Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Huskies, Irish, Terps, Gamecocks Earn Women's No.1 Seeds

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Huskies, Irish, Terps, Gamecocks Earn Women's No.1 Seeds

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HUSKIES, IRISH, TERPS, GAMECOCKS EARN WOMEN'S NO.1 SEEDS: Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are ready to begin their quest for a third straight national championship. The Huskies earned the first overall seed in the women's NCAA Tournament and were placed in the Albany Region. They are looking for their 10th overall title, which would tie Auriemma with UCLA men's coach John Wooden for most all- time.

Joining the Huskies as top seeds in the 64-team tournament that begins Friday are Maryland, South Carolina and Notre Dame.

The Irish are the top seed in the Oklahoma City Region. Notre Dame has played in the past four Final Fours, but have come up short of a title each time. Baylor, Iowa and Stanford are the top seeds in the region that will try and derail the Irish.

TEBOW WORKS OUT FOR EAGLES: Tebow Time in Philly? Tim Tebow worked out Monday for the Philadelphia Eagles, two people familiar with the session told The Associated Press. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity because the workout was not made public. One of the sources said Tebow worked out at quarterback and left the facility without discussing a contract.

Considering all the offseason moves made by coach Chip Kelly, taking a look at the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner with the huge following shouldn't be a surprise. Tebow could run zone-read plays better than Philadelphia's four current quarterbacks. Tebow has not been on an NFL team since the 2012 season. He was released by the Jets, then attended training camp in the summer of 2013 with the Patriots, who cut him.

FORMER 49ER MCDONALD SUES ACCUSER FOR DEFAMATION: Former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against a woman accusing him of rape. McDonald said security camera footage will show a consensual sexual encounter occurred in his hot tub. …

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