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Sport Collin Sexton Keeps Alabama's NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive
Author: 0 Collin Sexton Keeps Alabama's NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive

But after Alabama made seven consecutive shots to pad its lead, it missed the next 12, providing an opening that the Aggies (20-12) seized upon. The biggest story entering the game was without a doubt the matchup between Sexton and Starks, two dynamic freshman who have been perhaps the biggest keys to their success this season.

Sport Seahawks start purge, send Michael Bennett to Eagles
Author: 0 Seahawks start purge, send Michael Bennett to Eagles

Bennett had 8 ½ sacks last season and 54 in his nine-year career. In any event, Bennett represents a significant upgrade to the team's pass rush, although he's older than Curry. Bennett has three years remaining on his contract, and the Seahawks will save $2.2 million against the salary cap in 2018 with his departure. Such minimal cap relief strongly suggests Seattle's decision to move on from Bennett was about more than just his production versus his price tag.

Sport Shane Warne on David Warner spat: Stop the whingeing!
Author: 0 Shane Warne on David Warner spat: Stop the whingeing!

Earlier on Tuesday, Australian coach Darren Lehmann said that he was "certainly supporting" Warner, and that his position as the vice-captain was not in jeopardy. Former England captain Michael Vaughan suggested Warner had a reputation as a sledger and it was only a matter of time before insults were hurled back.

Sport Martellus Bennett Released By Patriots
Author: 0 Martellus Bennett Released By Patriots

For the second straight year, the Patriots are bidding farewell to Martellus Bennett. Bennett previously posted on Instagram that he considered retirement after the season, but signed with the Patriots shortly afterward. By moving on from Bennett, New England saves a cool $6.2 million against the cap. He had signed a three-year, $21 million contract with Green Bay before the 2017 season, which came after a stellar one-year stint in New England.

Sport Maritime Treaty Opens Up Gas Field For Shell Joint Venture
Author: 0 Maritime Treaty Opens Up Gas Field For Shell Joint Venture

The treaty was signed at the United Nations headquarters in NY by Foreign Julie Bishop and East Timor's Deputy Prime Minister Agio Pereira. The treaty was brokered by the Conciliation Commission established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

Sport Barbie debuts new 'Inspiring Women'/'Shero' dolls
Author: 0 Barbie debuts new 'Inspiring Women'/'Shero' dolls

Henson played her in the critically acclaimed film " Hidden Figures " about the work of NASA's human computers. The line is part of the Shero collection, which takes images of inspirational women and turns them into Barbies. No word on when the dolls will be on store shelves, but they are available for pre-order. "Ahh! I'm so happy to be honoured as a @ Barbie Shero alongside these incredible women!" Other women who are having dolls in their likeness include United States snowboarder ...

Sport Senator Cochran will resign April 1st
Author: 0 Senator Cochran will resign April 1st

In a statement, Cochran said he intends to complete the appropriations cycle before retiring. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) will be tasked with tapping an interim Senator to fill Cochran's seat. Gov. Tate Reeves, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , the Bradenton Herald reported . "It'll be exciting to see who is actually going to be appointed to that position".

Sport Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Luis Ortiz In Heavyweight Classic
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Luis Ortiz In Heavyweight Classic

Wilder turned the tide towards the end of the fifth round by successfully knocking down Ortiz. Only Bermane Stiverne in January 2015 has taken him the distance in the professional ranks. Trying to secure another world title shot, at the age of 38, looks hard especially with only two titleholders and no ranking to force mandatory defence.

Sport DB prospects Rams fans should watch at the National Football League combine Monday
Author: 0 DB prospects Rams fans should watch at the National Football League combine Monday

Although all the other top quarterback prospects such as Wyoming's Josh Allen , UCLA's Josh Rosen and former Oklahoma Sooner Baker Mayfield will be throwing in this year's combine, there is precedent for Darnold's decision. Jackson talked about the idea of switching to wide receiver at the combine on Friday, stating "That's insane, you know, I thought I did a good job at quarterback! ".

Sport College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament
Author: 0 College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament

The ACC Tournament is set to get underway later this week with a stacked field of contenders. "You couldn't ask for a better experience". With AP Photos.The first day of most conference tournaments is often reserved for bottom-of-the-standings teams that are hoping for a longshot championship run, but usually just playing out the string or angling for the NIT.

