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Sports Arizona Wildcats given No. 2 NCAA Tournament seed in West Region
Author: 0 Arizona Wildcats given No. 2 NCAA Tournament seed in West Region

Dillon Brooks , the leader of the Ducks, was called for his fourth personal foul. Tyler Dorsey added 23.The Ducks struggled in the first half before rallying in a dazzling second half by both teams. Now defensively we're getting even better. If Oregon finds their way past the Gaels, they'll meet up with the victor of #6 Creighton (Big East) and #11 Rhode Island (A-10) in the "Second Round" of action.

Author: 0 Iowa State vs. West Virginia

There was a road game against Kansas coming up, a game that nearly never results in a victory. The coaching staff gathered in the Sukup Basketball Complex after the West Virginia loss. Its defense looked as good as it has all season. No. 2 Villanova 74, Creighton 60: At New York, Josh Hart scored 29 points as Villanova beat Creighton to win the Big East tournament and probably lock up the overall No.

Sports Hogs, Cats get heated in championship game
Author: 0 Hogs, Cats get heated in championship game

For the third-straight season, the Wildcats (29-5, 16-2 SEC) will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with their 82-65 win over Arkansas (25-9, 12-6 SEC). Kentucky put three Wildcats in double figures. With a No. 44-ranked RPI, a No. 51-ranked strength of schedule, according to ESPN, Seton Hall (21-11, 10-8) got a more favorable draw than past year.

Sports WBC roundup: Walk-off single lifts USA past Colombia
Author: 0 WBC roundup: Walk-off single lifts USA past Colombia

In front of the largest (and very pro-Dominican) crowd in the history of Marlins Park, Team USA broke out to a 5-0 lead after 5 ⁄2 innings. But after Miller hit Jose Bautista with a pitch and Santana reached on a fielder's choice where Bautista made it to second safely, Cruz delivered the knockout blow.

Sports Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4
Author: 0 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4

Herath has now taken 366 wickets in 79 Tests, surpassing Daniel Vettori's tally of 362 in 113 matches. "If you can get to a target like that it would be terrific, because very few people have taken 400 Test wickets", Herath said. Next was Mominul Haque, who reviewed a leg-before decision and walked off, before being reminded by a confused Aleem Dar that he had opted for the DRS.

Sports Georginio Wijnaldum: This is why Liverpool beat Burnley
Author: 0 Georginio Wijnaldum: This is why Liverpool beat Burnley

Early previous year, many friends of mine who are Liverpool supporters said repeatedly that Jurgen Klopp is absolutely the man to bring glory back to the Merseyside club and for a moment there I was convinced. Sean Dyche's team selection seemed to lack pace on paper and it proved to be the case on the pitch too, with the Clarets struggling to get up the field whenever they tried to counter-attack.

Author: 0 Wales v Ireland report: Jamie Roberts seals Wales win

Not since 2003 have Wales lost to England, Scotland and Ireland in a single campaign, and any chance of that being repeated were eased by two George North tries inside the opening 44 minutes. Halfpenny added the conversion , and Ireland had it all to do, trailing 15-6 and their Six Nations title hopes slowly but surely beginning to ebb away.

Sports Social media responds to England's win against Scotland
Author: 0 Social media responds to England's win against Scotland

Centre Jonathan Joseph is back in the England team to face Scotland in rugby's Six Nations clash at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (Sunday AEDT). Schmidt conceded the Six Nations title was beyond Irish grasp after the capitulation in Cardiff, but said they could still finish in the top three.

Sports Creighton Tops Xavier; Advances to BIG EAST Final
Author: 0 Creighton Tops Xavier; Advances to BIG EAST Final

The second half of this game was as back-and-forth and just as intense as the first semifinal game of the night. Carolina and Villanova , forever linked by a classic championship game, are just one way the ACC and Big East will forever be intertwined.

Sports Mitchell Starc ruled out of series due to injury
Author: 0 Mitchell Starc ruled out of series due to injury

His place was taken by Marcus Stoinis who will fly to India soon. Team physiotherapist David Beakley said that the pain in Starc's foot "had not subsided" in the three days since the conclusion of the Test. After his 61 in the first innings of the Pune Test turned the tide in Australia's favour, he dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in successive deliveries to give the visitors a stronghold of the Test.

