Saturday's title game features two teams with starkly different Big East histories -- one looking to return to glory after two decades on the lam and another aiming to spark a legacy in its first year among the big boys.
Our Jeff Hammond believes Bristol Motor Speedway is just what the doctor ordered for brothers Kurt and Kyle Busch, who have both gotten off to a rather rocky start this season in the Sprint Cup Series.
Kentucky coach John Calipari literally shredded his team's regular-season game tape in preparation for postseason play. The reinvigorated Wildcats looked every bit like a talented and dangerous March team in their SEC Tournament opener.
Iowa State's Georges Niang did it all Friday night -- led the Cyclones with 25 points and 7 assists, pushed his team to its first Big 12 title game since 2000, and just for good measure, left with a bloody gash to the forehead in the closing minutes. All in a day's work.
Manny Pacquiao's workouts have brought in some heavyweights of life.
MGM billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a slew of major Hollywood actors, famed singers and others have stopped by gritty Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood to watch the famed Filipino boxer train. Thursday, Pacquiao's publicist said "the most extraordinary thing I've ever seen with Pacquiao" happened when legendary musician Bob Dylan came by.
Elite baseball mechanics feel different in the bodies of MLB players than they appear on film. The phrases used to teach hitters and what actually occurs when we perform our swing are not mutually exclusive. Gabe Kapler decodes many of these buzz phrases.
Jason Collins will be with the Brooklyn Nets for the remainder of the season, if you haven't noticed. And that's a good thing on many fronts, especially that the team keeping him after his second 10-day contract expired didn't create a headline.