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WAVE 3 News Poll: Who is Lamar Jackson's biggest threat in the race for the Heisman Trophy?

Fri, 6 May 2016 09:02:00 EDT

Who is Lamar Jackson's biggest threat in the race for the Heisman Trophy?

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UofL's Lamar Jackson headlines list of 5 Heisman finalists

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:19:00 EST

To the surprise of no one, Louisville sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson was announced as a finalist for the 2016 Heisman Trophy.

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Boiler Up: Jeff Brohm introduced as new Purdue football coach

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:45:00 EST

Brohm just finished a 10-3 season, his third season with the Hilltoppers, and scored his second consecutive Conference USA title. 

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Trinity wins its 24th State Title

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:17:00 EST

Spencer Blackburn accounted for six touchdowns and Trinity cruised to a 56-21 victory over Lafayette in the KHSAA Class 6A state championship Saturday night at Houchens-Smith Stadium. Trinity (15-0) now leads Kentucky with 24 state championships and has won 12 titles since 2001. Blackburn completed 14 of 16 passes for 222 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 110 yards and two more scores. Lafayette, last season's 6A runner-up, also lost 45-7 to the Shamrocks in the re...

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CAL wins first State Championship

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:08:00 EST

Milton Wright accounted for three touchdowns and Christian Academy-Louisville stifled Danville to win the KHSAA Class 2A state championship 24-6 on Sunday at Houchens-Smith Stadium. CAL (14-1) scored on a pair of safeties and forced Danville (12-3) into two turnovers and two missed field goals as the Centurions captured their first state championship. CAL won the title despite failing to convert 11 third-down attempts and Danville's 231-205 edge in total yards. Wright had thi...

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Bengals knock off Eagles

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:00:00 EST

Andy Dalton threw a pair of touchdown passes and Cincinnati finally got its depleted offense moving without receiver A.J. Green, and the Bengals sent the Philadelphia Eagles to their most lopsided loss of the season, 32-14 on Sunday. The Bengals (4-7-1) got their first win since Oct. 23, beating a team that's in a swoon of its own. The Eagles (5-7) opened the season with three straight wins, but have dropped seven of nine. Dalton had completions of 50, 44, 29, 23 and 21 yards as...

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Tom Brady breaks QB wins record

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:46:00 EST

Tom Brady became the NFL's career leader in victories by a quarterback, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patriots past the struggling Los Angeles Rams 26-10 on Sunday. Brady, who was 33 of 46, had tied Peyton Manning last week in a win over the New York Jets. His lone touchdown pass came on a 14-yard pass to Chris Hogan in the first quarter. LeGarrette Blount scored the game's first touchdown , rumbling for a 43-yard, ankle-brea...

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Bud Selig gets elected to the baseball Hall of Fame

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:38:00 EST

Former commissioner Bud Selig and longtime general manager John Schuerholz have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Schuerholz was picked by all 16 voters Sunday on a veterans committee at the winter meetings. Selig was listed 15 times. Selig became the fifth of 10 commissioners to reach the Hall. He oversaw the game for more than 22 years, a period that featured great growth but also included the cancellation of the 1994 World Series and the rise of illegal steroids. ...

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WKU plays Memphis in the Boca Raton Bowl

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:35:00 EST

Memphis (8-4, American Athletic) vs Western Kentucky (10-3, Conference USA), Dec. 20, 7 p.m. EST LOCATION: Boca Raton, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Memphis: QB Riley Ferguson, 3,326 yards passing and 28 touchdowns. WR Anthony Miller, 84 catches for 1,283 yards and 11 TDs. Western Kentucky: WR Taywan Taylor had 89 catches for 1,586 yards and 16 scores, and has 40 career touchdown receptions. NOTABLE Memphis: The Tigers are bowling again in coach Mike Norvell's first season af...

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Several local football teams going bowling

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 15:21:00 EST

Football fans across WAVE country have reason to celebrate as four area teams were named to bowl games on Sunday. 

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LIST: 2016-17 college football bowl pairings

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:15:00 EST

Click inside for a list of pairings for this year's college football bowl games.

