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Logano, Busch have documented pasts as great drivers with short tempers

NASCAR officials quickly intervened to break the fracas up, with one official forcefully lifting Busch up and removing him from the scene. Busch immediately threw a right-hand punch after finding the Team Penske driver. Logano finished fourth while Busch fell all the way back to 22nd. "Yeah, I guess it's always surprising", he said". The cars made slight contact coming into Turn Four, and Logano got loose while Busch spun out of control. Read More

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No. 8 seed UW will face Virginia Tech in East Regional

No. 8 seed UW will face Virginia Tech in East Regional

Happ will be tough to stop for Virginia Tech, and the Hokies will have to keep Hayes and Koenig in check, as both have proven to be big-game performers and won't go home without a knock-down, drag-out fight. Former Marquette head coach Buzz Williams is the head coach of Virginia Tech. The Hokies are back in the Dance for the first time since 2007. The Hokies had three straight wins going last month, but are 1-2 in their last three games, falling to Wake Forest and Florida State with a ... Read More

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NCAA bracket 2017: Midwest region has Kansas as No. 1 seed

NCAA bracket 2017: Midwest region has Kansas as No. 1 seed

The Mustangs own one of the best defenses in the country, holding opponents to 59.4 points per game. First-round opponent Creighton is susceptible. Both teams have shown resilience. The season-ending loss of Oregon's Chris Boucher to an ACL tear in the Pac-12 tournament is a blow to the Ducks' chances. OR just reached the final of the Pac-12 tournament, losing to Arizona, while UCLA led the nation in scoring this season at 90.4 points per game. Read More

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Georgia Tech gets to host in first round of NIT

Georgia Tech gets to host in first round of NIT

This marks the second time Utah has been in the NIT under head coach Larry Krystkowiak. What hurt the Golden Bears more than anything was their finish to the regular season, as they lost five of their final six. At one point in the season, the Broncos had a seven-game win streak, which helped them get off to a 4-0 start in conference play. The Bulldogs were 1-10 against teams that made the NCAA field. Read More

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Goran Dragic (eye) out Sunday as Miami faces Indiana

Goran Dragic (eye) out Sunday as Miami faces Indiana

Following the game, we also found out that Dragic now has a new nickname, courtesy of the Heat's lighthearted center, Hassan Whiteside. Finally, another 3-poniter by Ellington, with 4:10 to play put the Heat up 94-93. "We're not just going for eighth", Waiters said . After misses on both ends, the Pacers got a floater in the lane from point guard Jeff Teague for a 97-96 lead with 2:15 to play. Read More

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Jonathan Joseph scores hat-trick, as England equal record

Jonathan Joseph scores hat-trick, as England equal record

England will surpass world champions New Zealand's record if they beat Ireland in Dublin at the weekend, a match where a win would also see them complete back-to-back Grand Slams. They took the series at 2-0 and everyone expected a consolation win in the final test for Australia. By the time their current winning streak started with a 60-3 hammering of Uruguay in a "dead" pool game, the fate of then England coach Stuart Lancaster had been all but sealed and soon after the World Cup he ... Read More

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FSU Basketball Selected to First NCAA Tournament Appearance in 5 Years

FSU Basketball Selected to First NCAA Tournament Appearance in 5 Years

But a strong non-conference slate and a resounding win over SEC regular-season and SEC Tournament champion Kentucky likely outweighed any recent scuffling in the Committee's estimation. Under head coach Leonard Hamilton, the Seminoles are 3-4 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. Florida will face East Tennessee State in Orlando. This year's Seminoles team has been carried by three players with National Basketball Association caliber futures - Dwayne Bacon, Jonathan Isaac and Xavier Rathan-Mayes. Read More

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Vanderbilt makes NCAA Tournament, faces Northwestern

Vanderbilt makes NCAA Tournament, faces Northwestern

In 2006, the Wildcats went 3-1 with wins over #16 seed Monmouth, #8 seed Arizona and #4 seed Boston College before falling to #3 seed and eventual national champion Florida . But does it really matter what seed a team gets? We ended up having a boat-load of quality mid-majors getting snubbed last season, and as a result we were left without a legitimate "Cinderella". Read More

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Kyle Busch bloodied in post-race fight with Joey Logano

As Martin Truex Jr . celebrated his victory with burnouts on the track, Busch climbed out of his wrecked vehicle and made a beeline for Logano's and promptly started throwing punches. He tried to pin me down in the corner underneath Brad. "I was racing hard at the end", Logano told Fox Sports. "It was nothing intentional but obviously he thinks that". Read More

