Colts hope Luck’s return will make head coaching job more attractive

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is betting big on Andrew Luck’s health. He’s hoping some head coaching candidates...

Bears hire ex-Oregon coach Helfrich as offensive coordinator

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have hired former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich as their offensive coordinator. The Bears also announced Friday that...

Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl 41-33

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As their delirious fans sang their theme song and their owner lifted the Lombardi Trophy, the...

Maryland beats Northwestern 71-64

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Maryland finally won on the road and gave itself a chance to finish with a .500...

Irish defeat Hurricanes 77-74

By ANTHONY ANDERSON Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mike Brey doesn’t pay much attention to the NBA draft stock of opposing players, but the...

Texas Southern routs North Carolina Central for first NCAA tournament win

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Damontrae Jefferson did a lot of everything Wednesday night, hitting layups and 3-pointers, grabbing rebounds, playing...

Patriots send Cooks to Rams for top draft pick

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady is losing one of his top receivers, and Jared Goff is getting a speedy new target. The New England Patriots...

Return to Indiana helps Oladipo deliver breakout NBA season

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo feels right at home in Indiana. Here, he evolved from a high-flying, college acrobat for the...

College hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport,...

The NBA’s Final Four: Cavs, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The franchise with the most titles. The best player of this generation. The reigning champions. The probable MVP. The NBA has...