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Louisville soccer season ends, fall to Stanford 2-0 in NCAA Quarterfinal

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 21:12:00 EST

The University of Louisville soccer season ended Saturday with a Quarterfinal loss to Stanford.

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WKU claims Conference USA Championship

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:26:00 EST

Western Kentucky University grabbed their second straight Conference USA Championship on Saturday in the game against Louisiana Tech.

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Couch Potato: Alabama's going to beat Florida, but what about Kiffin?

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:06:00 EST

It's impossible to imagine a way Florida could beat Alabama in the SEC Championship Game, so let's gossip about who will woo Lane Kiffin away from Alabama for massive amounts of dollars?

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#5 Maryland beats #7 UofL 78-72 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:58:00 EST

Kaila Charles scored the go-ahead basket with 2:20 remaining, and Destiny Slocum followed with seven points to help No. 5 Maryland beat No. 7 Louisville 78-72 on Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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IU's Anunoby out indefinitely with sprained ankle

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:56:00 EST

Indiana forward OG Anunoby will be out indefinitely after injuring his ankle late in Wednesday night's victory over No. 3 North Carolina.

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IU's Wilson resigns, Allen named new Hoosiers head coach

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:54:00 EST

When Indiana athletic director Fred Glass woke up Thursday morning, he knew the Hoosiers' football program would be turned upside down.

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#7 Bellarmine holds off Illinois-Springfield 67-63 in GLVC opener

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:51:00 EST

An explosive 16-0 run to start the second half powered the No. 7 Bellarmine Knights to a 67-63 victory over Illinois Springfield in the Great Lakes Valley Conference opener for both teams tonight at the "TRAC" on the campus of UIS.

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SEC key players: Florida's chance at upset hinges on big plays, divine intervention

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:28:00 EST

Antonio Callaway's ability to make plays on special teams, as well as catch the deep ball, might be the Gators' only chance to win.

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Local college basketball set for another thrilling season

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:18:00 EST

It’s early December, and that means one thing for sports fans in WAVE Country: It's time to watch some great college basketball.

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Report: IU fires head football coach Kevin Wilson

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:31:00 EST

According to sources in the Indiana Athletic Department, head coach Kevin Wilson will be dismissed later today.

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Lamar Jackson named ACC Football Player of the Year

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:38:00 EST

After leading the nation’s top-ranked scoring offense and guiding the University of Louisville to a co-Atlantic Division championship, sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has been selected as the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year. Members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) voted overwhelmingly for Jackson, who was also voted the ACC Offensive Player of the Year. 

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Tiger Woods counts it a success that he's playing golf again

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:45:00 EST

A year after Tiger Woods struggled just to get on his feet, he can't wait to get started in his return to golf. Woods was a mixture of optimism and reality Tuesday when he spoke about coming back after a 15-month hiatus, the longest break of his career. He says his goals haven't changed, but that it would be a tall order for him to post low scores after being gone for so long. Woods says one year has made a massive difference. He says the reason he offered such a bleak outlook l...

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Cubs find new outfield star in Jon Jay

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:39:00 EST

The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Jon Jay have agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract, likely signaling the end of Dexter Fowler's time with the World Series champions. Jay batted .291 with two homers and 26 RBIs in 90 games with San Diego last season. He made his major league debut with St. Louis in 2010 and is a .287 hitter in 847 career games over seven seasons. The Cubs have an opening in center after Fowler turned down a $17.2 million qualifying offer two weeks ago. Fowle...

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Adrian Peterson is recovering fast after knee surgery

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:36:00 EST

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is moving forward in the recovery from surgery on his right knee. Peterson ran some short sprints in the team's indoor facility on Tuesday, while the athletic training staff supervised and his teammates went through practice. With five games remaining in the regular season, there's no timetable for Peterson's return, but the four-time All-Pro pick could still be ready for action sometime in December. Peterson rushed for a paltry 50 ...

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Mike Conley has broken bones in back

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:33:00 EST

Memphis Grizzlies star guard Mike Conley will miss at least six weeks because of broken bones in his lower back. The Grizzlies announced that Conley was diagnosed Tuesday with transverse fractures in the vertebrae. Conley will be re-evaluated in four weeks. Conley was hurt Monday night during the third quarter of a 104-85 loss to Charlotte after taking a charge from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. He left the game and did not return. The guard is Memphis' leading scorer. He is averag...

