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The Early Lead: March, 2014

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Ukrainian Premier League soccer player saves opponent’s life (video)

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk midfielder Jaba Kanakava rushed to the aid of Dynamo Kiev’s Oleh Husyev, who was accidentally knocked unconscious.

By Kelyn Soong  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Josh Elliott moves from “GMA” to NBC Sports

Is he the heir apparent to Bob Costas or Matt Lauer?

By Cindy Boren  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Opening Day 2014: Colder than Super Bowl kickoff in New York

Such is the nature of weather in the New York/New Jersey area. Play ball!

By Cindy Boren  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Opening day: Root for the home MLB team? Not always

The answer isn’t quite as simple as you’d think it would be.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/31/2014

How much does a ballpark proposal cost?

The answer is: it varies. Luckily, there’s a map that can help an ardent suitor/baseball fan.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Opening Day 2014: What to watch for on the first full day of games

A Cubs-Pirates game starts things off, with Indians-Athletics and Mariners-Angels wrapping things up.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:20 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Jim Kelly starts chemotherapy in battle against cancer

Hall of Fame quarterback says he knows “there’s a lot of work to do, to shrink the cancer. I just pray it works.“

By Cindy Boren  |  10:24 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2014

NCAA Tournament: Final Four Preview

Florida-UConn, Wisconsin-Kentucky will play in semifinals Saturday as March Madness comes to a close.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Gainesville TV station makes best Florida-Dayton highlights (video)

News team goes to a re-enactment when it is prohibited from showing clips for 24 hours.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:41 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Tom Crean unamused by John Harbaugh’s Michigan State cap

Ravens coach tweaked his brother-in-law, who happens to coach Indiana, and was tweaked right back.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:05 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/30/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: An Elite Eight viewer’s guide to Sunday’s games

Red-hot Connecticut takes on Michigan State while Michigan looks to stymie battle-tested Kentucky.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 03/29/2014

DeSean Jackson not involved in gang violence, LAPD says

Eagles released wide receiver Friday after report painted a picture of troubling ties. Now, he’ll look for a new team.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:33 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 03/29/2014

JaVale McGee rides motorized grocery cart (video)

Shopping fun is nothing new for the Denver Nuggets center, who has been out for most of the season with a leg injury.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:29 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 03/29/2014

Kevin Ware will transfer from Louisville

Player whose gruesome broken leg inspired Cardinals to 2013 national title may well end up with Bruce Pearl at Auburn.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:51 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 03/29/2014

Vin Scully does play-by-play on Los Angeles earthquake (video)

Dodgers announcer had, of course, a perfectly calm delivery during the game against the Angels.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:16 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/29/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: An Elite Eight viewer’s guide to Saturday’s games

Dayton, Florida, Arizona and Wisconsin look to advance to Final Four.

By Tariq Lee  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/29/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Elite Eight Preview

It should be an exciting weekend of college basketball.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elite Eight, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014

NCAA tournament: Cast as favorites, top-seeded Florida continues to roll

Gators have not lost since early December. Only Cinderella stands between them and the Final Four

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Minor knee injury could force Cristiano Ronaldo to rest

The Portuguese superstar is expected to play Saturday but could rest if the injury gets worse.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:57 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Eagles release DeSean Jackson (updated)

Philadelphia wide receiver denies report that he has gang ties, says it “is irresponsible and just not true.“

By Cindy Boren  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 03/28/2014

How much is Miguel Cabrera worth? Is deal a mistake for Tigers and baseball?

Contract, which could be worth as much as $352 million over 10 years, will have repercussions for every team.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:41 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Aaron Rodgers, Wisconsin party after Sweet 16 win over Baylor (video)

Badgers move on to an Elite Eight game against Arizona, with some help from the Green Bay Packers quarterback.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Condoleezza Rice, Richard Sherman see Stanford lose and take a selfie

Loss to Dayton means we won’t be seeing the former secretary of state and the Seahawks’ vocal star together again at the NCAA tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:34 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 03/28/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A Sweet 16 viewer’s guide to Friday’s games

Virginia-Michigan State, Louisville-Kentucky are the highlights with Rick Pitino and John Calipari in starring roles.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:23 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament: Stanford cowbell player keeps rocking out

