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Astros greeted with boos in first spring training game

Astros greeted with boos in first spring training game

The Astros and Nationals share a spring training facility, so it was only natural that they would open Grapefruit League play together. The Astros were the home team. Teams typically include at least a few regulars in their spring training lineups as a courtesy to the fans, who are spending money to see big league… ... Continue Reading
Bruins rally in 2nd half to beat No. 18 Colorado, 70-63

Bruins rally in 2nd half to beat No. 18 Colorado, 70-63

Tyger Campbell had seven of his 15 points during a 20-3 UCLA run in the second half, and the Bruins rallied from nine points down to beat No. Colorado 70-63 on Saturday and tie the Buffaloes atop the Pac-12 Conference. Campbell added 11 assists and Cody Riley scored 16 points, 14 in the second half. ... Continue Reading
Auburn student kicked out, banned after racist remark directed at Tennessee player

Auburn student kicked out, banned after racist remark directed at Tennessee player

An Auburn student was kicked out of the Tigers' 73-66 win against Tennessee at Auburn Arena on Saturday after making a xenophobic remark directed toward a Volunteers player that was picked up on the CBS broadcast, according to AL.com. The fan, who was not identified, was ejected after yelling at Tennessee's Santiago Vescovi during the… ... Continue Reading
Michigan extends winning streak with rare victory at Purdue

Michigan extends winning streak with rare victory at Purdue

Michigan freshman Franz Wagner made everything look easy Saturday. Wagner scored a season-high 22 points and Isaiah Livers added 19 to help the Wolverines earn their fifth straight victory, 71-63 at Purdue. The other was Sasha Stefanovic, who had 13 points for Purdue on 3-of-5 shooting. ... Continue Reading
Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

Kent Bazemore scored a season-high 23 points, Bogdan Bogdanovic added 20 and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Clippers on the road for the second time in less than a month, winning 112-103 on Saturday. De'Aaron Fox had 20 points and eight assists for the surging Kings. Sacramento blew a 14-point lead in the… ... Continue Reading
Packers extend Mason Crosby

Packers extend Mason Crosby

Packers kicker Mason Crosby won't be going anywhere. Crosby and the Packers agreed to a three-year contract, Crosby's agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter. The Packers drafted Crosby in 2007, and he has been in Green Bay ever since. ... Continue Reading
LHP Hamels rejoins Braves, but still ways off from pitching

LHP Hamels rejoins Braves, but still ways off from pitching

Cole Hamels rejoined the Atlanta Braves just in time for their spring training opener. Hamels signed an $18 million, one-year deal with Atlanta this offseason but informed the team just before camp started that he was experiencing shoulder discomfort during training. Now he's back but says he's waiting for inflammation in the shoulder ''to calm… ... Continue Reading
UConn women win 7th straight AAC title, top UCF 66-53

UConn women win 7th straight AAC title, top UCF 66-53

UConn has taken home every conference regular-season and tournament trophy offered in the history of the American Athletic Conference. Megan Walker scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Anna Makurat added 17 points and Dangerfield had 12 of her 14 in the second half for the Huskies (23-3, 13-0 American). The Huskies will rejoin the… ... Continue Reading
No. 3 Kansas ends No. 1 Baylor's 23-game winning streak

No. 3 Kansas ends No. 1 Baylor's 23-game winning streak

Udoka Azubuike and No. 3 Kansas returned the favor in a Big 12 showdown that lived up to the hype. The Jayhawks share the Big 12 lead again, and could return to the No. 1 spot in the AP poll, as well. Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in a 64-61 win… ... Continue Reading
Isaiah Livers' Return, Franz Wagner's Play Spark 71-63 Win At Purdue

Isaiah Livers' Return, Franz Wagner's Play Spark 71-63 Win At Purdue

Michigan started slowly at Purdue but heated up late in the first half, pulling to a 36-21 halftime lead with a barrage of triples. Junior Isaiah Livers' return and freshman Franz Wagner's 22 points led the Wolverines to a convincing, 71-63 road win at Purdue, improving U-M to 9-7 in Big Ten play. Michigan went… ... Continue Reading
Halep wins Dubai tiebreaker to secure 20th title