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New Playoff Rankings are out

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:30:00 EST

Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team to be selected to the final four without winning its conference. The second-to-last rankings were released Tuesday night and Alabama was No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Washington. The Crimson Tide, Tigers and Huskies all play conference championship games this weekend and presumably would be in good shape to make the playoff if they win. The...

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Fox has triple double as #1 Cats roll 115-69 over Arizona State

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:46:00 EST

Freshman De'Aaron Fox posted the second triple-double in school history with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to lead a dominating effort by No. 1 Kentucky in Monday night's 115-69 victory over Arizona State.

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UofL's Jackson and Fields named first team All-ACC

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:35:00 EST

Clemson, which is set to defend its Atlantic Coast Conference championship later this week, leads all schools with 15 selections to the 2016 All-ACC Football Teams, as voted upon by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).

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Cats still #1, Hoosiers and Cards drop in AP poll

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:47:00 EST

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 27, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

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Cards fall three spots, Cats move up three in AP women's poll

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:45:00 EST

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 27, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking

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What We Learned from the SEC in Week 13

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:24:00 EST

The College Football Playoff committee is facing a no-win situation.

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Sloppy Third Quarter Dooms #4 Cards

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:25:00 EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Alaina Coates had 17 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 3 South Carolina beat fourth-ranked Louisville 83-59 on Sunday in the Basketball Hall of Fame women's challenge.      A'ja Wilson and Allisha Gray also scored 17 points apiece for the Gamecocks (5-0), who turned a tight game into a blowout, using a 17-3 run spanning the half to take control. South Carolina led 39-32 when Kaela Davis hit consecutive 3-pointers to expand the advantage to dou...

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Epps Leads #20 UK over Samford

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:23:00 EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Makayla Epps scored 20 points, Evelyn Akhator had 15 points and 13 rebounds and No. 20 Kentucky defeated Samford 80-57 on Sunday.      Taylor Murray also had 15 points, going 5 of 7 from the field and the line, and Makenzie Cann came off the bench for 12 points for the Wildcats (5-1).      Kentucky had a 22-12 lead after one quarter and held Samford scoreless over the final 6:05 of the second to go up 41-17 at the half. The Wildcats ...

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Bengals Comeback Falls Short at Baltimore

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:18:00 EST

BALTIMORE (AP) - Justin Tucker kicked four field goals and Baltimore shut down the Cincinnati Bengals' depleted offense Sunday in a 19-14 victory that thrust the Ravens into a first-place tie in the AFC North.      Joe Flacco threw for 234 yards and a touchdown to help Baltimore (6-5) snap a five-game losing streak against the Bengals (3-7-1), whose playoff hopes took another serious blow.      The victory was not assured until Cincinnati quarterback Andy...

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#3 IU Rebounds After First Loss

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:15:00 EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - OG Anunoby scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Robert Johnson added 14 points and No. 3 Indiana routed Mississippi Valley State 85-52 on Sunday.      Thomas Bryant had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Hoosiers (4-1), who had no problem handling the winless Delta Devils, despite being without James Blackmon Jr. The Big Ten's second-leading scorer missed the game because of a knee injury.      The Hoosiers led by as many a...

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WKU win forces changes KHSAA football championships schedule

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:07:00 EST

The games will still be played at Houchens Industries/L.T. Smith Stadium on the Western Kentucky University campus. However, the results of this weekend's Conference USA games means the KHSAA is having to make a schedule adjustment because WKU has earned the right to host the C-USA championship game for the second consecutive year.

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Billy Reed: An upset of monumental proportions

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:21:00 EST

I'm not going to tell you that it was as earth-shaking as Centre stunning Harvard 6-0 in 1921, Dark Star shocking Native Dancer in the 1953 Kentucky Derby, or the United States ambushing Europe in the 2008 Ryder Cup golf matches at Valhalla. Nevertheless, what happened on a sunny fall afternoon yesterday in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium was an upset of monumental proportions. 

