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  • Longtime NCAA basketball coaches who look like their mascots

    A number of long-tenured college basketball coaches have become synonymous with their schools. And over that time, at some programs, the coaches have begun to look like their programs’ mascots.

  • NHL Scoring Leaders

    Through Jan. 28 GP G A PTS Jakub Voracek, Phi 49 17 40 57 Tyler Seguin, Dal 47 28 25 53 Patrick Kane, Chi 48 23 30 53 Claude Giroux, Phi 48 16 36 52…

  • Australian Open Results

    Thursday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Semifinals Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Madison Keys,…

  • Squatters slow Detroit’s plan to bulldoze way to prosperity

    DETROIT (AP) — Chris Mathews’ crew showed up this month to demolish one of the thousands of vacant homes destined for demolition as part of Detroit’s grand plan to bulldoze its way to prosperity when…

  • Sports Throwback Thursday Gallery

    Welcome to our Throwback Thursday Sports Gallery, where each week we’ll bring you new (old) photos from the sports world.

  • NYC mayor’s vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions. Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s sign language interpreter, is getting…

  • As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary

    ESKI MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — An unarmed Sunni Arab man walked along a road in a patch of northern Iraq newly liberated from Islamic State extremists, holding a white surrender flag — a signal to…

  • Sri Lanka says to return private lands in civil war areas

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan minister says the country’s new government plans to give back military-held private land in the country’s war-ravaged north and release detainees in apparent moves at post-civil war…

  • Guide: Get breakfast delivered to your door

    It’s the most important meal of the day — and the hardest one to have delivered to your door. But these local companies are making it easier for you to get your coffee, doughnut, egg sandwich and pastry fix without changing our of your pajamas. Your guide to breakfast, delivered.

  • Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt says next year’s Australian Open will likely be his last and, after he retires, he’ll likely take over the country’s Davis Cup captaincy. Hewitt, who turns 34 next month,…

  • Wednesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Albany (NY) 47, Vermont 44 Assumption 65, Pace 54 Binghamton 68, UMBC 56 Bucknell 68, Lehigh 62 Caldwell 65, Nyack 63 Catholic 82, Susquehanna 65 College of NJ 66, Richard Stockton 63 Dominican (NY)…

  • Stanford eases past short-handed Washington, 84-74

    SEATTLE (AP) — Anthony Brown scored 23 points and Stanford took advantage of Washington’s depleted inside game for an 84-74 victory Wednesday night. It was Washington’s first game since dismissing 7-foot center Robert Upshaw for…

  • NCAA Basketball

    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Albany (NY) 8 0 1.000 13 7 .650 Stony Brook 6 2 .750 15 8 .652 Vermont 6 2 .750…

  • College Basketball Standings

    America East Conference Conference AllGames W L Pct. W L Pct. Albany (NY) 8 0 1.000 13 7 .650 Stony Brook 6 2 .750 15 8 .652 Vermont 6 2 .750 11 10 .524 New…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 43 4779 111.1 Phoenix 47 5045 107.3 Dallas 47 5037 107.2 L.A. Clippers 46 4922 107.0 Toronto 46 4877 106.0 Atlanta…