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South Carolina reaches first ever Elite Eight

South Carolina used a stifling defense to defeat the Baylor Bears and reach the Elite Eight for the first time in school history.

The Latest: Kentucky-UCLA lacks early offensive…

Kentucky and UCLA haven't turned in the high-scoring show expected _ at least, not yet

Royal Returns: KC's Duffy, Perez back in Cactus…

Danny Duffy stepped off the big stage and back into spring training

James to see eye doctor after 112-105 win over…

LeBron James had 32 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst defensive outing of the season with a 112-105 win over the Charlotte Hornets

Michael Porter Jr. commits to Missouri

Michael Porter Jr., one of the top ranked high school basketball players in the nation, has decided to attend Missouri next season to play for Cuonzo Martin.

South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to…

Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears' worst NCAA Tournament loss

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Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast…

Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns 130-120 on Friday night

Former Penn State president found guilty of child…

A jury in Pennsylvania found Graham Spanier, former president of Penn State University, guilty on one count of child endangerment for his role in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Final 4 court assembled in Arizona's NFL stadium

The court that will be used for the Final Four has been laid in place at University of Phoenix Stadium, the home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside…

The Lakers have honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days

Report: Georgetown considering Patrick Ewing for…

Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Patrick Ewing has emerged as a candidate for the vacant Georgetown job, reports The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Georgetown fired John Thompson III this week after 13 seasons.

Dale Jr prepares for 600th race after creating…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join an exclusive club this weekend when he runs his 600th NASCAR race

Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex…

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier has been convicted of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky

Roger Goodell: NFL to hire full-time officials

Roger Goodell says the league will hire some officials on a full-time basis this season, the NFL Commissioner told MMQB's Peter King.

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Nadal advances to start bid for 1st Key Biscayne

Rafael Nadal won his opening match at the Miami Open, holding every service game and beating Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-4

Gonzaga and Xavier ready for Final Four…

Gonzaga's Few, Xavier's Mack have their programs on the cusp of first Final Four

A day of dominance and survival at Match Play

Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson had another easy time and advanced to the knockout stage of the Dell Technologies Match Play. Bill Haas delivered another great escape in the longest day at Austin Country Club

Charles Barkley says if he was dying, he’d kill…

This is a real thing: Charles Barkley said on the Dan Patrick show that should he ever fall terminally ill and approach death knowingly, he would happily kill angry, opinionated and oft-inflammatory TV personality Skip Bayless.

The Cubs curbed their curse _ who's next to douse…

The Chicago Cubs ended baseball's longest curse when they won the World Series last year

BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season

The World Series champion Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals on opening day

No. 11 Xavier upsets No. 2 Arizona to head to…

Considered all but done after losing their star point guard and dropping six straight games in February, Xavier has improbably made a run to the Elite Eight after defeating No. 2 Arizona in the Sweet Sixteen.

BASEBALL 2017: Benintendi, Swanson among top…

Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi and Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson are two of baseball's top rookies heading into the season

Panthers GM not second guessing playing injured…

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 partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder

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Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to…

The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions if the NHL is going to send the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year

Kansas' dynamic backcourt leads rout of Purdue

The Kansas Jayhawks, led by a pair of dynamic guards, rout the Purdue Boilermakers and will now face the Oregon Ducks to decide who will go to the Final Four.

Correction: NCAA-Xavier-Arizona story

Correction: NCAA-Xavier-Arizona story