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Sport Zags win WCC championship beating BYU, 74-54
Author: 0 Zags win WCC championship beating BYU, 74-54

ET. Gonzaga closed out the first half strong and opened the second half on a roll as the Bulldogs defeated BYU 74-54 to win their sixth straight WCC tournament championship. Zach Norvell Jr. added 14 points on 5 of 9 shooting with 4 threes and 3 steals while Johnathan Williams matched his 10 points with 10 rebounds to round out the scoring in double figures for Gonzaga with a double-double.

Sport Lehmann: Warner to continue on as vice-captain
Author: 0 Lehmann: Warner to continue on as vice-captain

The news comes in the wake of the duo's confrontation during the fourth day of the first Test in Durban as the players made their way up the stairs for tea. "He [Warner] was certainly extremely fired up and he had every right to be". "I have never seen him react like he reacted. he is not the sort of bloke who will whinge about being sledged".

Sport Kirk Cousins' options open; Vikings mulling QB decision
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins' options open; Vikings mulling QB decision

Matt Stafford owns the record for most money guaranteed at signing. Every offseason, especially right before the start of the free agency frenzy, expect to see a plethora of rumors and news pieces on where top free agents might be headed.

Sport Vettel fastest early as tests resume, McLaren struggles
Author: 0 Vettel fastest early as tests resume, McLaren struggles

McLaren suffered two problems on Tuesday morning, with Stoffel Vandoorne failing to get back to the team's garage under his own power before later stopping on the approach to the finish line. "It's obviously not the productive day we had planned, but the problems - a battery issue and a hydraulic leak - are the types of niggles that we nearly hope and expect to face during testing".

Sport Anthony Davis overcomes rib injury, scores 41 in Pelicans' 9th straight victory
Author: 0 Anthony Davis overcomes rib injury, scores 41 in Pelicans' 9th straight victory

He's shooting 55 percent from the field and 40.7 percent from 3-point as well. Still, New Orleans now owns the fourth-best winning percentage in the Western Conference, and just a short time ago, that seemed nearly unthinkable. They scored 118 against the Pistons on February 12. In their last 12 games, the Clippers bench is averaging 46.8 points per game. Only Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Moses Malone averaged the same numbers as Davis during a winning streak of ...

Sport UEFA to hold minute's silence for Fiorentina and Italy defender Astori
Author: 0 UEFA to hold minute's silence for Fiorentina and Italy defender Astori

They then observed a minute's silence which concluded with a round of applause led by Fiorentina coach Stefano Pioli , as the players returned to training just two days after the tragic death. His funeral will be held at the Santa Croce basilica on Thursday before his burial near Bergamo, in northern Italy, where Astori grew up and his parents still live.

Sport Black Caps to bowl in fourth ODI
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A lot of times in day-night games you didn't want to the ball to come near you in the field and that's not a great place to be when you are playing cricket. They took it, winning with five wickets and three balls to spare, even though Taylor was clearly struggling with the thigh injury that kept him out of England's win in the third match in Wellington and had to have treatment in the 37th over.

Sport EPL aftermath: I love Mohamed Salah's goals, says Liverpool boss Klopp
Author: 0 EPL aftermath: I love Mohamed Salah's goals, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Adam, myself and the medical department - we made this mistake. "We will maybe make one, two, three changes but only to win the game". Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah's goalscoring exploits continue to steal the headlines but it is the team behind him which is impressing manager Jurgen Klopp .

Sport Sammy Watkins open to returning to Rams
Author: 0 Sammy Watkins open to returning to Rams

For starters, tagging a safety - and pigeon-holing Joyner as such isn't entirely fair, though we doubt his reps will balk at the designation - instead of a wideout is a cost savings of $4.7 million. Joyner settled in nicely in 2017. The franchise tag includes a contract worth nearly $11.3 million. Matters are less complicated for Watkins and the Rams' other pending free agents, a list that also includes Barwin, center John Sullivan and cornerbacks Johnson and Nickell Robey-Coleman.

Sport 49ers free agency preview: wide receivers market includes prolific targets
Author: 0 49ers free agency preview: wide receivers market includes prolific targets

Major injuries during a contract year are obviously not ideal, but that's just what happened to Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson as a torn left ACL kept him from finishing Week 1. He's about to become a free agent with the ability to sign probably two big money contracts before his career is over. News of Jacksonville's decision broke Tuesday, and other teams are bound to follow developments surrounding a player, who might be among the top free agents in this year's class.

