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McGregor Intends To Shock The World McGregor Intends To Shock The World
- March 19, 2017

Trust me on that. Then, in classic McGregor fashion, he made some predictions. "I can't say if there is a fighter out there who could achieve what I achieved in my career because it will be hard". "It's a disgrace that not one TV network in this country would pick up this fight ". No women. Only boxing, because I'm a boxer. "[September] is what I'm thinking", he said. (more...)
March Madness: NCAA admits huge missed call in Gonzaga-Northwestern March Madness: NCAA admits huge missed call in Gonzaga-Northwestern
- March 19, 2017

But just when it looked like they were going to cut the lead even further, Derek Pardon's dunk attempt was blocked by Zach Collins. Northwestern guard Sanjay Lumpkin said the Zags remind him of Purdue due to their shooting ability and size "we face a lot with both (6-9 Caleb) Swanigan and (7-2 Isaac) Haas". (more...)
Fired-Up Conor McGregor Tells Boxing Media He'll Take Over Their Sport Fired-Up Conor McGregor Tells Boxing Media He'll Take Over Their Sport
- March 19, 2017

When I step in (the boxing ring), I'm going to shock the whole goddamn world . Look me in the eyes! "Long, rangy, unsafe with every hand", he continued. At this point, "maintains" may be putting it lightly, as McGregor repeatedly shouted it at the assembled boxing media attending an event at Madison Square Garden in NY. (more...)
India fight back with two wickets to restrict Australia India fight back with two wickets to restrict Australia
- March 19, 2017

Marsh top-scored with a 197-ball 66 before Indian seamer Umesh Yadav lured him into a tired-looking shot that was caught at short midwicket just before the close of play. Renshaw, who is Australia's leading run-scorer in the series and has faced more balls than any batsman from either side, exhibited remarkable composure for someone who had never set foot in India prior to arriving three weeks ago. (more...)
Clippers roll Cavaliers, 108-78, as Cleveland rests James, Love and Irving
- March 19, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers got one player back from injury Thursday night, but lost two others. He isn't sure if he'll miss any playing time . Curry put up 28 points and Thompson added 21 as the Warriors won their third successive game. (more...)
Tom Izzo talks win over Miami, what's next for Michigan State
- March 19, 2017

Next up is Kansas (29-4), which defeated UC Davis, 100-62, in the earlier game Friday night in Tulsa. Kansas has not one, but two Nation Player of the Year candidates in Frank Mason III and Josh Jackson . After six early turnovers, they've committed only 6 more the rest of the way. "We reacted like a bunch of freshmen, to be honest with you", Izzo said. (more...)
Cavaliers sacrifice short-term satisfaction for long-term benefit of rest
- March 19, 2017

Salters asked Griffin about "protecting the fans who paid the big money" for tickets to see James, Irving and Love in Los Angeles. "Wind felt pretty good", he said. Shumpert had a dislocated left shoulder when the Cavaliers acquired him from the New York Knicks in 2015. The Cavaliers already were without Derrick Williams (right quad bruise) and Kyle Korver (left foot soreness). (more...)
Goran Dragic missing game with massively swollen eye Goran Dragic missing game with massively swollen eye
- March 19, 2017

The Nets ended a 16-game losing streak at home. It was capped by a Christmas putback dunk with 31 seconds left in the second quarter. "It's the National Basketball Association, guys are going to win, teams are going to lose, we've got to worry about the Miami Heat". (more...)
Soccer player Mohammed Anas thanks wife and girlfriend in interview Soccer player Mohammed Anas thanks wife and girlfriend in interview
- March 19, 2017

But then he immediately thanked his wife and girlfriend too. And that is exactly what Free State Stars striker Mohammed Anas did. Whether an innocent slip of the tongue or an actual admittance of an affair, still probably not a fun thing to explain to your wife (or your girlfriend ). (more...)
Elliott leads opening Phoenix practice
- March 19, 2017

This meant powerhouses like Kyle Busch , Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano could not run. Not only did he take home the victory at Phoenix Raceway in dominant fashion by leading 85 of the 200 laps, but he also won $100,000 in the first NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race of the 2017 season. (more...)
Pujara Was a Symbol of Skill & Application on Day 3: Nishant Pujara Was a Symbol of Skill & Application on Day 3: Nishant
- March 19, 2017

