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Syracuse overpowers No. 12 Louisville

In the team's first match as ACC foes, Syracuse pulled off the upset.

Duke wins heated game against archrival North Carolina

In a thriller befitting college basketball's most intense rivalry, the Blue Devils (23-3, 10-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) let an early 13-point lead slip away and trailed by 10 with less than four minutes left in regulation before rallying for their sixth straight win this season and their ninth in 12 meetings in the series.

Late dunk lifts Florida over Vanderbilt

Bill Donovan is one win away from 500 on his career after the victory.

Day 1 at the NFL Combine is a trip to the doctor

With the league's increased scrutiny on concussions, establishing each player's real history has become a priority.

Jimmy Whitt, Hickman boys basketball come up short in loss to Rock Bridge

Jimmy Whitt led the Kewpies with 26 points but missed two late free throws that would have tied the game.

Jenkins leads Battle over Camdenton 55-53

Parley Jenkins provided a spark off the bench to lift Battle over Camdenton with a 55-53 win.

Tolton boys basketball takes 'Catholic Bowl' in win over Helias

Helias High School beat Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High by 40 points in the Catholic Bowl game two years ago. On a neutral court, Helias won by 2 earlier this season. Tuesday night, the title changed hands.

 

No. 18 Arkansas basketball to host Missouri

With a loss on Wednesday, Missouri basketball would tie its program-worst losing streak of 12.

Columbia College volleyball signs junior college All-American

Maria del mar Guzman Franco makes her way to Columbia College from Arizona Western College.

Columbia College women's basketball couldn't hold lead

The Columbia College women's basketball team lost 84-75 at Park University. The loss dropped the Cougars into sole possession of fourth place in the American Midwest Conference. 

Missouri sets two school marks on first day of SEC championships

Both the women's and men's teams are in fifth place after one day of competition.

Cougars get five qualifiers at Grand Valley State Big Meet

Lindsey Martin and Michael McCulloch post strong finishes in the 5k.

Dallas Stars trounce St. Louis Blues 4-1

Blues coach Ken Hitchcock yanked goalie Brian Elliott in favor of Jake Allen after the Stars took a 3-0 lead before the midway mark of the first period, the last two goals coming in a 20-second span.

No. 1 Kentucky stays unbeaten, tops Tennessee 66-48

Kentucky is 26-0 for the first time, though the Wildcats finished the 1953-54 season with a 25-0 mark.

South Carolina recovers to complete sweep of Georgia, 64-58

South Carolina (13-12, 4-9 Southeastern Conference) took its big lead at 34-13 and led 41-23 at halftime. The Gamecocks needed a strong finish to complete the season sweep of the Bulldogs, who never led.

Pitchers and catchers report this week to MLB spring training

World Champion San Francisco is one of four National League teams slated to begin on Thursday, and most of the majors' pitchers and backstops will be in place by this weekend.

A-Rod gives apology but no explanation ahead of return

Rodriguez issued a vague five-paragraph handwritten apology Tuesday "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" but failed to provide specifics about how and why he resumed using performance-enhancing drugs for at least the second stretch of his  career.

New technology aids players preparing for NFL combine

 NFL organizations put varying emphasis on a player's combine results depending on a team's draft philosophy and needs. For some players, combine performance is a deal breaker. For others, it opens up new opportunities.

 

All in, or sit out: NBA teams decide as trade deadline nears

The trade deadline is Thursday afternoon, and with many teams in contention, the question is whether that makes them more conservative or cautious.

 

Nixon to restore state money for Kansas City sports complex

The money was eliminated in the governor's proposed budget for the next fiscal year without explanation.

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