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Ohio State football players were just as surprised as everyone else when they heard Jim Tressel had resigned as coach. Then, they rallied around the news.
Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith thanked Jim Tressel for his service to the university but said it was time for the players to focus on academics this week in the wake of their coach's resignation.
Ernie Els will be one of two hall of famers in the field at The PLAYERS Championship, joined by 2007 inductee Vijay Singh.
Now that we have NFL Draft results, fans can start looking ahead to their fantasy football drafts this fall. These new rookies should be on your fantasy football cheat sheets, though not necessarily at the top.
The White House Correspondents Dinner, where President Obama has to share top billing with Donald Trump, Carmelo Anthony and John Wall.
Who is Josh Teater? Just the golfer having the best tournament of his PGA Tour career at the Surich Classic.
The Carolina Panthers made Cam Newton the No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft. But let's peer into the crystal ball; what will Hall of Fame voters think of Newton in 15 or 20 years?
The Bears completed six rounds' worth of draft picks on Saturday. Now... the business of signing them, and finding out whether there will be a season for them to play in.
Tiger Woods has had surgery performed on his left knee three times, most recently after limping to a win at the U.S. Open in 2008.
The No. 1 World Golf Ranking is up for grabs this weekend as Luke Donald or Lee Westwood could take it away from Martin Kaymer, who's not playing this weekend.
Phil Mickelson on will play in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club, marking the eighth time he'll compete in the event. No word yet from Tiger Woods, who missed the cut last year.
The Washington Redskins get a national audience for the first game of the 2011 NFL season, as they open against the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Sept. 11.
Baseball writers who cover the Los Angeles Dodgers aren't convinced that shortstop Rafael Furcal was serious about retiring after he broke his thumb in a win over the Giants on Monday. Ken Gurnick...
After getting a triple-double against Team USA in the Nike Hoop Summit, Bismark Biyombo talked with SB Nation's Ben Golliver about his basketball background -- and what's next.
Stone Cold Steve Austin returns to WrestleMania as the guest referee for a match between Jerry 'The King' Lawler and Michael Cole, a television announcer. What possibly could go wrong?
Bob Hurley's appearance on '60 Minutes' on Sunday capped an incredible season by the veteran high school basketball coach.
The Duke Blue Devils are the No. 1 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face the 16th-seeded Hampton Pirates in the first round in Charlotte, N.C.
The San Diego State Aztecs are the No. 2 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face the 15th-seeded Northern Colorado Bears.
The Connecticut Huskies are the No. 3 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face 14th-seeded Bucknell in the first round. The Huskies made a surprise run through the Big East Tournament.
The Texas Longhorns are the No. 4 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face 13th-seeded Oakland in the first round. It's coach Rick Barnes' 13th NCAA Tournament team in his 13 years as Texas coach, after heading west from Clemson in 1998.
The Arizona Wildcats are the No. 5 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face 12th-seeded Memphis in the first round.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are the No. 6 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face 11th-seeded Missouri in the first round.
The Temple Owls are the No. 7 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face No. 10 Penn State in the first round. It's familiar territory for the Owls, who have reached have reached the Big Dance for the fourth straight year.
The Michigan Wolverines are the No. 8 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they'll face Tennessee in the first round.
The Tennessee Volunteers are the No. 9 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, where they will take on eighth-seeded Michigan in the first round.