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Author: 0 Ranieri who? Leicester set Premier League scoring record under Shakespeare

Midfielder Nampalys Mendy missed the Champions League match with a knee problem and also misses the West Ham game. Bilic has been dealt a blow ahead of the fixture as captain Mark Noble has been ruled out with a dead leg. Manuel Lanzini briefly halved the deficit with a free-kick but the Hammers were booed off at half-time, and although Andre Ayew pulled another back after the break Leicester repelled a late rally to claim all three points.

Sport Twitter reacts to IL hiring Oklahoma State's Brad Underwood
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to IL hiring Oklahoma State's Brad Underwood

In his one year in Stillwater, Underwood guided the Cowboys to a 20-win season. Fighting Illini athletic director Josh Whitman welcomed Underwood to the program in a tweet Saturday afternoon. Austin last March after leading the Lumberjacks to three straight NCAA berths. The Illini made the NCAA tournament just once under his watch, in his first season as head coach.

Sport CONFIRMED lineups: Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid, 2017 La Liga
Author: 0 CONFIRMED lineups: Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid, 2017 La Liga

Zidane's squad are still chasing two trophies and on Friday they learned that Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich would be their last-eight opponents in the Champions League. Our relationship is like that of a master and apprentice. Finally, the manager spoke about the two hard games on the road Los Blancos have to face against Athletic Club and Celta Vigo: "I don't know if these games worth a title but these three points are very important.

Author: 0 Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State play Friday in NCAA mens tournament

Before that the two squared off in the 1986 tournament, where Kansas won in overtime 96-86. Read on to find out! That, in itself, would seemingly indicate that Walton was soundly defeated in his individual match-up at point guard, but Michigan's leader submitted a 26-point, 11-assist performance that included big shot after big shot down the stretch.

Author: 0 OSU basketball: Cowboys' season ends at hands of hot-shooting MI

Michigan State will make its 20th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament under Coach Tom Izzo, celebrating the nation's third-longest active streak. The Hurricanes did not put together a run of multiple field goals for the first 12 minutes of the half and shot 10/26 (38.5%) percent from the field in the half.

Sport Steve Agnew determined to show his managerial credentials at Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Steve Agnew determined to show his managerial credentials at Middlesbrough

The Red Devils head into the game fresh from their 1-0 win over Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday night, when Juan Mata scored the only goal of the game in the second half. When asked if he wanted the job on a permanent basis, Agnew insisted he was exclusively focused on Sunday's match but added taking charge of the first team was a "massive opportunity" and that he had "served [his] time " as an assistant, having worked under Karanka for two and a half years.

Sport Oxlade-Chamberlain apologises to fans for abject Arsenal
Author: 0 Oxlade-Chamberlain apologises to fans for abject Arsenal

Defence has rarely been a strong point for Arsenal during the Wenger reign, but it's not from a lack of awareness from the manager himself. "It's very worrying because we are not used to that. Long-serving manager Arsene Wenger was again the subject of fan protests asking for him to stand down, with a clutch of banners appearing in the away end after Albion defender Craig Dawson headed his second of the game 15 minutes from time.

Author: 0 Things to watch for Michigan's match-up vs. Louisville

The Spartans don't fall behind early and can slow down the game . Clicked may be the wrong term, though. "They have so many shooters", Cowboys head coach Brad Underwood said after the game . Then once the threes quit with MI leading 86-81, following a Walton drive to the basket, the Oklahoma State fouling began followed by desperate possessions throughout the final 39.3 of the game .

Sport College Basketball Wisconsin Badgers vs Villanova Wildcats Start Time, Betting Odds
Author: 0 College Basketball Wisconsin Badgers vs Villanova Wildcats Start Time, Betting Odds

Villanova is more than happy to stay in the background. Mikal Bridges is a capable shot blocker, but Happ can draw the Villanova big man into foul trouble if he's fed in the post early. According to FiveThirtyEight, Wisconsin has a 21% chance to win the game. The Villanova's sharpshooter did just that. Advocates of hoops analytics call these the Four Factors of Basketball Success - shooting, turnovers, rebounding and free throw proficiency, which are statistically quantified both on ...

