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Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Kevin Ware awaiting surgery as Louisville teammates rally for big win over Duke

Ware said to be resting comfortably at a hospital as Cardinals win one for him.

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Ware, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Louisville's Kevin Ware suffers gruesome leg injury

Louisville's Kevin Ware suffers gruesome leg injury, players and coaches shattered.

By Mark Giannotto  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Weird photos highlight Michigan's Elite Eight win over Florida

Michigan's Elite Eight win over Florida was cause for some photographic strangeness.

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Michigan routs Florida to earn Final Four trip

Wolverines back in the Final Four for the first time in 20 years.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:46 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Michigan's Nik Stauskas can't miss

The Canadian hasn't missed a field goal attempt, and the Wolverines are rolling against Florida.

By Mark Giannotto  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Former Wizards Coach Flip Saunders reportedly turned down Minnesota

Saunders says no to his alma mater.

By Mark Giannotto  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/31/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's Guide to Sunday's Elite Eight action

A viewer's guide to Sunday's Elite Eight action

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NCAA tournament, College basketball, March Madness

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 03/30/2013

2013 NCAA tournament: Wichita State earns a trip to the Final Four

Wichita State is headed to the Final Four after upsetting Ohio State Saturday night.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:03 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NCAA tournament, College basketball, March Madness

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Wichita State just 20 minutes away from pulling off biggest shocker yet

Wichita State leads Ohio State at halftime in the Elite Eight.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:23 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Ten years later, Syracuse is back in the Final Four

The Orange is headed to Atlanta after win over Marquette.

By Mark Giannotto  |  06:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Marquette had trouble against Syracuse's 2-3 zone in the first half

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 03/30/2013

President Obama, Robert Griffin III are at the Syracuse-Marquette game

Some big names are taking in the East Region final.

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:17 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, President Obama, RGIII

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/30/2013

UCLA tabs New Mexico's Steve Alford as new coach

Alford leaves New Mexico barely more than a week after signing a contract extension.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Steve Alford

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/30/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Saturday's Elite Eight games

Preview Saturday's two region finals with a quick primer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:03 AM ET, 03/30/2013

The best and worst from Friday's NCAA tournament action

Breaking down the night, mostly in GIF and embedded tweet form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:03 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:29 AM ET, 03/30/2013

Florida Gulf Coast's miracle run ends against Florida in Sweet 16

Florida's defense has forced 13 Eagles turnovers by intermission.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:29 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 03/30/2013

Hot-shooting Seth Curry sends Duke past Michigan State, into Elite Eight

Krzyzewski bests Izzo as the Blue Devils move onto the Elite Eight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:23 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Trey Burke's clutch three-pointer powers Michigan past Kansas in instant classic

Burke's shot sent the game into overtime, before the Wolverines clinched an Elite Eight berth.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:25 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:40 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Russ Smith, Louisville sprint past Oregon and into Elite Eight

The enigmatic yet electric guard paced top-seeded Louisville with 31 points.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:40 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Kansas PG Elijah Johnson called for flagrant foul after hitting Mitch McGary below the belt

Ouch.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:12 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013

'Worldwide Wes' barred from credentialed areas in Indianapolis

Security guards stood at the ready, armed with pictures of the influential basketball power broker areas.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Worldwide Wes

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013

NCAA Tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Friday's Sweet 16 games

A quick primer for the second and final day before the Elite Eight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:51 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Wichita State wraps up night with rout over La Salle, Elite Eight berth

The No. 9 Shockers advanced to their first-ever Elite Eight, while La Salle's brilliant run struck midnight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:51 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 03/29/2013

The best and worst from Thursday's NCAA tournament action

Recap all the action, mostly in GIF form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:44 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Indiana rolled by Syracuse, becomes second No. 1 seed knocked out of NCAA tournament

The Hoosiers were no match for Syracuse's zone, or for Michael Carter-Williams.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:26 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Doug Gottlieb had a rough start to Thursday's NCAA tournament coverage

Gottlieb said he was there to bring "the white man's perspective," which didn't go over well.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:23 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013

LaQuinton Ross's late three-pointer powers Ohio State past Arizona

The sophomore didn't hesitate in launching the game-winner with two seconds left.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Marquette crushes Miami, earns first Elite Eight berth since 2003

The Hurricanes struggled from the field and saw their NCAA tournament end at Verizon Center.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:35 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Miami had a pretty rough first half against Marquette

The Hurricanes can't shoot the ball into any body of water.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Ex-Syracuse assistant Bernie Fine suing ESPN for defamation

Fine and his wife have both filed suit against the major sports network.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernie Fine, College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Marquette center Chris Outle starts for Golden Eagles with glass eye

Otule's has overcome much hardship at Marquette.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:54 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Marquette, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Thursday's Sweet 16 games

The NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 kicks off Thursday night. Here's a preview of what to expect.