Sport Brock Lesnar's Longtime Friend Comments on WWE Star's UFC Future
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar's Longtime Friend Comments on WWE Star's UFC Future

The UFC honcho posted a photo with Lesnar on Sunday - and, while it's unclear when the pic was taken, it just so happens the WWE Elimination Chamber event went down in Vegas. " Brock has always shown interest in coming over and fighting here in the UFC . I wouldn't be shocked if he gave it one more shot ". Dana White recently said in an interview with TMZ Sports that he would like to see Brock Lesnar come back.

Sport Tributes flood in for athletics hero Sir Roger Bannister
Author: 0 Tributes flood in for athletics hero Sir Roger Bannister

A few months later in 1954, Bannister beat Australian rival John Landy in the "Miracle Mile" or "Mile of the Century" at the Empire Games in Vancouver, British Columbia , as both men ran under four minutes. "I thought it would be right for Britain to try to get this", Bannister said. His prediction that the mile record would be progressively lowered was born out in subsequent years.

Sport Kirk Cousins optimism dwindling among Broncos Country
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins optimism dwindling among Broncos Country

But according to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY , the feeling within the Jets is that one team has the upper hand over all the rest in terms of landing the much-coveted quarterback: the Vikings . ESPN reported Saturday the Jets are among the finalists with the Broncos, Cardinals and Vikings to obtain him. That's why I personally haven't viewed the Jets or Cardinals as a legitimate threat to this point, but money talks.

Sport Swansea revival continues with win over West Ham
Author: 0 Swansea revival continues with win over West Ham

Cenk Tosun headed home his first Everton goal to put the visitors ahead after 20 minutes. 'Andre wanted to show something against his old team, ' said Mike van der Hoorn, who gave Swansea a two-goal cushion before the break with his second goal in English football.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann in top form ahead of Barcelona clash

Atletico coach Diego Simeone said the league was Barcelona's to win. Atletico is one of Messi's favourite opponents in La Liga as the Argentine has scored 27 times in 35 meetings against the team from Madrid. "Maybe I made a few mistakes (with my attitude toward the fans), but I haven't been wrong on the field". Griezmann, who reached 100 goals for Atlético when he scored a hat-trick against Sevilla last weekend, has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona at the end of ...

Sport Vikings say Dalvin Cook could return in time for OTAs this spring
Author: 0 Vikings say Dalvin Cook could return in time for OTAs this spring

During the regular season, Zimmer was very reluctant to name Keenum his starter, thus making some of us believe that Zimmer could start Bridgewater or Sam Bradford over the hot Keenum . Signing with the Vikings would enable Cousins to join a team with enough talent at other positions to be a clear Super Bowl contender. Keenum led the Vikings to the NFC Championship game, a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, just a week after the Minneapolis Miracle against the New Orleans ...

Sport Lamar Jackson will not run 40-yard dash at Scouting Combine
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson will not run 40-yard dash at Scouting Combine

Asking Jackson to work out as a wide receiver is asking him to at least consider that he should give up on his dream of playing quarterback, and that is an uncommon ask at the combine. "No wildcat", he said. And former Louisville QB Lamar Jackson may not only be the flawless fit for that role, but he would also bring excitement for the Bolts to the city of Los Angeles.

Sport Penn State's Saquon Barkley: I'd be happy with Browns
Author: 0 Penn State's Saquon Barkley: I'd be happy with Browns

Speaking of the Giants, Barkley said Thursday: "If I was fortunate enough to go to a team like that, that would be a good fit". Had a lot of injuries. Almost hitting 30 reps on the bench press is a testament to Barkley's incredible upper body strength and endurance. The former Penn State running back put up an impressive 29 reps on the bench press and had Twitter buzzing over the potential rise in his stock.

Sport Lakers win behind Thomas; 76ers turn back Cavaliers
Author: 0 Lakers win behind Thomas; 76ers turn back Cavaliers

To be mad about something like that, for me, is a little bit weird, but I want to apologize to the organization, to them and to the fans". "We'll know more tomorrow", Walton said . The guy will poster you, he will chase-down block you to win the National Basketball Association finals, he can make the All-Star Game competitive at age 33, and now you're telling me he's discovered the AND 1 mixtape.

