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He did not mention Louisville in his tweet . Chris Mack is leaving Xavier to become the head coach of Louisville's men's basketball team, he announced on Twitter . All along, Mack has been the favorite in the coaching search, and on Monday, there was also a report that a member of the Xavier coaching staff told a prospect that they were switching their attention to recruiting for Louisville.
  • Giants sign former Dolphins DB Michael Thomas to two-year deal

    Giants sign former Dolphins DB Michael Thomas to two-year deal

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    He spent that season and most of 2013 on the practice squad. Thomas, 28, in addition to being a solid reserve corner (perhaps in the slot), a terrific special teams player, active in the community and the reigning Miami media Good Guy Award victor, is also an interesting addition because he is among the National Football League player leaders in the movement to protest social injustice.
  • Man City winger Sterling still has plenty to prove

    Man City winger Sterling still has plenty to prove

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    The England global had enjoyed a good run of matches in the opening few months of the season but a hamstring strain in November saw him fall down the pecking order and eventually out of favour with the City manager. "Once you get back into that rhythm, you will start getting balls that drop to you in positions where it wasn't before". Despite netting 20 times for City this season, Sterling has not scored for England since October 2015 and has only two goals to his name in total for the ...
  • Rockets Proud Of Hitting 60 Win Mark

    Rockets Proud Of Hitting 60 Win Mark

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    Having been one of the NBA's best teams over the previous four seasons, winning at least 50 games three times during that stretch, the Rockets have launched themselves into the National Basketball Association stratosphere this season. All Houston lacked in the first was perimeter proficiency, with the Rockets connecting on just one three-pointer in the first quarter. The Rockets knocked off the Pelicans , who have a respectable 43-31 record, without Chris Paul in the lineup with a sore ...
  • Pitt Hires Duke Assistant Jeff Capel As Head Basketball Coach

    Pitt Hires Duke Assistant Jeff Capel As Head Basketball Coach

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    Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt and Buffalo coach Nate Oates - were out of the running, reports from various sources pointed to Capel as the next coach of the Panthers. He gets another head coaching gig with Pittsburgh after being let go at Oklahoma years ago. Krzyzewski turned 71 years old in February and has shown no indication of wanting to retire.
  • Patriots owner Robert Kraft flies to the rescue

    Patriots owner Robert Kraft flies to the rescue

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    As reports circulated during the 2017 season about possible strife within the New England Patriots organization involving the dynasty's mainstays of owner Robert Kraft , Coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady , Kraft maintained that disagreements were part of business and part of life.
  • Mountain lion roamed into California neighborhood, had 'staring contest' with resident

    Mountain lion roamed into California neighborhood, had 'staring contest' with resident

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    She told the Los Angeles Times: "I was stunned and amazed at the beauty. I didn't feel scared, it didn't seem like it was aggressive", said Moore, who was returning from checking on her neighbor's small Yorkie while she was out of town. A mountain lion roamed through backyards in a neighborhood outside Los Angeles before wildlife officers tranquilized it. The lion was then loaded into the back of a truck and taken to be released into the wild, preferably further away from people.
  • Winder-Barrow girls basketball player throws down flawless slam in dunk contest

    Winder-Barrow girls basketball player throws down flawless slam in dunk contest

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    Williamson, who committed to Duke in January, missed two attempts on his final dunk before throwing down a reverse dunk that was good enough to take home the trophy at the Powerade Jam Fest in Atlanta. The McDonald's game will be played Wednesday at Phillips Arena in Atlanta. Williamson recently finished his senior season at Spartanburg Day School in SC, and enters his freshman season at Duke ranked No.
  • Aaron Holiday declares for 2018 NBA Draft, tweets goodbye to UCLA

    Aaron Holiday declares for 2018 NBA Draft, tweets goodbye to UCLA

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    LiAngelo Ball , the middle of son of infamous basketball dad LaVar Ball, will declare for the NBA Draft. LiAngelo Ball; brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball , has declared for the 2018 NBA Draft , his agent, Harrison Gaines , told Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.
  • NBA, YouTube TV Partner to Broadcast 2018 Finals

    NBA, YouTube TV Partner to Broadcast 2018 Finals

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    In addition to striking a deal with the NBA for its finals, YouTube TV has struck the same deal with the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the NBA G League, which is the NBA's official minor league. The NBA was the first pro sports league to partner with YouTube with the launch of its own channel way back in November 2005. During The Finals, most - but not all - Americans will be able to watch ABC through YouTube TV, which is now available in almost 100 of the top markets ...
  • Bishop says government 'not considering' World Cup boycott after Russian spy attack

