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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s Justin Verlander in the American League and Miami’s Sandy Alcantara in the National League are both unanimous selections for the Cy Young Award. It’s the second time the winners in both…

The Allen men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up crucial early season victories at home on Tuesday night in some tightly contested matchups. The Lady Red Devils (5-1) used a final second three-pointer from freshman…

HUMBOLDT — A number of Humboldt High football players were named to the 2A All-District First and Second Teams as well as some Honorable Mentions.  Trey Sommer earned the District Defensive MVP for the second…

The Iola Middle School Mustangs girls basketball teams lost all three of their matchups against Prairie View on Monday night.  The eighth grade varsity Mustangs fell to the Buffalos, 25-17.  Iola’s Brooklyn Holloway scored nine…

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Wilson and Dajuan Harris Jr. provided a calm, steadying influence for No. 6 Kansas on Tuesday night. Jayhawks freshman Gradey Dick provided the late splash. Together they extended the nation’s longest…

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan State found a way to finish. The search continues for No. 4 Kentucky — even with consensus national player of the year Oscar Tshiebwe back in action. Malik Hall forced two…

Terry Francona of the Cleveland Guardians and Buck Showalter of the New York Mets trace their beginnings as major league managers to a time when starting pitchers still threw complete games, defensive shifts were rare…

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Joc Pederson and left-hander Martín Pérez were the only players to accept $19.65 million qualifying offers from their former teams on Tuesday and end their free agency. Pederson decided to…

Ron Rivera and Washington are making a habit of shocking undefeated teams. For the second time in three seasons, Rivera took a Washington team with a losing record on the road to hand an undefeated…

LE ROY — Southern Coffey County senior volleyball player Josie Weers has signed to play volleyball at Allen Community College next fall.  Weers was a four-year starter with the Titans and finished her high school…