Men's sports

February 25, 2020 - 7:06 am
The British Open is returning to Royal Troon in 2023 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Open on the western Scottish links and to stoke memories of Henrik Stenson's magnificent duel he won against Phil Mickelson. Some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, President Donald Trump's...
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February 25, 2020 - 6:26 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota says it is investigating allegations that a former men's hockey assistant sexually abused players more than 30 years ago. The move comes after The Athletic reported on sexual abuse allegations against former assistant Thomas “Chico” Adrahtas over many...
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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, right, meets with Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) after an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 25, 2020 - 5:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Khris Middleton suddenly went cold down the stretch against the Washington Wizards. Fortunately for the Milwaukee Bucks, he kept shooting. With Giannis Antetokounmpo fouled out, Middleton bounced back from five straight misses and scored Milwaukee's final nine points and the Bucks...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk applauds after finishing a Men's 200m semifinal during the World Athletics Championships in London. Olympic 400-meter champion Wayde van Niekerk is competing again after more than two years out with a career-threatening knee injury, it was reported on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Van Niekerk ran at two low-level meets over the past week in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and came through them without any problems. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 25, 2020 - 2:51 am
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk is competing again after more than two years out with a career-threatening knee injury and is facing a race against time to be ready to defend his title at the Tokyo Games. The Olympics are five months away and the world record...
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Ron Roenicke, right, speaks as Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom looks on after being after being named interim manager of the Boston Red Sox baseball team Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 25, 2020 - 12:28 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — This isn’t quite how Chaim Bloom imagined things would go, back when he dreamed of running a baseball team. Less than two months after taking over the Red Sox — and with the start of spring training looming — Boston's new chief baseball officer needed to replace a World...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs to first base after getting hit with a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 25, 2020 - 12:05 am
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker Marchant Stadium. “...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) rebounds between Oklahoma State guards Isaac Likekele (13) and Lindy Waters III (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 24, 2020 - 8:55 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — When shots aren't falling early, Kansas can always rely on defense and Doke. Udoka Azubuike had 19 points and 16 rebounds, the Jayhawks shut down Oklahoma State long enough for their offense to come alive in the second half, and coach Bill Self's team rolled to an 83-58...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators' Marcus Hogberg, left, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
February 24, 2020 - 8:20 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets ditched their eight-game losing streak — and lost two more players to injuries. Emil Bemstrom scored 4:35 into overtime, and the banged-up Blue Jackets beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Bemstrom knocked home a rebound for his seventh of...
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Florida State forward Malik Osborne (10) reacts after hitting a three-point basket against Louisville in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
February 24, 2020 - 6:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Forrest scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime to rally No. 6 Florida State from a double-digit deficit and beat No. 11 Louisville 82-67 on Monday night. Patrick Williams' thunderous dunk put an exclamation point to a 15-0 run that put the Seminoles (24-4, 14-3...
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Jai Jai Wesley cheers outside of the Staples Center during a public memorial for former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
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February 24, 2020 - 6:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his last NBA game in 2016, Kristian Beflic was there, having come all the way from Germany to watch. When Bryant's jersey was retired at Staples Center before a game the following year, Beflic was there again. The German hotelier and...
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