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Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Harrington defeated Daniel Berger in a two hole playoff.

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Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday when he birdied the final hole in regulation and then beat 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second hole of a playoff.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan smokes a cigar while watching the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

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Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires.

Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey, in air, celebrates with his teammates following an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Bloomington, Ind. Eastern Washington won the game 88-86.

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Little known Tyler Harvey the national leader in D1 scoring

Tyler Harvey is mostly an unknown name outside of those in the Big Sky Conference but will go into the final week of the regular season as the leading scorer in all of Division I basketball.

Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos, right, grabs a rebound against BYU's Corbin Kaufusi during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga falls four places to No. 7 in latest AP Top 25 Poll

Kentucky No. 1, change hits rest of AP Top 25

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WWU’s Anye Turner named first-team GNAC all-star

Jeffrey Parker and Ricardo Maxwell are second-team selections

Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) goes to the basket against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

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Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

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NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant heads for the end zone after catching a 68-yard pass for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis.

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Many players receive franchise tag including Dez Bryant

This was the final day for NFL teams to designate franchise or transition players. Teams had two weeks to use the franchise tag to avoid having a player hit the free agent market.

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Kentucky tops AP college basketball poll

The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out.

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Deadline day for NFL, NHL

This is the last day NFL teams can designate franchise players and the NHL trade deadline is looming.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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WATCH: Kevin Garnett’s biggest fan

On the night of KG's return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, one longtime fan was turning heads.

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NY couple married 82 years celebrates joint birthday

Duranord Veillard turned 108 on Saturday and his wife, Jeanne will be 105 in May.

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Smelly Louisville

There's a bad smell in the city but nobody knows where it's coming from.

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Gravel mining company’s appeal for more land fails again

Company wants more land for gravel mining in Whatcom County

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Blazer hockey team advances in playoffs

Win Game 5 clincher over Wenatchee Sunday night

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Olympia may raise the state highway speed limit

75 mph may be new speed on some state highways

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Newest orca learns to swim

Puget Sound orca born to the L-pod last week

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Over 300 Boeing employees axed in layoff

Workers will be phased out by end of April

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Seaport slowdown costs Washington millions

Eight ships still need to be unloaded in Puget Sound

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

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Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

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NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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East and South Regional semifinal play tonight in the Tournament

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The NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. Second round games start on Thursday.

The last of the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 games are on tap tonight in Syracuse, New York, and Houston.