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Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from Illini loss to Michigan State 2.0 Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from Illini loss to Michigan State 2.0
- February 22, 2018

IL has two more games left in the regular season, with those being at home against Purdue on Thursday and at Rutgers on Sunday. Michigan State: Wraps up the regular season at home against Wisconsin on Sunday, shooting for its first outright title since 2009 and aiming to improve its postseason seeding. (more...)
Uber Express Pool Asks Riders to Do a Little Walking Uber Express Pool Asks Riders to Do a Little Walking
- February 22, 2018

Altruism aside, Uber is also trying to drastically cut back on the massive subsidies it pays to attract users to UberPool . The location of the pickup can change depending on who else is being picked up, their intended direction of travel and traffic patterns. (more...)
Antonio Conte: Chelsea 'marriage' can only work if we settle our differences Antonio Conte: Chelsea 'marriage' can only work if we settle our differences
- February 22, 2018

The diminutive Argentine atoned on Tuesday, giving Barcelona a precious away goal as he strode on to a pass from Andres Iniesta in the 75th minute and calmly side-footed the ball home to cancel out Willian's opener for Chelsea 13 minutes earlier. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United not looking past next game'
- February 21, 2018

Oh, and we aren't counting players who have only scored in Champions League qualifiers. I've read his books, I've studied his tactics. "It's gratifying to prepare for matches like these". Last season, they fell to Leicester City in the last 16 after losing 3-2 on aggregate, but didn't progress from a group containing Manchester City and Juventus in 2015/16. (more...)
JD Martinez agrees to 5-year, $110 million deal with Red Sox JD Martinez agrees to 5-year, $110 million deal with Red Sox
- February 21, 2018

As soon as Giancarlo Stanton touched down with their main rivals, the Boston Red Sox were eager to take on NY - the Yankees , or maybe even the Jets and Giants. You start throwing balls. and missing spots, it doesn't matter, it's the big leagues. At Chase Field, known as a hitter's park, Martinez hit 16 home runs in 110 at-bats and slugged.891. (more...)
Kansas basketball: Oklahoma rematch, where to watch Kansas basketball: Oklahoma rematch, where to watch
- February 21, 2018

After his 31 minutes against West Virginia on Saturday, Azubuike said he was "exhausted". Fortunately Udoka Azubuike is a much better free throw shooter than he was that night. The Longhorns also dominated the Sooners on the glass. That's hard to comprehend considering they supposedly have All-World point guard Trae Young . (more...)
NCAA sanctions against Louisville basketball: loss of title, 123 wins, $600000 NCAA sanctions against Louisville basketball: loss of title, 123 wins, $600000
- February 21, 2018

The decision culminates the governing body's investigation that followed allegations in a 2015 book by escort Katina Powell that former Cardinals basketball staffer Andre McGee hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits. (more...)
Rich Cho out as Charlotte Hornets' GM Rich Cho out as Charlotte Hornets' GM
- February 21, 2018

Prior to his stint in Portland, Cho spent the previous 10 seasons as assistant GM of the Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder. During that time, Charlotte had a record of 212-321 with a winning percentage of.398. The search for his replacement will begin immediately. Kupchak also played for the Lakers from 1981 to 1986 after five seasons with the Washington Bullets. (more...)
Manchester United in for Toni Kroos this summer Manchester United in for Toni Kroos this summer
- February 21, 2018

United will tackle Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup quarter-finals, a draw that Mourinho is satisfied with, while casting a wary glance towards a Seagulls side he expects will have little to lose. "I think Rashford, Herrera, Valencia". And we have a strong team, strong bonding, strong team mentality. It is clear that the former treble-winning Inter boss always makes sure his teams are defensively resolute before coaching the attacking plays. (more...)
Canada's Homan wins third straight as Koe drops third in Olympic curling Canada's Homan wins third straight as Koe drops third in Olympic curling
- February 20, 2018

First there was the dominant 11-3 win over the United States on Saturday night, then a hard-earned win over Switzerland on Sunday in a game Canada trailed 7-4 after six ends. GANGNEUNG - It was the kind of aggressive call Rachel Homan is famous for and she executed it perfectly. Homan stole four in the fifth end to take a 6-1 lead over Satsuki Fujisawa's rink. (more...)
Ten-man Man City sunk by third-tier Wigan in Cup shock Ten-man Man City sunk by third-tier Wigan in Cup shock
- February 20, 2018

The postmatch scenes that saw hundreds of supporters run onto the playing surface could lead to Wigan being punished by the FA, and the League One club will be asked to provide observations and explain their security procedures. Aguero looked like opening the scoring after breaking into the box just before the interval, but Walton produced another fine save. It seems silly to suggest but the sight of Guardiola could have made the referee change his mind, as it may have reminded Taylor of a ... (more...)
Canadian Cassie Sharpe's halfpipe victory reminiscent of pioneering Sarah Burke Canadian Cassie Sharpe's halfpipe victory reminiscent of pioneering Sarah Burke
- February 20, 2018

Stuart Robinson said he was definitely getting goosebumps and on the edge of his seat while watching Comox freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe qualify in first place Sunday for the medal round. "She hasn't skied particularly well until just recently. And it means - and this is most important - that you can be a woman, you can have kids and you can do it, feel good about it, and come back [to the sport]". (more...)
Matic calls for quicker VAR decisions: 'It needs to take 30 seconds' Matic calls for quicker VAR decisions: 'It needs to take 30 seconds'
- February 20, 2018

The Cote d'Ivoire global has been on the sidelines since November 18 after going under the knife to fix a knee injury. "Happy for having qualified for the quarterfinals and happy to be back", Bailly wrote on Instagram. I felt I needed to make a little bit of a statement about the events. "Some children will play football for life, some children won't play football for life but as long as when we come into contact with them they have fun and feel engaged then fabulous". (more...)
FA Cup fifth round review FA Cup fifth round review
- February 20, 2018

