• Notre Dame Wins Women's National Basketball Championship on Last-Second Shot
Notre Dame Wins Women's National Basketball Championship on Last-Second Shot

Ogwunbowale, who started the game just 1 of 10 shooting from the floor, scored 16 of her 18 points in the second half. "We weren't really playing our game at all", senior forward Kathryn Westbeld said. They played their hearts out... Vivians led the Bulldogs with 21 points in her final collegiate game. It lost to SC past year after ending UConn...

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  • Sloane Stephens Wins 2nd Biggest Career Title at Miami Open
Sloane Stephens Wins 2nd Biggest Career Title at Miami Open

Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, a title that nicely complements her U.S. Open championship, by beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the final at the Miami Open . Open. Ostapenko tried to force through on the forehand wing, but Stephens defended superbly to draw the error and a break. The first set was where the match was tr...

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  • LeBron James on Lue approaching return: 'We starting to get full'
LeBron James on Lue approaching return: 'We starting to get full'

The plan is for him to ease his way back into coaching over the next several games. Associate head coach Larry Drew has been coaching the Cavaliers in Lue's absence. The younger Drew had appeared in 30 career National Basketball Association games. He won't coach game. Since being acquired from the Sacramento Kings at the National Basketba...

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  • 76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury
76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

He now has no timeline to return, but one report said a return between two-to-four weeks is possible. The center was injured while colliding with teammate Markelle Fultz . Stay tuned for the latest Joel Embiid injury update . Embiid appeared to bobble the ball resulting in him lowering his head trying to recover it right as Fultz came at him ...

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  • Villanova students camp out for best seats at Final Four
Villanova students camp out for best seats at Final Four

Indeed, with the exception of Arizona in 1997, every national champion since 1989 has won at least 30 games. One thing Villanova has that most teams do not is the experience. "You can't dwell at all on not making shots". "Boston was really good to us last time and I hope Texas is the same". Loyola is catching a team that is about as hot a...

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  • National Football League owners approve new 'catch' rule
National Football League owners approve new 'catch' rule

Don't worry Cleveland Browns fans, we all finally know what the heck a catch is. The play has been officiated and graded at real speed. You can replace the players, although the game won't be good. "The play that had always been called a catch one time was called not a catch ... and they had to put a rule in saying it was a catch", Tony Dungy has...

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  • Iceland to diplomatically boycott 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation
Iceland to diplomatically boycott 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

The decision comes after the USA and European Union countries announced the expulsion of diplomats over the Sergei Skripal poisoning in United Kingdom. Earlier on Tuesday, Bishop warned a boycott of the World Cup was an action the government was considering as part of further sanctions against Russian Federation.

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  • Bubba Watson rolls into Masters, dominates at WGC-Dell Match Play
Bubba Watson rolls into Masters, dominates at WGC-Dell Match Play

Watson ended a long week ironically with his easiest match, a lop-sided 7&6 victory over fellow American Kevin Kisner at Austin Country Club. Watson had scheduled a vacation out of the country with his family on Sunday, reasoning that he hardly ever makes it this far in golf's most fickle format.

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  • Michigan Basketball is headed to the Final Four
Michigan Basketball is headed to the Final Four

Loyola-Chicago continued its improbable postseason run, beating Kansas State 78-62 on Saturday night to advance to its first Final Four in 55 years. After fighting off a Florida State team that just wouldn't go away for a 58-54 victory , this Wolverines team deserves a minute to relax and unwind.

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  • NASCAR races at Martinsville snowed out, postponed until Monday
NASCAR races at Martinsville snowed out, postponed until Monday

The race will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1. NASCAR made the decision to postpone the race as enough snow had fallen in the area overnight. Martin Truex Jr ., last Sunday's victor at Auto Club Speedway, paced both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices on Saturday, running 95.752 mph in the morning session and 95.415 mph in Happy Hour.

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  • Red Raiders race past Purdue, reach first Elite Eight
Red Raiders race past Purdue, reach first Elite Eight

Evans' fifth and sixth points came at the 10:02 mark of the second half, as Tech's lead swelled to 52-43. Strong guard play has been critical for the Red Raiders throughout the tournament. That cushion was necessary, as Villanova was unusually anemic from 3-point range. Villanova is looking to get back to the national semifinals for the...

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  • Man United legend tells Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid
Man United legend tells Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid

Wales' match against Uruguay will produce some fascinating personal duels, and there will be an element of club rivalry as Real's Bale faces Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin . He says he spoke to a lot of managers in the 18 months before he was appointed Wales boss, and also tried to pick up pointers from other leading figures in other...

