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MLB: Newcomers span and Murphy have impressive debuts

Denard Span had quite a debut for the Giants in their 12-3 win over Milwaukee.

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Dramatic buzzer-beater earns Villanova NCAA title

Villanova beats North Carolina in final of NCAA Tournament, wins first title since 1985.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines today.

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Shaq, Iverson, Yao lead Hall of Fame class of 2016

Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo and modern-day basketball pioneers Yao Ming and Sheryl Swoopes headline the 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced Monday.

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Tiger out of the Masters

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for only the second time since his tournament debut in 1995, saying he is "not physically ready" for the year's opening major.

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Hard-luck Cubs open season as World Series favorites

Though they were ultimately swept by the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series, going deep into the postseason was a victory of sorts for long-suffering Cubs fans.

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Herman wins Houston Open to earn Masters invite

American journeyman Jim Herman earned a last-minute invitation to the Masters when he secured a one-stroke victory at the Houston Open on Sunday.

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North Carolina, Villanova meet for college title

North Carolina will play in their 10th NCAA men's basketball championship game in Houston on Monday after beating Syracuse 83-66 to set up a final against the Villanova Wildcats.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines.

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It’s Villanova vs. UNC for the NCAA title

Villanova flipped the script on Oklahoma and North Carolina showed why it's the only No. 1 seed left standing.

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UVA Shuts Out Spiders In Men’s Lacrosse

The University of Virginia men's lacrosse program achieved a 9-0 shutout of the University of Richmond on Saturday afternoon.

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, right, holds the trophy after their win against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game in the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Cinderellas dream of wearing World Series crown

The Royals and New York Mets, who battled in last year's Fall Classic, meet to launch the season on Sunday and could well return to glory, but it is Chicago and their drive to end a 107-year drought who are the darlings heading into the campaign.

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PREVIEW: The Final Four

March Madness lived up to its billing, filled with upsets, crazy finishes and memorable performances.

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Canadian hockey fans mourn as country’s teams miss NHL playoffs

Hockey fans in Canada, where the sport is followed with religious fervor, mourned after learning that for the first time in 46 years no Canadian NHL team will make the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Self, Valentine honored as coach, player of the year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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Five female U.S. soccer players file wage complaint

The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the women's team is the driving economic force for U.S. Soccer, though its members are paid less than their male counterparts.

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MLB teams allowed to use iPads in dugout all season

Each team's devices, which can be used in dugouts and bullpens, have been customized to use the club's proprietary statistical report and advance scouting videos along with MLB's Statcast system, which launched last year.

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2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

City Files Countersuit Against CPC

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Attorneys who represent the city have filed a countersuit against the Charlottesville Parking Center in an escalating dispute over parking spaces.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Foxfield Races Saturday

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The spring running of the Foxfield Races will be Saturday at the track on Garth Road.

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Car Hits Albemarle School Bus

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There was a crash Friday morning involving an Albemarle school bus, but there were no students on board.