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US college hoops game clashes with World Cup fever in London

Dec. 05, 2022 07:49 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Kentucky and Michigan finally played their London game, but organizers aren’t exactly running a fast break to get back to the British capital. The Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase was delayed because of the coronavirus, and Sunday's game tipped off an hour...

Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected

Dec. 04, 2022 22:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, almost two decades after his final game, he got the question. Asked if Barry Bonds belonged in Cooperstown, a smiling McGriff responded: “Honestly, right now, I'm going to just enjoy this...

Whalen, Peck lead Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class

Nov. 27, 2022 16:17 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lindsay Whalen, who helped the Minnesota Lynx win four WNBA championships, will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame next spring as part of a five-member class. Joining Whalen will be ESPN analyst Carolyn Peck, who became the first Black head...

Rutgers jumps out early, cruises past Rider 76-46

Nov. 22, 2022 21:37 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Clifford Omoruyi scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Cam Spencer added 19 points and Rutgers rolled to a 76-46 victory over Rider on Tuesday night. Rutgers (4-1) shot 45% from the floor after shooting just 38% in its six-point loss against Temple in...

Temple beats former conference rival Rutgers in HOF Showcase

Nov. 18, 2022 19:59 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Khalif Battle scored 24 points, Jamille Reynolds had 17 points and nine rebounds, and Temple beat former conference rival Rutgers 72-66 on Friday night in the Hall of Fame Showcase. Battle scored 13 points in the first half and didn’t score after halftime...

Fordham to honor basketball scout Konchalski, AP's O'Connell

Nov. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham will honor the memories of alumnus and longtime high school basketball scout Tom Konchalski and The Associated Press' Hall of Fame basketball writer Jim O'Connell with a tournament at the school's Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx. The school announced this week...

Judas Priest, Mellencamp leave memorable Rock Hall moments

Nov. 16, 2022 09:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two weeks after the rousing entrance of Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Eminem and Lionel Richie and many others into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles will air on HBO at 8 p.m. on Saturday night, when it can also be seen...

Matt Ryan, interim coach Saturday rally Colts past Raiders

Nov. 13, 2022 23:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jeff Saturday joked that the Indianapolis Colts will start calling zone-read plays for 37-year-old quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan has never been known for his swift feet, but his career-best, 39-yard scramble to convert a third-and-3 in the fourth quarter led to his...

Top, Lite-Brite, Masters of the Universe in toy hall of fame

Nov. 10, 2022 17:19 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The National Toy Hall of Fame's new honorees include an object dating to ancient times, a line of muscle-bound action figures and an iconic art set whose medium is colorful pegs. The hall on Thursday announced the top, Masters of the Universe and Lite-Brite as this year's...

Miami coach Katie Meier suspended for 1st 3 games of season

Nov. 06, 2022 23:02 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier has been suspended for the first three games of the season while the school cooperates with an NCAA probe. Meier said Sunday that she is also cooperating with the NCAA. Neither she, the school nor the NCAA has...