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Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Jun. 23, 2018 1:08 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn had a simple message for his Razorbacks before they played Florida for a spot in the College World Series finals Friday night. "I don't care if they have the best player in the SEC and the best pitcher in the SEC, we have to take it to them tonight," Van Horn...

Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

Jun. 22, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State's. The good times — and the runs — kept rolling for the Beavers in a 12-2 win over Mississippi State on Friday. Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big...

UNC, baseball coach agree in principle to new deal

Jun. 22, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has reached an agreement in principle for baseball coach Mike Fox to return next season. School officials announced the agreement Friday, but no terms were disclosed. In his 20th season at his alma mater, Fox led the Tar Heels to their seventh College World Series...

UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

Jun. 22, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana athletics fan cannot make any more social media posts referring to a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck, a Missoula judge has ruled. The restriction granted Thursday is included in a one-year restraining...

Nebraska women add Fla International guard as grad transfer

Jun. 22, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kristian Hudson of Florida International is joining the Nebraska women's basketball team as a graduate transfer. Coach Amy Williams announced the addition of Hudson on Friday. Hudson was Florida International's starting point guard the last three years and averaged 14.5 points, 4.5...

Thunder take Hall with 53rd pick, Hervey with 57th

Jun. 22, 2018 2:08 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder hope they have run into some more good luck in the second round. Oklahoma City took Virginia guard Devon Hall with the 53rd overall selection in the NBA Draft on Thursday night and Texas-Arlington forward Kevin Hervey four picks later. The Thunder got contributions last...

Utah Jazz select Grayson Allen with 21st pick

Jun. 22, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A reputation as a dirty player followed Grayson Allen throughout his career at Duke. Allen is hoping he can carve out a new identity with the Utah Jazz. Allen's goal after being selected by the Jazz with the 21st overall pick on Thursday night is simple. He aims to win over fans,...

Timberwolves take Georgia Tech G Josh Okogie with 20th pick

Jun. 22, 2018 1:43 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves could have used their draft picks in deals to help clear space under the salary cap for potential free agent additions next month. They needed some high-ceiling young players just as much. Opting against any deals, the Timberwolves selected Georgia Tech guard...

Rockets get USC's Melton, Purdue's Edwards on draft night

Jun. 22, 2018 1:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets believe they got a steal by adding Southern California's De'Anthony Melton with the 46th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night — and they aren't worried about his off-court headlines. Melton was drafted by the Rockets following a season in which he was ruled...

Pelicans use only draft pick to take Penn State guard Carr

Jun. 22, 2018 1:15 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans addressed have a couple of major, uncertain free-agent concerns and they used their only pick in Thursday night's NBA draft to address one of them. The Pelicans bolstered their backcourt, drafting Penn State point guard Tony Carr in the second round. New...