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Sports Ohio State No. 17 In AP Poll Heading To NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Ohio State No. 17 In AP Poll Heading To NCAA Tournament

Ohio State finished third four times (1944, 1945, 1946, 1968). Ohio State was bounced out of the Big Ten Tournament by Penn State after just one game back on March 2nd, and have had to sit and wait since then to find out who they would be playing when March Madness begins next week.

Sports Neil Walker signs one-year deal with Yankees
Author: 0 Neil Walker signs one-year deal with Yankees

Miguel Andujar , 23, was slated to start at third base, but NY traded for Brandon Drury to take over the hot corner. An agreement with Walker at that price would raise the Yankees' projected luxury tax payroll to approximately $182 million, about $15 million below the luxury tax threshold.

Sports Facebook Watch to get exclusive rights to 25 Major League Baseball games
Author: 0 Facebook Watch to get exclusive rights to 25 Major League Baseball games

Hours after the Facebook deal was announced , Twitter announced its own plans for a three-year with Major League Soccer to stream two dozen live matches as well as highlights. This 25-game package of weekly broadcasts will be distributed exclusively on Facebook Watch in the United States via the MLB Live show Page - marking MLB's first digital-only national broadcasts.

Sports Isaiah Thomas helps the Lakers crush the Cavs
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas helps the Lakers crush the Cavs

Courtside during a Lakers game needn't be one. The Athletic's Jason Lloyd discussed that possibility in his final thoughts from Sunday's game and offered an interesting alternative: bringing Kendrick Perkins to the team as a coach rather than signing him as a player.

Sports Marcus Rashford's Double Sinks Liverpool As Manchester United Win
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford's Double Sinks Liverpool As Manchester United Win

While Liverpool enjoyed the bulk of possession, especially in the second half, United's back four showed other timeless qualities providing solid, organised defence and gave little space to their opponents. At this stage of the season it will be quite a feat if Los Nervionenses do manage to grab a Champions League spot, so they may have to be content with a Europa League spot.

Sports Vikings express interest in free-agent quarterback Drew Brees
Author: 0 Vikings express interest in free-agent quarterback Drew Brees

The team expressed the same sentiment. Much of this remains hypothetical, and the most likely result is still Brees signing with the Saints . No one has been talking about Brees as a potential free agent, mainly because everyone assumes that he's just going to find a way to make it work with the Saints.

Sports Buffalo Bills trade Cordy Glenn and move up in the first round
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills trade Cordy Glenn and move up in the first round

Buffalo moves up to the Bengals spot at No. 12 in the draft and the Bengals will now draft at No. 21 in the first round. Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield are jockeying for top-10 status in Round 1, and the Bills have suddenly become a legitimate suitor as draft season kicks into high gear.

Sports Raiders cut Sean Smith; CB to be sentenced to prison for assault
Author: 0 Raiders cut Sean Smith; CB to be sentenced to prison for assault

Smith was set to make $8.25 million in base salary in 2018, and his release comes with no dead money against Oakland's cap. Smith is also facing legal problems. The Raiders announced Monday that they have released offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse and cornerback Sean Smith after the pair had disappointing campaigns in 2017.

Sports Bolton takes Aussies home in style
Author: 0 Bolton takes Aussies home in style

Shikha Pandey (1-38) managed to provide a breakthrough when she had Healy caught but Meg Lanning (38) continued to press on with another 68 run stand with Bolton. The Australians were disciplined with the ball with the spinners taking eight wickets. As dominant as Australia were with the bat, it was their bowlers that snotted the life out the Indian line-up.

Sports Ronaldo scores 2 to overtake Messi as top scorer
Author: 0 Ronaldo scores 2 to overtake Messi as top scorer

The home team responded by continuing to attack their more illustrious opponents but without any reward as the half ended with a few good chances. Ronaldo, along with the outstanding Luka Modric in the middle of the park who set up the Portuguese's first with a gorgeous curling through pass, was the difference against a spirited Eibar side which treated this match as a home cup final.

Sports Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang frustrated by Europa League absence
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang frustrated by Europa League absence

Victory for sixth-placed Arsenal took them to 48 points, eight points behind defending champions Chelsea. The England Under-21 global made just his sixth Premier League start of the season in place of Laurent Koscielny with Arsenal keeping a first top-flight clean sheet since December 16.

