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Saturday's NBA Capsules

NBA ROUNDUP: Stephen Curry scored 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors clinched the top seed in the Western Conference by pulling away in the second half of a 108-95 victory on Saturday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Jenner gets tiebreaking goal to lead Blue Jackets past Blues

Boone Jenner scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Cam Atkinson had an empty-netter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson visits neurologist after fainting

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson has returned home to see a neurologist after fainting during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway.

Logano uses restart to win truck race at Martinsville

Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn at the start of a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR Truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Saturday's MLS Capsules

Games played on March 28, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Kelyn Rowe scored twice and the New England Revolution beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday in steady snow and hail for their first victory of the season.

Alabama DB Geno Smith arrested on DUI charge

Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence for the second time in his career with the Crimson Tide.

Saturday's Women's NCAA Tournament Capsules

Games played on March 28, 2015

WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Breanna Stewart had 31 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to help UConn rout Texas 105-54 on Saturday, earning coach Geno Auriemma his 100th NCAA Tournament win.

Saturday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on March 28, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open.

Saturday's NCAA Hockey Tournament Capsules

Games played on March 28, 2015

NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Evan Rodrigues scored with 2:24 left in the third period and Boston University held on to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA hockey tournament's Northeast Regional championship, sending the Terriers home with a berth in the Frozen Four.

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Goldschmidt, Pollock hit 1st HRs in D'Backs' loss to Royals

Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock each hit their first homers of spring training in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

Saturday's NHL Capsules

Games played on March 28, 2015

NHL ROUNDUP: Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

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Cabrera homers, leads Tigers over Cardinals 4-3

Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.

Pitching-depleted Rangers get lefty Freeman from Cardinals

The pitching-depleted Texas Rangers acquired left-hander Sam Freeman from the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday for a player to be named or cash considerations.

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Helias girls top Incarnate Word in soccer

Defining victory

The Incarnate Word Red Knights racked up 24 shots Friday night, including 15 on goal. The Helias Lady Crusaders notched just seven shots, putting only three of them on frame. Guess which team won?

Eldon tops Blair Oaks in baseball

Drew Rodriguez tossed a four-hitter Friday in leading the Eldon Mustangs to a 2-0 victory against the Blair Oaks Falcons.

Jays baseball drops pair in tournament

The Jefferson City Jays dropped a pair of games in the Willard Tournament on Friday, falling 7-1 to Glendale and 3-2 to Lee’s Summit West.

Columbia College softball wins two

FULLERTON, Calif. — The Columbia College Cougars cruised to a pair of wins at Hope International University on Friday, winning 13-0 in five innings and 11-4.

Lincoln softball falls at Northwest Missouri State

The Lincoln Blue Tigers dropped a twinbill Friday to Northwest Missouri State.

Arizona-Wisconsin Part II with trip to Final Four at stake

The Badgers advanced to the Final Four for the first time under coach Bo Ryan a year ago, and the Wildcats went back to the desert, unable to deliver the same initial appearance for coach Sean Miller. .

Notre Dame eyes history, shot at upsetting No. 1 Kentucky

Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms. The pristine season, the presumed NCAA championship, the aura of invincibility and every other plaudit being thrown at the so-good-they're-scary Wildcats are all at great risk.