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North Carolina, Villanova meet for college title

North Carolina will play in their 10th NCAA men's basketball championship game in Houston on Monday after beating Syracuse 83-66 to set up a final against the Villanova Wildcats.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines.

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It’s Villanova vs. UNC for the NCAA title

Villanova flipped the script on Oklahoma and North Carolina showed why it's the only No. 1 seed left standing.

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, right, holds the trophy after their win against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game in the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

4 weeks ago

The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Cinderellas dream of wearing World Series crown

The Royals and New York Mets, who battled in last year's Fall Classic, meet to launch the season on Sunday and could well return to glory, but it is Chicago and their drive to end a 107-year drought who are the darlings heading into the campaign.

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PREVIEW: The Final Four

March Madness lived up to its billing, filled with upsets, crazy finishes and memorable performances.

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Canadian hockey fans mourn as country’s teams miss NHL playoffs

Hockey fans in Canada, where the sport is followed with religious fervor, mourned after learning that for the first time in 46 years no Canadian NHL team will make the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Self, Valentine honored as coach, player of the year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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Five female U.S. soccer players file wage complaint

The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the women's team is the driving economic force for U.S. Soccer, though its members are paid less than their male counterparts.

MLB

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MLB teams allowed to use iPads in dugout all season

Each team's devices, which can be used in dugouts and bullpens, have been customized to use the club's proprietary statistical report and advance scouting videos along with MLB's Statcast system, which launched last year.

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Preview: Shell Houston Open

Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson highlight a strong field that features more than half of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

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David Beckham beaten by Michael Jordan on retired ‘rich list’

The former basketball star, who stepped down from the game in 2003, has kept his place at the top of the annual list by earning $110 million in 2015.

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Yao Ming expected to lead 2016 Hall of Fame class

The official announcement will come this weekend in Houston during the Final Four when the 2016 class is unveiled.

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Warriors work OT to set franchise wins record

It wasn't easy, but the Golden State Warriors earned an impressive franchise record on Wednesday.

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Brackets may be busted but March Madness still driving TV ratings

Nielsen reports 11.6 million people watched CBS' telecast of the Villanova-Kansas game on Saturday — an impressive number for a date when people usually don't hang around at home to watch TV.

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U.S. gets key win over Guatemala

The United States earned a crucial 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday that saved their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign and took some pressure off coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

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Warriors stifle Wizards, win 54th straight home game

The Golden State Warriors finally got their defense in high gear Tuesday night, limiting the Washington Wizards to 41.9 percent shooting en route to their 54th consecutive home-court win, a 102-94 victory over an Eastern Conference playoff contender.

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Craig Sager in ‘unchartered waters’

Sager missed 11 months while undergoing treatment and a bone marrow transplant from his son before returning to his position on the sideline during TNT's NBA coverage in March 2015.

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Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

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The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

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Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

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Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.

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Concerns Grow That New Tax Money Will Be Misused

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A Rapid City legislator says she is concerned that the money from new taxes passed this year may not go where they are intended.

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South Dakota Legislative Summer Study Includes Medicaid Finance

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One of the summer studies for the South Dakota legislature this year will be the finances of Medicaid providers.