Alex Chang becomes an instant March Madness celebrity

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Dodgers, Yasiel Puig have clear-the-air meeting

L.A. is 2-0, which is as good a time as any for Don Mattingly and the team to straighten out some issues.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Magic Johnson. What is worst “Jeopardy” answer ever? (video)

Alex Trebek is right there with a breathless “oh, no,” too.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:01 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/27/2014

The five most ridiculous things about Johnny Manziel’s pro day

The Texas A&M QB had an audience that included former president George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush, Rick Perry and Barbara Bush’s dogs.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Tom Brady, Boston athletes pay tribute to “real heroes” after Boston fire

Nine-alarm Back Bay fire cost two firefighters their lives and resonated with Red Sox players in Florida, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:33 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Johnny Manziel workout draws George H.W. Bush and Rick Perry (updated)

Any number of pro coaches and scouts will watch the former Texas A&M quarterback throw.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:21 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament: At the end, UCLA twins David and Travis Wear are still together

“That’s been your identity your whole life; you don’t really know anything else,” Travis Wear said.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/27/2014

College athletes can unionize. What happens next?

There will be appeals, naturally. Meanwhile, the ruling doesn’t apply to public institutions.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A Sweet 16 viewer’s guide to Thursday’s games

Can Florida keep it going? Which Cinderella wil advance to the Elite Eight?

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Red Sox to wear American flag jackets to White House

Boston’s stars will have some stripes, too, when they meet with President Obama.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:09 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:39 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Jim Kelly won’t have surgery, will have chemo and radiation instead

Jill Kelly says her husband’s “cancer is in areas that surgery cannot successfully eradicate.“

By Cindy Boren  |  07:39 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/26/2014

NCAA tournament: Meet John Miller, father of two Sweet 16 coaches

Having two sons coaching in the Sweet 16 “cramping my style a little bit,” Miller joked.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Bill Belichick is a hilarious hit at NFL meeting

Relatively speaking, the New England Patriots coach is positively loquacious.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:16 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Do the Pistons want Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo?

Spartans coach has turned down the NBA before, but that won’t keep a pro team away, report says.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/25/2014

NFL will penalize goal-post dunks

League is interpreting the celebration as using a prop.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Minor-league baseball teams go with “Star Wars” jerseys

Kane County Cougars will go with a Chewbacca look twice this season.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Bob Knight: NBA “has raped college basketball”

Former coach doesn’t like the concept of players leaving college after one season.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Eagles most likely to sign Mark Sanchez, reports say

Former Jets quarterback would get a fresh start with Chip Kelly -- as a backup.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:54 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Qatar World Cup preparations may kill 4,000 workers, report says

Already, 1,200 Indian and Nepalese migrant workers have died, their embassies say, as country readies for 2022 games.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Jim Kelly fighting “aggressive” cancer, expected to have surgery

Wife of Hall of Fame QB says his oral cancer is “starting to spread.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:33 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Three unanswered questions from Tiger Woods’s news conference

Appearing in Washington to announce a new title sponsor for his tournament, the former champion left us wondering a few things.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Warren Buffett wants to make it easier for you to win his billion dollars (video)

Billionaire says he’d like people to have “an even better shot” at winning the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Mark Cuban says NFL is “10 years away from an implosion” (updated)

Dallas Mavericks owner says “when you’ve got a good thing and you get greedy, it always, always, always, always, always turns on you.“

By Cindy Boren  |  12:11 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Jim Kelly is fighting cancer once again

Hall of Fame quarterback was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Rams express interest in Mark Sanchez

Coach Jeff Fisher, after all, does need an experienced backup for Sam Bradford.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Navy football player in coma as family asks for prayers

Running back Will McKamey collapsed during spring game Saturday.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Michigan State’s Adreian Payne and Princess Lacey show that March Madness is about more than brackets (video)

Spartans star says little girl who is battling cancer is “like a sister to me.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA tournament: Sweet 16 Preview

Time to stop mourning your bracket and to start looking ahead to what should be a tremendous Sweet 16 weekend.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:23 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Sweet 16

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Another pitcher is hit in face by line drive; Matt Moore is okay, though

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher fares better than Aroldis Chapman, who will be out 6-to-8 weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA tournament: Sunday’s scores

