By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Curtis McElhinney's been doing this a long time. More than a decade into his well-traveled NHL career, the Carolina Hurricanes goaltender understands how things tighten up after the All-Star break.
His team scrambling for a spot in the ...
By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Luke Maye scored a season-high 31 points to go with 12 rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 113-96 on Tuesday night.
Freshman Coby White added 21 points for the Tar Heels (18-4, 8-1 Atlantic Coast ...
By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer
Duke and Virginia played one of the college basketball season's most entertaining, high-level games just two weeks ago.
The rematch comes Saturday. No. 2 vs. No. 3, Final Four favorites playing with the ACC lead potentially on the line.
Find a TV. This ...
By BOB BAUM, AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX (AP) — Another 40-point game for James Harden. That makes 20 of them this season.
The reigning MVP scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets beat Phoenix 118-110 on Monday night to hand the Suns their season-worst 11th straight loss.
Harden joined Wilt ...
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are being feted in Boston after defeating the Los Angeles Rams to claim their sixth Super Bowl title.
The parade kicks off Tuesday morning at the Hynes Convention Center. It will rumble roughly 2 miles (3 kilometers) past the Boston Common and other ...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan McMahon scored 12 points in a span of 83 seconds in the second half and No. 16 Louisville used a 14-3 run to pull away and beat No. 11 Virginia Tech 72-64 on Monday night.
It is the Cardinals' 15th consecutive victory against the Hokies.
McMahon had scored just ...
By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn crashed in the super-G at the world championships Tuesday, straddling a gate mid-air and ending up in the safety nets.
Vonn, however, got up and skied down the hill after being tended to by medical personnel.
By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL's future.
Job well done.
Pro football never looked flatter, ...
By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady quickly made it clear that winning a record sixth Super Bowl title won't change his mind about playing at least another year.
As long as No. 12 is still going, New England's dynasty won't crumble.
"Doesn't change anything," ...
By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — If Tom Brady rated his performance, nothing more, it was ho-hum at best.
In fact, going strictly by the numbers, it was the worst Super Bowl showing of his brilliant career.
Brady will gladly trade stats for championships.