College sports

Connecticut guard Crystal Dangerfield (5) drives as UCLA guard Kennedy Burke (22) defends in the first quarter of an NCAA women's basketball game in Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
November 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and No. 1 UConn routed fifth-ranked UCLA 78-60 on Tuesday night, snapping the Bruins' 32-game home winning streak. Crystal Dangerfield added 17 points for the Huskies (4-0), who won their 39th consecutive road game in their first visit to...
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Miami head coach Mark Richt walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami won 44-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 21, 2017 - 9:27 pm
Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of...
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While being guarded by Wichita State forward Rashard Kelly (0), Marquette guard Sacar Anim (2) loses the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 21, 2017 - 5:07 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Wichita State has multiple players who can score in many ways, its lineup filled with almost interchangeable parts. What sets the No. 6 Shockers apart is their ability to defend tenaciously. They did just that in the second half against Marquette on Tuesday, winning 80-66 to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, a house is for sale in Coral Gables, Fla. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in October. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from a dwindling supply of available homes. Sales rose 2 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, the National...
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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Furman in Durham, N.C., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 21, 2017 - 2:36 am
Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited. Well, they can at least watch it on TV. Knight is celebrating his 80th birthday by staging a two-bracket tournament — the PK80 — beginning Thursday in Oregon. It includes some of the sport's heaviest...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 20, 2017 - 11:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to avoid Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 20, 2017 - 1:33 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley also stripped the senior of his captain status for the game. Riley made the...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:31 am
A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key staffers met with Kelly in New Hampshire on Sunday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 19, 2017 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2017 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump's tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release in comments to ESPN. "Who?"...
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