Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:30 PM ET on Tuesday, Mar. 28

Reuters

Mar. 28 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:30 PM ET on Tuesday:

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Relocating Raiders: Mirage in the Desert?

Lost in the blush of accomplishment are the many potential pratfalls facing the Raiders as they begin plotting a course to Las Vegas. Mark Davis should know all of the risk in chasing the reward. (FBN-RAIDERS-COLUMN-LASVEGASDAVIS, moved, The Sports Xchange, By Frank Cooney, 1,400 words)

Raiders legends disappointed by move to Vegas

PHOENIX -- Reaction from the most historic living legends in Oakland Raiders history was one of severe disappointment and even suspicion when they learned Monday the NFL approved the franchise's move to Las Vegas by a 31-1 vote of league owners meeting here. (FBN-RAIDERS-RELOCATIONREACTION, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Frank Cooney, 935 words)

Dolphins’ Ross: Owners, not public, must pay for stadiums

PHOENIX – Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, the lone dissenting vote on the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas, said fans should never foot the bill for stadium construction. (FBN-DOLPHINS-RAIDERS-RELOCATION, moved, The Sports Xchange, 354 words)

Cowboys sign Witten to four-year deal

Tight end Jason Witten signed a four-year extension with the Dallas Cowboys. (FBN-COWBOYS-NEWS-WITTEN, moved, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

2017 Season Previews

The Sports Xchange presents a team-by-team look at the 2017 season.

Season previews for all AL West and NL West teams moved Monday.

AL and NL East team previews move Tuesday. Expect by 8 p.m. ET.

Search slug convention: BBO-CUBS-ANALYSIS-SEASONPREVIEW

MLB notebook

News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

MLB roundup

Capsule recaps of spring training games Tuesday. (MLB-ROUNDUP, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

NIT semifinals: Bakersfield-Ga. Tech, TCU-UCF at MSG

NEW YORK – Cal-Bakersfield takes on Georgia Tech and TCU battles UCF at Madison Square Garden in semifinal games in the NIT. (BKC-CALBAKERSFIELD-GEORGIATECH-FIRSTLEDE, 700 words, by Everett Merrill, The Sports Xchange)

(BKC-TCU-UCF-FIRSTLEDE, 700 words, by Everett Merrill, The Sports Xchange)

College basketball notebook

News and notes around college basketball. (BKC-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange)

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SOCCER

USA visit Panama for critical qualifying clash

The United States, sitting fourth in the Hexagonal after last week’s much-needed win over Honduras, head into a hostile environment for a clash against third-placed Panama at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City featuring two teams in urgent need of points. (SOCCER-WORLDCUP-PAN-USA/, expect by 1:00 AM ET, 400 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Streaking Warriors visit Rockets

The Golden State Warriors put the league’s longest active win streak on the line when they visit the Houston Rockets in search of an eight consecutive win, while the Milwaukee Bucks visit the Charlotte Hornets in two of the eight games on the National Basketball Association schedule. (BASKETBALL-NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 1:30 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 800 words)

THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NBA games. Tuesday schedule:

Milwaukee at Charlotte 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota at Indiana 7:00 p.m.

Miami at Detroit 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Brooklyn 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Houston 8:00 p.m.

Denver at Portland 10:00 p.m.

Washington at L.A. Lakers 10:30 p.m.

NBA notebook

News and notes from around the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NHL games. Tuesday schedule:

Ottawa at Philadelphia 7:00 p.m.

Detroit at Carolina 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo at Columbus 7:00 p.m.

Nashville at Boston 7:00 p.m.

Florida at Toronto 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Montreal 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Minnesota 8:00 p.m.

Los Angeles at Edmonton 9:00 p.m.

Anaheim at Vancouver 10:00 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at San Jose 10:30 p.m.

NHL notebook

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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GOLF

Golf glance

Capsule previews of the week ahead in professional golf. (GLF-PGA-SCHEDULE, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Tom LaMarre, 800 words)

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TENNIS

ATP/WTA: Miami Open (to 2)

Pliskova and Wozniacki eye passage to Miami semis

Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova faces Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni while 12th-seeded Dane Carolina Wozniacki meets unseeded Czech Lucie Safarova in quarter-final action at the Miami Open. (TENNIS-MIAMI/WOMEN (TV), expect from 8 PM ET, 400 words)

Federer and Nadal seek quarter-final berths

In-form Swiss fourth seed Roger Federer faces Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut, fifth seed Rafa Nadal meets Frenchman Nicolas Mahut and Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori battles Argentine Federico Delbonis in last 16 action at the Miami Open. (TENNIS-MIAMI/MEN (TV), expect from 8 PM ET, 400 words)

Sharapova faces media ahead of return from doping ban

RANCHO MIRAGE, California - Former world number one Maria Sharapova faces the media a month before her return to the WTA Tour following a doping suspension imposed last year. Sharapova is appearing at the Inspiring Women in Sports conference ahead of the ANA Inspiration golf major at Mission Hills. (TENNIS-SHARAPOVA/ (TV), expect by 8:30 PM ET, by Larry Fine, 400 words)

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