Sport Michigan Basketball: UM Is NBC Sports' 'Team Of The Week'
Author: 0 Michigan Basketball: UM Is NBC Sports' 'Team Of The Week'

Following their exit from the Big Ten tournament, it seemed as if the Nebraska basketball team had ended its chances for a bid to the NCAA tournament . These teams all have been great NCAA Tournament teams ... As good as John Beilein is as a basketball tactician, the reason that the Wolverines look like a team that can make a run through the NCAA tournament and to San Antonio is because they are a team that is going to lock you down.

Sport Cent Exchanges Blows With Conor McGregor On Instagram
Author: 0 Cent Exchanges Blows With Conor McGregor On Instagram

He wrote: " Floyd as a retired fighter that makes ZERO substantial revenue outside of them ropes is not on the list, and in the long game, is already dead". "What a take-over!" He added. "Diddy hasn't been number 2 in so long". McGregor also posted on his Instagram account last month, saying: 'I am fighting again.

Sport Aldon Smith has serious drinking problem, friends concerned for his life
Author: 0 Aldon Smith has serious drinking problem, friends concerned for his life

Smith is alleged to have bit the wrists of the victim and was sought by San Francisco police after they said Sunday that he "fled the scene" of the alleged incident. Unfortunately, his inability to get a handle on his personal life has now resulted in his official release from the Oakland Raiders . Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson (28) trades jerseys with Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith (99) after their National Football League game at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Nov.

Sport Laurent Koscielny: Arsene Wenger not exclusively at fault for Arsenal struggles
Author: 0 Laurent Koscielny: Arsene Wenger not exclusively at fault for Arsenal struggles

Wenger's side face a make-or-break Europa League round-of-16 tie against AC Milan , with the first leg at the San Siro on Thursday. Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gets one into Mat Ryan's net in Brighton. Such was City's control of the game that the team didn't miss injured holding midfielder Fernandinho, who has been a crucial figure for Guardiola this season.

Sport Match to go on despite national emergency
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Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon, executive director of the Centre for Human Rights Sri Lanka , condemned the "unfathomable police inefficiency" that he said led to the violence. 1 - First limited-overs worldwide played by India in Sri Lanka without MS Dhoni since his debut in 2004. Baroda all-rounder Deepak Hooda is one of the players selected in the squad and he had recently said that he is hopeful he will get to play atleast one match.

Sport Bears to transition tag Kyle Fuller
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The Bears and Fuller will have until July 16 to agree to a longer contract. The Bears would not receive any compensatory draft picks if they opted not to match such an offer. Fuller has 159 tackles and eight interceptions in 48 career games with the Bears. He immediately looked like a star, securing three interceptions in his first three games.

Sport Stephen Ross Attempts To Clarify Anthem Comments
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There have been rumblings that the league will mandate all players from both teams to remain in the locker room during the national anthem this season, after Trump's divisive tweets last September escalated the controversy. McNair's current stance isn't as clear as Ross's - the Chronicle cited two player agents who were third-hand sources - but an unwillingness by the Texans to add such players would be in line with McNair's actions previous year.

Sport Magical Matic helps United storm Palace
Author: 0 Magical Matic helps United storm Palace

Jose Mourinho described his own side's defending as " disgraceful , childish " for that second goal. However, their superb comeback from two goals down will not completely mask what was for large parts an extremely poor performance as United came close to three successive away league defeats for the first time since January 1996.

Sport Cowboys Franchise Demarcus Lawrence
Author: 0 Cowboys Franchise Demarcus Lawrence

BC-FBN-Cowboys-Lawrence, 3rd Ld-Writethru, 367Cowboys put franchise tag on DE Lawrence at $17.1 millionAP Photo NYPS201Eds: Updates with Lawrence signing, adjusts official salary number. Canter led the charge on the Giants signing Olivier Vernon to a five-year, $85 million deal with a whopping $52.5 million guaranteed after the Dolphins rescinded their transition tag.

Sport Ed Hochuli: Longtime NFL referee announces retirement
Author: 0 Ed Hochuli: Longtime NFL referee announces retirement

The elder Hochuli, 67, joined the National Football League in 1990 as a back judge and was promoted to referee in 1992. The man known for his muscular physique and explanation of penalties was voted the league's best referee by NFL head coaches in 2008, along with colleague Mike Carey, according to an ESPN survey .

Sport Houston Texans Won't Sign Anthem Protesters
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When NFL free agency starts on March 14, it appears that the Texans are going to actively avoid signing any players who have protested during the national anthem over the past two years. Later that day, Texans star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins failed to show up for practice in response to McNair's remark, sparking a divide between the owner and his players.

