Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 4:30 PM ET on Thursday, Mar. 8

Mar. 8 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 4:30 PM ET on Thursday:

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Pitt parts with Stallings after winless ACC season

Pitt fired Kevin Stallings after the Panthers were trounced in Atlantic Coast Conference play. (FOOTBALL-NFL-MANNING-BROADCASTING, moved, Field Level Media)

Men’s college basketball game coverage, March 8

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ACC tournament

Louisville vs. Virginia, 12:00 p.m.

Boston College vs. Clemson, 2:30 p.m.

Notre Dame vs. Duke, 7:00 p.m.

North Carolina vs. Miami, 9:30 p.m.

Big 12 tournament

Kansas State vs. TCU, 12:30 p.m.

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State, 2:30 p.m.

Texas Tech vs. Texas, 7:00 p.m.

West Virginia vs. Baylor, 9:00 p.m.

Big East tournament

Xavier vs. St. John's, Noon ET

Creighton vs. Providence, 2:30 ET

Marquette vs. Villanova, 7:00 ET

Seton Hall vs. Butler, 9:30 ET

Pac-12 tournament

Colorado vs. Arizona, 3:00 ET

Stanford vs. UCLA, 4:30 ET

Oregon State vs. USC, 9:00 ET

Oregon vs. Utah, 11:30 ET

SEC tournament

Texas A&M vs. Alabama, 1:00 ET

Georgia vs. Missouri, 3:00 ET

LSU vs. Mississippi State, 7:00 ET

South Carolina vs. Arkansas, 9:00 ET

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Steelers RB Bell plots holdout if no long-term deal

Le’Veon Bell is planning another solitary summer of workouts if the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t sign him to a long-term deal. Bell, given the franchise designation for the second year in a row, held out until the week of the regular-season opener in 2017 and plans to do the same this year. (FOOTBALL-NFL-PIT-BELL, moved, Field Level Media)

Broncos shopping CB Talib

Cornerback Aqib Talib is on the trade block and reportedly prefers a deal to the New England Patriots. (FOOTBALL-NFL-DEN/TALIB, moved, Field Level Media)

LSU RB Guice asked at combine: ‘Do you like men?’

LSU running back Derrius Guice was asked at the NFL Scouting Combine whether he likes men and if his mother was a prostitute. (FOOTBALL-NFL-GUICE-COMBINE, moved, Field Level Media)

Seahawks host former Panthers RB Stewart

Former Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart visited the Seattle Seahawks. (FOOTBALL-NFL-SEA/STEWART moved, Field Level Media)

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Spring roundup

Recapping games in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues.

(BASEBALL-MLB/SPRINGROUNDUP, expect by 7 p.m. ET, Field Level Media)

Aaron Judge done with HR derby

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who put on a prolific power display with 47 homers in the 2017 Home Run Derby, said he’s likely a “one in done” in the All-Star Game showcase. (BASEBALL-MLB-NYY-JUDGE, moved, Field Level Media)

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Streaking Warriors face Spurs, Celtics battle T-Wolves

The reigning champion Golden State Warriors try to make it seven consecutive wins when they host the San Antonio Spurs, while the Boston Celtics try to close in on the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors when they battle the Minnesota Timberwolves in two of the five games on the National Basketball Associations schedule. (BASKETBALL-NBA/HIGHLIGHTS, expect by 11:30 PM ET, by Field Level Media, 300 words)

Rose reunites with Thibs, joins Timberwolves

Derrick Rose joined the Minnesota Timberwolves on a one-year deal, reuniting with former Bulls Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson and head coach Tom Thibodeau. (BASKETBALL-NBA-CHI/BUTLER, moved, Field Level Media)

NBA game coverage, March 8

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Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7:00 ET

Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 ET

Boston at Minnesota, 8:00 ET

Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8:00 ET

San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 ET

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Red-hot Preds face Ducks, Bruins host Flyers

The Nashville Predators try to extend the leagues longest active win streak to 10 games when they host the Anaheim Ducks, while the Boston Bruins put their four-game win streak on the line when they host the Philadelphia Flyers in two of the 12 games on the National Hockey League schedule. (ICEHOCKEY-NHL/HIGHLIGHTS, expect by 11:30 PM ET, by Field Level Media, 300 words)

NHL game coverage, March 8

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Philadelphia at Boston, 7:00 ET

Winnipeg at New Jersey, 7:00 ET

Colorado at Columbus, 7:00 ET

Buffalo at Ottawa, 7:30 ET

Vegas at Detroit, 7:30 ET

NY Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7:30 ET

Montreal at Florida, 7:30 ET

Anaheim at Nashville, 8:00 ET

Carolina at Chicago, 8:30 ET

NY Islanders at Edmonton, 9:00 ET

Washington at Los Angeles, 10:30 ET

St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 ET

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PGA Tour: Valspar Championship, Palm Harbor (to 11)

Woods resumes comeback at Valspar

Tiger Woods takes the next step in his comeback when he tees off in the opening round at the Innisbrook Resorts Copperhead course alongside Jordan Spieth and Swede Henrik Stenson. Four-times major winner Rory McIlroy, defending champion Adam Hadwin and Masters champion Sergio Garcia are also among those in the impressive field. (GOLF-VALSPAR/, expect by 8:30 PM ET, 400 words)

Valspar Championship

Coverage of the first round of the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla. (GOLF-PGA-VALSPAR, expect ASAP after first round ends Thursday, Field Level Media)

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