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Sports Brad Underwood hired as IL basketball coach
Author: 0 Brad Underwood hired as IL basketball coach

Having started his head coaching career with Stephen F. Austin, before taking the Oklahoma State job prior to this season, Underwood has taken his teams to the NCAA Tournament in all four seasons he's been the leader of a program. All of that gave Underwood a solid foundation when he finally became a Division I head coach at Stephen F. Austin in 2013. However, during my time at Western Illinois, I always saw the Illinois coaching job as one of the truly best in the nation.

Sports Gary Cahill strikes late to send Chelsea 13pts clear at the summit
Author: 0 Gary Cahill strikes late to send Chelsea 13pts clear at the summit

Eden Hazard's absence - the Belgian worldwide was left in London as a precaution after picking up an injury in training - wasn't enough to alter this policy in Stoke, either. 38' - GOAL! Stoke 1-1 Chelsea (Walters pen). Nonetheless, despite there still being much to play for over the coming months, speculation is already building about who Conte could look to sign in the summer, and two Everton stars are the latest to be linked with Stamford Bridge, namely Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku.

Sports The best of Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 The best of Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament

Kris Jenkins' game-winner for Villanova in last year's national championship game against North Carolina will be on highlight reels for decades to come. "Whatever Coach sees fit, and it's up to us to make it work". South Carolina, by the way, helped create Duke basketball. No. 10 Marquette (19-12) has tipped off against No.

Sports UC Davis beats North Carolina Central in First Four, 67-63
Author: 0 UC Davis beats North Carolina Central in First Four, 67-63

He's trying hard to get here to cheer on, obviously, his Mustangs - he recruited those guys, he and Jank (SMU coach Tim Jankovich) - and, obviously, to watch us play, as well. He led Bradley to the Sweet 16 in 2006. A loss to UC Davis would end the Jayhawks' season. "And we're just proud of how far he came so far throughout his year, and we're just focused on today and we're not really anxious about anything off the court".

Sports Man City knocked out
Author: 0 Man City knocked out

It has the coach, certainly the finest of his generation, now Guardiola needs the squad to deliver on his vision - starting at the back. City are licking their wounds after surrendering a 5-3 first-leg advantage to crash out of Europe's top club competition at the last-16 stage in Monaco in midweek - but there is little time to dwell on the loss with the battle for places in next season's Champions League so tight.

Author: 0 Oklahoma State goes down in thriller to MI, 92-91

Three players are averaging at least 11.9 points per game for Miami, they are: Davon Reed (15.0), Ja'Quan Newton (13.4), Bruce Brown (11.9). "We haven't accomplished the world yet and at Michigan State winning a tournament game isn't a big deal", Izzo said.

Sports Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week
Author: 0 Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week

Back home, the benchmark index BSE Sensex rose 0.6 percent on Thursday while the Nifty index climbed 0.8 percent to close at a record high. Positive global cues , coupled with a strong rupee and fresh inflows of foreign funds, infused healthy buying sentiments and brought cheer to the equity markets.

Sports Lamar Odom visited Rhode Island locker room to celebrate NCAA tournament win
Author: 0 Lamar Odom visited Rhode Island locker room to celebrate NCAA tournament win

The attendance at the Golden 1 Center was 15,833, marking the largest crowd Rhode Island has played in front of this season. Creighton is 23-7 on the year, including a 16-2 mark in the BIG EAST Conference. Matthews steal and fastbreak basket. The Rams matched that lead on a few more occasions over the next several minutes, but the Bluejays demonstrated some resiliency, answering with a basket each time .

Sports Simpson on Leicester Champions League hopes: 'Anything can happen'
Author: 0 Simpson on Leicester Champions League hopes: 'Anything can happen'

The Leicester stopper's penalty save last week, along with a string of others, kept the Foxes in the tie and they could have been out of it as early as the fourth minute on Tuesday night. Ndidi was signed in January to replace the now Chelsea midfielder. Leicester appear just as unlikely to triumph in the bookies' eyes, as they are priced at 33/1.

Sports Seahawks bring back Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead
Author: 0 Seahawks bring back Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead

Both were unrestricted free agents. Another option for the team is if they want to sign Shead to a multi-year deal, the contract could become extremely incentivized. The first and second waves of signings passed without him finding a deal he liked. Seattle had free agent tight end Jared Cook in for a visit earlier this week but he ultimately signed with the Raiders.

Sports New Orleans Saints agree to sign edge rusher Alex Okafor
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints agree to sign edge rusher Alex Okafor

After hosting former first-round pick Jarvis Jones , they are now expected to sign him, according to NFL Media reporter Ian Rapoport. Okafor didn't have a stellar 2016 campaign, but he played through an injury, and he has the ability to provide the Saints with more of a pass rush.

Sports Gary Neville Hopes Manchester United Offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic A Two-year Contract
Author: 0 Gary Neville Hopes Manchester United Offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic A Two-year Contract

It increasingly looks like Manchester United would lose star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the end of the season, unless the English club convince him to sign a new contract. "You have to keep going, not to give up the belief and just to continue to try, try, try". Romelu Lukaku's agent was reportedly spotted leaving Manchester United's team hotel, where the club's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward was staying.

Sports Steve Kerr, Like Many, Think Lavar Ball Should Just Shut Up
Author: 0 Steve Kerr, Like Many, Think Lavar Ball Should Just Shut Up

But, no matter how LaVar carries himself as a sports parent, one thing remains: people are talking about the Ball family. Teams such as the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers might have to weigh LaVar Ball's impact when deciding whether to select Lonzo Ball with a premium lottery draft pick, including the top spot.

Sports Yaya Toure: 'I want to stay at Manchester City'
Author: 0 Yaya Toure: 'I want to stay at Manchester City'

At the beginning of the season Toure paid the highest price for his agent's war of words with Guardiola. Yaya Toure is grateful for Pep Guardiola's tough love and wants to sign a new contract at Manchester City . 'Definitely. I love this football club, ' Toure replied when asked if he wanted to stay on at City. Now we have three options. "Clubs from England waited for the situation with Manchester City , but now we can speak in England and soon I will come to England for ...

Sports SMU's Semi Ojeleye Soars Above Rim For Gorgeous Put-Back Dunk
Author: 0 SMU's Semi Ojeleye Soars Above Rim For Gorgeous Put-Back Dunk

Boatwright nailed a 3-pointer from the top of the arc that gave USC its first lead of the contest with 2:03 left. USC next plays No. 3 Baylor on Sunday, March 19, with the game time and broadcast information still to be announced. SMU would go on a 10-1 run to push their lead back up to 9, however the Trojans refused to go down. Defensively, USC basketball is yielding 73.1 points per game against the opposing teams.

Sports Former Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel expected to sign with Oakland Raiders
Author: 0 Former Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel expected to sign with Oakland Raiders

Best wishes to Manuel as he follows former Bills quarterbacks J.P. Losman and Trent Edwards , who both signed contracts with the Raiders after leaving Buffalo. Another likely acquisition for the Raiders is Manuel, who is coming from the Buffalo Bills. The 16th overall pick in the 2013 Draft, Manuel struggled early on in his career, eventually being replaced by Tyrod Taylor .