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Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call with game official Maj Forsberg during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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February 01, 2019 - 2:03 am
Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They've made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed...
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January 31, 2019 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - People with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that the New York Knicks have agreed to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with their young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament. The Knicks would acquire guard Dennis Smith Jr...
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Rob Joyce
January 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Playing in the NBA is hard. Playing in the league as an 18- or 19-year-old is even harder, as those you’re playing against are older, stronger and generally more mature. So when someone who isn’t even old enough to legally drink comes in and shows their worth immediately, it turns some heads.
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Rob Joyce
January 31, 2019 - 3:14 pm
There is a UConn tie in this year’s big game, on the New England side. It’s one of the seven times in Super Bowl history that a former Husky will play a role for a Super Bowl participant.
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, hugs coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Foxborough, Mass. New England’s five Super Bowl champions turned over an average of 19.2 players the season after they won their titles. Brady and Belichick have been the constant. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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January 29, 2019 - 3:36 am
A word of warning to all those soon-to-be Super Bowl champions in New England or Los Angeles: Don't get too comfortable. You might be looking for a job fairly soon. The NFL's inexorable trend of going younger and cheaper does not bypass the best teams in the league. In fact, it may help them stay...
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January 27, 2019 - 9:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 3 UConn let conference co-leader UCF know very early that it is not really in the same league. Napheesa Collier led a balanced attack with 23 points, and No. 3 UConn routed UCF 93-57 on Sunday to move into sole possession of first place in the American Athletic Conference...
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January 27, 2019 - 7:58 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young poured in 28 points, Jacob Rigoni scored 16 and Quinnipiac breezed to a 77-58 victory over Saint Peter's on Sunday. Young hit 7 of 12 shots, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 10 of 12 free throws for the Bobcats (10-9, 5-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic...
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January 27, 2019 - 7:56 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jesus Cruz scored 24 points and Landon Taliaferro added 19 and Fairfield beat Iona 80-68 on Sunday to end its four-game losing streak. Fairfield (6-15, 3-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won for the third time in its last nine contests whereas Iona (7-12, 5-3) started...
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