STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has hired Lou Spanos, a coach with experience in both college and the NFL, to fix its historically bad defense.
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ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl.
Central High School boys' basketball welcomed Shelbyville to the Patch Tuesday night for a district showdown. In a performance that wasn't perfect, the Raiders took a lead from the first quarter on to defeat the Eagles 80-64.
Central High School girls' basketball was back at the Patch Tuesday night for a matchup with district foe Shelbyville. It wasn't the prettiest victory, but the Lady Raiders kept their home winning streak alive with a 57-52 defeat of the Eaglettes.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — John Wetteland, a former All-Star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14.
HONOLULU (AP) — Steve Stricker came to Hawaii for two weeks of work, just like the old days, but with a twist. Instead of starting at the winners-only field at Kapalua and then going over to the Sony Open, he started at the Sony Open and heads to the winners-only field on the Big Island for …
Posts circulating on social media Tuesday quoted Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence after the team's visit to the White House as saying: "President Trump got all our favorite foods. It was the best meal we ever had. Then we go and see the coastal elite media trashing it for not being organi…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Breakfast at Manny Pacquiao's house began with a silent prayer, followed by more silence around the big dining room table as his massive entourage waited for the fighter to take the first bite.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed forward Julian Wallace to a two-way contract and have waived forward/center Jarnell Stokes.
DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--INDYCAR announced today during the North American International Auto Show that global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multi-year agreement to become the IndyCar Series Title Partner. In addition, NTT becomes the Offici…
Coffee County Middle School basketball was back on the hardcourt Monday night for a conference matchup at North Franklin Middle. Both boys and girls teams fell by double digits, first with the Lady Raiders at 49-26, followed by the Red Raiders 35-24 loss.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms.
HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring a season-high 57 points in Houston's win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, James Harden was asked how he was able to put Sunday's loss to Orlando, when he went 1 for 17 from 3-point range, behind him so quickly.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke remained firmly entrenched at No. 1 for a fourth straight week in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, which was enough to give its Hall of Fame coach another record.
TAIPEI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2019--The first Antarctica Expedition team with the goal of reaching the South Pole via cross-country skiing in the history of Taiwan finally completed the great march at around 6 p.m. Chilean time on December 22, 2018 (5 a.m. on December 23, 2018 in Taiwan),…
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2019--Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), celebrates Olympic medalist and Skechers Performance ambassador Matt Kuchar’s victory at the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club yesterday in Honolulu. Kuchar—who competes wearing Skechers GO GOLF footwear—f…
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This much is clear about the Patriots' latest run to the AFC championship game: it's come with a lot of introspection and reinvention on offense.
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame remained No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after beating then-No. 2 Louisville last week.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Every racing series in the world is full of wealthy enthusiasts with ideas that sound too good to be true. Expensive promises to fund life-changing opportunities are usually broken before cars even make it to the track.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother — quite a gutsy goodbye, the type of never-give-in performance he's famous for.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2019--STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced the hire of Arjan Paulussen as Vice President of Global Accounts, overseeing new business and renewals for some of the largest STATS accounts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennessee saw three of its incredible streaks end this week as the 13th-ranked Lady Vols have a three-game losing streak for the first time in 33 years.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half, Kyvon Davenport added 17 points and Memphis beat Tulane 83-79 on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady recognizes that there are some who believe the Patriots are nearing the end of their run of unprecedented playoff success.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Caliya Robinson had 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and two of her six blocks in a critical last-minute possession on Sunday and Georgia defeated No. 13 Tennessee 66-62, giving the Lady Vols a three-game losing streak for the first time in 33 years.
Coffee County swimming traveled to Sewanee on Saturday to take on teams from all over the state. In their final meet of the regular season, the Central High School swimmers placed ninth out of 20 teams in combined scoring.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josiah Wallace had 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Mack Smith scored 14, hitting 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 25 seconds, to help Eastern Illinois overcome a 12-point deficit and beat Tennessee Tech 67-60 on Saturday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamontray Harris scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Morehead State snapped a four-game skid while picking up its first conference win with a 74-61 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs' defense had heard the chorus of critics all season long, the ones that claimed their sieve-like line and shaky backfield would spoil young superstar Patrick Mahomes and cost them a chance to chase their first Super Bowl appearance in decades.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin McClain scored a career-high 28 points and added six assists as Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 109-93 on Saturday.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 20 points on four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds as Chattanooga held on late to edge Samford 80-75 on Saturday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 1,500-meter freestyle Saturday for her fourth individual title of the week in a TYR Pro Swim Series meet.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds — eight off the offensive glass — and East Tennessee State held off Mercer in overtime 72-68 on Saturday.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Anthony Duruji scored 19 points, Mubarak Muhammed added 11 points and 10 rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat Middle Tennessee 73-56 on Saturday for its seventh consecutive home victory.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 20 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked a potential game-tying shot at the buzzer, and Austin Peay held off UT Martin 72-70 on Saturday, handing the Skyhawks' their sixth straight loss.