Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:15:26 -0600Boys Basketball Best Performances from 2/27/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:15:27 -0600Girls Basketball Best Performances from 2/27/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:37:38 -0600LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky seniors Dominique Hawkins and Derek Willis have enjoyed a four-year courtside view of Kentucky's turnstile of talented players, in addition to all those challenging practices against future NBA draft picks.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:19:47 -0600PRO FOOTBALL
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:05:32 -0600RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Little has gone smoothly or as expected for No. 17 Duke this season.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:01:18 -0600SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With Minnesota's slow start to the season a distant memory, Andrew Wiggins firmly believes the Timberwolves are ready to make an anticipated push back into playoff contention.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:59:42 -0600MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh has a new job, yet does not sound like he's abandoning his old one.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:20:31 -0600HOUSTON (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers got into a big hole early Monday night, no one panicked.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:15:49 -0600LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III walked toward the court with his son by his side, flanked by his father, who tried in vain to hold back to the tears before his son played his final game at Allen…
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:10:50 -0600ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild came back from their five-day bye with a most unwelcome visitor: the mumps virus.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600BASKETBALL
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:58:04 -0600BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — When Virginia Tech lost Chris Clarke for the season with a knee injury, it lost its best passer, its best rebounder, and one of its top scorers.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:54 -0600PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Durant had 27 points in his return to the lineup and the Golden State Warriors overcame the worst 3-point shooting performance of Stephen Curry's career in a 119-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:59:11 -0600The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Sacramento Kings 102 to 88 on February 27, 2017 at Golden 1 Center. The game's stat leaders were all Timberwolves teammates. Karl-Anthony Towns led the game in scoring with 29 points on 13 for 19…
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600Girls basketball large school schools - 2/271. Edwardsville (31-0) def. Benet Academy , 59-38 yesterday.2. Parkway North (21-5) vs. Visitation (12-14) at Parkway Central, 4 p.m Tuesday.3. Washington (24-3) def. Francis Howell (14-14), 52-32 yesterday.4. Kirkwood (23-3) def. Summit (10-16),…
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600Boys basketball large school schools - 2/271. Edwardsville (26-1) vs. Chatham Glenwood at Granite City, 7 p.m Tuesday.2. Webster Groves (23-2) vs. Mehlville (10-14) at Lindbergh, 5:30 p.m Tuesday.3. East St. Louis (17-7) vs. Althoff (18-10) at Belleville East, 7…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:53:03 -0600EASTERN CONFERENCE
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:33:14 -0600ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Marcus Romain scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Mississippi Valley State hung on down the stretch for an 84-80 win over Grambling on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:30:00 -0600OILERS AT BLUES
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:32:37 -0600DALLAS (AP) — Seth Curry signaled for a three-point play when he was knocked down after making a jumper to give Dallas its first lead.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:30:00 -0600BLOOMINGTON • To end a two-year losing streak to Benet Academy in the Class 4A super-sectional round, it was going to take a lot Monday from the Edwardsville girls basketball team.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:27:09 -0600ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have once again snuffed out a potential losing streak before it started.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:27:00 -0600CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett took the blame for a poor approach in No. 23 Virginia's 24-point loss at No. 5 North Carolina nine days ago.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:25:00 -0600The Blues have faced the dilemma of what to do with Kevin Shattenkirk for nearly two years.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:26:14 -0600The Indiana Pacers defeated the Houston Rockets 117 to 108 on February 27, 2017 at Toyota Center. Lou Williams of the Rockets led the game in scoring with 28 points on 8 for 15 shooting. The Pacers' Lavoy Allen cleaned…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:20:00 -0600Pitch makes changeup highly effective.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:20:00 -0600The University of Missouri still could win the men’s basketball national championship this year.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:15:00 -0600JUPITER, Fla. • Lance Lynn, returning as a starter after missing an entire season with the Cardinals, and Trevor Rosenthal, hoping to be a starter for the first time in the majors, both worked two innings Monday against a top-heavy…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:15:00 -0600FORT MYERS, Fla. • Comfortable with the relatively lonely pursuit of being an outfielder and having only a few people within earshot, Jose Martinez had to get used to all the chatter that came with playing first base, let alone…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600The Blues haven’t scored many goals with an extra attacker this season, but after failing late in Sunday’s 4-2 loss to Chicago, they felt like the Blackhawks got away with an unfair advantage.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600Hamilton has surgery
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600Sixty springs ago, he was supposed to spring into St. Louis’ consciousness.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:05:00 -0600All points in the NHL are equal, whether they come in October or whether they come in March. But the points that come at this point of the season definitely seem larger, like objects in your side-view mirror.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:05:00 -0600Tigers will honor senior center Russell Woods before 6 p.m. tipoff.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:05:00 -0600Mikael Granlund beat two defenders to find open ice and wrap the winning shot around goalie Jonathan Quick just 12 seconds into overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 5-4 victory at home over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:07:38 -0600WASHINGTON (AP) — With their championship window in danger of closing, the Washington Capitals made a strong move Monday to try to win the Stanley Cup this spring by acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:07:19 -0600KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation has terminated its broadcasting contract in China with LeSports and awarded the rights to China Sports Media for the remainder of the 2017-2020 commercial cycle.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:05:40 -0600LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jalen Jackson scored 16 points and Kemy Osse sank the winning 3-pointer with eight seconds left to lift Arkansas-Little Rock to a 56-54 win over Georgia Southern on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:01:36 -0600Boys Basketball Best Performances from 2/27/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:01:37 -0600Girls Basketball Best Performances from 2/27/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:01:45 -0600TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov gave the trade-depleted Tampa Bay Lightning a much-needed lift.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:00:51 -0600The NHL deadline trades made since 2013 that hinge on a team's playoff success:
