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Sport NCAA bracket 2017: Midwest region has Kansas as No. 1 seed
Author: 0 NCAA bracket 2017: Midwest region has Kansas as No. 1 seed

Three underdog conference tournament winners are all rolling and risky with Iowa State, Rhode Island , and MI ready to try to continue their runs, and OR and Purdue bring a lot of talent to the region. Louisville's defense should be good enough to contain the high-powered OSU offense and get the Cardinal into yet another Sweet Sixteen . "We think we pose a huge threat against other teams".

Sport AS Monaco v Manchester City
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Leonardo Jardim: "I am sure the two teams will respect their DNA because it is hard to change the mentality of a team before a game". "City have had a hard time in Europe, which is new for this club, but previous year we did great in the Champions League ".

Sport NCAA Tournament First Four: Mount St. Mary's vs
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament First Four: Mount St. Mary's vs

But they don't call it March Madness just for fun. The Privateers are also making their fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament and their first since 1996. Mount St. Mary's returns to the field for the fourth time in nine years, and the first since 2014. I am going to go with New Orleans . UNO is averaging 70.8 points per game this season while allowing 69.4 on defense.

Sport TSU dreams of making history at NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 TSU dreams of making history at NCAA Tournament

It's tough to see Coates' great career end the way it did. In this era of college basketball it's rare for an elite team to feature a senior leader, but that's exactly what the Kansas Jayhawks have in Frank Mason III. "We just have to understand that we've got to regroup and get back to work, because the big dance is coming up", junior guard Theo Pinson said Friday after the Duke loss.

Sport Arsenal star on Champions League exit and Wembley joy
Author: 0 Arsenal star on Champions League exit and Wembley joy

Wenger has been under intense pressure to quit the club after strings of woefully displays that saw exit the UEFA Champions League and drop out of the top four in the English Premier League. "It was hard, you could see in the first half they had a very direct game but they had clarity about what they wanted to do and they did that very well.

Sport Dont'a Hightower Rumored to Visit Steelers as Jarvis Jones Visits Cardinals
Author: 0 Dont'a Hightower Rumored to Visit Steelers as Jarvis Jones Visits Cardinals

Jones was taken 17th overall out of Georgia but failed to establish himself as a consistent threat off the edge in his four years as a Steeler. The Arizona Cardinals didn't waste any time replacing outside linebacker Alex Okafor. He accumulated a career high 42 tackles, one sack, an interception, two forced fumbles and a recovery while playing in 14 games. Jones did some nice things for the defense, particularly against the run, but his six sacks in four seasons weren't almost enough for his ...

Sport Is Cristiano Ronaldo about to become dad to twins?
Author: 0 Is Cristiano Ronaldo about to become dad to twins?

The identity of Cristiano Junior's mother is unknown and Ronaldo Senior has full custody of his son with reports his mother was paid £10million to keep quiet. "According to the Sun , he has not told his extended family who the 'twins" mother is. How many children does Cristiano Ronaldo have? The source also revealed that the unidentified mother to the twins is nearly "due".

Author: 0 Red Sox lefty expected to open season on DL

The Sox also are pretty thin on starting pitcher depth: Henry Owens and Brian Johnson both were optioned to Triple-A on Tuesday after struggling early on in spring training, and Roenis Elias now is sidelined with a rib injury. Johnson did progress back to Pawtucket by the end of previous year, and will be working to possibly crack the Red Sox roster at some point during this season.

Sport Tottenham's Kane injured but not serious
Author: 0 Tottenham's Kane injured but not serious

He had to be subbed off, and Spurs fans everywhere held their breath. The England striker hurt the same ankle against Sunderland in the Premier League in September, which kept Kane out for 10 games, however, Tottenham are hopeful that this injury is not as bad although they did not put a timescale on his recovery.

Sport New England Patriots free agency: RB Rex Burkhead signs with team
Author: 0 New England Patriots free agency: RB Rex Burkhead signs with team

If nothing else, he should earn a long look as a special teamer on a team that's long found homes for players who excel in that phase of the game. Fantasy Impact Burkhead is coming off of a career year in 2016 in which he accumulated 344 yards and two touchdowns on the ground while catching 17 targets for 145 yards as a receiver.

