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March 18, 2018

Follow live: UMBC looks to continue its upset run
After shocking Virginia, Maryland-Baltimore County looks to advance to the Sweet 16.... More >>

Izzo after loss: 'Don't plan on going anywhere'
Tom Izzo said he is focused on finding a way to "make better this university that I've given over half my life to" following Michigan State's upset loss to the Syracuse, which brought an end to the Spartans' tumultuous season.... More >>

Curry gifts limited-release shoes to Retrievers
Warriors star Steph Curry supplied limited release shoes and "swag" for No. 16 seed UMBC that the Retrievers will wear against Kansas State on Sunday.... More >>

SVG fined for blasting refs as 'embarrassing'
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy was fined $15,000 by the NBA, one day after he argued the Blazers "got away with fouls all over the place" and that the Pistons "got absolutely screwed."... More >>

Rory steals show at Bay Hill; 1st win since '16
Rory McIlroy ran off five birdies over his last six holes to close with an 8-under 64 and win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his first win since September 2016.... More >>

Tiger, 5th at Bay Hill, 'wasn't committed' on 16
Finding himself within a shot of the leaders on the back nine Sunday, Tiger Woods couldn't sustain his late momentum and finished in a tie for fifth at Bay Hill. "I wasn't committed to what I was going to do," Woods said of his effort on the par-5 16th.... More >>

Del Potro edges Federer in Indian Wells final
Juan Martin del Potro rallied from three match points down in the third set and beat top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (2) to win the BNP Paribas Open, handing the Swiss superstar his first loss of the year.... More >>

Reigning-champion Tar Heels ousted by Aggies
Texas A&M dominated North Carolina, winning in the paint and from beyond the arc, and, with an 86-65 rout, the Aggies ensured this year's tournament would end with a new national champion.... More >>

Everything you need to know about Sunday's second-round games
UMBC pulled the upset of upsets in the opening round. Do the Retrievers -- or any of the lower seeds -- plan on a second act?... More >>

The last team in is still in
Syracuse continued its unlikely march through the NCAA tournament by downing Michigan State.... More >>

This one's for you, Arnie: McIlroy ends long drought on course named after The King
It's only fitting Rory McIlroy snapped a 539-day funk by winning a championship on a course named after the man he admired so much, Arnold Palmer.... More >>

The Dominant 20: Tiger tops our list, but how close to great is he again?
In celebration of ESPN The Magazine's 20th anniversary, we honor the 20 most dominant athletes of the past 20 years. Topping the list: Tiger Woods.... More >>

The 20 most dominant athletes of the past two decades
Peter Keating examines the numbers to find the most dominant athletes of our time.... More >>

Carter's late 3 caps comeback win for Texas A&M
Chennedy Carter scored 32 of her 37 points in the second half, including a game-winning 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left, to lift the fourth-seeded Aggies to a thrilling victory over No. 5 DePaul.... More >>

Oregon State stuns 3-seed Tennessee at home
Oregon State's first win over Tennessee sent the Beavers to the Sweet 16 -- but also marked the first time in program history that Tennessee missed the Sweet 16 in back-to-back seasons.... More >>

Pelton mail: Can we predict the next Victor Oladipo?
Kevin Pelton answers questions on the next Victor Oladipo, the Warriors' bench and NBA draft projections.... More >>

Barnwell's NFL free-agency and trade grades: Patriots acquire Cordarrelle Patterson
New England has a new kick returner. Plus: Sheldon Richardson to the Vikings. Dontari Poe to the Panthers. And Kirk Cousins to the Vikings. Bill Barnwell evaluates every big move of the offseason.... More >>

Quarterback-starved Jets make the right move by trading up
After failing to land Kirk Cousins in free agency, GM Mike Maccagnan had to put New York in position to draft a leader for the franchise.... More >>

Notre Dame, Ohio State two of four top seeds in the NCAA hockey tournament
Two Big Ten teams have earned No. 1 seeds in the NCAA men's hockey tournament. Check out the full schedule of regional locations, times and matchups leading up to the Frozen Four in Saint Paul, Minnesota.... More >>

Olney: Why some young players may increasingly jump at long-term offers
After seeing too many peers leave money behind during this harsh free-agency period, more players might grab guaranteed dollars when they're offered.... More >>

U.S. emphasizes youth in squad to face Paraguay
Timothy Weah headlines a squad full of promising young players making headlines across MLS and Europe that will feature for the U.S. against Paraguay.... More >>

NFL free-agency reset: Best remaining players, teams still in the QB market, more
Who are the high-end players still on the market? Here are the top 10, plus more on the new benchmark set for contracts and teams that still will be looking to draft quarterbacks in April.... More >>

Jose Ramirez outslugs Amir Imam to capture vacant belt
In an action fight against his fiercest pro opponent yet, Ramirez rose to the occasion and claimed a vacant junior welterweight belt Saturday night.... More >>

The Sabres' offseason game plan
The Sabres brought in a new coach and GM last summer, hoping for better results. Unfortunately, they're back in the draft lottery. Nevertheless, there are some impressive youngsters in the system around whom they can build. Here's what they should do.... More >>

2018 fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers, cheat sheets and more
Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy baseball drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.... More >>

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