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Updated 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket: Kansas advances to Elite Eight

Updated 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket: Kansas advances to Elite Eight

Here was a dizzying flurry of dunks, lobs and rebounds (36-29 against a massive Purdue team) and a school NCAA-record 15 three-pointers in a game ... And the timing could not be more ideal. Part of the reason coach Bill Self is 202-10 at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks have made mistakes. The Jayhawks lost in the Elite Eight for the second straight year, while Self also lost for the seventh time as a No. Read More

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SC and North Carolina advance in NCAA tournament

SC and North Carolina advance in NCAA tournament

Coming into Sunday, the health of North Carolina point guard Joel Berry II was a concern. Now all that practice with a 15-second shot clock has paid off with a trip back to the Final Four. "We was in the game, we had a chance to win and we just didn't get the job done", Monk said. Paige was Facetiming with Eric Hoots, North Carolina's director of player development. Read More

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Gordon Strachan's Hilarious Response To Awkward Sky Sports Question

Gordon Strachan's Hilarious Response To Awkward Sky Sports Question

Martin silenced the loudmouths with his effort that could prove to be pivotal in Gordon Strachan's side's bid to reach the Finals in Russian Federation next year. "There's been a lot of negativity around the last couple of results, which we understand, this is football". We have to win. "What if we don't win?" "But what we have done is pick a team for tomorrow that is feeling good about themselves". Read More

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Anthony Crolla looks for revenge against Jorge Linares

I believe there will be plenty of big fights out there for me. British professional boxer Anthony Crolla succumbed to his second straight loss to Jorge Linares on March 25 at the Manchester Arena. "I see some of my gym mates still going at 34 but I won't be doing it when I'm 34". I have been training since January 10 of this year, kicking off my training camp in Okinawa, Japan. Read More

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Northern Ireland see off Norway

Northern Ireland see off Norway

Four games into their 10-match campaign, Michael O'Neill's men have taken seven points and lie second behind Germany in the quest to pick up a play-off berth. "They have experienced players, they are very calm in the way they play, they have lots of confidence and they were physically very strong". By the time they punched their ticket to France, Northern Ireland were up to 29th in the world and they would climb higher still to 25th before the tournament began thanks to a 12-game unbeaten ... Read More

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Australia won't be happy with a draw, says Gilchrist

Reflecting on the team's performance in the series, Smith noted, "We've worked very hard, guys have been pretty clear in the way they've wanted to play and the game plans they've been able to formulate". 1 team in the world. "Those are the things you need to keep in mind, the physio wants to give it a bit more time till I test myself", said the right-hander. Read More

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South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

Still, in each of those years, both Huskies squads were national champions. The 6-10 native of Estonia had his best game in a Gamecocks uniform, scoring 12 points and hitting key shots to help seventh-seeded SC defeat No. Since 1973 they had not one win in a NCAA tournament, and now they reached the Final Four . (Duke) and 52.2 pct ( Florida ). It was all Gamecocks in the second half as Florida went 0-for-14 from the arc. Read More

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9-man Greece holds Belgium to 1-1 in European qualifying

9-man Greece holds Belgium to 1-1 in European qualifying

The 23-year-old Belgian worldwide has been a prolific scorer for Everton ever since he joined the club on loan from Chelsea in 2013. Everton also have a long standing interest in the player with The Mirror reporting the Toffees sent scouts to watch him in action for Standard Liege back in 2013, when he was valued at just £8 million. Read More

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Bill Murray a sports good luck charm again, this time for Xavier

Bill Murray a sports good luck charm again, this time for Xavier

They'll play Gonzaga on Saturday, with the victor earning a spot in the Final Four. Bill Murray is back in the audience of March Madness and it's awesome. How special? If the Cubs' run is any indication, Xavier fans might want to prepare for another weekend of basketball. Now it's March, and Murray's son's college basketball team is one win from its first Final Four. Read More

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Pitts, Ndow lead Northwest Missouri St to D-II championship

Pitts, Ndow lead Northwest Missouri St to D-II championship

Northwest started the second half in great shape with an 11-point lead and then scored four of the first five points to increase its advantage to 36-22. Ndow finished with 17 points and 18 rebounds and Anthony Woods scored 13 with five rebounds and five assists for Northwest Missouri State (35-1). For Fairmont State, it is indeed a disappointing end to the best season in program history, but still this group has a lot to be proud of. Read More

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Kyrgios beats Djokovic again, to face Federer

Nadal advanced with a 6-3, 7-5 win against 26th-seeded Fernando Verdasco for his 50th career victory at the desert tournament, where he's won three titles but none since 2013. "I played a good match very aggressive with my serve, serving well, hitting good forehands, good backhands". Kyrgios is now 2-0 against one of the best players to pick up a racquet. Read More

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Pressure's on for US soccer team

In its first competitive match since Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann , the USA moved from last to fourth in the final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region, tied at three points with Honduras and with Trinidad and Tobago but ahead on goal difference, Mexico leads with seven points, followed by Costa Rica with six and Panama with four. Read More