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Friends remember Rashaan Salaam as more than a football star

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:21:00 EST

By PAT GRAHAM and ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writers Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom Field, where he carved his name into...

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Heisman finalists: Jackson, Watson, Peppers, 2 Sooners

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

After putting on a show in Death Valley back in October, Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Louisville's Lamar Jackson will face off again.

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College football lineup of 40-game bowl season set

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:11:00 EST

Here is a timeline of the 2016-2017 college football bowl season.

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Bud Selig turns short-term job into Hall of Fame plaque

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:01:00 EST

On the day he was put in charge of baseball in 1992, Bud Selig said his new job was "hopefully relatively short term."

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Cardinals top Cats in women's basketball

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:27:00 EST

Louisville women's basketball defeated Kentucky in an overtime thriller on Sunday.

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Ohio State makes College Football Playoff joining Alabama, Clemson, Washington

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 07:41:00 EST

Penn State's championship game win was not enough to get the Nittany Lions into the College Football Playoff.

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NFL of the Week: Do or do not

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:22:00 EST

Someone from the NFL goes Rogue (One), the Saints do battle with a fourth-quarter Jedi, and Cam Newton may embrace the Dark Side, in this week's "NFL of the Week."

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Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 01:10:00 EST

As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn State."

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Belfry tops Central in 3A championship

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 01:01:00 EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Derek Wellman ran for 195 yards and Belfry used explosive plays to beat Central 52-31 in the KHSAA Class 3A state championship Saturday night at Houchens-Smith Stadium.      Belfry (14-1) scored on touchdown runs of 58, 64 and 47 yards and scored 31 unanswered points to win its fourth consecutive state championship.      Wellman finished with two touchdowns and Cameron Carton had 106 rushing yards as Belfry powered its run-only o...

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Blackburn leads Trinity to 6A crown

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:57:00 EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Spencer Blackburn accounted for six touchdowns and Trinity cruised to a 56-21 victory over Lafayette in the KHSAA Class 6A state championship Saturday night at Houchens-Smith Stadium.      Trinity (15-0) now leads Kentucky with 24 state championships and has won 12 titles since 2001.      Blackburn completed 14 of 16 passes for 222 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 110 yards and two more scores.      Laf...

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Cards come alive in 2nd half, beat Grand Canyon

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:24:00 EST

PHOENIX (AP) - Deng Adel scored 15 points, V.J. King and Ray Spalding added 14 each, and Louisville labored most of Saturday night before pulling out a 79-70 win over Grand Canyon.      Louisville (7-1) struggled to find a rhythm offensively in the first half before eventually wearing down the smaller Antelopes to escape the desert with a harder-than-expected win. The Cardinals made 17 of 31 of shots in the second half and had a 44-22 advantage in the paint to pull away...

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No. 11 UCLA upsets top-ranked Kentucky 97-92

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:39:00 EST

Only briefly did UCLA appear vulnerable against top-ranked Kentucky in its usual charged environment that has made the Wildcats one of the hardest teams to beat at home.

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Ohio State holds firm to 2nd in CFP rankings

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:37:00 EST

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team to be selected to the final...

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Men choke under pressure more often than women, study finds

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:34:00 EST

Women consistently perform better under pressure than men, according to a new study looking at male and female tennis players.

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With playoff spots at stake, Ohio St beats Michigan in 2OT

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 23:15:00 EST

The play was 29 Lead, and it will go down in history as how Ohio State beat Michigan in one of the greatest games ever played by the Big Ten's most storied rivals.

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Houston's Herman replaces fired Strong at Texas, report says

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:45:00 EST

The Longhorns finished 3-6 in the Big 12. Strong’s overall record at Texas dropped to 16-21, and 12-15 in the conference. Houston's Tom Herman is reportedly to be the next coach. 

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Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 20:45:00 EST

Alabama's defense still seems to have a wall erected at the goal line, and Jalen Hurts remains unflappable enough to shrug off mistakes.

