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Rugby star signs with 49ers

From Australia

SAN FRANCISCO — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.

Eagles swap McCoy for Bills’ Alonso

In trade Tuesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season.

Fans rally to keep Chargers in San Diego

At rally Monday night

SAN DIEGO — From famed Super Bowl gatecrasher Dion Rich to an unofficial mascot called Boltman, Chargers fans turned out Monday night to support their team, which is threatening to move to a Los Angeles suburb if it doesn’t get a new stadium in San Diego.

No. 1 Kentucky remains unbeaten

Rallies past Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's NBA Capsules

Games played on March 3, 2015

NBA ROUNDUP: LeBron James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's NHL Capsules

Games played on March 3, 2015

NHL ROUNDUP: Cory Schneider made 33 saves, and the playoff-hopeful New Jersey Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their season-worst fourth straight loss.

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Shamburger leads Missouri past Auburn on Senior Night

Keith Shamburger scored 21 points, tying his season high, and drained a 10-footer with 10.9 seconds remaining on senior night to lift Missouri over Auburn 63-61 on Tuesday.

Tuesday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Games played on March 3, 2015

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Dez Wells scored six straight points after Rutgers tied the game late in the second half and No. 10 Maryland won its sixth straight game, a much-harder than expected 60-50 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday night.

Georgia looks to derail Kentucky’s quest for history

With a perfect regular season in sight, No. 1 Kentucky looks downright unstoppable.

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Missouri to face Auburn on Senior Night

Keith Shamburger and Keanau Post likely won’t be remembered as top players in Missouri basketball history.

Linn boys upset fourth-ranked Iberia to claim district title

Out of the 28 games the Linn boys basketball team has played this season, half of them have been decided by single digits.

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Lincoln women to face Missouri Western in MIAA tourney

This one’s for all the marbles.

Blair Oaks boys top Eugene for district crown

o much for the old adage, “If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.”

Men’s Golf: Lincoln at Desert Classic

The Lincoln men’s golf team kicked off its spring season by competing in the two-day Las Vegas Desert Classic that wrapped up Monday.

College Baseball: Lincoln adds games

With the weather wreaking havoc on the schedule, the Lincoln baseball team announced Monday the addition of five games to its schedule.

Girls Baskeball: Camdenton 61, Lady Jays 50

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 61-50 decision Monday night to Camdenton in Class 5 District 9 Tournament action.

Helias girls roll past Rolla

The Helias Lady Crusaders held the Rolla Lady Bulldogs to six or fewer points in every quarter and rolled to a 53-20 win in the opening round of the Class 4 District 10 Tournament.

Wainwright throws first bullpen session since injury

Adam Wainwright bumped fists and smiled following a short bullpen session Monday, the first since straining his abdominal muscle a week ago.

Blues make three trades before NHL deadline

The St. Louis Blues made three deals before the trade deadline, none of them game-changers.

Royals banking on Morales, Rios to fuel power-starved lineup

Dayton Moore knows perfectly well how rare it was for a team as starved for power as the Kansas City Royals were last season to make the playoffs, let alone the World Series.