Braxton Miller is still recovering from the shoulder injury and surgery last August that knocked him out of the 2014 season before it began.
The Ohio State athletic department’s compliance office has yet to issue a statement on whether quarterback Braxton Miller might have stepped afoul of any NCAA regulation with his posted Instagram photo -- since taken down -- promoting him as a distributor for Advocare products.
Marcus Paige has overcome a foot injury to average 17.9 points and 47 percent field-goal shooting in North Carolina's past seven games.
Kentucky still has a shot at history. Tom Izzo has Michigan State on another deep March run. Former mid-major monsters Gonzaga and Wichita State are going strong. OK, so maybe we won't get to see another celebratory fall by Georgia State's Ron Hunter, but the regional rounds of the NCAA tournament are filled with fantastic story lines. Time to work on those excuses for missing work. This is going to be good.
Kentucky fans packed a recent NCAA tournament practice in Louisville, Ky., as Andrew Harrison, front, and Trey Lyles made their way to the court.
CLEVELAND — Endless chatter surrounds undefeated Kentucky, which can’t seem to dribble anywhere without its polarizing coach and program causing ripples of opinion. The Wildcats are even serving as a referendum on the state of the game, as Rolling Stone magazine published a story on the eve of the NCAA tournament entitled: “Is Kentucky Killing College Basketball?”
Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, right, will be the primary focus of North Carolina’s defense.
LOS ANGELES — Bo Ryan felt a strong sense of déjà vu as his team returned to the NCAA West Regional.
Daxter Miles Jr. of West Virginia loses the ball during practice at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Cleveland.
The NCAA tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far: Six of the 16 regional semifinalists have 10 losses or more.
The Sweet 16 is upon us, so let’s check our coaching brackets — as in which one might be advancing toward a better job. I have Xavier coach Chris Mack upsetting Utah’s Larry Krystkowiak in one region, and Dayton’s Archie Miller getting past Bryce Drew of Valparaiso in another.
Four-time national champion Logan Stieber is a finalist for the Hodge Trophy, considered the Heisman Trophy of wrestling.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent dominance carried over to a trouncing of one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Cavaliers built a 29-point lead in the third quarter, maintained the cushion through the fourth and defeated Memphis 111-89 last night, handing the Grizzlies their worst home loss of the season.
Right wing Jared Boll will have a telephone hearing with NHL officials today regarding a hit he made on Anaheim’s Patrick Maroon on Tuesday in the Blue Jackets’ 5-3 victory over the Ducks.
The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes — perhaps significant ones — for the 2015 season.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart is being investigated by Major League Baseball for online comments he might have made about gambling.