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Big Ten battle: Gophers' Pitino has no gripe facing Spartans

3 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

DES MOINES, Iowa - Unlike the grind of conference season, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says, the fun of coaching in the NCAA Tournament is coming up with a game plan for an unfamiliar opponent, maybe one he and...
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Bulls coach Jim Boylen defends Michigan State's Tom Izzo: 'You can't coach a guy hard these days without somebody making a big deal about it'

Bulls coach Jim Boylen defends Michigan State's Tom Izzo: 'You can't coach a guy hard these days without somebody making a big deal about it'

3 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

In 1987, then-Michigan State assistant coach Tom Izzo helped persuade Jud Heathcote to hire Jim Boylen as his first graduate assistant after Boylen had sent Heathcote a handwritten letter. Boylen later worked under Izzo from 2005 to '07 after Izzo succeeded Heathcote, and they share Michigan upbringings...
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Yankees hit home run in 28th consecutive game, set MLB record

Yankees hit home run in 28th consecutive game, set MLB record

DJ LeMahieu hit a lead-off home run to push the team's home run streak to 28. Read more ...

Italy beats China 2-0, reaches first quarterfinal since 1991

Italy beats China 2-0, reaches first quarterfinal since 1991

MONTPELLIER, France - Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women's World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Lieke Martens scored twice as the Dutch booked a Women's World Cup quarterfinal against Italy by knocking out 2015 finalist Japan. Read more ...

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

The Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019 includes Team Canada women's hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser and Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford. Read more ...

Machado feels a 'weird nervous' in his return to Baltimore

Machado feels a 'weird nervous' in his return to Baltimore

BALTIMORE - Returning to Camden Yards far richer than when he left and sporting the dark blue colors of the San Diego Padres, Manny Machado looked back fondly about his time... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler rumors: Rockets will ‘push' 76ers to complete sign-and-trade...

Jimmy Butler rumors: Rockets will ‘push' 76ers to complete sign-and-trade for wing

Butler will be a free agent this summer, but the Rockets do not have the salary cap space to sign him, according to ESPN. Read more ...

Brooks Orpik, a Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh and Washington, retires...

Brooks Orpik, a Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh and Washington, retires after 15 NHL seasons

Brooks Orpik was a first-round draft pick by Pittsburgh in 2000 and a key member of the Stanley Cup championship team from the 2008-09 season. Read more ...

Bengals first-round pick Jonah Williams likely out for 2019 season

Bengals first-round pick Jonah Williams likely out for 2019 season

Williams' injury is a huge blow for the Bengals, who expected him to start at left tackle this season. Read more ...

Blues give Craig Berube 3-year deal after historic Stanley Cup run

Blues give Craig Berube 3-year deal after historic Stanley Cup run

Craig Berube helped take the Blues from worst to first in the middle of the 2018-19 season. Read more ...

Eyeing the future, Orioles introduce No. 1 pick Rutschman

Eyeing the future, Orioles introduce No. 1 pick Rutschman

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles interrupted their miserable 2019 season to introduce a sliver of hope for the future: Adley Rutschman, the top overall pick in the Major... Read more ...