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

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March 2 (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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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Stanford at Arizona (3) TUCSON, Ariz. - A rash of upsets Saturday opens the door for Arizona to rise in the rankings and move to 14-2 in the Pac-12. (BKN-ARIZONA-STANFORD-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 8 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Marquette at Villanova (8)

PHILADELPHIA - After a struggle in the first meeting, Villanova welcomes Marquette in a game that could ultimately decide the Big East regular-season title. (BKN-VILLANOVA-MARQUETTE-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 4 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

NBA Wrap: Curry takes road show to Toronto

The Golden State Warriors and red-hot Stephen Curry visit the Toronto Raptors, the only Atlantic Division team above .500, in one of nine games on the NBA schedule. (NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 700 words)

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Mavericks at Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio point guard Tony Parker hopes to return to the lineup Sunday after missing six games (fatigue). (BKN-SPURS-MAVERICKS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 7 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Warriors at Raptors

TORONTO - The Warriors are 2-1 on their current road trip and might encounter the Raptors at the right time. Toronto lost a three-overtime thriller to Washington on Thursday. (BKN-RAPTORS-WARRIORS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 4 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Everett Merrill, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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GOLF

PGA Tour: Honda Classic, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (to March 2)

McIlroy leads by two strokes; Woods shoots 65

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy will take a two-shot lead over American Russell Henley into the final round of the Honda Classic at PGA National after posting an 12-under-par 198 total. Tiger Woods, who shot a 65 on Saturday, starts the day seven strokes behind. (GOLF-PGA/ (PIX), expect lead by 0030 GMT/7:30 PM ET, 500

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

NHL Wrap: Miller makes first start for Blues in Phoenix

Former Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller makes his debut for St. Louis after Friday's blockbuster trade when the Blues visit the Phoenix Coyotes in one of eight games on the NHL schedule. (NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, 800 words)

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Horton's Heritage Classic: Senators at Canucks

VANCOUVER - Ottawa and Vancouver are on the outside of the current Stanley Cup Playoffs picture with two points on the line in the Tim Horton's Heritage Classic. (HKN-CANUCKS-SENATORS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 4 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Bruins at Rangers

NEW YORK - The third and final game of the season between these teams with the New York Rangers looking for their first win in the matchup against the Boston Bruins. (HKN-RANGERS-BRUINS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 7 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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AUTO RACING

NASCAR at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Brad Keselowski has the pole at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. (CAR-SPRINT-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 3 p.m. ET start, The Sports Xchange, by Amanda Vincent, 400- to 500-word first lede, 700- to 800-word writethru)

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Phoenix notebook

AVONDALE, Ariz. - News, notes and reaction from Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. CAR-SPRINT-NOTES, expect ASAP after 3 p.m. ET start, NASCAR Wire Service special to The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0100 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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