Sport Arsene Wenger: Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: Arsenal "unjustifiably criticised" after Bayern Munich defeat

Under-fire Arsene Wenger avoided more humiliation as troubled Arsenal moved into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 5-0 win against minnows Lincoln City on Saturday. We were there from the first minute. He told the club's official website: "The players obviously have to share the responsibility, everybody has to share the responsibility for the position we are in and everybody has to work to get ourselves out [of it]".

Sport Inter thrash Atalanta 7-1 as Icardi and Banega net hat tricks
Author: 0 Inter thrash Atalanta 7-1 as Icardi and Banega net hat tricks

Lazio, who host Torino on Monday, are sandwiched in between on 53. "We are giving continuity to our work with mister Pioli". Mauro Icardi has said Inter Milan are back on track to challenge for Champions League qualification after winning 7-1 against Atalanta .

Sport Wake Forest Demon Deacons named No. 11 seed in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Wake Forest Demon Deacons named No. 11 seed in NCAA Tournament

Tuesday in the First Four . When the brackets were announced Monday, the Wildcats (22-10) were the No. 7 seed in the Lexington Regional and will play No. 14 seed. New Orleans is making its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1996, a span that includes overcoming a hurricane's destruction. Sophomore point guard Bryant Crawford averages 16.1 points and 5.4 assists, while sophomore guard Keyshawn Woods contributes 12.8 and 3.5 assists.

Sport Atletico Madrid v Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid v Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips

As such, we're backing both teams to score at 1.75. The team from the Spanish capital have not conceded in 16 of their last 18 home European games and backing Atletico to keep a clean sheet at the Vicente Calderon comes at (2.29) with SportyBet .

Sport Keylor Navas, Angel and Devil in 90 minutes
Author: 0 Keylor Navas, Angel and Devil in 90 minutes

Toni Kroos with the corner-kick and the Spain worldwide unmarked in the area for a thumping header to put Real in the lead for the first-time; and moving into double figures with his 10th goal of the campaign. The Costa Rican goalkeeper made a huge mistake on Sunday against Betis and he listened how the Real Madrid supporters booed him during the game. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor also believes Real won't win every game until the end of the season, and that their game against ...

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Author: 0 "Judas is number one" - Jose Mourinho responds to Chelsea taunts

United failed to make it into the final four but they can now focus on the two competions that can help them get back into the Champions League in the Europa League and Premier League . Mourinho was sacked from Chelsea in the middle of last season after a loss to eventual champion Leicester City, ceding control to Guus Hiddink following a title-winning campaign.

Sport Chiefs signing DT Bennie Logan, likely ends pursuit of Dontari Poe
Author: 0 Chiefs signing DT Bennie Logan, likely ends pursuit of Dontari Poe

Terms were not immediately available. Originally a third-round selection by the Philadelphia Eagles out of LSU in 2013, Logan is a tenured veteran. He's also been linked to the Jacksonville Jaguars and is reportedly interested in potentially signing a one-year deal himself so he can re-enter free agency in 2018.

Sport Emre Can opens up on contract dispute, with positive, fiery comments
Author: 0 Emre Can opens up on contract dispute, with positive, fiery comments

Against the league's so-called lesser sides, however, they now average just 1.8 points per game. Burnley have picked up just two points away from Turf Moor. On paper, after the Merseyside Derby Liverpool's fixture list appears very promising, containing the likes of Bournemouth , West Bromwich Albion , Stoke City and Middlesbrough .

Sport Special: 2017 Cheltenham Festival Begins Today - Odds and Predictions
Author: 0 Special: 2017 Cheltenham Festival Begins Today - Odds and Predictions

The feature race of the day is the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase (3.30), which looks at the mercy of Douvan . He heads the betting at 5/2, while BALLYANDY , victor of last year's Grade One Champion Bumper, has some of the best form in the field and can be backed at 7/2 with Star Sports.

Sport Romelu Lukaku rejects most lucrative contract in Everton's history
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku rejects most lucrative contract in Everton's history

However, Lukaku wants to keep his options open rather than put pen to paper on the £140,000-a-week terms on offer. According to the newspaper , negotiations have stalled as Everton are refusing to include any buy out clause in the new deal worth less than £90m as they believe the likes of Chelsea or United would be willing to pay anything less.

