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Liberty pulls off upset of Mississippi State

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The Flames will face the victor of No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. "He took over. He's done that on occasion for us". "When he starts to feel good about his shot, he's such a risky offensive player". After cutting the deficit to a single point with a three-pointer and a dunk, Liberty's Caleb Homesley capped a personal 8-0 run and gave Liberty the lead with a deep three over two defenders. Read More »

Raptors Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Thunder; Kyle Lowry

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With averages of 32.0 points (led the league), 7.4 rebounds, and 5.5 assists on 50.3% shooting from the field and 39.1% from beyond the arc for the season, KD was named league MVP for the 2013-14 season. But Westbrook's 3-point attempt at the buzzer fell short to send the game to overtime. With the win and Milwaukee's loss to Cleveland earlier in the night, the Raptors are just two games behind the Bucks for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Read More »

Verlander, Astros nearing extension

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After winning a World Series with the Red Sox, Chris Sale preferred to stay in Boston rather than find out what he would be worth as a free agent after this season. and a bunch of rookies and second-year pitchers would've invited skepticism. Verlander has posted a 173 ERA+ and has struck out almost eight batters for every walk issued in his 248 innings in Houston . Read More »

IPL 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore sinks to second lowest opening game total

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While one would think it was a poor reading of the wicket that saw RCB play three frontline pacers in Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj and Navdeep Saini, but Kohli backed the decision and said that the wicket looked much better than it played. Sanjay Manjrekar , former India batsman-turned-commentator is very active on social media and is part of IPL 2019 commentary team. "This is a special award from me". Read More »

Ronald Koeman says Netherlands deserved point against Germany

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Yet Schulz prodded in a last-gasp victor against the run of play to hand Germany the win. "We didn't put on the pressure and they had a lot of space". It's the Dutch mentality to try to score a third goal. Too bad it didn't work out that way. Germany had seemed well set for victory after a superb first half produced goals for Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry to give coach Joachim Loew an unexpected fillip as he seeks to restore the flagging fortunes of the 2014 world champions. Read More »

FSU's Cofer staying with team, not expected to play Saturday

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Former Detroit Lions linebacker Mike Cofer died Thursday at age 58, the team announced Friday. Phil Cofer had been Florida State's energy guy, uplifting his teammates when they were down, Hamilton said. "I think everybody is going to have that on their mind and use that as motivation - just kind of doing that for our brother who can't do that for himself". Read More »

David Ferrer stuns Alexander Zverev at Miami Open

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I am very relieved and happy to make it through. Ferrer will next take on 21-year-old American Frances Tiafoe , who fought past Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic 7-6 (7-6), 7-6 (7-5) for a place in the round of 16. Kevin Anderson returned to the court for the first time in two months and fired 17 aces en route to a 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over Jaume Munar . I'm happy I got it out of the way. Read More »

Messi to Miss Morocco-Argentina Friendly Game

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But Argentina were ultimately well-beaten, as they lost 3-1 to Rafael Dudamel's side despite Messi playing the full game. " I feel very Argentine but I feel with other coaches and players like Ruggeri, Batista, Giusti, Pumpido, Caniggia it would be different ". Read More »

UC Irvine vs. OR: A Cinderella Will Advance to the Sweet 16

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In the win over the Wildcats, UC Irvine's Max Hazzard and Evan Leonard each bagged 19 points to lead the team, and combined for 10 rebounds with four assists. OR comes into Sunday's tilt on the heels of a 18-point win over Wisconsin as a 2-point underdog. Sportsbooks list the Ducks as 4.5-point favorites in the latest OR vs. Read More »

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris wants to do justice to ‘beautiful’ new stadium

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He said: "We all feel the same". We were crying and now the first day, here at the new stadium, the same emotion. We are nearly crying. "We need to cry because our dream became true". After the Palace game there is the small matter of the Champions League quarter-final home leg against Manchester City and Pochettino believes the new stadium could have a say in the outcome of a testing tie. Read More »

March Madness 2019 upset watch: No. 1 Virginia vs. No

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For Virginia , a loss would mean another March embarrassment. Last year, the No. 1 overall seed Cavaliers fell to Maryland-Baltimore County in the first round, marking the first time a 16 seed has ever beaten a 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament . Read More »

Cowboys sign safety George Iloka to 1-year deal

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According to several sources , the Cowboys have agreed to a one-year deal with the soon-to-be 29-year old Iloka. After being drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, he spent six seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals and then a year ago with the Minnesota Vikings . Read More »

U of M, MSU battle for NCAA Sweet 16

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MI answered with 10 consecutive points - five from Matthews - to increase its lead to 18 with 16:11 remaining. Junior guard Sayeed Pridgett scored 17 points for the 15th-seeded Grizzlies (26-9). The Grizzlies are the second-most experienced team in the NCAA Tournament (trailing Nevada, who could see the victor of this game) but their overall performance this year lags behind last year's team. Read More »

New Suns guard Jimmer Fredette’s basketball career: By the numbers

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Phoenix enters Thursday night last in the West at 17-55. A 2007 graduate of Glens Falls High School, Fredette played four seasons of college basketball for BYU . The Suns will miss the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season. Phoenix's decision to add Fredette gives it another prospect to evaluate as the season draws near its end. Read More »

Alabama, Avery Johnson working on buyout, report says

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Alabama athletics director Greg Byrne indicated that the school and Johnson "made the decision to mutually part ways". That being said, Johnson's tenure was not a complete failure. Tide associate head coach John Pelphrey will serve as interim head coach. This was an opportunity of a lifetime, and we truly enjoyed our experience at Alabama. Read More »

