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N.C.A.A. Responds, Tentatively, to Transgender Athlete Bans

The N.C.A.A. on Monday released a statement in response to the mounting number of bills in state legislatures aimed at barring transgender athletes —...

Gonzaga Was Finally, Truly Tested. It Passed With a Buzzer-Beater Over U.C.L.A.

Timme, who finished with 25 points, scored Gonzaga’s first 6 points of the extra period to put the Bulldogs ahead, 87-83.U.C.L.A. drew closer when...

Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems

INDIANAPOLIS — In the early hours of Tuesday morning, as the task of disassembling this year’s N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game stage was underway...

Baylor Denies Gonzaga a Perfect Season, Winning N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Title

INDIANAPOLIS — There was a symmetry about Gonzaga’s arrival in the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game — the unbeaten Zags bidding to be the...

Stanford Wins N.C.A.A. Women’s Basketball Title for First Time in 29 Years

SAN ANTONIO — Stanford snapped a 29-year title drought to end a season that at points seemed uncertain to be completed during the coronavirus...

The Return of March Madness Brought Back Hope

Was it Connecticut’s Paige Bueckers floating in the lane for soft jump shots and nailing 3-pointers during her team’s comeback win over Baylor in...

Want the Final Four Court? You Have to Win on It First.

Villanova fans won’t soon forget the buzzer-beating shot by Kris Jenkins that won the 2016 N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game in Houston. But if...

Baylor Overwhelms Houston to Reach N.C.A.A. Tournament Final

In trying to create a more customary aesthetic for television, the organizers filled many of the empty seats with cardboard cutouts — often including...

What to Watch For in the Women’s N.C.A.A. Basketball Final

SAN ANTONIO — For the first time, two teams from the Pac-12 will fight for the national title in the N.C.A.A. women’s tournament final...

The lawyer leading a review of N.C.A.A. championships vowed to be independent.

The lawyer overseeing an inquiry into gender inequities at N.C.A.A. championship events insisted Monday that she would act independently of the college sports executives...

Gonzaga’s Buzzer-Beater a Reminder of the Hoopla That’s Missing

INDIANAPOLIS — When Jalen Suggs’s prayer masquerading as a 40-foot heave kissed off the glass and went through the net as the buzzer sounded...

As N.C.A.A. Tournament Ends, So Does Life in Basketball Bubble

INDIANAPOLIS — One of the myriad ways in which this N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament is different occurred in the wee hours of Saturday morning....

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A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...

An Election Win for Boris Johnson, but His Strategies Risk Breaking Up the U.K.

LONDON — The great realignment of British politics accelerated this week, but it is pulling in starkly different directions north and south of the...