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Spartans knock off Wichita State 77-72

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:12:00 EST

Miles Bridges scored 21 points to help No. 24 Michigan State hold off Wichita State 77-72 on Friday in the Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game. Eron Harris added 13 points for the Spartans (4-3), who followed Thursday's loss to No. 20 Baylor by building a huge second-half lead - and then nearly blowing it. They led by 18 midway through the half and held a 15-point lead with 8:05 left, only to see the Shockers (5-2) turn to fullcourt pressure to get back in it. Wichita State ran off a...

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Baylor comes back to beat UofL in Atlantis

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:10:00 EST

King McClure scored all 15 of his points in the second half and No. 20 Baylor rallied from 22 down to beat No. 10 Louisville 66-63 on Friday in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game. Johnathan Motley also had 15 points, and Terry Maston had 10 of his 12 in the final 20 minutes. The Bears (6-0) shot 65 percent in the second half in a stunning reversal from a start that saw the Cardinals shut down just about everything. Louisville led by 22 points late in the first half, by 20 e...

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DePaul women knock off WKU

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:04:00 EST

Jessica January scored 25 points and No. 18 DePaul remained unbeaten by holding off Western Kentucky 77-69 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. January added seven assists and six rebounds for the Blue Demons (4-0), who will play No. 5 Baylor in Saturday's semifinals. Jacqui Grant scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for DePaul, which got 11 points from Ashton Millender. DePaul got 24 points off turnovers, and won despite getting no field goals in the game's final 7:33. DePaul'...

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Vikings add more speed

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:00:00 EST

The Minnesota Vikings have signed running back Bishop Sankey to their practice squad. The move was made on Friday, two days after Sankey was released from Kansas City's active roster. Sankey spent three weeks with the Chiefs but did not play. He was on New England's practice squad earlier this season. Sankey was a second-round draft pick by Tennessee in 2014 out of Washington and rushed for 569 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie. He didn't see as much action last year, and then he...

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Lebron will be at OSU Michigan game

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:57:00 EST

LeBron James is jamming one of college football's biggest games into his busy schedule. James and several Cleveland teammates plan to attend Saturday's Ohio State-Michigan game in Columbus before they play in Philadelphia that night. James has been on the sideline at Ohio Stadium in the past, but not for a game he said is on his "bucket list." This year's matchup between the No. 2 Buckeyes and No. 3 Wolverines has national championship implications. The defending NBA champ...

NFL of the Thanksgiving: An NFL of the Week special

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:16:00 EST

Have a heaping helping of Washington-Dallas with a side of Minnesota-Detroit, in this week's special Thanksgiving "NFL of the Week." Enjoy some Pittsburgh-Indianapolis after, if you're still conscious.

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#10 UofL survives scare, beats Old Dominion 68-62 in OT

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:46:00 EST

Donovan Mitchell scored all 17 of his points after halftime to help No. 10 Louisville hold off Old Dominion 68-62 in overtime in Wednesday's final game of the first day at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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#8 Bellarmine win home opener 75-45 over Ohio Valley

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:44:00 EST

The No. 8 Bellarmine Knights shrugged off their worst shooting night of the year to post a 75-45 victory over Ohio Valley in a non-conference game as they made their home debut in Knights Hall tonight.

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Branca, pitcher who gave up 'Shot Heard 'Round World,' dies

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:43:00 EST

By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer Ralph Branca's career was defined by that one high-and-inside fastball.

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Charlie Strong is just the latest former UofL coach to struggle at next stop

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:05:00 EST

Charlie Strong is just the latest. Why have UofL head football coaches had so much trouble finding success at their next stop?

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U.S. soccer fires men's team coach Klinsmann

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:33:00 EST

Klinsmann has faced increased pressure after some disappointing losses, including a recent 4-0 loss to Costa Rica.

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Cats move up to #1, IU #3, UofL #10 in AP poll

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:34:00 EST

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking

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UofL women move up to #4 in AP poll, UK drops to #20

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:30:00 EST

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking.

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Breeders' Cup Juvenile second place finisher Not This Time is retired

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:25:00 EST

Wagering on Albaugh Family Stables’ Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Not This Time (#16) has been suspended for the first of four pools of the 2017 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opens its four-day run on Thanksgiving Day.

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How damaging was Cards loss at Houston?

