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Sports Zags beat UNCG in first game of the tournament
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Prediction: Gonzaga as a four seed after winning 30 games isn't fair for the rest of the bracket, including UNC Greensboro. Marvin Smith got a good look at a possible game-tying 3 with 12 seconds left that went halfway down and out. UNCG. Johnathan Williams led GU with 19 points and 13 rebounds for his 15th double-double of the season. That's a formula for an upset, especially when UNC-Greensboro sophomore forward James Dickey (10 points) got going late.

Sports March Madness Recap: Arizona State vs Syracuse Betting Odds
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He, too, was back for the regular season's final two games after the NCAA granted Arizona's appeal that it was the reappearance of a trace amount of the same substance from the previous year's failed test. Past year he picked the North Carolina men and UConn women to win, and at least the Tar Heels obliged. Texas Southern was here in 2014. One of the historically black colleges will get their first tournament.

Sports Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League
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But the Egypt global, joint-top scorer in the league this season, was speedy to show off about Liverpool's place in the quarter-finals. Liverpool last won the Champions League in the 2004-05 season, beating AC Milan on penalties following a 3-3 draw after extra time.

Sports Aggressive Jets Fly Into Free Agency With A Flurry
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With Drew Brees , Kirk Cousins , Case Keenum and Sam Bradford effectively off the market, the Jets are prepared to roll the dice on former Vikings signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater . And if the Jets signed Cousins, maybe McCown wouldn't have re-signed. The NFL seems to be moving away from the traditional pocket passer, so if he can return to form despite the injured knee, Bridgewater fits the new prototype.

Sports Lions give up on Ebron
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Previous year with the Lions he had six tackles along with six special teams tackles and caught his first touchdown on a one-yard pass in Baltimore. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team has been unable to find a trade partner for Ebron and will instead give him his outright release after four seasons in Detroit.

Sports Baseball Player Caught Beating Girlfriend On Stadium Surveillance
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Vasquez went on to sign a contract with the Lancaster Barnstormers , an independent minor league team with the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. "The video looks bad - and that's how every domestic violence case looks, and it's unfortunate and it's sad and I wish we didn't have this issue, but we're going to do what we need to do to try to fix the problem".

Sports England 'Desperate' To Attend World Cup Despite Russia Tensions
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Meanwhile, Southgate was handed a significant fitness boost ahead of the squad announcement as he discovered Harry Kane is virtually certain to be fit for the World Cup . Stoke City's Jack Butland and Jordan Pickford of Everton are also options between the posts, and Southgate conceded that Hart's position is no longer secure as he runs the rule over his squad with the World Cup in Russian Federation on the horizon.

Sports Jake Arrieta expects to be ready for start of Phillies season
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It compared the potential move to when the Chicago Cubs , Arrieta's former team, made when they acquired Jon Lester, a comparison that has picked up amongst fans and reporters. "Obviously, I haven't been in a game yet, but I'm a quick learner and I like my chances", Arrieta said. "I'm excited", Hoskins said. "It's a business.

Sports Miami Dolphins expected to release Ndamukong Suh
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Suh was halfway through the $114 million, six-year deal he signed when he joined the Dolphins in 2015. And there's no way we can possibly talk about a veteran big-name player at the end of his career without talking about the Patriots. So where might the defensive tackle who was scheduled to carry a $26.1 million cap hit in 2018 land in the coming days? He offers a career resume of 420 tackles, 51.5 sacks, 28 passes defensed and four forced fumbles over eight National Football League ...

Sports Jonathan Stewart: Lands deal with Giants
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He thought there were plenty of opportunities, so I took three trips - Seattle, Detroit and NY and from there, you know how it went down (laughs). "It was very special", Stewart said of the Carolina culture during a conference call on Wednesday.

Sports Star Lotulelei will sign with Buffalo Bills — NFL free agency
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Lotulelei will be reunited with former Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, who led Buffalo to its first playoff appearance since the 1999 season in 2017. Lotulelei, a 310-pound interior defensive lineman, would help fill a major need in the middle of the Bills' defense. Like I said, I'm not anxious about it.

Sports Ravens Sign Speedy Wide Receiver John Brown
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The faces in the wide receiver room did change, as Newsome suggested a month ago, but you can't say the Ravens definitively got better. Former Indianapolis Colts receiver Donte Moncrief, who was rumored to be on the Ravens' radar, is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to reports.

