Sean Kilpatrick scored 24 points and No. 15 Cincinnati clinched at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title with a tough 70-66 win over Rutgers on Saturday.
James Harden and the Rockets were determined to make up for their most lopsided loss of the season when they got a second shot at Indiana on Friday night.
Dirk Nowitzki says he wasn't thinking about the last time the Dallas Mavericks blew a 30-point lead and lost.
Jared Sullinger was at a loss to explain how his Boston Celtics could win while committing a season-high 28 turnovers.
A UC Santa Barbara fan who went on court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during a game has been arrested.
Suspended South Carolina coach Frank Martin apologized to fans for his harsh words aimed at Gamecocks point guard Duane Notice in the loss to No. 1 Florida this week.
This could be it for Jabari Parker at Duke.
No. 2 Wichita State is still perfect. Calm and collected, too, in a 32nd straight win.
Shaq wants to be back in a video game.
Just a few years after the invention of "Basket Ball," black players in segregated America formed leagues of their own, eventually creating a barnstorming circuit featuring such teams as the New York Renaissance, the...
The Lakers were the designated home team this time. That meant the Clippers had to put up with looking at all those championship banners and retired numbers that their co-tenant at the Staples Center has had hanging on the...
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A UC Santa Barbara basketball fan ran on the court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during the Gauchos' 86-77 victory over the Rainbow Warriors on Thursday night.
Led by a no-frills coach, the San Antonio Spurs have long stated the regular season means little to them.
Gerald Green scored 25 of his career-high 41 points in the third quarter and the Phoenix Suns erased a 16-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-122 on Thursday night.
The WNBA and the players' union have agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league's Board of Governors.
South Carolina coach Frank Martin was suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to No. 1 Florida and won't be with the team when it plays at Mississippi State on Saturday.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski is out of the hospital and at practice with No. 4 Duke after feeling light-headed during a loss at Wake Forest.
Wesley Matthews had a simple goal going into the Blazers' game against the Hawks: Don't let Kyle Korver get the ball.
Mike Krzyzewski may have poured too much emotion into No. 4 Duke's trip to Wake Forest.
The last school to go unbeaten in the regular season, St. Joseph's in 2004, lost its first game in the Atlantic 10 tournament by 20 points to Xavier.
The Los Angeles Kings have struggled to score goals all season, and few NHL players do it better than a healthy, hungry Marian Gaborik.
Jason Collins' second stint with the Brooklyn Nets will last at least 10 more days.
A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.
LeBron James was wiped out - and it showed.
Klay Thompson seized the moment twice Tuesday night.
Michigan came to Illinois with a shot at sewing up its first outright Big Ten title since 1986.
It's come down to this for No. 10 San Diego State - win at UNLV on Wednesday night and the Aztecs will be playing for the outright Mountain West Conference championship at home Saturday night against No. 21 New Mexico.
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Providence has put itself in position to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in a decade with a strong late-season run.
Bruce Springsteen will headline the NCAA March Madness Music Festival next month in Dallas.
An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he's ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other.
Jason Collins dealt with the ticket requests, handled the media responsibilities, then moved on to what he most wants to do in the NBA.
Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career. The pianist will be back next month for an all-star concert at Osaka Castle Park highlighting...
Best player. Best game of his career.
Jason Collins spent part of his off day on Sunday shopping at Costco.
Jason Collins started walking from the bench to the scorer's table, fans rising out of their seats all around Barclays Center.
Even in a new league, Connecticut doesn't believe in sharing the wealth.
LeBron James is considering a return to Cleveland. Well, for one night, anyway.
By The Associated Press Florida, Wichita State and Arizona are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week.
Jason Collins has been warmly received in his historic return to the NBA.
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Buyout season helps the NBA's rich get richer. The remainder of the schedule will determine if they actually got better.
If this was Aaron Gordon's final home game at Arizona, and it almost certainly was, then he went out in style.
Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway.
Ever the self-proclaimed downer, West Virginia coach Mike Carey was quick to tell his No. 11 Mountaineers they still have one more game before being able to at least have a share of the Big 12 title.
Jimmer Fredette wanted to start over. The Chicago Bulls wanted to improve their outside shooting.
The Chicago Bulls were open all over the floor, so Joakim Noah kept collecting assists. Jumpers for Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich. A dunk for Taj Gibson, another jumper for Butler, and on and on it went.
