North Carolina State’s Anthony Barber, left, fouls Louisville’s Quentin Snider, who finished with 14 points.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more game. Harrell scored 24 points, Gill sparked a late-game surge with seven points off the bench and Louisville defeated North Carolina State 75-65 last night in an East Regional semifinal of the NCAA tournament.
The ability to shoot the basketball has carried third-seeded Notre Dame (32-5) into the Midwest Regional final tonight at Quicken Loans Arena, where the Irish will encounter a top-seeded Kentucky team that is the first in men’s basketball history to be 37-0.
Sergei Bobrovsky goes down while making a save against the Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp (10).
Cam Atkinson recorded a hat trick, and the Blue Jackets set a team record with their seventh straight road win in a 5-2 victory over Chicago.
CHICAGO — The clock is now ticking on Blue Jackets prospect Mike Reilly. The defenseman’s season at the University of Minnesota ended last night with a 4-1 loss to Minnesota-Duluth in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Reilly, a junior, is not expected to return to Minnesota, meaning he is free to sign with the Blue Jackets, who drafted him in the third round (No.98 overall) in the 2011 draft. But it’s unclear if Reilly will sign with the Jackets. Once he leaves schoo
Ronnie Dawson had a home run and two-run triple and Pat Porter added a bases-loaded double in a seven-run fourth inning that propelled the Ohio State baseball team to a 13-4 victory against Rutgers at Bainton Field in Piscataway, N.J.
Danny Salazar posted an 8.18 ERA for the Indians this spring.
The Cleveland Indians optioned Danny Salazar to the Clippers yesterday. Salazar had been in the running to win one of two open spots in Cleveland’s rotation, but the right-hander has struggled this spring.
LeBron James grabs a loose ball in front of Nets center Brook Lopez. James scored 24 in the loss.
Nets 106, Cavaliers 98: After spending nearly the entire month away, the Cavs saved their most dismal March road showing for their final one. The Cavaliers followed up what was arguably their finest performance of the season Wednesday at Memphis with a dreary effort last night against Brooklyn.
Splash landing: Competitors clear an obstacle and land in a water pit during the men’s university/college 3,000-meter steeplechase race at the Texas Relays in Austin.
The Minnesota Vikings and cornerback Terence Newman agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth as much as $2.5 m illion that will reunite the veteran with coach Mike Zimmer for his 13th NFL season.
Toronto’s Dalton Pompey slides into third with a triple as Philadelphia’s Andres Blanco awaits the throw.
The Cleveland Indians said something unexpected would have to happen for shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor to make the opening day roster.
Jared Boll’s suspension is the second of his NHL career.
Blue Jackets right wing Jared Boll was suspended three games by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon on Tuesday during a 5-3 victory.
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.