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Kentucky's John Calipari on late no-call in loss to Florida: 'Everybody saw it'

A late no-call in Kentucky’s loss to Florida on Saturday left many Wildcats fan furious — though it was far from the only problem for the Wildcats (who missed 18 straight jumpers at one point per the Lexington Herald-Leader) fell to the Gators.<p>P.J. Washington, in the final minute of the game, drove …

College Basketball

Fleetwood retains Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood successfully defended his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title on Sunday after a sensational back nine to clinch the win.<p>The 27-year-old Englishman, who celebrated his birthday on Friday, started the final round two shots behind overnight leaders …

Golf

How the Bible helps Pence navigate his role as Trump's vice president

WASHINGTON — The Bible, Vice President Pence assured mourners in Texas in November, tells us that the Lord is close to the broken hearted.<p>It’s not surprising that the devout Pence, who reads the Bible every day, would seek its wisdom in responding to the shooting attack on the First Baptist Church …

Mike Pence

Struggling Hamburger SV sacks Markus Gisdol as coach

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV has sacked Markus Gisdol as coach following the side's 2-0 defeat at home to last-place Cologne in the Bundesliga.<p>Hamburg says its board of directors and sporting director Jens Todt came to the decision to let Gisdol go, along with assistant coaches Frank …

Hamburger SV

Cory Booker just got pulled over for being a senator while black

Rude? A black senator decrying racism to a Cabinet member who says she can't recall whether Trump called an entire continent a 's---hole'? Please.<p>The legacy of Barack Obama is secure. It was never the Affordable Care Act. It was Barack Obama. Sen. Cory Booker proved that last week in a Senate …

Donald Trump

Medical advances increase the odds you're going to need more in your 401(k)

Did you know that in 2017, Parisian doctors pioneered gene therapy to successfully reverse a teenager’s sickle cell anemia? Or that American researchers may have discovered how to detect pancreatic cancer, the third-most fatal cancer before it metastasizes? These and other 2017 breakthroughs change …

Retirement

Rule Britannia: Edmund carries Britain's hopes in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Kyle Edmund is helping British tennis fans forget that Andy Murray was an injury no-show at the Australian Open.<p>Edmund advanced to the quarterfinals for the first time — his best Grand Slam singles result — with a 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-2, 6-3 win Sunday over 33-year-old …

Tennis

North and South Korea agree: neither wants defections during Olympic Games

South Korea normally encourages North Koreans to defect, but not at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, where North Korea will send an historic delegation.<p>The reason: Both countries want to avoid a confrontation at such a sensitive time with the whole world watching.<p>“That would be a …

North Korea

Watford fires manager Marco Silva

LONDON (AP) — Premier League club Watford fired manager Marco Silva on Sunday, saying that a league rival's unwanted approach for the manager prompted the decision.<p>"Watford Football Club has parted company with Marco Silva," a team statement said. "This has been a difficult decision and one not …

Soccer

Marijuana money increasingly flowing to Republican lawmakers

DENVER — Marijuana business owners are increasingly pouring their profits into lobbying lawmakers as they face a federal crackdown from the Trump administration.<p>A USA TODAY survey found hundreds of thousands of dollars flowing from the cannabis industry into campaign finance accounts of both …

Cannabis

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including James Patterson on Aaron Hernandez

­<p>USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. All-American Murder</b> by James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey (Little, Brown, non-fiction, on sale Jan. 22)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> Investigates the life, and death, of one-time New England Patriots star Aaron …

Aaron Hernandez

Sebastian Korda follows in father's footsteps at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If Sebastian Korda wasn't already nervous enough playing at the Australian Open, one of his first impressions of Rod Laver Arena was seeing the giant sign in the Walk of Champions bearing the name of his father, Petr Korda, and the year he won the title in 1998.<p>No …

Rod Laver Arena

The Latest: Rafael Nadal into Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a pesky Diego Schwartzman to beat the Argentinian 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 and advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.<p>Nadal struggled at times against …

Tennis

Australian Open: Nadal, Wozniacki to play 4th-round matches

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was set to continue his quest for a second Australian Open title when he played Diego Schwartzman in an afternoon match on Rod Laver Arena.<p>Fourth-round singles play began Sunday, with third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov facing local hope Nick Kyrgios in …

Caroline Wozniacki

After long day, Garcia wins Singapore Open by 5 strokes

SINGAPORE (AP) — Sergio Garcia played 27 holes on the last day without dropping a shot to win the Singapore Open by five strokes Sunday in an ominous display of his new found self-belief as he prepares to defend his Masters title.<p>Still brimming with confidence after claiming his first major title …

Golf

TV tonight: The actors get their say at the Screen Actors Guild Awards

<b>Screen Actors Guild Awards<br>TNT/TBS, 8 ET/5 PT</b><p>Kristen Bell is the first host of this awards show, in which all the awards are for acting and voted on by actors. Bell has been delivering comedic gold on NBC's <i>The Good Place,</i> so she should be an exciting addition to what's usually a by-the-numbers show. …