North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell says she's scheduled to start what she hopes is her final chemotherapy treatment for leukemia this week and "there's a chance" she could return for the NCAA tournament.
Artist Jay Shells was in his New York City studio last year, painting while listening to rapper Big L, when some lyrics booming through the room grabbed his attention: "On 139 and Lenox Ave, there's a big park. And if...
Marcus Smart had no intention of avoiding Joel Embiid, Kansas' 7-foot shot blocker.
Frank Martin went from one of the most disappointing games of his career to his best win so far at South Carolina.
LeBron James dispensed with his menacing black mask at the NBA's request and switched to a clear protective cover for the Miami Heat's game Saturday night against the Orlando Magic.
Allen Iverson cupped his hand to his left ear and asked to hear his favorite tune one more time.
Malcolm Brogdon talked before No. 12 Virginia's final home game about making it a success for seniors Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell and even former walk-on Thomas Rogers, the first building blocks in Tony Bennett's...
With the best game of his career, Justin Martin helped Xavier get the better of a much-anticipated rematch.
Florida's seniors, those four guys who fell just short of the Final Four the last three years, talked about cutting down the nets after clinching the Southeastern Conference's regular-season championship.
The Chicago Bulls and former BYU sensation Jimmer Fredette have tentatively agreed to a contract after he parted with the Sacramento Kings earlier in the week, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday.
Billie Jean King's taxi ride home after the Sochi Olympics included a revelation.
The Memphis Tigers found a way to quiet a bunch of hometown critics with coach Josh Pastner's biggest win yet. Rick Pitino and his seventh-ranked Louisville Cardinals are kicking themselves for blowing a game they...
Now that Jaromir Jagr has 700 NHL goals in the bank, the future Hockey Hall of Famer is already setting his sights on his next big milestone.
The chant started when Ron Baker walked toward the Wichita State bench for the final time, and reached a crescendo when he popped the front of his jersey - No. 31.
UConn didn't score a basket in the last 7½ minutes against No. 11 Cincinnati on Saturday, and still won the game.
The lone regular-season matchup between No. 4 South Carolina and No. 10 Tennessee won't have any impact on the Southeastern Conference championship.
By The Associated Press Sydney Moss has set the women's Division III scoring record with 63 points for Thomas More College in a semifinal victory at the Presidents' Athletic Conference tournament.
Kevin Durant often says he'll do whatever his team needs.
Stephen Curry's last Madison Square Garden performance was breathtaking, the most dazzling display of outside shooting ever at the famed arena.
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer A wild postgame brawl following a contentious game between Utah Valley and New Mexico State highlighted the risks when fans and players collide.
Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon did a double take when told that the Cavaliers have only won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship outright once in their history, and that it was 33 years ago.
Stefanie Dolson has helped Connecticut to a 133-11 record and a national championship in her four years on the team. But she's also brought to the program something coach Geno Auriemma believes has been just as...
A wild brawl involving players and fans who came onto the court broke out when New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller hurled the ball at Utah Valley's Holton Hunsaker seconds after the Wolverines' 66-61 overtime...
Jason Collins had plenty of gifts for Matthew Shepard's parents: a basket, a blowout, an autographed No. 98 jersey that he wears in honor of their son.
Jason Collins played the final eight minutes of a blowout win. Rarely has he been prouder of a performance.
The longest winning streak in Saint Louis history ended Thursday night with a surprising loss at home to Duquesne. That was hardly the most disappointing part of it as far as forward Dwayne Evans was concerned.
For LeBron James, the mask was distinctive.
Arkansas didn't need a spectacular dunk to beat No. 17 Kentucky in overtime this time around.
Something got spilled near where the New York Knicks' bus was parked Thursday morning, which seemed to serve as a perfect microcosm of their season to date.
By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer The NBA suspended Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins for one game and fined him $20,000 on Thursday for punching an opposing player and verbally abusing an...
LeBron James says his new protective mask is hot, uncomfortable and prone to fogging up. Plus, as teammate Dwyane Wade pointed out, it looks weird.
The Clippers proved again that they can go nose-to-nose with the Houston Rockets and defend their 1-2 punch of Dwight Howard and James Harden.
Arizona came out of its last meeting with California a bit discombobulated, hurting from its first loss and the loss of forward Brandon Ashley for the rest of the season.
