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Four bold projections for the Final Four
- March 28, 2017

Theo Pinson brought the ball down, passed back to Maye. "They run a lot of action where they get a lot of backdoor cuts or open looks from 3", Zags guard Nigel Williams-Goss said . "We actually had a conversation as to whether I should redshirt this year, but I didn't want to do that". The Jayhawks have scored at least 90 points in all three of their tournament games, most recently putting up 98 in a 32-point thrashing of Purdue in the Sweet 16. (more...)
Warriors win seventh straight, Rockets beat Thunder Warriors win seventh straight, Rockets beat Thunder
- March 28, 2017

Stephen Curry added 21 points and 11 assists as the Warriors moved 2 1/2 games ahead of San Antonio in the race for the top spot in the West. The Golden State Warriors claimed a seventh straight National Basketball Association win as the battle of MVP candidates went the way of James Harden's Houston Rockets. (more...)
Martin O'Neill and John Delaney praise 'exceptional' Coleman following injury
- March 27, 2017

The remainder of the schedule that awaits O'Neill's side looks easier on paper than what has gone before, with group leaders Serbia coming to Dublin as well as Austria and Moldova with away trips to Georgia and Wales. Republic of Ireland defender John O'Shea has accused Wales' star player, Gareth Bale, of trying to injure him during the World Cup qualifier between the two countries. (more...)
Shane Lowry loses final group match at WGC World Matchplay
- March 27, 2017

The red-hot world No 1 needs two more wins to become the first player to win all four current WGC titles, and he brushed aside Zach Johnson in a one-sided last -6 encounter while overcoming an erratic stretch against Alex Noren before getting back on the birdie trail in a 3&2 win over the Swede. (more...)
Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games For Violating Anti-Drug Program Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games For Violating Anti-Drug Program
- March 26, 2017

Noah, who has not played since undergoing left knee surgery last month, tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033, a substance meant to produce effects similar to those of anabolic steroids, the league announced. At minimum, that means the suspension will carry over into at least the first 10 games of next season and likely longer, since Noah is not now able to play. (more...)
Oregon Ducks vs. Kansas Jayhawks: NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Preview and Prediction
- March 26, 2017

OR enters this game with a 32-5 record overall. Kansas is back in the Elite Eight. In Kansas' overpowering Sweet 16 performance, their three leading scorers combined for 67 (68.4%) of their team's 98 points on 56.4% shooting from the floor. (more...)
Valtteri Bottas ready to fight Lewis Hamilton for world championship crown Valtteri Bottas ready to fight Lewis Hamilton for world championship crown
- March 26, 2017

Hamilton's relationship with his new team-mate will be under the microscope in the coming weeks after last season's tense rivalry with his former team-mate Nico Rosberg, who took the driver's championship by the narrowest of margins at the season's closing Grand Prix. (more...)
March Madness: Which Friday Sweet 16 game is the best? March Madness: Which Friday Sweet 16 game is the best?
- March 26, 2017

Quick, guess which one of these teams won more top 50 games in the regular season? NCAA Tournament , Sweet 16, OR vs. Michigan , at Kansas City, Mo., CBS, 6:09 p.m. South Region: No. 1 North Carolina vs. In the bottom half of the region, the No. 7 seed Michigan Wolverines continue to play outstanding, knocking off the Louisville Cardinals (No. (more...)
Sweet 16 is set for men's NCAA Tournament
- March 23, 2017

Wake Forest failed to win its First Four game, No. 9 seed Virginia Tech went out in the first round against Wisconsin and the eighth-seeded Hurricanes got steamrolled in the opening round thanks to a 20-2 Michigan State first-half outburst. (more...)
Wenger to announce his future plans 'very soon' Wenger to announce his future plans 'very soon'
- March 21, 2017

Arsenal's hopes for a top-four finish continue to slip away following a 3-1 Premier League defeat to West Bromwich Albion in a match that saw veteran keeper Petr Cech limp off with an injury. These reports are in stark contrast to what the Yellow & Black's CEO said recently, labelling the reports linking Tuchel to Arsenal as "fictional". (more...)
Spurs beat Southampton to keep up Chelsea chase
- March 20, 2017

In his absence South Korea forward Son Heung-Min and Vincent Janssen are vying to start up front as Spurs try to close the 10-point gap on leaders Chelsea. "It was good for Toby and Victor because they felt at home from day one and showed the quality to play football at Tottenham ", Pochettino said on Friday. (more...)
National Football League free agency: Dontari Poe gets 1-year deal with Falcons National Football League free agency: Dontari Poe gets 1-year deal with Falcons
- March 20, 2017

He followed that year up with another Pro Bowl selection in 2014, while posting a career high six sacks and 46 total tackles. The Chiefs, in early March and shortly after declining their chance to protect Poe with the expensive, one-year franchise tag, indicated they were open to having him back. (more...)
UNC not overlooking Arkansas in Round of 32 showdown UNC not overlooking Arkansas in Round of 32 showdown
- March 20, 2017

