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Unlikely hero Poole basks in buzzer-beating 3 - Sun, 18 Mar 2018
Down by two with 3.6 seconds left, Michigan found an improbable hero in freshman Jordan Poole, who had played only 10 minutes Saturday night before his 30-footer at the buzzer stunned Houston and sent the Wolverines into the Sweet 16.

Next stop: NBA? Top talents had an early exit at NCAA tournament - Sun, 18 Mar 2018
With the way the tourney is shaping up, the later rounds might be lacking in future high NBA draft picks. Deandre Ayton, Collin Sexton and Trae Young all saw their seasons -- and probably their college careers -- come to an end.

Everything you need to know about Sunday's second-round games - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
The University of Maryland Baltimore County pulled the upset of upsets in the opening round. Do the Retrievers -- or any of the lower seeds -- plan on a second act?

Odds are stacked against Sweet 16 hopefuls UMBC, Marshall - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
No. 16 seed UMBC is in uncharted territory. And history doesn't bode well for No. 13 seed Marshall. But both teams already have defied big odds to reach the second round. What's one more win?

Fired-up Gentry slams officiating as Pelicans fall - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
After a controversial foul call went against the Pelicans and earned him a technical foul in the closing minutes of Saturday's loss to Houston, Alvin Gentry didn't hold back in his postgame comments: "All we want is an equal opportunity to win the game."

Cavs' thoughts with Lue as coach exits ill again - Sun, 18 Mar 2018
Tyronn Lue handed coaching duties to Larry Drew after he left Cleveland's win at Chicago early with an illness. "We worry about his health, obviously," LeBron James said. "That's way more important than this game of basketball."

URI's Hurley not talking job future after defeat - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, who sources say is the front-runner for the UConn job, had no interest in addressing speculation about potential openings after his team's loss to Duke, saying, "I could give a crap about who's got an opening anywhere."

Rory on abusive fans: Time to limit booze sales - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Rory McIlroy said the abuse he and other players have received of late from fans has "gotten a little much," saying it's time for the PGA Tour to do something about it, including possibly limiting alcohol sales on the course.

Glen 'Big Baby' Davis arrested on drug charges - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Police say former NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges.

UMBC alum and friends behind $800 Vegas bet - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
UMBC alum Eric Barger and his friends will "have at least a couple hundred" on Sunday's game against Kansas State after their $800 money-line bet on the Retrievers against No. 1 overall seed Virginia yielded a $16,000 profit.

Loyola-Chicago makes No. 3 seed Tennessee its second last-second conquest - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Guided by Sister Jean, the Ramblers continued their Cinderella run, shocking the Volunteers in the final seconds to move on to the Sweet 16.

Ramirez outslugs Imam to capture vacant belt - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
In an action fight against his fiercest pro opponent yet, Jose Ramirez rose to the occasion and claimed a vacant junior welterweight belt Saturday night.

Tiger shoots 3 under, enters Sunday 5 off lead - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Tiger Woods is 7 under after three rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He shot a 3 under 69 on Saturday and trails leader Henrik Stenson by five shots.

Pau Gasol opens up on Pop and Thibs - Thu, 15 Mar 2018
As the Wolves and Spurs face off for the final time this season, with playoff positioning on the line, Pau Gasol shares his unique perspective on playing for each of the teams' respective coaches.

Barnwell's NFL free-agency and trade grades: Who won Jets-Colts deal? - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
New York is moving up in the draft. Plus: Sheldon Richardson to the Vikings. Dontari Poe to the Panthers. And Kirk Cousins to the Vikings. Bill Barnwell evaluates every big move of the offseason.

Quarterback-starved Jets make the right move by trading up - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
After failing to land Kirk Cousins in free agency, GM Mike Maccagnan had to put New York in position to draft a leader for the franchise.

A 16-seed in the Sweet 16? UMBC aims to continue its NCAA tournament ride - Sun, 18 Mar 2018
The University of Maryland Baltimore County is what a Cinderella story looks like. As the Retrievers revel in the glory of their historic achievement, the question remains: Can they continue their run?

Mid-majors ruled Day 2 of women's NCAA tournament - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Talking about parity is tricky on the same day UConn scored nearly 100 points in a half. But No. 12 seed Florida Gulf Coast and 11-seeds Central Michigan, Buffalo and Creighton ensured mid-majors will be represented in the second round.

UConn shatters scoring records in first-round rout - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
St. Francis (Pa.) stuck to its fast-paced style -- and it meant more possessions and a record number of points for UConn. The Huskies ran wild, scoring 55 points in the first quarter and a women's NCAA-record 94 by halftime.

Penn State wins 7th wrestling title in 8 years - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Penn State pulled away from Ohio State to win its seventh NCAA wrestling championship in the past eight years. Bo Nickal clinched it by winning his second straight title at 184 pounds.

Texans make a splash in free agency, find right fit in Tyrann Mathieu - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
After Houston's secondary took a step back in 2017, free agency delivered the playmaking defender the Texans needed in the form of Mathieu.

Kirk Cousins' agent calls ability to land big deal 'perfect storm' - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
The Redskins have been blamed for Cousins' departure, but his agent explains why it might have always been tough for Washington to re-sign the QB.

Signing LeGarrette Blount seemed inevitable for Lions -- and makes sense - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Blount seemed like a logical fit to end up with Detroit ever since Bob Quinn took over as GM at the start of the 2016 offseason.

NFL free-agency reset: Best remaining players, teams still in the QB market, more - Thu, 15 Mar 2018
Who are the high-end players still on the market? Here are the top 10, plus more on the new benchmark set for contracts and teams that still will be looking to draft quarterbacks in April.

'I thought one of my buddies was playing a prank on me': How Chris Sale began grooming young Jason Groome - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
When it came time to train for the 2018 season, the Red Sox ace reached out to the 19-year-old prospect for pitching prep -- and Pilates.