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Smith and Maxwell lead Aussie charge

Smith and Maxwell lead Aussie charge

The hosts were 20 for no loss at tea in Ranchi , with Lokesh Rahul (18) and Murali Vijay (two) batting at the break. Australia's Steven Smith reached 153 not out at lunch on day two. Maxwell departed for a well made 104 runs off 185 balls. It was a rare display of patience and endurance from the right-hander who had scored only 80 runs in the three Tests he had played previously in his career. Read More

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Pelicans C DeMarcus Cousins out with a knee injury

Pelicans C DeMarcus Cousins out with a knee injury

He's sat on the bench to close out multiple games and the Pelicans have struggled to fit him into their system. The Rockets had reversed course on Friday, choosing to play Nene in both games of the back-to-back. And the typically dominant Anthony Davis served in a tertiary role, scoring 24 points (many in the fourth quarter) and grabbing 14 rebounds while happily supplying his teammates with screens and serving as an effective decoy next to the torrid Hill. Read More

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Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic withstands del Potro challenge

Djokovic now has won an astonishing 19 consecutive matches at Indian Wells , which is the longest win streak in the event's 43-year history. 6-3 to set up a clash with Novak Djokovic in the next round. In other fourth-round matches, Pablo Cuevas upset 11th seed David Goffin 6-3 3-6 6-3, Pablo Carreno beat Dusan Lajovic 6-4 7-6 (7-5) and fourth seed Kei Nishikori cruised past Donald Young 6-2 6-4. Read More

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Team Sky faces UCI investigation over possible cover-up

Team Sky faces UCI investigation over possible cover-up

The team, and its former head of medicine Dr Steve Peters, have denied a cover-up and said they were concerned by Edmondson's mental state and that the rider had not admitted using a needle. "One, we didn't think he'd violated any rules [Peters claims, contrary to Edmondson's interview, the rider said he never used the equipment] and second and, most important, he was not in a good place". Read More

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Sock ousts Nishikori to set up semi against Federer

Sock ousts Nishikori to set up semi against Federer

Federer, who booked his quarterfinal place with a straight-sets defeat of Rafael Nadal in a rematch of the Australian Open final, will now play either American Jack Sock or Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori in Saturday's semifinals. "To be back on court feeling normal again is so nice, you feel just happy and fresh and I think it translates also to my game". "I feel like I'm playing some great tennis right now". Read More

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Ranchi Test: Murali Vijay, Pujara keep Australia at bay

Ranchi Test: Murali Vijay, Pujara keep Australia at bay

In the 99th over, Maxwell finally crossed the milestone and it was a joyful moment for this Aussie lad and his innings received lots of appreciation as well. He added four more runs to his score before edging Jadeja to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha for 104. But Jadeja put the brakes on dismissing Wade and Patt Cummins (0) 10 minutes before lunch to infuse some energy in the Indian camp. Read More

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Big Crowd Expected For NCAA Tournament With Teams Playing Close To Home

Indianapolis is hosting the NCAA Tournament again this year, this time at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. The lone exception to that may be Friday night, when they square off against their in-state rivals. No. 2 seed Kentucky is 29-5. Freshmen Malik Monk has had a sensational season and could be one of the stars of March after he's helped guide the team to 11-straight wins and the regular season and tournament SEC titles. Read More

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Kansas Vs. UC Davis Live Stream

Kansas Vs. UC Davis Live Stream

Jackson scored the first field goal for the Jayhawks (29-5) and 11 of their first 31 points after missing last week's Big 12 Conference Tournament. The win ensures top seeds will remain flawless since the tournament expanded, with the schools now 132-0 against No. Read More

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Purdue Exorcises NCAA Tournament Demons