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 12:34:00 EST

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - UofL is 9-2 and with three weeks until the announcement, has the frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy. Not a bad season.  However, Cards fans are distraught after that 36-10 loss at Houston on Thursday night. What is the damage assessment? 

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Wake Forest AD claims 'security breach' of Louisville game plan

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:14:00 EST

After taking a 12-0 lead, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons lost to the Louisville Cardinals by 32 points Saturday night. Now, Wake Forest says a possible "security breach" may have been the reason. 

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Cats hold at #2, Hoosiers, Cards move up in AP poll

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:46:00 EST

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and preseason ranking:    

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#5 UofL Women Steamroll Belmont

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:41:00 EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Asia Durr and Ciera Johnson scored 18 points apiece as No. 5 Louisville defeated Belmont 73-50 in the Cardinals' home opener on Sunday.      Mariya Moore added 13 points for Louisville (2-0), which shot 47.7 percent from the field, compared with 32 percent for Belmont (1-1).      After scoring a career-high of 24 points on Friday, Durr continued her hot start to her sophomore year with 7 of 12 shooting, including 4 of 8 from 3-point...

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#2 Cats Start Slow, Win Big

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:38:00 EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Isaiah Briscoe and De'Aaron Fox each scored a career-high 21 points, Malik Monk added 16 and No. 2 Kentucky pulled away from Canisius early in the second half for a 93-69 victory Sunday night.      Briscoe topped his previous high of 20 last December at UCLA behind 9-of-13 shooting that helped Kentucky (2-0) rally from a seven-point first half deficit to build a 44-35 halftime advantage.      Freshmen and fellow guards Fox and Monk c...

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Vols QB too much for Wildcats

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:30:00 EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - On a day when both teams ran wild, Kentucky couldn't quite catch up to Tennessee.      Joshua Dobbs threw touchdown passes to three different receivers and ran for two more scores Saturday as Tennessee defeated Kentucky 49-36 to continue its domination of this annual series.      Dobbs rushed for 147 yards and Alvin Kamara ran for 128 yards to lead Tennessee's 376-yard rushing attack. Kentucky ran for 443 yards - three yards shy of...

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Olympic boxing medalist scouts talent at Louisville gym

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:38:00 EST

Jones came to Louisville to scout local talent and mentor local youths in and out of the ring.  

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#13 UofL beats Bellarmine 81-60 in final exhibition

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 00:05:00 EST

#13 UofL hit 7-14 three-pointers and forced 16 first half turnovers in building a 49-17 halftime lead on their way to an 81-60 win over Bellarmine on Monday night at the KFC YUM! Center. 

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Jackson shines again as U of L rips B.C.

Sun, 6 Nov 2016 00:59:00 EDT

BOSTON (AP) - Lamar Jackson ran for three touchdowns and threw for four more in three quarters on Saturday to lead No. 5 Louisville to a 52-7 victory over Boston College.      Jackson ran for a 69-yard score on the game's third play and added rushing TDs of 13 and 53 yards in the second half. The Heisman Trophy favorite also threw for TDs from 30, 44 and 10 yards out on drives of five, four and one play to give the Cardinals a 28-0 lead just two snaps into the second qu...

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Georgia FG at horn nips Cats

Sun, 6 Nov 2016 00:55:00 EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Rodrigo Blankenship's 25-yard field goal as time expired gave Georgia a 27-24 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night and ended the Bulldogs' two-game losing streak.      Bulldogs quarterback Jacob Eason completed four passes for 42 yards before Sony Michel ran twice for 15 yards, including a 13-yarder to Kentucky's 15 with 20 seconds remaining. After a Bulldogs timeout, Michel ran another 7 yards to set up Blankenship, who put it through to help G...

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IU thumps Bellarmine in exhibition

Sun, 6 Nov 2016 00:52:00 EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The No. 11/12-ranked Indiana University men's basketball team defeated Bellarmine University, 73-49, in the team's final exhibition game on Saturday night at the Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. Sophomore OG Anunoby led three Hoosiers in double-figures with a game-high 25 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the field. Classmate Thomas Bryant had 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting to go with seven rebounds, while James Blackmon, Jr. scored all of his 10...