Sport Mizzou women headed to Tallahassee for NCAA tourney
Author: 0 Mizzou women headed to Tallahassee for NCAA tourney

This will be the third time that a team entered the tournament with a flawless record in consecutive season. In fact, the four likely No. 2 seeds - Maryland , Mississippi State, Oregon State, and Stanford - have separated themselves. This will be the 11th season in program history Washington has hosted a tournament game. Notre Dame is the No. 2 overall seed, followed by SC and Baylor .

Sport Man United charged with 'failing to control players'
Author: 0 Man United charged with 'failing to control players'

As was the league meeting earlier in the season Antonio Conte's side came away with the win (albeit less comprehensive than the previous 4-0 drubbing) and central to the win was midfielder N'Golo Kanté. One section of supporters chanted "F*** off Mourinho", "It's all your fault" - a reference to Chelsea's implosion last season - " You're not special any more" and "Judas".

Sport Kansas, K-State and WSU all in the NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Kansas, K-State and WSU all in the NCAA Tournament

Wake Forest coach Danny Manning said it all starts with Collins. "Obviously he does. And I think he's great for the game". The Wildcats said they were familiar with Wake Forest's roster, having watched them play several times this season.

Sport Kawhi Leonard Beats the Hawks in the Clutch
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Beats the Hawks in the Clutch

Atlanta shot 46 percent for the game but were just 6 of 22 from three-point range and 19 of 30 from the free throw line. The Spurs, just half a game behind the Golden State Warriors (52-14), are on the brink of overtaking the top seed in the Western Conference.

Sport Iowa State vs. Nevada - 3/16/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Iowa State vs. Nevada - 3/16/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Prohm has led two programs into the NCAA Tournament - Murray State, which advanced to the Round of 32 in 2012, and Iowa State last season - and said staying loose and having fun on the big stage is key. "I don't want to be a (Bill) Belichick and "We're on to Cincinnati" or whatever he said that night", Fennelly said with a little bit of a laugh. We talk about three things.

Sport Manny Ramirez Gets Unlimited Sushi In New Contract
Author: 0 Manny Ramirez Gets Unlimited Sushi In New Contract

In only 2 short months Manny Ramirez is going to be 45 years old. If he can produce similar numbers in Japan, the Fighting Dogs shouldn't have any regrets about fulfilling his demands. We also know he'll get a hotel suite on road trips, that he'll have use of a Mercedes with a driver, and that he'll be treated to "unlimited sushi" for the entire season.

Sport LaVar Ball believes his sons are worth $1 billion in shoe deal
Author: 0 LaVar Ball believes his sons are worth $1 billion in shoe deal

In case you're wondering, LaVar Ball averaged 2.2 points per game in the one year of college basketball he played at Washington State. " That's our number, a billion, straight out of the gate ". He's not fast enough. Ball also discusses how he's seeking a billion dollars (yes, billion with a "b") for his sons to sign with Nike or Under Armour, though at least he generously says he'd settle for $100 million over 10 years.it says something when that's not even remotely outrageous compared ...

Sport What you need to know in Boston for Tuesday's blizzard
Author: 0 What you need to know in Boston for Tuesday's blizzard

The weather service's website stated untreated roads would be snow-covered and have reduced visibility at times. Some areas could see more than a foot of snow. Numerous roadways are expected to flood with many roads becoming impassable. At this point, there's an 80 percent chance of showers on Tuesday , which could potential turn to snow showers, and a 40 percent chance for Wednesday .

Sport Venus, Kerber enter fourth round of Indian Wells Masters
Author: 0 Venus, Kerber enter fourth round of Indian Wells Masters

Kerber, who will reclaim the top ranking next week, battled through, joined in the last 16 by Venus Williams , Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki . "I'm really happy that I can come back and play this tournament again - after my back surgery I nearly ended my career", she said in an on-court interview.

Sport DRAW: Chelsea face Tottenham in semi-finals, Arsenal play Manchester City
Author: 0 DRAW: Chelsea face Tottenham in semi-finals, Arsenal play Manchester City

The semi-finals will be played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 22 April and Sunday 23 April 2017. The clubs boast 32 FA Cup wins between them, with Arsenal leading the way with 12. Manchester City booked their spot at Wembley with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Their Fifth and Sixth Round games were against non-league opposition.

