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Giants owner: Trading Beckham came with 'reluctant approval'

Mar. 24, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — For all the off-field shenanigans, verbal discord and injuries, Odell Beckham Jr. still is a special player. Giants owner John Mara recognizes that in the wake of the team trading the standout wide receiver to Cleveland earlier this month. "They made an offer that Dave (Gettleman, the...

Virginia Tech beats Liberty to earn a 2nd trip to Sweet 16

Mar. 24, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The final seconds ticked down and the celebration began for Virginia Tech. The more than half-century wait for a return to the Sweet 16 was finally over. The fourth-seeded Hokies advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in school history,...

Lehner earns 5th shutout, Islanders beat Coyotes 2-0

Mar. 24, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored to back Robin Lehner's fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Sunday. Lehner stopped 31 shots to help the Islanders win for the second time in two days and keep pace with first place Washington in the...

Virginia finally gets easy NCAA win 63-51 over Oklahoma

Mar. 24, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game and beat Oklahoma 63-51 on Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16. Mamadi Diakite scored 14 points and had nine rebounds as the No. 1 seeded Cavaliers led for all but three minutes against Oklahoma. The game was a marked...

Svechnikov scores in overtime, Carolina beats Montreal 2-1

Mar. 24, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored with 1:45 left in overtime as the Carolina Hurricanes rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Sunday night in a matchup with Eastern Conference playoff implications. Carolina's Trevor van Riemsdyk scored the tying goal with 5:39 remaining, and Svechnikov...

Djokovic beats Delbonis in 3rd round at Miami Open

Mar. 24, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Novak Djokovic pulled a spare ball from his pocket, angrily whacked it against the backstop and then pounded his uncooperative racket into the concrete. He lost his temper, but not the match. Annoyed after squandering a second-set lead, Djokovic regrouped and beat Federico...

Aldridge's 48 lead Spurs past Celtics 115-96

Mar. 24, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 48 points and 13 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs ran past Boston 115-96 on Sunday, giving the short-handed Celtics their fourth straight loss. The Spurs have won 10 of 12 to strengthen their grip on a Western Conference playoff spot. San Antonio (43-31) is eighth in...

NCAA Latest: Virginia's win gives ACC 5 teams in Sweet 16

Mar. 24, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:05 p.m. Top-seeded Virginia is back in the Sweet 16. The Cavaliers got 14 points from Mamadi Diakite and 12 from Ty Jerome to clamp down on ninth-seeded Oklahoma 63-51 on Sunday night. Virginia made it back to the round of 16 for the...

Jets owner jokingly envisions self wearing Lombardi Trophy

Mar. 24, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Picture this: New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson parading around next winter with a certain Super Bowl bauble on his head. Sure, Johnson was dreaming about something his franchise hasn't achieved since 1969: an NFL championship. But in March, optimism flows through everyone in pro...

Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

Mar. 24, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb added a dose of March Madness to Sunday's NBA action. Lamb banked home a half-court shot at the buzzer and the Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114, Charlotte's third straight win. "It feels great," Lamb said. "We fought so hard the whole game. Everybody who came in...