Sports Cardinals Expected To Release Adrian Peterson
Author: 0 Cardinals Expected To Release Adrian Peterson

Peterson, 32, started last season with the New Orleans Saints, who traded him to Arizona in October. Suh was at one time a defensive superstar in the National Football League, though he gained a reputation for dirty play. Paul Pioneer Press last month. However, if Peterson can't find a team to sign him for a deal that he would like, the Cardinals could bring him back at a much lower price.

Sports Barcelona ready for Neymar reunion
Author: 0 Barcelona ready for Neymar reunion

Barca coach Ernesto Valverde called the rumours "fantasy" on Friday but Rakitic was more welcoming to the idea of the Brazil global coming back to the club. Ruiz highlighted Al-Khelaifi's dropping faith in Neymar's commitment after the PSG figurehead recently said he was "2,000 percent sure" the player would stay in Paris beyond the summer.

Sports Tom Brady: Family will play a big part in retirement decision
Author: 0 Tom Brady: Family will play a big part in retirement decision

And I think that's what you commit to when you have a family. And they commit a lot to me. "I thought we were going to win the game", he said of New England's final, unsuccessful drive. Further praising the Patriots , Brady continued, "I'm proud of our efforts throughout the year. Just so you know that". "Why are we doing this?' You have to have answers for those questions and they have to be with a lot of conviction", he said.

Sports RBs Murray, Stewart to visit Lions
Author: 0 RBs Murray, Stewart to visit Lions

It's no secret that the Lions have struggled mightily at the running back position for the last handful of years. The Tennessee Titans released him earlier this month after two seasons with the team. The Lions ranked as or among the worst rushing teams in football last season. If Detroit chooses to pass on both Stewart and Murray, there are other choices on the free agent market .

Sports Trae Young was getting into NCAA Tournament 'no matter what — ESPN analyst
Author: 0 Trae Young was getting into NCAA Tournament 'no matter what — ESPN analyst

They had some absolutely great wins. There are a lot of upset Oklahoma State fans over not being selected to play in the tournament, despite having a pretty good season. He finished the regular season leading the nation in points (27.5) and assists (8.9) per game, a feat that has never been done. Last Sunday, he was chosen as the Big 12 Conference's Freshman of the Year and was a unanimous selection for the All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 All-Newcomer Team.

Sports Other teams could not match incentives 49ers offered Richard Sherman
Author: 0 Other teams could not match incentives 49ers offered Richard Sherman

Sherman signed a highly incentivized three-year contract that could be worth more than $39 million if he appears in every game, plays 90 percent of the defensive snaps and is named to the Pro-Bowl and All-Pro teams. Sherman said: "I'm vengeful in that way ". The 2017 season was a hard one for the 31-year-old Cromartie, who didn't have an interception and was suspended for one game by then-coach Ben McAdoo for leaving practice without permission.

Sports Amanda Nunes' Next Title Defense Set For UFC 224
Author: 0 Amanda Nunes' Next Title Defense Set For UFC 224

She has defended her strap twice, firstly finishing Ronda Rousey in the first minute of the fight in impressive fashion, and then won a very close bout with Shevchenko via split decision. Since signing for the UFC, "Rocky" has defeated names such as Roxanne Modafferi, Jessica Andrade , and most recently, Miesha Tate . White had said after Cyborg's win at UFC 222 that he was considering that fight and that it "needs to happen".

Sports Dolphins Plan To Release Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Dolphins Plan To Release Ndamukong Suh

The Dolphins have already agreed to trade receiver Jarvis Landry to the Browns and appear to be gutting the roster to improve team culture . The report has since been confirmed by a league source. Releasing Suh now would save the Dolphins just $3.9 million against the cap. Suh has been named to the Pro Bowl five times in his career and has been a six-time All-Pro selection - though he has also been the subject of several hefty fines of over $215,000 in his career while once being voted ...

