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Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

Backcourt mate Malik Monk added 21 for the Wildcats (32-5), which will take on top-seeded North Carolina Sunday for a trip to next weekend's Final Four in Glendale, Ariz. Monk hit a three off an offensive rebound. Ball (10 points, eight assists, 1-for-6 on 3s) bowed out with a solid but modest effort, considering the performances he'd compiled throughout the season, and Kentucky offered a reminder of its status as the one-and-done king with more grit than flash. Read More

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Champions League victory to boost Leicester City's survival bid

Sun Bets Spokesman Tim Reynolds commented: "Sadly we doubt Leicester's chances of getting past Atletico at 4/1, and are offering a mad double of 350/1 that they win the Champions League and are relegated from the Premier League". Poor defending from the Hammers but Leicester won't care one bit! For a few second-half minutes Ghanaian midfielder Acquah gave Torino fans hope of a win over Inter Milan when he beat Samir Handanovic with a superb strike. Read More

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Ronda Rousey working with new coach

Ronda Rousey working with new coach

Many fans of professional wrestling would love to see the mixed martial arts star bring her talents to the ring, but she has previously been held back by her obligations to the UFC. But for right now, Heyman needs to switch his focus to the task at hand as he leads his beast out against Goldberg on Sunday night at WrestleMania. He certainly has the expertise to manage a WWE career for Rousey. Read More

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Xavier knocks off Arizona 73-71 in West Region

However, they need to get by the Xavier Musketeers first. "I know it's heartbreaking for them because they had a special year, a special season and I know it's tough". The Wildcats are one of the nation's best teams at closing out on shooters and defending the 3-point line (16th in opponents' 3FG% at 30.9 percent), so Xavier will have to work for every open shot. Read More

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Wozniacki reaches her 1st Miami Open final, tops Pliskova

On the second set point, Pliskova tattooed a 112 miles per hour ace-her fastest serve of the match-then followed with a big second serve denying a third set point. The former world No.1 dropped the first set to Pliskova on a tie break, but made light work of the Czech in the second stanza. "Having a place here, training here in the off-season, playing kind of on home advantage, it's special to be in my first finals here". Read More

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Browns will have pre-draft visit with CB Gareon Conley on Friday

Tickets will be accessible to all fans beginning Thursday, April 6 at 10 a.m.as quantities remain available. The FirstEnergy Stadium Pro Shop will also be open from 11 a.m. All standard Cleveland Municipal Lot policies and regulations will be in effect. Bud Light, the official beer sponsor of the Cleveland Browns, is the presenting partner of the 2017 Draft Tailgate. Read More

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Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Match Play final

Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Match Play final

His wins in Mexico and on Sunday in Austin, Texas , saw him join Tiger Woods as the only players to win back-to-back WGC titles. Rahm also took the 15th, leaving Johnson two up with three to play. Haas birdied to win the third, fifth and sixth to seize command. Johnson said the key to victory had been avoiding mistakes. He then fashioned a nerveless, up-and-down par from the thick grass just short of the green on the par-4 18th to close out the match. Read More

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Zverev defeats Wawrinka, moves into Miami quarters

Berdych, who'd lost 15 straight sets to Federer prior to Thursday's clash, was broken in the opening game of the match and broken again at 4-2 to put the opening set beyond doubt. I definitely got super lucky today to be in the position that I'm in today, the semis. Federer has reached the semifinals at Miami for the first time since 2011. Read More

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Emotional Jason Day quits Match Play to be with ailing mother

Emotional Jason Day quits Match Play to be with ailing mother

In the end, it didn't matter, as Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen , who defeated McIlroy 2&1 on Wednesday, made it two wins from two by seeing off Emiliano Grillo , 4&3. The best record from the 16 four-man groups advance to the knockout stage on Saturday. England's Paul Casey edged South Korea's An Byeong-Hun 1 up to set up a Friday showdown of unbeatens against South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, who beat Dutchman Joost Luiten 4 and 3, to decide which advances. Read More

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Porter leads West in McDonald's AA Game

