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Iowa ends Illinois' season at Big Ten tournament Iowa ends Illinois' season at Big Ten tournament
- March 01, 2018

IL did enough offensively in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament to extend its stay in New York City. IL didn't win a league game in Nancy Fahey's first season and coach who led Washington University of St. "They're denying on the wings, they're denying everywhere and they're up on the front so you've got to move around the ball and be strong with it". The conference opened up an office in Manhattan and started sending a football team to the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. (more...)
Barack Obama on board with kids seeking alternatives to NCAA
- March 01, 2018

The New York Times editorial page". The growing scandal has rocked the already fragile world of college athletics and brought even more attention to the broken system that is the NCAA, where star athletes can make millions for their schools and yet can't be taken out to lunch without, literally , a federal case being made out of it . (more...)
Russian Federation claims their Olympic ban has been lifted by the IOC Russian Federation claims their Olympic ban has been lifted by the IOC
- March 01, 2018

Russians competed as neutrals in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the International Olympic Committee suspended Russia in December, saying it had found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system. (more...)
Expected rains could mean more mid-state flooding Expected rains could mean more mid-state flooding
- March 01, 2018

Arkansas is expected to see dry conditions today, but the forecast calls for rainfall Tuesday night and Wednesday, said Chris Buonanno, a science and operations officer at the National Weather Service in North Little Rock. Storms in the Midwest have claimed the lives of at least five people following a weekend of heavy rain, flooding and tornadoes . From Tuesday afternoon through Thursday morning, periods of heavy rainfall will allow for the potential for widespread flash flooding ... (more...)
Sexting is more prevalent among adolescents than thought Sexting is more prevalent among adolescents than thought
- March 01, 2018

The research, which was evenly split between boys and girls, looked at sexts that were sent, received, forwarded without consent and received without consent. For more information on teenage sexual health and tips on communicating with teens, visit Better Health Victoria . The recent study, conducted by researchers at the University of Calgary, highlights the importance of including the issue as part of children's sex education. (more...)
Jaguars looking for specific needs at National Football League scouting combine Jaguars looking for specific needs at National Football League scouting combine
- March 01, 2018

The Colts have 13 players from last year's team set to become unrestricted free agents at that time, so if they were hoping to bring any of them back, this week could serve as a prime opportunity to hash out those details with their representatives. (more...)
USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format Across All Open Championships USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format Across All Open Championships
- March 01, 2018

The U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Senior Open had most recently used a three-hole aggregate playoff , while the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open was also set to use a three-hole playoff prior to Monday's announcement. Irwin, who received a copy of the USGA release Sunday night, only disagrees with the length of the new format, not the decision itself. The British Open changed to a four-hole aggregate in 1986. (more...)
Web oficial - Yannick Carrasco to join Dalian Yifang Web oficial - Yannick Carrasco to join Dalian Yifang
- March 01, 2018

He also scored in the 2016 Champions League final against Real Madrid , which ended 1-1 after extra-time with Atletico losing 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out. The Argentine midfielder has agreed to join the Chinese outfit after completing his €18million transfer. Gaitan has made 13 appearances in all competitions this season, his last a 1-0 triumph over FC Copenhagen in last week's Europa League round-of-32 return leg. (more...)
Tiger Woods shows glimpse of immensely promising future at Honda Classic Tiger Woods shows glimpse of immensely promising future at Honda Classic
- March 01, 2018

Tiger Woods finished 12th at the Honda Classic last week after shooting an even-par 280. But it was the so-called "Bear Trap" that ultimately kept him from being a true contender. "But I think that when I look back on it, I'll be proud of the way I hung in there". "I was very, very impressed with how he played this week", Thomas was quoted as saying by Golf Digest . (more...)
Giroud wants to win the Premier League at Chelsea Giroud wants to win the Premier League at Chelsea
- March 01, 2018

Indeed, the north London side have not lifted the top flight trophy since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 campaign. Giroud admits failing to win a Premier League title with the Gunners will always stay with him. "A regret? I have one and it is not hard to guess", he told SFR Sport . I have said it often enough - it was my ultimate goal. Starsport reported Tuesday that Ancelotti was interested in taking over from the Frenchman, who looks certain for the sack after Sunday's ... (more...)
Rajinikanth's Kaala Teaser Postponed, Dhanush Shares Update Rajinikanth's Kaala Teaser Postponed, Dhanush Shares Update
- March 01, 2018

