Less than 24 hours after the former Giants receiver agreed to a one-year deal with Indianapolis, Nicks said he's so confident in his own skills that it was an easy decision. Sent: 680 words.