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No. 6 Michigan State shakes off bad start, tops Purdue 77-59

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston shook off a slow start and finished with 23 points to help No. 6 Michigan State beat Purdue 77-59 Tuesday night. The Spartans (14-2, 5-0 Big Ten) have won nine straight. The Boilermakers (9-6, 2-2) won their previous three games by a combined total of 55 points. Purdue […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Michigan State, Spartans, Purdue, Boilermakers, EAST LANSING Mich, Cassius Winston


No. 12 UNC beats No. 15 NC State 90-82 in rivalry game

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Luke Maye scored 21 points to help No. 12 North Carolina hold off No. 15 North Carolina State 90-82 on Tuesday night in the longtime rivals’ latest meeting. Freshman Coby White added 19 points for the Tar Heels (12-3, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who scored the game’s first 12 points and […]
Tags: News, Sports, North Carolina, Raleigh, N C AP, UNC, Atlantic Coast Conference, NC State, Luke Maye, Coby White


South Carolina stuns No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in OT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman A.J. Lawson stole the ball and finished with an emphatic dunk with 13 seconds left in overtime to seal South Carolina’s 87-82 upset of No. 14 Mississippi State on Tuesday night. Maik Kotsar scored a career-high 25 points and had nine rebounds for the Gamecocks (7-7, 2-0 Southeastern Conference), who […]
Tags: News, Sports, Mississippi State, South Carolina, COLUMBIA S C AP, Gamecocks, Maik Kotsar, J Lawson


Tottenham's Alderweireld: Contract saga will not affect performances

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri was frustrated after their 1-0 first leg Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham as he felt they dominated the game from start to finish. The FC crew question if Mauricio Pochettino is preparing himself for a new job, after voicing his concerns with Tottenham's lack of transfer activity. Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham need to change the way they operate if they are to challenge the other top teams for titles. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Italy, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Transfers, Argentina, Espn, Christian Eriksen, Buenos Aires, Toby Alderweireld


Oubre scores 26, Suns end skid with win over Kings 115-111

PHOENIX (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched his career high with 26 points, including a one-handed rebound jam with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Phoenix Suns snapped a six-game losing streak, rallying from a 21-point deficit to beat the turnover-prone Sacramento Kings 115-111 on Tuesday night. Oubre, obtained in the trade that sent Trevor […]
Tags: News, Sports, Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Ap, Trevor, Phoenix, Suns, Kelly Oubre Jr, Oubre


No. 8 Texas Tech rallies for 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked OU

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Whenever Texas Tech needed a big play against Oklahoma, Jarrett Culver had plenty to offer. Culver scored 23 points, grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds and scored seven straight Texas Tech points to break a tie late in the second half, leading the No. 8 Red Raiders to a 66-59 win over […]
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No. 7 Texas Tech rallies for 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked OU

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver had his first double-double of the season and scored seven straight Texas Tech points to break a tie late in the second half, leading the No. 7 Red Raiders to a 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked Oklahoma on Tuesday night. The sophomore, who finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, OU, Lubbock, Texas AP, Red Raiders, Jarrett Culver


North Alabama beats FGCU for 1st D-I win of season

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tavon King scored 15 points, Kendarius Smith added 13 points and North Alabama beat Florida Gulf Coast 61-56 on Tuesday night for its first win of the season against a Division I team. Cantavio Dutreil had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Jamari Blackmon dished six assists for the Lions (4-13, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Florence, Lions, Florida Gulf Coast, North Alabama, Ala AP, FGCU, Tavon King, Kendarius Smith, Cantavio Dutreil, Jamari Blackmon


Waters, Bigby-Williams lead LSU past Alabama, 88-79

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored 19 points and notched one of his seven assists while sitting on the court, and LSU defeated Alabama 88-79 on Tuesday night. Kavell Bigby-Williams tied a season high with 14 points, including a pivotal dunk with 1:19 to go, to go with a season high 13 rebounds […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, LSU, Ap, Baton Rouge La, Bigby Williams, Kavell Bigby Williams


Underarm serve between legs seals Bernard Tomic win over Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios sees funny side of trick shot on match pointTomic wins first meeting with Kyrgios 6-3, 6-4Squaring off for the first time in their careers as they prepare for next week’s Australian Open, Bernard Tomic dominated his higher-ranked opponent Nick Kyrgios to win 6-3, 6-4 at the Kooyong Classic exhibition event, sealing the match with a sneaky trick serve between his legs.While bouncing a ball in the preparation for a regular serve Tomic flicked another ball between his legs that landed over ...
Tags: Sport, Tennis, Australia sport, Australian Open, Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios, Kyrgios, Tomic


