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Here are how the tiebreakers work if Canada beats USA Here are how the tiebreakers work if Canada beats USA
- March 13, 2017

Monday. The defending WBC champs - who were down 5-0 as late as the sixth inning against the USA - secured a spot in the second-round with their victory and have now won 10 straight games in the tournament. This is where things get complicated. This season, he will play center field for the Pirates. Butera, coming around from first, decided to make a break for home on the misplay with what would have been the winning run. (more...)
Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh
- March 13, 2017

It came down to how we batted on the final day and the first session was going to be crucial, but we unfortunately lost wickets. After bad light forced early tea on day three of the contest, Sri Lanka needed two balls to claim the last Bangladesh wicket of Mustafizur Rahman and bowl out the tourists for 312. (more...)
Graeme Murty: 'Rangers answered critics with Celtic draw' Graeme Murty: 'Rangers answered critics with Celtic draw'
- March 13, 2017

Celtic Football Club are on the minds of many right now, and it's apparent that their star striker Moussa Dembele is as well. Griffiths, a second-half substitute, also had a shot headed off the line before the final whistle as the Premiership leaders' run of 22 consecutive league victories came to an end. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Real Betis live stream Real Madrid vs. Real Betis live stream
- March 13, 2017

Real Madrid starting XI: Keylor Navas, Carvajal, Nacho, Ramos, Marcelo, Kroos, James, Modric, Isco, Ronaldo, Morata. Real Madrid has not lost to Betis since 2012, 6 games in a row, having won 5 of these games, including in the first round 6: 1, on the road. (more...)
I'm out of retirement to fight McGregor
- March 13, 2017

When I fought Oscar De La Hoya, when I was the B side and he was the A side I didn't complain. He didn't cry; he didn't complain. I'm the A side. It's a joke of a fight under any circumstance because they're different sports. In early January, it emerged that the Ultimate Fighter season five victor had applied for a license to box in the state of Nevada. I think it looks bad. (more...)
Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Barcelona Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Barcelona
- March 13, 2017

However, it would be Deport who took a shock lead just five minutes before half-time, with Javier Mascherano and Marc-Andre ter Stegen failing to clear their lines, allowing Joselu to instinctively fire the ball home. Striker Paco Alcacer made his way on as a late substitution for the visitors as Denis Suarez made way, but Enrique was perhaps made to pay for making too many changes to his XI in the end. (more...)
Aldo - Liverpool can have no excuses against Burnley Aldo - Liverpool can have no excuses against Burnley
- March 13, 2017

JURGEN KLOPP was left impressed with his Liverpool side for "winning ugly" for the first time this season, insisting he liked the feeling of grinding out a victory. "You have to be confident in your own ability and I'm ready for the fight". Liverpool lost 2-0 to Burnley in the reverse fixture back in August and have struggled against sides in the bottom half of the Premier League table in the months since. (more...)
Cummins called in Starc's replacement for remaining India Tests Cummins called in Starc's replacement for remaining India Tests
- March 12, 2017

The left-arm pacer had picked up a stress fracture in his right foot during the second Test in Bengaluru , which Australia lost by 75 runs. "In selecting Pat, we were looking for a strike bowling replacement option", national selector Trevor Hohns said. (more...)
Villanova squeaks by Seton Hall behind Josh Hart's 19 points Villanova squeaks by Seton Hall behind Josh Hart's 19 points
- March 12, 2017

Friday night was different. The Villanova Wildcats are out of the Big East Conference, and are the defending National Champions. "That came to my mind for a second". "I tried to stay disciplined and stay in front and get a hand up". "He's a great athlete. That is about all I care about". Villanova shot just 26 percent in the first half and fell behind by 11 points. (more...)
Wales derail Ireland's Six Nations title hopes in Cardiff
- March 12, 2017

Both teams are unchanged for the Friday night fixture at the Principality Stadium, Rob Howley's decision not to blood some younger Welsh players in place of more experienced but underperforming stars raising eyebrows. But the Irish attack hums a different tune when their first-choice No.10 is on the pitch and in form. The hosts came out early before the second period to sharpen their skills with a mini warm-up, and the ploy worked five minutes into the half. (more...)
Jones provides mixed messages over Farrell Jones provides mixed messages over Farrell
- March 12, 2017

Scotland have certainly been the most entertaining team to watch in this years Six Nations but can they bring an end to England's winning streak? "We are trying to move away from the tag of lucky losers but that wasn't even that - we were useless", said Barclay. (more...)
Jets sign LT Kelvin Beachum and K Chandler Catanzaro Jets sign LT Kelvin Beachum and K Chandler Catanzaro
- March 12, 2017

Beachum, 27, joined the Jets nearly a year to the day that they hosted him on an official free-agent visit on March 17, 2016. Now, they have a likely starter in Beachum, a 27-year-old who will play his sixth National Football League season later this year. (more...)
Washington's Sidney Jones Suffers A Significant Leg Injury At Pro Day Washington's Sidney Jones Suffers A Significant Leg Injury At Pro Day
- March 12, 2017

A potential first-round selection - ESPN's Todd McShay ranks him as the No. 12 prospect in his latest Top 32 - Jones had already run his athletic tests at the Combine prior to Saturday's pro day. The last drill, last thing you've got to do, and that happens. With an injury so close to the Draft (approximately a month away) Jones could fall as far as the fourth or fifth round depending on the severity of his injury. (more...)
Miracle at the Nou Camp - who said what Miracle at the Nou Camp - who said what
- March 12, 2017

