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Wild buzzer shot isn't enough to give Okla. State victory over MI

The Spartans finished 30-for-53 from the field, including 16-for-25 in the second half. "I wanted to make the right play consistently". His free throw shooting has also improved immensely (he was 3-for-3). No. 8 Northwestern: Northwestern seems to be the team of destiny in this event, playing in their first-ever NCAA tournament and winning games when opponents foul when they're up by one point . Read More

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Veteran Villanova prepares for Wisconsin Badgers' fight

Veteran Villanova prepares for Wisconsin Badgers' fight

The victor will advance to likely face reigning national champion and No. 1 overall seed Villanova. You'd have to imagine they performed well in the elements of the game that correlated with winning. For them to survive Seton Hall's challenge, this will only embolden the squad come NCAA Tournament time . With Seton Hall hanging on to a 53-52 lead, Jenkins attempted a 3-pointer with 13 seconds to go in the game. Read More

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Team USA stumbles early, falls to Puerto Rico

Team USA stumbles early, falls to Puerto Rico

The players are having a blast and it shows with some fun baseball that's a little different than what you usually see. "I think the boys have done a good job playing for their country. "Injuries happen, you can't avoid them". With an early 4-0 lead, it looked like United States of America couldn't handle Puerto Rico , but things changed quickly. Read More

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John Wall powers Washington Wizards to win over Chicago Bulls

John Wall powers Washington Wizards to win over Chicago Bulls

They entered as the Patriot League champions and with a 10-game winning streak. Back in action after spraining his left foot in a loss to Dallas two days ago, Wall made a career-high 20 assists and scored 14 points. He should be deployed in all starting lineups as usual. "He was distributing the ball to everybody". "That's what I'm just getting comfortable with, just my teammates finding me and making the most of the opportunity". Read More

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Pujara century holds India together

India , who resumed the day on 120 for 1, now trail Australia by 258 runs with eight first innings wickets in hand. Kohli, who walked out to bat after missing the last day and a half recuperating from a shoulder injury could score only 6 before Steven Smith pulled out an ace, introducing Cummins in the attack. Read More

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defends Pep Guardiola's first season at Manchester City

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defends Pep Guardiola's first season at Manchester City

Coutinho signed a new contract with Liverpool in January, putting to rest any speculation of the midfielder moving to Barcelona, and he'll be keen to regain the consistent form he was showing before his injury in November. Klopp also confirmed that Daniel Sturridge is still out as he continues to recover from a hip problem that's kept him out in recent weeks so the striker will also be looking to regain hit fitness ahead of the Merseyside derby next month. Read More

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Love's return has healthier Cavaliers trending up

Love missed 13 games after undergoing surgery on his left knee. In their last game on December 1 , the Cavaliers posted a 113-94 victory over the Clippers in Cleveland. JR's defense is starting to return to form and he was able to knock down a critical three-pointer to essentially put this game away. Cavaliers: G Kyle Korver (sore left foot) missed his fifth straight game, but is expected to return during the upcoming road trip. Read More

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WBC Wrap: Puerto Rico Beats Team USA, 6-5

We're happy for our country and for our people. "We are hoping in God to finish the mission". When Lugo left, Puerto Rico was clinging to a 4-3 lead. Crawford then tripled to the left-center field gap - replays showed he was probably out at third base - and the US trailed by a single run. The ball had not been carrying all that well at Petco but in the 7th inning Odor solved the marine layer with a mammoth home run over the Home Run Deck in right field. Read More

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Saint Mary's-California vs. Arizona - 3/18/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Saint Mary's-California vs. Arizona - 3/18/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

After a well-balanced, convincing 100-82 win over #15 North Dakota on Thursday, the Arizona Wildcats are back in action Saturday evening against West Coast Conference foe Saint Mary's . "We're going to have to let the game come to us". "Saint Mary's is a better team". Their prospects for success begin with center Jock Landale, who must avoid foul trouble against Arizona's big, talented front line . Read More

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Manchester City into FA Cup semifinals after 2-0 win over Middlesbrough

Manchester City into FA Cup semifinals after 2-0 win over Middlesbrough

Hart this week told the BBC he feels "surplus to requirements" at City, while his agent Jonathan Barnett told Sky Sports his future beyond this season had not been discussed with the Premier League club. He said: "It is not easy to have faith when it is 4-0 against you, but the most important thing was they believed it". A team very much created to defend, Boro are not great at coming up with Plan Bs and, sure enough, they struggled to get going. Read More

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Clippers Inconsistency Continues in 97-96 Loss to Bucks

Clippers Inconsistency Continues in 97-96 Loss to Bucks

Lakers coach Luke Walton was steaming about it after the game and the Bucks were just relieved to survive a Los Angeles comeback and hold on for a 107-103 victory at the Staples Center. Part of the fire burning underneath the Lakers on Friday was a brief skirmish involving several Bucks and Lakers players. Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists before he fouled out with 7.9 seconds left in the game. Read More

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Cincinnati blows by Kansas State

