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Nickal's pin clinches Penn States' 7th title in 8 years

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Nickal reversed an early attack from Ohio State's Myles Martin and spun him to his back for a first-period pin that clinched Penn State's seventh team title in eight years at the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday. It only took Nickal a matter of seconds to turn a 2-0 deficit into a fall at the 2:29 mark. He'll face MI big man Adam Coon after Snyder beat Duke's Jacob Kasper 10-5 and Coon edged Oregon State's Amar Dhesi 4-2 in the semis. Read More »

Mohamed Salah's record-breaking first season for Liverpool

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Salah turned provider immediately after the break when his cross was wonderfully backheeled past Karnezis by Roberto Firmino . Salah is the first Egyptian player to score a Premier League hat-trick, with Egypt the 43rd nation overall and the 10th African country to provide a hat-trick scorer in the competition. Read More »

Salah hits four goals past Watford

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Salah is also the first Liverpool player to score an EPL hat-trick under Jurgen Klopp . "I have to thank everyone but mainly my team mates - without them I couldn't reach this number", Salah, who managed only two goals in a disappointing spell with Chelsea , said. Read More »

March Madness Recap: Xavier vs. Florida State Betting Odds

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Virginia isn't alone as the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament has laid waste to a pair of No. 1 seeds. Xavier didn't score a field goal after Karem Kanter's jumper with 3:56 left for a 68-66 lead. The Seminoles also exacted a measure of revenge on Xavier , which ended their season in this same round a year ago. Florida State closed things out by making their foul shots. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. gets first win of year at Fontana

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Larson questioned why Harvick would race him so hard for position so early in a 200-lap event. "'When are you going to win any stages?' Well, here you go". Harvick had won in Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix before arriving in his home state for an attempt to become the second driver in this century to win four straight. Read More »

Eric Musselman had the best reaction to Nevada beating Cincinnati

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It's the happiest I've ever been in my life. "I've probably got a million text messages saying you had a great year and career, but it comes down to that last rebound", said Clark, who had 11 points and 10 boards. Then Nevada went on a 32-8 run to close out the game, winning by two points and sparking a Twitter riot as people reveled in the glorious comeback . Read More »

Bangladesh in finals after exciting win over Sri Lanka

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If you don't think about pressure, it is not pressure. "Everyone has a different mentality". I was telling them to play. "When we play Bangladesh and we win it's like: "Ok, you've won against Bangladesh ". "Rotating the strike is really important". Shankar hit a four before falling off the penultimate delivery - mistiming a lofted shot down the ground - and Karthik took India home in style with a shot heard around the world. Read More »

Gareth Bale on bench as Real Madrid host Girona

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The ties will be played on April 3 and April 11 with a derby against Atletico in between. Real showed their class from the word go, though, with Ronaldo finding space and the visitors finally cracked in the 11th minute as the Portugal worldwide fired home his 19th goal of the season from a short corner. Read More »

Federer Enters Indian Wells Finals, Eyes Masters For The Sixth Time

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Winning in three hard-fought sets, Del Potro takes the title at Indian Wells . "I'm still shaking. I can not believe I'm here with this trophy, beating Roger after a great battle", he said during the on-court trophy presentation. "But it means a lot play against Roger. Serving 40-15, any game I probably win - I don't know what the stat is - 90-something per cent", he said, via the ATP World Tour. Read More »

Patriots acquire "explosive" Patterson from Raiders

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He saw an increase in playing time toward the end of the year when Amari Cooper was injured. His best season as a receiver came in his 2013 rookie season when he caught 45 passes for 469 yards and four touchdowns. The Patriots need a kick returner now that Dion Lewis has moved on to Tennessee . With this deal, the team landed one of the NFL's best. "He's big, strong, aggressive, hard to tackle", Belichick said. Read More »

Richardson Wants to be 'Disruptive' on Vikings Defensive Line

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Richardson came to Seattle on September 1 as part of a trade with the New York Jets , a deal that included sending over fan-favorite Jermaine Kearse and a second-round pick. PFF ranked him the 13th pass rusher in the league a year ago among all defensive linemen. "One of the things we talked about is, if you put yourself in the right situation with the right team and the right coaches, there's no reason why you shouldn't be in the Pro Bowl year-in and year-out", Spielman said. Read More »

Purdue's Isaac Haas doesn't play because of elbow fracture

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Jorgenson, the team's third-leading scorer at 10.3 points per game, scored only three points in 10 minutes during Butler's opening-round victory over seventh-seeded Arkansas on Friday. The Boilermakers announced shortly after X-rays revealed the damage Friday that Haas' season was over . On Saturday, a CBS reporter tweeted that Haas had practiced with the team, although coach Matt Painter tried to keep expectations low for a possible return by his star. Read More »

