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Nick Kyrgios withdraws sending Roger Federer into semifinals — ATP Indian Wells Nick Kyrgios withdraws sending Roger Federer into semifinals — ATP Indian Wells
- March 18, 2017

Federer, who awaits the victor of the match between American upstart Jack Sock and Kei Nishikori, offered warm word for Kyrgios. World No. 16 Kyrgios apologized to fans, but hoped they understood he had to "put my health first". And this power ballad play may be doing good things for Federer's tennis game as well. All the other tournaments either I was sick, hurt or injured. (more...)
Steve Smith and Wriddhiman Saha's tangle leaves everyone in splits Steve Smith and Wriddhiman Saha's tangle leaves everyone in splits
- March 18, 2017

Back into the Test side after a wait of over two years, swashbuckling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said his partnership with skipper Steve Smith put Australia in a great position after the second day's play in the third cricket Test against India here on Friday (March 17). (more...)
Derek Carr's Good Samaritan act makes 49ers fan's day Derek Carr's Good Samaritan act makes 49ers fan's day
- March 18, 2017

It wasn't until the return trip to Reeser's auto, after he'd learned about his savior's career (football) and passion (religion), that Reeser got to the bottom of Carr's identity. "I asked him what string he was". We pull up to the gas station I fill up the can, hop back in his truck and I ask him what position he plays. I ask him what he does and he says I play football and is heavily into God and wants to become a pastor someday when he retires. (more...)
Good news for Andy Murray as Kyrgios beats Djokovic
- March 18, 2017

I want to wish Roger the best of the luck for the rest of the tournament´. "And that was the best thing I could have done, come back and be with the boys, and I found some enjoyment practicing again". "I hope it's going to lead to something great for Nick and that he realises if he puts his head down and focuses, he can bring it day in and day out, week in and week out", ATP tour official website quoted Federer as saying. (more...)
March Madness: "Steaks" are High for Northern Kentucky Against Kentucky
- March 18, 2017

The lone exception to that may be Friday night, when they square off against their in-state rivals. While Kentucky has made 56 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, this is Northern Kentucky's first-ever appearance at the big dance. This game pits two of the hotter teams in the country against each other as both have been near unstoppable since mid-February. After all, only eight No. (more...)
Kansas-UC Davis NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament summary - March 17 Kansas-UC Davis NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament summary - March 17
- March 18, 2017

BOTTOM LINE: Anything less than a comfortable two games this weekend and advancing to the Sweet 16 would be a disappointment for the top-seeded Jayhawks, beginning with their first-round NCAA Tournament game against the 16th-seeded Aggies. (more...)
Notre Dame escapes Princeton's NCAA upset bid Notre Dame escapes Princeton's NCAA upset bid
- March 18, 2017

Beachem and Austin Torres - the most by a graduating class at Notre Dame. "We gave everybody a show, right?" Combined with Matt Farrell's first half performance (he was not good in the 2nd half), Pflueger's defense, and Matt Ryan's 9 minutes of solid basketball, Notre Dame was able to endure a awful overall team game and beat a solid-yet-unspectacular team, surviving and advancing (which at the end of the day, is all that matters). (more...)
Edwards, Purdue hold off Vermont 80-70 in NCAA Tournament Edwards, Purdue hold off Vermont 80-70 in NCAA Tournament
- March 18, 2017

The No. 4 Purdue Boilermakers will play No. 5 Iowa State in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament after each team survived and advanced on the opening day of play in the NCAA Tournament First Round. He started all but one game and averaged a team-best 28.7 minutes per contest. When the threes are coming from players on the move off of screens, it's certainly a much lower percentage shot. (more...)
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe to sit remainder of season Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe to sit remainder of season
- March 18, 2017

Eric Bledsoe has been dealing with a lingering left knee issue recently, and he was a late scratch for Wednesday night's game. In the first start of his young career, the rookie put up some numbers that we haven't seen since Steve Nash put the first nail in the Vancouver Grizzlies' coffin with a 17 point, 12 assist, 7 rebound effort in 1996. (more...)
School District Says Le'Veon Bell Is Barred From Wisconsin Prom Dance School District Says Le'Veon Bell Is Barred From Wisconsin Prom Dance
- March 18, 2017

But the Waukesha school district stepped in and said Bell can not attend the prom with Tarantino because district policy says he's too old for the event. see you at your prom". The family does say if Bell is not allowed to attend, there are other public student events that Bell would be allowed to attend. (more...)
CBS Sports caught flat-footed on first day of March Madness CBS Sports caught flat-footed on first day of March Madness
- March 18, 2017

ET on Thursday afternoon. Thursday's only big upsets were 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee State's victory over five-seed Minnesota and 11th-seeded Xavier's win over six-seed Maryland. Minnesota guard Amir Coffey (5) fights for the ball with MI forward Mark Donnal (34) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big Ten tournament, Saturday , March 11, 2017, in Washington. (more...)
Knicks Tank: Poor Season Continues In Loss To League-Worst Nets Knicks Tank: Poor Season Continues In Loss To League-Worst Nets
- March 18, 2017

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 20 points and 10 rebounds for Brooklyn. Lin finished with 15 points and 8 assists. Coming off a their second consecutive loss to Brooklyn, Knicks forward Kyle O'Quinn said that the Nets " shouldn't be in the gym with us ". (more...)
NCAA Tournament: 5 things to know about No. 11 Rhode Island NCAA Tournament: 5 things to know about No. 11 Rhode Island
- March 18, 2017

This worked for a while, with Harrell getting some key dimes to open shooters and finding a rhythm on offense. Rhody continued to apply the defensive pressure throughout the half, limiting Creighton to a 30.0-percent showing (9-for-30) from the field. (more...)
SMU's Semi Ojeleye Soars Above Rim For Gorgeous Put-Back Dunk SMU's Semi Ojeleye Soars Above Rim For Gorgeous Put-Back Dunk
- March 18, 2017

Elijah Stewart #30 of the USC Trojans drives to the basket in the first half against the Southern Methodist Mustangs. Storming back from a double-digit second-half deficit was nothing new for USC. On the season, SMU basketball is averaging 74.6 points, 38.5 rebounds and 16.4 assists per game. Follow along below for live scores and updates from SMU vs. (more...)
World Rugby announce changes to global schedule World Rugby announce changes to global schedule
- March 18, 2017

Among other changes, the window will run through the first three weeks of the month, comprising three tests except for the years after a World Cup which will be reduced to two. New Zealand Rugby is also on board. "But more than that, this agreement has player welfare and equity at heart, driving certainty and opportunities for emerging rugby powers and laying