Author: 0 The Cast Of 'Beauty And The Beast' Plays A Game

In the production, James Corden played Belle while the three actors reprised their respective roles in the upcoming movie. Some Reddit users have said they haven't searched for the movie, so its addition to their "My Day" query is surprising .

Sport Woodburn joins Coutinho in Liverpool training ahead of Man City clash
Author: 0 Woodburn joins Coutinho in Liverpool training ahead of Man City clash

He prefers to win the Champions League, he was not there (at the game) but he is always close. There could be a backlash from City after their defeat by Monaco but, even if there is, I don't see them keeping a clean sheet. Rocked by the humiliation of a 10-2 aggregate defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, Wenger has endured calls for his resignation from angry fans and failing to finish in the top four might convince the Frenchman to step down.

Sport Wall's career-high 20 assists lead Wizards past Bulls
Author: 0 Wall's career-high 20 assists lead Wizards past Bulls

As the All-Star swingman described the Chicago Bulls' play in a lackluster first half - in which they trailed by 19 in a game they would ultimately lose 112-107 to the Washington Wizards - Butler was blunt in his assessment. Washington's Jason Smith , starting in place of Markieff Morris who was a late scratch due to illness, tied his season high with 17 points and Ian Mahinmi had a season-high 16.

Sport Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Jose Mourinho knows what makes him tick
Author: 0 Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Jose Mourinho knows what makes him tick

From April 1, the Red Devils are scheduled to play eight times before the end of the month. "We played 11 matches in the last six weeks and it's going to get worse", Mourinho said. The 51-year-old will be given an opportunity to prove himself until the end of the season, and has brought experienced former Scotland worldwide Joe Jordan in as his number two.

Sport Dominican Republic blanks Venezuela
Author: 0 Dominican Republic blanks Venezuela

Nolan Arenado has won four straight Gold Gloves with Colorado, but his uncharacteristic throwing error gave Puerto Rico two insurance runs in the sixth. Puerto Rico turned up the volume even in batting practice, placing a boom box with a rousing soundtrack just outside the cage. "The first inning was just incredible", Beltran said.

Sport Middlesbrough caretaker boss Steve Agnew: This is how my team to play
Author: 0 Middlesbrough caretaker boss Steve Agnew: This is how my team to play

Allardyce has described his disappointment for Aitor Karanka and Warren Joyce after they were sacked by Middlesbrough and Wigan Athletic respectively. In the second year, he took the team to Wembley to play the play-off final. Mourinho would not name names, but it is clear that he... 'In the third year he had direct promotion.

Author: 0 Pujara hundred fuels India reply after Cummins blows

The right-handed batter hared important stands with Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair and Wriddhiman Saha to push India closer towards the Australia?s first innings total. He made clever use of his feet against the spinners and never allowed them to settle down on a wicket that aided some turn while he was extremely choosy against the likes of Cummins and Josh Hazlewood.

Sport Murphy: Liverpool need top 4 finish to help Klopp
Author: 0 Murphy: Liverpool need top 4 finish to help Klopp

But Klopp, whose team visit City on Sunday, said the players at Guardiola's disposal were far different, having been in charge of modern-day greats at Barca, and it made it especially hard in Europe. The Brazilian, instrumental in the three Premier League victories Klopp has enjoyed over City since arriving at Anfield, missed last week's narrow victory over Burnley with a thigh problem.

Sport Michael Conlan v Tim Ibarra: Belfast fighter to become 'global star'
Author: 0 Michael Conlan v Tim Ibarra: Belfast fighter to become 'global star'

Eager to make his mark, Conlan began the fight looking for a big knockout punch, but he was not finding his mark. Though McGregor obtained a boxing license, it was in California, not Nevada where Mayweather is licensed. Presumably that means he thinks Conor is there to support Conlan. "I do think it's going to happen". The relationship started while hooking up McGregor with boxers in prep for Nate Diaz and grew from there.

Sport Conte Insists Hazard Can Take Care Of Himself
Author: 0 Conte Insists Hazard Can Take Care Of Himself

Xherdan Shaqiri and Marko Arnautovic return for The Potters against top-of-the-table Chelsea. It's important for us, when not in the Champions League, to have the time to prepare for the games. Chelsea edged past United 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday but Conte was not pleased with the way Jose Mourinho's side approached the game. The present advantage is seen as being substantial even though Chelsea are yet to play the two Manchester clubs in the remaining 11 games.

