March 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma star freshman Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout season. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 27.4 points and 8.7 assists this season, and many projections have him going early in the first round. He posted the reasons for his decision on ESPN early Tuesday,...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, England's soccer team manager Gareth Southgate speaks to the media in Vilnius, Lithuania, before a World Cup qualifying match. At least half of England’s starting lineup for its opening match of the World Cup in Russia are thought to remain uncertain, making upcoming friendlies against Netherlands and Italy pivotal for Southgate and for squad hopeful players. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, FILE)
March 20, 2018 - 5:51 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With less than three months to go, at least half of England's starting lineup for its opening match of the World Cup remains uncertain. It makes the upcoming friendlies against Netherlands and Italy pivotal for England coach Gareth Southgate — and also for a slew of...
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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) takes a charge from San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 19, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes)
March 20, 2018 - 12:16 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 33 points and 12 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs blew a 16-point lead to the injury-ravaged Golden State Warriors before pulling away for an 89-75 victory on Monday night. The Spurs beat Golden State for the first time in four tries this season and won...
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Buffalo's Mariah Suchan and Florida State's Ama Degbeon fight for a rebound all the way to the floor in the second round game of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Buffalo won 86-65. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
March 19, 2018 - 11:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo and Central Michigan are crashing the women's Sweet 16. The two 11 seeds from the Mid-American Conference pulled off stunning road upsets of Florida State and Ohio State on Monday night to advance to the regional semifinals for the first time in school history. It's the...
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Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) looks for an opening past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 19, 2018 - 11:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — They broke the stat system. That's how good Miami and Denver were — even modern technology couldn't keep up with the Heat and Nuggets. For 48 minutes, they went back and forth. And one overtime wouldn't decide it, either. Finally, after three hours, the Heat said enough. James Johnson...
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Quinnipiac's Aryn McClure, left, and Connecticut's Kia Nurse, right, fight for the ball during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in in Storrs, Conn., Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 19, 2018 - 10:37 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's opponents in this NCAA Tournament have tried to speed up the Huskies and they've tried to slow them down. Neither approach has worked. Two days after running up and down the court in an 88-point win over Saint Francis (Pa), UConn beat in-state neighbor Quinnipiac 71-46...
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Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (71) congratulates goaltender Joonas Korpisalo, right, after an overtime victory over the Boston Bruins during an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
March 19, 2018 - 10:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored 2:55 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 victory over Boston on Monday night for their eighth straight victory, spoiling a splendid NHL debut for Bruins forward Ryan Donato. Sonny Milano, Boone Jenner, Thomas Vanek and Artemi Panarin also...
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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue reacts as he watches his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 19, 2018 - 6:41 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep. Lue said Monday in statement that tests have offered no conclusion about what the issue is and offered no timetable for his return. The...
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March 19, 2018 - 6:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers and unrestricted free agent slot wide receiver Jarius Wright have agreed on a three-year deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because the Panthers have not announced the...
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Purdue center Isaac Haas shoots during warmups before a second round game against Butler in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Detroit. A day after Isaac Haas' season was declared over, there's now a bit of mystery surrounding the status of Purdue's star center. That could be encouraging news for the second-seeded Boilermakers, who announced Friday that Haas would miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament with a broken elbow. On Saturday, a CBS reporter tweeted that Haas had practiced with the team, although coach Matt Painter tried to keep expectations low for a possible return. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 19, 2018 - 6:05 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center Isaac Haas appears to be done for the season even if Purdue's medical team or its crack engineering department can create an elbow brace that allows him to play in the NCAA Tournament. Even if the NCAA approves a protective device for Haas' fractured right...
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