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Auburn's Sharife Cooper to declare for NBA Draft

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn freshman guard Sharife Cooper announced Friday he plans to submit his name for the 2021 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining eligibility. “This past year has been nothing short of special - one of the best…

Fans Return for Opening of Major League Baseball

Even in the freezing cold, it was hard to dim the joy for fans across Major League Baseball. Several stadiums welcomed back fans for opening day on Thursday, including Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium and snowy Comerica Park in Detroit.…

Colorado Considering Ban on Native American Sports Mascots

Colorado lawmakers are considering a proposal to ban Native American mascots in public schools and colleges. The state Senate Education Committee is scheduled to discuss a measure Thursday that would impose a $25,000 monthly fine on public schools, colleges and…

Final Four Set with Gonzaga Still Hoping for a Perfect Season

Gonzaga's bid for a perfect season will continue into the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Meanwhile, UCLA's unexpected run through the tournament continues. Drew Timme provided 15 of his 23 points while the Bulldogs outscored Southern Cal,…

NFL adds 17th game to season, shortens preseason

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games. Team owners on Tuesday approved the 17th game, marking the first time in 43 years the regular season has been increased. It went…

Baylor, Houston First Two Teams to Reach the Final Four

Baylor more than lived up to its top-seeded billing in the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament, pulling away from No. 3 Arkansas early and then again the second the game got uncomfortably close. Baylor won 81-72. The Bears booked a spot…

Troy beats Alabama State at Riverwalk, 16-3

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State fell behind early and could not recover, falling to Troy 16-3 in a midweek contest Wednesday afternoon at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium. Troy (10-10) got on the board early against Hornet starter Osvaldo Mendez, with five…

Alabama women fall to 2-seed Maryland

SAN ANTONIO — Maryland and its offensive juggernaut are rolling fast and easy into the Sweet 16, getting 19 points from Angel Reese and overwhelming Alabama 100-64. The second-seeded Terrapins came into the women’s NCAA Tournament with the nation’s highest-scoring offense…

Alabama men cruise past Maryland into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 2 seed Alabama men’s basketball team found its shooting touch by knocking down 16-of-33 three-pointers on its way to a dominating 96-77 victory Monday night over No. 10 seed Maryland to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.…

Troy women fall in heartbreaker to Texas A&M

AUSTIN, Texas – More. Than. Champions. That’s the mantra of the 2020-21 Troy Trojans women’s basketball program. Never was that mantra on display better than Monday night on national television (ESPN2) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite…

Alabama women advance with win against North Carolina

SAN ANTONIO – Jordan Lewis had a career day to lead seventh-seeded Alabama to an 80-71 victory over 10th-seeded North Carolina in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Monday in the Alamodome. Lewis logged a…

Los Angeles Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Dies at 86

FILE - Elgin Baylor waves as he is honored along with other members of the 1974 Los Angeles Lakers Championship team, at half time of an NBA basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Lakers…

Dressed down: Alabama rolls over Pitino, Iona 68-55

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Herb Jones scored 20 points to help Alabama pull away from Iona and coach Rick Pitino for a 68-55 victory in the NCAA Tournament. Jones had a steal and layup to highlight an 11-0 run to give…

Auburn Speedster Anthony Schwartz Runs 4.26 40 at Pro Day

Auburn wide receiver Anthony Schwartz displayed his speed on pro day. In numbers provided by Auburn the former track star was clocked at an unofficial, hand-timed 4.26 in the 40 Thursday. https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1372592565132886019?s=20 The 6-foot, 186-pound Schwartz is perhaps the Tigers'…

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