By Mark Giannotto  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament 2013; March Madness; college basketball

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Iginla traded to Penguins, not Bruins, in Stanley-Cup-or-bust move

General Manager Ray Shero admits "We're all in" to try to win the Stanley Cup.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarome Iginla, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Tim Hightower to visit Giants

Former Redskins running back hurt his knee in 2011 and did not play in the NFL in 2012.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:28 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, NFL, Tim Hightower, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Heat streak ends as Bulls frustrate LeBron James

Miami runs out of gas six games short of the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA-record winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, LeBron James, Miami Heat

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Michael Huff signs three-year deal with Ravens

General Manager Ozzie Newsome makes moves to upgrade the defense.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:09 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Michael Huff, NFL

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Tim McCarver to retire after 2013 season

Fox will find a new broadcast partner for Joe Buck.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, MLB, Tim McCarver

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Fred Davis says he will meet with Jets

Free-agent tight end visited Buffalo and still is drawing Redskins' interest.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:48 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Indiana basketball gets Washington area boost from assistant Kenny Johnson

Oxon Hill native boosts Hoosiers' recruiting, in-game coaching.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Brittney Griner has three dunks as Baylor rolls (video)

Baylor star finished with 33 points, 22 rebounds in final home game in Waco.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, Britney Griner, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Indiana's Victor Oladipo has come a long way, shoots up NBA draft board

Indiana guard is "one of the most improved players in the last four or five drafts," an NBA executive says.

By Rick Maese  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Victor Oladipo

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Mr. T scores goal at Blackhawks game (video)

After predicting "Pain! I pity that puck!" he shoots, he scores!

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Blackhawks, NHL

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Denny Hamlin likely to be out six weeks, Joe Gibbs Racing says

Driver suffered compression fracture in his lower back in a crash Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Tiger Woods Nike ad causes a stir with "winning takes care of everything" message

Ad manages to draw attention to the golfer's famous -- and infamous -- past.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013

RGIII says "knee is getting better every day" but won't rush return

Redskins quarterback tells ESPN his goal is to return healthy in Week 1, but "if I'm not ready then I will wait until I am, however long that is."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, NFL, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Tiger Woods texts Rory McIlroy some pithy golf advice

In SFW terms, the world's No. 1 player told the world's formerly No. 1 player to get his game together.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Masters, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Tiger Woods is back at No. 1. Now for the Masters.

By his own standards, no one can say he's back until he wins another major.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Masters, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Denny Hamlin says "I was in big trouble" after crash

Driver heads home for further tests on spinal compression fracture he suffered in crash Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:10 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Tony Stewart

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Denny Hamlin has compression fracture in back

Driver was injured when his car was nudged by Joey Logano on last lap Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Tony Stewart

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Tiger Woods wins, takes No. 1 ranking ahead of Masters

Woods climbs back personally and professionally, with the Masters ahead.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/25/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: A viewer's guide to the Sweet 16

How and when to watch when play resumes Thursday night in the men's tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 03/25/2013

NFL players support same-sex marriage

The next frontier, Scott Fujita, Domonique Foxworth and Brandon Ayanbadejo say, is acceptance of an openly gay player.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:03 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Domonique Foxworth, NFL, Scott Fujita

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/25/2013

LeBron James leads the way as Miami Heat wins 26th in a row

Even with Dwyane Wade out and conducting postgame interviews, the mood is light. Now, the Heat's four-game road trip begins.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Tiger Woods shoots for a win and the No. 1 ranking today

Weather pushes the conclusion of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to today.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Jerry Sandusky interview: Paterno family says it's an "insult to victims"

Jerry Sandusky interview: Paterno family says it's an "insult to victims"

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno, Penn State

Posted at 12:05 AM ET, 03/25/2013

The best and worst from Sunday's NCAA tournament action

Relive all the action from the second round, mostly in GIF form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:05 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:49 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Miami's Jim Larranaga heading back to Washington D.C.

Seven years after George Mason's miraculous run, Miami's coach returns back to the District.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:49 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Larranaga, March Madness, Miami, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Ty Garland's shot brings La Salle into Sweet 16

Garland hit a runner, sending the SEC champs packing.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013

UCLA officially fires Ben Howland after early NCAA tournament exit

It's official. Howland is out.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, UCLA

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Florida 'Golf' Coast's miracle run continues into Sweet 16

The Eagles are the first No. 15 seed ever to advance past the first weekend.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:46 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Minnesota exits NCAA tournament, Tubby Smith speculation begins anew

The hot seat buzz has begun again for the Gophers' coach.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:46 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Tim Tebow refuels plane, congratulates Wichita State

What a swell guy he is. Seriously.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:05 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Tim Tebow

Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Florida Gulf Coast won't stop dunking

Eagles are at it again vs. San Diego State.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:53 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 03/24/2013

North Carolina vs. Kansas: Roy Williams falls to former team in NCAA tournament

The Tar Heels started strong, faded fast.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:43 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Roy Williams

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Denny Hamlin crashes; Tony Stewart, Joey Logano clash

Hamlin reportedly is alert and awake after last lap crash sparks a fight.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:30 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Tony Stewart

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Victor Oladipo helps Indiana beat upset-minded Temple

Indiana's all-American hit a game-clinching three-pointer late.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Elvis Dumervil, Ravens agree to five-year deal

