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City Crash Out of Champions League

City Crash Out of Champions League

If their Champions League first leg is anything to go by Monaco and Manchester City's decisive return leg in the principality should be another thriller. We were the City people know from this season. But just when it looked as though Leroy Sane's 71st minute goal had opened the door to the quarter-finals, City switched off and were undone by a classic set-piece goal as Tiemoue Bakayoko headed powerfully home. Read More

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Vikings sign running back Latavius Murray

Lacy is through frustrating the Packers, with whom he had been with since being a second-round pick in 2013. The Nedrow, New York, native totaled 788 rushing yards and a career-best 12 rushing touchdowns along with 33 receptions for a career-high 264 receiving yards in 2016. Read More

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'Very important' for Atletico Madrid to reach quarterfinals - Diego Simeone

Oblak came up big every time Leverkusen got close to his goal, proving crucial for Atletico as it protected its 4-2 first-leg victory in the Round of 16. Antoine Griezmann is the man in form for Atletico , having been directly involved in nine of Atlético's last ten home Champions League goals. "League Betting" shares his outlook for the return match 1/8 finals of the Champions League, " Atletico " - "Bayer". Read More

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Manchester United supporters have big part to play against Rostov - Mourinho

Manchester United supporters have big part to play against Rostov - Mourinho

Rostov have made quite the impression in their first bow in the knockout stages of the Europa League , following their 5-1 aggregate win over Sparta Prague with a steady 1-1 draw against the Red Devils last week. Michael Carrick was rested for the game against Chelsea in preparation for Thursday's encounter, while Sergio Romero may also return, deputising for the rested David de Gea . Read More

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Gonzaga, Arizona Give Region A Western Feel For A Change

It's just a matter of who that mid-major standout will be. -Florida State's Dwayne Bacon had scored in double digits for 35 games in a row before a scoreless outing against Pittsburgh in late February. In the site's other game, No. 3-seed Washington meets No. 14-seed Montana Tech. If Butler can't contain him, the Bulldogs might be exiting the Tournament quickly. Read More

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Postgame Wrap: Spurs fall to Blazers in Aldridge's return

Postgame Wrap: Spurs fall to Blazers in Aldridge's return

Lillard then finished off the Spurs with another pair of free throws that snapped San Antonio's nine-game home winning streak. "Lillard and McCollum were super", said Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich . After Aldridge had an occurrence of the heart arrhythmia in Oklahoma City on Thursday, the Spurs' medical staff led a process that included multiple tests and examinations as well as consultation with numerous experts in the field. Read More

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Cavs Rumors: Kevin Love Could Return to Action on Upcoming Road Trip

In Love's absence, the Cavaliers signed veteran center Andrew Bogut - who fractured his tibia during his Cleveland debut - and recently signed center Larry Sanders to take Bogut's place. "I wouldn't necessarily call it rough", Irving said. "I'd just call it a learning experience, you know just getting to know new guys... just systematic stuff, execution stuff, but when we get out to a pace like that, it's good". Read More

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Steelers sign wide receiver Justin Hunter as first free agent

Steelers sign wide receiver Justin Hunter as first free agent

In his four seasons in the NFL Hunter has played in 48 regular season games, starting 18. Contract details have yet to be released. Hunter's most extensive National Football League experience came with the Tennessee Titans, who kept the former University of Tennessee star in state in the 2013 draft under then-head coach Mike Munchak, now the Steelers' offensive line coach. Read More

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Bracket, schedule for NCAA tournament in Greenville

Bracket, schedule for NCAA tournament in Greenville

Butler has as many quality wins as just about anyone, but they've also been vulnerable to lesser teams such as Georgetown, St. John's and Indiana State. " They know how good it felt, so use that as motivation and then if you happen to get lucky and still be playing that last Monday night, then you really can use a year ago as motivation". Read More

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University of Missouri hires Cuonzo Martin to be next men's basketball coach

The Tigers have not reached the NCAA Tournament since the 2012-13 season under Frank Haith . The Bears lost at home to Cal State Bakersfield in the NIT on Tuesday. He was the MVC Coach of the Year in 2011 with Missouri State. The farthest his team has gone in the tournament is the Sweet 16 in 2014 when Tennessee beat Iowa in a "First Four" matchup before knocking off MA and Mercer to get to the second weekend. Read More