EPL: Alexis Sanchez reveals how Wenger nearly blocked Manchester United move

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The former Barcelona forward struggled during Manchester United's 2-1 loss to Spanish side Sevilla in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday night. " He was very fond of me and he didn't want to let me go ", Sanchez said, as quoted by the Daily Mail . "The more pressure I'm under, the better I feel", Sanchez told Chilean TV. Read More »

Osaka, Kasatkina thrill fans, friends with career weeks

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There she was leading 6-2 5-2 when her opponent, the Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova, was forced to retire. On the very next point Martic hit a forehand wide as Halep took the game and a 5-3 set lead. Daria Kasatkina and Naomi Osaka represent the next star generation in women's singles tennis. Whenever she can get away, Kasatkina can be found in Barcelona. Read More »

Messi scores in sixth straight as Barca cruises

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Defender Unai Bustinza had headed the hosts into the lead four minutes before the break, and Sevilla's hopes of dragging themselves back into the game were effectively dashed when Pablo Sarabia was dismissed for a second bookable offence despite Miguel Layun's last-minute effort. Read More »

Dream Start for Mark Hughes As Southampton Ends Wigan's FA Cup Journey

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Hughes, who played for Southampton during a distinguished career, had been out of work for only 67 days following his dismissal by struggling Stoke, who remain two places below Southampton in 19th. "We felt we were playing well but we probably didn't manage to work their goalkeeper enough". Paul Cook was not going to give up on his Wembley dream without a fight, and the Wigan manager's response to going behind was to send on two forwards in Ryan Colclough and Nick Powell, even though ... Read More »

MotoGP: Zarco breaks track record to claim Qatar pole

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Even though that first floodlit race was now a decade ago, four of the competitors from that race will line up once again in 2018. The season opener was everything that we expected it to be - a total nail-biter that is. Marquez being Marquez wasn't going to let Dovizioso walk with that and so he upped his game and followed suit. With just under a second in the gap ahead of Rossi is was about if Marquez could finally beat Dovizioso on a last lap battle after coming off second best in Austria ... Read More »

Stenson leads Bay Hill

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Just one week after missing the cut, Stenson maintained his lead through Round 3 with a one-shot advantage over up-and-comer Bryson DeChambeau . Four-time major victor Rory McIlroy was set to match Walker and Fowler but closed with a double-bogey to finish on 69.The day's electricity came from Woods, the 42-year-old superstar who has not won a major since the 2008 US Open and hasn't captured any title since the 2013 World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational. Read More »

Crystal Palace earn crucial 2-0 away win at Huddersfield Town

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The victory moved Palace up to 16th place, on 30 points, a point behind Huddersfield , who are 15th, and with bottom pair Stoke and West Brom losing, it was the flawless day for Hodgson and his team. Talisman Zaha and defender Sakho both started and their presence galvanised the Eagles, who took the game to a strangely subdued Huddersfield . Palace enjoyed the better of the first half and they took the lead after 23 minutes through Tomkins, who profited from some questionable defending ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov Results

He said he wants the vacant spot against Darren Till in the main event of the UFC's debut in Liverpool, England, in May, but with Till looking to fight a marquee name in the division, the chances of Edwards getting that fight seem low. Manuwa was favored by many, but Blachowicz landed a nice few shots that dropped Manuwa with about two minutes to go in the first round. Sobotta is a sneaky 4-1 in the UFC and has rebounded from his lone loss with a pair of solid wins against Nicolas Dalby ... Read More »

Salah closes on Rush's Liverpool landmark after breaking Torres' record

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After scoring his second of the day, Salah overtook Fernando Torres' record for the most goals netted in a debut season for the Reds , moving on to 34 since his move from Roma. And his consistency is very good for us, he helps us a lot. But when he approached the Liverpool player he was greeted with a huge smile and an apology for scoring four goals against him. Read More »

Okunowo Tips Barcelona For UCL Title After Win Over Chelsea

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Pic: ReutersLONDON: With dreams of European glory in tatters, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur turn their attention to the FA Cup quarter-finals this weekend clinging to their last chance of silverware this season. In the draws recent made on Friday, March, 16, Ernesto Valverde's side have been drawn against Serie A side, Roma, who also got into the last eight by qualifying on the away-goal rule after it ended 1-0 in Rome. Read More »