FILE - In a July 16, 2014 file photo, sportscaster Stuart Scott accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance, at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 after a long fight with cancer. He was 49. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

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Mad Ants blow out Bayhawks

Andre Emmitt (26 points, eight rebounds) and CJ Fair (21 points) led Fort Wayne to a 111-91 win at home Saturday over Erie. Will Frisby (13 points, 11 rebounds) was one of seven Mad Ants to score double-figures.

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MBB: Irish hold off Tech in double overtime

Pat Connaughton came alive in the second overtime with five points, two rebounds, a steal and a block, and Jerian Grant finished with 24 points to lead No. 14 Notre Dame to an 83-76 comeback win over Georgia Tech.

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MBB: Defense leads Purdue past Michigan 64-51

The Boilermakers made an emphatic statement over the final 20 minutes, allowing just four baskets, 18 points and no offensive rebounds as they rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to pull away from the defending Big Ten champs 64-51.


Komets Lose In Shootout At Home Against Nailers

Fort Wayne led 3-0 and 4-1, only to see the Nailers come back to tie the score in regulation, before ultimately stealing a 5-4 shootout triumph at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

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MBB: IPFW Drops Summit League Opener At WIU

The IPFW men’s basketball team dropped its 2014-15 Summit League opener on Friday evening by a 73-67 score to the Leathernecks of Western Illinois University, despite a season-high 20 points from Joe Reed, and a 12-point, 12-rebound double-double from Isaiah McCray.