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Author: 0 SC upends No. 3 Baylor in NCAA play

They made some tough shots just as a great team does. At some point in the three long-distance years, one would think that the NCAA would throw the Gamecocks a bone, but the committee quickly quashed any notion that USC would get a break.

Author: 0 So what exactly is Earth Hour?

The Houses of Parliament is joining the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Empire State Building in NY and the Kremlin in Moscow in marking Earth Hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm. From Australia, the event is moving westward through Asia, and will also be marked throughout Africa, Europe and the Americas. Lights go off at India Gate as part of the global Earth Hour initiative.

Author: 0 Mickelson off to good start at Match Play in Texas

Saturday will be a 36-hole sprint to decide the final four. Through the first two rounds, 14 of the 64 players have won both their matches. Numerous top seeds in the competition were bounced during the pool play rounds from Wednesday through Friday.

Sports Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Barcelona
Author: 0 Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Barcelona

While Barcelona's heroics have seen them progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League , however they face a real fight to make up ground lost on the domestic front. "That is sport. We are not machines and after Wednesday's effort it made it hard to compete". "They know how important he is and in the end he made a great save to get us the three points".

Author: 0 Rain washes away Qatar MotoGP qualifying, Vinales on pole

Due to heavy thunder and rain last night and this morning, standing water at the Losail International Circuit didn‘t allow any track action to take place today. This is also the 22-year-old Spaniard's first pole for the factory Yamaha team, which he singed with following two years with Team Ecstar Suzuki. Vinales' Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi finished 10th, the last to advance to Q2.

Sports Tony Romo rumors: Broncos remain in play for Cowboys quarterback
Author: 0 Tony Romo rumors: Broncos remain in play for Cowboys quarterback

Romo, who will be 37 in April, understandably wants to play for a contending team, which would eliminate a club like San Francisco. Darlington points out what many have suspected, and it's a very complicating issue for Dallas. According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington, the quarterback reportedly believes that he'll either play for the Houston Texans in 2017, or he'll retire. "Tony is a competitor like you've never seen", Irvin said .

Author: 0 Larson will start up front at Fontana

We've got another great Lowe's Chevrolet coming out. The first two races have been quite entertaining to say the least. He had the top spot with a lap of 186.979 until Larson recorded his fast lap and beat him by 0.014 seconds. "I really want to win on this track - this is definitely one I want to check off my list". "Not too bad. We're just missing it a little bit". I thought we might be able to stick with this one, but that was too much on the front of the race vehicle.

Sports Dele Alli banned for three matched by UEFA
Author: 0 Dele Alli banned for three matched by UEFA

Livermore's inclusion was little more than an experiment with Jordan Henderson absent and although he will not expect to be a regular feature for his country, he may be disappointed not to have made more of the opportunity. At just 20 Alli has already travelled to a tournament with England , though he will be as keen as any of Roy Hodgson's squad to forget Euro 2016, and has won 16 caps for the Three Lions.

Sports Chris Coleman: 'Taylor is not that sort of player'
Author: 0 Chris Coleman: 'Taylor is not that sort of player'

Another said: "Can't find the correct Neil Taylor so I'm gonna call you a f****** d*****d instead!" John Delaney said he is disappointed with Seamus Coleman's injury and he also paid respects to Derry's Ryan Mc Bride. In fact, looking back at the Ireland teams that I was involved in, everyone always talks about how we played some nice stuff against England at Wembley and the USSR in Hanover.

Sports Steve Alford Says He's '100 Percent Not Going To Indiana'
Author: 0 Steve Alford Says He's '100 Percent Not Going To Indiana'

Obviously, I love my alma mater. Alford cited UCLA's highly rated 2017 signing class, which is second in ESPN's team recruiting rankings, and a new practice facility as reasons for why he wants to stay at the school. Since Indiana University fired Tom Crean earlier this month, there was speculation that Alford was the front-runner for the position. Shortly after the defeat, Alford told ESPN's Jeff Goodman by what appeared to be text message that he isn't taking the IN job and is staying ...

