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The NCAA Tournament has the top three seeds in each round in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009. There are 14 top-four seeds in the Sweet 16. There's even one fan among all online games who entered a perfect...

9 hrs 41 mins ago

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 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid.

21 hrs 58 mins ago

The Latest: Keselowski wins first stage at Martinsville

The Latest on the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway (all times local):

21 hrs 58 mins ago

NCAA Latest: Tacko-Zion matchup highlights 2nd round games

By The Associated Press

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 12:10 PM EDT

Logano to lead a gaggle of Fords at NASCAR's shortest track

Joey Logano leads two rows of Ford drivers to the green flag Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, the first stop at a short track in this young NASCAR season.

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 12:10 PM EDT

Norfolk State faces Colorado in NIT second round

No. 8 seed Norfolk State (22-13) vs. No. 4 seed Colorado (22-12)

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 7:34 AM EDT

Longwood faces DePaul in CBI second round

Longwood (16-17) vs. DePaul (16-15)

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 7:34 AM EDT

Logano leads pack of Fords to front at Martinsville Speedway

Joey Logano has won the pole at Martinsville Speedway in a strong session for the Ford camp.

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 6:13 PM EDT

Looking for Cinderella? Check out Anteaters and the South

Can anyone carry the Loyola-Chicago mantle deep into this NCAA Tournament? Is there a double-digit seed left that's capable of grabbing the nation's imagination? Maybe one with an unusual nickname?

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 5:33 PM EDT

Busch grabs win No. 201 with another Truck Series victory

Kyle Busch remained undefeated in the Truck Series this season with yet another victory Saturday at Martinsville Speedway.

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 4:21 PM EDT

No. 3 seed Maryland beats Radford 73-51 in NCAA opener

Taylor Mikesell scored 16 points, Kaila Charles had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 3 seed Maryland used a relentless defensive effort to overpower Radford 73-51 on Saturday in the opening round of the women's...

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 1:17 PM EDT

Penn State clinches 8th NCAA wrestling title in 9 seasons

Five Penn State wrestlers will compete for individual NCAA championships on Saturday night knowing they already are team champions. Again.

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 12:57 PM EDT

Virginia Tech, Liberty meet in Second Round

No. 12 seed Liberty (29-6) vs. No. 4 seed Virginia Tech (25-8)

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 7:49 AM EDT

Virginia, OU meet in Second Round

No. 9 seed Oklahoma (20-13) vs. No. 1 seed Virginia (30-3)

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 7:49 AM EDT

Va Tech beats Saint Louis 66-52 for 1st tourney in 12 years

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, Kerry Blackshear added 15 and fourth-seeded Virginia Tech earned its first NCAA Tournament win in 12 years by beating No. 13 seed Saint Louis 66-52 on Friday night.

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 12:44 AM EDT

Tall Fall leads ninth-seeded UCF to first NCAA win over VCU

Tacko Fall had 10 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks as ninth-seeded UCF won its first NCAA Tournament game, a 73-58 victory over No. 8 seed VCU on Friday night.

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 12:28 AM EDT

Wild edge Capitals 2-1 to move into playoff position

Luke Kunin scored the go-ahead goal with 7:35 left, Devan Dubnyk made 21 saves and the Minnesota Wild moved into playoff position by beating the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Friday night.

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 9:44 PM EDT

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny out indefinitely

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury.

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 1:11 PM EDT

Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA

Carsen 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.

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 12:27 AM EDT

Barnes lifts Hampton over St. Francis 81-72 in CIT

Trevond Barnes had a career-high 22 points as Hampton beat St. Francis (NY) 81-72 in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament first round on Thursday night.

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 10:03 PM EDT

Jokic leads balanced Nuggets effort in 113-108 win over Wiz

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 9:35 PM EDT

Griffin gets 2-year deal to return as Ravens backup QB

Robert Griffin III has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who were looking for a quarterback with his skills to play behind Lamar Jackson.

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 4:55 PM EDT

George Washington gets Jamion Christian from Siena to coach

Jamion Christian has been hired by George Washington as its men's basketball coach after one season at Siena.

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 4:51 PM EDT

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

Lauri Markkanen had 32 points and 13 rebounds, Kris Dunn scored a season-high 26 - including eight in overtime - to go with 13 assists, and the short-handed Chicago Bulls beat the fading Washington Wizards 126-120 on...

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 11:02 PM EDT

Jamerson carries Norfolk St. past Alabama 80-79 in OT in NIT

Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 25 points and made two free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime as Norfolk State narrowly defeated Alabama 80-79 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night.

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT

Wilson scores 23 to lift Longwood over Southern Miss in CBI

Jaylon Wilson had 23 points as Longwood romped past Southern Miss 90-68 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 9:50 PM EDT

Redskins sign tackle Ereck Flowers to $4M, 1-year deal

The Washington Redskins have signed offensive tackle Ereck Flowers to a $4 million, one-year contract.

Monday, March 18th 2019, 7:16 PM EDT

From high atop Kilimanjaro, Haloti Ngata retires

By The Associated Press

Monday, March 18th 2019, 6:24 PM EDT

Agent: Redskins agree to terms with receiver Brian Quick

The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on a contract with wide receiver Brian Quick.

Monday, March 18th 2019, 3:24 PM EDT

Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

Duke is back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season.

Monday, March 18th 2019, 12:03 PM EDT
Virginia finally gets easy NCAA win 63-51 over Oklahoma

Virginia finally gets easy NCAA win 63-51 over Oklahoma

Mamadi Diakite scored 14 points and had nine rebounds as No. 1 seed Virginia beat Oklahoma 63-51 on Sunday night.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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