The Sweet 16 is set and here’s how it happened.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:05 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA Tournament: Sunday evening slate full of snoozers

After an exciting afternoon of close games, none of Sunday’s games provided much incentive to stay tuned til the final buzzer.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:02 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Baylor shuts down Doug McDermott, cruises to Sweet 16

Bears slow nation’s leading scorer, speed into Sweet 16

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:18 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, Creighton, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: UCLA back in Sweet 16 for first time since 2008

Bruins roll past Stephen F. Austin.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, UCLA

Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA Tournament: Tennessee ends Mercer’s Cinderella run

Mercer couldn’t extend its magical run as Volunteers roll

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:44 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mercer, NCAA tournament, Tennessee

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: DeAndre Kane’s late layup propels Iowa State

Kane led the Cyclones in points, rebounds and assists in the win.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Kentucky ends Wichita State’s unbeaten season

Andrew Harrison scores 20 points, twin brother Aaron has 19 and Kentucky halts Wichita State.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: At halftime, Kentucky-Wichita State already filled with highlights

Dunks! Great passes!

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:17 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Star freshmen dealt early exits

Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Tyler Ennis combined to win two NCAA tournament games.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Stanford upsets Kansas to reach Sweet 16

Another high seed falls as No. 10 seed Stanford reaches the round of 16 after bouncing No. 2 seed Kansas.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Greg Gumbel’s interview with Archie Miller ended poorly

Then the interview went to commercial. It was awkward.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:09 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Report retracted about Stanford band smuggling alcohol in tubas

Tubas make fine places to hide alcohol, unless you get caught.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Kansas center Joel Embiid warms up, still out vs. Stanford

The star freshman won’t play against Stanford, but could return if his team advances.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Saturday’s scores

In case you missed the day’s action, check out a complete list of game stories and box scores.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida, Louisville, Michigan, NCAA tournament, North Dakota State, Pittsburgh, Saint Louis, San Diego State, Texas

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Sunday’s third-round games

Here’s hoping for a repeat of Friday’s games.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:53 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Connecticut knocks off former Big East foe to reach Sweet 16

Shabazz Nappier leads UConn to Sweet 16

By Tariq Lee  |  12:53 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: No. 4 Michigan State ends Harvard’s run

Michigan State reaches 12th Sweet 16 in last 17 years

By Tariq Lee  |  12:11 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Wisconsin reaches third Sweet 16 in four years

Wisconsin advances to third Sweet 16 in last four years

By Tariq Lee  |  11:00 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Oregon, Wisconsin

Posted at 09:55 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Dayton upsets Syracuse, reaches first Sweet 16 since 1984

Orange now has six all-time losses to teams seeded 11th or worse, tied for the most in NCAA tournament history

By Tariq Lee  |  09:55 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dayton, NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: San Diego State is back in the Sweet 16

Aztecs return to region semifinals for first time since 2011

By Tariq Lee  |  08:43 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, North Dakota State, San Diego State

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 03/22/2014

Buzz Williams ‘excited’ about chance to turn around Virginia Tech

New Hokies coach has a busy 24 hours settling into his new job.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:12 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Michigan sets program record with 14 three-pointers

Wolverines back in the Sweet 16 for the second straight season

By Tariq Lee  |  07:54 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan, NCAA tournament, Texas

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III with big first-half alley-oop

Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III with big alley-oop

By Tariq Lee  |  06:34 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Louisville reaches third straight Sweet 16 with win against Saint Louis

The defending champion Cardinals overcome cold shooting to advance to Sweet 16, where Coach Rick Pitino is 11-0 all-time.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:04 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA tournament, St. Louis

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Louisville, Saint Louis combine for lowest first-half point total (so far)

The Cardinals and Billikens totaled just 41 points and 21 turnovers in the first half of their second-round matchup.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA tournament, St. Louis

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Bill Belichick watches top-seeded Florida run past Pittsburgh

New England Patriots coach watches as good friend Billy Donovan leads Gators into Sweet 16.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:07 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Florida, Mercer, NCAA tournament, Pittsburgh

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: CBS Sports announcer apologizes for ethnic slur

Andrew Catalon directed a derogatory Polish term toward Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski during Friday’s telecast.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/22/2014

Warren Buffett wins at billion-dollar bracket challenge. You lose.

