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Sports March Madness Recap: San Diego State vs. Houston Betting Odds
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There were six lead changes in the first ten minutes, but Houston cleaned up their play to take the lead in the last ten. "We're going home. And we're disappointed over that". That honor belongs to Rob Gray , the man-bunned Houston guard who led the Cougars to their first NCAA Tournament victory since 1984 . As of Thursday morning, the Cougars are getting 52 percent of the wagers on this game as a slight favorite against San Diego State this evening.

Sports Former IU coach Tom Crean accepts job at Georgia
Author: 0 Former IU coach Tom Crean accepts job at Georgia

McGarity announced last Saturday the firing of Mark Fox after nine seasons. Crean, 51, spent this past season out of coaching after being fired at IN in 2017. For his head coaching career, Crean is 356-231. "His teams have consistently been participants in postseason play, and his players have been extremely successful in the classroom", McGarity said.

Sports NCAA Tournament 2018, Alabama vs Virginia Tech
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament 2018, Alabama vs Virginia Tech

Tech had 11 points off Alabama's seven first-half turnovers. Sexton, the talented freshman guard, scored nine points in the final 95 seconds of the game for the Crimson Tide, who won their first NCAA tournament game since 2006. The Crimson Tide entered the SEC Tournament on the wrong side of the bubble but did enough in St. Louis to secure an at-large bid. He suffered a concussion and missed the Crimson Tide's semifinal loss to Kentucky on Saturday.

Sports Messi Quicker to 100 Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo
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And Conte was quick to compliment the Argentine forward, whose second strike was his 100th in the Champions League , Skysports reports. It is quality not quantity that is the issue and the manager is to blame - or whoever we believe has the final say on player recruitment.

Sports Former Corpus Christi Hooks player caught on camera assaulting a woman
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Vasquez is then seen helping his partner up and the pair begin walking downstairs, but Vasquez then slaps his girlfriend again and grabs her as she cowers on the floor. "There were things going on in their lives at the time and he's better with coping with it now". "But I promise you, it wasn't done because he was a Hook".

Sports Raiders sign free agent Doug Martin
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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has found a new team, signing with the Oakland Raiders , according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . Martin is from Oakland, and had one of his best games as a Bucs player there, rushing for 251 yards and four touchdowns in a 2012 win. Martin also had to sit out the first four games due to a violation of the National Football League substance abuse policy for testing positive for Adderall.

Sports West Ham vow to give life bans to pitch invaders
Author: 0 West Ham vow to give life bans to pitch invaders

Four separate pitch invasions interrupted the game at the London Stadium, and co-owner David Sullivan was hit by a coin and forced to leave the directors' box , as hundreds of supporters congregated below in protest at the club's board. Sky Sports understands West Ham are demanding changes to the running of the London Stadium in an emergency meeting. The Hammers have endured a turbulent time this season, the second at their new stadium, and are in danger of relegation from the Premier ...

Sports Raiders Statement On Tom Benson
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Benson died at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, La., where he was first hospitalized on February 16 for the flu. Benson had a complicated relationship with the city over the years, however, and threatened to move the Saints to San Antonio after the team had been displaced there following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Sports Kiwi Sam Waardenburg's Miami ousted by buzzer-beater in NCAA
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Miami got one final chance at a full-court tip, but wasn't able to convert a miracle and the Ramblers got to celebrate their first March Madness win since 1963. Ingram finished the game with 13 points after being named the MVP of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Miami: The Hurricanes were back in Texas five years after winning twice in Austin to advance to the Sweet 16.

Sports Man gets 30 years in shooting of ex-NFL player
Author: 0 Man gets 30 years in shooting of ex-NFL player

A judge handed down the sentence Thursday for 56-year-old Ronald Gasser . "That day, you didn't have to do that", she said to Gasser. Gasser was convicted in January and awaits sentencing on a manslaughter charge. Witnesses said McKnight was weaving in and out traffic before the shooting. Shute also acknowledged McKnight had placed his hand on the open, passenger side window of Gasser's auto but noted physical evidence proved the shooter lied to police when he said the athlete lunged at ...

Sports Kane set to return to training in April
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Pochettino suggested that Alli, who felt tightness in his groin at Bournemouth on Sunday, may not start Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final at Swansea City . "He would put his leg in a washing machine to try to score because he's so fearless", he said. "His focus and our focus is to help him recover as soon as possible".

Sports Patriots Acquire Cornerback Jason McCourty - Devin's Twin Brother - In Trade With Browns
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At the end of his lone season in Cleveland , the Rutgers product expressed frustration with assessments made by head coach Hue Jackson that the Browns didn't possess enough talent throughout the 0-16 season. In his time there, he would rack up 54 tackles and 3 interceptions. That's likely to change in 2018. Devin went No. 27 overall to New England, while Tennessee drafted Jason in the sixth round.

