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Penn State basketball misses 2018 NCAA Tournament bid

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They reached the semifinals of the conference tournament in MSG before being eliminated by Purdue. The Nittany Lions will play in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) beginning this week. He returned just before the ACC tournament. But the Pirates fell short of the championship by losing 71-63 to North Carolina Central Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Brace Sees Real Madrid Past Eibar in La Liga

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Sergio Ramos thundered a shot wide after good defending from Ramis, while Ronaldo was denied his second goal by a fantastic save from Dmitrovic and Modric fired straight at the Serbian as Los Blancos improved just before the break. Ronaldo should have restored the advantage but failed to convert an excellent Bale cross and from the resulting corner, Bale flashed a glancing header just wide of the post. Read More »

David Moyes blasts Andre Ayew after West Ham departure

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But you can't cross the line and come on the pitch. West Ham United have immediately launched a full and thorough investigation into the incidents which marred the second half of today's match and are committed to taking decisive and appropriate action. Read More »

Browns trade for WR Jarvis Landry: What they're saying

It could require sending a third-round pick to Miami in order to pry away Landry from the Dolphins . Exact terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. Landry could prove to be one of the biggest steals of the offseason. Kenny Britt , who was released in December, tied for the team lead in touchdowns for receivers with two (with Rashard Higgins and Corey Coleman ). Read More »

Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with Timberwolves, AP source says

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Jones and Rose are not very effective when playing off the ball offensively, and while Teague can be - which helps when playing alongside a healthy Jimmy Butler - taking the ball out of his hands heightens his weakness (namely, individual and team defense) while mitigating his strengths. Read More »

Serena Williams ready to return after 14-month absence

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Navratilova though does not expect Williams to win at Indian Wells but is assertive that she can triumph in Miami. In a recent interview with the BBC , she shared some startling statistics that indicate that black women are three times more likely to die from childbirth complications in the US than white women. Read More »

ESPN, Fox willing to pay Peyton Manning $10M per year

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Papa John's still retains marketing deals with 22 National Football League teams. Manning first picked up 21 Denver Papa John's franchises when he signed with the Broncos in 2012. "NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders", Schnatter said in a November earnings call with analysts. Who knows! Maybe the offer was too good to pass up, maybe he was losing money, maybe he secretly hates Papa John, maybe he was just exhausted of the pizza game. Read More »

Taylor's triumph over injury and England bowlers

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That's not England's concern - they have ended New Zealand's unbeaten ODI run with two crafty, courageous wins in a row, and can get the job done today. With three runs needed off the final over, Nicholls faced two dot balls then smashed Tom Curran for six as a tearful Taylor left the field to a standing ovation. Read More »

Seahawks trade another star amid Richard Sherman confusion

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Any talks with the Seahawks regarding his future in Seattle will continue while Sherman is in Las Vegas. Sherman responded to that report by telling ESPN's Josina Anderson that he hasn't "been told anything" about his future. damn 25 (Sherman's jersey number) was my Dawg #WhatsNext ". The 29-year-old Sherman is coming off Achilles surgery and due an $11 million base salary in 2018, so it will be tough for the Seahawks to be able to trade him. Read More »

Attackers try to saw off South African athlete's legs

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Triathlete Mhlengi Gwala was badly injured when robbers attacked him with a chainsaw on Tuesday morning, News24 reported . According to Dennis Jackson , director of the elite athlete program in KwaZulu-Natal province, the attackers damaged muscle, nerves and bone in the right calf but missed a main artery. Read More »

How Manchester Utd came from behind to stun Palace 3-2

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Crystal Palace: Wayne Hennessey (out of 10) 6, Aaron Wan-Bissaka 6, Martin Kelly 6, James Tomkins 6, Patrick van Aanholt 7, Andros Townsend 7, Luka Milivojevic 6, James McArthur 6, Jeffrey Schlupp 7, Christian Benteke 6, Alexander Sorloth 6. Read More »

