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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was sluggish at the start of each half against Oklahoma State on Monday night. The real story, though, was how they finished them. The second-ranked Jayhawks seized control of the game with a 30-9 run into halftime, then used a 32-11 run to finish the game for a 94...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon might not have a tougher defensive assignment for the rest of the season than he had on Monday night, and No. 7 Virginia’s fifth-year senior would do well to repeat what he managed against Cat Barber should a similar opportunity ever arise. “I love...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andy Pettitte is confident former New York Yankees teammate CC Sabathia can be successful this season with a diminished fastball that normally tops out in the upper 80 mph range. “I am just because I know what he can do,” Pettitte said Monday. “I watched him too many times and...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is mentioned in the lawsuit a group of women filed against the University of Tennessee last week in which they said the school violated Title IX regulations in the way it has handled reports of sexual assaults by student-athletes...
DETROIT (AP) — The way both teams were scoring, Pavel Datsyuk couldn’t help reaching this milestone. Needing one point to make it to 900 in his NHL career, Datsyuk had two goals and an assist Sunday to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins. Henrik Zetterberg and...
TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant exited the All-Star Game for the final time to watch Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry wrap things up with 3-pointers. Bryant’s gone, and these young guys are good. Bryant said his All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West’s best sent him off a...
Athol's Merrick Decker, top, tries to drive Hampden Charter's Khalil Kasimov over to his back during the semifinals of the WMass Division III championships, Saturday. Decker, who is a two-time champion at 113 pounds, saw his bid for a record third WMass title squashed when he was injured in his finals bout. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTHWICK — Merrick Decker’s bid for a record third WMass title was derailed by a chest/rib injury, Saturday night, at the WMass Division III Wrestling Championships, held at Southwick High School. The Athol High School star reached the finals for the third consecutive winter, but re-aggravated...
HADLEY — The Mahar girls’ basketball team got everything they could handle, Friday night, but lived to tell about with a 70-57 victory over Hopkins Academy. The Senators (9-8) found themselves in a 49-49 tie entering the fourth quarter, but outscored the Hawks (5-12) 21-8 down the stretch to...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police seized more than 800 bags of heroin and about 70 grams of the drug in its raw form during a raid at a Springfield home. Sgt. John Delaney says police and members of the FBI Gang Task Force arrested four suspects Thursday who they say ran a large-scale heroin and...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he...

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