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First-half run propels South Florida to 73-46 win over Ohio

Nov. 16, 2018 7:49 PM EST

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Justin Brown, T.J. Lang and Alexis Yetna scored 11 points apiece and South Florida closed the first half with a 26-3 run to help the Bulls beat Ohio 73-46 on Friday in the Jamaica Classic. Yetna was 5-of-8 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Michael Durr added 10 points and...

The Latest: Goodman scores 27, Penn beats N. Iowa 78-71

Nov. 16, 2018 7:47 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Paradise Jam (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Devon Goodman scored a career-high 27 points, and Penn rallied in the second half to defeat Northern Iowa 78-71 Friday at the Paradise Jam tournament. Down 41-34 with 18:49 left, the Quakers (4-0) fought back...

Phillies promote Chris Young to pitching coach

Nov. 16, 2018 7:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have promoted Chris Young to pitching coach on manager Gabe Kapler's staff. Young was the assistant pitching coach last season. He replaces Rick Kranitz, who will not return to the team in 2019. Dave Lundquist will be the assistant pitching coach. He has been...

Coyotes forward Josh Archibald suspended for 2 games

Nov. 16, 2018 7:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Coyotes forward Josh Archibald was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Nashville forward Ryan Hartman's head. Archibald was given a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head Thursday night in the Coyotes' 2-1 home victory. The...

Bol leads No. 13 Oregon past No. 15 Syracuse in 2K Classic

Nov. 16, 2018 6:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bol Bol had 26 points and nine rebounds, and No. 13 Oregon beat No. 15 Syracuse 80-65 in the consolation game of the 2K Classic on Friday. Payton Pritchard added 18 points for the Ducks (3-1) and Kenny Wooten had 12 in the first-ever meeting between the ACC and Pac-12 programs. Tyus Battle...

The Latest: Wichita State defeats Appalachian State 82-76

Nov. 16, 2018 6:47 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Charleston Classic (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Markis McDuffie had 24 points including three 3-pointers in the final six minutes as Wichita State held on to defeat Appalachian State 82-76 at the Charleston Classic on Friday. The Shockers (2-2) held a 10-point lead in...

UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in 2 OT

Nov. 16, 2018 6:40 PM EST

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Joe Sherburne made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and UMBC beat Air Force 77-72 in double overtime on Friday in the Bimini Jam. Brandon Horvath's 3-pointer with 1:35 left in the second overtime gave the Retrievers a 71-69 lead and Max Curran scored on their next possession as...

World Series MVP Pearce stays with Red Sox for $6.25M

Nov. 16, 2018 6:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox. The journeyman first baseman agreed to a $6.25 million, one-year contract with Boston on Friday. The 35-year-old Pearce was a free agent after completing a $12.5 million, two-year deal that he got from Toronto in December 2016. He...

Zverev to face Federer in semifinals of ATP Finals

Nov. 16, 2018 6:19 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After reaching the last four at the ATP Finals for the first time, Alexander Zverev isn't satisfied. He set up a semifinal with six-time champion Roger Federer by defeating John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday. Zverev is the youngest player at 21 to reach the semifinals since 2009 and the first...

Nuggets add Sue Bird to front office staff

Nov. 16, 2018 5:52 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets' front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career. Tim Connelly, the Nuggets' president of basketball operations, said Bird's new title is basketball operations associate. In a statement, Connelly said, "We are...