- Decisions ahead for NCAA family travel program
Getting to the Final Four won't be as costly for the parents of many players this week, thanks to an NCAA pilot program that is helping pay for families of athletes to travel and see their sons and daughters play in the biggest college basketball games of the season.
- Duke's Mike Krzyzewski adapts to '1-and-done' world
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — There was a time when Duke's Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans.
- Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested.
- Mullin: Trying to turn around St John's an 'obligation'
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Mullin's old coach reached way back into history to describe the buzz from St. John's hiring its all-time leading scorer.
- Serena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams abused her racket, scolded herself and even made angry faces at the sun.
- Kansas freshman Kelly Oubre Jr headed for NBA draft
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas swingman Kelly Oubre Jr. announced Wednesday he is leaving for the NBA draft, skipping his final three seasons of eligibility after an up-and-down freshman year.
- Still scoring after all these years, Ovechkin gets 50th goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is 29, and his hair is flecked with gray nowadays. His coaches and linemates keep changing, as have the ways opponents try to stop him.
- Cadet Plumlee joins brothers, playing in Final Four for Duke
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke's Marshall Plumlee spends his practices trying to match up with a possible No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and most games seeing only spot duty on the Blue Devils' latest Final Four team.
- UConn's Ollie won't travel to Final Four because of new law
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law, the school announced Tuesday.
- Lagares, Mets working on deal to guarantee $23M from 2016-19
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The Mets are working to complete a new contract with Juan Lagares that would guarantee the center fielder $23 million from 2016-19, including a buyout of a $9.5 million option for 2020.