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Sports Gophers take on Middle Tennessee in 1st round of NCAA tourney
Author: 0 Gophers take on Middle Tennessee in 1st round of NCAA tourney

They finished the half up 6 in a game that really wasn't almost that close. It really forced Amir Coffey , Nate Mason and Dupree McBrayer into heavy minutes. The Blue Raiders were only the seventh 12-seed to be favored over a 5-seed, per ESPN Chalk , and were the first since 1999 when Rhode Island was a one-point favorite and lost to Charlotte.

Sports Dan Carter calls for New Zealand-England showdown
Author: 0 Dan Carter calls for New Zealand-England showdown

Ireland may have brought an end to their remarkable and record-breaking 18-game winning-streak in Chicago last November, but New Zealand remain seated atop the world rankings. "We've got a very important series against the British and Irish Lions and that's a primary focus for us. We're still working on finalising our programme".

Sports Jailed footballer Adam Johnson loses appeal
Author: 0 Jailed footballer Adam Johnson loses appeal

His application for permission to appeal was dismissed by three judges in London on Thursday. The disgraced winger has already served one of his six years in prison for engaging in sexual activity with a girl who was only 15 years old at the time.

Sports Clyne and Lallana named in latest England squad
Author: 0 Clyne and Lallana named in latest England squad

He's somebody that is immensely proud to have represented England at every age group. 'He is fair. He said if you want me I will play through the middle but if you give me the choice I would prefer to play on the right. Jermain Defoe, Jake Livermore and Luke Shaw were all included, as were four uncapped players, and Southgate conceded Rooney's exclusion can in part be attributed to his limited opportunities under Jose Mourinho.

Sports NCAA Tournament: Day 1 recaps and highlights
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Day 1 recaps and highlights

Notre Dame is looking for their third straight Elite 8 appearance, and if Mike Brey's team wasn't ready to make that run, they must be awake now. Before that, Notre Dame hadn't won a tournament game since 1989. But to begin the second half, Notre Dame's Farrell and Colson took the game back over. That made it 45-34 at 13:41 - the first time the Irish advantage had jumped into double digits.

Sports Cowboys lose cornerbacks Brandon Carr, Morris Claiborne — NFL free agency
Author: 0 Cowboys lose cornerbacks Brandon Carr, Morris Claiborne — NFL free agency

Claiborne has played only 47 of a possible 80 games in his first five National Football League seasons. In five seasons in Dallas, he played in 47 games, starting 43, while intercepting four passes and recovering four fumbles. While becoming a staple of the Cowboys' defense over the years, he has notably suited up for every single regular season game since originally breaking into the league nine years ago.

Sports Chiefs free agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe signs with Falcons
Author: 0 Chiefs free agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe signs with Falcons

Today the team signed free agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe , who was one of the most sought-after commodities in the National Football League this offseason. "He will add to our defensive line group and will mix nicely with ( Vic) Beasley , ( Grady) Jarrett , Shelby and (Adrian) Clayborn". Appearing in all 16 regular season games in what would become his final-round as a member of the Chiefs, Poe registered 27 total tackles and 1.5 sacks in 2016-2017.

Sports USA Gymnastics President Resigns
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics President Resigns

The pressure to enforce institutional changes comes after the startling news that USA Gymnastics informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation of sexual abuse allegations against Dr. "I want to thank everyone for their support over the years, especially those members who have provided thoughtful feedback as to how we could improve the organisation".

Sports Vanderbilt Lost After One Of The Worst Mental Meltdowns You'll Ever See
Author: 0 Vanderbilt Lost After One Of The Worst Mental Meltdowns You'll Ever See

The Wildcats will face No. 1 Gonzaga on Saturday. BENCH SCORING: Vanderbilt's coaches, led by Bryce Drew of Valpo fame, have combined for 5,468 career points in college. The Wildcats owned a 32-20 edge in points in the paint. Gavin Skelly #44 of the Northwestern Wildcats reacts with teammates in the first half against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 16, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sports Dwyane Wade out for season with broken elbow
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade out for season with broken elbow

The Chicago Bulls recently fell out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture thanks to five straight losses, and Wednesday night's defeat at the hands of the Memphis Grizzlies hurt them in multiple ways. Wade acknowledged he heard a "pop" in his elbow after getting tangled up with Zach Randolph battling for a rebound. The Bucks and Nuggets were both interested in him past year, and would be willing to talk again this summer if he were a free agent.

