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City of Greensboro fires back at Syracuse's Jim Boeheim City of Greensboro fires back at Syracuse's Jim Boeheim
- March 09, 2017

After its two-year stint in NY, the event is scheduled for Charlotte in 2019, and the following year in Greensboro. Some coaches, fans, and media have criticized the Greensboro and Charlotte sites as being an advantage for the North Carolina-based teams , particularly UNC and Duke. (more...)
NBA Gameday: Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge Won't Play Vs Kings NBA Gameday: Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge Won't Play Vs Kings
- March 09, 2017

The San Antonio Spurs (50-13) will be playing back-to-back nights Thursday when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-29) as small road favorites at the sportsbooks. "It was a team effort - we had 33 assists", San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. The Spurs were deflated in that first quarter, but found a rhythm afterwards. (more...)
Ireland unchanged for Six Nations trip to Wales Ireland unchanged for Six Nations trip to Wales
- March 09, 2017

Trimble will miss the rest of the Six Nations after suffering his new setback in action for Ulster on Friday, so Tommy Bowe takes a seat on Ireland's bench. Full-back Rob Kearney completed Monday's session with no ill effects, so should now be ready to start in Wales after shaking off a hip complaint. Wales have endured a hard Six Nations under the guidance of Rob Howley, but defeat in their final two games could have long-lasting implications. (more...)
National Football League free agency 2017: Jacksonville Jaguars expected to sign Calais Campbell National Football League free agency 2017: Jacksonville Jaguars expected to sign Calais Campbell
- March 09, 2017

For the Cardinals , he'll be hard to replace, though the team may look to internal candidates-including Josh Mauro, Corey Peters, Rodney Gunter and Robert Nkemdiche-to pick up the slack. Teams interested in adding Campbell this offseason have included teams looking to turn around their luck like Jacksonville and teams looking for that one piece to put them back over the proverbial hump like Denver . (more...)
Barcelona pull off the biggest of Champions League comebacks
- March 09, 2017

Despite multiple Barcelona attacks and some incisive counterattacking from PSG , the score would stay 3-1 until the 87th minute, when Neymar was fouled outside the Paris box. We believe in our players, in the team and we are capable of everything. On Tuesday, Barca Manager Luis Enrique casually predicted Wednesday's result. (more...)
Red Sox manager OK with Tim Tebow experiment Red Sox manager OK with Tim Tebow experiment
- March 09, 2017

He grounded into a double play, which hey, contact. Before his first at-bat, he walked to the Red Sox's on-deck circle, presumably to get a better look at Porcello's delivery as he warmed up. Against the Red Sox , he wore his minor league No. 97 jersey with no name. Tim Tebow striking out twice against the Red Sox on Wednesday. Tebow does know how to handle uncomfortable attention (see: his time with the Jets). (more...)
Danny Jordaan withdraws from race to FIFA Council — CAF Elections Danny Jordaan withdraws from race to FIFA Council — CAF Elections
- March 09, 2017

In all, Africa has seven FIFA Council places with one reserved for the victor of next week's CAF Presidential election in Addis Ababa on March 16. "For CAF Executive Committee positions, COSAFA will back the candidature of France Mbidi, the President of the Namibia Football Association and COSAFA vice-president, and that of SAFA President, Danny Jordaan". (more...)
3 reasons why Manchester United will win the Europa League this season 3 reasons why Manchester United will win the Europa League this season
- March 09, 2017

I don't know if Henrikh Mkhitaryan is going to play, I don't know", said Mourinho. He said: "It's still hard for me to believe that we are going to play". "I don't comment about the domestic decision". " I analysed their previous matches ", he said. That little smile at the end of his post-match interview was just priceless. (more...)
Dortmund eliminate Benfica from UEFA Champions League Dortmund eliminate Benfica from UEFA Champions League
- March 09, 2017

Aubameyang was criticised after the opening leg, during which he missed a penalty, and Tuchel was thrilled to see improvement. "Of course, we are preparing to face Mitroglou, but it would not do them justice if we focus on just one player", said Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel. (more...)
NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino has hat trick, Penguins top Jets 7-4 NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino has hat trick, Penguins top Jets 7-4
- March 09, 2017

Krejci continued his hot play with a pair of goal and an assist in a 6-1 rout over the Detroit Red Wings. That's when Malkin transitioned out of his "enforcer" role and into one of the most dominant offensive players in the game. That's not the case, said Penguins coach Mike Sullivan. Justin Schultz, Nick Bonino and Malkin all scored within a minute of each other midway through the second period, with Schultz and Bonino's goals coming on the power play. (more...)
"Lived it. Loved it" - Xabi Alonso announces his retirement
- March 09, 2017

