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Sports Martin surpasses 2000 career points as Butler defeats Arkansas 79-62
Author: 0 Martin surpasses 2000 career points as Butler defeats Arkansas 79-62

Even with Gafford manning the middle, the Razorbacks have struggled on the defensive end throughout the entire season. "They pretty much humiliated me out there", Gafford said. "I think the fans are the winners". "Butler is the team that has multiple guys that can handle the ball", Anderson said. They're a really good, really talented team.

Author: 0 MMA DFS Playbook: UFC Fight Night 127 - Werdum vs. Volkov

In the main bout, surging heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov knocked out former champion Fabricio Werdum with a lovely combo of uppercuts and ground punches. The fight stalemated with both fighters beginning to exhaust, and Werdum's eyes began to swell shut about halfway through the round. My opponent Fabricio Werdum is a great guy, a legend of our sport, but I'm coming right now.

Sports Machine Mohamed Salah inspires Liverpool rout of Watford
Author: 0 Machine Mohamed Salah inspires Liverpool rout of Watford

Mohamed Salah was as humble as ever after enjoying a glorious night at Anfield, netting four goals in Liverpool's 5-0 hammering of Watford in the Premier League on Saturday. "That's how football should be, so I'm really happy with the performance". The last player I know that had the same influence on a team performance [as Messi] was Diego Maradona, I think.

Sports PNB Fraud: Another fraud detected at Brady House
Author: 0 PNB Fraud: Another fraud detected at Brady House

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Thursday has exposed another fraud case at a Mumbai branch, which is at the centre of around Rs 9.9 crore swindle, according to a complaint with the police. Each bank has already scanned their credit-guarantee transactions involving letters of undertaking and found all to be genuine except those already reported, the group of bankers told a news conference in New Delhi .

Sports West Brom 10 points adrift after losing 2-1 to Bournemouth
Author: 0 West Brom 10 points adrift after losing 2-1 to Bournemouth

The Baggies looked to heading for their first Premier League victory in eight matches when Jay Rodriguez put them in front four minutes after the break. Stanislas curled home the 88th-minute victor from a free kick after Ibe levelled the scores 11 minutes earlier with a shot that deceived West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster .

Sports All England Open: Sindhu enters semi-final after thrilling win
Author: 0 All England Open: Sindhu enters semi-final after thrilling win

India chief coach Pullela Gopichand said he was happy to see Sindhu upset Okuhara today in another pulsating contest. Sindhu looked more focused in the decider as she pumped herself with each point, moving to a 3-0 lead. Olympian P V Sindhu and ace shuttler H S Prannoy will aim to seal their places in the semi-finals of the All England Championship when they take on their respective opponents here on Friday.

Sports Ex-NBA Player-Arrest,1st Ld-Writethru, US
Author: 0 Ex-NBA Player-Arrest,1st Ld-Writethru, US

When the owner knocked on the door, the person inside told him to "fu- off", according to the report . Aberdeen Police was called by the owner due to the abusive response from inside the room. Davis was arrested and later indicted on seven counts of drug possession and distribution. He is scheduled to appear in court in April, according to Kuebler.

Sports Daria Kasatkina outlasts Venus Williams to advance to Indian Wells final
Author: 0 Daria Kasatkina outlasts Venus Williams to advance to Indian Wells final

While Osaka barely broke a sweat in her 64 minute victory, it was a different story for Kasatkina, who emerged the victor after a marathon 4-6 6-4 7-5 battle against Williams. "You're just staying on the return, and you're like, 'Come on, maybe it's the moment of your life'". When asked to describe what her biggest strength is, Kasatkina says it is her fighting spirit and jokes that her seemingly nerves of steel are "from cold Russia".

Sports FA Cup match report Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur 17 March 2018
Author: 0 FA Cup match report Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur 17 March 2018

Dele Alli , Mousa Dembele and Hugo Lloris were all left on the bench but there was no way back for Swansea in their first FA Cup quarter-final for 54 years after Eriksen's superb 11th-minute opener. "It would be fantastic for the players, for us and for the fans to be involved in the semi-final but we need to understand that first of all, we need to beat Swansea ".

Sports Here are Thursday's NCAA tournament first-round games
Author: 0 Here are Thursday's NCAA tournament first-round games

UNIVERSITY PARK - Josh Reaves had his second career double-double, Shep Garner hit two 3-pointers in the final three minutes and Penn State overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to beat Temple in the first round of the NIT. That will have to change against a very efficient TCU team. Now they move on face No. 1 seed Xavier on Friday. TCU turned it over 13 times , and Syracuse turned those miscues into 11 points.

Sports Jones drops Care and Ford in major England rugby shake-up
Author: 0 Jones drops Care and Ford in major England rugby shake-up

I shouldn't have said what I did", Jones told the BBC. Wales coach Warren Gatland refused to criticise Eddie Jones after footage from July past year surfaced in which the England coach was caught making offensive comments about Wales and Ireland .