Petry helps Canadiens hold off Red Wings 3-2

Jeff Petry finally scored a goal against the Red Wings in Detroit, and it turned out to be decisive. Petry scored 19 seconds into the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday night. Petry, a Michigan native, is the son of former Tigers pitcher Dan Petry, who was a member of the Detroit team that won the World Series in 1984.
Tags: Michigan, Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Detroit, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Red Wings, Jeff Petry, Petry, Dan Petry


Adelaide United 2-0 Melbourne Victory: Unbeaten run snapped

Adelaide United ended Melbourne Victory's unbeaten streak with goals from Craig Goodwin and Ken Ilso.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Melbourne, Latest, Australian A-League, Melbourne Victory, Adelaide United, Craig Goodwin


NFL rule change report card: Helmet rule gets a C

How did each of the NFL's rule changes grade out in 2018? We evaluate them all, starting with the new helmet rule.
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Carvacho, Moore lead Colorado State over Air Force 87-64

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho scored 27 points, Kendle Moore added 23 and Colorado State cruised to an 87-64 victory over Air Force on Tuesday night. Colorado State (6-10, 1-2 Mountain West Conference) snapped a five-game skid while Air Force (5-10, 0-3) has lost five of its last six. Carvacho was one-point shy […]
Tags: News, Sports, Air Force, Colorado State, FORT COLLINS Colo AP, Mountain West Conference, Nico Carvacho, Carvacho Moore, Kendle Moore, Carvacho


Tomic beats Kyrgios in all-Australian temperamental match-up

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Bernard Tomic has beaten Nick Kyrgios in the first career match between two of Australia’s most temperamental tennis players. At the Kooyong Classic exhibition event, Tomic sealed the match with a trick serve between his legs, something that Kyrgios is more noted for doing during a match. The move left Kyrgios […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios, Kyrgios, Australia AP, Tomic


Spartans' Willekes returning for senior season

Defensive lineman Kenny Willekes, who broke his leg in the Spartans' Redbox Bowl loss to Oregon, said Tuesday night that he doesn't want his career at Michigan State to end that way and he'll return for his senior season.
Tags: Oregon, Football, Michigan State, Kenny Willekes


Broncos’ Lindsay headed to Pro Bowl as social correspondent

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos rookie rushing sensation Phillip Lindsay is going to the Pro Bowl on the NFL’s dime even though he won’t play in the all-star game because he’s recovering from an operation on his right wrist. Lindsay became the first undrafted offensive rookie to earn a Pro Bowl selection, but he […]
Tags: News, Sports, Denver Broncos, NFL, Broncos, Englewood, Lindsay, Colo AP, Phillip Lindsay


Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Avalanche 7-4

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler had a goal and three assists, Mark Scheifele got his 23rd goal and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Tuesday night. Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Connor, Bryan Little, Andrew Copp and Jacob Trouba also scored for Winnipeg. Trouba, Scheifele and Tyler Myers each had two assists. Gabriel […]
Tags: News, Sports, Avalanche, Jets, Winnipeg, Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel, Winnipeg Jets, Manitoba AP, Jacob Trouba, Blake Wheeler, Tyler Myers, Mark Scheifele, Wheeler Scheifele, Winnipeg Trouba Scheifele


Saunders wins 1st game, T’Wolves top Thunder 119-117

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andrew Wiggins had a season-high 40 points and 10 rebounds, and the Timberwolves beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-117 on Tuesday night in Ryan Saunders’ first game as Minnesota’s interim coach. Saunders, just 32 years old, is the son of former Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders. The team fired Tom Thibodeau […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ap, Oklahoma City, Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves, Tom Thibodeau, Saunders, Ryan Saunders


Purdue fan who inspired amid cancer fight laid to rest

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of dignitaries, sports figures and other people on Tuesday attended the funeral for Purdue University superfan and cancer activist Tyler Trent. In a sanctuary of an Indianapolis church featuring many items of sports memorabilia collected by Trent, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb read a message from Vice President Mike Pence and his […]
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Ap, Nation, Mike Pence, Purdue, Purdue University, Tyler Trent, Trent Indiana Gov Eric Holcomb


Seguin, Bishop lead Stars to 3-1 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored twice, Ben Bishop made several key saves and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Tuesday night. John Klingberg had a goal for the Stars, who won despite generating only 17 shots on net. Bishop, a St. Louis native, stopped 26 shots against his former […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, St Louis, Bishop, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, Ben Bishop, John Klingberg, St Louis Blues, Seguin Bishop


