OMAHA, Neb. - Shavon Shields scored 18 points and Terran Petteway had 13 of his 18 in the second half to lead Nebraska to a 68-62 upset of No. 17 Ohio State on Monday night, the Buckeyes' fourth straight loss.
RENTON, Wash. - Pete Carroll pulled Richard Sherman aside on Monday and made sure his fiery cornerback understood that his rant against San Francisco's Michael Crabtree was overshadowing the Seattle Seahawks reaching their second Super Bowl in franchise history.
PHILADELPHIA - Ethan Wragge let the 3s fly, and helped the records fall.
HONOLULU - Deion Sanders is giving Jerry Rice one concession as Pro Bowl week begins: The record-setting wide receiver will call the coin toss Tuesday that starts the process of picking teams.
NEW YORK - Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.
DENVER - Peyton Manning had an answer for everyone. What's new?
DENVER - Only one of them can be the greatest.
SEATTLE - From the first kickoff back in September, the 49ers and Seahawks seemed destined to meet for the NFC title.
LAWRENCE - Bill Self was riding Naadir Tharpe so hard in practice earlier this season that the junior point guard began to wonder whether the Kansas coach even liked him anymore.
MANHATTAN - Bob Huggins has heard the praise toward Kansas State's defense, but after seeing the Wildcats firsthand he sees both ends of the floor as a solid product.
WICHITA - Midway through the second half Wichita State guard Ron Baker senses the expected battle for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference was not going to happen.
LOS ANGELES - Former NFL star defensive back Darren Sharper has been arrested on suspicion of rape, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
MINNEAPOLIS - Elliott Eliason had 12 points and 13 rebounds to help Minnesota muscle past 11th-ranked Ohio State for a 63-53 victory Thursday night that stuck the Buckeyes with their third straight loss.
RENTON, Wash. - At least once per home game it seems like the voices inside Bobby Wagner's helmet go silent.
The Super Bowl needs a ratings boost like a racecar could use more horsepower.
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.
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