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  • Furman rallies to beat Mercer 85-74 behind Croone's 31

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Stephen Croone scored 31 points on 7-of-15 shooting and made 13 of 16 free throws as Furman rallied with a big second-half run to beat Mercer 85-74 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 16 seconds ago
  • Texas Western returns to scene of '66 NCAA win over Kentucky

    The University of Maryland will always be a magical place for members of the 1966 Texas Western basketball team. It was the first time a team ever started five African-Americans in the NCAA title game. ''When I look back, we were getting ready to … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Hampton makes lacrosse history in loss to Roberts Wesleyan

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) -- Hampton became the first historically black university to field an NCAA Division I lacrosse team on Saturday, losing 20-3 to Roberts Wesleyan. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Jackson leads Notre Dame to upset of No. 13 Louisville 71-66

    Jackson leads Notre Dame to upset of No. 13 Louisville 71-66

    Demetrius Jackson matched his career high with 27 points, Steve Vasturia added 20 and Notre Dame rallied from 11 points down in the second half to beat No. 13 Louisville 71-66 on Saturday. The Irish (18-7, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) used three … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • First league win for Neville, Ronaldo lifts Real

    First league win for Neville, Ronaldo lifts Real

    Valencia handed coach Gary Neville his first La Liga win when they beat Espanyol 2-1 on Saturday while Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in a thrilling 4-2 home victory for Real Madrid over Athletic Bilbao. Hosts Valencia fought their way back from … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Indiana school's 30th straight swimming title breaks record

    The girls' swimming team at Carmel High School spent all season chasing records. The team from the northern suburbs of Indianapolis won nine of 12 events at the state finals to cruise to a 30th consecutive state title and break a 30-year-old record … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Craig Sager and his flashy suits return to All-Star weekend

    Craig Sager, the TNT sideline reporter known for wearing flashy suits, missed the NBA's annual midseason gala for the first time since he started doing them in 1988. Another bout with the leukemia he's been battling for the last few years … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Voges double-century gives Australia massive lead

    Voges double-century gives Australia massive lead

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Adam Voges scored his second test double-century as Australia hammered home their advantage at lunch on the third day of the first test on Sunday, with New Zealand 1-0 in reply to the visitors' mammoth … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Beane scores 31 points, leads S. Illinois over Drake 75-60

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Anthony Beane scored 31 points and Southern Illinois pulled away midway through the first half and cruised to a 75-60 victory over Drake on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Saunders with 24 as Wagner rolls to 79-55 win over Bryant

    SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) -- Romone Saunders scored a career-high 24 points as Wagner rolled to a 79-55 win over Bryant on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Bates-Diop's double-double leads Ohio State Past Rutgers

    Bates-Diop's double-double leads Ohio State Past Rutgers

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Keita Bates-Diop tied a career-high with 24 points and had a career-high 14 rebounds as Ohio State defeated Rutgers, 79-69 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • NJIT pulls away from Florida Gulf Coast, 68-59

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Ky Howard scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and NJIT pulled away to beat Florida Gulf Coast 68-59 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Steph Curry returns to his former home as one of NBA's biggest stars

    Steph Curry returns to his former home as one of NBA's biggest stars

    Steph Curry is 11 or 12 years old, and shooting hoops on the floor of the Air Canada Centre like he owns the place. The reigning NBA MVP, now 27, is back in Toronto as one of the game's biggest stars, and speaks fondly of the city and arena in … More »

    The Canadian Press - 12 minutes ago
  • St. Bonaventure holds off George Washington 64-57

    SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jaylen Adams scored 19 points and St. Bonaventure held off a late charge to beat George Washington 64-57 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Charlotte hits century mark again, beats North Texas 103-79

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Braxton Ogbueze scored 19 points and Charlotte hit 14 3-pointers in taking a 103-79 victory over North Texas on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Ellis, Clark help Cincinnati outlast East Carolina 75-60

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Octavius Ellis had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Gary Clark added 15 and 12, and Cincinnati outlasted East Carolina 75-60 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Balanced Boise State downs Wyoming 94-71

    Balanced Boise State downs Wyoming 94-71

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- James Webb III posted his ninth double-double of the season and four of his Boise State teammates also scored in double figures as Broncos snapped a two-game losing streak by downing Wyoming 94-71 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Youth Olympics a first for Brazil's curlers

    The Olympics often produce surprises and at the second Winter Youth Games in Lillehammer, one name that stands out in the curling competition is Brazil. In charge of the team is Marcelo Mello, one of the members of the first adult Brazilian curling … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • .500 Stanford upsets 11th-ranked Oregon

    .500 Stanford upsets 11th-ranked Oregon

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Humphrey blocked a shot with 4 seconds remaining and Stanford upset No. 11 Oregon 76-72 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Winnipeg Jets outdoor game vs. Connor McDavid in October: Report

    Winnipeg Jets outdoor game vs. Connor McDavid in October: Report

    On Saturday, John Shannon of Sportsnet reported that the opponent will be the Edmonton Oilers, and that outdoor game will be held in October. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 27 minutes ago
  • No. 6 Kansas caps sweep of No. 3 Sooners

    No. 6 Kansas caps sweep of No. 3 Sooners

    Kansas' Devonte' Graham stole the show from Buddy Hield. Graham scored a career-high 27 points and did a tenacious job defending the nation's No. 2 scorer to help the sixth-ranked Jayhawks defeat No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72 on Saturday. ''I just tried to … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Langer builds lead to 7 at Chubb Classic