We told you you weren’t going to beat the Oracle of Omaha, but who knew NCAA tournament brackets would be busted this early?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Saturday’s second-round games

Saturday’s second-round game look to be an exciting slate of games

By Tariq Lee  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Schedule for Saturday’s games

When is your favorite team playing?

By Matt Bonesteel  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament: Friday’s scores

Here’s a list of all the scores from Friday’s NCAA Tournament action.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:33 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Iowa State’s Georges Niang out for season

Cyclones will move forward without third-leading scorer.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:56 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Last-second foul dooms VCU

Four-point play sends game to overtime, where the Lumberjacks marched on

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:05 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Stephen F. Austin

Posted at 10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Kansas State called for technical foul before tipoff with Kentucky

The Wildcats led 1-0 before the game even tipped off.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kansas State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: North Carolina survives 36-point performance from Providence junior Bryce Cotton

Tar Heels save face for the state of North Carolina.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:07 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Providence College

Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: No shock to the system -- No. 1 Witchita State rolls over No. 16 Cal-Poly

Wichita State cruises to 35th straight win, into second round

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:49 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Mercer celebrates upset win in style

The Bears are still dancing

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:06 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mercer, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Marcus Smart’s tulmultous extra year comes to early end

Oklahoma State sophomore likely has played his last college game

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:20 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Oklahoma State

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Kansas avoids early exit, holds off Eastern Kentucky

Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins scores a team-high 19 points to avoid earlier fate of fellow freshman Jabari Parker.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eastern Kentucky, Kansas, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament: Coach K goes to Mercer locker room to congratulate Bears after upset

Duke coach pays his respects

By Chelsea Janes  |  06:31 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Mercer, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: In billion-dollar bracket challenge, 16 brackets still perfect (UPDATE: Now it’s zero)

No one will take home the big jackpot.

By Chelsea Janes  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Warren Buffett bracket challenge

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Brackets bust following Mercer’s upset of Duke

Less than 2,200 perfect brackets remain in ESPN’s tournament challenge.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Mercer, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: America celebrates Mercer’s upset of Duke

Social media explodes as Duke goes down yet again to a double-digit seed in the NCAA Tournament.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Mercer knocks off Duke in first round

The Blue Devils go down and Mercer moves on behind Jakob Gollon’s 20 points.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Raiders, Texans agree to trade for Matt Schaub

Move sets Houston up for NFL draft and gives a quarterback who struggled in 2013 a fresh start.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:36 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Michael Jordan apologized for Air Jordan malfunction

Nike shoes bearing his name and likeness have gone to pieces on the feet of Tony Wroten, Manu Ginobili and Andrew Bogut lately.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Read Michael Sam’s emotional letter to Missouri community

Defensive lineman then improved his chances of being the NFL’s first openly gay player with a strong Pro Day.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:22 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Dayton Daily News trolls Ohio State after NCAA tournament upset

Following Flyers’ first-round upset of the Buckeyes, Dayton paper takes not-so-veiled shot at neighboring school.

By Matt Rennie  |  10:20 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Schedule for Friday’s games

Find out when your favorite team is playing

By Matt Bonesteel  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Friday’s first-round games

There are strong matchups all over the place.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:52 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Meet 7-foot-5 New Mexico State C Sim Bhullar

New Mexico State 7-foot-5 sophomore Sim Bhullar scores 14 points in first-round loss to No. 4 San Diego State

By Tariq Lee  |  01:52 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Texas’s Cameron Ridley beats buzzer, Arizona State

Texas sophomore Cameron Ridley hits buzzer beating layup to hold off Arizona State

By Tariq Lee  |  12:27 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: No. 12 North Dakota State upsets Oklahoma; No. 5 Saint Louis survives

No. 12 North Dakota State upsets Oklahoma, No. 5 Saint Louis outlasts NC State

By Tariq Lee  |  11:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: U-Conn. picks up OT win over Saint Joseph’s

Huskies back in second round after one-year hiatus from tournament

By Tariq Lee  |  09:33 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Virginia’s Tony Bennett talks about rogue fan at ACC tournament

Cavs’ coach says he’s glad interloper “could enjoy some of the celebration.“

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:40 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Saint Joseph’s Coach Phil Martelli’s grandson steals the show, again

