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Mississippi beats Florida 72-71

Ole Miss (12-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed for much of the night, but rallied from a 69-65 deficit with a little more than two minutes remaining. It was Jarvis Summers who was the difference during the tense, back-and-forth final possessions, draining a jumper just inside the 3-point line to push Ole Miss ahead 70-69 with 27.9 seconds remaining.

Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Prosecutors spent more than a week showing jurors photos and videos taken by Vanderbilt football players in a dorm-room sex assault. In response, the former players' lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial, blaming an anything-goes campus culture for warping the young men's judgment.

Selig says MLB could expand internationally, talks legacy

Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ended with unparalleled prosperity, he predicted a future filled with more transformation, perhaps with expansion to other countries.

Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky to 58-43 win

The win matched the team's best start under coach John Calipari and kept the Wildcats from another "House of Horrors" moment at the Colonial Life Arena where they'd lost three of their previous five games.

Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as the Aggies outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for their fourth consecutive victory. All four wins have come in SEC competition, giving the Aggies (13-5, 4-2) their longest conference winning streak since moving over from the Big 12 in 2012.

Frazier leads Georgia past Mississippi St. 72-66

A career night from Georgia's J.J. Frazier was the difference for the surging Dawgs. Frazier knocked down all seven of his 3s for 37 points.

Columbia men down Hannibal-LaGrange 68-59

The Cougars did not let up the tempo for the majority of the first half. They held a double-digit lead for the majority of the half against the opposing Trojans.

No. 24 Columbia College is balanced in win over Hannibal-LaGrange

Eight Columbia College players scored in the first half, and nine played double-digits minutes in the Cougars' 79-61 victory Thursday night.

Stephens basketball drops seventh straight game

The Stephens College basketball team lost 90-42 on Thursday against William Woods University in Fulton.

Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams in 3rd round

Azarenka's ranking slipped into the 40s due to a series of injuries that restricted her to nine tournaments in 2014, meaning she didn't have a seeding at the Australian Open despite winning the title here in 2012 and 2013.

4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after '15

The 43-year-old Gordon announced Thursday that 2015 will be his final season as a full-time driver, saddening legions of fans, fellow drivers and others who watched him became the face of stock car racing as the sport exploded in popularity a generation ago.

Missouri football adds Phil Pitts to defensive staff

Phil Pitts, the head football coach at Helias High School for the past four years, will return to his alma mater as a defensive analyst.


ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records

ESPN has filed a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes involving certain student-athletes.

Columbia College men's, women's basketball programs remain in top 25

On the men's side, the Cougars rose four spots in the poll to No. 16 in the country. The women fell one spot to No. 24 after a loss to William Woods.

Seahawks settling down after stunning comeback

"We're all real grateful that we were a part of it," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said of Sunday's rallying win over the Green Bay Packers.

Loyd leads No. 6 Irish to 88-77 win over No. 5 Tennessee

The momentum has come from Notre Dame's star players. Skylar Diggins started to turn the series around by averaging 28 points in three straight wins over Tennessee and then last season Kayla McBride had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in a win. On Monday night it was Jewell Loyd hitting 13-of-23 shots for 34 points with five rebounds and four assists in an 88-77 victory.

No. 1 South Carolina dominates Florida 77-42, stays unbeaten

Now, South Carolina (18-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) gets a week off before starting a considerably tougher stretch that includes games against No. 10 Texas A&M, Mississippi, 22nd-ranked Georgia and No. 2 Connecticut.

Unbeaten Kentucky, Virginia stay 1-2 atop AP Top 25 poll

For the second straight week, Kentucky was No. 1 in 63 of 65 votes cast Monday, while Virginia stayed at No. 2. The Wildcats (17-0) have been No. 1 in every poll and were the unanimous choice for five straight weeks before two voters switched to the Cavaliers (17-0) last week.

Ana Ivanovic's hopes of title dashed in Australian Open first round

A year after defeating No. 1 Serena Williams to reach the quarterfinal at the Australian Open, the Serbian lost to 142nd-ranked Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka on Monday.

High-tech rackets on the scene at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal is using a new racket these days. It has an on-off switch.