Michaux: Gamecock fans should savor Final Four run

For the next week until tipoff in Tampa, Fla., South Carolina fans need to savor the accomplishment of having arrived at the pinnacle of women's college basketball.
By Scott Michaux

Stricker plans to play in Masters

Steve Stricker intends to play the Masters Tournament next week, his first competition since back surgery four months ago.
By Doug Ferguson

South Carolina women earn Final Four trip

Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final.
By Joedy McCreary

Koumas rides rollercoaster career to USC Aiken

USC Aiken senior right-hander Forrest Koumas started his career on a high note with national prestige, but injuries led him to a recovery process in his final year of eligibility.
By David Lee

Montoya has swagger back, but also shows softer side

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - After his win in the IndyCar season opener through St. Petersburg, it was clear that the old Juan Pablo Montoya was back - but with a twist.
By Jenna Fryer

Spartans down Cardinals, head to Final Four

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Michigan State's 76-70 overtime victory over Louisville in the NCAA Tournament East Regional sent the Spartans to the Final Four.
By John Wawrow

Cubs send Bryant to minors

Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp despite an outstanding spring training, triggering a threat of litigation.

DeRozan, Raptors top Rockets

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth consecutive home victory over the Rockets.

Lightning clinch playoff berth

MONTREAL - Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Confer­ence playoff berth.

Hawks knock off Bucks

ATLANTA DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory.
By Paul Newberry

UConn overcomes halftime deficit to reach Final Four; Maryland in, too

ALBANY, N.Y. - Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are back in a familiar place - the Final Four. So are the Maryland Terrapins.
Scott Michaux

Gamecock fans should savor Final Four run

For the next week until tipoff in Tampa, Fla., South Carolina fans need to heed the words of their heroine Tiffany Mitchell – savor the accomplishment of having arrived at the pinnacle of women’s college basketball.

Falcons penalized for pumping in fake noise

The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.

Browns GM suspended

CLEVELAND - The NFL sent a tough message to Browns general manager Ray Farmer for texting. However, the league didn't delete any of Cleveland's precious draft picks.
By Tom Withers

Broncos' Thomas might skip workouts

Peyton Manning will have to do without his top target this off-season unless the Denver Broncos reach an agreement with Demaryius Thomas on a long-term contract.

Race for spot in Braves' rotation heats up

LAKELAND, Fla. - Mike Foltynewicz and Eric Stults showed why the Braves might be rounding out the starting rotation, and also why the pending decision might not be as clear.

Saban doesn't regret giving Taylor second chance

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban was unapologetic about choosing to sign defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, who has been kicked off the team. 
By John Zenor

Kaminsky heads All-America team

Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one first-team vote.

Overtime

In Awendaw, S.C., Georgia Regents shot even-par 288 for the second day in a row to climb from ninth to fifth place in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate.

Four more qualify for Masters Tournament

Four international players are expected to qualify for this year's Masters Tournament when the Official World Golf Ranking is released today.

Verlander's next start is uncertain

Justin Verlander played catch briefly Sunday morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp in his right tricep, but it remained unclear when the Detroit Tigers ace would pitch again.

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