Coach K vs. Coach K with Duke and Utah in Sweet 16

When Utah's Larry Krystkowiak sat down on the podium Thursday, he introduced himself before taking questions. Then he was asked why he didn't just say Coach K, as his players refer to him.

Man accused of punching ex-Cardinal after racial slurs

St. Louis County prosecutors have charged 37-year-old James Street of Fenton with felony third-degree assault motivated by discrimination.

Rain helps Cardinals pitcher Wainwright clean up tough outing vs Miami

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.

Just another ACC game when Wolfpack meets Cards? Nope

The Wolfpack (22-13), the eighth seed in the East, meets fourth-seeded Louisville (26-8) on Friday night in the Carrier Dome in a matchup of teams somewhat familiar with each other.

Izzo, Kruger's paths cross again in East Regional semifinal

The two coaches whose careers have taken divergent paths reunite in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal at Syracuse on Friday night. That's when the third-seeded Sooners (24-10) face the seventh-seeded Spartans (25-11).

Notre Dame uses strong second half to breeze into Elite 8

The Irish (32-5) shot 75 percent (18 of 24) over the final 20 minutes, overwhelming the seventh-seeded Shockers (30-5) with a barrage of 3-pointers, expert cuts to the basket and enough fancy passing to fill an AND1 mixtape.

Columbia College softball swept by Concordia

Columbia lost 11-2 and 6-5 in its two games Wednesday in California.

Missouri baseball beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff to split series

The Tigers scored five first-inning runs on its way to a 9-3 victory.

Columbia College basketball players earn postseason honors

Zach Rockers and Tanner Sutton of the men's team and Corri Hamilton of the women's team were recognized for their contributions this season.

Missouri softball scores 17 in win over Illinois

Missouri jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the top of the third inning thanks to a two-run home run from sophomore Kirsten Mack. Mack now leads the team with eight home runs this season.

Former Mizzou star Max Scherzer strikes out 9 Cardinals in tune-up for opener

Scherzer will be Washington's starting pitcher when it opens the season on April 6 against the New York Mets.

TIM DAHLBERG: Advice for Tiger Woods: Eat grapes and tie a double knot

The golfer's status for the Masters is still unclear. But his fans have plenty of advice for him.

Six teams with 10 or more losses most ever to reach Sweet 16

North Carolina State, Xavier, UCLA, Michigan State, North Carolina and Oklahoma have each lost 10 or more teams.

Kentucky prepared to face "Press Virginia"

The Mountaineers have forced a combined 40 turnovers in their first two tournament games.

Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Low-round draft picks don't make much money, so they spend ofseasons working other jobs.

Like home: Wisconsin back in California for NCAA regional

The top-seeded Badgers (33-3) take on fourth-seeded North Carolina (26-11) in a regional semifinal on Thursday night at Staples Center. The teams are meeting in the NCAA Tournament for the second time and the first since 2006. The Tar Heels won both games.

Coaches Miller, Mack get reunion when Arizona faces Xavier

Mack is still the grateful, upbeat friend who replaced him — and who just can't resist a good jab at his old boss before their schools face off for the first time Thursday night in the West Regional semifinal.

Re-energized Brey leads Notre Dame against steady Shockers

The blessing of being the son of an Olympic athlete meant Mike Brey grew up in a house where excellence wasn't requested from his mother, but required.

Bendtner hat trick gives Denmark 3-2 exhibition win over U.S.

Nicklas Bendtner took advantage of a defense that gave up two more late goals to score his first international hat trick, and Denmark rallied to beat the United States 3-2 in an exhibition game at Aarhus on Wednesday night.

Tennessee leaves home, prepares for road-game tournament atmosphere

The second-seeded Vols (29-5) play No. 11 seed Gonzaga (26-7) in a Spokane Region semifinal Saturday at the Spokane Arena, located less than 2 miles from Gonzaga's campus.