Ducks top Jayhawks to reach Final Four

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.

Freshmen lead 10th-seeded Oregon to upset of Maryland

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Sabrina Ionescu led five Oregon players in double figures with 21 points, and the 10th-seeded Ducks continued their improbable run through the NCAA tournament with a 77-63 upset win against third-seeded Maryland.

Ibaka, DeRozan lead Raptors past Mavs

DALLAS -- DeMar DeRozan and Serge Ibaka scored 18 points apiece, and the Toronto Raptors clinched a playoff berth after their fifth straight victory, 94-86 over the Mavericks on Saturday.

Larson holds off Logano in Xfinity

FONTANA, Calif. -- Kyle Larson held off Joey Logano on the final lap to win another Xfinity race dominated by Cup drivers Saturday.

Youngsters help NASCAR go Hollywood

FONTANA, Calif. -- Ryan Blaney had his Hollywood moment earlier in the week when he got a photo with actress Daisy Ridley at a Laker game.

Gamecocks eliminate Baylor

NEW YORK -- Apparently, South Carolina is getting the hang of winning NCAA tournament games. The Gamecocks, who hadn't won a tournament game since 1973, got their third this year. One more and it's on to the Final Four.

Kentucky ousts UCLA

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.

Earnhardt prepares for 600th Cup start

FONTANA, Calif. -- While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time. He still recalls his conversation with Tony Eury Jr., his cousin and crew chief, as he sat on the

Top-seeded Gonzaga survives West Virginia

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third.

Blackhawks top Stars in shootout

CHICAGO -- Patrick Kane scored his team-leading 33rd goal in regulation and connected again in the shootout as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Stars 3-2 on Thursday night to open an eight-point lead for first place in the Central Division.

No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.

Big wind and wild outcomes in Austin

AUSTIN -- Soren Kjeldsen and Alex Noren won their groups in the Dell Technologies Match Play, one round before group play is even finished. Rory McIlroy took the day off, and he's already guaranteed the weekend off.

USA routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The eagle has landed on top. The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman.

What to watch for in Sweet 16

The NCAA tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball. That put the madness back in March and should carry over into a regional round filled with great matchups and big-name programs.

Mayfield faces uncertainty after arrest

NORMAN, Okla. -- Baker Mayfield is trying his best to move on from his arrest in Arkansas last month.

Uniform detectives to verify Brady jersey

BOSTON -- Now that authorities believe they have recovered the jersey stolen from Tom Brady's locker following the Patriots' Super Bowl win last month, the next step will be determining whether it is in fact the MVP quarterback's missing grass-stained garment.

UTA eliminated from NIT

ARLINGTON -- Dedrick Basile scored 14 points, including the clinching free throws with five seconds left, and California State-Bakersfield became the first No. 8 seed to advance to the final four of the NIT, defeating Texas-Arlington 80-76 on Wednesday.

Top Austin seeds have emotional, tough day

AUSTIN -- Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.

Warriors top Mavs, get 28th road victory

DALLAS -- Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors earned their 28th road win this season, beating the Mavericks 112-87 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the Curry brothers.

No-shows are no longer as big a problem in golf

AUSTIN -- Five eligible players are not at the Dell Technologies Match Play this year, the highest number of dropouts in 16 years. Good luck finding someone at Austin Country Club who can name them all.

Brady jersey suspect sought autographs

MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan.

Baylor suffocates Cal, advances to Sweet 16

WACO -- Alexis Prince and Nina Davis each scored 16 points and the Baylor women are going to the Sweet 16 for the ninth year in a row after an 86-46 win over California on Monday night.

Clark, Sayers reminders of the price players pay

The news seemed unimaginable, much as it might have 78 years ago when Yankees fans learned Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with the disease that would later bear his name.

Police: Brady’s Super Bowl jerseys found in Mexico

BOSTON -- Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots' locker room -- but the mystery isn't over.

Tempers flare as Golden State dominates OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Klay Thompson scored 34 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95 on Monday night in a heated matchup filled with trash talking, physical play and technical fouls.

Lehtonen tallies 36th shutout, Stars blank Sharks

DALLAS -- Kari Lehtonen made 30 saves for his 36th career shutout and second this season as the Dallas Stars edged the San Jose Sharks 1-0 on Monday night.

Nurse’s hot hand leads UConn to win

STORRS, Conn. -- Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win in the Bridgeport Region against Syracuse on Monday night in a second-round rematch of last year's national championship game.

