Sports

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, file photo, LSU guard Javonte Smart (1) looks for an outlet during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Smart will play for in the Southeastern Conference Tournament after missing the Tigers' regular-season finale because his name surfaced in reports of a wiretapped phone call that resulted in coach Will Wade's suspension. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)
March 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LSU guard Javonte Smart will play for in the Southeastern Conference Tournament after missing the Tigers' regular-season finale because his name surfaced in reports of a wiretapped phone call that resulted in coach Will Wade's suspension. School officials say Smart has fully...
Read More
Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)
March 15, 2019 - 8:10 am
Members of the Bangladesh cricket team had just arrived by bus at Masjid Al Noor mosque for Friday afternoon prayers when they heard gunshots. Had they arrived a few minutes earlier they would have been inside the mosque, where at least 30 people were killed by a gunman with an automatic rifle...
Read More
A robot passes a basket containing drinks to a woman in wheelchair during an unveiling event in Tokyo Friday, March 15, 2019. Organizers on Friday showed off robots that will be used at the new National Stadium to provide assistance for fans using wheelchairs. (Kyodo News via AP)
March 15, 2019 - 7:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games." Organizers on Friday showed off robots that will be used at the new National Stadium to provide assistance for fans using wheelchairs. Tokyo Olympic official Masaaki Komiya pointed out that Japan is known for its robot technology...
Read More
Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just about everything at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on Thursday night was about Zion Williamson. The Duke freshman's nearly flawless performance returning from injury had the college basketball world buzzing. His athleticism, energy, engaging smile and...
Read More
Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 15, 2019 - 12:05 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson said he never listened to the analysts who suggested he should forego the remainder of his college career at Duke and focus on the NBA. "I knew I was going to be back," Williamson said. "Everybody has their right to their own opinion, but I knew I was coming...
Read More
Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports
March 15, 2019 - 12:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Lamar Peters scored 15 points, and Mississippi State routed Texas A&M 80-54 Thursday night in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs (23-9) now have won seven of their last nine with their second win over Texas A&M in six days...
Read More
Texas Tech coach Chris Beard talks to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia in the Big 12 men's tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. West Virginia won 79-74. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 14, 2019 - 10:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two down, two to go. That's the mindset of West Virginia coach Bob Huggins after his Mountaineers upset No. 7 Texas Tech 79-74 on Thursday night. The Mountaineers are 80 minutes away from making the NCAA Tournament as the 10th seed in the Big 12 Tournament. "We're playing to...
Read More
This combination of images shows college campuses, clockwise from top left, Georgetown University, Stanford University, Yale University, and University of California, Los Angeles. Prosecutors said dozens of parents paid bribes to alter their children’s test scores or get them into these and other colleges. The scandal underscored deep divisions on issues of class, privilege and race that are dominant themes in the political debate and part of daily discussions by regular Americans. (AP Photos)
March 14, 2019 - 10:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 8 p.m. Georgetown University says it commented only on its former tennis coach's athletic record when asked by another school about Gordon Ernst. The...
Read More
Angelique Kerber, of Germany, hits a return to Venus Williams, of the United States, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 14, 2019 - 10:15 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Milos Raonic made sure Miomir Kecmanovic's good luck finally ran out at the BNP Paribas Open. Raonic beat the 19-year-old Serb 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semifinals and improve to 19-4 at Indian Wells since 2014. Raonic fired 13 aces against no double faults in...
Read More
Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis (11) puts up a shot against Oklahoma City Thunder's Jerami Grant (9) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Indianapolis. Indiana won 108-106. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
March 14, 2019 - 10:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George figured to be the feature attraction in his second visit to Indiana since a blockbuster trade two years ago. Domantas Sabonis and Wesley Matthews upstaged the former Pacer on Thursday night. Matthews tipped in a basket with 1.8 seconds left and Indiana rallied from a...
Read More

Pages