UCLA comes from behind to beat Cal in overtime 75-67

Sports 02/14/19, 01:34

UCLA interim coach Murry Bartow wasn't certain benching his starters less than four minutes into the first half was the right move.Chris Wilkes, one of the five Bruins sent to the bench, felt otherwise, even though it took he and his teammates a little while to respond.Wilkes had 27 points ...

Culver scores 19 as No. 15 Texas Tech routs Oklahoma State

Sports 02/14/19, 00:10

Texas Tech took its stifling defense up a notch.Jarrett Culver scored 19 points, and the 15th-ranked Red Raiders defeated Oklahoma State 78-50 on Wednesday night.Texas Tech, which entered the game ranked second in Big 12 play in scoring defense and first in field goal percentage defense, improved its numbers. The ...

No. 1 Vols beat South Carolina 85-73 for 19th straight win

Sports 02/13/19, 20:32

Admiral Schofield had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Tennessee defeated South Carolina 85-73 on Wednesday for its school-record 19th consecutive victory.Tennessee owns the longest active winning streak of any active Division I team and is 11-0 in Southeastern Conference competition for the first time in school history.The ...

Analysis says sports betting could generate $20M annually

Sports 02/13/19, 13:03

Legal sports betting in Kentucky could be worth at least $20 million a year in new taxes, with most of it going to the state's struggling public pension systems, according to an analysis of a proposal in the House of Representatives.Kentucky is one of several states eying sports wagering to ...

Krzyzewski: ‘No knowledge’ of alleged assault by ex-player

Sports 02/13/19, 11:33

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he has "no knowledge" of a woman's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by a former Blue Devils basketball player and he believes the school should and will investigate.Lawyer Nancy Erika Smith has said her client, Meredith Watson, was raped by a basketball player while ...

Murray State’s Morant ascends to possible NBA lottery pick

Basketball 02/13/19, 03:10

Ja Morant is finding ways to stay grounded following his ascension to the bright lights of college basketball's national stage.The high-flying Murray State point guard is off social media to the dismay of 141,000 followers on his verified Twitter account. He is not listening to lofty projections of being a ...

No. 2 Duke rallies from 23 down, beats No. 16 Louisville

Sports 02/12/19, 23:47

Cam Reddish made a tying 3-pointer with 1:28 left and the go-ahead free throws with 14 seconds remaining, helping No. 2 Duke overcome a 23-point second-half deficit to beat No. 16 Louisville 71-69 on Tuesday night.After making 2 of 17 shots to open the second half, the Blue Devils (22-2, ...

Tip-in at buzzer lifts No. 19 LSU past No. 5 Kentucky

Sports 02/12/19, 21:48

Kavell Bigby-Williams's tip-in at the buzzer lifted No. 19 LSU to a 73-71 win over fifth-ranked Kentucky on Tuesday night.With the game tied after Keldon Johnson made two free throws with 6 seconds left, Skylar Mays drove the length of the court. His shot missed but Bigby-Williams got the offensive ...

King Felix entering critical last season of Seattle contract

Baseball 02/12/19, 19:06

Every day for several years, Felix Hernandez has walked past large photos of himself and Randy Johnson — the Seattle Mariners' only Cy Young Award winners — in the hallway leading to the clubhouse of their spring training complex.King Felix will make those walks for perhaps the last time this ...

Latest: Texas couple jailed after children found neglected

Texas 02/12/19, 18:07

The Latest on four malnourished children found at a North Texas home, two locked in a dog cage (all times local):5 p.m.A North Texas couple is jailed without bond after four malnourished children were found in deplorable conditions at their rural home.Wise County jail records show Andrew Joseph Fabila and ...

NTSB: ‘Sharp left turn’ before fatal Ohio helicopter crash

Sports 02/12/19, 17:04

An Ohio medical helicopter on its way to pick up a hospital patient made "a sharp left turn" before a crash that killed three people including the pilot last month, according to a preliminary federal report.The report released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board said the Survival Flight helicopter, ...

APNewsBreak: Teach for America slammed over Oakland strike

Sports 02/12/19, 16:52

Hundreds of Teach for America alumni are slamming the educator placement program for telling members to cross the picket line during a potential teacher strike in Oakland, California, or risk losing thousands of dollars at the end of their service.More than 300 alumni signed the letter delivered Monday to Teach ...

Source: Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade

Sports 02/12/19, 16:10

The Pittsburgh Steelers still haven't decided whether there's a path for wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown to return in 2019.Not that it matters to Brown. He's already made up his mind.A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial Pro Bowler has formally asked the Steelers ...

Hawaii mountain gets share of ‘extreme winter conditions’

U.S. 02/12/19, 15:11

There's snow in Hawaii, on the highest peak of the island of Maui. But visitors will have to enjoy it from down below. The summit area of Haleakala National Park is closed because of "extreme winter conditions." Park officials said Tuesday that snow, ice, fallen trees and rocks are making the area ...

K-State loses top backup Cartier Diarra to hand surgery

Basketball 02/12/19, 13:59

Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra sustained an injury to his hand that will require surgery, robbing the No. 18 Wildcats of their top backup as they cling to the Big 12 lead.Wildcats coach Bruce Weber said Tuesday that Diarra did not accompany the team on its trip to Texas to ...

Notre Dame receiver charged in campus officer assaults

Sports 02/12/19, 13:02

Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley has been charged in an assault on two campus officers.Court documents say McKinley punched the officers around 4 a.m. Sunday as they tried to help him from an Uber vehicle to his dorm at the school in South Bend. The officers said he ...

Update: Bad weather delays John Dingell funeral

Sports 02/12/19, 11:34

The Latest on funeral and memorial services for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell (all times local):___11:20 a.m.The funeral Mass for former Rep. John Dingell has been slightly delayed by wintery weather in Michigan.Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to speak at the service Tuesday to honor Dingell, the longest ...

Hearing set for Ohio inmate accused in 2 knife attacks

Sports 02/12/19, 05:40

A hearing was planned Tuesday for an Ohio inmate accused in a 2017 knife attack on four other prisoners handcuffed and unable to defend themselves and in a stabbing attack the following year on a guard who is still recovering from his injuries.Inmate Greg Reinke was already serving a life ...

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Big matchups abound in SEC, Big Ten

Basketball 02/12/19, 03:12

It's going to be a big week for the top teams in both the Southeastern and Big Ten conferences.Eight of the nine ranked teams in the SEC and Big Ten have at least one matchup against a ranked league mate in the week ahead. The list includes top-ranked Tennessee's trip ...

Campbell’s Clemons dazzles among game’s small (big) scorers

Basketball 02/12/19, 03:08

Campbell's Chris Clemons keeps hitting shots near midcourt logos, dunking in traffic and passing big names on the list of college basketball's best all-time scorers.The national scoring leader has a fearless game packed into a 5-foot-9 frame, making the senior the headliner of college basketball's crop of big-time undersized scorers ...

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