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March Madness: Kevin Ware's injury and prognosis

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
If you saw it, chances are you’ll never forget it. In today’s Midwest regional final, Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware suffered a broken leg on a seemingly routine play in the first half against Duke. Ware attempted to challenge a jump shot and landed awkwardly in front of his team’s... Read more

Newsome injured after move to h-back

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
The Kevin Newsome experiment is on hold. The Temple senior, who was moved from quarterback to h-back last week, will miss most of this spring's drills with a shoulder injury. The 6-foot-2, 231-pounder sprained his AC joint after hauling in a pass on March 23. “He bought into the move,”... Read more

2013 NCAA tournament Elite 8 TV schedule

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
I'll update this post Friday night with the start times for the Sunday games. All times are Eastern: Saturday, March 30 4:30 p.m.: E3. Marquette vs. E4. Syracuse at Washington, D.C. (CBS/Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and Rachel Nichols) 7:05 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W9. Wichita State at Los Angeles... Read more

Expand the NCAA Tournament

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
As we all have been entranced by the La Salle Explorers and their run to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, it is time to acknowledge this: That the Explorers were the second-to-last team in the 68-team field... ...and that they have won three games so far... ...and that it would have been a... Read more

Can La Salle 'embrace the moment'?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
At approximately 10:15 p.m. tonight, the La Salle Explorers will tip off in a Sweet 16 matchup with Wichita State—a pairing that just about no one predicted one week ago when March Madness began. The winner will be just one win away from the Final Four, while the losing team’s season will... Read more

Penn State linebacker recruit arrested on forgery charges

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Penn State signee Zayd Issah, a highly sought-after linebacker from Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg, has been arrested and charged for allegedly attempting to pass counterfeit money to buy food at a McDonald’s restaurant. Issah, who is 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds, was one of 12 players... Read more

Live chat transcript: La Salle's NCAA tournament run ends with 72-58 loss to Wichita State in Sweet 16

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
La Salle's storybook run through the NCAA tournament came to a crashing halt early Friday morning. The Explorers were decisively beaten in the Sweet 16 by Wichita State, 72-58. Wichita State was just too good. Gregg Marshall had his team ready to shut down La Salle at the perimeter, and on offense... Read more

This is your brain on March Madness

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
The Southwest Philly Floater. Dunk City. Craft shooing away his teammates and draining a buzzer-beater to lift the Buckeyes. March Madness is in full swing. So are your emotions. Daniel Wann, a psychologist who has authored or co-authored hundreds of papers (and three bookds) on the psychology of... Read more

Temple sports chat with Keith Pompey, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your Temple sports questions in a live chat, Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Big 5 teams making the Sweet 16

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Since the NCAA tournament expanded in 1985, 14 Big 5 teams have made the Sweet 16. Here is a look at those squads. Read more
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