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Simply the best: Never challenged, 'Nova wins second title Simply the best: Never challenged, 'Nova wins second title
- April 05, 2018

This one was only handsome to one team. That formula - so much different from the way Beilein's teams had won in the past - took MI all the way to the national title game before Monday night's loss to Villanova . "You're always on your heels defensively because you never know what he's going to do, if he'll pull up and shoot the 3 or drive to the basket". "It's a wonderful opportunity to minister", he said. (more...)
Medical Marijuana May Lead to Fewer Opioid Rxs Medical Marijuana May Lead to Fewer Opioid Rxs
- April 05, 2018

The second team of researchers from the University of Kentucky looked at opioid prescriptions covered by Medicaid between 2011 and 2016, and found that opioid prescriptions decreased by 5.88% in states that allowed the use of medicinal or recreational marijuana. (more...)
How to watch the 2018 Masters Par-3 Contest How to watch the 2018 Masters Par-3 Contest
- April 05, 2018

The Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus, was playing with Tom Watson and Gary Player , and he had his grandson Gary Nicklaus Jr. on the bag as his caddie. When he agreed, Nicklaus said he told the youngster he would get a hole-in-one. "After I birdied the first four holes, I said let's go for it", Watson said. Watson also won five British Open titles and the 1982 US Open among his major wins. (more...)
Wenger reacts to empty seats ahead of CSKA clash Wenger reacts to empty seats ahead of CSKA clash
- April 05, 2018

He also admitted that he would have preferred to have played the first leg of the tie away from home against a CSKA side who scored three goals at Lyon in the last round. Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (more...)
Barcelona in the driving seat after comfortable win over Roma Barcelona in the driving seat after comfortable win over Roma
- April 05, 2018

As well as the two own goals - one a pinpoint sliding strike from captain De Rossi seven minutes before the break and the other, 10 minutes after half-time, a weird effort from Manolas that saw him first hit the post and then knee the ball over the line - Roma can also count themselves unlucky to not have been given a first-half penalty for what looked like a clear trip on Dzeko as he closed in on goal. (more...)
Chelsea tell Real Madrid Hazard price-tag Chelsea tell Real Madrid Hazard price-tag
- April 05, 2018

Winning just seven of 18 matches in 2018, two of those via extra time or penalties, has seen the Blues drop out of the top four and exit the Champions League, leaving them with a maximum of 10 games to save face. He said: "I am going to play the World Cup and then I will leave on holiday". In some ways this could be seen as a positive sign as we would be keeping the team's best player, especially when Hazard is at his best. (more...)
Prince Charles and Camilla create a huge stir in Brisbane Prince Charles and Camilla create a huge stir in Brisbane
- April 05, 2018

The royal couple kicked off their visit with a formal ceremony at Old Government House, including an inspection of the guard and a 21 gun-salute. However, nearly on cue the rain cleared up and even a few rays of Queensland sunshine managed to struggle through as the royal couple arrived and began to greet those gathered. (more...)
Manchester United announce pre-season tour of USA: Fixtures confirmed Manchester United announce pre-season tour of USA: Fixtures confirmed
- April 05, 2018

The French global has found his chances limited of late, with the manager only using him as a second-half substitute in the Champions League second leg fixture against Sevilla and then keeping him out altogether in the match against Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup. (more...)
N'Golo Kante: This Tottenham player shocked everyone in win v Chelsea N'Golo Kante: This Tottenham player shocked everyone in win v Chelsea
- April 04, 2018

We've been close in recent years a couple of times so obviously to win here finally is a good feeling". Last season's champions Chelsea are fifth in the league table with 56 points, five points behind Spurs as both teams bid to qualify for next season's Champions League . (more...)
Arsenal vs Stoke: Why Wenger was angry with his players Arsenal vs Stoke: Why Wenger was angry with his players
- April 04, 2018

Should Arsenal have been given a penalty? Wenger now rotates between first-choice Granit Xhaka and his back-up Mohamed Elneny in the defensive midfield position in Arsenal's starting line-up. "We know that before the game, and [the fans] know as well that we don't go for the championship". We will have to see whether Lacazette makes the difference on Thursday, but if he does then everyone concerned with Arsenal will over Aubameyang a big vote of thanks. (more...)
South Africa v Australia South Africa v Australia
- April 04, 2018

South Africa's Test series against Australia has made that entire trip and taken a detour or two along the way - into the stands at St George's Park and Newlands‚ and to a hardware store to buy some sandpaper. When Justin Langer, or whoever is appointed Lehmann's successor, takes over in the next month or so their first task will be to work out, in the post-Cape Town world, exactly how the Australians plan to be re-defined. (more...)
Man Utd star to sign huge five year contract Man Utd star to sign huge five year contract
- April 04, 2018

The Swede was one of the highest paid players at the club when he arrived, making a tidy sum from his goal bonuses in his first season, although the deal was renegotiated after his knee ligament injury last April in the Europa league quarter final against Anderlecht. (more...)
John Wall: Starting, no minutes restriction Saturday John Wall: Starting, no minutes restriction Saturday
- April 04, 2018

The Wizards shot 41.6 percent from the field and hit just six of their 32 three point attempts in the contest. Tomas Satoransky has filled in for Wall during his absence but will return to the bench, as the latter will regain his starting job alongside Bradley Beal on Saturday. (more...)
CWG 2018 : Hearing on Cards After Syringes Appear in Games Village CWG 2018 : Hearing on Cards After Syringes Appear in Games Village
- April 04, 2018

