Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery Friday to fix a torn ligament in his thumb, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. In 54 appearances this season, the pesky defensive guard is averaging 10.2 points, 4.8 assists and 3.5 rebounds over 29.9 minutes per game. In late January, Smart suffered a cut to his right hand as the result of a self-inflicted injury.
After failing to finalize a deal with free agent wide receiver Ryan Grant due to a failed physical, the Baltimore Ravens have now signed a different free agent wide receiver and one who is a former first-round draft pick. In five career games against the Ravens, including the Super Bowl with the San Franciso 49ers, Crabtree has 33 catches for 444 yards and six touchdowns.
Last season, Amendola caught for 659 yards and two touchdowns in 61 receptions as he took the load vacated by the injured Edelman. Amendola goes to the Dolphins amid what's being termed a "culture change" in Miami. Miami traded Landry away to Cleveland and will be replacing him with a guy who had a lot of success with Tom Brady throwing him the ball. Though it'll hard to replace Landry's overall impact, Amendola and Wilson should do a good enough job to smooth out the transition ...
For those who thought Kirk Cousins would be the Minnesota Vikings' one significant free-agent splash, think again. Richardson, the 13th overall pick by the Jets in 2013, was Defensive Rookie of the Year and a Pro Bowler as a sophomore before the wheels started to come off his tenure with Gang Green.
If you're looking for a prior success story with a similar profile to Wichita State , then the 2016 Notre Dame team that advanced to the Elite Eight is the closest thing. Elmore, who's among the nation's top-10 in both points and assists, said Hillbilly Ball is the "most fun style of play in the country". Craft shot just 2-of-12 from the field and Wichita State won, 70-66.
As the Hokies push toward the NCAA Tournament , stay up to date with our email newsletter. Alabama advances to the Round of 32 to take on No.1 seed Villanova on Saturday in PPG Paints Arena. Although the Tide would never relinquish the lead again, VT made some furious attempts. The Wildcats went 0 for 6 from beyond the arc, and were outscored 33-0 from the perimeter in the victory.
Friday at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit . "Just being in the NCAA Tournament is just surreal", Tillman said, "and I'm just so excited for it". Hours after six Big Ten Conference women's basketball programs earned a place in the NCAA Tournament , another four Big Ten schools were chosen to participate in this year's Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), it was announced late Monday evening by the event's organizer, Triple Crown Sports.
Neymar recently posted a picture of himself in a wheelchair after he injured his foot, but the internet did not have any sympathy for him this time. PSG still hopes to get him back before the end of its season. "In my opinion the great players have to play at Real Madrid and I think Neymar will one day play at Real Madrid", Marcelo said . "This man's life can thus be connected to the life that is now being led by me, famed soccer player Neymar".
The Gunners booked their place in the last eight by defeating AC Milan , winning the second leg 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening to seal a 5-1 aggregate victory. The Europa League final is held in Lyon on May 16. I don't know. The Italian players were unhappy with it. "Maybe the favourite is Atletico Madrid ".
A person familiar with the move says Nelson has agreed to a two-year contract after the Raiders spent more than a day meeting with the former Green Bay Packers star. "You've got to figure out if the fit's right for you", Nelson said. But he said he knew of Carr from talking with James Jones, the former Packers receiver who played for one season in Oakland, and current Green Bay receiver DaVante Adams, a teammate of Carr in college at Fresno State.
The idea was initially floated previous year when the House Armed Service Committee, led by Republican Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Democrat Jim Cooper, proposed a new branch of the military called the US Space Corps. But the military itself has resisted, saying it does not need to create another force and its attendant bureaucracy. That said, funding for the Space Corps was left out of a defense policy bill at the end of 2017.
Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno said it would be a "very special match" " Juventus played against Tottenham, which had extraordinary results and was superior, and yet, despite the difficulties, came through". " Football is lovely because anything can happen, especially in these type of games", he said. Sevilla's sporting director Oscar Arias said: "This is very hard.
Here's what the Soccer Saturday pundits had to say. They won two trophies last season and they'll be lucky to get one this year. If United play cautiously and lose against inferior opposition again, the damage inflicted on Mourinho's relationship with the fans may be irreparable.
LeBron James is not afraid of silencing any of his critics and the "King" did just that once again on Thursday night. Despite the game being played at Moda Center in Portland , Oregon, the home crowd immediately erupted following LeBron's monster slam.
And a crucial aspect of Rashford's immediate impact came from the fact Mourinho took him out of the spotlight for some time. Frank de Boer has finally responded to Jose Mourinho's vicious jibes earlier this week, and has delivered the ideal classy comeback to the Manchester United boss.
Pushing the pace and hounding Arizona into submission, 13th-seeded Buffalo pulled off the NCAA Tournament's biggest upset of the opening round, rolling to an 89-68 victory over the fourth-seeded Wildcats in the South Region on Thursday night.
Even though they lost four games in a row at the beginning of February, they finished strong before the NCAA final tournament by three wins in a row in the SEC championship tournament. United Kingdom gained possession. Gilgeous-Alexander and Knox converted their free throws down the stretch and United Kingdom advanced to the next round of the NCAA Tournament.
