KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is preparing to welcome back a senior point guard while monitoring the status of an ailing post player.
Ariel Massengale is looking forward to returning for her senior season after missing the final 16 games of the 2013-14 season with a head injury. Massengale, who also underwent offseason surgery on her right knee, said her head feels better now and that she's hoping to be 100 percent by the start of the school year next month....
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to stop dipping.
Players' union head Tony Clark said Monday that several of his members have quit cold turkey following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on June 16 from oral cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA guard Lauren Holiday is ending her college basketball career after just 12 games over two seasons because of repeated head injuries.
The younger sister of former Bruins star and NBA player Jrue Holiday averaged 3.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Holiday, a redshirt freshman, will remain with the team as an undergraduate assistant and continue pursuing a sociology degree.
Coach Cori Close made the announcement on Tuesday...
SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bentley scored 22 points and rookie Chiney Ogwumike had 14 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 86-63 to snap a three-game skid.
Connecticut (10-13) had lost seven of eight.
Bentley scored 16 points during the first half. Ogwumike got into double figures for the 20th time in her first 21 games. The double-double was her eighth. Kelsey Bone added 16 points off the bench....