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  • Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

    Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:51:20 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.
  • Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
  • AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

    AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 18:51:17 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:14 GMT
    Source tells AP: Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $66 million, two-year contract extension.
    Source tells AP: Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $66 million, two-year contract extension.
  • With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

    With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:11:30 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    (AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91.
    Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91.
  • NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 16:11:13 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
  • Edwards leads Purdue to rout of reigning champ Villanova

    Edwards leads Purdue to rout of reigning champ Villanova

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:01:33 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    Carsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked defending national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout.
    Carsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked defending national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout.
  • Michigan returning to Sweet 16 after toppling Florida 64-49

    Michigan returning to Sweet 16 after toppling Florida 64-49

    Saturday, March 23 2019 8:01 PM EDT2019-03-24 00:01:24 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) celebrates with teammates at the end of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan won 64-49.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) celebrates with teammates at the end of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan won 64-49.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) celebrates with teammates at the end of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan won 64-49.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) celebrates with teammates at the end of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan won 64-49.
    Jordan Poole scores 19, Michigan pulls away to beat Florida 64-49 and advance to third straight Sweet 16.
    Jordan Poole scores 19, Michigan pulls away to beat Florida 64-49 and advance to third straight Sweet 16.
  • Kentucky shuts down Magee, beats Wofford 62-56 in NCAAs

    Kentucky shuts down Magee, beats Wofford 62-56 in NCAAs

    Saturday, March 23 2019 5:41 PM EDT2019-03-23 21:41:24 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) goes in for a shot against Wofford's Matthew Pegram during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) goes in for a shot against Wofford's Matthew Pegram during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) goes in for a shot against Wofford's Matthew Pegram during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) goes in for a shot against Wofford's Matthew Pegram during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    Kentucky ended Wofford's season in the NCAA Tournament with a stifling defensive effort on Fletcher Magee, carrying the Wildcats to the regional semifinals with a 62-56 victory.
    Kentucky ended Wofford's season in the NCAA Tournament with a stifling defensive effort on Fletcher Magee, carrying the Wildcats to the regional semifinals with a 62-56 victory.
  • Young's last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

    Young's last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-03-24 02:21:28 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:11:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler, right, is fouled by Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre' Bembry (95) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler, right, is fouled by Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre' Bembry (95) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Atlanta.
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler, right, is fouled by Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre' Bembry (95) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler, right, is fouled by Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre' Bembry (95) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Atlanta.
    Trae Young scores 32 points, including last-second, go-ahead floater, as Hawks beat 76ers 129-127.
    Trae Young scores 32 points, including last-second, go-ahead floater, as Hawks beat 76ers 129-127.
  • Inspired by grieving friend, Florida State rolls to Sweet 16

    Inspired by grieving friend, Florida State rolls to Sweet 16

    Saturday, March 23 2019 8:31 PM EDT2019-03-24 00:31:29 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:20 GMT
    Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State.
    Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State.
  • Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16

    Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16

    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:21 AM EDT2019-03-24 04:21:34 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) grabs a rebound from Kansas forward David McCormack (33) as Auburn's Austin Wiley (50) watches during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) grabs a rebound from Kansas forward David McCormack (33) as Auburn's Austin Wiley (50) watches during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) grabs a rebound from Kansas forward David McCormack (33) as Auburn's Austin Wiley (50) watches during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) grabs a rebound from Kansas forward David McCormack (33) as Auburn's Austin Wiley (50) watches during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March...
    Bryce Brown scored 25 points and hit seven 3-pointers, leading Auburn to an 89-75 takedown of mighty Kanas in the Midwest Region.
    Bryce Brown scored 25 points and hit seven 3-pointers, leading Auburn to an 89-75 takedown of mighty Kanas in the Midwest Region.
  • Morant's breakout season ends with blowout by Florida State

    Morant's breakout season ends with blowout by Florida State

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:31 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:31:35 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 16:12:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant, left is consoled by teammate Murray State's Shaq Buchanan, right, during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida State in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant, left is consoled by teammate Murray State's Shaq Buchanan, right, during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida State in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23...
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant, left is consoled by teammate Murray State's Shaq Buchanan, right, during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida State in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant, left is consoled by teammate Murray State's Shaq Buchanan, right, during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida State in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23...
    As the clock wound down on Florida State's 90-62 victory against 12th-seeded Murray State in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Ja Morant wondered what more he could have done for his team and what could have been.
    As the clock wound down on Florida State's 90-62 victory against 12th-seeded Murray State in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Ja Morant wondered what more he could have done for his team and what could have been.
  • Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

    Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:01:27 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-03-24 07:02:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). LSU's Tremont Waters, left, goes to the basket past Maryland's Darryl Morsell (11) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). LSU's Tremont Waters, left, goes to the basket past Maryland's Darryl Morsell (11) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). LSU's Tremont Waters, left, goes to the basket past Maryland's Darryl Morsell (11) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). LSU's Tremont Waters, left, goes to the basket past Maryland's Darryl Morsell (11) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over sixth-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
    Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over sixth-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • NCAA Latest: Auburn trounces Kansas to reach Sweet 16

    NCAA Latest: Auburn trounces Kansas to reach Sweet 16

    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:21 PM EDT2019-03-23 16:21:13 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 2:22 AM EDT2019-03-24 06:22:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...
    Time to see whether the upstarts of the NCAA Tournament can dance their way to the Sweet 16.
    Time to see whether the upstarts of the NCAA Tournament can dance their way to the Sweet 16.
  • Bruins clinch playoff berth with 7-3 win over Panthers

    Bruins clinch playoff berth with 7-3 win over Panthers

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 02:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:32:07 GMT
    Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
    Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
  • Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

    Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-03-23 20:31:36 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:32:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, blaming previously undisclosed left knee injury.
    Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, blaming previously undisclosed left knee injury.
  • Casey holds 1-shot lead over Johnson at Innisbrook

    Casey holds 1-shot lead over Johnson at Innisbrook

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:01:37 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:02 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:02:37 GMT
    Paul Casey goes for back-to-back at Innisbrook with Dustin Johnson 1 shot behind.
    Paul Casey goes for back-to-back at Innisbrook with Dustin Johnson 1 shot behind.
  • Chen produces spectacular free skate to win gold at worlds

    Chen produces spectacular free skate to win gold at worlds

    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-03-23 13:01:10 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:52 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:52:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu performs his men's free skating routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu performs his men's free skating routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu performs his men's free skating routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Saturday, March 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu performs his men's free skating routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Saturday, March 23, 2019.
    Defending champion Nathan Chen produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the figure skating world championships.
    Defending champion Nathan Chen produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the figure skating world championships.
  • Reds' Scooter Gennett will miss first few months of season

    Reds' Scooter Gennett will miss first few months of season

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:41:22 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:42 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:42:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...
    Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett will miss the opening months of the season with a severe groin strain.
    Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett will miss the opening months of the season with a severe groin strain.
  • Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million from 2020-24

    Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million from 2020-24

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:54 AM EDT2019-03-23 14:54:08 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 8:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 00:32:40 GMT
    Chris Sale, Red Sox agree to guaranteeing an additional $145 million from 2020-24.
    Chris Sale, Red Sox agree to guaranteeing an additional $145 million from 2020-24.
  • Goldschmidt, Cardinals finalize $130M deal for 2020-24

    Goldschmidt, Cardinals finalize $130M deal for 2020-24

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 15:51:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 7:43 PM EDT2019-03-23 23:43:23 GMT
    Paul Goldschmidt will be a Cardinal through the 2024 season; St. Louis makes official announcement of the 5-year, $130 million deal.
    Paul Goldschmidt will be a Cardinal through the 2024 season; St. Louis makes official announcement of the 5-year, $130 million deal.
  • Even before big upset, Virginia has history of NCAA flops

    Even before big upset, Virginia has history of NCAA flops

    Saturday, March 23 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-03-23 22:21:25 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 6:23 PM EDT2019-03-23 22:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Virginia guard Ty Jerome (11) celebrates a score against Gardner-Webb during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Virginia defeated Gardner-Webb 71-56.(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Virginia guard Ty Jerome (11) celebrates a score against Gardner-Webb during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Virginia defeated Gardner-Webb 71-56.
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Virginia guard Ty Jerome (11) celebrates a score against Gardner-Webb during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Virginia defeated Gardner-Webb 71-56.(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Virginia guard Ty Jerome (11) celebrates a score against Gardner-Webb during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Virginia defeated Gardner-Webb 71-56.
    Virginia Cavaliers' recent history, even when they make it past 1st round of NCAA Tournament, isn't all that good.
    Virginia Cavaliers' recent history, even when they make it past 1st round of NCAA Tournament, isn't all that good.
  • Busch grabs win No. 201 with another Truck Series victory

    Busch grabs win No. 201 with another Truck Series victory

    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-03-23 20:21:23 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 5:43 PM EDT2019-03-23 21:43:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Bell). Kyle Bush signs autographs after qualifying second for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23.(AP Photo/Matt Bell). Kyle Bush signs autographs after qualifying second for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23.
    (AP Photo/Matt Bell). Kyle Bush signs autographs after qualifying second for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23.(AP Photo/Matt Bell). Kyle Bush signs autographs after qualifying second for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23.
    Kyle Busch remains undefeated in Truck Series with his win at Martinsville Speedway.
    Kyle Busch remains undefeated in Truck Series with his win at Martinsville Speedway.
  • Harden ties career best with 61, Rockets beat Spurs 111-105

    Harden ties career best with 61, Rockets beat Spurs 111-105

    Friday, March 22 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-23 02:41:37 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:23 PM EDT2019-03-23 20:23:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles as San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles as San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles as San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles as San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Houston.
    James Harden scored 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.
    James Harden scored 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.
  • NCAA to appeal ruling in antitrust case about compensation

    NCAA to appeal ruling in antitrust case about compensation

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-03-23 14:41:19 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:13 PM EDT2019-03-23 20:13:21 GMT
    NCAA, conferences to appeal ruling in antitrust case about payment to athletes.
    NCAA, conferences to appeal ruling in antitrust case about payment to athletes.
  • TIPPING OFF: Wofford, Murray State aim for big March moment

    TIPPING OFF: Wofford, Murray State aim for big March moment

    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 06:51:38 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    Wofford and Murray State have a chance to reach the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 with another win.
    Wofford and Murray State have a chance to reach the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 with another win.
  • TIPPING OFF: Tight games, near upsets mark women's tourney

    TIPPING OFF: Tight games, near upsets mark women's tourney

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:01 AM EDT2019-03-23 07:01:36 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Missouri guard Jordan Roundtree, left, walks off the court with teammate Sophie Cunningham after a first round women's college basketball game against Drake in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Iowa City, Io...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Missouri guard Jordan Roundtree, left, walks off the court with teammate Sophie Cunningham after a first round women's college basketball game against Drake in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Iowa City, Io...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Missouri guard Jordan Roundtree, left, walks off the court with teammate Sophie Cunningham after a first round women's college basketball game against Drake in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Iowa City, Io...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Missouri guard Jordan Roundtree, left, walks off the court with teammate Sophie Cunningham after a first round women's college basketball game against Drake in the NCAA Tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Iowa City, Io...
    Tight games, near upsets on first day of women's tourney.
    Tight games, near upsets on first day of women's tourney.
  • No. 1 Virginia avoids 2nd straight huge NCAA tourney upset

    No. 1 Virginia avoids 2nd straight huge NCAA tourney upset

    Friday, March 22 2019 5:21 PM EDT2019-03-22 21:21:29 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:53 PM EDT2019-03-23 18:53:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Shiro). Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Richard Shiro). Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Richard Shiro). Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Richard Shiro). Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019.
    This time No. 1 seed Virginia avoided the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history.
    This time No. 1 seed Virginia avoided the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history.
  • Duke's Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

    Duke's Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

    Friday, March 22 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 01:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:53 PM EDT2019-03-23 18:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a dunk against North Dakota State forward Rocky Kreuser (34) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Co...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a dunk against North Dakota State forward Rocky Kreuser (34) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Co...
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a dunk against North Dakota State forward Rocky Kreuser (34) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Co...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a dunk against North Dakota State forward Rocky Kreuser (34) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Co...
    Zion Williamson scored 25 points and put on his own personal highlight show in top-seeded Duke's 85-62 victory over 16th-seeded North Dakota State in his first NCAA Tournament game.
    Zion Williamson scored 25 points and put on his own personal highlight show in top-seeded Duke's 85-62 victory over 16th-seeded North Dakota State in his first NCAA Tournament game.
  • Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

    Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

    Friday, March 22 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-03-22 05:11:40 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 1:03 PM EDT2019-03-23 17:03:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...
    The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.
    The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.
  • No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64

    No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64

    Friday, March 22 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-03-22 20:31:27 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-03-23 15:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San...
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San...
    Evan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight points in the second half that sent No. 13 seed UC Irvine to a 70-64 victory over fourth-seeded Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA...
    Evan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight points in the second half that sent No. 13 seed UC Irvine to a 70-64 victory over fourth-seeded Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

    Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:21 PM EDT2019-03-23 03:21:35 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:33 AM EDT2019-03-23 15:33:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Liberty guard Caleb Homesley celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Liberty guard Caleb Homesley celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Liberty guard Caleb Homesley celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Liberty guard Caleb Homesley celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history.
    Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history.
  • Ohio State upsets Iowa State in NCAAs as Wesson scores 21

    Ohio State upsets Iowa State in NCAAs as Wesson scores 21

    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-03-23 04:31:35 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:23 AM EDT2019-03-23 15:23:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods, left, and Iowa State's Nick Weiler-Babb battle for a rebound during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods, left, and Iowa State's Nick Weiler-Babb battle for a rebound during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods, left, and Iowa State's Nick Weiler-Babb battle for a rebound during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods, left, and Iowa State's Nick Weiler-Babb battle for a rebound during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.
    Ohio State upsets sixth-seeded Iowa State in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
    Ohio State upsets sixth-seeded Iowa State in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
  • Surging Nets eliminate Lakers from playoff picture, 111-106

    Surging Nets eliminate Lakers from playoff picture, 111-106

    Saturday, March 23 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-03-23 05:21:41 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-03-23 13:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as center Tyson Chandler, left, and Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as center Tyson Chandler, left, and Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as center Tyson Chandler, left, and Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as center Tyson Chandler, left, and Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 22, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory.
    Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory.
  • NCAA Latest: Buckeyes, Hokies close 1st round with wins

    NCAA Latest: Buckeyes, Hokies close 1st round with wins

    Friday, March 22 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-03-22 17:31:15 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:21 AM EDT2019-03-23 07:21:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, right, speaks with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. McCaffery was s...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, right, speaks with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. McCaffery was s...
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, right, speaks with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. McCaffery was s...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, right, speaks with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. McCaffery was s...
    Cincinnati has managed to stay ahead in its first-round game against Iowa despite a subpar performance from Jarron Cumberland, the American Athletic's player of the year.
    Cincinnati has managed to stay ahead in its first-round game against Iowa despite a subpar performance from Jarron Cumberland, the American Athletic's player of the year.
  • Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87

    Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:11 PM EDT2019-03-23 03:11:33 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:12 AM EDT2019-03-23 07:12:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo grabs his foot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo grabs his foot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo grabs his foot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo grabs his foot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the Miami Heat.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the Miami Heat.
  • Oregon extends March run with 72-54 win over Wisconsin

    Oregon extends March run with 72-54 win over Wisconsin

    Friday, March 22 2019 7:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:01:25 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:53 AM EDT2019-03-23 06:53:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four blocks and 12th-seeded Oregon extended its surprising March run by beating No. 5 seed Wisconsin 72-54 in the first round of the NCAA...
    Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four blocks and 12th-seeded Oregon extended its surprising March run by beating No. 5 seed Wisconsin 72-54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Top-seeded UNC overcomes slow 1st half to beat Iona in NCAAs

    Top-seeded UNC overcomes slow 1st half to beat Iona in NCAAs

    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-03-23 04:01:32 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 1:22 AM EDT2019-03-23 05:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Vernon). North Carolina's Luke Maye, right, loses control of the ball after colliding with Iona's Tajuan Agee during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 2...(AP Photo/Paul Vernon). North Carolina's Luke Maye, right, loses control of the ball after colliding with Iona's Tajuan Agee during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 2...
    (AP Photo/Paul Vernon). North Carolina's Luke Maye, right, loses control of the ball after colliding with Iona's Tajuan Agee during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 2...(AP Photo/Paul Vernon). North Carolina's Luke Maye, right, loses control of the ball after colliding with Iona's Tajuan Agee during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 2...
    North Carolina gets rattled in first half by No. 16 seed Iona, goes on to win 88-73.
    North Carolina gets rattled in first half by No. 16 seed Iona, goes on to win 88-73.
  • Looking dangerous, No. 6 seed Buffalo breezes past ASU

    Looking dangerous, No. 6 seed Buffalo breezes past ASU

    Friday, March 22 2019 7:11 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:11:26 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:32 AM EDT2019-03-23 04:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Buffalo's Montell McRae (1) and Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) chase a loose ball during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Buffalo's Montell McRae (1) and Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) chase a loose ball during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Buffalo's Montell McRae (1) and Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) chase a loose ball during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Buffalo's Montell McRae (1) and Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) chase a loose ball during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla.
    Looking like a No. 6 seed no one wants to play, high-scoring Buffalo beat Arizona State and breezed into the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
    Looking like a No. 6 seed no one wants to play, high-scoring Buffalo beat Arizona State and breezed into the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
  • Culver scores 29, leads Texas Tech over Northern Kentucky

    Culver scores 29, leads Texas Tech over Northern Kentucky

    Friday, March 22 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-03-22 20:41:24 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:42 PM EDT2019-03-23 03:42:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver celebrates after a basket during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Northern Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech w...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver celebrates after a basket during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Northern Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech w...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver celebrates after a basket during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Northern Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech w...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver celebrates after a basket during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Northern Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech w...
    Jarrett Culver scored 29 points, with eight rebounds and seven assists, to help lead No. 3 seed Texas Tech to a 72-57 victory over No. 14 Northern Kentucky in the first round of West Region action in the NCAA...
    Jarrett Culver scored 29 points, with eight rebounds and seven assists, to help lead No. 3 seed Texas Tech to a 72-57 victory over No. 14 Northern Kentucky in the first round of West Region action in the NCAA tournament on Friday.
  • AP source: Cards, Goldschmidt completing $130M, 5-year deal

    AP source: Cards, Goldschmidt completing $130M, 5-year deal

    Friday, March 22 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:11:24 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:23 PM EDT2019-03-23 03:23:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt, center, hits a double in the third inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt, center, hits a double in the third inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt, center, hits a double in the third inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt, center, hits a double in the third inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla.
    Person familiar with talks to AP: Cardinals, Goldschmidt near $130 million, 5-year deal.
    Person familiar with talks to AP: Cardinals, Goldschmidt near $130 million, 5-year deal.
  • Guaranteed money at half for 2019 NFL free-agent contracts

    Guaranteed money at half for 2019 NFL free-agent contracts

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:31:19 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:02 PM EDT2019-03-23 03:02:46 GMT
    Guaranteed payments for unrestricted free agent contracts this month make up just over half of the total money to be paid, down a bit from 2018.
    Guaranteed payments for unrestricted free agent contracts this month make up just over half of the total money to be paid, down a bit from 2018.
  • Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet

    Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:21:13 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 10:33 PM EDT2019-03-23 02:33:33 GMT
    Reviewing penalty calls among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand use of replay.
    Reviewing penalty calls among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand use of replay.
  • Healthy Killian Tillie makes Gonzaga tough to defend

    Healthy Killian Tillie makes Gonzaga tough to defend

    Friday, March 22 2019 7:51 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:51:26 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 9:42 PM EDT2019-03-23 01:42:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie (33) dunks between Fairleigh Dickinson's Elyjah Williams (21) and Kaleb Bishop (12) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie (33) dunks between Fairleigh Dickinson's Elyjah Williams (21) and Kaleb Bishop (12) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, ...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie (33) dunks between Fairleigh Dickinson's Elyjah Williams (21) and Kaleb Bishop (12) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie (33) dunks between Fairleigh Dickinson's Elyjah Williams (21) and Kaleb Bishop (12) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, ...
    Gonzaga's Killian Tillie is finally healthy and making the top-seeded Zags better at both ends.
    Gonzaga's Killian Tillie is finally healthy and making the top-seeded Zags better at both ends.
  • Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami

    Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:01:27 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 9:42 PM EDT2019-03-23 01:42:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    Defending champ Naomi Osaka wins her opening match at new site of Miami Open.
    Defending champ Naomi Osaka wins her opening match at new site of Miami Open.
  • PGA Tour suspends Robert Garrigus for failed drug test

    PGA Tour suspends Robert Garrigus for failed drug test

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:41:19 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 7:43 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:43:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus looks at his golf ball during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus looks at his golf ball during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player...
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus looks at his golf ball during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus looks at his golf ball during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player...
    Robert Garrigus becomes 1st PGA Tour player suspended for drug of abuse.
    Robert Garrigus becomes 1st PGA Tour player suspended for drug of abuse.
  • Zagitova wins at worlds, Tursynbaeva lands 1st quad jump

    Zagitova wins at worlds, Tursynbaeva lands 1st quad jump

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:03 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:03:05 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:02:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Russia's Alina Zagitova performs in the ladies free skating during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Russia's Alina Zagitova performs in the ladies free skating during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 22, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Russia's Alina Zagitova performs in the ladies free skating during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Russia's Alina Zagitova performs in the ladies free skating during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 22, 2019.
    Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won the free skate to capture her first title at the figure skating world championships.
    Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won the free skate to capture her first title at the figure skating world championships.
  • Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC

    Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC

    Friday, March 22 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-03-22 14:31:09 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 23:02:37 GMT
    Vanderbilt fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 season in which Commodores went winless in SEC.
    Vanderbilt fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 season in which Commodores went winless in SEC.
  • Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:41:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 4:43 PM EDT2019-03-22 20:43:04 GMT
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
  • NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke

    NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:51:19 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    Opening NCAA round concludes with plenty of star power, notably Zion Williamson, Duke.
    Opening NCAA round concludes with plenty of star power, notably Zion Williamson, Duke.
  • Morant's triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette

    Morant's triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette

    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:31 PM EDT2019-03-21 23:31:30 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 2:42 PM EDT2019-03-22 18:42:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) passes the ball under pressure from Marquette's Sacar Anim (2) and Brendan Bailey, behind, during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, M...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) passes the ball under pressure from Marquette's Sacar Anim (2) and Brendan Bailey, behind, during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, M...
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) passes the ball under pressure from Marquette's Sacar Anim (2) and Brendan Bailey, behind, during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, M...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Murray State's Ja Morant (12) passes the ball under pressure from Marquette's Sacar Anim (2) and Brendan Bailey, behind, during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, M...
    Ja Morant dominated with a triple-double, the ninth in NCAA Tournament history, slicing up Marquette with 16 assists to go with 17 points and 11 rebounds as Murray State beat the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles 83-64 in...
    Ja Morant dominated with a triple-double, the ninth in NCAA Tournament history, slicing up Marquette with 16 assists to go with 17 points and 11 rebounds as Murray State beat the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles 83-64 in first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset

    No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset

    Thursday, March 21 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-22 01:51:31 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 1:33 PM EDT2019-03-22 17:33:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March...
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March...
    Kevarrius Hayes scores 16, 10th-seeded Florida upsets Nevada with 70-61 win.
    Kevarrius Hayes scores 16, 10th-seeded Florida upsets Nevada with 70-61 win.
  • Defending NCAA champ Villanova holds off Saint Mary's

    Defending NCAA champ Villanova holds off Saint Mary's

    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:11 PM EDT2019-03-22 02:11:27 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:13 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Villanova's Eric Paschall, right, drives against St. Mary's Malik Fitts (24) during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Villanova's Eric Paschall, right, drives against St. Mary's Malik Fitts (24) during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Villanova's Eric Paschall, right, drives against St. Mary's Malik Fitts (24) during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Villanova's Eric Paschall, right, drives against St. Mary's Malik Fitts (24) during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    Phil Booth scored 20 points and defending champion Villanova began its title defense by holding off Saint Mary's 61-57 in the South Region.
    Phil Booth scored 20 points and defending champion Villanova began its title defense by holding off Saint Mary's 61-57 in the South Region.
  • Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win

    Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win

    Friday, March 22 2019 12:21 AM EDT2019-03-22 04:21:31 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:02:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Wofford's Fletcher Magee, left, reacts after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot as Storm Murphy (5) helps him up during the first half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament ...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Wofford's Fletcher Magee, left, reacts after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot as Storm Murphy (5) helps him up during the first half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament ...
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Wofford's Fletcher Magee, left, reacts after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot as Storm Murphy (5) helps him up during the first half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament ...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton). Wofford's Fletcher Magee, left, reacts after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot as Storm Murphy (5) helps him up during the first half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament ...
    Fletcher Magee set a collegiate record for 3-pointers and seventh-seeded Wofford beat Seton Hall 84-68 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
    Fletcher Magee set a collegiate record for 3-pointers and seventh-seeded Wofford beat Seton Hall 84-68 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • FDU senior fashions a beautiful ending to a terrible game

    FDU senior fashions a beautiful ending to a terrible game

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-03-22 07:11:44 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:42 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:42:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Fairleigh Dickinson forward Nadi Beciri, left, is embraced by coach Greg Herenda after a second-half shot against Gonzaga in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Fairleigh Dickinson forward Nadi Beciri, left, is embraced by coach Greg Herenda after a second-half shot against Gonzaga in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Fairleigh Dickinson forward Nadi Beciri, left, is embraced by coach Greg Herenda after a second-half shot against Gonzaga in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Fairleigh Dickinson forward Nadi Beciri, left, is embraced by coach Greg Herenda after a second-half shot against Gonzaga in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...
    Despite the loss, Fairleigh Dickinson senior closes it out in style.
    Despite the loss, Fairleigh Dickinson senior closes it out in style.
  • Ichiro walks off into history in 'sayonara' at Tokyo Dome

    Ichiro walks off into history in 'sayonara' at Tokyo Dome

    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:11:07 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:22 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:22:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki stretches on the field prior to Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series between the Mariners and the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019. ...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki stretches on the field prior to Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series between the Mariners and the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019. ...
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki stretches on the field prior to Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series between the Mariners and the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019. ...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki stretches on the field prior to Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series between the Mariners and the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019. ...
    Report: Ichiro will retire in Japan after Mariners vs. A's game in Tokyo Dome.
    Report: Ichiro will retire in Japan after Mariners vs. A's game in Tokyo Dome.
  • Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

    Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-03-21 20:21:40 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:13:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) shoots as New Mexico State forward C.J. Bobbitt (13) defends in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt La...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) shoots as New Mexico State forward C.J. Bobbitt (13) defends in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt La...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) shoots as New Mexico State forward C.J. Bobbitt (13) defends in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt La...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) shoots as New Mexico State forward C.J. Bobbitt (13) defends in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt La...
    Heartbreaker: Missed FTs, late pass cost NMex State in 78-77 loss to Auburn.
    Heartbreaker: Missed FTs, late pass cost NMex State in 78-77 loss to Auburn.
  • Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76

    Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76

    Thursday, March 21 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-21 19:01:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:13:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 20...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 20...
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 20...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 20...
    Freshman Gale Kalscheur scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and 10th-seeeded Minnesota rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region, the Gophers' first win in the NCAA Tournament...
    Freshman Gale Kalscheur scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and 10th-seeeded Minnesota rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region, the Gophers' first win in the NCAA Tournament in six years.
  • Big defensive stop allows Maryland to escape Belmont, 79-77

    Big defensive stop allows Maryland to escape Belmont, 79-77

    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-03-21 22:21:24 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:13:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Belmont guard Grayson Murphy (2) gets off a shot ahead of Maryland 's Bruno Fernando (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Belmont guard Grayson Murphy (2) gets off a shot ahead of Maryland 's Bruno Fernando (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Belmont guard Grayson Murphy (2) gets off a shot ahead of Maryland 's Bruno Fernando (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Belmont guard Grayson Murphy (2) gets off a shot ahead of Maryland 's Bruno Fernando (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    Maryland's Darryl Morsell made a crucial defensive stop as Belmont went for a last-second upset in the NCAA Tournament, allowing the Terrapins to escape with a 79-77 victory in the East Regional.
    Maryland's Darryl Morsell made a crucial defensive stop as Belmont went for a last-second upset in the NCAA Tournament, allowing the Terrapins to escape with a 79-77 victory in the East Regional.
  • Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal

    Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal

    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-03-22 02:21:32 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 8:12 AM EDT2019-03-22 12:12:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack). United States midfielder Christian Pulisic (10) passes the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ecuador, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack). United States midfielder Christian Pulisic (10) passes the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ecuador, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack). United States midfielder Christian Pulisic (10) passes the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ecuador, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack). United States midfielder Christian Pulisic (10) passes the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ecuador, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    Gregg Berhalter became only the second American coach to win his first three games when Gyasi Zardes scored a bizarre goal that deflected off a defender and looped over goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez in the 81st...
    Gregg Berhalter became only the second American coach to win his first three games when Gyasi Zardes scored a bizarre goal that deflected off a defender and looped over goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez in the 81st minute for a 1-0 win over Ecuador.
  • Racetrack owner: No plan to keep Preakness in Baltimore

    Racetrack owner: No plan to keep Preakness in Baltimore

    Friday, March 22 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-03-22 12:11:06 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 8:12 AM EDT2019-03-22 12:12:40 GMT
    The Pimlico Race Course owner says there's no plan to keep the signature Preakness Stakes race in Baltimore, despite what Mayor Catherine Pugh has said.
    The Pimlico Race Course owner says there's no plan to keep the signature Preakness Stakes race in Baltimore, despite what Mayor Catherine Pugh has said.
  • Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA

    Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA

    Friday, March 22 2019 12:33 AM EDT2019-03-22 04:33:09 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:13 AM EDT2019-03-22 07:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    Carsen Edwards scored 24 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
    Carsen Edwards scored 24 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • NCAA Latest: Day 1 of tournament in the books

    NCAA Latest: Day 1 of tournament in the books

    Thursday, March 21 2019 12:21 PM EDT2019-03-21 16:21:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-03-22 07:02:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Tre Jones (3) and Javin DeLaurier (12) react following a play against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. Tyus Jones led a...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Tre Jones (3) and Javin DeLaurier (12) react following a play against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. Tyus Jones led a...
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Tre Jones (3) and Javin DeLaurier (12) react following a play against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. Tyus Jones led a...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Tre Jones (3) and Javin DeLaurier (12) react following a play against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. Tyus Jones led a...
    Duke is the most popular pick in the online tournament pools, with North Carolina next.
    Duke is the most popular pick in the online tournament pools, with North Carolina next.
  • Phils' Harper hits first HRs; 'Cutch, Realmuto also go deep

    Phils' Harper hits first HRs; 'Cutch, Realmuto also go deep

    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:51:40 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:14 AM EDT2019-03-22 04:14:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    Bryce Harper hit his first two Grapefruit League homers, combining with fellow new additions Andrew McCutchen and J.T. Realmuto to help the Philadelphia Phillies pound the Toronto Blue Jays 13-6.
    Bryce Harper hit his first two Grapefruit League homers, combining with fellow new additions Andrew McCutchen and J.T. Realmuto to help the Philadelphia Phillies pound the Toronto Blue Jays 13-6.
  • Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest

    Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest

    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-03-21 22:41:32 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:13 AM EDT2019-03-22 04:13:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket against Northeastern in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket against Northeastern in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket against Northeastern in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket against Northeastern in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt L...
    Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
    Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
  • LSU, behind Skylar Mays, escapes 79-74 against Yale

    LSU, behind Skylar Mays, escapes 79-74 against Yale

    Thursday, March 21 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-03-21 19:31:28 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-03-22 02:21:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21...(AP Photo/John Raoux). LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21...
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21...(AP Photo/John Raoux). LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21...
    Skylar Mays scored 19 points, including four free throws in the final 15 seconds, and third-seeded and embattled LSU did just enough to beat 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
    Skylar Mays scored 19 points, including four free throws in the final 15 seconds, and third-seeded and embattled LSU did just enough to beat 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Dahmen, Straka share early lead at Innisbrook

    Dahmen, Straka share early lead at Innisbrook

    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 18:51:18 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 9:33 PM EDT2019-03-22 01:33:16 GMT
    (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Jon Rahm lines up a putt on the first hole during the first round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.(Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Jon Rahm lines up a putt on the first hole during the first round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Jon Rahm lines up a putt on the first hole during the first round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.(Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Jon Rahm lines up a putt on the first hole during the first round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    Joel Dahmen, the 'Leaping Cougar,' shares early lead in action-filled day at Valspar Championship.
    Joel Dahmen, the 'Leaping Cougar,' shares early lead in action-filled day at Valspar Championship.
  • AP Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019

    AP Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019

    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:51:22 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 8:33 PM EDT2019-03-22 00:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft.
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft.
    Don't let the brackets fool you. The latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast digs into some spring football story lines and takes an early look on which teams meet fall short of expectations next season. And...
    Don't let the brackets fool you. The latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast digs into some spring football story lines and takes an early look on which teams meet fall short of expectations next season. And which ones could overachiever.
  • Kabengele, Mann lead 4th-seed FSU over hot-shooting Vermont

    Kabengele, Mann lead 4th-seed FSU over hot-shooting Vermont

    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:01 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:01:36 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-21 23:02:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele (25) looks for room to drive against Vermont's Isaiah Moll (14) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartf...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele (25) looks for room to drive against Vermont's Isaiah Moll (14) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartf...
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele (25) looks for room to drive against Vermont's Isaiah Moll (14) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartf...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele (25) looks for room to drive against Vermont's Isaiah Moll (14) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartf...
    Mfiondu Kabengele had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Florida State held off a barrage of 3-pointers from 13th-seeded Vermont in a 76-69 victory in the opening round of the NCAA West Regional.
    Mfiondu Kabengele had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Florida State held off a barrage of 3-pointers from 13th-seeded Vermont in a 76-69 victory in the opening round of the NCAA West Regional.
  • Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney

    Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney

    Thursday, March 21 2019 12:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 16:51:25 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:33 PM EDT2019-03-21 22:33:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J. College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and ra...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J. College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and ra...
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J. College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and ra...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J. College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and ra...
    College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and racetracks and furiously tapping smartphone screens to get down bets on March Madness in many states where sports betting is legal for the first time.
    College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and racetracks and furiously tapping smartphone screens to get down bets on March Madness in many states where sports betting is legal for the first time.
  • IndyCar Classic set for debut race at US home of F1

    IndyCar Classic set for debut race at US home of F1

    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:11:20 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:03 PM EDT2019-03-21 22:03:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, drivers round a turn the opening lap out of turn one during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. After years of hosting the top E...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, drivers round a turn the opening lap out of turn one during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. After years of hosting the top E...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, drivers round a turn the opening lap out of turn one during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. After years of hosting the top E...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, drivers round a turn the opening lap out of turn one during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. After years of hosting the top E...
    After years of hosting the top European racing series, the Circuit of the Americas is finally racing IndyCar.
    After years of hosting the top European racing series, the Circuit of the Americas is finally racing IndyCar.
  • Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

    Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:01 AM EDT2019-03-21 10:01:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:45 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:45:25 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series.
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series.
  • Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot

    Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot

    Thursday, March 21 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-03-21 15:51:17 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:03 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Kentucky forward PJ Washington celebrates after a score against Alabama in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Kentucky forward PJ Washington celebrates after a score against Alabama in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Kentucky forward PJ Washington celebrates after a score against Alabama in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Kentucky forward PJ Washington celebrates after a score against Alabama in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Kentucky coach John Calipari says forward PJ Washington has a sprained foot and is out for NCAA Tournament game against Abilene Christian.
    Kentucky coach John Calipari says forward PJ Washington has a sprained foot and is out for NCAA Tournament game against Abilene Christian.
  • Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A's in 12

    Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A's in 12

    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:11 AM EDT2019-03-21 14:11:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:03 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:03:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waves to spectators while leaving the field for defensive substitution in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series against the Oakland Athletics at To...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waves to spectators while leaving the field for defensive substitution in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series against the Oakland Athletics at To...
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waves to spectators while leaving the field for defensive substitution in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series against the Oakland Athletics at To...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waves to spectators while leaving the field for defensive substitution in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the Major League baseball opening series against the Oakland Athletics at To...
    Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in...
    Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 12 innings.
  • Trout, Angels finalize record $426.5 million, 12-year deal

    Trout, Angels finalize record $426.5 million, 12-year deal

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:41:28 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:43 PM EDT2019-03-21 20:43:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FIEL - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A person...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FIEL - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A person...
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FIEL - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A person...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FIEL - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A person...
    Mike Trout and the Angels announced their 12-year contract, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to Los Angeles for what likely will be the rest of his career.
    Mike Trout and the Angels announced their 12-year contract, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to Los Angeles for what likely will be the rest of his career.
  • Calipari tweet: Plan and desire is to retire at Kentucky

    Calipari tweet: Plan and desire is to retire at Kentucky

    Thursday, March 21 2019 3:01 AM EDT2019-03-21 07:01:35 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:13 PM EDT2019-03-21 20:13:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media on his back porch after watching the NCAA college basketball selection show at his home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media on his back porch after watching the NCAA college basketball selection show at his home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media on his back porch after watching the NCAA college basketball selection show at his home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media on his back porch after watching the NCAA college basketball selection show at his home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    Calipari shoots down latest coaching rumor, says his 'plan and desire' is to retire at Kentucky.
    Calipari shoots down latest coaching rumor, says his 'plan and desire' is to retire at Kentucky.
  • Valencia again targeted by Batman creators for bat logo

    Valencia again targeted by Batman creators for bat logo

    Thursday, March 21 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-03-21 15:21:14 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-03-21 18:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vitaliy Timkiv). Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia, left, and Krasnodar's Mauricio Pereyra challenge for the ball during the Europa League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Krasnodar and Valencia at the Krasnodar Stadium in Krasnoda...(AP Photo/Vitaliy Timkiv). Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia, left, and Krasnodar's Mauricio Pereyra challenge for the ball during the Europa League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Krasnodar and Valencia at the Krasnodar Stadium in Krasnoda...
    (AP Photo/Vitaliy Timkiv). Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia, left, and Krasnodar's Mauricio Pereyra challenge for the ball during the Europa League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Krasnodar and Valencia at the Krasnodar Stadium in Krasnoda...(AP Photo/Vitaliy Timkiv). Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia, left, and Krasnodar's Mauricio Pereyra challenge for the ball during the Europa League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Krasnodar and Valencia at the Krasnodar Stadium in Krasnoda...
    Spanish club Valencia again targeted by Batman creators for bat logo.
    Spanish club Valencia again targeted by Batman creators for bat logo.
  • Chen leads after short program at figure skating worlds

    Chen leads after short program at figure skating worlds

    Thursday, March 21 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-03-21 12:41:12 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-03-21 18:43:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vincent Zhou from the U.S. performs his men's short program routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vincent Zhou from the U.S. performs his men's short program routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vincent Zhou from the U.S. performs his men's short program routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vincent Zhou from the U.S. performs his men's short program routine during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
    Defending champion Nathan Chen upstaged two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to lead the short program at the figure skating world championships.
    Defending champion Nathan Chen upstaged two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to lead the short program at the figure skating world championships.
  • AP-NORC Poll: US divided on college vs pro sports betting

    AP-NORC Poll: US divided on college vs pro sports betting

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:31:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 12:33 PM EDT2019-03-21 16:33:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019 file photo, Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. About six in 10 Americans want betting on professional s...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019 file photo, Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. About six in 10 Americans want betting on professional s...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019 file photo, Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. About six in 10 Americans want betting on professional s...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019 file photo, Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. About six in 10 Americans want betting on professional s...
    About 6 in 10 Americans want betting on professional sports events to be legal in their state, but fewer feel that way about college athletics, according to a poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for...
    About 6 in 10 Americans want betting on professional sports events to be legal in their state, but fewer feel that way about college athletics, according to a poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
  • Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

    Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:31 PM EDT2019-03-21 03:31:32 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 12:02 PM EDT2019-03-21 16:02:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brandon Dill). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn....(AP Photo/Brandon Dill). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn....
    (AP Photo/Brandon Dill). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn....(AP Photo/Brandon Dill). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn....
    James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games.
    James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games.
  • Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

    Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:11:30 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 11:22 AM EDT2019-03-21 15:22:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, from right, Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart and Al Horford watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, from right, Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart and Al Horford watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, from right, Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart and Al Horford watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, from right, Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart and Al Horford watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston...
    Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 for their sixth straight win.
  • Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

    Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:51:29 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-03-21 14:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...
    Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime in a...
    Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime in a potential playoff preview.
  • Boston's Mookie Betts says he expects to become free agent

    Boston's Mookie Betts says he expects to become free agent

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:21:29 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:13 AM EDT2019-03-21 14:13:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts connects on a solo-home run in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts connects on a solo-home run in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla.
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts connects on a solo-home run in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts connects on a solo-home run in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla.
    Don't expect AL MVP Mookie Betts to agree to long-term contract with Boston Red Sox before he can become free agent in late 2020.
    Don't expect AL MVP Mookie Betts to agree to long-term contract with Boston Red Sox before he can become free agent in late 2020.
  • Arizona State beats St. John's 74-65 in First Four

    Arizona State beats St. John's 74-65 in First Four

    Thursday, March 21 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-03-21 04:01:40 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:32 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:32:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence, left, and St. John's Sedee Keita, right, dive for a loose ball during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton,...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence, left, and St. John's Sedee Keita, right, dive for a loose ball during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton,...
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence, left, and St. John's Sedee Keita, right, dive for a loose ball during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton,...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence, left, and St. John's Sedee Keita, right, dive for a loose ball during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton,...
    Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury while scoring 21 points and leading Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament win, 74-65 over St. John's in the First Four.
    Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury while scoring 21 points and leading Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament win, 74-65 over St. John's in the First Four.
  • North Dakota State holds off NC Central 78-74 in First Four

    North Dakota State holds off NC Central 78-74 in First Four

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 9:21 PM EDT2019-03-21 01:21:26 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:02 AM EDT2019-03-21 10:02:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). North Dakota State's Tyson Ward reacts after the team's win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). North Dakota State's Tyson Ward reacts after the team's win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). North Dakota State's Tyson Ward reacts after the team's win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). North Dakota State's Tyson Ward reacts after the team's win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    Tyson Ward scored 23 points and North Dakota State advanced to the NCAA Tournament round of 64 with a 78-74 win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game.
    Tyson Ward scored 23 points and North Dakota State advanced to the NCAA Tournament round of 64 with a 78-74 win over North Carolina Central in a First Four game.
  • Harper gets 1st hit, Machado 1st home run of spring training

    Harper gets 1st hit, Machado 1st home run of spring training

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:51:32 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:22 AM EDT2019-03-21 08:22:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    Phillies star Bryce Harper gets his 1st hit of spring training.
    Phillies star Bryce Harper gets his 1st hit of spring training.
  • Harper gets 1st hit after 0-for-9 start in spring training

    Harper gets 1st hit after 0-for-9 start in spring training

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 2:31 PM EDT2019-03-20 18:31:19 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 3:13 AM EDT2019-03-21 07:13:02 GMT
    Bryce Harper finally got his first spring training hit with the Philadelphia Phillies after an 0 for 9 start.
    Bryce Harper finally got his first spring training hit with the Philadelphia Phillies after an 0 for 9 start.
  • Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised, Giannis-less Bucks

    Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised, Giannis-less Bucks

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 01:51:30 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-03-21 07:02:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Cleveland.
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Cleveland.
    Rookie Collin Sexton scores 25 as Cavaliers down Bucks missing Giannis 107-102.
    Rookie Collin Sexton scores 25 as Cavaliers down Bucks missing Giannis 107-102.
  • Bucs become 1st NFL team with 2 female coaches on staff

    Bucs become 1st NFL team with 2 female coaches on staff

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:11:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:52 AM EDT2019-03-21 06:52:10 GMT
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff.
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff.
  • Berhalter trying to transform US into possession-based team

    Berhalter trying to transform US into possession-based team

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 23:21:33 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:23 PM EDT2019-03-21 03:23:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, United States head coach Gregg Berhalter instructs players during a soccer training camp in Chula Vista, Calif. Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a busi...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, United States head coach Gregg Berhalter instructs players during a soccer training camp in Chula Vista, Calif. Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a busi...
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, United States head coach Gregg Berhalter instructs players during a soccer training camp in Chula Vista, Calif. Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a busi...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, United States head coach Gregg Berhalter instructs players during a soccer training camp in Chula Vista, Calif. Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a busi...
    Gregg Berhalter is bringing a new philosophy to the U.S. national team after its failure to qualify for last year's World Cup.
    Gregg Berhalter is bringing a new philosophy to the U.S. national team after its failure to qualify for last year's World Cup.
  • Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

    Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 9:11 AM EDT2019-03-20 13:11:09 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:42 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:42:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waits for batting prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waits for batting prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waits for batting prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki waits for batting prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
    Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 in the Major League...
    Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 in the Major League Baseball opener.
  • Defending champ Villanova enters NCAAs from different angle

    Defending champ Villanova enters NCAAs from different angle

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 23:41:24 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:32 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:32:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, talks to referee Pat Driscoll during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in the championship of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 201...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, talks to referee Pat Driscoll during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in the championship of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 201...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, talks to referee Pat Driscoll during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in the championship of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 201...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, talks to referee Pat Driscoll during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in the championship of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 201...
    Villanova is coming into the NCAA Tournament this year from an unfamiliar angle.
    Villanova is coming into the NCAA Tournament this year from an unfamiliar angle.
  • Kentucky's top player nursing injured foot heading into NCAA

    Kentucky's top player nursing injured foot heading into NCAA

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:51:23 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 8:52 PM EDT2019-03-21 00:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky's Ashton Hagans, coach John Calipari, left rear, and PJ Washington, right, watch the broadcast of the NCAA men's Division I college basketball tournament selection show at Calipari's home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Marc...(AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky's Ashton Hagans, coach John Calipari, left rear, and PJ Washington, right, watch the broadcast of the NCAA men's Division I college basketball tournament selection show at Calipari's home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Marc...
    (AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky's Ashton Hagans, coach John Calipari, left rear, and PJ Washington, right, watch the broadcast of the NCAA men's Division I college basketball tournament selection show at Calipari's home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Marc...(AP Photo/James Crisp). Kentucky's Ashton Hagans, coach John Calipari, left rear, and PJ Washington, right, watch the broadcast of the NCAA men's Division I college basketball tournament selection show at Calipari's home in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Marc...
    Something's a-foot: Kentucky best player, PJ Washington, expected to play in NCAA Tournament opener against Abilene Christian despite a sore left foot.
    Something's a-foot: Kentucky best player, PJ Washington, expected to play in NCAA Tournament opener against Abilene Christian despite a sore left foot.
  • Johnson moving closer to top form as Masters nears

    Johnson moving closer to top form as Masters nears

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-03-20 19:11:25 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 8:12 PM EDT2019-03-21 00:12:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    Dustin Johnson makes unexpected stop at Innisbrook as he expects game to be in top shape with Masters approaching.
    Dustin Johnson makes unexpected stop at Innisbrook as he expects game to be in top shape with Masters approaching.
  • Michigan State seeking to survive opening weekend of NCAAs

    Michigan State seeking to survive opening weekend of NCAAs

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-20 21:51:21 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 23:41:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan State forward Aaron Henry dunks the ball during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State plays Bradley on Thursday.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan State forward Aaron Henry dunks the ball during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State plays Bradley on Thursday.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan State forward Aaron Henry dunks the ball during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State plays Bradley on Thursday.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Michigan State forward Aaron Henry dunks the ball during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State plays Bradley on Thursday.
    Michigan State seeking to survive opening weekend of NCAA Tournament.
    Michigan State seeking to survive opening weekend of NCAA Tournament.
  • Attorney slams Engler for attending game amid Nassar probe

    Attorney slams Engler for attending game amid Nassar probe

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 20:41:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:03 PM EDT2019-03-20 23:03:38 GMT
    (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens as Melissa Alexander Vigogne gives her victim statement in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich.  Fifty-one women are suing t...(Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens as Melissa Alexander Vigogne gives her victim statement in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Fifty-one women are suing t...
    (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens as Melissa Alexander Vigogne gives her victim statement in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich.  Fifty-one women are suing t...(Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens as Melissa Alexander Vigogne gives her victim statement in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Fifty-one women are suing t...
    John Engler's front-row interest in Michigan State University basketball has led to a war of words over the Larry Nassar scandal.
    John Engler's front-row interest in Michigan State University basketball has led to a war of words over the Larry Nassar scandal.
  • Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:21 AM EDT2019-03-20 11:21:11 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:53 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:53:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
  • Dillashaw gives up UFC 135-pound title because of drug test

    Dillashaw gives up UFC 135-pound title because of drug test

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:11:09 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:43 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:43:12 GMT
    TJ Dillashaw has surrendered the UFC 135-pound championship because of an "adverse finding" in his last drug test.
    TJ Dillashaw has surrendered the UFC 135-pound championship because of an "adverse finding" in his last drug test.
  • 21 athletes, 5 sports in focus as doping probe expands

    21 athletes, 5 sports in focus as doping probe expands

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:21:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:23 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:23:09 GMT
    German prosecutors say as many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world.
    German prosecutors say as many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world.
  • Penn State seeks 8th NCAA wrestling title in 9 years

    Penn State seeks 8th NCAA wrestling title in 9 years

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-03-20 20:31:19 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-03-20 20:51:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthew Holst, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2016, file photo, Penn State's Cael Sanderson yells during a 141 pound weight class match during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Penn State is poised to send out another se...(AP Photo/Matthew Holst, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2016, file photo, Penn State's Cael Sanderson yells during a 141 pound weight class match during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Penn State is poised to send out another se...
    (AP Photo/Matthew Holst, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2016, file photo, Penn State's Cael Sanderson yells during a 141 pound weight class match during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Penn State is poised to send out another se...(AP Photo/Matthew Holst, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2016, file photo, Penn State's Cael Sanderson yells during a 141 pound weight class match during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Penn State is poised to send out another se...
    Penn State is poised to send out another senior class as four-time national champions and cement its status as college powerhouse of the past decade.
    Penn State is poised to send out another senior class as four-time national champions and cement its status as college powerhouse of the past decade.
  • AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

    AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:01:15 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-03-20 19:33:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout connects on a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout connects on a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz.
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout connects on a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout connects on a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz.
    AP source: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels close to finalizing $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter record for largest deal in North American sports history.
    AP source: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels close to finalizing $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter record for largest deal in North American sports history.
  • AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

    AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 12:02 AM EDT2019-03-20 04:02:56 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-03-20 19:33:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a home run in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a home run in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a home run in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a home run in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.
    A person with direct knowledge of the situation says Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024.
    A person with direct knowledge of the situation says Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024.
  • Bruce gets 1st hit of 2019 MLB season, Piscotty 1st home run

    Bruce gets 1st hit of 2019 MLB season, Piscotty 1st home run

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:01 AM EDT2019-03-20 10:01:03 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-03-20 19:33:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) gives his autographs to fans prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, Ma...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) gives his autographs to fans prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, Ma...
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) gives his autographs to fans prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, Ma...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) gives his autographs to fans prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, Ma...
    Jay Bruce of the Seattle Mariners has gotten the first hit of the 2019 Major League Baseball season and Oakland's Stephen Piscotty has connected for the first home run.
    Jay Bruce of the Seattle Mariners has gotten the first hit of the 2019 Major League Baseball season and Oakland's Stephen Piscotty has connected for the first home run.
  • Ichiro takes field with 45,000 voices in full support

    Ichiro takes field with 45,000 voices in full support

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:11 AM EDT2019-03-20 10:11:04 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-03-20 19:33:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki wipes his sweat during the team's batting practice prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, M...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki wipes his sweat during the team's batting practice prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, M...
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki wipes his sweat during the team's batting practice prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, M...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki wipes his sweat during the team's batting practice prior to Game 1 of a Major League opening series baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Wednesday, M...
    It was a night to celebrate all things Ichiro at MLB opens season in Japan.
    It was a night to celebrate all things Ichiro at MLB opens season in Japan.
  • Chinese, Croatian national teams joining NBA Summer League

    Chinese, Croatian national teams joining NBA Summer League

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:52:43 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:52:42 GMT
    Summer League is going international this year, with China and Croatia joining 30 NBA teams.
    Summer League is going international this year, with China and Croatia joining 30 NBA teams.
  • Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

    Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 03:41:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-03-20 16:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four.
    Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

    Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:21:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:53:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...
    Darnell Edge scored a career-high 33 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson rallied to win its first ever NCAA Tournament game, taking down Prairie View A&M 82-76 in the tourney opener.
    Darnell Edge scored a career-high 33 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson rallied to win its first ever NCAA Tournament game, taking down Prairie View A&M 82-76 in the tourney opener.
  • Defending World Series champion Red Sox on repeat for 2018

    Defending World Series champion Red Sox on repeat for 2018

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:51:11 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:52:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, escorts Mookie Betts off the field during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston. Betts drove i...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, escorts Mookie Betts off the field during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston. Betts drove i...
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, escorts Mookie Betts off the field during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston. Betts drove i...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, escorts Mookie Betts off the field during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston. Betts drove i...
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora thinks he can squeeze more production out of outfielder Mookie Betts this year by batting him 2nd.
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora thinks he can squeeze more production out of outfielder Mookie Betts this year by batting him 2nd.
  • AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

    AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:51:20 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:12 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:12:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout is greeted in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. A person fa...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout is greeted in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. A person fa...
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout is greeted in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. A person fa...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout is greeted in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. A person fa...
    Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels close to finalizing $432 million, 12-year contract.
    Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels close to finalizing $432 million, 12-year contract.
  • Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past Kings

    Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past Kings

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 12:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 04:51:16 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:12 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, left, drives against Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, left, drives against Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, left, drives against Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, left, drives against Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.
    D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and Brooklyn rallied to beat Sacramento 123-121 Tuesday...
    D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and Brooklyn rallied to beat Sacramento 123-121 Tuesday night.
  • Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time

    Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:31 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 9:03 AM EDT2019-03-20 13:03:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group A soccer match between Club Brugge and Borussia Dortmund at the Ja...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group A soccer match between Club Brugge and Borussia Dortmund at the Ja...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group A soccer match between Club Brugge and Borussia Dortmund at the Ja...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group A soccer match between Club Brugge and Borussia Dortmund at the Ja...
    Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players on the eve of facing Brazil or Germany.
    Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players on the eve of facing Brazil or Germany.
  • District attorney: Giants CEO Larry Baer won't face charges

    District attorney: Giants CEO Larry Baer won't face charges

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:12 AM EDT2019-03-20 08:12:37 GMT
    Giants President and CEO Larry Baer will not face charges following a physical altercation with his wife this month that led to him taking a leave of absence from the team.
    Giants President and CEO Larry Baer will not face charges following a physical altercation with his wife this month that led to him taking a leave of absence from the team.
  • Raiders sign LB Vontaze Burfict after release by Bengals

    Raiders sign LB Vontaze Burfict after release by Bengals

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:51:17 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:32 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict walks the field during practice before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cincinnati. The Bengals terminat...(AP Photo/Frank Victores, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict walks the field during practice before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cincinnati. The Bengals terminat...
    (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict walks the field during practice before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cincinnati. The Bengals terminat...(AP Photo/Frank Victores, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict walks the field during practice before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cincinnati. The Bengals terminat...
    The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict, one day after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
    The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict, one day after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

    Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:41:00 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:32 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:32:40 GMT
    Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.
    Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.
  • NCAA can't keep tournament games away from legal gambling

    NCAA can't keep tournament games away from legal gambling

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:11:09 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:22:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). In this photograph taken with a fisheye lens, the exterior view of Capital One Arena is seen, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Washington. As the NCAA prepares to stage its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowe...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). In this photograph taken with a fisheye lens, the exterior view of Capital One Arena is seen, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Washington. As the NCAA prepares to stage its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowe...
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). In this photograph taken with a fisheye lens, the exterior view of Capital One Arena is seen, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Washington. As the NCAA prepares to stage its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowe...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). In this photograph taken with a fisheye lens, the exterior view of Capital One Arena is seen, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Washington. As the NCAA prepares to stage its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowe...
    The NCAA says it won't move future tournament games away from states or venues where gambling is legal.
    The NCAA says it won't move future tournament games away from states or venues where gambling is legal.
  • Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

    Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:51:02 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:02:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his power play goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his power play goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his power play goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his power play goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    AP Source: Washington Capitals will visit White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship.
    AP Source: Washington Capitals will visit White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship.
  • Curry leads Warriors past Wolves 117-107, into 1st in West

    Curry leads Warriors past Wolves 117-107, into 1st in West

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:41:13 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:41:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Tyus Jones, left, and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry chase the loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Tyus Jones, left, and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry chase the loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis.
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Tyus Jones, left, and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry chase the loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Tyus Jones, left, and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry chase the loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis.
    Splish, splash: Curry, Thompson shoot Warriors past Timberwolves 117-107, into 1st in West.
    Splish, splash: Curry, Thompson shoot Warriors past Timberwolves 117-107, into 1st in West.
  • Yankees reliever Betances to start season on injured list

