Smith remains steady as Jadeja strikes (Lunch Report)

Earlier in the day, resuming their innings on 299 runs, the unbeaten pair of Maxwell and Smith 32 runs more to the total before the former was caught by Saha off Ravindra Jadeja. He'd made 44 when he tried to guide a delivery from Umesh Yadav towar... More..

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Hill on fire as Pelicans topple Rockets
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Hill on fire as Pelicans topple Rockets

For most of the season, Hill has had a usage rate that's hovered around 11 percent, but that number has ticked up to 15.2 percent over the past four games. The Rockets got a game-high 41 points from James Hard...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Nick Kyrgios upsets Novak Djokovic in fourth round of BNP Paribas Open

World number two Djokovic handed a loss to Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday to reach the round of 16, and Kyrgios ended on the winning against Alexander Zverev . He broke to claim the set, but went 4-1 down ...More..

Josh Edmondson: Who is he and what has he claimed?
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Josh Edmondson: Who is he and what has he claimed?

He chose to drive to Italy from his base in Nice to buy a cocktail of legal substances - L-carnitine, folic acid, B vitamins and other supplements - and syringes to administer them. "He fell apart at the seams ...More..

Steve Smith and Wriddhiman Saha's tangle leaves everyone in splits
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Steve Smith and Wriddhiman Saha's tangle leaves everyone in splits

Even non-striker Glenn Maxwell seemed to smile a bit. In reply, India finished the second day's play at 120/1, losing the lone wicket of opener Lokesh Rahul (67) but Maxwell wanted a few more wickets before t...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

If Kentucky loses, restauranteur promises to buy 15000 steak dinners

Cinderella runs are always fun at the NCAA basketball tournament, but one school has some extra motivation to get just one win. Cincinnati restaurateur Jeff Ruby "raised the steaks" when he announced Tuesday ...More..

NCAA Tournament scores 2017: UC Davis blown out in First Round
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA Tournament scores 2017: UC Davis blown out in First Round

Mary's after 20 minutes was only one point, it was the same story: The Wildcats didn't pull away until later in the game. Should No. 1 Kansas have any trouble today when it meets up with No. Led by forward ...More..

Sunderland vs Burnley Preview: Clarets still keen for away day cure
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Sunderland vs Burnley Preview: Clarets still keen for away day cure

Dismissing the notion of mind games, Dyche insisted it is inevitable that fans of other teams in the top flight will harbour strong expectations of claiming three points whenever his own side are the visitors. ...More..

Notre Dame survives upset bid by Princeton in NCAA Tournament opener
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Notre Dame survives upset bid by Princeton in NCAA Tournament opener

A Pete Miller layup with 55 seconds left to cut the lead to 59-56. The Tigers fouled Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell to stop the clock, and Farrell missed the front end of a one-and-one, giving Princeton a ch...More..

Edwards powers Purdue to first round win
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Edwards powers Purdue to first round win

The teams would exchange the lead for the remainder of the first half, but a PJ Thompson basket in the closing seconds gave Purdue a lead it would never relinquish in the second half. In the past 20 seasons onl...More..

Suns shut down Eric Bledsoe for remainder of season
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Suns shut down Eric Bledsoe for remainder of season

McDonough said Bledsoe is healthy and the decision had little to do with the player's history of knee problems. He's been dominant all year. In his seventh National Basketball Association season, the Birmingh...More..

Wisconsin teen invites former MSU running back Le'Veon Bell to prom
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Wisconsin teen invites former MSU running back Le'Veon Bell to prom

School policy bars guests who are older than 19. According to Annysa Johnson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Ava Tarantino , a 17-year-old student at Waukesha West, will attend the prom's opening cere...More..

World Rugby announce changes to global schedule
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

World Rugby announce changes to global schedule

The Six Nations sides will begin their autumn global campaigns a week earlier, at the beginning of November , and the start of the World Cup has been brought forward seven days to the second week of Septembe...More..

NCAA Tournament Predictions: Creighton vs. Rhode Island
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA Tournament Predictions: Creighton vs. Rhode Island

Matthews and Hassan Martin , who are all over 6-5 and each had double-digit points in the first round. The Rams gained control of the game with a 20-10 run at the end of the first half that carried over in...More..

NCAA Tournament 2017 First Round
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA Tournament 2017 First Round

A lot was made of North Carolina getting a No. 1 seed over Duke. San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson, left, attempts to shoot against Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee during the second half of an...More..

LaSalle's Luke Willson heading back to Seattle Seahawks
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

LaSalle's Luke Willson heading back to Seattle Seahawks

Both are one-year contracts. Willson, the 27-year-old native of Ontario, Canada, has 74 catches through his first four National Football League seasons, all with Seattle. He entered the offseason as a restric...More..

Family home of LaVar Ball reportedly broken into in attempted robbery
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Family home of LaVar Ball reportedly broken into in attempted robbery

National Basketball Association teams have to believe that LaVar will be part of Lonzo's career and may be just as vocal about the goings-on of whatever team drafts Lonzo. Barkley isn't the only one who's doubt...More..

