Cardinals, Carpenter agree to $52M, six-year deal
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor.
CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony shook off a horrid shooting start and scored 26 points, leading the New York Knicks to their third straight victory, 107-97 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
STANFORD, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is ready for a busy week ahead with the start of free agency and is moving forward from the recent news that the Cleveland Browns inquired about trading for him.
Reed has Tiger lurking behind at Doral
Phil Jackson apparently doesn’t want to coach the Knicks, but it’s possible he can be convinced to join their front office in some capacity.
NEW YORK — Let the bidding binges begin.
The incident was shocking, even given all the ugly behavior at college basketball arenas this season: a fan brazenly storming onto the court to confront Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during a game.
Colt Brennan has brain injury
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Harvard became the first team to reach the NCAA tournament, and the Crimson did it on rival Yale’s court.
SOCHI, Russia — With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country’s military action in Crimea.
LARNACA, Cyprus — Ukraine’s national football team gave its troubled country something to cheer about on Wednesday when it beat the United States 2-0 in an international friendly.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Nicolas Batum had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers routed Atlanta 102-78, a loss that marked the end of Hawks guard Kyle Korver’s NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer.
DORAL, Fla. — Rory McIlroy was teeing off on the ninth hole during a practice round for the Cadillac Championship when someone approached and asked him to stop play for a few minutes, because of a pressing matter in the area.
Overshadowed by the international crisis over Ukraine, Russia welcomes the sporting world back to Sochi this week for Winter Paralympics that will be snubbed by some politicians and will struggle to match the successful Winter Olympics that ended less than two weeks ago in the Black Sea resort.