No. 12 Oregon State holds off No. 2 Oregon 67-62
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The outcome of that first game against the Ducks didn't sit so well with the Beavers. Following a loss to Oregon in Eugene on Friday night, Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No.
Kucherov has 5 points, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Nikita Kucherov is at his best, there is little opposing teams can do to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Clark: Some teams make little effort to justify ticket costs
NEW YORK (AP) — Players' union head Tony Clark took the extraordinary step of saying baseball fans should question whether it makes sense to purchase tickets for some teams, responding to Commissioner Rob Manfred's assertion that free-agent players have failed to adjust their economic demands in a market upended by analytics.
Guy's 23 lift No. 3 Virginia past No. 20 Hokies, 64-58
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 23 points and it was his big first half that gave No. 3 Virginia a chance to get things right in the second half.
Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height.
Former Arizona coach Olson suffers minor stroke
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona coach Lute Olson has been hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke over the weekend. Banner University Medical Center said in a news release on Monday the 84-year-old Hall of Famer is in good condition, but will need some rehabilitation once he is released from the hospital.
Column: Daytona 500 was action-packed opener NASCAR needed
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim France told 'em to race and NASCAR's next generation didn't disappoint. The Daytona 500 packed an unforeseen punch that, if nothing else, entertained Sunday's sun-drenched, sold-out crowd at the famed "World Center of Racing."
Giants manager Bruce Bochy to retire after this season
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bruce Bochy has always managed with his gut. Those same instincts told him it's nearly time to retire. Bochy announced Monday this will be his last season managing the San Francisco Giants, his 25th in all as a big league manager.
Sports' future in balance as Semenya-IAAF showdown opens
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field's governing body over issues of gender, hormones and performance in sports reached a pivotal phase on Monday as a key tribunal began hosting a planned five-day hearing in a case that could have massive repercussions throughout sports.
Rice women ranked for first time in school history
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Langley had a vision when she took over Rice's women's basketball program four years ago. The Owls have been steadily improving every season and now can add an appearance in the AP Top 25 to their achievements.
In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling
BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport, granting the iconic weapon from George Lucas' saga the same status as the foil, epee and sabre, the traditional blades used at the Olympics.
Duke reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25; Tennessee falls to fifth
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke keeps finding its way back to No. 1. The Blue Devils reclaimed the top spot in Monday's AP Top 25, the third time this season they've reached No.
Iron Horse yields gold: Gehrig cap could sell for $200,000
Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law's collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to pick something out as a Father's Day gift.
Yelich, Brewers focus on clean slate after near-miss in 2018
PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Yelich has already had conversations with some of his Milwaukee Brewers teammates about their biggest message this spring after coming up one win short of the World Series.
Joe Gibbs dedicates Daytona 500 victory to late son
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing.
Women's basketball teams honor cancer survivors
NEW YORK (AP) — Women's basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the Play4Kay initiative.
Figueroa lifts St. John's to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova
NEW YORK (AP) — A 70-foot shot just before halftime gave St. John's momentum, and LJ Figueroa and the Red Storm used a strong defensive effort in the second half to surprise No.
Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irving once again, too.
The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:55 p.m. Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday night in the All-Star game.
AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M
Mike Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
J.B. Holmes rallies to win a marathon finish at Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever.
Pitch clock coming for spring training games
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.
Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing.
No. 11 Michigan State beats Ohio State 62-44, but Ward hurt
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward. Now the Spartans may be without their standout big man for a while.
The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins 2nd Daytona 500 in 4 years
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.