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  • Vikings stadium builders work on career highlight

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been in transition all year. Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is learning on the job. Coach Mike Zimmer is shaping his new team’s mindset. Dave Mansell is making sure…

  • Friday’s College Basketball

    EAST No scores reported from the EAST. SOUTH No scores reported from the SOUTH. MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST No scores reported from the SOUTHWEST. FAR WEST No scores reported from the…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Cincinnati 3½ 2½ (51) Virginia Tech Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Arizona St. 9 7½ (65) Duke Independence Bowl At Shreveport, La. Miami Pk 3½ (61) South Carolina Pinstripe…

  • No. 24 Colorado State off to program’s best start

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The cohesion was instant at Colorado State, even with all the transfers and junior college additions. That’s because of video game sessions in the locker room after practice. And bowling…

  • No. 1 Kentucky, No. 4 Louisville resume rivalry

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky has been so dominant that discussion has shifted toward whether the Wildcats are now capable of going unbeaten. Kentucky’s players acknowledge the lofty talk even as they try to…

  • Wildcats facing some tough practice days

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona overcame its shortcomings through the season’s first 12 games thanks to a smothering defense that always seemed to be at its best when things got tight. But when the Wildcats’…

  • George Washington shocks No. 11 Wichita St., 60-54, wins Hawaii tourney

    HONOLULU (AP) _ Kethan Savage sparked a late rally and scored 12 points to lead George Washington to a 60-54 upset over No. 11 Wichita State in the final of the Diamond Head Classic on…

  • D-I’s youngest coach also has inexperienced team

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dana Ford and his Tennessee State Tigers are learning on the job together. Ford is the youngest coach in Division I men’s basketball after being hired in April at the age…

  • Seton Hall guard Whitehead has stress fracture

    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Highly touted Seton Hall freshman Isaiah Whitehead is going to be sidelined with a stress fracture in his right foot. The Big East Conference school announced the injury Wednesday, saying…

  • Heart of Dallas Bowl

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Louisiana Tech 4 6 (57½) Illinois Quick Lane Bowl At Detroit North Carolina 3 3 (67) Rutgers St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl UCF 3 2 (49) NC State Saturday Military Bowl…

  • From Rockford to Wichita State, VanVleet shines

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Fred VanVleet walks into the training room deep within Koch Arena. He gently pulls off his shirt to reveal a cut-up elbow, a bruised shoulder, a nasty gash on the palm…

  • Nebraska beats Loyola Marymount 50-42 in OT

    HONOLULU (AP) — It was far from pretty, but Tim Miles will take it anyway. Terran Petteway scored seven of his game-high 17 points in overtime as Nebraska edged Loyola Marymount 50-42 in a consolation…

  • Defense keys George Washington’s 53-50 win over Colorado

    HONOLULU (AP) — It’s no secret what Mike Lonergan wants for Christmas: a Diamond Head Classic championship. The fourth-year George Washington coach will have that chance Thursday after his team fended off a pesky Colorado…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Arkansas St. 74, Niagara 69 Cornell 75, Siena 57 Iona 86, Florida Gulf Coast 67 La Salle 83, Hofstra 74 Pittsburgh 58, Holy Cross 39 Rutgers 79, Sacred Heart 54 St. Francis (NY) 71,…

  • Loyola of Chicago rallies to beat Boise State 48-45

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Milton Doyle scored the go-ahead basket to lead Loyola of Chicago in a 48-45 comeback victory over Boise State on Tuesday to win the Las Vegas Classic and the Ramblers’ sixth…