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Oklahoma State holds on to top N.C. State 74-68

Nov. 17, 2021 23:02 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Kalib Boone scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half, Bryce Williams and Rondel Walker made six free throws in the final half-minute and Oklahoma State fended off N.C. State 74-68 at the Hall of Fame Showcase Wednesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. ...

Ichiro Suzuki to be inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

Nov. 17, 2021 15:15 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will induct Ichiro Suzuki into the team’s Hall of Fame during the 2022 season, the club announced Wednesday. Suzuki will be honored on Aug. 27 when Seattle faces Cleveland. “Mariners fans were fortunate to...

Seabron scores 24, N.C. State beats C. Connecticut 79-65

Nov. 16, 2021 23:08 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Dereon Seabron had a career-high 24 points, nine rebounds and three steals to help N.C. State beat Central Connecticut 79-65 on Tuesday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase. Seabron, who had double-doubles in the first two games of the...

Oklahoma St beats UMass Lowell behind Cisse's double-double

Nov. 16, 2021 19:37 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Bryce Thompson scored 14 points, Moussa Cisse had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Oklahoma State beat UMass Lowell 80-58 on Tuesday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase. Oklahoma State pulled away with a 10-0 run early in the second half...

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

Nov. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That didn’t stop the quest to improve, which is why she has a new coach. ...

American Girl Dolls, Risk, sand make it to Toy Hall of Fame

Nov. 04, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — American Girl dolls and the strategy board game Risk were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday in recognition of their influence on the toy industry. Sand, which the group called perhaps the most universal and oldest toy in the world, was also...

Freeman fittingly pockets last out for Braves in WS clincher

Nov. 03, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Freddie Freeman thrust both arms in the air, let out a scream, and tucked the baseball into his back pocket. A moment later, he was in the middle of the celebration, swarmed by his Atlanta Braves teammates. Fittingly, it was their longtime star first...

Column: In world of youth, Langer puts focus on ageless game

Oct. 26, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The bearded maintenance worker pounded his hammer into a metal spike next to the tee as Padraig Harrington prepared to hit. He dragged a hose across the green and accidentally doused Darren Clarke before a putt. This was no ordinary member of...

West Virginia Business Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Oct. 25, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Nominations are being taken for the 2022 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes people with strong West Virginia ties who have made a significant impact on the business landscape, according to a news release. It is...

McCartney, Swift to induct new members into rock hall

Oct. 18, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct newcomers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during its annual ceremony, set for Cleveland on Oct. 30. McCartney will give the presentation for Foo Fighters, the hall announced on Monday. He's close to Foo...