LA Galaxy boss Gustavo Barros Schelotto hires twin brother, Dom Kinnear as assistants

ESPN FC's Seb Salazar sits down with Guillermo Barros Schelotto to talk his move to LA Galaxy and what his objectives are for his first season in charge. New LA Galaxy coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has hired his twin brother as an assistant and kept predecessor Dominic Kinnear on staff. Schelotto announced the hiring of Gustavo Barros Schelotto, Kinnear and Ariel Pereyra as assistant coaches on Wednesday. Kinnear finished last season as the Galaxy's interim manager after the depart...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, LA Galaxy, Espn, Major League Soccer, Kinnear, Dominic Kinnear, Sigi Schmid, Dom Kinnear, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, New LA Galaxy, Seb Salazar, Gustavo Barros Schelotto Kinnear, Ariel Pereyra, Gustavo Barros Schelotto


Riley helps Evansville defeat Loyola-Chicago 67-48

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Riley scored 15 points and made seven assists as Evansville defeated Loyola-Chicago 67-48 Tuesday night, holding the Ramblers to 37-percent shooting and a single 3-point basket. Evansville, meanwhile, was shooting at a 53-percent clip, finishing at 27 of 51 from the floor with eight 3-pointers in 19 tries from behind […]
Tags: Business, News, Sports, Riley, EVANSVILLE, Ind AP, Loyola Chicago, K J Riley


FC pundits predict the Premier League top 6

The FC panel react to the six clubs Mark Ogden picked to finish at the top this Premier League season and reveal this own rankings.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Mark Ogden, Latest, ESPN FC TV, English Premier League


Clippers hope vocabulary lessons help them improve their defense

LOS ANGELES — While they were studying film recently in an effort to identify ways to improve their transition defense, the Clippers realized they needed also to do some vocab cramming, too. “One of the things we found is that the guys were late a lot on stuff,” Coach Doc Rivers said. “And the big would say he called it out and the guard would say he didn’t hear it, then the big would say, ‘I said it,’ and the guard would say, ‘it was the wrong terminology.’ ” “It’s a pretty open team where ever...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Miami, Rivers, Staples Center, Warriors, Steph Curry, Southern California, Clippers, Athletic, Doc Rivers, Marcin Gortat


Game 42: Jets 7 Avalanche 4 post-game recap

Post-game from the Jets dressing room as well as from Coach Maurice.
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Michigan State’s Willekes staying for senior season

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State defensive lineman Kenny Willekes says he’s returning for his senior season. Willekes, who broke his leg in the Spartans’ Redbox Bowl loss to Oregon, said on Twitter on Tuesday night that he doesn’t want his career at Michigan State to end that way. Michigan State had a disappointing […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Ap, Michigan State, EAST LANSING Mich, Kenny Willekes, Michigan State 's Willekes, Willekes


As McVay leads Rams into playoffs, other teams search for ‘next Sean McVay’

THOUSAND OAKS — When Sean McVay was named Rams head coach, two weeks short of his 31st birthday, the response around the league was mostly apprehensive. McVay was too young – the youngest head coach in NFL history. He was too inexperienced – with no tenure as a head coach and only three years as a coordinator. In hiring him, the Rams had taken a leap of faith. At least, it seemed that way at the time. Two years later, most teams would gladly sell their soul to take that leap. As the Rams return ...
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As McVay leads Rams into playoffs, others teams search for ‘next Sean McVay’

THOUSAND OAKS — When Sean McVay was named Rams head coach, two weeks short of his 31st birthday, the response around the league was mostly apprehensive. McVay was too young – the youngest head coach in NFL history. He was too inexperienced – with no tenure as a head coach and only three years as a coordinator. In hiring him, the Rams had taken a leap of faith. At least, it seemed that way at the time. Two years later, most teams would gladly sell their soul to take that leap. As the Rams return ...
Tags: Sports, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Tom Brady, Taylor, Usc, Southern California, Texas Tech, Cardinals, Sean


Illinois State downs Northern Iowa 70-69 behind Yarbrough

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Milik Yarbrough scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Phil Fayne added 19 points with seven boards, and Illinois State held off Northern Iowa 70-69 on Tuesday night. Matt Chastain scored 12 points for the Redbirds (9-7, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who trailed 33-32 at halftime but Fayne opened the second […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Yarbrough, Northern Iowa, Fayne, Illinois State, Redbirds, Missouri Valley Conference, Phil Fayne, Milik Yarbrough, Matt Chastain



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