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Sport AAC presidents vote unanimously to admit Wichita State
Author: 0 AAC presidents vote unanimously to admit Wichita State

It is a symbiotic transfer that provides increased competition, tournament consideration and cash flows to the conference while rounding out the basketball programs to an even twelve teams. How does Wichita State moving to the AAC affect Texas? That foundation and WSU's glittering success since 2011 convinced the American that it could make a rare basketball move in the football-dominated world of athletics.

Sport Rafa Benitez bemoans added time decision as Leeds snatch late equaliser
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez bemoans added time decision as Leeds snatch late equaliser

Chris Wood landed that "punch" which got Leeds a point from their hardest game in the run-in to the end of the season. The second-placed Magpies, who started the game five points behind leaders Brighton and seven ahead of Huddersfield in third, saw two precious points and the chance to secure promotion at Ipswich on Monday, slip away.

Sport National Football League owners OK Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Author: 0 National Football League owners OK Raiders' move to Las Vegas

It didn't take much to remember both sets of comments as 31 of the league's owners (including Terry and Kim Pegula) voted to approve the Raiders' move to Las Vegas. McKibben told USA Today the costs of keeping the stadium in Oakland operational for football in 2019 would outweigh the benefits of a third Raiders season after announcing their move.

Author: 0 Durant explodes in his return against Pelicans

The Warriors will play the Utah Jazz on April 11. And the other ailments: Asik (illness), Cousins (right Achilles tendinitis), Moore (sprained left ankle) and Pondexter (left knee). "I am just happy for him that he was back out here where he needs to be". Expect Ian Clark and Shaun Livingston to each see increased minutes in Curry's absence.

Sport Eden Hazard: Chelsea are
Author: 0 Eden Hazard: Chelsea are "nearly there"

Chelsea have largely been able to call upon a settled eleven this term, but with the added commitments of European football, as well as the pressure that goes with a title defence, the stresses and strains may take its toll next term. "We want to now continue that unbeaten run". That's the target. We have to be ready for everything. It was a night to forget for the goalkeepers in west London .

Sport Golovkin Shakes Head at The Idea of Mayweather-McGregor
Author: 0 Golovkin Shakes Head at The Idea of Mayweather-McGregor

I don't think it hurts the UFC. If you followed the negotiations for the "Fight of the Century" between Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio, you probably won't hold out too much hope over McGregor securing his diamond-encrusted panty night anytime soon.

Sport Amazon will stream Thursday night NFL games this year
Author: 0 Amazon will stream Thursday night NFL games this year

By not just giving away the content like Twitter did, Amazon can keep growing the moat around Prime, a key part of its business. Amazon Prime customers will have another bonus coming their way starting in the fall. and non-U.S. sporting leagues, including sports like soccer, basketball, cricket, and more. Jeff Bezos' Seattle-based company has more than 60 million Prime members worldwide, according to analyst estimates, cited by the Wall Street Journal .

Author: 0 Bad news on Victor Moses ahead of Chelsea's match against Manchester City

But that is easier said than done, as City found out during their home game earlier during the season. Antonio Conte will demand a speedy reply from his guys following the frustrating home defeat in the hands of Crystal Palace, but Manchester City would be the force to be reckoned with and might find yourself adding fuel to Chelsea's fire.

Sport NCAA: North Carolina can host championship games again after repealing bathroom law
Author: 0 NCAA: North Carolina can host championship games again after repealing bathroom law

Although she voted for the compromise , she said: "there is more to this than about using the bathroom". Following months of failed attempts at finding a compromise with a repeal, North Carolina lawmakers were spurred into action March 30 after NCAA said the state had 48 hours to repeal the contentious year-old law that denied anti-discrimination protections based upon sexual orientation or gender identity or be excluded from championship games through 2022.

Author: 0 Yankees' Opening Day dud a disappointing start to season

The Rays' Chris Archer threw a fastball for a ball to the Yankees' Brett Gardner . Longoria gave Archer some early support, driving in the Rays' first run in during the bottom of the first off a sacrifice fly to right. "I think he didn't command anything", Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said after the Yankees fell to the Rays 7-3 at Tropicana Field . Although the Yankees ultimately did not score that inning, they got the situation they will take every day of the week: ...

Sport Mets Fans Ready for Amazin' Home Opener at Citi Field
Author: 0 Mets Fans Ready for Amazin' Home Opener at Citi Field

Though star Steven Matz will remain on the disabled list with an injured elbow, many agree this year The Amazins could return the commissioner's trophy to Citi Field. Right-hander Julio Teheran matched Syndergaard over six scoreless innings, during which he allowed four hits and three walks while striking out six. Rene Rivera began the seventh with a single against Ian Krol (0-1).

