ATLANTA -- Even Sister Jean's bracket originally had Loyola bowing out in the Sweet 16.
The Ramblers continue to prove every doubter wrong. Loyola's 69-68 victory Thursday night over Nevada propelled them to their first ...Read more
HOUSTON -- James Harden scored eight of his 21 points in overtime and the Western Conference-leading Houston Rockets continued their march to home-court advantage in the playoffs with a 100-96 victory over the Detroit ...Read more
DETROIT -- The inevitable became official Thursday night as the Red Wings were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.
Their 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals at Little Caesars Arena cemented what had been building...Read more
NEW ORLEANS -- With 58.4 seconds left, Lonzo Ball stood beyond the 3-point line at the top of the key, all alone without a single Pelicans player within five feet of him.
The Lakers trailed by 1 point and a score would ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. -- You kind of knew the 76ers would eventually put this game out of reach.
Thursday's contest at the Amway Center came against an Orlando Magic squad with two sidelined starters in Evan Fournier (knee) and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Michigan couldn't buy a shot in Wichita, Kan.
But the Wolverines aren't in Kansas anymore.
No. 3 seed Michigan found some of what it left at Madison Square Garden two weeks ago with an offensive onslaught ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- This game failed to entertain, but Hornets guard Kemba Walker sure did.
Two-time All-Star Walker hit his 1,000th career 3-pointer and many more Thursday while leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 140-79 ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- It's difficult to tell which Flyers forward is showing more intensity and having more fun on the ice: Claude Giroux or Travis Konecny?
Both are playing with unbridled joy, pumping their fists, and showing ...Read more
Outlaw pilot and lawful fly girl/journalist become unlikely coauthors in this multi award-winning stunning True Crime Biography. Jack Reed refused to talk to cops & press until MayCay Beeler contacted him in prison. Convicted cocaine smuggler Reed finally breaks his silence about his ...
OMAHA, Neb. -- Udoka Azubuike has been wearing his bulky black left knee brace nearly 24 hours a day since spraining the medial collateral ligament on March 6.
"Pretty much the only time I take it off is when I take a ...Read more
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Jake Arrieta arrived at the ballpark Thursday morning, five hours before his first start of spring training. He had not pitched in a game since last October and the pitcher -- who joined the Phillies ...Read more
STANFORD, Calif. -- Free-agent safety Eric Reid on Thursday said his agent has been in contact with "a couple" of NFL teams but that there are no deals imminent and no visits planned as the second week of free agency draws...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The doors to the Warriors' practice gym opened, providing a window on the team's star power.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant engaged in a shooting contest that lasted about 20 minutes. At one point, ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James didn't bite on associate head coach Larry Drew's suggestion that Wednesday's victory over the East-leading Toronto Raptors could be the season's watershed moment for the Cavaliers.
But Drew's ...Read more
The partnership between Mike Wallace and the Ravens seemed a bit odd in the beginning. While he had gone on to play for both the Miami Dolphins and the Minnesota Vikings, Wallace had his best years with the Pittsburgh ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jim Calhoun will continue to be a presence at UConn, having reached an agreement to stay on in his advisory capacity, he said Thursday.
The exact role and description is yet to be worked out, because ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- PETA has read the story out of Texas Rangers spring training about Martin Perez dining on the bull that led to his fractured right elbow in December, and the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals is ...Read more
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter said new right-hander Alex Cobb threw a bullpen session behind Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday, and drew quite a crowd while doing so.
Between that showing and the meeting ...Read more
OMAHA, Neb. -- Clemson's basketball team reminds Bill Self of a squad near and dear to his heart.
That would be his own Kansas Jayhawks.
"You know what, I think if I was going to compare them to anybody, I'd compare them...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- UConn landed Dan Hurley to be its new men's basketball coach, touching off celebrations throughout its vast fan base.
Hurley, who has coached Rhode Island into the NCAA Tournament the past two seasons, ...Read more
The Dolphins have signed tailback Frank Gore to a one-year contract, potentially allowing the former University of Miami standout to end his accomplished NFL career in South Florida.
According to a league source, the deal...Read more
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