• Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) -- The New England Patriots will head to Washington, D.C. next month to pay a visit to the White House in honor of their Super Bowl 51 win.White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced at Thursday's briefing that the team will visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on April 19.The Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime on Feb. 5 to take the title. The win marked New England's fifth championship and the first Super Bowl to be decided in overtime.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The United States made its first appearance at the World Baseball Classic championship game Wednesday night -- and they came out on top.Team USA beat Puerto Rico, who had been undefeated in the tournament, 8-0 to take the title. The win was due in large part to a strong performance from pitcher Marcus Stroman. The Toronto Blue Jays starter pitched a no-hitter until the seventh inning of the final, earning him the honor of being named the game's most valuable player.Team USA manager Jim Leyland reflected on the win after the game, saying it went beyond baseball."I had the honor of managing for our country, our coaches had the honor of coaching for our country, the players had the honor of playing for our country, but this is really about the men and women who serve our country, that's who this is for," he said.
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  • ABC News(NEW YORK) — March Madness got a little sweeter over the weekend for the University of South Carolina. The team upset Duke Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1973.The third round of the 2017 NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins Thursday night. South Carolina Coach Frank Martin, whose team plays Baylor Friday, stopped by ABC’s Good Morning America Thursday morning to chat about the Gamecock’s victory over Duke.
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  • UNDATED (AP) - The Boston Celtics have added another half-game to their lead in the NBA's Atlantic Division.
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  • UNDATED (AP) - Duke freshman Jayson Tatum, Florida State guard Dwayne Bacon and Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell have announced that they intend to give up their remaining college eligibility to enter the NBA draft. None of the three has hired an agent.
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  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - The United States has won the World Baseball Classic for the first time in four tries.
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