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OR derails Kansas, lands first Final Four trip since 1939

OR derails Kansas, lands first Final Four trip since 1939

But in attempting to grab the rebound on a missed Tyler Dorsey 3-pointer at the end of the shot clock, freshman guard Josh Jackson tipped it away from the awaiting arms of Mason and out to OR big Jordan Bell . They kept going in the second half, beating the Jayhawks at their own game: Getting into transition and knocking down three-pointers. "He was Jordan Bell and Chris Boucher tonight combined", OR coach Dana Altman said. Read More

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Mourinho: Chicharito would have 20 goals in this team

Mourinho: Chicharito would have 20 goals in this team

Though he has been restricted, the England global has just 17 league appearances to his name this season, and his 937 minutes, a single goal and two assists in the league put him at the bottom of the ladder of United's attacking players. However, there was little change from a United perspective either as they wasted chance after chance in a 1-1 home draw with Everton. An unerring knack at drawing matches they have dominated has proved costly for Mourinho's United this season, leaving ... Read More

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Messi scores twice as Barca return to top of La Liga

Messi scores twice as Barca return to top of La Liga

Barcelona are back in action in La Liga, two days after their resounding 4-1 win over Granada on Sunday as they play hosts to Sevilla at Camp Nou on Wednesday. They have not won since March 2, a run of games that has also seen them dumped out of the Champions League by English champions Leicester. It was Lionel Messi who scored twice and assisted one on his return from suspension. Read More

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Tigers hope Zimmerman can bounce back in 2017

Tigers hope Zimmerman can bounce back in 2017

The over is also 8-2-1 in his last 11 starts overall and 5-2 in his last seven outings after the Tigers scored five runs or more in their previous game. Of course, the Tigers countered by pinch hitting the right-handed Mikie Mahtook . A shortened sweep of the Pirates has led the Red Sox to one of their first real tests of the regular season in the form of a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers , beginning on Friday afternoon (1 p.m., NESN ). Read More

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Fowler rides fast start to soar into Masters contention

The group tied at 4 under through two rounds includes Charley Hoffman, Sergio Garcia , Thomas Pieters and Rickie Fowler. He bogeyed the first hole Friday, before launching a rally that he accelerated with an eagle on No. Spieth won the green jacket in 2015 and was the runner-up in his other two appearances. Spieth's successful birdie try at 18 prompted a huge roar from the Augusta patrons and Saturday will feature the tantalising prospect of the world number six playing in the company ... Read More

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Crucial Liverpool star confirmed OUT for rest of season

Crucial Liverpool star confirmed OUT for rest of season

It looked to be another case of deja vu, Liverpool failing against the division's lower teams, when Stoke led over an hour into the contest, but the visitors had other ideas. Having appeared out of sorts in the first half without two of its most talented attacking players, Liverpool was a different side after Coutinho and Firmino were introduced at the break. Read More

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Harper, Murphy, Werth go deep, Nats beat Phils 7

Harper, Murphy, Werth go deep, Nats beat Phils 7

Vince Velasquez (0-1) struck out 10, but allowed four runs in four innings. Aaron Nola goes six solid innings giving up one run and looks to be close to his 2015 self. "One through eight, we're swinging the bat really well", Harper said. Get great content delivered straight to your inbox every morning Monday-Friday at 8:00am, just a click away, Sign Up Now. Read More

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Kane is Tottenham's Messi - Pochettino

But the striker has made rapid progress, returning to training this week and being involved in the full session on Friday. "Harry has fought a lot to get back as soon as possible, like another player would when he's suffered an injury". "There are two things we need to see before the season ends: mentality and we need a winning mentality, then we will see for next season who wants to stay in the squad". Read More

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Westbrook ties triple-double record in rout over the Bucks

The game was stopped momentarily to honor the feat and the OKC star waved to the crowd. "Like I've said before", Westbrook said, "Winning is the most important thing, especially for me and definitely for our team". Michael Beasley had 14 points to lead the Bucks (40-38), who have lost two in a row. Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 23 points, and Zach Randolph added 20 points and nine rebounds . Read More

