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Sources: Vols closing in on deal with Barnes

March 31, 2015 by  
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Tennessee has offered its vacant coaching job to former Texas coach Rick Barnes, and the two sides are closing in on a deal, two sources with knowledge told ESPN. ESPN.com

Duke runs away from Gonzaga to win South Region

March 29, 2015 by  
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The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. ESPN.com

Late free throws lift Kentucky by Notre Dame

March 29, 2015 by  
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Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final. ESPN.com

Artificial Turf: On The Fence About Risk

March 28, 2015 by  
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Over the past few months questions have been raised about the safety of artificial turf. I have followed the issue with interest, of course, and get e-mail requests every week asking for my views. Frankly, I have mixed feelings about artificial turf.  I graduated from college with a full leg cast after suffering a torn […]

Tennessee fires Tyndall amid NCAA probe

March 27, 2015 by  
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The Tennessee Volunteers have fired Donnie Tyndall because the basketball coach is “highly likely” to be found responsible for NCAA violations stemming from his time at Southern Miss, Tennessee announced Friday morning. ESPN.com

Wisconsin rallies, then holds off Heels’ upset bid

March 26, 2015 by  
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Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament. ESPN.com

WVU’s Miles: Kentucky ‘gonna be 36-1′

March 25, 2015 by  
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The 36-0 Kentucky Wildcats may be the best college basketball team in the country — and just four games away from a historic 40-0 finish — but No. 5-seeded Sweet 16 opponent West Virginia has them beat in at least one category. ESPN.com

Pats’ formation now ruled illegal substitution

March 25, 2015 by  
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A much-deconstructed formation led to a New England Patriots touchdown drive in the playoffs. Next season, it will lead to a 5-yard penalty. ESPN.com

Chris Borland Retirement Decision: 3 Lessons for Sports Parents

March 24, 2015 by  
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The decision by San Francisco 49er Chris Borland to retire from the NFL after just one season out of concern for the long-term effect of head trauma has predictably generated a media firestorm. But lost amid the hoopla is what it means for sports parents. Here are two lessons I think parents with kids playing […]

Shockers beat Jayhawks in tourney showdown

March 22, 2015 by  
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Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65. ESPN.com

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