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Monaco beats Manchester City 3-1 to reach quarterfinals

Monaco beats Manchester City 3-1 to reach quarterfinals

Radamel Falcao, who scored twice at the Etihad Stadium, is set to return to the starting line-up on Wednesday after coming off the bench in Saturday's 2-1 win over Bordeaux that kept Monaco three points clear at the top. Seeing his old side put three past City at the Etihad, the Southampton manager knows what Monaco are capable of, and backs them to go through, as "winning by two goals isn't that much of an ask for them". Read More

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Leicester City face major

Leicester City face major

Manchester City could join them if they can see off Monaco tonight at the Stade Louis II, but Mills admits that Leicester fans and players would not want to face their fellow Premier League club in the quarter-finals. "And then he falls out with two or three of the influential players in the dressing room and then you've got the followers in the dressing room - all of a sudden he's fallen out with most of the dressing room. Read More

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Ravens to release center Jeremy Zuttah on Thursday

Ravens to release center Jeremy Zuttah on Thursday

The Ravens announced the deal, which also involves the two teams exchanging sixth-round picks. Zuttah started 41 games at center in his three seasons in Baltimore and earned his first Pro Bowl selection last season. The 49ers shouldn't need to clear a roster spot at the position, since Marcus Martin was waived earlier this offseason. Albert Breer of The MMQB noted Zuttah has previous experience playing in 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan's scheme. Read More

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Vince Carter catches fire as Memphis beats Milwaukee

Vince Carter catches fire as Memphis beats Milwaukee

Memphis has 15 games left on their schedule, and the National Basketball Association wasn't too kind when making it for them. Mike Conley had 20 points and 10 assists for Memphis. The previous record holders for the two marks came from 40-year-old John Stockton (for overall shots) and 38-year-old Sam Perkins (3-pointers). Then Randolph bullied his way inside for two baskets, and the Grizzlies reclaimed a double-digit lead. Read More

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South Africa drafts in extra spinner for New Zealand

South Africa drafts in extra spinner for New Zealand

New Zealand: Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (capt), Neil Broom , Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee , Neil Wagner, Jeetan Patel. But their tone has been softened for the second Test starting Thursday, given the ruthlessness of South Africa's pace trio Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel. Read More

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Cheltenham Festival: Money on Melon in Supreme Novices' Hurdle

Cheltenham Festival: Money on Melon in Supreme Novices' Hurdle

Top Gamble was third behind Un De Sceaux in January's Clarence House Chase at this venue and trainer Kerry Lee felt it was worth supplementing him for a crack at the two-mile chasing crown. The horse that would arrest a vicious direction of travel, the vaunted Douvan , fell victim to the grim trend that has torn hegemony from his grasp at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More

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Betting the NCAA Tournament: Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Wisconsin Badgers

Betting the NCAA Tournament: Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Wisconsin Badgers

I don't mean to be a homer here, but I also think that Tech is a better team than both Northwestern and Arkansas, two of the other No. 8 seeds. All four of the region's qualifying teams drew first-round opponents that will test their mettle in Thursday's first round-none more so than Virginia, whose pack-line defense must try to contain one of the nation's highest-scoring teams in UNC Wilmington. Read More

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Odessa College wins Aspen Institute

Odessa College wins Aspen Institute "Rising Star" award for excellence

The Aspen Institute , which promotes "ideas and ideals that define a good society", identifies schools that excel in areas such as graduation rates, job placement and a reduced achievement gap between white and minority students. The top 10 finalists were chosen out of more than 1,000 colleges across the United States. On average, Lake Area Tech graduates entering the workforce earn 27 percent more than other new hires in its region. Read More

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Ex-Jets CB Darrelle Revis cleared of charges stemming from street fight

Ex-Jets CB Darrelle Revis cleared of charges stemming from street fight

Revis was initially charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor stemming from his alleged involvement in a physical altercation in Pittsburgh on February 12. Per Kinkhabwala, Revis' childhood friend, Rashawn Bolton, testified in Wednesday's hearing to insist it was he, not Revis, who assaulted the men. Now that Darrelle Revis can put his legal issues behind him, the free agent cornerback is focused on playing football in 2017. Read More

