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Sunday Supplement: Jose Mourinho's Luke Shaw treatment 'brutal'

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A player that Mourinho has demonstrated a fluctuating attitude toward, the Portuguese has gone so far as to suggest that Shaw could become one of the best players in the world in his position. He said on the BBC: "Well you hope they'll respond, but some players could go, "I'm not having that". Shaw continued an ever-present Premier League run at the beginning of Mourinho's reign when he started their fifth match of the season at Watford. Read More »

EPL teams meet in Champions League

Manchester City in the Champions League could face prison terms. Part of the flyer reads: "We're going to show them exactly what money can't buy". The Champions League is a really tough tournament and every single game is really special and difficult. And if he says that, you can only imagine what it must be like to face Messi on the pitch. Read More »

Simon Jordan defends Jose Mourinho's treatment of Manchester United's Luke Shaw

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The point is that Mourinho, as a manager trying to get the best from players for the benefit of the side, can be over the top and counterproductive with his public assessments of the 22-year-old. Leading the charge, without many surprises, is Luke Shaw . United finished sixth in the Premier League previous year and will improve on that this season. Read More »

Bills GM says Hue Jackson recommended AJ McCarron to Buffalo

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Brown , 28, started eight games last season for the Cardinals, but managed only 31 catches despite being targeted 69 times. It's interesting that teams maybe following the lead of the Chicago Bears (really the Seattle Seahawks) by doubling-down on the quarterback position. Read More »

Severe Weather Possible Monday

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A few storms could begin to develop as early as 5 PM EDT on the Plateau but the main cluster is expected to move through around 7-8 PM EDT. Strong and severe storms will bring the possibility of damaging winds, hail, and even an isolated tornado. Read More »

UMBC's NCAA fairytale ends but memories will last forever

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This year's history maker, the UMBC Retrievers, will attempt to extend their unlikely NCAA Tournament run against the Kansas State Wildcats on Sunday night. "We had a remarkable year, but we also knew that our margin for error was thin". They're a great defensive team. They're athletic, they're big. They played hard. Read More »

Shakib, Nurul fined for breaching code of conduct

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board expressed its regret, saying the conduct of its players was unacceptable at times. Nurul was seen arguing with Sri Lankan captain Thisara Perera after he was sent by the team on to the field of play to pass on a message to the two batsmen. Read More »

West Virginia Ends Murray State Racers' NCAA Hopes After Historic Season

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This is the Thundering Herd's first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1987. The Mountaineers need to continue to play like they have been and they will advance to their third Sweet 16 in four years. "They love to get the ball out up the floor and get easy transition buckets, so we've just got to play team defense and try to limit their transition points". Read More »

Jets sign QB Bridgewater to deal

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There's also a chance that the Giants could take a non-quarterback with that second overall pick, but regardless of their plans, the Jets' trade into number three says a lot about this year's quarterback class depth and that NY is comfortable building their future around one of the top three guys on their board. Read More »

Clemson Basketball: Tigers match up with Auburn in the round of 32

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Sunday was a record low. Clemson had 19 assists and shot 47.5 percent from the field while hitting 10 3-pointers on 26 attempts. It was the first time Auburn had shot below 30 percent in a game. "We're not going to do anything different, be who we are, enjoy this experience", Brownell said. So our guys turned down. "I think it's a real good game for us moving forward". Read More »

Lions tour dented England's Six Nations bid -- Woodward

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New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has ruled out the possibility of succeeding Eddie Jones as England boss. Global governing body World Rugby has replaced Van der Westhuizen with Wales' Nigel Owens - and accepted full responsibility for what it branded an "oversight". Read More »

Osaka cruises past Halep into final at Indian Wells masters

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Unseeded Japanese Roger Federer has earned a spot in the semi-finals of the Paribas Open here after beating Hyeon Chung in straight setsOsaka overcame World No. And that emboldened Osaka , who pulled of a smash victor and then a big forehand to break in fifth game, and backed it up with a love hold. Like Osaka , Kasatkina was playing in her first Indian Wells final. Read More »

The DFS Express: UFC London

Sobotta is a sneaky 4-1 in the UFC and has rebounded from his lone loss with a pair of solid wins against Nicolas Dalby and Ben Saunders. Volkov will need to start off at a furious pace and show some of that relentless boxing he did in his win over Struve. Read More »

Marshall upsets Wichita State, turning a March Madness hunter into the hunted

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When the buzzer sounded, West raised his arms in the air and joyously ran practically the length of the court before joining his teammates in celebration. Haas hurt the same elbow in a win over Louisville in November. WSU leads by 5 points with about 15 minutes to play. Entering Friday night, Houston has a two-game lead over the Warriors, the defending National Basketball Association champions. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Messi: Thank-you Conte

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After his Chelsea performance, Antonio Conte appeared nearly mesmerised by what he had seen, praising Messi to the best of his abilities. Barcelona enjoyed 56 percent of possession, but Chelsea produced 11 shots at the home goal compared to Barca's eight. Read More »

Buffalo pulls off big upset, knocks off Arizona in NCAA Tournament

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And I don't really like the term 'Cinderella team'". OK, so how about "darlings?" SB Nation on Friday published a timeline of the Pac-12's football and basketball setbacks in 2017-18, and it's a staggering compendium of scandal (the FBI investigation into two high-profile basketball teams, Arizona and USC ), embarrassment (the mockery of Washington football's soft nonconference schedule during a nationally televised game) and losing (see above), with many more examples of each to ... Read More »

