NCAA women's basketball Final Four

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8:14 am
Wed April 10, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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Checking news on the ice, the United States beat Canada 3-2 in the gold medal game of the women's world hockey championship.

In the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, Connecticut made it look easy in the Big Easy.

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8:31 am
Wed April 3, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth straight game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90 last night. Anthony finished 18 of 26 from the field, reaching 50 on a jumper with 16.9 seconds remaining. J.R. Smith scored 14 and Raymond Felton added 10 points for New York.

Elsewhere, the Lakers beat Dallas 101-81 and Washington topped Chicago 90-86.

In the women’s NCAA tournament, Louisville claimed another big upset, beating second-seeded Tennessee 86-78 and earning a trip to the Final Four.

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7:39 am
Tue April 2, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the American League, Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox got off to a quick start after a dreadful 2012 season, winning 8-2 over the New York Yankees yesterday. Meanwhile, Alex Rodriguez says he's committed to returning from hip surgery.

Elsewhere, Detroit doubled up Minnesota 4-2. The White Sox shut out Kansas City 1-0 and Seattle beat Oakland 2-0.

In the National League, Collin Cowgill capped a successful New York debut with a grand slam and the Mets crushed San Diego 11-2.

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