Men's sports

Oregon forward Kenny Wooten (14) reacts after dunking over Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 22, 2019 - 5:53 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four blocks and 12th-seeded Oregon extended its surprising March run by beating No. 5 seed Wisconsin 72-54 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks (24-12) won four games in four days...
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Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 22, 2019 - 4:15 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 seed Virginia this year avoided the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history. The Cavaliers rallied from 14 points down Friday to beat No. 16 seed Gardner-Webb 71-56 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Virginia was the top overall seed last year but lost 74-54 to...
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UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — UC Irvine got back-to-back 3-pointers from Evan Leonard to spark the deciding run in a 70-64 upset over Kansas State that marked the Anteaters' first NCAA Tournament victory in school history. The Friday victory was the 17th consecutive for UC Irvine, which lost 57-55 to...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 22, 2019 - 2:43 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 1-ranked Naomi Osaka won her opening match Friday at the new site of the Miami Open by beating qualifier Yanina Wickmayer 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-1. Osaka hit 14 aces and overcame a ragged stretch in the second set, when she became so frustrated she threw her racket. She...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus looks at his golf ball during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player suspended by the PGA Tour for a drug of abuse. Garrigus says on Twitter he had a relapse and tested positive for marijuana, which is banned under the tour's anti-doping policy. He has been suspended for three months. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 22, 2019 - 2:30 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Robert Garrigus is the first PGA Tour player to be suspended for a drug of abuse. The tour announced Friday that Garrigus, whose only PGA Tour victory was at the end of the 2010 season, has been suspended for three months. Garrigus says on Twitter that he failed a drug test...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt, center, hits a double in the third inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
March 22, 2019 - 11:44 am
The St. Louis Cardinals knew that Paul Goldschmidt had one year left on his contract when they acquired the slugging first baseman in an offseason trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks. They also made no secret of their desire to sign him to a long-term deal. Now, the Cardinals and the 31-year-old...
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Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 22, 2019 - 3:13 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota found its elusive 3-point stroke just in time to give coach Richard Pitino the NCAA Tournament win he'd been seeking for years. The 10th-seeded Gophers won their first NCAA Tournament game in six seasons behind 24 points from freshman Gabe Kalscheur, who helped...
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Fairleigh Dickinson forward Nadi Beciri, left, is embraced by coach Greg Herenda after a second-half shot against Gonzaga in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)
March 22, 2019 - 2:02 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nobody should ever say Nadi Beciri's biggest moment came in garbage time. For him, it was a bucket as beautiful as they come. A debilitating back injury at the beginning of the season kept the fifth-year senior for Fairleigh Dickinson on the sideline for 33 games, but he never...
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Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 22, 2019 - 12:11 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — If this is what a slump looks like for Carsen Edwards, Purdue coach Matt Painter can live with it. Edwards scored 26 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Boilermakers (...
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Baylor guard Makai Mason, left, and guard Jared Butler (12) celebrate the team's win against Syracuse in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)
March 21, 2019 - 11:26 pm
The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:25 a.m. Time to catch your breath after the NCAA Tournament's first real day. You have about 12 hours. Ja Morant's triple-double for Murray State, Wofford's big late run against Seton Hall and perfect days for the Big Ten...
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