Final Four newcomers: Grab your name tag at the doorMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Everyone's heard of UConn. All these other guys? They'll need name tags at the Final Four.
When they travel to Houston next week to play for the national title, Florida Atlantic, San Diego State and Miami will be making their first appearances at college basketball's grand finale, the first time since 1970 that three first-timers all showed up in the same year.
Miller, Wong rally Miami past Texas 88-81 for 1st Final FourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — On the eve of Miami playing for a place in its first Final Four, the quiet conversation floating through the team hotel did not revolve around all that the Hurricanes had accomplished this season.
San Diego State muscles past Creighton, makes 1st Final FourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Darrion Trammell had shot enough free throws in practice to believe at least one would fall when it mattered.
San Diego State's 5-foot-10 senior guard was fouled by Creighton's Ryan Nembhard when he put up a floater near the free-throw line with 1.2 seconds left in a rugged NCAA Tournament East Region final that was tied at 56-all.
Caitlin Clark leads Iowa to first Final Four since 1993March 27, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Caitlin Clark put on quite a show, having one of the greatest performances in NCAA Tournament history to help Iowa end a 30-year Final Four drought.
She had 41 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the No.
Reese, LSU women push past Miami 54-42 to reach Final FourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — So much for Kim Mulkey's timelines and cautioning against expecting too much, too soon at LSU.
Two years in, and Mulkey's return to lead her home-state program already includes another Final Four trip — and dreams of more.
LeBron James returns for season-ending push with LakersMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James says two doctors recommended season-ending surgery on a torn tendon in his right foot, but he has decided to finish out the season on the court with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Sam Burns wins final Match Play in rout over Cameron YoungMarch 27, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sam Burns won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play on the 13th green, most appropriate for this unpredictable tournament because that's where he thought he had lost it.
Some four hours earlier, Burns stood on that same green ready to remove his cap and congratulate defending champion Scottie Scheffler, who had a 4-foot birdie putt to win their semifinal match in overtime.
Top prospect Volpe, 21, wins Yankees’ starting shortstop jobMarch 27, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Volpe grew up watching Derek Jeter star at shortstop for the New York Yankees.
Now, the 21-year-old is getting the chance to be the Yankees' opening day shortstop Thursday against the San Francisco Giants.
FAU’s Final Four run fueled by sacrifice; ‘No ego, no pride’March 26, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After being knocked out of the NCAA Tournament by a Florida Atlantic team that has defied expectation and description all season, Kansas State coach Jerome Tang described the secret to the Owls' success under coach Dusty May.
UConn’s return to prominence has been a family affairMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dan Hurley got choked up when asked about his dad on the eve of UConn's Sweet 16 game.
Tears flowed again before the Huskies' Elite Eight game, this time from thinking about what he considers his other family.
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Monday's Time Schedule
Antonio Conte leaves Tottenham by mutual agreement
Portland Thorns begin title defense with dominant win
Fans pack Camp Nou to watch Pique's Kings League
England star Phil Foden misses game after appendix removed
MATCHDAY: Dutch look to recover quickly in Euro qualifiers
Andreescu, Paul advance to 4th round at Miami Open
Giorgi hits 14 double-faults at Miami Open, hangs on to win
Navratilova says she is cancer-free, returns to her TV work
Alcaraz at No. 1; Nadal out of top 10, 1st time in 18 years
Women's tennis works to safeguard against predatory coaches
Pastrnak hits 50-goal mark as Bruins top Canes in shootoutMarch 27, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Pastrnak eclipsed the 50-goal mark by scoring twice and the Boston Bruins won their seventh game in a row by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in a shootout Sunday.
Charlie Coyle and Jake DeBrusk scored in the shootout in a matchup of Eastern Conference division leaders.
Kings set franchise record with point in 12th straight gameMarch 27, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson had two goals for the second straight game, Adrian Kempe also scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings extended their point streak to a franchise-record 12 games in a 7-6 win over the St.
Anthony Volpe wins Yankees’ opening day shortstop jobMarch 27, 2023 GMT
Anthony Volpe is getting an opportunity to live a lifelong dream.
