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N.C.A.A. Men’s Tournament: No. 1 Xavier Falls in Night of Upsets
Florida State's P.J. Savoy was congratulated by fans after the Seminoles beat No. 1 Xavier on Sunday night.
After Beating No. 1, U.M.B.C. Falls to a No. 9
Good defense or poor offense? Whatever the case, Jairus Lyles, center, and U.M.B.C. had trouble scoring on Sunday night against Kansas State.
Masters Preview? Rory McIlroy Wins at Bay Hill, and Tiger Woods Makes a Run
Rory McIlroy won the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday after closing with an eight-under-par 64. It was his first victory on the PGA Tour since the 2016 Tour Championship.
Buoyed by Financial Support, Military Veterans Are a Growing Part of the Paralympics
Two of the five members of the United States wheelchair curling team at the Paralympics are military veterans.
Juan Martín del Potro Outlasts Roger Federer for Indian Wells Title
Juan Martín del Potro saved three match points in his 6-4, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (2) win over Roger Federer Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open.
Naomi Osaka Wins at Indian Wells for Her First WTA Title
Naomi Osaka defeated her fellow 20-year-old Daria Kasatkina, 6-3, 6-2, on Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open.
How Good Is That Women’s Player? Look a Little Deeper
Advanced statistics make the case that Missouri guard Sophie Cunningham, a top player but hardly a household name, is one of the country’s most efficient scorers.
A Little-Known University Stuns No. 1 Virginia? You Must Mean Chaminade
Chaminade’s Richard Haenisch sat atop the basket after a 77-72 win over No. 1 Virginia in December 1982.
N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: Oregon State Upsets Tennessee
Oregon State's players celebrated as Tennessee's Rennia Davis and Jaime Nared walked off the court following the Beavers' upset of the No. 3-ranked Lady Vols.
On Soccer: Memo to Theresa May: In Premier League, Russian Roots Run Deep
Britain's government has raised the possibility that it might consider seizing the assets of wealthy Russians like Chelsea's owner, Roman Abramovich.
A World Series Embrace Was Only One Stop on a Shared Journey
Astros catcher Brian McCann was the first to reach pitcher Charlie Morton after Houston won the World Series. They have known each other since they were teenagers.
Makhachkala Journal: A Wrestling Culture That Helps Keep Boys Away From Fighting
Wrestlers practicing at an observation spot atop a hill overlooking Makhachkala, the capital of Russia’s Dagestan region.
Surgery May Keep Mets’ Jason Vargas Off Opening-Day Roster
Jason Vargas, signed by the Mets last month to be part of their starting rotation, broke a bone in his non-throwing hand.
Texas A&M Swats Second-Seeded North Carolina From Tournament
Texas A&M’s Robert Williams set the tone for a blowout win with a huge block of Brandon Robinson’s shot in the Aggies’ upset of North Carolina on Sunday.
Clarkson Claims Third N.C.A.A. Women’s Hockey Title in Five Years
Elizabeth Giguere scored the winning goal in overtime to lift Clarkson to the national championship.
Freshman’s Desperate Shot Saves Michigan at the Buzzer
Michigan’s Jordan Poole after his 3-pointer beat the buzzer and Houston.