Sport Anger as Brazilian club signs goalkeeper convicted over ex-girlfriend's death
Author: 0 Anger as Brazilian club signs goalkeeper convicted over ex-girlfriend's death

Samudio had fallen pregnant with the married Bruno's child following a sexual encounter in 2009. Bruno reportedly watched as former cop Marcos Santos brutally tortured Eliza before strangling her with a tie in front of her son. DNA tests later proved the footballer's paternity. In 2010, Bruno Fernandes was a successful goalkeeper with first-division club Flamengo and had been tipped to play for Brazil in the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals.

Sport Baylor fires official for sending inappropriate text messages
Author: 0 Baylor fires official for sending inappropriate text messages

This week, another member of the staff finds himself on the outs after he was sacked for sending "inappropriate text messages" to a teenager , according to a report from KWTX. Butler, a native of Rantoul, Ill., was previously the director of football operations of Western Illinois University and he played football for Monmouth College.

Sport Terrelle Pryor: Washington QB Situation Can't Be As Bad As 2016 Browns
Author: 0 Terrelle Pryor: Washington QB Situation Can't Be As Bad As 2016 Browns

Snyder and to [Redskins President] Bruce Allen just if there was any interest in trading me, just to try to get an understanding of their perspective, and the answer I got back was Mr. "They'll cut you on your birthday, they'll cut you on the day your child's born, they'll cut you on Christmas Eve, so you just never know what's going to happen".

Sport Several UT graduate programs rise in 'US News & World Report' rankings
Author: 0 Several UT graduate programs rise in 'US News & World Report' rankings

News and World Report in its annual rankings. The Haslam College of Business graduate program is now 29th among public universities, up five spots from a year ago. "It has been a tremendous year, and our steadfast commitment to health care access and equality is evident through the innovation and excellence I see displayed by our students and faculty", says Davidson.

Sport Toughest Draw: UAlbany Women's Hoops Opens NCAAs with UConn
Author: 0 Toughest Draw: UAlbany Women's Hoops Opens NCAAs with UConn

Then it could be a regional final against Oregon State - a rematch from last year's Final Four semifinals - or Duke. The Huskies haven't lost in years (literally), play all four rounds of this year's tournament in CT and beat the Orange when they last met in the National Championship in 2016.

Sport Sporting Director Insists Arsenal and Liverpool Target Has No Release Clause
Author: 0 Sporting Director Insists Arsenal and Liverpool Target Has No Release Clause

Rangnick told Sport1 Doppelpass: "I don't know anything about Bayern interest". " Naby is an extraordinary player, who could play in any top European league ". Both midfielders are very good at breaking down play but Keita is more adept at attacking than Kanté is, despite the brilliant goal he scored at Stamford Bridge against Manchester United in the FA Cup last night.

Sport N'Golo Kante scores 25-yard strike against Manchester
Author: 0 N'Golo Kante scores 25-yard strike against Manchester

The Frenchman, who won the Premier League title with Leicester last season and is on course to retain it, scored a superb long-range strike to give Antonio Conte's men the lead. "N'Golo has been fantastic", Cahill told the BBC . "His performance level is right up there, what he did last season, and he's come here and kicked on again".

Sport Real Madrid move to the top of La Liga as Barcelona lose
Author: 0 Real Madrid move to the top of La Liga as Barcelona lose

Ronaldo scored in the 41st minute in Madrid's 2-1 win over Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday when he headed home Marcelo's cross. "The PSG result did not cost us today, we've had enough days to recover". In the end he saved us. While Real Madrid hasn't solved all its problems yet, they still should be able to handle this challenge from the 14th place team.

Sport Muirfield golf club votes to allow female members
Author: 0 Muirfield golf club votes to allow female members

Muirfield Golf Club will admit women as members for the first time in its 273-year history after deciding to overturn its men-only policy following a vote. Royal St. George's and Royal Troon, two other British Open hosts, ended their male-only membership policies a year ago. 'We would reconsider and make an announcement very quickly if that vote comes through positively'.

Sport Niasse boosts Hull survival bid by clinching win vs Swansea
Author: 0 Niasse boosts Hull survival bid by clinching win vs Swansea

King, who drilled a ninth-minute spot kick wide, had the last laugh though when he struck at the death from a rebound after Darren Randolph had saved Jack Wilshere's effort. We improved in the second half and after that we controlled the game. The Senegalese striker has impressed since joining the Tigers on loan from Everton in January.

