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Kentucky, Western Kentucky women to open NCAA play in Memorial Coliseum


But the excellent Syracuse Orange women's team will discover their own path to return to the Final Four on Monday night. North Carolina has arguably the toughest road to the Final Four though in the South, as the second-seeded Kentucky Wildcats (29-5) and third-seeded UCLA Bruins (29-4) are each lurking in the bottom half of their bracket. Read More »

Dad, daughter send musical message to Tony Romo to Houston


Free agency for Tony Romo rumors was like a wild rollercoaster. The Cowboys intend to release Romo if a trade partner isn't found after owner Jerry Jones informed Romo of the team's plans in a meeting on Wednesday. The Texans and Broncos appear to the frontrunners to land the 37-year-old. He is entering his fifth year of the current six-year $108 million contract with $55 million guaranteed. Read More »

Juventus 4/1 to progress against Porto


Juventus are approaching a crucial part of the season and must remain calm as they attempt to fulfil the dream of winning a sixth consecutive Serie A title and the Champions League , according to Dani Alves. Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli are getting a much-needed rest, but Benatia has gotten only limited playing time this season, with just two starts and one appearance off the bench since the new year. Read More »

Tim Tebow Singles Against Marlins for 1st Spring Training Hit


Manager Terry Collins said Friday there were no plans to bring Tebow back to the major league level anytime soon. It's Tebow's first hit in three spring training games with the big-league Mets. The Marlins shifted their infield to the right, looking for Tebow to pull the ball, but he hit one through the left side. It was a lot of excitement for base hit in a meaningless exhibition game, which just goes to show that Tebowmania is alive and well - at least for now. Read More »

Joey Logano trolls Kyle Busch after fight


Logano finished fourth while Busch, who rallied to contend for the win after an early-race pit road speeding penalty, finished 22nd. Afterward Busch, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint champion, waited for Logano in pit row. We got a little bit more speed to gain, but I tell you it's fun coming back to the race track . These are not situations where the crew should get involved. Read More »

Brad Keselowski eyes another Las Vegas win after claiming pole


Patrick's teammate, Kevin Harvick , who entered the race as the NASCAR Cup points leader, saw his day end early when the right front tire on his vehicle blew out on Lap 69. The fight ended with Busch on the ground in a bear lock with one of Logano's crew. Kevin Harvick took a massive blow to the wall in stage one, ending his day. Read More »

DeMarcus Ware retires after 12 National Football League seasons


However, in his announcement, Ware said that "long term healthy and quality of life outweigh the spark and passion to play that I once had". DeMarcus was also named to the NFL's 2000 All-Decade Team and now sits eighth All-Time in sacks. Ware became a member of the Denver Broncos as a free agent in 2014, which was the same year Denver also signed Aqib Talib , T.J. Ward and Emmanuel Sanders . Read More »

Author who wrote heartbreaking 'Modern Love' column dies


On Tuesday, the Book Cellar in Lincoln Square, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave., commemorated Krouse Rosenthal's life in books by creating a display of copies of her works in the shop's entry, marked with the simple note, "Thank you Amy". Besides publishing books, Rosenthal also made short films, YouTube videos, and gave TED talks. Her project was described as "an interactive love letter to the universe... Read More »

Marcus Rashford starts for Manchester United at Chelsea


It's not Chelsea's fault we were given this Monday match. The 23-year-old has started nine games and has made a further five appearances from the bench in the current campaign since Mourinho took over the reins back at the end of the 2015-16 season. Read More »

Double from sub Niasse earns crucial win for Hull


One huge injury blow was to their in-form striker Fernando Llorente and Clement commented on this: "I think the injuries did hurt us in the first-half". Andre Ayew must have thought he had grabbed an equaliser seven minutes from time but King smashed the ball home from close range in time added on. "In those circumstances the main emotion is relief", said Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, whose side are six points clear of the drop zone. Read More »

ASU men's basketball season ends by No. 5 Oregon


Northwestern 72, No. 25 Maryland 64: Making itself right at home on a court that was anything but neutral, Northwestern roared into the semifinal round of the Big Ten tournament with a upset of Marylandnight. It may not be enough to knock Villanova, Kansas, North Carolina or Gonzaga from the No. 1 line, but the Wildcats at least gave the selection committee something to think about Sunday. Read More »

Big 12 Championship Picks: Will Iowa State knock off West Virginia? 3/11/17

Georgia State pulled to 63-59 with three minutes to go but Person answered with a three-pointer and Varnado added a three-point play on their next possession for a 10-point lead. Those first two statements have always been true. He had his own trophy, for being voted the tournament's most outstanding player, but was looking for the big one. Read More »

SEC Championship Pick: Can Kentucky cover 8.5 points vs. Arkansas? 3/11/17


The victory marked the first time Alabama has won two games at the SEC tournament since the 2001-02 season when it defeated Tennessee, 91-72, and SC, 67-55. The absence of the two guards provided a small window of opportunity for the Bulldogs, one that closed quickly in the second half. Reportedly Zimmerman's talk was good-natured about him being in the same championship game as Arkansas , the team Monk turned down, but Monk took offense. Read More »