Day four of the third Test between India and Australia could possibly be the day that decides the outcome of not only the match but the series. Both of them got century where Smith remained unbeaten with his 178 runs innings. Cummins later accounted for Ashwin too, before Josh Hazlewood sent Nair's stumps cartwheeling. He forged a 102-run partnership with Murali Vijay, 32-run stand with skipper Kohli, 51-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane and a 44-run five-wicket partnership with Karun ... (more...)
Hill: Hamilton will 're-double his efforts'
- March 19, 2017

The Silver Arrows team and the Briton did not see eye-to-eye on a number of occasions during the 2016 season when he surrendered his title to Nico Rosberg. "He does whatever is necessary to keep his life balance". Hamilton has hinted of leaving F1 in the past, most recently at the launch of the new Mercedes this year, when he said: "I don't know all the reasons Nico retired, but I can empathise with the feeling of wanting to stop and do something different". (more...)
Jose Mourinho Reveals Three Players He Would Have Kept at Manchester United Jose Mourinho Reveals Three Players He Would Have Kept at Manchester United
- March 19, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has expressed his frustration with the transfer dealings of the club in the seasons before his arrival. " Manchester United sold players that I would never sell and bought players that I would never buy", Mourinho told BBC Sport in an interview released ahead of Thursday's Europa League tie against Rostov. (more...)
Air Force pilot from MI dies in plane crash during training flight Air Force pilot from MI dies in plane crash during training flight
- March 19, 2017

He was from Novi, Michigan, and is survived by his spouse, mother and father. The fact sheet says the plane has a four-member crew of two pilots, a combat systems officer and a tactical systems officer. "We are deeply saddened by this loss within our Air Commando family", Col. Dellecker, 26, was a co-pilot for the 318th Special Operations Squadron . (more...)
NCAA acknowledges blown call in Northwestern loss NCAA acknowledges blown call in Northwestern loss
- March 19, 2017

On the play in question, Northwestern's Dererk Pardon went strong to the hoop for a dunk and was rejected by Zach Collins of Gonzaga. Instead, play was allowed to continue on, and Northwestern head coach Chris Collins ran onto the court furious about the no-call. (more...)
This devastating fake tells the entire story of Florida blowing out Virginia This devastating fake tells the entire story of Florida blowing out Virginia
- March 19, 2017

Butler (25-8) will face either top seed North Carolina or No. 8 Arkansas on Friday in the South Regional semifinal Friday in Memphis. Devin Robinson scored 14 of his career-high 24 points as the Gators outscored the Buccaneers 47-33 in the second half of the game . (more...)
Middle Tennessee gets matchup with a top mid-major
- March 19, 2017

Middle Tennessee State (31-5), playing in its ninth NCAA Tournament, came up short of making the first Sweet 16 trip. The Blue Raiders returned their two top scorers from last year's No. GONE COLD: Beachem hit a combined 3 of 23 attempts for 15 points in two tournament games. The Blue Raiders will face No. 4 seed Butler on Saturday. (more...)
Defiant Jones says All Blacks 'there for the taking' by Lions Defiant Jones says All Blacks 'there for the taking' by Lions
- March 19, 2017

Billy Vunipola and Anthony Watson return to England's starting XV as they attempt at securing back-to-back Grand Slams when they face Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Out went Stuart Lancaster, in came former Japan coach Jones - and the team's transformation has been remarkable. England almost got a try on 65 minutes with a penalty advantage following a strong driving maul by the pack, Farrell put in a cross-field kick for Anthony Watson but he couldn't win the ball in the air ... (more...)
Jimi Manuwa destroys Corey Anderson in first-round knockout at UFC London Jimi Manuwa destroys Corey Anderson in first-round knockout at UFC London
- March 19, 2017

He later defended his belt on home soil against old rival Dan Henderson. The No 4 ranked Manuwa (17-2) stalked America's Anderson around the octagon before landing a left hook that sent his opponent to the canvas face first, in just over three minutes. (more...)
Important Missed Call In Gonzaga-Northwestern Important Missed Call In Gonzaga-Northwestern
- March 19, 2017

For several years, it was win the Big Ten championship or go home". We were undefeated and we didn't feel any of that. "We all enjoy competing at the highest level". "We had all the pieces to be special". "It's great to be in the arena, today", he said. They were limiting Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski and Zach Collins , each miles better than any Northwestern big man. (more...)