Neymar undergoes successful surgery on injured right foot

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The world's most expensive footballer was operated on in Belo Horizonte by the Brazil national team doctor. The Paris Saint-Germain player will begin his post-operation recovery at his mansion in Mangaratiba, along the southern coast of Rio de Janeiro state, local media reported. Read More »

High jump takes centre stage on opening day of world indoors

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BIRMINGHAM , ENGLAND (01-Mar) - Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia became the third athlete to win the women's 3000m title at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on at least three occasions in an exciting climax to the first day which had a sparse but enthusiastic home crowd cheering the narrow but growing possibility of a home victor in Laura Muir on the last lap. Read More »

China's foreign minister slams Trump tariffs

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These blanket tariffs are the most comprehensive of the recommendations by the U.S. Commerce Department, compared to the targeted levies and quotas against specific countries that were overruled by an instinctively protectionist President. Read More »

LaLiga to take VAR plunge in 2018-19

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Following the IFAB's unanimous approval, it is nearly certain that the Fifa Council will sanction the use of the VAR system at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation when it meets in Colombia later this month, and Infantino is confident it will have a a positive effect. Read More »

Antonio Conte hits back at Chelsea critics

Sky Sports pundits Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville lambasted Conte for Chelsea's approach. "Against a strong team like Chelsea , who are still the champions, and beat them in the way we did today, that is why it is so good". Well, I am sure they will play the same way against Barcelona at the Nou Camp on 14 March, but they can not be like headless chickens there. "Who could believe?" he said. Read More »

Madrid beat Getafe 3-1 before heading to France to face PSG

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Two of those came in the 3-1 over PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu last month and two more in an identical scoreline against Getafe on Saturday will represent a big boost in confidence ahead of Tuesday's huge game at the Parc des Princes. It was very important to put in a disciplined, all-round decent performance. Midfield pair Toni Kroos and Luka Modric are both doubts for Real's clash with PSG, but Zidane has indicated that he intends to have everyone travel to France and train ahead ... Read More »

Britain sports icon Roger Bannister pass away aged 88

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They say his death was peaceful and we was with his family at the time. Bannister was recorded in Oxford on May 6, 1954 as the first to run under the four-minute mile, with 59.4 seconds mile. "He was an inspiration to those like me who sought to combine university with global sport". Bannister was chosen as Sports Illustrated's first Sportsman of the Year in 1954. Read More »

Big Ten Predictions: Can Purdue cover vs. MI in final? 3/4/18

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They still have multiple weapons on offense too, from Wagner's inside-out proficiency, to Charles Matthews' slashing ability, to Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Duncan Robinson bombing away from behind the arc. ET Sunday, CBS) - Edwards scored 26 and 27 points, respectively. Purdue vs MI tv channel schedule is on CBS. Garner led all scorers with 33 points but the Boilermakers maintained control throughout the second half. Read More »

UFC 222 Betting Preview: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya Odds, Trends, Card Analysis

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Dominant women's champ Cris Cyborg welcomes striker Yana Kunitskaya to the UFC . That knock on the door is coming from Kunitskaya (10-3), a personable Russian bantamweight making her UFC debut at featherweight. Cyborg did end the interview, however, by commenting that if Ronda Rousey didn't want to face her in UFC , she doesn't think Rousey would allow the confrontation to happen in WWE either. Read More »

JR Smith suspended over throwing bowl of soup

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Damon Jones once played for the Cavaliers (left) before retiring and becoming an assistant coach for the franchise (right). Smith was present for Cleveland's shootaround earlier Thursday, meaning the incident apparently occurred after then. Read More »

Israel PM questioned for first time in corruption case

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In exchange Netanyahu allegedly raised the possibility of passing legislation to limit the circulation of Israel Hayom , a free newspaper that is the main rival to Yediot . He is suspected of mediating between Netanyahu and Elovitch and promoting regulatory changes worth millions to Bezeq. Netanyahu will visit Washington to meet with US President Donald Trump, and he will also deliver a keynote address at the annual AIPAC Policy Conference, which officially begins Saturday night. Read More »

