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Football shootout: ACC teams lighting up league scoreboards

Oct. 27, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference teams are lighting up scoreboards lately, and Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall isn’t exactly loving it. The son of a defensive end who played safety in college and worked as a defensive coordinator before taking over the...

Mulkey gone as Baylor coach, but Bears still Big 12 favorite

Oct. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

Longtime Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey has left for LSU, but the Bears still are Big 12 favorites. Mulkey led the Bears to three national championships and a combined 23 Big 12 regular-season and tournament titles. ...

No. 3 Stanford leads the way as Pac-12 looks to shine again

Oct. 27, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 won't catch anyone by surprise anymore. Not with the way conference teams shined on the national stage yet again. Coaches and players throughout the Pac-12 knew well before last spring's NCAA Tournament that they had one of the most...

No. 5 NC State, No. 6 Louisville again headline ACC race

Oct. 27, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball race has settled into a familiar pattern the past two seasons: Louisville claims the regular-season crown, North Carolina State wins the ACC Tournament. They're set up for another battle at the top of the league in...

SEC: Expectations sky high for No. 1 South Carolina, Staley

Oct. 27, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

Dawn Staley already knows she is facing outsized expectations with what South Carolina's women's basketball program has accomplished. They come from players, fans and even the university president. Interim school President Harris Pastides, speaking...

Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe

Oct. 27, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks mishandled allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010, according to an investigation commissioned by the franchise that cast a shadow over the NHL. Stan Bowman,...

Doncic, Mavs beat Rockets 116-106 in Kidd's home debut

Oct. 27, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Reggie Bullock had his best game with his new team by scoring 16 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 116-106 in coach Jason Kidd's first home game Tuesday night. Kristaps Porzingis had another...

World Series a father-and-son family affair for Snitkers

Oct. 26, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — No matter how this year’s World Series ends, a Snitker will get a championship ring. This edition of the Fall Classic is a family affair with Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker in the dugout opposite his son, Houston Astros co-hitting coach Troy...

No. 20 Penn State looking for offense to halt skid

Oct. 26, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin has been asked a lot this season about his long-term future, and those questions continued Tuesday as the Penn State coach was grilled about his name being linked to openings outside Happy Valley. Franklin has a more immediate...

2-time WNBA executive of year Padover named Atlanta Dream GM

Oct. 26, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream have announced the hiring of Dan Padover as general manager and executive vice president of basketball operations, with former interim head coach Darius Taylor taking over as assistant GM. The appointments Monday round out the leadership...