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Augie Garrido, NCAA champion baseball coach at UT, dies at 79

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Former major league closer Huston Street, who was a first-round draft pick in 2004 after playing for Garrido at Texas, on Thursday took to Twitter and repeated some of his former coach's favorite sayings: "Pressure is a choice". "He was one of those people that just had a presence about him". The Longhorns (56-16) beat Florida 6-2 for the crown. He retired after his final season at Texas, 2016. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers posts heartwarming reaction to Packers releasing Jordy Nelson

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Jordan Nelson is now a Raider , according to a source with Adam Schefter of ESPN . Crabtree had a $7.7 million cap hit for this season but there is no dead money with his release . The Review Journal reported that if Nelson signs with the Raiders, Michael Crabtree will be cut. Poe spent last season with the Falcons and played in 16 games and had 39 tackles, 21⁄2 sacks and two passes defensed. Read More »

Arizona's 21-Point NCAA Tournament Loss to Buffalo Sparks Twitter Reaction

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Non-conference schedule because the committee has shown that non-conference schedule matters a lot in leaving out Oklahoma State, a team with an exceptional resume but a weak non-conference. Boeheim got his 54th NCAA Tournament victory, tying Rick Pitino for fourth on the all-time list. "You can handle a loss", Smith said. Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley shouts to his players during the first half against Syracuse a First Four game of the NCAA mens college basketball ... Read More »

Floyd Mayweather ready to start MMA training soon

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With everything you've got to make adjustments, so it's probably going to be a little bit hard but it is what it is. It may sound absolutely ridiculous, but is it any crazier than his boxing bout with Conor McGregor was? From there, Mayweather graded his MMA skills, breaking it down from wrestling and striking to kicking. Read More »

Jose Mourinho goes in on Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford comments

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De Boer boss has been highly critical over Mourinho's management of Rashford and the Portuguese boss let him know how he felt during the pre-match press conference. Despite not making the last eight of the tournament, Mourinho did not give his players the hairdryer treatment in the dressing room. Marcus I have to be honest and give the credit to the people of the academy that were responsible for his formation and to Van Gaal for his first season in the first team. Read More »

Allardyce promises 'b*****king' over Sigurdsson injury news

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On Wednesday, the club suggested in a statement that the Iceland worldwide midfielder's knee injury would sideline him for six to eight weeks. When you sustain an injury immediately after there is a settling down period and then it is how quickly the player recovers. Read More »

March Madness 2018 Free Preview: Kentucky vs Davidson

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The fifth-seeded Wildcats (25-10) led by 10 after an impressive defensive showing in the first half, but No. 12 Davidson fought back with its potent offense to tie the game at 54 with seven minutes remaining. Davidson played within 36-28 on the boards. The top Kentucky scorer in that one was Kevin Knox with 25 points and six rebounds . KENTUCKY (25-10): Richards 1-1 0-0 2, Knox 8-16 9-11 25, Washington 5-8 1-2 11, Gilgeous-Alexander 5-13 9-10 19, Diallo 3-4 2-2 8, Killeya-Jones 2-5 4-5 ... Read More »

Federer too perfect for Chung

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For just the second time in his career and first since 2006, Federer is 16-0 to begin a year and the 20-time grand slam champion can stretch that to 17 when he faces Borna Coric in the last four. Chung said he had enjoyed going toe-to-toe with Federer in a tight first set. "It was a really tough match against Pablo", Chung said. But Federer, too, has made a mockery of the calendar and continues to redefine the possibilities for 30-something players. Read More »

NCAA Tournament 2018, San Diego St. vs Houston

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In December, Dalton scored a career-high 36 points, as his Wyoming Cowboys dismissed SDSU 82-69 in Laramie. Houston and San Diego State battled down to the final buzzer in Thursday's NCAA tournament game, with the Cougars pulling out the 67-65 win. Read More »

Dolphins agree to terms with former Patriots receiver Amendola

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The team's first-round pick in the 2011 draft, Pouncey earned three Pro Bowl invitations in seven seasons in Miami and started all 93 games he played. Jakeem Grant , 5-feet-7, is another little hardhead from Texas Tech. Of course. He never slows down, no matter who is running the routes. This may not work out so well if Amendola, 32, continues to have trouble with a bad knee that's been bothering him the last few seasons. Read More »

Collin Sexton, John Petty lead Alabama past Virginia Tech

Alabama advances to the Round of 32 to take on No.1 seed Villanova on Saturday in PPG Paints Arena. The Hokies (21-12) finished the season on a three-game losing streak, including a loss at Miami in the regular-season finale and a loss to Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets out for three weeks with toe injury

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Before the tie, Messi hadn't scored once against Chelsea in eight attempts, but he well and truly put his hoodoo to bed, beating Thibaut Courtois three times in total. Over the two legs, we hit the post (or crossbar) four times. I repeat: we must have great respect for this player. But despite many believing Messi to be the finest footballer to have ever played the game, he is actually the second man to reach 100 Champions League goals . Read More »

Doug Martin signs with Raiders, Gruden

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Martin, who is a Stockton-native, joins the Raiders after six seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . The Oakland Raiders don't know if Marshawn Lynch is coming back. The lack of consistent production through the first six seasons of his career led the Buccaneers to part ways with him despite three more years remaining worth $20.7 million on his five-year, $35.7 million contract. Read More »

