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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy during the NHL hockey team's Stanley Cup victory celebration at the National Mall in Washington. The U.S. Capitol rises in the background. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Capitals will go to the White House on Monday, March 25, 2019, to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, March 19, 2019, because the team had not announced the decision.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2019 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night...
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Steve McIntosh
March 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
What is the fate of baseball's NBC World Series, now that it's long tome home -- L-D Stadium -- has been demolished? Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the tournament will have a "play-in" week and a "championship". The "play in" week's games will likley be played at Eck Stadium on the...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 7:07 pm
The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 8:05 p.m. North Carolina State's omission from the NCAA Tournament field doesn't sit well with athletics director Debbie Yow. The Wolfpack (22-11) was 33rd in the new NET rankings, a more analytical system that incorporated...
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Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 17, 2019 - 5:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region despite losing in the West Coast Conference tournament title game. The top-ranked Bulldogs will open against the First Four winner between Farleigh Dickinson and Prairie View A&M in Salt Lake City on Thursday...
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Florida center Kevarrius Hayes dunks the ball against Auburn in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 17, 2019 - 1:58 am
For the teams sliding around on the NCAA Tournament bubble, there are no more opportunities to change their resumes. The only thing left is to wait for the brackets to be announced Sunday. Some bubble teams used their respective conference tournaments to leave a good impression on the selection...
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