Sports England cricketer Ben Stokes denies affray charge
Author: 0 England cricketer Ben Stokes denies affray charge

Fellow defendants Ryan Ali , 28, and Ryan Hale , 26, appeared in person at the court and also denied the charge. Stokes missed the Ashes series with England unable to select him for overseas tours until they had learned if he would be charged or not.

Sports Arsene Wenger Admits Concern Over Empty Seats Following Arsenal's Watford Win
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Admits Concern Over Empty Seats Following Arsenal's Watford Win

A sweet moment for Arsenal after Deeney accused them of lacking "cojones" in their October defeat at Vicarage Road. 'He had to wait a while to save a penalty and it's quite fortunate it was against Deeney. Arsene Wenger registered his 700th Arsenal win in his 1,222nd match in charge of the Gunners. Speaking specifically about Cech's clean sheet record, Wenger praised the 35-year-old for his ability to stay at the top over the course of his career.

Sports Eight is great as Wales run away from Italy
Author: 0 Eight is great as Wales run away from Italy

But instead, Wales will kick off knowing another bonus-point win over Les Bleus will assure them of the runners-up spot behind Ireland , who have already clinched the title. "I was disappointed in that if he needed to make the tackle did he need to go that high?" A yellow card for Wales either side of halftime perhaps prevented an even greater margin of victory, but Gatland now has tough choices to make ahead of next week's tournament finale against France, which could decide second ...

Sports Klopp Blames Poor Defending, Penalty Not Given For Liverpool Defeat To United
Author: 0 Klopp Blames Poor Defending, Penalty Not Given For Liverpool Defeat To United

The United boss added that he had spoken to England manager Gareth Southgate, who assured him that Rashford would go to the World Cup, whether or not he starts regularly for United. The Times claim there is no suggestion the 21-year-old crocked Pogba on objective in Friday's training session ahead of United's 2-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday.

Sports Kyrie Irving's Knee Injury Diagnosed as Soreness; Exits Pacers vs. Celtics
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving's Knee Injury Diagnosed as Soreness; Exits Pacers vs. Celtics

Smart then drilled his second straight three and it was 93-89 with 1:54 to play and Tatum got to the line and hit one free throw for a one-possession game with 1:31 on the clock. During an appearance on Boston sports radio 98.5 the Sports Hub last week, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suggested that knee soreness might be something that Irving might have to "manage the rest of his career".

Sports Leicester put four past West Brom at The Hawthorns
Author: 0 Leicester put four past West Brom at The Hawthorns

Then a mixture of clinical finishing and cagey defending allowed Leicester to come back into the game with goals from Jamie Vardy , Riyad Mahrez , Kelechi Iheanacho ad Vicente Iborra . "The one thing I am not going to do is what I said on Thursday". Just six points separates Bournemouth in 12th to 19th-placed Stoke but the rock bottom Baggies are a massive seven points off the Potters following a five-game losing streak.

Sports MSU earns 3 seed in Midwest Region of NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 MSU earns 3 seed in Midwest Region of NCAA Tournament

Bucknell (25-9) won the Patriot League title. The Spartans went 29-4, with two losses coming to MI, while the Wolverines went 28-7 overall. This team might sound familiar to fans of March Madness, as Bucknell has become a regular in the field of 68.

Sports Kurt Busch wins 2nd stage in Phoenix
Author: 0 Kurt Busch wins 2nd stage in Phoenix

Asked about his early pace versus other teams, Truex said per Motorsport.com , "I don't know if they've picked it up quicker than we have or the rules have benefited their body style more than it did ours". He then lost all of those points - and that could impact whether he advances through playoff rounds. You may see crew chiefs call for two tire stops or try to win the race on fuel mileage.

Sports 'Huge competitor' David Silva can still put family first, says Pep Guardiola
Author: 0 'Huge competitor' David Silva can still put family first, says Pep Guardiola

Following the game they have a fortnight off, part of which they will spend warm-weather training in Abu Dhabi, although Silva will be granted more time in Spain. City will also be keen to bounce back from just a fourth defeat of the season in all competitions when they let slip an early lead to lose 2-1 to Basel on Tuesday.

