INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Twenty-four years ago, UNLV arrived in Indianapolis for a coronation disguised as a Final Four.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Don't expect much change back from a $100 bill to watch the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at home.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) - Lydia Ko was in trouble Thursday in the ANA Inspiration. Trying to tie Annika Sorenstam's LPGA Tour record for consecutive rounds under par, the 17-year-old New Zealander was even par with three holes left and stuck behind five large trees to the left of the seventh fairway.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - The previous two matchups between Serena Williams and Simona Halep were blowouts.
HOUSTON (AP) - After his record-tying round Thursday, Scott Piercy let his thoughts drift toward qualifying for the Masters with a win this week.
STOCKTON (AP) - College football Hall of Famer, former NFL quarterback and war hero Eddie LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp will have surgery on his right elbow and could miss up to two months.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner outpitched AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, and the San Francisco Giants completed their Arizona portion of the exhibition season by beating the Cleveland Indians 5-2 Wednesday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jesse Chavez allowed three hits in six innings, Mark Canha homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 Wednesday to finish their first spring training at HoHoKam Park with a 14-1 record.
SAN JOSE (AP) - With seven points in their past four games, the San Jose Sharks finally seem to be hitting their stride. Whether the resurgence came in time to lead them back to the playoffs remains to be seen.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden strengthened his case for the MVP award with a career-high 51 points, and the Houston Rockets squandered a huge early lead but held on for a 115-111 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Miami Hurricanes were down to their fourth point guard. They had four freshmen on the court during one stretch, and players found themselves in roles they never filled during the regular season.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Being Kentucky's smallest player on the floor hasn't prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler Ulis from repeatedly coming up big for the Wildcats.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women's NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there's still a distinctive feel it's really two-time defending champion Connecticut's title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a distant best of the rest.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year's women's Final Four.
NEW YORK (AP) - American Pharoah's owners and thoroughbred racing now have a new race to run: A race to capitalize on the horse's Triple Crown victory before the excitement fades away.
PARIS (AP) - Serena Williams was only a few hours' removed from her second major trophy of 2015, putting her halfway to a true Grand Slam, when she expressed a wish for a particular outcome in the following day's men's final at the French Open.
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SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - The best ovation of Jason Boulais' career came a month after his final pitch.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - Major League Baseball plans to re-evaluate fan safety at stadiums following the serious injury to a woman at Fenway Park last week.
Gracie Hussey was just 7 when she had her first concussion. In a youth soccer match, she was trying to head the ball into the goal when she collided with another player.
OAKLAND . (AP) - Cleveland wasn't the only team missing a crucial component in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. While Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was back in Ohio recovering from knee surgery, the Golden State Warriors have no idea where Stephen Curry's shot went.
BOSTON (AP) - Oakland manager Bob Melvin had no reason to expect his solid relievers to blow a three-run lead.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joe Panik may soon find that where there are hits, there are votes.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. slapped the top of his No. 78 Chevrolet, thrust his right fist toward the sky and bounded straight into his girlfriend's arms.
NEW YORK (AP) - A hero's welcome greeted Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in Kentucky on Sunday, the first of many such receptions expected for the sporting world's newest superstar.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - David Lingmerth kept telling himself it was his turn to win Sunday in the Memorial, even amid so many signs that suggested otherwise.
PARIS (AP) - Moments before his third French Open final in four years, Novak Djokovic jogged in a stadium hallway near a poster of the Coupe des Mousquetaires, the silver trophy awarded to the men's champion at the only major tournament he has never won.
CHICAGO (AP) - One point. That is the combined total for Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Steven Stamkos through two games of the Stanley Cup Final.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Giants' offense gave Tim Lincecum plenty of support. The Phillies gave him some help, too.