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Stories from Saturday, April 4, 2009

Purdue quarterback competition opens (04/04/09)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Justin Siller's dismissal from Purdue opens the competition for starting quarterback that could stretch beyond spring practice into the fall between fifth-year senior Joey Elliott and redshirt freshman Caleb TerBush. Siller, a sophomore who started three games last season, was kicked out of school through the 2009-10 year for an undisclosed violation of the university's academic policy. ...
Moore, Auriemma win AP awards (04/04/09)
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS -- In a season in which the Connecticut women's basketball team has run through its opponents, it's no surprise the Huskies won both major individual awards. Maya Moore became the second sophomore ever to win The Associated Press' player of the year Saturday. She averaged 19.2 points and 8.9 rebounds to help UConn within two victories of the third undefeated season in school history...
Spartans keep on motoring to championship game (04/04/09)
By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer DETROIT -- The Michigan State players walked to the edge of the floor and held up their index fingers, basking in the love of an entire state. Laid low by the economic crisis, Michigan desperately needed something to rally around. The Spartans were more than happy to oblige...
Castroneves has car waiting if tax case goes well (04/04/09)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Helio Castroneves has a Team Penske IndyCar waiting for him whenever he puts his legal problems behind him. The two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and last year's IndyCar Series runner-up is on trial in Miami on federal tax evasion charges that carry a potential of more than six years behind bars...
Gonzalez looks healthy in Reds' win over Futures (04/04/09)
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Alex Gonzalez proved his fitness in the field and at the plate. The Cincinnati Reds shortstop made an outstanding play in the field and doubled in a run in a 9-6 victory over the club's top minor leaguers. Gonzalez, who also turned two double plays, missed all of last season with a compression fracture in his left knee and strained his right hamstring in a Grapefruit League game on March 23...
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