The NCAA men's basketball tournament is turning into an ACC showcase. The conference had an 11-1 record going into Thursday with two teams taking the court in the Sweet 16. Three more will play Friday.
Former NHL defenseman Nick Boynton, part of the Phoenix Coyotes' radio broadcast team, was suspended by the team following an incident at Buffalo Creek Casino in which he allegedly bit the finger of a security guard during a scuffle.
The Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, was rescheduled and remapped this year due to poor snow conditions along the usual route. The mushers leapt forth Monday from the new start point in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Guard James Harden scored 25 points and dished out 10 assists and forward Trevor Ariza added 22 points to lift the Houston Rockets to a 95-93 victory over the slumping New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.