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  • The Fall and Fall of Novak Djokovic
The Fall and Fall of Novak Djokovic

Former US Open victor Del Potro extended his win streak to 12 straight matches as he seeks his third straight ATP title after winning back-to-back in Acapulco and Indian Wells. Djokovic's Australian Open campaign earlier this year was marred by the recurrence of a persistent elbow injury. I mean, there are tougher injuries that players go through...

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  • Loyola-Chicago's Sweet 16 Run Should be No Surprise
Loyola-Chicago's Sweet 16 Run Should be No Surprise

And this squad is inescapably being linked to the 1963 team . Looking ahead to the game against Kansas State, Moser said it will be a quick turnaround for his team to prepare for the Wildcats' tough defense. Of Loyola's 29 field goals, 21 were layups, a product of the faster pace but also the ball spacing that created so many open lanes. ...

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  • Five key takeaways from the NCAA tournament's second-round action — March Madness
Five key takeaways from the NCAA tournament's second-round action — March Madness

I was in San Diego for the first round of action and I got to see 13-seed Marshall take down Wichita State in person. Now Coach K has said all year the only thing that matters is March and the Devils seem to be peaking at the right time .

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  • Man United man's reaction to Sanchez deal: 'Oh f***ing hell'
Man United man's reaction to Sanchez deal: 'Oh f***ing hell'

He became the highest paid United player with that mid-season move few months back, yet, his impact has not been felt in the immediate run, having scored just one goal in six Premier League appearances. "He is a quality player with a lot of qualities". I started really well and then had the dry spell in November and December. Well... it turns...

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  • Jonathan Martin facing five charges over threatening Instagram post, report says
Jonathan Martin facing five charges over threatening Instagram post, report says

The Dolphins suspended Incognito for his alleged role in the incident, and an National Football League investigation led by attorney Ted Wells determined, among other things, that the "harassment by Martin's teammates was a contributing factor in his decision to leave the team".

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  • Martina Navratilova paid 10 times less than John McEnroe for Wimbledon commentary
Martina Navratilova paid 10 times less than John McEnroe for Wimbledon commentary

McEnroe's earnings came to light past year when the BBC published a list of its highest-paid personalities, putting his pay between £150,000 and £199,999 ($210,560 to $280,740), HuffPost UK reported. "But if this keeps up and people think this is a story in a couple of days, I'm sure at some point I'll have something to say about it". A BBC Spo...

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  • FA Cup: Victor Moses beats Iheanacho, Ndidi to semi final ticket
FA Cup: Victor Moses beats Iheanacho, Ndidi to semi final ticket

Despite going in front, Conte still withdrew Tiemoue Bakayoko at half-time after another terrible 45 minutes for the Frenchman in a desperately disappointing debut season in English football following a 40 million pound move from Monaco. The omens are good for Chelsea . They had beaten Leicester in all five prior FA Cup meetings and the last thr...

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  • Nidahas Trophy: India invite Tigers to bat first in final
Nidahas Trophy: India invite Tigers to bat first in final

However, Rohit and Lokesh Rahul came to the rescue with a 51-run partnership before Rahul was dismissed by Rubel Hossain for 24. Skipper Rohit Sharma was the only batsman, who could cross fifty mark (56 runs off 42 balls). With Kohli and the team management starting to form the core group for the ICC World Cup in 2019, Karthik said he is not lo...

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  • 'We Have To Be At Our Best To Beat Liverpool' Says Fernandinho
'We Have To Be At Our Best To Beat Liverpool' Says Fernandinho

With very little to play for they will give this game against Bayern all they have. "We know the power and the strength of Liverpool - in the league they beat us, we beat them at home". "I think it is an absolute dream draw - for all Manchester United fans". Liverpool vs. Watford is being shown live on NBCSN in the United States, which is...

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  • FIFA Approves VAR For World Cup
FIFA Approves VAR For World Cup

The success of the U-17 event emboldened the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to submit a bid for hosting another FIFA tournament in two year's time. The use of video assistant referees at this summer's World Cup has been rubber-stamped by the FIFA Council. With VAR they reach 99 percent. FIFA World Cup, which takes place from June ...

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  • Bangladesh Cricket Board regrets bad behaviour in Sri Lanka T20
Bangladesh Cricket Board regrets bad behaviour in Sri Lanka T20

But after winning the match the Bangladesh camp broke out the Nagin dance. The change of call by the umpires during the game has prompted the Bangladesh players, especially the substitutes dugout to make their way into the middle and confront the Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera .

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  • Ireland U20s Work Two Great Tries v England In 7 Minutes
Ireland U20s Work Two Great Tries v England In 7 Minutes

The build-up to the clash has been marred by controversy over the emergence of footage featuring England coach Jones making offensive comments at an event for Japanese company Fuso last July, the Australian "unreservedly" apologising for calling the Irish "scummy" and Wales a "little s*** place".

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  • Saints to host Ndamukong Suh for a visit Friday
Saints to host Ndamukong Suh for a visit Friday

Suh , the former Grant High School Generals star, was cut by the Dolphins on Wednesday, making him an unrestricted free agent able to sign with any team. Suh is coming off a down year, recording just 29 tackles in 16 games. The Cowboys and Seahawks are both looking for help on the defensive line after disappointing campaigns in 2017.

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  • Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament
Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament

And Giggs hopes global duty can get Bale back firing and help his team to boot. 'You want your best players and Gareth is a tremendous player. "Gareth [Bale] lights up the pitch whenever he is on it". The former Manchester United star has added Albert Stuivenberg and Tony Strudwick to his coaching staff. "My first trophy was the League Cup in 1...

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  • Blazers PR team says LeBron James scored 35 points for the Heat
Blazers PR team says LeBron James scored 35 points for the Heat

They came in shorthanded and trailed by as many as 15 in the second half, and got as close as three points with 2:58 left. Even Cleveland's late rally couldn't rattle the confident Trail Blazers . Rodney Hood returned from a lower back injury only to aggravate it again and be limited to 19 minutes. The Cleveland Cavaliers are now on a six...

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  • Federer outclasses Chung to extend streak
Federer outclasses Chung to extend streak

Though Chung was dismissed by Federer on Thursday night, he was still happy (especially given he had to retire from their semifinal meeting at the Australian Open). The World No.1 cruised into the semi-finals with a 7-5, 6-1 victory on Thursday. "It was hard conditions to play in today because of the wind", she said.

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  • Radford starts NCAA dance Tuesday
Radford starts NCAA dance Tuesday

In fact, the LIU offense went frigidly cold against an extremely frustrating Radford defense. The nation's top-scoring team blistered a usually stout Radford defense, shooting almost 60 percent in the game. St. Bonaventure can prepare for a Thursday meeting with No. 6 Florida after stunning UCLA, 65-58. UCLA opened the game as hot as coul...

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  • Rabada to play third Test?
Rabada to play third Test?

After an ill-tempered start to the series between South Africa and Australia Taylor opined that both teams should be on a final warning when it comes to over the top wicket celebrations. Vernon Philander is claiming the modern-day equivalent of "the dog ate my homework", saying the freakish rant posted to his Twitter account accusing Steve Smith o...

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  • New Orleans Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at age 90
New Orleans Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at age 90

District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro: " Tom Benson left an indelible mark on New Orleans as a businessman, philanthropist and Super Bowl-winning team owner". was born on July 12, 1927, in New Orleans to Thomas and Carmelite Benson and raised near the city's historic French Quarter. His other holdings included San Antonio-based Lone Star Capita...

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  • England keeping Russia row out of minds, says Southgate
England keeping Russia row out of minds, says Southgate

James Tarkowski , the Burnley defender , is set to receive a first England call-up when Gareth Southgate names his squad tomorrow for this month's friendlies against Holland and Italy . "Clearly it's a really serious matter and it's developing very quickly", said Southgate. "We're preparing to go to the World Cup, there's no doubt in our ...

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  • Besiktas hoping to leave 'good impression' as they bow out to Bayern
Besiktas hoping to leave 'good impression' as they bow out to Bayern

Besiktas pulled a goal back in the 59th minute - Vagner Love capitalising on sloppy Bayern passing and slotting home from inside of the box. Besiktas - the first Turkish side to win a Champions League group - fielded six players aged 30 or older.

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  • Celtics' Smart out indefinitely with thumb injury
Celtics' Smart out indefinitely with thumb injury

He will, however, seek a second opinion on the diagnosis. Smart had his thumb taped up and returned to finish the game. Team officials said Irving, who had seven points in 16 minutes against in, had left knee soreness and was not returning.

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  • UConn overall top seed; Baylor, Texas, A&M also in women's tourney
UConn overall top seed; Baylor, Texas, A&M also in women's tourney

The top four teams matched the NCAA Tournament selection committee's No. 1 seeds: Villanova (30-4) stayed at No. 2. But the beauty of the NCAA Tournament is that once the games begin, the controversy is forgotten. This might be one of coach Muffet McGraw's finest accomplishments as Notre Dame lost four pivotal players to injury, but only three ...

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