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by | March 17, 2018 | 20:09

DETROIT (AP) - Butler coach LaVall Jordan watched his team race out to a huge early lead, then give it all away before the first half was even over. Arkansas shot just 36-percent from the floor (20-56), and only made four out of their 18 attempts for the three-range. The Bulldogs quickly pushed the lead back to double digits in the second.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:50

However, with a result needed on the day Swansea will have to go for the win , which could open things up and allow Spurs to play the attacking, fast paced football they excel at. We all want to win stuff and to achieve stuff as a team . As good a job as Mauricio Pochettino has done at Tottenham , his lack of prioritisation in domestic cup competitions may give hope to the Swans.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:16

Theo Walcott also returned to form and was only denied a goal by the shin of Gaetan Bong who put the ball in the net for the Everton winger. Switzerland global Xherdan Shaqiri , with seven goals and six assists, is the man Everton have to be wary of.

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:56

The third Test gets under way at Newlands, Cape Town on March 22. The hearing will take place via video conference and Heron will then have 48 hours to either uphold or overturn the ban. Harris tweeted about Kohli while talking about Rabada's suspension by the ICC , which will see him miss two Test matches against Australia. "I think all of us, black and white, all South Africans, they really feel bad that Rabada has been found guilty of the crossing of the line regarding what he has ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:30

Daria Kasatkina upset Venus Williams 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a almost three-hour baseline struggle and Naomi Osaka routed top-ranked Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 in 64 minutes on Friday night to set up a final between two 20-year-olds. Williams hit a wayward forehand on the first point and then dumped a forehand into the net on the next point, which caused her to slam her racket in frustration.

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:28

The Indianapolis Colts announced Saturday that they've traded their first-round pick to the New York Jets , which should help further the rebuild under general manager Chris Ballard. But it was believed the Jets would still focus on finding a quarterback of the future with their first-round pick. NY signed Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater in free agency, but both are on short deals.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:29

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. On Friday, Burfict faced yet another suspension and this could net him 4 missed games to start the 2018 National Football League season because he allegedly has violated the NFL's Performance-Enhancing Drug policy.

by | March 17, 2018 | 14:04

After a relatively surprising release, Tyrann Mathieu is heading to Houston to join Jadeveon Clowney, J.J. Watt, and Deshaun Watson with the Texans . Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. Mathieu, a first-team all-pro safety in 2015, led the National Football League in snaps played last season. Maybe Mathieu's signing with the Texans will jump-start the market for players like former Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro, who will not return in New Orleans.

by | March 17, 2018 | 13:06

Ahead of the FA Cup quarter-finals action, Sportsmail will be providing you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Their only hope of winning a title this season is now in the FA Cup where they will face former Champions Leicester City on Sunday, March 18.

by | March 17, 2018 | 12:46

Indian shuttler recoveres from 2nd-game loss, enters quarter-finals. "At that point of time if you go thinking that something might happen and if actually things happen opposite to your planning then you have to immediately change", she said after the match.

by | March 17, 2018 | 12:27

The 25-year-old's loss of form at club level has cost him a place in La Roja's group for the prestige friendlies against Germany and Argentina later this month. "It just gives him an option to compete for a spot". "There are players that are not on the list that still have chances to go to the World Cup". 'My only worry is to try to have the players in the best form for Chelsea .

by | March 17, 2018 | 10:00

But Porter Jr. said that he did not regret any choice that he made including coming back to play when he easily could've sat out and headed straight to the National Basketball Association. A vegetarian all his life, Porter has taken to eating 10 bananas a day along with up to two gallons of water. The Tigers opened the game in a 2-3 zone to dare coach Leonard Hamilton's squad to shoot, and switched to man-to-man in the second half after getting punished for it.

by | March 17, 2018 | 08:35

South African Van der Westhuizen was at England's training session at Pennyhill Park on Tuesday and although he received a vote of confidence from Ireland coach Joe Schmidt, World Rugby said it took the decision "to avoid any additional unfair and unnecessary conjecture".

by | March 17, 2018 | 08:36

Louise Brookes, whose 26-year-old brother was killed in the accident pointed out that both of these statements were used by rival football fans who called Hillsborough "God's punishment" for the Heysel disaster in which 39 people, mostly Juventus fans died at a match against Liverpool in 1985.

by | March 17, 2018 | 08:30

Eric Musselman's Nevada squad was ousted early in the MWC tournament, but it might've been a blessing in disguise for the conference, which is now sending both the Wolf Pack and the auto-clincher, San Diego State, into the field. Texas is playing in the NCAA Tournament for the 18th time in the last 20 seasons - it didn't make the Big Dance past year - but hasn't won a game in the tourney since 2014.

by | March 17, 2018 | 07:55

Video assistant referees will be used at this summer's World Cup finals after Federation Internationale de Football Association gave its blessing to their introduction. We need to leave one percent, we can not provide 100". "It's not possible that in 2018 everyone in their living room knows a few seconds after the play whether a referee has made a mistake and the referee doesn't", he added.

by | March 17, 2018 | 07:56

The player to watch for Maryland-Baltimore County is undoubtedly senior guard Jairus Lyles , who averages 20.2 points per game so far this season. BIG PICTURE: UMBC: Despite being undersized and unknown, they shocked the world and made history with an epic game.

by | March 17, 2018 | 07:14

Jürgen Klopp was happy with the Champions League draw until he realised that after playing Manchester City on the Wednesday his Liverpool side would face an early kick-off on the Saturday - against Everton . City's director of football Txiki Begiristain added: "It's going to be a great couple of games". "It's doable, but Sevilla have shone in Europe and they have won three Europa Leagues", Ulreich said.

