James Madison stuns No. 1 seed Oklahoma in WCWS opener

James Madison looked like a Women’s College World Series regular on Thursday. It actually was the Dukes’ first trip, and they made their first game memorable. Kate Gordon hit a…

Arkansas top seed in NCAA Tournament after dominant SEC run

Arkansas was rewarded Monday for its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference, landing the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament. The Razorbacks (46-10) won all 10 of…

Blazers beat Nuggets 132-116, secure 6th seed for playoffs

After meeting to close out the regular season, the Trail Blazers and the Nuggets will face off in the opening round of the playoffs. Damian Lillard had 22 points and…

Durant, Irving power Nets past Cavs for No. 2 seed in East

Blake Griffin started it with a behind-the-back pass and Kevin Durant finished it by slamming down a toss off the backboard. The Brooklyn Nets saved their best for last, ending…

Randle, Knicks beat Celtics to clinch No. 4 seed in East

Julius Randle and the New York Knicks will open the NBA playoffs at home. Randle capped his All-Star season with 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Knicks…

Bucks beat Heat 122-108, maintain bid for East’s No. 2 seed

Khris Middleton and Bryn Forbes each scored 21 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Miami Heat 122-108 on Saturday night in a potential first-round playoff series preview. Jrue…

Curry, Embiid help 76ers top Magic, clinch top seed in East

Joel Embiid and the 76ers are happy to have earned home-court advantage for the playoffs — but they are a long way from their goal. Seth Curry scored 20 points,…

Jost scores twice, Avs clinch No. 1 seed with win over Kings

Tyson Jost was barely off the ice and already wearing a burgundy shirt commemorating the Colorado Avalanche winning the Presidents’ Trophy. Guess they had an inkling. Jost scored two of…

Top seed South Carolina dismantles Oregon State in NCAAs

Aliyah Boston scored 19 points and top seed South Carolina dominated after a close first quarter to beat eighth-seeded Oregon State 59-42 in the women’s NCAA Tournament, advancing to its…

Oral Roberts protected from hype as No. 15 seed in Sweet 16

Take it from someone who experienced up close the magic and mania of being the lowest-seeded team to reach the Sweet 16: Spending this week in the relative isolation of…