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Wildcats Two Wins From NCAA Final Four

Miller will face Xavier for a second time in NCAA postseason play since leaving the Musketeers for the Wildcats after the 2008-2009 season. Mack implored his players to "not try to get it all back in one or two possessions". Trier, who missed 19 games before returning in January, leads the team in scoring with 17.1 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game. The Musketeers tracked Arizona after it tried to pull away in the second half, getting a late basket inside by Sean O'Mara while ...

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West Virginia's Final Sweet 16 Possession Might Be The Worst In History

Ennis got fouled and went to the line for a one-and-one. West Virginia's style draws your eye in a way that Gonzaga's doesn't. But critics still bash Gonzaga. Vanderbilt called its last timeout with over seven minutes remaining in its first-round matchup against Northwestern, and committed a ludicrously dumb foul while leading by one and then hoisted a 30-footer on its final possession when it trailed by the same margin.

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Sweet 16: Will Big Ten Teams Move on to Elite 8?

The Jayhawks will play No. 3 seed OR, which survived a nail-biter earlier in the night, on Saturday night for a spot in their first Final Four since 2012. "We have to regroup and get ready for them". The roars for Kansas only got louder in the second half. The 6-foot-9 junior defended Michigan's 6-foot-11 forward Moritz Wagner for most of the game and held him to 3-of-10 shooting for only seven points.

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Robin Lopez suspended for one game after fight with Raptors' Serge Ibaka

Robin Lopez #8 of the Chicago Bulls fights with DeMar DeRozan #10 and Serge Ibaka #9 of the Toronto Raptors during the second half of an National Basketball Association game at Air Canada Centre on March 21, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The two players continued to lob harsh words at each other and were separated by teammates. Denzel Valentine missed a 3-point attempt on Chicago's next possession and Patrick Patterson had a tip-in layup to make it 119-115 Toronto with 44.7 seconds remaining.

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Puerto Rico Downs Netherlands to Advance to WBC Final

Marcus Stroman , tonight's starter for the US, also started the previous head to head. Tonight marks the first time that the USA has reached the WBC final after only getting as far as the semifinal round in 2009. Despite getting ahead of USA shortstop Brandon Crawford , Romero allowed a two-run single before being removed from the game. Sam Dyson , Pat Neshek and David Robertson each threw a scoreless inning to complete the United States' three-hit shutout.

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NCAA Tournament Betting Odds: Full Recap Of Lines For Sweet 16 Games

Not who are the best, mind you . It hurts deep down. Arizona coach Sean Miller is taking on his former employer in the Sweet 16, which might be a big storyline ... And only North Carolina. "It's more important that we know what we're about, and we sleep really well at night knowing what we have and what we continue to prove and what we continue to do as a program".

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Trump Administration Ratchets Up Pressure On Sanctuary Cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement Monday that the report's findings demonstrate a "clear and ongoing threat to public safety". It is meant to "highlight jurisdictions that choose not to cooperate with ICE detainers or requests for notification, therefore potentially endangering Americans", the agency said in a news release.

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Liverpool and Man City draws - Can they still catch Chelsea?

Willy Caballero felt Manchester City had done their manager proud after reacting to their dismal Champions League exit with a bright performance against Liverpool . But they regularly fail to finish them or concede due to individual errors at the back, which doesn't reflect well on the players. "I am a little bit disappointed at 1-0 we didn't score the chances we had".

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Duke Eliminated & More Shocking Upsets Of The NCAA Tournament So Far

Prior to their victory over Marquette on March 17, SC hadn't won a NCAA tournament game since 1973. Down by double digits, rallying to let a fourth-quarter lead slip from their hands, in most spots, this would be too much for even a team as good as these Gamecocks.

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WBC Roundup: Do or die for Team USA

The road to the World Baseball Classic championship is painfully clear for the United States . That question will be answered Saturday. And that was the story of the game for the Dominican Republic . The way this team is playing right now, opposing teams have to be almost flawless to have a shot. "I've always been called Puerto Rican". When he announced on Twitter in December that he would pitch for Team USA, Stroman included the mea culpa, "sorry momma".

