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Hoffman surfs into Bay Hill lead
- March 20, 2017

That would be something so special for me". Said Kisner: "If I (do) win, I'd sure wish he was here to have a drink with him afterwards". "It's very different not having him around", said Rickie Fowler, who is wearing custom shoes this week with a collage of Palmer pictures. (more...)
Pogba blow for Manchester United Pogba blow for Manchester United
- March 20, 2017

But he accepts the Europa League is still their best bet of earning a place in Europe's top club competition next season. The Sunday Mirror says United progressed to the quarter-finals of the Europa League on Thursday with a 1-0 win over Rostov. (more...)
Steve Agnew: 'We deserved a draw' Steve Agnew: 'We deserved a draw'
- March 20, 2017

Instead, the Boro chief is putting his faith in Steve Agnew to keep the club in the Premier League. Agnew is the front-runner to be given the job, according to the Gazette , after being backed by Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson. United are in sixth place in the Premier League with 49 points, six points behind fourth-place Liverpool and the coveted Champions League places. It is a relief to get a goal, but we didn't quite get a bounce of the ball and the equaliser. (more...)
Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka: Indian Wells Masters final Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka: Indian Wells Masters final
- March 20, 2017

And the Swiss maestro picked up right where he left off as he raced through the first set in 21 minutes. "First one got away from me pretty quick", Sock said. "It got tight at the end because Kristina started to play so free", said Vesnina, who defeated American Venus Williams 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the last eight. (more...)
Tottenham manager backs Vincent Janssen to succeed
- March 20, 2017

Meanwhile, Saints manager Claude Puel felt his side should have been given a penalty by referee Andre Marriner in a game which he believes should been a draw . Southampton had their moments when the scoreline stood at 1-0 and there were winces on 28 minutes, in particular, when Dusan Tadic blazed over from the edge of the six-yard box, after Nathan Redmond had volleyed back Cedric Soares's deep cross. (more...)
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Villanova Wildcats: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview and Prediction Wisconsin Badgers vs. Villanova Wildcats: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview and Prediction
- March 19, 2017

The absence of Omari Spellman and Phil Booth has triggered endless debate as to the downfall of 'Nova's ability to repeat a National Championship, yet DiVincenzo seems to have taken it upon himself to mitigate their unavailability. The Wildcats figure to have their hands full defending the deliberate but balanced Wisconsin offense. Had Hayes not committed the foul, Wisconsin would have kept the ball up one. (more...)
Lukaku scores twice for Everton after rejecting new deal
- March 19, 2017

If Everton's position in the table matched their form as the best in the division since the turn of the year, perhaps Lukaku would reconsider his stance on the thorny issue of contractual commitment, having announced this week that he will not sign a new one. (more...)
Koeman: Barkley must sign new deal or be sold Koeman: Barkley must sign new deal or be sold
- March 19, 2017

Maybe Ronald Koeman knew something we didn't when he pointedly said in his pre-West Brom news conference, "it's still not signed". No disrespect, but you know what I mean? I saw a four-year-old virtually in tears at the prospect his first footballing idol may want to leave. (more...)
First Four cuts into KU prep time First Four cuts into KU prep time
- March 19, 2017

UC Davis slipped past North Carolina Central 67-63 in a matchup of 16 seeds. Emerging as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions, it will be playing in the tournament for second time in the six seasons since moving to Division I. For the past couple of weeks, Self and the Jayhawks have talked about their mindset being a major key to their tournament success. I think our guys have heard enough and I think it's water off their back in a lot of ways, as far as a distraction goes. (more...)
Twitter destroys James Milner for ridiculous claim about current Liverpool team Twitter destroys James Milner for ridiculous claim about current Liverpool team
- March 19, 2017

However, Reds' captain Jordan Henderson (foot) and Daniel Sturridge (hip) will remain side-lined. "I would say Pep Guardiola's Barcelona squad was the ideal role model for a winning situation", Klopp said at a pre-match news conference. Let's see if we can find the value this weekend, where Man City v Liverpool is the highlight of the fixtures in England... With Chelsea nearly out of sight, though, it's more likely to affect who comes third or fourth. (more...)
Rick Pitino Has Heavy Praise For Michigan, Calls Them "Golden State"
- March 19, 2017

Then a double-digit deficit. Michigan State defeated Miami 78-58, a game in which the Spartans probably played their best basketball of the year. Game time is yet to be determined. "I was anxious about whether these freshmen would handle the big stage, even though they've been on one, but it's still the NCAA Tournament , and the difference now is it's one-and-done time , " Izzo said. (more...)
March Madness: USC rallies back to stun SMU March Madness: USC rallies back to stun SMU
- March 19, 2017

Apparently, they don't know how to quit. "I thought second half, maybe it was our depth, maybe the sense of urgency, but we did a great job of getting back, taking care of the ball so they couldn't get in those transition opportunities", Drew said. (more...)
Stuff November, let's play the All Blacks next week: Jones Stuff November, let's play the All Blacks next week: Jones
- March 19, 2017

