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On Monday (Melbourne time ) the victor of that contest will face either the University of Connecticut Huskies or Mississippi State in the championship game. Another Smith 3-pointer cut the lead to five, but Harris made three of four free throws down the stretch to secure the win. During the span, Stanford missed 14 straight shot attempts and saw its nine-point halftime lead turn into a six-point deficit.

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Arsene Wenger: 'Job uncertainty not affecting Arsenal players'

ARSENE WENGER has gone on the attack against the critics who doubt his commitment to Arsenal . But Wenger has elected to read the meaning more positively. "When Arsene starts to win, the fans will be happy again ..." "We analyse what we have to strengthen but we are not in contract negotiations at the moment with players...

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Bournemouth boss Howe confirms interest in Sunderland striker Defoe

He said: "The only thing I can clear up is we are not down and we are not planning to go down, we are planning to stay up". Bournemouth would nearly certainly face a fight to land Defoe however, as the striker's former club West Ham saw a bid knocked back in January and may well reignite their interest in the summer.

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Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams to reach final

In the tiebreak, Berdych hit a backhand victor into the corner to set up two match points, the first on serve. Next up for the Australian is Swiss superstar Roger Federer. The Australian world number 16 had a few typically tempestuous moments, but ultimately had enough in the locker to beat the German 6-4, 6-7 (11/9), 6-2.

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WBC Wrap: Team USA Wins First Title

He knew the Puerto Rican team well, as he also started Team USA's second-round game against them March 17. A flight to Puerto Rico and a "caravan" and celebration already had been planned before the title game was played. "What I said was that American kids can watch American players play, Puerto Rican kids can watch Puerto Rican players play, Venezuelan kids can watch Venezuelan guys play, and that's who they emulate", Kinsler said.

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Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb salvage draw in third Australia-India test

Australia once again were pinning their hopes on the captain Steve Smith who has six centuries against India in seven Test matches. Handscomb consumed 200 deliveries and remained unbeaten on 72. "Dharamsala is an wonderful ground and ... the only times I have seen it are with grass on (the pitch)". Australian Skipper Steve Smith - "It was nervous".

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Under-fire Wenger finds a friend in Guardiola

I managed enough games that I know that in football you have to go sometimes through tricky periods. Iwobi, however, believes that both players are very important to Arsenal and wants to them to remain at the club. Indeed, the Citizens have struggled somewhat against their competitors for European spots all season as they're just W2-D3-L4 against top-seven teams and as a result we're certainly going to take them on at 2.2.

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Tearful Jason Day pulls out over ailing mum

The anticlimactic finish in deciding this group is a product of the change in 2015 to this round-robin format and the reality that Woodland's withdrawal came at an awkward moment in the match sequencing. They halved the 13th hole with double bogeys when Spieth hit into the water, and then Ikeda hit into the water. That's just common sense, right? The biggest shocker was what happened at the par-5 12th, with Mickelson likely to win the hole by just making a par.

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Injury blow for Manchester United as Juan Mata has groin surgery

Jose Mourinho has slammed the scheduling of midseason worldwide friendlies, saying he's "totally against" them being played. As good as he's been all season, his performance in that final wasn't necessarily his best, by nay means, before he scored his late victor.

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Blazers lose C Nurkic with right leg fracture

One of those games going on in the Western Conference will be between the Houston Rockets (51-23) and the Portland Trail Blazers (36-38). The Trail Blazers won the season series 3-1, which is the tiebreaker should the teams finish the campaign with the same record.

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We Win Again! Bring on the Final Four

Defending national champion North Carolina, Oregon, Gonzaga and SC will take the big stage in what should be an entertaining three-day event in Phoenix. Dillon Brooks is averaging 16.3 points and 3.1 rebounds while Tyler Dorsey is averaging 14.5 points and 1.8 assists. This stat served as the lone weakness of the Gamecocks defense during the first two games.

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Perfect pick: North Carolina seventh-grader nails Final Four

We're not playing the Final Four . With the exception of Connecticut's Kevin Ollie (41) in 2014, all but seven of the 24 coaches to make the Final Four since Smart and Stevens have been 50 or older. 1 seed Kansas in an Elite Eight game in Kansas City, Mo. Berry is averaging 14.6 points, Meeks is at 12.3, and forward Isaiah Hicks scores 12.1 per game.