Sport United States of America vs Puerto Rico
Author: 0 United States of America vs Puerto Rico

The first six hitters in the bottom of the first for Puerto Rico all singled off of Stroman, resulting in four runs. Giancarlo Stanton replaced him and struck out looking in the eighth inning. He is expected to start Venezuela's third game on Saturday against Puerto Rico . Crawford appeared to be out on the play at third, but the umpire ruled he was safe.

Sport LaVar Ball Plays One-On-One With ESPN Television Host
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Plays One-On-One With ESPN Television Host

The latest LaVar Ball remark is about the second greatest basketball player ever, LeBron James . LaVar Ball has been so reckless in his pursuit of promoting his sons, and himself, that he briefly endangered Lonzo's eligibility to participate in the NCAA tournament.

Sport Cavaliers anticipate Love to return on trip
Author: 0 Cavaliers anticipate Love to return on trip

I think once I saw how I was progressing and didn't have any hiccups, tonight just felt right". The Cavs have been in the market for a big man since Australian Bogut broke his left leg just 58 seconds into his debut with Cleveland last week.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico beats United States 6-5 to advance to WBC semis

We're happy for our country and for our people. "Obviously you're pitching against really good lineups now, so very proud of the way they've responded so far". Puerto Rico met up with the defending champions from the Dominican Republic to open this round, and the result was a 3-1 upset win. "You guys have no integrity.' They don't want to put out the face of 'we made a mistake, '" Gonzalez said.

Sport Rebounds could be key when Arizona meets Saint Mary's
Author: 0 Rebounds could be key when Arizona meets Saint Mary's

The team that suffers in this (besides Saint Mary's , of course) is Arizona, which is not going to face a typical 7-seed in its second-round game. "That kind of helped us through it", he said. But we could never get over the hump". The Rams scored 19 points off 15 Saint Mary's turnovers. "He's a warrior. I mean he's been wounded and he's been hurt basically the last month of the season here, just banged up", Wade said.

Sport Man City ease past Boro to book FA Cup semi-final spot
Author: 0 Man City ease past Boro to book FA Cup semi-final spot

Toure's future will have to be sorted fairly soon, but Guardiola's immediate focus is on Manchester City's Champions League last-16 second leg against Monaco on Wednesday evening (15 March). Defender Pablo Zabaleta said: "I'm not the manager to decide how we're going to play that game but we're not going to change our style of play". But the home manager - who had threatened to offer Guardiola a post-match glass of cut-price cava - will be deeply concerned by yet another game in which ...

Sport LaVar Ball: Charles Barkley 'better stick to eating those doughnuts'
Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Charles Barkley 'better stick to eating those doughnuts'

He has also heard LaVar say that he thinks he could have beaten Kerr's former Bulls teammate Michael Jordan 1-on-1 back in his heyday. Teams such as the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers might have to weigh LaVar Ball's impact when deciding whether to select Lonzo Ball with a premium lottery draft pick, including the top spot.

Sport Leicester out of the red, enter quarters
Author: 0 Leicester out of the red, enter quarters

It was Shakespeare's first game as a full-time boss after his appointment until the end of the season was confirmed last Sunday. This was its third straight win since last season's title-winning coach Claudio Ranieri was sacked, with the team fighting a relegation battle in its Premier League title defense.

Sport Tempers flare, ejections follow in Lakers' 107-103 loss to the Bucks
Author: 0 Tempers flare, ejections follow in Lakers' 107-103 loss to the Bucks

After a timeout with 5.2 seconds left, Blake Griffin drove the lane and put up a short shot that rolled around the rim and out. They swept both Staples Center tenants. "Our No. 1 rule is to protect our teammates and I think that's what we did tonight". Los Angeles is 1-9 in their last ten and is 12-19 when playing in Los Angeles .

Sport Cincinnati vs. UCLA - 3/19/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Cincinnati vs. UCLA - 3/19/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Cincinnati Bearcats (29-5) are coming from a 71-56 loss to the SMU Mustangs in which Jarron Cumberland scored 14 points in 4-for-13 shooting from the field and 5-for-6 from the free throw line . The Cincinnati Bearcats are averaging 74.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 60.8 points on 38.5 percent shooting. "They made some shots".

