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Young Wildcats win to advance to Sweet 16 Young Wildcats win to advance to Sweet 16
- March 21, 2017

But these guys guarded it. "We was just playing defense", Adebayo said on the game-sealing block. Gregg Marshall said the mishaps late in the game were his fault. "I think he just rushed things a little bit and settled for a very contested three-point shot", Marshall said. "I haven't seen him for a while". A little over two weeks ago, MI got a scare when its charter plane skidded on an aborted takeoff because of high winds. (more...)
Kings vs. Thunder Preview: Trying to stop the Triple-Double Machine Kings vs. Thunder Preview: Trying to stop the Triple-Double Machine
- March 20, 2017

Adams was voted OKC's player of the match, coming away with 16 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block for his 14th double-double of the season. The Oklahoma City bench continued to cause problems for Sacramento. "I started with 11 minutes and then started to get more, so I am just starting to get used to it because most of the time I have been playing for the D-League and when I got here the last few games it was a lot different", Papagiannis said. (more...)
Technical, missed goaltending call stain Northwestern loss to Gonzaga Technical, missed goaltending call stain Northwestern loss to Gonzaga
- March 20, 2017

But after a block by Gonzaga, Chris Collins was whistled for a technical foul with 4:54 remaining as he protested what looked like basket interference. "I wouldn't put it all on this technical". The expressive kid became an internet favorite on Saturday, when number-eight seed Northwestern went up against number-one seed Gonzaga. (more...)
Michigan State Basketball vs. Kansas
- March 20, 2017

Jawun Evans scored the earth racing down for a lay up, putting Oklahoma State up 40-38 with 37 seconds left, but Mitchell Solomon fouled Derrick Walton Jr . GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Justin Jackson broke out of a shooting slump with 21 points to help top-seeded North Carolina roll past Texas Southern 103-64 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's South Region . (more...)
Issa Hayatou Outgoing CAF president is angry after losing to Ahmad Issa Hayatou Outgoing CAF president is angry after losing to Ahmad
- March 19, 2017

Ahmad becomes only CAF's seventh president, as Hayatou was attempting to win an eighth straight term at the CAF congress in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. Ahmad's victory could give the Federation Internationale de Football Association president another friend on his council. Hayatou said the new commercial and television partnership signed with Lagardere Sports of France would guarantee $1 billion to African football over the next eight years. (more...)
Triple G vs Daniel Jacobs preview: Triple G vs Daniel Jacobs preview: "Perfect time to make this fight"
- March 19, 2017

Brook's trainer was so anxious about his fighter taking more damage from Golovkin that he leaped to the side of the ring, and threw the white towel towards the two fighters. What time does Golovkin vs Jacobs start and what TV channel is it on? Jacobs, on a 12-fight knockout streak, is viewed by many as the second best middleweight in the division. (more...)
Aitor Karanka sacked as Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka sacked as Middlesbrough boss
- March 19, 2017

The club met with Karanka and following discussions, Boro said it was in their "best interests" to make the change. Of course, the man himself was perfectly congenial in accepting the decision, and took the time to thank all the players and staff who'd served alongside side him for the last three and a half years... (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'happy' at Man Utd but not ruling out Napoli Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'happy' at Man Utd but not ruling out Napoli
- March 19, 2017

I am feeling well at United, but we will see what happens", he is quoted as saying by Corriere dello Sport . 'I am feeling well at United, but we will see what happens'. When we won the title, I remember Galliani coming into the dressing room with an Inter shirt in his hands and he ripped off the badge for the titleholders and told us: 'This is yours now'. (more...)
Shakib al-Hasan century puts Bangladesh in command v Sri Lanka Shakib al-Hasan century puts Bangladesh in command v Sri Lanka
- March 19, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne and Upul Tharanga remained not out with 25 runs each. Shakib made 116, Mosaddek (75) and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim scored 52 as Bangl- adesh put one of their most impressive batting performances in their 100th Test match. (more...)
Waukesha West blocks girl's dream prom date with Steelers' Le'Veon Bell Waukesha West blocks girl's dream prom date with Steelers' Le'Veon Bell
- March 19, 2017

Ava Tarantino , 17, recently asked Bell to her May 13 prom on social media and Bell accepted. It would've been nice - and fun - to make an exception for Tarantino and Bell here - but the situation also presented the Waukesha school district with an opportunity to show how seriously it takes these policies and no exceptions will be allowed. (more...)
Lukaku ends 31-year wait as Everton destroy 10-man Hull
- March 19, 2017

