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Threes are wild as Villanova Kansas Threes are wild as Villanova Kansas
- April 04, 2018

Villanova. The Wildcats shoot 3-pointers like no other, play suffocating defense and have that look — the one they had winning a national title two years ago. "Just always let us feel them". "That's all we've worked for is to be the best team we can be". "It doesn't excuse bad shots". The result? Kansas' 10.1 made 3s per game is easily the highest of Self's 15-year tenure. (more...)
LeBron, Cavaliers down East-leading Raptors again LeBron, Cavaliers down East-leading Raptors again
- April 04, 2018

The Raptors (55-22) and the Celtics (53-24) are engaged in a two-team battle for the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and will face one another in Toronto on Wednesday. In addition to James and Calderon, power forward Kevin Love gave the Cavaliers a double-double of 18 points and 15 rebounds, and on the way to the 18, he sunk four of his eight attempts from the field, and all four of those makes came from beyond the arc. (more...)
West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry bags contract extension West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry bags contract extension
- April 04, 2018

The Premier League's basement club find themselves rooted to the bottom of the table, 10 points adrift of safety, and there seems to be an inevitability about their impending relegation. McCarthy is set to leave Ipswich at the end of the season. The players - Gareth Barry , Jonny Evans, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill - were questioned by police but not arrested. (more...)
Real Madrid ready shock attempt to sign £60m Chelsea forward Real Madrid ready shock attempt to sign £60m Chelsea forward
- April 04, 2018

After a bright start to life in the Premier League, he began to struggle and he only scored his first goal of the year in the 2-1 win over Leicester on March 18. Morata missed out on a place in Julen Lopetegui's Spain squad, who performed impressively in a 1-1 draw against Germany last week before demolishing Argentina 6-1 on Tuesday. (more...)
Thanks, Warriors: Rockets clinch home court advantage with Golden State loss Thanks, Warriors: Rockets clinch home court advantage with Golden State loss
- April 04, 2018

With that triple the @ HoustonRockets set a new National Basketball Association single season record for 3-pointers made! With the loss, Phoenix fell to 19-57 overall and 9-29 at home. The Rockets are the first team since the 2010-11 Spurs to have three double-digit winning streaks in the same season, forging streaks of 17 and 14 consecutive games before the latest run. (more...)
Kershaw drops second straight decision as Diamondbacks top Dodgers Kershaw drops second straight decision as Diamondbacks top Dodgers
- April 04, 2018

Jansen had given up homers in back-to-back games only once in his career, to Brett Lawrie and Mike Trout in late July, 2015. "That was a tremendous effort", manager Torey Lovullo said, "on a night when everybody was exhausted and cranky". (more...)
Mohamed Salah nearly unstoppable, says Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk Mohamed Salah nearly unstoppable, says Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk
- April 04, 2018

Maybe the next six days will settle the argument. The Citizens are preparing to travel to Anfield for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash on Wednesday night as they look to try and take a step towards the semi-finals. (more...)
Ulster Rugby and IRFU release statement as Craig Gilroy withdrawn from selection Ulster Rugby and IRFU release statement as Craig Gilroy withdrawn from selection
- April 04, 2018

Ulster and Ireland winger Craig Gilroy has apologised "unreservedly" for the offensive WhatsAapp message he sent that was used as evidence as part of the Belfast Rape Trial. He replied: "He is, we haven't made a final announcement on selection yet, but he's fit". It emerged during the rape trial of Jackson and Olding that Gilroy had participated in the series of lurid WhatsApp messages. (more...)
Ohtani hits 1st major league homer in 1st Angel Stadium at-bat Ohtani hits 1st major league homer in 1st Angel Stadium at-bat
- April 04, 2018

Ohtani seemed confused at first by the silent treatment upon entering the dugout, but then he played along and gave some fake high-fives. The Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run in the major leagues Tuesday, a three-run shot off the Cleveland Indians' Josh Tomlin in the bottom of the first inning. (more...)
Losing Brandon Carlo for postseason underscores next man up mentality for Bruins Losing Brandon Carlo for postseason underscores next man up mentality for Bruins
- April 04, 2018

Brayden Point, Victor Hedman, Chris Kunitz and J.T. Miller scored for Tampa Bay, while both Ryan Callahan and Braydon Coburn registered two assists. NOTES: Bruins D Brandon Carlo , hurt in Saturday's game against Florida, will have surgery this week for a fractured left ankle. Don Sweeney placed Carlo's recovery time at 3-4 months. (more...)
Ronaldo makes history as Madrid beats Juventus 3-0 Ronaldo makes history as Madrid beats Juventus 3-0
- April 04, 2018

Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick in Real Madrid's 3-0 Champions League quarter-final first-leg win over Juventus in Turin, having earlier broken the deadlock with a precise close-range finish. Ramos was on hand again in the 13th minute to head Rodrigo Bentacur's effort away near the goalline. Having got the away goal, Real Madrid was seemingly content to sit back and hit Juventus on the counter and the Spanish side nearly doubled its lead 10 minutes from the break when ... (more...)
Salah's PFA chances depend on Champions League, believes Souness
- April 04, 2018

While many gawked at the transfer fee back in December, it's fair to say that Virgil van Dijk has slotted in comfortably at Liverpool . Liverpool are likely to need something similar from Salah to derail a City side that has proved this season far too good for anyone else in England. (more...)
My goal was 'more beautiful' than Ronaldo's, says Zidane My goal was 'more beautiful' than Ronaldo's, says Zidane
- April 04, 2018

The Spanish League giants defeated the Serie A campaigners 4-1 in the final of last year's edition to clinch their 12th European club competition title at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. " We can all debate who's better, and I constantly change my mind depending on what latest wizardry each one unleashes , " Piers Morgan tweeted. "They are a complete team and you need to be attentive to what they do at the back, in midfield and in attack", Real Madrid head coach was quoted as ... (more...)
Champions League: Barcelona vs Roma Champions League: Barcelona vs Roma
- April 04, 2018

Thrown on by Ernesto Valverde just before the hour mark as Barcelona trailed Sevilla 2-0, Messi turned the tide in his team's favor and drove home an 89th-minute equalizer from outside the area. Valverde has moved to field more midfielders and leave those two alone in attack, allowing his side to remain dominant in possession and play the same quick, short passing style that has always been their hallmark. (more...)
Conte: Chelsea Can Still Beat Spurs To Top Four Spot Conte: Chelsea Can Still Beat Spurs To Top Four Spot
- April 04, 2018

Antonio Conte has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference this morning and provided a team news and injury update ahead of the game. "If the club and manager want to continue, and I think that will be good for the club, they should sort [the problems] out because the competition out there is so incredible". (more...)
Conor McGregor return statement, Nate Diaz trolls Tony Ferguson, Holloway talks
- April 04, 2018

Tony Ferguson v Khabib Nurmagomedov has fallen through for the fourth time. " El Cucuy " is injured, true, but he was headed for a risky match-up in the octagon, which is much more than can be said for McGregor and Diaz lately. He added that he wants the "right amount of time" to promote a fight involving McGregor. Nurmagomedov is confident of getting the win against Holloway and then he would like to fight UFC legend Georges St. (more...)
Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo deletes crude tweets that resurfaced after winning NCAA Tournament Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo deletes crude tweets that resurfaced after winning NCAA Tournament
- April 04, 2018

Point guard Zavier Simpson made great strides from Year One to Year Two of his college career. Jay Wright , head coach of the Villanova Wildcats , took some time to thank the Philadelphia Eagles after his team brought home the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. (more...)
Juve' Will Contain Rampaging Ronaldo - Chiellini Juve' Will Contain Rampaging Ronaldo - Chiellini
- April 04, 2018

The difference between winning and losing will be marginal'. Juve met Madrid in last season's final in Cardiff, where they suffered a 4-1 defeat, with Ronaldo scoring twice. "We're not out for revenge against Real Madrid ", he insisted. Ronaldo's double took him to 39 goals in all competitions this season - more than any other player in Europe's big five leagues. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez Withdraws From May 5 Rematch Against Gennady Golovkin Canelo Alvarez Withdraws From May 5 Rematch Against Gennady Golovkin
- April 04, 2018

Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KO's), 27, the lineal 160-pound champion, tested positive for trace amounts of the banned substance clenbuterol in random urine tests conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association on February 17 and February 20 in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico. (more...)
17 golfers have won more than 1 Masters green jacket 17 golfers have won more than 1 Masters green jacket
- April 04, 2018

And Woods, who underwent spinal fusion surgery last April, is seeking a first major title - and 15th in total - since winning the US Open in 2008. Rickie Fowler claims he could be the man behind Tiger Woods' stunning resurgence. Don't worry about what time they tee off. Spieth acknowledged he would probably would need further improvement to have a chance of a second green jacket, but was optimistic. (more...)

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