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Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, left, laughs as forward Frank Kaminsky answers a question during a news conference Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin is scheduled to play North Carolina on Thursday in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal.

On Wisconsin! Badgers beat undefeated Kentucky, move on to NCAA championship game

Sam Dekker gave Wisconsin a four-point lead with 1:06 left, then Bronson Koenig put their semifinal away at the free throw line as the Badgers ended Kentucky's unbeaten season.

Duke's Justise Winslow shoots during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 3, 2015, in Indianapolis. Duke plays Michigan State on Saturday.

Duke headed for another championship game

Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the national championship game.

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after winning the first set against Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York.

Serena wins 8th Key Biscayne title by beating Suarez Navarro

Serena Williams won her eighth Key Biscayne title Saturday and remained unbeaten this year by drubbing Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Miami Open.

Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Milwaukee.

Collins proud of NCAA for speaking out against Indiana law

Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, spoke at a news conference in Indianapolis on Saturday with representatives from gay rights groups Athlete Ally and Lamba Legal.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

Pacers’ George to return against Miami

The two-time All-Star was expected to sit out the entire 2014-15 seasons after running into a basketball stanchion Aug. 1 and snapping his right leg in two places.

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Developmental Line Judge Sarah Thomas smiles in the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

NFL hires first female official

Sarah Thomas to be hired as first full-time female official

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton breaks his bat in the 10th inning of Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series against the Kansas City Royalsin Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Hamilton grounded into a double play on the at-bat.

Hamilton won’t be disciplined for violating program

AL's 2010 MVP spared by arbitrator

Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) pulls down a rebound next to teammate guard Josh Gasser (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Kaminsky finished with 25 points in the Badgers 75-62 win.

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky chosen AP Player of the Year

Badgers' big man averaging 18.7 points/game and 8.0 rebounds/game

Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four preview

Kentucky tries to keep things perfect vs Wisconsin and Blue Devils, Spartans take on undercard feel at Final Four

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks during a news conference a an NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 20, 2015. Kentucky is to play Cincinnati in the Round of 32 on Saturday.

Kentucky’s John Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

#1 undefeated Wildcats coach becomes third at school to receive the award

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Wednesday July 16, 2014. The British Open Golf championship starts Thursday July 17.

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

After two trips to Augusta National this week, Woods announced his return to competition on his website Friday

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The Final Four floor is a feat of sports engineering

It takes 1,700 maple panels to make the hardwood court where this year's NCAA Tournament champion will be crowned.

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Top college coaches form group to address minority hires

The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is in response to the dissolution of the Black Coaches Association.

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Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent

The 22-year-old has made history by signing a short-term contract with the Sacramento Kings.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 3.

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

Randle, Stanford beat Miami 66-64 in OT in NIT title game

Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander prepares to throw to the Baltimore Orioles during Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

Verlander headed to DL for 1st time in big league career

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his major league career.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, glances towards the clock during his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Ma., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

The prosecution has rested its case in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez.

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Hisashi Iwakuma has strained lat muscle, could be out up to a month

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Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma looks on before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The 34-year-old pitcher is 0-1 with a 6.61 ERA in 3 starts with Seattle this season.

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WWU Vikings softball takes two at home against Simon Fraser

Western Washington University's softball team beat Saint Martins University 1-0, then lost 7-3 on Saturday, March 15, 2013, at Viking Field in Bellingham, Wash.

Seniors shine in sweep for post-season bound WWU.

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NHL Playoffs: Islanders beat Capitals 3-1, Red Wings win Game 5

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New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano yells at his players during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. The Wild won 5-4.

The Capitals will host the deciding game Monday night.

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NBA Playoffs: Nets beat Hawks 91-83, Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls, Warriors complete sweep over Pelicans

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A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead Brooklyn. Nets host game 4 Monday.

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Paxton still looking for first win as M’s host Twins tonight

Seattle Mariners' James Paxton winds up to deliver to the San Diego Padres in the first inning of an exhibition baseball game, Friday Feb. 28, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

First pitch for tonight game is scheduled for 6:10pm. You can hear it all on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 5:00pm with the pre-game show.