Sports West Ham United co-chairman 'hit by coin' during fan riots against Burnley
Author: 0 West Ham United co-chairman 'hit by coin' during fan riots against Burnley

If that was not bad enough Chris Wood doubled Burnley's lead minutes later and this time there were scuffles in the stands and one fan ran on and took the corner flag, attempting to plant it on the centre spot. A lot of the stewards on duty are stadium people and sometimes haven't had any experience of dealing with football crowds. As the English Football Association investigates the unrest, the Premier League separately said it would be contacting West Ham to seek assurances that the ...

Sports Mourinho unrepentant in Manchester style wars
Author: 0 Mourinho unrepentant in Manchester style wars

It was because he was impressing a lot in training and, sometimes, that's the point. While Klopp was frustrated with that decision, he admitted the Reds had only themselves to blame for poor defending on both of Rashford's goals. But he scored two goals, which is special for a kid who feels the shirt in a special way because he was born [in Manchester]". "I'm not upset at all with that reaction", insisted Mourinho before launching a staunch defence of Scott McTominay , who was selected ...

Sports The Simpsons Showrunner Says OJ Simpson Almost Guest Starred
Author: 0 The Simpsons Showrunner Says OJ Simpson Almost Guest Starred

Simpson: The Last Confession, later on Sunday night. 'That became a major, major thing. The news was not random, as Fox will be airing the 2006 special, O.J. He was accused of her murder - but led 20 police cars and nine helicopters on a low-speed chase across L.A. after refusing to hand himself in. O.J.

Sports Ernie Johnson says the Buffalo Bills have made the NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Ernie Johnson says the Buffalo Bills have made the NCAA Tournament

A high-octane offense fizzled out while a porous defense could no longer be masked.On Dec. 21, ESPN's Joe Lunardi had ASU as the No. 4 overall seed in his Bracketology . "It's not up to us, but they without a doubt earned it. I have Purdue ahead of the two Michigans on the seed list, and that is a matter of debate because Purdue finished in between them in the standings, advanced further than one of them in the tournament, and of course lost to the other in the final, but probably has the ...

Sports Jamie Carragher apologises for road rage incident
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher apologises for road rage incident

He said he was "totally out of order" and has apologised to the family. The 14-year-old daughter of the United supporter was in the passenger seat and claims to have been hit in the face by Carragher's saliva. Carragher has been a mainstay of Sky Sports' football coverage since he retired from the game in 2013, now earning an annual salary thought to be in excess of £1 million (S$1.82 million).

Author: 0 Packers move up in 4th and 5th round via DeShone Kizer deal

But the Packers also move up in the draft, so there's that. The Green Bay Packers must have seen the Browns wheeling and dealing on Friday and noticed a buying opportunity. While Kizer threw 11 touchdowns and 22 interceptions, he was also given little chance with Hue Jackson's meddling ways and one of the worst teams in history surrounding him.

Sports Verdasco Turns Back The Clock vs. Dimitrov
Author: 0 Verdasco Turns Back The Clock vs. Dimitrov

Sela also took the second set by the same score to seal a 6-4 6-4 victory in 91 minutes against world number 24 Edmund, who replaced the injured Andy Murray as British number one earlier this month. In the tiebreaker, Federer took a 5-2 lead but Delbonis battled back to win a long rally and tie it 5-5. Dimitrov won the ATP Finals in November, and three weeks ago lost to Federer in the final of the Rotterdam tournament.

Sports Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT
Author: 0 Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT

Penn State standouts Tony Carr and Lamar Stevens celebrate a victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. During the preseason, the Irish defeated Wichita State, who earned a No. (ESPNU). The victor of Michigan-Ohio State, which was being played late on Saturday night, will face ND in the conference title game next weekend for the right to be called 2018 Big Ten champs after PSU won the conference a year ago.

Sports Prized free agent Jake Arrieta signs with Phillies
Author: 0 Prized free agent Jake Arrieta signs with Phillies

With Yu Darvish getting $126 million over 6 years from the Cubs, and Lance Lynn recently signing a one-year deal worth $12 million, it's hard to predict where Arrieta lands between the two deals. Adding a veteran like Arrieta, who has a 2.67 ERA and a 9.1 K/9 during the last four seasons in Chicago, gives a budding Phillies roster a tenacious leader to help them make the jump into the playoffs.