The 21-year-old who grew up idolizing Hall of Famer Derek Jeter will be the New York Yankees' opening day shortstop after winning the job in spring training.
LeBron returns from injury, but Lakers lose 118-108 to BullsMarch 27, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 19 points off the bench in his return from a monthlong injury absence, but Zach LaVine had 32 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Elias Pettersson’s 2 goals lifts Canucks over Blackhawks 4-2March 27, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice, Phillip Di Giuseppe scored, Brock Boeser got an empty-netter, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Sunday night.
The Canucks won their third straight and sent the Blackhawks to their fifth straight defeat.
Gilgeous-Alexander scores 31, Thunder beat depleted BlazersMarch 27, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the depleted Portland Trail Blazers 118-112 on Sunday.
Jalen Williams had 23 points and Isaiah Joe added 20 off the bench for Oklahoma City.
Sunday’s TransactionsMarch 27, 2023 GMT
Boutier beats Hall in playoff to claim 3rd LPGA victoryMarch 27, 2023 GMT
GOLD CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — Celine Boutier of France beat Georgia Hall of England with a birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday to win the LPGA Drive on Championship.
Boutier forced a playoff by making a testy birdie putt at the par-5 18th to close out a 4-under 68, matching Hall (65) at 20-under 268 in the LPGA's first full-field event of the season.
Morant’s 27 points help streaking Grizzlies hold off HawksMarch 27, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Hidden in the Memphis Grizzlies’ six-game winning streak is a potentially more important number for the team’s postseason hopes — two straight road wins.
Ja Morant scored 27 points in his return to the Memphis starting lineup and the Grizzlies held off the Atlanta Hawks 123-119 on Sunday night to extend the NBA's longest active winning streak.
Jaylen Brown’s 41 points helps Celtics past Spurs 137-93March 27, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 137-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night.
The Celtics were without star forward and leading scorer Jayson Tatum, who was sidelined with a left hip contusion.
Burns captures Match Play, Toms wins again on Champions TourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sam Burns went on a tear Sunday afternoon with eight birdies on his final 10 holes and enough help from Cameron Young for a 6-and-5 victory to win the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
Anunoby scores 29, VanVleet has 28 as Raptors rout WizardsMarch 27, 2023 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — O.G. Anunoby scored 29 points, Fred VanVleet had 28 and the Toronto Raptors never trailed in a 114-104 win over Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Pascal Siakam had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Jakob Poeltl had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Cavaliers clinch playoff spot with 108-91 win over RocketsMarch 27, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time since LeBron James left them a second time, the Cavaliers are a playoff team again.
Jarrett Allen scored 24 points and had 14 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell added 22 points and the Cavs clinched a postseason spot for the first time since 2018, beating the Houston Rockets 108-91 on Sunday night.
Tavares scores twice to lead Maple Leafs over Predators 3-2March 27, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Tavares scored two goals and added an assist, Joseph Woll made 22 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Sunday night.
Alexander Kerfoot also scored for Toronto, which has won two of its last three.
Miami, San Diego State complete improbable Final FourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Miller and Isaiah Wong rallied Miami from a 13-point second-half deficit, Norchad Omier made two big free throws and an even more important steal down the stretch, and the fifth-seeded Hurricanes stunned No.
Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins top Hurricanes 4-3 in shootoutMarch 27, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Pastrnak’s milestone performance with the Boston Bruins came with additional responsibility.
Minus a couple of key players, Pastrnak moved to the forefront and eclipsed the 50-goal mark by scoring twice and the Bruins won their seventh game in a row by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in a shootout Sunday.
Terry emotional as Texas’ run ends; his job status uncertainMarch 27, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rodney Terry teared up and his voice cracked to the point he could barely talk as he professed his love for the team he took over less than one month into the season and coached to the cusp of the Final Four.
Reddick wins COTA crashfest in triple OT for 23XI RacingMarch 27, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tyler Reddick had the lead and the fastest car on the track when calamity nearly struck.
Caution. Restart. Caution. Restart. Caution. Restart.
