Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:
– National champion Villanova replaces Kentucky at No. 1 in the AP's men's college basketball poll. UCLA is No. 2 and Kansas is No. 3. … Women's Top 25 rankings announced at 1 p.m.
– PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The 2013 high school senior class was one of the most talented in recent women's basketball history. So far, the biggest mark this class has left in college is its high transfer rate.
– NEW YORK – Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is expected to be among the Heisman Trophy finalists. Clemson's Deshaun Watson could be there for a second straight season. Announcement at 6:15 p.m.
– The College Football Playoff is set, along with 38 other bowl games big and small. From coaching intrigue to record-setting runs, there should be plenty of story lines to follow.
– OXON HILL, Md. – Former Commissioner Bud Selig and Atlanta Braves executive John Schuerzolz discuss their election to baseball's Hall of Fame.
– GENEVA – Sepp Blatter loses his appeal of his six-year ban before the top court of international sports. This could be the least of it for the former FIFA president. He also faces criminal proceedings.
– EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Andrew Luck will be at quarterback for the Colts (5-6) after a concussion sidelined him for one game. The Jets (3-8) are sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick. Game starts 8:30 p.m.
– RENTON, Wash. – It was one thing for the Seahawks to know they would be without star safety Earl Thomas for one game, maybe two. Now he is out for the rest of the regular season because of a broken leg.
– KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A pick-six, a punt-fake touchdown and another interception returned for the eventual winning conversion. The opportunistic nature of the Chiefs was on full display Sunday.
– OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Coming off their best performance of the season, the Baltimore Ravens have won four of five and appear poised for a run to reach the playoffs.
– TORONTO – The Raptors, winners of six straight, can move to the top of the Eastern Conference with a win over the suddenly struggling Cleveland Cavaliers, who have lost three straight. Game starts 7:30 p.m.
– ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Avalanche have tumbled to last in the league in coach Jared Bednar's first season. They're missing their captain, top defenseman and any sort of scoring punch.
– NASSAU, Bahamas – Hideki Matsuyama has four wins in his last five tournaments. It would seem he would want the Masters to start next week. Not so fast, he says.