Sport Predicted Spurs line up to face Huddersfield
Author: 0 Predicted Spurs line up to face Huddersfield

To keep the same dynamic is so important", Pochettino told a news conference yesterday. It's for the season after. Spurs go into their next Premier League game fourth in the table. Teams from the lower-tier Football League would not get a break as they play 46 games every campaign, leaving no room for a hiatus. The South Korean has been in fine scoring form, and he provides much better values at 11/8 odds at Betfred.

Sport PSG has lots to lose without Neymar
Author: 0 PSG has lots to lose without Neymar

Neymar is a major injury doubt for Paris Saint-Germain in their massive Champions League last 16 second-leg clash against Real Madrid next week. "If I had to say today (whether or not he will face Real) I would rather say yes", said the Spaniard. " Neymar is not going to be operated on, that's not true", Emery told reporters.

Sport Will the Browns benefit from the Marcus Peters trade?
Author: 0 Will the Browns benefit from the Marcus Peters trade?

Just like the Smith trade, the deal between the Chiefs and the Rams can not become official until the new league year begins March 14. Peters made the All-Pro team in 2016 and won National Football League defensive rookie of the year in 2015.

Sport Mourinho forecasts 'amazing' period for Manchester United
Author: 0 Mourinho forecasts 'amazing' period for Manchester United

Champions Chelsea and United have both failed to challenge runaway leaders Manchester City for the title this season, leaving them fighting for a top-four finish alongside Liverpool , Tottenham and Arsenal. William Gallas , who played under Mourinho at Chelsea , believes the manager is trying to get a positive reaction from Pogba, as he feels he can perform far better.

Sport Burns values TOUR experience at The Honda Classic
Author: 0 Burns values TOUR experience at The Honda Classic

Stallings has a limited history at the Honda Classic , but he did produce a top-25 finish last year, so there's some intrigue there as well, even if he hasn't won a PGA event in four years. Why not buy a Now TV pass? "You couldn't escape it going home because it was at home, it was just a really dark time and for the majority of that time, I just hid in the safety of my home but it's nice to be out here, it's a attractive day", said Shanahan.

Sport Bouchard wins lawsuit against U.S. tennis body
Author: 0 Bouchard wins lawsuit against U.S. tennis body

Bouchard won the initial liability phase of the trial in a decision handed down Thursday, though the jury said that she bore 25 per cent of the comparative negligence for her injury. "Just relief and happiness right now". Bouchard, once ranked No. 5 in the world, slid steadily in the standings post-fall; she now is ranked 116th.

Sport Lakers guard Lonzo Ball's first basket in return from injury
Author: 0 Lakers guard Lonzo Ball's first basket in return from injury

The Lakers (23-34) are hoping their prized rookie point guard will turn things around for them once again. He last played on January 13, coincidentally against the Mavericks, too, logging in 43 minutes on the floor and scoring just nine points to go with seven assists and seven rebounds in a 107-101 road win.

Sport American Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in likely final Olympic downhill race
Author: 0 American Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in likely final Olympic downhill race

She leaves her final Olympic showing with one medal from the downhill. When the times from the two runs were added together, Switzerland's Michelle Gisin , third in the downhill, crushed her, winning by almost a full second. At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Vonn won gold in the downhill and bronze in the super-G. Shannon Szabados made 39 saves for Canada, which had won four straight Olympic gold medals.

Sport U.S. men's hockey team out of medal contention after losing in shootout
Author: 0 U.S. men's hockey team out of medal contention after losing in shootout

Donato was the star, scoring twice against Slovakia for the second time after doing it in a 2-1 victory in group play. With Cajovsky given a match penalty - a five-minute major and an ejection - and Nagy in the penalty box for goaltender interference, the US scored 18 seconds into its 5-on-3 power play with Donato screening Laco for Wisniewski's first goal to make it 2-0 at the 2:20 mark.

Sport Bayern Take On Besiktas Without Robben, Ribery
Author: 0 Bayern Take On Besiktas Without Robben, Ribery

They can, though, count on the experience of former Real Madrid defender Pepe - who will be making his 95th Champions League appearance - his fellow Portuguese veteran Ricardo Quaresma and Dutch striker Ryan Babel. The last time Besiktas played knockout football in European football's premier competition was during the 1992/93 season when Roger Gustafsson's impressive IFK Goteborg side dumped them out in the first round.

