Gus Kenworthy, of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 18, 2018 - 1:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Gus Kenworthy's Olympics turned into Oystein Braaten's party. Braaten, a 22-year-old from Norway, captured the gold medal in ski slopestyle Sunday, far outdistancing the dinged-up Kenworthy, who failed to land any of his three runs and came in last. Braaten, who...
Read More
Supporters of Russian athletes wait before the preliminary round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 18, 2018 - 1:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal. It's an unpleasant experience for a country which finished atop the medal standings in the games it hosted four years ago in Sochi with 13 gold medals — though two of...
Read More
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) argues with Chicago Blackhawks fans from the penalty box during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 7-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)
February 18, 2018 - 12:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting "basketball, basketball, basketball" Saturday night during the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals. Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly was serving a major penalty for fighting Chicago's Connor Murphy...
Read More
Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell gestures after dunking during the NBA All-Star basketball Slam Dunk contest, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. Mitchell won the event. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 18, 2018 - 12:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA dunk contest was a throwback in many ways, with a 21-year-old rookie and a 25-year-old, third-year pro fighting it out for the trophy. Larry Nance Jr. rolled out his father's old uniform — down to the knee-high socks — and then rolled out his father himself to help with...
Read More
Bubba Watson hits his second shot on the second hole during the third round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 17, 2018 - 11:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open. Yes, golf is...
Read More
Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) shoots for a goal against Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
February 17, 2018 - 11:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It was a great time for Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley to visit the locker room after their latest win. The Golden Knights had just beaten one of the NHL's Original Six teams, set another record for an expansion team in its inaugural season, and they also leapfrogged the...
Read More
Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) and Norense Odiase (32) defend as Baylor forward Terry Maston (31) dunks in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Terry Maston is emerging as a go-to guy for the surging Baylor Bears. No. 7 Texas Tech hopes it didn't just lose top scorer Keenan Evans for any length of time. Maston scored 24 points to lead the Bears to a 59-57 victory over the Red Raiders, whose seven-game winning streak...
Read More
February 17, 2018 - 10:58 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Davaris McGowens scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and North Carolina A&T defeated Howard 83-69 on Saturday. Denzel Keyes and Devonte Boykins each scored 18 for North Carolina A&T (16-11, 9-3) which ended a two-game losing streak for the Aggies who are tied...
Read More
Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell goes up for a dunk during the NBA All-Star basketball Slam Dunk contest, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 17, 2018 - 10:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday. Mitchell edged Larry Nance Jr. by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the...
Read More
North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) drives the lane against the defense of Louisville forward Anas Mahmoud (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 17, 2018 - 10:44 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joel Berry scored 23 points, Luke Maye had 13 rebounds and No. 14 North Carolina dominated the boards and second-chance points to beat Louisville 93-76 Saturday night for its fifth consecutive victory. The Tar Heels (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 10 straight...
Read More