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DALLAS -- You might think UConn coach Geno Auriemma knows almost nothing about what disappointing losses feel like. But then you remember he is, in his words, "a long-suffering Eagles fan." So about the only unpleasant thing about his Huskies' trip t

2017-01-14 16:49:09.480

DALLAS -- You might think UConn coach Geno Auriemma knows almost nothing about what disappointing losses feel like. But then you remember he is, in his words, "a long-suffering Eagles fan." So about the only unpleasant thing about his Huskies' trip t



NEW YORK -- Gervonta "Tank" Davis, with the intensity and fury of a young Mike Tyson, bludgeoned Jose Pedraza in a seventh-round knockout to win a junior lightweight world title in an action-packed fight Saturday night on the Badou Jack-James DeGale

2017-01-14 16:45:21.363

NEW YORK -- Gervonta "Tank" Davis, with the intensity and fury of a young Mike Tyson, bludgeoned Jose Pedraza in a seventh-round knockout to win a junior lightweight world title in an action-packed fight Saturday night on the Badou Jack-James DeGale



DALLAS -- It seemed more like an inevitability than an accomplishment, but it should be recognized as the latter. Connecticut's women's basketball program topped itself Saturday at SMU by winning its NCAA record 91st game in a row. The Huskies previo

2017-01-14 13:18:51.007

DALLAS -- It seemed more like an inevitability than an accomplishment, but it should be recognized as the latter. Connecticut's women's basketball program topped itself Saturday at SMU by winning its NCAA record 91st game in a row. The Huskies previo



Swanky ceremonies to honor the 2016 Longines World's Best Racehorse will be held Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Claridge's Hotel in the heart of London's Mayfair district. This is not to be confused with the 2016 Cartier Racing Awards of last Nov. 8, which al

2017-01-13 10:49:59.157

Swanky ceremonies to honor the 2016 Longines World's Best Racehorse will be held Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Claridge's Hotel in the heart of London's Mayfair district. This is not to be confused with the 2016 Cartier Racing Awards of last Nov. 8, which al



Here's our weekly look at the fortunes of some of the game's brightest young stars ages 24 and under. Hot J.T. Miller, LW, New York Rangers The hard-working Miller, who had fallen out of favor with head coach Alain Vigneault, has had an interesting

2017-01-13 09:27:50.940

Here's our weekly look at the fortunes of some of the game's brightest young stars ages 24 and under. Hot J.T. Miller, LW, New York Rangers The hard-working Miller, who had fallen out of favor with head coach Alain Vigneault, has had an interesting



TULSA, Okla. -- Kyle Larson admits he probably jinxed himself when talking Monday about the key to winning the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. "Good luck is nice, but you just can't run into any bad luck, especially in your prelim night," La

2017-01-13 08:04:13.450

TULSA, Okla. -- Kyle Larson admits he probably jinxed himself when talking Monday about the key to winning the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. "Good luck is nice, but you just can't run into any bad luck, especially in your prelim night," La



Have gloves, will travel. Welcome to the world of James DeGale. Unlike many top fighters who insist on fighting in the comforts of home, DeGale is the exact opposite. For the biggest fights of his career he has been a road warrior. DeGale, who w

2017-01-13 08:35:57.557

Have gloves, will travel. Welcome to the world of James DeGale. Unlike many top fighters who insist on fighting in the comforts of home, DeGale is the exact opposite. For the biggest fights of his career he has been a road warrior. DeGale, who w



NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As Miami's assistant director of player personnel and recruiting operations, Jorge Baez is used to putting in 18-hour days during the run up to national signing day. But over the past few years, Baez has found himself working just

2017-01-12 12:21:02.117

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As Miami's assistant director of player personnel and recruiting operations, Jorge Baez is used to putting in 18-hour days during the run up to national signing day. But over the past few years, Baez has found himself working just



The last-place Colorado Avalanche have made the organizational decision to reboot their franchise, which is obviously why trade whispers involving the Avs are making the rounds throughout the league. Colorado has begun the process of gauging the trad

2017-01-13 05:53:01.353

The last-place Colorado Avalanche have made the organizational decision to reboot their franchise, which is obviously why trade whispers involving the Avs are making the rounds throughout the league. Colorado has begun the process of gauging the trad



BJ Penn, one of the most accomplished and beloved fighters of all time, will re-enter the Octagon at UFC Fight Night on Sunday in Phoenix. Penn, 38, is set to end a retirement that began in mid-2014, when he announced he was walking away from the sp

2017-01-12 14:12:38.147

BJ Penn, one of the most accomplished and beloved fighters of all time, will re-enter the Octagon at UFC Fight Night on Sunday in Phoenix. Penn, 38, is set to end a retirement that began in mid-2014, when he announced he was walking away from the sp



Now that Beholder is safely retired after what is certain to be recognized as a fourth championship season, there is the usual vacuum of power at the top. The queen is gone. Long live the next one, whoever it is. The list of obvious choices to fill

2017-01-12 13:58:26.013

Now that Beholder is safely retired after what is certain to be recognized as a fourth championship season, there is the usual vacuum of power at the top. The queen is gone. Long live the next one, whoever it is. The list of obvious choices to fill



DETROIT -- The IndyCar Series gave a glimpse into the near future Wednesday, revealing initial sketches at the North American International Auto Show for the car it will campaign from 2018 to 2020. The car will continue to utilize the basic Dallara

2017-01-12 12:56:32.730

DETROIT -- The IndyCar Series gave a glimpse into the near future Wednesday, revealing initial sketches at the North American International Auto Show for the car it will campaign from 2018 to 2020. The car will continue to utilize the basic Dallara



It is all too common in boxing -- the story of a young man born into poverty and difficult circumstances. He often comes from a broken home and grows up surrounded by drugs and street violence, but he discovers boxing and punches his way to money, gl

2017-01-12 11:04:39.520

It is all too common in boxing -- the story of a young man born into poverty and difficult circumstances. He often comes from a broken home and grows up surrounded by drugs and street violence, but he discovers boxing and punches his way to money, gl



Among the most difficult decisions a NASCAR driver will face is recognizing when you've reached the end of your career. It is seldom obvious, and often it becomes a long deliberation between your desire and your ability. Most drivers hang on as lon

2017-01-12 11:23:41.080

Among the most difficult decisions a NASCAR driver will face is recognizing when you've reached the end of your career. It is seldom obvious, and often it becomes a long deliberation between your desire and your ability. Most drivers hang on as lon



Who is your first-half MVP? Pierre LeBrun: My pick is Brent Burns, who is doing it all for the San Jose Sharks. His 44 points (17 goals, 27 assists) has him up there with Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid among the league's top scorers, and his 166 sh

2017-01-12 10:05:24.523

Who is your first-half MVP? Pierre LeBrun: My pick is Brent Burns, who is doing it all for the San Jose Sharks. His 44 points (17 goals, 27 assists) has him up there with Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid among the league's top scorers, and his 166 sh



How great is the second half of the season going to be? Only a handful of teams are truly and fully cooked in terms of the playoffs. Count the Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche out in the Western Conference. The New York Islanders are a colossal

2017-01-12 09:13:50.617

How great is the second half of the season going to be? Only a handful of teams are truly and fully cooked in terms of the playoffs. Count the Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche out in the Western Conference. The New York Islanders are a colossal