by | March 17, 2018 | 06:37

This is following a report by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that says LeGarrette Blount and the Lions have agreed to a one-year contract Friday. Blount brings a sizable resume that includes being a three-time Super Bowl champion, two with the New England Patriots and one with the Philadelphia Eagles, and all in the last four years.

by | March 17, 2018 | 03:32

Bengals bad boy Vontaze Burfict is once again in trouble with the National Football League, but there are no flags on the field this time around. Burfict, 27, is expected to appeal, per the report, arguing that he was on prescribed medication for a concussion he suffered on a hit from Steelers receiver Ju-Ju Smith Schuster on December 4.

by | March 17, 2018 | 03:29

Sevilla's Wissam Ben Yedder, at right reacts after he scores his sides second goal of the game during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Manchester United and Sevilla, at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

by | March 17, 2018 | 03:11

Sen. Tarkanian has torched Heller as a so-called "Never Trumper" for his opposition to the president in the 2016 election. "This campaign has always been about running to repeal and replace Dean Heller , and we're going to flip this seat in November", she said in a statement.

by | March 17, 2018 | 03:13

Also Friday, five-time champions Barcelona and Bayern Munich were paired with teams who have never won the tournament. "I don't think the two teams will be influenced by the result of last season's final", the Juventus' vice-president said, according to FourFourTwo.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:57

Trey Flowers led the Pats with an 87.8 grade (14th overall). The Patriots relied on Flowers heavily last season, as they struggled to build depth at the position behind him. He ended up being placed on Injured Reserve in November with an ankle injury. He revealed he contemplated retirement following that injury but had a discussion with his wife and made a decision to continue playing.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:30

Fuller was selected 14th overall by the Bears in the 2014 NFL Draft . That gives the Bears the right to match any offer Fuller gets, and the Bears have five days to make that decision. The Bears the face the possibility of letting Fuller go to their NFC North rival if they don't match the offer. It only made sense for the Bears to splurge the extra $5MM to keep him with the team and away from its division rival.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:58

The initial hope is that he'll be back in time for the playoffs. The injury occurred when Smart dove for a steal against Indiana Sunday (a game the Pacers won 99-97). In his 54 appearances this season, Smart is averaging 10.2 points, 4.8 assists and 3.5 per game. He will be a restricted free agent in the summer and it's unclear if Boston will look to tie him down to a long-term deal.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:52

And they did it at USC. The organist played "It's a Small World", for the school just down the freeway from Disneyland. Men's basketball went to the Final Four in 2003, and football capped it with the National Championship in 2005. "If you build it, he will come back", the school teased. Along with his collegiate baseball coaching career, Garrido, who was selected for induction into both the Texas Sports and Titan Athletics halls of fame in 2005, also served as an assistant coach on Team ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 00:39

It will be Purdue's first game against a Big West opponent since an 89-64 win over Cal State Northridge on November 13, 2009. With the amount of senior leadership the Boilermakers possess, however, it seems unlikely that complacency will be a problem.

by | March 17, 2018 | 00:14

In 15 games, Richardson tallied 27 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble and 1 interception in 2017. After the Vikings agreed to terms with quarterback Kirk Cousins that have massive ramifications for the future of contracts in the National Football League, I decided that I was going to write an article about the Vikings management and ownership, essentially thanking them for not only realizing the fact that this team is in the midst of an open window of opportunity but also that they're ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 23:57

Eric Reid , 26, (left) is a former San Francisco 49ers safety. Kaepernick, who went unsigned for the duration of the 2017 NFL season, eventually filed a lawsuit against the NFL alleging NFL owners were colluding to prevent him from joining a team.

by | March 16, 2018 | 23:19

But we know deep down, watching enough film, looked at things, that our confidence was there. "We knew we could play with these guys and came out and played hard". Donte Ingram picked the flawless spot for this game-winning shot. In 39 minutes, he collected 32 points, 18 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block with 4 turnovers.

by | March 16, 2018 | 22:44

Varane, 24, - who was signed for Real Madrid by Mourinho - has now confessed their has been some contact with United. And asked on El Larguero if the Portuguese had been in touch over a United move, Varane replied: 'No, not directly. It is pure power. "'I feel more comfortable with fast players because I try to control the depth", he told Goal . 'For my qualities, it's what I prefer.

by | March 16, 2018 | 22:25

Wichita State pulled within 78-75 on Conner Frankamp's three-pointer, but that's as close as the Shockers would get. The Shockers ranked No. 164 nationally defending the 3-pointer, so they are vulnerable against Marshall's key offensive principle.

by | March 16, 2018 | 21:02

Everton revealed in a statement on Wednesday the Iceland worldwide would be sidelined for "between six and eight weeks" after consultation with a specialist. "Gylfi's motivation is obviously to get back playing for us and then playing for Iceland at the World Cup". The Everton boss also added that the Blues want to avoid any setbacks with Sigurdsson's injury and that the midfielder wants to return in time for the World Cup in Russian Federation with his native Iceland .

by | March 16, 2018 | 20:13

As Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's team prepared to face 14th-seeded Bucknell at Little Caesars Arena on Friday, he was asked how close his program was to being back to normal. Penn - On paper, this looks like a mismatch but I really think this will be a tight game. "And I believe now we've got the experience and the talent and our minds are ready to make this run".