Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
A North Texas robotics team is one step away from world domination. Last week students from Trinity High School in Euless qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship to be held in St. Louis next month. Now… if they can only raise the cash to get there.
Scott Dixon became the latest driver to deny Roger Penske an IndyCar championship, wrapping up his third title Saturday night in a race of attrition at Auto Club Speedway.
Every week, after watching and studying what just happened in that Sunday’s race, I seem to be contemplating a new favorite for the Sprint Cup Championship. Jimmie Johnson, or Matt Kenseth, no wait Kasey Kahne, maybe Stewart’s found his groove
Just as the Byron Nelson Golf Championship is set to get underway at the Four Seasons in Irving, leaders in the City of Dallas officially announced that the tournament will be moving to South Dallas.
The new four-team playoff starting after the 2014 regular season will be called the College Football Playoff, and the conference commissioners will make it official with an announcement later Tuesday.
Most pundits expected Louisville to be in the national championship game, but no one expected Luke Hancock to play an important role.
Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
There is still a championship-like finale coming this Saturday when third-ranked Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) and 13th-ranked Oklahoma (9-2, 6-2) play their annual Bedlam game.
There is one sport at the Summer Olympics that women have never been able to participate in – boxing. But, the door will open for them in 2012 and several North Texans hope to make the team.