NFL: Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey found

NEW YORK (AP) -- The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over.

Motley scores 19 as Baylor defeats USC in NCAA tournament

TULSA, Okla. -- Baylor knew Southern California would keep coming. Unlike Providence and SMU, the Bears had answers.

Dirk, Mavs overpower Nets

NEW YORK -- Dirk Nowitzki kept Dallas ahead with his consistent play, and J.J. Barea put away the Mavericks' win with a burst at the end.

Lady Longhorns move on to Sweet 16

AUSTIN, -- Brooke McCarty scored 23 points and No. 3 seed Texas got a putback from Joyner Holmes with four seconds left to the send the Longhorns to the Sweet 16 for the third year in a row with an 84-80 win Sunday over No. 6 North Carolina State in the NCAA tournament.

Newman stuns field on old tires, ends drought

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- A big gamble in the desert heat ended a long drought for Ryan Newman. When just about everybody else decided to take a tire-changing pit stop in the final few laps Sunday, Newman figured he'd be going in with them. Crew chief Luke Lambert thought otherwise.

Late eagle carries Leishman to victory

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Marc Leishman kept shifting his eyes toward the glare coming from the silver Arnold Palmer Invitational trophy at his side. Beyond the shiny prize, between two images of Palmer, was a black banner with six words that defined how Palmer approached the game.

Terrapins oust West Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Destiny Slocum nailed a 70-foot shot to cap a pivotal second quarter for Maryland, and the Terrapins went on to defeat West Virginia 83-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday.

Wolverines rally to reach Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS -- Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16.

Top seed Villanova stunned by Badgers

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- No. 1 and done. Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East Region.

UConn, OU women advance

Napheesa Collier and Kia Nurse each scored 24 points as top-seeded Connecticut routed Albany 116-55 on Saturday for the program's 108th straight win and 25th straight in the NCAA tournament.

Baylor posts most lopsided tourney win

Kalani Brown scored 21 points and top-seeded Baylor overwhelmed much smaller Texas Southern 119-30 on Saturday night in the most lopsided women's NCAA tournament game ever.

Illinois hires OSU’s Underwood

A year ago, Brad Underwood's Stephen F. Austin squad lost to Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament, and he took the job at Oklahoma State the next day.

Florida eliminates fifth-seeded Virginia

Devin Robinson had 14 points and 11 rebounds, the fifth double-double of his career, and No. 4 seed Florida handled fifth-seeded Virginia 65-39 Saturday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Kisner, Hoffman share Bay Hill lead

Charley Hoffman would have been happy to get off the 18th hole at Bay Hill with a par and go into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational within one shot of the lead. With one big putt, Saturday turned out better than he could have imagined.

Trojans hit late 3, upset Mustangs

TULSA, Okla. -- For the second straight NCAA tournament game, Southern California overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to win.

Change in plans working out well for Hoffman at Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman wasn't expecting to be at Bay Hill until he didn't qualify for a World Golf Championship next week.

Michigan hits 16 3-pointers in one-point win over Oklahoma State

Derrick Walton Jr. scored 26 points and Michigan made 16 3-pointers Friday to hold off Oklahoma State 92-91 in the first round of the Midwest Regional of the NCAA tournament.

Kentucky defeats Belmont

Maci Morris made seven of eight free throws in the final 37 seconds, including two with 3.2 seconds remaining, to help fourth-seeded Kentucky edge No. 13 Belmont 73-70 victory on Friday in a first-round game of the NCAA tournament.

76ers rout Mavs in Noel’s return

After being traded to Philadelphia by Dallas, Justin Anderson couldn't wait for the opportunity to prove his worth to his former team.

Logano follows fight with fast Ford at Phoenix

Joey Logano capped a day in the spotlight with a fast late lap Friday to claim the pole for the Camping World 500K.

Villanova overcomes sluggish start to advance in NCAA tournament

For 20 minutes, Villanova looked ordinary, vulnerable, may be even a little scared.

Middle Tennessee upsets another Big Ten team

Reggie Upshaw scored 19 points, Giddy Potts added 15 and Middle Tennessee took down another Big Ten team in the NCAA Tournament, beating Minnesota 81-72 on Thursday.

Memories of Palmer abound at Bay Hill

Sam Saunders stepped onto the first tee at Bay Hill and flashed a quick thumbs-up to the crowd, the trademark gesture of his grandfather. For the next four hours, memories of Arnold Palmer were all around him Thursday.