Kobe Tells LeBron to "Keep Pushing" Amid Lakers' Struggles

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It's been a awful season for Lakers fans, who have endured a rash of injuries to key players throughout the year, and the embarrassment of being publicly played by the New Orleans Pelicans at the trade deadline. There are other times when he bulked up to suit his style. Having two All-NBA-caliber players is nice but the Lakers will still never win if the roster is not as deep as it should be. Read More »

IPL 2019, Mumbai vs Delhi: Latest Updates

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Speaking about the new requirements by Sri Lanka Cricket , Malinga said, "So I told them (the board) I'd play in the provincial tournament, and I asked the board to inform Mumbai Indians and IPL , since it was their decision". And now, here is an opportunity for him to get back in shape and gain some confidence ahead of the World Cup. However Malinga's first focus is the World Cup in England. Read More »

Bucks dash past the Heat

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The loss snapped Miami's three game winning streak. Khris Middleton led the team with 26 points and 12 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added 24 points with eight rebounds and eight assists while Brook Lopez chipped in with 19 points. Hill scored eight points, and Brown added four points. They are 7-5 in the first 12 games. The Bucks easily dismantled the Heat in the last two meetings by double-digits so I'm tempted to go with the Bucks , but this just seems like too many free points to be giving ... Read More »

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

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Rain hit the course in the final round at the Saujana Golf and Country Club with the last group on the 18th green. The ball rolled back toward the pin and set up an easy two-putt par. He's going to win. The 32-year-old Spaniard was looking for his first European Tour win, but had to settle for his second consecutive runner-up finish after the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Read More »

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Louisville Cardinals 3/21/19, Predictions

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Michigan State is the No. 2 seed in the East Region and likely awaits the victor of Gophers-Louisville game in Saturday's second round. The victor gets the Michigan State/Bradley victor on Saturday for a trip to the Sweet 16. Forward Jordan Murphy has been the MVP for the Gophers so far this season, pouring in 14.8 points and a team-high 11.5 rebounds per game. "From an emotions standpoint, when you play in the Big Ten, there are so many emotional games, " Pitino said. Read More »

Spain boss Luis Enrique praises 'unique' Ramos after 'Panenka' victor

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We knew it was going to hurt". 'Maybe we weren't so effective and we must reinforce the confidence of our players because solidarity is fundamental. King rued the part Norway played in their own downfall, with a poor back pass playing in Alvaro Morata , who was scythed down by keeper Rune Jarstein . Read More »

Red Wings sign goalie Jimmy Howard to 1-year extension

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Howard is in the final season of a six-year, $31.75 million contract that carries a $5.292 million salary-cap hit. "It's home", Howard said of his desire to stay in Detroit . The Red Wings made the playoffs in his first season, but have not reached the postseason in the following three seasons. The 34-year-old was selected in the second round (No. Read More »

Fletcher Magee sets regrettable record — March Madness

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I am ecstatic that we won. I was focused. I did everything that I've always done. I did everything I've always done. "They were collapsing inside but I still had to drive and finish or kick it out to a teammate", Hagans said. Kentucky's blueprint appeared to be to completely take Wofford star Fletcher Magee , who scored 24 points in the first round, out of the game. Nathan Hoover led the Terriers with 19 points and was 4-for-5 from 3, while Cam Jackson added 11 points and eight rebounds. Read More »

Serena Williams pulls out of Miami Open with knee injury

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Osaka will next face Taiwan's 27th seed Hsieh Su-wei who was a 6-2 7-5 victor over American Alison Riske. Osaka, who lost in the fourth round at Indian Wells and could lose her number one ranking depending on how others do in the tournament, said the mental side of her game had let her down. Read More »

Mueller report: US Congress awaits key findings from Attorney General Barr

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There appeared to be initial good news for President Donald Trump and his inner circle, as Mueller did not bring any new indictments when handing over his report to Barr on Friday after a probe of nearly two years. Peter Carr, spokesman for the special counsel, said Saturday that the case of former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates will be handed off to the US Attorney for the District of Columbia. Read More »

Serena Williams WITHDRAWS from Miami Open - reason revealed

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Serena Williams withdrew from the WTA and ATP Masters Miami Open on Saturday with a left knee injury. 'I hope to be back next year to play at this one-of-a-kind tournament in front of the incredible fans here in Miami'. A series of early errors saw Williams collapse from 40-0 to lose her first service game with a backhand into the net, but a similarly scrappy second game brought the 10th seed level. Read More »

Courtois Hits At Criticism From Spanish Press

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Speaking following Belgium's win, Courtois defended himself and admitted the Spanish press were out for him. "I still consider myself one of the best in the world, even though the Spanish press want to kill me", Courtois told Belgian media. Read More »

SANZAAR decides on Super 14 format for 2021

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The Tokyo-based Sunwolves will be cut from Super Rugby after the 2020 season in a major blow for Japan as the nation prepares to showcase its development in the sport as hosts of the World Cup. "But then again Super Rugby is in a changing landscape, as is world rugby at the moment, so I can understand where that thought comes from". "The reality is that, as much as we see Japan being an incredibly important part of the future of rugby, when the JRFU withdrew their underlying support for ... Read More »

NCAA: Kentucky easily downs Abilene Christian

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But UK had more than enough firepower to dominate. The Bruins fired head coach Steve Alford earlier this season and are known to covet Calipari as their next head coach, and according to a recent report, the feeling might be mutual. "Unfortunately he's out and happy to have him back when he's healthy". Montgomery tallied three points and 11 rebounds . Abilene Christian simply could not score inside against United Kingdom or rebound with the Cats as UK's length dominated the game ... Read More »

Zion Williamson is definitely going to dunk on Tacko Fall now

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Duke freshman Zion Williamson has made a habit this season of providing flashy dunks and the occasional posterization of defenders in the process, but UCF center Tacko Fall is not concerned about that potential when the two meet on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament . Read More »