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MLB’s new managers adjusting to jobs as opening day approaches

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Espada has worked for an impressive group of managers. Espada was an assistant for three managers who have won a World Series in Joe Girardi, A.J. Hinch and Dusty Baker before becoming a skipper for the first time after ...

Pavel Zacha late score lifts Bruins over Panthers, 4-3

By The Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Zacha scored the winning goal with 2:21 to go in regulation and Boston defeated Florida 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Bruins also broke a tie with Florida atop the Atlantic Division and now hold a two-point lead although the Panthers have ...

Luka Doncic scores 28, Mavericks rout Kings 132-96

By BEN ROSS Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 26 of his 28 points in the first half and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 132-96 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Doncic added 11 rebounds, six assists and three steals as the Mavericks ...

Thompson scores 28, Golden State runs away in 2nd half to top Miami 113-92

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Jonathan Kuminga controlled an offensive rebound midway through the third quarter and slapped the ball out to Stephen Curry, who connected on a 3-pointer from the "C" in the Heat Culture logo painted across midcourt. The Golden State bench ...

Clark scores 32 as top seed Iowa holds on to beat West Virginia 64-54

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark circled her home court one final time, making a heart-shaped symbol with her hands as the sellout crowd cheered. Iowa's superstar guard scored 32 points to help the No. 1 seed survive one of its worst offensive ...