Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:30:00 -0500EDWARDSVILLE • Maria Smith has a few advantages over her older, more famous brother, Mark.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:00:45 -0500Boys Basketball Best Performances from 3/28/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:00:46 -0500Girls Basketball Best Performances from 3/28/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:58:39 -0500PITTSBURGH (AP) — Keith Dambrot spent more than a decade turning Akron into one of the most consistent winners in the Mid-American Conference.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:56:13 -0500USA Hockey and the women's national team reached a wage agreement Tuesday night to avoid a boycott of the world championships.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:48:33 -0500SAO PAULO (AP) — Hours after Lionel Messi was suspended by FIFA for four World Cup qualifying matches, Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz on Tuesday and heightened its risk of missing a spot at…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:30:25 -0500ATLANTA (AP) — The slumping Atlanta Hawks are hopeful of getting back at least one of their injured players.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:31:25 -0500RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Maria Sharapova believes she succeeded in a fight against injustice when he managed to get her doping ban reduced to 15 months.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:24:37 -0500KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — For Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, it was a happy anniversary.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:27:08 -0500ATLANTA (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker sat out Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Hawks with an ankle injury that he aggravated in his 70-point performance.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:16:52 -0500HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Get ready for more slippin' and slidin' at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:11:17 -0500WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: USA Hockey reaches wage agreement with women's national team players to avoid boycott of world championships.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:06:06 -0500STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has announced the hiring of a new associate head coach on the same day a second player announced he is leaving the program.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500Trimpe was the top player in the Metro East as a freshman last spring. Trimpe played No. 1 singles on a Tigers team which finished in the top 10 in Illinois. He finished fourth in state in doubles with Alex…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500Yanaba should play the No. 1 singles spot for the Longhorns but has established himself as one of the premier doubles players in the state with his play at the state tournament in Springfield the last two seasons. Yanaba teamed…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500Woodman had a stellar season as the No. 1 singles player on the Cadets as a freshman and improved throughout the season. He had a huge win over Marquette's Jacob Kauppila, a returning state medalist, to get to state and…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500Chouhan has been a key contributor to three team champions with the Rams and won the Class 1 doubles championship last year with Rex Serituk. He will make the big move from the No. 4 singles spot, where he lost…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500The big question coming into this season was whether Haskins would return to high school tennis after success on the national level in the USTA. The answer is yes and that spells trouble for all players in the state in…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500MICDS boys tennis coach Patrick Huewe knew this day was coming.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:52:54 -0500STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut freshman Larissa Compio was among about 200 fans who braved the drizzle and cold on Tuesday to cheer on the school's women's basketball team as it boarded a bus for a 10th consecutive…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:44:04 -0500STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC says it will broadcast all primetime programming from the Pyeongchang Olympics live across all time zones, a first for the Winter Games.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:42:36 -0500LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure Tuesday to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:28:00 -0500CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Hig Roberts won the men's giant slalom in the U.S. Alpine Championships on Tuesday at foggy Sugarloaf Mountain for his first national title.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:22:35 -0500Geno Auriemma, Tara VanDerveer and Dawn Staley have decades-long connections through women's NCAA Final Fours and Olympic gold medals.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:15:29 -0500PHOENIX (AP) — One day after approving the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas, NFL owners got busy passing several rules changes and adopting resolutions they believe will speed the game and enhance player safety.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:15:06 -0500GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Newbauer auditioned for the Florida women's basketball job long before athletic director Scott Stricklin called.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:11:00 -0500WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:11:30 -0500CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Luke Maye can't go to class without getting a standing ovation nor walk across campus without getting stopped by people requesting to take a photo with him.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:04:06 -0500March 29