Sport Man City extends league points lead
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Every season they won a lot of things. Despite the narrow scoreline, the victory over Chelsea was a completely one-sided game with City having 71 percent possession and restricting Antonio Conte's side to just three shots off target. City faces FC Basel in Champions League action at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, before battling Stoke at 4 p.m. Monday, March 12 at bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, England.

Sport Kyrie Irving Out vs. Bulls with Knee Injury Described as Soreness
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Out vs. Bulls with Knee Injury Described as Soreness

And it was Shane Larkin who would get the starting nod first time almost two years. And the Bulls had lost four straight before knocking off the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. Against the Bulls, Irving is averaging 19.1 points over 18 career games. To their credit, they did cut their deficit by more than half before the closing of the game.

Sport RB Chris Ivory to sign with Bills
Author: 0 RB Chris Ivory to sign with Bills

The veteran running back has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Bills, which is worth $5.5 million with $3.25 guaranteed, according to NFL Media . Ivory's only spell as a starter came at the New York Jets between 2014 and 2015, during which he ran for nearly 1,900 yards. Ivory was already a free agent following his release by Jacksonville on February 23.

Sport Personal insults behind David Warner-Quinton de Kock row during Durban Test
Author: 0 Personal insults behind David Warner-Quinton de Kock row during Durban Test

Both teams have acknowledged the incident and are waiting for a verdict from the match referee before commenting further. "The T20 side, hitherto a perpetual under-achiever, was in good hands under a positive Warner , with the Best of the Big Bash" team winning a tri-series involving New Zealand and England to vault up the format's world rankings, whatever they are worth.

Sport Top QBs in draft can't say enough about Pat Shurmur
Author: 0 Top QBs in draft can't say enough about Pat Shurmur

Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield who made the first move behind the mic. There has been some talk that Lamar Jackson , the 2016 Heisman Trophy Winner, should attempt to change himself into a wide receiver in the NFL.

Sport Serena ready for long-awaited return at Indian Wells
Author: 0 Serena ready for long-awaited return at Indian Wells

There are three grand slams left this season. Now she wants to break records again, and especially one. "I just can not bet against her". She has a family, she is a mother, she has different priorities now. Her grandfather, Ernie, and uncle Kiki, now an National Basketball Association executive, both played for the New York Knicks. "The women's game has records in there that are just beyond, like Martina Navratilova, Serena, you name it, or Steffi Graf for that matter, the Golden Slam", he ...

Sport Can South Africa defer de Villiers' break-up with Test cricket?
Author: 0 Can South Africa defer de Villiers' break-up with Test cricket?

The spin of Nathan Lyon and the reverse swing of Mitchell Starc sent South Africa crashing on the second day of the first Test against Australia at Kingsmead on Friday. Usman Khawaja (6) never looked settled at the crease and he was caught by wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock having gloved a ball from Maharaj. De Villiers slipped as he turned and was more than a metre short of his ground when Warner's throw smacked into Nathan Lyon's hands and the bails tumbled.

Sport Tri-series T20 to go on despite emergency in Lanka
Author: 0 Tri-series T20 to go on despite emergency in Lanka

Dissanayake said the President could decide at the end of the 10 days, whether to extend the state of emergency . The unrest in the Indian Ocean island's central district of Kandy began on Sunday after the funeral of a truck driver from the majority Sinhalese Buddhist community who died days after he was involved in an altercation with four Muslims, the government has said.

Sport N'Golo Kante
Author: 0 N'Golo Kante "passed out" in front of "terrified" Chelsea teammates

The France global passed out in front of team-mates in the dressing room at Chelsea's Cobham facility following a session on Friday, Omnisport understands. The Chelsea midfielder was reportedly feeling unwell on Sunday morning and that combined with the news of Astori's death led to Antonio Conte and his staff choosing not to take any risks.

Sport Wenger Defiant as City Closes in on EPL Title
Author: 0 Wenger Defiant as City Closes in on EPL Title

I can't see that at the moment, because two teams to drop so many points is very hard to imagine. "You don't even want to hear what people say and I haven't". Lewis Dunk put Brighton ahead when he hooked the ball home from a corner after it dropped to him inside the six-yard box. Arsenal have won just three away league games all season and have now lost eight of their past 13 games in all competitions.

Sport Pep Guardiola accepts FA's charge over yellow ribbon
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola accepts FA's charge over yellow ribbon

The Star of David, a symbol of Judaism, features on the Israeli flag which appears on national team kits and is displayed in stadiums. "The problem we had with poppies is that for some reason a new person at Federation Internationale de Football Association seemed to think poppies were a political symbol and we fought hard against that notion and thankfully sense broke out", Glenn said.