The fans love Romelu Lukaku and everyone loves Rom", said Koeman afterwards. The hosts were leading 2-0 when Lukaku struck twice in added time to seal his side's sixth successive home league win. European qualification is the target for Ronald Koeman, and whilst results are on the pitch are exceptional right now, matters off the field are a little more complicated. (more...)
Coutinho needs to find consistency says Klopp Coutinho needs to find consistency says Klopp
- March 19, 2017

He explained: "City could've won easily in the second-half of the last game [the second leg] but because they're human beings, they missed a few chances too many so they're out, and that's it". De Bruyne's consistent displays, expert delivery and clinical finishing see him named in the XI ahead of the likes Roberto Firmino and City hot-shot Leroy Sane. (more...)
Giants sign Eli Manning backup - and it's not Geno Smith Giants sign Eli Manning backup - and it's not Geno Smith
- March 18, 2017

Instead, the quarterback is expected to sign with the Giants, according to ESPN. Enemkpali, claiming Smith owed him $600, fractured the quarterback's jaw with a punch to the face. Smith will likely step in as the No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart behind Manning. If he can prove to be a more versatile backup than Ryan Nassib and Johnson, then Giants brass could determine Smith is an attractive addition at the right price. (more...)
Walker twists ankle at home but Pochettino upbeat over Kane
- March 18, 2017

Who will be crowned Premier League top scorer after Harry Kane's injury? With Tottenham ten points behind leaders Chelsea, the run of favourable fixtures offers a good opportunity to pick up points and close the gap - but Spurs may struggle without key striker Kane, who has netted 19 times in 22 league appearances. (more...)
Michigan's Red-Hot 2nd Half Shooting Leads To Win Michigan's Red-Hot 2nd Half Shooting Leads To Win
- March 18, 2017

For now, we'll have to wait and see. Or, lack thereof. MI and Oklahoma State have the second and third worst opponent field goal percentages of any team in the tournament. The Cowboy fans should feel lucky with the direction the program is going. "Like we didn't worry about any of that coming into the game". MI is 339th in the country in tempo and use nearly 20 seconds off the shot clock each trip down the floor. (more...)
Tom Crean Out at IU Tom Crean Out at IU
- March 18, 2017

The Illini initially attempted to lure former National Basketball Association coach Monty Williams, who passed on the job, a source said, and they were interested in making a deal with Cuonzo Martin, who resigned at California and took the Missouri job Wednesday. (more...)
Steve Agnew: Aitor Karanka exit Steve Agnew: Aitor Karanka exit "difficult and emotional"
- March 18, 2017

Steve Agnew insists that Stewart Downing still has a key role to play in Middlesbrough's top-flight survival bid as he prepares to take the caretaker reins for the first time against Manchester United on Sunday (19 March). "I think on the fourth year he deserved to be sacked". "I'd say it's the best group of players I've ever worked with in terms of their application". Gibson has hinted that Agnew may be placed in charge until the end of the season, stating there is a "bit more steel" to ... (more...)
Arsenal fan compares Wenger to Mugabe Arsenal fan compares Wenger to Mugabe
- March 18, 2017

Arsenal have doubts over Kieran Gibbs and Mohamed Elneny because of minor injuries, but Wenger did not assure Alexis Sanchez of a start after dropping him to the bench for the 3-1 defeat to Liverpool. " Every press conference I am asked that question and I have talked enough about that ". "That's a complete invention", Wenger said. It is a tough job because we have six teams fighting for four places. (more...)
England line up All Blacks clash in 2017 England line up All Blacks clash in 2017
- March 17, 2017

In a frustrating quirk of the worldwide schedule, the game's top two teams are not scheduled to meet until late next year, but Press Association Sport understands November 4 is now being examined as a possible window for an additional fixture. (more...)
With 2 gift FTs, Northwestern prevails 68-66 over Vandy With 2 gift FTs, Northwestern prevails 68-66 over Vandy
- March 17, 2017

Northwestern ended up winning the game 68-66, and Vanderbilt fans will walk away scratching their heads at the questionable move at the end of the game. It will be a tougher matchup for Northwestern, as Gonzaga has been among the best teams in the country the entire year. The door is open for Northwestern to extend its magical tournament run just a bit further. (more...)