Sport March Madness: USC rallies back to stun SMU
Author: 0 March Madness: USC rallies back to stun SMU

DUKE 87, TROY 65: Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke continued its ideal postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night to start the East Region.

Sport Vikings Rule Out Re-Signing Adrian Peterson
Author: 0 Vikings Rule Out Re-Signing Adrian Peterson

That, of course, was Peterson's number in Minnesota. Minnesota signed running back Latavius Murray on Wednesday night, all but signalling the team's decision to move on from the soon-t0-be 32-year-old running back. After leaving Oakland, Murray will be called upon to help beef up a Minnesota offense that was last in the National Football League in 2016 in rushing yards per game (75.3) and yards per carry (3.2).

Sport India won 2nd Test against Australia by 75 runs at Bangalore
Author: 0 India won 2nd Test against Australia by 75 runs at Bangalore

India were 120 for one at close, still 331 behind, with Murali Vijay unbeaten on 42 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 10. However, Aussie came to bat and they stood on the crease the rest of the first day, the whole second day and the 1st session of the 3rd day.

Sport A quick look at Kent State and UCLA in the NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 A quick look at Kent State and UCLA in the NCAA Tournament

Penn also has never won an NCAA Tournament game in three previous attempts and meets a Texas A&M team with a 10-3 record in first-round games. Whenever the Bruins' run is over, Ball's college career will end with it. Against Kent State , though, Ball and the Bruins turned the tables on that early in the first half. As a reward for their hard work in the play-in game, the Aggies squared off with No.

Sport Charles Barkley picks Kent State over UCLA because of LaVar Ball
Author: 0 Charles Barkley picks Kent State over UCLA because of LaVar Ball

Troy Caupain led the Bearcats' effort with a 23 point game , while Kyle Washington added 16 points and Gary Clark dropped 15. Can the Bruins stay focused when they play as big favorites on the NCAA tournament betting line against Kent State Friday night (9:55 pm ET, TruTV)? Lonzo Ball certainly said as much.

Sport Scotland can not be distracted by Vern Cotter exit, says Finn Russell
Author: 0 Scotland can not be distracted by Vern Cotter exit, says Finn Russell

Replacements: L Ghiraldini (Toulouse), S Panico (Calvisano), D Chistolini (Zebre), D van Schalkwyk (Zebre), F Ruzza (Zebre), F Minto (Treviso), M Violi (Zebre), L Sperandio (Treviso). "We had a number of players who we weren't sure would be able to take the field this weekend.so there was more a worry about whether we could put some of our key players out there.

Sport Game time set for Kentucky-Wichita State on Sunday
Author: 0 Game time set for Kentucky-Wichita State on Sunday

De'Aaron Fox went through phases where he took over for the Wildcats, scoring 19 points. While Kentucky has made 56 appearances in the NCAA Tournament , this is Northern Kentucky's first-ever appearance at the big dance. This was a one-possession game for over five minutes until that Flagrant 1 possession pushed it to a four-point Arkansas lead. Between now and April 3, 67 games will be played in the 2016 NCAA March Madness tournament.

Sport Celta Vigo beat Krasnodar to reach Europa League quarters
Author: 0 Celta Vigo beat Krasnodar to reach Europa League quarters

A Ryan-inspired Genk had done the hard yards in the first-leg clash a week ago when the Australian saved a penalty in the three-goal victory. As a result Gent - who qualified for the championship round in their domestic league at the weekend while Genk missed out by a point - seemed unwilling to mount an attempt at staging what would have been a remarkable turnaround at Luminus Arena.

Sport Epps scores 30 as United Kingdom advances past Belmont
Author: 0 Epps scores 30 as United Kingdom advances past Belmont

She also scored almost half of her 15 points at the free throw line, going 7-for-8 on the game, and keeping the Cats away from a hungry, surging Bruins team. Friday's game was the sixth time this season that both Epps and Akhator scored at least 20 points in the same game. A'ja Wilson added 18 points in a game where she was expected to shoulder the burden of replacing Coates' 10.7 rebounds a game.

