Kansas State guard Kamau Stokes (3) celebrates a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 09, 2019 - 7:26 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kamau Stokes scored 19 points and No. 18 Kansas State clinched a share of the Big 12 regular-season title with a 68-53 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night. Barry Brown added 15 points and Dean Wade had 11 as the Jayhawks (24-7, 14-4) finished atop the conference for the...
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Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard, center, gets a hug from center Norense Odiase, left, after an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. Texas Tech won 80-73. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 09, 2019 - 7:05 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, Texas Tech can call itself champions of the Big 12. After his performance on Saturday, Jarrett Culver might soon be able to call himself the league's player of the year as well. Culver scored a career-high 31 points, Davide Moretti added 20 and No. 8 Texas Tech...
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Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, hits out of a bunker onto the 17th green during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 09, 2019 - 6:21 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy seems to have everything going his way at Bay Hill except for recent history. With three birdies over the last four holes, McIlroy had a 6-under 66 on Saturday that left him one shot behind Matt Fitzpatrick and in the final group of a PGA Tour event for the third...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier fouls East Carolina's Lashonda Monk, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals, Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 09, 2019 - 5:17 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — UConn was missing one All-American on Saturday, but another made certain the Huskies had little problem keeping intact their six-year unbeaten streak in the American Athletic Conference. Napheesa Collier scored a season-high 37 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the second-...
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Texas Tech forward Brittany Brewer (20) drives to the basket as Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Baylor's depth completely overwhelmed Texas Tech. Kalani Brown and NaLyssa Smith scored 14 points each Saturday to help the top-ranked Lady Bears rout Texas Tech 100-61 in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals. Baylor's bench outscored Texas Tech's 52-0. Smith and Aquira DeCosta...
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Heavy clouds are seen over the San Gabriel Mountains at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2019. Extensive testing of the dirt track is under way at eerily quiet Santa Anita, where the deaths of 21 thoroughbreds in two months has forced the indefinite cancellation of horse racing and thrown the workaday world of trainers, jockeys and horses into disarray. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
March 09, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita will reopen its main dirt track for limited training Monday nearly a week after the historic racetrack was closed to training and racing in the wake of 21 horses dying since Deb. 26. Horses can only jog or gallop on the dirt; no timed workouts will be allowed...
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Seton Hall forward Michael Nzei, center, celebrates with teammates and a Nigerian flag after Seton Hall Seton Hall defeated Villanova 79-75 in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Newark, N.J. It was Nzei's final regular season game at the Prudential Center, the team's home arena as he is a senior. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 09, 2019 - 4:42 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A couple of stunning wins may have put Seton Hall back in the NCAA Tournament, and the last one dforced No. 23 Villanova to wait a couple of hours to win the Big East Conference regular-season title. Myles Powell scored 20 points, Myles Cale added 19 and Seton Hall upset the...
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March 09, 2019 - 3:48 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Lamar Peters had 21 points and Quinndary Weatherspoon added 20 as Mississippi State defeated Texas A&M 92-81 on Saturday. Peters made 5 of 10 beyond the arc and has now totaled 1,002 career points in his three years at Mississippi State. Tyson Carter added 18 points...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) is fouled by Philadelphia 76ers' James Ennis III (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will play on Sunday night when the Houston Rockets visit the Dallas Mavericks after X-rays on his injured right wrist were negative. Harden first injured it last Sunday in a win over Boston and aggravated it on Friday night in a fall in the first half of a victory over...
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March 09, 2019 - 12:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for poor performance and often being absent from work or not in touch with his supervisors. The move also comes after Young had a second drunken-driving arrest within three...
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