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Web Extra: Mizzou basketball prepares for NCAA tournament

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Missouri closed out a strong regular season with an NCAA Tournament berth, so it's going dancing in a mid-seeded matchup with Florida State . The senior guard was averaging 13.7 points per game. The Tigers had failed to shoot at least 40 percent in four games after Grantham was injured - which made the hot shooting against New Mexico State so surprising. Read More »

Upstate NY teams knocked entire Pac-12 out of NCAA Tournament

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When the game was over, Ayton and veteran guard Allonzo Trier already were discussing their plans for the NBA Draft, according to ESPN's Linda Cohn. Now there are 12 teams and there's a conference championship game, so there's absolutely no reason to play nine league games. "The way they played, I watched about six tapes of them, and they remind me of my UMass teams". Read More »

Alvaro Morata left out of the Spain squad

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Lopetegui said: "Tomorrow is not the World Cup, there are players that are not included but have their chances intact as is the case with the players included". More interestingly for Chelsea fans the man to replace Morata in the squad is #Diego Costa , Chelsea's talismanic striker that Morata replaced in the summer following Costa's falling out with Blues boss Antonio Conte . Read More »

No Bamba, mo' problems for Texas Longhorns in loss to Nevada

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The team faces No. 2 Cincinnati on Sunday in the second round. UT controlled most of the game against the Wolfpack, leading by as much as 14 points. Then the Wolf Pack got some help from their opponents. I think their shooting will do enough to get them past Texas today. Caroline made a dunk, Martin a three-pointer, Martin another three-pointer, his twin brother Cody Martin a layup. Read More »

Fifa Council rubber-stamp use of VAR at 2018 World Cup

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The decision comes two weeks after FIFA's rule-making panel voted to write VAR into the laws of the game. The FIFA Council has approved the voting regulations for the 2026 World Cup , which includes an open ballot, president Gianni Infantino has confirmed. Read More »

MetLife Stadium to host WrestleMania 35

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There was a stiff competition to host WrestleMania 35 , with the Meadowlands beating out 15 other cities, Saboor told the Post . Cena's words about how he loves WrestleMania and how it means so much to him, both on Twitter and at the event earlier today, maybe indicates that he is not departing from WWE anytime soon. Read More »

Marcus Smart to undergo surgery on torn ligament in thumb

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A Celtics team already beset by injuries - Kyrie Irving , Jaylen Brown , Daniel Theis , don't forget Gordon Hayward - now has added their best perimeter defender and a key to their playoff chances to the list in Marcus Smart. Smart is expected to return to basketball activities in 6 to 8 weeks. Although each case is unique, Paul serves as a recent precedent for the recovery happening in a timely fashion. Read More »

Raphael Varane has revealed there has been contact with Manchester United

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Raphael Varane has confirmed that Manchester United have made contact over his representatives over a potential move to Old Trafford in the summer. 'One day when I leave the next Manchester United manager will find here [Romelu] Lukaku, [Nemanja] Matic, of course De Gea from many years ago, they will find players with a different mentality, quality, different background, with a different status, different know-how, ' said Mourinho . Read More »

LeGarrette Blount signs one-year deal with the Lions

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That's a hefty price for any running back, and even more so for Blount. And now the Eagles have been added to Blount's growing list of former teams. The Lions have gone four-plus seasons without a 100-yard rusher in a game, dating back to 2013. Previous year he started 11 games, played in all 16, ran the ball 173 times and produced 766 yards. Read More »

UMBC pulling the greatest NCAA Tournament upset over No. 1 Virginia

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He scored on an and-1 drive and then knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key after a behind-the-back pass from KJ Maura. DEFENSE: Virginia has the country's best defense, surrendering just 53.4 points per game. A corner 3-pointer and a layup off a fastbreak by Arkel Lamer gave UMBC its biggest lead at 67-48. This came when it mattered the most - in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

How Daria Kasatkina handled a ruthless Angelique Kerber forehand will surprise you

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Daria Kasatkina crushed Angelique Kerber for the loss of just two games to reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open where she will face Venus Williams for a place in the final. The 20-year-old Russian needed just 58 minutes yesterday to brush aside the German. Kasatkina, who is ranked 19th in the world, has beaten all four reigning Grand Slam winners in the past year, including US Open victor Sloane Stephens in the third round in Indian Wells . Read More »

Patriots agree to a deal with former Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn

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Known for his relentless effort, Clayborn also had a team-high 17 quarterback hits this past season. He played in 15 games for the Seahawks in 2017 as a reserve/special teams tackle, playing 81 offensive snaps and 94 on special teams. He revealed he contemplated retirement following that injury but had a discussion with his wife and chose to continue playing. Now it feels like the Patriots really getting to work on fixing their flaws from last season. Read More »

