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  • Record rout by UConn leads to milestone win for Auriemma

    A monumental comeback, a milestone win, and an Elite Eight party crasher highlighted the women’s basketball NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Saturday. Now the field for the regional finals is set with seven of the…

  • Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66

    CLEVELAND (AP) — With everything at stake, Kentucky didn’t panic and played to perfection. The Wildcats made clutch shots, buckled down on fearless Notre Dame and kept their unblemished season intact. The shot at history…

  • Alabama DL Taylor charged with domestic violence a 2nd time

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, signed about six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend’s assault, faces a new domestic violence charge, police said. The 21-year-old Taylor…

  • Miami Open Results

    Saturday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $6.27 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.38 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Kei Nishikori (4), Japan, def. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia,…

  • Unbeaten Kentucky, Wisconsin advance to Final Four

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Harrison made two free throws with 6 seconds remaining, and top-ranked Kentucky kept its unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday night…

  • Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just call him Sam Dagger. Sam Dekker hit 5 of Wisconsin’s 10 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a second straight career high of 27 points, Frank Kaminsky…

  • No. 11 Gonzaga falters late, falls to Tennessee 73-69 in OT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — For more than 33 minutes, Gonzaga did more than answer every challenge presented by Tennessee. The underdogs were running the storied Lady Vols out of the gym, on the cusp of…

  • NCAA Conference Records

    Through Saturday (Selections in parentheses) Conference W L Pct. Atlantic Coast (6) 14 4 .778 West Coast (2) 3 1 .750 Big Ten (7) 10 5 .667 Pacific-12 (4) 8 4 .667 Southeastern (5) 6…

  • LPGA-Kia Classic Par Scores

    Saturday At Aviara Golf Club Course Carlsbad, Calif. Purse: $1.7 million Yardage: 6,593; Par: 72 Third Round Mirim Lee 65-69-66—200 -16 Alison Lee 69-66-66—201 -15 Sakura Yokomine 69-67-67—203 -13 Cristie Kerr 67-68-68—203 -13 Se Ri…

  • LPGA-Kia Classic Scores

    Saturday At Aviara Golf Club Course Carlsbad, Calif. Purse: $1.7 million Yardage: 6,593; Par: 72 Third Round Mirim Lee 65-69-66—200 Alison Lee 69-66-66—201 Sakura Yokomine 69-67-67—203 Cristie Kerr 67-68-68—203 Se Ri Pak 69-71-64—204 Paula Creamer…

  • No. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Tennessee was having trouble sinking field goals but fortunately the free throws kept dropping and dropping. The Lady Vols made all 10 of their shots from the line in overtime —…

  • Arizona falls short of Final Four again on Dekker’s Dagger

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Dekker pulled up in front of Wisconsin’s bench and found a few inches of air above Rondae Hollis-Jefferson’s outstretched arm. Just enough space to launch the 3-pointer already known as…

  • Serena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once. In other words, Williams…

  • No. 1 seed Maryland ousts Duke in regional semifinals 65-55

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Joanne McCallie knew Duke needed to be aggressive and use its height to the Blue Devils advantage to hang around with top-seeded Maryland. Instead, it was the Terrapins who came out…

  • Mirim Lee leads LPGA Tour’s Kia Classic

    CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four…