Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net.
Jonathan Marchessault scored twice, and the Golden Knights earned their 40th victory by downing the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday at T-Mobile Arena.
Marc-Andre Fleury has been listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury and was replaced in net on Sunday night by Malcolm Subban.
The Ducks — fresh off their Pac-12 conference tournament title run at T-Mobile Arena — quickly moved to 1-point favorites Sunday night over No. 5 seed Wisconsin after opening as 1½-point underdogs.
UNR received a seventh seed and will play No. 10 Florida on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa, in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. No. 8 Utah State meets No. 9 Washington on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
Freshman Jenny Bressler pitched a two-hit shutout to lead UNLV past No. 24-ranked Boise State 1-0 in a Mountain West softball game Sunday at Eller Media Stadium.
Former UNLV soccer star Simon Keith, one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, underwent a second heart transplant Sunday and was recuperating at a San Diego hospital.
Rory McIlroy made two late birdies to regain the lead, was at his best when the pressure was the highest, and he closed with a 2-under 70 for a one-shot victory over Jim Furyk in his 10th appearance at The Players Championship.
Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s record with 200 victories across NASCAR’s three major seriesafter winning Sunday at Auto Club Speedway.
Looming at the top of this year’s March Madness bracket: Duke and its freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson.