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  • Looking Ahead To The Sweet 16

    A few storylines before the Sweet 16 games begin later this week: Kentucky (36-0) needs four wins to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right...
  • Nola to face major league hitters Friday

    Nola to face major league hitters Friday
    Aaron Nola, the Phillies first-round pick last June, will make his debut against major league hitters Friday when he faces the Yankees in a Grapefruit League game in Clearwater. … Chuck Bednarik "epitomized what the word sacrifice is all about; not...
  • Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help

    Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help
    PITTSBURGH — Saturday's NCAA Tournament third-round game between North Carolina State and Villanova matches up programs that won iconic men's basketball championship games in the 1980s. Villanova senior forward JayVaughn Pinkston has seen the...
  • Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team seek Sweet 16 berth

    Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team seek Sweet 16 berth
    PITTSBURGH — When Darrun Hilliard went through the college selection process, picking a school that would give him a chance to play deep into March Madness was part of the equation. Villanova fit in theory. When Hilliard committed to the...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m.: United SportsCar Series, Sebring International Raceway. FS1 12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, Qualifying. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400, Final Practice. FS1 4 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series:...
  • Friday's local interest college basketball roundup: Virginia Wesleyan falls in NCAA D-III semifinal to Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    MEN: NCAA Division III: Wisconsin-Stevens Point ended Virginia Wesleyan’s season by beating the Marlins 68-59 in an NCAA Division III semifinal Friday at Salem Civic Center. The Pointers will play Augustana (Ill.) for the title Saturday....
  • Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic

    Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic
    The calendar said March 1, but Tom Izzo knew better. It's not March until the brackets come out. So on the day that followed Feb. 28, Izzo set a lineup at Wisconsin that didn't include his most important player. He benched the bruising Branden Dawson,...
  • Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on

    Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on
    Out of more than 11.57 million brackets in an ESPN-sponsored NCAA tournament challenge, only one remained intact after the opening round of games. That tells a small picture of a typically March-like opening to March Madness. The means for bracket...
  • Wisconsin holds off pesky Oregon, advances to Sweet 16

    Wisconsin holds off pesky Oregon, advances to Sweet 16
    OMAHA, Neb. — While Wisconsin was huddled on stools midway through the second half Sunday night against Oregon, an arena announcer declared that forward Sam Dekker's previous 3-pointer had been reviewed and ruled just a two-pointer. As if things...
  • Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss

    Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss
    PITTSBURGH - Jay Wright stood outside the locker room, away from where his Villanova players were trying to comprehend what just happened on the night when they were supposed to advance to the Wildcats' first NCAA Sweet 16 since their Final Four run in...
  • Oklahoma, WVU salvage Big 12's weekend in Big Ten country

    The Big 12 salvaged its NCAA Tournament in Big Ten country. Oklahoma overcame Dayton's home-state advantage and moved on to a regional that seems truly up for grabs. West Virginia also had a successful stay in Ohio State's hometown, but there is no doubt...