Even with the recent additions of Penn State and Arizona State, Division I hockey remains stuck at 60 teams, with no change in sight despite an abundance of strong players.
For his first national team game since 2006, Coach Bruce Arena will field a lineup that is hardly his first choice.
The organization, involved in a wage dispute with players, said the camp scheduled in Traverse City, Mich., for the world championships, won’t take place.
This season’s team, a No. 1 seed in the N.C.A.A. tournament, has demanded more than just Xs and Os and motivational speeches from Self. And he has given more.
The defending champion at the match-play competition in Austin, Tex., Day pulled out after six holes, saying he was unable to concentrate because of the lung cancer his mother was fighting.
Tanaka has yet to give up a run in spring training, and Greg Bird has been displaying power and good defense in his return from injury.
The goaltender, who has missed six games so far, is expected to return either against the Kings on Saturday or the Ducks on Sunday.
Martin Mauricio Ortega, the Mexican media executive suspected in the theft of Tom Brady’s jersey at Super Bowl LI, spent that week collecting selfies and autographs.
The Gamecocks, who made the N.C.A.A. round of 16 with an upset of Duke, are savoring a spotlight usually reserved for other teams at the university.
The former Bulls general manager orchestrated the team’s dynasty of the 1990s, assembling the rosters that Jordan led to six N.B.A. championships.
Halak, sent to Bridgeport in December, was 17-7-3 with a 2.15 goals-against average for the American Hockey League team.
The tires on the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix winner were used to create watch straps for a limited edition.
Jay Mellette, head trainer for the N.H.L.’s newest team, said he learned a lot about working with international athletes at Cirque du Soleil.
Because the Wolverines won the Big Ten tournament as a low seed, they have played one more game than any team they will face in the N.C.A.A. tournament.
Green was a hot-tempered baseball lifer who, in his later years, struggled to recover from the shooting death of his 9-year-old granddaughter.
Lee, sidelined by a broken leg just days before the team entered the 2016 playoffs, has been a key contributor in a late push to return this year.
Adam Jones drove in the winning run in the eighth inning when his grounder was bobbled, leading the United States team into the title game against Puerto Rico.
Ibaka and Lopez were ejected from the game after exchanging punches near the basket, and Toronto proceeded to come back from a 16-point deficit.
A bad August at the plate after being traded to the Mets last year led Jay Bruce to research what went wrong. He found it in the game’s new numbers.
Gregorius strained his throwing shoulder during the World Baseball Classic. His replacement in the lineup is likely to come from within the organization.
Thompson was 278-151 in 13 seasons at Georgetown, including eight trips to the N.C.A.A. tournament, but ended with two losing seasons.
The Bulldogs, 34-1 and seeded first in the West Region of the N.C.A.A. Tournament, have received big contributions from Johnathan Williams, Nigel Williams-Goss and Jordan Mathews.
Marcus Stroman did not allow a hit until the 7th inning, leading the Americans to an easy victory in their first W.B.C. final.
After the team’s players dyed their hair as a team-bonding ritual, the trend spread across Puerto Rico, as salons and stores struggled to keep up with demand.
A mass benching helped the Warriors shake off a losing streak, and many credit Gregg Popovich’s strategy of holding out Tim Duncan with extending his career.
The United States will face a Puerto Rican team determined to bring a victory home to a country coping with economic strife.
The Clippers guard Chris Paul has paid a price — multiple injuries to his fingers — for collecting more steals than any other active N.B.A. player.
A game with a playoff feel at Prudential Center included a multiplayer fight late in the second period. Joseph Blandisi’s goal with 54.6 seconds left in the extra period lifted the Devils.
In acquiring the ace Chris Sale, Boston showed that it was living for the here and now. In passing on him, the Yankees chose to bet on the future.
Two No. 1 goalies are teammates as the Kings try an unusual collaboration in an attempt at a playoff berth.