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Guard's mom dies days before tourney

The mother of Murray State reserve guard Picasso Simmons was killed in a car crash Monday, on the eve of the team's departure for the NCAA tournament.

Man who secretly videotaped ESPN's Erin Andrews gets 30 months in prison

A Los Angeles federal judge today sentenced a Chicago businessman to 30 months in prison for secretly shooting video of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews and and posting it on the Internet.

Lee ejected for throwing at batter twice

Seattle Mariners ace Cliff Lee was ejected from a spring training game Monday against Arizona for throwing at Diamondbacks catcher Chris Snyder.

Man who taped Erin Andrews nude gets 2 1/2 years in prison

An insurance executive who secretly shot nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison.

Giants to play opener at new stadium; Jets owner 'outraged'?

The New York Jets and New York Giants both will play at home in their new Meadowlands Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2010 season.

Dodgers send former Cy Young winner Gagne to minors

The Los Angeles Dodgers have sent former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne to their minor league camp, stalling the closer's bid to make it back to the majors.

KU finishes regular season as unanimous AP No. 1

Kansas is the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' final men's basketball poll of the season.