Sport Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker avoids punishment for fan altercation
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker avoids punishment for fan altercation

Video showed Aguero taking a swing at a fan. The FA are likely to look at Wigan's failure to prevent home fans from entering the pitch and the lack of protection afforded to players at the final whistle. "It was just "please stay in your position", that's all, and then finished". It seemed to be just the type of tackle that Guardiola has been unhappy with after half-a-dozen similar challenges on his own players that have not received the same punishment, much to his annoyance.

Sport Mets, All-Star pitcher Jason Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal
Author: 0 Mets, All-Star pitcher Jason Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal

But the veteran appeared to be in good form for much of the 2017 season. Vargas was 12-3 with a 2.22 ERA after winning his seventh straight start on June 30 past year. The other issue with Vargas is his age. He had never won more than 14 games in a season with just two years in which he recorded win-loss marks over.500.

Sport Knee infection rules Mooy out of Huddersfield v Man United
Author: 0 Knee infection rules Mooy out of Huddersfield v Man United

The Gunners appear to have a more obvious need for Shaw with Arsene Wenger so far unconvinced with Sead Kolasinac since his move from Schalke. Can Lukaku lead Manchester to Premier League glory next season? HUDDERSFIELD battled well against Bournemouth last time out and were worthy winners but I fancy they'll find Man United a tougher nut to crack, even with Jose's men going down to Newcastle.

Sport Roger Federer becomes oldest world No 1 in tennis history
Author: 0 Roger Federer becomes oldest world No 1 in tennis history

The Swiss, who last sat atop the ATP rankings in November 2012, needs to reach the semi-finals to usurp Rafael Nadal , and he advanced into the last eight on Thursday. In fact, Federer admitted afterward that he thought while down during the first set that he might have had to play three sets to win. "I played well in the first set by winning the most important points.

Sport Antonio Conte Says Roy Keane Comments Don't Apply To His Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Says Roy Keane Comments Don't Apply To His Chelsea

We reached the Semi-Final and we want to try to fight for every competition. Chelsea take on Hull in the FA Cup - but who will start for the Blues? Over 2.5 goals is [1.58]. "We wish him and his family the best for the present and the best for the future". After two consecutive defeats in the league, Chelsea got back to winning ways with a 3-0 home win over bottom-placed West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

Sport England and Wales Cricket Board announces 2023 Ashes venues
Author: 0 England and Wales Cricket Board announces 2023 Ashes venues

The England and Wales Cricket Board announces that Edgbaston, Headingley, The Oval, Lord's and Old Trafford will host the 2023 Ashes Tests. It was duly confirmed on Wednesday evening as a host for the new domestic Twenty20 tournament set to begin in 2020, alongside Glamorgan's SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff and the six long-established worldwide grounds.

Sport Dudley on Warriors' Self-coaching: 'We don't deserve respect'
Author: 0 Dudley on Warriors' Self-coaching: 'We don't deserve respect'

The Warriors are essentially a self-driving vehicle at this point. Why? Because those criticizing Kerr's methods are missing a somewhat obvious point. It happened when Stephon Marbury disagreed with basically every coach he played for. Leveraging their IQs as a means of growth for both the players and coaches involved reflects a culture of innovation and openness more than it comes off as an affront to the opposition.

Sport Paul Pierce and Ushering a New Era in the East
Author: 0 Paul Pierce and Ushering a New Era in the East

While the Cavs looked great Sunday, they'll have to find a way to incorporate these new guys again when Kevin Love comes back from injury. So, we've got some catching up to do. A reunion of sorts of the 2007-08 Celtics was held past year, when Pierce, Garnett, Rondo and center Kendrick Perkins appeared together on a "Room 21" segment on "The NBA on TNT".

Sport Scotty James emotional after winning bronze in men's halfpipe final
Author: 0 Scotty James emotional after winning bronze in men's halfpipe final

The younger snowboarders also easily qualified for the halfpipe finals on Tuesday, with James and Hirano scoring 96.75 and 95.25, respectively, in their second runs. "I think I will carry on", White said. "I'm just grateful to be standing up on the podium". Americans have claimed Gold in all four of the snowboard events so far.

