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Tiafoe wins first career ATP title at Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- American Frances Tiafoe hit consecutive aces on the final two points to clinch his first career ATP title with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Peter Gojowczyk of Germany at the Delray Beach Open on Sunday.

No. 9 Florida State holds off Georgia Tech, 64-61

Seniors Shakayla Thomas and Chatrice White came up big for Florida State in their final regular-season home game. Thomas scored 19 points, including six in the fourth quarter, and White got her sixth double-double of the season as the ninth-ranked Seminoles rallied to defeat Georgia Tech 64-61 on Sunday

Former pitcher Jack Hamilton dies at 79

Jack Hamilton, whose errant pitch all but ended the promising career of Boston's Tony Conigliaro has died at the age of 79. Hamilton died Thursday in Branson, Mo., according to a funeral home there. Hamilton pitched in the major leagues from 1962-69, compiling a 32-40 record and 4.53 ERA in 218

No. 8 Oregon beats Arizona 74-61 to clinch Pac-12 title

Ruthy Hebard scored 24 points and No. 8 Oregon clinched its first Pac-12 regular-season title in 18 years with a 74-61 victory over Arizona on Sunday. Oregon (27-4, 16-2 Pac-12) won 24 games last season and took a big step this season, breaking school records for overall and conference wins. The Ducks

GAME RECAP: Hornets 114, Pistons 98
GAME RECAP: Hornets 114, Pistons 98

Dwight Howard leads the Hornets to a 114-98 victory over the Pistons with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

VMI holds off Chattanooga 68-65 in Big South finale

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Bubba Parham scored 16 points, Austin Vereen got a key steal leading to critical free throws for Garrett Gilkeson with 6.9 seconds left and VMI defeated Chattanooga 68-65 on Sunday.

Wolves: All-Star guard Butler has successful knee surgery
Wolves: All-Star guard Butler has successful knee surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves say All-Star guard Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery on his right knee.

Grizzlies limp into Boston to face thriving Celtics

To say the numbers are against the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at TD Garden would be an understatement. Oh, and they have lost five straight games to the Celtics, falling each of the last three seasons in Boston. To make things tougher, top scorer Tyreke Evans, who was not supposed to still be with

Nets' Hollis-Jefferson to make return against Bulls

A month ago, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson strained his right groin during a blowout loss in Milwaukee against the Bucks, and since then the Brooklyn Nets have been in a significant tailspin. The Nets will get good news Monday when Hollis-Jefferson is expected to return from missing 12 games against the Chicago

Temple carries early blitz to 75-56 win over UCF

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Quinton Rose scored 19 points and Shizz Alston Jr. scored 13 and Temple beat Central Florida 75-56 on Sunday in a game it never trailed.

No. 4 Louisville clinches ACC title with 81-49 win over Pitt
No. 4 Louisville clinches ACC title with 81-49 win over Pitt

Asia Durr scored 20 points, and No. 4 Louisville claimed its first regular-season conference title in 17 years with an 81-49 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday. Louisville (29-2, 15-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) never trailed and cruised to its fourth straight victory and eighth in nine games. The Cardinals

Dominic Smith dealing with a strained right quad
Dominic Smith dealing with a strained right quad

Mets first baseman Dominic Smith will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of his right quad injury.

No. 8 Kansas goes for outright Big 12 title against Texas

With history secured, Kansas wants to completely certify its rightful place. With a share of the Big 12 championship guaranteed, the Jayhawks (23-6, 12-4 Big 12) would prefer to win the crown outright and have a chance to do just that Monday against Texas (17-12, 7-9) in Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas is

For Orioles' Adam Jones, winning a ring is his thing

For 10 seasons, Adam Jones has been the backbone of the Baltimore Orioles. The 32-year-old center fielder has the fourth-most hits in team history, has made five All-Star teams and won four Gold Gloves. Business is business,'' Jones said.

Young sheds mask, scores 22 as No. 5 Irish beat NC State
Young sheds mask, scores 22 as No. 5 Irish beat NC State

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Jackie Young shed a mask protecting a broken nose and scored 22 points to lead four players in double figures, and No. 5 Notre Dame closed out the regular season Sunday with its 12th straight victory, 86-67 over No. 21 North Carolina State.

Struggling Knicks face another tough challenge against Warriors

Two days after hosting the No. 2 team in the Eastern Conference in a 121-112 loss to the Boston Celtics, the struggling New York Knicks welcome the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors to Madison Square Garden on Monday night at 7:30 p.m. After a brief reprieve -- a 120-113 decision at Orlando on Thursday

Watch Justin Thomas
Watch Justin Thomas' tee shot hit rock wall, nearly drop for hole-in-one at the Honda Classic

After playing the first four holes in one under, Thomas stepped to the 178-yard par-3 with a 9-iron in hand, and came up a bit short, but caught the break of the year when his ball hit the rock wall just in front of the green. Thomas wound up missing the putt, which was from 13 feet after the ball rolled well past the hole.

South Carolina won't have Wilson for matchup with Lady Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- South Carolina center A'ja Wilson won't play in the seventh-ranked Gamecocks' regular-season finale Sunday at No. 15 Tennessee because of vertigo.

Game cancelled, No. 16 Stanford women at Washington State

The women's basketball game between No. 16 Stanford and Washington State scheduled for Sunday was cancelled after the sudden passing of the Cougars' director of strength and conditioning David Lang. Lang, a longtime member of the athletics department, worked directly with the women's basketball

No. 14 Ohio St. women earn top seed; Mitchell passes Griner

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points to become the No. 3 scorer in NCAA history and the nation's leading double-double duo, Stephanie Mavunga and Linnae Harper, did it again as No. 14 Ohio State rolled past Penn State 89-64 Sunday to clinch the outright Big Ten regular-season

No. 19 Georgia women beat Florida 63-43

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Senior Mackenzie Engram and freshman Gabby Connally each scored 12 points and No. 19 Georgia beat Florida 63-43 on Sunday.

Charles, Jones help No. 13 Terp women edge Huskers 77-75

Kaila Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Stephanie Jones had the go-ahead free throws and a huge block with 13.9 seconds left and No. 13 Maryland held on to defeat Nebraska 77-75 on Sunday to secure the second-seed for this week's Big Ten Tournament. Hannah Whitish put Nebraska on top for the

Isaiah Thomas on Cavaliers trade to Lakers: "They were in panic mode"
Isaiah Thomas on Cavaliers trade to Lakers: "They were in panic mode"

Isaiah Thomas, who was shipped to Los Angeles during Cleveland's very active trading deadline, didn't think the Cavs would give up on him so quickly.

No. 2 Mississippi State routs Kentucky 85-63
No. 2 Mississippi State routs Kentucky 85-63

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Teaira McCowan had 20 points and 20 rebounds to match a career high, Victoria Vivians added 18 points and No. 2 Mississippi State routed Kentucky 85-63 on Sunday and become the first Southeastern Conference team to finish the regular season unbeaten in 20 years.

Report: Twins sign Logan Morrison
Report: Twins sign Logan Morrison

Update, 1:51 PM ET: Logan Morrison has agreed to a one-year, $6.5 million contract with the Twins, per MLB Network's Jon Morosi. Escalators and a vesting option can bring the total to $16.5 million over two years. The team has yet to confirm the deal. *** The Twins are reportedly interested in signing

NCAAB Results

Feb 25 (OPTA) - Results from the NCAAB games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) CINCINNATI BEARCATS 82 Tulsa Golden Hurricane 74 WISCONSIN BADGERS at Michigan State Spartans in play VIRGINIA MILITARY KEYDETS at Chattanooga Mocs in play IUPUI JAGUARS at Northern Kentucky in play TEMPLE

Karen Khachanov beats Lucas Pouille to win Open 13 final
Karen Khachanov beats Lucas Pouille to win Open 13 final