    Bishop says government 'not considering' World Cup boycott after Russian spy attack

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    But I think we're just going to have to get used to working with it - and try to get to grips with it as quickly as possible before the World Cup starts. The Sun also reported that Gudlaugar Thor, the Foreign Minister for Iceland, tweeted that the nation "stands in solidarity with the United Kingdom over the Salisbury attack", in a further blow to Russian Federation.
  • The Champions League has changed its substitute rules for next season

    The Champions League has changed its substitute rules for next season

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    A raft of changes to the competition will come into play from the beginning of the new season in the summer, with new rules for game times, substitutions and match day squads. Kevin Gameiro (L) of Sevilla celebrates with the trophy following the UEFA Europa League Final match between Liverpool and Sevilla at St. Jakob-Park on May 18, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland.
  • Recovery efforts 'diminishing' for missing yachtsman John Fisher

    Recovery efforts 'diminishing' for missing yachtsman John Fisher

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    The incident took place approximately 1,400 miles west of Cape Horn. John Fisher, 47, had been competing with Hong Kong entry Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag on leg seven of the race from Auckland to Itajai in Brazil and was reported missing in extremely rough seas on Monday.
  • Australia adds opener Renshaw to squad for Wanderers Test

    Australia adds opener Renshaw to squad for Wanderers Test

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    Get a free 2-week Foxtel Now trial & start watching in minutes. Australia captain Steve Smith has been banned for the match after he and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted that they tampered with the ball on the third day of the third Test in Cape Town.
  • AG's Office to give update on its investigation of Michigan State University

    AG's Office to give update on its investigation of Michigan State University

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    ESPN's Dan Murphy described Strampel as "a focal point for the [Michigan] attorney general's ongoing investigation into whether any other individuals who worked at Michigan State should be held accountable for allowing Nassar to sexually abuse his patients for almost two decades as a doctor on the university's campus".
  • India aims to boost exports of fruits and vegetables to China

    India aims to boost exports of fruits and vegetables to China

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    One of the norms of a healthy India-China relationship is that any project should not violate the sovereignty and integrity of India, he said. There is no such thing as changing status quo", she said at a media briefing here."Last year thanks to our concerted efforts and our wisdom we properly resolved this issue.
  • Paine laments Australian capitulation in third test amid ball-tampering scandal

    Paine laments Australian capitulation in third test amid ball-tampering scandal

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    The make-up of the "leadership group" has not been defined but Hussain, who captained England between 1999 and 2003, would also like to hear from other senior players. " Fairfax Media has been told that Smith and Warner in particular can expect to be sidelined for "a stretch of time", the report read . The whole ball tampering controversy erupted when Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft was caught trying to change the ball's conditions with the help of an objectionable object.
  • Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop Will Enter The NBA Draft

    Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop Will Enter The NBA Draft

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    Bates-Diop, 6-foot-7 with a lengthy wingspan, is ranked 19th in ESPN draft analyst Jonathan Givony's list of Top 100 National Basketball Association prospects. Here's a mock draft that has Bates-Diop projected in the second round. The redshirt junior had a break out season for OSU this year. He now projects as a late first-round pick, but will need to solidify that with an exceptional combine.
  • Mets to promote Tim Tebow to Double A to start the season

    Mets to promote Tim Tebow to Double A to start the season

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    When the minor league season starts next week, the New York Mets are expected to assign Tebow to their Double-A affiliate, the Binghamton Rumble Ponies . While the Mets haven't made the decision official, members of the Rumble Ponies front office remain hopeful. In his first season of baseball at any level since high school, Tebow batted.226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 games with two Class A teams in 2017.
  • Spain already know their team - Sampaoli seeks Argentina certainty

    Spain already know their team - Sampaoli seeks Argentina certainty

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    Despite being seen in Argentina as Messi's heir, Dybala could find himself left out of Sampaoli's 23-man World Cup squad. FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Argentina's national soccer team training - World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Buenos Aires, Argentina - August 28, 2017 - Argentina's Lionel Messi takes part in a training session ahead of the match against Uruguay alongside team mate Mauro Icardi and head coach Jorge Sampaoli .
  • Ronaldo scores twice in added time, Portugal beats Egypt 2-1