Halep wins Dubai tiebreaker to secure 20th title

Top-seeded Simona Halep won her 20th singles title after prevailing in a third-set tiebreaker to beat Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the Dubai Championships final on Saturday. No. ranked Halep was 3-1 down in the third set. ... Continue Reading
Auburn rallies past Vols; fan tossed for derogatory comment

Auburn rallies past Vols; fan tossed for derogatory comment

The Auburn Tigers had an ugly performance for 25 minutes and an unfortunate incident involving a fan. The final result was prettier for the 13th-ranked Tigers, who rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat Tennessee 73-66 on Saturday behind Samir Doughty's 22 points. ''We'll celebrate this one,'' Auburn coach Bruce Pearl… ... Continue Reading
Kihei Clark scores 17 as Virginia holds off Pitt 59-56

Kihei Clark scores 17 as Virginia holds off Pitt 59-56

Trailing by 14 in the second half, Pitt used a 7-0 run to close to with in two points in the final two minutes. But Pitt guard Trey McGowens' 3-point attempt with under 10 seconds to play went off the rim and Ryan Murphy's last-second heave didn't get off before the buzzer. They attacked, they… ... Continue Reading
Rain gives Kyle Busch the first starting spot at Las Vegas but he won't get to start there

Rain gives Kyle Busch the first starting spot at Las Vegas but he won't get to start there

The starting lineup for the race is set via the owners' points after the 2019 season, which means that champion Kyle Busch gets the right to start first. He won't start there, however. Busch and teammate Denny Hamlin will go to the back of the field along with Christopher Bell for modifications made to the… ... Continue Reading
Indians staff attends funeral of coach Brad Mills' grandson

Indians staff attends funeral of coach Brad Mills' grandson

Indians manager Terry Francona, his entire staff and members of Cleveland's front office left training camp Saturday to attend the funeral of the grandson of bench coach Brad Mills. Just 18 months old, Beau Mills died in an accident at the family's home in Texas on Monday night. He's the son of Beau Mills, who… ... Continue Reading
NASCAR had paramedic in Newman's car 35 seconds after crash

NASCAR had paramedic in Newman's car 35 seconds after crash

A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night's airborne accident that was so startling many drivers feared him dead. Newman… ... Continue Reading
Houston takes advantage of XFL’s innovative three-point conversion

Houston takes advantage of XFL’s innovative three-point conversion

One of the disappointing aspects of the first two weeks of the XFL season was that many coaches seemed unwilling to take advantage of some of the league's innovative rules, especially the three-point conversion. After the Houston Roughnecks scored the first touchdown of Week Three in the first quarter of today's game at Tampa Bay,… ... Continue Reading
Sabrina Ionescu notches 25th triple-double in Stephen Curry's daughters' first women's game

Sabrina Ionescu notches 25th triple-double in Stephen Curry's daughters' first women's game

Sabrina Ionescu returned to play near her hometown Friday night and notched her 25th career triple-double in front of elite company. Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and his daughters, Riley and Ryan, were in attendance and met with Ionescu after No. 3 Oregon's 93-61 victory over Cal in Berkeley. The triple-double queen extended her… ... Continue Reading
Ravens make Don Martindale the highest-paid defensive coordinator in football

Ravens make Don Martindale the highest-paid defensive coordinator in football

The Ravens may have to worry at least a little bit about losing offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports that the Ravens have signed Martindale to a new three-year deal, which makes him the highest-paid defensive coordinator in football. Martindale drew plenty of praise for his work with the reworked Baltimore… ... Continue Reading
Allen Lazard remains “salty” about Packers’ NFC title-game loss to 49ers

Allen Lazard remains “salty” about Packers’ NFC title-game loss to 49ers

Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith admitted during Super Bowl week that he and other teammates weren't ready to face the 49ers in the NFC Championship. Receiver Allen Lazard apparently was ready. And the loss has made him more than ready to get things rolling again. ... Continue Reading

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