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Women: Sacred Heart 57, Southern 47

Sacred Heart women defeat Southern for first NCAA Tournament victory

Sacred Heart plays fifth-ranked and top-seeded Stanford in the first round Friday.


Son of Flyers GM suspended from college hockey team for pushing empty wheelchair down stairs

Mercyhurst University hockey player Carson Briere apologized in a statement released by the NHL’s Flyers.


With new stars and familiar opponents, the Boston Pride begin Isobel Cup defense as playoffs open Thursday

Newcomers Loren Gable and Corinne Schroeder have taken the league by storm as they chase their first — and potentially the team's fourth straight — championship.


NASCAR issues largest team fine in history against Hendrick Motorsports

Hendrick was issued a combined $400,000 in fines for modifying air-deflecting pieces last weekend at Phoenix Raceway.


NBA suspends Grizzlies guard Ja Morant for eight games for video showing gun in club

Morant will miss his sixth game when the Grizzlies play in Miami on Wednesday night, and will be eligible to return on Monday.

sports business

First full month of legal sports wagering put $301,000 in tax revenue into state coffers

The figures will jump from here because they reflect only retail betting at the three casinos, before the launch of mobile wagering.


Manchester City’s Erling Haaland scores five goals, sets Champions League records

Lionel Messi and Luiz Adriano are the only other players to have scored five goals in a match in European club soccer's elite competition.

Figure skating

WADA eyes verdict this year in teenage figure skater Kamila Valieva’s Olympic doping case

Valieva’s positive test for a banned heart medication was revealed at the Beijing Olympics.