SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and right-hander Nick Martinez were close to an agreement but didn’t get it completed before the owners locked out the players Wednesday night, according to a person with knowledge of the talks.
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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nijel Pack scored 17 points and Mark Smith scored 14 with 10 rebounds and Kansas State opened it up in the second half and beat Albany 71-43 on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Collin Gillespie has played so long at Villanova that the guard has become a de facto coach on the court. He tells his teammates where they should be, sets up the next play and echoes all the pregame instruction from coach Jay Wright.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 27 points, Dre'una Edwards had a double-double with six blocks and No. 16 Kentucky rolled over West Virginia 83-60 on Wednesday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett didn't get specific. He didn't need to. The goal the Pittsburgh quarterback set for himself when he made the surprising decision to return in 2021 rather than enter the NFL draft covered all the bases.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire head football Coach Sean McDonnell announced his retirement Wednesday after leading the Wildcats for 23 years.
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic facilities, from health clubs and high school gyms to professional training facilities, have taken precautions against pathogens for years, but in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are committing to new methods like the UV disin…
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia made the go-ahead jump shot with five seconds left in overtime then came up with a steal on the ensuing possession to give Wake Forest a 77-73 victory over Northwestern in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday night.
LSU flew newly hired coach Brian Kelly on a private jet to Baton Rouge, where he was greeted Tuesday by fans, dignitaries and the Golden Band from Tigerland after agreeing to a 10-year contract worth $95 million plus incentives.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the No. 25 Wildcats through June 2028.
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intercontinental Wealth Advisors, a locally-owned and operated firm known for crafting custom-tailored financial strategies that address their clients' unique wealth preservation needs and multinational interests, recently announced that they ha…
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — One difference between this rout and others before it was the lightning pace No. 9 Kentucky played toward building it.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Logan McLaughlin had 13 points off the bench to lead Abilene Christian to an 88-47 win over NCAA Division III-member Schreiner on Monday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione, school president Joseph Harroz Jr. and interim head football coach Bob Stoops combined to speak for nearly an hour on Monday about plans to steady the program a day after Lincoln Riley left to take over as coach at USC.
Baylor quarterback Gerry Bohanon's status for the Big 12 championship game was still uncertain Monday after missing the past 1 1/2 games for the ninth-ranked Bears because of a right hamstring injury.
Mike Krzyzewski’s final team at Duke has reached a familiar milestone: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll.
David Cutcliffe won’t return for a 15th season as Duke’s coach after the school announced a “mutual agreement for separation” on Sunday following the Blue Devils’ winless Atlantic Coast Conference record.
MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Markquis Nowell scored 18 points with five assists, Nijel Pack drained four 3-pointers to score 16 points and five players reached into double figures as Kansas State demolished North Dakota 84-42 on Sunday.
Michigan jumped to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday and Oklahoma State joined the top five for the first time since 2015.
Conference champions will be crowned, bowl selection pecking orders will be locked in and more clarity will emerge about which teams will and won’t be among the four picked for the College Football Playoff.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Willard went through his usual halftime routine with Seton Hall trailing a Bethune-Cookman team it should have handled easily. The 12th-year coach calmly broke down game tape and made some alterations.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew knew his sixth-ranked Bears might need time to blend a changed roster after they lost four starters from a national-championship run.