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Dayton beats George Mason 76-63; moves to 4-way tie in A-10

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Sibert scored 24 points, Kendall Pollard chipped in 16 and Dayton rolled to a 76-63 victory over George Mason on Wednesday night for its 20th straight home win, and moves into a four-way tie for first in the Atlantic 10.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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Freshman ineligibility discussion lacks traction

COLUMBUS — Big-time college athletics is the ultimate meritocracy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All the years he'd been gone and all the thunderous standing ovations he received when he returned to Target Center with the Celtics and Nets, and Kevin Garnett still never fully realized just how much the Minnesota fans loved the franchise's biggest star.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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No. 1 Kentucky stands at 28-0, tops Mississippi St., 74-56

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — On a roster full of superstars, top-ranked Kentucky's Trey Lyles often is an afterthought.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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A homecoming at Honda Classic for Brooks Koepka

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brooks Koepka played in his hometown PGA Tour a year ago on a sponsor's exemption. He had plenty of friends and family watching at the Honda Classic, though to everyone else he was the American who only had full playing privileges in Europe.

It's different now.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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2 prep coaches suspended for encouraging teams to lose game

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad and improve their chances of advancing in the state tournament.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Is the mid-range jumper vanishing in college hoops?

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The mid-range jumper used to be a staple of college basketball playbooks. Now, the shot isn't as essential as it used to be — it seems to be fading away.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Reds say Homer Bailey won't be ready for start of season

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey won't be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery on Sept. 5 to repair a torn right flexor tendon.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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