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Coach K back, No. 8 Duke rolls inside to beat NC State

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mark Williams patrolled the lane with an assertive edge that had him cleaning up misses, swatting away shots and scoring through contact from defenders flailing to stop him. ...

Northwestern holds on to beat No. 10 Michigan St 64-62

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Northwestern beat Michigan State at its game, crashing the offensive boards and hustling for loose balls to beat a top 10 team on the road for the time in nearly five years....

Friday's Sports in Brief

TENNIS Former tennis star Chris Evert says she was diagnosed with an early stage of ovarian cancer. The 67-year-old Evert revealed the illness in a story posted F...

Tennis Hall of Famer Chris Evert says she has ovarian cancer

Former tennis star Chris Evert says she was diagnosed with an early stage of ovarian cancer. The 67-year-old Evert revealed the illness in a story posted Friday on ESPN.com; she is a...

Bills' DE Hughes primed for 'slobber-knocker' against Pats

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — If this is the end of the line for Jerry Hughes’ career, the Buffalo Bills defensive end is primed for the playoffs. Whether it’s facing the rival New Engla...

Japan’s Kobayashi among favorites in wide-open ski jumping

Even athletes who compete in ski jumping and a former Olympian paid to analyze the sport on TV have no idea who will win gold at the Beijing Games. That’s because more than a dozen m...

Jewelry Market Growth Graph To Demonstrate Inclination Towards Positive Axis By 2031

Recovery-based survey for Jewelry market price report contains essential information concerned with growth strategies, trends, innovations, business opportunities, 2021 competitive landscape, and geog...

Uncertain futures add to sense of urgency for Rodgers, Adams

Until this season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers often referred to Hall of Fame cornerback Charles Woodson as his greatest teammate ever. Now that title apparently belo...

Analysis: Old nemesis standing in way of Tom Brady, Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Despite winning an unprecedented seven Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady is still haunted by one that slipped away — literally. As Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13...

Ashes of Winter the movie star dolphin released into Gulf

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The ashes of Winter the dolphin were returned to the sea on Thursday, about two months after the beloved marine mammal of movie fame died at a Florida aquarium. ...

Elvis Costello rocks out from the back porch

NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello's 32nd album rings with the sound of a tight rock ‘n’ roll combo sweating together on a tiny stage, feeding off each other to produce a joyful noise. Y...

Key dates in Costa Concordia shipwreck, trial and cleanup

By The Associated Press (AP) — Italy on Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of the Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck off the Tuscan island of Giglio. Here are some key dates in the saga, including the...

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

TENNIS MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic acknowledged his Australian travel declaration form contained incorrect information, and he also confessed to an “error of judgment”...

'One of a kind': Former AP reporter Mike Cochran dies at 85

DALLAS (AP) — Mike Cochran, who during a nearly 40-year career with The Associated Press told the stories of Texas’ larger-than-life characters with his rich and detailed writing, and who ended up ser...

Frosh duo helps No. 8 Duke beat Wake Forest without Coach K

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Duke labored through two games with shaky shooting and turnover-prone play since returning from a COVID-19 outbreak. This time the eighth-ranked Blue Devi...