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Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move a win from NBA Finals

May. 26, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Boston Celtics know the formula. They believe their defense, as has been the case time and again in these playoffs, will eventually wear down teams. Hard to argue. Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Celtics are now one win...

Tarasenko hat trick helps Blues take 3-2 series lead on Wild

May. 11, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko broke out for the St. Louis Blues with a well-timed natural hat trick, putting the Minnesota Wild in real trouble. Afterward, Tarasenko tried to shrug off the significance of his feat — with the singular focus of a player who was a major...

New USFL hoping to succeed where other spring leagues failed

Apr. 14, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

NBC Sports president Jon Miller knows the perils of starting a spring football league. He was with NBC when the network teamed with Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment during the XFL’s first launch in 2001 and has seen other leagues crash and burn. Miller is optimistic...

Smith's 26 points help UCF to first-ever win over Florida

Mar. 19, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UCF traveled more than 1,000 miles to play in-state rival Florida in the NCAA Tournament. For the Knights, it was well worth the trip. Brittney Smith came off the bench to score a career-high 26 points and lead No. 7 seed UCF over the Gators...

No. 7 UConn cruises past Marquette in Big East semifinals

Mar. 06, 2022 19:50 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma believes he's starting to see this year's UConn team play like the ones that took home 11 national championships. The seventh-ranked Huskies used depth and their trademark stifling defense Sunday to cruise past No. 5 seed Marquette, 71-51, in...

New Mexico Supreme Court finds stream rule unconstitutional

Mar. 01, 2022 13:58 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court determined Tuesday that a rule allowing private landowners to limit public access to streams and rivers is unconstitutional and contrary to state statute. The court announced its decision after hearing oral arguments in a case...

Big Ten women's tourney is wide open, Maryland out to repeat

Mar. 01, 2022 13:08 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland controlled the road to the women's Big Ten Tournament title for seven straight seasons. Five times, the Terrapins claimed the top prize and their only losses came in title games. This week, their dominance could end. Five teams arrived in...

Russell, Ayala push Maryland over No. 22 Ohio State, 75-60

Feb. 27, 2022 22:58 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Fatts Russell matched his career high with 27 points, Eric Ayala scored 23 and Maryland took down No. 22 Ohio State 75-60 on Sunday. The Terrapins (14-15, 6-12 Big Ten) had lost six of their previous eight. But they wore down the Buckeyes (18-8, 11-6) and...