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Las Vegas odds-on favorite Kevin Harvick wrecks out of Kobalt 400

He won this event past year, and also in 2014 as well. He's also won two of the last three races in Las Vegas. It has left Keselowski to view qualifying as important as ever. Kevin Harvick led by far the most laps and was in line for a dominating win, until he got himself a penalty. Keselowski acknowledged Harvick, who qualified an uncharacteristic 19th, won't waste time charging to the front and putting himself in contention. Read More

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A look at postseason tournament hopes for state teams

The selection committee is probably hoping that the bracket doesn't get leaked early like it did past year. Then Walton backed up those words by having a hand in 18 consecutive points - scoring 14 of those himself and assisting on the others- down the stretch as eighth-seeded MI beat Minnesota 84-77 Saturday to earn a spot in the Big Ten Tournament final. Read More

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Brock Osweiler makes first public remarks since trade to Browns

It was always all about the pick, and never about the quarterback. The Texans also will get the Browns' fourth-round pick this year in exchange for their own 6th-round pick. Additionally, Schefter reports that Houston was "anxious" to dump Osweiler's contract and move onto its next quarterback. The Texans have now gained $ 10 million in cap space for 2016 and $16 million in spending cash over the next two seasons by clearing Osweiler's contract completely off the books in one ... Read More

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Jets interested in free agent Dont'a Hightower

Many expected Hightower to be franchise tagged by the Patriots, but in late February, the team decided they were not going to make the move. Hightower, a two-time Super Bowl champion, has spent the first five years of his National Football League career with the Patriots and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2016. Read More

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Sébastien Bourdais wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Sébastien Bourdais wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Bourdais also brought with him Olivier Boisson, who was Bourdais' engineer at KVSH Racing the last several seasons. Despite losing significant track time on Friday after crashing on his first lap in second practice, Sato received assistance from his team-mates - Marco Andretti , Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi - in order to get the set-up of the vehicle right ahead of qualifying, and he was very happy with both the cars performance and the outcome of qualifying. Read More

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Cousins looms, but Hoyer's not sweating his choice of the 49ers

The ex-USC quarterback started the final six games last season for the Bears, finishing with 1,611 yards and eight touchdowns while also throwing 14 interceptions. "You rarely take just two guys into a camp". San Francisco could end up addressing the position in the draft, or they could bring in another stopgap option and bet on landing Kirk Cousins in free agency next spring. Read More

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NCAA Tournament Selection Show viewing info

The First Round proper will then start on March 16 and 17, and after a insane schedule of dozens of games, the big championship game for March Madness 2017 will take place on April 3. While those are all possible NCAA berth-clinching wins, they're also all possible dream-killling losses. Walton saw Minnesota's Nate Mason, who finished ahead of him in all-conference voting, feeling it at the other end and matched every basket and then some. Read More

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Zinedine Zidane Not Worried Over Barcelona After PSG Triumph

Zinedine Zidane Not Worried Over Barcelona After PSG Triumph

If Hazard does make the move to the Spanish capital, neither of the two midfielders are likely to have a future at the Bernabeu regardless of whether they join Chelsea. We are doing very well and it's important to continue to do it this way. Real Madrid and Barcelona confirm they will clash in a preseason match at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami in July. Read More

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Barca stunned by defeat at Deportivo

Barca stunned by defeat at Deportivo

Barcelona lost 2-1 at relegation-threatened Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday in its first match after its fantastic win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, giving Real Madrid a chance to retake the Spanish league lead. However, barely 60 seconds after the restart and Barca were back on level terms, Luis Suarez firing home on the rebound after Lux could only parry Denis Suarez's delivery to the feet of the Uruguayan striker. Read More

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Vermont tops Albany 56-53 for 6th America East tourney crown

Vermont tops Albany 56-53 for 6th America East tourney crown

Vermont coach John Becker said Vermont could look to one of the regular-season games with Albany to understand that the deficit wasn't insurmountable. The Catamounts, who own the longest current win streak in Division I, will make their sixth NCAA appearance and their first since 2012. Junior forward Travis Charles came off the bench and led the Great Danes, notching 16 points with 4 rebounds in the defeat. Read More

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Terrelle Pryor to sign one-year, $8 million with Redskins

Terrelle Pryor to sign one-year, $8 million with Redskins

After being traded to and subsequently released from the Seattle Seahawks in 2014, he found a home in 2015 as a receiver with the Cleveland Browns. Last week at the NFL's Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Browns Executive Vice President for Football Operations Sashi Brown said the following about keeping Pryor, "I think we'd like to have Terrelle back and that's a priority for us". Read More

