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New York Giants No. 2 pick continues to increase in value New York Giants No. 2 pick continues to increase in value
- March 20, 2018

But Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has attended scouting workouts of several top college passers, including Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and UCLA's Josh Rosen . 3 pick to the Jets . 4 this year which was acquired from Houston in the trade a year ago. Released by the Baltimore Ravens in a salary-driven move Tuesday, Woodhead announced his decision in an emotional Instagram post on Friday night. (more...)
FIFA Adopts VARs For W'Cup FIFA Adopts VARs For W'Cup
- March 20, 2018

India's bid to host the next under-20 FIFA World Cup ended in disappointment as the world football governing body FIFA accorded the status to Poland. He added: "I was sceptical at first, but without trying you can not know what it's worth". "The success rate of referees today without VAR is 93 per cent, which is already excellent". (more...)
Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur in semi-finals, Chelsea drawn against Southampton Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur in semi-finals, Chelsea drawn against Southampton
- March 19, 2018

But a Pedro Rodriguez goal in the 105th minute was enough for Chelsea to win the tie 2-1 and book a semi-final date with Mark Hughes' Southampton side. Both sides went for a victor in the final 10 minutes - Morata backheeling against the post from a Cesc Fabregas cross, although the offside flag was up, and Vardy firing low at Caballero before Schmeichel was quickly off his line to deny Morata. (more...)
Sensational Karthik wins T20 tri-series title for India Sensational Karthik wins T20 tri-series title for India
- March 19, 2018

Pandey was back in the hut. But after the departure of Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik came in and powered India to the victory. The side persisted with his services and he played in the finals too. There is one change in the Indian line-up -One change, Jaydev Unadkat in place of Mohammed Siraj . He can only hope that they are resolved by the final if his team are to win the cup. (more...)
Messi nets again for Barca Messi nets again for Barca
- March 19, 2018

Paco Alcacer took the place of suspended striker Luis Suarez in the starting line-up and scored a first goal in three months to put Barca ahead in the eighth minute at the Nou Camp, side-footing home a pass from Jordi Alba . After a quiet opening to the second half, Coutinho almost bagged a third goal on 57 minutes when his long-range effort was turned away by Kepa. Ronaldo teed up Lucas Vazquez on the hour mark before completing his hat-trick four minutes later and adding a fourth in ... (more...)
West Brom boss Alan Pardew admits initiating board crisis talks West Brom boss Alan Pardew admits initiating board crisis talks
- March 18, 2018

The defeat leaves West Brom 10 points from safety at the bottom of the Premier League table courtesy of a club record-equalling seventh consecutive league defeat, whereas Bournemouth climb up to 11th and are now eight points clear of the relegation zone. (more...)
Radford Beats LIU Brooklyn In NCAA Tournament First Four Game Radford Beats LIU Brooklyn In NCAA Tournament First Four Game
- March 18, 2018

In 2016, Ryan Arcidiacono, Daniel Ochefu and the senior-laden Bench Mob won it all. Season recap: LIU Brooklyn punched its seventh ticket to the NCAA tournament in school history when it secured the Northeast Conference title March 6. (more...)
Another Major NCAA Tournament Happened While You Were Watching UMBC-Virginia Another Major NCAA Tournament Happened While You Were Watching UMBC-Virginia
- March 18, 2018

The idea that a 16th-seeded team could beat a No. 1-seeded team in the NCAA men's basketball tournament has pretty much been a fanciful idea, sort of like earthlings believing in life on other planets. "Unbelievable - it's really all you can say", UMBC coach Ryan Odom said. The 74 points were the most Virginia had allowed this year. They're not a particularly good shooting team. (more...)
Phillips: Charging call leaves Hokies unsatisfied at end of thrilling game Phillips: Charging call leaves Hokies unsatisfied at end of thrilling game
- March 18, 2018

Villanova had to go deep into the shot clock on most possessions. 8 percent from the floor in the first half, Alabama slumped after the break. Alabama held close for almost 20 minutes, trailing 29-27 before the final possession of the first half. (more...)
Jets trade up to get No. 3 pick from Colts Jets trade up to get No. 3 pick from Colts
- March 18, 2018

The Browns have been a mess when it comes to the most important position for decades, and can not afford to pass up on another franchise QB. Denver has protected itself in this type of scenario, whereas the Browns, Bills , Jets, and Cardinals are all getting the quarterbacks they signed this year off the books in 2019 (though the Bills have the option to keep McCarron at a small price). (more...)
Messi breaks Ronaldo's record of fastest to 100 Champions League goals Messi breaks Ronaldo's record of fastest to 100 Champions League goals
- March 18, 2018

