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U-M interviewing Cooley, Juwan Howard

[ad_1] Providence head coach Ed Cooley has emerged as a candidate for the vacant Michigan job, sources told ESPN.Cooley was expected to interview with Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel on Monday, sources told ESPN. Manuel is also expected to interview Juwan Howard, the Miami Heat assistant and former Michigan star, on Tuesday.The Wolverines are looking to replace John Beilein, who left last week to become the head coach of the
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NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse tournament — Schedule, results, previews

[ad_1] The national semifinals are set for the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament. Virginia takes on Duke followed by Yale vs. Penn State on May 25, with the winners advancing to the title game on May 27. Below are schedules, scores, news and the latest bracket.All games will air on ESPN networks/WatchESPN.Bracket »Schedule, ScoresNational Championship -- May 25 and 27 on ESPN2Lincoln Financial Field -- PhiladelphiaSemifinals, May 25Game 1,

Mike Weir, Brendon Todd among 10 US Open qualifiers

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Former Masters champion Mike Weir is headed back to the U.S. Open for the first time in six years as one of 10 players who advanced Monday from the first of 12 sectional qualifiers. Brendon Todd continued his resurgence with rounds of 65-66 at Northwood Club and Bent Tree to share medalist honors with Nick Taylor of Canada. Weir opened with a 69 at Northwood and

Blazers honor coach who foiled armed student

[ad_1] Portland Trail Blazers fans gave a standing ovation to high school coach and former Oregon star Keanon Lowe Monday night for his help in stopping a potential shooting at a high school last week.Lowe, a star wide receiver at Oregon from 2011-14, tackled a student armed armed with a shotgun on Friday at Parkrose High School, where he works as football and track coach as well as security guard.

Fassi wins NCAA women’s title; Texas grabs top seed

[ad_1] FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, played bogey-free at Blessing Golf Club for a 5-under 68, giving her a four-shot victory over Sierra Brooks
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Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

[ad_1] VIENNA -- Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.The Austria Press Agency reported Lauda's family saying in a statement he "passed away peacefully'' on Monday."His unique achievements as an athlete and entrepreneur are and will remain unforgettable, his

Chargers’ Bosa switching to family jersey No. 97

[ad_1] COSTA MESA, Calif. -- After three seasons wearing No. 99, Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa is returning to comfort zone and his college No. 97.Bosa said he has wanted to switch back to his college number for some time but waited until this season due to financial considerations, with the Chargers moving to powder-blue uniforms as the team's primary home uniform for the upcoming year.Running back Melvin
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Tommy La Slugger — How Angels’ La Stella found his power stroke

[ad_1] ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Tommy La Stella had compiled 947 plate appearances across five major league seasons by the time he turned 30, a sample representative enough to typecast. The numbers described him as a slap hitter with no power, and La Stella could've been fine with that. His strengths -- putting pitches in play, differentiating balls from strikes, getting on base -- were enough for sustained employment in his

Winslow Jr. emotionless in opening of rape trial

[ad_1] VISTA, Calif. -- Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned more than $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, "took what he wanted," including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday.Meanwhile, defense lawyers argued the sex was consensual and asked jurors not to judge the married father for his "cheating ways."Winslow, 35, did not show any emotion