Kurt Busch steals a monster of a win in Daytona 500


Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500.

Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Jaylen Brown sank a 3-pointer while being fouled with 37.6 seconds remaining, and the Boston Celtics ended up with five points on that possession, taking the lead for good in a 104-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

Conforto making case to stick with Mets for the whole season

New York Mets manager Terry Collins has to figure out this spring which Michael Conforto he has — the outfielder who was a rookie sensation in 2015 or the one who was demoted in the middle of a terrible slump last year.

Fowler finally makes it easy in Honda Classic victory

Rickie Fowler didn't care about pretty. He cared about winning.

Rangers fall to the Blue Jackets, 5-2

Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

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Conforto making case to stick with Mets for the whole season

New York Mets manager Terry Collins has to figure out this spring which Michael Conforto he has — the outfielder who was a rookie sensation in 2015 or the one who was demoted in the middle of a terrible slump last year.

Harper homers in Washington's spring opener

Bryce Harper hit a long solo homer and a single, helping the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.

Wieters joins Nationals; Judge hits long homer for Yankees

Matt Wieters finally has a new team. One crazy accident turned his free agency into a harrowing experience.

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Falcons' new coordinator says alcoholism a daily battle

Since an embarrassing downfall at Southern Cal, Steve Sarkisian has caught plenty of breaks in his professional life but says alcoholism remains a daily battle

Falcons begin the process of getting over Super Bowl loss

The Atlanta Falcons are still trying to grasp how they let a Super Bowl championship slip away, but it's time to start getting over the gut-wrenching loss to the New England Patriots

Now attention turns to 2017 NFL offseason, draft

Champion's lament: Bill Belichick notes that New England is playing catch-up once again

Falcons hire Sarkisian as new offensive coordinator

The Atlanta Falcons have hired Steve Sarkisian as their new offensive coordinator, quickly filling the role after Kyle Shanahan left to become head coach of the San Francisco 49ers

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Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Jaylen Brown sank a 3-pointer while being fouled with 37.6 seconds remaining, and the Boston Celtics ended up with five points on that possession, taking the lead for good in a 104-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

Anthony's jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 107-97 on Friday night

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Rangers fall to the Blue Jackets, 5-2

Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Bruins end road trip with a 6-3 over Stars

Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins kept surging under interim coach Bruce Cassidy, moving up in the race for the playoffs that begin in mid-April.

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Mika Zibanejad scored 1:16 into overtime and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Saturday.

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Sun acquire post Kizer from Fever in three-team trade

The Connecticut Sun acquired 6-foot-4 post Lynetta Kizer and the eighth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Indiana Fever on Tuesday as part of a three-way trade in which the Sun sent forward Camille Little to the Phoenix Mercury.

Faris among three players signed to training camp contracts by Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that they had signed Kelly Faris, Kayla Pedersen and Jennifer Hamson to training camp contracts.

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Bruins end road trip with a 6-3 over Stars

Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins kept surging under interim coach Bruce Cassidy, moving up in the race for the playoffs that begin in mid-April.

Anthony's jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Harper homers in Washington's spring opener

Bryce Harper hit a long solo homer and a single, helping the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.

Reed grabs Xfinity Series win in wreck-fest at Daytona

Ryan Reed picked up the second Xfinity Series victory of his career — both at Daytona International Speedway — by winning the wreck-filled season-opener Saturday.

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Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles from Sarasota, Fla.

1 p.m., SNY — Exhibition: Houston Astros at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.  

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina at Virginia.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at South Florida.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: West Virginia at Baylor.

7 p.m., TNT — NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., MSG — NBA: Toronto Raptors at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Baylor at Oklahoma.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Kansas.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Miami at Virginia Tech.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Norfolk State at Hampton.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Houston Rockets.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Montreal Canadiens at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at Minnesota Wild.

Soccer

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Leicester City.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Dubai Championships from United Arab Emirates.

5 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Albierto Mexicano Tercel from Acapulco, Mexico.