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Federal court halts part of Beshear's COVID-19 school orders

Nov. 27, 2020 7:14 PM EST

Associated Press (AP) — A federal court halted Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's recent coronavirus-related suspension of in-person classes at religious schools, a victory for state Attorney General Daniel Cameron. Beshear has appealed the ruling to the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and asked for an...

Traynor's late FTs help Louisville edge Seton Hall 71-70

Nov. 27, 2020 7:06 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds, J.J. Traynor made a pair of free throws with 5.1 seconds left and Louisville held off Seton Hall 71-70 on Friday. Traynor's free throws gave Louisville (2-0) a 71-68 lead, but Quinn Slazinski fouled Seton Hall's Takal Molson on his...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

The Latest: Middle Tennessee-FAU football game canceled

Nov. 27, 2020 7:05 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Middle Tennessee has canceled Saturday’s home football game against Florida Atlantic due to COVID-19 cases, contact tracing and injuries inside the Blue Raiders. No makeup date has been set yet, and Middle Tennessee will...

Kentucky man arrested in 83-year-old woman's fatal shooting

Nov. 27, 2020 5:26 PM EST

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of an 83-year-old woman in Shelbyville. Alvin L. Brooks, 34 was charged shooting death of Deanie Logan, who was killed in her home. The death was reported on Nov. 23 and Brooks was arrested late Wednesday night, WDRB-TV in...

West Virginia forward Derek Culver (1) shoots over a Western Kentucky defender during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in SIoux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)

Culver leads No. 15 West Virginia past Western Kentucky

Nov. 27, 2020 5:12 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit against Western Kentucky and had to hold off a frenzied rally down the stretch to win the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic. The 15th-ranked Mountaineers (3-0) led 66-57 with just under three minutes to play before Western...

King carries Eastern Kentucky over Charleston Southern 60-50

Nov. 27, 2020 5:10 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tre King posted 15 points and eight rebounds as Eastern Kentucky topped Charleston Southern 60-50 on Friday. Cheikh Faye had 13 points for Eastern Kentucky (2-0). Michael Moreno added 10 points and Wendell Green Jr. had six rebounds. The Colonels shot just 35.8% from the field,...

Vanderbilt lines up against Florida in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

No. 6 Florida seeking defensive turnaround against Kentucky

Nov. 27, 2020 1:58 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 6 Florida has no doubt it can keep pace with anyone in the country. The Gators have their highest-scoring offense in more than two decades, a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback, an experienced line and arguably the deepest receiving corps in the country. Together, they...

Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) listens as head coach Dan Mullen speaks to his players after an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Florida won 38-17. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

No. 6 Florida can move closer to clinching East vs Kentucky

Nov. 27, 2020 1:55 PM EST

Kentucky (3-5, 3-5 SEC) at No. 6 Florida (6-1, 6-1, No. 6 CFP), Saturday at noon EST (ESPN). Line: Florida by 25 ½. Series record: Florida leads 52-18. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Gators could lose one of their final three games and still win the Southeastern Conference’s East Division. But a loss...

West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) shoots over a VCU defender during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in SIoux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)

Culver powers No. 15 West Virginia past VCU in Sioux Falls

Nov. 26, 2020 6:32 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia missed its first 10 shots of the game. The Mountaineers still raced to a 13-0 lead over VCU. Derek Culver had 23 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 15 West Virginia beat VCU 78-66 on Thursday in the Bad Boys Mowers Crossover Classic semifinals. “I try to play...

Bassey scores 21 to lift Western Kentucky over Memphis 75-69

Nov. 26, 2020 4:26 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Charles Bassey had 21 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocks as Western Kentucky beat Memphis 75-69 on Thursday. Taveion Hollingsworth had 18 points for WKU (2-0). Carson Williams added 14 points and nine rebounds. Landers Nolley II had 25 points, with six 3-pointers, for the Tigers...