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:04:00 -0500PHOENIX — Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace is looking and acting very much like a young man quite comfortable in his own skin and confident he is guiding his organization down the right path.Make no mistake, Pace isn’t happy…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:50:59 -0500GENEVA (AP) — Lionel Messi is banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifying games, dealing a blow to a campaign by the 2014 runner-up that has stuttered without him.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:47:05 -0500PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:36:28 -0500INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers will be without backup guard Rodney Stuckey for four to six weeks with a strained left patellar tendon.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:31:31 -0500The benefit of using video referees during soccer games was highlighted Tuesday when Spain rightly profited from two decisions made away from the field of play to beat France 2-0 in an international friendly in Paris.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:25:56 -0500SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Spain ended France's seven-game unbeaten run as substitutes David Silva and Gerard Deulofeu scored second-half goals to secure a 2-0 win over the European Championship runner-up in a friendly at the Stade de France on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:21:54 -0500PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ron Hainsey arrived in Pittsburgh from Carolina a month ago on the verge of reaching the playoffs for the first time in his 14-year career.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:20:58 -0500SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have added another starting pitcher, acquiring right-hander Alec Asher from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:20:00 -0500Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go Tuesday as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:14:36 -0500TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dalvin Cook and DeMarcus Walker felt like they had something to prove at Florida's pro day after their performances at last month's NFL scouting combine.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:04:40 -0500STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's run to its first Final Four in program history has generated more than a little excitement in Starkville the past few days.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:00:00 -0500After selling the ticket packages for months, the hotel notified customers March 24 it was canceled and offered buyers the chance to cancel their reservations. The announcement came nine days before the game at Busch Stadium.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:55:00 -0500Mizzou basketball coach Cuonzo Martin visited Post-Dispatch newsroom.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:54:28 -0500When Pau Gasol was languishing in Memphis early in his career, when he was winning championships in Los Angeles and certainly when he was on a two-year layover in Chicago, there was always the feeling that he would be the…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:57:08 -0500LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget needs foot surgery and will be sidelined four to six months after getting hurt while playing for the United States in a World Cup qualifier against Honduras.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:55:10 -0500AMSTERDAM (AP) — Italy beat the Netherlands 2-1 in a friendly Tuesday in caretaker Dutch coach Fred Grim's first and possibly only match in charge.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:50:33 -0500PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles agreed Tuesday to terms on a two-year contract with defensive end Chris Long, who won a Super Bowl last season with New England.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:45:00 -0500He also hauls in two fly balls in 3-3 Cardinals tie with Mets. Wainwright allows three runs in five innings.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:40:00 -0500MU will pay new men's assistant basketball coach $1.125 million over the three-year deal.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:42:25 -0500Australia defeated United Arab Emirates 2-0 in Sydney on Tuesday, ending a run of four games without a win to get its qualification for the 2018 World Cup back on track.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:35:28 -0500FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:35:01 -0500PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Whatever his role, it looks as if right-hander Robert Gsellman has earned on spot on the New York Mets' pitching staff.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:07:37 -0500COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Four months away from the big day, Jeff Bagwell studied the 300 bronze images of the greatest names in baseball history that surrounded him.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:02:02 -0500EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says cornerback Drake Martinez has decided to transfer.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:54:33 -0500BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have found a formula for success, and they're sticking with it.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:54:37 -0500AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jon Rahm can be an imposing figure without a golf club in his hand.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:49:41 -0500TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees will likely bat power-hitting catcher Gary Sanchez second in their lineup at the start of the season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:34:36 -0500CHICAGO (AP) — Longtime Chicago Associated Press sports writer Joe Mooshil will be honored posthumously with the Ring Lardner Award.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:34:12 -0500GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida cornerback Jalen "Teez" Tabor wants NFL coaches, general managers and scouts to forget everything he's done the last two months.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:23:46 -0500WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor junior guard Al Freeman plans to transfer after graduating at the end of the spring semester.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:13:57 -0500EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With his program embroiled in a sexual assault investigation, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio decided more conventional questions about spring practice would have to wait.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:15:08 -0500COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin believes he's the same straight-forward, open book he has always been, though perceptions of him have changed with the Gamecocks' run to the Final Four.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:07:42 -0500CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns re-signed defensive lineman Jamie Meder, who blocked a late field goal to give the team its only win last season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:07:05 -0500FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas tight end Jason Witten has signed a four-year contract extension that virtually guarantees the 14-year veteran will spend his entire career with the Cowboys.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:53:35 -0500ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez, who leads the MLS with five goals, will miss four to six weeks with a left quad injury.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:53:57 -0500HOUSTON (AP) — They have the AL batting champion, a big-hitting shortstop and a few newcomers to boost a potent lineup.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:50:59 -0500Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 20-26. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:50:08 -0500NEW YORK (AP) — CBS' "60 Minutes" returned this week to a familiar place it hadn't been accustomed to visiting that much lately: first place in the prime-time television rankings.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:47:06 -0500DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke forward Harry Giles is entering the NBA draft following a freshman season that was slowed due to knee surgery.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:38:02 -0500MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There's hardly value in finishing 59-103, no full-color brochure touting the benefit to a franchise of losing that many baseball games in a single season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:26:05 -0500WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals say President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before their game on opening day.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:22:02 -0500FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:13:51 -0500ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre goes into his 20th major league season only 58 hits shy of joining the 3,000 club. He was a .300 hitter again last year, when he also won his fifth Gold Glove.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:13:12 -0500GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians and versatile infielder Jose Ramirez completed a five-year, $26 million contract Tuesday, giving the AL champions another core player for a long while.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:17:46 -0500GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving them another option at second base and a utility player off the bench.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:16:26 -0500GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida softball coach Tim Walton apologized Tuesday for a shoving match with Auburn shortstop Haley Fagan during postgame handshakes.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:15:56 -0500WASHINGTON (AP) — Football is hard.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:10:52 -0500COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday that Parris Campbell is distinguishing himself at receiver, and K.J. Hill, Terry McLaurin and Binjimen Victor are right behind him as the Buckeyes try to breathe some life back…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:05:16 -0500RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has hired Takayo Siddle as an assistant coach.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:02:50 -0500CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis let his heart heal a little before heading home last November. He didn't wait long enough.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:57:41 -0500CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame is going country again.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:55:00 -0500CHICAGO • Michael Porter Jr. is recruiting other Michael Porter Jrs.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:50:00 -0500Yes, Allen Craig is still playing baseball. The Boston Red Sox are giving him 11 million reasons to endure another season at the Triple-A level.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:47:01 -0500BOSTON (AP) — When David Ortiz took one final, hat-tipping trot around Fenway in October, with him went the franchise's biggest personality and one of the last links to its most recent run of Word Series titles.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:45:00 -0500He has a point in three straight games and will play for the fourth consecutive night in Arizona
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:37:45 -0500GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Joakim Noah was seeking help to overcome injuries that wrecked his first season in New York and turned to an over-the-counter supplement.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:35:24 -0500GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have bolstered their outfield depth, acquiring speedy Peter Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash or a player to be named,
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:32:14 -0500SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Alexander Bukharov salvaged a 3-3 draw for Russia against Belgium in stoppage time on Tuesday to cap a comeback from being 3-1 down.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:28:45 -0500DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers enter the 2017 season at a crossroads.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:27:44 -0500CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier point guard Edmond Sumner announced on Tuesday that he's entering the NBA draft even though he's still recovering from a significant knee injury.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:18:10 -0500SEATTLE (AP) — Jerry Dipoto was thrilled by the results from his first year in charge of the Seattle Mariners, when they won 86 games and were in contention for a playoff berth until the final weekend of the season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:20:00 -0500Catcher reunites with Carlos Martinez, who has tune-up for opening-night start.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:15:32 -0500CHICAGO (AP) — On the decline in recent years, the Chicago White Sox finally took the big plunge in the offseason.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:01:47 -0500KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Alex Gordon were both flying high a year ago, the team coming off its first World Series title in three decades and the star outfielder having signed a new long-term…
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:55:48 -0500PGA TOUR
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:44:01 -0500TORONTO (AP) — While it's generally unwise to put much stock in spring training statistics, Jose Bautista is giving the Toronto Blue Jays reason to believe he's back to being the slugger they remember.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:38:01 -0500OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are accustomed to playing from the bottom.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:35:28 -0500MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal will miss Spain's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia and the chance to take on Novak Djokovic in Belgrade next month.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:35:22 -0500NEW YORK (AP) — Most teams' fans focus on the opening-day lineup. With the Yankees, the view is further ahead.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:32:40 -0500NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Penn State's Zain Retherford has been honored with the 2017 Dan Hodge Trophy, given to the nation's top wrestler.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:07:09 -0500ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels got plenty of good breaks in 2014, when they won a big league-best 98 games and led the majors in runs scored.