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Leali'ifano to assist Brumbies as coach in cancer comeback
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Wallabies utility back Christian Leali'ifano will take a coaching role with the ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby as he considers a return to the rugby field after conquering leukemia.
On cusp of playoff spot, Islanders head on long road trip
NEW YORK (AP) After climbing back into the playoff race with nearly unbeatable play at home the last month, the New York Islanders will need to quickly find a way to win on the road to preserve their postseason hopes.
Coyotes score 3 in 1st period, hold on to beat Ducks
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Radim Vrbata capped Arizona's three-goal first period and the Coyotes held on for 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.
Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxiety
ST. LOUIS (AP) Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs.
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Portland cruises to 96-58 win over NAIA Walla Walla
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Gabe Taylor and Jazz Johnson scored 13 points apiece and Portland cruised to a 96-58 win over NAIA Walla Walla on Monday night.
ACC clash, battle in Pac-12 highlight week in college hoops
The regular season is winding down, and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket.
Lealiifano to coach as cancer comeback continuess
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Wallabies utility back Christian Leali'ifano will take a coaching role with the ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby this season as he considers a return to the rugby field after conquering leukemia.
UConn, Miss St, Baylor, Notre Dame top seeds in NCAA reveal
NEW YORK (AP) After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday.
Iowa State hires Virginia Tech's Dresser as wrestling coach
AMES, Iowa (AP) Kevin Dresser, who built Virginia Tech into an Atlantic Coast Conference wrestling power, was hired Monday as Iowa State's wrestling coach.