• West Far From Best: Who Wins Weakest NCAA Tournament Region?
West Far From Best: Who Wins Weakest NCAA Tournament Region?

UNC Greensboro almost pulled off the massive upset over last year's national runner-up Gonzaga , but fell short in a 68-64 defeat. Will the Zags continue their hot run, or will they fall flat early in the NCAA Tournament? The Bulldogs average 84.5 points per game, on pace to be the highest scoring average in school history.

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  • Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid
Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid

The Mexico candidate cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey. While the list released Thursday identified only proposed World Cup markets, Kristick said the bid book has chosen specific stadiums in each market, a group that includes MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey (New York); Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusett...

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  • Tottenham can win without Harry Kane, says Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham can win without Harry Kane, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists Harry Kane is the only serious injury victim from victory at Bournemouth. Gareth Southgate has highlighted the importance of Harry Kane but says England have shown they can cope without the striker.

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  • Champions League: Rio Ferdinand explains why Manchester United lost to Sevilla
Champions League: Rio Ferdinand explains why Manchester United lost to Sevilla

The Chile star, who scored 80 goals in 165 appearances for the Gunners, joined United in January in a deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan head in the opposite direction. "At Arsenal he was the player everyone looked to for inspiration". 'He was very fond of me, he would not let me go, ' Sanchez told Chilevision .

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  • Ramsey to have
Ramsey to have "small procedure" after Milan game

As SunSport exclusively revealed today , the Arsenal midfielder was not included in Giggs' 26-man squad named on Thursday lunchtime. Wales begin the competition against the hosts on Thursday 22nd March, while Uruguay face Czech Republic in the other side of the semi-finals.

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  • Meet the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Can they upset Ohio State?
Meet the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Can they upset Ohio State?

On the flip side of that, Ohio State needs its star, Big Ten Player of the Year Keita Bates-Diop, to be on top of his game. FILE - In this November 28, 2017, file photo, South Dakota State's Mike Daum (24) reacts after making a three pointer against MS in an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss.

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  • Mike Pouncey expected to be released by Miami Dolphins
Mike Pouncey expected to be released by Miami Dolphins

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN , Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has requested and been granted his release. The move comes after the 49ers signed C Weston Richburg to a large contract. "On behalf of the entire organization I want to thank Dan for everything he contributed to this team and the Bay Area community over the last seven seasons",...

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  • European champions in Champions League quarterfinals draw
European champions in Champions League quarterfinals draw

The quarter-final line-up for the Champions League will be completed this week, with Tuesday's ties both finely balanced. "People forget that it's still possible for us to win two big titles this season - the Champions League and FA Cup".

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  • Creighton Men Earn NCAA Tourney Bid, Will Play Kansas State on Friday
Creighton Men Earn NCAA Tourney Bid, Will Play Kansas State on Friday

Their efforts give them the number 1 seed in the Midwest. Well, only the Shockers' egos are a bit bruised after a semifinal ouster by Houston in the American Athletic Conference's tournament last weekend. We still have to go out and play like we're a 16 seed and we're trying to advance". Let's take a look and run down the matchups and players to ...

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  • 'Not appropriate': Major League Baseball tells Judge recruiting Machado against rules
'Not appropriate': Major League Baseball tells Judge recruiting Machado against rules

Machado, a three-time all-star in his six seasons with the Orioles , is set to become a highly coveted free agent after this season, and the Yankees , as generally happens with the team, are considered likely to be very much in the bidding for his services.

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  • Jack Wilshere handed England recall, Nick Pope among three new call-ups
Jack Wilshere handed England recall, Nick Pope among three new call-ups

The 26-year-old is joined by struggling West Ham loanee Joe Hart , who keeps his place despite fellow goalkeeper Pope's inclusion. Southgate added on the battle to line up between the sticks: "Clearly the number one jersey is up for grabs".

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  • West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders
West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders

But they will be feeling a different kind of heat when they finally make their way back to England, where they face an almighty battle to turn their form around and escape relegation from the Premier League . West Ham's £2.5 million-per-year lease agreement with the stadium's owners means the club do not have to contribute financially towards the ...

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  • Panthers re-sign defensive end Peppers to one-year contract
Panthers re-sign defensive end Peppers to one-year contract

He ranks No. 4 all-time in sacks and leads that category among active players. It's now unknown if this will be his last season in the league, as he even considered retirement before signing a contract to return with the team this season.

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  • BCCI's ACSU to probe fixing charges against Indian pacer Shami
BCCI's ACSU to probe fixing charges against Indian pacer Shami

Earlier in the morning, Jahan, in a fit of rage, had charged at a group of journalists and smashed the video camera of a Bengali news channel as they were trailing her. Shami also thanked his fans on Twitter for supporting him. "Thanks to all my friends for your love and support", Shami tweeted. Jahan, who had earlier taken to her Facebook to s...

