Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe’s

Sports 11/10/18, 00:28

Jim Calhoun heard all the speculation that he would be a kinder, gentler coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph.He is 76 years old, with health issues and no desire to offend the nuns at a small Catholic school that had only accepted women until this semester.But a kinder, ...

No. 2 Kentucky rallies past Southern Illinois for 71-59 win

Sports 11/09/18, 22:20

Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley each scored 15 points, Nick Richards grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 2 Kentucky rallied in the second half to beat Southern Illinois 71-59 on Friday night.The Wildcats (1-1) bounced back from Tuesday night's 118-84 shellacking by No. 4 Duke, but had to work ...

NCAA penalizes BYU after player received improper benefits

Basketball 11/09/18, 16:43

The BYU men's basketball program was placed on probation for two years and must vacate 47 wins under sanctions imposed Friday by the NCAA in an improper benefits case involving guard Nick Emery.The NCAA said the player received more than $12,000 in benefits from four boosters, including travel to concerts ...

Southern California fires force evacuation of Malibu

Sports 11/09/18, 11:45

The entire city of Malibu was ordered evacuated early Friday as a ferocious Southern California's ferocious wildfire roared toward the tony coastal enclave.The Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted that the fire raging through the Santa Monica Mountains was headed to the ocean. Malibu has about 13,000 residents and lies ...

Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

Sports 11/09/18, 00:22

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't playing like a team missing Le'Veon Bell.Ben Roethlisberger threw for 328 yards and five touchdowns, James Conner ran for 65 yards and a score before leaving late with a possible concussion and the Steelers pounded the Carolina Panthers 52-21 on Thursday night for their fifth straight ...

Wieskamp scores 15, Iowa beats UMKC 77-63

Basketball 11/09/18, 00:02

It wasn't all pretty, but it was a pretty impressive collegiate debut for Iowa's Joe Wieskamp.The true freshman from Muscatine, Iowa scored 15 points, to lead the Hawkeyes (1-0) in a 77-63 season-opening win over UMKC on Thursday night."I think it's kind of what we expect," Iowa coach Fran McCaffery ...

Burns’ career night leads Irish over Chicago State 89-62

Basketball 11/08/18, 23:39

Elijah Burns knows his roles on the Notre Dame basketball team. Being the leading scorer hasn't been one of them."I'll do whatever my team needs me to do — rebound, talk, defend," the 6-foot-8 senior reserve forward said after scoring a career-high 15 points to lead four players in double ...

Dolphins’ Burke says Jones, defense now on ‘same page’

Football 11/08/18, 18:48

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke has spent the week patching up things, and not just because his unit is on pace to allow more yards than any team in franchise history.Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones mysteriously took himself out of last week's win over the New York Jets ...

Bane rallies No. 20 in second half to for opening 66-61 win

Sports 11/08/18, 00:15

Desmond Bane scored 13 of his 14 points after halftime when No. 20 TCU rallied for a 66-61 victory over Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night.Bane's tiebreaking driving layup with 2:48 left finally put TCU ahead to stay. The Horned Frogs had trailed by as many as 11 points before ...

Fantastic freshmen help No. 4 Duke blow out No. 2 Kentucky

Sports 11/07/18, 01:37

RJ Barrett scored 33 points and Zion Williamson added 28 in their first college games, leading No. 4 Duke over No. 2 Kentucky 118-84 on Tuesday night in the season-opening Champions Classic.It was the most lopsided defeat in coach John Calipari's tenure at Kentucky and marked the eighth time in ...

No. 21 UCLA routs Fort Wayne 96-71 to open 100th season

Basketball 11/07/18, 00:59

Throw it to Mo and watch him work.That could be UCLA's strategy in a nutshell this season with 7-foot-1 Moses Brown patrolling the paint.The freshman from Queens, New York, had a double-double with 19 points and 17 rebounds in his collegiate debut and the 21st-ranked Bruins routed Fort Wayne 96-71 ...

Coffey leads Minnesota past overmatched Omaha 104-76

Basketball 11/07/18, 00:41

Amir Coffey seamlessly took over as the primary point guard. Dupree McBrayer, playing pain free, had his left-handed stroke in midseason form. Daniel Oturu quickly established his 6-foot-10 presence in his college debut.This was just the kind of smooth opener Minnesota needed, after a rough last year.Coffey had 18 points ...

Savoy helps No. 17 Florida State beat Florida 81-60

Sports 11/07/18, 00:39

P.J. Savoy scored 20 points, making five 3-pointers, and Trent Forrest added 13 points as No. 17 Florida State opened the season with an 81-60 victory over Florida on Tuesday.Terance Mann had nine points and a team-high nine rebounds for the Seminoles, who shot 11 of 20 from 3-point range ...

Harper leads No. 11 Auburn to 101-58 win over South Alabama

Sports 11/07/18, 00:30

Jared Harper had 20 points, 13 assists and six 3-pointers to lead No. 11 Auburn to a 101-58 season-opening win over South Alabama on Tuesday night.Sporting their highest preseason ranking since 1999, the Tigers raced to a big early lead and kept adding to it. They had six players score ...

Brissett scores 20, No. 16 Syracuse beats E Washington 66-34

Football 11/07/18, 00:25

With all five starters back, No. 16 Syracuse didn't figure to skip a beat defensively, and Eastern Washington found that out in a hurry.Mixing in a full-court press with its normally stingy 2-3 zone, Syracuse shot just 39 percent from the field and 17 percent from 3 on Tuesday night ...

No. 6 Tennessee breezes past Lenoir-Rhyne 86-41 in opener

Basketball 11/06/18, 23:55

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes used to walk down the railroad tracks with his brother and sneak into the gym to watch Lenoir-Rhyne basketball games when he was a kid.Barnes returned the favor on Tuesday night by welcoming the Bears to his new home at Thompson-Boling Arena, but he didn't show ...

Capel a winner in debut as Pitt tops Youngstown State 69-53

Hockey 11/06/18, 23:09

Xavier Johnson and Trey McGowens committed to Pittsburgh within a week of each other last spring, won over by new head coach Jeff Capel's enthusiasm and hardly bothered by the prospect of trying to earn their way into the starting lineup.They spend copious amounts of time in the gym, determined ...

Villanova rolls in first game at new-look Pavillion

Sports 11/06/18, 23:04

Villanova started to head out for the second half toward its rehabilitated court when it somehow got lost in a maze of exits and sprinted out the wrong end."Everything's a first," coach Jay Wright said. "We're figuring it out."The Wildcats will quickly get used to the intricacies of their digs.They ...

No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in opener

Basketball 11/06/18, 22:50

Quentin Grimes scored 21 points in his college debut and Dedric Lawson added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 1 Kansas past No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in the season-opening Champions Classic on Tuesday.The Jayhawks won their third straight in one of college basketball's premier events.Michigan State was ...

Battey returns to court for Colorado after suffering stroke

Sports 11/06/18, 03:16

Just the other day, the 6-foot-8 redshirt freshman quietly slipped on his Colorado basketball jersey for a photo shoot.Instant tears. A simple task he doesn't take for granted .Last December, Evan Battey was playing hoops with his buddies when his right leg went numb. Then, his right arm. He tried ...

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