Sports 49ers trade Kilgore to Dolphins, Richburg is new center
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Kilgore signed a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season last month. Kilgore, 30, was a 2011 fifth-round pick by the Niners. The Dolphins' first-round draft pick (15th overall) in 2011, Pouncey started all 16 games last season, the first time he'd done so since 2012.

Sports Ramsey to undergo 'small procedure', misses Wales duty
Author: 0 Ramsey to undergo 'small procedure', misses Wales duty

Liverpool duo Ben Woodburn and Harry Wilson, now on loan at Hull City, have been selected by Ryan Giggs as he named his first squad as Wales manager. Giggs confirmed Ashley Williams will remain as Wales captain but long-serving Dave Edwards of Reading , 32, has retired after winning 43 caps.

Sports Zags beat UNCG in first game of the tournament
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The Bulldogs came out on top after the two teams remained neck in neck throughout the game. Gonzaga finished the season 30-4 and won their sixth straight West Coast Conference Title after beating BYU, 74-54 on Tuesday. Prediction: Gonzaga as a four seed after winning 30 games isn't fair for the rest of the bracket, including UNC Greensboro. Faced with the opportunity to make his own mark Norvell didn't back down, and as a result Gonzaga has another game to play.

Sports Arizona St. falls short against Syracuse in the First Four
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FIL-AMERICAN Remy Martin's NCAA tournament proved short-lived as Arizona State lost a close one to Syracuse , 60-56, in the Midwest Regional in Dayton, Ohio. When it's crunch time like that, that's what gets us up even more. "We have to be ready to go". He said it makes it a lot easier to recruit players when you are consistently playing in big games like the NCAA Tournament .

Sports Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League
Author: 0 Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League

Eight teams have qualified for the Champions League quarterfinals. But both teams could also face tricky ties against Barcelona , Real Madrid , Juventus and Bayern Munich . "The dream of Manchester United is to be the top team and win the title but to do it we are going to have to make up a lot of points". Without the FA Cup to congest their schedule and a top four place nearly secured, Klopp will hope to enter the first leg of the last eight on April 3-4 in top form.

Sports Teddy Bridgewater agrees to a one-year deal with the Jets
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater agrees to a one-year deal with the Jets

However, it seems more likely that they make an aggressive move up the draft. The Jets are a ideal team for Bridgewater to re-establish himself as an National Football League quarterback. Now, back to the quarterbacks. McCown is the returning starter, so him continuing to hold that title is in keeping with coach Todd Bowles' past approach to various quarterback situations: The incumbent has the job until somebody takes it from him.

Sports Lions to release former top-10 pick Eric Ebron
Author: 0 Lions to release former top-10 pick Eric Ebron

Much of the frustration came from the players Detroit passed to pick him so early in the draft. Ebron, Tyler Eifert and Austin Seferian-Jenkins appear to be the top fall-back options for teams that missed out on Jimmy Graham (Packers) and Trey Burton (Bears).

Sports Telangana man among three terrorists killed in Kashmir's Anantnag encounter
Author: 0 Telangana man among three terrorists killed in Kashmir's Anantnag encounter

He was not wanted into any of the criminal cases in Telangana state. "Further details are being verified and will be updated to the media accordingly", J&K DGP SP Vaid tweeted. Earlier, the Islamic State and pan-Isamist Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, in its bulletin Al Nasir had claimed that Taufeeq was from Hyderabad , Telanaga and had migrated to Kashmir for jihad .

Sports With Jake Arrieta signed, what comes next for the 2018 Phillies?
Author: 0 With Jake Arrieta signed, what comes next for the 2018 Phillies?

The deal could reach $135 million over five seasons if Arrieta chooses not to opt out after three seasons or if the Phillies choose to exercise the two-year extension. "Obviously, I haven't been in a game yet but I'm a quick learner and I like my chances at getting ready". "I'm excited", Hoskins said. "Did it take longer than I would've liked? Absolutely not", Arrieta said.

Sports Dolphins designate Ndamukong Suh a post June release, what this means
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With no trade having been arranged, Miami will release Suh after three seasons. Ryan Tannehill would restructure his deal while Danny Amendola would jump from New England to Miami. Suh is known to have some on-field issues and the 31-year old's price tag may be a bit more than the Lions want to spend. There was a notable drop in production this past season recording 47 total tackles and 4.5 sacks, but it shouldn't create any significant cause for concern about what he can still do at ...

Sports Baltimore Ravens are cutting wide receiver Jeremy Maclin
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens are cutting wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

The Ravens are coming off a season in which they ranked 29th in passing and last in passing yards per play. Maclin turned in 40 catches, 440 yards and 3 touchdowns in 2017. If the Ravens were able to sign Jordy Nelson , there would be added excitement because he has a proven track record and a championship pedigree. Wallace isn't a number one receiver, but he can be a productive member of the offense.