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Hawks resting Dwight Howard against Cavaliers

It should go without saying that the Celtics will need more from him as they try and close out the season with some semblance of momentum heading into the playoffs. It was the second-most points Atlanta scored in a half this season, exceeded only by the 72 it posted against Denver on February 8. The NBA latest news says the Cavs' chances of reaching the playoffs, and after that, the championships, have just received a mighty boost. Read More

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Seeded Jayhawks just can't shake their Elite Eight blues

He's even flashed some ability as a passer, and the big man stuffed the stat sheet with 11 points, 13 boards, four assists and those aforementioned eight blocks. In terms of on-court experience for Kansas , these two players are worlds apart. NOTES: Kansas was trying to reach the Final Four for the 15th time and third under Bill Self , which have moved the Jayhawks to within Duke for the fourth most in NCAA history. Read More

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Hazard: I am no artist like Messi

Hazard: I am no artist like Messi

But when asked by Standard Sport if Hazard is the kind of player Chelsea have to keep, Courtois said: "Yes". Hazard has been in superb form this campaign and has been an integral component in Chelsea's fine performances in the Premier League, with Antonio Conte's side seven points clear of Tottenham atop the table. Read More

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Title race now more interesting - Conte

Title race now more interesting - Conte

We must prepare in the right way. "When you lose in this way you must be disappointed". The bad news for Chelsea is that much more hard competition looms midweek as Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. 'If they still manage to have five, six points [advantage] before the semi-final of the FA Cup, I think it will be done. The Palace game was one they should have won, but when they were asked the question they faltered. Read More

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Will Orioles' Gausman continue to own Yankees? MLB Predictions 4/8/17

Will Orioles' Gausman continue to own Yankees? MLB Predictions 4/8/17

Machado hit a three-run drive in the fifth inning to make it 5-4, and Smith completed the comeback in the seventh with a two-run shot off Tyler Clippard (0-1). After leaping to snare a drive by Welington Castillo, Headley dived to his left to rob Joey Rickard of a single. Luis Severino pitched five innings, gave up six hits, four runs (all earned), one walk and struck out six. Read More

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Kane back to boost Tottenham's Premier League title bid

And Kane got a sight of goal on 70 minutes following another fine pass from Trippier, shuffling around Gomes inside the box but seeing his effort cleared by a recovering defender. Then the second half was very hard. Son Heung-min is set to lead the line for Tottenham after scoring a late victor at Swansea but Hugo Lloris could miss a second game due to illness. Read More

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Conte 'very happy' to remain at Chelsea

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has a few personnel availability concerns to deal with, with as many as six players missing due to suspension and fitness issues, thus hampering his preparations ahead of the visit of Chelsea . Howe added in a press conference: "We have to maximise (ourselves) in every game, be hard to break down, and we have been able to do that recently, so the next two (matches) are going to be similar types". Read More

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Kentucky Outfoxes Ball, Bruins

Kentucky Outfoxes Ball, Bruins

Still, Adebayo had four rebounds and five assists (which I couldn't believe was a real stat), but where his impact was seen was as Fox's primary screener in the pick-and-roll. But there was more to this victory than the two freshman guards. Ball's Bruins were eliminated by Kentucky in the Sweet 16. Leaf, UCLA's 6-10 power forward who is second in the nation among power five conference players at 61.6 percent shooting, is projected to go as high as 11th (NBADraft.net) and as low as 22nd ... Read More

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Tony Romo enjoyed 'friendly rivalry' with Giants' Eli Manning

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) on the bench in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. The move came a day after Jones informed teams that they were now allowed to pursue Romo. I would literally have to make that decision now, that I might be playing, to really get ready to play. The Cowboys' franchise leader in passing yards and touchdowns is leaving the game and heading into broadcasting. Read More

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Borussia Dortmund stars jet off for Bayern Munich clash

Borussia Dortmund stars jet off for Bayern Munich clash

Dortmund , who take on Monaco in the Champions League, are stuck in fourth on 50 points, one behind Hoffenheim , who lost 2-1 at Hamburg SV. From Bayer Leverkusen's 2002 Champions League runners up, Michael Ballack, Ze Roberto and Lucio ended up in Bavaria, while Miroslav Klose, Tim Borowski joined Bayern from Werder Bremen in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Read More

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Raider Nation Officially Calls Las Vegas Home

The two-time All-Star also said that while he isn't a big Raiders fan, he doesn't plan on seeing a game live out of solidarity with fans in the Bay Area. It's like moving the Boston Celtics from Boston or the Lakers from L.A. Like, you just don't move certain franchises with the fan base that they have. Read More

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North Carolina fights off Gonzaga for 71-65 win and national championship

North Carolina fights off Gonzaga for 71-65 win and national championship

The run started with leading-scorer Jackson's 3-point play, giving North Carolina the lead for the final time with just 1:40 left on the clock. Yes, the referees - with Mike Eades standing on top of the play - missed Kennedy Meeks' hand touching out of bounds on a tie up that gave North Carolina the ball with under a minute left in a one-point game, but that was just one of too many missed calls. Read More

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Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury

Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury

Shakespeare admits that while his players suffered a few knocks and niggles mid-week against Sunderland, they should be back for next week's highly-anticipated Champions League tie. Craig Shakespeare insists Leicester City's focus is entirely on their Premier League clash against Everton as they need to keep their impetus ahead of confronting Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Read More

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US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Canada, the U.S., and Mexico all individually have the facilities and civic infrastructure (and money) to host the World Cup by themselves, but a joint bid is thought to be a key deal-sweetener for all parties. The World Cup will expand to 48 teams and 80 games in 2026, and the three North American countries are seen as heavy favourites to host the event due to their existing infrastructure and the fact that the tournament last was held on the continent in 1994. Read More

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One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

One For Arthur arrives on the back of a three-mile-five-furlong Betfred Classic Chase win at Warwick in January under jockey Derek Fox who will be riding in the race for the first time. "He's the gamest horse I've ever ridden and he galloped all the way to the line". One For Arthur's trainer Lucinda Russell added: "That was incredible, I'm tearful but it is awesome". Read More

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Chelsea win edges Blues closer to EPL crown

Chelsea win edges Blues closer to EPL crown

Only one win in the last 5 Premier League matches. indeed, you can not be a champion in these conditions. Pep Guardiola will assess captain Vincent Kompany and midfielder Fabian Delph after the duo came in from the cold to start Manchester City's 2-1 Premier League defeat to Chelsea . Read More

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Ozil is back after Champions League exit, says Wenger

Arsenal had failed to assert itself in the first period as West Ham threatened through a Manuel Lanzini free kick before Mark Noble drove narrowly wide after stealing possession. It's a massive game against Swansea on Saturday. Walcott feels not only his goal gave him confidence but the player has already been working so hard on his form to get back to his best. Read More

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Kante: Why I Snubbed Wenger's Arsenal

Kante: Why I Snubbed Wenger's Arsenal

The 26-year-old defensive midfielder was in high demand last season after he helped minnows Leicester City lift the Premier League title for the first time in their history. I have been in two good teams. France coach Didier Deschamps believes midfielder N'Golo Kante is one of the best in the world. I play with some talented players like Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic and Nathaniel Chalobah. Read More

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Mourinho: Hernandez would´ve scored 20 goals for United

The Mexico global left Old Trafford after struggling to work his way into Louis van Gaal's plans, but has continued to shine in the Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen. "We are delighted to announce that Jesse Lingard has signed a renewed contract that keeps him with Manchester United until 2021, working in the same capacity as he now works for us", a Manchester United spokesman told FourFourTwo . Read More

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