College sports

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2019, file photo, Connecticut's Megan Walker (3) shoots over Virginia's Dominique Toussaint during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn. Walker was selected to The Associated Press women's All-America first team, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Walker, who declared she was entering the WNBA draft and not returning for her senior season, averaged 19.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 47.7% from the field. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 19, 2020 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu has joined an elite group, becoming a three-time All-American. The Oregon senior shattered the NCAA career triple-double mark and became the first player in college history to have 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists. She earned a spot on The Associated...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 5, 1993, file photo, North Carolina poses with the trophy after defeating Michigan 77-71 in the NCAA Final Four Championship game at the Superdome in New Orleans, La. At far right is coach Dean Smith. Smith won his second national championship, and like the first title he won at the Superdome, this one wasn’t sealed until somebody made a costly, almost unbelieveable, error. (AP Photo/Bob Jordan, File)
March 19, 2020 - 11:49 am
EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game story, from 1993, was...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 8, 2020 file photo, Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) catches a pass ahead of Iowa State guard Ashley Joens, rear, during an NCAA college basketball game in Ames, Iowa. Lauren Cox is still trying to process that her college basketball career is over. The Baylor forward, like many other seniors, saw her season end when the NCAA Tournament was canceled. She was on a plane with her teammates ready to head to the Big 12 Tournament last week when word came that the conference had canned its postseason.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 19, 2020 - 2:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Cox is still trying to process that her college basketball career is over. The Baylor forward, like many other seniors, saw her season end when the NCAA Tournament was canceled. She was on a plane with her teammates ready to head to the Big 12 Tournament last week when word...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo, Dayton forward Obi Toppin (1) knocks the ball away from Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lahaina, Hawaii. Kansas and Dayton were headed toward earning No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament, so any meeting would have to be in the Final Four or national championship game. What a rematch it would be. The Jayhawks and Flyers played a high-level game at the Maui Invitational, won 90-84 in overtime by Kansas. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
March 19, 2020 - 2:14 am
Seton Hall's Myles Powell and Marquette's Markus Howard went head to head during the regular season in a pair of games befitting two of college basketball's most dynamic players. The potential for a third meeting washed away with the cancellation of the Big East tournament, then NCAA Tournament...
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Jeff Sessions talks with the media after voting in Alabama's primary election, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Mobile, Ala. The former Attorney General is part of a seven person field in the state's Republican Senate primary, along with former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, jockeying for the GOP nomination and the right to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
March 18, 2020 - 8:29 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is postponing a closely watched Republican primary runoff between former U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions and a formidable rival because of the coronavirus, the governor announced Wednesday. The Senate runoff between Sessions and former football coach Tommy Tuberville will...
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The Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team and the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team, is seen nearly empty, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Philadelphia. All games at the Center have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 18, 2020 - 4:47 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Mexican pentathlete Mariana Arceo, who qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is being treated at a clinic in Mexico City. The 25-year-old Arceo...
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Texas Tech's Davide Moretti (25) shoots the ball over Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
March 18, 2020 - 12:01 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self has spent much of the past week mulling ways to commemorate one of the more remarkable seasons in the school's proud basketball history, one that began with off-the-court distractions too numerous to count and ended in the unprecedented cancellation of...
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Boca Juniors' Carlos Tevez kisses Gimnasia y Esgrima 's coach Diego Maradona prior to an Argentina's soccer league match at La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
March 18, 2020 - 12:08 am
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on sports around the world (all times local): ___ 11:55 p.m. An unidentified NHL player has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild...
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In this Nov. 21, 2019, photo, Tokyo Aquatics Center, a venue for swimming and diving at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, is seen in Tokyo. (Yukie Nishizawa/Kyodo News via AP)
March 17, 2020 - 5:31 pm
One by one, some of the world's grandest sporting events have fallen or faded away to a later spot on the calendar. March Madness. The Masters. Baseball's opening day. On Tuesday, at least four more huge spectacles were taken down by the coronavirus: the French Open tennis tournament and Kentucky...
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Official March Madness 2020 tournament basketballs are seen in a store room at the CHI Health Center Arena, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, March 16, 2020. Omaha was to host a first and second round in the NCAA college basketball Division I tournament, which was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 17, 2020 - 3:59 pm
The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men's Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs through the 2032 tournament. The cornonavirus not only wiped out the games, but it will create some...
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