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Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier top seeds in NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament


Florida's last one-and-done in the NCAA Tournament was in the 2010 rendition, when the Gators lost to BYU, while its last Final Four berth came in 2014. Not that Kentucky is incapable of fighting its way out of Idaho and advancing on to Atlanta, home of the South Region semifinals and finals. The Aztecs came out of nowhere to claim the Mountain West's automatic bid, winning their last nine games and jumping from No. Read More »

Marcus Rashford double helps Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1


We had a lot of okay moments, two good moments in the first half where we could finish better. "So when I say to a striker, "Go there and do that job for me", then he is a sergeant". Said Rashford of making the most of his limited minutes: "It's partly been patience but you have to be ready for your chance". There were a few reasons as to why United fended off Liverpool easily. Read More »

When and where you can watch the NCAA Selection Sunday show


ALBANY, N.Y. Alabama's Collin Sexton had one thing to say after another unbelievable performance: "Don't count us out". Loyola-Chicago won the Missouri Valley Conference to earn its first NCAA Tournament bid since 1985, when the Ramblers lost to Patrick Ewing's Georgetown Hoyas in the Sweet Sixteen. Read More »

Google Doodle marks the starts of 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea


He clocked 42 minutes, 28. She was 38.5 seconds off the gold-winning performance. The U.S. duo of Daniel Cnossen and Kendall Gretsch, which had never won a race before, both claimed gold in the sitting event. At Alpensia Biathlon Centre, Sin received avid support from home fans. The North Korean athletes at the Games are two cross-country skiers , Kim Jong Hyon and Ma Yu Chol. Read More »

Harry Kane injures right ankle in Tottenham's game at Bournemouth


In the 62 minute, Tottenham did take the lead when Dele Alli sent a precise lofted cross into the box which Heung-Min Son controlled with superb skill before firing past the keeper from just inside the box, 2-1. However, the victory was overshadowed by an injury to Kane as the striker limped off midway through the first half after twisting his ankle while scoring an offside goal . Read More »

PSG 1-2 Real Madrid | Ronaldo celebrates win with his teammates


PSG have been charged on four counts by European's football governing body over the use of fireworks and a laser pointer during their defeat to defending champions Real Madrid on Tuesday. With Toni Kroos and Luka Modric starting on the bench after returning from injury, Real struggled to control the midfield but PSG did not threaten in a tiresome start to the game. Read More »

France beat uninspired England, Ireland win Six Nations title


A tight opening half was a nervy affair littered with infringements, be they by France at the scrum or England at the breakdown. "It's just a tough period for us". Schmdit's class of 2018 also set a new Ireland record with an 11th consecutive victory, their winning run dating back to last term's 13-9 win over England in Dublin. Read More »

Curry to Miss 2-Game Road Trip


Curry didn't miss any action from the previous injury due to the three-day gap before the game against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Curry missed much of the 2011-12 season after suffering an injury after having ankle surgery, which led many to question the Warriors' decision signing Curry to a $44 million extension in 2012. Read More »

Casey wins Valspar as Woods finishes one stroke behind


He led compatriot Justin Rose, who picked up one stroke in eight holes to improve to nine-under. Woods and Snedeker comprised the penultimate pairing. Playing on a sponsor's exemption, the 26-year-old American was making his first Tour start of the year. He skipped the World Golf Championship in Mexico last week . Read More »

West Ham to add police and barriers


Club legend Brooking was left nearly alone in the directors' box as West Ham slumped to their fourth league defeat in five matches, leaving them three points above the relegation zone in 16th position with eight games left in the campaign. Read More »

European Union says talks 'the prime option' in U.S. tariffs row


Trump pushed back as he visited western Pennsylvania, in the heart of USA steel country, where he boasted of his tariffs and denounced low-quality imports. The tariffs could lead to job losses at aerospace and defence companies, said Eric Fanning, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, which represents more than 300 manufacturers and suppliers. Read More »

March Madness: Virginia, 'Nova, Kansas, Xavier earn top seeds

If there's one game they'd probably like to have back this time around, it's a 51-49 loss at home in January to Notre Dame . Villanova , Kansas and Xavier joined Virginia as the top seeds. First, it will be broadcast by TBS, not CBS, the longtime network home of the tournament. Fans can also stream the show on NCAA March Madness Live app . Read More »

