Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Sunday, March 30

March 30 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday:

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The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Jackson to visit Redskins

DeSean Jackson is scheduled to meet with the Washington Redskins on Monday, while also fielding interest from multiple other teams. (FBN-REDSKINS, expect by 12 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

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Tracking free agents movers

Tracking the bargain shoppers and under-the-radar additions in the third week of NFL free agency. (FBN-NEWS, separates as needed, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

The Sports Xchange covers all NBA games. Key matchups highlighted below

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Timberwolves at Nets

NEW YORK - The Nets seek to match the franchise record with a 13th consecutive home win while they chase home court in the first round, but the task won't be easy against Kevin Love's Timberwolves, who have averaged 115.2 points over their past six games. (BKN-TIMBERWOLVES-NETS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 6 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Dylan Butler, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Bulls at Celtics

BOSTON - The Bulls have clinched a playoff spot, but seek to avoid their first back-to-back losses in nearly two months in the first of a home-and-home series against Boston. (BKN-BULLS-CELTICS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 7 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Mike Shalin, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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NBA Wrap: Grizzles seek to keep postseason hopes alive at Portland

The Memphis Grizzles try to stay in the running for a playoff spot when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers and the Phoenix Suns take a six-game winning streak to Los Angeles for a meeting with the Lakers in two of eight games on the NBA schedule. (NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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Sunday's complete NBA schedule:

Utah at Oklahoma City, 3 PM ET

Indiana at Cleveland, 3 PM ET

Minnesota at Brooklyn, 6 PM ET

Toronto at Orlando, 6 PM ET

Chicago at Boston, 7 PM ET

New York at Golden State, 9 PM ET

Memphis at Portland, 9 PM ET

Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 PM ET

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

NCAA Men's Tournament schedule at a glance

East Regional

Madison Square Garden (New York, New York)

No. 4 Michigan St. vs. No. 7 Connecticut, 2:20 PM ET

Midwest Regional

Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, Indiana)

No. 8 Kentucky vs. No. 2 Michigan, 5:05 PM ET

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NCAA Women's Tournament schedule at a glance (recaps only)

Louisville Region

No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 1 Tennessee, noon ET

No. 7 Louisiana State vs. No. 3 Louisville, 2:30 PM ET

Stanford Region

No. 2 Stanford (31-3) vs. No. 3 Penn St., 4:30 PM ET

No. 4 North Carolina vs. No. 1 South Carolina, 7 PM ET

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NCAA Tournament: UConn (7) vs Michigan State (4)

NEW YORK - The gritty Spartans are in the Elite Eight after rebounding from a 5-7 end to the regular season, but must get past a Huskies team that should benefit from a favorable crowd at Madison Square Garden. (BKC-CONNECTICUT-MICHIGANSTATE-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after scheduled 2:20 p.m. ET start, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 750-word writethru)

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NCAA Tournament: Kentucky (8) vs. Michigan (2)

INDIANAPOLIS - The Wildcats have already taken down undefeated Wichita State and defending champion Louisville. The fantastic freshmen from Kentucky now set their sites on second-seeded Michigan. (BKC-KENTUCKY-MICHIGAN-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after scheduled 5:05 p.m. ET start, The Sports Xchange, by James Dent, 400-word first lede, 750-word writethru)

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GOLF

PGA Tour: Texas Open (to March 30) San Antonio

Bowditch seek first PGA Tour title in Texas

Australian Steven Bowditch takes a three-stroke lead into the final round at the Texas Open as he seeks his first PGA Tour victory, while Americans Matt Kuchar and Andrew Loupe are equal second at the TPC San Antonio. (GOLF-PGA/, expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, 450 words)

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LPGA

Kia Classic

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Americans Cristie Kerr and Lizette Salas share the third-round lead at the LPGA event at Aviara Golf Club at 10 under par. But there are eight players within three shots of first place after Saturday's play. (GLF-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after play is completed, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Dodgers at Padres

SAN DIEGO - The Padres open their season at home in primetime despite coming off three consecutive losing seasons, and the first test of 2014 comes against the high-priced Los Angeles Dodgers, who are already 2-0 after sweeping Arizona in Australia. (BBO-DODGERS-PADRES-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 8 p.m. game, The Sports Xchange, By Bill Center, 400-word first lede, 700-word write-thru)

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Season Preview: Comeback Players of the Year

Matt Kemp, Starlin Castro and Grady Sizemore are among the former All-Stars poised to stage strong comebacks in 2013. A team-by-team look, as polled by The Sports Xchange correspondents. (BBO-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 2,200 words)

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Season Preview: Rookie Watch

The top rookie to watch on every team entering the 2013 season, as polled by The Sports Xchange team correspondents. (BBO-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 2,100 words)

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Season Preview: Top Prospects

The top prospects to watch in every organization entering the 2013 season, as polled by The Sports Xchange team correspondents. (BBO-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 2,000 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

The Sports Xchange covers all NHL games. Key matchups highlighted below

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Bruins at Flyers

PHILADELPHIA - The Bruins have clinched the Atlantic Divisions, and now look to close in on the No. 1 seed, while the Flyers are in a tight battle to secure home ice in the first round. (HKN-BRUINS-FLYERS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 12:30 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Blackhawks at Penguins

PITTSBURGH - The Blackhawks and Penguins have scuffled a bit of late, and both seek to build momentum heading toward the playoffs. (HKN-BLACKHAWKS-PENGUINS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 7:30 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by John Perrotto, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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NHL Wrap: Blackhawks visit playoff-bound Penguins

Defending Stanley Cup champions the Chicago Blackhawks try to snap a two-game losing streak when they visit the playoff-bound Pittsburgh Penguins in one of six games on the schedule. (NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 950 words)

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Sunday's complete NHL schedule

Boston at Philadelphia, 12:30 PM ET

Calgary at Ottawa, 5 PM ET

Tampa Bay at Detroit, 5 PM ET

Chicago at Pittsburgh, 7:30 PM ET

Washington at Nashville, 8 PM ET

NY Rangers at Edmonton, 8 PM ET

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AUTO RACING

Kyle Busch on pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Teammates Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin sit on the front row for the start of Sunday's STP 500. (CAR-SPRINTCUP-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 1 p.m. ET scheduled start time, By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first-lede, 700-word write-thru)

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IndyCar: Firestone Grand Prix

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Takima Sato sits on the pole for the Firestone Grand Prix. (CAR-INDYCAR-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 4 p.m. ET scheduled start time, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first-lede, 700-word write-thru)

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Martinsville notebook

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Notebook from STP 500. (CAR-SPRINTCUP-NOTEBOOK, expect ASAP after 1 p.m. ET scheduled start time, By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service special to, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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Camping World Truck Series

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - The Camping World Truck Series race postponed from Saturday will be run as soon as possible following the conclusion of the STP 500, only the second Sprint Cup/Camping World Truck Series doubleheader in the sanctioning body's history. (CAR-SPRINTCUP-FIRSTLEDE, expect ASAP after conclusion of race tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m start, By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service special to, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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TENNIS

Sony Open (to March 30) Miami

Nadal and Djokovic battle for Miami title

MIAMI - World No. 1 Rafa Nadal will try to secure one of the few titles to elude him when he takes on No. 2 Novak Djokovic in the final of the Sony Open. Nadal and three-time Miami winner Djokovic both should be well-rested after they were handed semi-final walkovers when their opponents withdrew. (TENNIS-MIAMI/ (PIX), expect lead by 2200 GMT/6 PM ET, by Steve Keating, 400 words)

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NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)