Guard Joel Berry won't practice on Saturday and head coach Roy Williams doesn't know if his player will be available for Sunday night's game against the No. From there, look for North Carolina to roll to another cover. Moses Kingsley shows up again. Pressure not only got Arkansas to the dance, but it helped put its program on the map under coach Nolan Richardson and his frenetic, "40 Minutes of Hell", full-court pressure. (more...)
West Ham v Leicester West Ham v Leicester
- March 19, 2017

I would take anyone, there is not a bad team in there. Fortunately they faced a West Ham side playing as though they just want their "historic" first season at their new stadium to end as quickly as possible. Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has spoken of the "relief" the team felt after they reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League. (more...)
Cavaliers' Kevin Love to return, will start Thursday night vs. Utah Jazz Cavaliers' Kevin Love to return, will start Thursday night vs. Utah Jazz
- March 19, 2017

Love was having his best season as a Cavalier before stepping away to deal with his knee issue. As Cleveland makes a run for a second consecutive National Basketball Association championship, the Cavaliers have stocked up on former Jazz players in the last few months. (more...)
Kyrgios withdraws from Indian Wells with an apology
- March 19, 2017

Kyrgios won 86 percent of his first-serve points, and refused to relent on second serve, too, bonking them as fast as 126 miles per hour. "I can tell you that", Federer said. It marked the first time Federer had recorded three consecutive wins over the Spaniard. Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri once said that Kyrgios has got the character which can propel him to great heights if he could tame himself a bit, throwing a positive light on his engaging personality on court. (more...)
Cahill Nets Winner As Blues Go 13 Points Clear Cahill Nets Winner As Blues Go 13 Points Clear
- March 19, 2017

A number of Stoke's defenders - most notably Ryan Shawcross and Bruno Martins Indi - had run-ins with the Spain worldwide, whose temperament has been called into question during his Chelsea career. "I think that [result] will make everyone think it's Chelsea's title now", he added. "He's been a tremendous addition to the squad, and he's won us the game which was great". (more...)
Florida State Vs. Florida Gulf Coast Live Stream Florida State Vs. Florida Gulf Coast Live Stream
- March 18, 2017

First half focus: After a strong first 10 minutes in which Florida led by eight, the Gators began relying on the three and went 1-for-11 from the field (and 0-for-7 from downtown) over a span of 7:24. "We've got to try to use our physicality and our strength to try to keep Florida out of the paint". When it was done, Florida had a 80-65 win - the program's first NCAA Tournament victory in three years. (more...)
Bregman collects 2 hits in United States of America win Bregman collects 2 hits in United States of America win
- March 17, 2017

Luke Gregerson nailed down the save, striking out Hernan for the first out before walking Cabrera and forcing Martinez to ground into the game-ending double play. In USA's 4-2 win over Venezuela to open the second round of the World Baseball Classic for each country, the cliche that fits is "better late than never". (more...)
Liverpool teen Ben Woodburn is in Wales squad Liverpool teen Ben Woodburn is in Wales squad
- March 17, 2017

Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn has received a first call-up to the Wales squad for the World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on March 24. Coleman added that he would allow Dummett the rest because they have Tottenham's Ben Davies and Aston Villa's Neil Taylor, who are able to play left back. (more...)
Broncos Not Expected To Pursue Tony Romo As Free Agent? Broncos Not Expected To Pursue Tony Romo As Free Agent?
- March 15, 2017

Romo would join former Cowboys quarterback and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman on the Fox broadcast team , and could serve as an excellent color commentator. Dallas has held onto Romo in the hopes of forcing the Broncos or Texans to give up a pick. The Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans want to sign Romo once he becomes a free agent, but trading for him is a whole different matter. (more...)
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author Of Heartbreaking 'Modern Love' Essay, Dead At 51 Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author Of Heartbreaking 'Modern Love' Essay, Dead At 51
- March 14, 2017

It's already one of the Times' most popular "Modern Love" columns ever, said Dan Jones, who edits the column. Not all hope is lost for what Rosenthal brought to American children's lit: According to Rosenthal's website, she has as many as seven more children's books that will be published - albeit posthumously. (more...)
Mourinho can not use Europa League as excuse to lose against Chelsea - Conte Mourinho can not use Europa League as excuse to lose against Chelsea - Conte
- March 14, 2017

The games already began for this one, as Mourinho then said his former club is already champions of the Premier League and have nothing else to play for other than the FA Cup . Since Sir Alex's retirement in 2013, Chelsea have beaten United at home in three of the four subsequent seasons, including a 4-0 thrashing inflicted by Conte on his predecessor back in October. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather 'officially out of retirement' for Conor McGregor, wants June fight
- March 13, 2017

The American requested Mcgregor to Sign the paper with the UFC so he can fight Mayweather in June. "If you want to fight, let's make the fight happen". Mayweather , speaking in Liverpool on the latest leg of his British tour, told the crowd: "For Conor McGregor..." Whether the fight ever comes to fruition remains to be seen, but we are ready for less talking and more action. (more...)
Klopp hails first 'ugly' win as Liverpool scrape past Burnley Klopp hails first 'ugly' win as Liverpool scrape past Burnley
- March 13, 2017

