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UNC avoids ending season with whimper

The building was packed, loud and charged. North Carolina rolled to a quick early lead to crank up the crowd noise even more.

LeBron shakes off plucky Pistons

LeBron James had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in his fourth triple-double of the season, lifting the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

1 down, 64 left: Ark. Pine-Bluff advances to play Duke

Arkansas Pine-Bluff kicked off the NCAA tournament by beating Winthrop. The Golden Lions' prize?

Federer stunned at Indian Wells

Roger Federer loses early at Indian Wells.

Big Ben has yet to meet with police in sexual assault case

An attorney for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says the two-time Super Bowl winner has yet to meet with Georgia authorities who are investigating a sexual assault allegation made against him by a 20-year-old college student.

Former All-Star closer leaves Marlins game with severe pain

Former All-Star closer Derrick Turnbow says his chances of making the Florida Marlins are "over" after he left Tuesday's game with severe shoulder pain.

'Transformers' star slams Khloe Kardashian

In the April issue of GQ, the always candid Shia LaBeouf lets it be known that he's still bitter about the way the media handled his widely-publicized car crash in 2008.