Storm get defensive, move back atop the AP power poll

There were questions about the defending champion Seattle Storm’s defense coming into the season with stalwarts Alysha Clark and Natasha Howard no longer on the roster. After a sluggish start…

Surging Rays in tight race with Red Sox atop AL East

It should be obvious by now: You doubt the Tampa Bay Rays at your own risk. Tampa Bay has won 15 of its last 16 games and leads the AL…

Golden Knights top Ducks to move into tie atop West Division

Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Roy each had a goal and an assist Sunday and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 to move into a tie…

Unbeaten Gonzaga, Baylor remain atop AP Top 25 in quiet week

Gonzaga’s bid for a wire-to-wire run at No. 1 keeps chugging along. Baylor is still right there with the Zags. Gonzaga received 60 first-place votes from a media panel in…

Gonzaga, Baylor sit atop AP Top 25; Kansas returns at No. 23

The voters in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll are lined up with the committee that will select the NCAA Tournament field when it comes to which five teams are the…

Gonzaga, Baylor remain atop AP Top 25; UConn in at No. 25

Gonzaga and Baylor were the top two teams in The Associated Press preseason men’s college basketball poll. After eight weeks of twists and turns, that hasn’t changed. The Zags received…