Avalanche edge Coyotes 4-3 in shootoutMarch 27, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin scored a power-play goal in the third period and was the only scorer in the shootout as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Sunday.
Nichushkin was the 14th player in the shootout and was the only one to score, poking the puck past Connor Ingram as Colorado moved into a tie for second place with Dallas in the Central Division, one point behind Minnesota, which leads with 93 points.
Creighton takes blame after late foul leads to tourney exitMarch 27, 2023 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Creighton guard Ryan Nembhard sat quietly, tossing his head back and taking a deep breath as he reflected on the decisive foul called with 1.2 seconds left in the NCAA Tournament's South Region final against San Diego State.
NHRA Arizona Nationals ResultsMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Virginia Tech, Ohio State seek Final Four berthMarch 26, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Once the brackets were released, a showcase featuring two of the biggest powerhouse names in women’s college basketball seemed inevitable.
And then Virginia Tech and Ohio State went and kicked aside the nostalgic hopes of a possible UConn and Tennessee showdown with a Final Four berth on the line.
Bulls spoil LeBron’s return with 118-108 win over LakersMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 19 points off the bench in his return from a monthlong injury absence, but Zach LaVine scored 32 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Qualifiers for the 2023 MastersMarch 26, 2023 GMT
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 89 players expected to compete in the 87th Masters, to be played April 6-9. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible (a-amateur). One spot remains for the winner of the Valero Texas Open.
Kane and Ronaldo help England and Portugal stay perfectMarch 26, 2023 GMT
England and Portugal made it two wins out of two at the start of European Championship qualifying, helped by their star players continuing their record-breaking streaks.
March Madness: SC’s Boston vs. Terps’ Miller for Final FourMarch 26, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston has played her share of All-Americans this season and each time, she and South Carolina have always ended up victorious.
Facing Maryland's Diamond Miller, a second-team AP All-American, is nothing more than the next step of a journey focused on success.
Celtics star Tatum sidelined vs. Spurs with hip contusionMarch 26, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum is out for Boston's game against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday with a left hip contusion.
The 25-year-old MVP candidate is averaging a team-leading 30.1 points per game, 8.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
Wallace uses late birdie run to capture 1st PGA Tour titleMarch 26, 2023 GMT
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Matt Wallace of England was hugging his caddie again Sunday, not to make good from an argument but to celebrate his first PGA Tour title at the Corales Punta Cana Championship.
Ronaldo nets 121st, 122nd goals as Portugal routs LuxembourgMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to lead a 6-0 rout of Luxembourg in European Championship qualifying as the Portugal star added to his records for international goals and appearances on Sunday.
Doncic, Mavericks suffer another costly loss to HornetsMarch 26, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks' postseason hopes could be slipping away.
The Charlotte Hornets overcame a 40-point outing from Luka Doncic on Sunday to defeat Dallas 110-104, their second win over the Mavericks in three days — dealing another blow to Dallas' playoff hopes.
Retegui scores again as Italy beats Malta 2-0 in qualifyingMarch 26, 2023 GMT
TA’ QALI, Malta (AP) — Argentina-born striker Mateo Retegui is fast becoming the center forward Italy has been sorely lacking.
Retegui scored again in Italy’s 2-0 win over Malta on Sunday to make it two goals in as many matches as the defending champion recorded its first win in European Championship qualifying.
Landmark series win for Afghanistan against PakistanMarch 26, 2023 GMT
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan showcased another impressive run-chase to beat new-look Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international with one ball remaining and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series on Sunday.
Texas without star Dylan Disu for regional final vs. MiamiMarch 26, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Texas forward Dylan Disu, one of the bright stars of the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, was ruled out of the Longhorns' game against Miami for a spot in the Final Four on Sunday with a left foot injury.
Kane extends England goals record in 2-0 win against UkraineMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Presented with a golden boot before kickoff, Harry Kane's golden touch continued for England on Sunday as he struck a record-extending 55th goal for his country.
The Tottenham striker had already surpassed Wayne Rooney as the Three Lions' outright leading scorer with his penalty in Thursday's 2-1 win against Italy in Naples.
