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Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47) and Dallas Stars left wing Roope Hintz (24) celebrate a second period goal against the Nashville Predators during an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Stars tie NHL power-play record in 3-2 win over Predators

Jan. 24, 2021 11:27 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski helped the Dallas Stars tie the NHL record for power-play goals in the first two games, scoring one of three with the man advantage in another victory over the Nashville Predators, 3-2 on Sunday night. Denis Gurianov and Roope Hintz also scored on the power play after the Stars...

Stanford guard Kiana Williams dribbles the ball up the court against Southern California during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Santa Cruz, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

No. 5 Stanford snaps rare two-game skid, beats USC 86-59

Jan. 24, 2021 9:51 PM EST

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Stanford strives to be so unselfish passing the ball around it sometimes backfires. Turnovers are still an issue with coach Tara VanDerveer, yet her Cardinal overcame those 18 mistakes by rebounding with energy and effort to create second chances and get out in transition. Haley...

No. 20 Gonzaga women throttle Portland 79-61

Jan. 24, 2021 9:12 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kayleigh Truong scored 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting and Jenn Wirth scored 14 and No. 20-ranked Gonzaga beat Portland 79-61 on Sunday night for its 12th-straight win. Gonzaga's Jill Townsend scored 11 and 10-different Bulldogs players entered the scoring column. Gonzaga (12-2, 7-0...

FILE- In a Dec. 18, 2020 file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Robert Gordon addresses the state in Lansing, Mich. On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 Gordon resigned his position. He made the announcement without explanation Friday, just hours after signing a revised order to allow restaurants to resume indoor dining on Feb. 1. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)

With COVID-19 variant positives, Michigan pauses athletics

Jan. 24, 2021 8:49 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday it issued recommendations for the school, although not an order....

No. 8 Texas A&M women hold off Mizzou 70-66

Jan. 24, 2021 8:37 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — N'dea Jones and Ciera Johnson led a balanced attack with 14 points apiece and Jones grabbed 18 rebounds as No. 8 Texas A&M held off Missouri 70-66 on Sunday. Jordan Nixon and Distiny Pitts each made a pair of free throws in the final 15 seconds to seal the win. Aaliyah Wilson added...

Jessica Korda celebrates as she sinks a putt on the 18th green during a playoff against Danielle Kang to win the final round of the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jessica Korda rallies to beat Kang in playoff at LPGA opener

Jan. 24, 2021 7:40 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — For Jessica Korda, the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions was all about her ability to just hang in there. Trailing by three shots headed to the back nine at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando on Sunday, she first caught Danielle Kang with a late four-birdie burst...

Prince, Giomi lead No. 13 Oregon women past Huskies 69-52

Jan. 24, 2021 7:24 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sedona Prince scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Lydia Giomi added a double-double off the bench and No. 13 Oregon defeated Washington 69-52 on Sunday. Giomi had 11 points and 10 rebounds and fellow reserve Sydney Parrish added 12 points for the short-handed Ducks (11-3, 9-3...

North Carolina State's Kayla Jones (25) drives around Virginia Tech's D'asia Gregg (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

N.C. State returns to action, rallies past Virginia Tech

Jan. 24, 2021 7:13 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kai Crutchfield scored 10 of her 20 points in the last 4½ minutes, Jakia Brown-Turner finished with 23 points and No. 2 North Carolina State rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to remain undefeated, beating Virginia Tech 89-87 on Sunday. Kayla Jones, who made two...

Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

No. 1 Louisville stays unbeaten, beats Wake Forest 65-63

Jan. 24, 2021 5:26 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville spent most of Sunday looking little like the nation's top-ranked team, from struggling to make shots to keeping a determined opponent off the boards. Of course, it helps to have Dana Evans to offset all that — and allow the Cardinals to barely avoid a huge upset...

LSU forward Awa Trasi (0) battles for a ball with South Carolina guard Destanni Henderson (3) and South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) during an NCAA basketball game in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Boston finishes strong, No. 4 South Carolina tops LSU 69-65

Jan. 24, 2021 4:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Other than the rainbow braids tied in a ponytail that dangled against the back of South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston's jersey, there wasn't much to set the AP preseason All-American apart from her LSU competitors for most of the first three quarters. And then, as a closely...