Sports Pep would make United as good as Man City - Wright
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The race to sign Fred in the summer seems to be setting up nicely now, and Manchester United will surely take heart from Palkin's comments. "For weeks, Manchester City fans have been saying that the opportunity of winning the Premier League title against Manchester United would be too good to be true", Mooney writes .

Sports Carragher suspended as Sky Sports pundit over spitting incident
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The ex-England and Liverpool defender was filmed spitting through the window of his Range Rover at a 14-year-old girl and her dad. Mail on Sunday Chief Sports Writer, Oliver Holt also pleaded for Carragher. Sky Sports insisted that the commentator was fully responsible for this incident, noting " We will ensure he gets the help he needs to guarantee something like this never happens again".

Sports NCAA Tournament 2018: Buying or Selling Top Contenders in the Men's Field
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The All-ACC Freshman Team honoree averaged 9.2 points and 3.5 rebounds this season, proving to be a physical and vital defensive force for the best team in college basketball. The Retrievers relied heavily on the production of Jairus Lyles and he responded with a game high 27 points on 10-23 including 5-7 from long range.

Sports Buffalo Bills sign QB AJ McCarron
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In February, McCarron was granted the right to become an unrestricted free agent in March in an arbitration ruling regarding his National Football League service time. McCarron, 27, entered the free agent market eager to land a starting job. The former Alabama quarterback showed promise during some starts in 2015 when he went 79 of 119 (66.4 percent) for 854 yards and six touchdown passes.

Sports Eddie Jones Responds After Scummy Irish Slur Video Emerges
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Jones made the comments, seemingly in jest, during a speaking engagement for Fuso, a truck manufacturer part-owned by RFU sponsors Mitsubishi, in July a year ago. Are there any Welsh people here?' he asked. "So it is this little shit place that has got three million people". That's our responsibility and my coaching is not good enough.

Sports Roger Federer Sets Up Hyeon Chung Clash, Addresses Djokovic Similarities
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Federer, who also won at Rotterdam in February, is gunning for a record sixth Indian Wells title. "We'll see how long it lasts really". Fritz had a chance to serve out the second set at 5-4 and couldn't do it, but he saved a match point down 6-5 in the tiebreaker before trying it up and letting out a yell.

Sports Klay Thompson out for at least four games with sprained right thumb
Author: 0 Klay Thompson out for at least four games with sprained right thumb

Thompson is averaging 30.3 FanDuel points with 19.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. Skipping that game would give Curry three more days of rest before the Warriors face the Hawks on March 23 (Mar. As of Wednesday morning, Thompson remains questionable for the night's matchup with the Lakers , but that's a downgrade from his initial listing, and it seems rather likely that he'll end up being held out.

Sports Russell Westbrook makes history in Thunder win
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The Thunder eventually closed out a 119-107 victory. Only Oscar Robertson (277 games) and Magic Johnson (656) got to No. 100 quicker than Westbrook, who accomplished the feat in his 736th contest. Paul George added 12 points, but had to leave the game in the third quarter when he landed hard on his left side. - Unsurprisingly, 82 per cent of the time Westbrook has notched a triple-double, Oklahoma City have won the game.

Sports Extra innings to start with runner at 2nd base in minors
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Mound visits are limited based on the classification, but Triple-A affiliates like the Gwinnett Stripers will be limited to six visits per game, the same amount the Major League Baseball is limited to starting this season. When runners are on, pitchers will still enjoy the full 20-second clock first instituted in the minors in 2015. Also, an extra visit will be allowed for each extra inning .

Sports Search for pilot after Navy jet crashes off Key West
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Two crew members were on board and ejected. According to WSVN-TV, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the jet came down in the area of Boca Chica Key near the Naval Air Station Key West. The US Nvay is yet to release any information about pilots, whose condition is unknown. The plane, part of Virginia-based Strike Fighter Squadron 213 , burst into flames before crashing into the water, witnesses say.

Sports Follow Tiger Woods's first round
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Just keep making incremental improvements. each and every week, I've learnt from what I've done and more importantly I'm learning my body. I'm learning how I can swing it and not swing it. So I said after the practice round at Torrey Pines this year on Tuesday that, I said, he's going to win this year, I don't know when it was, but he nearly did it at Valspar, which is pretty awesome".