    Ronaldo scores twice in added time, Portugal beats Egypt 2-1

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    Portuguese fans will be expecting better when their side take on Spain in their World Cup opener on June 15 in Sochi, before further Group B games against Morocco and Iran. Netherlands' Ryan Babel heads in the second goal against Portugal . A glimpse of the potentially bright future was afforded late on, as highly rated Ajax youngster Justin Kluivert, the son of former Barcelona star Patrick, made his senior global debut off the bench.
  • Michael Porter Jr. will enter NBA Draft after one season at Mizzou

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    When he committed to Missouri a few weeks later, he immediately injected energy into a program that had won just 27 games over its last three seasons, combined. It was a lost year for Porter, Missouri and the country. The Tigers have been heavily pursuing the state's No. 1 player, point guard Courtney Ramey , for about a month, but even if they land Ramey, the team will have at least one more open spot to fill.
  • Broad 'surprised' by Australia's adoption of ball-tampering tactics

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    It is unclear what the sugar was used for, but social media users allege it's a measure used to tamper with the ball. England bowler Stuart Broad , speaking after the third day's play in the test in New Zealand, hinted at England's reservations over Australia's methods in gaining consistent reverse swing.
  • 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz available to play Tuesday vs. Nuggets

    76ers rookie Markelle Fultz available to play Tuesday vs. Nuggets

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    T.J. McConnell will shift to an off-ball role with Fultz back in the mix. And the Sixers will be hoping Fultz pulls a Tombstone Piledriver on the Nuggets . "But we have 10 games before the playoffs, [and] I've said for a long time the risk/reward, I'm going to lean on reward". Appeared in just four games this season, averaging six points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.8 assists on just 33.3 percent shooting.
  • Kraft discounts any discord within Patriots organization

    Kraft discounts any discord within Patriots organization

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    That is Belichick's new version of "we're on to Cincinnati". I'm not going to get into a year ago. His non-committal tone following the Super Bowl and a cryptic tweet last month have Patriots fans concerned. I'll respect that coach-to-player conversation. Sometimes they work out, sometimes they don't. "I have faith in Bill as a coach that I don't think there is anyone who has the football knowledge and expertise combined with understanding personnel".
  • Wales v Uruguay: Welsh can frustrate overrated South Americans

    Wales v Uruguay: Welsh can frustrate overrated South Americans

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    Uruguay faced tougher opposition in their semi-final against the Czech Republic , who they beat 2-0 with goals from Luis Suarez and Edison Cavani. Uruguay were using the China Cup to prepare for the 2018 World Cup in which they will face hosts Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and this was manager Oscar Tabarez's 185th game at the helm.
  • Former Saintsation files complaint, accuses Saints of discrimination

    Former Saintsation files complaint, accuses Saints of discrimination

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    Officials say the rules are in place to stop players preying on cheerleaders, even though the onus is on the women to fend off the men and block them from their social media accounts. For the photo and allegedly attending a party where Saints players were present (another no-no), she was sacked. "I'm doing this for them so they can do what they love and feel protected and empowered, and be a female athlete and not be pushed to the side and feeling unimportant", Davis said to the NYT.
  • G League player dies after collapsing

    G League player dies after collapsing

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    Zeke Upshaw , an National Basketball Association G League player for the Grand Rapids Drive who collapsed during the final seconds of a game on Saturday evening, has now passed away, the team revealed through a statement from Upshaw's mother.
  • Butland to play in goal for England against Italy

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    Southgate started with three centre-backs in the 1-0 win over Netherlands on Friday evening, with Kyle Walker starting in central defence in what was an unexpected move. "It's hard", Stones admitted. It was Gray's sixth goal in 17 appearances for the England U-21s, and the Leicester City youngster would now like to add to that tally with the senior England team, as he believes that he has got the ability to succeed at the highest level.
  • Attorney: Eagles Defensive End Michael Bennett Plans To Surrender To Houston Authorities

    Attorney: Eagles Defensive End Michael Bennett Plans To Surrender To Houston Authorities

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    Bennett's brother, Martellus , was a member of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. County authorities say they're talking with Bennett's legal team about surrendering on the charge. Bennett has been quiet since the charges dropped, but that's because he's out of the country. "I'm proud of the fact our department took the time to investigate this thoroughly", Acevedo said.
  • Aguero reveals when he will leave Man City

    Aguero reveals when he will leave Man City

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    Sergio Aguero has once again made it clear that he plans to return home to Argentina with his boyhood club Independiente when his Manchester City contract expires in 2020. The dynamite striker recently spoke to Fox Sports while on global duty with Argentina and confirmed that he will depart the Premier League heavyweights upon the expiration of his contract in the summer of 2020.
  • Viareggio Cup, Fiorentina finalista: goleada alla Juventus