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Atlanta highway collapse snarls traffic; fire investigated

Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency after the interstate collapse, saying the state is mobilizing resources to minimize traffic disruption while emergency work continues. Social media users posted surreal images showing motorists - before the collapse - choosing to drive into the black smoke that billowed onto the highway as the fire burned beneath them.

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Henderson, Lallana ruled out; Coutinho, Firmino in line to start

However, Everton make the short trip across Liverpool in good form themselves having won three of their last four games to move themselves in to Champions League qualification contention. "Koeman will be so frustrated to lose him due to an injury sustained on global duty, but he has to find a solution to the hole that has been left in his team".

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Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to win at Indian Wells

World number 10 Federer became the oldest champion in tournament history, surpassing Jimmy Connors , 31, who captured the title in 1984. Federer came into the match after his scheduled quarter-final opponent Nick Kyrgios pulled out because of illness, and he was imperious from the start.

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U.S. needs another win after dismantling Honduras 6-0

US are sitting at the foot of the six-team table with zero points. The decision to start Clint Dempsey when he was questionable also paid off in a big way. "In the back of his head he's going for that scoring record, but he won't admit it", midfielder Alejandro Bedoya joked. "But he has a long way to go before he gets to stand next to Landon ", said Arena.

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Day heads home as his mother faces lung cancer surgery

Day conceded his match against Pat Perez after just six holes. Tee times were moved up 2 hours for Friday with the expectation of bad weather. Koepka, seeded 20th, waylaid No. The Match Play never has been his strongest event; only once in a dozen previous visits has he made it as far as the quarterfinals, that being in 2004, when he was knocked out by Davis Love III.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Federer found his rhythm on his serving cruising to start the third, then seized a break to go up 4-2, then 5-2. Kyrgios certainly has the belief even against the world's very best. I mean, ultimately the ball was out and wasn´t really close.´. I mean, yeah, it´s a weird feeling obviously being out there and competing against him.

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Cousins carries Pelicans in first game against Kings

Teammates Dante Cunningham and Jordan Crawford had 15 each. Dirk Nowitzki led the way with 23 points, Harrison Barnes scored 19, Seth Curry had 18, Yogi Ferrell 15 and Wesley Matthews 10. "Come to me like a man", he told The Undefeated. "I think we've got a chance to change things - you know, change the way the style of play of basketball is going right now".

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Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell misses Final Four practice with illness

But they're all old for a sport which tends to skew young. The Final Four may contain four relatively household names in North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga , but each is surprisingly different with regards to their college hoops legacy, pedigree and strategy.

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Rafael Nadal reaches Key Biscayne final for 5th time

The big-hitting Kyrgios was frequently booed by the crowd for racquet throwing and language - and sometimes for very little - but appeared to be enjoying the role of pantomime villain. Nadal, the fifth seed, is in the Miami final for the fifth time but is still in search of his first title. "Winning here would be something great, and an important title I haven't won", Nadal said.

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Fantasy Golf: Top DraftKings Picks for the Shell Houston Open

He has learnt to hit irons off tees which I've been pushing for seven years and has a three-iron with a graphite shaft that he hits miles. Scott has two caddies who are in a job-sharing program, and while Steve Williams usually works at the majors, Scott felt it was important for Williams to caddie this week.

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Michael Brantley likely to make Indians' opening-day roster

Diaz is expected to start the season at third base, although manager Terry Francona could still start Martinez at second and Jose Ramirez at third. Similar to Austin Jackson , Diaz and Martinez entered camp as non-roster invitees in the thick of a positional battle. Third baseman Giovanny Urshela and infielder Erik Gonzalez were optioned to Columbus.

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India demolishes Australia in Dharamsala Test, clinch series

Requiring just 87 runs to win to start the fourth day, Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul ensured India started the small but perilous run chase smoothly. The pitch played up really well throughout the series, giving a chance to the bowlers and the batsman. However, Australia came to bat at Dharamsala by winning the toss but excluding Warner, Smith and Wade rest players could not make their innings a little bigger where captain Smith got his 3rd century in this series and took him to the history.