The 35-year-old has featured 27 times for Bayern Munich this season, including playing all 180 minutes in their 10-2 aggregate Champions League last-16 triumph over Arsenal. "I wanted to end my career still at the highest level, and Bayern is the highest level". "I am very proud and happy to play with Bayern and be a part of this family". (more...)
Warriors game day: Can Golden State limit Boston's Isaiah Thomas?
- March 09, 2017

They certainly are not going to panic about 18 regular seasons games in March and April. The Clippers haven't blown out a team (20 point or more victory) since January 16th in the 120-98 victory against the Thunder . We lost the game in the last 15 minutes of the game. Then there was the sequence in which Boston, the 27th-ranked team in the league in rebound percentage, outhustled the Warriors for consecutive offensive rebounds while playing a bit of keep-away that ensured the Warriors ... (more...)
Aubameyang sends Dortmund into quarter-finals Aubameyang sends Dortmund into quarter-finals
- March 09, 2017

Kosta Mitroglou's first-leg strike now separates the two sides and Benfica will know a crucial away goal at Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday could help them progress through to the quarter-finals of Europe's elite competition. sorry'. "Along with the rest of the team, he put in an exceptional second-half performance". Two minutes later it was 3-0 on the night and tie over, Aubameyang prodding in from close range to send Dortmund into the last eight, where it joins fellow Germans Bayern ... (more...)
Mourinho gives injury update on Mkhitaryan Mourinho gives injury update on Mkhitaryan
- March 09, 2017

I don't know if Henrikh Mkhitaryan is going to play, I don't know. Mourinho believes the pitch is not playable, at all, and he compared it to the conditions in Beijing this summer, when the preseason friendly Manchester derby was postponed. (more...)
Dirk Nowitzki surpasses the 30000 point milestone against the Los Angeles Lakers Dirk Nowitzki surpasses the 30000 point milestone against the Los Angeles Lakers
- March 09, 2017

The German joins a list that only includes the National Basketball Association elite of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone , Kobe Bryant , Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. Ferrell, Curry, Noel, and Barnes all witnessed history, as Dirk Nowitzki accomplished in all likelihood what will be his final major milestone as an National Basketball Association player. (more...)
Pac-12 Tournament Analyst Picks Pac-12 Tournament Analyst Picks
- March 09, 2017

Stephen Thompson , Jr. led the way for OR, draining five of six attempts from three-point land and scoring a game-high 22 points. Arizona State 98, Stanford 88 (OT): The eighth-seeded Sun Devils shot 56 percent, but needed overtime to prevail and advance to the quarterfinals, where they will face top-seeded OR on Thursday. (more...)
Charles Barkley Is On The Ball Charles Barkley Is On The Ball
- March 09, 2017

The statements by Ball's father won't change that fact. I know the work he put in. We are going to talk to coaches obviously, but also assistant coaches and trainers and the secretaries at the athletic facility, all of that. One scout compared Ball's situation to that of Klay Thompson in 2011. And he probably dropped a little (in the draft) because of it. "He might be the best player in this draft, period". (more...)
Miami Takes Down Syracuse In ACC Tourney Matchup Miami Takes Down Syracuse In ACC Tourney Matchup
- March 09, 2017

Krzyzewski, who has helped Duke win more ACC tournaments than any team , said it was important for the conference to move the tournament around and that it was "huge" to come to NY. "So if the powers that be want it to eventually go back - stay in Greensboro or visit or whatever - so be it", he continued. "I think their length and Miami's newfound struggles on offense are the flawless recipe for a 1-and-done ACC Tourney for the Canes". (more...)
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal might clash in India Open quarterfinals PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal might clash in India Open quarterfinals
- March 09, 2017

The win keeps Saina and Sindhu on course for a semifinal clash but they will have to get past their second-round opponents before that. However, Sindhu has never progressed beyond the second round at the tournament and she will look to correct that and enter the last eight, where she is likely to face world number one Tai Tzu Ying. (more...)
Dominant fourth quarter culminates with MVP chants for Isaiah Thomas at Oracle
- March 09, 2017

This time, they spoiled Golden State's lone appearance at Oracle Arena in a almost three-week span. After failing to cover the spread in six straight games, the Warriors came through against the Hawks behind 24 points apiece from Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala. (more...)