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Hobbled Berry plays through pain for UNC in Final Four win

Meeks, though, was extraordinary. The teams are holding news conferences and a closed practice at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday afternoon after both earned tough wins in the national semifinals the night before. "But overall, I feel pretty good and I feel confident about Monday". "While the history matters to show how great your program is, at the same time it doesn't because you got to play that game on Monday". Read More

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Meeks' huge game carries Tar Heels back to NCAA title game

Meeks' huge game carries Tar Heels back to NCAA title game

It secured a Monday-night date with Gonzaga in the title game, where the Tar Heels (32-7) will go for the program's sixth title. Kennedy Meeks capped off his career night with an offensive rebound that helped North Carolina hold off OR 77-76 and return to the NCAA championship game, where its title hopes got dashed at the buzzer last season. Read More

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North Carolina survives OR to prevail in Final Four

North Carolina survives OR to prevail in Final Four

SC leaned on a balanced offense early to keep pace, with six different players scoring for the team in the opening 10 minutes. UNC will play Gonzaga (37-1) Monday night for the national championship. "I feel a different vibe this time ". The biggest bets in Las Vegas are on North Carolina , the favorite to win the NCAA tournament, heading into Final Four weekend. Read More

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Executive at Mexico newspaper eyed in Brady jersey caper

The alleged thief was a member of the global media who covered each Super Bowl. The Associated Press reported, via a Mexican newspaper company, that a former executive of Diario La Prensa was involved in the missing jerseys. "We're highly confident that these are in fact the jerseys based on investigative efforts and based on all the information that these fine men and women of our police department uncovered", Acevedo said. Read More

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Christian Laettner mocks Kentucky fans after Luke Maye's game-winning shot

Christian Laettner mocks Kentucky fans after Luke Maye's game-winning shot

Because I won't watch this tape. "I just shot it like I do every day in practice". "The most inadequate feeling I ever had as a coach was what to say to those kids in the locker room that night". He finishes with four fouls, so does Monk, who scored 47 points the first time the two teams played, and who ended up playing 30 minutes in Memphis. Kentucky shot just 37 percent in the first 20 minutes, but only trailed 38-33 at halftime . Read More

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Knicks star Rose out for rest of NBA season after knee injury

Knicks star Rose out for rest of NBA season after knee injury

You have to at least kind of feel bad for the guy. Rose, who previously said he would like to return to NY, missed the Knicks' previous two games with what the team described as soreness and swelling. Rose will miss the remainder of the season with a torn meniscus, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical . The Knicks traded for Rose last June in a multi-player deal with the Chicago Bulls. Read More

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Blue Jays open to trading Melvin Upton Jr

Blue Jays open to trading Melvin Upton Jr

He also noted that the Baltimore Orioles could be a decent fit, however, that idea did not last long as he was told otherwise just half an hour later. Upton Jr. was the second overall pick in the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, who fast-tracked him to the major leagues as a 19-year-old in 2004. Read More

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John Salako impressed with Leeds United fans

Nonetheless, the Royals kept pushing and could easily have doubled their lead moments before the half time whistle, with first McCleary well denied by Green when one-on-one with the visiting goalkeeper, before Kermorgant did get the better of the 37-year-old, only to be denied by the post. Read More

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It's the biggest win ever for the USA women's hockey team

On Tuesday , after the agreement was reached, Smith said: "Today reflects everyone coming together and compromising in order to reach a resolution for the betterment of the sport". Former Beaver Stephanie Anderson, a member of Team USA's player pool, as well as current players Alexis Joyce and Emily Bergland, and incoming freshman Mak Langei, all said they would not be participating in the world championships . Read More

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Tyron Woodley: McGregor vs. Mayweather Great for Combat Sports

Mayweather wants the fight. "With the last fight, we're hoping [for it] to be [Conor] McGregor", Roach claimed in an interview with Fight Hub TV . No arguments here. McGregor was set to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title back in March of past year in an attempt to become the promotion's first ever dual-weight champion, but the Brazilian was forced off the card due to a broken foot. Read More

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Islanders C Tavares (lower body) out indefinitely

Islanders C Tavares (lower body) out indefinitely

New York Islanders centre John Tavares is week-to-week after suffering a lower-body injury on Friday night against the New Jersey Devils. While Staple notes that a call-up has yet to be made, there's absolutely no outright replacement for an elite center like Tavares, who might end up finishing with 66 points (28 goals, 38 assists) and 18 power-play points over 77 games. Read More

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Mark Hughes points finger at Diego Costa

Mark Hughes points finger at Diego Costa

Hughes also questioned whether Cahill should still have been on the pitch after shoving Jon Walters to concede the penalty Walters deposited for 1-1 on 38. "He's always got that in him, Bardsley". Stoke left gaps at the back as they pushed for an equaliser and Costa hit post before Ruben Loftus-Cheek was denied his first goal of the season in stoppage-time. Read More

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Manchester United Confirmed Lineup vs West Brom: Martial starts ; Rashford upfront

Manchester United Confirmed Lineup vs West Brom: Martial starts ; Rashford upfront

Skipper Darren Fletcher then came close to grabbing an unlikely victor when his shot slipped through the hands of United keeper David De Gea and bounced off the bar. "Even if that talent is one day, yes, one day, no - in these teams at this level, you need to be consistent". After a fractious, bad-tempered game that led to Ibrahimovic's three-match suspension, Mourinho had reportedly been incensed by the sight of Shaw chatting to Bournemouth players after the final whistle. Read More

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Brad Hodge apologises to Virat Kohli for comments on injury

The entire series was marked by one controversy after the other, starting from the "brain fade" issue in Bengaluru to Kohli's statement about not being friends with some of the Australian players. Kohli pulled out of the Dharamsala Test after suffering a shoulder injury on the opening day of the Ranchi Test. As many as 21 cricketers will be featuring in this year's IPL, with Kohli's biggest rival Steve Smith leading Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS). Read More

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Virat Kohli: 'Friendship Comments' Blown Out of Proportion

The Australians have been targetting Kohli ever since he stopped short of calling Smith a "cheat" following the DRS drama, involving the visiting skipper, in the second Test at Bengaluru. Smith described his actions as "a bit of brain-fade". "Based on the sour note with which he ended a tremendous Test series victory for India over a fighting Australia, that may well be a good thing", Haddin wrote in his column. Read More

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Westbrook's heroics lift Thunder in Dallas

OKC scored the game's final 14 points - 12 of them by Westbrook, who finished with 37 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. The six-time All-Star and current National Basketball Association scoring leader, whom Cuban steadfastly claims isn't a superstar, had his third straight triple-double with 37 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Read More

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Raiders Move From Oakland to Las Vegas

Even though they have said they plan to play in Oakland the next two years. 13 years later the team returned to the Bay Area, after winning one Super Bowl in Los Angeles. City officials have asked that the Davis Family refund all season tickets for the 2017/18 NFL Season. The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. "We'll be happy to do that". Read More

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Gary Woodland withdraws from Match Play for personal reasons

Gary Woodland withdraws from Match Play for personal reasons

Denmark's Kjeldsen, barely in the field at 62nd in the world rankings, defeated Argentina's Emiliano Grillo 4 and 3 to end McIlroy's hopes a day after a shock victory over the four-time major victor from Northern Ireland. "I feel happy to have won but I have to play a lot better and fortunately my driving and my putting bailed me out as I couldn't hit a wedge 100 yards to save my life", he said. Read More

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Ronald Koeman slams 'crazy' Liverpool antics after feisty derby

Coutinho then played provider on Liverpool's third goal, slipping the ball perfectly into the path of Origi, and the Dutch worldwide finished the move in style, blasting home to double the home side's advantage on the hour mark. Jurgen Klopp's charges inflicted a 3-1 defeat on Koeman's depleted Everton outfit, but the Dutchman was adamant the escalating row over O'Neill's handling of James McCarthy hadn't served as a distraction. Read More

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Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90

He said Berry's lyrics shone above others and engraved his music in them forever. "Chuck, you were wonderful, and your music is engraved inside us forever". While Elvis Presley gave rock and roll its libidinous, hip-shaking image, Berry was the auteur, setting the narrative for a generation no longer weighed down by hardship or war. Read More

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Butler scores 33, Bulls beat Hawks 106-104

I'm supposed to miss shots and I'm supposed to fail. "We take care of what we need to take care of, we're trying to move up even more". Atlanta led by nine points with about five minutes left. "We didn't make enough plays down the stretch that we had to", Hawks coach Mike Budenzholzer said. Bulls: Butler was 10 of 10 at the foul line. The Bulls wasted a 10-point lead and had to fight back from 10 points down. Read More

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Making the case for Gonzaga at the Final Four

Though not traditionally a lock-down defensive team, they've limited opponents to just 60.9 points per game this season , fifth-best in the NCAA. Gonzaga is a 6.5-point favorite over upstart SC in the first game. "I don't think there was ever a thought in our mind that he wasn't going to play, just the type of guy that he is", Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Justin Jackson said. Read More

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Michael Brantley likely to make Indians' opening-day roster

Michael Brantley likely to make Indians' opening-day roster

The Cleveland Indians left fielder will likely make the team's opening-day roster - and could start the opener - following a spring in which he slowly worked himself back into shape after playing in only 11 games previous year. "It's not like it's going to be a big secret", Francona said. "Michael really has done a good job in this role, knowing what his responsibilities are, and things like that". Read More

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Murray back for Munster's Toulouse showdown

Murray back for Munster's Toulouse showdown

Time enough to two more tries. The Southern Province take on the four time European Champions in their first Champions Cup quarter final in three years at Thomond Park on Saturday, but may have to cope without their star scrum half. With four more rounds of the regular season to play, second-placed Munster are on course for the play-offs, lying 10 points clear of fifth-placed Scarlets. Read More

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Crayola retires 'Dandelion yellow' crayon from its palette of colors

Crayola retires 'Dandelion yellow' crayon from its palette of colors

Others lamented that Crayola is retiring a colour at all. "There's no taming an adventurous spirit". The announcement comes at the right time, Friday is National Crayon Day. Artists young and old will now have to imagine crayons without the yellow Dandelion. Instead, Crayola is asking fans to share their guesses and suggestions on which color should get the boot on social media, with the hashtag #WhosLeaving . Read More

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Manchester United confirm United States tour

It is fantastic because we managed in the same week to go to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, which is an important competition for us. "One thing is for sure, looks like one of Arsene, Jose, Klopp or Pep may miss out, showing whatever your CV, this league will test you to the hilt, and I love it!" The injured Wayne Rooney was again unavailable for the visitors as Mourinho made seven changes from the midweek Europa League victory over Rostov. Read More

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March Madness 2017: Predicting the Final Four

The four teams remaining are the West regional champion Gonzaga Bulldogs, the South's North Carolina Tar Heels, the East's South Carolina Gamecocks, and the Midwest's Oregon Ducks. "You walk in the locker room, there's not a lot of jumping around". But, right now I'm going to be pulling for SC. "It just humbled me, and I came back with a chip on my shoulder, " he said. Read More

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Grandfather of Avalanche rookie is brought to tears watching his National Hockey League debut

Washington took a 4-1 lead for the second time in two nights, both wins. Pickard made saves on Alex Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko . It helped that Avalanche coach Jared Bednar showed faith in Jost, playing him in all situations, even throwing him out the in shootout (for the record, Jost also said he needed to work on a new move for that part of the game), simply because he "wanted to see him shoot". Read More

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