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NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 Lookahead

NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 Lookahead

When the NCAA Tournament reaches the Sweet 16, that means there are only 15 games left to decide a national... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Enters Plea in Ariz. Sex Assault Case: AP

Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Enters Plea in Ariz. Sex Assault Case: AP

Former NFL All-Pro player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
2015 NCAA Tournament: Round of 32 Winners and Losers

2015 NCAA Tournament: Round of 32 Winners and Losers

Jahlil Okafor powered Duke into the Sweet 16. No such luck for a pair of No. 2 seeds in Kansas and Virginia. Read »

Mar 23, 2015

NCAA 2015: Best Moments of the Women's Basketball Tournament

See the highlights, upsets, and dramatic finishes of the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball tournament here. View »

Mar 24, 2015
Tebow Visits Pacquiao at LA Training Camp

Tebow Visits Pacquiao at LA Training Camp

Manny Pacquiao welcomed a high-profile visitor to his training camp Saturday with ties to his native Philippines:... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
UConn Tops Brooklyn 89-33 in NCAA Tournament

UConn Tops Brooklyn 89-33 in NCAA Tournament

St. Francis, Brooklyn coach John Thurston knew just what to say to his players after his 16th-seeded Terriers got... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Notre Dame Tops Butler 67-64 in Overtime for Sweet 16 Berth

Notre Dame Tops Butler 67-64 in Overtime for Sweet 16 Berth

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey guided the Irish to a thrilling 67-64 overtime win against Butler in the NCAA Tournament... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Big Upset: No. 1 Seed, Villanova, Defeated By NC State

Big Upset: No. 1 Seed, Villanova, Defeated By NC State

The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova. The Wildcats missed so many shots — gimme layups, uncontested jumpers... Read »

Mar 21, 2015
Utah to Sweet 16 After Georgetown Defeat

Utah to Sweet 16 After Georgetown Defeat

Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade. Read »

Mar 21, 2015
West Virginia Defeats Maryland, 69-59

West Virginia Defeats Maryland, 69-59

Devin Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and West Virginia scored 16 second-chance points to beat fourth-seeded... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Mexico Wrestler Dies From Hit in the Ring

Mexico Wrestler Dies From Hit in the Ring

The son of a Mexican wrestling legend died early Saturday from a blow suffered in the ring, the Baja California... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Steve Nash Announces Retirement From NBA

Steve Nash Announces Retirement From NBA

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement Saturday after a 19-year NBA career that included two... Read »

Mar 21, 2015
UConn Lady Huskies Open NCAA Tournament Saturday Night

UConn Lady Huskies Open NCAA Tournament Saturday Night

The UConn women open the NCAA tournament Saturday night at 9 p.m. Read »

Mar 21, 2015
Obama Watches Princeton Beat Green Bay at NCAAs

Obama Watches Princeton Beat Green Bay at NCAAs

With President Barack Obama supporting his niece and the rest of Princeton's basketball team a few rows from... Read »

Mar 21, 2015
NFL Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik Dies at 89

NFL Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik Dies at 89

Former Philadelphia Eagle Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning at a Pennsylvania assisted living facility... Watch »

Mar 21, 2015
Obama Picks UConn to Win NCAAs Again

Obama Picks UConn to Win NCAAs Again

President Barack Obama loves to fill out NCAA Tournament brackets. And this year, just like 2014, he has Geno... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Ollie Already Looking Ahead

Ollie Already Looking Ahead

UConn's season is over, Ryan Boatright's career is over, and all before the first day of the NCAA Tournament. Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Ex-NFL Player Sharper Charged With Rape in Las Vegas

Ex-NFL Player Sharper Charged With Rape in Las Vegas

Rape charges have been filed in Las Vegas against former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who already faces sexual assault... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
UConn Football Has 22nd Toughest Schedule

UConn Football Has 22nd Toughest Schedule

UConn won two games in 2014, Bob Diaco's first year on the job. By the time it was over, the team ranked 113th... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
FIFA Confirms Winter World Cup for 2022

FIFA Confirms Winter World Cup for 2022

Fifa ended more than four years of uncertainty over the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by announcing on... Read »

Mar 20, 2015

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