Top-seeded Gonzaga survives against West Virginia

By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports WriterSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and...

Butler joins hoop royalty in Memphis for Sweet 16

By CLAY BAILEYAssociated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three of college basketball’s blue bloods, along with a blue bulldog from Indiana that has had lots...

Celtics roll to victory over Pacers

By KEN POWTAKAssociated PressBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics just needed a little reminder to focus on playing instead of worrying about where they...

Pacers hit all the right notes in 107-100 victory over Jazz

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague looked like a natural playing a leading role Monday night.With Paul George...

Michigan opens NCAA Tournament play by knocking out Oklahoma State 92-91

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Walton Jr. stuck to the plan Friday.He kept running the Michigan Wolverines offense against an aggressive...

Third-period run helps Pacers top Pistons 115-98

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George spent the first half Wednesday night trying to get his teammates started.Then the four-time All-Star...

‘Wide open’ Big Ten Tournament to tip off in Washington, D.C.

By DAVID GINSBURGAP Sports WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — As part of an ongoing effort to broaden its scope, the Big Ten will converge a few...

NFL teams question if backup QBs have what it takes to start

By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports WriterSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Matt Hasselbeck is one of the poster boys for success when it comes to backup...

Kemba Walker leads Hornets past Pacers

By JODIE VALADEAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just before the first-quarter buzzer sounded, Nicolas Batum heaved up a long shot. The 29-foot toss banked...

Happy B-Day, Hank! Lundqvist ties Fuhr for 10th on wins list

BOSTON (AP) — With the Rangers struggling offensively, Henrik Lundqvist bailed them out with a vintage performance.Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday...