Preseason player of the year watch lists are not always accurate.
Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman can agree to agree.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - They sat on the tarmac just hoping for the chance at a meeting.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch deservedly draw the attention for what they've done in getting the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl.
LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins has finally started to live up to the hype.
No. 19 SAINT LOUIS 77, RICHMOND 57
That old maxim about defenses winning championships was being spread on pretty heavily during Super Bowl week.
ROCKETS 97, SPURS 90
MANHATTAN - Kansas State was coming off two tough losses on the road, and its three leading scorers were struggling to make a shot against Texas Tech's length and athleticism.
WICHITA - Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall had a schedule planned for this week.
Timberwolves 95, Bulls 86
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Wichita State's Ron Baker has grown accustomed to looking up in the stands during a pregame shoot-around, peering from one section to the next, and seeing very few empty seats.
HONOLULU - The NFL's all-stars are defending their effort in the lowest scoring Pro Bowl in eight years - a game that pitted teammates against each other in a contest decided in the final minute.
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh student section spent a full hour before Monday night's game against Duke trying to get into the Blue Devils' heads.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Andrew Wiggins scored 19 of his career-high 27 points in the first half and No. 8 Kansas never gave TCU a shot at a repeat of last year's huge upset, beating the Horned Frogs 91-69 Saturday night.
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,
NORMAN, Okla. - Isaiah Cousins has made it a recent focus to play aggressive on both ends of the basketball court and try to be more consistent. The result has been a boon for the Sooners.
MIAMI - Embattled former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito is receiving treatment in the wake of the team's bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Malcolm Brogdon talked before No. 12 Virginia's final home game about making it a success for seniors Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell and even former walk-on Thomas Rogers, the first building blocks in Tony Bennett's remaking of the Cavaliers.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Jason Vargas pitched two scoreless innings in his Kansas City debut and Alex Gordon doubled home two runs as the Royals beat the San Diego Padres 7-3 that was called after seven innings Saturday because of rain.
WICHITA - The chant started when Ron Baker walked toward the Wichita State bench for the final time, and reached a crescendo when he popped the front of his jersey - No. 31.
MIAMI - LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a huge third quarter to run away and eventually rout the New York Knicks 108-82 on Thursday night.
LAWRENCE - After two months spent mostly bludgeoning each other into submission, coaches in the Big 12 are starting to cast a wary eye toward the NCAA tournament.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Yu Darvish struck out four in two innings of the spring opener for Texas, and Prince Fielder hit a towering solo homer as the Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 11-7 on Thursday.