A historic quadruple, as well as revenge, will be on the minds of Manchester City , as they head to Wigan for an FA Cup fifth-round tie tomorrow morning (Singapore time). "So, be objective and say what we all know - in the last couple of matches he didn't play well". Manchester City are being hailed as one of the greatest Premier League sides of all-time even before Pep Guardiola has landed his first title in England. (more...)
NASCAR Racing Experience to sponsor Bubba Wallace at Atlanta NASCAR Racing Experience to sponsor Bubba Wallace at Atlanta
- February 20, 2018

The last black driver to do so was Wendell Scott , whose best Daytona finish was 13th in 1966. And through tears of joy, accomplishment and challenges overcome, Wallace finally mustered, "Mom, you're acting like we just won the race ". "You did that thing, baby", she said, sobbing. "It's great to see partners coming on board to support us", Wallace said in a press release. There was a lot of talk in the garage how good our vehicle was at pushing, and that gave me a lot of respect to be ... (more...)
JJ Redick, called out for racial slur, offers explanation and apology JJ Redick, called out for racial slur, offers explanation and apology
- February 20, 2018

Slurs like this are often hurled in a situation where someone doesn't expect it to be heard, it is even more weird that Redick would just straight up say it into the camera. Redick after he was caught on video using a Chinese slur. saying he's 100% convinced J.J. didn't say mean to use the anti-Asian C-word in a hateful way. (more...)
Blackhawks fans ejected after racist taunts toward Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly Blackhawks fans ejected after racist taunts toward Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly
- February 19, 2018

The League fully supports the actions taken by the United Center and the Blackhawks to eject the offenders and would expect the same response to any similarly unacceptable behaviour at any of our arenas. I started Busted in 2007, sold it in 2011 and Coed kept me around to run this operation. "I think it's disgusting". NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman released a statement Sunday, saying the league condemns the fans' behavior as being "unacceptable and reprehensible". (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Adam Rippon working with NBC for rest of Games Winter Olympics 2018: Adam Rippon working with NBC for rest of Games
- February 19, 2018

The 28-year-old figure skater, who won bronze with the Team USA at the Olympics, has been hired by NBC as a correspondent for the rest of the games. Perhaps sensing how boring it can sometimes be to argue with one's self, since Pence had not responded to any of Rippon and Kenworthy's attacks, Rippon told reporters he did not want Pence becoming the story of his Olympics. (more...)
Hosmer to the Padres is a done deal Hosmer to the Padres is a done deal
- February 19, 2018

Kansas City Royals first basemen Eric Hosmer (35) acknowledges the crowd before his first at bat against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. He appeared in 100 games with 92 starts last season, hitting.248 with 16 homers and 56 RBIs. Although he's a career.441 hitter with three home runs at Petco Park, Hosmer has only played eight games in San Diego over the course of his seven years in the major leagues. (more...)
Spurs boss Pochettino unsurprised by spirited Rochdale performance Spurs boss Pochettino unsurprised by spirited Rochdale performance
- February 19, 2018

Pochettino criticised the state of the pitch before League One basement club Rochdale spent an estimated £500,000 improving the quality of their turf for the visit of the Premier League high-flyers. Spurs failed to beat Newport County in the previous round away from home and had to wait for the replay to get the better of their Welsh opponents. (more...)
Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. to showcase dunking prowess Friday night Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. to showcase dunking prowess Friday night
- February 19, 2018

Mitchell said he wanted to beat Dennis Smith Jr . because the Mavericks' point guard had beaten him in dunk contests for years. Voted to his third straight All-Star Game, it can be said that MJ broke out as a superstar after showcasing his athletic ability and clinching his first slam dunk title. (more...)
Zidane not ready to leave 'tiring' Real Madrid job Zidane not ready to leave 'tiring' Real Madrid job
- February 19, 2018

Kroos played for 90 minutes in the Real Madrid's win 3-1 over Paris Saint Germain in the first leg of UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday, but missed Friday's training session, reported Efe. "I think we have entered into a good dynamic that makes us optimistic about what is still to come". Former Madrid keeper Antonio Adan could only parry a powerful shot from Ronaldo back into the danger zone, with Asensio perfectly placed to guide a header home for his fifth league goal of ... (more...)
Simmons scores Rising Stars win Simmons scores Rising Stars win
- February 18, 2018

After getting to sleep, Murray woke right back up at 7 a.m., had a morning practice with the World Team, helped coach kids for a Jr. "I could rave a lot more about him". The game was full of alley-oops and three-pointers while defence was nearly non-existent, a norm for such games. There have been few players better suited to be "here" - at All-Star Weekend. (more...)
Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead
- February 18, 2018

His next shot sailed right, drifted a little more right and was never heard from again. Woods had three straight bogeys early on the back nine Friday and didn't play well enough to make up for his misses. "Give him a little bit of time". Thomas went on to make the 20-footer for birdie, so you could say his ball eventually obliged. This was Woods' third competitive event since last February after another back injury forced him to withdraw from a European Tour event in Dubai. (more...)
Australia complete record-breaking T20 chase of 244 to beat NZ Australia complete record-breaking T20 chase of 244 to beat NZ
- February 18, 2018

When Guptill scored his 58th run, he overtook Brendon McCullum's tally of 2140 runs and now has 2188 runs in 73 T20Is. Kane Williamson scored 72 runs in 46 balls. Billy Stanlake, who took two wickets with his first two balls against the Black Caps in Sydney 10 days ago, shared the new ball and was greeted similarly as Guptill followed up a ramp-shop by pumping the bowler back over his head for a huge six. (more...)