Becca Longo won't be the first female kicker in college football, but she's believed to be the first to earn a scholarship in Division I or II, after Longo, 18, signed a letter of intent to play for Adams State University in Colorado next year.
Defending national champion Villanova is the No. 1 overall seed in the 2017 NCAA tournament. The Wildcats are a top seed for the third time in school history.
In a move that drastically reshapes the leadership structure of one of the NBA's most illustrious franchises two days before the league's trade deadline, the Lakers have named Hall of Famer Magic Johnson their new president of basketball operations while firing longtime general manager Mitch Kupchak and removing Jim Buss as executive vice president of basketball operations.
The NCAA tournament had made it through almost three full rounds and 56 total games without a buzzer beater.
Baseball is back! Pushed up by the return of the World Baseball Classic, the spring exhibition schedule (non-college edition) kicks off on Friday with a quartet of games in Florida plus one in Arizona.
Texas Tech softball started the season at 3-2 after the Century Link Classic hosted from Friday through Sunday.