COLUMBIA - South Carolina showed the courage to finish that coach Frank Martin had been seeking since Southeastern Conference play began, ending Georgia's five-game winning streak in a 67-50 victory Saturday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy extended his lead to four shots with 6-under-par 66 in the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday.
MORROW, Ga. - Keshun Sherrill scored a game-high 23 points and Devon Wright-Nelson added 16 as Georgia Regents beat Clayton State 67-58 on Saturday in a Peach Belt Conference game for their fourth in a row.
CHICAGO - Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career.
BOSTON - NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Tyus Jones scored 17 points and hit a clinching 3-pointer with about 10 seconds remaining Saturday night as No. 4 Duke ended No. 2 Virginia's 21-game home winning streak, 69-63.
WASHINGTON - Kyle Lowry scored 23 points and the streaking Toronto Raptors won in overtime for the second consecutive night after losing a large second-half lead, defeating the Washington Wizards 120-116 on Saturday.
DETROIT - Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist scored power-play goals Saturday and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Islanders 4-1.
In Aiken, USC Aiken rode two big innings to a 15-5 victory over Lincoln Memorial on Saturday to run its record to 2-0.