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@AP assistant sports editor for 10 eastern US states. College hoops, fantasy sports. News. Past lives: HI, Vegas, NE, CA. ogarcia@ap.org.@AP assistant sports editor for 10 eastern US states. College hoops, fantasy sports. News. Past lives: HI, Vegas, NE,

I'm AP's assistant sports editor for sports in the eastern region, leading a team of a dozen reporters in 10 states. If it's got sports involved in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New Jersey or Massachusetts, I'm your dude.

Previous gigs with the AP include Hawaii, Las Vegas and Omaha, Neb. I started my career as an AP intern in ...

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2nd US Circuit ruling on Tom Brady 'Deflategate' suspension

scribd.com — The majority opinion stating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL. The ruling overturns a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S.


collegebasketball.ap.org — Home " Final 2016 NCAA Tournament conference scoreboard Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74.


collegebasketball.ap.org — (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Before Villanova plays Oklahoma and Syracuse faces North Carolina in the Final Four on Saturday night, one athlete from another team at each school will take center stage in Houston to sing the national anthem. And from the look of it, the NCAA picked a formidable quartet with plenty of musical experience.

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: ACC guaranteed spot in final

collegebasketball.ap.org — Virginia's Darius Thompson (51) passes the ball behind his back to Isaiah Wilkins (21) against Iowa State's Jameel McKay (1) during the first half of a college basketball game in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament,...


collegebasketball.ap.org — North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) reacts after dunking the ball against Providence during the second half of a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Raleigh,...

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: ACC has 4 in Sweet 16, could get 2 more

collegebasketball.ap.org — (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) Four games, four wins, four spots in the Sweet 16. Great day for North Carolina, Duke, Miami and Virginia. Even better day for the ACC. And the conference isn't done -- Vegas odds favor Syracuse and...

FREEZE FRAME: The best of Saturday

collegebasketball.ap.org — Wichita State's Markis McDuffie (32) and Miami's Davon Reed (5) battle for a loose ball during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Providence, R.I., Saturday, March 19,...


collegebasketball.ap.org — Notre Dame's Steve Vasturia (32), Bonzie Colson (35) and V.J. Beachem (3) talk during the second half of a first-round men's college basketball game against Michigan in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 18, 2016, in New...

Dream of bracket perfection ends Day 2

collegebasketball.ap.org — Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin fills out his very first NCAA bracket ever at Space Center Houston as he goes head to head with Dick Vitale in the 2016 Allstate March Mayhem Challenge on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in Houston.

What's in Coach K's name

collegebasketball.ap.org — (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) After a lifetime of coaching, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski finally understands what it's like to write his name -- a minefield that would be worth 27 points in Scrabble if you allowed proper names,...
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Apr 29, 2016

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Apr 28, 2016

RT @AP_Sports: Security, water, politics: Where things stand in Rio with Olympics 100 days away. apne.ws/1T8JHZO

Apr 28, 2016

RT @AP_NFL: Details: Smoking video sent from Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account. apne.ws/1T8GiKt

Apr 28, 2016

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Apr 28, 2016

RT @AP_NFL: Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move team to Vegas, willing to spend $500 million apne.ws/1ST5ZVJ @timdahlberg

Apr 28, 2016

Revisiting "Since We Last Spoke" by @rjd2. Instantly remembering how ridiculously good this album is. play.spotify.com/album/0jbra7wb…

Apr 27, 2016

North Carolina on clock, but @aaronbeardap notes timeline means NCAA enforcement case could drag into 2017. collegebasketball.ap.org/article/north-…

Apr 27, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

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