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How Many NCAA Tournament Titles Has Kentucky Won? Kentucky ranks second all-time with this many national championship wins. Katie Lou Samuelson Shines in Return, Top Seeds Dominate in Day One of Women's Tournament Katie Lou Samuelson's return to the UConn lineup showed that the Huskies are just as dangerous as ever, the top seeds demolished their competition and Sabrina Ionescu picked up a semi-funny technical on the first day of the women's NCAA tournament. Underdogs Wofford, Murray State Highlight Saturday Madness Odds Led by star Ja Morant, Murray State is a legitimate threat to pull off another upset on Saturday, this time against Florida State. What NBA Prospects Should Fans Keep an Eye on During the Round of 32? March Madness is in full swing, which means it's a perfect time to observe prospects. Take a look at which players you should be watching this weekend during the Round of 32. Opening Lines for Sunday's Second Round NCAA Tournament Games Here are the opening lines for Sunday's second round matchups in the 2019 NCAA tournament.
The UMBC Effect? No. 16 Seeds Can't Repeat History, but for a Half, They Could Believe There would be no 16-over-a-1 this year. But perhaps propelled by UMBC, three massive underdogs played for 20 minutes as if they could repeat history. UCF's Tacko Fall, on His Knees, Appears As Tall As VCU Player If you didn't think Tacko Fall was tall before, this photo is sure to quickly remind you. March Madness Viewer's Guide: What to Watch on Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament's Second Round The must-watch games from Saturday's second-round March Madness matchups, the day's complete schedule and SI's recommended reads. March Madness Day 2: Recapping the Final Games of the NCAA Tournament's First Round Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA tournament delivered on the drama, with several top teams getting some unpleasant surprises. Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett Have LeBron-Wade Moment in Epic Photo During NCAA Tournament If your friends don't get as hyped for you as Zion Williamson did when R.J. Barrett slammed home this dunk against North Dakota State, you should get new friends.
Serena Williams Gets Win While Adjusting to New Stadium, Novak Djokovic Moves on at Miami Open A few players are still getting used to the eccentricities of the new Miami Open venue, Serena Williams was able to adjust and win in three sets while Novak Djokovic made reasonably quick work of Bernard Tomic. Liberty Becomes Third 12-Seed to Upset 5-Seed With Win Over Mississippi State Liberty's win marked the Flames' first NCAA tournament victory in program history. Report: Justin Verlander, Astros Nearing Two-Year, $66 Million Extension The Astros acquired Verlander during the 2017 season. Paul Casey Shares Halfway Lead in Title Defense at Innisbrook No one has ever won back-to-back at the Valspar Championship since it became a PGA Tour event in 2000. Last year's winner, Paul Casey shares the lead halfway through the event. Virginia Avoids Crisis and Shows Its Growth Since UMBC in Dispatching Gardner-Webb Virginia went into the locker room in an even worse position than it was during last year's historic loss ... then decided not to make the same mistakes.
Athletics' First Baseman Matt Olson Has Surgery on Right Hand Athletics' first baseman Matt Olson injured his right hand on a foul tip in Oakland's loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Caroline Wozniacki Wins First Miami Open Match Since Complaining About Crowd Behavior Last year, Wozniacki said she and her family were targets of verbal abuse and threats from the crowd during a match she lost to her friend, Monica Puig. Argentina 1-3 Venezuela | El unoxuno de la Albiceleste Un nuevo papelón de la Selección Argentina: ¿Le queda grande el puesto a Lionel Scaloni? Report: Lakers' Lonzo Ball Cuts Ties With Big Baller Brand Co-Founder Over Missing $1.5M Lonzo Ball told ESPN that Alan Foster, who is a longtime family friend, "used his access to my business and personal finances to enrich himself. As a result, I have decided to sever all ties with Alan, effective immediately."