    Langer builds lead to 7 at Chubb Classic

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Bernhard Langer followed his opening 10-under 62 with a 66 on Saturday to increase his lead to seven strokes in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic at TwinEagles. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Townley wins ARCA Series season opener at Daytona

    Townley wins ARCA Series season opener at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- John Wes Townley has won his second ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Ronaldo scores 2 for Madrid; 1st league victory for Neville

    Ronaldo scores 2 for Madrid; 1st league victory for Neville

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals to lead Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, provisionally lifting it into second place, while Gary Neville finally got his first Spanish league victory in charge of Valencia. Ronaldo opened … More »

    AP - Sports - 34 minutes ago
  • Juventus beats Napoli to lead Serie A, Man U loses again

    Juventus got a late goal to beat Napoli 1-0 and snatch the lead of Italy's Serie A from its southern rival on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 36 minutes ago
  • Purdue stumbles late, loses to Michigan

    Purdue stumbles late, loses to Michigan

    Derrick Walton was 0 for 9 from the field when he drove to the basket, was knocked off balance and still managed to flip the ball off the glass and in. ''Honestly, I didn't see it (go in) - I kind of got, like, clobbered,'' Walton said. Walton and … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Illinois-Chicago rallies to beat Northern Kentucky 79-77

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Dikembe Dixson scored 21 points, Tai Odiase added 12 with a career-high nine blocks, including a game-saving block with one second to play, and Illinois-Chicago rallied to beat Northern Kentucky 79-77 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Jenkins' tip-in gives George Mason 60-59 win over Davidson

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Jalen Jenkins' putback with 1.9 seconds left capped a 9-2 run that gave George Mason a 60-59 win over Davidson on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Lloyd moves USWNT 1 win from Olympics

    Lloyd moves USWNT 1 win from Olympics

    Carli Lloyd scored off a rebound of her own penalty kick in the 86th minute and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals. Lloyd's penalty shot, following a Mexico hand ball in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Logano leads Team Penske 1-2 in Daytona practice

    (Reuters) - Team Penske showed its strength late in the final practice session for next Sunday's Daytona 500 when Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski jumped to the top of the leaderboard at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. Logano, who won … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Missouri beats Tennessee 75-64, snapping 9-game skid

    Missouri beats Tennessee 75-64, snapping 9-game skid

    Ryan Rosburg scored 21 points with five rebounds, shooting 8-for-9 from the field, as Missouri snapped a nine-game losing streak, beating Tennessee 75-64 Saturday. The Tigers closed the game on a 7-0 run, which was capped with a breakaway dunk by … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Rupp, Cragg win marathon trial, earn spot on US Olympic Team

    Rupp, Cragg win marathon trial, earn spot on US Olympic Team

    Galen Rupp's dominating victory Saturday in hot conditions in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials raised the possibility of an unprecedented Olympic double. ''I think the double in Rio is certainly possible,'' said Rupp, who earned a spot on the U.S. … More »

    AP - Sports - 53 minutes ago
  • Sporting routs Nacional to reclaim sole lead in Portugal

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Sporting Lisbon got two goals from Islam Slimani in a 4-0 win at Nacional as it reclaimed the sole lead of the Portuguese league from Benfica on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 53 minutes ago
  • Fatigued Colorado holds off Washington 81-80

    Fatigued Colorado holds off Washington 81-80

    Wesley Gordon trudged toward the locker room, too wiped out to do more than shuffle his sneakers. Gordon scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed a critical rebound in the final seconds to help Colorado overcome fatigue and a furious Washington … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Rupp, Cragg win U.S. Olympic marathon trials

    Rupp, Cragg win U.S. Olympic marathon trials

    (Reuters) - Olympian Galen Rupp made his marathon debut in memorable style, racing away from 40-year-old Meb Keflezighi to win the U.S. Olympic trials on a hot Saturday in Los Angeles. Rupp, the Olympic 10,000 metres silver medallist on the track, … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • No. 5 Xavier rolls 74-57 at Butler

    No. 5 Xavier rolls 74-57 at Butler

    No. 5 Xavier learned its lesson. Four days after stumbling at Creighton, the Musketeers got back to basics and used a balanced offense and a smothering defense to run away from Butler 74-57 on Saturday. After making a season-low 30 percent from … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Bruins extend road win streak to 6

    Bruins extend road win streak to 6

    Missing scoring leader Patrice Bergeron, the streaking Boston Bruins had little trouble pushing aside the free-falling Minnesota Wild for yet another road victory. David Krejci broke a tie in the second period, 35 seconds after Minnesota scored, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Rupp, Cragg win U.S. Olympic marathon trials

    (Adds details, quotes, women's times) Feb 13 (Reuters) - Olympian Galen Rupp made his marathon debut in memorable style, racing away from 40-year-old Meb Keflezighi to win the U.S. Olympic trials on a hot Saturday in Los Angeles. Rupp, the Olympic … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Bloemen, St-Jean lead Canada at world single distance speedskating championships

    Bloemen, St-Jean lead Canada at world single distance speedskating championships

    KOLOMNA, Russia - Calgary's Ted-Jan Bloemen placed fifth in the 5,000 metres and Quebec City's Alexandre St-Jean was sixth in the men's 1,000 on Saturday at the world single distance speedskating championships. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Simmons, Quarterman lead LSU over No. 15 Texas A&M, 76-71

    Simmons, Quarterman lead LSU over No. 15 Texas A&M, 76-71

    Ben Simmons didn't have to shoot particularly well or throw down any flashy dunks to provide an invaluable, dynamic, wire-to-wire presence for LSU. Simmons had 16 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists, and LSU defeated No. 15 Texas A&M 76-71 on … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 6 minutes ago