Broncos defensive end became a free agent because of a fax snafu.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:02 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Elvis Dumervil, NFL

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/24/2013

"Chico, please." Charles Barkley, like everyone, knows refs blew call in Iowa State-Ohio State game

NCAA official admits the call that helped Ohio State beat Iowa State was wrong.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Aaron Craft's late shot sends Ohio State to Sweet 16

Atoning for his late-game errors, Craft made it count at the buzzer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Iowa State's Chris Babb rolls his ankle (GIF)

Ankles don't bend the way the guard's did in the Cyclones' game against Ohio State.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Babb, College basketball, Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Behind-the-scenes video after Oregon's second-round win

The Ducks are still dancing.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:25 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Oregon

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Syracuse star Michael Carter-Williams's house caught fire last night

The Orange guard's family thankfully suffered no injuries.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/24/2013

There's a Florida Gulf Coast University 'Dunk City' rap now

"Dunkin' on the beat..."

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, FGCU, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams had quite the postgame press conference

Williams rants about the current state of journalism, and really just wants a hamburger.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/24/2013

A viewer's guide to Sunday's NCAA tournament schedule

Eight more Sweet 16 spots are left. Who will advance from Sunday's games?

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Wichita State's mascot is interesting

Say this for Wushock: It isn't one of those cuddly, furry mascots.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 03/23/2013

The best and worst from Saturday's NCAA tournament action

Relive the performances, the plays and the GIFs all in one place.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:26 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:16 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Gonzaga is first No. 1 seed to fall after losing to Wichita State

The Shockers advance to the Sweet 16, while the Zags leave empty-handed.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:16 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:56 PM ET, 03/23/2013

No more last-second magic for Brad Stevens and Butler in loss to Marquette

Golden Eagles are headed to Verizon Center.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:56 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:12 PM ET, 03/23/2013

UCLA fires Ben Howland, report says

Bruins lost to Minnesota on Friday night in an NCAA tournament game.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Howland, College basketball, NCAA tournament, UCLA

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Brad Stevens gets an edge for Butler from stats guru

Butler coach uses Drew Cannon's expertise with numbers invaluable analysis.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Stevens, Butler, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Arizona pep band member has those moves like Jagger

Enthused Wildcats fan wins the day.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:07 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Harvard guard Siyani Chambers chips tooth against Arizona

The Harvard point guard chipped his tooth during a collision.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Sad Ram Fan isn't enjoying the Colorado State game

With loss to Louisville, the NCAA tournament bids this fan adieu.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:32 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Colorado State, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/23/2013

James Brown played some basketball at Harvard

CBS broadcaster focuses on football and "The NFL Today" now.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Harvard, James Brown, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Louisville sitting pretty against Colorado State after first-half buzzer-beater

Montrezl Harrell canned a baseline jumper with 0.1 of a second left in the first half.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Louisville's Montrezl Harrell appears to be growing

Louisville's talented freshman draws attention.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Louisville, Montrezl Harrel, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Michigan State teammates have a towel-snapping fight

Keith Appling and Derrick Nix, former high-school teammates, snap at each other during game against Memphis.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013

D.J. Stephens and Adreian Payne trade blocked shots

The senior is making quick work of Michigan State shots today.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Charles Barkley: "Where the hell is Florida Gulf Coast at?"

Andy Enfield and Sherwood Brown educate Sir Charles about their Fort Myers school.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:19 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, NCAA tournament, Sherwood Brown

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Memphis Coach Josh Pastner jumps higher than his players

Jumpin' Josh has got some ups.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Memphis, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Adreian Payne has a special fan in Lacey Holsworth

CBS tells story of Michigan State forward's special bond with a little girl who's battling cancer.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adreian Payne, College basketball, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013

VCU stifled by Michigan, Wolverines advance to Sweet 16

The Maize and Blue will play in a region semifinal for the first time since 1994.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Michigan's Mitch McGary becomes a household name

The true freshman broke out in a starting role against VCU.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Mitch McGary, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Marshall Henderson interviews with Charles Barkley and the CBS/Turner crew

The outspoken Ole Miss guard has plenty to say.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Marshall Henderson, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Ali Farokhmanesh approves of Florida Gulf Coast's alley-oop

The former Northern Iowa standout, whose gutsy three-pointer sank Kansas, tweeted about Brett Comer's equally bold play.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/23/2013

A viewer's guide to Saturday's NCAA tournament schedule

Eight games on tap for a glorious Saturday of college basketball.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Minnesota rolls past troubled UCLA and into second round

Tubby Smith might have saved his job with a first-round win. Ben Howland might not be so lucky.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:44 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 03/23/2013

The best and worst from Friday's NCAA tournament action

Breaking down the performances, plays, upsets and miscellaneous from the second day.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:31 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:17 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Notre Dame continues to struggle in NCAA tournament, falls to Iowa State

Another early exit for the Fighting Irish.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:17 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Charles Barkley calls Kansas center "Jeff Whitey"

Calling college hoops is an adventure for Sir Charles. A splendid adventure.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, College basketball, Kansas, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013

North Carolina tops Villanova, sets up possible matchup with Kansas

Roy Williams is back home, and now he'll likely face his old team.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Florida Gulf Coast makes history with win over Georgetown

Eagles become just the seventh No. 15 seed ever to beat the No. 2 seed. Here's a look back at history.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:50 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Florida Gulf Coast? Florida Dunk Coast is more like it.

