DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo when the NFL year opens tomorrow, according to a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced a decision. Romo will leave the Cowboys as the franchise leader in yards passing and touchdowns after losing the starting job to rookie Dak Prescott after breaking a bone in his back during a preseason game. Romo turns 37 next month.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut will miss the remainder of the season, including the playoffs, with a broken leg. The Cavs say Bogut won't need surgery, but he won't be back in time to help Cleveland defend its NBA title. Bogut broke his left leg in his debut for Cleveland on Monday night. Meanwhile, Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been cleared to resume practicing. He's been out since late December following surgery on a broken right thumb.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Wake Forest star Tim Duncan, Gonzaga's John Stockton and Duke standout Jay Williams headline the seven-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame later this year. Also entering the Hall of Fame are Winston-Salem State's Cleo Hill, Indiana's Scott May, Purdue star Rick Mount, Creighton's Paul Silas and Bo Ryan, who coached Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Wisconsin-Platteville.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Kentucky coach John Calipari will lead Team USA's Under-19 World Cup squad at July's FIBA World Championships. USA Basketball announced Calipari's hiring today as the team seeks its third straight gold medal following victories in 2013 and 2105. Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning and Colorado coach Tad Boyle will be his assistants for the event that runs July 1-9 in Cairo, Egypt.
ATLANTA (AP) -- A'ja Wilson of South Carolina repeats as player of the year, Alabama freshman Jordan Lewis takes the newcomer award and Missouri's Robin Pingeton claims the coaching honor on The Associated Press All-Southeastern women's basketball team. Wilson was a unanimous choice for the second year in a row after leading the No. 4 Gamecocks to their third straight SEC championship. Pingeton was named on every ballot for coach of the year after guiding the Tigers to a 21-10 mark that included an 11-5 finish in the SEC. Lewis, a 5-foot-7 point guard, was a standout on one of the SEC's weaker teams.