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Baylor knocks off No. 10 Kansas 80-64

Baylor knocks off No. 10 Kansas 80-64

ON the season, Kansas basketball averages 82.5 points, 36.1 rebounds and 17.4 assists per game. A Mitch Lightfoot dunk began a 9-4 Jayhawk run over a four-minute span that saw KU claim an 18-17 lead with Graham's jumper at the 6:38 mark. The Bears took advantage after Azubuike picked up his second foul with 5:00 on the first-half clock and sat until the break. Five players are averaging at least 8.8 points per game for Baylor, they are Lecomte (16.8), Jo Lual-Acuil Jr.


Mile Jedinak praised for 'immense' performance for Aston Villa

Mile Jedinak praised for 'immense' performance for Aston Villa

Villa jumped ahead of Derby into the second automatic promotion spot as they look to return to the top flight after being relegated from in 2016. For the first time in four games he changed his starting XI, though only slightly, with Mile Jedinak coming into midfield, making his first start since New Year's Day in place of Birkir Bjarnason.


America reacts to Mirai Nagasu's historic triple axel

America reacts to Mirai Nagasu's historic triple axel

I want to be one of the first medals at the Games. Mirai Nagasu made history by becoming the first US figure skater to land a triple axel in Olympic competition (and just the third overall), while Canadian Gabrielle Daleman caught the attention of the Twittersphere with her impressive performance to George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue".


Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth

Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth

Victory did come at a cost for Huddersfield with Australian midfielder Mooy leaving the pitch on a stretcher in the second half after a clash of knees. Strikes from record signing Alex Pritchard , striker Steve Mounie and winger Rajiv van la Parra , plus an own goal from Steve Cook , saw the Terriers halt a five-match losing run.


Robert Parish: Paul Pierce best offensive player in Boston Celtics history

Robert Parish: Paul Pierce best offensive player in Boston Celtics history

The 10-time NBA All-Star played 15 seasons in Boston, winning the one Finals series and playing in another in 2010. Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, James Posey and Brian Scalabrine were among Pierce's teammates from that 2007-08 title team that showed up for his number retirement ceremony Sunday.


Olympic results: Women's snowboard slopestyle final

Olympic results: Women's snowboard slopestyle final

On Monday, Anderson finished in first with 83.00 points. Laurie Blouin of Canada took silver, with Finland's Enni Rukajarvi finishing third. Julia Marino is just 20 years old but already an X Games gold medallist, and Hailey Langland enters the competition as a dark horse at the young age of just 17.