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  • Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Terry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at North Carolina State. Now it’s his turn. The 6-foot-4 guard spent his first two seasons at West Virginia, but transferred to North Carolina…

  • Illinois guard Abrams tears Achilles, out for 2nd season

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season after tearing an Achilles tendon. Coach John Groce said Tuesday that Abrams tore his left Achilles during practice Monday. Abrams…

  • Kansas, Indiana, UCLA head Maui Invitational

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball’s biggest upsets. The other game on that side of the bracket,…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP Adam Wilk outright to Salt Lake (PCL). NEW YORK YANKEES — Assigned INF Gregorio Petit outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent LHP Drew…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP Adam Wilk outright to Salt Lake (PCL). TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent LHP Drew Smyly to Durham (IL) for a rehab assignment. TEXAS RANGERS — Sent…

  • Memphis’ Austin Nichols transfers to Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Memphis leading scorer Austin Nichols has transferred to Virginia. Virginia coach Tony Bennett announced Nichols’ transfer Monday. Bennett says Nichols is a “great fit for our program and system.” Nichols averaged…

  • Memphis’ Austin Nichols transfers to Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Memphis leading scorer Austin Nichols has transferred to Virginia. Virginia coach Tony Bennett announced Nichols’ transfer Monday. Bennett says Nichols is a “great fit for our program and system.” Nichols averaged…

  • US women win 6th straight under-19 world basketball title

    CHEKHOV, Russia (AP) — South Carolina’s A’ja Wilson led the U.S. to its record sixth straight women’s under-19 world basketball title and seventh overall, scoring 30 points in the Americans’ 78-70 victory over Russia on…

  • Sherri Coale headlines women’s basketball hall class of 2016

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale said it was a surreal moment when she got the phone call that she would be part of the women’s basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall announced…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Dodgers win without Greinke…Kazmir a hit in Astros debut UNDATED (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t missing a beat without All-Star hurler Zack Greinke (GREHN’-kee). Justin Turner homered and drove in three runs…