Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet
Reviewing penalty calls, including pass interference, will be among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand replay when they meet next week in Phoenix.
NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke
The first round of the NCAA Tournament is set to conclude Friday with plenty of star power taking the floor, notably Zion Williams and No.
Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case
RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska wilderness race when his dogs refused to keep running dismissed critics who say he ran them too hard and chalked it up to a bad memory that spooked them.
Zagitova wins at worlds, Tursynbaeva lands 1st quad jump
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won the free skate to capture her first title at the figure skating world championships on Friday.
Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job. Vanderbilt went 9-23 and was the first team in 65 years to go winless in the Southeastern Conference.
Pole vaulter, 84, sets her sights on more records
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An 84-year-old pole vaulter isn't putting her pole down anytime soon. Flo Filion Meiler left Thursday for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor in Poland, where she'll compete in events including the long jump, 60-meter hurdles, 800-meter run, pentathlon and pole vault, for which she's the shoo-in.
NCAA women's tournament set to start with wide open field
NEW YORK (AP) — It's going to be tough to top last season's NCAA women's tournament after one of the most exciting Final Four in the sports' history.
Zion in action as NCAA Tournament wraps up first round
The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke. Along with the other 31 teams playing in first-round games Friday.
Howard, Westbrook among growing trend of graduate transfers
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Anriel Howard's relentless rebounding and scoring have helped Mississippi State remain among the nation's elite women's programs.
FDU senior fashions a beautiful ending to a terrible game
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nobody should ever say Nadi Beciri's biggest moment came in garbage time. For him, it was a bucket as beautiful as they come.
5-0 Big Ten start yields rare 2nd-round matchup in NCAAs
Already appearing drained by Michigan State's difficult victory over the upset seekers from Bradley , coach Tom Izzo winced a little more in his postgame interview on the court when the subject turned to the next opponent for the Spartans in the East Region.
Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter's vision for the U.S. national team started to unfold as the Americans passed the ball from side to side, played diagonal balls long and short.
Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If you didn't know who Fletcher Magee was before, you should now. Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.
NCAA Latest: Day 1 of tournament in the books
The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:25 a.m. Time to catch your breath after the NCAA Tournament's first real day.
Defending NCAA champ Villanova holds off Saint Mary's
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Villanova got off to a slow start in defense of its NCAA championship against a determined, defensive-minded Saint Mary's team that came in confident after a season-defining win.
Phils' Harper hits first HRs; 'Cutch, Realmuto also go deep
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper has been playing catch-up since his free agency carried over into spring training. With a week left until opening day, the Philadelphia Phillies' big-money addition looks ready to pay off.
No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida was cruising toward a surprisingly easy victory over Nevada in its opening NCAA Tournament game. Then Nevada furiously tried to stave off the upset with a frantic second-half push that fell just short.
Morant's triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way.
Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kansas, with all its ups and downs this season, was a popular pick to be one of the NCAA Tournament's first big upsets.
NCAA tournament teams in San Jose content to slow it down
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When fans settle in to watch the NCAA Tournament games at the Shark Tank this weekend they should have plenty of extra time to check their phones after baskets to see what's happening at other sites around the country.
Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A.J. Harris had an easy layup for the tie. He wanted a win for New Mexico State. It didn't work out, but boy-oh-boy, what a way for the Aggies to go down swinging Thursday against fifth-seeded Auburn in the NCAA Tournament.
Big defensive stop allows Maryland to escape Belmont, 79-77
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Belmont proved it belonged. Maryland is moving on. The Terrapins survived a last-second upset at the NCAA Tournament when Eric Ayala deflected a pass, leading to a steal by Darryl Morsell that allowed Maryland to escape with a 79-77 victory in the East Region.
LSU, behind Skylar Mays, escapes 79-74 against Yale
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As LSU's comfortable lead started to disappear, most of the crowd at Veterans Memorial Arena turned on the Tigers.
Players go from filling out NCAA brackets to filling them
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas looked forward to filling out his NCAA Tournament bracket every March, competing with his brother to see who had the better feel for college basketball's showcase.