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IU beats Terps, now even on the season

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 23:08:00 EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Devine Redding, Tyler Natee and Zander Diamont each rushed for more than 100 yards Saturday and five different Indiana players scored on touchdown runs as the Hoosiers got past Maryland 42-36.      The Hoosiers (4-4, 2-3 Big Ten) snapped a three-game losing streak and took a big step toward becoming bowl-eligible, something they haven't done in consecutive seasons since 1990 and 1991.      Redding had 17 carries for 130 yards and ...

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Anthony Davis is on a historic start to season

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 21:22:00 EDT

New Orleans star Anthony Davis is the first player in three decades to open a season with back-to-back games of at least 40 points. Davis had 50 points on Wednesday against Denver, and followed that up with 45 more on Friday against Golden State - with the Pelicans losing both of those games. The previous player to score at least 40 points in his team's first two games was Michael Jordan, in 1986-87. Jordan had a combined 91 points in those games. No player since 1962 has scored at...

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Breno Giacomini is ready for Cleveland

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:53:00 EDT

The New York Jets have activated right tackle Breno Giacomini from the reserve/physically unable to perform list, making him eligible to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. To make room on the roster Saturday, the Jets waived wide receiver Jeremy Butler. Giacomini started every game at right tackle the last two seasons, but missed all of training camp and the first seven games this year with a back injury. Ben Ijalana and Brent Qvale rotated snaps in Giacomini's place. Coach ...

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Texas knocks off Baylor

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:44:00 EDT

Trent Domingue kicked a 39-yard field goal with 46 seconds remaining and Texas upset No. 8 Baylor 35-34 on Saturday to hand the Bears their first loss. For the second straight season, coach Charlie Strong and the Longhorns (4-4, 2-4 Big 12) beat Baylor (6-1, 3-1). This time Texas also dealt a blow to the Big 12's hopes of putting a team in the College Football Playoff. Both of the conference's remaining unbeaten teams lost Saturday, with No. 10 West Virginia going down at Oklaho...

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Toppers destroy Florida Atlantic

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:19:00 EDT

Mike White passed for 307 yards and three touchdowns, Anthony Wales ran for two scores, and Western Kentucky rolled up 661 total yards in a 52-3 throttling of Florida Atlantic on Saturday. White found Nicholas Norris for a 76-yard score on the third play from scrimmage. He completed a 54-yard TD pass to Lucky Jackson late in the first quarter, and his 65-yard pass to Taywan Taylor gave the Hilltoppers (6-3, 4-1 Conference USA) a 21-0 lead with 13:51 left in the second quarter. Taylo...

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Vince Vaughn plays big role in Game 4

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:14:00 EDT

Actor Vince Vaughn is keeping the faith with his beloved Chicago Cubs. Vaughn is the guest conductor for "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch for Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. The Cleveland Indians have ace Corey Kluber on the mound and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, but Vaughn is hoping for a comeback for his favorite team. "I'm just focused on tonight. I think we're going to let loose and have some fun," Vaug...

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Indiana State barely lost a close one

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:10:00 EDT

Darien Townsend's 79-yard punt return for a touchdown with 9:19 left to play provided the winning score as Youngstown State beat Indiana State 13-10 on Saturday night. Townsend's score gave Youngstown State (6-2, 4-1 Missouri Valley) its first lead of the game. It was the first punt return for a TD for the Penguins since Josh Lee ran one back 96 yards in 2011 against Valparaiso. Defensively, the Penguins recorded seven sacks with their last two coming on Indiana State's (4-5, 2-4) f...

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Nyquist won't run in Breeder's Cup

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:05:00 EDT

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist won't run in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic next Saturday at Santa Anita because of a "puffy ankle." Trainer Doug O'Neill said Saturday that last year's 2-year-old champion came out of his workout Thursday with the ankle issue. He says Nyquist jogs soundly and X-rays revealed nothing, but the issue occurred too close to next weekend's race. The colt was scheduled to be retired after the Classic and go to stud in Kentucky. Nyquist would...

