Braves changes include new offensive philosophy

The 2015 season marks a changing of the guard for the Atlanta Braves front office, but it also means a change in philosophy that could prove crucial for the franchise over the coming years.
By David Lee

Michigan State eliminates Oklahoma

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night.
By John Wawrow

Kentucky holds off Notre Dame

CLEVELAND — Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame.
By Tom Withers

Hawks rest all five starters, fall to Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- emba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night.
By Steve Reed

Badgers back in Final Four

LOS ANGELES - Sam Dekker had 27 points and the top-seeded Badgers beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on Saturday to reach consecutive Final Fours for the first time in school history.
By Beth Harris

South Carolina women still have 'destination game' as their focus

The South Carolina and Florida State women are making only the second Elite Eight appearance for either school, with one team set to make its first trip to the Final Four in Tampa, Fla.
By Aaron Beard

Consistent Gonzaga is seeking to take the next step

HOUSTON - Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.
By Stephen Hawkins

Legendary coaches meet in East Regional final

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.
By John Wawrow

Walker leads hometown tournament in Texas

SAN ANTONIO - Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting 3-under-par 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open.

Emotions will run high at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Anger management will play a major role in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, just like managing tires, brakes and engines throughout the 500-lap race.
By Don Coble

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Woods Watch is on again

The Tiger  Watch has become another Masters tradition unlike any other.
By Scott Michaux

Logano wins truck race

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Shiffrin scores one-sided victory

Mikaela Shiffrin added another title to her impressive collection, winning the slalom by a huge margin Saturday at the U.S. Alpine Championships.

Wood limits damage in Braves' win

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Atlanta Braves left-hander Alex Wood gave up three runs on seven hits over six innings but also managed to limit the damage in some key situations during a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

Horse racing roundup: Materiality takes Florida Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Materiality is still unbeaten after a victory in the $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

Nationals' Strasburg expected to start third game of season

Pitcher Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with New York Mets ace Matt Harvey.

Report: Barnes, Longhorns to part ways

Texas officials have decided to release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes, the winningest coach in school history, according to a report.

International Star claims Louisiana Derby

International Star outgamed the Todd Pletcher-trained Stanford on Saturday afternoon in a battle down the stretch before prevailing by a neck at the Louisiana Derby.
By Bill Marshall

Women's NCAA Tournament: UConn coach achieves milestone in record rout

ALBANY, N.Y. - Geno Auriemma reached another milestone in record fashion.

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