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MIAMI (AP) — The sellout crowd in the Miami Marlins' new ballpark cheered the introduction of their starters, who were accompanied by women dressed as Latin showgirls. There was another roar for Muhammad Ali, who delivered the first pitch.
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James had 34 points and 10 assists, Dwyane Wade scored 19 points and the Miami Heat avenged a loss at Oklahoma City last week, rallying to beat the Thunder 98-93 on Wednesday night for their 17th straight home victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Roger Clemens are objecting to prosecutors' bid to ban some of the arguments the former pitcher used at last year's perjury trial, which ended in a mistrial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Howard University has prevented some of its athletes from competing while the school investigates what it said Wednesday were possible violations of NCAA rules.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs, one of the most popular and lucrative sports franchises in the United States despite their unmatched record of failure, may be getting financial help to renovate historic Wrigley Field from its cash-strapped city.
WACO, Texas (AP) — These are heady times at Baylor.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods couldn't see the green through the trees, though that was only a minor obstacle. He choked up on a 5-wood and played a sweeping draw around the pines, over the water and onto the back of the green.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Keegan Bradley doesn't get all the fuss about being a Masters rookie.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto got the big payday by staying in a small market, agreeing to a 12-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday that is the longest guaranteed contract in major league history.
DENVER (AP) — Brittney Griner had barely cut down the championship net when Baylor coach Kim Mulkey began talking about a possible repeat.