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Missed call helps UNC in final minute of NCAA title game Missed call helps UNC in final minute of NCAA title game
- April 09, 2017

In a hard fought game against No. 1 Gonzaga University, North Carolina became the fourth team in NCAA history to win the tournament after being the runner-up in the previous year, edging out their opponents in the final seconds 71-65. Many have suggested he may be a one-and-done player. Are you OK? We need to come down and do rehab. It's only been a few days since the North Carolina Tar Heels were crowned national champions by beating Gonzaga. (more...)
West Brom transfers: Tony Pulis on scouting Eurotrip West Brom transfers: Tony Pulis on scouting Eurotrip
- April 09, 2017

But West Brom were unable to make them pay, Jonny Evans denied by Fraser Forster's fine reaction save with virtually the last action of the game. The visitors appreciated most possession in the first stages, but neglected to create any clear cut opportunities. (more...)
Bowyer long prepped for new Cup success, best start at Texas
- April 09, 2017

The Monster Energy Cup race is set for Sunday. The Stewart Haas Racing star rebounded from some recent bad luck and posted a strong qualifying session at Texas Friday. Kyle Busch later made slight contact with the rear of his auto against the outer wall after going too high into the wider and less-banked area on the track. (more...)
Leicester skipper Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury Leicester skipper Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury
- April 09, 2017

Everton defender Ashley Williams is suspended as a result of his red card at Manchester United on Tuesday. My only focus is on Everton and not Madrid. Everton , who are seventh, beat Leicester 3-1 in the reverse fixture in December. Craig Shakespeare could equal the Premier League record for winning his first six games in charge, held by Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti. (more...)
Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2017 Live Score
- April 08, 2017

Andre Russell is also handed a one-year ban over a doping code-violation and will be replaced by New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme whereas Shakib Al Hasan will join the side after fulfilling his global duties. For KKR , it was young Kuldeep Yadav, who was a bundle of nerves on the field, who was the pick of the lot with two wickets conceding just 25 runs. (more...)
UFC Fighter Pearl Gonzalez Pulled From 210 Over Breast Implants UFC Fighter Pearl Gonzalez Pulled From 210 Over Breast Implants
- April 08, 2017

No word on why they're cracking down on Pearl. It doesn't appear that she was informed of the plastic surgery rule before Friday, MMAFighting .com adds. If the fight had gone through, it would have been the UFC debut for Gonzalez, while it would've been the second UFC fight for Calvillo. In addition to Dana's confirmation, ESPN's Brett Okamoto tweeted out a statement released by the NYSAC on Gonzalez. (more...)
Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC on July 1 Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC on July 1
- April 08, 2017

The vote was conducted Friday during a mid-morning conference call. The Shockers are expected to accept an invitation to the conference sometime today. He addressed the issue in his March newsletter to fans, which was released Thursday. "We have great respect and a long-standing rivalry with the Shockers that will continue to flourish as part of the American". (more...)
Lonzo Ball's father blames '3 white guys' for UCLA loss Lonzo Ball's father blames '3 white guys' for UCLA loss
- April 08, 2017

No, Ball had to directly take a shot at Alford, because in public, you've got to blame somebody for UCLA's loss. De'Aaron Fox, Ball's point guard counterpart for Kentucky, finished with a career-high 39 points in the game. "All my family's in LA so to be able to play in front of them, you know, I think that would mean more to me", he explained. Without confidence, athletes can't succeed. (more...)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Alexis Sanchez
- April 08, 2017

And the 67-year-old has now dropped a huge hint he intends to stay with the Gunners after revealing he has already begun pre-season preparations. Speaking at his press conference to preview Arsenal's home clash with Crystal Palace on Monday night, Wenger played it cool as he straight-batted questions created to catch him out as speculation continues to rage over his Gunners future. (more...)
Penguins top Devils, clinch playoff home-ice for first-round
- April 08, 2017

Of course, much of that could be attributed to a woeful offensive team overall; they're 28th in the National Hockey League at 2.19 goals per game. Pittsburgh's 109 points tied the 2013-14 team for the second-highest total in club history. Palmieri capped six-goal second period by putting in a rebound of Travis Zajac's shot late in the period to cut the lead to 5-4. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 shots but the Blue Jackets struggled to get anything going around the Pittsburgh net, settling for ... (more...)
Willett goes back to basics with roast beef Masters dinner
- April 08, 2017

The top 50 players and ties, plus anyone within 10 of the lead, will make the cut. Willett's tee shot off No. 1 hit a tree, the errant shot leading to a double bogey 6. Willett was greeted with polite applause throughout his first round played as a Masters champion. The pressure to perform to one's best is there for all, but when your best is Masters champion, that pressure can be punishingly burdensome. (more...)
Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton
- April 07, 2017

But today he has with a positive feeling". Ibrahimovic, who netted a 94th minute penalty to cancel out Phil Jagielka's first half opener, is still yet to commit his future to United beyond the end of this season with his contract due to expire. (more...)
Masters 2017: Rory McIlroy Confident After 99 Practice Holes At Augusta National
- April 07, 2017

Other contenders include gallery favourite and three-time victor Phil Mickelson, red-hot Spaniard Jon Rahm and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who is trying to become the first Japanese man to win a major. Players in the Par 3 Contest may feel like they're dodging a bullet: its victor has never gone on to win the Masters in the same week. For Johnson, it's an opportunity to pronounce his dominance in the game this year. (more...)
Jose Mourinho urged to identify his own Eric Cantona at Manchester United
- April 07, 2017

Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw has hit back at recent comments made by manager José Mourinho saying that he will " fight to the last " to save his career at Old Trafford . "Sometimes I tend to keep it on the low", Shaw said when put to him he was speaking more passionately about life at United than normal. Ashley Williams was sent off for handling Luke Shaw's goalbound effort in added time, Ibrahimovic's subsequent penalty cancelling out Phil Jagielka's opener and stretching ... (more...)
Adrian Peterson To Visit With Saints
- April 07, 2017

Ian Rapoport and former Saints fullback Heath Evans of the NFL Network made the report. Peterson, 32, became a free agent in late February when the Minnesota Vikings declined the option year on his contract for 2017. Peterson was the NFL's top running back for several years until 2014 when he was indicted on child injury charges after spanking his son with a switch, causing severe bruising and cuts to the child's body. (more...)
Jon Rahm can rap, but can he win Masters in first try?
- April 07, 2017

Ballesteros, who claimed the Masters title twice, would have celebrated his 60th birthday on Sunday. Rookies are a risky bet to win at Augusta National - it's happened three times in 80 chances, and the first two doubled as the first two editions of the tournament - but Rahm's odds in Vegas at 18-to-1 are among the top few players in the entire field. (more...)
Stephen Curry Torches Phoenix With 42 Points
- April 07, 2017

Whether Kevin Durant returns for the end of the regular season or the beginning of the playoffs, the Golden State Warriors will have some adjusting to do. Check the Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns Live Streaming online and TV along with the Live commentary services of local radio here. Golden State, however, isn't anxious that Durant's arrival will slow them down. (more...)
Juve hold out for tense draw at Napoli, Milan held Juve hold out for tense draw at Napoli, Milan held
- April 06, 2017

Considering the squad need to be at their best and most confident for the match against Barcelona next week, Allegri will hope his players will respond on the pitch and prove why they should never be doubted. Over the past two years, these teams have played five matches. But Juve took the lead after just six minutes, Khedira playing a one-two with Miralem Pjanic after a powerful run through midfield and beating goalkeeper Rafael from close range. (more...)
Barcelona vs. Sevilla live stream
- April 06, 2017

For Sevilla, meanwhile, Jorge Sampaoli makes three changes to the side that were held to a goalless draw by Sporting Gijon three days ago as he switches to an expected 5-4-1 formation. Everybody says 'why doesn't he play for Argentina like he does for Barcelona , ' they accuse him of not bothering. "Fighting alongside Madrid and Barcelona has cost us", Sampaoli said in his press conference, covered by Marca. (more...)
Back at Georgetown, Ewing eyes 'new era' as basketball coach Back at Georgetown, Ewing eyes 'new era' as basketball coach
- April 06, 2017

Coach speak is coach speak, dime a dozen stuff usually forgotten by the time the coach moves onto his next job or is disposed of when the wins don't come quickly enough. Besides Cartwright, who got all of two seasons with the rebuilding Bulls, there haven't been many centers given chances at all. "Great job", Thompson said softly. (more...)
Amazon Obtains Streaming Rights to NFL Games for 2017-2018 Season Amazon Obtains Streaming Rights to NFL Games for 2017-2018 Season
- April 06, 2017

That would be about five times what Twitter paid for the right to stream the games a year ago. As Bryce Olin of Amazon Adviser brought up, many potential new Prime subscribers already have either cable or satellite services with which they can watch the games at the same time. (more...)
Stadium measure's defeat likely ends St. Louis' MLS chances Stadium measure's defeat likely ends St. Louis' MLS chances
- April 06, 2017

Both propositions needed to pass to give the soccer stadium the green light. Proposition 1 puts the half-cent sales tax increase will go toward expanding public transportation and providing public safety equipment; the tax increase that businesses pay on out-of-state purchases will go toward affordable housing, public safety and public health. (more...)
Kole Sherwood Called Up to Columbus Blue Jackets' AHL Affiliate, Cleveland Monsters Kole Sherwood Called Up to Columbus Blue Jackets' AHL Affiliate, Cleveland Monsters
- April 06, 2017

St. Louis is 7-0-2 in its last nine games after Alexander Steen scored the go-ahead goal and Jake Allen stopped 35 shots in a 4-1 verdict over Nashville. Columbus coach John Tortorella said the team had scoring chances but couldn't capitalize. Earlier in the period, 19-year-old Columbus defenseman Zach Werenski went to the locker room after taking a rough check from Alex Ovechkin . (more...)
Seven Family Dollars, four Payless ShoeSource stores closing in Minnesota Seven Family Dollars, four Payless ShoeSource stores closing in Minnesota
- April 06, 2017

According to Sycamore's application, expedited review will reduce uncertainty for employees and customers, and help Dollar General to preserve the locations as dollar store outlets. Those stores were among the 320-plus stores that were unloaded a couple of years ago following the sale of Family Dollar to Dollar Tree to address federal anti-trust concerns. (more...)
After a body-pounding inning, Cardinals' Piscotty is fine After a body-pounding inning, Cardinals' Piscotty is fine
- April 06, 2017

I mean that sincerely. "It came down to the fact, one, I love this organization and, two, this deal gives myself and my future family financial security". The Cubs sent Jake Arrieta to the mound Tuesday, and he pitched ideal ball through his first three innings before former Cub Dexter Fowler singled to lead off the fourth. (more...)