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Georgia head coach Tom Crean yells to his players in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Crump's deep 3 at the buzzer helps Georgia beat Vanderbilt

Feb. 22, 2020 9:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean called Tyree Crump's 35-foot winning shot the final buzzer “a broken play,” but it was good enough to rally the Bulldogs to an 80-78 victory over host Vanderbilt on Saturday in a matchup of the bottom two teams in the Southeastern Conference....

Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

Feb. 16, 2020 11:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game’s...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey reacts in front of the bench to a blocked shot during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Waco, Texas. Mulkey has long defended her program's distinctive nickname, which certainly hasn't been a drag on the team's success. The Lady Bears have won three national titles over the past eight seasons and are positioned to make a run for another championship. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

Column: Some schools cling to antiquated female nicknames

Feb. 14, 2020 10:42 PM EST

Amazingly, this is still a thing as we begin the third decade of the 21st century. A handful of colleges, most notably the second-ranked women's basketball team in the country, refuse to let go of antiquated nicknames that adorn their female programs. Usually, it involves the word "Lady" stuck in front of the...