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Van Garderen leads Tour of Catalonia; Valverde penalized

Alejandro Valverde has won the third stage of the Tour of Catalonia but lost the overall lead to American rider Tejay van Garderen after the Spaniard's Movistar team was penalized        

Local links: New pro-am event will support juniors; Plano man wins Mid-Am

The Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation has teamed up with Jerry Ransom, a retired engineer and businessman from Greenville, to create a pro-am event to help grow the game in North Texas. The fundraiser, announced Wednesday, will be called the Jerry J. Show More Summary

Thursday's TV/Radio listings (Mar. 23)

TODAY'S TV Event Time TV MLB N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay noon ESPN Cincinnati at Chi. White Sox 3:00 MLB L.A. Dodgers at Rangers 6:00 ESPN College baseball Mississippi vs Kentucky 6:00 SEC NBA Toronto at Miami 6:30 NBATV L.A. Clippers at Mavericks 7:30 FSSW Men's NCAA basketball tournament Michigan vs. Show More Summary

Lampaert wins Flemish classic ahead of teammate Gilbert

Belgium's Yves Lampaert has won the Dwars door Vlaanderen race ahead of former world champion Philippe Gilbert as the Quick-Step Floors team secured a 1-2 in the Flemish cobbled race        

Nassar assaulted 15-year-old girl, MSU Title IX report finds

An MSU official has determined that Nassar sexually assaulted a girl, 15, during medical appointments 17 years ago.        

Russia says 3 disqualified from 2012 Olympics for doping

Russian officials say three of the country's athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests        

Drugs ban for Commonwealth medal-winning wrestler Sandhu

British wrestler Chinu Sandhu, who won Commonwealth bronze in 2014, is banned for four years after failing a drugs test.

South Korea's Olympic ringers sing their way onto the team

You may need to brush up on your singing if you want to earn a place on South Korea's team for next year's Olympics        

Alejandro Valverde takes Tour of Catalonia lead

Alejandro Valverde took the overall lead in the Tour of Catalonia on Tuesday after fellow Movistar rider Jose Joaquin Rojas was penalized for helping teammates during the team time trial        

Team USA edges Japan, 2-1, to advance to the WBC finals 

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1 on Tuesday night at rainy Dodger Stadium. Show More Summary

Wednesday's TV/Radio listings (March 22)

Event Time TV MLB Yankees at Philadelphia noon MLB NCAA baseball UT-Rio Grande Valley at Texas 6:30 LHN WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC WBC Championship: Puerto Rico vs. TBA 8:00 ESPN2, MLB NBA Atlanta at Washington 7:00 ESPN New York at Utah 9:30 ESPN Men's...Show More Summary

Dell Match Play still has plenty of fire power despite dropouts with Spieth, Johnson and more in the field 

AUSTIN -- Five eligible players are not at the Dell Technologies Match Play this week, the highest number of dropouts in 16 years. Good luck finding someone at Austin Country Club who can name them all. No, Tiger Woods is not on that list. Show More Summary

Tom Herman is planning to play in the AT&T Byron Nelson pro-am -- as the 'Charles Barkley' of Texas' pro-am group

AUSTIN -- The AT&T Byron Nelson begins on Thursday, May 18, but Longhorn football fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area might want to circle the date of May 17. That is the day of the annual Wednesday Gold Pro-Am at the TPC Four Seasons at Las Colinas. Show More Summary

Paris Olympic bid team tells IOC it doesn't want 2028 Games

The Paris bid team is fine with an unprecedented double vote on Olympic hosts as long as the French capital is awarded the 2024 Games        

Gold medalist Brianna Rollins: No limits when you believe in yourself

Olympic gold medalist Brianna Rollins: No limits when you believe in yourself        

It's 2024 or nothing, says Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games bid co-chair

Paris is only interested in hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, and not the 2028 Games, says the city's bidding committee.

Group pairings set for WGC Dell Match Play in Austin; Spieth draws Ryan Moore, 'a match-play wizard' 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Dustin Johnson has a trio of major champions in his way at the Dell Technologies Match Play. Johnson is the No. 1 seed for the first time in Match Play, which starts Wednesday at Austin Country Club. The three players...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth: Win or lose, 'It'll be nice to have this Masters go by . . . to be brutally honest with you'

AUSTIN -- Two weeks from now, Dallas' Jordan Spieth will be at Augusta National, trying to win his second Masters in three years -- and, in the process, earn his fourth top-two finish in as many Masters appearances. Sometimes, though, Spieth wonders if reporters have forgotten he won the 2015 Masters. Show More Summary

U.S. Women's National Hockey Team, USA Hockey have 'productive' talks regarding dispute

Both sides sounded optimistic after 8 hours of negotiations regarding USWNHT support and compensation.        

Former Rockwall High, UT-Austin standout Allison Mendez, Commerce's Jacob Krolick win Sunday's RNR Dallas Half

For Houston's Allison Mendez, Sunday's Humana Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half was a homecoming of sorts. The former Rockwall and UT standout broke away from Oklahoma's Stephanie Andre at nine miles to secure the women's title. "Being in my...Show More Summary

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