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Real Madrid, Bayern Set For CL Battle

Bayern boss Ancelotti is similarly relishing their reunion and a return to the Bernabeu in the pick of the last-eight pairings. They're both first in their respective leagues, finished second in their Champions League groups, have the best and most expensive sides in the world with man managers who are limited tactically, and neither team is really playing a good brand of football this season. Read More

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Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

The Spurs (56-16) won their fourth straight game but had to work harder for this one than they wanted to, especially after forging a 20-point lead in the second quarter. He also had a team-high eight rebounds and three blocks. He missed two games before being medically cleared to resume playing. He added a pair of assists, as well as playing error-free without turning the ball over. Read More

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Diver Removes Hook From Shark's Belly in Florida

Diver Removes Hook From Shark's Belly in Florida

Eccles checked the shark over and spotted the hook. Not the predator this time, the shark nudges a diver in Florida waters wanting a large embedded hook removed. "As soon as I started messing with it, [the shark] was like 'Get this out of me'". Said Eccles: "That was a insane opportunity, experience to be a part of". Read More

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Mexican media exec named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

After an extensive investigation by New England Patriots security, Houston Police and the FBI, the man who allegedly took Brady's Super Bowl jersey has been named. Houston police investigators relied on a tip from an informant to trace the jersey , estimated to be worth about $500,000, to Mexico. The AG's office said that he has not been detained because no charges have been filed. Read More

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Torino goalkeeper Hart in Inter's firing line

Torino goalkeeper Hart in Inter's firing line

But Stefano Pioli's men remain six points behind Napoli in the third and last Champions League qualifying spot and the coach said Thursday: " Torino have some top class players, so we have to be wary". Torino's lead lasted even less than Inter's as the visitors leveled three minutes later when Hart completely missed a cross and Candreva fired into an empty net. Read More

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USA wins World Baseball Classic

USA wins World Baseball Classic

Last night's Championship drew the largest ever US audience for a World Baseball Classic game with 3.1 million viewers across MLB Network, ESPN Deportes and the Spanish language simulcast on ESPN2. That's why he yelled at the Puerto Rico dugout a couple of times. For his dominant performance, which was the exclamation point on a three-start month that saw him hold the opposition to just four runs in 15-1/3 innings (2.35 ERA), leading the American pitching staff to a 1.25 tourney ERA, ... Read More

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More races, more friction in the future for F1

More races, more friction in the future for F1

Let's get out of here", the shattered Ricciardo told his Red Bull Racing colleagues over the team radio. But even after such a horror weekend, Ricciardo's trip to the dark side was a brief one. Having endured an exhausting week of media and sponsor events as his nation's great hope in motor sport, Ricciardo had little joy from his vehicle during practice and qualifying, and he could not wait to be shot of Melbourne . Read More

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Chelsea 'win race' for Gilmour

Chelsea 'win race' for Gilmour

But according to Goal.com , a visit to Chelsea's Cobham training complex has convinced the Scot to sign on with Antonio Conte's Premier League pacesetters. That is not to say Gilmour can't develop his game in the Chelsea academy, or go on to become a top-level player, but the chances of him doing so for the senior side are remote, to say the least. Read More

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OSU eyes 4 percent tuition hike

OSU eyes 4 percent tuition hike

This proposal would guarantee mandatory fees for all now enrolled graduate students, regardless of length of time at the UA, and lock them in at the 2016-2017 rate. Worldwide students also typically face steeper increases than in-state students. Because of further budget cuts announced by Greitens' administration, the university expects to receive $2.2 million less than the $25.3 million it originally projected to receive in core appropriations for fiscal year 2018, which begins July 1, ... Read More

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AFL bosses blast Gabba over AFLW final

AFL bosses blast Gabba over AFLW final

The Lions earned the right to host the Grand Final after finishing on top of the ladder after seven home-and-away rounds, while the Crows won through to the decider with a come-from-behind win over Collingwood on Sunday. De Brenni said he had been assured around the same time that the Gabba was on track to host the final. Conaghan said some areas of the wicket block were damaged during the two concerts, forcing them to be re-turfed, but the surface was yet to return to a safe level. Read More

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Oregon edges Michigan, advances to Elite Eight

Oregon edges Michigan, advances to Elite Eight

One shot was the difference Thursday night (March 23) as third-seeded OR outlasted the seventh-seeded University of MI men's basketball by a score of 69-68 in an NCAA Tournament round of 16 game at the Sprint Center. They made 6 of Michigan's final 7 shots on the night, willing the Wolverines to a late 68-65 lead. Ennis got fouled and went to the line for a one-and-one attempt. Read More

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Wall scores 37 as Wizards down LeBron, Cavs 127-115

Wall scores 37 as Wizards down LeBron, Cavs 127-115

There is no rest for the tired, Washington will start their five-game road trip tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers as they round out their quest for a division title and maybe even 50 wins. The champs want to run. Add it to the growing list of defensive issues that need fixed. Rebounding. But it will be different once some other things happen. Read More

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