But instead of capitalizing on the one woman advantage, Notre Dame yielded another goal before senior attacker Heidi Annaheim drew her own yellow card for tripping. "Basically, the tale of two games really", the elder West said. The sting of last year's first-round upset is forgotten now, but should we expect anything different from this year's team? Carter was the ring leader on both ends of the floor.
Kuznetsova has now won five times against the WTA's Top 5 in the last 52 weeks, including twice against Pliskova. Vesnina jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first set, but Mladenovic then won three straight games before Vesnina was finally able to close out the set.
Nothing went right for FSU throughout the game. Third-seeded FSU (26-9), playing in the NCAA tournament for the first time in five years, was dispatched in a first- or second-round game for the fourth time in five appearances under coach Leonard Hamilton.
UCLA didn't have an easy go in its first-round game against Kent State. The Kansas State Wildcats (20-13) are coming from a 95-88 win over Wake Forest in which Wesley Iwundu scored 24 points in 6-for-9 shooting from the field and 11-for-13 from the free throw line.
But Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert left with injuries. "Kyrie won't be able to finish the game", James said. "We haven't played together in a while, so it's going to take a little bit for him to adjust to a lot of the things we've been doing, and also for us to integrate him back as fast as we can", Kyrie Irving said.
To go out there and have a night like this is huge for him, huge for us. Cousins was forced to miss one game because he exceeded the limit of technical fouls for the season (18), and he rested Friday night after being inadvertently kneed in the ribs by Miami forward James Johnson on Wednesday night.
Wawrinka, the No. 3 seed, faced no break points Saturday and broke his opponent's serve three times . Victory takes Wawrinka into the semi-finals at Indian Wells for the first time , when he tackles Carreno Busta. They played doubles together in that tournament and in Rio de Janeiro this year where they won the title. "I had some issues", said the American, who played with one thigh bandaged, but without the right arm bandage she sported in previous rounds.
Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe got the nod from France's football squad for the first time as head coach Didier Deschamp named a 24-member squad here. After having signed Anthony Martial from Monaco few seasons ago, United could fancy their chances on the youngster too. He is our DNA. Zinedine Zidane has revealed that AS Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe "almost signed for Real Madrid" before instead opting for the French club.
Who will start for Manchester United against Middlesbrough? "I'm capable of drip-feeding ideas into the group that will pay dividends", said Agnew. Middlesbrough take on Manchester United in the Premier League at Riverside Stadium on 19 March, Sunday.
The Tar Heels are aware of it even when they don't see it. "And he said his momma's here, so she can clap her hands together like Mr. Miyaga and put her hands on his ankle and I'm sure it will make it feel better". Marred by a recent shooting slump, Jackson had a one-on-one meeting with North Carolina coach Roy Williams before the start of the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament run, which kicked off here Friday afternoon.
Kyrgios, the 15th seed at Indian Wells, had dispatched No. 2 Novak Djokovic in the fourth round, his second-straight win over the 11-time Grand Slam champion. The tournament victor in 2005 and 2013, Nadal needed nearly two hours to finish off Nishioka. "Something switched, and now I'm really enjoying it again".
This is the third consecutive year Xavier has advanced to the second round in the NCAAs. While he did have a brief two-game turnaround last month at Northwestern and Wisconsin when he hit eight of 12 on 3-pointers, he missed 32 of his last 38 over the team's final nine games, including eight of nine against Xavier .
Federer did not break a sweat to get past the quarter-final berth as his opponent Nick Kyrgios withdrew well ahead of the match with illness yesterday. Federer has won 19 of 22 career meetings with Wawrinka, including a semi-final win at the Australian Open in January. Despite playing on home soil, Sock was the underdog against Federer, who received loud cheers throughout the match .
It's the Super World Middleweight Champion vs. the World Middleweight Champion. After the fight, Golovkin dismissed the bout by stating that it felt like "sparring". I just need to keep developing myself. The mindset is a skill that people underestimate. "And I definitely think I bring all those attributes to the table.
If Claudio and Puerto Rico go all the way to the finals, he would still have about 10 days to cross three hurdles: Pitching more than an inning, completing two innings and pitching on back-to-back days. "You have to be honest with teams and players from the get-go", said Cora, who also serves as Houston's bench coach. This time around, the USA pitching staff as a whole posted a 2.50 ERA through the first four games, limited the opposition to a.189 average and has fanned 11.0 batters ...
City dropped points in their last Premier League outing against Stoke and can ill afford to give up more ground to top-four rivals Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. His attractive passing style-of-play has also come in for criticism, with City's lacklustre defence having proved vulnerable - particularly to sides that have pressed them high up the pitch.
The Real Madrid plyers turned up to Madrid's Barajas Airport to unveil the impressive new jet just before Madrid's 2 - 1 La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao . We knew it was going to be more than hard. Although they have a habit of conceding an early goal to their rivals and if their displays have not always been convincing, there is no doubting the faith of a side that will count on the support of a packed stadium where Real Madrid are probably the most unpopular of visitors.
Kyle Naughton should return in place of Angel Rangel, who's out for the rest of the season with a fractured metatarsal, and Stephen Kingsley looks set to fill in on the opposite defence of the defence in Olsson's absence. The Spanish full-back suffered broken bones in his foot in last weekend's 2-1 loss to Hull City and underwent surgery earlier in the week which is expected to keep him out for the final few months of the campaign.
Earlier this week, a lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan living in Wisconsin bet Le'Veon Bell on Twitter that if she could secure enough retweets on her prom invitation, the 25-year-old running back would accompany her to her high school's dance.
Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 22 points in the loss. The Spurs lived dangerously at times however, and gave up a season-high 23 turnovers during an uneven performance. Leonard took little time to get back in the groove, scoring nine points in the first period while keying San Antonio run midway through the quarter that turned an 8-2 Atlanta lead into a 17-11 advantage for the Spurs.