- 'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assault
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including some too reluctant to speak up about the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a "god."
- NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season
LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a few days and rest up after a frenetic first three-and-a-half months of the season.
- MLB players' union agrees to pitchless intentional walks
NEW YORK (AP) — There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season.
- Column: Lakers can't count on celebrity to bring back glory
Chasing celebrity isn't mentioned anywhere in the first chapter of the playbook to NBA relevance.
- Pelicans' Cousins: He and Davis can 'wreak havoc' together
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected.
- Wizards acquire Bogdanovic in trade with Nets
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards added scoring punch to their bench on the eve of the trade deadline, acquiring swingman Bojan Bogdanovic from the Brooklyn Nets.
- Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have received scoring help for their playoff push by acquiring forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Philadelphia 76ers.
- Mississippi self-imposes 1-year football postseason ban
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years.
- Earnhardt wants to win a title then ride into retirement
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon further review, hoisting a championship trophy is exactly how Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to end his career.
- Top-ranked UConn routs No. 23 Temple for 102nd straight win
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After a closer than expected three-point win at Tulane, top-ranked UConn had a bit of motivation to play well against newly ranked Temple.
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