Men's sports

May 25, 2017 - 6:46 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Proctor singled in two runs in a three-run sixth inning that lifted Duke past Virginia 4-3 on Thursday in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Max Miller also had an RBI single to help the ninth-seeded Blue Devils (30-27) advance to the semifinal round. They will...
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May 25, 2017 - 6:27 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer will sleep on a two-shot lead as he aims for his record ninth senior major at the Senior PGA Championship. Langer shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday morning, and the lead held up as thunderstorms halted play in the afternoon with half the 156-man field still on the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, May 25, 2017 though didn’t rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he somehow is healthy enough to do so. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 25, 2017 - 4:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, though he didn't rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:10 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gavin Sheets' two-run home run helped key a four-run ninth inning to rally Wake Forest past Georgia Tech 5-4 on Thursday in the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The homer by the junior first baseman is his conference-leading 20th of the season. He also leads the...
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A member of the public reacts at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 25, 2017 - 4:04 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A relative of the man suspected in the deadly Manchester concert attack says he was driven to extremism after seeing a friend fatally stabbed last year. The relative spoke to...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a...
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A member of the public reacts at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 6:42 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised her concerns over alleged intelligence leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation with U.S. President Donald Trump. A British...
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New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner (11) checks on New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury after Ellsbury collided with the outfield wall fielding Alcides Escobar's first-inning, flyout in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Ellsbury left the game shortly after the collision. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 25, 2017 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka gets extra rest, and the Kansas City Royals get to stay on schedule. The game between the Royals and New York Yankees was postponed by rain Thursday, with the announcement coming on a wet morning in New York City about five hours before the teams were supposed to...
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May 25, 2017 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker will miss the Washington Nationals weekend series against the San Diego Padres to attend his son Darren's graduation. Baker said he will rejoin Washington when it begins a three-game series in San Francisco on Monday, near Baker's offseason home. Bench coach Chris...
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This June 2015 photo provided by the USA Swimming Foundation shows Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones giving a swimming lesson to a child in Nederland, Texas, as part of the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program. A study released Thursday, May 25, 2017, found that found nearly 64 percent of African-American kids, 45 percent of Hispanic kids and 79 percent of children in families with less than $50,000 in annual income have little or no swimming ability. Jones and other Olympians will be helping teach kids as part of the foundation’s goal to provide reduced-cost lessons to more low-income and minority children. (USA Swimming Foundation via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 9:16 am
Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim. They've got plenty of work to do. The USA Swimming Foundation's most recent survey, released Thursday, found nearly 64 percent of...
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