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Sports NC lawmaker to challenge tax-exempt status of NCAA
Author: 0 NC lawmaker to challenge tax-exempt status of NCAA

For the first time in thirteen years, the Gamecocks have been selected to participate in the NCAA mens basketball tournament. Last year, the NCAA and ACC both relocated events from North Carolina for the 2016-2017 season because of HB 2, the law that restrict transgender people's access to bathrooms and overturns local nondiscrimination ordinances.

Sports Monaco v Manchester City
Author: 0 Monaco v Manchester City

The teams who have qualified for the quarter-final are Atletico, Dortmund, Leicester City , Barcelona , Juventus , Bayern Munich , Real Madrid and AS Monaco. Having lost 5-3 in an extraordinary first leg in Manchester, Monaco dominated the first half and opened the scoring through teenager Kylian Mbappe's poked finish from close range from Bernardo Silva's drilled cross.

Author: 0 Emre Can opens up about contract stand-off at Liverpool

Klopp will celebrate the result, if not the performance, as the top-four race intensifies further next Sunday as Liverpool travel to Manchester City. The combined XI would have one defensive midfielder and Man City's Fernandinho is the best of the bunch, edging out the likes of Jordan Henderson, Emre Can and Georginio Wijnaldum from a starting position.

Sports Westbrook posts 33rd triple-double of the season as OKC beat Nets
Author: 0 Westbrook posts 33rd triple-double of the season as OKC beat Nets

Him and Brook are starting to get on the same page. "I think it's a big key to us surging a little bit and playing better". Brooklyn hung with the Thunder through the first half, wit hthings tied at 62-62 at half-time. Westbrook quickly dished out six assists in the first six minutes of the game to get OKC's offense flowing while involving all his teammates. Abrines and Steven Adams also scored in double figures with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Sports USMNT Reveals World Cup Qualifying Roster Including Return of Clint Dempsey
Author: 0 USMNT Reveals World Cup Qualifying Roster Including Return of Clint Dempsey

But that has changed as Dempsey, whose 52 U.S. goals rank second on the all-time list, was approved for full training and play for Seattle last month. But he will have to fight Brad Guzan of Middlesbrough and Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando for a starting spot. "Tim's track record demonstrates the fact that, if healthy, you think he needs to be in the squad", Arena said.

Sports Leicester City v Sevilla
Author: 0 Leicester City v Sevilla

He said: "In some quarters, people might think it's unfair, But I think you've just got to respect the owners". "We have played more like we did last season and we're reaping rewards", he said when asked about Leicester's improved results.

Sports Kyle Busch, Joey Logano Fight on Pit Road
Author: 0 Kyle Busch, Joey Logano Fight on Pit Road

It was made all the funnier to me by the fact that both teams wear all yellow uniforms, making it harder to tell who was fighting who. The tussle shoved NASCAR into the watercooler talk Monday alongside the NCAA Tournament, and the reason why should be a wakeup call to every stakeholder in the stagnant sport because, like it or not, Busch getting pummeled by Logano's crew is the lasting memory of the race.

Sports Home of LaVar Ball burglarized Tuesday night
Author: 0 Home of LaVar Ball burglarized Tuesday night

Now he's dropped his biggest whopper yet. He says he wants a shoe company to sign the entire family to a billion-dollar endorsement deal . What if the Lakers finish with the third pick and the Celtics and Suns are one and two. It came after LaVar claimed his son Lonzo is a better player than NBA MVP Steph Curry. They were OK, they was players, but the fact that the old Curry wasn't no All-Star, he wasn't cold.

Sports 49ers acquire C Zuttah from Ravens
Author: 0 49ers acquire C Zuttah from Ravens

The Ravens announced the deal, which also involves the two teams exchanging sixth-round picks. Zuttah has started 117 games in his nine-year career and earned an 82.7 PFF grade last season, ranking 13th among centers. Zuttah was set to make a $3.5 million base salary in 2017 and his departure would give the team just under $2.4 million in cap space. But with the Niners releasing an ineffective Marcus Martin earlier, at least general manager John Lynch can count on a worthy backup.