Cincinnati blows by Kansas State

The over/under total for the game is listed at 129.5 points. Did you know? The driving distance from Cincinnati's home arena to the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento is 2,299.4 miles. That includes an impressive 12-6 ATS away from home. On the season, Kansas State basketball is averaging 72.4 points, 32.6 rebounds and 15.1 assists per game. Read More

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Latavius Murray signs with Vikings

Latavius Murray signs with Vikings

With Peterson's return unlikely, the number will be unoccupied in the Vikings locker room. Of course, the possibility of the Vikings bringing back AD on a reduced contract existed, but that essentially flew out the window when the team signed Latavius Murray. Read More

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Glenn Maxwell happy to contribute with a century in comeback Test

Glenn Maxwell happy to contribute with a century in comeback Test

Australia will hope to strike early tomorrow and maximise their first innings lead. But, due to strong batting line up, India scored 274 runs in the second innings and placed 188 runs target in front of Australia . Wade, who played for the turn, only ended up handing an edge to Saha. Smith was stuck on 97 for a very long time and with Ravindra Jadeja bowling a leg-stump and outside line, he was finding it hard to get the ball away. Read More

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Heavily favored Cats get tough win over Northern Kentucky

Heavily favored Cats get tough win over Northern Kentucky

From that point on, it was pretty much all Wildcats as Kentucky (30-5) reached the 30-win plateau for the second time in the past three years and the fourth time in John Calipari's eight seasons as coach of the Wildcats. Louisville won their first game of the tournament on Friday, defeating Jacksonville State 78 to 63. "We shouldn't be playing this late, but that's another issue for another day". Read More

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Russia's Krasnodar loses to Celta, fails to reach Europa League quarter-finals

Russia's Krasnodar loses to Celta, fails to reach Europa League quarter-finals

Germany's Schalke were involved in the most dramatic match of the Round of 16 second legs by overcoming Bundesliga rivals Borussia Monchengladbach on away goals. The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations victor was however red-carded in the 39th minute for head-butting by referee Michael Oliver. Tarik Elyounoussi's deflected scissor-kick put the visiting Greeks back into the game . Read More

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NCAA: Kentucky Wildcats narrowly hold off No. 13 seed Belmont

NCAA: Kentucky Wildcats narrowly hold off No. 13 seed Belmont

Makayla Epps led the Wildcats with 30 points and hit a career high five 3-pointers, and Maci Morris scored seven of her 15 points from the free-throw line in the final 37 seconds to preserve the lead. "They're big and we'll just go back, go to work and get our game plan together and get our team ready to go". Long Beach State tried to manage the clock, but Benton missed a long jumper with 5 seconds left and Anna Kim's 3-pointer at the buzzer bounced off the backboard and missed. Read More

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Spartans storm back from early deficit and eliminate Hurricanes from NCAA Tournament

The silver lining from no major upsets in the first round is the fact that there are several stellar matchups set for the second round, starting at 9:10 a.m. "For us to get that win was huge, and we've been winning close games lately, which is really good for us". "And then second, I think I made a critical decision, we went from the zone to man to man, feeling like at some point we're going to have to play it man to man, and I wanted to see how we would do". Read More

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Manchester United keeps Europa League dream alive

Manchester United keeps Europa League dream alive

It's hard to play now. They appear to be nothing more than a dreary machine, crunching data, recognizing different patterns of approach play and spitting out their own counterfeit version of attacking football, Jose Mourinho's own version of Frankenstein's monster, a revolting "blot upon the earth from which all men fled and whom all men disowned". Read More

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3rd Test, Day 3 in Ranchi

India were 193 for 2 at lunch in reply to Australia's first innings total of 451 on the third day of the third cricket Test against India here today. Wade, who played for the turn, only ended up handing an edge to Saha. Right from the off, it looked like Australia's strategy was to keep things tight, with Steve O'Keefe bowling from one end and darting the balls in, targeting the stumps. Read More

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Smith century guides Australia to 299/4

Smith century guides Australia to 299/4

He claimed four of the top seven Australian batsmen to finish with figures of 6/63 and allow India to restrict Australia to 276. The International Cricket Council, which decided not to punish either Kohli or Smith over the flare-up in the second Test, has called the two skippers together for clear-the-air talks ahead of the game in Ranchi. Read More

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Michael Conlan looks absolutely shredded at his weigh-in ahead of professional debut

Michael Conlan looks absolutely shredded at his weigh-in ahead of professional debut

Fight fans, Irish lads and gals were ecstatic to welcome the professional debut of Ireland's son, Michael Conlan. It was a night to remember for Conlan, but there are much bigger ones to come. I'll never forget this night for the rest of my life. The Belfast boxer took time to find his rhythm and range, but dominated the opening two rounds comfortably, despite not landing many big shots. Read More

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ATP INDIAN WELLS - Nick Kyrgios withdraws, Roger Federer advances to the semifinals!

Vesnina defeated No. 2 Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals and is already assured of her best result in nine appearances at the desert tournament. Perhaps irking Djokovic even more was that Federer played early afternoon Tuesday against Steve Johnson then had a full 24 hours to recover for his match against Rafael Nadal which FOLLOWED Djokovic's singles. Read More

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