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  • March Madness Betting Guide: First Round, Thursday
March Madness Betting Guide: First Round, Thursday

One of the most well-rounded teams in college basketball , it's hard to imagine Villanova not making at least an Elite 8 or Final Four appearance over the next couple weeks given their level of talent and coaching. 1 seed. "My family has done a bracket every year since I was a little kid, so it's just a really exciting time [for me]". " Gonz...

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  • Dybala returns Juve to League apex; Napoli stutter
Dybala returns Juve to League apex; Napoli stutter

BC-SOC-Serie A-Title Race, 342 Juventus goes top in Italy after Napoli held by InterAP Photo XTUR101, TUR102, XTUR113, XBL116, XBL115, XBL113Eds: With AP Photos. Luca Ceppitelli, trying to stop Lucas Leiva shooting, put through his own goal to level the scores. The first corner of the game came in the 43rd minute with either side struggling to ...

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  • Southampton appoint Mark Hughes as their new manager
Southampton appoint Mark Hughes as their new manager

However, the immediate focus isn't on survival, but progress in the FA Cup , as Hughes' men travel to Man City's conquerors Wigan on Sunday bidding to move into the semi-finals of the prestigious competition for the first time since 2003. Hughes will be assisted by long-term lieutenants Mark Bowen and Eddie Niedzwiecki. " The objective clearly i...

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  • Best reactions to Buffalo Bills signing DE Trent Murphy (Media, players, fans)
Best reactions to Buffalo Bills signing DE Trent Murphy (Media, players, fans)

Murphy, 27, missed all of the 2017 season with a torn ACL and MCL he suffered in a preseason game, but was productive when last on the field in 2016. Murphy's absence was a significant blow to Washington's pass-rush. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported it was a deal for three-years and a maximum value of $30 million. Murphy also forced three ...

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  • Putin Thanked Trump for Help Offer to Investigate An-148 Crash
Putin Thanked Trump for Help Offer to Investigate An-148 Crash

And we are planning to move toward national elections in which all Palestinians, including our diaspora, can take part, with the goals of better representation, more support for our refugees and strengthening our people's steadfastness under occupation.

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  • Will Wade goes off on Ragin Cajuns, Tigers advance in NIT
Will Wade goes off on Ragin Cajuns, Tigers advance in NIT

On Monday, Louisiana coach Bob Marlin made some comments ahead of the contest questioning why his team was the lower seed and thus the road team despite having a higher RPI and the second most wins of any team in the NIT. LSU led by 14 points with 9:46 left in the third quarter (the game was played with rule experimentation such as using four qu...

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  • Denver Nuggets at LA Lakers: Takeaways
Denver Nuggets at LA Lakers: Takeaways

Instead, the Nuggets coach focused on the stretch in which things first unraveled for his team, allowing a double-digit lead to dwindle to five points. The Lakers are starting to play some good ball and have won eight of their last ten games. Thomas entered Wednesday having played in 13 games for the Lakers.

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  • Air India Twitter account hacked; unbelievable, but group tried to promote rival
Air India Twitter account hacked; unbelievable, but group tried to promote rival

The verified account, which has around 1.5 lakh followers, has been restored as of publishing this. "From now we will fly with Turkish Airlines". "Your account has been hacked by the Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim". According to a senior airline official, Air India has commenced its investigation into the matter. The tweet was pinned to the offi...

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  • Syracuse beat Arizona State in a game so bad it was good
Syracuse beat Arizona State in a game so bad it was good

Five players are averaging at least 9.9 points per game for Arizona State , they are Tra Holder (18.4), Shannon Evans II (16.6), Kodi Justice (12.6), Romello White (10.7) and Remy Martin (9.9). The Frogs have played the last 13 games without sophomore point guard Jaylen Fisher , who suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice three da...

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  • Kevin Anderson secures quarterfinal place at Indian Wells
Kevin Anderson secures quarterfinal place at Indian Wells

Along the way, Chung has dismantled two experienced seeds-12th-seeded Tomas Berdych and the 30th-seeded Cuevas- playing with poise, patience and total command save for a two-game lapse closing today's victory. "So I'm just happy I'm on a good run", the 20-time Grand Slam victor added. In the victory, Federer won 100 percent of his first serve poi...

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  • Cowboys, Seahawks Interested In Ndamukong Suh
Cowboys, Seahawks Interested In Ndamukong Suh

Rapoport took part in a roundtable discussion on Suh on NFL Network and cited the Seattle Seahawks , New Orleans Saints and Patriots as teams that will be involved with his colleague Mike Garafolo agreeing that New England makes sense. Gase clashed at times with both. He joined the Dolphins a year ago, went AWOL on the eve of the opener, was bri...

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