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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.

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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Copa America crowds below World Cup but above projections

thepublicopinion.com — When the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, it set records with 3.6 million spectators and an average of almost 69,000. The first 20 Copa America matches through Sunday averaged 40,429. "It's not a World Cup, so we were not expecting to sell out every game," U.S.

Copa America crowds below World Cup but above projections - Porterville Recorder: State News

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Copa America crowds below World Cup but above projections

heraldstandard.com — When the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, it set records with 3.6 million spectators and an average of almost 69,000. The first 20 Copa America matches through Sunday averaged 40,429. "It's not a World Cup, so we were not expecting to sell out every game," U.S.

Ali smiles as Wonder, others sing Happy Birthday

cnsnews.com — LAS VEGAS (AP) - A casino owner paid more than a million dollars for boxing gloves Muhammad Ali used to defend his title. Samuel L. Jackson dedicated a rendition of "Stand By Me" to the boxer. And President Barack Obama told the icon in a birthday tribute that he inspired the world.

Hawaiian Airlines to fly from Tokyo to Kailua-Kona

news.lee.net — FILE - In this April 21, 2014 file photo, a Hawaiian Airlines flight arrives from San Jose, Calif., in Kahului Airport in Kahului, Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines has won the right

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.

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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.

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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,...

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: Beyond ACC's dominance

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,...
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