Denver–Future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning has decided to finish his career in the Mile High City. ESPN reported this morning that Manning instructed his agent to negotiate a deal with the Broncos. The network is also reporting that Tim Tebow will be traded.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Kansas slipped past 10th-seeded Purdue 63-60
to move into the NCAA tournament’s round of 16. The Jayhawks
narrowly avoided becoming the third No. 2 seed to lose during the
opening week of the tourney.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) – After serving an apprenticeship under Aaron
Rodgers in Green Bay, Matt Flynn is getting a chance to become top
gun in the Pacific Northwest. The free agent quarterback has agreed
to terms with the Seattle Seahawks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Veteran NBA point guard Derek Fisher confirms
he’s reached a buyout agreement with the Rockets. Houston, which
sits eighth in the Western Conference playoff race, acquired the
37-year-old point guard Thursday in a trade with the L.A. Lakers,
who are currently in third place. If Fisher clears waivers, he’ll
become a free agent.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) – Luke Donald regained the No. 1 ranking
in the world by winning a four-man playoff at the Transitions
Championship with a birdie on the first extra hole. The Englishman
ends Rory McIlroy’s two-week stay atop the world ranking by
rallying from three strokes down.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – Brad Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth on a
late restart to grab his first win of the season and second
straight at Bristol Motor Speedway. Keselowski led a career-best
and race-high 231 of 500 laps on the half-mile oval in Tennessee.
BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING
Detroit at Philadelphia 1:05 p.m.
Houston at Florida 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Atlanta 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Boston 1:35 p.m.
Arizona at Oakland 4:05 p.m.
Chi Cubs at Seattle 4:05 p.m.
Cincinnati at Chi White Sox 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers at Cleveland 4:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at Texas 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Colorado 4:10 p.m.
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Philadelphia at Charlotte 7:00 p.m.
Boston at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland at New Jersey 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at Orlando 8:00 p.m.
Dallas at Denver 10:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Golden State 10:30 p.m.
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Toronto at Boston 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.
New Jersey at N-Y Rangers 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Detroit 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Minnesota 8:00 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose 10:00 p.m.
TOP-25 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
West Virginia vs ( 2) Stanford 7:15 p.m., Constant Convocation Center
Kansas St. vs ( 3) UConn 7:05 p.m., Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
(19) Louisville vs ( 5) Maryland 7:10 p.m., Comcast Center
( 8) Miami vs Gonzaga 9:40 p.m., McCarthey Athletic Center
( 9) Tennessee vs DePaul 9:40 p.m., Allstate Arena
(10) Green Bay vs (12) Kentucky 9:45 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum
(25) South Carolina vs (13) Purdue 7:20 p.m., Mackey Arena
Arkansas vs (22) Texas A&M 9:35 p.m., Reed Arena