ROME (AP) — The Italian government pushed through a last-minute decree Tuesday providing more autonomy for the country’s Olympic committee in an effort to prevent the team from being suspended for the Tokyo Games.
No. 14 Wisconsin (12-4, 6-3) vs. Maryland (9-7, 3-6)
Central Arkansas (3-11, 2-4) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (4-11, 2-5)
Chattanooga (12-5, 3-5) vs. East Tennessee State (9-5, 5-1)
No. 25 Louisville (10-3, 5-2) vs. Clemson (9-4, 3-4)
Marquette (8-7, 4-5) vs. Providence (8-7, 4-5)
Southern Illinois (7-4, 1-4) vs. Indiana State (7-7, 4-5)
Wake Forest (4-6, 1-6) vs. North Carolina State (6-5, 2-4)
Western Carolina (7-7, 0-5) vs. VMI (8-8, 3-4)
Utah State (12-5, 9-2) vs. UNLV (6-6, 3-2)
St. John's (9-7, 3-6) vs. DePaul (3-5, 1-5)
Duquesne (4-6, 3-5) vs. Fordham (1-7, 1-7)
Loyola of Chicago (13-3, 8-1) vs. Southern Illinois (7-4, 1-4)
McNeese State (7-8, 1-6) vs. Nicholls State (9-5, 6-1)
No. 20 Virginia Tech (11-3, 5-2) vs. Notre Dame (5-8, 2-5)
UMass (5-4, 4-2) vs. VCU (11-4, 4-2)
Kansas State (5-11, 1-7) vs. No. 2 Baylor (14-0, 7-0)
Georgia (9-5, 2-5) vs. South Carolina (3-5, 1-3)
Penn State (5-6, 2-5) vs. No. 13 Ohio State (12-4, 6-4)
Miami (6-8, 2-7) vs. No. 16 Florida State (9-2, 5-1)
Houston Baptist (2-12, 1-5) vs. Incarnate Word (6-6, 3-2)
Sam Houston (12-5, 6-0) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3-9, 0-3)
Mississippi (8-6, 3-4) vs. Arkansas (12-4, 4-4)
New Orleans (4-10, 3-3) vs. Northwestern State (3-14, 2-4)
No. 4 Michigan (13-1, 8-1) vs. Penn State (5-6, 2-5)
Bowling Green (10-5, 6-3) vs. Kent State (7-4, 4-3)
Vanderbilt (4-7, 0-5) vs. Florida (8-4, 5-3)
Washington State (9-6, 2-6) vs. Colorado (12-4, 7-3)
Stephen F. Austin (9-2, 6-0) vs. Abilene Christian (12-3, 4-1)
Indiana State (7-7, 4-5) vs. Bradley (9-7, 3-4)
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Swiss skier Michelle Gisin took a big lead over Mikaela Shiffrin in the first run of a World Cup giant slalom Tuesday on the steep and challenging Erta course.
TOKYO (AP) — With calls for a cancellation mounting, pressure is building on Japanese organizers and the IOC to explain exactly how they plan to hold the Tokyo Olympics in the midst of a pandemic.
Milwaukee Bucks (10-6, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (7-10, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Oklahoma City Thunder (7-9, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (8-7, seventh in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles Lakers (14-4, first in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (12-6, first in the Eastern Conference)
Sacramento Kings (6-10, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (8-10, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit Pistons (4-13, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Minnesota Timberwolves (4-12, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (9-8, eighth in the Western Conference)
Boston Celtics (10-6, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (9-8, ninth in the Western Conference)
Denver Nuggets (10-7, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (6-10, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indiana Pacers (10-7, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (7-10, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Ottawa Senators (1-4-1, seventh in the North Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (3-5-0, fifth in the North Division)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brandon Sutter recorded a hat trick and the Vancouver Canucks routed the Ottawa Senators 7-1 on Monday night.
Lon Kruger has seen his Oklahoma team play its way to the program’s first ranking in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll in two years.
Tampa Bay’s victory in the NFC championship was one for the aged.
It’s been a year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Southern California.
Kobe Bryant wasn’t in the bubble with the Los Angeles Lakers last fall when they won the NBA championship. He wasn’t at the All-Star weekend in Chicago where half the players wore his number on their uniforms, the other half wearing his daughter’s jersey number. He wasn’t there to hear the B…
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona dominated early in its rematch with rival Arizona State, turning missed shots and mistakes into easy baskets while building a massive lead.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sure, Andrew Wiggins had a little extra juice for this one.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of 10 Nepalese climbers who became the first to scale the world’s second-highest peak during the harsh winter season received a hero’s welcome on return home to Nepal on Tuesday.
PORTLAND Ore. (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, Mike Muscala added 23, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak with a 125-122 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — An erroneous report saying Michael Brantley had agreed to a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays had the outfielder fielding goodbye texts from his Houston Astros teammates most of Wednesday morning.
CHICAGO (AP) — The toughest part of having COVID-19 for Jayson Tatum wasn't the headache, the high temperature and chills he experienced. Those symptoms went away after the first night.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Miles McBride and No. 11 West Virginia got hot near the end, spoiling a family reunion for Mac McClung.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Kenny Strawbridge recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds, the last of both coming at the buzzer as he plucked a blocked shot out of the air and laid it in to give Alabama State to a 66-64 win over Southern on Monday night.