College sports

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The most extreme March Madness upsets are happening more often. Why?
No 15 and No 16 seeds are winning in the NCAA tournament more than ever before and by some distance. Is it a statistical anomaly or the outcome of a broader trend?

Nicholas Levine

20, Mar, 2023 @11:35 AM

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‘We shocked the world’: Fairleigh Dickinson stun Purdue in all-time upset
No 16 Fairleigh Dickinson delivered the surprise of the NCAA tournament on Friday night, seeing off No 1 Purdue in the rarest of March Madness upsets

Guardian sport and agencies

18, Mar, 2023 @1:11 AM

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South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston: ‘Every time we step on that floor, everybody wants to beat us’
The Gamecocks’ center of attention opens up about South Carolina’s quest for a perfect season and why Dawn Staley won’t be the NBA’s first female coach

Joseph Palmer

17, Mar, 2023 @10:45 AM

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Tiger kings: unfancied Princeton slay Arizona in epic NCAA tournament upset
Princeton used a late run to earn the school’s first NCAA tournament win in 25 years, toppling No 2 seed Arizona to leave Joe Biden’s bracket in tatters

Guardian sport and agencies

16, Mar, 2023 @10:38 PM

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Top NFL draft prospect Jalen Carter sentenced to probation in fatal wreck
Former Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter pleaded no contest Thursday to misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and racing, his attorney told ESPN

Guardian sport and agencies

16, Mar, 2023 @5:17 PM

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March Madness 2023: Which school will rise to top of wide-open field?
Will this be Alabama’s year to cut down the nets? Who is this season’s Cinderella team? Our writers break down the bracket for the NCAA tournament

Gabriel Baumgaertner, Hunter Felt, Bryan Armen Graham and Nicholas Levine

15, Mar, 2023 @10:20 AM

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Lauren Fleshman: ‘There is a betrayal of women’s bodies in the sports system’
The former US 5000m champion believes that elite sports are guilty of erasing women’s bodies, leading to unnecessary problems for competitors

Matthew Hall

07, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Top NFL prospect Jalen Carter charged over crash that killed Georgia teammate
Police in Georgia have issued arrest warrants for Jalen Carter over a crash that killed one of his college football teammates in January

Guardian sport

01, Mar, 2023 @5:15 PM

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How Olivia Dunne turned the male gaze into a gymnastics empire
Gymnastics asks its most promising athletes to give everything. Now the LSU star is repurposing herself into the lucrative main event

Lauren Mechling

28, Feb, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Brandon Miller’s ‘pat-down’ intro stopped in light of Alabama homicide case
Alabama’s coach, Nate Oats, says he will put an end to Brandon Miller’s pregame introduction in the light of a homicide near the university in January

Guardian sport and Associated Press

26, Feb, 2023 @2:01 PM

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An Alabama basketball star allegedly supplied the gun in a murder. Why is he still playing?
Police say Alabama star Brandon Miller supplied the gun to a teammate that was used in the murder of Jamea Harris. So why is he still in the lineup?

Andrew Lawrence

23, Feb, 2023 @9:30 AM

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The history of the slam dunk: from outlawed move to beloved highlight
The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has become an institution in modern basketball. But for years dunks were outlawed in college and high school games

Jacob Uitti

17, Feb, 2023 @8:10 AM

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