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Purchase scores 21, hits late FTs; Hawaii beats UC Davis

HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase made 4 of 4 free throws in the final 40 seconds and finished with 21 points to help Hawaii hold on for its fourth consecutive win, 77-72 over UC Davis on Saturday night.<p>Sheriff Drammeh added 14 points, while Gibson Johnson and Leland Green scored 11 apiece, for Hawaii …

Basketball

Canty, Vincent help UCSB beat UC Irvine 70-58

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Canty had 20 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, and 11 rebounds and Gabe Vincent finished with 21 points to help UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 70-58 on Saturday night.<p>Max Heidigger scored 14 points and Leland King II added six with 14 rebounds for UCSB (14-5, 3-2 Big …

College Basketball

Pritchard scores 25, Oregon holds off UCLA for 94-91 win

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Payton Pritchard scored 25 points, capped by four free throws in the final 6.7 seconds, to help Oregon hold off UCLA for a 94-91 win on Saturday night.<p>MiKyle McIntosh and Victor Bailey Jr. had 18 points each for the Ducks (13-7, 3-4 Pac-12), who led by as many as 18 points in …

College Basketball

Parise scores 1st of season, Wild beat Lightning 5-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored his first goal of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the suddenly sputtering Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.<p>Jared Spurgeon, Nate Prosser, Marcus Foligno and Jason Zucker also scored for Minnesota, playing its first game after a five-day …

Ice Hockey

No. 14 Arizona State holds off struggling Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley made a lineup change Saturday night and got just what he wanted: balance and scoring punch off the bench.<p>Tra Holder and Remy Martin scored 13 points apiece and the No. 16 Sun Devils got contributions from throughout their lineup to beat Cal …

College Basketball

NFC Championship Game: Vikings-Eagles kickoff time, channel, streaming, latest line

<b>NFC Championship Game - Minnesota Vikings (13-3) at Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)</b><p><b>Date/time:</b> Sunday, Jan. 21, 6:40 p.m. ET<p><b>TV:</b> Fox (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Chris Myers)<p><b>Streaming:</b> Yahoo! Sports or CBS Sports<p><b>Location:</b> Lincoln Financial Field<p><b>Line:</b> Vikings -3 1/2<p><b>Pregame reading:</b><p><b>PHOTOS: Best</b> …

Brett Favre

Stormy Daniels stops by 'SNL' Weekend Update to talk affair, Women’s March

In the aftermath of the Stormy Daniels allegations against President Trump, Cecily Strong’s Stormy Daniels stopped by <i>Saturday Night Live's</i> Weekend Update to explain that Stormy Daniels is the hero America deserves.<p>Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, told <i>In Touch</i> magazine in 2011 …

Stormy Daniels

Pulock helps Islanders rout slumping Blackhawks 7-3

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Islanders played like a desperate team looking to move up the standings in one of the NHL's most competitive divisions.<p>Facing a similar situation, the Chicago Blackhawks turned in one of their worst games of the season.<p>Rookie defenseman Ryan Pulock had a goal and a …

Ice Hockey

'Saturday Night Live' cold open tackles Trump’s exam results

How did Donald Trump do on his physical exam? According to <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, amazing. Incredible. Nothing like anything you’ve seen before.<p>This week’s cold open centered on the physical examination performed on the president this week. A White House doctor pronounced President Trump medically fit …

Donald Trump

Pastrnak has 2 goals, Bruins top Habs for 3rd time in 8 days

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Claude Julien's first few run-ins with his old team haven't gone well.<p>David Pastrnak scored twice and set up another goal to help the Boston Bruins beat Montreal 4-1 on Saturday night, their third win in eight days against their former coach.<p>These were the first …

Ice Hockey

Rockets snap Warriors' 14-game road win streak

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul scored 33 points and 11 rebounds, James Harden had 22 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors 116-108 on Saturday night to snap their 14-game road winning streak.<p>Harden stepped back from Stephen Curry for a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to …

Basketball

Errol Spence Jr. stops Lamont Peterson in eighth round to retain welterweight title

Welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. put on a powerful performance Saturday night, punishing Lamont Peterson throughout and dropping the former champion in the fifth round before Peterson's coach Barry Hunter stopped the fight one second into the eighth round.<p>Spence remained undefeated and …

Boxing

Spight's deep 3-ball sends N. Colorado past N. Dakota in OT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight sank a buzzer-beating, 3-point heave just inside the half-court line to give Northern Colorado a 94-91 win in overtime against North Dakota on Saturday night.<p>Spight had a career-high 34 points and scored the last nine points in overtime for Northern Colorado …

Basketball

Topalovic scores 27, Idaho St. beats Sacramento St. 71-65

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Novak Topalovic had career highs of 25 points and 17 rebounds, and Jared Stutzman made five free throws in the final 18 seconds to help Idaho State beat Sacramento State 71-65 on Saturday night.<p>Izayah Mauriohoohoo-Le'Afa made a 3-pointer to pull Sacramento State to 62-60 …

Basketball