Sports Jets re-sign LS Tanner Purdum
Author: 0 Jets re-sign LS Tanner Purdum

The Jets were interested in the left tackle a year ago before he signed with Jacksonville. After releasing a number of players over the past few weeks, the Jets made a key addition to a weak point on their squad. Martin competed with Folk for the job last season before getting cut. But he struggled last season, making only 75 percent of his kicks. The Jets also re-signed long snapper Tanner Purdum , who has been with the team since 2010.

Sports Washington CB Sidney Jones suffered torn Achilles at pro day
Author: 0 Washington CB Sidney Jones suffered torn Achilles at pro day

Once there, Jones was loaded onto a cart and taken out of the facility. Daniel Jeremiah , draft expert for the NFL Network, is reporting that he has received numerous texts from scouts in attendance that Jones has suffered a "significant" lower leg injury.

Sports Neymar Barcelona forward mocks PSG players Rabiot and Kurzawa
Author: 0 Neymar Barcelona forward mocks PSG players Rabiot and Kurzawa

Neymar's late heroics inspired a thrilling 6-1 victory to overturn a 4-0 deficit from the first leg, the Brazilian scoring twice and setting up Sergi Roberto's victor deep into stoppage time. I spoke to the Barca players - they told me it was over. "I think that no one would have believed in it". "It's the best game I've played in my life, because of the whole story, the goals and for what it means to the team", the Brazilian said.

Sports Pope signals elderly married men could become priests
Author: 0 Pope signals elderly married men could become priests

The Catholic Church does allow some married men to be ordained priests. The shortage has prompted calls from some progressives to end the ancient tradition of celibacy for Roman Catholic priests . Since the church does not recognize civil divorce, it holds that anyone who remarries is living in sin. If the idea were studied and approved by the Catholic Church, it would be an extension of a provision the church already has to accommodate married priests in exceptional cases.

Sports Colts making
Author: 0 Colts making "strong push" for Alshon Jeffery

In 2013 Alshon Jeffery was a Pro Bowler after scoring seven touchdowns on over 1,500 yards from scrimmage. At 6-2, 220 pounds also has size and good separation ability. On the first day of free agency, the Eagles' executive vice president of football operations delivered a pair of veteran wide receivers and a blocker.

Sports Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami
Author: 0 Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami

Timmons, 30, has 35.5 sacks, 14 forced fumbles and 12 interceptions in 10 seasons with the Steelers. The Dolphins have reportedly been working to sign Alonso to a long-term deal that would secure his place on the team, but if they can't come to terms, this move makes it extremely likely he'll be back one way or the other.

Sports Michigan Basketball Beats Purdue, Advances In Big Ten Tournament
Author: 0 Michigan Basketball Beats Purdue, Advances In Big Ten Tournament

Maryland will be arriving by bus. No. 8 Michigan will take on the victor of the Minnesota-Michigan State game on Saturday for a chance to play for the title. We were so big previous year, but we were also rigid. "Getting back to playing basketball was the most normal thing for us". Going against a zone, we weren't fluid.

Sports Nick Perry tested the market but will re-sign with Packers
Author: 0 Nick Perry tested the market but will re-sign with Packers

Nick Perry signed a one-year "show me" contract with the Green Bay Packers before the 2016 season. He's only 26 (he'll turn 27 next month) despite having already played five National Football League seasons, and he was as healthy as he's ever been previous year - a sign that perhaps he's shed the injury bug.

Sports Watch Scotland face England at Twickenham live on STV
Author: 0 Watch Scotland face England at Twickenham live on STV

England: Brown; Nowell, Joseph, Farrell, Daly; Ford, Youngs; Hughes, Haskell, Itoje, Lawes, Launchbury, Cole, Hartley (capt), Marler. Replacements: George, Vunipola, Sinckler, Wood, Vunipola, Care, Te'o, Watson. But we have plenty of back-ups". England is attempting to equal the Tier 1 world record for consecutive Test victories, now 18 matches and held by New Zealand.

Author: 0 Play resumes at University Oval evacuated after fire alarm

Cook thought Trent Boult's (1-44) delivery would hold its line but it angled in towards middle stump to trap the South African batsman lbw. Trent Boult took four for 64 for New Zealand . When low-lying cloud forced an early end to the day's play‚ South Africa were 38/1 in their second innings - a lead of five runs. Fortunately for the skipper, a desperate lunge spared New Zealand's blushes.

