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Michigan sees Loyola as equal

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When Loyola-Chicago entered the 2017-19 college basketball season, the program was in foreign territory. "Normally what I do is get on the computer and check scores". She fielded questions about everything from whether God cares about basketball - " more the NCAA than the NBA" - some light trash talk with former MI star Jalen Rose's 100-year-old grandma - "Somebody said, "Maybe you need a pair of boxing gloves" and I said, "Well, we'll see what happens" - and what it takes to really have ... Read More »

Thunder snow leaves rivals in the cold

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Emirati trainer Saeed Bin Suroor noted that "the preparation for this race already went very well, and consequently the race today went well". "I knew I had to concentrate because when he sees the big screen, he can do something sometimes". Read More »

Spanish LaLiga Report: Las Palmas v Real Madrid 31 March 2018

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Spanish newspaper Marca reported that Ronaldo had agreed to rest against Las Palmas after playing twice for Portugal during the worldwide break in order to prepare for Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at Juventus . But the mood has changed since Real beat Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League this month and victory over Juventus would only enhance Zidane's cause further. Read More »

Here are the latest medical updates on Patrick McCaw

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The Warriors said McCaw was transported to nearby UC Davis Medical Center. McCaw lay in agony for about 10 minutes as the arena silenced. Microphones on the court could pick up audio from Golden State coach Steve Kerr who yelled, "God-damn it!" Players for both teams eventually came to the floor as McCaw was placed on a stretcher and wheeled away with his neck stabilized. Read More »

Jason Kidd Among 13 In 2018 Hall Of Fame Class

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Nash won two MVP awards as the floor general for the Phoenix Suns in 2005 and 2006, earned eight all-star nods and seven all-NBA selections and is third in assists in league history. Hill is also part of the ownership group that bought the Atlanta Hawks in 2015. Cheeks, now an assistant with the Oklahoma City Thunder , was a four-time All-Star at point guard who helped the Philadelphia 76ers win a title in 1983. Read More »

Anantnag Encounter: One terrorist gunned down, another arrested by security forces

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Police said militants fired at Mohammad Ashraf Mir from a close range, injuring him grievously at Murran Chowk in the Pulwama district at 4.25 pm on Saturday. On March 29, militants killed a special police officer and injured his wife in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir . In the incident, the SPO sustained critical bullet wounds and has been shifted District hospital Anantnag for treatment where from he was later shifted to army's 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar . Read More »

NCAA Latest: Sister Jean mingles with MI cheerleaders

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - So how do they top that? Mississippi State beat Louisville in overtime, the game that changed - the lead changed 15 times. The second game saw perennial power UConn claw back time after time as the game wound down, only to lose it when Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale's hit a jumper from the corner with 1 second left. Read More »

Warner accepts Australia career may be over

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Prior to the ball-tampering saga, Warner was fined by the International Cricket Council after an altercation with South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock. "As I said, I'm here to take full responsibility for the part that I played in this". "I can honestly say I've only ever wanted to bring glory to our country through playing cricket ". Read More »

Guardiola pleased to beat Everton for first time as manager

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Salah, in the midst of an incredible debut season at Liverpool , proved the match victor as he smashed home in the 84th minute. City offered elegant evidence of superiority. It was a stunning team move that all started from Ederson's pin-point goal kick, which wasn't initially shown by BT Sport cameras because they were still playing replays of Bolasie's header. Read More »

Reds lose to Nationals in slugfest

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The run in the first inning that was Bailey's only blemish wasn't necessarily his fault either, as Bryce Harper's line shot up the middle hit off shortstop Jose Peraza's glove, putting runners on the corners with one out. Bailey has surpassed 200 innings twice in his career, in 2012 and 2013. Turner is 13 for 25 in eight career games against the Reds. He totaled a combined 417 innings over those two seasons, which precipitated the rich contract he agreed to on February 20, 2014. Read More »

NKorea to take part in next two Olympics

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North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency published a report on the meeting on Saturday, saying that Bach expressed his "heartfelt thanks" to Kim over the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Games that made the event "symbolic of peace". Read More »