Author: 0 Angel Di Maria open to Barcelona move, Real Madrid connection 'over'

The 33-year-old has shown signs of returning to his very best in 2018, though, hitting seven goals in his last three league matches, including a hat-trick in Saturday's 5-2 win over Real Sociedad. What better a statement can PSG make then knocking out the real kings of Europe, Real Madrid , a team which has the most number (12) of Champions League titles.

Sport Slovenia downs USA 3-2 in opening round of men's hockey
Author: 0 Slovenia downs USA 3-2 in opening round of men's hockey

A 2-0 lead, on goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway, didn't really seem to do Team USA's performance total justice as Slovenia didn't get a lot going in their offensive zone. Team USA led 24-12 in shots after 40 minutes and easily could have been ahead by more. "Once we scored the first goal we really started to fly on the ice", Mursak told NBC's Pierre McGuire after the game.

Sport Women's giant slalom - five things to know
Author: 0 Women's giant slalom - five things to know

Mikaela Shiffrin begins her quest for multiple Olympic gold medals in the giant slalom. Shiffrin, 22, is scheduled to defend her gold medal in the women's slalom on Wednesday. "Then after that I got exhausted, going into the Cortina series put me over the edge a little bit". She insisted that she was now back to her old self, having touched down in South Korea nine days ago for proper acclimatisation, rest and some training.

Sport Aguero Scores Four As Iheanacho, Ndidi Go Down With Leicester At City
Author: 0 Aguero Scores Four As Iheanacho, Ndidi Go Down With Leicester At City

A tougher task awaits at Wembley today against a high-flying Tottenham side, who have not lost in 11 games. Guardiola named just six substitutes for last weekend's draw at Burnley, protesting that he did not have the numbers due to an injury crisis, particularly in attacking areas, with the club forced to deal with lengthy layoffs for Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus.

Sport Australia v England: Glenn Maxwell hits 39 in emphatic victory
Author: 0 Australia v England: Glenn Maxwell hits 39 in emphatic victory

Having won the toss and elected to bowl, Australia - who beat New Zealand in their opening contest - quickly put the ball to good use and had England reeling on 34-3. Glenn Maxwell - 8/10 - Maxwell top scored for Australia with 39 from 26 balls. Buttler was involved in another crucial partnership, this time with Sam Billings as the duo added 43 runs between them in 41 deliveries.

Sport US Olympic swimmer accuses coach of abuse
Author: 0 US Olympic swimmer accuses coach of abuse

The coach under investigation left a Southern California program where he trained young women on the US team in 2010 after speculation that he was sexually involved with a swimmer. Olympic medalist Margaret Hoelzer says she heard that coach Sean Hutchison was dating swimmer Ariana Kukors when Kukors was 21. Both denied a relationship at the time and the case was closed.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to Miami Heat at National Basketball Association trade deadline
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to Miami Heat at National Basketball Association trade deadline

Wade spent his first 13 NBA seasons with the Heat after being the fifth overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, and recently said that his goal was still to retire as a member of the team. Maybe there's even a chance to like LeBron a little bit again if that's true, but only after the hoped-for opportunity to boo him and cheer Wade at equally ridiculous decibel levels in the crucible of the postseason.

Sport Jalen Rose: Cavaliers players are quitting on LeBron James
Author: 0 Jalen Rose: Cavaliers players are quitting on LeBron James

No one really does at this point. "I think we need to do things harder". "That could be on me". Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is having one of his best statistical seasons, averaging 26.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game.

Sport Coutinho off the mark to see Barcelona through to Copa final
Author: 0 Coutinho off the mark to see Barcelona through to Copa final

Suarez drove into the penalty area down the left and crossed towards the far post, where Coutinho stretched to turn the ball back across goal and into the left-hand corner. Barcelona will have the chance to retain the trophy they won a year ago after a hard-fought win over Valencia at the Mestalla. Barcelona , however, also owe goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for the win.

Sport Jimmy Garoppolo: Signs long-term deal with San Francisco
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo: Signs long-term deal with San Francisco

As it now stands, the 49ers don't have a second round pick or a fourth round pick, but they do have three picks within the top 75. Locking up Garoppolo is the first big step this offseason in San Francisco's rebuilding plan that got off to a strong start last season in the first year under coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch.

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