MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station ahead of the first-ever spacewalk for the symbol of peace.
STANFORD (AP) - The matchup between Oregon and Stanford the past three seasons has been billed as the biggest game of the year on the West Coast, a de facto Pac-12 title game and national semifinal.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Nick Saban says he remains "very committed to the University of Alabama" and disputed an account of his agent's conversation with Texas early this year.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Stanford's physical, old-school offense is something Oregon's defense isn't used to seeing. The Ducks are well aware of the trouble that can cause.
Chiney Ogwumike now has family bragging rights.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State brought a six-game winning streak and a lot of questions into Saturday night's game against No. 8 Stanford.
The last two weeks of the college football season have separated contenders from pretenders and helped set the field for the national championship race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Last year's national runner-ups in football and men's basketball came out the big winners in the classroom.
STANFORD (AP) - The matchup between Stanford and UCLA this Saturday was supposed to be the last major hurdle before the Pac-12's showdown of the season.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The second-ranked Oregon Ducks are again making a bold fashion statement, but this time it's for a good cause.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Southern California-Notre Dame rivalry is different than most.
The most scrutinized committee in sports has been set. The members say they'll need thick skin, plenty of time and the ability to leave their loyalties behind to pick the four teams that will play for college football's national title next year.
STANFORD (AP) - Kevin Hogan walked into Stanford quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford's office Sunday - a day off for players - to get his week started a little earlier.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Stanford Cardinal adamantly insisted their attention was on Utah and only on Utah, not about moving up in the rankings, a grueling upcoming schedule or even growing national title talk.
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford rarely wins pretty. In the last two years, though, the Cardinal just always seem to win.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shabazz Napier owed UConn.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky and its freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
STANFORD (AP) - Chiney Ogwumike pulled her fellow starters aside and offered one last challenge: Stanford's biggest star wanted to be an "afterthought."
NEW YORK (AP) - DeAndre Daniels' UConn teammates were going to keep passing him the ball until he cooled off.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Michael Frazier II hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as Florida beat UCLA 79-68 Thursday night to reach its fourth consecutive NCAA regional final.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had the third triple-double in UConn history as the Huskies moved into their 21st straight NCAA regional semifinal with a 91-52 rout of Saint Joseph's on Tuesday night.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida State Seminoles put on their best shooting display of the season to advance to the NIT quarterfinals.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - DePaul kept taking the ball from Duke with its intense press, and answering seemingly every big Blue Devils bucket with a 3-pointer.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - It's Kentucky and Louisville, one more time.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) - So you were confident in your bracket, hoping to win the office pool, maybe get lucky and take down that $1 billion prize Warren Buffett is offering for a perfect run of picks.
EUGENE, Ore. - The Pacific women's basketball team couldn't overcome a cold-shooting night, falling in the first round of the WNIT to Oregon 90-63 Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Given a second chance, T.J. Warren put on a show in the NCAA tournament.
STANFORD (AP) - That missed chance in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals cost Tara VanDerveer's Stanford team a top seed in the NCAA tournament.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - There will be 1,000 people lined up early Thursday morning to get a seat at the LVH sports book for the start of the NCAA tournament, and most of them don't care that Michigan State was somehow relegated to a No. 4 seed.