    Yankees reliever Betances to start season on injured list

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:21:15 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 12:02 AM EDT2019-03-20 04:02:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances speaks to reporters during a baseball news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will ...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances speaks to reporters during a baseball news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will ...
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances speaks to reporters during a baseball news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will ...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances speaks to reporters during a baseball news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will ...
    Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will start the regular season on the injured list.
    Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will start the regular season on the injured list.
  • Pitino, Minnesota seek more progress in 6th year at program

    Pitino, Minnesota seek more progress in 6th year at program

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 8:31 PM EDT2019-03-20 00:31:19 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 03:41:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Chicago.
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Chicago.
    For NCAA Tournament-bound Minnesota, Pitino aims for more progress in 6th year of up-and-down tenure with program.
    For NCAA Tournament-bound Minnesota, Pitino aims for more progress in 6th year of up-and-down tenure with program.
  • New NFL rules likely coming, but not replay for penalties

    New NFL rules likely coming, but not replay for penalties

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-03-19 07:11:39 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:53 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:53:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in...
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in...
    The blatant non-call late in the NFC championship game caused a lot of consternation among Saints fans and led to calls for change in the NFL's replay system.
    The blatant non-call late in the NFC championship game caused a lot of consternation among Saints fans and led to calls for change in the NFL's replay system.
  • Huston, Zeuner, Schaar head 1st US skateboarding team

    Huston, Zeuner, Schaar head 1st US skateboarding team

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:31 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:31:16 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:41:34 GMT
    Nyjah Huston, Brighton Zeuner and Tom Schaar were among the 16 members of the inaugural U.S. national skateboarding team announced Tuesday, less than two years before the sport makes its Olympic debut with mens'...
    Nyjah Huston, Brighton Zeuner and Tom Schaar were among the 16 members of the inaugural U.S. national skateboarding team announced Tuesday, less than two years before the sport makes its Olympic debut with mens' and women's park and street disciplines.
  • Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumors

    Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumors

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:01 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:01:11 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:41:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is escorted off the court after being ejected from an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Friday, March 15, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is escorted off the court after being ejected from an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Friday, March 15, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is escorted off the court after being ejected from an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Friday, March 15, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is escorted off the court after being ejected from an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Friday, March 15, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    Doc Rivers is denying rumors that he's interested in leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to coach the Lakers.
    Doc Rivers is denying rumors that he's interested in leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to coach the Lakers.
  • At low point after own goal, Gonzalez called Berhalter

    At low point after own goal, Gonzalez called Berhalter

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:01 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:01:10 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:01 PM EDT2019-03-20 02:01:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Blum). United States defender Omar Gonzalez speaks with reporters Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at U.S. soccer training camp in Davenport, Fla. Gonzalez is back with the U.S. national team for the first time since his own goal at Trinidad and ...(AP Photo/Ron Blum). United States defender Omar Gonzalez speaks with reporters Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at U.S. soccer training camp in Davenport, Fla. Gonzalez is back with the U.S. national team for the first time since his own goal at Trinidad and ...
    (AP Photo/Ron Blum). United States defender Omar Gonzalez speaks with reporters Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at U.S. soccer training camp in Davenport, Fla. Gonzalez is back with the U.S. national team for the first time since his own goal at Trinidad and ...(AP Photo/Ron Blum). United States defender Omar Gonzalez speaks with reporters Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at U.S. soccer training camp in Davenport, Fla. Gonzalez is back with the U.S. national team for the first time since his own goal at Trinidad and ...
    Back with the US national team after own goal helped cost a World Cup berth, Omar Gonzalez recalls reaching out to Gregg Berhalter at the low point of his career.
    Back with the US national team after own goal helped cost a World Cup berth, Omar Gonzalez recalls reaching out to Gregg Berhalter at the low point of his career.
  • Former Rockies star Gonzalez gets new start with Indians

    Former Rockies star Gonzalez gets new start with Indians

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-03-19 19:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:22 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:22:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photoColorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez walks in the dugout after scoring against the New York Mets during the second inning of a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the agree...(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photoColorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez walks in the dugout after scoring against the New York Mets during the second inning of a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the agree...
    (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photoColorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez walks in the dugout after scoring against the New York Mets during the second inning of a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the agree...(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photoColorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez walks in the dugout after scoring against the New York Mets during the second inning of a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the agree...
    Free-agent outfielder Carlos Gonzalez signs minor league contract with Cleveland Indians.
    Free-agent outfielder Carlos Gonzalez signs minor league contract with Cleveland Indians.
  • Josh Jacobs, other Alabama players participate in pro day

    Josh Jacobs, other Alabama players participate in pro day

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:52 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:52:54 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:13 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:13:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, talks with Alabama football coach Nick Saban at Alabama's NFL Pro Day, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, talks with Alabama football coach Nick Saban at Alabama's NFL Pro Day, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, talks with Alabama football coach Nick Saban at Alabama's NFL Pro Day, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, talks with Alabama football coach Nick Saban at Alabama's NFL Pro Day, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    There was no shortage of NFL executives on hand to watch several Crimson Tide players workout during Alabama's pro day ahead of next month's NFL draft.
    There was no shortage of NFL executives on hand to watch several Crimson Tide players workout during Alabama's pro day ahead of next month's NFL draft.
  • ESPN analyst Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota unnecessary

    ESPN analyst Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota unnecessary

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:01:20 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 9:13 PM EDT2019-03-20 01:13:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    ESPN analyst Jay Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota matchup takes away from basketball.
    ESPN analyst Jay Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota matchup takes away from basketball.
  • Maddon, Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish

    Maddon, Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-03-19 15:21:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:53 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:53:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on after Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana (16) scores during the eighth inning of a tie break baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in ...(AP Photo/Matt Marton, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on after Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana (16) scores during the eighth inning of a tie break baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in ...
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on after Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana (16) scores during the eighth inning of a tie break baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in ...(AP Photo/Matt Marton, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on after Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana (16) scores during the eighth inning of a tie break baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in ...
    Joe Maddon, Chicago Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish.
    Joe Maddon, Chicago Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish.
  • Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty

    Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-19 16:11:15 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:03 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:03:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File). FILE -- In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, former Auburn University assistant men's basketball coach, Chuck Person, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, after an initial appearance before a magistrate judge. Per...(AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File). FILE -- In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, former Auburn University assistant men's basketball coach, Chuck Person, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, after an initial appearance before a magistrate judge. Per...
    (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File). FILE -- In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, former Auburn University assistant men's basketball coach, Chuck Person, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, after an initial appearance before a magistrate judge. Per...(AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File). FILE -- In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, former Auburn University assistant men's basketball coach, Chuck Person, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, after an initial appearance before a magistrate judge. Per...
    Former Auburn assistant basketball coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in a college basketball bribery scandal.
    Former Auburn assistant basketball coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in a college basketball bribery scandal.
  • QB Fitzpatrick glad to be on move again, this time to Miami

    QB Fitzpatrick glad to be on move again, this time to Miami

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:11:19 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:53 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) rushes for a touchdown against the New York Giants during an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Fitzpatrick has agree...(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) rushes for a touchdown against the New York Giants during an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Fitzpatrick has agree...
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) rushes for a touchdown against the New York Giants during an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Fitzpatrick has agree...(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) rushes for a touchdown against the New York Giants during an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Fitzpatrick has agree...
    Experience tells QB Ryan Fitzpatrick his job with the Miami Dolphins, his 8th team, might not last long.
    Experience tells QB Ryan Fitzpatrick his job with the Miami Dolphins, his 8th team, might not last long.
  • Yankees reliever Betances to start season on injured list

    Yankees reliever Betances to start season on injured list

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:01 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:01:03 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:43 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:43:15 GMT
    Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will start the regular season on the injured list.
    Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will start the regular season on the injured list.
  • Ex-USD football player accused of rape gets plea deal

    Ex-USD football player accused of rape gets plea deal

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 11:31 AM EDT2019-03-19 15:31:19 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:43 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:43:11 GMT
    A former University of South Dakota football player who was accused of raping a woman in her dorm room has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of aggravated assault and been sentenced to 10 years of probation.
    A former University of South Dakota football player who was accused of raping a woman in her dorm room has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of aggravated assault and been sentenced to 10 years of probation.
  • Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

    Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 4:11 AM EDT2019-03-19 08:11:01 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-03-19 19:41:34 GMT
    Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal.
    Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal.
  • Early reveal UConn women not top seed; Baylor No. 1 overall

    Early reveal UConn women not top seed; Baylor No. 1 overall

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 3:21 AM EDT2019-03-19 07:21:37 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:23 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:23:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019.(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019.(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019.
    Early reveal of women's NCAA Tournament bracket gave UConn extra time to prepare for rarity of not being top seed; no surprise Baylor No. 1 overall.
    Early reveal of women's NCAA Tournament bracket gave UConn extra time to prepare for rarity of not being top seed; no surprise Baylor No. 1 overall.
  • Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu ready for worlds

    Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu ready for worlds

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-03-19 04:01:32 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:12:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Hanyu is recovering...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Hanyu is recovering...
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Hanyu is recovering...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Hanyu is recovering...
    Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu says he has recovered sufficiently from an ankle injury and is ready to take back the title at the world figure skating championships.
    Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu says he has recovered sufficiently from an ankle injury and is ready to take back the title at the world figure skating championships.
  • Opening day intrigue: Ichiro keeps 'em guessing about future

    Opening day intrigue: Ichiro keeps 'em guessing about future

    Monday, March 18 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-03-18 22:41:23 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-03-19 16:53:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki warms up during his team's practice at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Mariners will play in a two-baseball game series against the Oakland Athletics to open the Major League ...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki warms up during his team's practice at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Mariners will play in a two-baseball game series against the Oakland Athletics to open the Major League ...
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki warms up during his team's practice at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Mariners will play in a two-baseball game series against the Oakland Athletics to open the Major League ...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki warms up during his team's practice at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Mariners will play in a two-baseball game series against the Oakland Athletics to open the Major League ...
    Ichiro Suzuki is keeping everyone guessing about his future as Major League Baseball opens at the Tokyo Dome.
    Ichiro Suzuki is keeping everyone guessing about his future as Major League Baseball opens at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

    Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

    Monday, March 18 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-03-19 02:21:32 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-03-19 14:02:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, rear, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, March 18, 2019. Thomas returned to play in his first game after bein...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, rear, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, March 18, 2019. Thomas returned to play in his first game after bein...
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, rear, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, March 18, 2019. Thomas returned to play in his first game after bein...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, rear, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, March 18, 2019. Thomas returned to play in his first game after bein...
    Nikola Jokic scores 21, Nuggets rally to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105, clinch playoff berth.
    Nikola Jokic scores 21, Nuggets rally to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105, clinch playoff berth.
  • Lightning top Coyotes 4-1 to clinch Presidents' Trophy

    Lightning top Coyotes 4-1 to clinch Presidents' Trophy

    Monday, March 18 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 02:51:35 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-03-19 14:02:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizo...(AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizo...
    (AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizo...(AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizo...
    Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice...
    Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • Spurs extend streak to 9 straight, beat Warriors 111-105

    Spurs extend streak to 9 straight, beat Warriors 111-105

    Monday, March 18 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-03-19 03:01:34 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-03-19 14:02:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday, March 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday, March 18, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday, March 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday, March 18, 2019.
    DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and nine rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 111-105 for their ninth straight win.
    DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and nine rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 111-105 for their ninth straight win.
  • Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

    Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

    Monday, March 18 2019 11:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 03:51:37 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-03-19 14:02:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots as New Orleans Pelicans’ Kenrich Williams (3) defends and Pelicans’ Julius Randle (30) and Anthony Davis (23) watch in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Mon...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots as New Orleans Pelicans’ Kenrich Williams (3) defends and Pelicans’ Julius Randle (30) and Anthony Davis (23) watch in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Mon...
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots as New Orleans Pelicans’ Kenrich Williams (3) defends and Pelicans’ Julius Randle (30) and Anthony Davis (23) watch in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Mon...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots as New Orleans Pelicans’ Kenrich Williams (3) defends and Pelicans’ Julius Randle (30) and Anthony Davis (23) watch in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Mon...
    Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in...
    Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime.
  • Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

    Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

    Monday, March 18 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 16:11:14 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-03-19 14:02:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates Duke's win over Florida State after cutting down a net after the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Mar...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates Duke's win over Florida State after cutting down a net after the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Mar...
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates Duke's win over Florida State after cutting down a net after the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Mar...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond). Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates Duke's win over Florida State after cutting down a net after the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Mar...
    Duke is back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season.
    Duke is back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season.
  • Spoilers! Baylor tops women's NCAA field as bracket leaks

    Spoilers! Baylor tops women's NCAA field as bracket leaks

    Monday, March 18 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 21:11:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 4:01 AM EDT2019-03-19 08:01:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49.(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49.
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49.(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49.
    Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the top seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament.
    Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the top seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament.
  • 76ers' Embiid hates the Celtics, now he needs to beat them

    76ers' Embiid hates the Celtics, now he needs to beat them

    Monday, March 18 2019 2:21 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:21:34 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-03-19 07:22:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.
    There's still some good, old-fashioned hate in the NBA.
    There's still some good, old-fashioned hate in the NBA.
  • Union head praises Jays for raising minor league pay by half

    Union head praises Jays for raising minor league pay by half

    Monday, March 18 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-03-18 15:41:18 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:32 AM EDT2019-03-19 05:32:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette watches his two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Matt Eckelman during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Bradenton, Fla. Catching for...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette watches his two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Matt Eckelman during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Bradenton, Fla. Catching for...
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette watches his two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Matt Eckelman during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Bradenton, Fla. Catching for...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette watches his two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Matt Eckelman during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Bradenton, Fla. Catching for...
    Union head Tony Clark applauds Blue Jays' decision to give minor leaguers 50 percent raise.
    Union head Tony Clark applauds Blue Jays' decision to give minor leaguers 50 percent raise.
  • Bengals release oft-suspended LB Vontaze Burfict

    Bengals release oft-suspended LB Vontaze Burfict

    Monday, March 18 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-03-18 20:41:20 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 11:52 PM EDT2019-03-19 03:52:56 GMT
    The Cincinnati Bengals released oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
    The Cincinnati Bengals released oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
  • Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

    Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

    Monday, March 18 2019 9:01 PM EDT2019-03-19 01:01:26 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 11:21 PM EDT2019-03-19 03:21:44 GMT
    Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer with another of his signature long-range jumpers.
    Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer with another of his signature long-range jumpers.
  • Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins' home

    Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins' home

    Monday, March 18 2019 6:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 22:11:22 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:22 PM EDT2019-03-19 02:22:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Novak Djokovic practices for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Open has moved north from its home since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne,...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Novak Djokovic practices for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Open has moved north from its home since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne,...
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Novak Djokovic practices for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Open has moved north from its home since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne,...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Novak Djokovic practices for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Open has moved north from its home since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne,...
    Tennis with a football look: Miami Open leaves Key Biscayne for new home at Dolphins' stadium.
    Tennis with a football look: Miami Open leaves Key Biscayne for new home at Dolphins' stadium.
  • Baylor finishes No. 1 in AP women's hoops poll

    Baylor finishes No. 1 in AP women's hoops poll

    Monday, March 18 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 17:11:31 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:03 PM EDT2019-03-19 02:03:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City...(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City...
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City...(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City...
    Baylor finishes No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.
    Baylor finishes No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.
  • Gettleman goes on offense over Odell Beckham deal and Eli

    Gettleman goes on offense over Odell Beckham deal and Eli

    Monday, March 18 2019 12:01 PM EDT2019-03-18 16:01:16 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 7:22 PM EDT2019-03-18 23:22:23 GMT
    Giants general manager Dave Gettleman says trading Beckham was in best interests of team.
    Giants general manager Dave Gettleman says trading Beckham was in best interests of team.
  • Marketing group fined $1 million in FIFA corruption case

    Marketing group fined $1 million in FIFA corruption case

    Monday, March 18 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-18 18:51:17 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 6:12 PM EDT2019-03-18 22:12:25 GMT
    A judge has ordered a sports marketing group to pay a total of $1 million in fines in the FIFA soccer scandal.
    A judge has ordered a sports marketing group to pay a total of $1 million in fines in the FIFA soccer scandal.
  • Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

    Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

    Sunday, March 17 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-03-17 19:11:22 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-03-18 19:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    Kyle Busch is trying to tie Richard Petty's NASCAR record of 200 victories when he hits the track at Auto Club Speedway.
    Kyle Busch is trying to tie Richard Petty's NASCAR record of 200 victories when he hits the track at Auto Club Speedway.
  • Glass sneaker? Stopping Zion the key to March Madness

    Glass sneaker? Stopping Zion the key to March Madness

    Monday, March 18 2019 2:11 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:11:39 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-03-18 19:32:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. Williamson was named...(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. Williamson was named...
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. Williamson was named...(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. Williamson was named...
    Stopping Zion could be key to outdueling Duke in NCAA Tournament.
    Stopping Zion could be key to outdueling Duke in NCAA Tournament.
  • McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players Championship

    McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players Championship

    Sunday, March 17 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-17 21:51:28 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-03-18 19:32:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    Rory delivers a major performance on back 9 at TPC Sawgrass to win The Players Championship.
    Rory delivers a major performance on back 9 at TPC Sawgrass to win The Players Championship.
  • Thiem edges Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

    Thiem edges Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

    Sunday, March 17 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-03-17 22:41:24 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-03-18 19:32:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates after winning a game against Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates after winning a game against Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates after winning a game against Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates after winning a game against Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif.
    Bianca Andreescu upset three-time major champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open, becoming at age 18 the first wild-card winner in tournament history.
    Bianca Andreescu upset three-time major champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open, becoming at age 18 the first wild-card winner in tournament history.
  • Trio of top seeds puts ACC in the spotlight

    Trio of top seeds puts ACC in the spotlight

    Monday, March 18 2019 2:21 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:21:40 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 2:44 PM EDT2019-03-18 18:44:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    The Atlantic Coast Conference comes into the NCAA Tournament with three No. 1 seeds, but no league has put three teams in the Final Four since 1985.
    The Atlantic Coast Conference comes into the NCAA Tournament with three No. 1 seeds, but no league has put three teams in the Final Four since 1985.
  • Big Ten has 8 teams in NCAA, 11 leagues with multiple teams

    Big Ten has 8 teams in NCAA, 11 leagues with multiple teams

    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:41:34 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 12:33 PM EDT2019-03-18 16:33:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan State's Kenny Goins cuts a piece of the net after defeating Michigan 65-60 in an NCAA college basketball championship game in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan State's Kenny Goins cuts a piece of the net after defeating Michigan 65-60 in an NCAA college basketball championship game in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago.
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan State's Kenny Goins cuts a piece of the net after defeating Michigan 65-60 in an NCAA college basketball championship game in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan State's Kenny Goins cuts a piece of the net after defeating Michigan 65-60 in an NCAA college basketball championship game in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago.
    Big Ten sending 8 teams to NCAA Tournament, among 11 different leagues with multiple teams.
    Big Ten sending 8 teams to NCAA Tournament, among 11 different leagues with multiple teams.
  • FA Cup run hardens Wolves' status in English soccer

    FA Cup run hardens Wolves' status in English soccer

    Monday, March 18 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:22:50 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 12:23 PM EDT2019-03-18 16:23:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez, centre, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English FA Cup Quarter Final soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at the Molineux Stad...(AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez, centre, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English FA Cup Quarter Final soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at the Molineux Stad...
    (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez, centre, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English FA Cup Quarter Final soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at the Molineux Stad...(AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez, centre, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English FA Cup Quarter Final soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at the Molineux Stad...
    Wolverhampton Wanderers' first season back in the Premier League is going better than anyone at the club can have imagined.
    Wolverhampton Wanderers' first season back in the Premier League is going better than anyone at the club can have imagined.
  • Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

    Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:01 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:01:23 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:33 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:33:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid dunks during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid dunks during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid dunks during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid dunks during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125.
  • McQuaid, Winston lead Michigan State over Michigan 65-60

    McQuaid, Winston lead Michigan State over Michigan 65-60

    Sunday, March 17 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-03-17 22:21:22 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:33 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis (13) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan State in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis (13) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan State in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in...
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis (13) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan State in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis (13) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan State in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in...
    McQuaid scores career-high 27 points as No. 6 Michigan State beats No. 10 Michigan 65-60 in Big Ten final.
    McQuaid scores career-high 27 points as No. 6 Michigan State beats No. 10 Michigan 65-60 in Big Ten final.
  • Some lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones

    Some lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones

    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:11 AM EDT2019-03-17 13:11:08 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:22:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo Rhode Island Rep. Teresa Tanzi addresses legislators during a late afternoon session on gaming at the State House in Providence, R.I. As lawmakers nationwide decide whether to all...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo Rhode Island Rep. Teresa Tanzi addresses legislators during a late afternoon session on gaming at the State House in Providence, R.I. As lawmakers nationwide decide whether to all...
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo Rhode Island Rep. Teresa Tanzi addresses legislators during a late afternoon session on gaming at the State House in Providence, R.I. As lawmakers nationwide decide whether to all...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo Rhode Island Rep. Teresa Tanzi addresses legislators during a late afternoon session on gaming at the State House in Providence, R.I. As lawmakers nationwide decide whether to all...
    As states consider whether to legalize sports gambling, some lawmakers are raising concerns about a push to allow bets to be taken on phones and other mobile devices.
    As states consider whether to legalize sports gambling, some lawmakers are raising concerns about a push to allow bets to be taken on phones and other mobile devices.
  • University of Scandal, Corruption? USC at core of bribe plot

    University of Scandal, Corruption? USC at core of bribe plot

    Sunday, March 17 2019 11:31 AM EDT2019-03-17 15:31:12 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 10:13 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:13:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File). FILE - This March 12, 2019 file photo shows the University Village area of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The past year has been a bruising one for the Los Angeles university. The president who helped ...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File). FILE - This March 12, 2019 file photo shows the University Village area of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The past year has been a bruising one for the Los Angeles university. The president who helped ...
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File). FILE - This March 12, 2019 file photo shows the University Village area of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The past year has been a bruising one for the Los Angeles university. The president who helped ...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File). FILE - This March 12, 2019 file photo shows the University Village area of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The past year has been a bruising one for the Los Angeles university. The president who helped ...
    The University of Southern California's place at the center of a widespread college admissions bribery scheme has added to the string of recent scandals at the school.
    The University of Southern California's place at the center of a widespread college admissions bribery scheme has added to the string of recent scandals at the school.
  • Paul scores 25 to lead Rockets over Wolves 117-102

    Paul scores 25 to lead Rockets over Wolves 117-102

    Sunday, March 17 2019 11:31 PM EDT2019-03-18 03:31:30 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-03-18 13:42:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Houston.
    Chris Paul scored 25 points with 10 assists and tied a career high with six 3-pointers as the Houston Rockets used a big third quarter to pull away and get a 117-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    Chris Paul scored 25 points with 10 assists and tied a career high with six 3-pointers as the Houston Rockets used a big third quarter to pull away and get a 117-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • The Latest: Best bet: Duke is favored to win NCAA Tournament

