Sports Buzz: No. 14 Seed Mercer Knocks out No. 3 Duke

Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood couldn't stop the Bears.

Duke's NCAA Tourney Is Over - This may be one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history. The Mercer Bears came to their first NCAA Tournament since 1985 hungry and ready to advance. They stunned the Duke Blue Devils, 78-71, on Friday in the Midwest region, cutting Duke?s NCAA Tourney short. This is the second time in the past three years Duke has bowed out in the round of 64.(Photo: Chuck Burton/AP Photo)

1 / 7

Duke's NCAA Tourney Is Over - This may be one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history. The Mercer Bears came to their first NCAA Tournament since 1985 hungry and ready to advance. They stunned the Duke Blue Devils, 78-71, on Friday in the Midwest region, cutting Duke’s NCAA Tourney short. This is the second time in the past three years Duke has bowed out in the round of 64.(Photo: Chuck Burton/AP Photo)

Dayton Upsets Ohio State - The No. 11 seed Dayton came into the NCAA Tournament as underdogs, but the Flyers rose one step closer to their goal on Thursday when they upset the No. 6 seed Ohio State with a 60-59 win. Dayton?s Vee Sanford scored the game-winning bucket, after Ohio State's Aaron Craft?s lay-up danced around the rim only to fall short. Dayton will play No. 3 seed Syracuse on Saturday.(Photo: The Buffalo News, Robert Kirkham/AP Photo)

2 / 7

Dayton Upsets Ohio State - The No. 11 seed Dayton came into the NCAA Tournament as underdogs, but the Flyers rose one step closer to their goal on Thursday when they upset the No. 6 seed Ohio State with a 60-59 win. Dayton’s Vee Sanford scored the game-winning bucket, after Ohio State's Aaron Craft’s lay-up danced around the rim only to fall short. Dayton will play No. 3 seed Syracuse on Saturday.(Photo: The Buffalo News, Robert Kirkham/AP Photo)

Michael Jordan Apologizes for Air Jordan Malfunction - For the third time in about two weeks an NBA player has had a serious sneaker malfunction. Philadelphia 76er Tony Wroten was "embarrassed" when the sole of his Air Jordan 10 "varsity red" sneakers popped off mid-play in a game against the Indiana Pacers. Michael Jordan must have been embarrassed, too, because MJ called Wroten?s agent to apologize.(Photo: Comcast Sports Net)

3 / 7

Michael Jordan Apologizes for Air Jordan Malfunction - For the third time in about two weeks an NBA player has had a serious sneaker malfunction. Philadelphia 76er Tony Wroten was "embarrassed" when the sole of his Air Jordan 10 "varsity red" sneakers popped off mid-play in a game against the Indiana Pacers. Michael Jordan must have been embarrassed, too, because MJ called Wroten’s agent to apologize.(Photo: Comcast Sports Net)

Michael Sam Shows Signs of Improvement on Pro Day - Michael Sam did his part to quell questions about his draft status at his pro day in Missouri on Thursday. The defensive lineman showed signs of improvement from his NFL combine performance in February. Sam ran the 40-yard dash faster than he did in February, showed more strength in his bench press and added inches to his vertical jump.(Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

4 / 7

Michael Sam Shows Signs of Improvement on Pro Day - Michael Sam did his part to quell questions about his draft status at his pro day in Missouri on Thursday. The defensive lineman showed signs of improvement from his NFL combine performance in February. Sam ran the 40-yard dash faster than he did in February, showed more strength in his bench press and added inches to his vertical jump.(Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Has a Bulging Disk in His Back - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitation on Tuesday due to persistent back pain, and now we know what caused his ?back spasms.? According to a source close to Woods, the golfer has a bulging disk in his back, but will not require surgery. ?It's too early to know about the Masters, and I will continue to be evaluated and work closely with my doctors," Woods said.??(Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo)

5 / 7

Tiger Woods Has a Bulging Disk in His Back - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitation on Tuesday due to persistent back pain, and now we know what caused his “back spasms.” According to a source close to Woods, the golfer has a bulging disk in his back, but will not require surgery. “It's too early to know about the Masters, and I will continue to be evaluated and work closely with my doctors," Woods said.€(Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo)

ADVERTISEMENT
NFL Draft Prospect Taylor Lewan Facing Charges - Former Michigan offensive lineman, Taylor Lewan is facing three counts of assault. Lewan, a first-round NFL draft prospect, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or assault and battery stemming from a Dec 1, 2013, incident. Two Ohio State fans said they were assaulted following Michigan's loss to Ohio State. Lewan, who is projected Top 10 pick in the NFL draft in May, will be arraigned April 8 in Michigan.(Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

6 / 7

NFL Draft Prospect Taylor Lewan Facing Charges - Former Michigan offensive lineman, Taylor Lewan is facing three counts of assault. Lewan, a first-round NFL draft prospect, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or assault and battery stemming from a Dec 1, 2013, incident. Two Ohio State fans said they were assaulted following Michigan's loss to Ohio State. Lewan, who is projected Top 10 pick in the NFL draft in May, will be arraigned April 8 in Michigan.(Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NBA Addresses Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss' Relationship - The NBA has put parameters in place to make sure the high-profile relationship between Jeanie Buss, president of the Lakers, and Phil Jackson doesn?t create issues of impropriety. "To avoid even the appearance of a conflict,? the NBA addressed both teams to ensure that their relationship will not affect how the teams operate. Jackson and Buss got in engaged in 2012 and have been dating since 1999. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

7 / 7

NBA Addresses Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss' Relationship - The NBA has put parameters in place to make sure the high-profile relationship between Jeanie Buss, president of the Lakers, and Phil Jackson doesn’t create issues of impropriety. "To avoid even the appearance of a conflict,” the NBA addressed both teams to ensure that their relationship will not affect how the teams operate. Jackson and Buss got in engaged in 2012 and have been dating since 1999. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)