Chase Fieler and Eddie Murray help Eagles crush Georgetown.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, Georgetown, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:59 PM ET, 03/22/2013

It's thumbs down on Reggie Miller on Florida Gulf Coast-Georgetown

Florida Gulf Coast-Georgetown commentary falls flat.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:59 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Reggie Miller

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

FGCU's Eddie Murray crushes put-back dunk vs. Georgetown: video

Can the Eagles pull off the stunning upset?

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Andy Enfield's wife was a supermodel. You may be seeing a lot more of her.

Amanda Enfield married the Florida Gulf Coast coach because he made her laugh.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Enfield, College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Atlantic-10 finishes first round with perfect record

The mid-major conference enters the second round undefeated in six tournament games so far.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:41 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlantic 10, College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Indiana destroyed James Madison, but at least there were dunks

Quick, everyone look at the pretty dunks!

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:29 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013

La Salle upsets Kansas State when potential buzzer-beater misses everything

The Wildcats were down 18 points at halftime, but not until a botched buzzer-beater could La Salle feel safe.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kansas State, LaSalle, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Video: Cincinnati's Shaq Thomas throws down vicious put-back dunk

Tim Thomas's kid has ups.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Doug McDermott's Flagrant 1 foul reignites criticism of rule

The referees are calling it by the book, but folks are miffed at the existing rule.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Everyone thinks Temple guard Khalif Wyatt plays like an old man

Wyatt, who just dropped 31 points in Temple's first-round win over North Carolina State, is seen to have mature skills by the Twitterati.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:21 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Temple

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 03/22/2013

North Carolina State's disappointing season ends with first-round loss to Temple

The Wolfpack mercifully had its underachieving year ended at the hands of the Owls.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:08 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Ravens will open NFL season Sept. 5 on the road

Baseball/football doubleheader in Baltimore could not be worked out between MLB, NFL.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, NFL

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Marshall Henderson: Love him or hate him?

Ole Miss guard isn't shy about taking shots, verbally and otherwise.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Marshall Henderson, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Born four months apart, Miami's Jim Larranaga and Pacific's Bob Thomason square off in first round

Both coaches have carved a legacy in their own ways.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Larranaga, March Madness, Miami, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Can Temple Coach Fran Dunphy finally win another NCAA tournament game?

Owls coach doesn't have the best NCAA tournament track record.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Fran Dunphy, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Jim Boeheim says he's sticking around at Syracuse

Orange coach will give it another year, until the speculation starts inevitably swirling again.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Boeheim, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Video: Mississippi's Marshall Henderson also passes the basketball

No, really, he did!

By Cindy Boren  |  01:34 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Duke's Coach K honors deceased Albany fans with bracelet

Mike Krzyzewski is wearing a bracelet to honor the tragic deaths of two fans who rooted for his first-round opponent.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Duke, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Albany coach has some inspiring words before Duke game

A No. 15 seed vs. a No. 2 seed requires special us-against-the-world motivation.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Albany, College basketball, Duke, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Ed Reed signs with Texans, Ravens interested in Elvis Dumervil

Baltimore turns its attention to Denver's defensive end after yet another part of its defense departs.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:33 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed, Elvis Dumervil, Houston Texans, NFL

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Obama picks Baylor over Notre Dame in NCAA women's final

President sticks with his 2012 pick, going with the Bears over Notre Dame in the title game.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, NCAA tournament, Notre Dame

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013

UCLA star freshman Shabazz Muhammad is actually 20 years old

According to a Los Angeles Times report, Muhammad's birth certificate shows he's a year older than previously thought.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Jerry Sandusky interview excerpts to appear on "Today" on Monday

Former Penn State assistant coach is serving a lengthy prison sentence stemming from the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:54 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Jerry Sandusky, Penn State

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Locals Tommy Amaker, Christian Webster guide Harvard to first-round upset

Harvard's coach is a Falls Church native. Its only senior went to the Landon School. Both were instrumental in Thursday night's huge upset over New Mexico.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:28 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Harvard, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Jeremy Lin, Blake Griffin cheer on Harvard's NCAA tournament win over New Mexico

Jeremy Lin and Blake Griffin chimed in on the big upset, which seemingly no one called.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:51 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Harvard, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 03/22/2013

A viewer's guide to Friday's NCAA tournament first-round games

Another day, another 16 reasons to love March Madness.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:17 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 03/22/2013

2013 NCAA tournament schedule: Friday's games

Find out when your favorite team is playing.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  07:32 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 AM ET, 03/22/2013

2013 NCAA Tournament: The Best and Worst from Thursday's March Madness action

Thursday's round of 64 action was marked by one major upset, a few snoozers and plenty of social media buzz.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:40 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davidson, Harvard, Louisville, Marquette, Montana, NCAA tournament, New Mexico, New Mexico State, North Carolina A&T, Saint Louis, Syracuse