The makers have made a decision to delay the launch of teaser following the death of Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya . Actor-Producer Dhanush who is bankrolling the project took to Twitter to announce that the teaser release has been postponed to March 2 due to the demise of Kanchi Shankaracharya, Jayaendra Saraswati. (more...)
Blackhawks Trade Ryan Hartman To Predators, Get Back 1st-Round Pick Blackhawks Trade Ryan Hartman To Predators, Get Back 1st-Round Pick
- March 01, 2018

It could be an indication that Hartman isn't actually available. "A first-round pick plus something" is a lot to give up for the 23-year-old. In return, Chicago acquired Nashville's first- and fourth-round picks in 2018 and 22-year-old prospect Victor Ejdsell while sending a fifth-round pick to the Predators as well. (more...)
Sam Darnold will wait for USC pro day to throw for scouts Sam Darnold will wait for USC pro day to throw for scouts
- March 01, 2018

If Darnold succeeds in placing near the top of his position group in athletic testing and shines in his interviews, his decision not to throw this week will end up being a complete non-story. Of course, a strong showing at his pro day next month would mitigate those concerns. The last time that the players considered to be the top quarterbacks did not throw at the scouting combine was 2014, when Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater didn't participate in throwing drills. (more...)
Barcelona On Red Alert For Tottenham Star After Contract Issues Barcelona On Red Alert For Tottenham Star After Contract Issues
- March 01, 2018

His current contract is set to expire in 2020. With The Independent now reporting that the players representives are said to be using Virgil Van Dijk's deal at Liverpool , as a benchmark for what top defenders should be earning. The Belgium man picks the right times to be cautious and knows when to be aggressive. Pochettino's immediate concern is Wednesday's FA Cup fifth-round replay against Rochdale at Wembley , when he will again be missing his two Belgian centre-backs, Toby ... (more...)
National Basketball Association roundup: Beal, Porter help Wizards hold off Bucks National Basketball Association roundup: Beal, Porter help Wizards hold off Bucks
- March 01, 2018

Dealing with the absence of John Wall , the Wizards have locked into a very team-centric focus over their last 12 games and seem to have stumbled into a style of play that really maximizes the ability of their players. Jason Terry hit a wide-open 3 with 13 seconds left in the third that cut the lead to 84-81. Bradley Beal led a balanced effort for the Wizards with 21 points. (more...)
'Joseph Parker is a threat to Anthony Joshua's reign' 'Joseph Parker is a threat to Anthony Joshua's reign'
- March 01, 2018

A group of nine players and officials, in Las Vegas for the world series this weekend, visited Parker and posed for a picture with the New Zealand world WBO champion who will fight Englishman Joshua in Cardiff on March 31. However, Whyte, who suffered his first defeat to Joshua back in December 2015, believes fighting in a packed Principality Stadium that last saw 78,000 fans attend the win over Carlos Takam will get to the New Zealander. (more...)
National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell preparing to fine Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones
- March 01, 2018

Jones argued his objective for the threat wasn't a product of Elliott's treatment, but instead because all 32 owners were not involved with decisions surrounding the commissioner's contract. Goodell reportedly will declare that Jones' actions were detrimental to the NFL. The Cowboys have yet to comment. Jones was previously told by Goodell that there would be no discipline for Elliott, sources said. (more...)
Carlos Carvalhal pleased as Swansea City create Carlos Carvalhal pleased as Swansea City create "history" in FA Cup
- March 01, 2018

Something had to chance in the second half for the hosts and that is what happened as Carvalhal made the decision to bring on Ayew at half-time and he took all of ten minutes to score the crucial opening goal of the game. Wednesday also started poorly but the visitors grew into the game and had a couple of opportunities around the half-hour mark. The first save was the better save as Jacob Butterfield unleashed a fierce strike from the edge of the box which was going into the back of the ... (more...)
Cavaliers ban fan who aimed racial taunts at Spurs' Patty Mills
- March 01, 2018

Australian basketball champion Patty Mills arrives at Keebra Park High School on July 26, 2017 in Gold Coast, Australia. Mills has a unique heritage, being the son of an Aboriginal Australian (his mother) and Torres Strait Islander (his father). (more...)
Clarke late putback pushes Virginia Tech to upset of Duke Clarke late putback pushes Virginia Tech to upset of Duke
- March 01, 2018

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 17 points in the win and was one of four players in double figures for the Hokies . Senior guard Grayson Allen led Duke with 22 points, but also had six costly turnovers. They now have wins over Duke, North Carolina and at Virginia, which is quite literally the best win that anyone can get this season. "I'm just lucky to be on the court right now", he said. (more...)

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