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2019 NFL draft first-round order: Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with No. 1 pick
Sun, 3 Feb 2019 23:58:42 -0500
Here is a look at the first-round order for the 2019 NFL draft, which places the Arizona Cardinals on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick.
Global Poker Index: Ranking the top 300 players
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:02:04 -0400
Who are the best poker players in the world? Find out here ...
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Howard, Westbrook among growing trend of graduate transfers
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:04:19 -0400
Mississippi State's Anriel Howard and Clemson's Simone Westbrook are among the growing number of graduate transfers in the women's game
UCLA takes over at No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports baseball poll
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:44:53 -0400
Previous No. 1 Oregon State falls into tie with Stanford at No. 2.
Ja Morant's performance in Murray State's upset of Marquette had NBA fans buying into hype
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:16:34 -0400
Ja Morant has been a relative unknown for the casual fan. That is, until No. 12 Murray State pulled off the biggest NCAA tournament upset so far.
NCAA tournament: Virginia back as a No. 1 seed and ready for pressure after last year's flop
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:25:52 -0400
The Cavaliaers know scrutiny is coming after last year's loss to No. 16 UMBC, but coach Tony Bennett has them prepared for the pressure.
Prank tweet fools college basketball player's mom into thinking her son missed flight
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:50:26 -0400
A fake tweet circulated rapidly on Twitter saying Colgate guard missed the team flight and had to take an Uber to Columbus to join his team.
What channel is TruTV? How to find channel for March Madness games
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:09:15 -0400
It's that time of year again when college basketball fans flock to their channel guide to find TruTV on their cable or satellite providers.
UC Irvine and its anteater mascot: 'We're unique. We're fun. We get people's attention'
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:11:01 -0400
Peter the Anteater, a 'one-of-a-kind mascot,' will cheer on as UC Irvine takes on the pedestrian-named and fourth-seeded Kansas State Wildcats.
One memorable photo from every NCAA tourney game
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:05:44 -0400
March Madness is all about memories and moments — many of which are captured through a lens.
Opinion: Tom Izzo still Mr. March, but only because Michigan State survived
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:52:40 -0400
Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo hasn't made it past the first weekend of the NCAA tournament since 2015.
Opinion: Signing $130 million extension with Cardinals, Paul Goldschmidt is perfect fit in St. Louis
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:32:30 -0400
Yet to play in a regular-season game for his new team, Goldschmidt is set to sign a nine-figure extension with the Cardinals.
Colts land big-name free agent in pass rusher Justin Houston
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:23:54 -0400
Justin Houston had nine sacks for the Chiefs last season but was released by the team after nine years and four Pro Bowl berths.
NBA triple-double tracker: 2018-19 season leaders
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:42:54 -0400
Keep up with this year's leaders and track every triple-double of the 2018-19 NBA season.
Charles Barkley was freaking out during the Auburn-New Mexico State game
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:44:01 -0400
Charles Barkley, back as a studio analyst, was a basketball star at Auburn. Watching the Tigers struggle against New Mexico State nearly killed him.
March Sadness: Agony of defeat in NCAA tourney
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:59:13 -0400
The NCAA tournament can produce the highest of highs for the winning team. For the losing team, it can produce the ultimate agony.
Michigan State players had to get between Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry during angry timeout
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:51:36 -0400
The Michigan State coach was on fire during Thursday's opening-round battle against No. 15 Bradley
Everything you need to know about Friday's games in the NCAA men's tournament
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:13:23 -0400
The NCAA tournament's first round continues Friday. Here is everything you need to know for the opening weekend of March Madness.
March almost Madness: Cinderella mid-majors whiff in near-upsets of NCAA tourney top seeds
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:02:07 -0400
New Mexico State, Belmont and Bradley all seemed destined to bust brackets and deliver on March Madness before crumbling under pressure.
Get on the gridiron and join our new Facebook Group, 'The Ruling Off the Field'
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:01:53 -0400
If you're as excited about football season as we are, we've got the perfect spot for you.
2019 IndyCar Series schedule
Mon, 4 Mar 2019 17:59:04 -0500
Race days and times, track and TV information for the 2019 season.
Obama picks upsets in his NCAA brackets, but likes big names for Final Four
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:33:35 -0400
Former President Barack Obama’s NCAA tournament brackets reaffirm he has soft spot for underdogs but believes in favorites at the end.
Behind record-setter Fletcher Magee, Wofford wins first NCAA tournament game
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:12:23 -0400
Fletcher Magee broke the all-time NCAA 3-point record in Wofford's first-round win over Seton Hall, the Terriers' first-ever NCAA tournament victory
NCAA women's tournament set to start with wide open field
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:08:55 -0400
NCAA women's tourney set to start with a wide open field
2019 NCAA tournament schedule and results
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:23:00 -0400
In March Madness, it takes 67 games for the NCAA tournament to determine a national championship. A list of the complete schedule of games and results
Report: Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid got less than $10 million in NFL collusion settlement
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:39:12 -0400
The amount of the settlement, announced in February, has been a subject of speculation since the case was settled.
Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 04:13:01 -0400
Freshman Gabe Kalscheur scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and 10th-seeeded Minnesota rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region, the Gophers' first win in the NCAA Tournament in six years
Four reasons why Virginia (yes, Virginia) can win NCAA tournament this March Madness
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:11:21 -0400
Last year, No. 1 overall seed Virginia lost to No. 16 seed UMBC in the NCAA tournament. Here's why this year will be different for the Cavaliers.
Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki, 45, retires after Japan series
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:52:45 -0400
Ichiro Suzuki left the Tokyo Dome field in the eighth inning, waving goodbye amid hugs from Mariners teammates that signaled the run was over.
Fairleigh Dickinson senior shares special moment with coach late in blowout loss
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:20:21 -0400
Fairleigh Dickinson senior Nadi Beciri shared a special moment with head coach Greg Herenda late in their season-ending loss to Gonzaga.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft: Love and loss marked eccentric life before spa scandal
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 14:25:54 -0400
Since the death of his wife, NFL owner Robert Kraft has developed an eccentric public image with his shoes, friends and parties
Opinion: Skater attacked on ice? Sensational but just not true
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:53:13 -0400
American Mariah Bell and South Korean Eunsoo Lim, who happen to be training partners, collided on the ice during practice.
March Madness glossary: Onions, hook and hold, Jerome part of NCAA tournament vernacular
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:17:14 -0400
The NCAA tournament has its own language that you won't find in Merriam-Webster (Send it in, Jerome!) Here's a guide to some of the top phrases.
Most dominant dynasty going in college sports? It's not Alabama football. It's Penn State wrestling.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:05:58 -0400
Penn State wrestling is aiming for its eighth national team title in nine years when the NCAA Wrestling Championships start Thursday.
Virginia center Jack Salt, a native New Zealander, speaks out on U.S. gun laws
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:03:39 -0400
Virginia senior and New Zealander Jack Salt is proud of his country's response to mass shooting, adds that he doesn't understand U.S. gun laws.
Blake Snell parlays Cy Young Award into long-term deal with Tampa Bay Rays
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:57:26 -0400
Lefty Blake Snell, 26, led the majors with 21 wins last season and posted an AL-best 1.89 ERA.
Ja Morant records triple-double to lead No. 12 Murray State to upset of No. 5 Marquette
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:06:37 -0400
Ja Morant got the best of his personal battle with Markus Howard as Murray State knocked off Marquette in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Judge to quiz Portuguese hacker in Football Leaks case
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:16:35 -0400
The lawyer for a Portuguese man linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top European clubs and soccer officials in the Football Leaks case says he is back in Lisbon after being extradited from Hungary
Michael Cofer, former NFL linebacker and father of Florida State's Phil Cofer, dies at 58
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:32:08 -0400
Florida State's Phil Cofer found out his father, former NFL linebacker Michael Cofer, had died following his team's win in the NCAA tournament.
USA TODAY Sports Brackets: Create an NCAA tourney pool and invite friends!
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:35:45 -0400
Make sure to create an NCAA tournament pool and invite your friends to the mayhem that is March Madness.
Zion in action as NCAA Tournament wraps up first round
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:07:28 -0400
The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke
Creepiest mascots of 2019 NCAA tournament
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:14:09 -0400
Check out the mascots that will haunt your NCAA tournament dreams during March Madness.
Luke Donald, 41, on Valspar charge: 'I'm good enough to compete and win'
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:39:24 -0400
Former world No. 1 Luke Donald, continuing comeback from herniated disc, has five birdies in first round at Valspar Championship.
Meet the 68 NCAA tournament teams
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:42:50 -0400
A quick look at the teams participating in the NCAA tournament.
Kings score 3 in third period, trip up Sharks 4-2
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:14:36 -0400
Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist, Matt Roy scored his first career goal and the Los Angeles Kings used a three-goal third period to top the San Jose Sharks 4-2
2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup schedule
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:29:59 -0500
Dates, times, tracks and TV networks for the 2019 NASCAR Cup season.
Opinion: Roy Williams doesn't want to hear talk of his amazing coaching streak at NCAA tournament
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:20:39 -0400
Teams coached by Roy Williams have made it to the second round or better in 29 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances as head coach.
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March Madness: Ranking Friday's 16 first-round matchups of NCAA tournament
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:11:36 -0400
There are 16 games on the first Friday of the NCAA tournament. We ranked them all according to watchability.
NFL power rankings: Free agency shifts outlook
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:15:53 -0400
With the NFL offseason free-agency and trades mostly complete, here's how the teams shake out heading toward the draft.
March Madness: 10 key takeaways from Thursday's NCAA tournament games
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:10:24 -0400
Murray State's Ja Morant (triple-double) and Wofford's Fletcher Magee (NCAA record for threes) had loud introductions in the tourney's opening round.
Top NBA prospects (not named Zion Williamson) to watch during March Madness
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:49:16 -0400
Duke star Zion Williamson leads the pack, but there's no shortage of other future NBA players gearing up for the NCAA tournament.