Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis, left, hits Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow during the first half of the NFL AFC Championship playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Burrow comes up short of leading Bengals back to Super Bowl

Joe Burrow couldn't carry the Cincinnati Bengals to a second consecutive Super Bowl on Sunday night. The brilliant quarterback was sacked five times, threw two interceptions and was wobbly by the end …
Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past New Orleans Pelicans' Jaxson Hayes during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Antetokounmpo scores 50 for Bucks; Pelicans lose 8th in row

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 50 points and 13 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks trounced New Orleans 135-110. It is the Pelicans' eighth straight loss. Anteotkounmpo’s 50 points were five off the career …
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signals teammates during the first half of the NFL AFC Championship playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

Patrick Mahomes scrambled for a first down on his badly sprained right ankle and then was shoved late out of bounds by Joseph Ossai, giving Harrison Butker a chance to kick a 45-yard field goal with …
FILE - Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio looks on during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Jan. 8, 2022, in Denver. The Miami Dolphins have reached a deal with former Broncos coach Fangio to become their defensive coordinator, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

AP source: Dolphins hire Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator

The Miami Dolphins have reached a deal with former Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio to become their defensive coordinator. That's according to a person familiar with the deal who spoke to The …
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Haason Reddick, right, causes a fumble by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy during the first half of the NFC Championship NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Brock Purdy, 49ers ousted by Eagles in NFC title game

Brock Purdy’s magical run from last pick in the NFL draft to winning his first seven starts for the San Francisco 49ers ended when Haason Reddick knocked him out of the NFC championship game in the …
NFL

San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell was inactive for Sunday’s NFC championship game because of a groin injury. The 49ers promoted veteran running back Tevin Coleman from the practice …

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has two major offensive players at his fingertips in receivers Ja'Marr Chase and Tee Higgins. The two are the first pair of Bengals wideouts to gain 1,000 …
The San Francisco 49ers got a jolt offensively when they made the bold decision in October to trade four draft picks to add Christian McCaffrey to an already deep group of playmakers. The …
NBA

Cedi Osman tied his career high with 29 points, Darius Garland had 16 points and 10 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers built a 40-point lead on their way to a 122-99 rout of the Los Angeles …

Ja Morant had 27 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a lackluster first half to defeat the Indiana Pacers 112-100. Memphis ended a …
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep the team's current starting five intact through next season. Terms of the deal have not been released but …
College sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abbey Ellis made a season-high five 3 pointers and Purdue earned its first top-five road victory in program history, beating No. 2 Ohio State 73-65 on Sunday. The Buckeyes …

Abbey Ellis made a season-high five 3 pointers and Purdue earned its first top-five road victory in program history, beating No. 2 Ohio State 73-65.  Leading by as many as 17 points early in the …
Bella Murekatete scored 18 points, Ula Motuga added 16, and the two hit several key buckets down the stretch, lifting Washington State to a 70-59 victory over No. 19 Arizona. Motuga and Murekatete …
Andrej Jakimovski scored a career-high 22 points, Justin Powell added a season-high 20 and Mouhamed Gueye had his second consecutive double-double to help Washington State beat Arizona State 75-58 to …
Azuolas Tubelis had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Oumar Ballo added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Arizona used a big second-half run to pull away for a 95-72 win over Washington. The Wildcats won …
MLB

Free agent infielder Josh Harrison and the Philadelphia Phillies have reached agreement on a one-year contract. His MSM Sports agency announced the deal. The 35-year-old Harrison batted .272 with …

The New York Yankees have agreed to a $9.95 million, one-year contract with Gleyber Torres, avoiding an arbitration hearing with the infielder. The 26-year-old Torres hit .257 with 24 homers and 76 …
NHL

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored a goal for the fourth straight game and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Sunday in a matchup of the teams with the two best records in …

Morgan Rielly scored his first goal of the season for Toronto in the Maple Leafs’ 5-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Michael Bunting, with a goal and an assist, William Nylander, …
Sebastian Aho scored a goal for the fourth straight game and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Sunday. Paul Stastny scored on a second-period power play, Seth Jarvis posted a goal …
Suns Basketball

Analysis: It may be time to re-think NBA All-Star voting

It’s reasonable to think Chet Holmgren will be an NBA All-Star one day. He was a highly recruited high school player whose one year at Gonzaga was stellar enough for Oklahoma City to make him the …

