List of AP all-time Top 100 college basketball programs

The Associated Press has been ranking the best teams in college basketball since January 1949. Over 68 years and more than 1,100 polls, a total of 200 schools have been ranked and 59 of them have been ranked No. 1 (Saint Louis was the first No. 1). To determine the all-time Top 100, the AP formula counted poll appearances (one point each) to mark consistency and No.

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The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by Jay Cohen at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT.

Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel. That's from an initial glance inside the park. Beyond the stadium walls sits the real wow factor that could be a game-changer for the industry. Atlanta's new SunTrust Park is part of a 60-acre complex that will include restaurants, retail shops, residential areas, a four-star hotel and a concert hall.

The Latest: Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the proposed U.S. border wall with Mexico (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The federal government has extended its deadline for companies to bid on the first contracts for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the six-day extension to April 4 will allow companies time to consider answers to dozens of questions that potential bidders submitted ahead of Wednesday's initial deadline.

Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Geographic and physical challenges -- including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife -- will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday. Building a wall "is complex in some areas," including Big Bend National Park and along the river, which twists through nearly half of the 2,000-mile border, Zinke said.

St. Louis services set for April 9 for rock icon Chuck Berry

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chuck Berry fans will have their chance to pay their respects to the late rock 'n' roll visionary. Berry's family announced in a statement Wednesday that what they called a public "viewing" will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 9 at The Pageant club in St. Louis, Berry's hometown. That will be followed by a service for Berry's family and friends, including those in the music industry.

Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

Michael Porter Jr. is aware of the skepticism surrounding the heralded forward's decision to play at Missouri, a struggling program that recently hired his father as an assistant coach. Porter, ranked the No. 1 prospect in his class by multiple recruiting services, is a featured attraction at the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night in Chicago.

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The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Rebecca Miller at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT.

Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri said that sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, taking a financial toll on the government and a deadly toll on thousands of consumers.

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. The White House documents were submitted to Congress amid negotiations over a catchall spending bill that would avert a partial government shutdown at the end of next month. The package would wrap up $1.

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The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT.

Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely out to start season

Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely will begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which revealed a Grade 1 strain.

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The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Jay Cohen at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT.

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The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT. TOP STORIES BKC--NCAA-TIPPING OFF RALEIGH, N.C.

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The supervisor is Simmi Buttar, followed by Vin Cherwoo at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EDT. TOP STORIES BKC--NCAA-KENTUCKY-NORTH CAROLINA MEMPHIS, Tenn.

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

ATLANTA (AP) -- Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode." Premiums have risen and major insurers have backed out of the state markets where people can buy insurance online under Obama's signature health care law.

Gonzaga, Oregon reach Final Four...Clippers clinch...Caps move 3 up on Pens, Jackets

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Top seed Gonzaga has advanced to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament for the first time by clobbering Xavier, 83-59. The Zags relied on their outside shooting and defense, hitting 12 of their 3-point attempts and shutting down a Musketeers squad that torched Florida State for 91 points last Sunday. Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points and Johnathan Williams had 19 for the Bulldogs. KANSAS CITY, Mo.

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Oregon lost one of its best players to an injury just before the NCAA Tournament, had to survive two nail-biters to reach the Midwest Regional finals, and then faced a top-seeded Kansas team that had romped to the brink of the Final Four. Of course, the Ducks would rise to the occasion.

Jones back with Orioles after winning World Baseball Classic

Adam Jones provided perhaps the best highlight of the World Baseball Classic, when he took a home run away from Manny Machado with a spectacular catch in center field. Now Jones and Machado are just teammates again. "Pretty cool catch, pretty great moment," Jones said. "Sorry it had to be my boy Manny, but it's part of the game, part of that process.