Sports WebXtra: Unique SMU team set to play in NCAA tournament
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Sports WebXtra: Unique SMU team set to play in NCAA tournament

Could USC make it 2 for 2 against the Mustangs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament? The second half saw USC storm back into the game to tie the game at 40. On the season, SMU basketball is averaging 74....More..

President Obama reveals his bracket for the NCAA Tournament
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

President Obama reveals his bracket for the NCAA Tournament

Despite Obama's fandom, which made his annual bracket release an anticipated tradition while in the White House, as president he was a middling hand at bracket predictions. 7 MI over No. 2 Louisville, N...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Europa League: Manchester United edge Rostov, Schalke recover to reach last eight

Celta have never won a major trophy but became known around Europe for their three enthralling UEFA Cup campaigns between 1998 and 2001, thrashing European greats such as Benfica 7-0 and Juventus 4-0 as well as...More..

Match Day 2017: What will the envelope reveal?
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Match Day 2017: What will the envelope reveal?

Match Day results are in, and area hospitals say dozens of medical students from colleges and universities across the USA will come to Baton Rouge to conduct their residencies. The students conducting their re...More..

Leicester draw Atletico in Champions quarterfinal
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Leicester draw Atletico in Champions quarterfinal

Real Madrid drew Bayern Munich in the pick of the quarter-final ties today, meaning Ancelotti will go up against his former club. Atletico, who were beaten in last year's final by city neighbours Real Madrid ...More..

Super Sizing takes gold medal for Ireland at Cheltenham
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Super Sizing takes gold medal for Ireland at Cheltenham

The former is one of the most popular horses in training and has amassed over £1million in his career to date including two Festival wins. In total, Douvan and Sizing John met on seven occasions over two ...More..

Leicester City v Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quater-finals
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Leicester City v Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quater-finals

Here's how representatives of each club reacted to the draw. Dortmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke was relieved not to draw Bundesliga rivals Bayern. They have top players and 20 good minutes for Bayern can b...More..

Northwestern squeaks past Vanderbilt, thanks in part to costly foul
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Northwestern squeaks past Vanderbilt, thanks in part to costly foul

There's no other way that this year's March Madness could have started, and it's why we love the NCAA tournament. "He's such a good player", Northwestern coach Chris Collins told reporters in Salt Lake Ci...More..

NC State hires UNC Wilmington's Kevin Keatts
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

NC State hires UNC Wilmington's Kevin Keatts

Keatts replaces Mark Gottfried who was sacked after six seasons with the Wolfpack. That was enough to convince NC State to make Keatts its next coach. State was rumored to be interested in Dayton Flyers coach A...More..

Colts re-sign veteran DB Butler
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Colts re-sign veteran DB Butler

But Darius Butler was worth bringing back. Regardless of what Butler's role winds up being, he's a valuable defensive back to have around because of his versatility, he's a veteran presence in the locker room...More..

Alpine skiing - Stuhec, Fill claim downhill crowns in final race
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Alpine skiing - Stuhec, Fill claim downhill crowns in final race

Vonn finished second for her first-ever podium in Aspen , which traditionally has only hosted the technical events of giant slalom and slalom during the regular World Cup schedule. Stuhec led Italy's Sofia ...More..

Champions League quarter-final draw
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Champions League quarter-final draw

This means that the two Bundesliga teams will start their quarterfinal ties at home, with the first legs to be played on 11 and 12 April and the return matches to be held on 18 and 19 April. Bayern earned the n...More..

Have City gone backwards under Pep?
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Have City gone backwards under Pep?

He would spearhead the ambitious project being planned in Abu Dhabi. It has the coach, certainly the finest of his generation, now Guardiola needs the squad to deliver on his vision _ starting at the back. FA C...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Local Penney's not on closings list

J.C. Penney officials have announced the company will close almost 140 stores and two distribution facilities. Hibbing Store Manager Kathy Hattam Friday morning confirmed the store is set to close on June 18....More..

Dallas Stars @ Edmonton Oilers Game Thread
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Dallas Stars @ Edmonton Oilers Game Thread

And Oscar Klefbom , who missed some time in the second after taking a shot in the throat, Darnell Nurse , David Desharnais and Patrick Maroon got the others on Niemi, who was pulled after 20 shots. The Edmonton...More..

Oklahoma State Covers Against Michigan on Garbage Time Three-Pointer
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Oklahoma State Covers Against Michigan on Garbage Time Three-Pointer

I don't think anyone really expected the Badgers to rise to the level they did and briefly threaten the Gophers for the lead atop the Big Ten, but they did, and I think for many Badgers fans, that's statement...More..

Rams Re-sign K Greg Zuerlein
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Rams Re-sign K Greg Zuerlein

Turns out, the Rams are willing to give Zuerlein another shot to prove he's the best option for the team at kicker, but whether this was the right move remains to be seen. He made a name for himself as a rook...More..

Donte DiVincenzo tried to dunk and... well... here's what happened next
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Donte DiVincenzo tried to dunk and... well... here's what happened next

BOTTOM LINE: The tournament's top-seeded team, Villanova is trying to become the first school to repeat as national champions since Florida in 2006-07. He is 5-foot-5 and he can dunk. All of the drama from t...More..