TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — U.S. coach Dawn Staley knows her team is a work in progress.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.
MINNEAPOLIS — Lindsay Whalen didn’t know Richard Pitino well.
SAN DIEGO — Sometimes, life puts us in front of special people. The dominoes of the daily grind connect in unplanned, poignant and powerful ways. And those interactions, every now and then, can change everything.
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup.
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The U.S. women's basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch.
Before Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast last week, N.C. State basketball coach Kevin Keatts had invited some of his friends from the Wilmington, N.C., area to wait out the storm at his house in Raleigh, N.C.
Valorie Kondos Field nearly quit while she was behind. Nearly.
HARTFORD, Conn. — ESPN’s new documentary series, “Basketball: A Love Story,” includes a 25-minute segment on the relationship between Pat Summitt and Geno Auriemma and the Tennessee- UConn rivalry.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — George Mason has signed athletic director Brad Edwards to a five-year contract extension.
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
HARTFORD, Conn. — The last of the ifs, ands and buts were removed on Tuesday afternoon. Jim Calhoun is no longer a consultant, he’s a basketball coach again.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun has officially been named the head coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut.
Urban Meyer returns to coaching after a three-game suspension, and most Ohio State fans couldn't be happier. The AP's Mitch Stacy in Columbus, Ohio, talks to PodcastOne Sports Now about the reaction to Meyer's return and how Meyer handled himself before the media.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Lovett connected with Jesper Horsted for two touchdowns and ran for two more and Charlie Volker had two touchdown runs, all in the first half, and Princeton opened its 150th season with a 50-7 win over Butler on Saturday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn alumna Breanna Stewart glanced over at her teammates with a smile, soaking in the moments after winning the Seattle Storm’s third WNBA title Wednesday night. She had just accepted the WNBA Finals MVP trophy, and was still in shock from the 98-82 Game 3 win over the Wa…
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Stanford will be without running back Bryce Love when facing UC Davis on Saturday.
Hello, Miami, Florida and Florida State?
In a story Sept. 11 about the World Equestrian Games, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Barry Sternlicht, the founder of Starwood Capital Group, currently manages an investment fund with $51 million in assets. Sternlicht currently manages an investment fund with $56 billion in assets.
MIAMI — The Miami Heat on Wednesday exercised their third-year option on Bam Adebayo, a move that not only locks the center into a $3.5 million salary for 2019-20, but also keeps him under team control for at least one additional season.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Former Indiana basketball star Brian Evans and former football star Glenn Scolnik headline the university's new Hall of Fame class.
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the few teams to have much success against Jacob deGrom all year has been the last-place Miami Marlins.
DETROIT (AP) — For five innings, the Houston Astros were one pitch away from blowing an important game.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Martavis Bryant, the wide receiver acquired for a third-round draft pick and released at the cutdown to 53 players, returned to the Raiders on Tuesday, with sources confirming reports that originated with the NFL Network.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has dismissed sophomore point guard Alexis Morris from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man nicknamed the Goldfather for his work guiding Vanderbilt athletics to success not considered possible at the Southeastern Conference's only private university is stepping down.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former NBA all-star guard Kenny Anderson is taking over as the head coach at NAIA program Fisk University.
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Dawn Staley and USA Basketball are used to players showing up in the final days before the world championship.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico men's basketball coach Paul Weir has ideas beyond the basketball court.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police have filed charges against former NBA and University of North Carolina basketball player P.J. Hairston, the latest in legal problems dating back to his college career.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa sophomore Luka Garza had surgery Friday to remove a benign cyst in his abdomen and is out indefinitely.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Soon after Gene Taylor arrived at Kansas State, the new athletic director began quietly speaking with coaches, staff and athletes to ascertain what they needed to remain competitive in the Big 12.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Francisco Mejia felt nervous in the early innings of his first game behind the plate for the Padres. All he needed was one swing to settle in.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Three times back in the early 1990s, two prolific assist machines dueled on the same Bay Area college basketball stage.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was obviously thrilled when he found out about the trade for two-time All-Pro Khalil Mack last weekend.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis is planning to build a statue and a park in honor of former star player and coach Larry Finch.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Cameron Lard would wake up, meditate and do yoga. That was followed by a trip to the gym, a meal, meetings, another meal and more meetings.
CLEVELAND (AP) — For the Browns, winning the season opener over Pittsburgh could bring closure.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes has received a three-year contract extension and raise that will earn him $21 million over the next six years.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — At various points during his recovery, when he was traveling to Germany and Switzerland and England to try out the latest treatments, Brandon Marshall spent nearly as much time fighting doubt as he did trying to overcome his injuries.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys say they are the first NFL team to have a sponsorship agreement with a casino.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament is heading back to Washington and to New York.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Kyle Shanahan took over as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers last year, his top priority was acquiring the type of quarterback he could try to help mold into the star this franchise of Joe Montana and Steve Young has lacked for so long.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota men's basketball team will play as many as five power conference opponents this season prior to Big Ten play.
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