Prosecutors: Alarms show Houston teen fatally shot parents

Football 04/02/19, 15:53

Prosecutors say house alarms and motion detectors indicate a Houston teenager whose father was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career fatally shot his parents.Jurors were told during opening statements Tuesday that no one forced their way into the home and that Antonio Armstrong Jr. was ...

Helicopter with 2 aboard crashes at Massachusetts airport

Sports 04/02/19, 15:29

A helicopter with two people aboard has crashed at a Massachusetts airport, but authorities say neither was injured.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters in a statement says the Robinson R44 helicopter crashed at Taunton Municipal Airport at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.Broadcast video from the scene showed a red helicopter on ...

Duke freshmen Williamson, Barrett top All-America team

Sports 04/02/19, 11:02

The season did not end as Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett intended. The fabulous freshmen came to Duke to win a national championship and their bid came up short with a loss to Michigan State in the Elite Eight.Williamson and Barrett still managed to make a bit of history.The Duke ...

Coaches gearing up for demands of the Final Four

Sports 04/01/19, 18:25

Dick Bennett's fingerprints will be all over this year's NCAA Tournament.The former longtime coach has ties to three of the four coaches in Minneapolis this week, one by blood.Bennett's son, Tony, coaches Virginia. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl used to coach against Bennett while at Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Even bought one of Bennett's ...

Calipari, Kentucky agree to terms on long-term contract

Sports 04/01/19, 18:12

Kentucky has agreed to a long-term contract with coach John Calipari that will allow him to finish his career with the Wildcats.Calipari's current deal was amended in March 2017 to run through the 2023-24 season, with a base annual salary of $8 million plus incentives. Men's basketball spokesman Eric Lindsey ...

New Cougars coach Kyle Smith has winning pedigree

Basketball 04/01/19, 15:45

New Washington State coach Kyle Smith has a winning pedigree.He has his work cut out for him in Pullman.Smith was introduced Monday as the head coach of a program that hasn't had a winning season since 2012. His predecessor, Ernie Kent, was fired after going 58-98, 22-68 in the Pac-12, ...

Iowa State’s Horton-Tucker to declare for NBA Draft

Basketball 04/01/19, 15:33

Iowa State freshman guard Talen Horton-Tucker intends to declare himself eligible for the NBA Draft after just one season with the Cyclones.Horton-Tucker announced his decision on Twitter on Monday, saying that it's in his best interests to "start the next chapter" of his life.Horton-Tucker, a Chicago native, averaged 11.8 points ...

TCU coach Dixon honors late sister before NIT semifinal

Sports 04/01/19, 14:35

TCU has a date in Madison Square Garden and a championship it's trying to win.But first, coach Jamie Dixon had to make a travel stop closer to his heart before he took the Horned Frogs to New York City for an NIT semifinal game against Texas.The Horned Frogs practiced at ...

Michigan State-Duke helps boost NCAA Tournament TV ratings

Sports 04/01/19, 10:53

Michigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final in 14 years.CBS Sports and Turner Sports say Nielsen ratings for the entire tournament are up 8% from last year at 6.7, heading into Saturday's Final Four.Ratings represent the ...

Final Four field boasts tough defenses, veteran lineups

Sports 04/01/19, 02:20

The Final Four features tough defenses, a surging team that hasn't lost in five weeks and one Hall of Fame coach.Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn earned their trips to Minneapolis for this weekend's national semifinals by emerging from regions filled with high seeds. The Cavaliers are the last ...

Zion, No. 1 Duke miss out on Final Four in loss to Spartans

Sports 04/01/19, 02:15

Twenty minutes after his first and, in all likelihood, last season at Duke ended with an Elite Eight exit, Zion Williamson trudged through an arena hallway, his head down.Following closely behind was teammate RJ Barrett, another fabulous freshman for the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed. Two other members of ...

Zion, No. 1 Duke miss out on Final Four in loss to Spartans

Sports 03/31/19, 19:50

Twenty minutes after his first and, in all likelihood, last season at Duke ended with an Elite Eight exit, Zion Williamson trudged through an arena hallway, his head down.Following closely behind was teammate RJ Barrett, another fabulous freshman for the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed. Two other members of ...

Michigan State coach Izzo joins Final Four first timers

Sports 03/31/19, 18:53

Tom Izzo drew up the perfect play at the perfect moment, sending Michigan State past mighty Duke for a spot in the Final Four.The trip is always emotional, but Izzo has done it before. This will be his eighth Final Four and a chance for a second national championship.The other ...

Michigan State knocks off Duke 68-67 to make Final Four

Sports 03/31/19, 18:31

Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four.The do-everything point guard took over the game when his team faced its biggest deficit and led second-seeded Michigan State to a 68-67 victory over overall No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday in the East ...

Auburn tops Kentucky 77-71 in OT for first Final Four trip

Basketball 03/31/19, 16:07

Auburn's romp through college basketball royalty has brought down the winningest program of all.Bryce Brown scored 24 points, Jared Harper and Anfernee McLemore made the plays that mattered in overtime, and the fifth-seeded Tigers rallied from a 10-point hole to beat second-seeded Kentucky 77-71 on Sunday to earn the Auburn ...

NCAA Latest: Coach K, Izzo go head to head for Final Four

Sports 03/31/19, 11:39

The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):12:30 p.m.Two of college basketball's most famed coaches go head to head Sunday for a spot in the Final Four.Michigan State guard Cassius Winston (5) puts his arm around coach Tom Izzo following the team's 80-63 win over ...

Texas Tech coach takes the long way to the Final Four

Sports 03/31/19, 11:13

It's fair to say there would be no Final Four for Texas Tech if there weren't plenty of places like Fort Scott.Fort Scott Community College in Kansas is one of the 11 stops Red Raiders coach Chris Beard made before he landed the top job in Lubbock, Texas, where he's ...

Solar Holler founder aims to make panels more affordable

Sports 03/31/19, 08:05

Dan Conant, the founder of Solar Holler, said one of his main goals when he started the business 6 years ago was to relentlessly pursue innovative approaches that bring solar within reach of the people and places who have always been left out."It no longer takes tens of thousands of ...

TIPPING OFF: Krzyzewski-Izzo matchup highlights Elite Eight

Sports 03/31/19, 01:38

A coaching matchup for the ages highlights Sunday's regional finals in the NCAA Tournament.Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and Michigan State's Tom Izzo face off in the East Region. Krzyzewski has 12 Final Four trips and five national titles. Izzo has seven Final Four appearances and a national championship since taking over ...

Virginia, Texas Tech give Final Four certain new look

Sports 03/31/19, 01:34

Texas Tech shut down the nation's most efficient offense to reach its first Final Four in 93 years as a program.Virginia erased the bitter taste of last year's historic NCAA Tournament flop by surviving Carsen Edwards' offensive onslaught to earn a spot in the national semifinals for the first time ...

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