South has 21 points, leads Texas A&M-CC to 81-63 victory

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 11:00 pm

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had 21 points and Myles Smith nailed five from distance for 17 points while dishing out eight assists as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ran out to an early lead and coasted to an 81-63 win over NAIA’s Huston-Tillotson on Tuesday night. Emmanuel Toney was 3 of 5 from long… Continue Reading

UAB’s Johnston, Ubosi torch N. Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 10:59 pm

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Xavier Ubosi, and UAB continued its resurgence two seasons after shutting down its football program, beating Northern Illinois 37-13 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night. Ubosi had seven catches for 227 yards for the… Continue Reading

Sam Houston State snaps 4-game skid, beats Alabama State

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 9:59 pm

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Sam Houston State dominated the first half on its way to a 78-57 victory over Alabama State on Tuesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. Mitchell nearly had his second double-double of the season by halftime, scoring nine points with nine rebounds… Continue Reading

Hart stops 22 shots in NHL debut, Flyers top Red Wings 3-2

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 9:55 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 22 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night and made interim coach Scott Gordon a winner in his first game. Radko Gudas also scored… Continue Reading

AP source: Matt Harvey, Angels agree to $11M, 1-year deal

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 8:53 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that pitcher Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Harvey can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses: $250,000 for each start from 15 through 26. The person spoke Tuesday on condition… Continue Reading

Georgetown pulls away late to beat Appalachian State 83-73

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 8:43 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Akinjo made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Josh LeBlanc posted a double-double and Georgetown pulled away late from Appalachian State for an 83-73 victory on Tuesday night. The Hoyas (8-3) led 72-69 with 1:41 remaining when LeBlanc dunked off a pass from Akinjo, Greg Malinowski put in two free throws… Continue Reading

Tuesday’s Scores

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 8:37 pm

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Abington 67, Upper Moreland 47 Abington Friends 57, George School 49 Academy of the New Church 77, Friends Select 51 Berks Christian 43, Lancaster Christian 42 Bethlehem Catholic 97, Allentown Dieruff 62 Big Spring 59, Greencastle Antrim 39 Central Bucks West 51, Souderton 42 Collegium Charter School 72, Mercy Vocational 55 Constitution… Continue Reading

Sporting KC sends Rubio to Rapids for Rowe, allocation money

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 7:24 pm

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City traded starting forward Diego Rubio to the Colorado Rapids for midfielder Kelyn Rowe and $300,000 in allocation money on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Rubio, who was entering the final year of his contract, scored 15 goals in 51 regular-season MLS games for Sporting KC. He also had two… Continue Reading

AP source: Georgia’s Fields listed in NCAA transfer database

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 7:19 pm

A person with access to the NCAA’s transfer database says Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields is now listed among the football players who have notified their school of their intention to leave. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the database is not public. The person also provided a… Continue Reading

Longtime star Beltran joins Yankees as special adviser

by Associated Press on December 18, 2018 at 7:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime star Carlos Beltran has joined the New York Yankees as a special adviser. His hiring came shortly before prized free agent Manny Machado was expected to meet with the Yankees on Wednesday. Beltran and Machado have the same agent. Beltran spent nearly three seasons of his 20-year major league career… Continue Reading