College Sports

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Survey finds 68 million Americans plan to place a March Madness bet

Millions of fans will tune in to watch the March Madness tournament, and millions will also place a sports bet — most of them for the first time.

 | Adi Guajardo

NCAA March Madness basketball.

Has there ever been a perfect March Madness bracket?

An Ohio man is noted for having the longest run of a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket.

 | Justin Boggs

A basketball player passes the ball.

College basketball rule changes are affecting March Madness

Since 2021, key factors in how players can make money and their transfer eligibility have influenced basketball's big tournament.

 | Meg Hilling

Long March Madness run coming to a close for Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz and executives at CBS decided years ago that their March Madness top announcer would end his run with the tournament. So, here we are.

 | AP

Craig Caswell in the lobby of Bender Arena after the final game, Washington, DC in February 2023

Man achieves seeing every NCAA D1 men’s basketball team play in person

The accomplishment took Craig Caswell of Ohio 21 years to complete.

 | Chloe Nordquist

March Madness bracket

Betting on March Madness expected to quintuple in 2023

Betting on NCAA's March Madness has always been a popular pastime, but with the expansion of legalized betting, it could explode in 2023.

 | Justin Boggs

Alabama forward Darius Miles looks to pass the ball.

Ex-Alabama player Miles indicted on capital murder charges

Darius Miles was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Jamea Harris, who was sitting in a car when she was struck by a bullet.

 | AP

Fisk University gymnastics team

Women make history as first gymnastics team at HBCU

A conversation between a young gymnast and her uncle led to the creation of Fisk University's gymnastics team.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter

Georgia star DT Jalen Carter charged with racing in fatal accident

The crash occurred just hours after the Bulldogs celebrated their second straight national championship, killing a Bulldogs player and staff member.

 | AP

Basketball goes through hoop

New Mexico State Univ. fires head basketball coach amid hazing scandal

NMSU fired head basketball coach Greg Heiar amid allegations three players hazed another player.

 | Scripps News Staff

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) kisses the championship trophy.

Georgia's Bennett arrested in Texas for public intoxication

Police said that at about 6:10 a.m., officers responded to reports of a man banging on doors.

 | AP

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart.

UGA football player killed in wreck after title celebration

A recruiting staff member was also killed in the car crash, and two others were injured.

 | AP

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart kisses the trophy after the national championship NCAA College Football Playoff game.

No. 1 Georgia bullies TCU 65-7 to win 2nd consecutive title

Georgia became the first team to repeat as College Football Playoff national champions, beating TCU by a whopping 58 points.

 | AP

Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach.

Mississippi State Football Coach Mike Leach Dies At 61

Leach became ill Sunday at his home and was treated at a local hospital before being airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

 | AP

Georgia defensive backs Malaki Starks and Christopher Smith.

Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State Advance To College Football Playoff

Georgia and Ohio State will face off in the Peach Bowl, while Michigan will go up against Texas Christian University in the Fiesta Bowl.

 | AP

Clemson defensive end K.J. Henry.

College Football Playoff Expanding To 12 Teams In 2024

Expansion is expected to produce about $450 million in additional gross revenue for the conferences and schools that participate.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Memorial flowers and notes line walkway at Scott Stadium after three football players were killed in a shooting.

UVA Cancels Football Game; Shooting Suspect Due In Court

A University of Virginia student accused of killing three football players Sunday on the school's campus is due to appear in court Wednesday.

 | AP

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley celebrates with her team.

South Carolina Tops Women's Basketball Preseason Rankings

South Carolina went wire-to-wire as the No. 1 team last year and have been the top team for 20 straight weeks.

 | AP

North Carolina basketball players.

North Carolina Tops AP Men's Basketball Preseason Rankings

The Tar Heels are returning four of five starters after losing to the Kansas Jayhawks in the NCAA Tournament last season.

 | AP

Tennessee fans tear down a goal post after defeating Alabama.

SEC Fines Univ. Of Tennessee $100K After Fans Tear Down Goal Post

The Volunteers were fined following their 52-49 win over Alabama Saturday, when fans ripped up a goal post and heaved it into the Tennessee River.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud.

New NIL Benefits Turn College Athletes Into Millionaires

Name, image and likeness deals have taken hold at college campuses across the country, turning some student-athletes into millionaires.

 | AP

Connecticut guard Paige Bueckers passes the ball over Arizona guard Aari McDonald.

How College Athletes' Name, Image And Likeness Changed The Game

The rule allowing college athletes to earn money off their name, image and likeness has reshaped the game landscape, especially for women.

 | Scripps News Staff

Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji shoots over North Carolina guard Leaky Black during the first half of a college basketball game

Jayhawks Rally, Rock Tar Heels 72-69 To Win NCAA Title

It was the largest comeback in national championship history, surpassing the 1963 title game when Loyola overcame a 15-point deficit.

 | AP and Jay Strubberg and Alex Livingston

Kansas men's basketball team celebrates a win

March Madness: Kansas To Face UNC In Men's National Championship

The Kansas Jayhawks are seeking a fourth national title against the North Carolina Tar Heels — chasing a seventh — Monday night at 9:20 p.m. ET.

 | AP

South Carolina women's basketball players hoist the national championship trophy

March Madness: South Carolina Tops UConn For 2nd NCAA Women's Title

The Gamecocks beat UConn 64-49 — handing the Huskies the school's first ever loss in the women's national championship game.

 | AP

Louisville women's basketball players celebrate a win after a college basketball game in the Elite 8 round

First Look: NCAA Women's Final Four

There will be plenty of familiar faces at the women's Final Four with Stanford, South Carolina, Louisville and UConn heading to Minneapolis.

 | Alex Livingston and AP

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski

March Madness: Top Seeds Gonzaga, Arizona Fall In NCAA Tournament

Arkansas, Duke, Houston and Villanova are the first four teams advancing to the Elite Eight of the NCAA basketball tournament.

 | AP

Sports goods manufacturer Adidas

Adidas To Pay 50K Division 1 College Athletes To Endorse Product

Adidas is the first major sports brand to create a program for paying college athletes.

 | Scripps News Staff

Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe

March Madness: Saint Peter's Defeats Kentucky, Busts Brackets On Day 1

The 15th-seeded Peacocks took down college basketball royalty in an 85-79 overtime victory over the second-seeded Wildcats.

 | AP

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March Madness Tips Off: Tournament Begins With 16 Games Thursday

Here's a look at what's happening on day one of the NCAA tournament.

 | AP