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Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City

Arsenal return to domestic action after the global break with a crunch clash at home to Manchester City on Sunday, with that contest presenting them with an opportunity to close back in on the Premier League's top four. The alarming slide in form has sparked supporters' protests against Wenger's reign with the Frenchman yet to announce whether he will sign a new deal at the club as his current contract expires at the end of the season.

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Phil Mickelson paid off $2 million gambling debt in 2012

The Washington Post reported that Mickelson is not facing criminal charges in the trial, but he is on the witness list. It was revealed in court on Thursday that Lefty owed gambling pro Billy Walters almost $2 million for a gambling debt.

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Team USA advances to WBC semis with win over Dominican Republic

When a wild pitch negated a strikeout of Nelson Cruz, Carlos Santana made it hurt with an RBI single. He did not score any runs or RBIs, but he did make his presence known. Jose De Leon and Giovanni Soto combined for five scoreless frames to start the game , limiting Venezuela to just four total baserunners before Hiram Burgos took the mound in the sixth.

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Marcus Stroman pitches United States to World Baseball Classic final victory

After Puerto Rico beat the Dominican Republic in the second round, many thought that they were the team to beat. Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but the Americans (6-2) were not to be denied and the losers finished runners-up for the second straight WBC.

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Schedule for the Final Four

Not at the 3-point line. "We went into the zone in the middle of the third and it bothered them a little bit, they missed a lot of shots and we capitalized on it". Which is why it's going to be incredibly tough for anyone to beat North Carolina . They held both Florida and Duke to 41% shooting, and Baylor barely over 30%.

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Final Four: South Carolina coach Frank Martin puts pressure in perspective

North Carolina (31-7), 5:49 p.m., Saturday, April 1. Freshmen don't appear to have a heck of a lot to do with how things will play out in Glendale, Arizona . I think the biggest surprise team would be SC. GU beat Tennessee 86-76 in Nashville while SC won twice, 70-60 on the road and 82-55 at home. Saturday in the Four Four, Williams-Goss of Gonzaga will learn that firsthand.

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Without Anthony and Rose, Knicks top Heat 98-94

Kristaps Porzingis scored 22 points, Courtney Lee added 20 and the New York Knicks led almost the entire way in beating the Miami Heat 98-94 on Friday night. Goran Dragic poured in 28 points for Miami , which holds a one-game lead over Chicago for the eighth spot in the East and is just two games out of fifth place after starting the season with 11 wins in 41 contests.

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David Sullivan apologises for West Ham's defeat to Leicester

But there he was. Schmeichel didn't stand a chance! There was a similar situation this time a year ago, with both Manchester City and Liverpool in the Champions League and Europa League last eight respectively, but City went out against Real Madrid at the semi-final stage, while the Reds were beaten by Sevilla in the Europa League final.

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Long talked Coleman through broken leg with pregnancy breathing techniques

Coleman was stretchered off in obvious discomfort and will now face a lengthy spell on the sidelines as he attempts to regain full fitness. He faces a lengthy period of rehabilitation which will rob both his club and country of his services for an extended period at a time when he was at the height of his powers, and that will come as a devastating blow to a player who has grown in stature by the season to establish himself as a genuine Premier League and worldwide player.

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Final Four previews and predictions: It's North Carolina's title to lose

After college, he was a high school basketball coach in the Miami area for 15 years before taking a job as an assistant at Northeastern in 2000. And then the other three bigs in ( Zach) Collins , Johnathan Williams and (Killian) Tillie are as versatile as bigs I think you'll find in college basketball on the defensive end.

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Arsenal striker Lucas Perez: I think Wenger is staying

The Italian is now negotiating a new contract with the club and has discussed transfers with the club's hierarchy, leading him to suggest the signing of the Chile worldwide, who looks set to leave the Emirates this summer. "We have chose to focus on the end of the season and talk about it during the summer". And, the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also have contracts with little time remaining.


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