Dominicans open WBC defense with rout of Canada


Josh Zeid pitched the final 1.1 innings to get the save. The turning point of this game was in the 6th inning when Manny Machado hit a towering homerun to deep left field to get the Dominicans on the board. A win to go to 3-0 in pool play would do so. Searching for positives, the American team has survived into the second round in each of the previous competitions, battling though losses to Mexico, Venezuela and Canada in past opening rounds. Read More »

Sri Lanka run through the Tigers


As the game comes to an end, here are the peak moments and highlights from the final day's play at Galle . However, the sixth-wicket stand was broken soon after lunch when Mushfiqur was caught behind down the leg-side off Lakshan Sandakan for 34. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers told by Clint Hill it was a penalty


Rangers are the first side to beat Celtic since Manchester City in their Champions League clash in December. It was a tough game. "I said all the way through that I have been thankful that the board have put their trust in me and it did take longer than I had imagined and I am sure some Rangers fans can appreciate that". Read More »

Conor McGregor fight gains momentum with boxing champ's latest comments

You talking all that sh*t, you acting like you want to fight, I don't think you really want to fight. "If you want to fight, sign the paperwork and let's do it". It sounds as though the mega-fight everyone's been waiting for actually is going to happen. "I beat him and I didn't cry or I didn't complain", Mayweather explained to World Boxing News. Read More »

Liverpool come from behind to beat Burnley and strengthen grip on fourth


Their immediate rivals for fourth place each have two games in hand, but Liverpool's is the stronger position. But, Liverpool have to buck the trend this weekend of only rocking up against the big boys. "You can not plan an ugly game". It is impossible to know which Liverpool will turn up against Burnley at the weekend, as Klopp scratches his head at a mixture of alarming defensive inconsistency and attacking brilliance. Read More »

India vs Australia: Pat Cummins Replaces Injured Mitchell Starc


Further indication Cummins will fill the shoes of Starc in the starting XI came from newly-appointed National Selection Panel chairman Trevor Hohns. Any doubts about Cummins' form or fitness with the red ball were cast aside this week when he starred in his Sheffield Shield return six years in the making, claiming 8-104 in NSW's eight-wicket thumping of South Australia. Read More »

Wales unchanged for Six Nations clash with Ireland

Halfpenny missed the conversion , allowing Paddy Jackson to restore Ireland's lead from a penalty . Wales - reeling from successive defeats - started with real objective but Ireland matched their efforts with frenzied defending. Image: George North dives over for a Welsh try . Ireland started brightly and were unlucky not to have a try when CJ Standar was just held short of the line. Read More »

Can Scotland end their 34 year Twickenham drought?


Eddie Jones says the Scots are talking a big game after their wins against Ireland and Wales, but those two wins dwarf in comparison to the challenge ahead of them tomorrow. Wilson began the scoring in the third minute from an Emily Scarratt pass and she had her second four minutes later when she was released by Harriet Millar-Mills. Read More »

Foster drains last-second shot, CU advances


The Bluejays (25-8) will face top-seeded Villanova at 5:30 today for the championship. Villanova won both meetings with Creighton this season, covering the spread in both games as well. Seton Hall Pirates defeated Villanova Wildcats 69-67. '[Basketball's] not why you're the best player in the country. Anyone wearing Pirate Blue remembers the roller-coaster of emotions last March, in which an exhilarating upset over Villanova in the final was followed by the gut punch of a awful ... Read More »

Jets Sign K Chandler Catanzaro


In recent weeks, the Jets released three starters along the offensive line: center Nick Mangold, OT Breno Giacomini and OT Ryan Clady . Beachum signed with the Jaguars before last season and started 15 games for them before they opted to pass on his option in favor of a trade for Branden Albert . Read More »

Pope Francis hints he may allow married Catholic men to become priests


Calling priest shortages an "enormous problem", Francis said the question needed to be tackled "fearlessly". "But optional celibacy is not the solution". This isn't the end of celibacy for priests, either. "If you dismantle [the celibate priesthood], people will say, what's the difference between us and Episcopalian, us and Lutherans?" Anderson said opponents of a celibacy requirement believed the rule was out of date and making it harder to encourage young men to join the priesthood. Read More »

Alshon Jeffery On Carson Wentz: He's Going To Be a Future MVP


Roseman is tentatively scheduled to meet with reporters Friday afternoon at 1:15. How much more the Eagles have to do in free agency remains to be seen, but they are limited in their resources. When Smith left the facility on Thursday after striking a deal, he knew there was a chance the Eagles would sign Alshon Jeffery and was pretty excited when he heard the news. Read More »

Steelers betting on youth by letting Lawrence Timmons walk


NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed. Timmons was drafted in the first round of the the 2007 NFL Draft by the Steelers, where he has spent all of his career until now. Despite reports stating the contrary for most of the offseason, the Miami Dolphins are doing an extremely good job at bringing back some of their bigger name free agents. Read More »

William Hayes says Rams traded him to Dolphins for office supplies


Louis to L.A., I would say something about the Titans, but f-- them". "His passion set the tone for our defense and served as an example for his teammates". Kendricks caught 50 passes for 499 yards and two touchdowns in 16 starts at tight end. The Rams sent Hayes, a nine-year veteran who contributed 43 tackles and five sacks on one of the NFL's most forceful defensive lines, to the Dolphins along with a 2017 seventh-round pick (selection 223 overall) and received Miami's sixth round pick ... Read More »