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Sport NCAA Tournament: Florida State beats Missouri, earns another shot at Xavier
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As the the final 60 seconds ticked off the clock at Bridgestone Arena Friday night, Michael Porter Jr . - with a towel draped around his neck and his 6-foot-10 frame hunched over itself on the sideline - sat silently in his chair as Florida State delivered the final death blows to a season that brimmed with potential but ultimately ended with little more than whimper.

Sport NCAA Tournament Texas vs Nevada
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With a 68-67 Texas lead and three seconds remaining in regulation, Bamba fouled Caroline on a layup attempt (and fouled out of the game on the play). Roach led Texas with 26 points, while Coleman added 25. Center Jordan Caroline , who despite being undersized forced Texas' future National Basketball Association lottery pick, center Mohamed Bamba, into second-half foul trouble, with Bamba eventually fouling out, finished with 14 points.

Sport Virginia Cavaliers will push forward with De'Andre Hunter in NCAA Tournament
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By the time Arkel Lamar made a 3-pointer with 3:35 remaining, UMBC led, 61-44, and had the crowd cheering wildly in anticipation of the Retrievers completing a remarkable feat. The question wasn't whether they would win this game, but if they would get to the Final Four and win it all. UMBC , or as Grant Hill put it, who was on the broadcast for the game, U Must Be Cinderella.

Sport Los Angeles Clippers Doc Rivers fined $15000 for officiating comments
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The Rockets then went on to go four for six from the line in the fourth quarter while the Clippers went two for two. DJ [ DeAndre Jordan ] gets fouled over the back. The numbers simply backed Rivers' statement that his team was the attacking team all night while they also kept the Rockets out of what they wanted to do for much of the game.

Sport NCAA Tournament Syracuse vs TCU
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Vladimir Brodziansky , a 6-11 senior, leads the Horned Frogs with a 15.1 scoring average and 6-7 forward Kenrich Williams is averaging 13.1 points, a team-high 9.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists . 5 seed in NCAA Tournament) and Texas Tech (No. 3 seed). The TCU Horned Frogs couldn't get it done in the Big-12 Championship after losing in the quarterfinals of the Big-12 Championship to the Kansas State Wildcats by a 66-64 (OT) margin, however, the Horned Frogs still has a successful season ...

Sport LeGarrette Blount signs with Lions
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Hopefully, Blount will be a big reason they turn that around in 2018. The Detroit Lions added depth in the backfield, signing LeGarrette Blount and re-signing Zach Zenner. "He's back with Matt Patricia, as the New England ties are strong", Rapoport tweets. There's also another benefit to the Lions signing Blount: understanding the culture Patricia is likely to bring.

Sport Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game Suspension For PEDs
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The irony that a dirty hit performed on Burfict could be the reason for receiving another possible suspension is a story of its own. Burfict is no stranger to supplemental discipline, but it usually stems from on-field incidents. Brown is a tackling machine and if Burfict winds up having to serve a four-game suspension, he might wind up being a starter to open the 2018 regular season.

Sport Real Madrid Faces Juventus in Champions League Quarterfinals
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City's director of football Txiki Begiristain said: "We know each other very well, they are a very offensive team, the truth is it is going to be a great couple of games". "It was only the result, I saw the game and it was completely different", he said . Current title holders Real Madrid will face off against Italian giants Juventus in the quarter-final this year.

Sport Jose Mourinho happy with Man Utd players after Champions League exit
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Mourinho was pleased to see his players were left upset by their defeat to Sevilla but insists he does not need to see a reaction. He told me "I want you to stay because you are the best player in this team". The United fan base is largely fiercely loyal, rightly or wrongly. Logically, everything that has been done post-2013 has been compared to those good old times when Manchester United were Premier League winners.

Sport Packers sign Kyle Fuller to offer sheet, which Bears will reportedly match
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The transition tag is a method for teams to try and keep their players, but not pay top dollar for them. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Bears have planned to match "any offer" for Fuller. Meanwhile, if the Packers lose out on Fuller, they could resume their pursuit of ex-Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland . The former 2014 first-round pick started all 16 games past year with two interceptions and 60 tackles.

Sport National Football League free agent rumors: Patriots agree to deal with DE Adrian Clayborn
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On Friday the New England Patriots took their first legitimate steps towards trying to fix their diminishing pass rush, agreeing to terms with defensive end Adrian Clayborn . But in any event, the Bengals weren't relying on Hill all that much in 2017 as they transitioned to Joe Mixon as their lead back. But he has never been the same since fumbling late in the 2015 AFC wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers , ultimately contributing to an eventual loss.