Sports Sky Sports suspend Jamie Carragher until end of season over spitting incident
Author: 0 Sky Sports suspend Jamie Carragher until end of season over spitting incident

In a statement on Wednesday, Sky said: "Following an internal review, Sky has suspended Jamie Carragher for the remainder of the football season". He admitted that "what I've done is disgusting" and said "if someone had done what I had done on the pitch I would vilify them". Carragher has also been backed by high-profile colleagues, including former Manchester United captain Gary Neville, who has formed a highly regarded punditry team with Carragher at Sky .

Sports Manchester United given hope in Fred pursuit
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Writing for ESPN , Mooney believes City fans should be getting excited about the prospect of winning the Premier League title by beating their cross-town rivals United, something he says would be "sweet" for the Blues faithful. He explained people from Manchester City spoke to his agent, and that the offer was still there, only failing to materialise in January because he couldn't play in the Champions League.

Sports Top seed Virginia gets underway vs. UMBC
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U.Va. (31-2), which is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament, plays No. 16 seed Maryland Baltimore County Friday night in Charlotte, N.C.in the South Region. He made 3 of 6 three-point attempts and added three rebounds in a performance Hurricanes Coach Jim Larranaga credited largely for the outcome. Hunter was named ACC Co-Rookie of the Week following his 22-point performance at Miami on February 18.

Sports Proteas appeal Rabada's two-Test ban
Author: 0 Proteas appeal Rabada's two-Test ban

But if the process runs its full course South Africa will have to do without the bowler who took 11/150 in the second Test at St George's Park to level the series with two matches to play. Keep it that way, big fella, and you will be just fine. So that was my question that why both these incidents were labelled as exactly the same. "I am not happy about it but time moves on", he told reporters on Monday.

Sports Klay Thompson To Miss
Author: 0 Klay Thompson To Miss "Extended Time" With Fractured Thumb

If that's the case, it would be the first extended absence of Thompson's career, one that's seen him miss no more than five games since the 2012-13 season. The Warriors said Curry will be re-evaluated prior to their game with the Spurs on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time). At 51-16, the Warriors are two games behind Houston (53-14) in the fight for the best record in the National Basketball Association and the Western Conference and one game ahead of overall third-place Toronto (50-17), the Eastern ...

Sports Could McCarron land in Buffalo
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With Cleveland out of the running when free agency started on Wednesday afternoon, McCarron landed with the only team that seemed to have a vacancy for a starting quarterback. With only four starts to his name, McCarron has a legitimate chance to win the starting job in Buffalo. Listed at 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds, he had 15 sacks in 47 games, including nine in 2016.

Sports England coach Eddie Jones apologises for insulting Ireland and Wales
Author: 0 England coach Eddie Jones apologises for insulting Ireland and Wales

Jones made the comments, seemingly in jest, during a speaking engagement for Fuso, a truck manufacturer part-owned by RFU sponsors Mitsubishi, in July previous year. 'So it's this little s*** place that has got three million people. That prompted the rapid response from both the head coach and the Union. During the talk, Jones touched on his record as England coach, a position to which he appointed after the 2015 World Cup.

Sports Tiger looks for ninth win at Bay Hill
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Day passes, which let you add Sky Sports channels for 24 hours, start at £6.99 a day, with a weekly pass starting from £10.99, and no locking in to a contract. There are certain golf courses that are so comfortable for Tiger Woods , they just about have a pair of baffies and a log for the wood burner on the first tee.

Sports Chung earns another shot at Federer
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Federer advances to the quarter-finals where he will face South Korea's Chung Hyeon who defeated 30th-seeded Pablo Cuevas 6-1, 6-3 earlier on Wednesday. "I was honestly quite surprised how quickly he came back", Federer said. "How good will still remain to be seen". 'If Roger decides to play on the clay and at Roland Garros , I think he would also play in Rome .

Sports Thunder Rally Behind Westbrook's 100th Triple Double to Beat Hawks
Author: 0 Thunder Rally Behind Westbrook's 100th Triple Double to Beat Hawks

At this rate, he'll go by Kidd and Johnson in the next couple of seasons, having already become the third-fastest to reach the century mark behind Robertson (a mere 277 games) and Johnson (656 games). He'd complete it on a rebound with 2:38 remaining in regulation and with the Thunder up 13, an accomplishment that actually made the Atlanta crowd cheer.

Sports Big changes for minor league baseball - including in Salem
Author: 0 Big changes for minor league baseball - including in Salem

Minor league games will also have a cap on the number of visits to the mound by coaches and position players. When extra innings begin, the batter who made the last out will start at second base. The mound visit rule is whatever. That grows to eight for Double-A and steps up gradually before reaching no limits for Rookie-level clubs, which Colorado Springs will be beginning in 2019.