Spurs take on the Suns on 4-game losing streak

San Antonio aims to stop its four-game losing streak when the San Antonio Spurs play Phoenix. Saturday's game will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Suns won the last …

Dinwiddie scores 36, Mavs top Suns 99-95 after Doncic hurt

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-high 36 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 despite losing All-Star guard Luka Doncic …
Coyotes Hockey

Fowler scores twice, Ducks knock off Coyotes 5-2

Cam Fowler had two goals and an assist, Anthony Stolarz stopped 37 shots and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2. Plagued by slow recent starts, the Ducks jumped on the Coyotes early and …

Ducks visit the Coyotes following Zegras' 2-goal showing

The Anaheim Ducks visit the Arizona Coyotes after Trevor Zegras scored two goals in the Ducks' 6-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Penguins play the Canucks following Guentzel's 2-goal performance

The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Vancouver Canucks after Jake Guentzel's two-goal game against the Arizona Coyotes in the Penguins' 4-1 win.
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Georgia Bowl History

Record: 35-21-3 Jan. 9, 2023 College Football Championship — Georgia 65, TCU 7 Dec. 31, 2022 Peach Bowl — Georgia 42, Ohio State 41 Jan. 10, 2022 College …

TCU Bowl History

Record: 18-17-1 Jan. 9, 2023 College Football Championship — Georgia 65, TCU 7 Dec. 31, 2022 Fiesta Bowl — TCU 51, Michigan 45 Dec. 26, 2018 Cheez-It …

Rose Bowl Winners

Jan. 2, 2023 — No. 9 Penn St. 35, No. 7 Utah 21 Jan. 1, 2022 — No. 6 Ohio State 48, No. 11 Utah 45 Jan. 1, 2021 — CFP: No. 1 Alabama 31, No. 4 Notre Dame 14 Jan. 1, 2020 — Oregon …

Cotton Bowl Winners

Jan. 2, 2023 — No. 14 Tulane 46, No. 8 Southern Cal 45 Dec. 31, 2021 — CFP: No. 1 Alabama 27, No. 4 Cincinnati 6 Dec. 30, 2020 — No. 8 Oklahoma 55, No. 10 Florida 20 Dec. 28, 2019 …

Citrus Bowl Winners

Jan. 2, 2023 — No. 16 LSU 63, Purdue 7 Jan. 1, 2022 — No. 25 Kentucky 20, No. 17 Iowa 17 Jan. 1, 2021 — No. 15 Northwestern 35, Auburn 19 Jan. 1, 2020 — Alabama 35, Michigan …

ReliaQuest Bowl Winners

Jan. 2, 2023 — No. 24 Mississippi St. 19, Illinois 10 Jan. 1, 2022 — No. 22 Arkansas 24, Penn State 10 Jan. 2, 2021 — Ole Miss 26, No. 7 Indiana 20 Jan. 1, 2020 — Minnesota 31, …

Peach Bowl Winners

Dec. 31, 2022 — CFP: No. 1 Georgia 42, No. 4 Ohio St. 41 Dec. 30, 2021 — No. 11 Michigan State 31, No. 13 Pittsburgh 21 Jan. 1, 2021 — No. 11 Georgia 24, No. 6 Cincinnati 21 Dec. …

Fiesta Bowl Winners

Dec. 31, 2022 — CFP: No. 3 TCU 51, No. 2 Michigan 45 Jan. 1, 2022 — No. 9 Oklahoma State 37, No. 5 Notre Dame 35 Jan.2, 2021 — No. 12 Iowa State 34, No. 25 Oregon 17 Dec. 28, 2019 …

Orange Bowl Winners

Dec. 30, 2022 — No. 6 Tennessee 31, No. 10 Clemson 14 Dec. 31, 2021 — CFP No. 3 Georgia 34, No. 2 Michigan 11 Jan. 2, 2021 — No. 5 Texas A&M 41, No. 14 North Carolina 27 Dec. …

Arizona Bowl Winners

Dec. 31, 2022 — Ohio 30, Wyoming 27, OT Dec. 31, 2021 — Boise St. vs. Central Michigan, Cancelled for Covid-19 protocol Dec. 31, 2020 — Ball State 34, No. 19 San Jose State 13 Dec. …