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FIEE - In this Oct. 31, 2001, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter celebrates his game-winning home run in the 10th inning as he rounds first base in Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium in New York. Jeter could be a unanimous pick when Baseball Hall of Fame voting is announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Jeter 1 vote shy of unanimous, Walker also elected to Hall

Jan. 21, 2020 9:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1 — as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn't put a check mark next to his name? Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick, falling just shy of the standard set when longtime New York...

U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods waits for International team player Abraham Ancer of Mexico to play a shot on the 1rst in their singles match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Changes to Hall of Fame and a quick entry for Tiger Woods

Jan. 21, 2020 6:37 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods won't have to wait until he's 50 to enter the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced changes to the criteria and the selection process, starting with the age limit being reduced from 50 to 45. Players become eligible if they are 45 in the year of the...

Rockies to honor Larry Walker by retiring his jersey number

Jan. 17, 2020 4:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies will retire the jersey number of outfielder Larry Walker in a ceremony during the upcoming season. The Rockies announced Friday they will honor Walker on April 19 when they play another one of Walker's former teams, the St. Louis Cardinals. Walker's No. 33 will be...

Tim Hudson hired as Auburn's volunteer pitching coach

Jan. 15, 2020 12:40 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former major league pitcher Tim Hudson is Auburn's new pitching coach. Auburn announced Wednesday that Hudson will be a volunteer assistant and pitching coach for the program, where he once starred as a two-way player. Hudson played 17 years in the major leagues with Oakland, Atlanta...

FILE in this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne during a Colts Ring of Honor ceremony during the halftime of an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis. First-time eligibles Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Wayne, Polamalu finalists for HOF 2020 in 1st year eligible

Jan. 2, 2020 7:04 PM EST

Reggie Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. The former Colts receiver and Steelers safety are joined by five others who have never been finalists: Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry Holt; Panthers linebacker Sam Mills; Dolphins...

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, host/executive producer Steve Harvey participates in the

Harvey back as NFL Honors host when AP awards are announced

Dec. 31, 2019 7:05 PM EST

TV personality Steve Harvey will return as host of the NFL Honors show on Feb. 1, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing on Fox will be held at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. Harvey hosted last year's show in Atlanta. Harvey hosts the game show...

Connecticut associate head coach Chris Dailey calls to her team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 2 UConn wins without Auriemma, routs Oklahoma 97-53

Dec. 22, 2019 6:40 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Chris Dailey remained perfect filling in for Geno Auriemma as head coach as No. 2 UConn stated its case to move up to the top of the poll. Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks and the Huskies — without Auriemma — routed Oklahoma 97-53 on...

Florida State's Kiah Gillespie, center, is fouled by Michigan's Naz Hillmon, left, as Michigan's Izabel Varej√£o, right, defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 8 Florida State beats No. 24 Michigan 79-69

Dec. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie had quite the homecoming with her first career triple-double. The Connecticut native had 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead No. 8 Florida State to a 79-69 win over No. 24 Michigan on Sunday in the Hall of Fame Women's Basketball Showcase. She got her final...

Ford scores 34 in Saint Mary's 96-56 win over Arizona State

Dec. 18, 2019 11:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jordan Ford scored in the opening minute on a layup in transition, then hit a 3 and another layup. Two more 3s, one leading to a four-point play, followed and Ford kept pouring in points, outscoring Arizona State himself in the first half. So much for those slow starts plaguing Saint Mary's....

Loyola Chicago beats Vanderbilt 78-70 in Phoenix

Dec. 18, 2019 10:10 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Cameron Krutwig tracked a shot by Vanderbilt's Saben Lee with the clock winding down, bulled his way to the right side of the lane and snared the rebound. Almost in the same motion, he raised his arm in the air and let out a yell. Krutwig's coach said he probably didn't know the rebound gave...