Porter leads West in McDonald's AA Game

Porter Jr. offered up a simple (and maybe one-sided) solution: Play one-on-one with Phillips for the right to wear it. "To come here and win the game, win MVP, man, it's a dream come true". The Las Vegas (Nev.) Centennial product finished with 12 points and seven rebounds and said that getting the win was important after getting beaten in Tuesday's scrimmage. Read More

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Merseyside Derby on Premier League Live

Merseyside Derby on Premier League Live

Everton's last victory over their local rivals was in October 2010 - Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta scoring in a 2-0 league win at Goodison Park. "If you play in front of them, Liverpool can really hurt them". We had a lot contact and he likes the way we play and I am not 100 per cent sure but I think he wants to do something similar. When I saw them I thought they would look exhausted but they weren't. Read More

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Vikings sign Case Keenum

Vikings sign Case Keenum

The Minnesota Vikings have their veteran backup quarterback for the 2017 season. By adding Keenum, the Vikings now will now have a backup quarterback on their roster next year that has actual on-field National Football League experience. Past year with the Los Angeles Rams, Keenum started nine games, completing 60.9 percent of his passes for 2,201 yards, nine touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Read More

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Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Wenger accepts that the season has been a disappointment to date but insists that his decision to stay or go should not be considered a mitigating factor behind their slip in standards. "They are not top, top flawless but yes", he said, adding that he is optimistic that Jesus can return to the squad before the end of the season. It's a unusual season because we played 20 games unbeaten and then you slip slightly away in one game, two games and suddenly it becomes a problem. Read More

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Bridge Collapse Creates Travel Woes in Atlanta

Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency after the interstate collapse, saying the state is mobilizing resources to minimize traffic disruption while emergency work continues. He said he heard several explosions, followed by a slow rumbling. The Atlanta Braves open their new stadium Friday with an exhibition game against the New York Yankees , although getting to SunTrust Park became a lot more complicated with the fiery collapse of a bridge on I-85. Read More

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DJ defeats Rahm to win WGC Match Play

Along with Ross Fisher , Tanihara's performance at the WGC Dell Match Play guaranteed his place in the Top 50 and a last-minute qualification for The Masters in under two weeks time. "I hope he doesn't feel good, so maybe I have a chance", he said. In the semi-final he had a 1up win over Hideto Tanihara , while Rahm defeated Haas, 3&2. Read More

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Brad Hodge gives written apology to Virat Kohli, Indian cricket fans

Brad Hodge gives written apology to Virat Kohli, Indian cricket fans

Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was "really good friends" with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest between the world's top two sides. "The thing I said before the first Test, I have certainly been proven wrong and you won't hear me say that ever again", he added. To understand where we are placed and the kind of cricket we have played, and where we stand as individuals at the end of season, it makes me very happy as a captain. Read More

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Phil Mickelson chips in for birdie at Shell Houston Open

PGA champions (last five years): Jason Day, Jason Dufner, Jimmy Walker. Some top players are even at risk of WD'ing from the tournament altogether if they don't like what they see early on. Spieth is next at 7/1, followed by Rory McIlroy at 15/2. "Not the slightest bit", the 23-year-old said. "We've got to somehow be able to keep it traditional but also add some format play that makes it interesting and makes people want to watch the PGA Tour on a regular basis", Day said. Read More

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Manager Gareth Southgate 'really positive with England performance', despite defeat to Germany

Around 60,000 fans turned out in Dortmund to witness Podolski's swansong and he made a brief farewell speech on the pitch before leading the team as captain for the first time. Gareth Southgate has praised his side for adapting well to his new system. Livermore is expected to play in a holding role alongside Eric Dier in a system that featured an attacking trio of Adam Lallana, Dele Alli and Jamie Vardy during the final training session before taking on the world champions. Read More

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Danny Lee claims 17th as Marc Leishman takes out Arnold Palmer Invitational

He has felt just a touch off all season long, but with Day it also always feels like he's one round from going on a five-tournament rampage and taking two or three of them (including a major championship). The exception was in 2012, when he tied for 59th. Don't be surprised if it's Day or Rose, especially if one of them can get red-hot on moving day to get within a few strokes of the lead for the final round. Read More