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 03/22/2013

2013 NCAA Tournament: Harvard stuns third-seeded New Mexico

Fourteenth-seeded Harvard posts biggest upset thus far with a 68-62 win against New Mexico, marking its first-ever NCAA Tournament victory

By Brandon Parker  |  01:00 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard, NCAA tournament, New Mexico State

Posted at 12:06 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Best tweets from VCU's blowout of Akron in the NCAA tournament

The Twitter wags were out in force for the Rams' big win.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:06 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Akron, NCAA tournament, VCU

Posted at 10:37 PM ET, 03/21/2013

2013 NCAA Tournament: California weathers poor free-throw shooting to knock off UNLV

California uses strong zone defense to offset struggles at the free-throw line and upset fifth-seeded UNLV

By Brandon Parker  |  10:37 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, NCAA tournament, UNLV

Posted at 09:46 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Akron stricken with injury and flu bug entering NCAA tournament game with VCU

The flu and back spasms have stricken three Zips players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:46 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Akron, NCAA tournament, VCU

Posted at 09:25 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Red-hot Tim Hardaway Jr. leads Michigan past South Dakota State in NCAA tournament

Son of NBA star hits five three-pointers as Wolverines pull away.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:25 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan, NCAA tournament, South Dakota State

Posted at 08:35 PM ET, 03/21/2013

N.C. A&T's DaMetrius Upchurch takes nasty fall, Louisville's Chane Behanan has nasty missed dunk

The 1-vs.-16 matchup hasn't been close, but it's had some fireworks.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:35 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gonzaga, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Oregon makes quick work of Oklahoma State in NCAA tournament 'upset'

The Ducks send a message that perhaps they should have received a higher seed.

By Eric Detweiler  |  07:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA Tournament 2013: Top-seeded Gonzaga avoids historic upset against Southern

Gonzaga holds off upstart Southern, sets up date with Wichita State in next round

By Brandon Parker  |  07:37 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gonzaga, NCAA tournament, Southern

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Marquette's miracle comeback denies Davidson in NCAA tournament

Vander Blue's layup capped the Eagles' comeback win over the Wildcats.

By Eric Detweiler  |  06:21 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA Tournament 2013: Memphis escapes St. Mary's despite rocky final minute

Win propels Tigers to second round game against Michigan State

By Eric Detweiler  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Memphis, NCAA tournament, St. Mary's

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Notre Dame to ditch neon green uniforms for NCAA tournament opener

The Fighting Irish will sport a more traditional look.

By Rick Maese  |  05:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Notre Dame

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Wichita State sinks Pittsburgh in ugly NCAA tournament contest

Neither team shoots well, but Shockers advance.

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA Tournament 2013: Butler beats Bucknell to keep dancing

Butler avoids an upset after trailing by six and moves on to the NCAA second round

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:04 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bucknell, Butler, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Indiana's players ace test on James Madison before NCAA tournament matchup

Victor Oladipo is up on his U.S. history.

By Rick Maese  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana, James Madison, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Wisconsin player has best hairstyle in NCAA tournament

Mike Bruesewitz's hair has been compared to Cosmo Kramer's. Which is kinda true.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Mike Bruesewitz, NCAA tournament, Wisconsin

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 03/21/2013

New Mexico State's Sim Bhullar stands out in NCAA tournament

Center is March Madness's tallest player

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:26 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Sim Bhullar

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Charles Barkley is in not-so-rare form

As usual, Sir Charles brings plenty of jokes and a bit of information to March Madness.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:55 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Victor Oladipo on executive orders

Former DeMatha All-Met is excited that the President picked the Hoosiers.

By Rick Maese  |  02:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Kentucky Coach John Calipari dives into his offseason

Calipari lands top recruit, hangs with Kobayashi.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:44 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Brad Stevens has lost his scoring touch

Butler hit a dry patch against Bucknell.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:23 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Stevens, Butler, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Bucknell's Mike Muscala struggling against Butler

The Bison's big man averaged a double-double during the regular season.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:58 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Michigan State settles in against Valparaiso, has comfortable halftime lead

Spartans overcame a slow start to take control.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Obama doesn't like Notre Dame's uniforms so he's getting one

The president's criticism of the Fighting Irish prompts the company to send him his very own jersey.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Notre Dame, President Obama

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013

James Madison's Matt Brady thriving in NCAA tournament despite uncertain future

Brady's contract expires after the national championship game.