Sports Kenny Britt inks a lucrative deal with Browns
Author: 0 Kenny Britt inks a lucrative deal with Browns

Britt's contract with Cleveland is reportedly worth $32.5 million over four years. Pryor led the Browns with 77 catches for 1,0007 yards and 4 touchdowns last season. Pryor is 13th and 10th on those respective lists. He said he loved playing for coach Hue Jackson, was grateful for the chance the Browns gave him and hoped to return.

Sports Kawhi Leonard drug tested after win over the Rockets
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard drug tested after win over the Rockets

Harden was on target early on, torching the Spurs for 18 points and six assists in the first quarter as Houston shot 69.6 percent from the floor and built a 39-23 lead after 12 minutes of play. - Spurs F Kawhi Leonard was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played February 27-March 5. In all likelihood, even a sustained run of games like Monday night's won't do much to change Leonard's reputation as a souped-up role player.

Author: 0 Duke outlasts U of L in ACC tournament

Syracuse and Miami tip off at noon on Wednesday. The Orange (and the Hurricanes) are all but locked in the NCAA tournament. North Carolina: The Tar Heels had clinched the ACC Tournament's No. CU: Davon Reed is a senior and our most consistent player. He dropped in a fall-away from the baseline with 1:14 left to up the lead to 75-70. Reed leads by example, and he'll need to do so on Wednesday.

Sports Ibrahimovic and Mings charged by FA for violent conduct
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic and Mings charged by FA for violent conduct

The former Sweden global lashed out on Mings during a coming together in the Cherries' penalty area after the Bournemouth defender appeared to stamp on Ibrahimovic's head. However, Ibrahimovic, who is United's leading scorer this season with 26 goals, is eligible to play in the Europa League tie against Rostov in Russian Federation on Thursday.

Sports DeSean Jackson signing fills Buccaneers desperate need for speed
Author: 0 DeSean Jackson signing fills Buccaneers desperate need for speed

Furthermore, Lake Lewis Jr. of Redskins Wire has reported that Jackson is flying to Tampa when the legal tampering period begins to negotiate a deal. Say hello to Mr. Jackson, who's the NFL's active leader in yards per catch. DeSean Jackson will likely have an easy time searching for a new team if he decides to leave the Washington Redskins.

Sports Colts trade Dwayne Allen to Patriots
Author: 0 Colts trade Dwayne Allen to Patriots

Removing his 2013 season, which was restricted to one game due to a hip injury, Allen has averaged 31.3 catches for 357.8 yards per season over his career. Allen tweeted thanks to the Colts and their fans and said he looked forward to playing for the Patriots. Really smart move by Belichick here. Allen's current contract runs through 2019.

Sports Mike Glennon Is About To Get Wildly Overpaid In Free Agency
Author: 0 Mike Glennon Is About To Get Wildly Overpaid In Free Agency

The Bucs quarterback - who, like Osweiler, stands a lofty 6-foot-7 - played in 13 games in his 2013 rookie season after being taken in the third round out of NC State. Throughout the offseason, Glennon's name has been linked to the Jets for several reasons, the biggest being that Gang Green has an obvious need at quarterback.

Sports 49ers reportedly land veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer
Author: 0 49ers reportedly land veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer

Brian Hoyer could be the San Francisco 49ers' Week 1 starter. - In 2014, with Kyle Shanahan as offensive coordinator, Hoyer rallied the Browns from a 28-3 deficit to a 29-28 win, the biggest comeback in franchise history. Hoyer flopped as Houston's starting quarterback during the 2015 season, although his stats really weren't bad. The Bears had conducted negotiations with Hoyer's side as recently as this past weekend, John Mullin of CSNChicago.com reported, but their direction toward free ...

Author: 0 Champions League PREVIEW | Barcelona (0) vs PSG (4)

Luis Enrique: "If I could write a script for a Champions League game against PSG it would be similar to our last two games: score a lot of goals , the players can gain confidence and the team comes out stronger". Barcelona are expected to be without Jeremy Mathieu as he recovers from a sprained ankle. "We have to be convinced that we can do it". Luis Suarez is adament that Barcelona have a chance of qualification against PSG if they stay patient.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss Manchester United's FA Cup tie with Chelsea
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss Manchester United's FA Cup tie with Chelsea

Ibrahimovic could be hit with a three-match ban-the suspension he would have received had Friend seen the offence and sent him off on Saturday-which puts him at risk of missing United's upcoming fixture slate. Ibrahimovic and Mings have until 6pm on Tuesday to respond to the charges. 'You know exactly what you are going to get against him. "I am not here to attack anybody".