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Spence batters Peterson in 8th-round TKO win

January 20, 2018 - 8:25pm
Welterweight titleholder Errol Spence Jr. showed why he's regarded as one of the world's best, outclassing Lamont Peterson throughout their bout Saturday night and forcing the referee to stop the fight before the start of the eighth round.

Easter Jr. outpoints Fortuna, retains lightweight title

January 20, 2018 - 7:41pm
Lightweight world titleholder Robert Easter Jr. needed all 12 rounds -- and a little help from the judges -- to defeat a game Javier Fortuna in a very entertaining fight Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York.

LeBron: Cavs can get bounced early in playoffs

January 20, 2018 - 6:46pm
Playoffs? After the Cavs suffered another blowout loss Saturday, LeBron James tabbed his struggling team "not ready" and cautioned, "We could easily get bounced early" if the postseason started today.

Salaam's Heisman auctioned for record $399K

January 20, 2018 - 6:45pm
Former Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy fetched almost $400,000 at an auction on Saturday night, which raised funds for CTE-related medical research.

Board member calls on MSU president to resign

January 20, 2018 - 6:38pm
While board member Mitch Lyons does not believe school president Lou Anna Simon or anyone at the university engaged in a cover-up of Larry Nassar's abuse, he does believe the public has lost faith in her ability to lead, which necessitates a change.

Howard: No 'systematic problems' in the U.S.

January 20, 2018 - 6:37pm
Tim Howard doesn't think the problems with the U.S. team run deep, while adding that he thought former manager Bruce Arena did "a great job."

Blatter told Obama US lost before '22 vote

January 20, 2018 - 6:10pm
Sepp Blatter called United States president Barack Obama before FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar to tell him the U.S. was likely going to lose

NFL head-coaching carousel: Who's fired, who's hired, more

January 20, 2018 - 5:28pm
Here's everything you need to know about the opening in Indianapolis and the jobs in Arizona, New York and Detroit that are expected to be made official soon.

Vrabel was always Robinson's choice, a CEO coach to guide Titans

January 20, 2018 - 5:28pm
The Titans want to build what the Patriots have, which is why GM Jon Robinson was gung-ho about hiring former New England LB Mike Vrabel as head coach.

Dunking phenom Williamson commits to Duke

January 20, 2018 - 5:19pm
Five-star recruit Zion Williamson, the No. 2 player in the ESPN 100 known for his highlight reel dunks, has announced he will attend Duke. The Blue Devils have now locked up the three top-rated players in the country.

Ringside Seat: Spence has a chance to showcase talent against veteran Peterson

January 20, 2018 - 4:37pm
Welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr. is considered one of the most talented fighters in the division. He can burnish his résumé by defeating Lamont Peterson on Saturday. Here's everything you need to know about the fight.

Leach: Hilinski showed no signs of depression

January 20, 2018 - 4:37pm
Washington State coach Mike Leach said that quarterback Tyler Hilinski, who killed himself Tuesday, gave no outward indication of depression or sadness, calling the quarterback someone who "would lift up others when they were down."

Those classic (and impossible) Steph Curry 3s? They're fading

January 20, 2018 - 4:11pm
The greatest shooter of all time is having the most efficient shooting season of his career.

OKC stars yet again show up for big test in blowout win

January 20, 2018 - 3:16pm
The Thunder hung 148 points on the Cavaliers and kept LeBron James from reaching the 30,000-point milestone.

Follow live: Wozniacki hunting first QF appearance in six years

January 20, 2018 - 3:15pm
Grigor Dimitrov ended the hopes of Nick Kyrgios on Sunday with a tense four-set win in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Titans name Texans DC Vrabel new head coach

January 20, 2018 - 3:07pm
Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, a 14-year NFL veteran and three-time Super Bowl champ, has been hired as the Titans' head coach despite having just four years of NFL coaching experience.

Trae Young impossibly entertaining, which might not be good for OU

January 20, 2018 - 3:04pm
Young's 48-point effort -- but in defeat -- shows that perhaps there's a ceiling to how many shots one player should take.

UNC's Berry, official Valentine make amends

January 20, 2018 - 2:59pm
Tar Heels senior Joel Berry II received an apology from official Ted Valentine before UNC's win over Georgia Tech on Saturday, which stemmed from an incident in early January when Valentine turned his back on Berry during a game.

Young hits career-best 48, but OU falls in OT

January 20, 2018 - 2:28pm
Trae Young, the nation's leading scorer, had his best scoring effort yet, pouring in a career-high 48 points Saturday, including 34 in the first half, but it wasn't enough as the Sooners fell to Oklahoma State in overtime.

What's wrong with suddenly skidding Wichita State?

January 20, 2018 - 1:07pm
No. 7 Wichita State is riding a two-game losing streak, but a turnaround could be in store if the Shockers can get their defense on track.