Here is the latest sports news: Case Keenum heading to Broncos-. Cards to make serious run at Cousins. NCAA Tournament tips off. Spurs could miss playoffs. Ovechkin reaches career milestone.

>>NFL Free Agency Begins

(Undated) — The NFL legal tampering period is in full swing. Teams can officially start signing players tomorrow. ESPN reports the Broncos are going to sign quarterback Case Keenum, who led the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game. Chicago is also brining on former Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson. The Dolphins are expected to release defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh [[ en-DOM-uh-kon Soo ]].

>>Report: Cardinals Preparing Massive Offer For Cousins

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(Phoenix, AZ) — The Arizona Cardinals may be getting ready to show some serious interest in quarterback Kirk Cousins. 98.7 FM, Arizona’s Sports Station, reports the Cardinals are preparing to offer a five-year, 145-million-dollar contract to the 29-year-old. With that deal, his average annual salary of 29-million would surpass 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo and make him the highest-paid player in NFL history.

>>NCAA Tournament Begins Tonight

(Dayton, OH) — The NCAA Tournament begins tonight with the First Four in Dayton. Sixteenth seeds LIU Brooklyn and Radford square off for the right to play top-seeded Villanova. The winner of 11th-seeded UCLA and St. Bonaventure moves on to get a shot at sixth-seeded Florida. The other two First Four games in Dayton are tomorrow.

>>Spurs In Danger Of Missing Playoffs

(Houston, TX) — The Spurs could miss the playoffs for the first time since the 1996-97 season. San Antonio’s 109-93 loss at Houston last night dropped the Spurs out of the top eight in the Western Conference. The Spurs, Nuggets and Jazz are all 37-and-30, but Utah currently holds the tiebreaker. San Antonio is just 3-and-11 in its last 14 games.

>>Capitals’ Ovechkin Reaches 600 Career Goals

(Washington, DC) — Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is the newest member of the NHL’s 600 goal club. The 32-year-old scored twice in Monday’s 3-2 overtime win against Winnipeg in D.C. to become the 20th player in league history to reach 600 career goals. Ovechkin, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux [[ leh-MEW ]] and Brett Hull are the only players to score 600 goals in less than one-thousand games.

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NBA
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Milwaukee Bucks 121, Memphis Grizzlies 103
Oklahoma City Thunder 106, Sacramento Kings 101
Houston Rockets 109, San Antonio Spurs 93
Portland Trail Blazers 115, Miami Heat 99

NHL
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Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Montreal Canadiens 2
Washington Capitals 3, Winnipeg Jets 2 (OT)
Vegas Golden Knights 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
New York Rangers 6, Carolina Hurricanes 3
Ottawa Senators 5, Florida Panthers 3
St. Louis Blues 4, Anaheim Ducks 2
San Jose Sharks 5, Detroit Red Wings 3
Los Angeles Kings 3, Vancouver Canucks 0

MLB Grapefruit League
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Baltimore Orioles 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Washington Nationals 5, Detroit Tigers 4
Boston Red Sox 6, Toronto Blue Jays 4
Philadelphia Phillies 3, Atlanta Braves 0
Minnesota Twins 2, New York Yankees 1

MLB Cactus League
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Kansas City Royals (ss) 4, San Diego Padres 0
Milwaukee Brewers 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 6
San Francisco Giants 6, Oakland Athletics 5
Cleveland Indians 4, Texas Rangers (ss) 2
Colorado Rockies 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
Los Angeles Angels 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Texas Rangers (ss) 5, Kansas City Royals (ss) 1
Chicago White Sox 4, Seattle Mariners 2

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

NBA
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7:00 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Washington Wizards
7:00 p.m. – Indiana Pacers at Philadelphia 76ers
7:30 p.m. – Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks
7:30 p.m. – Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets
7:30 p.m. – Oklahoma City Thunder at Atlanta Hawks
8:00 p.m. – Charlotte Hornets at New Orleans Pelicans
8:00 p.m. – LA Clippers at Chicago Bulls
8:30 p.m. – Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs
9:00 p.m. – Detroit Pistons at Utah Jazz
10:00 p.m. – Cleveland Cavaliers at Phoenix Suns
10:30 p.m. – Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers

NHL
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7:00 p.m. – Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes
7:30 p.m. – Ottawa Senators at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:30 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens
8:00 p.m. – Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators
8:30 p.m. – Colorado Avalanche at Minnesota Wild
9:00 p.m. – Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames
10:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Arizona Coyotes

MLB Grapefruit League
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1:05 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins (at Jupiter, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Philadelphia Phillies (at Clearwater, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Atlanta Braves (at Kissimmee, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees (at Tampa, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Minnesota Twins (at Fort Myers, FL)
1:10 p.m. – Houston Astros at New York Mets (at Port St. Lucie, FL)
7:05 p.m. – New York Mets at Washington Nationals (at West Palm Beach, FL)

MLB Cactus League
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4:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Milwaukee Brewers (at Maryvale, AZ)
4:05 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals (at Surprise, AZ)
4:10 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Colorado Rockies (at Scottsdale, AZ)
4:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at San Diego Padres (at Peoria, AZ)
10:05 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs (at Mesa, AZ)

NCAA Tournament
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6:40 p.m. – #16 LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. #16 Radford Highlanders (First Four at Dayton, OH)
9:10 p.m. – #11 St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. #11 UCLA Bruins (First Four at Dayton, OH)