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NCAA Women's basketball tournament 2017 schedule

Nearly all of Mississippi State's players know firsthand the reality Schaefer is talking about. All four teams have it. "We are really going to have to make sure our defense is on point". That's far from the case with Chong. Schaefer went to Final Fours as an assistant for Gary Blair at Arkansas and Texas A&M, including the Aggies' national championship in 2011. Read More

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F1: How Sebastian Vettel pulled off a strategic stunner at Australian GP

With Vettel charging to victory at the 2017 Formula 1 season opener in Melbourne Raikkonen endured a frustrating race to finish fourth but 22 seconds off his team-mate despite suffering no mechanical issues with his auto. Now it is about accepting that Ferrari beat us. "I think you just lose some and you win some". Hamilton, who could not pass Max Verstappen's Red Bull for four laps, believed the changes had cost him the chance to battle for first place. Read More

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Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

The fiancee of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has testified in his double-murder trial that she learned to keep her mouth shut and "not to ask any questions" in certain situations. London said he knew Hernandez through his work and would see him frequently at clubs around Boston . Numerous times, he testified, he was called by the nightclub's security to calm Hernandez down. Read More

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Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

SC match-up in the final, ticket prices could escalate with the potential of that once in a lifetime match up. "There's definitely more pressure on both Gonzaga and North Carolina as the two No. "The action really cooled off". Bettors lost on the total , which was 161. "They got a lot of support", Troester said. Bettors continued to pound the over after it cashed in 34 of the tourney's first 52 games. Read More

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Gamecocks, Tar Heels Reach Final Four

Gamecocks, Tar Heels Reach Final Four

Florida State forward Ivey Slaughter, foreground, goes up for the shot against SC forward A'ja Wilson during the first half of a regional final game of the women's NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, Mar. if Villanova's Kris Jenkins hadn't delivered the first buzzer-beating three in championship game history. Williams' philosophy is not to call a timeout if there is more than six seconds to play. Read More

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Final 4: Oregon, UNC, South Carolina, Gonzaga

Three coaches, Mark Few (Gonzaga), Dana Altman (Oregon) and Frank Martin (South Carolina) will be making their Final Four debuts. The Final Four of the 2017 NCAA tournament is set as Gonzaga, Oregon, South Carolina and North Carolina have each punched their tickets to Phoenix for next weekend's festivities. Read More

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Warriors win seventh straight, Rockets beat Thunder

Warriors win seventh straight, Rockets beat Thunder

The play of Harden's supporting cast, elevated by his ability to draw the defence in before dishing to his teammates for open looks, lifted the Rockets to a victory which at times seemed all but guaranteed. With Harden and Westbrook going toe-to-toe in the race for the MVP, the Rockets twitter account celebrated the win by throwing a shot at Russ. He is now five short of matching Oscar Robertson's National Basketball Association best of 41, with 10 games remaining. Read More

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Sports Wrap: Question mark persists over Virat Kohli's fitness

Sports Wrap: Question mark persists over Virat Kohli's fitness

We are very much focused on the game. Australia captain Steve Smith does not expect the potential absence of his counterpart Virat Kohli to hamper India's cause in the fourth Test in Dharamsala . Former Australia captain Michael Clarke, meanwhile, has labelled the Trump comparisons as a "load of s**t". "Simon Katich sent me an email overnight and said it is great what we guys have done over here so far through the series and asked to continue that here and wished good luck for ... Read More

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Wenger holds further talks over new Arsenal contract

Arsenal have only beaten Sutton United and Lincoln City in their last six games in all competitions, a poor run which has caused their exit from the Champions League and drop down to sixth in the Premier League. He's been great to me as well, I'll always back him, no matter what. The veteran Gunners manager said after their 3-1 Premier League defeat at West Brom last weekend that he had made a decision on whether to extend his 21-year stay but that he wasn't prepared to reveal what it is ... Read More

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Seeded Jayhawks meet Ducks with Final 4 on the line

They grade out in the top-10 percentiles of transition defense, half court defense, isolation defense and the top-20 percentile against he ball screen. Brooks is the guy who will take the big shot for OR - just ask UCLA OR California. The Terps, who average more than six 3-pointers a game, were 0-for-6 from behind the arc. Read More

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Lukaku questions Toffees ambition, snubs new deal

Lukaku questions Toffees ambition, snubs new deal

But you need to respect your contract. "I think every situation is different", Koeman said in his press conference. Barkley has 15 months to run on his contract and, just as Gareth Southgate was recalling the attacking midfielder... If he is fit, he will start and he will play and he will score goals. Everton host Premier League strugglers Hull on Saturday, and Koeman insisted there is no need for Lukaku to miss out on the game following his interview. Read More

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London attack candlelit vigil in Senedd, Cardiff Bay

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, on his website, posted a message calling everyone to join the vigil marking the Westminster attack in which five people, including the attacker, were killed. Scotland Yard said 31 of the injured required hospital treatment. It said on its Amaq website the attacker "carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting citizens of the coalition" of countries fighting ISIL in Syria and Iraq. Read More

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Serge Ibaka suspended for 1 game

Jimmy Butler had 37 points for the Bulls, and Rajon Rondo finished with 24. He put up 29 points to go along with seven boards against Detroit, and is averaging 20.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game on the season. Both seem equally at fault, but Lopez will likely get an extra game for throwing first. "From start to finish, I thought it was a solid contribution offensively and defensively", Casey said. Read More

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Jason Day exits World Match Play as mum battles lung cancer

Jason Day exits World Match Play as mum battles lung cancer

He brought her to OH in the last month for more tests, hopeful that surgery would lead to a chance for a recovery. "It's been a very, very hard time for me to be even thinking about playing golf". It is understood Day has told the PGA Tour he will be taking an indefinite break from the game to be with his mother. "My mum has been here for a while ... Read More

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It 'Sucks' To Be Joel Embiid In New Jolly Rancher Commercial

It 'Sucks' To Be Joel Embiid In New Jolly Rancher Commercial

Embiid suffered the bone bruise/torn meniscus while dunking in a January game against the Portland Trailblazers. Now, it appears the injury is severe enough to require surgery, as ESPN's Marc Stein reported Wednesday. One can't call him a bust just yet, though, as Embiid has proven to be a sound and valuable player when he's been on the court. After playing 31 games in his rookie year, the 76ers announced that Joel Embiid is out for the year with a torn meniscus. Read More

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Under-fire Wenger 'set to stay' at Arsenal

Under-fire Wenger 'set to stay' at Arsenal

Speaking after he masterminded victory over Arsenal on Saturday, Tony Pulis said 'I'll be surprised if he goes, ' in response to questions over Wenger's future. As Arsenal continue to flounder in the league, Stan Kroenke and Ivan Gazdidis can not let Arsene Wenger take all of the flak. Arsenal could slip to sixth place on Sunday if Manchester United beat Middlesbrough, piling more pressure on Wenger, and fans - even his most loyal disciples - are losing patience. Read More

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Tottenham Hotspur tame Southampton to stay second

The Denmark midfielder first played Heung-Min Son through on goal with an inch-perfect pass, only to see Kane's replacement foiled by a strong save from Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster . "They have beaten a lot of teams, especially at home, so we need to concentrate and play to our ability that we are capable of". Forster; Cedric, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand; Romeu, Davis; Ward-Prowse, Tadic (Boufal, min. Read More

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