Hawks battling Connecticut with their No. 1 fan in attendance

By Tariq Lee  |  08:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Adreian Payne of Michigan State has record day

Payne scores 41 points, sets NCAA tournament record by going 17 of 17 from the free throw line

By Tariq Lee  |  07:21 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament: Florida forward Patric Young with a wide-open missed dunk

Gators in a battle with Great Danes

By Tariq Lee  |  06:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Wake Forest students toilet-papered the quad after Coach Jeff Bzdelik’s resignation

There’s toilet paper everywhere.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:50 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament: Syracuse’s Jerami Grant dunks all over Western Michigan

Sophomore forward seems to be back to full health.

By Tariq Lee  |  04:56 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament, Syracuse, Syracuse Orange

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Harvard scores upset for second straight season

No Ivy League team had won games in consecutive NCAA tournaments since the early 1980s.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Pittsburgh nearly scored the most lopsided 8-9 win in history

A buzzer-beating three-pointer helped the Buffaloes avoid the wrong side of history.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:51 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Harvard’s Kyle Casey dunks a big dunk

Dunks!

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Warren Buffett’s billion safer after Dayton upsets Ohio State

The quest for a perfect bracket -- and the money that it would bring -- took an early hit.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Dayton upsets Ohio State in Thursday’s first game

Aaron Craft missed the potential game-winner at the buzzer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Joel Embiid won’t play in first two NCAA tournament games

Coach Bill Self confirms center hasn’t fully recovered from stress fracture in back.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Thad Matta and Archie Miller compare ties

Yeah, there’s a blog about this.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Tony Wroblicky’s free throws take center stage

The Eagles center shoots free throws one-handed. It’s a big deal.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/20/2014

ESPN let rats pick the NCAA tournament winner (video)

Real rats decide they like Florida...to win the championship.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery’s son ‘in good shape’ after surgery

Patrick McCaffery had surgery to remove a tumor, so Wednesday was a long day for the Iowa coach.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:46 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Need to get out of work today for March Madness? Cincinnati Coach Mick Cronin has you covered.

Bearcats coach, whose team plays Harvard, supplies a doctor’s note for “hooping cough.”

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014

What channel is truTV? How do I watch NCAA tournament games? Everything to know for March Madness

It’s become a rite of spring -- trying to find truTV to watch NCAA tournament games.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Aroldis Chapman hit in face by line drive (video)

Reds closer remains hospitalized with broken bones.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Schedule for Thursday’s games

Find out when your favorite team is playing

By Matt Bonesteel  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014

A March Madness viewer’s guide to Thursday’s NCAA tournament first-round games

Breaking down the must-see games, upset alerts and players to watch for the opening day of the round of 68.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Cavs turn court into projection screen for Zydrunas Ilgauskas ceremony (video)

A player who was steady gets a flashy sendoff at Quicken Loans Arena.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Oscar Pistorius trial: Prosecution gives grisly details of Reeva Steenkamp’s death

Defense may present its side when trial resumes next week.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:28 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Arnold Palmer: Injury may keep Tiger Woods from breaking Jack Nicklaus’ record

“It’s going to be tough,” Palmer says of Woods, who needs four major titles to tie Nicklaus.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:19 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Andy Murray and Coach Ivan Lendl agree to split

In two years, the eight-time major champion guided Murray to two Grand Slams and an Olympic gold medal.

By Kelyn Soong  |  12:41 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Meet LaBron James: Cavs misspell LeBron James

No matter what the name, No. 6 of the Miami Heat scored 43 points in a win in Cleveland.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 03/19/2014

President Obama picks Michigan State to win NCAA tournament (video)

Spartans will play Louisville in the final, he says, with Arizona and Florida the other two in the Final Four.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Nine things you need to know before filling out your NCAA tournament bracket

It’s not as easy as it looks, what with brackets, somebody named Cinderella and “pools.“

By Matt Rennie  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Tiger Woods drops out of Bay Hill, says it’s “too early” to make Masters call

Back spasms continue to be a problem with the season’s first major tournament looming.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Colts owner Jim Irsay checks into health-care facility

Move comes hours after his arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance and DUI.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks to sell $25 corn dog

The Diamondbacks will offer an 18-inch corn dog stuffed with cheese and bacon. What’s not to like?