The other No. 1 seeds are either favorites of at least 20 points ( Virginia ) or do not yet know their opponents ( Villanova , Xavier ). "I'm looking at it like hopefully we're naive enough to just go out there and play and not worry about it, right?" said Lipscomb coach Casey Alexander, who was part of four NCAA Tournament trips as an assistant at Belmont but will have his first as a head coach against UNC.
Having double-faulted to lose his serve at a crucial point in the deciding set, Coric could easily have crumbled. In this Associated Press photo, Chung Hyeon of South Korea hits a shot against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their quarterfinals match at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells , California , on March 15, 2018.
The court's ruling came after Swamy said he had a fundamental right to pray at the controversial site, and that fundamental rights were greater than property rights. The court said that Swamy's petition will now be listed separately as a writ petition alone, and not be converted into an interlocutory application.
Those Cougar squads of 1982-84 were famously dubbed the Phi Slama Jama fraternity, as Guy Lewis' clubs dunked their way to the Final Four in 1982, then the national championship games in 1983 and 1984, both of which they lost. Houston finally started to open things up when it began drawing fouls late in the half. Gray answered with one of his own at the 49-second mark. The Cougars are yielding 65.2 points per game against the opponents.
English Premier League side, Southampton have hired Mark Hughes as a replacement for Mauricio Pellegrino to take charge of the team until the end of the season. Hughes is not new to the Saints, having made 60 appearances as a player near the end of his career. The Welshman - who will reportedly pocket a seven-figure bonus if the Saints stay in the Premier League - is proven in the top flight and is a lot less of a risky appointment in comparison to those previous, especially given the ...
His next opportunity will come with Georgia , as he looks to lead it back to the NCAA tournament after it missed the last three. It won its only Southeastern Conference regular-season championship in 1990. Crean was named Conference USA Coach of the Year in both 2002 and 2003, with Dwyane Wade earning Player of the Year honors in 2003 as well. The school announced the news on Thursday night.
Louis to secure an at-large bid. With the win, Alabama advances to play No. 1 Villanova on Saturday inside PPG Paints Arena. With Collin Sexton struggling in the first half, fellow freshman John Petty picked up some of scoring. Louis. The 6-foot-9 forward didn't miss a step, scoring 10 points on 5 of 5 shooting with five dunks. That included 10 points from junior center Donta Hall, who returned to action after missing one game with a concussion, and nine points from sophomore Dazon ...
However, Messi wasn't going to be denied again. Ronaldo, with 117 goals , is the only other player to reach the century-mark in Europe's elite club competition. The goal was his fastest ever in his professional career for both Barcelona and Argentina. This was made possible after former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas made a costly defensive error.
The Raiders previously expressed interest in Martin when he was first released by the Buccaneers last month, meeting with him at the team's facility. After that season, Martin signed a hefty contract with the Buccaneers reported at five years and $35.75 million. The Raiders are coming off a disappointing season (6-10), but they have plenty of talent.
Co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold were forced to flee their seats on Saturday as fans chanted "sack the board" and "you killed our club". Fans clashed with stewards and there were multiple pitch invasions highlighted (or lowlighted) by Hammers players Mark Noble and James Collins coming together with protesting fans.
It remains unclear whether Gayle Benson still needs approval from both sports leagues before ownership can formally change hands. The Saints , via social media, made it clear that Gayle Benson is the Saints' owner. Then he studied business and accounting at Loyola University in New Orleans, went to work as a bookkeeper for Cathey Chevrolet Co., and was sent to San Antonio as a 29-year-old in 1956 to manage a Chevrolet dealership as a junior partner.
The Ramblers did not have the lead in the second half until that final basket and trailed the Hurricanes by as many as seven points, but kept the game close all afternoon. As you'd expect, the crowd went nuts. The Ramblers had four players score in double digits in the South Region victory, led by Clayton Custer's 14 points, followed by Ingram with 13 points.
Jennifer McKnight testified about her loss Thursday during the sentencing hearing for 56-year-old Ronald Gasser . Gasser, 56, was convicted of manslaughter in January after a jury found him guilty of shooting McKnight three times with a.40-caliber semi-automatic handgun on December 1, 2016 in the Terrytown suburb of New Orleans.
As a result, he dropped to the sixth round while the other was taken by New England with the 27th overall pick in the first round. If they didn't, he would have became a free agent and he also would have been able to sign a new deal, and the one he has now is very team-friendly.
The forward, who was unable to complete the 90 minutes against Bournemouth in Sunday's 4-1 win after injuring his ankle, is still using crutches and wearing a protective boot. Alli, who scored 22 goals in all competitions for Tottenham last season, has 10 this time, including two in the 3-1 Champions League win over Real Madrid last November.
As part of the trade Thursday, Miami swapped seventh-round draft picks with San Francisco. CORRECTION: An earlier version of this said the Dolphins had released Pouncey, that has not yet been confirmed but is expected. Sitton became a free agent when the Chicago Bears declined an $8m option for 2018. Pouncey was signed through the 2020 season as part of a five-year contract extension he inked in 2015.
Wales are set to travel to the China Cup to face China and one of Uruguay and the Czech Republic. Bodin, 25, has previously represented Wales at Under-21, Under-19 and Under-17 level but this is his first time in the senior squad. Strudwick, who takes on the role of head of performance, has also worked at United and with the England national team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil .
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.