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No. 1 Gonzaga 2 wins away from joining rare NCAA company

In the aftermath of completing the first unbeaten regular season in school history last week, Mark Few likened what top-ranked Gonzaga has accomplished so far to running a long-distance race. ...

Republican wants to require national anthem in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events held at Wisconsin venues that received any public funding, from Green Bay Packers games at Lambeau Field to ...

Experts warn against COVID-19 variants as states reopen

NEW YORK (AP) — As states lift mask rules and ease restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of falling case numbers, public health officials say authorities are overlooking potentially...

Relations sour between Luna Rossa, America's Cup organizer

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A bitter dispute has erupted between America’s Cup event organizers and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa over the Italian team’s insistence that racing in the challen...

Party in a pandemic: NASCAR fans power through at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sam Maxwell and his band of Cleveland bros packed up their 1997 Four Winds motorhome with 105,000 miles on it, headed south in the thick of the pandemic and pinned their hop...

Sportbooks say pre-Super Bowl push for new customers scored

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Scuba divers or astronauts on the International Space Station may be the only humans who avoided a barrage of advertisements over the last two weeks enticing them to bet on ...

Australian Open's hard quarantine 'took a toll' on players

Being stuck for two weeks in a Melbourne hotel room with windows that wouldn’t open “really took a toll” on Victoria Azarenka in the leadup to the Australian Open, the Grand Slam tournament’s two-time...

Australian Open: No 2 Nadal to face Djere in 1st Round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Rafael Nadal starts his bid for a men’s record 21st major singles title with a...

Credit or blame Brady for everything Super Bowl related

Credit Tom Brady. Or blame him. When it comes to the Super Bowl's most successful performer, it all depends upon your perspective. Credit the quarterback, now 43,...

Fans are in, but crowd numbers are thin at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The lines for beer on Day 1 at the Australian Open were noticeably thinner than usual, and the lawn chairs set up in front of the giant television screen in Garden Square w...

Spurs beat Brentford, but will wait 110 days for cup final

LONDON (AP) — Jose Mourinho reached his first final as Tottenham manager after Son Heung-min and Moussa Sissoko clinched a 2-0 victory over Brentford in the League Cup on Tuesday. Bu...

3-match Australia-India women's ODI cricket series postponed

SYDNEY (AP) — A three-match one-day international series between the Australia and India women's cricket teams has been postponed indefinitely and likely won't be played until 2022. ...

Tennis' BNP Paribas Open postponed until later in 2021

The BNP Paribas Open, featuring the men’s and women’s pro tennis tours, won’t be held in March as originally scheduled. Tournament organizers said Tuesday they are working with the A...

Minnesota takes down No. 4 Iowa 102-95 with 3-point spree

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brandon Johnson made all four his 3-point attempts in overtime and finished with 26 points and nine rebounds, leading Minnesota's late surge to upset No. 4 Iowa 102-95 on Friday nig...

Sydney-Hobart yacht race canceled after new COVID outbreak

SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been canceled for the first time in its history, with organizers admitting border restrictions forced by Sydney’s new coronavirus outbreak made it imp...