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:00:47 -0600BOSTON (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0600Frank Mason III scored 23 points in his final game at Allen Fieldhouse, Devonte Graham hit a series of crucial 3-pointers in the second half and top-ranked Kansas rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Oklahoma 73-63 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:55:30 -0600PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Paris Collins scored 16 points and Yettra Specks and Derek Roscoe added 13 each as Jackson State led wire-to-wire in a 62-51defeat of Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:48:00 -0600BELLEVILLE • Six days ago Belleville East let Collinsville run a layup line on it as it grabbed a Southwestern Conference road victory.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:51:37 -0600JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Devin Carter scored 20 points, and led five into double figures as Arkansas State defeated Georgia State 78-67 on Monday night, leap-frogging both Georgia State and Georgia Southern into second place in the Sun Belt Conference.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:51:20 -0600The NHL trade deadline can make for some conflicting interests come playoff time.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:39:15 -0600CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina's size in a 53-43 victory Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:40:39 -0600CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Beasley headed home on crutches, his immediate future and Milwaukee's playoff hopes in doubt.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:36:12 -0600NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens found a way to win despite basically showing up for only the third period and overtime against the New Jersey Devils.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:36:40 -0600WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyler Stone scored 19 points, Damon Collins had 14 and made five assists, and Howard beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 79-69 on Monday night to end a two-game skid.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:32:15 -0600HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Lawrence Cooks scored 17 points and Kalin Fisher added 12 points and Hampton's second-half surge catapulted the Pirates past Norfolk State 63-59 on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:31:18 -0600PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Curry is surrounded by stars with the Golden State Warriors. He's never needed them more than Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:25:11 -0600MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tevin Bellinger scored 20 points, Zachary Hamilton made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Prairie View A&M beat Alabama State 77-58 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:21:51 -0600BALTIMORE (AP) — Tiwian Kendley scored 21 points, Kyle Thomas added 16 more and Morgan State held off a Coppin State rally in the second half for a 71-66 win Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:21:33 -0600NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kim Mulkey walked into the postgame press conference with the expression and demeanor of a coach whose team had just lost by 39 points.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:13:19 -0600ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mikael Granlund beat two defenders to find open ice and wrap the winning shot around goalie Jonathan Quick just 12 seconds into overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:17:06 -0600CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James returned from sickness, and the Cavaliers felt a whole lot better.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:03:43 -0600NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 30 points on 11-for-15 shooting and second-seeded Lipscomb walloped NJIT 97-66 in the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament on Monday night, winning its first home playoff game since 2009.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:04:25 -0600Le'Veon Bell, Chandler Jones, Melvin Ingram and Kawann Short didn't have to wait until Wednesday's deadline to get franchise tagged.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:05:22 -0600The Miami Heat lost to the Dallas Mavericks 89 to 96 on February 27, 2017 at American Airlines Center. Seth Curry of the Mavericks led the game in scoring with 29 points on 10 for 17 shooting. The Heat's Hassan…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:00:00 -0600WACO, Texas (AP) — Ishmail Wainright is the lone senior for 11th-ranked Baylor, and was recognized with a video tribute after his final home game.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:02:14 -0600HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Demontrae Jefferson scored 23 points shooting 6 for 9 and made all nine of his fouls shots and Zach Lofton scored 15 points and Texas Southern beat Alabama A&M 74-64 on Monday for its fourth straight…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:58:02 -0600EASTERN CONFERENCE
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:53:28 -0600TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had a career-high 39 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 1 UConn wrap up another undefeated regular season and extend its NCAA record winning streak to 104 games with a 96-68 rout of…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:47:26 -0600Brian Boyle is moving up the standings, the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on and the Toronto Maple Leafs are moving into playoff mode.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:45:00 -0600SPRINGFIELD, ILL. • When Civic Memorial High senior Allie Troeckler was on the court Monday, it was no contest.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:38:25 -0600NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of DeMar DeRozan and plenty of defense.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:33:25 -0600DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan scored 23 points and a go-ahead jumper with 1:12 left and Savannah State beat N.C. Central 74-73 on Monday night to end the Eagles' 13-game win streak.