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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.
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
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
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
Dwight Howard leads the Hornets to a 114-98 victory over the Pistons with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves say All-Star guard Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery on his right knee.
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
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
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.
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
Mets first baseman Dominic Smith will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of his right quad injury.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Senior Mackenzie Engram and freshman Gabby Connally each scored 12 points and No. 19 Georgia beat Florida 63-43 on Sunday.
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, 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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
(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
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
"I told you I want to play every game." -LeBron James
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.
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.
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
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 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
Kyrie Irving had 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists on the night.
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.
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.
Drivers prepare to race in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at the Atlanta Speedway, honoring heroes and fueling dreams.
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.
(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
Tommy Beer recaps another Damian Lillard game-winner, a dominant effort from Joel Embiid and Kyrie Irving's brilliant all-around performance.
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
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.
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