After Barcelona scored three in the first 50 minutes Edinson Cavani's away goal seemed to have ended the tie. "This is a sport for insane people, a unique sport ". On the stroke of optional time Neymar found a lurking Sergio Roberto on the back post who finely flicked the ball with the outside of his right boot in what was the last touch of the game to deliver a classic in the night skies of Barcelona . (more...)
Pope Francis makes major announcement regarding the priesthood Pope Francis makes major announcement regarding the priesthood
- March 11, 2017

The Pope says that the change of allowing married men to become priests is able to be talked about because it is a tradition, and not a dogma. "Then we have to decide what tasks they can take on - for example, in remote communities", Francis said. (more...)
Eagles sign WR Jeffrey to a one year contract Eagles sign WR Jeffrey to a one year contract
- March 11, 2017

Jeffery also discusses his childhood icons Michael Jordan and Walter Payton , his early years playing for the Bears and his optimism about next season in Philadelphia . The Eagles need to draft a wide receiver with the team's first pick in the draft. Wentz didn't put up MVP-caliber numbers previous year, but perhaps with Smith, Jeffery and Jordan Matthews on the field he can make a case in 2017. (more...)
Linebacker Timmons leaves Steelers for Dolphins Linebacker Timmons leaves Steelers for Dolphins
- March 11, 2017

Timmons became the first draft pick by the Steelers under coach Mike Tomlin in 2007 and did not move into the starting lineup until his third season, stuck behind Larry Foote and James Farrior. He will be missed. The Steelers had the foresight to give Williams $2 million in base salary over the next two years knowing he can either grow into a full-time starter or remain as a productive special teamer and swing linebacker. (more...)
Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello
- March 11, 2017

Lucie, Fla., hours after their February 26 game against the Detroit Tigers. A woman charged with trespassing at First Data Field told officials she was there because she's in a relationship with Tim Tebow, according to a police report, TC Palm reported. (more...)
Rams trade DE William Hayes to Dolphins, reportedly cut TE Lance Kendricks Rams trade DE William Hayes to Dolphins, reportedly cut TE Lance Kendricks
- March 11, 2017

Whitworth, 35, now takes over Hayes' previous position as the only Rams player older than 31-year-old head coach Sean McVay. But the team still has plenty of work to do when it comes to clearing up some cap space, and some fans will be disappointed to hear one of their favorite players in William Hayes is no longer a member of the team. (more...)
Jets have 'lots of interest' in linebacker Nick Perry, report says Jets have 'lots of interest' in linebacker Nick Perry, report says
- March 11, 2017

That value is now reportedly in the $15 million per year range with the Bears where Glennon appears to be headed. He went from starting one game in 2015 to starting 12 in 2016 for the regular season. The Packers were apparently able to keep one of the top pass-rushing outside linebackers off the market. He's emerging as a very well-rounded player and obviously as a pass rusher, his game has evolved. (more...)
Masters looks doubtful for Tiger Woods after latest health update Masters looks doubtful for Tiger Woods after latest health update
- March 11, 2017

Woods had made his return to golf in December 2016 at the Hero World Challenge, his first tournament in 15 months after his third back operation. The 14-time major victor has only managed seven competitive rounds since making his comeback at December's Hero World Challenge following a 15-month lay-off due to back issues. (more...)
The Union between England and Scotland can be saved The Union between England and Scotland can be saved
- March 11, 2017

The whole press conference was an awkward and uncomfortable affair, as Jones had no interest in discussing the fitness of Owen Farrel who was seen receiving lengthy treatment for an injury during the morning training session. Still, no matter what the result, and it is always a wonderful day out, it should be acknowledged that the revival of Scotland's national rugby team in the last five years is a wonder to behold. (more...)
New Zealand vs South Africa: International cricket, 1st Test
- March 11, 2017

When they batted again, South Africa lost opener Stephen Cook for a duck to the fourth ball of the innings, caught behind off Trent Boult. New Zealand aided South Africa's cause when Elgar, on 36, was dropped down the legside by wicketkeeper BJ Watling off the first ball he faced after lunch and du Plessis on 18 offered a hard chance to Tom Latham at short leg which was not taken. (more...)
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard does everything in closing seconds to beat Rockets Spurs' Kawhi Leonard does everything in closing seconds to beat Rockets
- March 10, 2017

Since they drafted Tim Duncan in 1997, the Spurs have gone through the bruising Twin Towers and Bruce Bowen bully-ball eras; the high-octane, ball-movement era featuring Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw; and, more recently, a post-heavy attack built around LaMarcus Aldridge. (more...)
The ACC Tournament Goes Through North Carolina The ACC Tournament Goes Through North Carolina
- March 10, 2017

Here's the full schedule for Thursday's action. The Bison (26-8) gained the conference's automatic NCAA tourney bid for the first time since 2013. The quarterfinals of the 2017 ACC tournament are set after an exciting opening round. And Miami may have their work cut out for them, but this Hurricane team is no slouch. The No. 12 seed is now 4-0 all-time vs. the No. 13 seed in the first-round of ACC Tournament play. (more...)