LATEST STORIES FROM FOX SPORTS

Magic-Hawks Preview

Balanced scoring from their starters is a key reason the Atlanta Hawks have a comfortable lead atop the Eastern Conference. Their depth, however, is helping them put a sluggish stretch behind them. Dennis Schroder will try to build on another strong showing Friday night, when the Hawks attempt to continue their home success against the Orlando Magic. Atlanta (45-12) is atop the conference...
Via AP on Fox
6 minutes ago  |  Discuss

In first game without injured Kane, Blackhawks ride defense to win

  Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter with 46.8 seconds left. The Blackhawks won their second consecutive game after previously losing three straight and beat the Panthers for the seventh straight...
Via AP on Fox
11 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Clippers-Grizzlies Preview

Blake Griffin's absence has come at a particularly inopportune time for the Los Angeles Clippers, who are in the midst of a challenging portion of their schedule. They'll try to slow their slide down the standings without Griffin by avoiding a fourth straight loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Griffin is expected to be out at least another two weeks after having surgery...
Via AP on Fox
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Kentucky women snap 3-game skid, beat Arkansas 56-51

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bria Goss scored 11 points and forced a key turnover late to help No. 13 Kentucky hold on to beat Arkansas 56-51 on Thursday night and snap its three-game losing skid. Kentucky (20-8, 9-6 Southeastern Conference) has reached the 20-win plateau for a school record sixth-straight season, and secured a first-round bye in the SEC Tournament. Arkansas (16-11...
Via AP on Fox
15 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hold off Flyers after big trade

TORONTO (AP) In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier made 47 saves and Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The win came mere hours after the Leafs dealt Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for injured winger Nathan Horton. Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak and Dion Phaneuf scored for Toronto. Claude Giroux...
Via AP on Fox
15 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Late 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Maddie Stock made the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri women a 70-69 upset over No. 12 Texas A&M on Thursday night. Sierra Michaelis went the length of the court and drove into traffic before kicking out to Stock who was open on the right corner. Missouri (16-12, 6-9 SEC) sent Curtyce Knox to the free-throw line where...
Via AP on Fox
17 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb hits 13 treys, beats Charleston Southern 91-81

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Tyler Strange scored 23 points with six 3-pointers as Gardner-Webb connected on 13 of 24 from long range to defeat Charleston Southern 91-81 on Thursday night. Gardner-Webb (18-12, 10-7 Big South) opened the game with four straight baskets - including a pair of 3s by Strange and one from Jarvis Davis. The Runnin' Bulldogs, who never trailed, broke the...
Via AP on Fox
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Rider hangs on to beat Monmouth (NJ) 63-60

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Teddy Okereafor and Xavier Lundy combined for 38 points and Rider held on in the final seconds to beat Monmouth (NJ) 63-60 on Thursday night. The Broncs (20-10, 14-5) clinched the No. 2 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. Okereafor and Lundy scored 14 points to start the second half for an eight-point advantage. Rider continued...
Via AP on Fox
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Sykes' 36 leads Green Bay past Ill.-Chicago, 72-67

CHICAGO (AP) Keifer Sykes pumped in 36 points and knocked down 7 of 8 from the line in the final :37 to help Green Bay hold off Illinois-Chicago, 72-67 on Thursday night. After a TV timeout with 6:10 left, Sykes scored 12 of Green Bay's final 14 points. Jay Harris knocked down a 3-pointer to pull Illinois-Chicago within two points, 69-67, but Sykes closed the game out by converting...
Via AP on Fox
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Furman hangs on to snap skid with 53-49 win over W. Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Stephen Croone scored 15 points, including the go-ahead bucket, to lead Furman to a 53-49 win over Western Carolina on Thursday night, snapping a seven-game skid. Kris Acox contributed 12 points while pulling down 17 rebounds and Geoff Beans added 11 points - all in the second half - as Furman (8-20, 5-12 Southern) avenged a Jan. 5 loss to Western Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Running back Steven Jackson released by Falcons

  The Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn't recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league's top backs with the Rams. The release of Jackson, 31, was not a surprise. He led the team with 707 yards rushing and six touchdowns in 2014, but averaged only 3.7 yards per carry. In 2013, his first season...
Via AP on Fox
23 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi St coach Mullen gets 4-year extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law. The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the contract...
Via AP on Fox
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Sacred Heart turns back Fairleigh Dickinson 90-85