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Phil Jackson returns to Knicks -- as president

Whether this will work remains to be seen, but the first day of his tenure was very Zen.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:09 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Bruce Pearl named Auburn basketball coach

A successful coach at Tennessee, Pearl has been an ESPN analyst since being fired in 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:56 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Watch: Sydney Cricket Ground becomes baseball diamond in 67 seconds

Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers will open the MLB season in Australia this weekend.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Michael Jordan on Phil Jackson: “I believe in him”

The new basketball boss of the Knicks will have his work cut out for him, but this former player isn’t worried.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Shaka Smart fires back at Coach K over A-10 diss

Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski said Atlantic-10 teams are good, but questioned how they’d do in the ACC.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Lionel Messi becomes Barcelona’s all-time leading scorer

The superstar Argentine forward continues to rack up superlatives with his Spanish club.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/17/2014

Steve Smith reaches out to young fan who cried over his departure (video)

Wide receiver promises to meet little Gavin when he returns to Carolina after looking for a new house in Baltimore.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/17/2014

Colts owner Jim Irsay charged with four felony counts after DUI arrest (updated)

Owner, who has battled addiction in the past, will have bond hearing today.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 03/17/2014

John Elway on New England: “It’s kind of a fun arms race”

Denver Broncos have signed two big-name Patriots players the last two years -- and Bill Belichick went out and re-armed his team.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:24 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014

Why you won’t win a billion dollars with Warren Buffett’s bracket challenge

For openers, he’s smarter than you are. And then let’s just say the odds make this truly March madness.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014

2014 NCAA tournament schedule: Analyzing the 68

Analysis of the NCAA tournament field, plus dark horses and upset alerts.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014

Phil Martelli’s adorable grandson is going to the NCAA tournament (video)

St. Joseph’s beats VCU in Atlantic-10 title game and little Philip will be the star of March Madness.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 03/16/2014

Jarrett Jack on NBA sleeved jerseys: “We’re like the beach police.”

LeBron James hates ‘em, too, but Jack thinks all they need is a good tailor.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 03/16/2014

Hakeem Nicks, Colts turn out to be a good fit

Time will tell whether Indianpolis has a “three-headed monster,” but the wide receiver has the right quarterback in Andrew Luck.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:07 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 03/14/2014

College basketball conference tournament TV schedule

There will be a full slate of conference-tournament games on TV this weekend.

By Kelyn Soong  |  11:20 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 03/14/2014

ACC finalizing deal to play tournament in Barclays Center, report says

Conference tourney would alternate between North Carolina venues and Brooklyn.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:39 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Jonathan Martin focuses on Etch A Sketch chance with 49ers

Offensive lineman is back at home in the Bay Area and committed to playing football.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Rick Pitino has advice for Eddie Jordan after Louisville’s 61-point win

Really, there’s not much a coach can do after Rutgers’ loss in American Athletic Conference tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:25 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Steve Smith released; Ravens show interest in wide receiver

Panthers cut loose the long-time face of their franchise after failing to find a trade partner.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Chris Fowler replaces Brent Musburger on Saturday Night college football games

“GameDay” hosting duties will continue while legendary Musburger moves to SEC Network.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Fans sue Boise arena because “large” beer is same size as “regular” (video)

New cups are ordered after YouTube video provides proof that a $7 beer is the same size as a $4 brew.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:25 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Darren Sproles traded to Philadelphia Eagles

Coach Chip Kelly gets another backfield weapon to go with LeSean McCoy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:13 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Bill Belichick answers John Elway as Patriots sign Darrelle Revis

New England may not be done making moves to counter Peyton Manning, either, with Brandon Browner expected to visit.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:33 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson rip Lakers and Jim Buss over Phil Jackson departure

Management decisions have been in question since Mike D’Antoni was hired as coach -- over Phil. This is all very Zen.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Rich Peverley thanks medical personnel, is out for rest of season (updated)

Dallas Stars player, who has atrial fibrillation, collapsed on the bench during a game Monday night.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/12/2014

DeMarcus Ware signs with Broncos

John Elway continues spree by adding third defensive free agent.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Shaq says he spends over $1,000 a week on apps (video)

