Men's sports

Oregon forward Louis King celebrates after scoring against UC Irvine during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 24, 2019 - 9:50 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer...
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Tennessee's Jordan Bowden, right, and Lamonte Turner (1) celebrate after winning a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament against Iowa, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 24, 2019 - 9:44 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014. The rest of the Volunteers? Just trying to breathe normally again. Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in...
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Oregon forward Louis King celebrates after scoring against UC Irvine during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 24, 2019 - 8:49 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:45 p.m. Oregon has beaten UC Irvine 73-54 to earn the final spot in a Sweet 16 filled with top seeds. Payton Pritchard scored 18 points for the 12th-seeded Ducks, who next face No. 1 seed Virginia in the South Region. UC...
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Buffalo's Jayvon Graves, center, heads to the basket as Texas Tech's Norense Odiase (32) and Tariq Owens defend during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech won 78-58. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 24, 2019 - 7:56 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech's dominant defense earned the Red Raiders a second consecutive trip to the Sweet 16. Jarrett Culver had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the third-seeded Red Raiders shut down Buffalo 78-58 on Sunday night. Norense Odiase had 14 points and 15 rebounds, both season highs,...
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Virginia Tech guard Ahmed Hill celebrates after scoring against Liberty during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 24, 2019 - 7:23 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The final seconds ticked down and the celebration began for Virginia Tech. The more than half-century wait for a return to the Sweet 16 was finally over. The fourth-seeded Hokies advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in school history...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez is taken off the field on a cart after an injury during the third inning of the team's spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 24, 2019 - 6:51 pm
The Cleveland Indians already were dealing with a depleted infield when Jose Ramirez took a most damaging swing. A two-time All-Star third baseman, Ramirez bruised his left knee when he fouled a ball off his leg Sunday in a spring training game. His status for opening day was uncertain. X-rays were...
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Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout gestures during a news conference to talk about Trout's 12-year, $426.5 million contract, prior to the team's exhibition baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 24, 2019 - 6:26 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout smiled into the postcard-perfect Orange County sunlight and said exactly what every Los Angeles Angels fan has spent years hoping to hear. "I know there was a lot of talk about going back East, but I enjoy every minute being here," Trout said Sunday. "This is my...
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Duke's Zion Williamson, right, shoots over Central Florida's Tacko Fall during the second half of a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbia, S.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 24, 2019 - 6:21 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won. So did top-seeded Duke — barely — when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim. Williamson had 32 points and helped rally the Blue Devils from behind in the final minute for a 77-76 victory Sunday to reach...
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Paul Casey tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
March 24, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Paul Casey became the first back-to-back winner in the 19 years of the Valspar Championship, and it was every bit as tough as he expected. Not because of Dustin Johnson. Because of Innisbrook. Casey held his nerve down the tough closing stretch on the Copperhead course for...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez signs a bat for a fan before a spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 24, 2019 - 3:37 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez bruised his left knee when he fouled a ball off himself Sunday and his status for opening day is uncertain. X-rays on the two-time All-Star were negative. The team said Ramirez will remain in Arizona, and that it will be determined...
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