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November 20, 2015 - 3:43pm
1 week 4 days ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It never occurred to Charlie Scott that he would make history when he accepted a scholarship offer from Dean Smith to play basketball at North Carolina in the late 1960s.

His coach knew becoming the first black scholarship athlete at the school was a big deal.

On Friday, the two-time All-American who helped to break down what remained of the racial divide joined his late coach in the College Basketball Hall of Fame....

November 20, 2015 - 3:39pm
1 week 4 days ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The grandson of former Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr is bringing together the Wolverines' biggest rivals as he enters hospice.

The Detroit News ( ) reports Friday that Michigan State and Ohio State players will wear helmet decals designed to honor 5-year-old Chad Carr when they play Saturday. It features the image of a boy flexing his muscles and "ChadToughFDN" after the foundation created by his parents Tammi and Jason...

November 20, 2015 - 3:27pm
1 week 4 days ago

HARRISONSBURG, Va. (AP) — Obi Emegano hit a career-high five 3-pointers and finished with 28 points in leading Oral Roberts to a 70-66 victory over UT Martin on Friday.

Brandon Conley added 14 points and eight rebounds to lead a 39-29 edge on the boards for the Golden Eagles (2-1). Albert Owens scored 13 points.

Alex Anderson scored 25 points for the Skyhawks (0-3). Twymond Howard added 19 points and Myles Taylor 10.

The Skyhawks...

November 20, 2015 - 3:18pm
1 week 4 days ago

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Marko Gujancic had 13 points, including two 3-pointers in overtime, as George Mason moved into the Charleston Classic championship with a 71-68 victory over Oklahoma State on Friday.

The Patriots (2-2) held a 56-51 lead in the final minute before the Cowboys (3-1) forced overtime on Joe Burton's 3-pointer with 16 seconds to go. But Gujancic got George Mason started with his long-range shot. The Patriots made 7 of 8 shots in the extra period to...

November 20, 2015 - 3:09pm
1 week 4 days ago

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Jelani Jenkins is doubtful and Koa Misi is questionable for Miami's game Sunday against Dallas, meaning the Dolphins might be without two starting linebackers.

Misi practiced for the first time this week on a limited basis Friday despite an abdominal injury. Jenkins again sat out with a left ankle injury suffered in last week's win at Philadelphia.

Backup linebacker Spencer Paysinger is doubtful with a neck injury that limited him...

November 20, 2015 - 3:07pm
1 week 4 days ago

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Chappell holed a 45-yard bunker shot for eagle on his way to a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead in the RSM Classic at Sea Island.

Chappell was trying to make sure his bunker shot reached the back of the green for a chance at birdie. It worked out perfectly at the par-5 15th on the Seaside Course.

Chappell was at 11-under 131 and one shot ahead of Kevin Kisner, who had a 67 at Seaside, and Freddie Jacobson, who had a...

November 20, 2015 - 3:02pm
1 week 4 days ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Documents filed at the court examining the legality of daily fantasy sports in New York show a rapidly growing national business built on billions in entry fees.

An estimate by DraftKings says the industry will take in up to $4 billion in entry fees in the United States this year, and could reach up to $20 billion in 2017.

Daily fantasy companies like FanDuel and DraftKings generally charge roughly 10 percent of each wager for...

November 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
1 week 4 days ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Kellen Dunham scored 16 points to help No. 22 Butler beat Temple 74-69 on Friday in the second round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff.

Tyler Lewis scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime for the Bulldogs (3-0), who didn't have the high-scoring output that had been a trademark of their first two games. Butler shot just 36 percent, including 5 of 21 from 3-point range, but shook off a slow start to stay unbeaten and advance to the Tipoff's...

November 20, 2015 - 2:44pm
1 week 4 days ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers starting center Timofey Mozgov could miss two weeks with a strained shoulder.

Mozgov was injured in the first half of a win Thursday night over Milwaukee and did not return in the second half. An MRI taken Friday revealed a strained right deltoid, and the team said he will be out at least 10 days.

Mozgov is averaging 7.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 20.8 minutes per game for the Cavaliers, who at 9-3 have the Eastern Conference...

November 20, 2015 - 2:36pm
1 week 4 days ago

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Nose tackle Terrance Knighton and linebacker Keenan Robinson are listed as questionable for the Washington Redskins' game at the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Knighton was limited in practice Friday because he is dealing with cluster headaches that held him out of a game two weeks ago. Robinson missed last week's game with a bad shoulder.

Knighton sat out practice Thursday to see a specialist for what coach Jay Gruden called "a...

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