O’Neal is an unapologetic “geek at heart,” especially when it comes to those deer hunter games.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks say Phil Jackson is “coming on board”

Anthony says, “You can always use Phil Jackson inside an organization.” This is especially true of the Knicks.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Jerry Sandusky’s wife says victims were “manipulated” (video)

Dottie Sandusky maintains in “Today” interview that the former Penn State coach did not sexually abuse young boys.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:38 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Michael Schumacher shows “small, encouraging signs,” family says

Former Formula One great has been in a medically induced coma since a skiing accident last December.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:09 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Kevin Durant stars as Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley renew rivalry (video)

Oklahoma City tops Houston in a matchup of teams that plain don’t like each other.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Aqib Talib leaves Patriots for Broncos

John Elway moves to bolster the defense -- and may add DeMarcus Ware, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Jonathan Martin traded to San Francisco 49ers

Offensive tackle at heart of Dolphins’ bullying scandal is reunited with his Stanford coach, Jim Harbaugh.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Brian McCann, Dean Anna have comedic collision (GIF)

Keystone Kops moment invades spring game between Yankees and Nationals.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:26 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Tossup: Save the baby or the souvenir baseball? (video)

Father at Mets game grapples with timeless dilemma of the fan.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Blake Griffin dunk is a tribute to Karl Malone (video)

Another night, another highlight as the Clippers beat the Suns.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:03 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Michael Johnson headed to Tampa Bay, report says

Bengals defensive lineman reportedly gets four-year deal just before NFL free agency begins.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:59 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 03/11/2014

President Obama, Zach Galifianakis: Funny or Die video answers tough sports questions

On “Between Two Ferns,” Obama addresses what will happen when people stop letting him win at basketball.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:29 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Arthur Jones expected to sign with Colts

Deal would reunite defensive end with former Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:02 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Panthers trying to trade Steve Smith, could release him

Wide receiver is on the block as NFL free agency approaches.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Darrelle Revis is on the trading block

If Tampa Bay can’t traded talented, high-priced cornerback, it is expected to release him as NFL free agency opens.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Five NFL free agents to watch

Jairus Byrd heads up a list that includes Michael Johnson, Aqib Talib and Eugene Monroe.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:04 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Rich Peverley collapses with heart ailment (video)

Dallas forward is in stable condition after being revived at arena.

By Ben Sumner and Cindy Boren  |  07:14 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Tiger Woods shoots 78 as back problems resurface

Woods finished in 25th place after shooting his worst career round on Sunday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Michael Bennett likely to remain with Seahawks, report says

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett had big plans for his brother in Chicago.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Barry Bonds back with Giants, if only for a week

Slugger says he’s a changed man -- and that goes for his physique, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:03 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Phil Jackson to Knicks? All signs point to yes, report says

Owner James Dolan expects the Zen Master to join the front office, barring a last-minute snag.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:54 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Fresno Grizzlies to wear “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” gear

It’s shaping up to be a fun season, with the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Ironpigs’ bacon promotion and the Akron RubberDucks.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Rashard Mendenhall retires from NFL at 26 -- but not for the usual reasons

Running back wants to move on from a game that has been changed for the worse by an emphasis on entertainment.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 03/10/2014

NFL free agency: Hakeem Nicks wants long-term deal

New York Giants wide receiver thinks he’d be a good fit with Colts, Panthers or Chargers.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:54 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Phil Jackson to Knicks? Report says he’ll decide today

Would the man with 13 NBA championship rings be a good fit to fix the Knicks?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Oscar Pistorius vomits as graphic testimony ends telecast

Pathologist warned that details of Reeva Steenkamp’s death “had potential to compromise the dignity of the deceased.”

By Cindy Boren  |  09:08 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Minnesota lawmaker’s NBA tweet draws accusations of racism

Pat Garofalo wrote that “70 percent” of NBA teams could fold and “nobody would notice a difference with the possible exception of [an] increase in street crime.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:24 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 03/09/2014

After seven overtimes, Ohio high school teams share hockey title

With no provision for a shootout and players wilting, coaches and administrators decided there’d be co-champions.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:04 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 03/09/2014

LeBron James gets kicked in the face by Jimmy Butler (video)

Both are given technicals in Miami Heat-Chicago Bulls game.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Olympic women’s gold medallist Shannon Szabados practices with Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers had a very special guest Wednesday, none other than Canadian Olympic gold medalist Shannon Szabados.

