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UConn reaches Elite Eight, Auriemma matches Summitt

4:14 PM ET BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — For the 12th straight year, Connecticut is headed to the Elite Eight. The Huskies defeated UCLA 86 -71 Saturday afternoon to move on to Monday’s regional final, where they will face No. 10 seed … Continue reading

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Oregon stuns 3-seed Maryland to reach first Elite Eight

2:16 PM ET BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — First it was a nail-biter against Temple, then a head-turning upset against No. 2 seed Duke. On Saturday afternoon, upset-minded Oregon continued its Cinderella run by knocking off No. 3 seed Maryland, ending the … Continue reading

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What makes Buster Posey baseball's best defensive catcher

10:46 AM ET For the first time in nearly a decade, the reigning National League Gold Glove Award winner at catcher is someone other than Yadier Molina and with that honor comes the transfer of the title of best defensive … Continue reading

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Over time, Shaq's many beefs have thawed as accolades pile up

11:43 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Bronze is permanent, beef is temporary. We received this lesson in temporal qualities (in addition to an unexpected history of statues) at the unveiling of Shaquille O’Neal’s dunking likeness at Staples Center on Friday, … Continue reading

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Sean O'Mara's sudden brilliance keys Xavier's quest for Final Four

11:09 PM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — The path to this moment — tied at 71, 50.4 seconds left, Xavier ball — had been improbable enough already. Xavier, the West Region’s No. 11 seed, had beaten 6-seed Maryland and then … Continue reading

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USA Hockey takes another wrong turn in talks with women's team

Captain Meghan Duggan and the women’s national team are boycotting the upcoming world championships unless they can reach a new agreement with USA Hockey.  10:07 PM ET As the history of other sports leagues has constantly shown, the idea of … Continue reading

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McCowan's huge fourth quarter leads Bulldogs to Elite Eight

10:47 PM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close ESPN.com women’s basketball/college sports writer 33 seasons covering women’s college basketball Covered 24 Final Fours OKLAHOMA CITY — The college career of the top scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history, Washington’s Kelsey Plum, ended … Continue reading

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Source: CBS joining chase for Cowboys' Romo

6:58 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — The Tony Romo Watch used to be about the Denver Broncos or Houston Texans. It is also about Fox and CBS. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that CBS is making a strong push … Continue reading

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Sherman thinks Kaepernick being blackballed

5:15 PM ET Sheil KapadiaESPN Writer Close Covered the Philadelphia Eagles for Philadelphia Magazine and Philly.com from 2008 to 2015. Covered the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL for BaltimoreSun.com from 2006 to 2008. Richard Sherman once counted Colin Kaepernick among … Continue reading

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What you need to know about Saturday's Elite Eight games

10:00 PM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Gonzaga has reached eight Sweet 16s and three Elite Eights, but … Continue reading

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