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MLS hopes to put 30th team in Charlotte, North Carolina

Dec. 5, 2019 6:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer will try to reach an agreement for ïts 30th team to be Charlotte, North Carolina, which could start play as soon as 2021. Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper made a presentation to MLS owners Thursday when they met in a hotel near the Brooklyn Bridge. Tepper would...

Long awaited indoor ski slope debuts at New Jersey megamall

Dec. 5, 2019 5:12 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An indoor ski slope that has been the most visible feature of the long-delayed American Dream megamall in New Jersey for more than a decade has finally opened. Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn took the first official run down the 1,000-foot slope Thursday. Mall owner...

No. 7 Baylor women rebound from 1st loss 72-38 over Georgia

Dec. 4, 2019 11:14 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had another double-double and No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year. The defending national champion Lady Bears now have a long break — from playing games. “You give them some days off and then you come back and you work and just get after...

No. 7 Baylor rebounds from loss, beats Georgia 72-38

Dec. 4, 2019 10:59 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year with a 72-38 win over Georgia on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Lady Bears (8-1) had won 36 in a row overall before their loss Saturday night to then-No. 5 South...

No. 22 Missouri St women pull away from Wichita St 68-55

Dec. 4, 2019 9:41 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alexa Willard scored 14 points, Jasmine Franklin had a double-double and No. 21 Missouri State started a 19-2 run late in the third quarter en route to a 68-55 win over Wichita State on Wednesday night. Brice Calip had 12 points for the Bears (8-1), who won their fourth straight,...

Penn scores 17, No. 14 Indiana women top No. 21 Miami 58-45

Dec. 4, 2019 8:08 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jaelynn Penn scored 17 points, Ali Patberg had 12 points, five rebounds and six assists, and No. 14 Indiana beat 21st-ranked Miami 58-45 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Patberg scored 12 points in the first half as Indiana led 31-25, and Penn added seven points in...

Olympic champion Biles to headline post-Olympic tour

Dec. 4, 2019 5:24 PM EST

Simone Biles wants to bring gymnastics to the masses and plans to bring some of her friends along for the ride. The Olympic and world champion is headlining a tour in the fall of 2020 that will be a mixture of sports and entertainment intended to inspire the next generation of female athletes. The “Gold...

Hanyu, Chen face off at Grand Prix Finals

Dec. 4, 2019 3:45 PM EST

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu owns the last two Olympic gold medals. No man has won three in a row. American Nathan Chen owns the last two world titles. No U.S. man has won three straight since Scott Hamilton in the early 1980s. Hanyu, the world's most popular figure skater, and Chen, his biggest rival, face off at the...

No. 12 Texas A&M women beat Central Arkansas 76-46

Dec. 4, 2019 3:21 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kayla Wells scored 18 points, Chennedy Carter had 12 points and nine assists and No. 12 Texas A&M beat Central Arkansas 76-46 on Wednesday. Wells opened the scoring with a 3-pointer and she had 10 points in the first quarter to help Texas A&M build a 26-12 lead. The...

The 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame class

Dec. 4, 2019 3:07 PM EST

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the 13 people to be inducted June 14, 2020 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: MODERN (last bout no earlier than 1989) MEN BERNARD HOPKINS: Nicknamed “The Executioner” and “The Alien.” ... born Jan. 15, 1965 in Philadelphia....