Texas Tech, Virgina to meet in NCAA title game

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Texas Tech and Virginia advanced to play in Monday night’s National Championship game. Matt Mooney matched his season-high with 22 points, to lead the Red Raiders (31-6) to a 61-51 victory over the Michigan State Spartans in the Final Four. Official. To the ‘ship.#4To1 | #FinalFour 🔴#WreckEm⚫️ pic.twitter.com/qjCaAn8Ksa — Texas Tech Basketball…

Baylor and Notre Dame set to battle for NCAA Title

TAMPA, Florida — The Fighting Irish and Lady Bears will meet Sunday (ESPN/ESPN App, 6 p.m. ET) at Amalie Arena in the championship game of the women’s NCAA tournament. Notre Dame captured its won second championship in 2018, adding to its 2001 title. Baylor, which is 2-0 in championship games, won in 2005 and 2012….

Tennis Superstar Naomi Osaka Signs with Nike

LOS ANGELES, California — Two-time Grand Slam winner and current World No. 1 Naomi Osaka has joined Nike’s elite roster of professional athletes. “As we continue to inspire millions of athletes to chase their crazy dreams, Naomi is an incredible talent to add to our roster and help drive our commitment to inspiring a new…

Cowboys, Lawrence agree to $105M deal

FRISCO, Texas – DeMarcus Lawrence and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms on a five-year extension with their All-Pro pass rusher. The deal is worth a total of $105 million over the five years, with a reported guarantee of $65 million. Those numbers would make Lawrence the third-highest paid edge rusher in the NFL, trailing…

PG 13 scores 30 points, Thunder beat Pistons 123-110

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — PG 13 scored 30 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 123-110 on Friday night. Russell Westbrook added 19 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds — clinching a triple-double average for the third straight season. Jerami Grant added 19 points and…

Jerry Stackhouse Named Head Coach at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University’s men’s basketball head coach. “I am extremely excited to join the Vanderbilt family and build on the incredible accomplishments of its athletics program and men’s basketball program,” said Stackhouse, who is currently serving as…

Detroit Tigers beat Royals 5-4 in home opener

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers brought home a victory in its season home opener. On a cold day in Motown, Mary Wilson, of the Supremes sang the national anthem and former Detroit reliever Guillermo Hernandez tossed out the ceremonial first pitch. Spencer Turnbull struck out 10 batters in six just innings, as the Detroit…

Westbrook honors “Nipsey Hussle”with 20-20-20 performance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — Russell Westbrook dedicated his historic 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists performance in a 119-103 over the Los Angeles Lakers to recently slain rapper, Nipsey Hussle. Westbrook, grew up in Los Angeles — where Nipsey Hussle had become a cultural icon for leadership within the community. “Grateful to play the…

Lions sign RB C.J. Anderson to one-year deal

DETROIT, Michigan –The Detroit Lions have reached agreement on a one-year deal with C.J. Anderson. Anderson played in Denver with the Broncos from 2013 to 2017 after going undrafted out of the University of California. He earned a trip to the Pro Bowl after the 2014 season, while winning a Super Bowl in the 2015…