Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. Times EST.
- Top-ranked Indiana's loss could turn into Gonzaga's big gain. First, though the second-ranked Zags must take care of a few opponents, starting with a road game Thursday night at BYU. A win followed by one more over Portland on Saturday, and the small Jesuit school in Spokane would be poised to become the next No. 1 in a wide-open season for men's college basketball.
- JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius' representatives say an herbal remedy used ``in aid of muscle recovery'' is the substance found in his bedroom after the shooting death of his girlfriend. South African police said they found needles in Pistorius' bedroom along with the substance, which they initially named as testosterone. Prosecutors later withdrew the statement identifying the substance and said it had been sent for laboratory tests.
- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban is expected to address the status and arrests of four players, three of whom have been charged in the assault and robbery of two students.
- CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The No. 5-ranked Miami Hurricanes try to bounce back from their first league loss when they face Virginia Tech on Wednesday. Starts 7 p.m.
- STORRS, Conn. - Otto Potter leads No. 7 Georgetown as the Hoyas bring their nine-game winning streak to Connecticut to face the playing-for-pride Huskies, who have won four of their last five. Starts 7 p.m.
- LOS ANGELES - Dustin Brown and the Los Angeles Kings go after their fifth straight win when the Stanley Cup champions host the Detroit Red Wings, who have won two straight after a five-game skid. Starts 10:30 p.m.
- DALLAS - Jimmie Johnson's whirlwind week as Daytona 500 champion continues with an appearance in downtown Dallas. It will be the third state and second time zone Johnson has visited since Sunday's win, and he has to race this weekend in Phoenix.
- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The team to beat in the third World Baseball Classic is two-time winner Japan. Joe Torre is returning to the top step of the dugout to manage the Americans, who have yet to even reach the championship game of this event.
- For a change, there is no buzz about Major League Soccer's latest soccer-crazy market to land the newest expansion franchise or which former European star is choosing to bring his game to North America in the latter half of their career. And there's no David Beckham, either.