By Rick Maese  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Valparaiso, Bryce Drew hunting for another upset in NCAA tournament

Valparaiso tries to win its first NCAA tournament game since 1998.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Valparaiso

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Miami's Shane Larkin is thinking about NCAA tournament, not NBA

Sophomore star has told his dad, Barry Larkin, to field calls from pro teams. For now.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:43 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Miami, NCAA tournament, Shane Larkin

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013

LeBron James, Miami Heat win 24th on a crazy night in Cleveland

It's always a little weird when James goes home, but Wednesday's game, in which the Heat rallied from a 27-point deficit, set a new standard.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: A March Madness viewer's guide to Thursday's first-round games

No. 9 Wichita State vs. No. 8 Pittsburgh and No. 11 St. Mary's vs. No. 6 Memphis highlight the first day of action in the field of 64.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Tiger Woods, with a new love, pursues No. 1 ranking at Bay Hill

The old snarling Tiger is gone, replaced by a guy who talks about Lindsey Vonn and aims to be a better golfer than he used to be.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA tournament schedule: Thursday's games

Find out where your favorite team is playing.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  08:02 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Reports: Syracuse basketball being investigated by NCAA for major violations

For the second straight March, Syracuse faces distractions on the eve of the NCAA tournament.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/20/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Kid president picks Gonzaga to win it all

Move over, President Obama.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kid President, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/20/2013

NCAA tournament pool honors Newtown shooting victim

Enter a bracket challenge to help fund whale conservation, a favorite subject of 6-year-old Jessica Rekos.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, Men's basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 03/20/2013

2013 NCAA tournament: Previewing Wednesday's play-in game matchups

A look at the teams that hope to advance to the main part of the NCAA tournament on Wednesday night.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:53 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, First Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Robert Morris drops Kentucky in NIT first round

Moon Township, Pa., goes nuts for Colonials' stunning win.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kentucky, NIT, Robert Morris

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Jerry Jones says Tony Romo deal is near and he won't "be paid to be a bus driver"

The Dallas Cowboys could use create badly-needed salary-cap space by reworking their quarterback's contract.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, NFL, Tony Romo

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/20/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Where the fans live, in one map

Judging by Facebook likes, the ACC is college basketball's most popular conference.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/20/2013

2013 NCAA tournament: Obama picks his Final Four

The First Bracketologist likes Louisville, Indiana, Ohio State and Florida.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, President Obama

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Michael Jordan paternity lawsuit is dropped

Atlanta woman had contended that the Hall of Famer was the father of her 16-year-old son.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/19/2013

LeBron James vs. DeAndre Jordan: Which dunk is better?

Maybe Brandon Knight and Jason Terry should get to decide, since they saw the dunks up close.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAndre Jordan, Dunk of the Year, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/19/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: James Madison's Rayshawn Goins suspended for first half after arrest

Goins is the Dukes' leading scorer and rebounder.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, James Madison, NCAA tournament, Rayshawn Goins

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 03/19/2013

2013 NCAA tournament: Previewing Tuesday's First Four matchups

A look at the teams that will kick off the NCAA tournament on Tuesday night.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:10 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, First Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/19/2013

NFL, MLB at odds over NFL season opener in Baltimore

The leagues remain at odds over the Ravens hosting the NFL season opener on an Orioles game night.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, NFL, NFL opener

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013

LeBron James monster dunk helps Heat win 23rd (video)

Jason Terry and the Celtics fell to James as Miami now has the NBA's second-longest winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Online tributes pour in for Seton Hill women's lacrosse team

Teams across the country promised to "play for Seton Hill" after the school's women's lacrosse coach died in a weekend bus accident

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colleges, Seton Hill lacrosse

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn: They're dating

Woods, on Facebook, says, "We want to continue our relationship, privately, as an ordinary couple and continue to compete as athletes."

By Cindy Boren  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/18/2013

2013 NCAA tournament schedule, TV lineup

A quick guide to getting through the first week of March Madness.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/18/2013

James Madison's Rayshawn Goins arrested, report says

The Dukes play Long Island University in an NCAA tournament play-in game Wednesday night.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, James Madison, NCAA tournament, Rayshawn Going

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Jake Long, Rams agree to four-year contract

Quarterback Sam Bradford is thrilled to get some protection for his blind side -- if Long can stay healthy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jake Long, NFL, St. Louis Rams

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 03/17/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: St. Louis watches selection show at a Best Buy

Billikens improvise in order to find out they'll be a No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:18 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Saint Louis

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 03/17/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Miami tops North Carolina; will No. 1 seed follow?

Jim Larranaga leads Hurricanes to ACC title and ACC tournament championship in his second season.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:23 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Larranaga, Miami, Shane Larkin

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Nazi salute by Greek soccer player brings outrage, ban for life

AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis says he was unaware of the meaning and significance of the gesture.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:09 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Giorgos Katidis, Soccer

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Notre Dame uniforms are shockingly green

Fighting Irish advance in Big East tournament in their Adidas highlighter duds.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:53 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East tournament, College basketball, Notre Dame

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Kobe Bryant injury: NBA says he was fouled

The bigger question is: Just how long will he be sidelined as the Lakers fight for a playoff spot?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Jeff Gordon's test-drive viral video for Pepsi is fake

Of course it was fake, but it turns out be be even faker than imagined, thanks to Funny or Die's production company.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:44 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Jeff Gordon, NASCAR

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Kobe Bryant watches movies as he rests sprained ankle

Lakers star, out indefinitely with sprained ankle, is still a wee bit angry with Dahntay Jones.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dahntay Jones, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Big Ten tournament: Gus Johnson calls the Illinois buzzer-beater

March Madness hasn't been the same since he left CBS for Fox.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Ten tournament, College basketball, Illinois, Minnesota

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Big East tournament: Cincinnati uniforms are something.

