The heart-pounding first full day of the tournament was headlined by two No. 14 seeds taking down two No. 3 seeds before the day was even half over.
Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed Bernard Pierce off waivers, one day after the running back's drunken driving charge led to his release by the Baltimore Ravens.
The UAB Blazers may not have a football program anymore. They do have the first big upset of the NCAA Tournament and hope they can give their university something to rally around.
R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted the 14th-seeded Panthers to a 57-56 opening-game victory over the third-seeded Bears in the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that a proposal to build an NFL stadium downtown is not dead.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, who hails from Bakersfield, was honored Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County.
More interested in bracket lines than party lines, Obama picked Kentucky to beat Villanova in the national championship game during an interview broadcast Wednesday on ESPN.
Free-agent running back Reggie Bush has signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.
Jim Boeheim became the face of Syracuse University over the past five decades, first as player, then as coach — revered for wins and delivering a national title to a struggling city in 2003. But the coda to his decorated career has become tinged with undeniable blemishes, laid out in harsh penalties for violations the NCAA says show Boeheim and the university lost control of athletics.
7-year-old Lexia Woods, whose tearful reaction to her favorite player Jimmy Graham getting traded from the Saints to the Seahawks went viral on YouTube, will get to see Jimmy Graham's first game in Seattle.
Significant changes to the use of video replay, including reviewing all fouls called by game officials, will be presented by the NFL's competition committee at next week's owners meetings.
Dallas Seavey completed the 979-mile route from Fairbanks in eight days, 8 hours, 13 minutes and 6 seconds. That's about five hours longer than the record he set in winning the 2014 race.
Former All-Star first baseman Tony Clark made the remarks to reporters at spring training Tuesday, a day after new commissioner Rob Manfred said he had received an application from Rose.
Three-on-three play in overtime is getting a nod from NHL general managers, although a format decision and final approval are still needed.