Sports Tiger still in the hunt as Casey storms into Valspar lead
Author: 0 Tiger still in the hunt as Casey storms into Valspar lead

Woods charged up the record crowd with a birdie putt from just inside 45 feet on the 17th hole to get within one shot. But Woods could not replicate the magic at the par-four 18th, where he missed a hard 12-metre birdie putt that would have forced a play-off with Casey.

Sports Rhode Island vs. Davidson - 3/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Rhode Island vs. Davidson - 3/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Wildcats punched their ticket to this round of the tournament with a Saturday win over St. Bonaventure 82-70. On the season, Rhode Island basketball averages 76.4 points, 34.0 rebounds and 15.1 assists per game. I will spend the next two or three hours putting my thoughts together. "We didn't get exactly what we deserved", Martelli said. "It is definitely motivating", Robinson said, standing in the locker room after the win.

Sports Weather Watch: Nor'easter means snow on the horizon for Tuesday
Author: 0 Weather Watch: Nor'easter means snow on the horizon for Tuesday

A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight Monday night in Wythe County and Wytheville in Virginia. The high Monday is about 40 degrees, with the low Monday night about 30. Localized higher amounts are likely within a narrow band. With the snow of relatively "wet" nature, there would be heightened concern of tree damage and power outages if snow of that nature occurs.

Sports WWE Rumor: Shane McMahon Gets Surprising WrestleMania Opponent
Author: 0 WWE Rumor: Shane McMahon Gets Surprising WrestleMania Opponent

I wanted to know what he thought, if he was okay with it, because that's important to me that, 'I'm not better than you. The United States and SmackDown Tag Team Championship pictures aren't as clear. Because there's really no other compelling woman on the SmackDown Live roster (they've done a bad job of building on the post-WWE Draft work on the women, especially after RAW got Alexa Bliss) it's most likely to happen.

Sports Barcelona confirm £35m deal for Gremio star Arthur
Author: 0 Barcelona confirm £35m deal for Gremio star Arthur

However, Barca pushed for the deal to be done this summer, allowing Arthur to join the club for preseason and to give him more time to adapt to his new surroundings. And Barca have now confirmed that they have secured the option to complete the signing of the Brazil youth global in July. This is a complicated transfer as Barcelona now do not have space to register any more non-EU players following the signings of Paulinho, Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina.

Sports Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Author: 0 Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

A source told The Post the Tom Coughlin and Ben McAdoo coaching staffs grew frustrated with Rodgers-Cromartie's tendency to take himself out of games, especially at critical junctures in the fourth quarter. However, he saw his status as a starter reduced during last season as he was supplanted by Eli Apple in the Giants secondary. In his four seasons with the Giants, DRC recorded 160 tackles, 11 interceptions, 47 pass breakups, three forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks and a touchdown.

Sports Kane limps off with ankle injury against Bournemouth
Author: 0 Kane limps off with ankle injury against Bournemouth

Aurier then added gloss to the scoreline in injury time, taking advantage of some poor goalkeeping from Begovic to head in at the back post. The hosts took the lead inside eight minutes s Junior Stanislas controlled a cross from Adam Smith before drilling low into the corner of Hugo Lloris' net, and the visitors' afternoon went from bad to worse on the half-hour mark.

Sports Without Curry, Warriors look to continue win streak against Timberwolves
Author: 0 Without Curry, Warriors look to continue win streak against Timberwolves

Every day in the National Basketball Association there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we will give you the three things you need to know from the last 24 hours in the National Basketball Association. The Warriors are going to need better performances from Cook and Young if they want to pick up a win in Minnesota . "We did a great job fighting all night, but it seemed like we got so close , they just started raining 3s again".

Sports 3 takeaways from Derrick Rose signing with Minnesota Timberwolves
Author: 0 3 takeaways from Derrick Rose signing with Minnesota Timberwolves

But Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau has given Rose the green light in their game against the Warriors as they try to solidify their hold of the sixth spot in the Western Conference. "This is how I feel about it, the whole perspective on it: You could have your perspective on me, as far as I'm a bum, I can't play, I can't shoot, this and that, all right, cool", he said ( via ESPN.com's Nick Friedell ).