College basketball

Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf (2), Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 11:55 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Hoffman fired a slap shot through traffic off a pass from...
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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ervin Santana throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 23, 2017 - 9:39 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ervin Santana pitched a two-hitter for his 10th career shutout, Brian Dozier homered and the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Tuesday night. After banging out 21 hits in a 14-7 win over Baltimore on Monday, the AL Central-leading Twins relied on exceptional...
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May 23, 2017 - 9:38 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Virginia captured its third straight NCAA men's tennis championship, defeating Atlantic Coast Conference rival North Carolina 4-2 in a final that was forced inside because of rainy weather Tuesday. The second-seeded Cavaliers won the doubles point when Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and...
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Kyle Larson, front right, and Kyle Busch, from left, lead the field at the start of the NASCAR All-Star auto race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 23, 2017 - 5:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced several changes to its 2018 schedule Tuesday, including new tracks for the final 11 races of the season. Indianapolis Motor Speedway will become the 26th race of the Cup season and the final chance to set next year's playoff field. The race will be run Sept...
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May 23, 2017 - 2:51 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina guard TeMarcus Blanton is giving up basketball after struggling with a serious hip injury he suffered before his freshman season. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin says Blanton told him he could not get his body to respond to a level that would allow him to continue...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Kansas guard Josh Jackson pass the ball during the second half of a regional final against Oregon in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Kansas City, Mo. The former Kansas basketball player must undergo anger management classes and apologize as part of a diversion agreement arising from a confrontation with a women's basketball player. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
May 23, 2017 - 1:52 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson must attend anger management classes, write a letter of apology and refrain from using alcohol or recreational drugs for a year as part of a diversion agreement arising from his confrontation with a Jayhawks women's basketball...
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May 23, 2017 - 12:03 pm
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Wofford associate head coach Dustin Kerns is Presbyterian's new men's basketball coach. The Blue Hose announced the hire Tuesday. Kerns takes over for Gregg Nibert, who resigned last month after 28 seasons as the school's basketball coach. Kerns spent the past four seasons with...
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In this Feb. 11, 2017, photo, Bob Joyce, the radio play-by-play voice of the UConn women's basketball team, calls a game between UConn and SMU in Storrs, Conn. Joyce has called six national championship games as the radio voice of the UConn women's basketball team, but in the offseason he calls balls and strikes, pursuing his other passion as a high school baseball umpire. (Brad Horrigan/The Hartford Courant via AP)
May 20, 2017 - 8:41 am
MARLBOROUGH, Conn. (AP) — Bob Joyce has called six national championship games as the radio play-by-play voice of the UConn women's basketball team, but spends the offseason as a baseball umpire. The 51-year-old sportscaster for WTIC-AM says baseball has been a life-long passion and he spends much...
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San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, center left, gestures next to center Pau Gasol during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 14, 2017. The Warriors won 113-111. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 16, 2017 - 8:55 am
Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with an ankle sprain, though the San Antonio Spurs' MVP candidate has already made it back from the injury once this postseason. Ankle injuries in basketball are not uncommon, at any level. But when you're one of the best players in...
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San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, center left, gestures next to center Pau Gasol during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 14, 2017. The Warriors won 113-111. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 16, 2017 - 2:11 am
Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with an ankle sprain, though the San Antonio Spurs' MVP candidate has already made it back from the injury once this postseason. Ankle injuries in basketball are not uncommon, at any level. But when you're one of the best players in...
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