AP: Tiger Woods to get new sponsor for PGA event – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldGolfer Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 in Palm Beach Gardens,…

McIlroy takes charge – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelWhen Rory McIlroy teed off Thursday afternoon in the first round the Honda Classic, he wasn’t thinking about his victory here in 2012. He also wasn’t thinking about last year,…

Around college basketball: Robinson’s shot at OT buzzer completes Michigan’s … – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchEnlarge Image Michael Conroy | Associated Press Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III hits the winning basket in front of Purdue’s Rapheal Davis as time expires. No. 16 Michigan 77, Purdue…

Syracuse hangs on, foils Terps’ upset bid – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteCOLLEGE PARK, Md. – Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. 4 Syracuse appeared poised to secure an unusually easy victory. Not a…

McDowell, Els lucky to be around at Match Play – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldErnie Els, of South Africa, removes his hat after his win on the 17th hole in his match against Jason Dufner during the third round of the Match Play…

North Carolina uses second-half surge to defeat fifth-ranked Duke – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There are any number of ways to explain North Carolina’s 74-66 victory over fifth-ranked Duke, one that had a sea of light blue filling…

Chris Christie hopes Bruce Springsteen will be his friend someday – The Star-Ledger

Chris Christie hopes Bruce Springsteen will be his friend somedayThe Star-LedgerPORT MONMOUTH — Gov. Chris Christie said he holds out hope that one day Bruce Springsteen will be his friend.…

Bracket Briefing: Duke, Creighton jump to No. 2 seeds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: As the curtains begin to close on the college basketball regular season, every victory — by big or small margin — has the potential to…

Colleges: Indiana stops Michigan winning streak – STLtoday.com

STLtoday.comMichigan’s prolific offense was out of sorts, and its 10-game winning streak came to an end. Yet after Indiana handed the seventh-ranked Wolverines their first Big Ten loss on Sunday,…

Indiana takes page out of Duke’s book in shutting down Michigan – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsAt Duke on Dec. 3, Michigan struggled offensively because Blue Devils defenders denied Nik Stauskas from getting the ball and made the other four Wolverines take the reins…

Goodell promotes playoff expansion… again – Cincy Jungle

Cincy JungleNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke during Friday’s Super Bowl XLVIII news conference, highlighting the benefits of expanding the field in the playoffs by two teams (one per conference). Make…

Josh Brolin: Working on ‘Labor Day’ – Philly.com

Philly.comBrolin praises “Labor Day” director Jason Reitman for taking a difficult and risky subject matter and making it accessible. Brolin praises "Labor Day" director Jason Reitman for taking a difficult…

21 Reasons Why Student-Athletes Are Employees And Should Be Allowed To … – Forbes

ForbesThis week, college football players at Northwestern University petitioned the National Labor Relations Board to form a union. The NCAA disagrees with the petition, arguing that student-athletes are not “employees”…

Armando Salguero: Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman finally gets it – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comIt’s sad that in this allegedly post-racial society we live in, so many controversies seem to lead us, indeed force us, back into the topic of race. And that was…

VIDEO: Paul George dazzles the crowd with a 360 dunk – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIn the fourth quarter Pacers’ Paul George got a fastbreak opportunity and made the most of it. Loading… Post to Facebook. VIDEO: Paul George dazzles the crowd with a…

Notebook: History points to Masahiro Tanaka risk – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThat is the question when evaluating Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who’s expected to sign a Major League Baseball contract for more than $100 million sometime this week, and has…

All hail Sandler, king of the Razzies – Philly.com

Philly.com“Grown Ups 2,” starring (from left) Kevin James, worst-actor nominee Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, is up for eight Razzies. "Grown Ups 2," starring (from left) Kevin James, Gallery: All…

Pacers have hot first half – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe arrival of the fast-paced Sacramento Kings raised the defensive antennae of the Indiana Pacers, but it also help… Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers have hot first half on…

Bell Tolls: Big litmus test for Colts on Patriots’ turf – USA TODAY

USA TODAYConsider the path the Indianapolis Colts have taken to advance to the AFC divisional playoffs, and there is no denying the statements they made along the way with victories…

No lead safe with comeback kings – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady has been leading successful comebacks for more than a decade. Andrew Luck is just getting started. One of them should have a…

Lincoln’s Holley could decide against PSU after O’Brien leaves for Texans – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA new year means a new recruiting situation for Thomas Holley. Though the 6-4, 285-pound Lincoln lineman verbally committed to Penn State just two weeks ago, there…

Kevin Durant’s huge night helps league-leading Oklahoma City rout Houston – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesKevin Durant had 33 points and 13 rebounds as league-leading Oklahoma City overwhelmed the Houston Rockets 117-86. The Associated Press. Related. Most Popular Comments. Hide / Show comments.…

Hawks Lose Horford to Torn Right Pectoral Muscle – ABC News

ABC NewsAl Horford, the Atlanta Hawks’ leading scorer and rebounder, is out indefinitely with a torn right pectoral muscle, leaving his status for the remainder of the season in question.…

Aaron Rodgers makes Packers lethal – ESPN

ESPNThe biggest surprise in the return of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the Packers’ starting lineup is that head coach Mike McCarthy didn’t look happier announcing it. This…

Notre Dame player rips Doug Gottlieb for making fun of his beard – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNotre Dame big man Garrick Sherman didn’t have such a fun Saturday considering the Irish blew an eight-point lead with less than a minute remaining in a deflating loss…

Nets center Lopez re-injures right foot – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteNEW YORK – Center Brook Lopez has broken a bone in his right foot again, leaving the Brooklyn Nets without their leading scorer as they try to…

Ten college football bowl storylines to watch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJust as you’ve caught your breath from college football’s regular season, and here come 35 bowl games in 18 days that will make even the most ardent fan’s head…

Thursday Tip-Off: No. 22 UCLA takes on No. 8 Duke at MSG – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: Given the state of the New York Knicks these days, it’s a good thing there has been a steady lineup of quality college games to…

Beyonce’s surprise album set to hit number one on Billboard after selling over … – Daily Mail

Daily MailBeyonce proved she doesn’t need the typical hype machine to hit number one with her latest album. The 32-year-old dropped her self-titled offering on iTunes without warning on Friday…

Sunday Basketball Brunch: Is North Carolina a legit title contender? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTHE FIRST WORD: North Carolina added another top 10 victory to its head-scratching résumé on Saturday, outlasting a young turnover-prone Kentucky team 82-77 despite 19 missed foul shots to…

Decision on Jameis Winston case to come Thursday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFlorida State star quarterback Jameis Winston will learn Thursday whether he will be charged with sexual battery in the alleged rape of a fellow student. State Attorney Willie Meggs,…

Indiana Pacers rise to 16-1 with win over Clippers – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesIndiana Pacers rise to 16-1 with win over Clippers. Paul George and David West led the Indiana Pacers to a 105-100 victory over the host Los Angeles Clippers.…

Motorola phone sold in US early – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteMotorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule. The company last week said it was able to produce…

Manziel again held in check as No. 19 Texas A&M falls at No. 5 Missouri (Top 25) – al.com

al.comTexas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, center, scrambles as Missouri defensive linemen Michael Sam, left, and Shane Ray defend during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday,…

Tigers top Aggies, win SEC East – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteCOLUMBIA, Mo. – Henry Josey broke loose for the go-ahead score on a 57-yard run with 3:34 to go and No. 5 Missouri wrapped up the SEC…