Braves rookies get rotation spots with Wright headed to ILMarch 26, 2023 GMT
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves will open the season with two rookie left-handers in their rotation while giving right-hander Kyle Wright more time to prepare for his first start.
Wright was told Sunday he would start the season on the 15-day injured list.
Free Agent SigningsMarch 26, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The 147 free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources.
Laporte and Van Aert secure 1-2 at Gent-WevelgemMarch 26, 2023 GMT
WEVELGEM, Belgium (AP) — Christophe Laporte won the first one-day classic race of his career after the Frenchman and teammate Wout van Aert secured a 1-2 finish at Gent-Wevelgem for the Jumbo-Visma team on Sunday.
Double win for Cambridge over Oxford in annual Boat RaceMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — It's four wins out of five for Cambridge in one of England’s oldest sporting events after it powered to victory over Oxford in the men's Boat Race on Sunday.
And it was a bold move by Cambridge cox Jasper Parish on the River Thames that proved the difference in the annual contest between the two universities which started in 1829.
Sciver-Brunt guides Mumbai Indians to inaugural WPL titleMarch 26, 2023 GMT
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Guiding the chase with a mature half-century, Nat Sciver-Brunt helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by seven wickets on Sunday to become the first champions of the Women’s Premier League.
Doncic picks up 16th technical, faces 1-game suspensionMarch 26, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic picked up his 16th technical foul of the season on Sunday and now faces a one-game suspension.
Unless the NBA office rescinds the technical, Doncic will be forced to sit out the team’s game Monday night against against the Indiana Pacers.
Germany’s Bachem wins 1st European title in South AfricaMarch 26, 2023 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nick Bachem pulled clear of the field with a faultless final-round 64 to win the Jonsson Workwear Open by four shots Sunday for his first European tour title.
The German carded eight birdies, four on the front nine and four on the back, to go to 24 under par overall and leave his challengers behind at The Club at Steyn City.
Márquez injures hand in crash, Bagnaia wins MotoGP openerMarch 26, 2023 GMT
PORTIMAO, Portugal (AP) — Marc Márquez injured his right hand after crashing out of the season-opening Portuguese Moto Grand Prix, which was won by defending champion Francesco Bagnaia on Sunday.
Márquez hurt his hand when he went down hard after he slammed into the back of Miguel Oliveira’s bike.
South Africa completes T20 winning chase record with 259-4March 26, 2023 GMT
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — South Africa completed the highest successful chase in Twenty20 international cricket to reach 259-4 and beat West Indies by six wickets in a record-breaking game on Sunday.
Roglic wins Catalonia Volta ahead of EvenepoelMarch 26, 2023 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic held off a challenge from Remco Evenepoel to win the Catalonia Volta in the Slovenian's second victory since returning from surgery on his left shoulder.
Roglic finished the week-long race six seconds ahead of Evenepoel, who narrowly won Sunday's seventh stage.
Indonesia’s issues with Israel delay FIFA U20 World Cup drawMarch 26, 2023 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA postponed the men’s Under-20 World Cup finals draw because of host nation Indonesia’s issues with Israel's qualification, the Indonesian soccer federation said Sunday.
Family: Ex-UNC, NBA big man Eric Montross battling cancerMarch 26, 2023 GMT
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The family of former North Carolina and NBA big man Eric Montross says he has begun treatments for cancer.
Montross' family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old's diagnosis, though it didn't specify the nature of the cancer.
Horse racing’s national anti-doping program starts MondayMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Horse racing’s efforts to clean up the sport and level the playing field take another step forward Monday with the launch of a new anti-doping program.
It’s an attempt to centralize the drug testing of racehorses and manage the results, as well as dole out uniform penalties to horses and trainers instead of the current patchwork rules that vary from state to state.
Qualifiers for the 2023 MastersMarch 26, 2023 GMT
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The players eligible and expected to compete in the 87th Masters, to be played April 6-9. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible (a-amateur). One spot remains for the winner of the Valero Texas Open.
