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AP source: Memphis to announce Penny Hardaway as next coach


AP source: Memphis will announce NBA star Penny Hardaway as its men's basketball coach


Orlando Scandrick joins Redskins after release by Cowboys

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The Washington Redskins have signed cornerback Orlando Scandrick to a two-year deal worth up to $10 million, a source said. Scandrick, 31, was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, granting his request to become a free agent. With…

Joint World Cup bidders: Trump hasn't sparked voter concerns


Organizers of the North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup insist FIFA members have not expressed concern about President Donald Trump's harsh words about foreigners or the U.S. Justice Department prosecuting corrupt soccer officials


Craig Kimbrel: Infant daughter's heart surgery 'toughest thing' his family has been through

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With his infant daughter's condition improving following heart surgery, Craig Kimbrel rejoined the Boston Red Sox on Monday, threw live batting practice and declared he will be ready for Opening Day next week. "There's no denying it's been…

Steph Curry gifts limited-release shoes to Retrievers for Sunday's game

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The UMBC buzz reached the NBA following the Retrievers' historic win over No. 1 seed Virginia in the NCAA tournament. Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry supplied shoes and "swag" for the Retrievers that they wore Sunday night against…

The Latest: PGA Tour says safety paramount at Austin event


The PGA Tour, which is staging the Dell Match Play Championship in west Austin this week, says its security advisers are collaborating closely with law enforcement to try to ensure the safety of players and fans

NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted


The NCAA Tournament has an altered landscape for the Sweet 16 after losing four of its top eight seeds


The mostly bad history of NBA All-Stars as college coaches

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Memphis is turning to Penny Hardaway -- the former NBA All-Star and Tigers legend who does not have any Division I experience as a head coach or assistant -- to replace fired coach Tubby Smith. The school is expected to announce Hardaway…

Navratilova 'angry' at pay gap to McEnroe for BBC work


Martina Navratilova says she is "angry" and feels let down by the BBC after learning that John McEnroe gets paid at least 10 times more than her for their broadcasting roles at Wimbledon


Lue taking leave from Cavaliers to address health issues


Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep

Penny Hardaway agrees to be next Memphis coach


Former Memphis star Penny Hardaway has agreed to a deal to become the Tigers head coach and a news conference is expected on Tuesday, sources told ESPN. Hardaway, who starred at the school in the early 1990s, will replace Tubby Smith, who…


Altuve, Astros finalize $163.5M, 7-year contract

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AL MVP Jose Altuve and the World Series champion Houston Astros have finalized a $163.5 million, seven-year contract that guarantees him an additional $151 million over five seasons


Park wins Founders Cup, 54-year-old Davies ties for 2nd

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Inbee Park spoiled Laura Davies' bid to become the oldest winner in LPGA Tour history, pulling away from the 54-year-old Englishwoman in the Founders Cup


Column: Another victim of Russian doping bites the dust


Column: Another victim of Russian doping bites the dust, as the 'gold standard' of anti-doping bottles pulls out of the niche market vital for clean sport


What. Just. Happened?! NCAAs amp up the March Madness


The Sweet 16 field is set after a roller coaster ride of an opening weekend in the NCAA Tournament


Tennessee loses, NC State headed to Sweet 16

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Tennessee's streak is over, N.C. State is headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 11 years and Texas A&M pulled off another record comeback. It was an eventful start to the second round.

What's an NCAA Tournament upset worth? Units = big bucks

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UMBC became the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1.

UMBC's NCAA fairytale ends but memories will last forever

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UMBC captured the hearts of the college basketball world with its Goliath-slaying victory over top-seeded Virginia in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament

Naomi Osaka on her way up with first pro tennis title


Naomi Osaka was nervous for her first post-match comments as a pro tennis title holders

Trail Blazers win 13th straight, beat Clippers 122-109


Damian Lillard scored 23 points and CJ McCollum added 21 to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to their 13th straight victory, 122-109 over the Los Angeles Clippers


NCAA Latest: Sweet 16 set after wild opening weekend

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Coach Bob Huggins and the West Virginia Mountaineers are headed back to the Sweet 16 for the second straight season and fourth time since 2010 after routing Marshall 94-71

West Virginia gets better of in-state rival Marshall 94-71

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Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed its in-state rival beating Marshall 94-71 in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament


FSU comeback and payback as Seminoles oust top-seeded Xavier

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The Florida State Seminoles are on their way to their first Sweet 16 since 2011 after upsetting top-seeded Xavier

Underdog UMBC falls to Kansas State 50-43

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Barry Brown scored 18 points, and Kansas State ended UMBC's brief, but historic run in the NCAA Tournament with a 50-43 victory on Sunday night.


Comeback for the ages: Nevada tops Cincinnati 75-73 in NCAAs

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Josh Hall converted an offensive rebound for the tiebreaking basket with 9.1 seconds left as Nevada erased a 22-point deficit in the final 11 minutes of a stunning 75-73 NCAA Tournament victory over Cincinnati

Rory McIlroy birdies five of last six to win Arnold Palmer Invitational


ORLANDO, Fla. -- The connection Rory McIlroy had with Arnold Palmer was strong even before he delivered a Sunday charge that would have made The King proud. McIlroy first played the Arnold Palmer Invitational three years ago, and Palmer…


Harden scores 34 as Rockets hold off Timberwolves 129-120

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James Harden had 34 points and 12 assists, and Houston held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat Minnesota 129-120 for the Rockets' 26th win in 28 games

DeVoe, Clemson rout cold-shooting Auburn to reach Sweet 16

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Gabe DeVoe scored 22 points and Elijah Thomas had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson, which closed the first half with a 25-4 run that helped it beat cold-shooting Auburn 84-53 and advance to the Midwest Region semifinal


Texas A&M stuns reigning champ UNC 86-65 in NCAA 2nd round

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Reigning national champion North Carolina sputtered to the worst NCAA Tournament loss of Roy Williams' career on Sunday night, overpowered in its home state by Texas A&M

Del Potro edges Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

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Juan Martin del Potro rallied from three match points down in the third set and beat top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (2) to win the BNP Paribas Open and hand the Swiss superstar his first loss of the year.