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March Madness Tips Off: Tournament Begins With 16 Games Thursday

Here's a look at what's happening on day one of the NCAA tournament.


U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin smiles after a competition
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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Overall World Cup Title, Places 2nd In Super-G

0:17Scene of fatal multi-vehicle crash
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9 Dead In Crash Involving University Of Southwest Golf Teams

3:24Man places a sports bet at a casino
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Estimated 45M Americans To Bet On March Madness Basketball Tournament

8:13Goalkeeper Hope Solo
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Hope Solo Brings Awareness To Gender Pay Gap On National Equal Pay Day

3:07Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
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Tom Brady Returning For A 23rd NFL Season

0:44Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving.
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Durant Criticizes NYC Mayor On Mandate After Irving Attends Nets Game

0:22Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Mark LoMoglio / AP

Tom Brady Is Returning To Tampa To Play 23rd Season In NFL

0:19Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich
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Premier League Disqualifies Abramovich From Running Chelsea

1:09San Diego Padres left fielder Allen Cordoba walking on a baseball field
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MLB Players Vote To End Lockout, Salvaging 162-Game Season

2:46Tiger Woods
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Tiger Woods Inducted Into Golf Hall Of Fame

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic wears a face mask
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Djokovic Pulls Out Of U.S. Tournaments Due To Unvaccinated Status

0:26Seattle Mariners gather on the field with the MLB logo displayed above them
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MLB Cancels 93 More Games, Gap Narrows In Bargaining

Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders
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Deion Sanders Has 2 Toes Amputated After Medical Setback

1:21Will Ferrell warms up with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry
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Will Ferrell Makes Surprise Appearance To Help Golden State Warriors

MLB executives arrive at the Major League Baseball Players Association in New York for labor negotiations
Ron Blum / AP

MLB, Union Bargain For 16 1/2 hours, Take Recess

0:35Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley
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NFL Suspends Falcons Receiver Calvin Ridley For Betting On Games

3:57New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin
David Zalubowski / AP

Russian NHL Players Face Hate Amid Ukraine Conflict

0:37Fans clash during a Mexican soccer league match between the host Queretaro and Atlas
Sergio Gonzalez / AP

Mexico Suspends 5 Officials Over Soccer Match Brawl

0:24Locked gates at Atlanta Braves' ballpark
John Bazemore / AP

MLB Reacts Angrily To Players' Latest Offer; Lockout Persists

North Carolina guard Caleb Love celebrates with guard R.J. Davis, guard Leaky Black and forward Armando Bacot
Gerry Broome / AP

Rival UNC Upsets No. 4 Duke In Coach K's Final Home Game

Stanford goalie Katie Meyer
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Sheriff's Office: Stanford Goalie Katie Meyer's Death Ruled Suicide

1:27WNBA player Brittney Griner
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WNBA's Brittney Griner Arrested In Russia On Drug Charges

NFL player Clarence Vaughn III, former NFL player Ken Jenkins and their wives
Matt Rourke / AP

Judge Approves Fix To Stem Race Bias In NFL Concussion Deal

0:19Maksym Yarovyi of Ukraine carries the flag as the team makes their entrance during the Paralympics opening ceremony
Dita Alangkara / AP

Athletes Force A Change In Ban Of Russians At Paralympics

Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns wearing a face mask
Butch Dill / AP

NFL Suspends All COVID-19 Protocols

0:50Tennis players Elina Svitolina of Ukraine and Anastasia Potapova of Russia
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International Tennis Federation Cancels Events In Russia And Belarus

0:28MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred
Wilfredo Lee / AP

MLB Cancels Opening Day After Sides Fail To End Lockout

2:01Baseball fan holds sign
Lynne Sladky / AP

MLB Extends Deadline To Salvage Season Openers To 5 p.m. Tuesday

2:12Russian President Vladimir Putin touches the World Cup trophy.
Petr David Josek / AP

International Soccer Community Stands Up To Russia

A view of the St. Petersburg Stadium prior to the Confederations Cup
Pavel Golovkin / AP

Olympic Committee Calls For Russia To Be Excluded From Sports