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NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker — without evidence — of "rampant" corruption mere hours after he was released from U.S. custody on charges he tried to extort up to $25 million from the company.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For players trying to get into the top 50 for a Masters invitation, it was critical to get into the 64-man field at the Dell Technologies Match Play with big ranking points available in the final week to be eligible through the world ranking.

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STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--WWE ®  (NYSE:WWE) today announced that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joan Jett will perform at  WrestleMania  on Sunday, April 7   in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and   live on WWE Network around the world. Jett will play her hit …

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Wheels, the dockless electric mobility and transportation company, today announced it has launched in Los Angeles, CA — the largest dockless mobility market in the country — with devices in all major metro markets including Venice, Hollywood, Brent…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Even with huge new contracts for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Nolan Arenado, Major League Baseball's average salary is on track to drop on opening day for an unprecedented second straight season, according to projections by The Associated Press.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Donato's bid to tie the game caromed off the crossbar, and the Minnesota Wild were stuck with another agonizing defeat.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad …

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — In a story March 24 about an NIT game between Wichita State and Clemson, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wichita State's next game is Thursday night. Wichita State's next game is Tuesday night, not Thursday night.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes heads to his first Sweet 16 in over a decade looking for another win against an opponent the Volunteers beat last season to signify their emergence as a national contender.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have put forward Austin Watson on a long-term injury loan to their American Hockey League affiliate, a week after he earned reinstatement from the NHL.

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the HyperX QuadCast™ microphone for streaming and audio recording. HyperX QuadCast features a built-…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett made a last-minute change in his starting lineup and the top-seeded Cavaliers finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game to make their first Sweet 16 in three years.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story March 23, The Associated Press reported that Chester Thomas, owner of the winning Louisiana Derby horse By My Standards, placed a bet on his horse that could have been sizeable enough to affect the pari-mutuel odds. Thomas told the AP on Sunday that he bet $500 …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Adams, a rising senior who was expected to be a key member of Georgia Tech's defensive line under new coach Geoff Collins, died at the age of 21, the school announced Sunday.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Can anyone carry the Loyola-Chicago mantle deep into this NCAA Tournament? Is there a double-digit seed left that's capable of grabbing the nation's imagination? Maybe one with an unusual nickname?

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — While Tennessee is left to ponder a rare early exit from the women's NCAA Tournament and the future of its coach, UCLA remains in the hunt for another trip to the Sweet 16.