Sports Arsenal fans raise £2000 for 'Wenger out' banners
Author: 0 Arsenal fans raise £2000 for 'Wenger out' banners

Arsene Wegner went on the defensive on Thursday as he dismissed reports surrounding Arsenal as "fake news". But should he not step down at the end of the current season, he could have his legacy marred if the Arsenal board decides to relieve him of his duties.

Sports Mourinho patches up Manchester United for Rostov reunion
Author: 0 Mourinho patches up Manchester United for Rostov reunion

Paul Pogba has endured a slow start to his return to Old Trafford, and has yet to show why he has been worthy of the world's biggest transfer fee. Mkhitaryan had one of United's best chances in front of goal when a neat interchange between Ibrahimovic and Mata saw the Spaniard pick out his Armenian team-mate one on one with Medvedev.

Sports Jared Cook Signing Two-Year Deal With Raiders
Author: 0 Jared Cook Signing Two-Year Deal With Raiders

If you read the press, the addition of free agent tight end Jared Cook is drawing rave reviews as if the signing will give quarterback Derek Carr another impact target in his passing arsenal. Since arriving in Tennessee back in 2009-2010, he has appeared in at least 10 regular season games in each of his National Football League seasons. Nick Vannett was unable to get on the field much as a rookie due to injuries and depth chart competition so the Seahawks might not be sure what they have ...

Author: 0 Vikings officially part ways with Peterson

As a result of having his $18 million team option declined, Peterson became an unrestricted free agent at the age of 32. With Peterson looking for a new team, Minnesota is moving on with a scheduled visit by Murray later today. There were 88 running backs to notch at least 30 rushing attempts previous year. That's the exact same night-owl time the Vikings announced on September 17, 2014, that Peterson was being placed on paid leave while the child abuse case he was involved in unfolded.

Author: 0 Larry Sanders' return is good for Cleveland - and good for the National Basketball Association

But the team that has struggled with injuries all season long is set to get some major help as according to Cavs general manager David Griffin, All-Star forward Kevin Love could be ready to return for their upcoming road trip. With less than three and a half minutes left in the third quarter of what would become a blowout victory over the Detroit Pistons , James grabbed an explosive rebound and turned to push the tempo off the dribble.

Sports Cheltenham Day Two Preview
Author: 0 Cheltenham Day Two Preview

Gordon Elliott will unleash an impressive array of talent over the four days and this son of Authorized could well emerge as one of his best chances of the week. Live on-air from 9.30am for 10 hours each day, you can enjoy all the excitement, from the famous roar that heralds the first of 28 spectacular races, through to Friday's showpiece, the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Sports AMD tech guru shares Ryzen gaming optimisation tips
Author: 0 AMD tech guru shares Ryzen gaming optimisation tips

The first topic tackled is if there is an issue with the Windows 10 thread scheduler, which is the part of the OS that decides what CPU core, physical or logical, runs a given thread, and is also what decides to shuffle threads around to other cores.

Author: 0 Golf to pay tribute to the King at Invitational

There's a different feeling around Bay Hill Club in the lead-up to this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. But first year without AP. But for those of us who weren't around to enjoy his heyday, that sample in Florida was a taste of the swashbuckling genius that was Arnold Palmer.

Sports Seahawks Sign Eddie Lacy, Want Him to Be Heavier
Author: 0 Seahawks Sign Eddie Lacy, Want Him to Be Heavier

So it appears the Seahawks are more likely going to end up owing Lacy $4.25 million for this year than the contract's maximum value of $5.5 million. He was the National Football League offensive rookie of the year and Pro Bowl back out of Alabama, with 1,178 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2013.