Big-serving Karen Khachanov secured the second ATP title of his career after beating Lucas Pouille 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the Open 13 final on Sunday. ''I hope there are many more finals between us in the future,'' Khachanov said to Pouille. Pouille missed out on a second title of the season

Phillies infielder Middlebrooks broke leg in spring game
Phillies infielder Middlebrooks broke leg in spring game

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Will Middlebrooks broke his leg during a collision with teammate Andrew Pullin during a spring training game. Phillies manager Gave Kapler said Sunday that Middlebrooks broke his left fibula. Kapler said additional tests were needed to determine whether Middlebrooks

Khachanov wins in Marseille for second career title
Khachanov wins in Marseille for second career title

Russia's Karen Khachanov claimed his second career title on Sunday when he beat France's Lucas Pouille 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the final of the Marseille ATP tournament. The 21-year-old Khachanov, the Dubai-based world number 47, won his maiden title at Chengdu in 2016. Khachanov hit 16 aces in the

Report: Orioles re-sign Pedro Alvarez to minors deal
Report: Orioles re-sign Pedro Alvarez to minors deal

The Orioles have re-signed infielder Pedro Alvarez to a minor league deal, per a report from Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. The deal guarantees Alvarez $1 million if he makes the 40-man roster and another $2 million in potential performance bonuses. The team has yet to confirm the deal. This will be Alvarez

Tim Tebow suffers ankle injury in most Mets way possible
Tim Tebow suffers ankle injury in most Mets way possible

The New York Mets issues with injuries have become a running joke in the last few years. Despite not even being a few weeks into Spring Training, the injuries are already piling up, and not even the great Tim Tebow is immune to it. While a sprained ankle is hardly significant injury, especially for Tebow, who once played on a broken leg in high school, it's the way the Heisman winner suffered the injury that is just classic Mets.

Tennis: Khachanov upsets Pouille to win Marseille title

(Reuters) - Russian Karen Khachanov denied local favorite Lucas Pouille a second title this month when he beat the Frenchman 7-5 3-6 7-5 in the Open 13 final in Marseille on Sunday. Khachanov fought from 4-2 down in the decider to claim his second ATP title as third seed Pouille lost his chance to complete

Groenewegen claims semi-classic victory in Kuurne
Groenewegen claims semi-classic victory in Kuurne

Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen won the semi-classic Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne cobbled one-day race in a sprint finish on Sunday. The 24-year-old, who won the final stage of last year's Tour de France on the Champs Elysees, edged out Frenchman Arnaud Demare and Sonny Colbrelli of Italy to succeed world

Coach Tyronn Lue says not to expect LeBron James to have "rest" games
Coach Tyronn Lue says not to expect LeBron James to have "rest" games

"I told you I want to play every game." -LeBron James

Three things from Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea
Three things from Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea

Antonio Conte's was outdone by Jose Mourinho, only just, as the artist formerly known as "The Special One" had the plan and got the required bounces for a big Premier League win on Sunday. Manchester United beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford, and here are our main takeaways. Manchester United's boss has rightly been judged for his tactical acumen and organization this year, and not just for perceived parking of proverbial buses.

Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea: Lukaku on point
Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea: Lukaku on point

Romelu Lukaku scored and set up Jesse Lingard for the winner as Manchester United came back to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday. Chelsea now sits fifth with 54 points. Anthony Martial broke up a long spell of Chelsea possession with a dribble and cross that failed to meet a receiver in the 25th minute.