Sport Chelsea legend Frank Lampard
Author: 0 Chelsea legend Frank Lampard

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante wanted to represent an African nation at global level, according to former Leicester City assistant coach Steve Walsh. He's a number six, an eight and a 10. "N'Golo has been fantastic", Cahill told the BBC. He is so important, especially to us at the back. Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has heaped praise on teammate N'Golo Kante following his man-of-the-match performance during this evening's 1-0 FA Cup win over Manchester United.

Sport Chelsea legend Michael Essien seals transfer to Persib Bandung
Author: 0 Chelsea legend Michael Essien seals transfer to Persib Bandung

Essien's stint with Chelsea saw the team win a Champions League, two Premier League titles and four FA Cups. The club would not be drawn on how much they had paid for him. Indonesia has attracted few big names worldwide players in the past. The news was announced at Persib's headquarters in Bandung , on Java island, with Essien presented to the media wearing a team shirt.

Sport Pakistan quick Irfan on corruption charge
Author: 0 Pakistan quick Irfan on corruption charge

Irfan, 34, appeared before the anti-corruption unit of the PCB on Monday and confessed to being approached by a bookmaker about fixing matches in the past six months. Irfan has been suspended from participating in any cricket related activity with immediate effect. Shahzaib Hasan would appear before the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) today to record video statement.

Sport Ohio State Women's Basketball Draw A No. 5 Seed In NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Ohio State Women's Basketball Draw A No. 5 Seed In NCAA Tournament

If all goes according to plan, UofL could then face No. 7 MI in a rematch of the '13 title game in Atlanta. The victor of Friday's game advances to face the victor of Belmont-Kentucky on Sunday. NCAA Tournament heroes play for schools big and small, and March often is a time when some not-so-familiar names take center stage and briefly overshadow their more-popular counterparts.

Sport NASCAR unlikely to penalize Kyle Busch, Joey Logano for post-race fight
Author: 0 NASCAR unlikely to penalize Kyle Busch, Joey Logano for post-race fight

Martin Truex Junior was victorious during Sunday's Kobalt 400 race in Las Vegas , but a post-race fight dominated the headlines. Busch walked over to Logano and sucker punched him in retaliation for Logano's last-lap collision with Busch that saw Logano go on to finish fourth, while Busch spun back to 22nd place.

Sport Atlanta United picks up historic 1st victory
Author: 0 Atlanta United picks up historic 1st victory

Players and fans alike braved temperatures around 20 degrees during the game, breaking records along the way: The coldest temperature ever recorded at kickoff for an MLS game is 22 degrees, officials told Fox 9. "All credit to Atlanta". "What is to blame?" On national television, the United will try to bounce back after a tough, season-opening loss against the Portland Timbers .

Sport What's Next for David Lemieux?
Author: 0 What's Next for David Lemieux?

Even though Lemieux vs. Stevens was expected to be an exciting bout considering they are two of the heaviest hitters in the Middleweight division, few could have predicted it would end so suddenly and violently. "I wish him the best, and I hope he is OK". Rounding out this weekend's action was Juan Francisco Estrada in a scheduled 12 round junior bantamweight bout, Luis Nery in a WBC bantamweight eliminator, and Demetrius Andrade challenging for Jack Culcay's WBA "regular" junior ...

Sport Kohli hopes surface tension keeps India afloat in Ranchi
Author: 0 Kohli hopes surface tension keeps India afloat in Ranchi

No one got under their skins quite like he did, and he was central to every controversy that erupted between the two sides, including Monkeygate in January 2008 which almost caused a tour of Australia to be abandoned. The Australian camp was bemused with the state of the pitch at the JSCA Ground two days out from the game when they arrived for a practice session.

Sport Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards - 3/13/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards - 3/13/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ricky Rubio has been one of the NBA's craftiest players since the moment he arrived from Spain, and he's consistently been near the top of the league leaders in assists. The trade deadline brought forward Bojan Bogdanovich from the Nets and he has erupted for several 25+ point performances off the bench. On Monday, the National Basketball Association announced that John Wall has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week during the week of March 6-12.

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