March 26 - March 26 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday:
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North Carolina-Kentucky, Florida-South Carolina fight for Final Four spots
Two spots remain in the 2017 Final Four. North Carolina and Kentucky square off in Memphis and SEC rivals Florida and South Carolina are in the matinee spotlight at Madison Square Garden with a trip to Phoenix on the line.
(BKC-NORTHCAROLINA-KENTUCKY-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, 750 words, The Sports Xchange, by James Dent)
(BKC-FLORIDA-SOUTHCAROLINA-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, 750 words, The Sports Xchange, by Everett Merrill)
Women’s NCAA Tournament
Stanford vs. Notre Dame 12:06 ET
Miss. State vs. Baylor 7:36 ET
College basketball notebook
News and notes around college basketball. (BKC-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange)
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News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)
Capsule recaps of spring training games Sunday. (MLB-ROUNDUP, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)
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Goodell no fan of Oakland’s latest pitch
The City of Oakland’s 11th-hour stadium plan appears to be too little, too late for commissioner Roger Goodell’s liking.. (FBN-RAIDERS-NEWS-GOODELL, expect by 1 p.m. ET The Sports Xchange, 400 words)
Peterson willing to take less money for right fit
Adrian Peterson is reportedly asking for a premium price on the open market, and teams are not willing to meet it. (FBN-PETERSON-VIKINGS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)
Decision in the Desert: Raiders to Las Vegas?
A peek ahead at the momentous decision in Arizona this week, where a third NFL team – the Oakland Raiders – in 15 months could be approved for relocation. (FBN-RAIDERS-NEWS-SPRINGMEETING, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Howard Balzer, 775 words)
News and notes from around the NFL. (FBN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)
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THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NBA games. Sunday schedule:
Brooklyn at Atlanta 1 p.m.
Phoenix at Charlotte 1 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Houston 3:30 p.m.
Chicago at Milwaukee 3:30 p.m.
Sacramento at L.A. Clippers 3:30 p.m.
Miami at Boston 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Indiana 6 p.m.
New Orleans at Denver 8 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State 8 p.m.
Portland at L.A. Lakers 9:30 p.m.
News and notes from around the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)
THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NHL games. Sunday schedule:
Minnesota at Detroit 12:30 p.m.
Dallas at New Jersey 5 p.m.
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh 7 p.m.
Vancouver at Winnipeg 8 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Anaheim 9 p.m.
News and notes from around the league. (HKN-NOTEBOOK, expect first version by 9:45 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)
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Auto Club 400
FONTANA, Calif. -- Jimmie Johnson is the winningest active Cup driver at this track with six wins, including last year's race, and looks to fight off the pack Sunday in the latest Monster NASCAR Series race. (CAR-NASCAR-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 3:30 p.m. ET race, The Sports Xchange, by Amanda Vincent, 700 words)
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Dustin Johnson leads Final Four at Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas -- World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, Japan's surprising Hideto Tanihara, young bull Jon Rahm of Spain and former FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas will make up the final four players at the World Golf Championship-Dell Technologies Match Play after winning both their round of 16 and quarterfinal matches on Saturday under cloudless blue skies at Austin Country Club. (GLF-PGA-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU-MATCHPLAY, expect first version by 6 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, by Steve Habel, 800 words)
DeChambeau, Points tied atop Puerto Rico leader board
Bryson DeChambeau and D.A. Points finished the suspended second round of the Puerto Rico Open tied at the top of the leaderboard on Friday in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (GLF-PGA-RECAP-PUERTORICO, expect by 9 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)
Lee holds one-shot lead at Kia Classic
Mirim Lee bounced back from a bogey on her first hole Saturday to shoot a 5-under-par 67 and take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. (GLF-LPGA-RECAP-KIA, expect by 8 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)