Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.
– After as busy as possible a Day 1 of NFL free agency, teams and players strike more deals Wednesday. DeMarcus Ware and Eric Decker are among the names on the market.
– INDIANAPOLIS – This will not be an easy weekend for the NCAA’s selection committee. It will be monitoring injuries, upsets and conference tournaments while pairing the field to 68 and trying to come up with all the right seeds. That process begins Wednesday, but before the committee goes into seclusion, committe chairman Ron Wellman will answer questions about the process.
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– BOSTON – NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks in Boston on Wednesday, and he is expected to address proposals to keep teams from intentionally losing to improve their draft position.
– BOCA RATON, Fla. – NHL general managers conclude this week’s meetings and may propose rule changes to the competition committee.
-BOSTON – American faces Boston University in the Patriot League championship game.
-Aron Johannsson’s goal-scoring barrage in the Dutch Eredivisie continued with a pair of goals over the weekend, giving the United States forward 24 goals in all competitions this season. Johannsson is chasing fellow American Jozy Altidore’s mark of 31 goals for a season, and he’s chasing Altidore’s starting spot on the national team.
– INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic play fourth-round matches at the BNP Paribas Open
– MIAMI -Miami is 0-2 against Brooklyn this season, and gets another shot against the Nets on Wednesday night. The Heat are looking to stay tied in the loss column with Indiana in the East race.