Sports All Black, England clash in 2017 gaining momentum
Author: 0 All Black, England clash in 2017 gaining momentum

England could entertain world champions New Zealand at Twickenham on November 4th, if the RFU can come to terms with the NZRU . Yet in a frustrating quirk of the global schedule, the game's two in-form teams are not now scheduled to meet until late 2018, with the All Blacks in negotiations to secure a match against the Barbarians in November.

Sports Cesc Fabregas: 'More to N'Golo Kante's game than just tackling'
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas: 'More to N'Golo Kante's game than just tackling'

Spend less on the Internet! " I compared him to Claude Makelele last season, but he's got even more to his game than Makelele ", he told the BBC. "I'd go as far to say that he's the best central midfield player in the world on current form, I really would", Lampard said after Chelsea's 1-0 win.

Sports Vince Carter explodes for ideal shooting night against Bucks
Author: 0 Vince Carter explodes for ideal shooting night against Bucks

Elias Sports Bureau research notes that Carter is the first 40-year-old player to make six 3-pointers in a game. Milwaukee had its six-game winning streak, its longest in five seasons, snapped. Though he hasn't averaged double-digit points since 2013-14 with the Dallas Mavericks, Carter has played a large role in the Grizzlies' success in his almost three years with the team.

Sports The Who launches residency at Caesars Palace
Author: 0 The Who launches residency at Caesars Palace

Iconic rock band The Who , which last played Las Vegas last June at Caesars Palace's Colosseum, will return to the venue for six concerts this summer. The residency will consist of only six performances, but a statement from the band hints at possible additional shows by calling it a "first run". The Who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

Sports Patriots Re-Sign Pro Bowl Linebacker Dont'a Hightower
Author: 0 Patriots Re-Sign Pro Bowl Linebacker Dont'a Hightower

He is an athletic freak, but he doesn't fit the role as interior pass rusher. Hightower doesn't deserve all of the credit, but the Patriots have ranked in the top 10 in scoring defense each season of his career and finished first in that category in 2016.

Author: 0 Busy Patriots pick up receiver Brandin Cooks in trade with Saints

The vertical threat which nearly certainly spells the end for Michael Floyd and Danny Amendola in New England, cost a first and third-round pick while bringing in a fourth. With Gronkowski battling injuries, Bennett picked up the slack this past season for New England, leading the team in receiving touchdowns during the regular season.

Sports Jamie Carragher brilliantly trolls Everton after Romelu Lukaku rejects contract
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher brilliantly trolls Everton after Romelu Lukaku rejects contract

The main issue in the new contract is thought to be the release clause. Romelu Lukaku has thrown his Everton future into doubt by revealing that will not sign a new deal with the club. "He has two-and-a-half years left on his contract and the new, improved contract is recognition of what he has done for the club". First of all I would like to point out that the Lukaku situation is far from clear cut.

Author: 0 USA Women's National Hockey Team Boycotting Championships

The U.S. women's national hockey team said Wednesday it will not play in the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship unless "significant progress" is made on wages and equitable treatment. The women are understandably fed up. USA Hockey has a responsibility to the grow the game of hockey, not just for men, but for women as well, and that's something that they've sorely neglected.

Sports Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal's second round win projects Federer rematch
Author: 0 Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal's second round win projects Federer rematch

World number one Murray, meanwhile, praised his second-round conqueror, Vasek Pospisil, while at the same time lamenting an off night with his second serve. Federer, who beat Nadal in a five-set thriller to lift his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open six weeks ago, faced American Steve Johnson later Tuesday for a chance to set up the rematch.

Sports PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour
Author: 0 PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour

Pakistan will play four T20Is, three ODIs and three Tests in a tour spanning almost two months between March and May. The selection panel, headed by former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, also issued call-ups to Mohammad Asghar and all-rounder Fahim Ashraf, who will join veteran Asif Zakir as the five fresh faces in the 50-over squad.