Kansas center Joel Embiid is scheduled to have surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, a stunning development that could affect the top choices in next week's NBA draft.
Texas accounted for a couple of firsts at this year's College World Series — as in first home run and first shutout.
It took 15 innings, but Nate Irving and Daniel Pinero finally got the job done for Virginia.
A workmanlike victory over Louisville has Texas coach Augie Garrido confident his Longhorns are in the right frame of mind to make a deep run at the College World Series.
With one swing of the bat, Mike Papi delivered a victory for Virginia in its College World Series opener and kept a sensational pitching performance from potentially going to waste.
With the wind blowing in at 35 mph at cavernous TD Ameritrade Park, UC Irvine's Taylor Sparks hit the longest ball all day. It barely reached the warning track.
Former North Carolina guard Diamond DeShields is transferring to Tennessee, joining the school where her mother starred in a different sport.
Tyrone Prothro made a play so spectacular it's known in Alabama as "The Catch," immortalized both in photos and an advertising campaign by automaker Pontiac.
When the draft includes 40 rounds and more than a thousand picks, waiting by the phone for news of your selection may not be the best course of action.
Tyler Bolton passed the time by enjoying a Luke Bryan concert. There, last Saturday evening in Raleigh, the East Carolina junior pitcher got a call from an Arizona Diamondbacks scout, who told him he would soon be selected.
Virginia's Josh Sborz last started a month ago, and when he walked two Maryland hitters in the first inning of the deciding game of the Charlottesville Regional it looked like the decision to put the sophomore back on the mound might backfire.