College sports

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 28, 2017 - 12:27 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett took the blame for a poor approach in No. 23 Virginia's 24-point loss at No. 5 North Carolina nine days ago. On Monday night, he gave his team the credit for making a new approach work in a 53-43 victory against the Tar Heels. Kyle Guy scored...
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Former NFL quarterback and New York Mets outfielder Tim Tebow carries his equipment bag to a spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 27, 2017 - 6:49 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback is hoping to make to the majors as an outfielder. He signed a...
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February 27, 2017 - 4:30 pm
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national championship game. According to the Broome County Sheriff's office, Brandon Day was charged with a misdemeanor count of...
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February 26, 2017 - 6:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Marquis Wright scored 23 points, Nico Clareth hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 and Siena defeated Marist 80-64 on Sunday. Lavon Long added 18 points for the Saints (15-16, 12-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who wrapped up the fourth-seed in the league tournament. Marist (...
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February 26, 2017 - 4:30 pm
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu scored 16 points, added nine rebounds, and Fairfield closed out the regular season with a 62-58 win over Niagara on Sunday. Curtis Cobb finished with 15 points and Jerry Johnson Jr. added 10 for the Stags (16-13, 11-9 MAAC). Fairfield controlled the game with...
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Notre Dame's Lindsay Allen (15) drives between Florida State's Brittany Brown (12) and Leticia Romero (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
February 26, 2017 - 2:46 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday. Arike Ogunbowale added 19 points and Kathryn Westbeld had 14 for the Irish (27-3, 15-1 ACC), who will once again be...
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Michigan forward Moritz Wagner (13), of Germany, makes a basket, defended by Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan, front left, and forward Vincent Edwards, middle, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
February 25, 2017 - 6:13 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Moe Wagner scored 22 of his 24 points in the first half, outplaying everyone on Purdue's vaunted front line and leading Michigan to an 82-70 victory over the 14th-ranked Boilermakers on Saturday. Derrick Walton added 17 points and 11 rebounds in his final scheduled home game...
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This Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, photo provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Olathe, Kan., shows Adam Purinton, who has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the Wednesday night shooting at a crowded bar in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe. One man was killed and two were injured in the shooting. (Johnson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
February 25, 2017 - 6:10 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local): 5 p.m. GoFundMe sites for the families of an Indian man who was killed and two men who were injured in a shooting at a Kansas bar have raised more than $1 million...
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February 25, 2017 - 4:21 pm
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Klinewski scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Eric Stafford added 15 points, and Lafayette held on for a 73-69 win over Colgate in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. Lafayette (9-20, 5-13 Patriot) got its biggest lead of the second half on...
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February 25, 2017 - 2:54 pm
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 19 points and Rokas Gustys added 15 with 14 rebounds as Hofstra made a late surge to defeat James Madison 71-66 in a regular-season finale on Saturday. The lead was swapped back and forth until Gustys rebounded a Wright-Foreman miss and found...
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