Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

LONDON (AP) -- Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to the races. The queen, who owns and breeds racehorses, was spotted smiling broadly and chatting animatedly Friday with jockeys and staff at Newbury Racecourse, not far from her Windsor Castle home.

Oregon needs monumental upset to reach Final Four

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Oregon coach Kelly Graves planned a trip with his family in January to watch the men's Final Four next week. It couldn't have worked out better for the Ducks women's basketball coach that his former school Gonzaga and his current one have already qualified for the national semifinals in Arizona. That was until his 10th-seeded team started winning its own NCAA Tournament games.