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UK ground game flattens Mizzou

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:38:00 EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kentucky running backs Benny Snell and Boom Williams were just infants in 1999 when the Wildcats won three consecutive Southeastern Conference games.      Saturday, their performance helped Kentucky accomplish that feat for the first time in 17 years.      Snell rushed 38 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns, and Williams added 19 carries for 182 yards and a touchdown as the Wildcats defeated Missouri 35-21. It's the first time in s...

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Indians and Cubs update World Series rosters

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:37:00 EDT

Danny Salazar has made the Cleveland Indians' World Series roster. The right-hander hasn't pitched since in a game since Sept. 9 because of forearm tightness, but after some rehab and rest, the Indians feel he's ready to help them against the Chicago Cubs. It's possible that Salazar, who was picked for his first All-Star team this season, will start Game 4. He may also pitch in relief if rookie Ryan Merritt starts at Wrigley Field. Merritt emerged as an unlikely postseason hero when...

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Josh Brown admits abusing but says he never hit his wife

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:32:00 EDT

New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown has issued a statement in which he admits abusing his former wife but he insists he never hit her. Brown issued the statement to ESPN on Tuesday. Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon confirmed that the statement was from Brown, who was placed on the NFL commissioner's exempt list last week after authorities released emails and personal journals in which Brown admits to abusing his former wife. In his statement, Brown says he has taken measures to get he...

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Fan dies after leaving Broncos game

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:29:00 EDT

Authorities say a fan has died after falling 30 to 50 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night. Stadium Management Co., which operates Sports Authority Field at Mile High, said the fan fell over a stairwell railing. The medical examiner's office said Tuesday the man was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead. His name has not been released and a Denver police spokesman did not immediately provide details about the investigation. The incident occurred...

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NBA makes international history on opening night

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:24:00 EDT

The NBA begins its season Tuesday night with international players making up one-quarter of the league. The 113 international players come from 41 countries and territories. A maximum of 15 players are allowed on the 30 NBA teams. The NBA said Tuesday that the Utah Jazz lead the way with seven international players. Every team has at least one such player. Canadians are most represented for the third straight year. Eleven players from Canada are on NBA rosters, followed by France at...

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UofL's Creque earns ACC honors

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:50:00 EDT

University of Louisville redshirt freshman placekicker Blanton Creque was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Specialist and Co-Rookie of the Week after his performance in the Cardinals’ 54-13 win over NC State on Saturday.

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Cats field goal at the horn beats Bulldogs

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:21:00 EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Austin MacGinnis kicked a season-long 51-yard field goal as time expired to lift Kentucky to a 40-38 win over Mississippi State on Saturday night and end a seven-game skid.      MacGinnis also made field goals of 46, 32 and 32 yards but missed a 28-yard attempt Kentucky's opening series.      Mississippi State trailed 34-24 with 14:57 remaining, but used two late touchdowns to make things interesting down the stretch, setting the ton...

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Hoosiers bowl-bound after holding off Purdue

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 23:50:00 EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Devine Redding powered in from 1 yard out with 4:59 left Saturday to give the Indiana Hoosiers a 26-24 victory over rival Purdue.      With the win, Indiana (6-6, 4-5 Big Ten) became bowl eligible for the second consecutive year - a feat they last achieved in 1990 and 1991.      The Hoosiers also tied a school record by winning the Old Oaken Bucket for the fourth straight year. That had only happened once previously, from 1944-47...

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Fort Wayne shocks #3 Indiana 71-68 in overtime

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:46:00 EST

Bryson Scott scored 18 points and John Konchar made the go-ahead free throw with 1:19 left in overtime to give IPFW a stunning 71-68 upset over No. 3 Indiana on Tuesday night.

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Latest Indiana sports

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:36:00 EST

Isaac Haas and Vincent Edwards were both 6 of 9 from the field and had 16 points on Tuesday night as No. 18 Purdue dominated Arizona State in every phase of the game for a 97-64 victory in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison...

Tuesday's Scores

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:03:00 EST

By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Argos 65, LaVille 57

Colson, Vasturia lead No. 23 Notre Dame over IPFW 87-72

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:31:00 EST

Bonzie Colson had his sixth straight double-double Tuesday night with 17 points and 14 rebounds, leading No. 23 Notre Dame to an 87-72 win over Fort Wayne.