    The Latest: Best bet: Duke is favored to win NCAA Tournament

    Sunday, March 17 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-17 21:51:38 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 2:22 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:22:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    Upsets in conference tournaments could alter the strength of the NCAA Tournament bracket.
    Upsets in conference tournaments could alter the strength of the NCAA Tournament bracket.
  • Zion sets doubts aside, gets ready for NCAA's biggest party

    Zion sets doubts aside, gets ready for NCAA's biggest party

    Sunday, March 17 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-03-17 22:41:27 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 2:13 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019.
    Duke gets top billing; Carolina, Virginia, Gonzaga also No. 1s.
    Duke gets top billing; Carolina, Virginia, Gonzaga also No. 1s.
  • Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

    Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

    Sunday, March 17 2019 4:01 PM EDT2019-03-17 20:01:20 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 2:13 AM EDT2019-03-18 06:13:43 GMT
    Veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, who were in the market for a replacement for Ryan Tannehill.
    Veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, who were in the market for a replacement for Ryan Tannehill.
  • Dog that completed Iditarod sled race dies of pneumonia

    Dog that completed Iditarod sled race dies of pneumonia

    Sunday, March 17 2019 2:21 AM EDT2019-03-17 06:21:33 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 11:22 PM EDT2019-03-18 03:22:53 GMT
    Iditarod race officials say a dog on a racer's team has died of pneumonia, and the crew has been withdrawn from the event.
    Iditarod race officials say a dog on a racer's team has died of pneumonia, and the crew has been withdrawn from the event.
  • Copeland, Yale beat Harvard for Ivy League title, NCAA berth

    Copeland, Yale beat Harvard for Ivy League title, NCAA berth

    Sunday, March 17 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-03-17 18:41:29 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-03-18 03:01:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Yale's Paul Atkinson, front, dribbles as Harvard's Chris Lewis, back, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 20...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Yale's Paul Atkinson, front, dribbles as Harvard's Chris Lewis, back, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 20...
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Yale's Paul Atkinson, front, dribbles as Harvard's Chris Lewis, back, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 20...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill). Yale's Paul Atkinson, front, dribbles as Harvard's Chris Lewis, back, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 20...
    Alex Copeland scored a season-high 25 points and Yale beat archrival Harvard 97-85 for the Ivy League title and its second NCAA Tournament trip in four seasons.
    Alex Copeland scored a season-high 25 points and Yale beat archrival Harvard 97-85 for the Ivy League title and its second NCAA Tournament trip in four seasons.
  • Antetokounmpo becomes record 11th 50-point scorer of season

    Antetokounmpo becomes record 11th 50-point scorer of season

    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:11:28 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:22 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:22:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The 76ers won 130-125.
    For the first time, an NBA season has seen 11 players score 50 points in a game.
    For the first time, an NBA season has seen 11 players score 50 points in a game.
  • No. 22 Auburn routs 8th-ranked Tennessee 84-64 for SEC title

    No. 22 Auburn routs 8th-ranked Tennessee 84-64 for SEC title

    Sunday, March 17 2019 3:21 PM EDT2019-03-17 19:21:20 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:22 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:22:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Auburn's Horace Spencer, left, holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammate Malik Dunbar after defeating Tennessee in the championship game of the NCAA Southeastern Conference basketball tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, i...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Auburn's Horace Spencer, left, holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammate Malik Dunbar after defeating Tennessee in the championship game of the NCAA Southeastern Conference basketball tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, i...
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Auburn's Horace Spencer, left, holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammate Malik Dunbar after defeating Tennessee in the championship game of the NCAA Southeastern Conference basketball tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, i...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Auburn's Horace Spencer, left, holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammate Malik Dunbar after defeating Tennessee in the championship game of the NCAA Southeastern Conference basketball tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, i...
    Bryce Brown scored 19 points in the first half, and the Auburn Tigers won their first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64.
    Bryce Brown scored 19 points in the first half, and the Auburn Tigers won their first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64.
  • Virginia top seed in NCAA South Region for 2nd straight year

    Virginia top seed in NCAA South Region for 2nd straight year

    Sunday, March 17 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-17 22:51:25 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:02 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019.
    Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.
    Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.
  • Phils' Harper back, still hitless; Hinch serves suspension

    Phils' Harper back, still hitless; Hinch serves suspension

    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:01 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:01:27 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 9:02 PM EDT2019-03-18 01:02:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper waits his turn in the batting cage before a spring training baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper waits his turn in the batting cage before a spring training baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper waits his turn in the batting cage before a spring training baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper waits his turn in the batting cage before a spring training baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
    Phillies star Bryce Harper was back in the lineup two days after being hit in the ankle by a pitch.
    Phillies star Bryce Harper was back in the lineup two days after being hit in the ankle by a pitch.
  • Cincinnati defeats Houston 69-57 for AAC title

    Cincinnati defeats Houston 69-57 for AAC title

    Sunday, March 17 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-03-17 22:01:22 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 8:52 PM EDT2019-03-18 00:52:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Troy Glasgow). Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin shouts to his players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Houston in the American Athletic Conference men's tournament final Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Memphis, ...(AP Photo/Troy Glasgow). Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin shouts to his players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Houston in the American Athletic Conference men's tournament final Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Memphis, ...
    (AP Photo/Troy Glasgow). Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin shouts to his players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Houston in the American Athletic Conference men's tournament final Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Memphis, ...(AP Photo/Troy Glasgow). Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin shouts to his players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Houston in the American Athletic Conference men's tournament final Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Memphis, ...
    Jarron Cumberland scores 33 points, No. 24 Cincinnati beats No. 11 Houston 69-57 for American Athletic Conference title.
    Jarron Cumberland scores 33 points, No. 24 Cincinnati beats No. 11 Houston 69-57 for American Athletic Conference title.
  • Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in NCAA West Region

    Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in NCAA West Region

    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:02:31 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 8:33 PM EDT2019-03-18 00:33:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament title, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region despite losing in the West Coast Conference tournament title game.
    Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region despite losing in the West Coast Conference tournament title game.
  • Panathinaikos-Olympiakos game abandoned after clashes

    Panathinaikos-Olympiakos game abandoned after clashes

    Sunday, March 17 2019 5:01 PM EDT2019-03-17 21:01:21 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-03-18 00:11:27 GMT
    (InTime Sports via AP). Fans burn a banner in front of stands during a Greek Super League soccer match inside the Athens' Olympic stadium, in Athens, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The derby between Greek league archrivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has bee...(InTime Sports via AP). Fans burn a banner in front of stands during a Greek Super League soccer match inside the Athens' Olympic stadium, in Athens, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The derby between Greek league archrivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has bee...
    (InTime Sports via AP). Fans burn a banner in front of stands during a Greek Super League soccer match inside the Athens' Olympic stadium, in Athens, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The derby between Greek league archrivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has bee...(InTime Sports via AP). Fans burn a banner in front of stands during a Greek Super League soccer match inside the Athens' Olympic stadium, in Athens, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The derby between Greek league archrivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has bee...
    Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their game abandoned after fans from host Panathinaikos clashed with police outside Athens' Olympic Stadium, and attempted to attack the Olympiakos bench inside...
    Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their game abandoned after fans from host Panathinaikos clashed with police outside Athens' Olympic Stadium, and attempted to attack the Olympiakos bench inside the stadium.
  • The Latest: Kyle Busch ties Petty's mark with 200th victory

    The Latest: Kyle Busch ties Petty's mark with 200th victory

    Sunday, March 17 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-03-17 21:11:26 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:02:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    Kyle Busch finished in the lead under caution in the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana.
    Kyle Busch finished in the lead under caution in the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana.
  • Saint Louis rallies past Bonnies 55-53 for A-10 title

    Saint Louis rallies past Bonnies 55-53 for A-10 title

    Sunday, March 17 2019 3:51 PM EDT2019-03-17 19:51:18 GMT
    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:02:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Saint Louis guard Fred Thatch Jr. (20) goes up  to shoot against St. Bonaventure center Amadi Ikpeze (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball final game in the Atlantic 10 men's tournament, Sunday, March 17, 201...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Saint Louis guard Fred Thatch Jr. (20) goes up to shoot against St. Bonaventure center Amadi Ikpeze (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball final game in the Atlantic 10 men's tournament, Sunday, March 17, 201...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Saint Louis guard Fred Thatch Jr. (20) goes up  to shoot against St. Bonaventure center Amadi Ikpeze (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball final game in the Atlantic 10 men's tournament, Sunday, March 17, 201...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Saint Louis guard Fred Thatch Jr. (20) goes up to shoot against St. Bonaventure center Amadi Ikpeze (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball final game in the Atlantic 10 men's tournament, Sunday, March 17, 201...
    Saint Louis rallies from 15-point, first-half deficit, locks down St. Bonaventure in the second half for a 55-53 victory in the Atlantic 10 championship.
    Saint Louis rallies from 15-point, first-half deficit, locks down St. Bonaventure in the second half for a 55-53 victory in the Atlantic 10 championship.
  • BaseballMore>>

  • AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

    AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 18:51:17 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:14 GMT
    Source tells AP: Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $66 million, two-year contract extension.
    Source tells AP: Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $66 million, two-year contract extension.
  • Reds' Scooter Gennett will miss first few months of season

    Reds' Scooter Gennett will miss first few months of season

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:41:22 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:42 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:42:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (3) leaves the baseball game with the help of manager David Bell, right, and head athletic trainer Steve Baumann, left, after he was injured in the second inning of a spring tr...
    Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett will miss the opening months of the season with a severe groin strain.
    Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett will miss the opening months of the season with a severe groin strain.
  • Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million from 2020-24

    Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million from 2020-24

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:54 AM EDT2019-03-23 14:54:08 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 8:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 00:32:40 GMT
    Chris Sale, Red Sox agree to guaranteeing an additional $145 million from 2020-24.
    Chris Sale, Red Sox agree to guaranteeing an additional $145 million from 2020-24.
  • FootballMore>>

  • Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

    Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 19:51:20 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to ...
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.
  • NCAA Latest: Auburn trounces Kansas to reach Sweet 16

    NCAA Latest: Auburn trounces Kansas to reach Sweet 16

    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:21 PM EDT2019-03-23 16:21:13 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 2:22 AM EDT2019-03-24 06:22:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Wofford's Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates a 3-point shot against Seton Hall with teammate Storm Murphy (5) during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday...
    Time to see whether the upstarts of the NCAA Tournament can dance their way to the Sweet 16.
    Time to see whether the upstarts of the NCAA Tournament can dance their way to the Sweet 16.
  • Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

    Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-03-23 20:31:36 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:32:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, blaming previously undisclosed left knee injury.
    Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, blaming previously undisclosed left knee injury.
  • BasketballMore>>

  • Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
  • With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

    With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:11:30 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    (AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/John Hefti). Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) collides with Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91.
    Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91.
  • NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 16:11:13 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-24 17:12:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Bruins clinch playoff berth with 7-3 win over Panthers

    Bruins clinch playoff berth with 7-3 win over Panthers

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 02:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:32:07 GMT
    Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
    Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
  • Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

    Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:01 AM EDT2019-03-21 10:01:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 5:45 PM EDT2019-03-21 21:45:25 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toron...
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series.
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series.
  • Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

    Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 02:51:29 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-03-21 14:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Brayden Point (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Was...
    Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime in a...
    Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime in a potential playoff preview.
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  • Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

    Saturday, March 23 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-03-24 01:51:30 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger). Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke dunks during the first half of the team's second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
    Rejection: Clarke goes for 36 points, five blocks in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor.
  • NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-24 16:11:13 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central F...
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
    One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.
  • Edwards leads Purdue to rout of reigning champ Villanova

    Edwards leads Purdue to rout of reigning champ Villanova

    Saturday, March 23 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-03-24 03:01:33 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn.
    Carsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked defending national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout.
    Carsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked defending national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout.
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