Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
Ashley Wagner won her third U.S. title, bouncing back better than ever from last year's miserable performance. Knowing she needed to up the difficulty of her jumps to compete with the world's best, Wagner added two new combinations to her long program.
Marcus Paige scored 19 points to lead the Tar Heels (16-4, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their fifth straight league game. The Tar Heels led nearly all day, though they struggled to put the game away and ended up doing enough to hang on down the stretch against freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes and the Seminoles.
The win matched the team's best start under coach John Calipari and kept the Wildcats from another "House of Horrors" moment at the Colonial Life Arena where they'd lost three of their previous five games.
Aaron Valdes scored 21 points to lead Hawaii past visiting UC Davis 84-76 in a Big West basketball game Thursday.
A crowd of 4,410 saw the Rainbow Warriors (14-6, 2-2) come back from a road loss at UC Riverside by knocking off the Aggies (14-4, 4-1), who were the last remaining undefeated team in the conference.
The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.
Evan Turner hit a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left and the Boston Celtics overcame the shorthanded Portland Trail Blazers 90-89 on Thursday night. Avery Bradley had 18 points to lead the Celtics, who snapped a three-game losing streak.
The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Quarterback Andrew Luck of Indianapolis went No. 1 to Team Carter. Irvin chose Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo as No. 2. They were the only two quarterbacks left from the original Pro Bowl roster. The other six bowed out.
It follows the arrest of her husband, former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens, on suspicion of driving under the influence. Solo was in the car when Stevens was pulled over in Manhattan Beach, California, about 1:30 a.m. Monday for driving without headlights.
The Super Bowl location in sunny Arizona will present a dilemma for league officials as they grapple with a question faced by many pro sports teams in an era of retractable roofs: whether to play the game with the stadium open or closed.
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.
Maria Sharapova had a narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match points with big forehand winners before beating No. 150-ranked Alexandra Panova 6-1, 4-6, 7-5.
Rodgers said on his ESPN radio show in Milwaukee on Tuesday that he would have been ready to play had Green Bay advanced to the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. There is a one-week layoff between the conference title games and the NFL championship.
The men have filed a potential class-action lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia. That's where a judge is weighing a similar case that could yield a $1 billion settlement for thousands of former NFL players.
"The challenge is . we know he's undefeated and claiming he's No. 1 pound-for-pound in the world," Manny Pacquiao said. "I just want to prove who's really No. 1. If the fight is on and he beats me, I'm really convinced he is No. 1. If not, I'm No. 1."
Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who already faces charges in an August shooting, will be charged in a separate incident after a man told authorities Taylor fired a gun at him, police in Arkansas said Monday.
The Seattle Seahawks have apologized for a tweet that linked their improbable NFC championship game victory to Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the team sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome."
A huge winter swell is expected to bring the biggest waves seen on north shores this season on Wednesday, but the waves will not be big enough or consistent enough to hold the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave contest.
Junior hitter Siki Zarkovic put down a match-high 17 kills to lead a balanced attack as No. 9 Hawaii upset No. 3 UC Santa Barbara for a second straight Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match.
His left eye bruised and swollen shut, Australian golfer Robert Allenby is still shaking over a beating and robbery that left him unable to remember anything except being dumped in a gutter near a park of homeless people.
The agreement carries an additional year at the NFL's option. It was announced Sunday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of CBS; and Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports.
Upstate's Ty Greene hit a 3-pointer and a free throw with 22 seconds left, pulling the Spartans to 66-65, but despite a Marvin Smith steal to get the ball back in the last 12 seconds, SC-Upstate was unable to get off another shot.
Chelsea routed Swansea 5-0 for the leader's biggest win of the English Premier League season on Saturday, while Manchester United produced only its third away success of the campaign at Queens Park Rangers.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the New York 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks' franchise-record losing streak to 16.
The sun is shining and spirits are soaring at the Sony Open, the first full-field event of the year on the PGA Tour that seems to bring equal measures of optimism no matter how long a player has been around.
The NASCAR driver known as "The Outlaw" testified Tuesday he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.
A federal judge on Tuesday declined to throw out a state law that requires the $60 million fine Penn State has been paying over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal be spent to address child abuse within the state.
The team promoted longtime linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator on Tuesday, giving him a three-year contract and tasking him with restoring some of the snarl to a defense in the midst of a generational shift.
Scott Stallings would be an extreme example. He won the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines last year, and that was his only finish in the top 30. One week turned out to be 79 percent of his season earnings.
The announcement was made in a release issued by the team Monday, a day after the former New York Jets coach accepted the Bills contract offer. Ryan replaces Doug Marrone, who stepped down abruptly on Dec. 31.
The Packers (13-4), helped immensely by a video reversal with 4:06 remaining, went undefeated at Lambeau Field this season. They head to Seattle for the NFC title game. The Seahawks (13-4) beat Green Bay in the season opener 36-16.
Clark has had a productive career as he enters his 14th season on the PGA Tour. His two victories include The Players Championship. His six international titles include the Australian Open and Scottish Open. He has played on three Presidents Cup team.
Brady hit Rob Gronkowski from 5 yards for a touchdown that made it 28-21 in the third quarter. The New England Patriots quarterback also connected with Danny Amendola for a 15-yard score in the first half.
Blake Griffin scored 22 points, Chris Paul had 17 points and 13 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Dallas Mavericks 120-100 on Saturday for their sixth win in eight games and second in a row.
The Eugene police have issued a warning of more than 1,600 words that urges Ducks fans to keep their parties under control Monday when the University of Oregon and Ohio State clash for the national championship of college football.
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld an order for Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones to pay more than $12.4 million in damages in the shooting of two former Las Vegas strip club doormen, including one left paralyzed during a 2007 melee.
The reward for winning on the PGA Tour is a trip to the west tip of Maui for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where the course was built on the side of a mountain, overlooks the ocean and evokes a response from players that is different from other weeks.
Reese Morgan made a 3-pointer with 6.9 seconds left in overtime as Cal Poly beat host Hawaii 61-57 in the Big West conference opener for both schools.
Morgan also had a clutch steal and hit a 3-pointer in overtime, as the Mustangs improved to 8-5 overall and the Rainbow Warriors fell to 12-5.
Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection. The three-time world heavyweight champion was released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Wednesday.