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Stephens, Columbia College softball doubleheader postponed

A doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday night between Stephens College and Columbia College was postponed until Monday. 

NBA rumors swirl around Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari

After Kentucky lost to Connecticut in the national championship game, talk about Kentucky coach John Calipari defecting to the NBA has increased.

Illinois looks forward to adding shooting it lacks

Illinois averaged six 3-pointers a game this season, but has three transfers joining the roster in 2014 who previously sat out under NCAA rules.

Sports chief: Brazil government must act on Rio

The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

Connecticut wins NCAA title 60-54 over Kentucky

No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA kept them out for a year.

UConn won it all anyway.

Ollie wins it all with UConn

Kevin Ollie spent the majority of the biggest game of his short college coaching career Monday night urging the UConn Huskies to a 60-54 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats.

Notre Dame, UConn set for historic title game

When the teams clash for the championship on Tuesday night, it will be the first time undefeated basketball teams have met for the NCAA national crown.

Oscar Pistorius takes witness stand for first time

The double-amputee runner testified Monday that he was trying to protect Reeva Steenkamp, his girlfriend, who died from multiple wounds after he shot her through a bathroom door in his home last year.

Rains washes out first day at Masters

Augusta National was open for only two hours because of storms, still enough time for a few players to see some of the changes to the golf course — even though this was supposed to be a year with really no change at all.

Columbia College softball inches toward top of AMC with wins on Senior Day

Columbia College celebrated its six seniors before sweeping Harris-Stowe State University in a doubleheader at Battle High School on Sunday afternoon.

Kentucky edges Wisconsin 74-73, will play for title

No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again.

Harrison took a pass from his twin brother, Andrew, spotted up from NBA range and watched the ball rattle in for the lead with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Wildcats to a 74-73 victory Saturday night over Wisconsin in the Final Four.

Team chemistry key to UConn basketball's 63-53 win over Florida

It was a team effort when UConn beat Florida on Saturday night to move on to the title game.

Maryland settles in as 'uninvited guest' at women's Final Four

Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins feel like uninvited guests at the Final Four.

And that's fine with the Terrapins coach.

Colorado Avalanche shut out St. Louis Blues on Saturday

Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy called Blues captain David Backes "gutless" for wrestling Patrick Mackinnon to the ice during one of several late dust-ups in a fracas and penalty-filled 4-0 victory on Saturday.


Underdog rhetoric doesn't cloud vision of Geno Auriemma, Connecticut

Before Connecticut (38-0) can think of a possible undefeated showdown with Notre Dame in the title game, the Huskies must get past Stanford on Sunday in one national semifinal.

Contrasting Kentucky, Wisconsin meet at Final Four

Kentucky and Wisconsin meet Saturday in the national semifinals. The One-and-Done Wildcats (28-10) are two wins from the program's ninth national title, and the Badgers (30-7) making their first trip this far in the tournament since 2000.

Connecticut and Florida prepare for rematch in Final Four

The Gators have won every game since losing to Connecticut on Dec. 2 in Storrs, Conn. The teams meet again Saturday in the Final Four.

Other college athletes interested in forming union

Tim Waters of the United Steelworkers said players from other universities reached out to him following the decision last week declaring Northwestern's football players have the right to form a union.

Columbia College softball reschedules doubleheader for Sunday

Columbia College's softball doubleheader against Harris-Stowe State University has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at Battle High School.

Richard Pitino leads Minnesota past SMU 65-63 to win NIT

Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.