Dr Patil, attending his first Commonwealth Games , administered vitamin B by injection to an athlete that was feeling unwell. After the syringe was found - Indian athletes have been under the scanner and on Sunday, all the Indian athletes which arrived in batches were subjected to the dope test by the organisers. (more...)
National Basketball Association players react to Notre Dame guard's game-winner: 'Cold blooded' National Basketball Association players react to Notre Dame guard's game-winner: 'Cold blooded'
- April 03, 2018

It was the second game-winning shot in three days after the guard made a two-pointer in the closing seconds to beat CT in the Final Four. Arike Ogunbowale hit the shot of her life - again . You've got to give Notre Dame credit. She received the ball, dribbled toward the corner, and launched an off-balance 3-pointer toward the basket. "Sorry, but this is my dream", she said. (more...)
Gianluca Vialli: Antonio Conte Gianluca Vialli: Antonio Conte "looking forward" to leaving Chelsea
- April 03, 2018

Being in the Champions League is vital for all the big clubs, not just for the immediate financial rewards or attracting new players - they need it to keep their best players too. "Honestly, I think that I'm giving - the players are giving - everything this season". After continual bemoaning of the club's transfer activity, and with Chelsea on the brink of missing out on Champions League qualification, Conte's departure appears to now be a foregone conclusion. (more...)
Tottenham snap Chelsea curse to cement top-four spot at Blues' expense Tottenham snap Chelsea curse to cement top-four spot at Blues' expense
- April 02, 2018

It was Dele Alli , on his 100th top-flight appearance, whose second-half brace reinforced Spurs' position in the top four at their hosts' expense. "Young players need room to breath", Pochettino said. "He's so strong, he's a fighter, very competitive", Pochettino said. "There is a lot of pressure on their shoulders. He has nothing to show to me or to us". (more...)
American Sloane Stephens beats Ostapenko for Miami Open title American Sloane Stephens beats Ostapenko for Miami Open title
- April 02, 2018

During the Miami Open previous year, Stephens was recovering from foot surgery, and was still months away from being able to play. Though Stephens had improved her tennis following what had been a low-quality first set, Ostapenko was still struggling and making far too many errors , and that eventually cost her. (more...)
England extend lead to 142 at tea in second test England extend lead to 142 at tea in second test
- April 02, 2018

When bad light stopped play seven overs early, New Zealand had recovered from 36/5 to be 192/6 in reply to England's 307 . England's main problem during the first test no surprise now was their first innings after being rolled for their lowest test total against New Zealand and their sixth lowest against all teams. (more...)
Ostapenko through to Miami final Ostapenko through to Miami final
- April 01, 2018

Collins, who has earned more prize money in Miami than she had previously won in her whole career, will move into the the world's top 100 for the first time. "I ended up winning a lot of games in a row, and just tried to keep the momentum going". Azarenka got a wild-card entry to play Indian Wells, another wild card into Miami , and was ousted by Stephens in both of those. (more...)
Astros' Keuchel gives up 7 hits in 5-1 loss to Rangers Astros' Keuchel gives up 7 hits in 5-1 loss to Rangers
- April 01, 2018

These rosters are subject to change and will not be officially finalized until minor league Opening Day. Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) delivers during the first inning in game six of the 2017 ALCS playoff baseball series against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. (more...)
Final Four-Notre Dame-UConn,2nd Ld-Writethru Final Four-Notre Dame-UConn,2nd Ld-Writethru
- April 01, 2018

Ogunbowle had 27 points. A final destination is reached and a result and a bunch of memories are delivered in ways much more abrupt than whatever takes place over a four-month journey. "There really is not a whole lot you can say in a moment like that". The guard narrowed her eyes in concentration before shaking her head. As for the Huskies, they'll be left asking the tantalizing question of how 30-plus wins with no losses entering the final weekend of the college basketball season somehow ... (more...)
Lawsuit over LeBron James tattoos in video games can proceed Lawsuit over LeBron James tattoos in video games can proceed
- April 01, 2018

Have you read Trendiee Today? To make matters more impressive he reached the achievement at the halfway point of the first quarter while other players were still putting their first numbers on the board. Jordan's streak spanned from March 25, 1986, during his second season in the league, to December 26, 2001, which was 26 games into his first season with the Washington Wizards after spending the previous three years in retirement. (more...)
'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic ready for Galaxy debut after Manchester United 'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic ready for Galaxy debut after Manchester United
- April 01, 2018

Don't worry about my age. However, Galaxy came roaring back, with their "hungry lion" at the centre of it all. "I know it has been a long break for me. "I'm very thankful for the opportunity that I have here, and I think [I'll give] MLS what it wants", Ibrahimovic said. Ibrahimovic joked that he was born old and hoped to die young and recalled that when he arrived in England he was also told he was arriving in a wheelchair. (more...)
Bairstow salvages England after Southee, Boult strike Bairstow salvages England after Southee, Boult strike
- April 01, 2018

Root did turn to his strike bowlers late in the day, when the de Grandhomme-Watling collaboration was well past 100, but had to endure more frustrating times. England only added 17 to their overnight total, with Bairstow deservedly bringing up his century. Broad struck with just his third delivery, Tom Latham edging an attempted drive to Bairstow for a duck, and the Kiwis were minus both openers when Jeet Raval fell in similar fashion to Anderson. (more...)