LAWRENCE - Kansas sophomore Perry Ellis is a man of very few words.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Bill Self is facing a balancing act between making sure star freshman Joel Embiid recovers from back and knee injuries yet doesn't miss too much time on the court.
WICHITA - Phil Martelli remembers the crowds that started showing up for practices at Saint Joseph's, bigger and bigger with every victory the Hawks put on the board.
SOCHI, Russia - What a stunning sight: Shani Davis gliding around the speedskating oval, head down in defeat, staring glumly at the ice.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - It was one of those Olympic-style pauses. Two minutes. Three minutes. To the four women sitting on the bench at the bottom of the halfpipe, it felt even longer.
NEW YORK - To Derek Jeter, it was just another day to get ready for spring training.
WICHITA - Wichita State funneled into the locker room for some sage advice from coach Gregg Marshall, and wound up getting a little wisdom from Emmy Award-winner Kirstie Alley instead.
SOCHI, Russia - The United States plays Canada in Olympic women's hockey today with little but pride at stake.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Erin Hamlin expected an Olympic medal four years ago, and came up empty.
No. 3 FLORIDA 67, TENNESSEE 58
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Sweeney will get another chance to help the Royals make the playoffs.
MANHATTAN -Marcus Foster scored 20 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime, and Kansas State held on to beat No. 7 Kansas 85-82 on Monday night.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - It was tough to tell what Remi Dibo enjoyed more: being the centerpiece of West Virginia's 3-point show against No. 11 Iowa State, or clamping down on Big 12 scoring leader Melvin Ejim.
SOCHI, Russia - Amanda Kessel doesn't need a camera for a selfie.
AMES, Iowa - With about 9 minutes left in Iowa State's game with TCU, Georges Niang of the Cyclones caught teammate Melvin Ejim looking up at the giant scoreboard that hangs over the center of the court.
LAWRENCE - When eighth-ranked Kansas steps onto the floor at Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday night, it will be the final home game for seniors Tarik Black, Niko Roberts and Justin Wesley.
LAWRENCE - There will not be an anointed quarterback under center at Kansas this spring.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Wichita State was just about as dominant in the Missouri Valley's postseason awards Thursday as the unbeaten Shockers were in running roughshod through the league schedule.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez each homered off Johnny Cueto and drove in three runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Tuesday.
MIAMI - Best player. Best game of his career.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Phil Forte matched a season high with 23 points to help Oklahoma State defeat Kansas State 77-61 on Monday night.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina just keeps winning, even if the past two performances haven't been what coach Roy Williams wanted to see.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Challenged for the first time under Major League Baseball's expanded replay system, umpires got it right.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Jose Quintana made it to the 200-inning mark last season. Now the Chicago White Sox lefty wants to add even more to his workload.
LAWRENCE - Joel Embiid will sit out the final two regular-season games for No. 8 Kansas so that he can rest a lower back strain that has already caused him to miss a game, and it's possible the freshman center could be out through the Big 12 tournament.
The only certainties about the Big 12 are that Kansas will finish in first place and TCU will be last.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Kansas clinched the Big 12 regular-season title Saturday. There was no celebration.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - By his own admission, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins' team defense has been atrocious for three games.
WACO, Texas - The Baylor Bears need to win every game they can to improve their NCAA tournament hopes.
No. 1 FLORIDA 79,