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:33:01 -0600ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Bilbao scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Faith Pope added 14, and Texas-Arlington dominated down low to beat Troy 82-67 on Monday night and clinch a share of the Sun Belt Conference regular season…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:37:08 -0600LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on outside linebacker Melvin Ingram on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:35:00 -0600The club will receive two high draft picks and a forward in return; goalie Copley also dealt to Washington for minor-league forward.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:36:00 -0600BELLEVILLE • Greg Leib watched his Althoff boys basketball team dent the rim with one brick after another in the first half of Monday's matchup with O'Fallon.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:29:02 -0600TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 UConn isn't impressed with another undefeated regular season.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:32:07 -0600GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Tabb and Reggie Baker scored 22 points each with Baker making six straight free throws in the final 15 seconds as Bethune-Cookman fended off a surging North Carolina A&T 73-70 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:25:36 -0600NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Lowry hoped the pain in his right wrist would go away so he could join the new-look Toronto Raptors on the court.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:20:31 -0600SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Kavin Gilder-Tilbury scored 26 points shooting 10 for 15 and grabbed 11 rebounds and Texas State smoked South Alabama shooting 59 percent from the floor for a 90-64 win on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:14:42 -0600MEXICO CITY (AP) — American Steve Johnson advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a surprisingly easy 6-4, 6-4 win over countryman John Isner on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:14:01 -0600MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Joyner Holmes scored 17 points, Lashann Higgs added 16 and No. 12 Texas beat No. 24 Kansas State 69-61 on Monday night to secure No. 2 seed in the Big 12 Conference Tournament.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:10:52 -0600GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso got 18 of his 23 points in the second half, R.J. White added 16 points while hauling in 10 rebounds and North Carolina- Greensboro clinched the Southern Conference title along with the No. 1…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:05:27 -0600The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics 114 to 98 on February 27, 2017 at TD Garden. Dennis Schroder of the Hawks led the game in scoring with 21 points on 9 for 14 shooting. The Hawks' Dwight Howard cleaned…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:56:00 -0600FLORISSANT • The rubber match went to Hazelwood West, and the reward is a trip to the Class 5 District 3 girls basketball championship game.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:52:02 -0600CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Preston Parks and Ezekiel Balogun combined for 40 points as The Citadel upset Chattanooga 85-76 on Monday night, earning a spot in the Southern Conference Tournament.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:47:15 -0600The Golden State Warriors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 119 to 108 on February 27, 2017 at Wells Fargo Center. The game's stat leaders were all Warriors teammates. Kevin Durant led the game in scoring with 27 points on 8 for…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:44:13 -0600The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 95 to 102 on February 27, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena. The game's stat leaders were all Cavaliers teammates. Kyrie Irving led the game in scoring with 25 points on 10 for…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:41:17 -0600The Toronto Raptors defeated the New York Knicks 92 to 91 on February 27, 2017 at Madison Square Garden. DeMar DeRozan of the Raptors led the game in scoring with 37 points on 13 for 25 shooting. The Knicks' Willy…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:31:37 -0600SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kendrick Ray scored 24 points, Aubrey Williams dropped in the go-ahead layup and No. 5 seed Kennesaw State held off fourth-seeded South Carolina-Upstate for an 80-78 win in the Atlantic Sun quarterfinals Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:30:57 -0600ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alliya Butts hit four 3-pointers to become Temple's single-season leader for 3s, Feyonda Fitzgerald set a conference assist record, and No. 25 Temple beat Central Florida 66-60 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:30:51 -0600CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Shivaughn Wiggins scored 18 points and Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 16 and the two combined to shoot 14 for 21 from floor and Coastal Carolina beat Louisiana-Monroe 77-72 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:32:24 -0600JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dallas Moore scored 37 points to set the conference single-season scoring record of 775 and No. 3 North Florida beat sixth-seed Jacksonville 77-74 in Monday night's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:21:48 -0600MACON, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Strawberry scored a career-high 32 points, made all 14 of his foul shots, distributed seven assists with no turnovers and collected seven rebounds and Mercer beat Samford 88-79 on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:19:38 -0600BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Bartley IV scored 21 points and had five steals, tying a career high, and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Appalachian State 77-62 on Monday night.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:19:29 -0600CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Marc Gosselin scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Western Carolina beat VMI 81-68 on Monday night for the No. 8 seed in the Southern Conference Tournament.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:16:28 -0600FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Johnson hit four 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Marc-Eddy Norelia had 12 points and a season-high 15 rebounds for his second double-double of the season and Florida Gulf Coast beat Stetson 87-57 on Monday…
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:06:00 -0600FLORISSANT • The McCluer North girls basketball team's season was on the line Monday in its Class 5 District 3 opener, tied against Hazelwood Central with less than a minute to go in regulation.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:51:55 -0600VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Ottawa Senators are gearing up for a postseason push, acquiring veteran forward Alexandre Burrows from the Vancouver Canucks for prospect Jonathan Dahlen on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:31:05 -0600DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drake stopped short of handing interim coach Jeff Rutter the job permanently on Monday, saying in a statement that it'll conduct a nationwide search and that Rutter is "a strong candidate."
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:28:19 -0600CLEVELAND (AP) — After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:23:07 -0600PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets.