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KWBG Sports for April 15th

Posted on 15 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — US swimmer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement and will take part in an event in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26, with an eye on possibly competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The last time the 22-time Olympic medal-winner competed was at the 2012 Games. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — […]

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KWBG Sports for April 14th

Posted on 14 April 2014 by KWBG

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson closed with a 3-under-par 69 to win the Masters at -8, three shots ahead of Jordan Spieth (speeth) and Jonas Blixt. Spieth led by three after carding birdies on three of the first four holes yesterday, but Watson surged two strokes ahead with birdies on the eighth and ninth […]

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KWBG Sports for April 11th

Posted on 11 April 2014 by KWBG

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bill Haas will carry a one-shot lead into the second round of the Masters, the first major he’s ever led. Haas opened with a 4-under-par 68 that puts him one stroke ahead of Louis Oosthuizen (WUHST’-hy-zehn) and former champs Adam Scott and Bubba Watson. Seven others are two strokes back, and […]

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KWBG Sports for April 10th

Posted on 10 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will be out 6 to 8 weeks after tearing a ligament in his left thumb during last night’s game against Seattle. The 2010 AL MVP was injured during a headfirst slide into first base in the seventh inning. Hamilton was placed on the disabled list and […]

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KWBG Sports for April 9th

Posted on 09 April 2014 by KWBG

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Connecticut Huskies are national champions in women’s college basketball for a record ninth time following a 79-58 rout of previously-unbeaten Notre Dame. Breanna Stewart paced the Huskies with 21 points and Stefanie Dolson finished with 17 points, 16 rebounds and six assists. This marks the second time since 2004 that […]

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KWBG Sports for April 8th

Posted on 08 April 2014 by KWBG

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut has become the first seventh seed to capture the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Shabazz Napier had 22 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals to lead the Huskies past Kentucky 60-54 last night in the championship game. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)— It’s a dream matchup in tonight’s NCAA women’s title […]

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KWBG Sports for April 7th

Posted on 07 April 2014 by KWBG

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky and Connecticut each had their final practice of the season as they prepared for the NCAA men’s basketball title game tonight near Dallas. The Wildcats advanced with Saturday’s 74-73 win over Wisconsin after the Huskies ended Florida’s 30-game winning streak, 63-53. The title game appears evenly matched, with both teams […]

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KWBG Sports for April 4th

Posted on 04 April 2014 by KWBG

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder have put an end to San Antonio’s team-record 19-game winning streak by downing the Spurs 106-94. Kevin Durant finished with 28 points and Russell Westbrook added 27 as the Thunder pulled within three games of the NBA’s Western Conference-leading Spurs with eight games remaining. Durant scored at […]

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KWBG Sports for April 3rd

Posted on 03 April 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson has joined the Washington Redskins. A person familiar with the terms of the deal says Jackson will get $16 million guaranteed in the three-year, $24 million deal. Jackson set career-highs with 82 catches for 1,332 yards last season for the NFC East-champion Eagles, but Philadelphia tried […]

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KWBG Sports for April 2nd

Posted on 02 April 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for the first time in his career after having surgery on his back. The world’s top-ranked player and four-time Masters champion said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months. He withdrew […]

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