It looked like history might repeat when they trailed a Burnley side that could yet post the worst away record of any team in Premier League history. Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool won "ugly" for the first time this season after Sunday's come-from-behind victory over Burnley . (more...)
The New York Jets Sign OT Kelvin Beachum The New York Jets Sign OT Kelvin Beachum
- March 12, 2017

The Jets also re-signed Tanner Purdum , their long-snapper since 2010, on Friday. Catanzaro signed a free agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals after the 2014 National Football League draft. Cantazaro, 26, originally signed with Arizona as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Beachum was targeted by Gang Green last season prior to the retirement of D'Brickashaw Ferguson, but he opted instead to sign with Gus Bradley and company. (more...)
Projected first-round pick Sidney Jones injures leg at Pro Day Projected first-round pick Sidney Jones injures leg at Pro Day
- March 12, 2017

Washington defensive back Sidney Jones endured a lower leg injury on Saturday. Jones stayed down for a few moments before being helped to the sideline by Washington head coach Chris Petersen . ESPN's Mel Kiper projects Jones as the No. 16 pick in the draft. The severity of his injury is unclear, but the majority of mock drafts had Jones going early in the first round. (more...)
'Unspeakable!', 'Heroes!' - Europe's newspapers react to Barcelona's stunning PSG comeback 'Unspeakable!', 'Heroes!' - Europe's newspapers react to Barcelona's stunning PSG comeback
- March 12, 2017

Sergi Roberto's 95th minute victor completed Barca's comeback from a 4-0 first leg deficit at the Camp Nou on Wednesday. "This is a unique sport for insane people", Luis Enrique told reporters. The goal from Cavani meant that Barca now needed three more goals to stay in the competition. "I would say to the hospitals of Barcelona to hire nurses". (more...)
Wisconsin Basketball: Looking at possible Big Ten Tournament opponents Wisconsin Basketball: Looking at possible Big Ten Tournament opponents
- March 11, 2017

Issa Thiam looked like Reggie Miller, living up to his sharpshooter reputation by nailing his first two attempts from three-point range. "It's bad to earn the right to call yourself the best team in the league", guard Vince Edwards said, "and to come here and leave on the first night". (more...)
Nick Perry Highlights List of Reported Jets Targets in Free Agency Nick Perry Highlights List of Reported Jets Targets in Free Agency
- March 11, 2017

Lorenzo Mauldin has been a disapointment through two seasons and Jordan Jenkins is coming off a steady rookie season. But Perry did exhibit toughness down the stretch, playing the final two regular-season games and the entire playoffs essentially with one hand. (more...)
Billy Vunipola on bench for Calcutta Cup clash Billy Vunipola on bench for Calcutta Cup clash
- March 11, 2017

There are three changes to the starting XV that overran Italy 36-15. Even so, it's still expected that Farrell will be passed fit for the game, where he will possibly join reinstated teammates Ben Young, Jonathan Joseph, and Jack Nowell. EDDIE JONES DID little to clear up an injury scare for Owen Farrell ahead of England's Six Nations match with Scotland on Saturday, providing mixed messages over the playmaker's availability in a mischievous news conference. (more...)
New Zealand make solid start after South Africa dismissed for 308
- March 11, 2017

Watling 50; Keshav Maharaj 5-94, Morne Morkel 2-62, Vernon Philander 2-67). BJ Watling, who contributed to New Zealand's total with 50, believed a result was still possible with "one insane session" that could change the balance. If they can restrict the South African lead to below 250, then New Zealand will sniff a victory. Meanwhile, New Zealand Cricket have confirmed that Ross Taylor, who limped off the field in the 43rd over yesterday, suffered a low grade tear in his right calf. (more...)
Patriots Make One Trade, Discussing Other Moves as Free Agency Opens Patriots Make One Trade, Discussing Other Moves as Free Agency Opens
- March 10, 2017

The newest Patriots caught 35 passes last season for 406 yards and six touchdowns. After acquiring Dwayne Allen in a trade with Indianapolis , the Patriots presumably won't be willing to meet Bennett's asking price. They also reportedly signed free-agent cornerback Stephon Gilmore to an undisclosed deal rumored to land around $14 million annually . Barring a restructured contract, the Patriots will be on the hook for Allen's 2017 salary ($2.5 million) and a roster bonus ($2 million), ... (more...)
Bucs sign Redskins DT Chris Baker to 3-year deal Bucs sign Redskins DT Chris Baker to 3-year deal
- March 10, 2017

Furthermore, Lake Lewis Jr. of Redskins Wire has reported that Jackson is flying to Tampa when the legal tampering period begins to negotiate a deal. "The 6' 5", 34-year-old unrestricted free agent won't break the bank wherever he goes, but if he's willing to move to the slot in the twilight of his career, good luck to opponents trying to cover him inside. (more...)
Barcelona completes greatest Champions League comeback ever, beats PSG 6-5
- March 09, 2017

It would be an impressive way for Luis Enrique to bow out: the team is now one point ahead, but Madrid has a game in hand, though a trickier run-in, with matches against Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and, on April 23, a potential decider against Barcelona . (more...)