Arsenal's players "hated Alexis Sanchez"

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Man United will look to get their season back on track this weekend as they take on Brighton in the FA Cup , which now takes on a greater level of importance as the only trophy that they are still competing for this season. "He was very fond of me and he didn't want to let me go", Sanchez told Chilean television. Alexis Sanchez has revealed a conversation he had with Arsene Wenger before he chose to quit Arsenal for Manchester United . Read More »

Georgia reportedly finalizes deal with Tom Crean, settles on big annual salary

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Crean led Marquette to the 2003 NCAA Final Four and has reached four Sweet 16s at Marquette and Indiana . Crean, 51, has spent the past year working for ESPN. Crean eventually took over one of college basketball's blue-blood programs following his tenure at Marquette when the IN job opened after Kelvin Sampson resigned IN 2008 because of a recruiting violations scandal. Read More »

England keen to finish by avenging Ireland loss, says Simmonds

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Farrell , six years younger than Sexton, was in superb form at the start of the Championship, kicking expertly out of hand during England's 12-6 win over Wales. Ireland can lose in London and will still be champions , albeit world rankings and pride would be dented. The back row as expected remains the same as the last two games and consists of flankers Dan Leavy and Peter O'Mahony alongside CJ Stander at number 8. Read More »

Leg injury ends Ruby Walsh's 2018 Cheltenham Festival

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The 38-year-old jockey from Kill, made a successful return to riding only last week after being out since November following a fall in Punchestown. He might need a cast for maybe three weeks or a month and then he could be back. "Today was his day", stated the trainer. Altior looked to be in trouble with Min and God's Own at the front two from home, but Nico de Boinville found a passage to steer the classy eight-year-old into the lead, and there was no catching the favourite. Read More »

Kennedy issues statement on death of Tom Benson

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The franchise won its lone only Super Bowl championship under his ownership in 2009. He bought the Saints in 1985 to keep the team in place and help it anchor his beloved but struggling city, and he went on to purchase the Pelicans, then called the Hornets, in 2012. Read More »

Man sentenced for road rage killing of former KC Chief

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Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight walked up to his vehicle following a 5-mile confrontation that began on a bridge spanning the Mississippi River in New Orleans and ended with gunfire in neighboring Jefferson Parish. Read More »

Pochettino: No date set for Kane return

He has been voted as the PFA's young player of the year in each of his two full seasons at Spurs following his £5m move from MK Dons in 2015 , and has established himself as a first choice in the England team. But Pochettino issued an unequivocal backing of his man ahead of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final at Swansea however. A trip to Chelsea is up next for the Lilywhites in the top flight on April 1, before games against Stoke City, Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion in the ... Read More »

Loyola Chicago upsets Miami, advances to play Tennessee in second round

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The senior, playing in his first NCAA tournament game, hit the game-winner from the top of the arc with two Miami players contesting his shot. "And I hoped the referees would call the right kind of a game, that nobody would get injured, that we would play with confidence and we know we would win the game", she said. Read More »

The First Viral Star Of The Tournament Is Here

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No. 4 Gonzaga: The Zags enter the tournament with a full head of steam, having won 14 straight and 20 of 21. Will the Zags continue their hot run, or will they fall flat early in the NCAA Tournament? No. Retribution could come if the Zags can weave their way to the West's championship and meet up with North Carolina. He covered up the tear with Gatorade towels and told reporters afterward, "When I sat down I felt the great breeze in the crack". Read More »

Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid

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Chicago has joined Vancouver in pulling out of the chance to be a host city in a joint United State-Canada-Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup , citing uncertainty over potential costs and FIFA's inflexibility. Barring a change in heart, it looks like Vancouver will not be on the list should the unified bid prevail. "All of us involved in the local effort are delighted to support the United Bid and are committed to continuing our mission to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to Kansas City". Read More »

Ryan Giggs explains Aaron Ramsey's omission from Wales squad for China Cup

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The 32-year-old was a regular player for the nation through the European Championships in France, in which they reached semi-finals, losing 2-0 to eventual champions Portugal. "He's got a small procedure, it's the ideal time in the break to get it done". The duo will play in the China Cup, a tournament that will be held between 22nd and 26th of March and involves Wales , Uruguay, the Czech Republic and hosts, China. Read More »

Ohio State vs. South Dakota State

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The Buckeyes are the No. 5 seed in the West Region after going 24-8 this season and earning an at-large bid to the Big Dance. How Penn State can win the team title: Hold serve and hope for a healthy Nolf (even if he's 90 percent, he probably wins at 157). Read More »

49ers trade center Daniel Kilgore to Dolphins

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Mike Pouncey and the Dolphins are parting ways. Kilgore, 30, was the 49ers' second-longest tenured player behind left tackle Joe Staley , and a month ago Kilgore re-signed (three years, $12 million) to stay off the free-agent market. The former first round draft pick came in at a time when the Dolphins were trying to remake the offense under Jeff Ireland and Tony Sparano. "On behalf of the entire organization I want to thank Dan for everything he contributed to this team and the Bay ... Read More »