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Tuesday Sports Minute: Schumacher Update, Top 25 Basketball, NFL Coaches

GRENOBLE, France (AP) -Doctors in France say following a second surgery, Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher (SHOO'-mah-kur) is showing surprising improvement. The 44-year-old was skiing with his son in the French Alps Sunday when he fell and his head struck a rock.Read More »

AP Men's Top 25: Wildcats Are #1

By Jim McCoy Mon 23rd December SportsNCAA men's basketball
Arizona is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the third straight week. The Wildcats (12-0) are again a runaway choice, receiving 63 No. 1 votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday. Syracuse drew the other No. 1 votes and was No.Read More »

Two More NCAA Standouts Declare for NBA Draft

Indiana sophomore center Cody Zeller is heading to the NBA. The announcement was made on a family business website Wednesday, shortly before a scheduled news conference. Zeller is the second Hoosiers star to leave school early.Read More »

Championship Coach Hitting Road To Cheer On Women

Louisville coach Rick Pitino is heading to New Orleans to watch the Cardinals' women's team play Connecticut in Tuesday night's NCAA championship - but he can't bring his players along. Under NCAA rules, neither the school nor Pitino can pay for the players to get to New Orleans or attend the game.Read More »

Think The NCAA Tournament Has Seen Ugly Basketball? The Stats Say "Yes"

By Jim McCoy Mon 8th April SportsMarch MadnessNCAA men's basketball
Once the nets are down and the confetti stops flying, it will be safe to open your eyes again, basketball fans. Yes, 2012-13 has been one ugly season. With physical play on the rise, scoring and shooting have dropped to levels not seen in decades.Read More »

The Biggest Moments In March Madness History Named

By Jim McCoy Fri 5th April SportsNCAA men's basketball
Christian Laettner is trying to be a good role model for his three children. So the former Duke star said he hasn't shown the highlights of the play when he caught the full-court pass from Grant Hill, turned and made the last-second winning shot to beat Kentucky 104-103 in the 1992 East Regional final. "People already think I have a big ego and big head," he said.Read More »

Duke Feeling At Home In Indiana As Blue Devils Pursue Title

By Jim McCoy Wed 27th March SportsDukeMarch MadnessNCAA men's basketball
Duke always seems to feel right at home in the heart of the Hoosier state. The Blue Devils have won six of seven NCAA tournament games played in Indianapolis and have won two national titles there.Read More »

First Day of March Madness A TV Ratings Success

By Jim McCoy Fri 22nd March SportsNCAA men's basketballTV ratings
The NCAA tournament's first full day has earned its highest preliminary television rating in 22 years. The games Thursday on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV averaged a 5.8 overnight rating and 14 share.Read More »

March Madness Update: Duke vs. Albany

By Jim McCoy Fri 22nd March SportsAlbanyDukeNCAA men's basketball
Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional. The Blue Devils (28-5) will meet the winner of the game between seventh-seeded Creighton and 10th-seeded Cincinnati in the third round Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. Duke shot 58.7 percent (27 of 46), just off its season-beat 60.8 pRead More »

More Early Results from the first day of March Madness

WICHITA ST. VS. PITTSBURGH Malcolm Armstead scored 22 points, Cleanthony Early added 21 and ninth-seeded Wichita State defeated eighth-seeded Pittsburgh 73-55 Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Freshman Steven Adams led Pitt (24-9) with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Call Hall added 11 points for the Shockers (27-8), who face the winner of the No.Read More »


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