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No. 23 Iowa St’s 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

MANHATTAN, Kan.  (AP)  — Lindell Wigginton hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Talen Horton-Tucker buried six 3s and had 20, and No. 23 Iowa State pulled away late for a 78-64 victory over No. 18 Kansas State on Saturday to tighten up the Big 12 title race. Marial Shayok added 13 points and 13 … Continue reading No. 23 Iowa St’s 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

Thomas, Scott share 36-hole lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas and Adam Scott each completed rounds of 6-under 65 on Saturday and shared the lead when the second round finally ended in the rain-delayed Genesis Open. Both played only six holes, finished when breakfast was still being served in the Riviera clubhouse, and were likely to play only a few holes … Continue reading Thomas, Scott share 36-hole lead at Riviera

Ichiro back in M’s camp at 45 with chance to play at home

PEORIA, Ariz.  (AP) — At 45 and in spring training again, Ichiro Suzuki insists his focus is on each day and not the season-opening series back home in Japan. Suzuki says was he very satisfied with how things went during the first full-squad workout Saturday with the Seattle Mariners. The former MVP and 10-time All-Star outfielder … Continue reading Ichiro back in M’s camp at 45 with chance to play at home

Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.(AP) — Michael Annett stretched the Speedweeks streak of first-time winners to three with a victory Sautrday in the Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Annett won for the first time at NASCAR’s national level, a career that spans 345 races in three series. He gave JR Motorsports, owned by Dale Earnhardt … Continue reading Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona

Bengals RB Mark Walton arrested on battery charge in Miami

MIAMI  (AP)  — Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton is facing a battery charge after police say he got into an argument with a couple in Miami. The Miami Herald reports the 21-year-old football player posted bond and was released from Miami-Dade County jail. According to police, Walton’s car was blocking the entrance to the … Continue reading Bengals RB Mark Walton arrested on battery charge in Miami

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray, who won the Heisman Trophy last year in his lone season as Oklahoma’s starting … Continue reading Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

Manchester City broke through Newport’s stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn’t as straightforward as the scoreline suggested. Newport’s hopes of an epic fifth-round upset were still intact when Padraig Amond pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 in … Continue reading City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin fight illness, wins 4th straight slalom at worlds

ARE, Sweden (AP) — An unprecedented victory for Mikaela Shiffrin. And easily the most dramatic. Skiing through illness, the American barely had the energy to celebrate becoming the first ski racer — male or female — to win the same event at four straight world championships. The 23-year-old Shiffrin won the slalom on Saturday after … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin fight illness, wins 4th straight slalom at worlds