Purdue Vs. Cal State Fullerton Live Stream

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The Titans (20-12) led midway through the first half, and then Edwards took over. There will be giveaways and opportunities to take pictures with the Big West Tournament trophy. "There were a little bit of nerves, coming with a big stage like this", Ahmad said. Purdue was dealing with a layoff, imposed by a Big Ten Conference tournament that was played two weeks ago. Read More »

Liverpool draw Manchester City in an all-English Champions League Quarter Final

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The first leg will be played at Anfield on April 4th with the return game at Eastlands a week later. "No, I want it at 9am in the morning, what the f***", Klopp said. I would at least like to have seen it put on at a normal time and not at breakfast". The Champions League quarter-final draw delivered some intriguing ties, including a contest that should produce plenty of goals between Liverpool and Manchester City, as well as a revenge mission for Juventus against Real Madrid . Read More »

Bears match Packers' offer sheet for Kyle Fuller

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Had the Bears given him the transition tag at $14.975 million, it would have all-but-guaranteed Fuller staying on the team for another year. The deal is worth $56 million over four years with $29 million in practical guarantees, according to multiple reports, including $20 million due the first year. Read More »

Eric Weddle pitches Michael Crabtree to the Ravens

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After being released by the Raiders Thursday following the signing of Jordy Nelson , Crabtree heads to the Ravens less than 24 hours later. He spent six seasons with the franchise, a span that included three straight NFC title game trips and a Super Bowl appearance in February 2013, before heading across the bay to play for Oakland in 2015. Read More »

To Sign With Miami Dolphins

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Plus, Amendola saves his best football for January, when the Dolphins have seldom played in meaningful games and seem highly unlikely to do so again this season. The Amendola deal comes hours after reports the Dolphins are also in discussions with former Chiefs receiver Albert Wilson . This addition of Amendola , however, will return to Ryan Tannehill some of the third-down certainty that was lost with the trade of Jarvis Landry to Cleveland for money reasons alone. Read More »

Vikings add Sheldon Richardson to bolster defensive line

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It's easy to envision the Richardson and Cousins additions serving as the missing links on star-studded units for a Vikings club that won 13 games and advanced to the NFC title game. He followed that with 8 sacks and a top-10 finish among fantasy D-linemen in 2014. He makes the Vikings' defense that much better for 2018. He was named to his only Pro Bowl that season as well. Read More »

No. 13 Marshall ousts Wichita State in a shocker in NCAA Tournament

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The Thundering Herd shot 39 percent from the 3-point line compared to just 28 percent from Wichita State . Marshall's last NCAA tournament appearance came in 1987 but was later vacated, and the Thundering Herd had just one win in any non-conference postseason tournament - over Western Carolina in the 2010 CollegeInsider.com Tournament - since 1967. Read More »

Michigan State preps for tourney opener

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Michigan State is the 3-seed in the Midwest region and will open the NCAA Tournament against 14-seed Bucknell Friday night at 7:10 p.m.at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit . "But I'd rather play in a packed house where it's loud then in an empty building". And while Michigan State went 16-2 in conference play, very few of its wins came in convincing fashion. Read More »

Neymar will get along well with Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid - Casemiro

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Neymar is Real Madrid's main target for the summer transfer window and the PSG forward is favourable to the move following a meeting in Paris between Madrid representatives and the player's father a few weeks ago. Speculation has mounted that Neymar is unhappy in Paris and there have been widespread reports linking him with Real Madrid. "I hope he comes this year". Read More »

Arsenal finally break through last-16 barrier with victory over AC Milan

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Welbeck took his first penalty in senior football when he stepped up to equalise in the 39th minute of Arsenal's 3-1 win - having earned the penalty himself by falling to the ground, despite there being no contact. But a brace from Danny Welbeck and another from Granit Xhaka took the North Londoners through. I can understand that, because I don't really know what it was. Read More »

Raiders to Release WR Michael Crabtree

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Crabtree, 30, had 58 catches for 618 yards and eight touchdowns for Oakland last season, the third consecutive year he's had at least eight touchdowns for the Raiders . "I think that's something that I'll obviously get to experience here in the next coming months". In January, Bennett had left Green Bay to join new head coach Jon Gruden as the Raiders' receivers coach. Read More »

Champions League: Quarter final draw

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Liverpool must avoid conceding silly goals at home that would make the second leg that much more hard, yet their best chance of progression is to throw everything at City in the first leg , establish a lead and then play on the counter-attack in the away leg. Read More »