Snow hope but weather likely to get wet and windy instead

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A band of heavy rain will hit southern counties on Sunday evening and will extend northwards overnight, turning wintry with falls of sleet and snow in some areas. "Minimum temperatures of -2C to +3C degrees". In the southern half of the country, there will be some sleet and wet snow but it will clear during the day. Read More »

Ostapenko edges out Svitolina to reach Miami Open semis

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Things have not been quite as easy for the reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens . John Isner tries for the biggest title of his career Sunday when he faces Alexander Zverev in the men's final. "I was a little nervous and it was showing in my game", Stephens said of the first set. Ostapenko's serve, however, continued to falter and the 13th seed responded immediately with a fourth break to give herself another chance to win the opening set. Read More »

Times say Chelsea hope Conte gets another job

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One of the two will start on Sunday; it's unclear which one at this point, but a goal from either could go a long way towards ending the season on a good note. "Otherwise I have to make a different decision". Conte has suggested in the past that Spurs have benefited in recent years without the same levels of expectation heaped upon managers at Stamford Bridge, though he acknowledged they have made considerable progress under Mauricio Pochettino . Read More »

Bairstow-Wood stand lifts England

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He caught openers Jeet Raval (5) and Tom Latham (0) off Stuart Broad and James Anderson respectively as New Zealand slumped to 17-4. Boult finally ended Bairstow and England's innings when the wicketkeeper ramped a short ball to Taylor at third man after 6.5 overs and 30 minutes of play on Saturday. Read More »

Kawhi returns to NY for rehab; no plan for return

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Wright report. Wojnarowski has previously reported that Kawhi Leonard is the one who will decide when he returns to the San Antonio Spurs lineup. "Well, we only have X number of games left in the season and he's still not ready to go and by some chance he is, it will be pretty late in the season and it's going to be a tough decision", Popovich said late February. Read More »

Perez strike gives Newcastle 1-0 win over Huddersfield

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You can win, draw or lose, but at least you know the team is enjoying it and have the belief that we can win here". Perez had been waiting for an opportunity in front of goal, and the Spaniard displayed impressive composure as he stroked home Kenedy's cross. Read More »

Park surges to join Lindberg as co-leader of ANA Inspiration

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Sung Hyun Park of South Korea makes a tee shot on the 17th hole during round two of the ANA Inspiration on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club on Saturday in Rancho Mirage, California. "I just sat down every chance I could", Wie said. Defending champion So Yeon Ryu had a 70 to just make the cut at 1 over. Thompson, for her part, was not almost so sharp as she was to start the week, when she carded her sole bogey on the last hole and needed just 28 putts. Read More »

Hales replaces Warner in SRH

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However, to fulfill the role of an opener that Warner would've donned along side Shikhar Dhawan , SRH chose to pick Hales, who is the first and only English player till date to score a T20I century. The Sunrisers have named New Zealand's Kane Williamson as their skipper after Warner stepped down. The southpaw has led the team with the bat, scoring 2579 runs in 59 innings at a whopping average of 52.63 and destructive strike rate of 147.70. Read More »

Former England captain Wilkins in critical condition

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Wilkins is now in intensive care having been put into an induced coma. She told the Daily Mirror: "He's in hospital, he's had a cardiac arrest and is in intensive care". I had that arrogance and he used to say "Clinton calm down" and he used to help me and pull me to one side. Wilkins, who has been employed as a TV pundit, also worked alongside Guus Hiddink at Stamford Bridge and was assistant when Carlo Ancelotti took over with the club going on to achieve the domestic double in their ... Read More »

PSG bank on early return of Neymar

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However, the tables have turned over the last few weeks and according to French sports daily L'Equipe, former Dortmund boss Tuchel is now the favourite to become the next PSG coach. The PSG, four-time defending champion, is aiming for a fifth consecutive success in the Coupe de la Ligue against Monaco on Saturday in Bordeaux. Since assuming office, the former Sevilla and Valencia manager has been in charge of 104 matches, consisting of 82 wins and 11 defeats, and winning three of France's ... Read More »