Sports EPL: Mourinho tells Manchester United players to
Author: 0 EPL: Mourinho tells Manchester United players to "grow up"

And Gabbidon feels the Manchester United manager more or less criticised his own players in the process of defending his record at the club. And he hinted that two of those - Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic - are the only players in his squad who have met his high standards this season.

Sports Is Dele Alli the best player aged 21 and under?
Author: 0 Is Dele Alli the best player aged 21 and under?

When asked if he has the players to score a late victor in Kane's absence, Pohcettino said you can not compare any player to Harry Kane , he is one of the best strikers in the world. Dele, no? The question [about whether he should do more] - I'm a little bit: 'Wow.' We expect more from him? "Yes, of course. But from the day that he made his debut with us he has made himself one of the best in the world", he said .

Sports Stoke fears grow as Tosun earns Everton victory
Author: 0 Stoke fears grow as Tosun earns Everton victory

Find out by following our live matchcast. The Toffees have won just one of their 15 away league games this campaign and boss Sam Allardyce has revealed he has put mind above matter this week. 'There are a few decisions to be made before kick-off and there are a few areas of the pitch that we may need to shake things up in a little bit'. Wayne Rooney has had a hand in four goals in his last four Premier League games against Stoke (three goals, one assist).

Sports Kasatkina ousts Williams to reach semi-finals
Author: 0 Kasatkina ousts Williams to reach semi-finals

Kasatkina, who fought back after being two points away from losing in the third set, put her hands on her head in shock when Williams hit a backhand into the net on match point, handing the Russian the biggest win of her career. Neither Kasatkina nor Osaka have much experience in big matches with the Japanese player's only career final coming in Tokyo in 2016 and her opponent's lone singles title coming in Charleston a year ago.

Author: 0 Rabada appeal hearing set for 19 March

Although Cricket South Africa has said it will make no further comment on the case, Mpofu is likely to try either to have the ruling reversed, or to get it reduced to a level one offence, which only carries one demerit point, which would keep Rabada below the threshold for a ban.

Sports NFL Draft: Jets-Colts swap only strengthens Cleveland Browns' hand
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Jets-Colts swap only strengthens Cleveland Browns' hand

After New York lost out on the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, the Jets are now primed to draft the quarterback of the future with the third overall pick. It makes it nearly a certainty that none of the top four prospects of Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen or Baker Mayfield will be available when the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with the 15th overall pick.

Sports Honey Badger signs 1-year deal with Houston Texans
Author: 0 Honey Badger signs 1-year deal with Houston Texans

Former Cardinals' safety Tyrann Mathieu has reached an agreement with the Texans for a one-year deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Texans star J.J. In five seasons with the Cardinals, Mathieu recorded 305 tackles, 41 passes defended 11 interceptions and four forced fumbles. Assuming he plays well, the Texans could sign Mathieu to a long-term extension.

Sports Chelsea boss Conte admits he may snub Caballero for FA Cup tie
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte admits he may snub Caballero for FA Cup tie

The players wait for these games with desire and without pressure because this team is favourite, but we have good attributes also and we can cause them problems. "We want to fight [for it]", said Conte, who looks set to play his strongest possible team at the King Power Stadium. "Now we have to face another competition and we must have great confidence to trust in our strength and try to move on".

Sports Lionel Messi thanks Barcelona fans for incredible tifo
Author: 0 Lionel Messi thanks Barcelona fans for incredible tifo

Conte, who is under increasing pressure to remain in his job at the club, insisted his players must forget the defeat and focus on securing a top four spot and achieving success in the FA Cup . Chelsea will now finish the season without a trophy, if the club can not advance in this weekend's FA Cup quarterfinals against Leicester . They had no chance, in all honesty.

Sports Spain Coach Explains Why Morata Was Dropped
Author: 0 Spain Coach Explains Why Morata Was Dropped

Spain reached the World Cup by winning nine of their 10 qualifiers, and Lopetegui said the upcoming friendlies are very important in the World Cup preparations. He was quoted as saying by L'Equipe: "Admittedly, Alvaro Morata has not scored for a long time, but he is our team-mate and when the team loses, we all lose together".

Sports Sindhu enters S/F, Srikanth crashes out
Author: 0 Sindhu enters S/F, Srikanth crashes out

Okuhara then produced another series of good play to go up 18-17. "At that point of time if you go thinking that something might happen and if actually things happen opposite to your planning then you have to immediately change", she said after the match.

Sports Kentucky, Buffalo entering game with plenty of confidence
Author: 0 Kentucky, Buffalo entering game with plenty of confidence

Wes Clark scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 23 and CJ Massinburg had 19 points for Buffalo, which shot 55 percent. But I think experience should give us just a little bit of an edge. Then, before his players left the podium, they had a message for former president Barack Obama - who had picked Arizona in his bracket. "I didn't", guard Jordan McLaughlin said.

Sports Florida State Seminoles NCAA BK
Author: 0 Florida State Seminoles NCAA BK

Kabengele wasn't the only Seminole reserve to have a big game, as Trent Forrest stuffed the stat sheet with eight points, eight assists, six rebounds, three steals and two blocks. CAUSE FOR CONCERN: If the Porter Bros. don't return, Missouri is likely in for a rebuilding year next season. "By the time that happened", Tilmon said of the team's run, "all of us were dead exhausted".

Sports Texas falls to Nevada 87-83 in overtime, exits NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Texas falls to Nevada 87-83 in overtime, exits NCAA Tournament

The Wolf Pack fell behind by five points early in overtime, but after that, Martin, the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year, took over, hitting three 3-pointers. Davis was averaging 8.8 points per game for Texas . To that, Wolf Pack fans might say, "F-- ya". Then Roach missed the front end of a one-and-one with 18.3 ticks left.

Sports FIFA approves VAR for World Cup in Russia
Author: 0 FIFA approves VAR for World Cup in Russia

FIFA Council member Reinhard Grindel wrote on Twitter that clear communication will be important to make the system a success. "We have been working at this for two years with a group of referees and experts", Infantino added. Infantino added: "We have two bids in play, one is a joint bid involving Canada, USA and Mexico, the second bid is Morocco". Infantino acknowledged two weeks ago that VAR was now "not perfect" after the rules panel, known as IFAB , met in Zurich.

Sports WrestleMania 35 press conference video
Author: 0 WrestleMania 35 press conference video

WrestleMania week, like the days around the past three SummerSlams in Brooklyn, also includes more than a dozen community-based events, including hospital and community center visits and working with groups like the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Sports RB LeGarrette Blount signs one-year, $2M deal with Lions
Author: 0 RB LeGarrette Blount signs one-year, $2M deal with Lions

The Detroit Lions have signed running back LeGarrette Blount to a 1-year deal, adding a veteran presence to a backfield desperate for experience. In Blount's lone season with the Eagles, the bruising 31-year-old running back racked up totals of 766 yards and two rushing touchdowns on 173 carries across 16 games.

Sports UMBC makes history in NCAA Tourney beating No. 1 seed Virginia
Author: 0 UMBC makes history in NCAA Tourney beating No. 1 seed Virginia

Led by 28 points from Jairus Lyles , the Retrievers didn't just beat the top-seeded Cavaliers, they dominated them. The victor of the UMBC vs Virginia game will take on the victor of the No. The game was tied at halftime, but the Retrievers came out confident and motivated in the second half and built a double-digit lead that Virginia could never erase.

Author: 0 Kasatkina Defeats Kerber To Reach Semis At Indian Wells

Williams, the eighth seed, overpowered 27th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open . "Maybe from the side or with the score it looks like it was simple, but of course it's not", Kasatkina said. "I was happy with the play". Kasatkina, who is ranked 19th in the world, has beaten all four reigning Grand Slam winners in the past year, including US Open victor Sloane Stephens in the third round in Indian Wells.

Sports Stephen Curry in Group Bidding to Buy Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Stephen Curry in Group Bidding to Buy Carolina Panthers

The effort to bid on the Panthers is led by Michael Rubin, the billionaire owner of sports apparel company Fanatics , and Combs and Curry would be part of a "strong, diverse group" looking to join forces with Rubin. To date, the National Football League has never had an African-American majority owner. Diddy is estimated to be worth $820 million by Forbes while he had $47.3 million in total earnings past year.

Sports NCAA Tournament Butler vs. Arkansas
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Butler vs. Arkansas

Virjee called Cal State Fullerton making the NCAA men's basketball tournament "a galvanizing event for our campus community". Tenth seed Butler and No. We weren't able to do a lot of things against their contact. "You have to acknowledge all of those people that came out that were waiting for this moment", Taylor said.

Sports Liverpool And Man City To Collide In Champions League Quarter-Finals
Author: 0 Liverpool And Man City To Collide In Champions League Quarter-Finals

There was bitter-sweet news for fans of English football as the last two surviving teams from the Premier League - Manchester City and Liverpool - were drawn against each other. Both sides face high-profile Premier League games in between - Liverpool travel to Goodison for the Merseyside Derby, while City host United in the Manchester derby.

Sports Packers sign Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller to offer sheet
Author: 0 Packers sign Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller to offer sheet

If the Bears had declined to match the offer sheet that the Packers gave Kyle Fuller, it could have been Green Bay in a bind. The Bears have roughly $66 million in salary-cap room, which made it easy for them to match the Packers' offer.