Deron Williams took a moment to snap a few photos of Brooklyn teammate Jason Collins at their shootaround in Portland.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks got the early scare. Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans ended up with the bigger problem.
Thunder coach Scott Brooks joked during pregame that he didn't like what he saw from Kyrie Irving at the All-Star game. Brooks coached the West and watched as Irving led the East to a comeback win on his way to earning...
Jason Collins hasn't even worn his No. 98 jersey in a game yet, and already it's a big seller.
In a story Feb. 25, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wichita State was the 11th team to start a season 30-0. They are the 12th team to do so.
Raymond Felton is determined to keep personal turmoil from affecting what was already his most trying season professionally.
Jimmermania began in Sacramento with hundreds of fans gathered at the airport to cheer the arrival of a player most had only watched on television or read about during the NCAA tournament.
James Harden spent the fourth quarter smiling on the Houston Rockets' bench. DeMarcus Cousins finished the final period in the Sacramento Kings' locker room.
The Trail Blazers took Denver's best shot - and the Nuggets took way too many errant shots thanks to Portland's stifling defense.
Florida coach Billy Donovan knows his newly top-ranked Gators are an even bigger target for opponents. They just keep finding ways to finish off victories.
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arraigned on two felony weapons possession charges in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, following his early morning arrest after a lawyer for his wife turned in a loaded...
Jason Collins has received support from everyone from his teammates to Billie Jean King since becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States' four major professional leagues.
LeBron James stood in the corner of the Miami Heat practice gym, cursing but grinning after missing another 3-point shot, then flopped to the hardwood and did a push-up as self-imposed punishment.
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer Breaking down this week's Associated Press college basketball poll:
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Baylor appears to be back on the right side of the bubble after a strong run over the past two weeks.
Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. 4 Syracuse appeared poised to secure an unusually easy victory.
Dirk Nowitzki called it "probably the ugliest game-winner I ever shot," and this is how he described it.
Stephen Curry didn't shoot all that well - and Golden State won anyway.
Stephen Curry didn't shoot all that well - and Golden State won anyway.
The ACC commissioner said Monday that Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim won't be disciplined after he came onto the court to protesting a key charging call during the Orange's 66-60 loss at Duke over the weekend.
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer The Florida Gators are taking their turn as the newest No. 1 in what coach Billy Donovan calls a revolving door atop the AP college basketball poll, their first time...
NBA players insisted since last spring there would be a place in the locker room for Jason Collins.
Jason Collins heard his name called by Nets coach Jason Kidd early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer's table to check in.
Michigan coach John Beilein is willing to give Nik Stauskas a little leeway when it comes to shot selection.
History? Pressure? Jason Collins would have none of it after becoming the NBA's first openly gay player.
Jason Collins has become the first openly gay player to see action in an NBA game.
LeBron James watched from the bench in a stylish gray suit, and with the game deadlocked at halftime, he took off his necktie.
LeBron James was held out by the Miami Heat on Sunday against the Chicago Bulls because of his broken nose, missing a game for only the second time this season.
NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant marveled at what Jamal Crawford did to his team.
Kayla McBride got No. 2 Notre Dame going early by hitting her first four shots and stopped seventh-ranked Duke's rally late by hitting back-to-back baskets.
Over the last few weeks, as opposing defenses keyed in on him, Michigan's Nik Stauskas has remained patient, hesitant to force anything at the offensive end.
Wichita State went to the Final Four last year, yet there was something missing for that team: a Missouri Valley Conference championship.
The New York Knicks are preparing to buy out the contracts of veterans Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih.
Andrew Wiggins exacted a little bit of revenge on Texas.
They'll remember the OT from the first Syracuse-Duke game - and the Ts that decided Round 2.
Mississippi's Marshall Henderson unleashed a first-half scoring spree that put No. 2 Florida's school-record winning streak in danger.
LeBron James looked groggy, battled the sniffles as he spoke and wore a large bandage Saturday over the bridge of his swollen, broken nose.
In their first game with the Lakers and coach Mike D'Antoni, MarShon Brooks and Kent Bazemore made sure Los Angeles came out a winner in the latest matchup of the NBA's most storied rivalry.
With Tony Allen back, the Memphis Grizzlies were able to turn up their defense pressure and hold off the Los Angeles Clippers down the stretch.