Sports Obama released his March Madness brackets and Final Four picks
Author: 0 Obama released his March Madness brackets and Final Four picks

Obama has Michigan State winning the men's title and - no surprises - UConn winning the women's championship. But even one win for the Aggies would be a big deal. The former leader of the free world was for the most part feeling chalky this year, as he picked two 1-seeds - Virginia and Villanova - plus North Carolina, a 2-seed, to make the Final Four.

Sports Cousins to visit Vikings first and deal is expected
Author: 0 Cousins to visit Vikings first and deal is expected

The free agent quarterback reportedly plans to sign with the Minnesota Vikings on a three-year contract worth $28 million annually. Cousins is scheduled to arrive in the Twin Cities on Wednesday night, have dinner with Vikings officials, and tour the new Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center in Eagan on Thursday.

Sports Tyrann Mathieu released by Cardinals
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Oakland must be sure to set aside some money for defensive end Khalil Mack, however the team did save $8.5 million against the salary cap in 2018 by cutting Sean Smith earlier this week making the signing of Mathieu fiscally feasible. The six-year veteran signed a five-year, $62.5 million deal last August. Safeties as versatile as the fierce 5-foot-9 Mathieu are hard to find. After a terrific start to his rookie year, he tore his left ACL in week 15 which ended his season prematurely.

Sports Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal
Author: 0 Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

His stellar performance as an inside cornerback earned widespread praise, endeared him to the franchise during his one year in Philadelphia and helped revive his career. Robinson, who is entering his eighth season in the National Football League has seen his value skyrocket this past season. Touted for his speed and supreme athleticism, the former Seminole was brought in to improve a defense that placed 25th overall in 2009.

Sports Giants, Solder, Agree to 4-Year Deal
Author: 0 Giants, Solder, Agree to 4-Year Deal

Solder being the highest paid offensive lineman will set him up for a future of financial stability, especially considering the fact that he is 29-years-old. The signing doesn't mean Big Blue will move on from Flowers. Solder played in every game last season, suring up a line that was oft-injured in 2017.

Sports TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 31
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There is a chance for snow or rain showers though and a high in the lower-40s. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UP NORTH: Heavier lake effect snows are possible for Crawford and Erie counties. High: Near 40. A stretch of dry, but colder than average temperatures will carry us through the rest of the week. Tuesday will be mainly cold and blustery with winds of 10-15mph.

Sports Jerick McKinnon headed to the Bay Area to join the 49ers
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If the value of McKinnon's contract with the 49ers is indeed true, his average salary will be the fourth-highest among National Football League running backs in 2018. McKinnon had his most productive season past year, when he ran for a career-high 570 yards while setting personal bests with 51 catches for 421 yards.

Sports Kwiatkowski wins Tirreno-Adriatico (2)
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The Polish cyclist eventually finished 24 seconds ahead of Caruso in the overall standings, with Geraint Thomas third, 32 seconds behind his Team Sky teammate. The Australian, who also won the closing time trial a year ago, was four seconds faster than Jos van Emden and eight ahead of Jonathan Castroviejo. "I was looking at the best times on this course thinking OK 11:20 to aim for", said Dennis.

Sports Arsène Wenger can survive again with Europa League success
Author: 0 Arsène Wenger can survive again with Europa League success

However, the striker, who cost Arsenal £50m last summer, is nearing a return to first-team action and Wenger expects his fellow French countryman to return to the fold after the worldwide break. A third straight win would also allow them to enter an extended worldwide break on a bit of a high after one of the roughest spells of Wenger's 21-year career.

Sports Trump considers TV commentator Kudlow as economic adviser
Author: 0 Trump considers TV commentator Kudlow as economic adviser

Mexico is exempt". Wang, who spoke on the sidelines of the National People's Congress in Beijing, urged the U.S.to work with China on a mutually beneficial solution. "I think those days are over, personally". But Knight was uninterested, officials said. The president said last week that Cohn, the former top Goldman Sachs executive, was likely to return to his administration in the future.

Sports Colts' chances for Saquon Barkley improve after Browns sign Carlos Hyde
Author: 0 Colts' chances for Saquon Barkley improve after Browns sign Carlos Hyde

The strong expectation is the Browns kick off the draft by selecting Sam Darnold out of USC. Cleveland holds the first and fourth overall selections. So if the Browns wind up with Barkley as the best player on their draft board, above each of the quarterbacks or anyone else, he has to be the pick when they're on the clock the night of April 26.

Sports Manchester United 1 - Sevilla 2
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This was Sevilla's first win on English soil, with their Champions League bid last season coming undone against Leicester at the last 16 stage. However, after boasting of his own record when playing against United previously, Mourinho says that the result should not be shocking.