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January 21, 2018 - 3:12 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley was relieved to get her top player back on the court. Senior A'Ja Wilson came off the bench and scored 26 points after missing two games because of an ankle injury, leading No. 10 South Carolina over Kentucky 81-64 Sunday. "It helped (us) in so...
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Napoli's Dries Mertens scores during the Serie A soccer match between Atalanta and Napoli at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium in Bergamo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (Paolo Magni/ANSA via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm
MILAN (AP) — Napoli appears more and more likely to end Juventus' stranglehold on the Italian league title. Serie A resumed on Sunday after a winter break and Maurizio Sarri's team won 1-0 at Atalanta to extend its lead at the top of the Serie A standings to four points ahead of Juventus. The six-...
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Stipe Miocic receives his belt after a win over Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, early Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
January 21, 2018 - 2:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou had a violent history of first-round finishes. By the time their heavyweight bout reached the fifth round, Miocic and Ngannou huffed, puffed and trudged around the cage without a knockout in sight. Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third...
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January 21, 2018 - 2:29 am
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Canty had 20 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, and 11 rebounds and Gabe Vincent finished with 21 points to help UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 70-58 on Saturday night. Max Heidigger scored 14 points and Leland King II added six with 14 rebounds for UCSB (14-5, 3-2 Big...
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January 21, 2018 - 1:43 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jock Landale scored 32 points on 12-for-20 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help lift Saint Mary's to its 14th straight victory, 72-69 over Pacific on Saturday night. Emmett Naar added 12 points and Calvin Hermanson had 11 for Saint Mary's (19-2, 8-0 West Coast...
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Stipe Miocic, top, presses his elbow into the throat of Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, early Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Boston. Miocic retained his title via unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
January 21, 2018 - 1:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on UFC 220 in Boston, with the heavyweight and light heavyweight titles up for grabs (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Stipe Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third straight successful title defense, turning the anticipated slugfest against Francis Ngannou into a...
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January 20, 2018 - 11:04 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 9 Texas got a bit of a breather between games against two of the nation's top teams. Ariel Atkins scored 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting and the Longhorns had their most lopsided Big 12 victory ever, 90-39 over Texas Tech on Saturday. "I thought that our team played a pretty...
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January 20, 2018 - 10:56 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries finished with career highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds to notch his first double-double and propel Tulsa to a 64-51 victory over Memphis on Saturday night. Jeffries connected on 8 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 from long range, for the Golden Hurricane (11-9, 4-4...
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January 20, 2018 - 9:28 pm
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dante Sterling scored 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting and A.J. Mosby had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Alcorn State beat Alabama A&M 68-52 on Saturday. Alcorn State (6-14, 2-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 24-23 at halftime and started after intermission with a 9-0...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:50 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A yacht in the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race collided in the dark with a fishing boat near Hong Kong, leaving one fisherman dead while nine others were rescued. The yacht, Vestas 11th Hour Racing, was about 30 nautical miles from the finish line of Leg 4 of the bluewater...
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