Mourinho raps Man Utd fans over treatment of Rashford, McTominay

Jose Mourinho doesn't believe keeping the ball is a virtue, in fact, his management revolves around the notion that keeping the ball is a sure-shot way to make mistakes. The first half they were very impressive, very organised. It wasn't the only aerial battle that United considered exploiting either. Rashford burst onto Romelu Lukaku's flick-on and turned inside Trent Alexander-Arnold before blasting past Loris Karius into the far corner. Read More »

Hokies lose huge 2nd half lead, fall to Notre Dame 71-65


Notre Dame always seemed to be chasing that one win it just couldn't capture this season. 6 Wichita State to win the Maui Invitational. The outcome was probably too big a beatdown, too convincing of a loss, to salvage Notre Dame's chances for the NCAA Tournament . Read More »

Big East Semi-Final Xavier vs. Providence: Preview and Prediction


PC is expected to make the NCAA Tournament for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, which will be a program record. ORLANDO, Fla. - Senior guard Rob Gray never liked the idea of waiting for the selection committee to put his No. But a trio of 3-pointers by Kyron Cartwright narrowed the Wildcats' lead to 51-49 with 9:04 to play in the second half. "What a win for Providence College and the character of the young men, " Friars coach Ed Cooley said. Read More »

LeBron James's list down to 4, includes Sixers


James' total of 43,646 minutes played in the regular season ranks 22nd all-time and is 240, or fewer than seven games, shy of No. 20 Oscar Robertson. He knows the handshake he offers Lonzo Ball will become a talking point. The Cavaliers are still looking to lock up a high playoff seed while making a strong push to a fourth straight NBA Finals . Read More »

Guardiola critical of much-changed City despite making last eight


Elyounoussi equalised for Basel after finding some space in the box but City still dominated the first half. "Just to pass the ball without movement, to pass and pass for its own sake is nothing". "We wanted to make sure that we got through to the next round and bettered ourselves from last season", he said. The Blues had already buried the tie in the first leg, where they slammed four goals past a hapless Basel side. Read More »

Dean Wade out for Big 12 semifinal against Kanas


The Cowboys also have one more win than OU this season. The teams couldn't have played a more even first half, swapping the lead seven times with seven ties and ending in a 30-all deadlock at the break. "It was big to sit out a little and rest it (the toe) and come back and play", Evans said. "We can still win". Oklahoma State threatened to run the Jayhawks out of the building early on, just as it did in an 82-64 rout in Stillwater on Saturday. Read More »

Jones insists beaten England in 'learning period'


Elliot Daly landed a super 53-metre penalty but soon after Nathan Hughes had to be carried from the pitch after taking a blow to a heavily-strapped left knee, before Maxime Machenaud and Farrell exchanged penalties. "Power is force times mass, and it's how quickly you can accelerate it". "I told them that if we won it would open up new and positive things". Jones had predicted a "slogathon" and at times one could nearly hear England's gears grinding. Read More »

Lionel Messi announces birth of his third son


Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo is expecting a boy, a brother to five-year-old Thiago and Mateo, who is two. "We came to play a hard game and we scored early", the Brazilian continued. Dembele directed a low cross into Coutinho and the Brazilian playmaker directs a flicked finish past Roberto in the Malaga goal. "All of the players off the field are the most professional in the world to perform on Sunday and in the case of Dembele, they use trusted people, nutritionists". Read More »

Razorbacks Fall To Tennessee in SEC Semifinals, 84-66


The SEC championship comes to us on Selection Sunday as the #4 seed Kentucky Wildcats take on the #2 seed Tennessee Volunteers in a college basketball matchup. But a 23-11 season and No. 27 RPI should bring the Razorbacks enough respect to get a regional game. The Vols shot an incredible 76 percent from the field and had six blocks against the Razorbacks. Read More »

Australia's Warner fined for De Kock altercation


South Africa suffered a final-session collapse to finish on 7-263 on day two, meaning the hosts hold a lead of just 20. "I've seen the footage and I regret the way it played out but for me - it is how I am and I responded emotionally and regretted the way I played out", he told Australian media in South Africa . Read More »

