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Evans scores 18 as No. 9 Louisville throttles Chattanooga

Nov. 21, 2019 10:04 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s defense never rested as the Cardinals overwhelmed Chattanooga. Dana Evans scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Louisville to an 86-37 victory over the Mocs on Thursday night. Despite posting a season high in points, the Cardinals (4-0) were more impressive on defense....

Howard, No. 13 Kentucky women beat Morehead St. 79-54

Nov. 21, 2019 9:49 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard hit five 3-pointers and finished with 24 points to lead four players scoring in double figures for No. 13 Kentucky as the Wildcats beat Morehead State 79-54 on Thursday night. Sabrina Haines had 14 points, Blair Green scored 12 and Tatyana Wyatt had 10 points and eight...

Boston leads South Carolina’s 80-point rout of SC Upstate

Nov. 21, 2019 9:29 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Aliyah Boston scored a career-high 18 points, senior Ty Harris also had 18 and fifth-ranked South Carolina routed South Carolina Upstate 112-32 on Thursday night. The Gamecocks (5-0) took a 27-2 lead before the Spartans (3-3) hit their first field goal. All 11 players on...

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Nov. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EST

Whether you had a gold medal hanging from your neck, were just learning how to stand on a snowboard, or were one of those flustered skiers wondering where all the kids in the baggy pants were coming from, you knew the name “Burton.” Jake Burton Carpenter, the man who changed the game on the mountain...

No. 7 Oregon State rips Southern Utah 95-45 in morning game

Nov. 21, 2019 6:02 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State guard Mikayla Pivec has become a rebounding machine. On a team with five players 6-foot-4 or taller, the 5-foot-10 Pivec leads the Beavers in rebounding by a significant margin. Pivec had 18 boards to go along with 10 points and seven assists as No. 7 Oregon State rolled...

MLB probing Astros back to ’17, ‘firm’ discipline possible

Nov. 21, 2019 5:32 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros and will probe activity by the team over the past three seasons. After the conclusion of owners meetings Thursday, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said MLB will “investigate...

Kim builds 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship

Nov. 21, 2019 5:31 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim set a goal of winning three times this year on the LPGA Tour, and she’s down to her last chance. Reaching the goal would pay off big at the CME Group Tour Championship. Kim scrambled to keep bogeys off her card Thursday along the back nine at Tiburon Golf Club, and...

LA Galaxy in contract negotiations with Romain Alessandrini

Nov. 21, 2019 4:47 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy are negotiating with midfielder Romain Alessandrini in a bid to keep him with the club after the recent expiration of his contract. The five-time MLS champion Galaxy announced the negotiations Thursday amid several roster decisions. The Galaxy also are negotiating for...

Yale women’s soccer coach leaves amid report of misconduct

Nov. 21, 2019 4:42 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University’s women’s soccer coach has left the school amid allegations of sexual misconduct by former players at a college where he previously coached. Yale officials said Brendan Faherty’s last day was Wednesday, nearly a year after he was hired to replace...

Rosenbaum leaves Astros, follows Elias to Orioles

Nov. 21, 2019 3:22 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Eve Rosenbaum is the latest member of the Houston Astros’ front office to leave, following Mike Elias to Baltimore and joining the Orioles as director of baseball development. The 29-year-old Rosenbaum becomes the Orioles’ highest-ranking female employee in the baseball...