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Kansas, Purdue plan to make for a stylish Sweet 16 matchup

No one knew at the time that it would lead to three consecutive blowout victories and make Kansas the first team since UConn in 1995 to top 90 points in three consecutive NCAA Tournament games , but, to a man, the Jayhawks seemed to clearly understand that their season-long trend of playing tight games down to the wire would not cut it in the Big Dance.

Why Fifa Will Pay Seamus Coleman's Everton Wages After Leg Break

O'Neill refused to be drawn into criticism of Neil Taylor and Gareth Bale - who only a minute before Taylor's red card left a mark on John O'Shea with a unsafe lunging tackle - only describing the challenges as "very poor". "It's a major blow for the player but also his family, he had people at the game and watching that". I was just talking to Seamus, teaching him how to breathe through it.' He remembered it all.

Michael Porter Jr., the nation's top basketball prospect, commits to Missouri

In Jordan's article, Porter Jr.is quoted as saying Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin , who recently resigned from California, offered a position to Porter Sr. Following the dismissal of Huskie coach Lorenzo Romar , Washington released Michael Porter Junior Thursday from his national letter of intent. This is huge boost for a Mizzou program coming off an 8-24 season that saw them finish last in the SEC.

Vesnina Fends Off Federer, BNP Paribas Open Trophy Thief

If the world number six could pick up his third title this year he could climb as high as fourth in the world. In the Spaniard's next service game, Wawrinka raced ahead 15-40 and this time would not be denied, converting the first break point to take a 5-3 lead.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM; PM Narendra Modi stresses development

Suspense continued about BJP's chief ministerial pick in Uttar Pradesh as newly-elected MLAs are all set to meet here today to elect the leader, with Union Minister Manoj Sinha among the frontrunners. Announcing the decision after a meeting of legislators in Lucknow, Union Urban Development Minister and Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that the UP result was a "watershed moment" in the history of BJP.

A week of celebrating the King awaits at Bay Hill

Hoffman, the overnight leader entering the weekend, made birdie on No. 18 to finish with a 1-under 71 on a day which featured several low rounds from some of the usual suspects. "To keep his legacy going and his event would be something special". Fowler, the world number nine, picked up four more strokes - while also saving his par from the water at 11, pants rolled up to the knees - and then landing an Eagle put on the par-five 16th.

BOZICH | Coach says MI has to make 10 threes to beat Louis

Miami is one of the better defensive teams in the country, holding opponents to 63.7 points per game, but the Hurricanes also struggle to score at times , failing to reach 65 points in their last six contests. Izzo said his young team might still have its best basketball ahead of it this season. The first half started unusual and a little ominous as Evans turned the ball over on the first two Cowboy possessions.

'I'm very excited' - Federer relishing Nadal blockbuster

For the first time ever, modern-day tennis greats Nadal, Federer and Novak Djokovic have all been drawn in the same quarter of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event. "Amazing, incredible draw", said world number one and top seed Andy Murray, who has the luxury of analyzing it from a safe spot on the opposite end of the bracket.

Pakistan announces squad for West Indies tour, Kamran, Shehzad back

Pakistan's bygone cricketers Kamran Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad on Wednesday made a comeback to the limited-overs' squads for the upcoming West Indies tour. Ahmad Shahzad and Kamran Akmal have made a comeback in the team, while Azhar Ali can not be part of team due to bad performance, Inzamam said. There is no place for former ODI skipper Azhar Ali, though, as he continues to be overlooked, meaning wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed will lead the side in both formats.

Peyton Manning offers thoughts on 'Hall of Fame' teammate DeMarcus Ware

Ware was exactly the mentor that Miller needed at the flawless time in his life, and the move to bring him to Denver was one of the best John Elway has ever made. "Like, I don't have to come in every day and make an announcement". He was the best player on one of the league's most storied teams for more than a decade, an unflinching pillar during what was occasionally a trying time in Cowboys history.

The teams: Chelsea v Manchester United

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended and injuries to Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney, Rashford's illness meant Jose Mourinho might have been deprived of a recognised striker at his former stomping ground of Stamford Bridge. While Marcus Rojo, Chris Smalling, Bailly and Antonio Valencia would make the defence and De Gea in between the sticks. United looked to be in control of the early exchanges until Herrera was sent for with his second booking of the night.

Marouane Fellaini: 'Manchester United will show quality against Chelsea'

But Chelsea look unbeatable at the moment and it'll take some doing to knock them out of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho will be desperate to avenge the 4-0 drubbing inflicted on United by Chelsea in the league back in October.

