Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final.
- The Detroit Tigers are doubling down on Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera. The team has agreed to pay Cabrera a baseball-record $292 million over the next 10 years, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The Los Angeles Dodgers held a team meeting to address young star Yasiel Puig’s baserunning blunders.
Running back Knowshon Moreno has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Miami Dolphins, and they hope he’ll enliven a ground game that ranked 26th in the NFL last season.
Scottie Wilbekin has defended the 6-foot-6 Harrison twins of Kentucky and seen his share of tall guards during his four seasons at Florida.
Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008.
South Carolina looked little like a No. 1 seed to start the NCAA tournament. Mostly because Cal State Northridge didn’t play like a typical No. 16.
Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and second-seeded Wisconsin overcame seventh-seeded Oregon for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night to get into the Sweet 16.
Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night.
Steve Alford, in his first year at UCLA and 23rd overall as a head coach, led Indiana to the national championship in 1987. Manning led Kansas to the title the following season.
Jim Mora is making a presence in his recruiting skills by getting commitment from the No. 4 overall recruit quarterback Josh Rosen.
There will be 1,000 people lined up early Thursday morning to get a seat at the LVH sports book for the start of the NCAA tournament, and most of them don’t care that Michigan State was somehow relegated to a No. 4 seed.
UCLA will open the NCAA tournament as a No. 4 seed against Tulsa in San Diego on Friday.
Steve Fisher’s San Diego State Aztecs are in the NCAA tournament for the fifth straight year, earning the No. 4 seed in the West and a matchup against some old friends with 13th-seeded New Mexico State.
The Cal State Northridge Matadors are one win away to advance to the NCAA tournament after defeating Long Beach State 82-77.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.