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The Latest: Kentucky, Fox roll past UCLA into Elite Eight

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:01:39 GMT2017-03-25T04:01:39Z

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday (all times Eastern):...



Elite 8-bound: Kentucky beats UCLA 86-75 in South semifinal

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:03:49 GMT2017-03-25T04:03:49Z

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final....



Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast Suns 130-120

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:49:01 GMT2017-03-25T02:49:01Z

BOSTON (AP) -- Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns 130-120 on Friday night....



South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to Elite Eight

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:50:01 GMT2017-03-25T02:50:01Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apparently South Carolina is getting the hang of winning NCAA Tournament games....



Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler 92-80

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:10:37 GMT2017-03-25T03:10:37Z

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- North Carolina expects strong offensive performances from junior leaders Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II, but Luke Maye provided an unexpected bonus....



James to see eye doctor after 112-105 win over Hornets

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:01:56 GMT2017-03-25T03:01:56Z

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- LeBron James sat at his locker dabbing his right eye with a wet compress while having difficulty keeping it open....



Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:09:45 GMT2017-03-25T02:09:45Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Lakers honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days outside Staples Center on Friday....



Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandal

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:28:41 GMT2017-03-25T01:28:41Z

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno....



Oklahoma State promotes assistant Boynton to head coach

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:30:59 GMT2017-03-24T23:30:59Z

Oklahoma State promoted assistant Mike Boynton to head coach less than a week after Brad Underwood left for Illinois....



A day of dominance and survival at Match Play

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:53:06 GMT2017-03-24T22:53:06Z

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson showed the simple side to the Dell Technologies Match Play. For three straight days in warmth, wind or rain, they built early leads and never let anyone get close to them in advancing out of their groups to the knockout stage....