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Annette Funicello, 'America's Sweetheart,' Has Died

Annette Funicello, who was one of the first child stars to emerge out of the Mickey Mouse Club and known as "America's Sweetheart, has died. She was 70 years old.

Webster Celebrates College Chess Title, As New Hire Pays Off

In its chess team's first year, Webster University has won a national championship. When the school hired coach Susan Polgar from defending champions Texas Tech last year, her players came along with her. Webster officials say the chess title raises the school's profile.

Louisville Basketball Has A Rare Chance At A Double

The school could bring home trophies in both the men's and women's basketball championships. The first step comes Monday night when the Louisville men play Michigan. On Tuesday, the Louisville women play Connecticut.

'Independent Adviser' To Review Rutgers' Actions

Men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for verbally and physically abusing his players. The school's athletic director then resigned. Now the president also is under pressure.

Students Turn To Jumbotron To Watch Tourney In Georgia Dome

Louisville and Michigan will face off Monday night for the men's NCAA basketball championship. The game will be played in Atlanta, where some of the best seats don't always have the best view.

Women's NCAA Basketball Championship Game Is Set For Tuesday

Connecticut fended off Notre Dame 83-65, and Louisville triumphed over California. The two winners will play in the women's NCAA title game on Tuesday.