February 20, 2019 - 9:39 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kendall Stafford had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as North Alabama got past Kennesaw State 76-61 on Wednesday night. Jamari Blackmon had 18 points for North Alabama (9-19, 6-7 Atlantic Sun Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Kendarius Smith added...
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February 20, 2019 - 9:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devon Daniels had 19 points and 11 rebounds to help North Carolina State beat Boston College 89-80 in overtime Wednesday night. Torin Dorn added 17 points for the Wolfpack (19-8, 7-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), who blew a 14-point second-half lead and had to survive BC's shot...
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February 20, 2019 - 9:29 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson left top-ranked Duke's rivalry game against No. 8 North Carolina 36 seconds in after his shoe appeared to break. The issue with Williamson's Nike shoe emerged during the Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night, which ended with him on...
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Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) looks for a shot while being defended by Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 8:52 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Quinndary Weatherspoon sank one of three free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining, giving him a career-high 31 points and lifting Mississippi State to a 68-67 win over Georgia on Wednesday night. With the game tied at 67-all, Weatherspoon was awarded two free throws when fouled by...
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February 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper and legislators have honored the North Carolina A&T State University football team for another championship season. Aggie players, staff and school leaders came to Raleigh on Wednesday to meet with Cooper at the Executive Mansion. Later in the day they...
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February 20, 2019 - 5:37 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state legislative panel has forwarded a bill to the full General Assembly to create a commission focused on the rights of college student-athletes at North Carolina's public campuses. The Legislative Commission on the Fair Treatment of College Student-Athletes voted Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) drives past New York Knicks' Noah Vonleh (32) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. Love relaxed on the beach under the warm Caribbean sun during the All-Star break. He’s hoping it keeps shining on him and the Cavaliers in the second half of a depressing, gloomy season.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
February 20, 2019 - 3:36 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love relaxed on the beach under the warm Caribbean sun during the All-Star break. He hopes it finally shines on him and the Cavaliers in the second half of a depressing, gloomy season. Offering optimism about his future and Cleveland's, Love returned to the practice...
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Green Bay Packers' Mason Crosby, left, presents a Packers jersey to Steve Stricker, after Stricker was introduced as the captain of the 2020 Ryder Cup team in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Michael Sears//Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major. He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six years in the back room as an assistant captain...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell is free to go. Antonio Brown, maybe not so much. The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to place a transition tag on Bell, allowing the star running back to reach the open market when free agency begins next month. And while the team will explore moving Brown, general...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers running backs coach Jim Skipper has retired from coaching after 32 years in the NFL, including 15 with Carolina. Carolina ranked in the top 10 in rushing yards eight times in Skipper's 15 seasons, including each of the last five years. Carolina's running backs went...
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