Purdue Exorcises NCAA Tournament Demons

For me, getting that close to coaches and players and talking about the upcoming games as well as the experience with them was about as good as it gets. "I thought we did some good things against a quality team". "We think we belong on a national stage, " coach Kermit Davis said. It also helped the sophomore power forward became a stronger leader in the locker room, emerge as the runaway choice as Big Ten player of the year and put fourth-seeded Purdue in position to make its deepest ... Read More

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March Madness 2017 NCAA Results, Scores For Thursday, Predictions, Tournament Picks

March Madness 2017 NCAA Results, Scores For Thursday, Predictions, Tournament Picks

Last week, the network's Big Bang Theory , which is the most-watched sitcom on network TV, pulled in more than 13 million viewers for its 8 p.m. ET Thursday night slot. No. 2 Duke (-20) vs. But they do hold the biggest one each year. The tournament's highest ratings came during the primetime hours, with the four networks scoring a 7.2 household rating between 6:45 p.m. Read More

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USC Upsets SMU, 66-65, to Advance in NCAA Tournament

USC Upsets SMU, 66-65, to Advance in NCAA Tournament

In a tense fourth quarter, the Trojans trailed by as much as 10 points. Elijah Stewart #30 of the USC Trojans drives to the basket in the first half against the Southern Methodist Mustangs. Early in the second half of SMU's game against USC on Friday, Mustangs forward Semi Ojeleye threw down a putback dunk that may be the best slam we'll see this month. Read More

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EJ Manuel is expected to sign with Raiders as Derek Carr's backup

EJ Manuel is expected to sign with Raiders as Derek Carr's backup

More offense appears to be coming to Oakland. Best wishes to Manuel as he follows former Bills quarterbacks J.P. Losman and Trent Edwards , who both signed contracts with the Raiders after leaving Buffalo. The Bills redid Tyrod Taylor's contract to keep him and drafted Cardale Jones previous year, meaning Manuel wasn't in their plans. After an embarrassing four years, the Bills washed their hands of their mistake, letting him walk as an unrestricted free agent. Read More

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Joel Embiid's NCAA Tournament bracket: A 2-seed bites the dust

Joel Embiid's NCAA Tournament bracket: A 2-seed bites the dust

CBSSports .com, where fans fill out brackets for the NCAA basketball championship tournament, drove users insane when the site crashed Thursday morning. It's like the committee lined up the first three regions and forgot a few teams and had to place really good teams in the same bracket . The Trojans held their own in a tough Pac-12 Conference and may be a bit underrated heading into the tournament. Read More

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When is the Europa League quarter-final draw?

Schalke, trailing at halftime to a deflected shot from Andreas Christensen and a 30-metre rocket from Mahmoud Dahoud, were helped by a bumpy pitch as they hit back against Gladbach. Anderlecht, winners of the competition under its former guise of the UEFA Cup in 1983, are now on top of the Belgian Pro League and won 1-0 home and away against Apoel Nicosia in the last 16. Read More

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'Match Day' held at New York Medical College

'Match Day' held at New York Medical College

It was a mix of both nerves and excitement. Today, March 17, the 2017 class of Texas Tech medical students and medical students across the nation opened their highly anticipated "Match" letters after months of interviews for residency. It coincided with similar Match Day events at medical schools across the country. "I feel like, in a way, I've accomplished something that maybe dreams are kind of made for a lot of people, because I would've never thought as a kid that this is where I would ... Read More

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Ruby Walsh talks about his prospects for Gold Cup day at Cheltenham

Ruby Walsh talks about his prospects for Gold Cup day at Cheltenham

There's good news for punters and racing fans alike today as Bet365 announce they are live streaming all the races this afternoon through their website! Native River (7-2), who went to toe to toe with Champagne West for the early pace, showed plenty of guts to be beaten just a short-head in third while Djakadam - twice the runner-up - was fourth after making a costly jumping error at the second-last fence. Read More

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Leicester to face Atletico Madrid in Champions League quarter-final

