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Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard celebrates at the end of a semifinal round game against Michigan State in the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2019 - 10:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 10:25 p.m. The college basketball season will end Monday night with two defensive-minded teams battling to become a first-time champion. Texas Tech entered the national semifinals by allowing just 84 points...
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Texas players react after defeating Lipscomb in the championship basketball game of the National Invitational Tournament, Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Texas won 81-66. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 05, 2019 - 2:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. "It's great to win a championship," coach Shaka Smart said. The Longhorns...
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AP Photo/Carlos Osorio
April 04, 2019 - 6:05 pm
With only four previous starts in the major leagues, Spencer Turnbull was easily the least experienced member of Detroit's starting rotation. That made him an interesting choice to start the home opener — but the 26-year-old right-hander was up to the challenge. "It was a dream come true," Turnbull...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, Calgary Inferno's Brigette Lacquette, left, battles for the puck with Les Canadiennes de Montreal's Lauriane Rougeau during the second-period action of the Clarkson Cup hockey game in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Women's Hockey League will discontinue operations on May 1, the league announced Sunday, March 31. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 04, 2019 - 1:57 am
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Some of the top women's hockey players in the world are vowing to use their voices to shape the future of the sport in North America after the six-team Canadian Women's Hockey League announced it is shutting down after 12 seasons at the end of this month. The CWHL announcement...
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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
April 03, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli really wanted to give Byron Buxton a rest, a day after the center fielder bruised his ribs when he crashed into the wall chasing down Adalberto Mondesi's inside-the-park home run. But then the perfect situation arose to insert the speedster Wednesday, and...
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AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
April 02, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Garrison Mathews swished his ninth 3-pointer of the game in front of an exuberant Lipscomb bench for the lead with 1:10 left in the game to send the Bisons on their way to the NIT championship in a 71-64 win over Wichita State on Tuesday night. Mathews had been buried in obscurity for the Atlantic...
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