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NCAA Men's Tournament Roundup

The regional round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament started Thursday night with Syracuse beating the University of Wisconsin 64 to 63. University of Louisville eliminated Michigan State, one of the No. 1 seeds in the tournament, 57 to 44. Ohio State trounced the University of Cincinnati, 81 to 66. And the University of Florida emerged victorious against Marquette University, 68 to 58. More action is on board Friday with college basketball powerhouses from North Carolina, Kansas and Kentucky.

Saints Penalized By NFL For 'Bounty' Scheme

Robert Siegel speaks with James Varney, a sports reporter for the Times-Picayune, about recent sanctions against the New Orleans Saints and what it means for the fans, players, and the NFL.


Stricken Soccer Player Fabrice Muamba Continues Recovery

Muamba, who plays for Bolton in the English Premier League, was "in effect, dead" for 78 minutes after suffering a heart attack, his doctor says. But doctors kept working. Multiple defibrillator shocks got his heart beating on its own again.

Baylor's Griner A Star Of NCAA Women's Sweet 16

David Greene speaks with USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan about the NCAA women's basketball tournament, which is down to the Sweet Sixteen. One of the stars of the sport is Brittney Griner of Baylor University.

NFL Shake-Ups: 'Bounty' Suspension, Tebow Trade

The NFL came down like a ton of bricks on the New Orleans Saints, suspending head coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season over payments to players for injuring opponents. Also reported Thursday, quarterback phenom Tim Tebow is headed to the New York Jets from Denver, where Peyton Manning is taking his place.