College sports

May 26, 2017 - 9:56 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Eduardo Estrada's three-run homer gave Minnesota the lead in the eighth inning, and the third-seeded Gophers overcame a six-run deficit to beat Indiana 9-8 in a Big Ten Tournament elimination game Friday night. After Ben Mezzenga's two-run double pulled the...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:24 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jackson Cramer's three-run double highlighted a six-run 10th inning as West Virginia rallied to oust top-seeded Texas Tech from the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 12-7 win on Friday. The win advances the Mountaineers (34-23) to a Saturday matchup with Oklahoma State, while...
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South Carolina's TJ Hopkins (5) celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college baseball tournament against Kentucky, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 26, 2017 - 8:18 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — TJ Hopkins' pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning helped South Carolina rally past Kentucky 3-1 on Friday to reach the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals. The 11th-seeded Gamecocks (35-24) face No. 2 seed LSU (41-17) on Saturday. South Carolina won despite...
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South Carolina's TJ Hopkins (5) celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college baseball tournament against Kentucky, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 26, 2017 - 8:08 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — TJ Hopkins' pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning helped South Carolina rally past Kentucky 3-1 on Friday to reach the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals. The 11th-seeded Gamecocks (35-24) face No. 2 seed LSU (41-17) on Saturday. South Carolina won despite...
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FILE - April 30, 2010, file photo, College of Southern Nevada baseball player Bryce Harper warms up before a college baseball game in Henderson, Nev. A few years before Bryce Harper was hitting home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction, of all places, means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since 1959. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
May 26, 2017 - 7:48 pm
A few years before Bryce Harper was hammering home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since...
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May 26, 2017 - 7:40 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Holton scattered four hits over eight innings, Jackson Lueck and Matt Henderson each had two-run hits and Florida State eliminated top-seeded Louisville 6-2 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. A week after beating...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:35 pm
BELMONT-ALWAYS DREAMING Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness. Trainer Todd Pletcher says the 3-year-old colt will be pointed toward either...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:25 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was arrested in Florida on suspicion of felony possession of marijuana this month, but a prosecutor reduced the charge to a misdemeanor. Omaha television station KETV reported Friday ( http://bit.ly/2r6JS56 ) that Morgan was arrested May 6...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA pitcher Rachel Garcia went the distance, and it was a really long road to the finish. Garcia threw 232 pitches in 11 innings for the complete-game win in the Bruins' 8-7 victory against Mississippi in the opener of the NCAA softball super regionals. Garcia struck out 12 and...
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May 26, 2017 - 5:44 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Erickson pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Iowa beat top-seeded Nebraska 2-0 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten baseball tournament. Erickson (3-3) struck out six in holding back the top-seeded Cornhuskers (35-19-1), who had scored 36 runs in their previous...
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