College sports

Texas Tech's Cody Farhat (1) celebrates after scoring against Florida on a base hit by Gabe Holt (2) in the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 17, 2018. Texas Tech won 6-3. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 18, 2018 - 1:50 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too. Gabe Holt hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading the Red Raiders to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion...
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Sen. Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel shake hands before the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Physical Education Arena Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Houston. Cruz challenged Kimmel to the game after Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets playoff loss on the senator. Cruz won 11-9. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Slovenia's Luka Doncic, right, shoots a basket as Serbia's Vasilje Micic tries to stop him during their Eurobasket European Basketball Championship final match in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
June 17, 2018 - 4:30 pm
An international prospect with tantalizing potential and several college freshmen headline the list of wings in the NBA draft. Luka Doncic, the 19-year-old Slovenian playing in Spain, is mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall pick. After Doncic is a group featuring Miami's Lonnie Walker IV as a...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) goes up for a shot past Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) during the second half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. DiVincenzo was the surprise star of the NCAA championship game for Villanova, then became a surprise NBA draft entrant. (Chris Steppig/Pool via AP, File)
June 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Donte DiVincenzo's plan was to come out and test the NBA draft waters this spring, with the expectation that he would be returning to Villanova for another season. And then the national championship game happened. The hero of Villanova's win over Michigan picked the perfect moment to play the game...
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June 15, 2018 - 7:05 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. The lawsuit in Dallas was settled after three days of trial. A court...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma guard Trae Young (11) heads up the court with a steal against Baylor during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla. Young is projected as a likely top-10 pick in next week's NBA draft. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 15, 2018 - 2:11 pm
There's little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of the...
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Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich sits in the dugout before practice at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 15, 2018. Oregon State plays North Carolina on Saturday in the NCAA College World Series baseball tournament.. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich is the probable starter in the opening game of the College World Series on Saturday, and he said he is ready for any kind of reception he receives from the fans on the sport's biggest stage. Heimlich, 22, is in Omaha a year after it was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Dayton's Kostas Antetokounmpo (13) goes up to shoot against Rhode Island's Cyril Langevine (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in South Kingstown, R.I. Kostas Antetokounmpo thinks he's ready to follow big brother Giannis into the NBA, and given the bloodlines it's reasonable to assume he's got some potential. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
June 15, 2018 - 9:46 am
His numbers are ordinary. His name is not. And his potential, that's still to be proven. A player who averaged 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in his lone season of college basketball, primarily as a backup for a team that didn't finish with a winning record, wouldn't ordinarily seem like much...
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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval, right, watches after hitting an RBI single to score two runs during the 16th inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Miami. The Giants won 6-3 in 16 innings. At left is Miami Marlins catcher Bryan Holaday. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 14, 2018 - 6:32 pm
MIAMI (AP) — It was a much-needed win for the San Francisco Giants, but it came at a great cost. Pablo Sandoval's tie-breaking two-run single in the 16th inning lifted the Giants past the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Thursday, but the Giants also lost third baseman Evan Longoria to a broken left hand after...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2005, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, smiles as she is handed the game ball by team official Karen Bryant following the Storm's victory over the Minnesota Lyn in Seattle. The victory gave Donovan her 100th career WNBA victory as a coach, the first woman to reach that plateau. Donovan died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 am
To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8. She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday of heart...
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