Indians sign RHP Belisle to minor league deal

The Cleveland Indians signed free agent right-handed reliever Matt Belisle to a minor league contract Sunday with a non-roster invitation to major League spring training camp. Belisle, 37, spent the 2017 season with the Minnesota Twins, posting a 2-2 record with nine saves and a 4.03 ERA in 62 relief

UPDATE 3-Superliga Results

Feb 25 (OPTA) - Results and fixtures for the Superliga on Sunday (start times are CET) Hobro (0) 1 Midtjylland (1) 2 AaB (0) 1 Nordsjælland (1) 1 Brøndby v FC Helsingør in play København v OB (18:00) Hobro (0) 1 Midtjylland (1) 2 AaB (0) 1 Nordsjælland (1) 1 Brøndby v FC Helsingør in play København v

Jason Dufner continues to lead the PGA Tour in awesome hats, and it
Jason Dufner continues to lead the PGA Tour in awesome hats, and it's not even close

Jason Dufner is still searching for his first top 10 of the season, but he leads the PGA Tour in awesome hats. And it's not even close. RELATED: Jason Dufner's hat game is an inspiration to us all On Saturday at the Honda Classic, Dufner donned

Watch Kyrie Irving drop 31 on Knicks in Celtics
Watch Kyrie Irving drop 31 on Knicks in Celtics' win

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists on the night.

AP PHOTOS: Pyeongchang parties at Olympic closing ceremony
AP PHOTOS: Pyeongchang parties at Olympic closing ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- After 16 days of sliding, skating, jumping and sweeping, the Pyeongchang Games have come to a close with one last party.

Valverde takes final climb to win Tour of Abu Dhabi
Valverde takes final climb to win Tour of Abu Dhabi

Jebel Hafeet (Emirats arabes unis) (AFP) - Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, who rides for Movistar, won the Tour of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, edging Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez of Astana on the climb that ended the five-day race.

NASCAR
NASCAR's most patriotic race is set to begin in Atlanta

Drivers prepare to race in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at the Atlanta Speedway, honoring heroes and fueling dreams.

Aubameyang says off-field criticism "goes over my head"
Aubameyang says off-field criticism "goes over my head"

The Daily Mirror posted a profile on Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang late Saturday, speaking with the Gabonese striker as well as a number of people in his life. Most of the talk dealt with his obsession with soccer, which started as an admirer of his internationally-capped father, but the quotes getting attention come from Aubameyang and deal with his comfort as a flashy personality. Aubameyang has a bit of David Beckham in him, cognizant of his background and relishing his place in life.

Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day 16
Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day 16

(Reuters) - Memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday: "I am a Bavarian, I always drink with alcohol. One beer a day is no problem." - German bobsleigh pilot Johannes Lochner dismisses reports that the German team drink non-alcoholic beer during the Games. This match was the

Dose: Lillard Time
Dose: Lillard Time

Tommy Beer recaps another Damian Lillard game-winner, a dominant effort from Joel Embiid and Kyrie Irving's brilliant all-around performance.

With no flag or anthem, Russians end Olympics with gold
With no flag or anthem, Russians end Olympics with gold

A drought-breaking hockey victory on Sunday and a women's figure skating title provided a prestige boost for a team of athletes who arrived at the Winter Games amid the humiliation of International Olympic Committee sanctions for a doping scheme in Sochi four years earlier. ''You know it

Pitso Mosimane: Benni McCarthy will forever be called to PSL DC because of referees
Pitso Mosimane: Benni McCarthy will forever be called to PSL DC because of referees

Matsantsantsa were the first to draw blood through Thabo Mnyamane in the first half and Percy Tau levelled matters for the Brazilians in the second half. The draw eased the Brazilians hopes of securing their eighth Premier Soccer League (PSL) title as they remain at the summit with 40 points with eight games to wrap the league campaign. You heard what Gavin Hunt said, you heard what Benni (McCarthy) said," he continued.

Sudden-death Russia hail hockey gold, sing banned anthem
Sudden-death Russia hail hockey gold, sing banned anthem

Russians ended a 26-year Olympic men's hockey title drought Sunday and capped their dramatic 4-3 over-time victory over Germany by singing their banned national anthem on the ice. Kirill Kaprizov scored the power-play goal that will be forever remembered in Russian hockey history 9:40 into the extra

Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games
Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore.

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