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Stoops, Cats set to kick off second half of season against Vandy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Mark Stoops hasn’t forgotten how Kentucky opened the second half of the season last year.   The Wildcats (5-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) returned from …

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SHANGHAI (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Shanghai by two strokes for her second career title.Kang, who started the final round one stroke off the lead, offset a lone bogey on the par-5 fourth hole with four birdies after the turn to finish at 13-under 275 and …
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka is golf's new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes.Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world's top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the …
HONOLULU (AP) — Toa Taua had 126 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries and Ty Gangi passed for 247 yards and a score to help Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22 on Saturday night.Elijah Cooks had three receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown and added a 40-yard rushing TD on a bubble screen for …
Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream.Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner.Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. "Sweet Caroline" or "I Love L.A."Yet for all their rich history — dating back to …
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Wilton Speight didn't know when he was going to receive another opportunity to play quarterback for UCLA, but when he did he wasn't going to let the opportunity slip away.The graduate transfer got that chance during Saturday's game against Arizona when starter Dorian …
There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh's team.No. 6 Michigan is the Big Ten's best right now and will enter November as a very real College Football Playoff contender after it smothered No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday and No. 2 Ohio State was exposed by Purdue .Buying in on the …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the undercard.A wild multiplayer fight that included the normally mild-mannered Chris Paul and Brandon Ingram stole part of the spotlight …
BOSTON (AP) — Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday night.Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury has never been one to take credit for his wins.All 408 of them.Fleury stopped 17 shots to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to their third straight victory, 3-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.And with his 408th win, the 15-year veteran moved into …
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green wanted his two top forwards off the ice for a line change. Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser didn't listen, and Green was glad.The pair teamed up to score the game-winning goal in overtime.Horvat scored at 3:12 of the extra …
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wasn't overly concerned when his team struggled to get wins on an early road trip despite controlling play for much of the time. San Jose was able to put it all together on a two-game homestand that showed what this team could be capable of …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Baron II made three field goals, including a go-ahead 51-yarder late in the fourth quarter, to help San Diego State beat San Jose State 16-13 on Saturday night for the Aztecs' sixth win in a row.Baron is tied with Illinois' Chase McLaughlin for the national lead with …
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Juuse Saros and the Nashville Predators found a way to shut down Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers.Saros made 31 saves in the shutout and the Predators ran their winning streak to five games with a 3-0 victory over the Oilers on Saturday night."We knew before …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Taylor is sparking Los Angeles with his bat and his glove, just like old times.Only this October, the do-it-all Dodger is looking to finish the job.Taylor capped a terrific NL Championship Series when he made an outstanding catch to help Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee …
BOSTON (AP) — Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday night.Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and …
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Nathan Chen ran away with the Skate America men's title Saturday.Skating to "Land of All" by Woodkid, the young American star had a clean and polished routine from the start, from his triple loop through the triple lutz. Chen earned a standing ovation from the crowd …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series.All it took was a couple of big swings.Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last season's NL Rookie of the Year also singled home the …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather.Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series.Puig broke open a tight contest with …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After making a 33-footer, Damian Lillard was asked if there's a limit on where he'll attempt at 3-pointer."I mean, I probably wouldn't stop at half court and just shoot it," he said. "But once I get past half-court, especially at the end of the shot clock like it was, …
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field.Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with …

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