Houston moves into Sweet 16 for first time in 35 years

Houston moves into Sweet 16 for first time in 35 years

Davis scores 21, leads Houston past Ohio State and into Sweet 16.

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons.

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High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

The Supreme Court says it won't referee a dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a famous image of basketball great Michael Jordan.

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Oregon beats UC Irvine 73-54 to advance to Sweet 16

Oregon beats UC Irvine 73-54 to advance to Sweet 16

Ehab Amin sparked Oregon out of a long drought to start the second half and the Ducks became the lone double-digit seed to advance to the Sweet 16 by beating UC Irvine 73-54 on Sunday night.

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Williamson, Duke survive UCF's late misses, reach Sweet 16

Williamson, Duke survive UCF's late misses, reach Sweet 16

Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett rallied Duke from three points down with 45 seconds left as the top-seeded Blue Devils defeated ninth-seeded UCF 77-76 to reach the Sweet 16 on Sunday.

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Tennessee blows 25-point lead, beats Iowa 83-77 in OT

Tennessee blows 25-point lead, beats Iowa 83-77 in OT

Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored six points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa.

Indians' Ramirez hurts knee, uncertain for opening day

Indians' Ramirez hurts knee, uncertain for opening day

Indians star 3B Jose Ramirez has bruised knee, uncertain for opening day.

Familiar look: top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16

Familiar look: top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16

Duke, Virginia, UNC and Gonzaga won't have easy roads to the Final Four in an NCAA Sweet 16 filled with high seeds.

Duke-UCF thriller helps boost TV ratings for NCAA Tournament

Duke-UCF thriller helps boost TV ratings for NCAA Tournament

CBS Sports, Turner Sports say TV ratings for NCAA Tournament across 4 networks that broadcast 1st week of games up 8 percent over last year.

Virginia Tech beats Liberty to earn a 2nd trip to Sweet 16

Virginia Tech beats Liberty to earn a 2nd trip to Sweet 16

Kerry Blackshear had 19 points and nine rebounds and fourth-seeded Virginia Tech advanced to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in 52 years by beating 12th-seeded Liberty 67-58 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Culver, stifling defense, lift Texas Tech over Buffalo 78-58

Culver, stifling defense, lift Texas Tech over Buffalo 78-58

Texas Tech dominated on defense once again and, boosted by Jarrett Culver's 16 points and 10 rebounds, shut down Buffalo 78-58 to reach the Sweet 16 for the second straight year.

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.

NCAA Latest: Oregon tops UC Irvine for last spot in Sweet 16

NCAA Latest: Oregon tops UC Irvine for last spot in Sweet 16

One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star.

North Carolina returns to Sweet 16, beats Washington 81-59

North Carolina returns to Sweet 16, beats Washington 81-59

Luke Maye and Nassir Little each scored 20 points and top-seeded North Carolina breezed into the Sweet 16, beating Washington 81-59.

Indians star Ramirez hurts knee, opening day status unsure

Indians star Ramirez hurts knee, opening day status unsure

Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez has been carted off the field with a bruised left knee after fouling a ball of himself in a spring training game. The two-time All-Star was injured in Cleveland's final exhibition of the year in Arizona.

Mike Trout says he's "an Angel for life" with new contract

Mike Trout says he's "an Angel for life" with new contract

Mike Trout says he's "an Angel for life" after agreeing to $426.5 million, 12-year contract.

Georgia Tech announces death of DT Brandon Adams

Georgia Tech announces death of DT Brandon Adams

Georgia Tech defensive lineman Brandon Adams dies at age 21; had been going through offseason workouts and was preparing for start of spring practice.

Johnson out as Alabama basketball coach after 4 seasons

Johnson out as Alabama basketball coach after 4 seasons

Avery Johnson out as Alabama's basketball coach after making NCAA Tournament only once in 4 seasons.

Casey holds on to repeat title at Valspar Championship

Casey holds on to repeat title at Valspar Championship

Paul Casey survives a tough test at Innisbrook and repeats Valspar Championship title.

World Cup role reversal as Germany wins, Croatia struggles

World Cup role reversal as Germany wins, Croatia struggles

With Germany winning again and Croatia struggling, the World Cup feels like a long time ago.

Rookie Herta wins IndyCar Classic at 18 years old

Rookie Herta wins IndyCar Classic at 18 years old

Rookie Colton Herta wins inaugural IndyCar Classic after a late-race crash.

Inspired by grieving friend, Florida State rolls to Sweet 16

Inspired by grieving friend, Florida State rolls to Sweet 16

Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State.

Holtby sharp as Capitals beat Flyers to end losing streak

Holtby sharp as Capitals beat Flyers to end losing streak

Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 to snap a two-game skid.

Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16

Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16

Bryce Brown scored 25 points and hit seven 3-pointers, leading Auburn to an 89-75 takedown of mighty Kanas in the Midwest Region.

AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21

Source tells AP: Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $66 million, two-year contract extension.

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'Hoos Win Doyle Smith Cup, Beat Johns Hopkins 16-11

'Hoos Win Doyle Smith Cup, Beat Johns Hopkins 16-11

The UVa men's lacrosse team beats Johns Hopkins 16-11 to win the Doyle Smith Cup.

UVA Basketball Advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Beating Oklahoma 63-51

UVA Basketball Advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Beating Oklahoma 63-51

Virginia advances to the Sweet 16 for the third time in the Tony Bennett era.

Charlottesville's Nic Kent Hits First Career Home Run, UVA Beats Pittsburgh 5-2 to Sweep Series

Charlottesville's Nic Kent Hits First Career Home Run, UVA Beats Pittsburgh 5-2 to Sweep Series

Nic Kent hit a 3-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the 'Hoos beat Pittsburgh 5-2.

Cavaliers Battle Sooners; Look to Advance to Sweet Sixteen

Cavaliers Battle Sooners; Look to Advance to Sweet Sixteen

The UVa basketball team will be looking to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2016 when they take on Oklahoma in Columbia on Sunday night.

Friends Becomes Foes as Former High School Teammates Clash in NCAA Tournament

Friends Becomes Foes as Former High School Teammates Clash in NCAA Tournament

UVa's Jack Salt will face his former high school teammate Sunday when the 'Hoos face Oklahoma.

Cavaliers Face Experienced Oklahoma Squad in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

Cavaliers Face Experienced Oklahoma Squad in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

The Virginia basketball team boasts a veteran group with postseason experience, but the Oklahoma seniors played in the Final Four in 2016.

No. 8 UVA Women's Lacrosse Explodes for 17 goals, Dominates No. 13 Duke 17-12

No. 8 UVA Women's Lacrosse Explodes for 17 goals, Dominates No. 13 Duke 17-12

The UVa women's lacrosse team got four goals from Maggie Jackson in a 17-12 win over Duke

UVA Baseball Rallies to Beat Pittsburgh 7-5, Clinches Series Win

UVA Baseball Rallies to Beat Pittsburgh 7-5, Clinches Series Win

UVa baseball clinches a series win over Pittsburgh with a 7-5 win.

Virginia Overcomes 14-Point Deficit to Beat Gardner-Webb 71-56 in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Virginia Overcomes 14-Point Deficit to Beat Gardner-Webb 71-56 in First Round of NCAA Tournament

The UVa basketball team overcame a 14-point first half deficit to beat Gardner-Webb 71-56.

Friday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Friday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Friday's high school sports score and highlights from across central Virginia.