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Author: 0 Staley, triumphant Gamecocks returning to Columbia

That's partly because it decided who would be playing for a chance at a national championship, and-thanks to Mississippi State junior guard Morgan William's shot at the buzzer-because it was the first time since 2014 that the UConn women's basketball team had lost! SC coach Dawn Staley cuts down the net as she and the.

Author: 0 Chris Archer: Archer goes seven strong in Opening Day win

Castro lined a single to center and Headley bunted to beat the shift. Then he stopped and jumped into the air for a celebratory collision with Dexter Fowler. "It was good to get back out there", Bird said of his first game since undergoing surgery before spring training past year. No pitcher has thrown a ideal game on opening day.

Author: 0 Federer beats Nadal to win third Miami Open title

It's a third trophy for the 35-year-old Swiss this year following his return from a six-month injury layoff, after victories in Indian Wells and a record-extending 18th Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January. "Obviously, I'm an emotional guy". "Nick is in better form and he didn't play last time so I think we've definitely got a better chance", Larkham said.

Sports Mets blank Braves as Cabrera sparks 6-run inning
Author: 0 Mets blank Braves as Cabrera sparks 6-run inning

After Yoenis Cespedes walked, Curtis Granderson lofted a sacrifice fly against Eric O'Flaherty. But once he was lifted after 96 pitches, NY took advantage of five walks by a shaky Braves bullpen in a six-run bottom of the seventh that lasted 35 minutes.

Sports Did 'PES 2017' Use Soccer Legend Diego Maradona's Likeness Without Consent?
Author: 0 Did 'PES 2017' Use Soccer Legend Diego Maradona's Likeness Without Consent?

Maradona's image is used in PES 2017's myClub mode, in which players work to build a dream team of both current and ex-pros. As part of the game's "Legends" bracket, retired/older greats such as Ronaldinho and his Brazilian counterparts Ronaldo and Rivaldo feature, as well as ex-Barcelona stars Carles Puyol and Xavi.

Sports Kansas City Chiefs 2017 offseason schedule dates are announced
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs 2017 offseason schedule dates are announced

The NFL has announced the offseason dates for all 32 teams. The offseason workouts, outside of the mandatory minicamp , are of course voluntary. For the Vikings, OTAs begin with three practices from May 23-25, three more the following week on May 30-June 1, then four on the final week from June 5-8.

Sports LeBron's 41 helps quarreling Cavs hold off Pacers in 2 OTs
Author: 0 LeBron's 41 helps quarreling Cavs hold off Pacers in 2 OTs

Five of these six games will be played against playoff teams , so they should be more hard games. The hope that the Cavs can turn things around once the playoffs arrive are centered around the team following the example of James. JaVale McGee contributed 13 points and a season-best five blocked shots off the bench in a 10th straight win for the Warriors, who are determined to earn the No.

Author: 0 Eric Dier allowed Spurs to play with three at the back - Pochettino

As the Mail point out, Dier is no longer guaranteed a starting spot in midfield has played predominantly as a defender this season, either filling in for first-choice pair Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, or used as one of three centre-backs in a 3-5-2.

Sports Collins stars for Gonzaga in what could be only NCAA run
Author: 0 Collins stars for Gonzaga in what could be only NCAA run

That makes the Tar Heels a bit of a throwback in a time when blueblood programs frequently have young rosters and a revolving door of one-and-done talents or transfers. Coach says you can't just talk the talk. But, either way, this season is different. Gonzaga has been trying to prove itself as a legit championship contender all season, now sitting at 37-1 overall after picking up a 77-73 win over SC to advance to its first NCAA Tournament championship game.

Author: 0 Video footage shows moment of London attack

Palmer was stabbed by Khalid Masood after confronting the terrorist after he crashed into the gates of the Houses of Parliament having just ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.

Author: 0 Mississippi State women's basketball national title game preview

Two years prior to Schaefer's hire, Mississippi State reached the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history. Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was supporting his sister Anna, who is a freshman at Stanford in the first game. Two pristine runs through the NCAA Tournament. They take on #3 SC today. "We keep bringing up my history with SC, so, apparently, the fact that we've never beat them is an issue today", Schaefer said.

