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.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado on Thursday night.
SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Durant had 36 points to offset Tony Parker's season-high 37, and the Oklahoma City Thunder survived a testy 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, their third win this season over the defending Western Conference champions.
NEW YORK - The Yankees talked frugality, then reverted to their high-spending ways.
RENTON, Wash. - Richard Sherman wondered if he came to the NFL 20 years too late.
NORMAL, Ill. - Cleanthony Early and No. 5 Wichita State now have something else in common with Larry Bird's Indiana State team.
LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins is finding it hard to be everybody's Super Bowl.
No. 3 MICHIGAN STATE 71, INDIANA 66
AUSTIN, Texas - Jonathan Holmes made a catch-and-shoot 3 pointer at the buzzer to send Texas to a 67-64 victory over No. 22 Kansas State on Tuesday night, the Longhorns' fourth straight victory in the Big 12 and second in a row over a ranked team.
LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points, most of them coming at the free throw line, and No. 8 Kansas pulled away in the second half to beat No. 24 Baylor 78-68 on Monday night.
PEORIA, Ill. - Ron Baker scored 15 points to lead four Wichita State players in double figures and the second-ranked Shockers became the first Division I team to reach 30-0 in the regular season with a 69-49 victory over Bradley on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Winning conference titles has become so commonplace at Kansas that there were no scissors or celebrations after the Jayhawks wrapped up a share of their 10th straight championship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Florida coach Billy Donovan knows his newly top-ranked Gators are an even bigger target for opponents. They just keep finding ways to finish off victories.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Wesley Iwundu was in the right place at the right time, recovering a loose ball and answering with a three-point play to take a 57-56 lead with 55 seconds to go and give Kansas State the final boost it needed and secure a much-needed 60-56 road win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship.
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.