By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Beauvillier scored twice, Josh Bailey had three assists and the New York Islanders kept Alex Ovechkin stuck at 698 career goals in beating the Washington Capitals 5-3 Monday night.
The Islanders jumped out to a 5-1 lead and held on to hand ...
By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) — Northeastern needed one of the longest games in Beanpot history to prove that it was still the top dog.
Jordan Harris made sure the Huskies retained that title over the Boston University Terriers.
Harris scored 14:33 into double overtime, ...
By MARK ROSNER Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With No. 1 Baylor's offense struggling, the team's defense locked in and helped the Bears win again.
Baylor, producing its lowest point total of the season, beat Texas 52-45 Monday night for its 21st straight victory — one short of the ...
By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Seventh-ranked Duke had just followed a wild overtime win against its fiercest rival by battling through the final minutes of a close game to beat eighth-ranked Florida State when coach Mike Krzyzewski paused on his way off the ...
By Tim Reynolds
AP Basketball Writer
The NBA is changing the format to this season's 3-point contest at All-Star Saturday Night in Chicago by adding a pair of deep shots that will be worth three points apiece.
That change means each round will now be a total of 27 shots instead of 25, and ...
By Brian Mahoney
AP Basketball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks made a big move before the trade deadline — by getting rid of the guy who would have been making their deals.
They fired President Steve Mills on Tuesday, shaking up the front office at a most unusual ...
By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, ending a 13-year run in which he guided the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades.
Dantonio went 114-57 as Michigan State's coach and won Big Ten titles in 2010, 2013 and 2015. ...
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Golfers at all levels keep hitting the ball farther, and the game's governing bodies plan to do something about it by going after the one area they can control — equipment.
The USGA and the R&A on Tuesday released their ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies will retire the late Hall of Fame pitcher Roy Halladay's No. 34 this season.
The Phillies will pay tribute to Halladay on May 29, 2020, the 10th anniversary of his perfect game against the Marlins. It was the 20th perfect game in MLB ...
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Coach Kelly Graves and Oregon made history, handing UConn one of its worst home losses under Geno Auriemma.
Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds as No. 3 Oregon rolled past the fourth-ranked Huskies 74-56 on Monday night, ...
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers in Nevada wagered $154.7 million on this year's Super Bowl, an increase from last year but still below the high set in 2018.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board released its Super Bowl betting figures on Tuesday, a day later ...
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old war veterans at midfield for the pregame coin flip, a 50-years-young pop diva handling halftime, and, of course, a quarterback who turns ...
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes needed just the waning minutes of Super Bowl 54 to end a whole lot of frustration.
A championship 50 years in the making for the Kansas City Chiefs.
A two-decade wait for an NFL title for coach Andy Reid.
By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Andy Reid hugged Patrick Mahomes early, and everyone else moments later. Good practice, because all of Kansas City wants to hug him now.
Reid wasn't about to let this Super Bowl slip away. Not with the brilliant Mahomes under ...
By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Webb Simpson was in big trouble when he drove into the right-side water on the par-5 15th.
"I didn't think it was over," Simpson said. "But I thought, 'I'm going to really have to do something special to get back in it.'"
He did ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby got the better of Alex Ovechkin in their 50th regular-season meeting and set the stage for more drama down the stretch.
Crosby had an assist, Matt Murray made 29 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals ...
By Barry Wilner
AP Pro Football Writer
MIAMI (AP) — Lamar Jackson’s stunning season not only earned him The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Award, but he won it unanimously.
That’s right: The second-year quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens joins Tom Brady as the only ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Noah Fant parlayed his outstanding performance at the NFL scouting combine last year into a first-round phone call from the Denver Broncos and the best season among the league's rookie tight ends in 2019.
What he's aiming for this year is to join the league's elite at ...
By Steven Wine
AP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for the Super Bowl in Miami is grim.
Clear skies and temperature in the 60s are expected when the game kicks off, so weather won’t be a problem.
But climate change likely will be, sooner or later. The sea and temperature are ...
By Tim Reynolds
AP Basketball Writer
The NBA's All-Stars will be playing this year with Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant in their minds and on their jerseys.
So, coming soon: No. 24 Giannis Antetokounmpo, and No. 2, LeBron James.
As part of what will be a long series of tributes to Bryant ...