Sports

Buried in avalanche, snowboarder recovers and eyes Olympics

  • Mar 06, 2020

VAIL, Colo.  — A recurring dream frequently woke snowboarder Brock Crouch: Buried alive and unable to move. He couldn’t shake that nightmare for nearly two months. Even more, certain sounds — like someone cracking their back — caused flashbacks to that day nearly 

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Toppin scores 20, leads No. 3 Dayton to 84-57 win over Rhody

  • Mar 06, 2020

KINGSTON, R.I.  — Obi Toppin scored 20 points and Trey Landers had 14 points and 14 rebounds for No. 3 Dayton on Wednesday night to lead the Flyers to their 19th straight win, 84-57 over Rhode Island. Dayton (28-2, 17-0 Atlantic 10) matched its 1951-52 team for the school record in wins, and with

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No. 14 Villanova edges No. 8 Hall; Big East up for grabs

  • Mar 06, 2020

NEWARK, N.J.  — Villanova kept its chances alive for a piece of a sixth Big East Conference regular-season title in seven years by putting No. 8 Seton Hall’s title hopes on hold. Saddiq Bey scored 20 points and the No. 14 Wildcats overcame some late free-throw shooting woes to prevent the Pi

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Azubuike scores career-high 31, No. 1 Kansas beats TCU 75-66

  • Mar 05, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan.  — Imagine what Kansas center Udoka Azubuike would have accomplished against TCU on Wednesday night if he was healthy. Or if he made his free throws. The bruising 7-foot center walked gingerly into Allen Fieldhouse on his sore ankle for his final home game and proceeded to s

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MLB wants to ban in-game video, union would allow

  • Mar 05, 2020

TAMPA, Fla.  — Major League Baseball has proposed banning player access to video during games, according to New York Yankees pitcher Zack Britton, but the union wants to allow it with protections that would prevent catchers’ signs from being visible. Players’ association head Tony Clar

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3′s are wild: Heat set record from deep, top Magic 116-113

  • Mar 05, 2020

MIAMI  — It took a record-setting night from 3-point range for the Miami Heat to beat the Orlando Magic. Duncan Robinson scored 27 points, all of them coming from beyond the arc, and the Heat hit a franchise-record 22 3-pointers in their 116-113 win over the Magic on Wednesday night. Goran

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NBA-leading Bucks bounce back from loss to rout Pacers

  • Mar 05, 2020

MILWAUKEE  — The Milwaukee Bucks have the NBA’s best record in part by avoiding slumps. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Bucks bounced back from one of their weakest performances of the season to rout the Indiana Pacers 119-100 on Wednesday night.

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Stephen Curry set to return for Warriors on Thursday night

  • Mar 05, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO  — Stephen Curry is scheduled to return from a more than four-month absence with a broken left hand to play for Golden State against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night. The Warriors announced Wednesday night that Curry had been medically cleared to play and would be in the lineup

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Manchester City produces a stunning comeback to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

  • Feb 28, 2020

Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne, the last-mentioned from the punishment spot, both struck within the last 12 minutes to grant Pep Guardiola’s side a brilliant triumph after falling behind to an Isco strike. To make thing

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