Sports Pac-12 Feature: Stanford women ready for NCAA semifinal tonight
Author: 0 Pac-12 Feature: Stanford women ready for NCAA semifinal tonight

USC will face the victor of UConn and Mississippi State on Sunday for the national title. Stanford ended its season at 32-7 and its eight-game winning streak was snapped. With two minutes left in the Florida State game, the opening game of the season, I was convinced that we got major problems; this team is going to really learn a huge lesson that they haven't had to learn up until now, and it's going to hit 'em tonight, and we'll be better off for it.

Sports Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season
Author: 0 Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

The Rays won the season opener 7-3. So should you. It's a long season. It was a rare rocky start for him considering he allowed just four runs combined during the first innings of his last 31 starts. It hit the top of the short wall in left field and hopped over. He gave up eight hits and two walks. Next, Mallex Smith laid down a bunt. What advice does Tanaka need for his next time out? It was the worst outing of Tanaka's Major League Baseball career.

Sports Russell scores 28, Lakers beat Grizzlies 108-103
Author: 0 Russell scores 28, Lakers beat Grizzlies 108-103

The Bulls are tied with Miami and IN at 37-39 but own tiebreakers over the Heat and Pacers. Julius Randle had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers , while Larry Nance Jr. The Blazers (38-38) led by as many as 25 points and got back to.500 for the first time since they were 12-12 on December 9. One of the most storied franchises in NBA history is now left to cross their fingers and toes, as they hope that the Ping-Pong balls bounce their way and they're able to retain their top three ...

Sports Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Hosts earn series draw after third ODI win
Author: 0 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Hosts earn series draw after third ODI win

Nuwan Kulasekara then claimed impressive figures of 4-37 to help bowl Bangladesh out for 210 inside 44.3 overs of their run-chase. The former has found it hard to break into the side with Mashrafe Mortaza , Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman making up the pace attack, while the latter lost his place to Mosaddek Hossain.

Author: 0 Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

Collins and Karnowski are a study in contrasts. He starts two seniors and three juniors. What he lacks in speed he makes up for with nimble feet and an uncanny ability to thread passes through traffic. Nigel Williams-Goss, the All-American guard who led the Zags all season but had struggled for much of the NCAA tournament, came alive in force - 23 points, 9-of-16 shooting, six assists , five rebounds - with a relentless combination of perimeter shooting and savvy probing penetration.

Author: 0 Roger Federer Reaches Miami Open Semifinals after Beating Tomas Berdych

Berdych served for the match at 6-4 in the tiebreak but Federer reeled off four points in a row, including two unplayable serves, and won when the 10th seeded Czech crumbled with an bad second serve that was both long and wide. Coming into the quarter-finals, Berdych had dropped serve just once in the tournament. The pair were due to meet in the quarter-finals in Indian Wells a fortnight ago but Kyrgios, who has beaten Novak Djokovic twice this year, was forced to withdraw through illness.

Author: 0 It's all SEC for women's title after Mississippi St stunner

It's Mississippi State's first trip to the Final Four and the second for the Gamecocks, who beat frequent Final Four qualifier Stanford in the semifinals. It's the women's national championship and this should be a good one. Victoria Vivians led Mississippi State with 12 points. "But it's not defining our season", Bulldogs coach Vic Schaefer said.

Sports Spurs beat Thunder despite Westbrook's triple-double
Author: 0 Spurs beat Thunder despite Westbrook's triple-double

But coming anywhere close to those numbers again Friday night will be hard against the mighty San Antonio Spurs. No other player scored in double figures as Oklahoma City (43-33) dropped its second straight game. With eight games left, he would pretty much have to fall off a cliff in order to fall short or Robertson's National Basketball Association record of 41 triple-doubles.

Author: 0 Bizarre Ronaldo statue overshadows airport naming event

Critics on social media called the bust "horrifying". Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country's prime minister and the president were all in attendance at the airport of Madeira, the island where Ronaldo was born.