Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sports

Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) puts up a last second 3-point shot to score the game-winning points against Wisconsin in overtime of an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

BY RALPH D. RUSSO NEW YORK (AP) — With 4 seconds left in overtime, Chris Chiozza took off with the ball, hoping to get to the hoop or find an ...
Xavier guard Trevon Bluiett (5) celebrates a win over Arizona during an NCAA Tournament college basketball regional semifinal game Thursday, March 23, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BY JOE KAY CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier didn’t look like an Elite Eight team in early March, coming off six straight defeats that led coaches to try to burn the ...
In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel, left, listens as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, right, answers a question during a news conference addressing hockey issues at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

BY ANDREW SELIGMAN CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey’s governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world’s best players to the Winter ...
In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws an interception to Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes during the third quarter of an NFL football game in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack, File)

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman isn’t second-guessing the team’s decision to allow quarterback Cam Newton to continue to play last season despite a ...
Michigan guard Derrick Walton Jr. reacts after making a basket during the second half of a regional semifinal against Oregon in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

BY ERIC OLSON KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Thanks, Michigan. It was fun while it lasted. So who’s going to be the lovable underdog in the NCAA Tournament now? Take ...
At left, in a Dec. 18, 2016, file photo, UCLA head basketball coach Steve Alford calls to his team during an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon, in Eugene, Oregon. (AP Photo/File)

BY AARON BEARD RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — UCLA’s Lonzo Ball and Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox have spent the season putting up big numbers and highlight-reel plays to power two blueblood programs. ...
Kansas guard Devonte' Graham, center, celebrates with teammates during the second half of a regional semifinal against Purdue in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

BY DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter stopped short of calling Kansas invincible on Thursday night. Not by much. After watching the top-seeded Jayhawks run ...
In this April 1, 2013, file photo, Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey gestures during the second half of a regional semi-final game against Louisville in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

BY DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma City hasn’t been too kind to Baylor the last few years in the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Lady Bears lost in 2013 ...
Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his drive on the first hole during round-robin play against Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

BY DOUG FERGUSON AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy rarely has played so well and had so little to show for it. No matter what happens Friday in the Dell ...
Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) drives as New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — They have won 24 times in their last 31 games. They put together the NBA’s longest winning streak this season, a 13-game run that ...
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