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Cockburn scores 26 as No. 3 Illinois beats No. 5 Iowa 82-71

By The Associated Press undefined INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kofi Cockburn scored 18 of his 26 points in the first half, and No. 3 Illinois beat No. 5 Iowa 82-71 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten Tournament title game. The Fighting Illini (22-6) have won six straight, with three coming against ...

James Harden has triple-double, Nets roll past Pistons

By The Associated Press undefined NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and had his ninth triple-double with the Nets to help Brooklyn beat the Detroit Pistons 100-95 on Saturday night. Harden also had 10 rebounds and 10 assists in his 55th ...

No wind means no racing on America’s Cup day 4

By STEVE McMORRAN AP Sports Writer Suspense moved up another notch Sunday in the 36th match for the America's Cup between defender Team New Zealand and Italian challenger Luna Rossa when lack of wind prevented sailing on the scheduled fourth day. Each of the first three days has built the ...

Lightning raise championship banner, beat Predators 6-3

By The Associated Press undefined TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Playing in front of their home fans for the first time this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning raised their 2020 Stanley Cup banner and beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Saturday night. Tyler Johnson and Blake Coleman each had a goal and ...

Maryland beats Michigan State 68-57 in Big Ten tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Ayala scored 21 points, Aaron Wiggins added 19 and Maryland dominated Michigan State in the second half to take a 68-57 win in a first-round Big Ten tournament game on Thursday. The eighth-seeded Terrapins (16-12) gave their NCAA Tournament hopes a big boost but now ...

Beekman’s 3 helps No. 16 Virginia top Syracuse 72-69 in ACCs

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Reece Beekman hit a 3-pointer as time expired to help No. 16 Virginia edge Syracuse 72-69 in Thursday's quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Beekman hadn't hit a shot all day but buried a 3 from the right wing ...

Duke pulls out of ACC Tournament, NCAA tourney streak ends

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Duke arrived at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament hoping to make an unprecedented run to extend its long NCAA Tournament streak. Instead, the Blue Devils abruptly had to pull out of the tournament and end its season due to a ...

Amid Dolphins trade rumors, Flores says he’s high on Tua

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores said Thursday he's excited about grooming Tua Tagovailoa this offseason to make a big leap in Year 2 as an NFL quarterback. Left unsaid was how Flores would feel about coaching Deshaun Watson instead. The ...

‘Controlled environment’: NCAA plunges ahead with tourneys

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mount St. Mary's earned its sixth bid to the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday night by beating Bryant in the Northeast Conference Championship game, setting off a postgame celebration that included joy, anticipation, hugs -- and COVID-19 testing. Before ...

Boxing HOF celebrates Ali-Frazier every day

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Boxing fans everywhere are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Ed Brophy celebrates it every day. The world's most famous boxing ring, the one in New York City's Madison Square Garden where the Fight of the Century ...