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Jones, Moore help No. 7 Duke top rival UNC 98-96 in OT

  • Feb 10, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.  — Tre Jones got Duke to overtime, and Wendell Moore Jr. finished off North Carolina. They did it with a pair of plays sure to live on in replays and the lore of the fierce rivalry, too. Jones hit a jumper at the horn to force the extra period, then Moore scored on a putb

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Jones, Moore help No. 7 Duke top rival UNC 98-96 in OT

  • Feb 09, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.  — Freshman Wendell Moore scored on a putback as time expired to help No. 7 Duke rally past North Carolina 98-96 in overtime in a wild renewal of the rivalry Saturday night. Moore’s follow of Tre Jones’ missed off-balance jumper finally ended this one, a game that saw

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Giroux, Flyers rout Capitals and keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

  • Feb 09, 2020

WASHINGTON  — Preventing Alex Ovechkin from reaching 700 career goals was high on the Philadelphia Flyers’ priority list Saturday night. They accomplished that objective, bounced back from a bad loss and got their captain a milestone of his own in the process. Claude Giroux recorded

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Press rolls as US secures spot in Tokyo Olympics

  • Feb 09, 2020

CARSON, Calif.  — Christen Press is on a tear with goals in her past six games, focused on the U.S. national team’s next big task: the Olympics. A longtime scoring threat, often as a spark off the bench, Press is making a case for a starting role with her latest outburst. She is just

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Campaign pitch: Trump goes to bat for Rose in Hall of Fame

  • Feb 09, 2020

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump wants Cooperstown to open its doors for Pete Rose. Trump tweeted Saturday that

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Taylor takes 1-shot lead over Mickelson at Pebble Beach

  • Feb 09, 2020

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.  — For his final act on a day filled with short-game magic, Phil Mickelson hit a full-swing flop shot over a bunker that landed in just the right spot on the 18th green at Pebble Beach that it rolled out to 4 feet from the cup. Somehow, it didn’t go in. For a tim

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Powell leads No. 12 Seton Hall past No. 10 Villanova 70-64

  • Feb 09, 2020

PHILADELPHIA  — Myles Powell took a seat on the bench with his fourth foul, put his cheerleader hat on and had full confidence in his Seton Hall teammates – and they showed why. Powell had 19 points, Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and the No. 12 Pirates s

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Return of the Hoosier: Knight back at Indiana after 20 years

  • Feb 09, 2020

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  — Bob Knight’s short stroll from the practice gym to Assembly Hall ended a 20-year journey home. It seemed as if he never left. When the former Indiana Hoosiers coach walked through the tunnel Saturday and onto his old court for the first time since his firing in S

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Column: Shame on college football for lack of black coaches

  • Feb 08, 2020

Colleges around the country wrapped up their football signing classes this week, proudly touting scores of African-American athletes as the next big stars. It’s a whole different situation on the sideline. Segregation still rules the coaching ranks. And not just the top guys. A review o

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