Sports Obama tabs Michigan State to win NCAA tourney
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Obama also dropped his bracket for the women's NCAA Tournament as well. Comprising Obama's Final Four on the men's side are Michigan State, Virginia, Villanova and North Carolina. 6 seed. On the women's side, Obama has the unbeaten Huskies, the overall No 1 seed, defeating Saint Francis, Quinnipiac, Duke , and SC to reach the Final Four along with Louisville, Notre Dame and Mississippi State.

Sports Kirk Cousins arrives to meet with Vikings
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While Kirk Cousins' agent said, "No final decisions have been made", the Vikings had on the table a three-year, $84 million contract that was fully guaranteed , would make him the highest-paid quarterback in the National Football League and seemed too lucrative to turn down.

Sports Saints add to depth in the secondary with signing of Patrick Robinson
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According to ESPN, the four-year deal includes a $5 million signing bonus, $10 million in guaranteed money and could be worth up to $20 million over the life of the deal. Robinson heads to another solid defense who could use his services in the nickel, where he thrived with the Eagles. That improved defense helped New Orleans get back in the playoffs after going 7-9 three straight years.

Sports Toys R Us jobs to go as it confirms 'controlled store closures'
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The company appointed administrators last month to run the business, and no buyer has since come forward to rescue Toys R Us' in the UK. A total of 67 staff at the company's head office in Maidenhead have now been made redundant and 25 stores have either closed in recent days or are due to close by tomorrow.

Sports Cardinals release Tyrann Mathieu
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Unfortunately, good things in the National Football League must come to an end in some occasions, and after failing to figure out a way to re-do his current deal, Arizona decided on Wednesday to move on from their defensive superstar with a release.

Sports Things Chelsea must do to beat Barcelona
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With Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez left to their own devices up front, Barcelona's midfield has become more conscientious and its back-line harder to breach. It's really unfortunate that they didn't win the home leg, because they certainly were deserving. And Guardiola said at the time: "It is no consolation for the fans, but the players are destroyed".

Sports Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder expected to sign with Giants
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Those reasons are more akin to a Brinks truck, rather than a snow plow. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the deal is expected to be worth $60 million for four years. As with Butler, Lewis also felt some discontent toward the Patriots after he started the season fourth on the running back depth chart and then played only 21 snaps in the Super Bowl.

Sports How to Watch Besiktas vs. Bayern Munich
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Sandro Wagner , though, restored Bayern's two-goal cushion with his first strike in the competition in the 84th minute. Bayern Munich have won their last five Champions League games, the longest current run in the competition. Wagner, who joined Bayern in the January transfer window, has already scored in the Champions League qualifying rounds for Hoffenheim this season as well as in the Europa League.

Sports Rain Ends Tonight; A Cool And Windy Monday Ahead
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Chilly again this week: If the chance of flurries isn't a solid enough reminder that it's still winter, then the cold coming in this week will be! The breezes will be a factor once again WNW 10-20 miles per hour making it feel colder all day.

Sports Marquette will face Dayton in 2018 NCAA Championship
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UConn has made the Elite Eight 12 straight times and is striving for a record 12th national championship. They were the first school to win both the men's and women's tournament in the same year since. Georgia might have been the last team to get home-court advantage for the first two rounds, as top-four seeds do. "Geography is one of our principals when it comes to placing teams in the bracket", Bennett said.

Sports Jerick McKinnon headed to the Bay Area to join the 49ers
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His athleticism, intelligence and attitude are a flawless fit for our scheme. After it was reported that Carlos Hyde will sign with the Browns on a three-year deal, the 49ers agreed to sign running back Jerick McKinnon to a four-year deal worth $30 million, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .

Sports WTA INDIAN WELLS - Venus, Halep and Pliskova march to the quarters
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Serena said she is still easing her way back into match fitness. 'It was not an easy match to figure out.She has everything in her game. "I really didn't know her game". The victory for 37-year-old Venus was the 12th in 29 face-offs. But for some it brought closure to the once testy relationship between Indian Wells and the sisters who hail from the Los Angeles suburb of Compton.