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Venus Williams into Indian Wells semis for first time since 2001 Venus Williams into Indian Wells semis for first time since 2001
- March 19, 2018

The losing semi-finalists have a combined age of 63. Venus has been in fine form at the event this year, not dropping a set on her way to the last four, where Daria Kasatkina awaits. Venus Williams pulled a forehand wide to lose the game. Osaka gained the only other break of the first set with a backhand victor on the sideline to go up 5-3. (more...)
Harden, Rockets beat Pelicans for 21st win in 22 games Harden, Rockets beat Pelicans for 21st win in 22 games
- March 18, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans head coach absolutely eviscerated referees Saturday for what he thought was poor officiating during his team's 107-101 loss to the Houston Rockets . "I walked away from him so I wouldn't get a technical", Gentry said. This was clearly a breaking point for the Pelicans head man, who went on to complain about his star player not getting the same type of calls as some of the guys of his caliber in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Carr, Penn State advance past Notre Dame in NIT Carr, Penn State advance past Notre Dame in NIT
- March 18, 2018

Coach Cael Sanderson's dynasty continued to rack up banners in 2018, this time winning the title in Cleveland, almost the Buckeyes' backyard. Penn State won its first three finals bouts with Retherford, Nolf and Joseph. Lee and Diakomihalis are the first two freshmen to win a national title in the same year since 1947. Nickal made him pay for the decision, rolling through the effort, locking Martin's shoulders tight and flat to the mat and getting the fall at the 2:29 mark. (more...)
Salah Fires Liverpool Third, Palace Escape Bottom Three Salah Fires Liverpool Third, Palace Escape Bottom Three
- March 18, 2018

The result never seemed in doubt after Salah opened the scoring in the fourth minute. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes comparisons between Mohamed Salah and Barcelona's five-time Ballon d'Or victor Lionel Messi are premature, but that the Egyptian is on his way to one day becoming the best player in the world. (more...)
Tyronn Lue can't coach second half against Bulls because of illness Tyronn Lue can't coach second half against Bulls because of illness
- March 18, 2018

Asked if the coach's health has affected the team this season, James said: "He's the captain of the ship, so absolutely". And in the hands of LeBron James , of course. And while James has averaged a triple-double in those 15 games, not having a full contingent around him has made winning more hard than normal. We know he's been doing everything he needs to do to stay healthy. (more...)
Henrik Stenson has one-stroke lead at Bay Hill Henrik Stenson has one-stroke lead at Bay Hill
- March 18, 2018

Yes, he will have to blow past not only Stenson, but also the likes of Rickie Fowler , Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose - the latter who was paired with Woods Saturday and bested him by two strokes. McIlroy took advice from former USA Ryder Cup player Brad Faxon after his missed cut in Tampa Bay last week and switched back to a 341/2-inch model, the same as he used in winning his four majors. (more...)
Pogba must end his Pogba must end his "duel" with Mourinho - Petit
- March 18, 2018

Manchester United fans have been disappointed with Pogba of late, particularly in the recent Champions League defeat at the hands of Sevilla. "And I decide Luke because at least Antonio defensively was capable of some good positionings like in one of their more unsafe movements in the second-half where Locadia made a diagonal run inside behind Eric Bailly, and Antonio is still capable like this". (more...)
"Congrats to the King" - Liverpool squad hail Mohamed Salah after Watford masterclass
- March 18, 2018

Liverpool record-breaker Mohamed Salah is well on his way to beat the likes of FC Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi to the European Golden Shoe this season. "Yes, Mo is on a fantastic way - that's for sure". As it always is in life, if you have to have the skills you have to show that constantly and consistently, and he is very good. (more...)
Sanchez reveals how Wenger tried to stop his Man United move Sanchez reveals how Wenger tried to stop his Man United move
- March 18, 2018

He told me 'I want you to sign here because you're the best player in the team'. Sanchez played for Cobreloa and Colo-Colo earlier in his career, winning two Chilean Primera Division titles with the latter. Former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson believes Pep Guardiola stopped short of signing Alexis Sanchez for Manchester City because he spotted the winger's decline. (more...)
India win tri-series after Karthik blitz in tense final India win tri-series after Karthik blitz in tense final
- March 18, 2018

Premadasa stadium in Colombo . Vijay now hit a four but gave a catch to Mehidy Hasan Miraz to await a breathtaking final ball where India had to hit a six. Yuzvendra Chahal claimed three while Jaydev Unadkat picked up two wickets . Brief scores: Bangladesh 166/8 in 20 overs (Sabbir Rahman 77, Yuzvendra Chahal 3/18, Jaydev Unadkat 2/33) against India: 168/6 ( Rohit Sharma 52, Dinesh Karthik 29, Rubel Hossain 2/35). (more...)
Ideal start for Hughes as Southampton into #FACup semis Ideal start for Hughes as Southampton into #FACup semis
- March 18, 2018

But victory against impressive and risky League One opponents has presented not only Hughes but his widely criticised new players, the chance to salvage their season. Hughes, who was sacked by Stoke City in January and has only been given a contract until the end of the season after replacing Mauricio Pellegrino , said he is looking forward to the challenge of keeping Southampton up. (more...)
Mourinho lays into players despite 2-0 win Mourinho lays into players despite 2-0 win
- March 18, 2018

According to El Gol Digital , the 28-year-old is prepared to part ways with the Red Devils during the summer, if Jose Mourinho enters into the transfer market for a new midfielder. "So, I have nothing to lose in relation to that". He played bad, and every player can play bad. "But to feel not comfortable to play, saying: 'Please Mister, take me from the pitch, ' I felt that". (more...)
Messi leads Barcelona to 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao Messi leads Barcelona to 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao
- March 18, 2018

On Wednesday, they secured a 3-0 win over Chelsea to seal a 4-1 aggregate victory in the last 16 of the Champions League and Ernesto Valverde's side will be confident of overcoming quarter-final opponents Roma. He almost had another in the 80th minute before goalkeeper Kepa caught the deflection. As the second half passed by, the hosts struggled to find their levels from the first, with Athletic seeing more of the ball in opposition territory; however, failing to test Marc-Andre ter ... (more...)
A Huge UFC Upset As Volkov Knocks Out Werdum In London
- March 18, 2018

His opponent at the Fight Night event, Alexander Volkov , had run up a three fight win streak, and was himself a former Bellator MMA heavyweight champion. The first time Manuwa and Blachowicz fought, Manuwa pulled out a win in a completely forgettable unanimous decision in 2015. This fight screams favourable matchmaking. (more...)
Ex-Colts CB Rashaan Melvin signs with Raiders Ex-Colts CB Rashaan Melvin signs with Raiders
- March 18, 2018

Melvin will be expected to come in and start alongside Gareon Conley , the Raiders first round pick from a year ago who is coming off a shin injury. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the deal is for one year and $6.5 million . DePaola spent last season with the Bears after playing his first three years with Tampa Bay. He posted 36 combined tackles, 3 interceptions and 13 passes deflected. (more...)
Nidahas Trophy T20 final: India opt to field vs Bangladesh Nidahas Trophy T20 final: India opt to field vs Bangladesh
- March 18, 2018

A match ban was widely expected for those involved in the ugly fracas but they escaped with a fine. When reporters questioned his conduct during the post-match press conference, Shakib admitted that the heat of the moment had got the better of players and vowed not to repeat it. (more...)
Mourinho favourites Lukaku, Matic send Manchester United into semi-finals Mourinho favourites Lukaku, Matic send Manchester United into semi-finals
- March 18, 2018

David De Gea is the only Manchester United player who is fulfilling his potential, according to Martin Keown. In the Premier League , it's always hard to be in the top four because every team is strong, every team hopes to be in the first four to play Champions League so we have to fight until the end to be in the top four positions. (more...)
Bengaluru FC's Gurpreet Singh irks Chennaiyin FC coach after ISL final defeat Bengaluru FC's Gurpreet Singh irks Chennaiyin FC coach after ISL final defeat
- March 18, 2018

Added to that is another statistic that a team which has finished on top of the league table too has never went on to become champions in the ISL since inception in 2014. Playing the final against the home team was a big obstacle but we have had them all season and we just rolled our sleeves and got to work. On the other hand, Chennaiyin FC will be looking to repeat their success. (more...)
Super Salah hits four as Liverpool thrash Watford in Premier League Super Salah hits four as Liverpool thrash Watford in Premier League
- March 18, 2018

Salah gave the home side the lead early on at Anfield when he danced past the Watford defence and poked home a neat right-footed finish. In the 77th minute, Salah completed his hat-trick as he collected the ball inside the box and rolled it past Watford keeper Orestis Karnezis . (more...)
Everyone Wins a Free Little Caesar's Lunch Combo Everyone Wins a Free Little Caesar's Lunch Combo
- March 18, 2018

The company posted: "Because "CRAZY HAPPENED" with a #16 beating a #1 (!), everyone in America gets a free #LittleCeasars Lunch Combo on Monday, April 2nd". Little Caesars is going to stick by its promise. Little Caesars may be regretting a promotion they did for March Madness. No 16 seed had ever been able to conquer a number one team in any region in any tournament, and there was hardly a soul who thought the UMBC Retrievers could do it. (more...)
Messi reaches 100 Champions League goals as Barcelona beat Chelsea Messi reaches 100 Champions League goals as Barcelona beat Chelsea
- March 18, 2018

The Chelsea manager then went up to Messi for a second time before leaving the pitch to speak with the Barcelona forward. "We ask that our supporters contact us with accounts of their experiences of this evening's arrival at the stadium so that we can take this up properly with the authorities". (more...)
Jordan Poole's Buzzer-Beater Advances Michigan Past Houston to the Sweet 16 Jordan Poole's Buzzer-Beater Advances Michigan Past Houston to the Sweet 16
- March 18, 2018

Houston led 63-61 with 3.9 seconds left in regulation, but Devin Davis missed 2 free throws and MI grabbed the rebound and called timeout with 3.6 seconds left setting up Poole's heroics. Abdur-Rahkman and Moritz Wagner each scored 12 points to lead MI, and Charles Matthews and Duncan Robinson added 11 apiece. Rob Gray , Houston's hero in the round of 64, scored 23 and grabbed 10 rebounds. (more...)
Texas Tech Advances To Sweet 16 With Win Over Florida Texas Tech Advances To Sweet 16 With Win Over Florida
- March 18, 2018

First half focus: Two of the nation's best defensive teams opened the game with a show of offense, and Florida ran up a seven-point lead with a 7-0 run while starting 10-of-14 from the field and 3-for-4 from downtown. Texas Tech carried a 58-54 lead with just under 6 and half minutes to play in the contest. After the teams exchanged stops, Evans destroyed his defender with a crossover that gained him access to the lane, where he lobbed to freshman center Zhaire Smith for a dunk with 29.2 ... (more...)
UConn Women Stomp St. Francis (PA); Sets Tournament Scoring Record UConn Women Stomp St. Francis (PA); Sets Tournament Scoring Record
- March 18, 2018

UConn women's basketball team coasted to victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament today. They were one point behind Baylor's 89-point win over Texas Southern previous year. Most assists in an NCAA tournament game: 38 by UConn, topping 37 by Stanford against Arkansas in 1990. Northwestern State holds the all-time record, getting 43 in a game against Arkansas Baptist in January, 1987. (more...)
Palace win relegation battle at Huddersfield Palace win relegation battle at Huddersfield
- March 18, 2018

This was a proverbial six-pointer and on his first start since February Zaha helped Palace to end a run of seven games without a victory and thereby climb out of the relegation zone . The negative for Palace was the sight of Jeffrey Schlupp and star forward Wilfried Zaha being forced off without apparent injuries. Huddersfield were posing little threat with lone striker Steve Mounie getting little support while Palace's defence looked solid with Mamadou Sakho impressive. (more...)
Matic was an island of personality - Mourinho questions United mentality Matic was an island of personality - Mourinho questions United mentality
- March 18, 2018

But this time his anger was firmly directed at the majority of his players. Jose Mourinho has publicly criticised Shaw on several occasions in the past but a bridge seemed to have been built in recent weeks when Shaw began earning more game time. (more...)
Lethargic Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion for place in semis Lethargic Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion for place in semis
- March 18, 2018

In the end, 2-0 was the how the encounter finish as United secured their spot in the final four of the competition. Brighton enjoyed the odd spell of prolonged possession as they went in search of just a second win in 18 attempts against tonight's opponents, coming close to making a breakthrough when Lewis Dunk powered a header on target for Sergio Romero to push aside. (more...)
Liverpool face Manchester City in quarter-finals — UCL draw Liverpool face Manchester City in quarter-finals — UCL draw
- March 18, 2018

Pep Guardiola's decision to continue wearing a yellow ribbon after being warned about it was considered "an act of defiance" by the Football Association, it has been revealed. Pep Guardiola 's side are not in action this weekend after their league game with Brighton was postponed due to the Seagull's FA Cup involvement. Guardiola accepted the charge but argued that he did not believe the symbol was political. (more...)
Mom of Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. was harassed by Rhode Island fans Mom of Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. was harassed by Rhode Island fans
- March 18, 2018

Duke is arguably the most talented team in the country and the Rams will have their hands full all night long. Rhode Island (26-8), which features four senior starters, lost four of its last seven games. However, the rest of the Rams couldn't get much going, as they combined for just 15 points in the first 20 minutes. On the season, Rhode Island averages 76.8 points, 34.3 rebounds and 15.4 assists per game. (more...)
Kansas expects Azubuike to play vs. Seton Hall Kansas expects Azubuike to play vs. Seton Hall
- March 18, 2018

Seton Hall , which tied for third in the Big East and is seeded eighth, scored on its first eight possessions and led throughout its 94-83 first-round win over North Carolina State. "In my opinion he was the most valuable player, because if his mind wasn't so right to get healthy that fast, there's no way we would have won that game". (more...)

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