The Adidas look is very Zubaz and appears to be here to stay.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:21 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, Cincinnati, College basketball

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Wes Welker: Departure is test for Bill Belichick, Tom Brady

Doc Rivers conveys Boston's disbelief: "Say it ain't so, Wes."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Amendola, New England Patriots, NFL, Wes Welker

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to have knee drained

Return to Denver is ruined as Anthony returns to New York.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013

LaRon Landry signs 4-year deal with Colts

After one season with New York Jets, safety moves on to Indianapolis.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indianapolis Colts, LaRon Landry, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Ed Reed visiting Texans today

Safety may make others stops, too, on his free-agency tour.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed, NFL

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Kobe Bryant injury: Was the play dirty?

Lakers star claims that Dahntay Jones "Jalen Rose'd me" after he severely sprained his ankle Wednesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:35 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Wes Welker "very likely" to join Broncos, report says

Patriots wide receiver became a free agent Tuesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Jeff Gordon's Pepsi Max "Test Drive" goes viral (video)

NASCAR driver scares a salesman when he gets behind the wheel of a Camaro.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Jeff Gordon, NASCAR

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Reggie Bush, Lions reach agreement, report says

Running back was the top target in free agency for Detroit.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:28 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, NFL, Reggie Bush

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Jay Cutler prepared to play out his contract this season

With a new head coach and other new players, quarterback says he is comfortable waiting to see what the season brings.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, NFL

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Heat streak reaches 19; when will it end?

Dwyane Wade has played a key role in Miami's six-week winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Bernard Pollard says he's been released by Ravens

Super Bowl champions part with another defensive starter on the second day of free agency.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Bernard Pollard, NFL

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Bill Belichick holds a Twitter Q & A (but don't get used to the idea)

Patriots coach, who once said "I don't do Twitter, My Face," took questions via his girlfriend's account.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 03/13/2013

53-year-old ex-champ wins Iditarod, is oldest winner of sled dog race

Finish is fourth-closest in race history.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:34 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iditarod, Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Dwight Howard answers Orlando boos with 39 points

Magic's hack-a-Dwight strategy doesn't work as Lakers win for the ninth time in 11 games.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:53 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Dennis Rodman arrives at Vatican, wants to meet with new pope (updated)

Fresh from his trip to North Korea, former NBA star wants "to spread a message of peace and love throughout the world."

By Cindy Boren  |  07:45 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, NBA

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Nnamdi Asomugha released by Eagles

Cornerback had two disappointing seasons after signing as a top free agent in 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Nnamdi Asomugha, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Dwight Howard in Orlando: "Nothing but love for the fans here" (video)

Naturally, the Lakers' first game in Orlando calls for a wacky press conference. Thanks, Metta World Peace.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Plaxico Burress to sign one-year deal with Steelers, report says

Wide receiver, who missed two NFL seasons while in prison, reportedly will be offered a one-year deal at the veteran minimum.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:03 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Plaxico Burress

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Tony Gonzalez will return to Falcons for one more season

Tight end gives agent permission to talk to Falcons about a new deal.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Falcons, NFL, Tony Gonzalez

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Michael Vick cancels book tour after death threats

Eagles quarterback and his family have received "credible threats of violence."

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Wes Welker, Aqib Talib: What will Patriots do?

New England may let wide receiver and cornerback hit the free-agent market.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aqib Talib, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Anquan Boldin says trade to 49ers was "an initial shock"

Reached in Senegal, wide receiver had "no clue" he was about to be traded from the Ravens to the 49ers.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:25 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anquan Boldin, Baltimore Ravens, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Ed Reed hires agent; will he follow Anquan Boldin to San Francisco?

Safety has options, including returning to the Baltimore Ravens, as NFL free agency approaches today.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:43 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Pine marten bites Swiss soccer star (video)

Why chasing and picking up wild animals is a very bad idea, Part 153.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:19 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, When animals attack

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Tim Tebow isn't worrying about football future

Quarterback faces an uncertain future with the Jets.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Percy Harvin traded to Seahawks (updated)

Pending a physical, the Minnesota Vikings wide receiver will move west.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/11/2013

March to the Masters: Tiger Woods wins at Doral

The world's No. 1 ranking is tantalizingly within reach ... just in time for the Masters.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 03/11/2013

DeAndre Jordan: Dunk of the year? Ask Blake Griffin. (video)

Brandon Knight is the unwitting victim in this posterization.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Kobe on Kimmel: "What's a Laker team in L.A. without drama?" (video)

And if a teammate doubted his playoff guarantee? "I would have called the Buss family and said, 'Cut this guy right now!'

By Cindy Boren  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Denny Hamlin says he won't pay NASCAR's fine

Driver says he was just expressing an opinion the new Gen-6 car.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:43 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, NASCAR

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 03/08/2013

John Calipari seeks answers as Kentucky falls again

There's more than just the loss of Nerlens Noel going on with the defending champs.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:06 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, John Calipari, Kentucky, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Mariano Rivera to retire after 2013 season, reports say

Baseball's all-time saves leader is expected to announce Saturday that this will be his final season.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Michael Jordan applies for marriage license in Florida

Hall of Famer became engaged to Yvette Prieto in December 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Jordan

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Heat vs. Blackhawks: Whose streak is more impressive?

