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Purdue guard FahKara Malone let fly after being fouled by Utah's LeilaniMitchell (11) during their first-round NCAA tournament game on Sunday in WestLafayette, Ind. Malone, who missed this shot, finished with a team-high 17points in a 66--59 victory over the Utes.

Back in his native Japan, Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka signed autographslast Saturday during a workout at the Tokyo Dome, where he was scheduled toopen the season for Boston against the A's on Tuesday.

Alain Bernard of France celebrated his world record in the 100-meter freestyle(47.50 seconds) at the European championships last Saturday in Eindhoven, theNetherlands. Wearing a suit made of a controversial water-repellent fabric thatreduces drag (inset), Bernard also set a world record of 21.50 in the 50free.

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