Gonzaga is a huge favorite to win the Final Four

The Bulldogs bring their top-rated defense according to kenpom.com's adjusted efficiency against a team that has three kenpom.com top-25 wins going back to the Big East tournament. Another one of those schools, Kansas (11.1 percent), saw its dreams e... More..

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The Houston Rockets hilariously trolled Russell Westbrook with this Drake meme
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Houston Rockets hilariously trolled Russell Westbrook with this Drake meme

Blake Griffin also scored 17 points. Stephen Curry added 21 points and 11 assists as the Warriors moved 2 1/2 games ahead of San Antonio in the race for the top spot in the West. Interestingly, the Houston Rock...More..

India's captain Kohli in doubt for Australia showdown
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

India's captain Kohli in doubt for Australia showdown

He missed the nets yesterday, and a the Indian board called up Shreyas Iyer as his cover for the match. The Indian captain had injured his shoulder during a fielding effort in the drawn Ranchi Test and did not ...More..

Hokies lose to Wisconsin in 1st NCAA Tournament game since 2007
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Hokies lose to Wisconsin in 1st NCAA Tournament game since 2007

Ty Outlaw had 16 including four three-pointers, guard Justin Robinson had 11 and Allen had 10. On the flip-side, the Hokies' small ball, pace-and-space style offense is what could eventually lead them to over...More..

Roger Federer and Frances Tiafoe exchange clever winners at Miami Open
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Roger Federer and Frances Tiafoe exchange clever winners at Miami Open

Following the win, Federer could not stop himself gushing over Tiafoe, who acquitted himself well before a near-capacity stadium crowd in Miami . Federer forced the mini-break immediately, and despite an adm...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

Blind has been in charge for a total of 18 matches over 20 months. Blind, 55, took over as coach from Guus Hiddink in 2015, but his side failed to qualify for the European Championships in France last summer....More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Koeman: The Everton family will help Seamus recover

On honest reflection, though, that would be an unjust outcome as Ireland were second best for the majority of the game, while they have, in fact, not played particularly well throughout the campaign, with the a...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis

The star of this show known as the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play was not featured on the marquee, but imminently, it seems, Spanish upstart Jon Rahm will become a leading man in golf. Johnson was 2 up at the...More..

Suns guard Devin Booker scores 70 points to join elite club
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Suns guard Devin Booker scores 70 points to join elite club

That's how you get a team that's this happy after losing by double digits. "Do something. Simple as that". Although Booker was phenomenal, hitting 21-of-40 from the floor, 24-of-26 from the charity stripe, he...More..

Verstappen says Red Bull not on same level as rivals
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Verstappen says Red Bull not on same level as rivals

Daniel Ricciardo took the blame for his crash in the final part of qualifying that limited him to 10th on the grid for the Australian Grand Prix . " I knew the crowds would have also preferred to see me furt...More..

Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games Because LOL KNICKS
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games Because LOL KNICKS

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) said neither Noah nor the union will appeal the suspension. He's not with the Knicks in San Antonio, where they will face the Spurs tonight. Noah stands to mis...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

March Madness 2017, Gonzaga vs Xavier: Highlights, score and recap

Lauri Markkanen was practically invisible on the court, scoring just 9 points shooting 1 for 6 from downtown. They are an 11 seed - one notch lower than Syracuse was a year ago when it made the Final Four - b...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

OR upsets Maryland in Sweet 16

But the Jayhawks, with their four-guard lineup, brashly turned up the tempo, wore the big fellas down and rolled right on through to the Elite Eight. Here's a preview of the three Sweet Sixteen games. The Jayha...More..

Hamilton thanks team for 'fantastic' pole position
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hamilton thanks team for 'fantastic' pole position

It's there for the taking again. He said: "I thought Bottas did absolutely fine". "I can't remember the last time we had three years and then a rule change - but I think they should probably shorten that, m...More..

Archie Miller named Head Coach at Indiana
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Archie Miller named Head Coach at Indiana

The Indiana Hoosiers filled their coaching position with Archie Miller . In six seasons with the Flyers, Miller compiled a 139-63 record and led Dayton to the NCAA Tournament in each of the past four sea...More..

March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16

Then they beat Oklahoma State in one of the first round's most thrilling games and two days later, knocked off No. 2 Louisville. OR held off Rhode Island's upset bid to move on. Anything can happen in the Sweet...More..

Jets Free Agency News, Signings, Rumors, and Live Updates on 3/21/17
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Jets Free Agency News, Signings, Rumors, and Live Updates on 3/21/17

The team announced the signing of the veteran free agent on Monday night. If you ever need a reminder of all the teams that McCown has played for, just keep a link to this tweet handy. McCown will be reunit...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

England rugby coach Eddie Jones backs Lions to push the All Blacks

Because, again, if we are to be competitive in a World Cup, we're going to have to meet teams like England. "I think the boys went out there and gave a great display", he said. For his part, number 8 Billy Vuni...More..

Gianluigi Buffon: 'I Might Do a Zidane and Headbutt Someone'
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Gianluigi Buffon: 'I Might Do a Zidane and Headbutt Someone'

Albania's supporters light flares during a 2018 World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match between Italy and Albania, at the Renzo Barbera stadium, in Palermo, Italy , Friday, March 24, 2017. Italy coach Gi...More..

Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap

Portland also moved to within two games of the eighth-place Denver Nuggets for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Lillard's huge 95.1 nERD was the highest mark among all players in action on S...More..

John Calipari hopes Kentucky can rebound against UCLA
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

John Calipari hopes Kentucky can rebound against UCLA

Cincinnati chucked up 14 3-point shots in the second half, hitting only three, compared to its 5-for-6 shooting from long range in the first half. "I just want to see their mentality and what they do", said Uni...More..

Ouch, Blues consider Paul Stastny out week-to-week
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Ouch, Blues consider Paul Stastny out week-to-week

With Allen failing to get across in time, Barberio found twine and suddenly it was a 3-2 game with just over four minutes to play. A 4-2 win in Colorado on Tuesday night completed a 4-1 road trip for the Blu...More..

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

While that number dropped to 852,000 for Saturday's rematch in what was arguably the best Petco game to date, viewership ballooned to 1.4 million for Tuesday's semifinal matchup with Japan and spiked to 2.3...More..

F1 Australian GP: Ricciardo optimistic Red Bull 'can improve'
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

F1 Australian GP: Ricciardo optimistic Red Bull 'can improve'

Ricciardo was cautious when questioned on Red Bull's pace relative to F1's reigning champion outfit, claiming the gap is less than 0.5 seconds, but he is unsure of the exact margin of Mercedes's advantage enter...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

F1: I'll have to prove myself, says Mercedes' driver Valtteri Bottas

Bottas, previously with Williams, has replaced 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg, who retired days after winning his first title. The 27-year-old is yet to win in almost 80 appearances, but he will start the...More..

Jason Day withdraws mid-round as his mother prepares for cancer surgery
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jason Day withdraws mid-round as his mother prepares for cancer surgery

He brought her to OH for more tests, and doctors are hopeful there is a chance for recovery. Another birdie on the 10th took the 41-year-old Dane two up, but 2015 champion McIlroy got back on level terms with...More..

United player Schweinsteiger signs with MLS
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

United player Schweinsteiger signs with MLS

Bastian Schweinsteiger thanked the Manchester United fans as he prepares to make his move to Chicago Fire . According to the report, Schweinsteiger could join up with his new club as early as next week, on...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sick Kyrgios out of Indian Wells clash with Federer

Having defeated Djokovic twice in a month and now preparing for a quarter-final clash with Roger Federer, Kyrgios certainly seems to have turned a corner in spite of a continued poor image he's quick to dispute...More..

NAC Cuts Conor McGregor's Bottle-Throwing Fine To $25000
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

NAC Cuts Conor McGregor's Bottle-Throwing Fine To $25000

McGregor's reaction to the initial punishment was predictable. After four months, the commission agreed the fine was too steep. His fine was reduced down to $25,000, a big $125,000 cut, while his community se...More..

Costa stirs debate between Conte and Hughes
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Costa stirs debate between Conte and Hughes

Sources have told ESPN FC that Chelsea are likely to advance discussions with Conte over a new deal once the fate of the Premier League is decided, with the club keen to head off speculation that their head c...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop

After a dim show in the just concluded Ranchi test, Ashwin lost 37 points and fell one spot to be at the second spot. While, Pakistans Azhar Ali and Younis Khan climbed up one spot each to 6th and 7th spot, res...More..

Adam Silver to owners: 'Significant penalties' for breaking rest protocol
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Adam Silver to owners: 'Significant penalties' for breaking rest protocol

It's hard to imagine the rest issue disappearing over the final month of the regular season, as this is the part of the schedule where playoff-bound teams will routinely map out spots in the schedule to pull th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I didn't want to join Barcelona as a child, Iniesta admits

Barca, however, had to work hard against Valencia in a game in which their attacking trio of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez was again decisive, reports Xinhua news agency. "Iniesta will, too. He will rene...More..

Get to know Oregon, Michigan's Sweet 16 opponent
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Get to know Oregon, Michigan's Sweet 16 opponent

OR is now averaging 79.1 points per game on offense while giving up 65.7 on defense. After 11th-seeded Rhode Island closed the first half on a 14-2 run for a 46-38 lead over third-seeded OR at intermission, B...More..

Toure could join Manchester United
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Toure could join Manchester United

Toure explained he retained a dialogue with Guardiola throughout his absence from the first-team and credited the 46-year-old's honest approach for bringing about an upturn in form following a lacklustre 2015-1...More..

Miami Open: Andy Murray pulls out with injured elbow
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Miami Open: Andy Murray pulls out with injured elbow

Not long after that news broke, World No. 1 Andy Murray surprisingly announced his own right elbow injury, making his Miami withdrawal official, though his sounds more like a precaution. Reports claimed that th...More..

Karanka walked away to save Middlesbrough says owner
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Karanka walked away to save Middlesbrough says owner

Antonio Valencia's stoppage-time goal secured all the points for Jose Mourinho's side, but Agnew, in his first match in charge since Aitor Karanka departed, believes that Boro were good enough for at least a ...More..

Roger Federer to face Stan Wawrinka in all-Swiss Indian Wells final
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Roger Federer to face Stan Wawrinka in all-Swiss Indian Wells final

When Federer met Sock at Indian Wells in 2015, the American was ranked only 59. In addition, Federer has yet to lose a set, let alone a single service game. There was a steely response from Carreno Busta at...More..

Memphis Depay sends message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Memphis Depay sends message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Aren't we good enough in the Premier League to have more teams in Europe at this stage? The campaign has been far from a resounding success, however, as United sit sixth in the Premier League heading into Sun...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

No Kane, no problem: Tottenham beats Southampton 2-1 in EPL

It's all pretty respectful in fairness, but no doubt the likes of Heung-Min Son and Dele Alli are already motivated to make sure Kane's absence doesn't hurt the team and the more people doubt Spurs without thei...More..

Dontari Poe flying with the Falcons
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Dontari Poe flying with the Falcons

Unless Poe was willing to leave millions on the table, Miami wasn't a real option. It's also possible the Chiefs first offered Poe the contract they gave to Logan. He's been a pillar of what has been at times o...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Jackson gets rolling as Tar Heels cruise past Tigers

As we mentioned Thursday in our post about the Villanova-Mount St. Mary's game, no. 16 seed has ever beaten a one in the NCAA Tournament. Joel Berry plays. "I'm never a guy to let something like this stop me ...More..

Gonzaga Survived Northwestern With Help From A Blown Call And A Technical
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Gonzaga Survived Northwestern With Help From A Blown Call And A Technical

At the postgame news conference, a moderator read an NCAA statement that declared it a bad call as Collins sat nodding and making facial expressions of disapproval upon hearing the explanation. "I was trying ...More..

Tough away test for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Tough away test for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga

Often praised for doing the dirty, understated work in midfield, Real Madrid's Casemiro is taking on an increasingly influential role for Zinedine Zidane's side and stamped his mark all over Saturday's crucial ...More..

IL confirms the hiring of Brad Underwood
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

IL confirms the hiring of Brad Underwood

Austin, where he went 89-14, won the Southland Conference three times and made three NCAA Tournaments. In his lone season at Oklahoma State, Underwood was 20-13 and his team earned a bid by winning 10 of 11 gam...More..

EPL leader Chelsea beats Stoke 2-1 through late Cahill goal
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

EPL leader Chelsea beats Stoke 2-1 through late Cahill goal

Asked if he thought Stoke had deliberately set out to rile Costa, Conte replied: "I think that it's normal to try to bring a player to be angry and then to react and to commit another foul". Jonathan Walters ...More..

Grayson Allen's transformed into the best sixth man in the US
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Grayson Allen's transformed into the best sixth man in the US

Troy did manage to cut the lead to a mere seven points before the end of the first half, even though the final margin was 87 to 65. BIG DUCKS: Oregon has six players at 6-foot-3 or taller. The win ensures top...More..

SNAPPED: Romelu Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola at Manchester United team hotel
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

SNAPPED: Romelu Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola at Manchester United team hotel

Koeman has often been quite forthright in talking about players' contract situations. Lukaku has spoken regularly about wanting to play in the Champions League and as the Premier League's joint top scorer wit...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Ronald Koeman: 'Everyone loves Romelu Lukaku'

If Lukaku does get his wish to join a bigger club, it could be Everton's emerging young talents who fill his boots and Calvert-Lewin underlined his promise in the ninth minute. "I didn't really know what I wa...More..

NCAA tournament: UC Davis' Chima Moneke spans globe
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

NCAA tournament: UC Davis' Chima Moneke spans globe

The Jayhawks said Thursday that a week off was far too much time , and they all seemed eager to get back onto the court. "We've got to pick up speed and keep building off what we did this year". Elsewhere, Jac...More..