Eddie Pells, The Associated Press

Eddie Pells

The Associated Press

Denver, CO, United States

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Past articles by Eddie:

Inflation puts tighter squeeze on already pricey kids sports

It only took a few seconds for Rachel Kennedy to grab her phone after she left the checkout line at the sporting-goods store, where she had just finished buying a new glove, pants, belt, cleats and the rest of the equipment for her son, Liam’s, upcoming baseball season. “I texted his dad and asked him, […] → Read More

ESPN sells majority interest in iconic X Games brand

Interest was sold to MSP Sports Capital, a sports-focused private equity firm that also has stakes in McLaren Racing and a handful of European soccer teams. → Read More

US women get gold and for men, it's more of same in relay

The U.S. women pulled a shocking upset in the 4-by-100 relay at world championships while the men finished second after a sloppy baton exchange that has become a ritual for → Read More

Fitzpatrick's victory a win for golf at thrilling US Open

The unsettled future of golf was in the surest of hands over the final four tantalizing hours of the U.S. Open → Read More

Fitzpatrick's victory a win for golf at thrilling US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The unsettled future of golf was in the surest of hands over the final four tantalizing hours of the U.S. Open. → Read More

Title IX's next battle: The rights of transgender athletes

When the gender equity legislation known as Title IX became law in 1972, the politics of transgender sports was not even a blip in the national conversation. Today, it is → Read More

Snowboard sexual abuse case exposes flaws in new reporting system

The Larry Nassar scandal forced US sports federations to redesign how athletes report abuse cases. But some are now questioning whether the reforms are working. → Read More

Kansas comes back, wins a title three years in the making

The championship KU captured Monday night traced its roots back to 2020, when the Jayhawks were a team that looked very much on track for the program's fourth national title. → Read More

Kansas rallies, beats North Carolina 72-69 to win NCAA title

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kansas brought its fourth NCAA title back home Monday thanks to a second-half flurry that erased a 16-point deficit and eventually overcame North Carolina 72-69 in an epic battle of power programs. David McCormack scored the go-ahead bucket from close range with 1:21 left, then another at the 22-second mark to put the Jayhawks ahead by three. → Read More

Kansas tops North Carolina after biggest comeback in national championship history

The senior-laden Jayhawks trailed the Tar Heels 40-25 at halftime before rallying to win... → Read More

Jayhawks rally, rock North Carolina 72-69 to win NCAA title

Kansas pulled off the biggest comeback in national championship history Saturday night, getting a big game from David McCormack, crucial shots from Remy Martin and surviving a tying 3-pointer by North Carolina’s Caleb Love that missed everything at the buzzer for a 72-69 victory in the Superdome. → Read More

Kansas rallies from big deficit to win 4th title

Kansas brought its fourth NCAA title back home Monday thanks to a second-half flurry that erased a 16-point deficit and eventually overcame North Carolina 72-69 in an epic battle of power programs. → Read More

NCAA faces long list of issues as college sports transform

If the months leading up to this game have proven anything, it's that college sports are changing. → Read More

After a major comeback in the second half, Kansas beat North Carolina

The Tar Heels entered the NCAA Tournament as an 8 seed, but a surprising March Madness run to the Final Four has UNC on the verge of a national title. → Read More

North Carolina takes out Coach K, Duke in Final Four

For the 48th time over 47 years of unparalleled coaching, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski took the slow walk to midcourt and shook the hand of the North Carolina coach who beat him. → Read More

Krzyzewski K-O’d: North Carolina takes down Duke 81-77

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s remarkable career came to thrilling and sudden close Saturday night after Caleb Love made a key 3-pointer and three late free throws to lift archrival North Carolina to a thrill-a-minute 81-77 victory over the Blue Devils. This was the 258th, most consequential and maybe, just maybe, the […] → Read More

Krzyzewski K-O'd: North Carolina takes down Duke 81-77

It was the first time Duke and UNC clashed in the Final Four in their history. On Saturday, Coach K left the court without a ticket to the championship. → Read More

March Madness paying off for players under mishmash of rules

This week, Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina and Duke will play in the first Final Four to take place under the new world of “name, image and likeness” endorsements. → Read More

North Carolina turns away Saint Peter’s 69-49, joins rival Duke, Villanova and Kansas in Final Four

North Carolina turns away Saint Peter’s 69-49, joins rival Duke, Villanova and Kansas in Final Four. → Read More

Carolina crushes Saint Peter's miracle run; Duke next in Final Four

North Carolina crushed all hope of a March Madness miracle in the early going Sunday, getting 20 points and 22 rebounds from Armando Bacot in a wire-to-wire 69-49 runaway over 15th-seeded Saint Peter's. → Read More