David Warner apologises for role in cricket ball-tampering scandal

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A Cricket Australia investigator found that Warner instructed Bancroft how to carry out the tampering with a piece of sandpaper during a break in play on the third day of the third cricket test against South Africa . "I apologize for my part and take responsibility for it", he said. But the repercussions of the cheating scandal and Cricket Australia's desire to rehabilitate the team's image effectively left his position untenable. Read More »

Final Four Preview: Mississippi State Basketball vs Louisville Cardinals

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It was the shot heard around world, overshadowing Mississippi State's loss in the final to SC. Louisville plays Mississippi State on Friday. Teams go through hours of media obligations for the two days prior to the games. 12 for the program, but also to go undefeated for the seventh time in school history. We truly appreciate it. "And I think we've changed some things since then that have helped us". Read More »

Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth contending at Houston Open

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The Houston Open is always fun because of how they structure the course similar to Augusta National and it becomes easy to think we can project who's going to kill at the Masters based on how Houston goes. "I just haven't been able to quite do it", Spieth said. "You put a lot of emphasis on peaking for four weeks a year and that first one comes at the Masters ". Read More »

Pochettino view leaves Alderweireld on borrowed time

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Following their 2-2 draw in 2016 - the infamous Battle of the Bridge - Terry tweeted: 'What a game. "For sure now, we have two problems in Courtois and Christensen that we have to check but the most important thing is to have the right physical condition to play a good game". Read More »

Milan, Mirabelli: "Gattuso the right coach"

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We need the ideal game. "We really needed the break". "The important thing is that it'll be done, not the timing, as we all want it". Suso has continued to excel for the Serie A outfit this season, following an impressive campaign last term, having netted eight goals and provided five assists in his 37 appearances to date, earning him interest from the likes of Tottenham and reportedly his former club Liverpool. Read More »

Conte: Chelsea Can Still Beat Spurs To Top Four Spot

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But Zola has urged Conte and the club to fix the issues that exist between them to ensure the 48-year-old remains in west London beyond the end of the season. "But, I think that every important manager wants to finish the season with a trophy". "In the past they showed despite Kane missed many games nothing has changed". Read More »

Junior Fa Tabs Joseph Parker To Beat Anthony Joshua

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Some 78 000 fans are expected at the Principality Stadium for the first heavyweight title clash between two unbeaten champions staged in Britain. Boxing fans have suspected Anthony Joshua would weigh in lighter for his unification bout with Joseph Parker and they were proven correct on Friday afternoon. Read More »

Del Potro grinds down Raonic in Miami, Isner also advances

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Isner, who will become the top ranked American on Monday, brought up match point with a backhand victor down the line and then clinched with a sublime dropshot. I was much fresher than him and I think that played a big role today. EPA-EFE/RHONA WISESloane Stephens of the US in action against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during a women's semifinal round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida, USA, 29 March 2018. Read More »

Smith, Warner step down amid ball-tampering probe

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Richardson, who charged Smith with a serious breach of the spirit of the game, delivered a strident statement on recent developments. Steven Smith (capt) and Cameron Bancroft (L) of Australia . "A little birdie tells me that the weak ICC punishment isn't anywhere near what Cricket Australia is thinking". The pair appeared before the media on Saturday to admit that they had conspired to illegally alter the condition of the match ball, with Bancroft using a piece of sticky tape ... Read More »

Captain Tim Paine makes his mark

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It was a far more positive spin on Paine's sudden rise than some, which have largely been along the line of "who?" with blank stares for the man given the job of leading Australia's Test cricket squad, following the standing down of skipper Steve Smith in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal that has plunged the team into disrepute. Read More »

Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to 1-Year Deal

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If the Cardinals complete the deal, they will forfeit their second-highest draft pick in June, now No. 43, and $500,000 of global signing-bonus allocation for the 2018-19 signing period. He said then that he didn't intend to offend then-Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish when he pulled on the corners of his eyes after homering against the pitcher from Japan. Read More »

Rangers' Opening Day was ideal … except for the score

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Jake Marisnick also homered for the Astros , whose 57th year as a franchise began with them as reigning World Series champs for the first time. The defending World Series champions tested this strategy against Rangers first baseman Joey Gallo . Read More »