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Rask gets 7th shutout of season, Bruins beat Stars 2-0

Rask gets 7th shutout of season, Bruins beat Stars 2-0

We've got to shut it down in terms of limiting their chances when you do have the lead, particularly in late March with the position we're in. You have to give him a lot of credit. Niemi had 22 saves and is winless in his past five appearances. Shots on Goal-Dal 8-8-11-27. Tomorrow night's game marks the return of Julius Honka to the Dallas roster. Read More

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Madeira to rename airport after Cristiano Ronaldo

The airport in the island of Madeira was renamed " Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport" in the presence of Portuguese PM, President and thousands of fans. Ronaldo acknowledged that it was rare for a public figure to be honoured while still alive, saying he was aware that some people didn't agree with the name change. Read More

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FIFA Football governing body sends internal graft probe to Swiss prosecutors

FIFA Football governing body sends internal graft probe to Swiss prosecutors

The world's governing body of football FIFA announced on Friday that it completed its nearly two years long investigation into allegations of corruption within the organization and would present the results next month. In September 2015, Lauber announced a criminal investigation into Blatter, for a 2m CHF payment to the former Uefa president Michel Platini in 2011, which led to both men being banned from football by Fifa's ethics committee in December 2015. Read More

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Russia's Medvedeva retains women's world figure skating gold

Russia's Medvedeva retains women's world figure skating gold

She finished 12th at the Four Continents Championships in February and then recently had a collision with another skater at her home rink, but she says the bruising is gone and she's feeling great. Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford came to Finland seeking a third straight world title, but finished seventh on 206.06. It was revealed earlier in the week that Radford had been battling a hip injury. Read More

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India win series from Australia 2-1 after 8-wicket romp

It was Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins who kept Australia in the match - Lyon taking five wickets and doing wonders for the Australian sunglasses industry, while Cummins took three. Kohli received the mace from former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar, who added: "Congratulations to the Indian team for its superb performances in Test cricket". Read More

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Houston, Johnson has no problems

Houston, Johnson has no problems

Day, now 29, was 12 when he lost his father to cancer. "I've been hanging out with my mum and seeing her and she's recovering well". "My mom told me not to worry about it", Day said. Playing in college, Swafford always called Augusta National day the "fastest day of the year". In fact, one great performance at Augusta National Golf Club is often enough to turn a mediocre golfer into one of the biggest names in the sport. Read More

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Lionel Messi: Argentina star banned for four matches

According to BBC , Messi used insulting words to the assistant referee during the Thursday's 1-0 win against Chile. According to The Guardian , team, Argentina will play without Lionel Messi for three of their final four qualifiers. Colombia are now second behind Brazil who have now qualified, after they beat Ecuador 2-0 with goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Cuadrado. Messi will also miss Argentina's game at Uruguay on August 31, and home games against Venezuela on September 5 ... Read More

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Rumors Confirmed: Raiders Relocate to Las Vegas

Former Oakland Raider and Fresno State Bulldog linebacker Sam Williams says the relocation won't just be a jolt to fans but a major change of scenery for the players. It's one thing if you're moving from Oakland to Fremont or something, but to Las Vegas? Jeff Gillan, anchor and reporter for Channel 3, KSNV-TV in Las Vegas , covered the historic meeting. Read More

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Clement certain Sigurdsson focused on Swansea's survival

Swansea have improved a great deal under Clement after he took over from Bob Bradley , but back-to-back defeats against Bournemouth and Hull City. Sigurdsson responded to praise from Clement, who said the Iceland midfielder was on a par with players he worked with as a coach at Real Madrid, Chelsea and Bayern Munich, by saying it would be "a dream to play for one of these big clubs". Read More

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Juan Mata's season could be over after Manchester United confirmation

The Swede has been missing for two games after picking up a suspension in the 1-1 draw with Bournemouth, and will serve the final game of his ban in Saturday's clash with West Brom. 'If his decision is to leave and try to find a different challenge, I will be also happy for him'. Ibrahimovic has played a pivotal role for Manchester United , especially in front of goal this season, and after he scored the victor in the League Cup final against Southampton, Mourinho said he was determined to ... Read More

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