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Men's Bracketology: UNC a 10-seed, Duke in First Four Out group ahead of Heels-Devils
Saturday's North Carolina-Duke meeting in Chapel Hill (6 p.m. ET, ESPN) finds the storied programs on either side of the bubble.[read more]

San Jose hotel closure forces Knights to move
The Fairmont Hotel, a landmark in downtown San Jose, closed its doors Friday after declaring bankruptcy, forcing the Vegas Golden Knights to switch their lodging on the fly, right after a 5-4 overtime win vs. the Sharks.[read more]

KU puts Miles on leave; Miles lawyer says 'unfair'
Kansas has placed head football coach Les Miles on administrative leave, a decision that came after investigations into his conduct while at LSU in 2013 were made public this week.[read more]

Caps' Wilson gets in-person hearing for Carlo hit
Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have a hearing with the NHL department of player safety for a hit that sent Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo to the hospital on Friday night.[read more]

UConn's Bueckers only freshman on Wooden list
UConn's Paige Bueckers is the only freshman among the 15 women's college basketball players on the Wooden Award national ballot, which was released Saturday.[read more]

Garza, Cunningham among finalists for Wooden
Iowa's Luka Garza and Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham among those featured on the national ballot for the John R. Wooden Award.[read more]

S. American WC qualifiers halted for COVID fears
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Source: Odorizzi reaches 2-year deal with Astros
After losing starting pitcher Framber Valdez for an indefinite period of time, the Astros have reached an agreement with free-agent right-hander Jake Odorizzi on a two-year deal with a player option, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.[read more]

Embiid donates ASG money to homeless shelters
Sixers star Joel Embiid will donate the $100,000 that he'll earn from making the NBA All-Star Game to several homeless shelters in the Philadelphia area to help with meals, clothing and COVID-19 treatment. The Sixers have said they'll match the donation.[read more]

Auriemma, Mulkey confident in NCAA protocols for San Antonio
Although Texas is lifting its mask mandate, the NCAA's protocols include masking and social distancing.[read more]