STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 13 and No. 5 Kentucky held on to beat Mississippi State 71-67 on Saturday. Kentucky (20-3, 9-1 Southeastern Conference) has won 10 straight games since losing to Alabama in its conference opener on Jan. 5. The Wildcats hadRead More →

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier tied a season-high with 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds on Saturday, leading No. 5 UConn to a 109-74 rout of Temple. Collier, who had 30 points in a win over the Owls last month, recorded her 12th double-double of the season and 36thRead More →

In a massive blow to the UFC 234 card, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will have to bow out of the main event due to a “severe abdominal injury requiring emergency surgery” suffered the night before his fight against Kevin Gastelum, the UFC announced Saturday. With Whittaker out, Anderson Silva’s long-awaitedRead More →

MIAMI (AP) — The outfield grass at Marlins Park was a worn-out mess on Saturday, with those who arrived for the team’s annual FanFest being greeted by signs reminding them that the turf will be replaced soon. When it comes to the Marlins, many things are a work in progress.Read More →

Free agent infielder Brett Lawrie is returning to the professional baseball circuit on a minor league contract with the Brewers, per an Instagram announcement on Saturday. While the signing has yet to be formally announced, Robert Murray of The Athletic says the deal comes with a club option for 2020Read More →

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Chris Wood scored twice to help Burnley climb out of the English Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 win over Brighton on Saturday. Burnley had already hit the woodwork twice by the time Wood gave his team the lead in the 26th minute, after beingRead More →

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Shelton Mitchell scored 22 points with a career-best five 3-pointers and Clemson outlasted No. 11 Virginia Tech 59-51 on Saturday for the Tigers’ fourth straight victory. The Hokies (18-5, 7-4 ACC) made just one field goal in the final 8:33 in losing consecutive games for theRead More →

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jon Teske had 17 points and 12 rebounds, holding his own inside against Ethan Happ, and Charles Matthews scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to lift No. 7 Michigan over No. 19 Wisconsin 61-52 on Saturday. The Big Ten-leading Wolverines (22-2,Read More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamar Baldwin had 18 points as Butler narrowly beat Georgetown 73-69 on Saturday. Jordan Tucker had 15 points for Butler (14-10, 5-6 Big East Conference). Paul Jorgensen added 12 points. Nate Fowler had three assists for the visitors. Mac McClung had 21 points for the Hoyas (15-9,Read More →

Five quick takeaways from the NCAA men’s basketball selection committee early seeding reveal Saturday: 1. The Atlantic Coast Conference is poised to continue its big 2018-19 sports season. Fresh off Clemson’s dominant national championship in football, the ACC has two NCAA tournament No. 1 seeds five weeks before Selection Sunday:Read More →

LONDON (AP) — With fans growing increasingly nervous, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp knew his players needed to make a statement about their title credentials against Bournemouth on Saturday. They delivered just the right message with a rampant display in a 3-0 win at Anfield that not only put the teamRead More →