Can Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan please debate which team is on the better run?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Blackhawks, Miami Heat, Streaks

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013

WGC 2013: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald together at Doral

The top three players in the world rankings will play together today and tomorrow.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Eric Winston draws interest from Eagles, Texans

Right tackle, a third-round draft pick in 2006, was released by Kansas City in a cost-cutting move.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Winston, NFL

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/07/2013

LeBron James has game-winner as Heat streak hits 16 (video)

Miami still has a long way to go to set the NBA record, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Blake Griffin alley-oop dunk highlights Clippers' win (video)

Jamal Crawford sets up latest highest with between-the-legs pass.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Griffin, Jamal Crawford, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Phil Jackson, Dwight Howard have been texting one another

Lakers player says the topic has been recovering from back surgery. No word if emoticons were involved.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Wes Welker will give free agency a try, but should he?

New England Patriots wide receiver has rapport with Tom Brady but will test the open market for the first time.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Jets determined to move Darrelle Revis, reports say (updated)

Let the speculation begin: How well has Revis recovered from injury; which teams are interested?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, NBA, New York Jets

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Blake Griffin has perfect response to Serge Ibaka (video)

One perfect tweet beats one below-the-waist swat any day.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Serge Ibaka

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013

NFL: Report that Goodell is "terrified" of on-field death isn't true

Spokesman says he's never heard NFL commissioner express fear about an in-game death.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL safety, Roger Goodell

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Kobe Bryant hurts his elbow in Lakers' painful loss to Thunder

Bryant's funny bone is bruised and so are Los Angeles' playoff hopes after a loss in Oklahoma City.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Victor Cruz talks "a little frustrating," Tom Coughlin says

Wide receiver is likely to be a first-round tender, which means he won't be leaving the team.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:15 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, NFL, Tom Coughlin, Victor Cruz

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Rory McIlroy says Honda Classic walkoff was "not the right thing to do"

Golfer says his problems are related to his wisdom teeth, not to his new Nike equipment.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Kobe Bryant "probably would have smacked" Serge Ibaka

This comes as a bit of a warning after the flagrant foul against Blake Griffin on Sunday, since the Lakers play the Thunder tonight.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:02 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, NBA, Serge Ibaka

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Golf Boys, featuring Bubba Watson, return with "2.Oh" (video)

Masters champion leads Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane and Hunter Mahan do their weird rap thing for a good cause.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Golf, Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Darrelle Revis says rumors of Jets trade "hit home"

Cornerback also says that playing for the San Francisco 49ers would be "awesome."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Carmelo Anthony hurts knee; Amar'e Stoudemire rallies Knicks

Knicks outscore Cavs 72-45 after Anthony goes out in second quarter.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Kobe Bryant: Call him "Vino" as Lakers hit .500 (video)

Lakers star turns back the clock with a dunk over Josh Smith in victory Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Joe Flacco says new contract was about respect, not money

Baltimore Ravens' low-key QB has 120 million reasons to do something crazy...but won't.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:12 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/04/2013

NRA will sponsor NASCAR Sprint Cup race

NRA sponsored a Nationwide Series race in Atlanta last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Daytona 500

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Randy Starks to get Dolphins' franchise tag, report says

Miami expected to allow Jake Long, Brian Hartline and Sean Smith to become free agents.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jake Long, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Randy Starks

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013

David Akers will be released by 49ers, report says

Kicker who struggled during the 2012 season was due to earn $3 million.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Akers, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Yankees GM Brian Cashman breaks ankle skydiving

Injury happened in jump with Wounded Warriors Project.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Cashman, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Dennis Rodman plays telephone with Kim Jong Un, President Obama

Can a "Call Me Maybe" video be far behind as the former NBA star promises a return to North Korea?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, Odd sports news

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Tom Brady won't be Joe Montana, Kraft says

Patriots owner says his quarterback's new contract is real and was done to keep him in New England for the duration of his career.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/04/2013

High school buzzer-beater lifts New Rochelle (video)

With Ray Rice watching at his alma mater, Khalil Edney's shot stuns Mount Vernon.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  High school basketball

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Joe Flacco gets $52 million guaranteed from Ravens

Quarterback is expected to sign new, six-year deal with the Super Bowl champ Ravens worth $120.6 million.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:06 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Honda Classic (updated)

Top-ranked player tells reporters his struggles — 7 over through eight holes — are mental, then attributes them to tooth pain in statement.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Mike Krzyzewski warns about storming the court after Duke loss

Blue Devils have been caught in crush of humanity after four road losses, but that doesn't mean Coach K doesn't have a point.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Duke, March Madness, Mike Krzyzewski

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/01/2013

LeBron James leads Miami Heat in "Harlem Shake" (Video)

Who knew that the world needed another viral video of athletes being silly? Thanks, LeBron!

By Cindy Boren  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

 

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