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Lonzo Ball's Dad Wants $1B Shoe Deal For 3 Sons

Lonzo Ball's Dad Wants $1B Shoe Deal For 3 Sons

There is nothing wrong with that at all. He said Lonzo would be better than Golden State Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry, for example. This is obviously not true, but way to hype your kid up. he's gotta be around my age, but ain't no guy who averages two points per game can beat me one-on-one". I'd watch a pay-per-view of 54-year-old Jordan taking him apart tomorrow. Read More

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Leicester's elimination of Sevilla can be read through many different lenses

Leicester's elimination of Sevilla can be read through many different lenses

That defeat for Leicester prompted Claudio Ranieri's sacking and they have since beaten Liverpool and Hull City 3-1 under Craig Shakespeare , with Sampaoli, 57 on Monday, wary of improving opposition. Against Sevilla , it was the classic Leicester of last season, the kind of performance that shook the Premier League. 'They'll fall of their perch again - guaranteed - because they've done it once they'll do it again - they'll let you down again'. Read More

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Carragher doubts Emre Can still Liverpool player next season

I didn't like to go to the media and say "I am injured". While Can's reputation has taken a bit of a battering, it's not long ago he was rated as one of the most promising midfielders in the Premier League . "Maybe the trainer has to decide". He revealed: "I had a very tough period and I didn't have too much confidence". Burnley's away form is better than it appears - one of those two draws was against Manchester United at Old Trafford, while they could have easily secured another ... Read More

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Jets interested in LB Dont'a Hightower

Jets interested in LB Dont'a Hightower

Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been clamoring for their favorite team to make a move in free agency that didn't involve them signing one of their own players. Hightower's meeting today with the Saints was canceled due to the storm, and both the Jets and Titans reportedly were convinced that the All-Pro would ultimately resign with the Patriots . Read More

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How to watch Wake Forest vs. Kansas State online

How to watch Wake Forest vs. Kansas State online

The victor of that game will play No. 1 Kansas. Cincinnati is one of the nation's best defensive clubs, proving able to lock down almost anyone they face. We've got your back. They're making their second NCAA appearance since then. This time , they're relegated to Dayton as a 16. In fact, the Wildcats are a team much like Cincinnati in many ways, and while the Bearcats were better on the balance of the season, they weren't significantly better. Read More

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Brooklyn's Finest: Westbrook's 33rd Triple-Double Lifts Thunder Past Nets

Brooklyn's Finest: Westbrook's 33rd Triple-Double Lifts Thunder Past Nets

The guard recorded his 33rd triple-double of the season, grabbing 25 points, 19 assists and 12 rebounds. But a snowstorm followed him here for the Thunder's game against the Nets on Tuesday, and that part of home makes him sick. However, he suffered a hamstring injury five games into his first year in Brooklyn and missed a month of action. "I thought he generated shots for everybody", Donovan said. Read More

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The Cavs view Larry Sanders as a "long-term play"

There's something about playing for LeBron James's teams that tends to work out for misfit players - just ask Chris Anderson or JR Smith. "We played with pace because we were able to get stops". Meanwhile, their defense limited the Pistons to just 37 percent shooting from the field and held them to just four 3-pointers on the evening. "He hasn't done anything different", Lue said about James. Read More

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Dybala wants Barca in Champions League final

Dybala wants Barca in Champions League final

Leading 2-0 from the first leg, Juve sealed the tie when Paulo Dybala drilled in a low penalty after Maxi Periera was sent off for handball. Porto have won nine Primeira Liga games in a row, a run only blotted by their first-leg loss to Juve, and midfielder Yacine Brahimi echoed his coach's positive sentiments. Read More

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Israel Crashes Out Of World Baseball Classic With Loss To Japan

Israel Crashes Out Of World Baseball Classic With Loss To Japan

All the Netherlands needed to beat Cuba was two runs, and Balentien did that with one swing of the bat. The Jewish-Americans are able to represent Israel due to a combination of the tournament's flexible rules in which a player can compete for a country if they are eligible for citizenship under its laws, and Israel's Law of Return allows citizenship for anyone with Jewish heritage. Read More

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