SPORTS, MARCH 19TH

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver–Future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning has decided to finish his career in the Mile High City. ESPN reported this morning that Manning instructed his agent to negotiate a deal with the Broncos. The network is also reporting that Tim Tebow will be traded.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Kansas slipped past 10th-seeded Purdue 63-60
to move into the NCAA tournament’s round of 16. The Jayhawks
narrowly avoided becoming the third No. 2 seed to lose during the
opening week of the tourney.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – After serving an apprenticeship under Aaron
Rodgers in Green Bay, Matt Flynn is getting a chance to become top
gun in the Pacific Northwest. The free agent quarterback has agreed
to terms with the Seattle Seahawks.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Veteran NBA point guard Derek Fisher confirms
he’s reached a buyout agreement with the Rockets. Houston, which
sits eighth in the Western Conference playoff race, acquired the
37-year-old point guard Thursday in a trade with the L.A. Lakers,
who are currently in third place. If Fisher clears waivers, he’ll
become a free agent.

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) – Luke Donald regained the No. 1 ranking
in the world by winning a four-man playoff at the Transitions
Championship with a birdie on the first extra hole. The Englishman
ends Rory McIlroy’s two-week stay atop the world ranking by
rallying from three strokes down.

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – Brad Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth on a
late restart to grab his first win of the season and second
straight at Bristol Motor Speedway. Keselowski led a career-best
and race-high 231 of 500 laps on the half-mile oval in Tennessee.

BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING

Detroit at Philadelphia 1:05 p.m.
Houston at Florida 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Atlanta 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Boston 1:35 p.m.
Arizona at Oakland 4:05 p.m.
Chi Cubs at Seattle 4:05 p.m.
Cincinnati at Chi White Sox 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers at Cleveland 4:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at Texas 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Colorado 4:10 p.m.

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Philadelphia at Charlotte 7:00 p.m.
Boston at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland at New Jersey 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at Orlando 8:00 p.m.
Dallas at Denver 10:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Golden State 10:30 p.m.

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Toronto at Boston 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.
New Jersey at N-Y Rangers 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Detroit 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Minnesota 8:00 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose 10:00 p.m.

TOP-25 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

West Virginia vs ( 2) Stanford 7:15 p.m., Constant Convocation Center
Kansas St. vs ( 3) UConn 7:05 p.m., Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
(19) Louisville vs ( 5) Maryland 7:10 p.m., Comcast Center
( 8) Miami vs Gonzaga 9:40 p.m., McCarthey Athletic Center
( 9) Tennessee vs DePaul 9:40 p.m., Allstate Arena
(10) Green Bay vs (12) Kentucky 9:45 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum
(25) South Carolina vs (13) Purdue 7:20 p.m., Mackey Arena
Arkansas vs (22) Texas A&M 9:35 p.m., Reed Arena

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