Tiger Woods 'excited' by chance of Valspar victory


Like a fighter trading haymakers in a prize-fight, Woods responded by drilling a 22-foot birdie putt at the 10th to regain a share of the lead. For the day, Woods made five birdies and a bogey while playing with Snedeker. "I pitched it up the hill and came out nicely". Woods' odds to win the Masters , as adjusted by Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, dropped twice on Friday on the strength of his performance, first from 16/1 to 12/1 and then to 10/1 - behind only world No. Read More »

Raptors Skate By Houston To End Their Winning Streak


They have never owned a No. 1 seed in the playoffs, nor truly enjoyed the status of being a "favorite". Harden led Houston with 38 points, while DeRozan led Toronto with 27 points. Kyle Lowry had a huge night and brought the streak to a conclusion. His free throw put the Raptors up by two, but Griffin scored inside with 0.9 seconds left to tie it. Read More »

Conte reveals key man will play vs Palace, duo confirmed unavailable


We need to have a good performance, to get three points. And Conte admits the Blues can not afford to drop many points in the remaining games if they are to qualify for the Champions League . They are 18th in the league with 27 points on board. If he can find an end product to his penetrative runs and earn a little more luck than he got at Stamford Bridge in the first leg, Willian could help Chelsea spring a surprise. Read More »

How Neymar reacted to PSG's Champions League elimination

Unfortunately for them, luck wasn't on their side as their star-studded squad bowed out of Champions League after faltering to Real Madrid on Tuesday. We tried to give it everything, but at the end of the night, the entire club is disappointed. We need to keep working hard, for us and our fans, who were incredible tonight. Read More »

Bipartisan surprise as Ky. Senate sends teacher pension bill back to committee


Facing a $660 million , final news of cuts to public education is yet to come as WEA and other education advocates nervously await news out of Cheyenne. In other words, each chamber could kill the other's education bill. Lawmakers from both legislative chambers have to decide moving forward which items they're willing to compromise on and what, if anything, should be included in the ongoing budget negotiations. Read More »

MI records OT win over Iowa


The Wolverines have been a threat from 3-point land both times they played Iowa this year. The one thing they all have in common, when compared to Wagner , is a higher scoring average. "I can see why our commissioner and our league work so hard to be able to get in there", IU coach Archie Miller said. But, Iowa did beat the Illini in their lone matchup this season. Read More »

Browns trade for Tyrod Taylor, now out of Kirk Cousins sweepstakes

The third round pick the Bills will receive in exchange for Taylor is the first pick of the third round (65th overall) in this year's draft class. Taylor helped to lead the Bills to the playoffs for the first time since 1999, and now he takes his talents to the other side of Lake Erie. Read More »

Kansas State's Dean Wade (foot) out for precautionary reasons vs. Kansas


Updates with new lead and quotes. Junior forward Dean Wade will not play in tonight's game against No. 9/9 Kansas in the semifinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship as a precautionary measure. Sophomore F Mitch Lightfoot (3.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg) started his third game of the season against OSU and responded with eight points and six rebounds. "We can still win". Read More »

A furious Roy Williams hilariously failed to rip his jacket in half


The Tar Heels, however, would go on to have the last laugh, winning their next six games en route to an NCAA Tournament championship. We're down to the semifinals of the 2018 ACC Tournament , and while the seeds may not say it, these have been the top four teams in the conference all season long. Read More »

LeBron James says he's playing at an 'all-time high'


As far as measuring sticks go, this three game stint that included two matchups with the defending Eastern Conference champs was a good one for the young Nuggets . However, they do have a team that Cleveland may meet, even in the first round, that could steal a couple over the course of a seven-game series. The idea of James playing here, though, is an easy one to visualize. Read More »

Alabama Basketball: Tide Set to Face Auburn in SEC Quarterfinals


That's when Sexton took the inbounds pass and raced up the court for his winning shot. Not to be overlooked was the play of guard Dazon Ingram, who had 13 points and nine rebounds, prompting Johnson to say that his backcourt combination looked like one of the best in the country. Read More »