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) Evan Kelley made 11 of 14 shots to score 27 points and Tevin Falzon had 17 points and a career-high 19 rebounds to lead Sacred Heart to a 90-85 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday. Cane Broome added 23 points, including a layup at 1:14 that gave the Pioneers (14-16, 8-9 Northeast Conference) an 87-83 lead. Kelley, who matched his season high in scoring and...
Via AP on Fox
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech downs UTEP 77-60

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Louisiana Tech dominated UTEP 77-60 Thursday night to claim first place in Conference USA. Raheem Appleby and Kenneth Smith scored 17 points apiece for the Bulldogs (22-7, 13-3), who shot 45.5 percent from the field. The win follows last Saturday's 72-53 drubbing by Old Dominion in which the Bulldogs' shot...
Via AP on Fox
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

UMKC eases past Utah Valley 69-50

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Reese Holliday scored 16 points, Martez Harrison added 14 and Missouri-Kansas City eased past Utah Valley 69-50 on Thursday. The Kangaroos (12-17, 7-5 Western Athletic Conference) made 11 of 27 from beyond the arc (41 percent) and outrebounded Utah Valley 39-27. UMKC ran up a 14-4 lead over the first seven minutes of the game as Utah Valley missed nine of its...
Via AP on Fox
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

It's Stempniak to the rescue for now first-place Blue Shirts

  Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice to lift the New York Rangers to a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Arizona on Thursday night. In sending the Coyotes to their eighth straight loss, Stempniak backhanded in a rebound of his own shot on the doorstep. That gave the Rangers their fourth consecutive win and...
Via AP on Fox
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Panthers stonewalled by Corey Crawford in shutout loss to Blackhawks

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter with 46.8 seconds left. The Blackhawks won their second consecutive game after previously losing three straight and beat the Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens continue road dominance, Price's record streak rolls on

  Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games, P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday night. Rookie Jacob De La Rose scored twice, Andrei Markov had a goal and an assist, and Max Pacioretty also scored to help Montreal get its seventh win in 10 games and 11th in the...
Via AP on Fox
35 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Crawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter with 46.8 seconds left. The Blackhawks won their second consecutive game after previously losing three straight and beat the Panthers for...
Via AP on Fox
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Northwestern women wallop No. 20 Rutgers 80-60

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Ashley Deary scored 19 points and Maggie Lyon 17 as Northwestern placed five players in double-figure scoring to win its eighth in a row and hand Rutgers its worst defeat of the season 80-60 on Thursday night. With the win, Northwestern (22-6, 12-5 Big Ten) has defeated four ranked teams in a season for the second time in program history and the first since 1978...
Via AP on Fox
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Iowa women hold on, 78-74 over Wisconsin

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Samantha Logic finished an assist short of a triple-double Thursday night and No. 17 Iowa held off Wisconsin 78-74 to remain in second place in the Big Ten with one game remaining. Logic, a Wisconsin native who had her career high of 30 points in the last meeting, had 20 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for the Hawkeyes...
Via AP on Fox
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Torrey Mitchell scores twice to help Sabres stun Canucks

  Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night. It was Mitchell's first goal since Nov. 22, and his first multi-goal night since March 23, 2011. Chris Stewart, Andrej Meszaros, Brian Flynn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who were without their two leading scorers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons...
Via AP on Fox
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma St adds 5 to coaching staff

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State announced the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff Thursday. Marcus Arroyo, Greg Adkins and Jason McEndoo joined the Cowboys as assistant coaches. Their specific roles have yet to be determined. Arroyo spent last season as quarterbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After a health procedure sidelined Buccaneers offensive...
Via AP on Fox
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Raiders to release S Tyvon Branch

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders will release safety Tyvon Branch before the start of the new league year next month. The team told Branch of the plans Thursday to cut ties with one of Oakland's longest-tenured non-specialists. Branch joined Oakland as a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. Branch immediately became an impact player and started 62 of 64 games from...
Via AP on Fox
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Anderson scores career-high 21 in UT Martin's 69-52 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Alex Anderson made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points while Twymond Howard added 19 and UT Martin beat Tennessee State 69-52 on Thursday night. Deville Smith grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds for the Skyhawks (18-10, 10-5 Ohio Valley), who made 24 of 46 shots for 52.2 percent and had a 38-26 advantage on the boards. Jay Harris made four 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Fox Sports
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.