Sport Hardy Boyz return to WWE in WrestleMania 33
Author: 0 Hardy Boyz return to WWE in WrestleMania 33

Jeff Hardy was reportedly not in the best shape heading into the show. In an unannounced return, Matt and Jeff Hardy crashed WrestleMania 33 on Sunday evening at the Camping World Stadium as surprise additions to the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Ladder Match.

Author: 0 Podolski Stunner Sees Germany Sink Wasteful England

Lukas Podolski, who called time on his Germany career after 13 years and a World Cup medal, admits previous England teams were stuck in the dark ages. The trip to Germany is followed on Sunday by a World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley. "All that was missing was the finish to get the winning goal I felt we deserved".

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler has a Big Day in Houston

Rickie Fowler shot 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Sung Kang after the first round of the Houston Open on Thursday. Stenson has finished one shot out of the lead twice in the last four years. "I was fortunate enough to take advantage of the par-threes and managed my way around nicely with mud balls, as everyone did", Fowler said, "Yes, the golf course was gettable, but tough when you're playing in those conditions with mud balls".

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal downs Fabio Fognini to reach fifth Miami final

Federer - who beat Nadal, 30, in the Australian Open final - booked his semi-final place with a victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych. Nadal is 0-4 in finals at Key Biscayne, losing in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2014. Nadal improved to 8-3 over Fognini, who missed the chance to become the fist Italian into a Masters 1000 final since 1990. Nadal said he had no preference as to who he would like to face.

Author: 0 Ozil and Sanchez want to stay: Wenger

While on global duty, Sanchez - who has only a year and a half left on his contract - had said he wants to stay in London but at a team "with a winning mentality", amid growing speculation about interest from Chelsea. Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil has refused to rule-out a return to Germany during this summer's transfer window and revealed some members of his family would prefer him to seek a move, as reported by Metro .

Sport French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs
Author: 0 French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs

It was reported on Tuesday evening that British-born Penelope is to be questioned on charges of embezzlement, misappropriation of public funds and aggravated fraud. Both deny any wrongdoing. Fillon (candidate edition) once said he would drop out of the race if formally charged, but has since refused to do that.

Sport Coutinho unconcerned by 'improved' Everton ahead of derby
Author: 0 Coutinho unconcerned by 'improved' Everton ahead of derby

Henderson has recovered from injury and has been working on his match fitness but the latest reports suggest he will not be ready in time. Everton skipper Phil Jagielka has promised the club will be out to win a first Merseyside Derby since 2010 for injured right-back Seamus Coleman.

Sport De'Aaron Fox Just Dominated Lonzo Ball For 40 Minutes
Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox Just Dominated Lonzo Ball For 40 Minutes

And of course, we should at least talk about UCLA's offense, since that's what got them to this point in the first place. He was outdueled by Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, who scored 39 points. With the growing speed of the National Basketball Association game and even more space to operate I believe Ball's ability to run the fast break will easily translate to the pros.

Sport Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days
Author: 0 Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

Jackson basically threw cold water on the idea that Kaepernick could join the Browns. The owner's point was that through the draft process, a team can really get to know a player, but in free agency, that's not the case. The problem is that Osweiler was a below average quarterback in Denver, and Houston rewarded him because they were desperate for quarterback since they delayed making a real decision at the position from the end of 2013 to the spring of 2016.

Sport Ricciardo handed grid penalty for gearbox change
Author: 0 Ricciardo handed grid penalty for gearbox change

I look at the onboards and it's just like, the rear is more planted. Race start is scheduled for 4pm local time. Joking that he got "shivers" when it was pointed out the complaints with the chassis in particular mirror those from Red Bull's tough 2015 season, Ricciardo is optimistic a disrupted pre-season period fraught with niggles accounts for much of the performance deficit to the front.

Author: 0 Gonzaga transferring into a Final Four team

The Gamecocks may have been the seventh seed, but they stood up to Florida's pressure. Altman had never reached the Final Four previously. That was the kind of day it was for the Musketeers, whose memorable March run to the third Elite Eight in school history ended with a lopsided 83-59 loss to No.

Author: 0 USA Hockey begins contacting potential women's replacements

The rift now resides between the women's team and the USA Hockey federation. USA Hockey released a misleading statement that exaggerated what they actual do to support USWNT players. The men's world championships are set for early May in France and Germany. The men's team joining in the boycott would only further damage a reputation that hasn't been helped by debacles like this situation and the poor showing at the World Cup of Hockey a year ago.

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