Lady Vols lose 1 of their top scorers as Westbrook transfers

Lady Vols lose 1 of their top scorers as Westbrook transfers

Evina Westbrook transferring from Tennessee Lady Vols after sharing team lead in scoring this season.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 2:13 PM EDT
Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after 1 high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Minnesota Duluth wins 2nd straight title, beating UMass 3-0

Minnesota Duluth wins 2nd straight title, beating UMass 3-0

Parker Mackay had a goal and an assist, Hunter Shepard stopped 18 shots and Minnesota Duluth won its second straight college hockey title, beating Massachusetts 3-0 on Saturday night.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 3:02 AM EDT
Virginia fans turn out to celebrate NCAA hoops title

Virginia fans turn out to celebrate NCAA hoops title

Thousands of fans turned out to celebrate Virginia's first national championship in basketball.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 8:12 PM EDT
McGill University drops 'Redmen' name from sports teams

McGill University drops 'Redmen' name from sports teams

McGill University has announced that it is dropping the name Redmen from its varsity sports teams.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 5:42 PM EDT
Williamson, Ionescu win honors at College Basketball Awards

Williamson, Ionescu win honors at College Basketball Awards

RJ Barrett of Duke has won the Jerry West Award as the nation's top shooting guard at the College Basketball Awards.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 12:33 AM EDT
Frozen 4 final pits defending champ UMD versus upstart UMass

Frozen 4 final pits defending champ UMD versus upstart UMass

College hockey's championship game will be decided between defending champion Minnesota Duluth and Massachusetts, which is making its first appearance in the Frozen Four final.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 7:02 PM EDT
Kentucky's Herro enters NBA Draft to consider his prospects

Kentucky's Herro enters NBA Draft to consider his prospects

Kentucky guard Tyler Herro enters NBA draft, but leaves open possibility of returning to school.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 4:22 PM EDT
Del Gaizo seals UMass' 4-3 OT win over Denver

Del Gaizo seals UMass' 4-3 OT win over Denver

Marc Del Gaizo scored 15:18 into overtime to give Massachusetts a 4-3 victory over Denver in a college hockey Frozen Four semifinal that ended in just after midnight.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 4:12 AM EDT
Minnesota Duluth beats Providence 4-1 in NCAA semifinals

Minnesota Duluth beats Providence 4-1 in NCAA semifinals

Billy Exell scored the go-ahead goal with 9:53 remaining and defending champion Minnesota Duluth beat Providence 4-1 to advance to the final in college hockey's Frozen Four.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 2:52 AM EDT
Woman who alleged rape by ex-MSU players speaks publicly

Woman who alleged rape by ex-MSU players speaks publicly

A Michigan State University student is speaking publicly a year after filing a lawsuit against the school that alleges three former men's basketball players raped her in 2015 and that she was discouraged from reporting what happened.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 11:22 PM EDT
AP Top 25 Podcast: Big Ten talk and surprise team encores

AP Top 25 Podcast: Big Ten talk and surprise team encores

Ohio State is ready to unveil its new quarterback at the Buckeyes' spring game.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 7:53 PM EDT
Duke's Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Duke's Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 7:03 PM EDT
Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines

Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines

President Donald Trump will announce an executive order that could make it harder for states to scuttle pipelines based on concerns about their impact on water quality.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT
RJ Barrett to enter NBA draft after 1 season at Duke

RJ Barrett to enter NBA draft after 1 season at Duke

RJ Barrett is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT
Mick Cronin honored to be coaching 'John Wooden's program'

Mick Cronin honored to be coaching 'John Wooden's program'

Mick Cronin was introduced as UCLA's basketball coach and took just a few seconds to utter John Wooden's name for the first of several times.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:03 PM EDT
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has book coming in the fall

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has book coming in the fall

Nikki Haley, the former UN ambassador and South Carolina governor, has a book deal.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 3:12 PM EDT
Once marred by racist rally, Charlottesville revels in win

Once marred by racist rally, Charlottesville revels in win

A Virginia city once marred by Tiki torches, Nazi chants and deadly violence savored a united moment of bliss Tuesday as it welcomed home the national champion University of Virginia men's basketball team.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 11:43 AM EDT
How measles is making a return in New York and elsewhere

How measles is making a return in New York and elsewhere

New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered mandatory vaccinations for measles in a part of Brooklyn that is home to a large Orthodox Jewish community.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 11:02 AM EDT
St John's coach Chris Mullin resigns, cites 'personal loss'

St John's coach Chris Mullin resigns, cites 'personal loss'

Chris Mullin steps down as basketball coach at St. John's, citing 'personal loss'.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 3:42 AM EDT
California closer to first-in-US rules on police shootings

California closer to first-in-US rules on police shootings

California lawmakers have considered emotional testimony from officers and survivors of police shootings as they advanced a first-in-the-nation measure restricting when police can use deadly force.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:13 AM EDT
Border chaos forces truckers to wait hours, sometimes days

Border chaos forces truckers to wait hours, sometimes days

The Trump administration has reassigned so many inspectors from Mexico border crossings that truckers are waiting in line for hours and sometimes days to get shipments to the United States.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:12 AM EDT
Richard Cole, last WWII Doolittle Raider, dies in Texas

Richard Cole, last WWII Doolittle Raider, dies in Texas

Retired Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole, the last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders who carried out the daring U.S. attack on Japan during World War II, has died at a military hospital in Texas.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:13 AM EDT
Suit filed over gun controls inspired by synagogue shooting

Suit filed over gun controls inspired by synagogue shooting

Pittsburgh's mayor has signed gun-control legislation passed by City Council in response to the synagogue massacre; suit filed to block it.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 12:34 AM EDT
US lawmakers seek to protect national park in New Mexico

US lawmakers seek to protect national park in New Mexico

Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are renewing a call for the creation of a formal buffer around a national park held sacred by Native Americans.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT
Mexican citizen, suspect in 5 deaths, found hanged in jail

Mexican citizen, suspect in 5 deaths, found hanged in jail

A Mexican national accused of killing four people in Kansas and one in Missouri in 2016 is dead after being found unresponsive in his St. Louis jail cell.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:21 PM EDT
Huge crowd welcomes home national hoops champion Cavaliers

Huge crowd welcomes home national hoops champion Cavaliers

Virginia's national champion basketball team returned to campus, greeted by a throng of several thousand fans.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:02 PM EDT
UCLA hires Cincinnati's Mick Cronin as basketball coach

UCLA hires Cincinnati's Mick Cronin as basketball coach

Mick Cronin has been hired as UCLA's basketball coach, ending a months-long search to find a replacement for the fired Steve Alford.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:02 PM EDT
Title trophy in hand, Virginia has look of perennial power

Title trophy in hand, Virginia has look of perennial power

When the guys from Virginia finally turn their attention toward next season, they could well be doing it as favorites to repeat as national champs.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:02 PM EDT
Ex-Lady Vol Kellie Harper returns to her alma mater as coach

Ex-Lady Vol Kellie Harper returns to her alma mater as coach

Former Tennessee guard Kellie Harper returning to her alma mater to coach Lady Vols.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 6:42 PM EDT
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Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2.

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece.