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NCAA Tournament 2018: 5 best potential Final Four matchups NCAA Tournament 2018: 5 best potential Final Four matchups
- March 21, 2018

When No. 1 seed Xavier was bounced, too. G Zhaire Smith (2) of the Texas Tech Red Raiders drives to the basket during the NCAA Div I Men's Championship Second Round basketball game between Florida and Texas Tech on March 17, 2018 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. (more...)
Brooks Koepka to miss Masters with ongoing wrist injury Brooks Koepka to miss Masters with ongoing wrist injury
- March 21, 2018

The four-time major championship victor and 2015-2016 FedExCup champion, will be making his eighth start in the Wells Fargo Championship. They can withdraw from the tournament at any time. However, unfortunately for the 27-year-old, the race against time to be fit for April 5 has been lost, with medical advisors informing him that he will not be 100% right for the historic event in Georgia. (more...)
Sean Miller has had contact with Pitt regarding coaching job Sean Miller has had contact with Pitt regarding coaching job
- March 21, 2018

Could Arizona Wildcat coach Sean Miller be on his way out? Pitt's coaching job is vacant after the school fired Kevin Stallings after two seasons. Publicly, Miller has indicated no interest in leaving Arizona, a scenario that became the subject of speculation among fans and media as this most recent scandal-tinged season played out and eventually ended in a first-round Wildcats loss in the NCAA Tournament. (more...)
Manchester United extend Young's deal by a year
- March 21, 2018

Per BBC Radio 5 Live (via the Mirror's Thomas Bristow ), Young perhaps hinted there could be a problem with Shaw's work ethic, but he talked up his fellow Englishman's potential to become a world-class player: "Obviously he's a player that wants to do well, I want to see him doing well". (more...)
Martial agent offers no assurances over United future Martial agent offers no assurances over United future
- March 21, 2018

Reports emerged of a meeting between Juve officials and Doyen Sports to discuss the 22-year-old moving to Turin in the next transfer window. Much to the distaste of Manchester United fans, Anthony Martial's future is once again being talked about, all stemming from an RMC Sport article from around a month ago claiming talks between the club and the player over a contract extension were going nowhere. (more...)
Jets' QB whirlwind begins with their eyes fixed on Sam Darnold Jets' QB whirlwind begins with their eyes fixed on Sam Darnold
- March 21, 2018

Williams . There is certainly an element of intrigue surrounding Darnold's Pro Day because the USC quarterback did not throw at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this month. He's a strong bet to be taken No. 1 overall by the Browns, but it should come as no surprise that the Jets are doing their homework on him. The Giants also worked out Rosen privately on Tuesday , per Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports. (more...)
All-City Boys Basketball Team shows some serious talent All-City Boys Basketball Team shows some serious talent
- March 21, 2018

Michael Forrest had a simple approach to his senior season. Whitaker average more than 17 points, three assists and three rebounds per game this year as a senior. Hoff also placed sixth at the section meet in the 800-meter run. Smith said he and the Kahoks are in a building mode to be ready for what's to come. (more...)
Browns, Giants conduct private workouts with UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen Browns, Giants conduct private workouts with UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen
- March 21, 2018

It's not likely Rosen will still be available when the Bills are picking at No. 12 in the first round. The Bills are in a bad position if they hope to draft one of this year's top quarterbacks with their first pick at No. Cleveland owns the No. 1 and No. 4 overall picks in the draft. AJ McCarron and Nathan Peterman, who have five combined National Football League starts, are the top two quarterbacks on the team's roster. (more...)
Air India Pilots Pay Hikes Air India Pilots Pay Hikes
- March 21, 2018

The government is trying to rescue Air India from its massive debts through disinvestment, it has been reported that the state-run airline is set to promote hundreds of employees with a hefty pay hike. Though Air India is saddled with huge debt, acquiring the airline can help boost the buyer's footprint in India, the world's fastest growing aviation market, and will give the buyer access to so-called bilateral rights. (more...)
NFL expanding television coverage for 2018 NFL Draft NFL expanding television coverage for 2018 NFL Draft
- March 21, 2018

The moves, which also include 26 consecutive hours of Draft coverage on ESPN leading up to Round 1, underscores the importance ESPN places on the NFL Draft , which has been a reliable ratings performer in the almost four decades that ESPN has carried the event. (more...)
Thunderstorm helps West Indies qualify for World Cup 2019 Thunderstorm helps West Indies qualify for World Cup 2019
- March 21, 2018

Scotland , chasing 199 for a place in the World Cup, were 125 for five in 35.2 overs when a heavy downpour prevented further play in the match. The host nation can secure it with victory over United Arab Emirates on Thursday. To make matters worse for Scotland , Richie Berrington had been given out lbw to a ball that appeared to be going down the leg side a few overs before the rain started to fall. (more...)
Relegation-threatened Reading sack manager Jaap Stam Relegation-threatened Reading sack manager Jaap Stam
- March 21, 2018

Stam's appointment by the Championship club marked his first managerial job, having previously been an assistant at FC Zwolle and Ajax. " Reading football club announce that Jaap Stam has left his position as manager of the club with immediate effect", read a statement on the club's official website. (more...)
World Cup match ball out of this world World Cup match ball out of this world
- March 21, 2018

The spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, were killed on March 4 after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. The Tory further warned that England fans will not be safe travelling to the World Cup. England fans could be told not to travel to the Russian Federation for the Fifa World Cup this summer, Boris Johnson has suggested as he compared Vladimir Putin hosting the competition to Hitler presiding over the 1936 Olympics. (more...)
Indianapolis 500 shifts lanes to NBC Indianapolis 500 shifts lanes to NBC
- March 21, 2018

So, the new deal will allow IndyCar to use the Indianapolis 500 , to promote the series' other events. Sports has secured the rights to the Indianapolis 500 auto race as part of a new, multi-year, multi-platform rights agreement with Indycar. (more...)
Ashley Young Talks Up Luke Shaw Potential Amid Manchester United Exit Rumours Ashley Young Talks Up Luke Shaw Potential Amid Manchester United Exit Rumours
- March 21, 2018

Mourinho has often declared his admiration for Tottenham left back Danny Rose and will glady make an offer for him should Shaw leaves. He's shown enough potential to be England's first choice left-back but it has been a long time since he's reached those heights, so he's got a lot of work to do in terms of getting games and being talked about at global level again. (more...)
Spanish authorities want Xabi Alonso jailed five years Spanish authorities want Xabi Alonso jailed five years
- March 21, 2018

Prosecutors on Wednesday also sought prison sentences, fines and restitutions for Alonso's financial adviser, Ivan Zaldua Azcuenaga, and the administrator of his shell company, Ignasi Maestre Casanova. The Madrid court in charge of the investigation reopended the case at the end of 2017 after the judges on appeal found the facts alleged against Alonso were "sufficiently substantiated". (more...)
WADA Complains Russia Making Slow Progress In Doping Probe WADA Complains Russia Making Slow Progress In Doping Probe
- March 21, 2018

The independent report commissioned by the agency unmasked a mass doping programme in place between 2011 and 2015 sponsored by the Russian state. A month after the Winter Olympics took place without a full Russian team, part of the country's punishment for past doping offences, Putin said the Foreign Ministry should try to alter the key treaty underpinning anti-doping work worldwide. (more...)
Manchester United considering handing out song sheets to improve Old Trafford atmosphere Manchester United considering handing out song sheets to improve Old Trafford atmosphere
- March 21, 2018

Boss Jose Mourinho has been critical of the noise levels inside the 75,643 capacity stadium, branding it "quiet" following their 2-0 win against Huddersfield . Another option is to have the lyrics to the songs printed in the match-day programme or posting them on the club's website so that fans who attend fewer games know the words before they get to the stadium. (more...)
Vikings re-signing kicker Kai Forbath after clutch kicks Vikings re-signing kicker Kai Forbath after clutch kicks
- March 21, 2018

Forbath, who became a free agent last week, connected on a career-high 32 field-goal attempts last season - including six from at least 50 yards. Forbath came through on a handful of pressure kicks this past season - such as the game victor in Chicago, six field goals against Baltimore, a 53-yarder in Washington and an impressive 49-yard field goal in the freezing temperatures against Green Bay in Week 15. (more...)
Rory Best: Grand Slam-Winning Captain Signs IRFU Contract Extension Rory Best: Grand Slam-Winning Captain Signs IRFU Contract Extension
- March 21, 2018

Since taking over as captain, Ireland have also recorded a first ever win over New Zealand as well as a maiden win on South African soil, having beaten the Springboks on last year's summer tour. "He is an important member of the Ireland leadership group and we are delighted that he will continue to play a central role in Irish Rugby". Kearney has accumulated 83 caps since making his debut in 2007 and started every match of the 2018 campaign, culminating in an outstanding performance ... (more...)
Detroit Lions to sign tight end Luke Willson Detroit Lions to sign tight end Luke Willson
- March 21, 2018

Detroit was Willson's most recent visit, on Saturday. He spent most of the last five years serving as Seattle's No. 2 tight end. Don't be surprised if he and wide receiver Golden Tate, his Seahawks teammate when Willson was a rookie, reunite on the Lions this week. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Says He's Applying For MMA License Floyd Mayweather Says He's Applying For MMA License
- March 21, 2018

Floyd Mayweather , left, and Conor McGregor salute the crowd at the post fight press conference on Saturday, Aug 26, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas. "His form is outrageous", Real defender Nacho said. It is not like other games. But that was strange. The Westgate SuperBook installed McGregor as -1,000 favorite Monday over Mayweather, who opened as a +650 underdog. (more...)
Should Spurs be wary of Malcom move after comments from Bayern's Heynckes? Should Spurs be wary of Malcom move after comments from Bayern's Heynckes?
- March 21, 2018

Malcom has been with Bordeaux since leaving Corinthians in January 2016, becoming one of the standout players in Ligue 1 despite still being just 21. Asked whether he had come to the definitive decision to leave Bordeaux, he replied: "I think that time has come". I want to thank Bordeaux for everything. (more...)
Everton and Tottenham could offer Luke Shaw way out of Manchester United Everton and Tottenham could offer Luke Shaw way out of Manchester United
- March 21, 2018

The lack of regular game time has seen him being linked with a move away from Old Trafford in the past, but he has dismissed speculation and made it clear that he wants to fight for his place in the first-team. "Having worked with Pochettino before and spoken highly of him, it would seem obvious for him to go to Tottenham with Danny Rose potentially going the opposite way as he is obviously desperate to get back up north", said Le Tissier. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann makes SHOCK transfer confession Antoine Griezmann makes SHOCK transfer confession
- March 21, 2018

Jose Mourinho is unlikely to go back in for Griezmann after the arrival of Alexis Sanchez, with his defence and midfield more likely to see incoming players. "I have told my sister [Maud, who represents him] that, whether I stay or don't stay, it has to be sorted out before". Griezmann scored 26 times in 53 competitive appearances for Atletico last season, but managed only seven in the first half of this season. (more...)

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