Rockets keep rolling, top Bucks for 17th straight — NBA roundup

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The victory by Houston sends the Rockets to 50-13 on the season. This season, opponents are getting shots on 42 percent of plays and scoring 1.1 points per shot. Anthony said he was unaware of the feat until he was told after the game . "I thought in the second half, we got spread out a little bit from the 3-point line". Read More »

UMBC makes history in NCAA Tourney beating No. 1 seed Virginia

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If Friday's shocking outcome in Charlotte put UMBC on the map - its biggest previous competitive achievement was reserved for its once-dominant chess team - it might have put Lyles into the National Basketball Association draft. Chants of " UMBC " echoed through the arena. And it wasn't even close as the Retrievers ran away with the game by a score of 74-54. They lost as a No. Read More »

Buffalo players jokingly call out Barack Obama after upset of Arizona

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Both teams battled, and Arizona took its largest lead of the second half on another Ristic jumper that put the Cats ahead by 1, 46-45, with 17:23 to go in the game. "Every team has its strengths - we certainly have a number of them - and every team has their weaknesses and it's up to the coach and staff and players to commit towards things that we can improve". Read More »

Isaac Haas breaks elbow in Boilermakers' first-round win

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Following Friday's win over Cal State-Fullerton, the Boilermakers issued a statement saying that Haas' season is now over after suffering a fractured elbow during the team's game. The Boilermakers outscored the Titans, 44-27, in the second half. As far as the actual matchups on the court, Matt Painter's team holds the advantage in every category. Read More »

Kentucky basketball: 5 rushed reactions vs Davidson - Tournament Edition

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Kentucky benefited greatly from coach John Calipari when they began the year ice cold and steadily improved as the season wore on. "If I were on their team I'd feel very confident, too", Calipari said Friday. We know it's going to be a tough game. The Wildcats were twice entangled in a federal investigation into nefarious recruiting practices and lost one of their best players twice to injury. Read More »

New dates for Merseyside derby and Arsenal match

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For both teams though, this might be the most hard draw they could have had as well as being the least exciting. But, back in the 2001-02 second group phase, Roma beat Barcelona 3-0. A clash between two Premier League powerhouses, a repeat of last year's final, relatively easy fixtures for two of the favourites to win the tournament - this draw was as exciting as it was quick. Read More »

From Dayton to Detroit, stage gets bigger for Syracuse

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Wes Clark led Buffalo with 25 points while teammate Jeremy Harris led Buffalo with 23 points. Massinburg and Perkins have been with the Bulls throughout their college careers while Harris is a JUCO transfer and Clark spent his first three college seasons with Missouri. Read More »

Jones on his team play Ireland

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For us, it is a matter of working that forward pack, keeping the ball on the park, working through lots of phases and taking the legs from them. "Maro (Itoje) has been holding that responsibility throughout the Six Nations - now we've got two guys to do it, which will share the load". Read More »

March Madness 2018: Michigan, Michigan State both get three seeds

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Virginia was given a potential Arizona or Kentucky matchup in the Sweet 16, while Kansas has Michigan State or Duke waiting on the other side of the region. Bucknell was the gold standard in the Patriot League during the 2017-18 season, finishing in first place with a 16-2 conference record . Everyone from ESPN analysts to former President Barack Obama has picked the Spartans to win the school's third national title. Read More »

Liverpool draw Man City in Champions League quarters

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Maxilliano Allegri side would want to avenge their 4-1 defeat against Zinedine Zidane's side in 2016/17 final in Wales that handed the Bernabeu side their 12th title. "I don't think they thought before the best draw they could have got is Liverpool ". The Toffees will also be looking for a positive outcome with games against Manchester City and rivals Liverpool coming immediately after the global break though their win over Brighton and Hove Albion last time out moved them ten points ... Read More »

Villanova Will Wear 1985 Throwback Uniforms For NCAA Tournament Game vs. Radford

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LIU Brooklyn got hot in the Northeast Conference tournament but couldn't sustain it on the big stage, shooting just 38 percent compared to 47.5 for Radford . We love playing with each other. "And he recovers so well defensively with his length". After misfiring on their first attempt from beyond the 3-point arc, Villanova made its next four with four different players connecting - Phil Booth , Mikal Bridges , Brunson and Donte DiVincenzo . Read More »

Donte Ingram's long buzzer-beater eliminates Miami

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Finding a way to survive this one and advance revealed the resilience of a Loyola team that has lost just once in 19 games since January 7. They pushed the ball, and Miami gave Donte Ingram a little too much space atop the three-point arc. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas gets his first start with Lakers

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That hasn't always been the case in the past, we weren't communicating, just let things fly. Wade, the 12-time All Star who returned to Miami last month in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers, will miss his third straight game with a hamstring strain. Read More »

"What would Ferguson think?" - Man Utd urged to replace 'narcissist' Jose Mourinho

The expected goals metric, the new au fait measure of showing how a particular team or player is faring, has shown that De Gea has nearly been single-handedly keeping Man United in second place for the past few months. RTÉ soccer analyst Eamon Dunphy believes that Jose Mourinho is a bad fit at Manchester United and accused the manager of being "narcissistic". Read More »