(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: NCAA Tournament field set. Thomas, Lakers hammer Cavs. Tiger finishes second at Valspar. CB Sherman signs with 49ers. Harvick wins third straight race in Phoenix.

>>NCAA Tournament Field Set

(Undated) — The 68-team field for the NCAA Tournament is set. Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier are the number-one seeds in the Big Dance. Notre Dame, Louisville, Oklahoma State and USC highlight the teams that just missed out on a bid. The First Four tips off in Dayton, Ohio tomorrow.

>>Thomas, Lakers Hammer Cavs

(Los Angeles, CA) — Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points and dished out nine assists to help the Lakers run away form the Cavaliers 127-113 at the STAPLES Center. Thomas got some revenge against Cleveland, who traded him to L.A. last month after acquiring him last summer from Boston. Julius Randle went off for 36 points and 14 rebounds for the Lakers.

>>Tiger Falls Just Short At Valspar Championship

(Palm Harbor, FL) — Tiger Woods fell just short of winning the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook, missing a birdie attempt on the 18th hole that would of forced a playoff. Woods carded a one-under par to finish at minus-nine for the tournament. Paul Casey fired a six-under 65 in Sunday’s final round to win the tournament at minus-10.

>>CB Sherman Signs with 49ers

(Santa Clara, CA) — Richard Sherman is staying in the NFC West. The Pro Bowl cornerback has agreed to a three-year, 39-million-dollar deal with the San Francisco 49ers, after being released by the Seahawks over the weekend. Sherman is now guaranteed to face his former team twice a year, and returns to the Bay Area after spending his college career at Stanford.

>>Harvick Continues Hot Streak In Phoenix

(Avondale, AZ) — For the third straight week, Kevin Harvick is the winner of the NASCAR Monster Energy Series race. Harvick took the checkered flag to win the TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. He edged out Kyle Busch on the final lap to secure the victory. Harvick also won last weekend in Las Vegas and two weeks ago in Atlanta.


Toronto Raptors 132, New York Knicks 106
Minnesota Timberwolves 109, Golden State Warriors 103
Chicago Bulls 129, Atlanta Hawks 122
Utah Jazz 116, New Orleans Pelicans 99
Denver Nuggets 130, Sacramento Kings 104
Houston Rockets 105, Dallas Mavericks 82
Philadelphia 76ers 120, Brooklyn Nets 97
Indiana Pacers 99, Boston Celtics 97
Los Angeles Lakers 127, Cleveland Cavaliers 113

Chicago Blackhawks 3, Boston Bruins 1
New York Islanders 5, Calgary Flames 2
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Dallas Stars 1
Arizona Coyotes 1, Vancouver Canucks 0

MLB Grapefruit League
Minnesota Twins 6, Tampa Bay Rays 5
Miami Marlins 7, New York Yankees 5
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Washington Nationals 3
Detroit Tigers 6, Atlanta Braves 3
Baltimore Orioles 7, Boston Red Sox 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Toronto Blue Jays 0
Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 2
Baltimore Orioles 4, Philadelphia Phillies 0

MLB Cactus League
Oakland Athletics 7, Chicago Cubs 2
Cleveland Indians 3, Kansas City Royals 1
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Cleveland Indians 4
Chicago White Sox 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 5
Cincinnati Reds 6, Seattle Mariners 5
Los Angeles Angels 4, Texas Rangers 3
Los Angeles Dodgers 13, Colorado Rockies 7
San Francisco Giants 5, San Diego Padres 4

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
Pennsylvania Quakers 68, Harvard Crimson 65 (Ivy League Tournament in Philadelphia, PA)
Davidson Wildcats 58, Rhode Island Rams 57 (Atlantic-10 Tournament in Washington, DC)
Kentucky Wildcats 77, Tennessee Volunteers 72 (SEC Tournament in St. Louis, MO)
Georgia State Panthers 74, UT-Arlington Mavericks 61 (Sun Belt Tournament in New Orleans, LA)
Cincinnati Bearcats 56, Houston Cougars 55 (AAC Tournament in Orlando, FL)

Ticket Guardian 500 (at Avondale, AZ)
1. Kevin Harvick
2. Kyle Busch
3. Chase Elliott

Valspar Championship (at Palm Harbor, FL)
1. Paul Casey (-10)
T2. Tiger Woods (-9)
T2. Patrick Reed (-9)

>>MONDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

8:00 p.m. – Milwaukee Bucks at Memphis Grizzlies
8:00 p.m. – Sacramento Kings at Oklahoma City Thunder
8:00 p.m. – San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets
10:30 p.m. – Miami Heat at Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:00 p.m. – Winnipeg Jets at Washington Capitals
7:00 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Philadelphia Flyers
7:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers
7:30 p.m. – Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers
10:00 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Anaheim Ducks
10:30 p.m. – Detroit Red Wings at San Jose Sharks
10:30 p.m. – Vancouver Canucks at Los Angeles Kings

MLB Grapefruit League
1:05 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Pittsburgh Pirates
1:05 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Detroit Tigers
1:07 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays
6:05 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves
6:35 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees

MLB undefined
3:05 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Kansas City Royals
4:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers
4:05 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics
4:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Cleveland Indians
4:10 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
4:10 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Angels
9:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals
9:40 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners

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