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Golovkin's KO Streak Ends with Arguable Decision Win Over Jacobs

Jacobs believes his opponent is capable of generating the same fear factor that fearsome "Iron Mike" Tyson imposed on his opponents during his fearsome reign as heavyweight king, although he is does not feel intimated himself. The win paves the way for a much vaunted showdown with Mexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. I'm very excited. Everybody ready. "I think the fans support me", said Jacobs after.

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Jones backs England to build on second straight title

However, with the Lions squad not announced until April 19, Jones added: "There's a lot of discussions to go". "Here is the lesson for England, New Zealand or any other team aspiring to world status and world records. They have such strength in depth with so many options as ball-carriers and playmakers. Ireland: J Payne (Ulster), K Earls (Munster), G Ringrose, R Henshaw (both Leinster), S Zebo (Munster), J Sexton (Leinster), K Marmion (Connacht), J McGrath (Leinster), R Best (Ulster, ...

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Villanova deserved an easier second-round matchup than Wisconsin

Instead of Villanova returning to the Garden for the Sweet 16, talk turns to Villanova's shortfall, its failing to advance beyond the second game of the NCAA tournament for a fourth time in five seasons. We're not going to define ourselves that way. This is not an ideal situation against anyone, let alone against a team like Wisconsin, who lives on the ability of Ethan Happ and Hayes to score in the post and get to the offensive glass.

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Mary's College in NCAA first round in Salt Lake City

We saw the results of excessive turnovers during two stretches Thursday night - the only two stretches in which the Gaels ceded control of the game to VCU. Arizona is known to get out in transition more than Saint Mary's , but the Gaels still pose major defensive challenges. Arizona ranked 32 in the country in adjusted defense according to kenpom.com and they had a clear defensive catalyst in senior guard Kadeem Allen.

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Notre Dame, Virginia survive to help ACC avoid early-tourney slump

Rex Pflueger had to have a gash above his eye glued shut during the first half but returned to play a key role in a perimeter defensive effort that held Princeton to 8 of 31 shooting from 3-point range. #14 Northeastern battled Notre Dame down to the wire with the Irish holding on for the 69-65 victory. Don't let time cloud the hype of that game, a contest between the consensus No.

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Michigan State hopes to avoid another early NCAA exit

Ja'Quan Newton led Miami with 16 points on 5-of-12 shooting. Derrick Walton Jr. scored 26 points for MI and added 11 assists . Since then, MI (24-11) has lost only twice in 12 games, and the Wolverines were starting to look capable of playing deep into the postseason even before they won the Big Ten tourney.

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State politics in Carolinas clash with NCAA Tournament

This revelation comes as Duke was unveiled as the number two seed in the East Region on Sunday . It's incredibly rare to have a No. 12 favoured over a No. "Luckily it was a week ago, so I'm just all past it, and we're all just focused on this game , being ready to go out and perform like everybody knows I can and we can as a team", Mitchell said.

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On Fed rate hike

Economists expect the Fed to raise rates gradually two to three more times in 2017. They see the benchmark rate rising to 2.1 percent next year, the same as in the December Summary of Economic Projections (SEP), which would mean another two rate hikes in 2018.

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NCAA Tournament First Four 2017: Junior Robinson is confident, and rightfully so

At one point, Mount St. Mary's was 1-11 on the year but managed to finish the season 18-4 the last 22 games played. The sixth-seeded Cincinnati Bearcats (29-5) were waiting to find out who they would play in their first game Friday in Sacramento, California, and they found out Tuesday night that it would be Kansas State.

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Duke earns No. 2 seed in the East

Clemson. "But lefties are hitting about.330 off him, so that's why we kept them in there". Jayson Tatum has been playing like the top-five National Basketball Association draft pick he is. "We won four big games and we learned something new about ourselves, something new about our team", Jackson said. The Blue Devils made five of their last five shots and 11 of their 12 free throws in the last 1:45.

