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Masters' hit gives Tx Tech 5-4 win at CWS, sends Hogs home

Jun. 17, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Series. He wasn't worried how his team would react, though. "Just kind of had a hunch after the other day," he said, "that they're going to be fun to watch with their...

Michigan rides Henry's 3-hitter to 2-0 win over FSU at CWS

Jun. 17, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jesse Franklin hit the second pitch of the game out of TD Ameritrade Park. With the performance Tommy Henry was about to give, that was all the offense Michigan needed. Henry limited Florida State to three hits and Franklin's homer stood up in a 2-0 win Monday night that put the...

Rutgers hires Melissa Lehman as women's lacrosse coach

Jun. 17, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has chosen Penn assistant coach Melissa Lehman to take over the women's lacrosse program. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced the hiring Monday. Lehman replaces Laura Brand-Sias, who stepped down after 17 seasons. The Scarlet Knights were 5-11 this past season, including...

Minnesota wrestlers accused of criminal sexual conduct

Jun. 17, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A star wrestler for the University of Minnesota is shocked by his arrest on sexual misconduct charges, as he has nothing to hide and has been cooperating with investigators, his lawyer said Monday. Gable Steveson, 19, and teammate Dylan Martinez, 21, were arrested Saturday night on...

Analysis: Woodland gets his game-winning shot at US Open

Jun. 17, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage was among the best in the land. Thousands were watching him. Victory was in his grasp. Gary Woodland didn't just dream of such a moment, he genuinely expected it would happen. Just not like this. Woodland always imagined being at Allen Fieldhouse, not Pebble Beach. He...

Duke's Williamson, Barrett top list of forwards in NBA draft

Jun. 17, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

The NBA draft is like the college basketball season; it's all about Zion Williamson. The Duke freshman was the biggest star the college game has seen in years with his breathtaking dunks and incomparable athleticism. Now he's him the unquestioned choice to go No. 1 in Thursday's NBA draft. Williamson headlines a...

Gilbert gets bases-loaded hit, Bulldogs beat Auburn 5-4

Jun. 17, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marshall Gilbert turned a mostly forgettable night at the plate into a memorable one. The No. 9 batter hit a bases-loaded single up the middle that capped a four-run ninth inning and gave Mississippi State a 5-4 walk-off victory over Auburn in the College World Series on Sunday. Gilbert...

Martin hits 2 HRs, Vanderbilt beat Louisville 3-1 in CWS

Jun. 16, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin is best known as Vanderbilt's .400 hitter. He's starting to get a reputation for his power. Martin homered on Reid Detmers' first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to break a tie in the Commodores' 3-1 victory over Louisville on Sunday in the College...

Red Sox use late rally, big 10th inning to beat Orioles 8-6

Jun. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A comeback victory in a game that appeared to be lost enabled the Boston Red Sox to stroll out of Camden Yards feeling quite satisfied about where they stand at this point in the season. Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Jun. 16, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday's draft, part of a rapid rise from solid freshman contributor to Associated Press All-American. He could be picked in the...