Leicester to face Atletico Madrid in Champions League quarter-final

Another German team - Borussia Dortmund - will take on Monaco, who eliminated Manchester City on Wednesday evening. The final takes place at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on Saturday, 3 June. "It will be a passionate, hard and attractive tie". The accusation directed most often at Bayern Munich is that it is not playing with the same level of intensity as it did under Pep Guardiola-although it may be that that is an advantage. Read More

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Filling Out Your March Madness Bracket

Filling Out Your March Madness Bracket

ESPN held specials just to get former President Barrack Obama's final four picks. Now that would be bold. His biggest upset is Bucknell, the West Region's No. In 2012, 15th-seeded Lehigh University beat No. 2 seed Duke in the first round . The ratings go way up when you have a North Carolina/Arizona match-up. Read More

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Skip Bayless blasted for tweets about Northwestern, Vanderbilt's Matthew Fisher-Davis

Skip Bayless blasted for tweets about Northwestern, Vanderbilt's Matthew Fisher-Davis

The coach knows something about that, since he played and coach in NCAA Tournaments before. Unfortunately, it also was not much of a shock that his flaws were the Commodores' undoing. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, was sent packing after rallying from 15 down to take the lead late in the second half. But for Fisher-Davis and the Commodores, March 16, 2017 will go down as a day which will live in infamy. Read More

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Darius Butler, Colts Agree to 1-Year Contract

Darius Butler, Colts Agree to 1-Year Contract

The analysis from those producing content on Colts.com does not necessarily represent the thoughts of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Butler's main asset is his versatility, capable of playing in a number of secondary roles. The 27-year-old journeyman has collected 37 tackles in 62 career games with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals, Colts and Ravens. Butler's NFL career started with the New England Patriots, when he was drafted 41st overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. Read More

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Man City Were Lucky In The First Leg, Claims Monaco Coach

Man City Were Lucky In The First Leg, Claims Monaco Coach

AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim stated the Ligue 1 leaders "deserved" their victory over Manchester City and their place in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. Thomas Lemar's free-kick picked out Tiemoue Bakayoko who was unmarked and his brilliant header flew into the far corner. "I think that playing against English teams seems suits us well". Read More

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Dyche attributes Heaton, Keane England call-ups to Burnley culture

Dyche attributes Heaton, Keane England call-ups to Burnley culture

Dyche took his men to Anfield last time out and they were not far away from escaping back across Lancashire with something for their troubles. SUNERLAND host Burnley on Saturday as they both need a win to help their fight for safety. We've gone close again at Liverpool and hopefully the three points will be there on Saturday . It's a stadium I enjoy just for that. Northern, grounded and genuinely proud of their team's achievements this season. Read More

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Arkansas' stretch run sinks Seton Hall

Arkansas' stretch run sinks Seton Hall

He's got great vision, sees the whole court and has "soft hands", as Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson said. If not a stated goal for the season, it certainly was an implied goal since this group first began working together last summer. The Razorbacks can not afford to take any time off on defense because the Pirates, who start one senior, three juniors and a sophomore, have three starters who average at least 15.3 points per game. Read More

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Oklahoma State ruins the spread with 'meaningless' 3-pointer

While both teams play at radically different speeds, the answer isn't that MI wants to play some drag-out, grinding, 58 or 59 possession slug fest. The headlining matchup of the day was Walton vs. "We know what happened a year ago, but we're not going to dwell on the past". Still, even while the meaning of the rivalry may not be diminished to those on the ice, there is undoubtedly an impact on its importance to fans. Read More

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Zuerlein signs 3-year deal with Rams

Zuerlein signs 3-year deal with Rams

According to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times , the Rams have signed kicker Greg Zuerlein to a new three-year contract. Now, Zuerlein is part of a strong Rams special-teams unit that includes Pro Bowl punter Johnny Hekker. Buffalo has until Monday to match the contract or lose Groy without compensation. He has converted two field goals of 60 or more yards and has made 18 50-plus-yard field goals over his five-year career, ninth most in the NFL. Read More

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