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MI a No. 7 seed, will play Oklahoma State in NCAA tournament

CBS show began, that run was finished. Seniors Derrick Walton, Jr ., and Zak Irvin gave MI one of the most experienced backcourts in the country, but there were questions about the young frontcourt. The Tar Heels play Texas Southern in game one, with Arkansas or Seton Hall waiting in the second round in Greenville, South Carolina. The Wolverines struggled to stop Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig , who did not play against MI in Ann Arbor.

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Role players take centerstage in Warriors-Spurs clash

Coach Tom Thibodeau agreed that it's all about mentality. "It's a awful feeling walking off the court when you don't get the job done", Curry told reporters afterward. The 86 points by the Warriors was their lowest total of the season, and the fewest points they've scored at Oracle since February 2014. "That's what you have to do", said Ricky Rubio , who spent much of Friday's game in front of Curry.

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Updated 2017 Pac-12 Tournament Bracket: Arizona wins final

The Wildcats looked like the tougher team from the get-go. Why they'll win it " The Trojans can clinch an NCAA at-large bid with a good showing in Vegas, and it helps that Bennie Boatwright is healthy. He can create offense through his catches because he either scores off his catches or kicks it out off the doubles to the perimeter for open shots. USC's second-half angst was directed at the scorer's table after Enfield removed Stewart when it was announced he had four fouls.

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Late buckets give Duke win over Notre Dame in ACC championship

He meant enough of a reserve to overcome the exhausting weekend assignment, but of course, part of what makes Duke Duke is that the Blue Devils always seem to have a few more players than you do, too. With that, Jones, a senior role player, took the ball from an official near midcourt. The Notre Dame bench was sure he exceeded his boundaries, however.

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway loses fall race beginning in 2018

Daytona 500 victor Kurt Busch, a Las Vegas native, was 20th-fastest in the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Ford. The other two tracks that are scheduled to have races during the "NASCAR Goes West" swing are Phoenix Raceway on March 18 and 19 and Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California on March 25 and 26.

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Wales 22 - 9 Ireland: North crosses twice for rampant Welsh

Schmidt must now lift his players for the England clash next week, in a game that could turn into a damp squib in Dublin (unless the possibility of ending Eddie Jones' hopes for another grand slam and their unbeaten run is still on the table).

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Duke rallies against Louisville, will face UNC in ACC semis

Saturday night the Blue Devils face Notre Dame, coached by former Krzyzewski assistant Mike Brey. But now you have Miami, Syracuse and Florida State, playing in North Carolina is a big home court advantage for the Carolina teams . "They played yesterday and we didn't have to play until today, and I think that helped us", coach Roy Williams said. Jackson finished with 15 points.

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PSG players confronted by angry fans at airport - club

After Barca could only sneak past Leganes in their first game after the nightmare in Paris, Luis Enrique rejigged his formation from 4-3-3 to 3-4-3, employing Sergi Roberto as an extra midfielder when the team had the ball. The last to do so was Barcelona's bitter rivals Real Madrid more than 30 years ago. While they will need to score five or more goals to win the tie in regulation time or four to force extra time , a PSG goal would most certainly mean lights out for the Catalan ...

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Neymar humiliated Adrien Rabiot on Instagram after Barcelona's comeback vs PSG

Sergio Roberto timed his run to perfection as he volleyed past Kevin Trapp and his first goal of the season sparked wild celebrations on the Barcelona bench and in the stands, while PSG watched on in disbelief. We improved and had a chance for 3-2. Barcelona needed four goals just to level the aggregate score and send the second leg to extra time. Barcelona's pride was wounded by a 4-0 thrashing handed to them by Paris St Germain in the Champions League last 16 first leg but the ...

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Celtics bounce back to take down Warriors

Timberwolves. Though he was off on a few open 3s, Curry found success in this game with his drives to the rim and craft. Not since Lakers fans flocked north to cheer Kobe Bryant on this floor could locals remember such an occurrence. They came out of the timeout locked in defensively for one of the first times all night (there were several mid-game defensive breakdowns prior). "We should have won [Sunday] night [in Phoenix]".