Rooney misses out but Mkhitaryan back for Rostov trip

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set up Henrikh Mkhitaryan to slot home a vital away goal in the first half before a defensive calamity from Phil Jones allowed Aleksandr Bukharov to give Ivan Daniliants' side a lifeline in the tie shortly after the break.

Cal Bears Hold on, Win in Pac-12 Tournament's First Round

Oleka added a team-high 13 rebounds for his 16th career double-double, the most of any Sun Devil in the Pac-12/Pac-12 era. Next up: OR will face the victor of the Utah/Cal game Friday at 6 p.m. "It was a tribute to how It was a tribute to how they've been competing and battling this whole Pac-12 season". Utah, the fourth seed, is 11-7 in the conference this season.

Brandon Marshall Agrees To Two-Year Deal With The Giants

Marshall is set to join the New York Giants on a two-year, $12 million contract, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter . Marshall's numbers took a hit last season, but they were still pretty good considering the quarterbacks he was playing with.

No new injuries for Everton, but Spurs have key concerns

Most of the attention ahead of the game is on the head-to-head battle between the Premier League's leading goal scorers Romelu Lukaku and Kane. This translates into the Spurs star affecting a scoreline every 82 minutes, while the Belgian takes a little over 100.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's incredible clearances, counter attack and goal vs Southampton

The day I don't get emotional when I win is the day to go home", he said . "I've seen it over the years at United, they need players that have huge personality and character". "I was not anxious about age because I know what I am able to do". I wanted to win a major trophy at every club. "When you bring in a manager like this, you know what you get and, when you bring me, you know what you get".

Kyle Lowry dealing with wrist injury, could miss extended time

The Raptors will certainly miss Lowry as they vie for one of the top spots in the East. The Raptors announced on Twitter that Lowry would undergo surgery on Tuesday morning on his right wrist to remove "loose bodies". DeRozan's now fifth in the National Basketball Association in scoring this season, averaging 27.7 points per game. They face Eastern Conference rival Washington Wizards, who are ahead of the Raptors in the standings because of a slightly better winning percentage, in ...

Chandler Jones franchise tagged Monday

Jones was brought to Arizona in March of a year ago in a trade where he came to the desert, while guard Jonathan Cooper and a draft pick went to the New England Patriots. Coach Bruce Arians made it clear how important retaining Jones was after the regular season ended, saying there was no way the team would allow him to hit the open market.

Marcus Rashford: My thoughts on Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup showdown

We're on a good run of form and so are they, so I think it'll be a good game. Fortune believes Rashford should take it as a compliment that Mourinho has been willing to accommodate him in his side, but he must remain patient to get his opportunity down the middle as he still has a lot to learn going forward.

FA Cup 2016/17: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Manchester United, 5 Talking Points

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to score the victor as they recovered from an early deficit to beat Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers 2-1 away in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday. Those differences stressed, he then added: "The match is in one month's time". I don't want to think about it. Mourinho was delighted with the traveling United support and can be seen gesturing to Ibrahimovic and his players to thank their fans.

Georges St-Pierre officially back in UFC with new multifight deal

GSP's last bout came in late 2013, when he beat Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 to extend his winning streak to 12 fights. "It could be the victor (of the March 4 welterweight title fight) between Tyron Woodley and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, or it could be (middleweight champion) Michael Bisping ", White said.

Mattingly shields Marlins from Loria rumors

Preibus reportedly has received a signoff from Trump for the post . Jared Kushner is married to Ivanka Trump and serves as a special adviser to President Trump. Meyer said . This is the first time anyone from the Kushners or the Marlins has publicly acknowledged the negotiations. That team was in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Lands Top 20 Recruit Trae Young

He's going to give me a lot of freedom, but also teach me the game and expand my knowledge of the game". "This has just been home". Young opted to stay home and commit to the Sooners, picking Oklahoma over Kansas and Oklahoma State. "He lets his guards play the way I want to play". He said he was in "a place of peace" with his decision, and called OU that place of peace. He has a close relationship with Josh and Jalen Crutchfield, sons of Oklahoma assistant coach Chris Crutchfield.

Mike Ilitch paid for Rosa Parks' rent for more than 10 years

The Blues almost took a 2-0 lead late in the second period when Paajarvi broke through the Red Wings defense, but Mrazek jammed his pads together to keep the puck out of the five-hole. Speaking with CNN , Keith credited that to Ilitch and his family. "This is just the beginning. On the other hand, a lot of people raised eyebrows at his insistence on taxpayer support of his stadium projects".