Pelicans ride 21 3-pointers to 131-110 win over ClippersMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trey Murphy III scored 32 points, Brandon Ingram had 32 points and 13 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans never trailed in a 131-110 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
Key Bayern players signal concerns as Tuchel takes chargeMarch 26, 2023 GMT
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Strange, a shock, a sign of how heartless soccer can be.
Comments from two key Bayern Munich players hinted at unease in the squad even before new coach Thomas Tuchel takes his first training session.
Canadiens visit the Sabres after Harvey-Pinard’s hat trickMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Montreal Canadiens (29-38-6, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (35-31-6, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Buffalo, New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens visit the Buffalo Sabres after Rafael Harvey-Pinard recorded a hat trick in the Canadiens' 8-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Kings host the Blues after Arvidsson’s 2-goal gameMarch 26, 2023 GMT
St. Louis Blues (32-33-6, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (42-20-10, second in the Pacific Division)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Kings -205, Blues +171; over/under is 6.5
Kraken play the Wild after Tolvanen’s 2-goal performanceMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Seattle Kraken (40-24-8, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (42-22-9, first in the Central Division)
Saint Paul, Minnesota; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken visit the Minnesota Wild after Eeli Tolvanen scored two goals in the Kraken's 7-2 win against the Nashville Predators.
Blackhawks bring losing streak into home matchup against the CanucksMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Vancouver Canucks (33-34-5, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-42-6, eighth in the Central Division)
Chicago; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Canucks -171, Blackhawks +145; over/under is 6.5
Devils face the Islanders in Metropolitan Division actionMarch 26, 2023 GMT
New Jersey Devils (46-19-8, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Islanders (37-28-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Elmont, New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils visit the New York Islanders in a matchup within the Metropolitan Division Monday.
Bruins take on the Hurricanes on 6-game win streakMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Boston Bruins (56-11-5, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (47-16-8, first in the Metropolitan Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Hurricanes -110, Bruins -110; over/under is 6
Panthers visit the Senators after Barkov’s 2-goal gameMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Florida Panthers (36-30-7, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (35-33-5, sixth in the Atlantic Division)
Ottawa, Ontario; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers visit the Ottawa Senators after Aleksander Barkov Jr.'s two-goal game against the New York Rangers in the Panthers' 4-3 loss.
Toronto visits Nashville after Matthews’ 2-goal gameMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Toronto Maple Leafs (43-20-9, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Nashville Predators (36-27-8, fifth in the Central Division)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Maple Leafs -171, Predators +145; over/under is 6.5
Roy scores winner in OT, Golden Knights top Oilers 4-3March 26, 2023 GMT
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nicolas Roy scored the winning goal 2:26 in overtime, Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
Nuggets face the 76ers on 3-game win streakMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Philadelphia 76ers (49-25, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (50-24, first in the Western Conference)
Denver; Monday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Denver heads into a matchup with Philadelphia as winners of three games in a row.
Jazz face the Suns on 3-game losing streakMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Phoenix Suns (39-35, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (35-39, 12th in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah will try to stop its three-game losing streak when the Jazz play Phoenix.
Memphis plays Atlanta on 5-game win streakMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Memphis Grizzlies (46-27, second in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (37-37, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Hawks -2.5
Pistons face the Bucks on 5-game slideMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Milwaukee Bucks (53-21, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (16-58, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit heads into the matchup against Milwaukee after losing five straight games.
Orlando takes home win streak into matchup with BrooklynMarch 26, 2023 GMT
Brooklyn Nets (40-34, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (31-43, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Magic -2.5; over/under is 225.5
Schenn, Kapanen lead St. Louis Blues’ 6-3 rout of DucksMarch 26, 2023 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Kasperi Kapanen had two goals and an assist apiece in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
Jakub Vrana and Sammy Blais also scored during a three-goal first period in St.
New Zealand beats China 2-1 in football friendlyMarch 26, 2023 GMT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand broke a lengthy scoring drought and won for the first time in more than a year Sunday when it beat China 2-1 in a home football friendly.
The first match between the teams was drawn 0-0 and New Zealand had gone 581 minutes without a goal when Matthew Garbett ran onto a chipped pass from captain Joe Bell, chested the ball down and struck it home with his left boot.