    Viareggio Cup, Fiorentina finalista: goleada alla Juventus

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    I nerazzurri proveranno a vincere il trofeo per l'ottava volta (ultimo successo nel 2015 contro il Verona), e se dovessero superare la Fiorentina , raggiungerebbero proprio i viola nell'albo d'oro guidato da Milan e Juventus con 9 coppe Carnevale a testa.
  • OSU baseball: Beavers bash their way to doubleheader sweep

    OSU baseball: Beavers bash their way to doubleheader sweep

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    Braxton Swann gave up five hits and four runs (only two earned) in the final 3 2/3 frames. Mac Bingham also had three hits and Jack Johnston had two hits and one RBI. The Beavers will go for the three-game series sweep at 3:05 p.m. Sunday. San Diego Jewish Academy lost to Calvin Christian 4-0 in a nonleague game on March 14.
  • After early miami exit, Roger Federer says he'll skip the french open

    After early miami exit, Roger Federer says he'll skip the french open

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    The 36-year-old Federer , the oldest man to be ranked world No.1, will lose top spot to Rafael Nadal when the new rankings are released on April 2. From that moment on, I played maybe a bad 10 minutes, which cost me the second set, maybe the match. Kokkinakis advances to a third-round meeting with Fernando Verdasco, who came from a set down to win the all-Spanish contest against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez after what could be a career-defining afternoon.
  • Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

    Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

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    According to Police, the woman was hit on the head with a rock. A crowd of men and boys watched as she collapsed unconscious after the shocking beating in Bulandshahr , Uttar Pradesh. Michelle Young, a neighbor, said Gutierrez-Garcia is not the type of person to leave her family without notice. When she returned home, there was already a meeting among village elders to decide what punishment she would receive - and flogging 100 times in public was agreed upon.
  • Ex-Indians outfielder Albert Belle charged in drunken Phoenix-area incident

    Ex-Indians outfielder Albert Belle charged in drunken Phoenix-area incident

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    The circumstances behind the arrest have not yet been released. Belle, 51, faces two charges of indecent exposure, one count of driving under the influence and one count of driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content in excess of.08 according to online records from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
  • CB Williams signs on for reunion with Packers

    CB Williams signs on for reunion with Packers

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    The Green Bay Packers need to shore up their defensive backfield and are turning to an old friend to help do it. Reports say that former Packer Tramon Williams will sign a two year contract with the Packers. Williams' best season came in 2010 with the Packers, registering a career-high six interceptions and earning Pro Bowl honors. They brought back former cornerback Tramon Williams earlier this week, and now they're considering re-signing Davon House, according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky .
  • Courtois insists he will be staying at Chelsea

    Courtois insists he will be staying at Chelsea

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    Courtois pulled out of Belgium's squad but Terreur has said it was more a precaution and that the "minor" hamstring injury shouldn't stop him playing in the Premier League game on April 1. Courtois is one of Europe's top goalkeepers, though he has perhaps never quite reached the same heights at Stamford Bridge that he achieved with Atletico.
  • Spending bill blocks border wall at Santa Ana refuge

    Spending bill blocks border wall at Santa Ana refuge

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    Trump continued in his tweet, referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that sheltered from deportation - until the president eliminated it - hundreds of thousands of young undomented migrants brought to the U.S. After a court blocked the administration from ending the program, that deadline was pushed back, but Democrats have still pushed to provide certainty to the issue.
  • Feature: The making of a trillion-dollar budget in Trump era

    Feature: The making of a trillion-dollar budget in Trump era

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    Despite this threat and other encouragement from deficit hawks, the president signed the bill Friday afternoon. However, those who are eligible but were not enrolled in the program are not protected. The omnibus bill includes $1.6 billion in additional funding for border security but would only allow for fencing similar to what already exists along the border - nothing that would resemble Trump's envisioned wall.
  • Minus Jill Officer, Canada clinches top spot at World Women's Curling Championships

    Minus Jill Officer, Canada clinches top spot at World Women's Curling Championships

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    However, one major difference between Canada and South Korea is experience. Sinclair, the No. 6 seed at 6-6, reached the semifinal by topping South Korea's EunJung Kim 10-3 in a qualification game. Persinger and her St. Paul, Minnesota-teammates Sinclair, Carlson and Walker, lost Friday in 10-end matches. "I'm very happy with the team's performance".