The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Florida State got a first-round scare from sharp-shooting Vermont.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings police say shows them engaging in sexual acts.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Dierks Bentley has joined the list of scheduled performers for next month's NFL Draft festivities.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick choked back tears after crashing out of her final Indianapolis 500, that one last trip around the historic speedway that launched her career coming to such a disappointing close.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — There was no shortage of NFL executives on hand to watch several Crimson Tide players workout during Alabama's pro day ahead of next month's NFL draft.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to lure the Carolina Panthers to move their practice facility and operations across the North Carolina state line by introducing legislation that would provide tax credits and incentives to professional sports teams.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.
MIAMI (AP) — Experience tells Ryan Fitzpatrick that his job with the Miami Dolphins might not last long.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors offer plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, others charged in prostitution case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the NCAA prepares for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand, the body governing college sports remains opposed to gambling on its events. But it's not denying reality, either.
DENVER (AP) — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as a witness to a game-changing completion.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., general manager Dave Gettleman went on the offensive, saying the trade was in the best interests of the New York Giants and was a deal the organization could n…
MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the grocery store, the kids' teepees sold at popular retailers and the sports fans with their fa…
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. had to go the distance to defend his IBF welterweight title for the third time. Still, the outcome was never in doubt for one of the world's best pound-for-pound boxers.
PHOENIX (AP) — Baker Mayfield wasn't going to pass up this opportunity.
ATLANTA (AP) — A former suburban-Atlanta police officer who was fired last year after an internal investigation found he used unnecessary force during the arrest of a former college football player has been charged with simple battery.
It's probably fair to compare the opening of the NFL's business season with the wildness often seen on the stock market floor. A frenzy of bidding and trading and changes of mind — all involving millions of dollars.
A major esports league is launching an experiment that could create a blueprint for traditional sports leagues eager to take their games abroad.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Coliseum Authority approved a lease agreement Friday to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one more season.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Hunt promises to change. The NFL will hold him to his word.
So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season?
NEW YORK (AP) — Le'Veon Bell is leaving all the number crunching to the critics.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Fans are scrambling to get their hands on tickets, jerseys and make their first Odell Beckham Jr. sighting.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Half of Clemson's talented defensive front four participated in the Tigers pro day Thursday before evaluators from all 32 NFL teams.
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — Cheryl Colleluori had delivered a meal at a Philadelphia children's hospital to a family touched by cancer when she noticed the 6-foot-5 hulking man with a shaved head holding the hand of a little girl.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden had meticulously put together a plan to rebuild the Oakland Raiders with three first-round draft picks and a couple of smart free agent signings when they suddenly got sent in a different direction last week.
MIAMI (AP) — Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met Wednesday night with the Miami Dolphins to discuss playing for his hometown team, but his visit ended without a contract agreement.
The Latest on NFL free agency Wednesday (all times EDT):
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After repeatedly failing to find a franchise quarterback in the NFL draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars turned to free agency.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't make much of splash on the opening day of NFL free agency.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns returned as an expansion team in 1999. They became a real one Tuesday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyler Murray didn't run the 40-yard dash at Oklahoma's pro day.
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts' highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs began free agency Wednesday by cutting one of their most popular players in strong safety Eric Berry, who was a dynamic presence when he was healthy but had missed significant time throughout his care
WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor University President Ken Starr said Tuesday that he raised money on behalf of a former Baylor football player who was recently acquitted of sexual assault.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the reinstatement of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction (all times local):
For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big "never mind" this week.
BOSTON (AP) — Court reinstates late NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction; it was erased after he killed himself in prison.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the Atlanta clubhouse, Braves star Freddie Freeman playfully told the NL Rookie of the Year there still was work to do.