Games played March 7, 2014
NBA ROUNDUP: Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets' four-game winning streak Friday night.
Tournaments played March 7, 2014
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: The new Doral in raging wind looked a lot like an old U.S. Open on Friday.
South Carolina coach Frank Martin was suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to Florida and won’t be with the team when it plays Saturday at Mississippi State.
Tony Stewart can recite nearly every line in “Smokey and the Bandit” and high on his bucket list is meeting star Burt Reynolds to discuss the popular 1977 movie.
Rock Bridge doesn’t lose in the postseason.
Blues beat Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After three games, Ryan Miller is fitting in just fine with the Blues.
Top-seeded Helias pulled away in the second half for a 67-47 victory against fifth-seeded Marshall in the Class 4 District 8 Tournament semifinals Thrusday night.
After bus troubles forced Helias to switch buses in Moberly, with the situation exacerbated by a halftime deficit, the top-seeded Lady Crusaders responded to defeat fifth-seeded Fulton 43-36 in a Class 4 District 8 Tournament semifinal Thursday night.
Lincoln baseball coach Jim Dapkus hopes it’s a matter of time before the Blue Tigers’ bats start to heat up.
Games played March 5, 2014
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and No. 6 Villanova clinched the outright Big East championship for the first time in 32 years by holding off Xavier 77-70 on Thursday night.
Games played March 6, 2014
NBA ROUNDUP: Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday.
Games played March 5, 2014
NHL ROUNDUP: Jhonas Enroth made 43 saves to spoil the return of Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Lightning 3-1 on Thursday night.
Gary Pinkel is going to be around for awhile.
While most of his Minnesota Twins teammates headed home for the day, right-hander Ricky Nolasco stayed at Hammond Stadium after Thursday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals was rained out and threw a simulated game.
Jose Abreu hit his first home run as a Chicago White Sox split-squad and the Kansas City Royals tied at 6 on Thursday.
An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player.
The Kansas City Chiefs released linebacker Robert James and tight end Dominique Jones on Thursday as they prepare for the start of free agency next week.
Two people familiar with the situation said Michael Vick and the Eagles haven’t ruled out the quarterback returning to Philadelphia.
Let the bidding binges begin.
Tournaments played March 6, 2014
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tiger Woods only made it through 10 holes Thursday — this time because of the weather, not his back.