Where South Africa will be targeting Australia in the four-Test series

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The coming pace shootout between Australia and South Africa could be sullied by slow pitches, with Nathan Lyon quipping his homeland is the only country where curators enjoy autonomy. South African batsman AB de Villiers spent the better past of a year ago out with injury, but he returned to his high-scoring ways immediately on comeback. Read More »

PSG sweat over Neymar injury ahead of return leg against Real Madrid

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He posted a picture on Instagram on Monday morning showing his right ankle strapped and with a protective splint, with the caption "08:10 Finished for today". PSG are 3-1 down to Real Madrid following the first leg and face a struggle to qualify for the next round, the quarter-finals set to be played on April 3 and the semis on April 24. Read More »

Suarez Scores Hat-Trick As Barcelona Thump Girona

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The Argentine global set up Luis Suarez for the equaliser before beating three defenders inside the box to give Barca the lead. "He fooled everyone with his goal from the free kick under the wall". Messi got onto the scoresheet on the half-hour mark in typical Messi fashion as he squared Bounou up with a few touches before slotting an effort past the goalkeeper's outstretched hands into the corner from 12 yards out. Read More »

National Basketball Association agent Dan Fegan dies in auto accident

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Colorado State Trooper Gabe Easton tells the Aspen Times the SUV's other occupants, Fegan's 5-year-old son and a 29-year-old California woman, were airlifted to a Denver hospital in serious condition. If Fegan's name sounds familiar to you, it's because he formerly represented big-time hoopers in DeMarcus Cousins , John Wall , DeAndre Jordan , Ricky Rubio, and Chandler Parsons , to name a few. Read More »

Weekend Review: Bookies clean up on England's shock Six Nations defeat

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According to reports , Farrell did not instigate the incident but both teams have been asked to explain the incident. Six Nations organisers may have to review protocols for teams entering and leaving the field during the warm-up period. "If there was (an incident), we shouldn't let that detract from a great Scotland victory", Jones said after the game. "We've got to take our medicine and learn". Read More »

Heyman: Lesnar 'Always Ready' to Fight in UFC

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Lesnar hasn't fought in the UFC since his unanimous decision victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in 2016. Yesterday, Dana White fueled talk that he may by uploading a photograph of himself alongside the former UFC heavyweight champion, taken prior to that evening's WWE Elimination Chamber event, alongside a smiley face on Twitter. Read More »

Gosling stuns Newcastle to snatch draw for Bournemouth

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He's been out since December with an ankle fracture, but is back in training. Rafa Benitez has always been the kind of manager who respects community, and thinks about the bigger picture rather than the tactical X's and O's on the chalkboard. Read More »

Bournemouth 2-2 Newcastle: Gosling rescues Cherries (3:11)

Newcastle , sitting 13th in the table , ended a four game streak without a win a fortnight ago, and will be looking to exact revenge on Eddie Howe's side on Saturday after the Cherries defeated the Magpies 1-0 at St James' Park earlier in the campaign. Read More »

Canadians overpower Czech Republic to claim men's ice hockey bronze

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And you serve your country pretty well when you get to wear this medal around your neck". The Czech Republic, whose solitary Olympic crown came at Nagano 1998, had other ideas, of course, and went into the match hoping to repeat their 3-2 victory in the preliminary round, when they had exposed the Canadians' defensive frailties. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian bobsledder Sergeeva disqualified and suspended for doping violation

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This came after the IOC suspended the Russian Olympic Committee late a year ago over evidence of state-sponsored doping, as outlined in a World Anti-Doping Agency-commissioned report. Fellow Russian Aleksandr Krushelnitckii was stripped of his curling bronze medal this week after testing positive for meldonium. In a rare outburst against an athlete involved in a doping case, the head of the Russian delegation in Pyeongchang , Stanislav Pozdnyakov, attributed the incident to negligence on ... Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager charged for wearing political ribbon

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Manchester City head coach, Pep Guardiola was Friday charged by the English Premier League (EPL) Football Association over his wearing of a yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders. But when he wore it in the dug-out for the defeat at Wigan on Monday, the charge was triggered. The 47-year-old has until March 5 to respond to the charge which could lead to a fine or suspension. Read More »