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Twitter reacts after JJ Wilcox signs with Bucs

Twitter reacts after JJ Wilcox signs with Bucs

He'll be in competition with Kavon Frazier , a sixth-round pick last season who played in nine games, and possibly a rookie as the Cowboys will be eyeing safeties in the upcoming draft. He constantly took poor angles while trying to chase down wide receivers, leading to big plays by the opposing team. Wilcox has five career interceptions, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Read More

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Browns could still be suitors for Jimmy Garoppolo after Brock Osweiler trade

Browns could still be suitors for Jimmy Garoppolo after Brock Osweiler trade

In fact, the logistics of the agreement look a lot more like something we'd typically see in the National Basketball Association. These two moves would dramatically change the Browns, literally overnight. Cleveland has two first-round picks, Nos. The Browns announced the move in a release: The Cleveland Browns have agreed to a trade with the Houston Texans that will send the Texans' 2018 second-round pick to the Browns. Read More

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Two Oregon occupiers guilty of conspiracy in second trial

Two Oregon occupiers guilty of conspiracy in second trial

Defendants Duane Ehmer and Jake Ryan were found not guilty of conspiracy but guilty of deprivation of government property. The verdict handed prosecutors some measure of redemption after they failed to convict occupation leaders Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five other occupiers in a trial last fall involving the takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, a federally owned remote bird sanctuary about 290 miles southeast of Portland. Read More

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SSP Chawrasia in hunt for Indian Open golf title

Chawrasia carded a flawless second round of 67 at DLF Golf and Country Club in New Delhi to finish five under par and a shot ahead of England's David Horsey. Pepperell is looking to win to earn his playing rights for 2018. Hoey, who lost his European Tour playing card past year, was joined on level by England's David Horsey and South African George Coetzee after the closing round. Read More

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Jay Cutler released by the Bears. Now what?

Jay Cutler released by the Bears. Now what?

How much improvement the Bears experience will be determined by the upcoming National Football League draft. "Thin-skinned veteran starting quarterback who doesn't belong anywhere near the bright lights of Broadway and throws too many interceptions and has a history of brooding leadership, please call our general manager, Mike Maccagnan, ASAP". Read More

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Manchester United vs. Rostov

Manchester United vs. Rostov

Jose Mourinho's side began with even more vigour in the 2nd fifty percent, as Ibrahimovic discharged simply over bench within secs of the reboot prior to Ashley Youthful jabbed a fizzy cross past the message in the 52nd min. The players flew back to England straight after the game and "many of the United stars looked very jaded as they touched down in Manchester in the early hours of Friday morning", reports the Daily Mail . Read More

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Red Wings vs. Rangers: Brendan Smith returns to Detroit

Red Wings vs. Rangers: Brendan Smith returns to Detroit

After so many years of great games between the two rivals, Friday's Wings-Blackhawks game was decidedly mediocre. NYR backup netminder Antti Raanta recorded 26 stops but failed to protect a 3-2, third period lead. Kane zipped a quick cross-ice pass to a closing Panarin and he drove a one-timer past Howard. He has a team-high 17 goals. On Tatar's victor at 15:17 of the second period, Crawford stopped Zetterberg's shot but Tatar was on the doorstep to smack the rebound home after missing on ... Read More

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Messi mobbed, Neymar hangs with Hamilton in Barca celebrations

Messi mobbed, Neymar hangs with Hamilton in Barca celebrations

Barcelona kept their treble hopes alive as they compete for the Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey titles. "This is the best match of my career", Neymar said. The Catalans owed their second to another piece of slack defending, however, as Andres Iniesta nudged his way past Marquinhos in the area to knock the ball back into the danger zone and it bounced off the swinging leg of Kurzawa and into the far corner. Read More

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USC tops Washington in Pac-12 tourney, boosts NCAA hopes

USC tops Washington in Pac-12 tourney, boosts NCAA hopes

Arizona's four point halftime lead would only widen in the second half as their shooting improved and UCLA's continued to drop off. He finished with with 31 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and a block. Senior guard Isaac Hamilton led the Bruins with 20 points but still just hit 1-of-4 from deep. UCLA is only giving up 70.5 points per game in their last nine games. Read More

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Andy Murray at Indian Wells

Andy Murray at Indian Wells

Despite a tense opening for Murray, who fended off three break points against a tenacious and fearless Pospisil, the Scottish star took a 3-1 lead. Murray claimed his maiden Dubai Championships title last week, but defeat here continues a poor run for the Scot at Indian Wells , having lost in the third round past year. Read More

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