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The Sports Xchange Matthew Fisher-Davis was in coach Bryce Drew's doghouse earlier this week for the second time this season.
By Steve Beideck, The Sports Xchange OMAHA, Neb. -- A minimal number of misses Saturday led Marquette to an emphatic 102-94 Big East Conference upset over No. 7-ranked Creighton.
By Darrell Bird, The Sports Xchange LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Fifth-ranked Kentucky stands alone as the only undefeated team in the SEC following an 85-69 victory over No. 24 South Carolina...
Alex ButlerJan. 21 (UPI) -- Chuck Pagano and Ryan Grigson arrived in Indianapolis together. It's becoming more likely that they leave in unison.
Eric DuVallJan. 21 (UPI) -- The Twitter account of the National Park Service retweeted images implying there was a low turnout on the National Mall for Donald Trump's inauguration.
Daniel UriaJan. 21 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump attended an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral before visiting CIA headquarters on his second day in office.
Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn 'zombie urchins' into profitable seafood — but there...
Daniel UriaJan. 21 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed in Mississippi after severe weather including a large tornado swept through the area on Saturday morning.
Amy R. ConnollyJan. 21 (UPI) -- Former President Barack Obama's aircraft was forced to divert its landing to March Air Reserve Base instead of Palm Springs International due to stormy...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required for putting fertilizer on fields,...
Alex ButlerJan. 20 (UPI) -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley is joining his fourth football franchise.
Climate scientists reacted with dismay, but not necessarily surprise, upon learning that President Donald Trump's new administration had removed the climate change page from the White House website.
Decreased pollution from coal-fired power plants has led to a decline in the region’s atmospheric mercury since 2000
Daniel UriaJan. 20 (UPI) -- An underwater cyclist set a new world record by traveling more than 2,800 feet on a stationary bike in one breath.
Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21336
What makes a great U.S. president? Anything from a peanut farmer to a former male model.
Scientists weigh bold steps, many carrying unknown consequences, to directly alter the Earth or its atmosphere
Eight years ago on Friday, scientists named a climate monitoring location in a desolate bay off the Antarctic Peninsula after the 44th president to mark his inauguration.
New satellite images suggest ISIS has committed further destruction at the ancient site of Palmyra.
Brooks HaysJan. 20 (UPI) -- The Akademik Treshnikov, a Russian research vessel, completed the first leg of the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition this week.
Ben HooperJan. 20 (UPI) -- A giant-sized teddy bear has been rescued by its owners after sad photos of it lying discarded next to a Chicago dumpster went viral online.
Richard TomkinsJan. 20 (UPI) -- France has contracted Kership for construction of a fourth Multi-Mission Vessel to be named Dumont d'Urville, and destined for use in the Caribbean.
New satellite images show that further destruction has occurred at Palmyra since the ancient Syrian city was retaken by ISIS last month.
Ben HooperJan. 20 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man's dashboard camera was recording when a large crescent wrench flew off the side of a semi truck and smashed into his windshield.
Brooks HaysJan. 20 (UPI) -- New research suggests humans, not climate change, were responsible for megafauna extinction on the island continent of Australia.
By Jake Curtis, The Sports Xchange MORAGA, Calif. -- Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett did not expect any lingering effects from his team's 23-point loss to Gonzaga last Saturday, and...
By Jack Magruder, The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed a play, it found Lauri Markkanen. He did the rest.
If the new president delays climate action as promised, the world is far more likely to miss its Paris agreement goals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com