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has desribed the possibility of such a match as "highly unlikely". This new VR content includes England Rugby VR, which will allow players to go up against some of England's best Rugby players in various virtual drill competitions. (more...)
Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week
- March 19, 2017

The broader Nifty index hit a record high of 9,218.40 before paring gains to end the session up 6.35 points or 0.07 percent at 9,160. The key indices traded with gains of around half a per cent each, well absorbing the 25 basis points (bps) rate hike by the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday for the second time in three months. (more...)
West Ham United v Leicester City West Ham United v Leicester City
- March 19, 2017

But Shakespeare said: "Jamie's not a cheat". Buffon is right to assert that which ever team is drawn against Leicester, should not take them lightly. "I haven't banned talk of the Champions League but after the game the focus, what I wanted, has been on West Ham", he told reporters. (more...)
Nedved: Juve ready for Barca rematch Nedved: Juve ready for Barca rematch
- March 19, 2017

They are an historic club, we are happy to meet Dani Alves again". "I know that as a former Barca player, Dani would have liked to avoid them, but you can't please everybody", Nedved said. "It's a fascinating tie against Barcelona", said Juve vice president Nedved following Friday's draw in Nyon. "There's a good dynamic at the moment and morale is sky high but that doesn't mean we're going to go through". (more...)
Kevin Love's return to Cavaliers went by in a blur
- March 19, 2017

The Cavs missed his 20 points a game, sure. Love had left knee surgery February 14 and was originally expected to miss six weeks. Greg Swartz is the Cleveland Cavaliers Lead Writer for Bleacher Report. During the final four minutes of the opening quarter, the Cavaliers put together a 13-2 run to take a 29-20 lead, with the Jazz missing five of their last six shot attempts. (more...)
Slaven Bilic admits he regrets West Ham summer deal Slaven Bilic admits he regrets West Ham summer deal
- March 19, 2017

WEST HAM skipper Mark Noble has been told to take a holiday - to sort out his mind and body. "It helps massively to have a coach who played in the same position as me", he told the club's official website. "But it was a bad decision because we are talking about Ranieri. but it's that kind of job". "Unfortunately, now, nobody can say it's the wrong decision because at least these three results are brilliant for them and they look different". (more...)
Bulls lose Dwyane Wade for rest of the regular season Bulls lose Dwyane Wade for rest of the regular season
- March 18, 2017

Wade suffered the injury when his arm got twisted during Wednesday's game between his Bulls and the Memphis Grizzlies. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra called Wade's injury "heartbreaking" during the team's practice on Thursday after hearing the about seriousness of his elbow injury. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh supports Tom Crean, blasts former 49ers executives Jim Harbaugh supports Tom Crean, blasts former 49ers executives
- March 18, 2017

IN has had its share of success under Crean, leading the team to 29 wins in 2012, and 27 wins in two other years. Coming off a second Big Ten championship in 2016 and third Sweet 16 entering this season, Crean and in had great expectations. (more...)
Florida State takes down Florida Gulf Coast, 86-80 Florida State takes down Florida Gulf Coast, 86-80
- March 18, 2017

Prior to that, the Bucs hadn't won in the tournament since Skeeter Swift and company upset Dave Cowens-led Florida State to get to the Sweet 16 in 1968. Thursday's game will be played in Orlando . All they have is the film. "When you have these opportunities, we have to take advantage of them". "It's hard to simulate what they do", Dooley said. (more...)
BOZICH | Coach says MI has to make 10 threes to beat Louis
- March 18, 2017

The Cowboys haven't won an NCAA Tourney game since 2009. Wilson finished with 19 points (6-12 FG, 6-6 FT), five rebounds and four blocked shots . "Coming out of half, we were kinda lethargic in our pace, then we buckled back down and got after it". There might not be a brighter offensive mind in college basketball than Beilein. (more...)
Waterville JC Penney store to stay open after company releases closings list
- March 18, 2017

The Albemarle store - which has operated out of its current location since 1987 - is scheduled to close by mid-September, company officials said. The company will also be providing outplacement services for eligible employees, the release notes. (more...)
Mario Gotze: Borussia Dortmund midfielder ruled out season with illness Mario Gotze: Borussia Dortmund midfielder ruled out season with illness
- March 18, 2017

The 24-year-old has responded well to the first phase of treatment for the disorder after being diagnosed back in February. Götze, who had left the club where he played his youth football for Bayern Munich in 2013, returned to Dortmund in the summer transfer window. (more...)
Team USA Vs. Venezuela Live Stream Team USA Vs. Venezuela Live Stream
- March 17, 2017

A "Party in the Park" with live music and drink specials will be held at Park in the Park for ticket holders to Thursday's game between the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. Luke Gregerson pitched the top of the ninth for the save. The World Baseball Classic is on to the second round, and both the United States and Venezuela still are in the running ... (more...)