Sport Trevon Bluiett destroyed Maryland and makes Xavier a risky Cinderella
Author: 0 Trevon Bluiett destroyed Maryland and makes Xavier a risky Cinderella

Considering Xavier spent a good amount of time in the top-10 this season-with ideas of making it to Phoenix in April-reaching the second round seemed like a cinch at the beginning of the season. Sean O'Mara scored a career-high 18 points as well for Xavier . Over the next five minutes, Maryland only scored four points and missed five of their seven field goal attempts.

Author: 0 Michigan's Red-Hot 2nd Half Shooting Leads To Win

The game tip-off at 9:20 PM EST in BOK Center Tulsa, Oklahoma. But with 10 seconds left, Walton nailed a pair of free throws to put MI up by four, and with 3.7 seconds left, Wilson converted a pair to seal it. There were more important things than a basketball game. Then Carroll banked in a three and Dillard got a put back with 12 second remaining to make it 88-86.

Author: 0 Illinois Could Be Loser in Republican Healthcare Plan

Federal health insurance subsidies will shift from lower-income to higher-income Idahoans under the new Republican health care proposal making its way through Congress. Kentucky and OH, in particular, need this accessible health care more than ever, as reflected by this region's epidemiology. These elaborate political calculations were exploded when the Congressional Budget Office, led by a conservative Republican economist, projected the effects of Ryan's bill.

Sport Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho decries hectic schedule
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho decries hectic schedule

I'm sad, but that's football now and we have to adapt". "When I watch marathons, when I watch other sports and people go to the limit, I don't think it's amusing", Mourinho said . Or at least late on Sunday. "That would be great result". Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane launched a scathing attack on Mourinho following his comments and questioned whether the Portuguese is up to the demands of the job.

Author: 0 Vijay stumped for 82 at the stroke of lunch

The stories of the day yesterday were Glenn Maxwell's maiden Test century, the continuation of Steve Smith's otherworldly form, and the return to Test bowling ranks of Pat Cummins - now nearly six years on from his last appearance in the baggy green.

Sport Injured Kohli ready to bat - Umesh
Author: 0 Injured Kohli ready to bat - Umesh

Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja was on Friday crowned as the king on Day 2 of the third Test against Australia as he took the best advantage of the transforming pitch conditions and that too at the right time, at the JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi .

Sport Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather fight
Author: 0 Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather fight

I didn't think I performed that well but who has a debut like this and has this much pressure on them? I am taking this whole experience in. The crowd chanted and sang and was thrilled by Conlan's dramatic ring walk with his pal and countryman Conor McGregor , the UFC superstar lightweight champion, at his side draped in an Irish flag.

Sport Slaven Bilic admits he regrets West Ham summer deal
Author: 0 Slaven Bilic admits he regrets West Ham summer deal

The midfield battle will be one that West Ham will need to win. "He will also miss Saturday's game against Leicester City too". No-one has recaptured last season's form more than England striker Jamie Vardy, who not only terrorised Sevilla with his running but also managed to provoke Samir Nasri into getting sent off.

Author: 0 Ill Kyrgios pulls out of quarterfinal clash with Federer

But significance was in the fact that Wednesday's match was the first time that Federer has beaten Nadal three times in a row, his first hat-trick over his greatest tennis frenemy. That commitment has been called into question on more than one occasion. In their closest matches, it's been a question of contrasting styles and Nadal knowing Federer's weak points, like his backhand.

Sport Watch Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs
Author: 0 Watch Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs

One thing nearly everyone is agreed on is this: the fight is not going the distance. It's possible that the Golovkin-Jacobs fight could do well on HBO PPV . So, it is indeed a tough job deciding who to cheer for in tomorrow's big fight. Has good power, good punch - good test for GGG . He can deliver that power too, using the Fitzsimmons Shift and the Soviet school bursting Chelnok attack (out-in-out); beautifully, nearly without squaring up to his opponent.

Sport Notre Dame escapes Princeton to avoid NCAA tournament 5-12 upset
Author: 0 Notre Dame escapes Princeton to avoid NCAA tournament 5-12 upset

The Mountaineers are coached by Bob Huggins. Ultimately, the results did all the convincing necessary. The NCAA Tournament is underway. Drastic measures were in order. In those games, Notre Dame tied its opponent in the second half versus Northwestern and Towson and dropped the second half 7-4 against Princeton. They face-guard you, they run and trap you.

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