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Creighton ends Princeton's March Madness run with 86-75 win

Mar. 25, 2023 01:20 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Creighton coach Greg McDermott understood what his team needed to do if it wanted to make school history. Ryan Kalkbrenner, the Big East's two-time defensive player of the year, had to use his 7-foot-1 frame to overwhelm Princeton's defense. And 3-point...

San Diego State ousts top seed Alabama from March Madness

Mar. 25, 2023 00:03 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — San Diego State coach Brian Dutcher has insisted throughout the NCAA Tournament that if his team plays to its strengths, it doesn't matter what the opposition does. The Aztecs certainly played the way they wanted to against the top overall seed in March...

Final No. 1 seed falls as Houston gets blown out by Miami

Mar. 24, 2023 22:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The next stop for Houston's resurrected basketball program is the Big 12. The Cougars would've preferred it to be the Elite Eight — and eventually back home for the Final Four. The lone No. 1 seed left in the NCAA Tournament after Alabama...

Top overall seed Alabama loses 71-64 to San Diego State in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament

Mar. 24, 2023 21:03 PM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Top overall seed Alabama loses 71-64 to San Diego State in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament.

Trevor Bauer, shunned by MLB, introduced by Japanese team

Mar. 24, 2023 12:43 PM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The Trevor Bauer era in Japan began Friday at an introductory news conference, where he pulled a blue and white Yokohama DeNA BayStars jersey over a white shirt and red tie. The 2020 Cy Young Award winner is in Japan on a one-year deal that could let him...

National League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 24, 2023 08:18 AM EDT

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ LOS ANGELES DODGERS 2022: 111-51, first place, lost to San Diego in Division Series. Manager: Dave Roberts (eighth season). Opening Day:...

March Madness: Alabama and surprising bunch remain in South

Mar. 24, 2023 01:19 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alabama was expected to be in the Sweet 16 as the overall top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Few thought the teams standing between the Crimson Tide and a trip to the Final Four would be No. 5 seed San Diego State, sixth-seeded Creighton and 15th-seeded...

Man arrested in killing of San Diego couple, toddler in 2000

Mar. 23, 2023 21:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man charged with killing a couple and their sleeping toddler in San Diego more than two decades ago has been arrested after he was extradited from Mexico, authorities announced Thursday. Sergio Lopez Contreras, 44, was extradited on Wednesday and remained jailed...

March Madness: Alabama's Oats not offended by Saban comments

Mar. 23, 2023 19:53 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alabama coach Nate Oats said Thursday he was not offended by comments Nick Saban made regarding Saban's handling of a football player's arrest in contrast to how the top-ranked Crimson Tide have dealt with the controversy surrounding All-American freshman Brandon Miller. ...

Creighton bucks March Madness trend in physical South Region

Mar. 23, 2023 18:21 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Creighton's players watched in disbelief last weekend as North Carolina State and Baylor pulled out oxygen masks in Denver's high altitude. The Bluejays were in such good condition they didn't even need them to catch their breath. Now coach...