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Big Ten has record 9 NCAA tourney teams; 4 get 1 or 2 seeds

The Big Ten again has more teams in the NCAA Tournament than any other conference, including a pair of No. 1 seeds and two No. 2s among its record nine teams in the Big Dance. That is one more than the eight Big Ten teams that made it to the last NCAA Tournament played two years ago, when the ...

Flivvers at Knights hoops doubleheader canceled

NORWAY — The boys and girls high school basketball doubleheader, scheduled between Kingsford and Norway for Tuesday night at Norway High School, has been canceled. Norway athletic director Joe Tinti informed The Daily News that both schools administration mutually decided to cancel the ...

Escanaba sweeps doubleheader hockey match with Kingsford

IRON MOUNTAIN — In a Great Lakes Hockey Conference matchup Saturday, Kingsford scored two third-period goals but it was the visiting Escanaba Eskymo icers who prevailed 5-4 at Mountain View Ice Arena in Iron Mountain. The Flivvers got on the scoreboard first with an unassisted goal from ...

Wagner erupts for 37 as Wolves beat WIC girls

CARNEY — All-U.P. center Tessa Wagner ripped the nets for 37 points as undefeated Carney-Nadeau powered past West Iron, 64-45, in a non-conference girls basketball game here Saturday afternoon. Freshman Danica Shamion led the Wykons with 22 points, while Tori Bociek of WIC and Taylor ...

Record-setting Saints QB Brees announces retirement at 42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Drew Brees era with the New Orleans Saints — marked by a Super Bowl celebration, raucous record-setting nights in the rebuilt Superdome and the undersized quarterback's outsized role in a historic city's rebirth — has ended. Brees, the NFL's leader in career ...

Martin Truex Jr. wins at Phoenix Raceway

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano has won a few times at Phoenix Raceway and knows a good restart when he feels one. With 25 laps to go Sunday, he got a good run on the green flag, dipped down low on the dogleg and felt great. Then he realized Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 19 Toyota was still ...