The Italian coach revealed after the game that he did not think his team deserved to lose and the only difference between the teams was the brilliance of Barca's number 10 . To try to reach the semi-final in the FA Cup it won't be easy. In two games, he scored three goals and assisted one, getting involved in all the goals that Barca scored against Chelsea . (more...)
Ravens sign WR Michael Crabtree to three-year deal Ravens sign WR Michael Crabtree to three-year deal
- March 17, 2018

Crabtree spent the past three seasons with the Oakland Raiders , emerging as quarterback Derek Carr's most consistent threat on the outside. The NFL Network reported the deal to be worth $21 million, with $11 million guaranteed. The wide receiver played for the 49ers from 2009-14. Crabtree and Steelers WR Antonio Brown are the only National Football League players to post at least eight touchdown catches in each of the past three seasons. (more...)
Gattuso refuses to blame defeat on Welbeck dive Gattuso refuses to blame defeat on Welbeck dive
- March 17, 2018

The Italian players were not happy. "(Welbeck's) a striker, he has to do what he does", Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso said. "I'm not going to judge". The Gunners went into the game with a healthy 2-0 advantage following an impressive win at the San Siro a week ago. The problem is that it will take the gloss of Arsenal's win and, even though they are into the quarter finals, former players, pundits and TV experts were queuing up to condemn it. (more...)
Toner dropped for Grand Slam showdown Toner dropped for Grand Slam showdown
- March 17, 2018

Each player will earn up to a maximum of €100,000 each, depending on what type of contract. Ireland don't need any more reason than a Grand Slam to win this weekend. The Rugby Football Union said it would apologise to the Irish and Welsh unions. We've had match official controversies, videos uncovered at the "perfect" time , and plenty of back-and-forth in the media. (more...)
Europa League draw: Arsenal-CSKA, Atletico-Lisbon to clash in quarters Europa League draw: Arsenal-CSKA, Atletico-Lisbon to clash in quarters
- March 17, 2018

Arsenal held on to a comfortable home draw, to progress though to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League . Elsewhere in the draw, Bundesliga side RB Leipzig avoided a "Red Bull" derby against Salzburg , as they will face Ligue 1 giants Marseille . (more...)
The fantasy football impact of Kirk Cousins potentially joining the Vikings The fantasy football impact of Kirk Cousins potentially joining the Vikings
- March 16, 2018

Within minutes of learning about Cousins' expected signing with the Vikings, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook moved Minnesota's odds to win the Super Bowl in 2019 from 16-1 to 12-1. According to NFL.com , the contract is worth $22.5 million in 2018, $27.5 million for 2019 and $29.5 million in 2020. That salary tops the $27.5 million a year paid to Jimmy Garoppolo of the San Francisco 49ers, now the league's highest-paid quarterback. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals release former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu Arizona Cardinals release former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu
- March 16, 2018

At only 25-years old, Mathieu's considered by many to be one of the league's premier safeties. Mathieu suffered an ACL tear in 2015 and was limited to 10 games in 2016. He was a Pro Bowler and All-Pro in 2015 under Bettcher's first season as defensive coordinator in Arizona. He also wants to make it clear that he's looking for a team in which winning is ingrained, not just a big paycheck. (more...)
Gonzaga dodges upset-minded UNC Greensboro, advances to second round Gonzaga dodges upset-minded UNC Greensboro, advances to second round
- March 16, 2018

Gonzaga vs UNC Greensboro live stream is on TNT. In the rematch, the Buckeyes will have to devise a plan for Bulldogs guard Josh Perkins, who went for 20 points, four assists, and two steals in 32 minutes in the first game. That's a formula for an upset, especially when UNC-Greensboro sophomore forward James Dickey (10 points) got going late. Defensively, Gonzaga yields 67.1 points per game against the opposing teams. (more...)
Eddie Jones struggles to put out the flames of video comments
- March 16, 2018

Jones also redirected any and all criticism towards World Rugby referees chief Alain Rolland following the outcry about Saturday's touch judge Marius van der Westhuizen coming into England camp to work on their glaring failures at the breakdown. (more...)
Gophers women's basketball gets a 10 seed in NCAAs Gophers women's basketball gets a 10 seed in NCAAs
- March 14, 2018

The same goes for Thomas, Alix and the No. 3 seed Seminoles, who would cross paths with Wilson's Gamecocks in the Sweet 16. The Huskies (32-0), led by Katie Lou Samuelson (17.9 ppg), haven't lost since Mississippi State broke their 111-game winning streak in last year's Final Four. (more...)
Ndamukong Suh Rumors: Dolphins DT Could Be Released as Soon as Monday Ndamukong Suh Rumors: Dolphins DT Could Be Released as Soon as Monday
- March 14, 2018

The person said the Dolphins are also expected to release veteran linebacker Lawrence Timmons . The Dolphins could've brought Suh back for another year, but his current contract carries a $16.985 million base salary and $26.1 million cap hit number for 2018. (more...)
Coutinho: Neymar's return to Barcelona 'would be awesome' Coutinho: Neymar's return to Barcelona 'would be awesome'
- March 14, 2018

Nike could be in a position to bring Neymar and Real Madrid together, according to the latest reports , as part of their strategy to expand in the next few years. It comes amid reports that the striker is considering a swift exit from Paris following his world record transfer last summer. Paul Pogba was the most expensive player following his move from Juventus to Manchester United for a fee of around £89 ($123m) in 2016 until he was eclipsed by Neymar last summer. (more...)
Tight congressional race coming to end for Lamb, Saccone Tight congressional race coming to end for Lamb, Saccone
- March 14, 2018

Party officials are placing the blame squarely on Saccone's campaign but also on Trump's Saturday rally, which some Republicans believe helped drive up Democratic turnout. Terry Madonna, director of the Franklin and Marshall College Poll in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In tweet Tuesday, the president said the economy is raging at an all time high. (more...)
Mark Hughes the favourite for Southampton job after Mauricio Pellegrino is sacked Mark Hughes the favourite for Southampton job after Mauricio Pellegrino is sacked
- March 14, 2018

Southampton have won only once in their last 17 EPL outings, though the team have qualified for the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Benfica are planning a run at former Watford head coach Silva should Rui Vitoria fail to win the Portuguese title. (more...)
Man Utd player ratings: De Gea, Valencia and Sanchez woeful against Sevilla Man Utd player ratings: De Gea, Valencia and Sanchez woeful against Sevilla
- March 14, 2018

While they didn't get the away goal they needed, Manchester United got the next best thing in their Champions League last-16 first leg against Sevilla . It was United who started on the front foot, with Lukaku seeing two early chances go begging following some good link up play with Lingard. It would be naïve to think that they will not fight in this game. (more...)
Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency
- March 14, 2018

A source told NFL Media's Ian Rapoport Bradford will sign a lucrative one-year contract, which contains an option for a second season. Arizona is now estimated to have almost $22 million in available cap space, but that's before the expected signing of quarterback Sam Bradford , who will reportedly make $20 million on a one-year deal with an option for 2019. (more...)
Sri Lanka can't stop India in Colombo Sri Lanka can't stop India in Colombo
- March 13, 2018

By virtue of this win, India has managed to avenge upon their five-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in the tournament opener. Bangladesh was restricted to 139/8 in 20 overs after a disciplined bowling performance from India , led by Jaydev Unadkat's three wickets. (more...)
Conspiracy theory about the biggest NCAA Tournament snubs Conspiracy theory about the biggest NCAA Tournament snubs
- March 13, 2018

The Sooners have won only six of their last 17 games including a 71-60 defeat to Oklahoma State in the opeing round of the Big 12 Tournament. TBS' NCAA selection show may not have been a hit with viewers Sunday, to say the very least, but one aspect of the telecast that went over well was Charles Barkley's questioning of Oklahoma's inclusion in the tournament. (more...)
Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang left frustrated with Europa League exclusion at Arsenal Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang left frustrated with Europa League exclusion at Arsenal
- March 13, 2018

Arsenal finally managed to turn their bad Premier League form around with a 3-0 win against Watford at the Emirates Stadium and fans were delighted with the performance of one of their players on social media. Cech, who earned many of those clean sheets with former club Chelsea added: "It is an unbelievable personal milestone, but the most important thing is to win and so it was defeats that were more frustrating". (more...)
Warriors lose Stephen Curry with sprained right ankle, but they'll be alright Warriors lose Stephen Curry with sprained right ankle, but they'll be alright
- March 12, 2018

Golden State is 51-14, now in second in the Western Conference behind the Houston Rockets. However, the Spurs have underachieved this season and are now fifth in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Timberwolves have been in a bit of a slump as they've lost seven of their past 11 games and they will be hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss after Thursday's 117-109 loss to the Celtics. (more...)
Stephen Curry goes insane over Davidson clinching NCAA tournament spot Stephen Curry goes insane over Davidson clinching NCAA tournament spot
- March 12, 2018

Dowtin is from Upper Marlboro, Md., and played at St. John's College High in Washington, D.C. "We were fighting for our lives on the bubble coming in, but we were on a run". I mean, that's an exciting feeling. "We didn't get exactly what we deserved", Martelli said. Davidson rallied down the stretch to down the Rams, 63-61, in the regular-season finale on March 2. (more...)
Ahead of Macron-Modi's UP visit, CM checks preparations Ahead of Macron-Modi's UP visit, CM checks preparations
- March 11, 2018

He was received by PM Narendra Modi at the Delhi airport with a trademark Modi hug. President Macron and his wife will also visit the Taj Mahal. French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said that France should be the best partner for India and the entry point to Europe . (more...)
West Ham fans invade pitch in EPL drubbing West Ham fans invade pitch in EPL drubbing
- March 11, 2018

Two more fans then encroached the pitch and were led away by Hammers defender James Collins . Referee Lee Mason was also forced to stop the game shortly after when another supporter came on to the pitch, grabbed a corner flag and attempted to plant it in the centre circle. (more...)
Serena wins on return to WTA Tour after childbirth Serena wins on return to WTA Tour after childbirth
- March 10, 2018

Following Serena on court was her good friend Azarenka who because of issues between her and her ex-boyfriend over baby Leo, it was her first match since Wimbledon. At 23 Grand Slam wins, she's one away from tying Margaret Court for the most all-time, and she isn't using her hiatus as an excuse. She is unable to leave California due to an ongoing custody battle over her son, but showed few ill effects in a 6-4, 6-2 thrashing of Great Britain's Heather Watson . (more...)
Aaron Gordon On End Of Magic-Lakers: 'We Feel Cheated' Aaron Gordon On End Of Magic-Lakers: 'We Feel Cheated'
- March 10, 2018

The errant shot clock prompted the officials to review the play, and once the NBA Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J. got a look at it, it was ruled that there would be a jump ball to decide who got the ball, not a replay of the final possession. (more...)
Valspar Championship Power Rankings: Top ten golfers at Innisbrook Valspar Championship Power Rankings: Top ten golfers at Innisbrook
- March 10, 2018

Considering swirling winds made scoring hard ( Woods' playing competitor Jordan Spieth shot 5-over 76), Woods' first effort at the Valspar was solid. He ranks 23rd in SG: Tee-to-Green, 14th in SG: Approach, 20th in BoB Gained, 18th in Birdies Gained, 7th in Bogeys Avoided, and 38th in Fairways Gained. (more...)
Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. expected to play in SEC tournament Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. expected to play in SEC tournament
- March 10, 2018

Mizzou ranks fifth in the SEC in rebounding defense, holding its opponents to just 32.3 boards per game. Porter would've had them in a different stratosphere most likely, but seniors Kassius Robertson and Jordan Barnett have done an outstanding job carrying the team. (more...)
National Football League scouting combine schedule 2018: Defensive backs workouts close out the combine National Football League scouting combine schedule 2018: Defensive backs workouts close out the combine
- March 09, 2018

Talking to scouts after the Senior Bowl, most projections for the UCF linebacker were fourth or fifth round, but a spot in the top 100 picks is now possible. Yes, he was expected to run fast, but hype creates pressure on top prospects to perform up to expectations. Tulane defensive end Ade Aruna, who played basketball at Central Park Christian in Birmingham before taking up football at an in prep school, had the best broad jump among the defensive linemen at 128 inches. (more...)
Wiggins says 'malicious' doping report smears his reputation Wiggins says 'malicious' doping report smears his reputation
- March 09, 2018

The American, a one-time doper turned informant, delivered a scathing assessment of Wiggins and the Team Sky principal, Sir Dave Brailsford , who remained silent amid further calls for his resignation. 'Furthermore, we are concerned that the Committee presented these unsubstantiated allegations without providing evidence to support them, which is fundamentally unfair to the Team and its riders. (more...)
Mark Cuban passed lie detector test for 2011 sexual assault allegation Mark Cuban passed lie detector test for 2011 sexual assault allegation
- March 09, 2018

League spokesman Mike Bass said Wednesday the National Basketball Association was looking into the matter after a weekly alternative newspaper in Portland, Oregon, reported a woman's claim that Cuban put his hands down her trousers and touched her inappropriately while they were taking a photo at a Portland nightclub. (more...)