By Ben Sumner  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Allen Iverson spoofs ‘practice’ rant in new commercial (video)

In a new Reebok ad that also features Shawn Kemp and Shaq, the recently retired Iverson spoofs his infamous rant.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:14 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Neymar scoops up pitch invader for an adorable photo session (video)

When a 7-year-old ran onto the soccer pitch after Brazil’s game, the superstar scooped him up and treated him like soccer royalty.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Tiger Woods ready for WGC-Cadillac Championship, but questions remain (video)

Can he overcome back problems and few rounds of competitive golf as the Masters looms?

By Cindy Boren  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Russell Westbrook logs NBA’s second-fastest triple-double in Thunder victory

Westbrook accomplished the feat in the second-fastest time in NBA history.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:08 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Darnell Dockett and Torii Hunter are making alligators trend in sports

After Darnell Dockett and Torii Hunter post pictures of alligators to social media, we’re almost ready to call it a trend.

By Marissa Payne  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/05/2014

U.S.-Ukraine soccer friendly: TV schedule

For American team, game is a World Cup warmup. Ukrainian team plays with homeland violence on its mind.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Kentucky Wildcat fans cut a rug in the stands (video)

Sports really are wonderful. What better excuse is there for older gentlemen to engage in an impromptu dance-off on TV?

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Red Bull is building the world’s first snowboarding ‘double pipe’

The energy drink company is building two halfpipes laid side-by-side for an upcoming contest. What could possibly go wrong?

By Marissa Payne  |  08:59 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray selfie fail

The tennis pros took a moment from their exhibition match to pose for some blurry selfies.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:05 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Reddit user makes a righteous GIF of every World Cup soccer ball since 1930

And it’s mesmerizing. What’s your favorite?

By Marissa Payne  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Meryl Davis and Charlie White will probably dominate ‘Dancing With the Stars’

The ice-dancing duo will join athletes Diana Nyad, Amy Purdy and Sean Avery in their quest for the “Dancing with the Stars” mirror-ball trophy.

By Marissa Payne  |  11:14 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Oscar Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp’s mother says “I can forgive” (video)

In “Today” show interview, model’s mother says she just wants the truth of what happened the night of the murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 03/04/2014

WWE fans’ #hijackRaw movement gains Vince McMahon’s attention

Vince McMahon heard the audience shouting for a change in the WWE’s ranks Monday night, but will he listen?

By Marissa Payne  |  10:06 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WWE

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Russell Wilson says “never say never” after workout with Texas Rangers (video)

Seahawks quarterback has his mind set on winning more Super Bowls, not a World Series.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:36 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Ukraine’s political strife is affecting its sports leagues

The political crisis in Ukraine is affecting more than the the country’s international relations — it’s also affecting its soccer and hockey seasons.

By Marissa Payne  |  09:07 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Soccer

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Lebron James scores 61 points, sets career high and Heat record (video)

Miami wins its eighth straight as James serves notice that Kevin Durant may not be the MVP after all.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:26 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Tiger Woods withdraws from Honda Classic with back injury

American Russell Henley, 24, captured his second PGA Tour title. Woods withdrew on the 13th green with a lower back injury.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:28 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Oscars 2014: Jerry Jones makes a cameo appearance (video)

Dallas Cowboys owner and his wife hit the red carpet, the awards show and the Vanity Fair party.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ new uniforms “bolder,” but are they better?

The look seems to be more alarm clock than pirate motif.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 03/02/2014

Oscar Pistorius trial: What to know about Reeva Steenkamp shooting

Sprinter says he accidentally killed his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:23 AM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/02/2014

Allen Iverson honored as 76ers retire his No. 3 jersey (video)

“The Answer” tells a sold-out crowd that “some part of my heart hurts because I realize and understand that it’s over.“

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 PM ET, 03/01/2014

Jagr scores 700th career goal

New Jersey’s Jaromir Jagr scored his 700th career goal on Saturday, becoming only the seventh player in NHL history to hit that number.

By Ben Sumner  |  11:35 PM ET, 03/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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