Sports The elusive Final Four is waiting for the Oregon Ducks
Author: 0 The elusive Final Four is waiting for the Oregon Ducks

The Ducks will face top-seeded Kansas in the Midwest Region final on Saturday. MI went on to win four games in four days to claim the Big Ten Conference Championship and a seven seed in the NCAA Tournament. MI missed a crucial defensive rebound in the final minute that allowed Dorsey to score the eventual game-winning basket off a dribble dive. OR made 26 shots on 58 attempts.

Author: 0 Former Black Hawk Boeser scores in debut

The Canucks were 1-5-2 in their last eight games, but they didn't have any problem with the Wild. Ryan Suter and Eric Staal scored for Minnesota late in the third period and Darcy Kuemper made 17 saves in his first start since March 12.

Sports Archie Miller named Head Coach at Indiana
Author: 0 Archie Miller named Head Coach at Indiana

While many speculated they would hire some with ties to the program, they scooped up one of the brightest young minds in the college game. "I am honored to be the head coach at Indiana University", Archie said in a statement . As an assistant at Arizona, Miller was instrumental in getting players such as Derrick Williams and Solomon Hill to commit to the program immediately upon getting the job.

Sports Lewis Hamilton urges more F1 changes
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton urges more F1 changes

But Jordan says that Hamilton lost his focus after going into the summer break with a lead. After the first weekend in Australia we'll know where we are. For all of us, we are obviously trying our best to catch up. "I'm sure he's going to put a lot of pressure on Lewis [Hamilton]". "I feel like I have plenty to prove, not much to lose.

Sports Hisense is geared up for Formula 1
Author: 0 Hisense is geared up for Formula 1

German Rosberg thwarted Hamilton's bid for a third successive title and the pair's heated rivalry took its toll on both drivers. Mercedes look favourites yet again going into the first race of the season, but Ferrari look to have closed the gap and are being considered a genuine threat to the Silver Arrows team's dominance.

Sports Karim Benzema on freeze-out from France squad: 'I have to know'
Author: 0 Karim Benzema on freeze-out from France squad: 'I have to know'

Regarding France's campaign to get to Russian Federation for the 2018 World Cup, Deschamps insisted he was not taking Luxembourg lightly despite the fact they are ranked 135th in the world by FIFA. Benzema is accused of acting as an intermediary between the presumed blackmailers and Lyon midfielder Valbuena. "I have paid. I've been out of the French team for a year and a half, that's enough".

Author: 0 Kuldeep Yadav has Australia undone for 300 on Test debut

However, Matthew Wade (57) was the only other batsman to offer prolonged resistance as Kuldeep (4-68) led a fine India fightback with the ball after lunch. He also became the 6th Test captain to achieve this "feat" after Duleep Mendis (against England in 1984), Michael Atherton (against New Zealand in 1994), Shaun Pollock (against Sri Lanka in 2000-01), Sanath Jayasuriya (against India in 2001), Mohammad Yousuf (against Australia in 2004-05).

Sports Devin Booker's 70-point performance one of the greatest ever
Author: 0 Devin Booker's 70-point performance one of the greatest ever

He hit 21-of-40 shots from the field, 4-of-11 from behind the arc, and 24-of-26 from the line. Even though he went for 70, the rest of the Suns only went for 50 as they lost to the Celtics 130-120. "I've seen an interview with Kobe where he said what separated him from a lot of people was that he thought everyone thought 30 points was a lot", Booker told the media following the game .

Sports Ricciardo sorry at Australian grand prix
Author: 0 Ricciardo sorry at Australian grand prix

Ricciardo said the new cars are a lot more violent and aggressive, which caught him out - his spin robbing him of a potential top-five grid slot. While Ricciardo was left frustrated by his error, he is more concerned by the gap to Ferrari and Mercedes as he was over 0.8s down on the fastest lap at the time of his crash, while teammate Max Verstappen ended up over a second off the pace in qualifying.