PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Alex Barlow and Kelan Martin each scored 17 points and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
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LAHAINA, Maui — Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona’s first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or blocked shot.
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 Tuesday in the Maui Invitational semifinals.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Devin Booker scored 19 points for his second career best in as many games, Karl-Anthony Towns added 13 with 11 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky had no trouble with Texas-Arlington in Tuesday night’s 92-44 blowout.
LeBron James spoke out Tuesday against the violence in Ferguson, Mo., condemning the protestors who rioted and burned buildings after a grand jury voted not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
The Giants will never have another player like Pablo Sandoval — nobody as interesting, nobody as confounding, nobody as dietarily challenged, nobody as unpredictable, nobody as versatile, nobody as loud, and almost certainly nobody as great at the plate in the largest moments.
MIAMI — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.
RENTON, Wash. — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.
BOSTON — The Red Sox are hoping to spend their way out of the AL East cellar with two big free agent signings.
NEW ORLEANS — Justin Forsett ripped off one long run after another, and the Baltimore Ravens battered Drew Brees into a very costly mistake.
ESTERO, Fla. — Tim Derksen scored 21 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as San Francisco knocked off Hawaii 88-73 in the Gulf Coast Showcase tournament Monday night.
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Odell Beckham Jr. provided the spectacular, then Tony Romo and Dez Bryant trumped it.
SEATTLE — After 10 games, the defending champions needed to ask the difficult questions of each other. Most of all, whether the Seattle Seahawks were willing to put aside egos and get back in the NFC West race.