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.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Wichita State soared past yet another overwhelmed Missouri Valley Conference opponent on Saturday night.
DURHAM, N.C. - Duke didn't shoot the ball well nor did it have one of its big runs against Florida State.
No. 2 SYRACUSE 64, MIAMI 52
LAWRENCE - Joel Embiid bends slightly to get through the doorway, and then bends even deeper to peer into the refrigerator. He pushes aside chilled bottles of Coca-Cola and Fanta and then, upon getting to the very back of the cooler, lets his massive shoulders slump one last time.
AMES, Iowa - One of these days, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber might trust his team to push the pace a little more.
HONOLULU - Pro Bowlers practicing one last time Saturday before the schoolyard pickup all-star game dropped hints they'll use some trickery to get an edge on Sunday.
For all the NFL records Peyton Manning owns - and there are plenty - he is one victory away from the one accomplishment that eventually might define his legacy more than any other.
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods was right. The South Course at Torrey Pines is playing about as tough as it did for the U.S. Open in 2008.
MIAMI - Chris Bosh scored 31 points, LeBron James added 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Miami Heat never trailed in a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - All Lenzelle Smith Jr. wanted was to see his teammates happy for a change.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning found no need to dunk his right hand in a bucket of ice water Thursday - it was 9 degrees when the Broncos returned to their practice field for the first time since clinching a spot in next week's Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is disappointed he's not teammates with Robert Mathis during the Pro Bowl.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. 4 Syracuse appeared poised to secure an unusually easy victory.
LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas has received a lead donation from alumni Kent and Missy McCarthy to help finance the first phase of the Fieldhouse Apartments project, which will house basketball players and other students.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NFL competition committee may attempt to clean up the language on the field next season.
WICHITA - Wichita State went to the Final Four last year, yet there was something missing for that team: a Missouri Valley Conference championship.
SOCHI, Russia - The Norwegian women revived their cross country skiing dominance at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday and the Dutch added two more speedskating gold medals to their record haul.
NORMAN, Okla. - With six days to prepare for a team that has struggled all season on the road, Oklahoma turned Saturday's home game against Kansas State into a confidence booster heading into the final four games of the Big 12 season.
No. 5 DUKE 66,
LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12.