• OR into Elite 8 with win over MI
OR into Elite 8 with win over MI

I watched that game in the Michigan Union, while working on my next book. Scott Drew, via Twitter , urged Baylor fans to root for Kansas (both schools played in Tulsa last weekend) and congratulated Kansas and West Virginia for joining the Bears in the Sweet 16: "Love when the Big 12 wins in March!" And boy did they, winning four games in four day...

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  • Dominant Defense Carries (7) South Carolina To 70-50 Win (3) Baylor
Dominant Defense Carries (7) South Carolina To 70-50 Win (3) Baylor

There are no special tricks to South Carolina's defense, but the Gamecocks do it better and smarter than just about anybody. The words jumped from the transcript of SC basketball coach Frank Martin's news conference following his team's Sunday night victory over Duke in the second round of the NCAA tournament's East Regional.

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  • Palace urges public to observe Earth Hour
Palace urges public to observe Earth Hour

As organizers behind Earth Hour note on their website, "Over the years, Earth Hour participants have helped make some pretty fantastic things happen". Delhi participates in this movement and tonight monuments like India Gate, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple and Rashtrapati Bhawan will have their lights out for an hour! 'We started Earth...

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  • NCAA Tournament: Elite Eight teams set for weekend matchups
NCAA Tournament: Elite Eight teams set for weekend matchups

But in a lot of ways that's just as unsafe, especially when considering the run OR has been on. OR is a very talented team. This game has all the pieces to be a tournament classic. Still, Few has routinely refused to be consumed by the pursuit. "Frank's leadership has been unbelievable", KU senior center Landen Lucas said. That doesn't mean, ho...

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  • Kentucky will be more aware of UCLA forward TJ Leaf in rematch
Kentucky will be more aware of UCLA forward TJ Leaf in rematch

Youth caused both teams to make several mistakes in the first game. At some point during UCLA's open practice, in between interviews with CBS and nailing a half-court shot easily, Steve Alford's cell phone had slipped out of his pocket. "Friday" game also has the potential to be one of the most electrifying of the tournament. Part of that was due t...

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  • Previewing Butler-North Carolina and Purdue-Kansas
Previewing Butler-North Carolina and Purdue-Kansas

Neither coach could have imagined it when they faced off that November night in 1994. "They made us pay when we made mistakes", Vincent Edwards said. Particularly since the senior "has had the best college season, " Self said, "of anybody I've been around by far". Swanigan is the first Big Ten player since Evan Turner in 2010 to lead the league...

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  • De'Aaron Fox looks even better to Steve Alford
De'Aaron Fox looks even better to Steve Alford

He knows what road games are about. That's the takeaway from data released to For The Win by ticket reseller Vivid Seats, which show from where Sweet 16 and Elite Eight tickets are being purchased. To be clear this team is good enough to win it all and Friday is the first real test. No other Bruin played especially well on offense, as the team ...

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  • Hamilton shows rivals why he is favourite
Hamilton shows rivals why he is favourite

He even threw the "favourites" tag straight back at the German, just to stir a little tension between two drivers normally diplomatic with one another. Engine development has been let off the leash, allowing Mercedes , Ferrari , Renault , and Honda to completely re-imagine their hybrid V6 turbocharged engines to maximise power.

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  • MI basketball falls to OR, 69-68, in Sweet 16
MI basketball falls to OR, 69-68, in Sweet 16

Perhaps no team in the country is on the kind of roll the Wolverines have been on. Have a prediction for today's MI basketball game? He's scored 20 or more points in six straight games, a stretch that has seen Pac-12 player of the year Dillon Brooks struggle with his shot.

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  • WBC: Team USA beats Japan, advances to final against Puerto Rico
WBC: Team USA beats Japan, advances to final against Puerto Rico

The Netherlands' baseball team got knocked out of the World Baseball Classic semi-finals against Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Monday. Tonight at 9:00 PM EDT in Dodger Stadium, Puerto Rico awaits in the Championship game. Molina has been the driving force behind the undefeated Puerto Rican run to the finals. Either team could get any of...

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  • Sweet for the SEC: Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina crash the NCAA party
Sweet for the SEC: Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina crash the NCAA party

So this should be fun. It's going to be quite the matchup since MI has been dominating after a slight slump. "I just don't like the fact that everyone wants to pick on our league". Both players have been named finalists for the Naismith player of the year award and Swanigan will be looking to continue his domination of the paint, notching 12 reboun...

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  • Jordan Spieth: I'll take Ryder Cup over $10M bonus
Jordan Spieth: I'll take Ryder Cup over $10M bonus

That quirk has left many in the golf world wondering whether golf's wealthiest prize should be on offer to a player yet to win a tournament . The player who wins the Tour Championship itself will earn $1.8 million. World number four Jordan Spieth would cherish Ryder Cup glory above a second FedEx title over the next fortnight. The long-hitting...

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  • McGregor outlasts Diaz in Epic 5 Round UFC 202 Slugfest
McGregor outlasts Diaz in Epic 5 Round UFC 202 Slugfest

UFC 202 was an unbelievable fight card full of incredible fights. But it might not happen right away. But some leading MMA experts, including a number of McGregor's fellow fighters, didn't have the same numbers. Conor McGregor got his revenge at UFC 202 , and he made a lot of money doing it. McGregor made a new UFC record $3 million disclosed...

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