Billikens Battle New Mexico State
(San Jose, CA) -- The fourth-seeded Saint Louis Billikens battle the 13th-seeded New Mexico Aggies in San Jose, California today. The Billikens are 27-and-6 after winning the Atlantic 10 Tournament, while the WAC champions are 24-and-10. The winner moves on to face Oklahoma State or Oregon in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.
Mizzou Meets Colorado State
(Lexington, KY) -- The Missouri Tigers are in Lexington, Kentucky tonight facing the eight-seeded Colorado State Rams. The ninth-seeded Tigers are 23-and-10 in their first season in the SEC. The Rams earned an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament at 25-and-8 out of the Mountain West Conference.
Illinois Meets Colorado
(Austin, TX) -- The seventh-seeded Illinois Fighting Illini and 10th-seeded Colorado Buffaloes meet in Austin, Texas tomorrow afternoon. The Illini are 22-and-12, while the Buffs are 21-and-11. The winner advances to play second-seeded Miami-Florida or 15th-seeded Pacific in the next round on Sunday.
Cardinals Back At Work
(Port St. Lucie, FL) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are back to work today when they face the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie. The Cardinals were off on Wednesday. St. Louis put an end to a three-game slide with a 5-4 win over Miami on Tuesday. The Mets dropped the Cards 3-2 on Monday.
Cubs Return To Action
(Undated) -- The Chicago Cubs return to action today with a pair of split squad games following a day off. The Cubs face the Dodgers in Tucson today and close with a night game in Peoria against the Mariners. The Cubs have won their last two spring games.
Owners Approve Helmet Rule, Eliminate Tuck Rule
(Phoenix, AZ) -- NFL owners are approving a pair of noteworthy rule changes. It will now be a penalty if an offensive player leads with the crown of his helmet when outside the tackle box. The league is also getting rid of the infamous tuck rule. According to NFL Network, both rule changes passed by an overwhelming margin.