Some Braves fans are upset over the team's decision to trade All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel. The organization has traded Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielders Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin, plus two minor leaguers and a draft pick.
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.
The University of Massachusetts has selected a high-ranking athletics administrator at Georgia Tech with New England roots to be its new director of athletics.
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy on Monday announced the appointment of Ryan Bamford.
Jalen Reynolds and Myles Davis came off the bench for a combined 38 points as sixth-seeded Xavier ended the biggest feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament with a 75-67 victory over Georgia State on Saturday night.
R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted 14th-seeded Georgia State to a 57-56 opening-game victory over third-seeded Baylor in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
Ole Miss scored 62 points in the second half last night to dig its way out of a hole and into the big bracket, on the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. At the half, the Rebels were 17 points behind BYU which had pulled off its own miracle comeback just three years ago.