OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney and Aiyana Whitney each had 11 kills, and Penn State defeated Brigham Young 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 Saturday to win its second straight NCAA women’s volleyball title.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Jennifer Hamson had 22 kills, and Alexa Gray added 19 to help BYU beat Texas 25-23, 25-16, 17-25, 26-24 in the NCAA women’s volleyball semifinals Thursday night.
CHICAGO — DaMarcus Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, says he is retiring from the U.S. soccer national team after 14 years.
DALLAS — The Golden State Warriors earned their franchise-record 15th straight victory, with Stephen Curry scoring 29 points and adding a bizarre footnote Saturday in a 105-98 win over Dallas.
BOSTON — The Arizona Diamondbacks made a second salary-saving move Friday night, trading former All-Star pitcher Wade Miley to the Boston Red Sox.
NFL owners moved unanimously Wednesday to change the league’s personal conduct policy. Now they wait to see how the players’ union responds.
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MONACO — The IOC approved plans for a more flexible sports program, a move that could lead to the inclusion of baseball and softball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Damon Lynn made a key three-pointer with less than 3:00 to go and finished with 20 points to help New Jersey Institute of Technology stun the 17th-ranked Michigan Wolverines 72-70 in college basketball Saturday.
WINDERMERE, Fla. — The guy in a red shirt put on quite a show Friday in the Hero World Challenge to get into contention.
HOUSTON — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt was released from a Houston hospital more than three weeks after triple-bypass heart surgery.
MADISON, Wis. — Tyus Jones scored 22 points, Rasheed Sulaimon added 14 and No. 4 Duke shot 65 percent to beat No. 2 Wisconsin 80-70 on Wednesday night in a highly anticipated matchup of college basketball heavyweights.
LAS VEGAS — Tony Stewart underwent a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa.
HARRISON, N.J. — Thierry Henry is leaving Major League Soccer after 4½ seasons, unable to lead the New York Red Bulls to the team’s first championship.
SAN FRANCISCO — Having lost Pablo Sandoval, the Giants have turned their attention to the pitching market.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A missing Ohio State football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police.
BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.
NAPLES, Fla. — Stacy Lewis is the first American golfer in 21 years to sweep the three biggest awards on the LPGA Tour. Lewis closed with a 1-under 71 in the CME Group Tour Championship on Sunday.
ORLANDO — Magic rookie small forward Aaron Gordon underwent surgery late Friday afternoon in Charlotte to repair a fracture in the fifth metatarsal in his left foot, according to the club.
The Arizona Wildcats watched their season end in the second round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament after losing 7-2 to top-seeded Texas A&M in College Station on Friday night.
After a scoreless first half, the Pima College men’s soccer team allowed five goals after the break in a loss to Tyler Junior College that eliminated the Aztecs from the NJCAA tournament.
Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.
It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.
The University of Arizona volleyball team finished off a weekend sweep of the Oregon schools, beating Oregon State 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23) at McKale Center on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry had 30 points and 15 assists, Marreese Speights added 24 points, and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers 136-115 Sunday night despite 44 points by Kobe Bryant
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano, trying to help team owner Roger Penske to a sweep of the major American racing titles, was the fastest of the four NASCAR championship contenders in Saturday’s final practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Senior forward Alexandra Doller scored in the 78th minute to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a 1-0 win over host Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA soccer tournament on Friday in Stillwater.
LONDON — Roger Federer blew away Andy Murray 6-0, 6-1 to finish the ATP Finals round-robin unbeaten, and hand Murray his worst defeat in seven years in front of his home crowd on Thursday.
The steering committee for Minneapolis’ bid for a Final Four will present its final pitch in front of the NCAA men’s basketball committee this afternoon in Indianapolis.
The University of Arizona women’s soccer team will face a familiar foe in its return to the NCAA tournament.
The University of Arizona volleyball team bounced back from a close loss at No. 1 Stanford by routing host California on Sunday.
AVONDALE — Denny Hamlin had a championship within his sights four years ago when the Sprint Cup title was his to lose.
The Pima College men’s soccer team made an early goal, headed in by midfielder Ryan Bristow, hold up to book a place in the NJCAA nationals with a 1-0 victory over Otero Junior College on Friday night.
SHANGHAI — Graeme McDowell likes a tough golf course, and Sheshan International was perfect for him Thursday. He opened with seven birdies in 12 holes and then hung on for a 5-under 67 and a two-shot lead after the first round of the HSBC Champions.
In the chaotic aftermath of Jerry Sandusky’s 2012 arrest on child-molestation charges, the NCAA apparently was so intent on punishing Penn State that it overlooked questions about its authority to do so, according to emails from the organization made public Wednesday.
KATY, Texas — Houston-area voters approved a whopping bond package that includes $58 million to build a 12,000-seat high school football stadium.
PHILADELPHIA — Mark Sanchez is the Sanchize again.
Arizona will send at least one new face to Congress: Former state Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat, won the U.S. House seat that longtime U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor is vacating after 24 years. The Phoenix-based 7th Congressional District is a Democratic stronghold.
Matt O’Boyle had 22 points and Murphy Gershman (Tucson High) added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Pima College men’s basketball team opened its season with an 82-81 victory over visiting Planet Athlete.
HOUSTON — The Philadelphia Eagles have lost former Arizona Wildcats quarterback Nick Foles to a shoulder injury.
LOS ANGELES — Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium.
CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach scored four goals and the World Cup-bound United States defeated Costa Rica 6-0 Sunday night for the team’s fifth CONCACAF Women’s Championship title.
LONDON — A few Wembley Stadium medics walked onto the field carrying a stretcher, but Nick Fairley wanted no part of getting on it.
GLENDALE — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night.
CHESTER, Pa. — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday, securing the United States a trip to next year’s World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF woman’s final on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5-inch, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first called up to the big leagues by the Mariners a decade ago.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State University.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. women’s soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten — and unscored upon — in group play in the CONCACAF championship.