By The Associated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams scored 13 points each as No. 1 Tennessee defeated Missouri 72-60 on Tuesday night to extend its school-record winning streak to 17 games.
Tennessee (21-1, 9-0 SEC) has the longest active winning streak of ...
By GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky used a stellar defense to maintain its roll and throw South Carolina off kilter.
PJ Washington scored 20 points, and routed South Carolina 76-48 Tuesday night for its ninth consecutive victory.
The Wildcats (19-3, 8-1 ...
By The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers tied an NBA record by making 19 3-pointers in a 136-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, handing LeBron James the most lopsided loss of his career.
James' teams lost by 36 ...
By JIM HOEHN, Associated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shamorie Ponds scored 28 points, including a go-ahead layup with 16 seconds left, to give St. John's a 70-69 victory over No. 10 Marquette on Tuesday night.
The loss ended an eight-game winning streak for the Golden Eagles and was their first ...
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Curtis McElhinney's been doing this a long time. More than a decade into his well-traveled NHL career, the Carolina Hurricanes goaltender understands how things tighten up after the All-Star break.
His team scrambling for a spot in the ...
By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Luke Maye scored a season-high 31 points to go with 12 rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 113-96 on Tuesday night.
Freshman Coby White added 21 points for the Tar Heels (18-4, 8-1 Atlantic Coast ...
By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer
Duke and Virginia played one of the college basketball season's most entertaining, high-level games just two weeks ago.
The rematch comes Saturday. No. 2 vs. No. 3, Final Four favorites playing with the ACC lead potentially on the line.
Find a TV. This ...
By BOB BAUM, AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX (AP) — Another 40-point game for James Harden. That makes 20 of them this season.
The reigning MVP scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets beat Phoenix 118-110 on Monday night to hand the Suns their season-worst 11th straight loss.
Harden joined Wilt ...
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are being feted in Boston after defeating the Los Angeles Rams to claim their sixth Super Bowl title.
The parade kicks off Tuesday morning at the Hynes Convention Center. It will rumble roughly 2 miles (3 kilometers) past the Boston Common and other ...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan McMahon scored 12 points in a span of 83 seconds in the second half and No. 16 Louisville used a 14-3 run to pull away and beat No. 11 Virginia Tech 72-64 on Monday night.
It is the Cardinals' 15th consecutive victory against the Hokies.
McMahon had scored just ...
By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn crashed in the super-G at the world championships Tuesday, straddling a gate mid-air and ending up in the safety nets.
Vonn, however, got up and skied down the hill after being tended to by medical personnel.
By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL's future.
Job well done.
Pro football never looked flatter, ...
By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady quickly made it clear that winning a record sixth Super Bowl title won't change his mind about playing at least another year.
As long as No. 12 is still going, New England's dynasty won't crumble.
"Doesn't change anything," ...
By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — If Tom Brady rated his performance, nothing more, it was ho-hum at best.
In fact, going strictly by the numbers, it was the worst Super Bowl showing of his brilliant career.
Brady will gladly trade stats for championships.
By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Columnist
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL should've ended the season two weeks ago.
This Super Bowl was a hot mess, really no better than a sloppy preseason game.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots captured their sixth championship Sunday night, an amazing ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bob Friend, who pitched more innings than anyone in Pittsburgh Pirates history, died Sunday. He was 88.
The Pirates said Friend died at his home in Pittsburgh.
Friend holds the Pirates record for innings (3,480 1/3), starts (477) and strikeouts (1,682). The right-hander ...
By Joe Kay
AP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Yasiel Puig boarded a jet in Los Angeles, flew all night and arrived in his new home just before sunrise. The temperature was still falling toward zero, and the wind chill was enough to cause frostbite in a few minutes.
That first blast of ...
By Tim Dahlberg
AP Sports Columnist
LAS VEGAS (AP) — About the only thing in dispute at the UNLV campus arena Tuesday night was what to call the team that dominated a home squad that no longer lives up to its nickname as the Runnin’ Rebels.
Down here they call them UNR, or the ...
By Ronald Blum
AP Baseball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — As the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s birth approached, Sharon Robinson is sure her father would have a lot to say about the current political climate in the United States if he were still alive.
“I know he would be ...
By Greg Beacham
AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Practically every member of the Los Angeles Rams has a favorite story about Aaron Donald's feats of ridiculous athleticism.
Michael Brockers loved the moment at Carolina in 2016 when Donald beat the Panthers' left guard and launched himself ...