Sport England rugby coach Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' and Wales comments
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Jones was filmed during a talk at a leadership event for Fuso, the Japanese sister company of England sponsor Mitsubishi, telling the audience: 'We've played 23 Tests and have only lost one Test to the scummy Irish. Jones has been tipped as a possible coach of the British and Irish Lions in South Africa in 2021 but there are those who feel his slurs against Ireland and Wales may have damaged his chances.

Sport Sindhu battles past Okuhara to reach All England semis
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Friday's clash was yet another marathon match between these top shuttlers after last year's World Championships final in Glasgow. "We are playing better. The other semi-final will be contested between Chinese Taipei's world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying and Chinese eight seed Chen Yufei. 3 Indian recovered from a mid-way slump to overcome the Thai 21-13, 13-21, 21-18 in a match which lasted 67 minutes.

Sport Purdue beats Cal State Fullerton to advance in NCAA tourney
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During Purdue's first-round matchup against Cal State Fullerton in the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon, play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle said that Haas once ate 40 chicken strips in one sitting. Purdue was one of the nation's top teams all season long and it wasn't until the end of Big Ten play when the Boilermakers began to look worn out and came back down to earth.

Sport DT Sheldon Richardson reaches 1-year deal with Vikings
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The Minnesota Vikings came out as the winners of the Kirk Cousins Sweepstakes this offseason. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN , the defensive tackle has agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings. He started 15 games for Seattle, missing one with an injury, and was more impactful than his lone sack might suggest. Richardson, who was traded from the Jets to Seattle last summer in exchange for a second-rounder and WR Jermaine Kearse , joins Pro Bowlers Linval Joseph and Everson ...

Sport Arizona Basketball Bull-Rushed in Boise, Upset 89-68 in NCAA Tournament
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Boise, Idaho- Arizona came into Thursday's matchup with the University of Buffalo the prohibitive favorite as the No. 4 seed in the South Region of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. There was no off-court drama on Thursday and, as it turned out, none on the court, either. The Bulls shot 54.8 percent from the field and made 15-of-30 of their 3-point attempts.

Sport Eric Reid 'completely fine' with teams shunning him over protests
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Reid believes the reason he hasn't yet been signed, and he's being viewed more as a cheap option for teams in the second or third wave of free agency, is because of his role in the anthem protests that started in 2016. Before the season ended, Reid said he was well aware that his free-agent market could be muted by the way teams respond to the protest. "I've been training @kaepernick7 everyday and to say he's dedicated is an understatement", Hidalgo said on Instagram.

Sport Arsenal midfielder Wilshere 'never gave up' on England recall
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He did, though, admit that any concerns felt by the players over safety have validity. Speaking to talkSPORT reporter Laura Woods, former England global Campbell said: "I think Jack is a wonderful player". "We are desperate to go to a World Cup and that's where my remit ends on that matter". "It's always a huge boost for us as a team when we've got our travelling support with us", he added.

Sport Ronda Rousey To Compete At WrestleMania 35
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So, with that being said, here's our Daily Debate poll question: Do you believe Rousey when she says she's basically done with MMA forever? Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is steadfast on not officially announcing her retirement from MMA.

Sport Real Madrid Defender Admits Non Direct Manchester United Contact
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And the France global has stoked the flames of a potential transfer after admitting that contact between him and Mourinho has happened. "There were contacts [with Mourinho], but not directly". Varane says he has to vary his normal approach when he comes up against players like the Belgium worldwide, who he described as "pure power". 'But I don't want attacking players so don't speak about attacking players that are coming here because nobody is coming here.

Sport Marcus Smart to undergo surgery, may return for playoffs
Author: 0 Marcus Smart to undergo surgery, may return for playoffs

Smart sprained the thumb while diving for a loose ball in the first half of Sunday's loss to Indiana. After suffering the injury, Smart told ESPN .com's Chris Forsberg it was, "Sore, but it will be all right". The initial hope is that he'll be back in time for the playoffs. While we may not see him again this year, the Celtics remain hopeful. Offensively, Smart is averaging 10.2 points per game on just 36.7 percent shooting from the field.

Sport Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' remark made a year ago
Author: 0 Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' remark made a year ago

The Leinster fly-half has been struggling with back spasms over the last two weeks but he has been named in Ireland's team to play England on Saturday and McLaughlin feels that he's the key to Ireland winning a Grand Slam . Schmidt added that he has taken confidence from his side's performance in the corresponding fixture 12 months ago, when Ireland finished an otherwise disappointing campaign on a high with victory over England in Dublin.

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