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Texans Have Interest in Patriots CB Butler

Having just signed free agent cornerback Stephon Gilmore, New England at least has someone they feel can be a quality top corner on their roster if they were to lose Butler. In the Saints' case, it would cost the No. 11 pick, not the No. 32 selection they received in last week's Brandin Cooks trade. "As a young guy, there were some things I'd like to have did more; not like I wasn't able to do them, we just had great guys doing those other things, so if it's not broke, why fix it?" "To be ... Read More »

NCAA Tournament: How to watch Florida vs


With those two ATS wins, they are now 13-16-2 ATS overall. Florida never got any closer. They've shot well too. I pull for SC every game but one. SLUMP BUSTED: Lost in a bit in the drama of Florida's Sweet 16 victory on a 3 as time expired by Chris Chiozza was the career-game from KeVaughn Allen. Read More »

Red Hot Nuggets' Winning Streak Stomped Out by Davis and Pelicans


The Nuggets and Pelicans will meet two more times in the next 12 days - on April 4 in New Orleans and April 7 in Denver . Want your voice heard? New Orleans trails Denver by five games with only nine games remaining after Sunday. New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis scored 33 points with 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in Friday's 117-107 loss to the Houston Rockets. Read More »

Rockets Troll Russell Westbrook With Tweet Degrading His Triple Doubles

The Thunder absorbed their second loss in the last three games, eve as Russell Westbrook posted his 36th triple-doubles of the season. Kiwi centre Steven Adams had a quiet night - scoring 11 points and earning 4 rebounds. The Rockets has the option to rest its starters and key players in the final games of the 2016-2017 National Basketball Association regular season. Read More »

Jadeja, Pujara and Vijay given top BCCI contracts


All along, the BCCI had stressed that the contracts are based primarily on the players' performance during the preceding contract cycle. The gradation committee also factors in the selectors' plans for the cycle. Sixteen Grade-C players, including Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra and Ashish Nehra, will be paid 50 lakh rupees annually. It is unfortunate that Suresh Raina, India's third-leading run-getter in T20Is is not included in the list of the contracted players by BCCI while players who had ... Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo: "I don't crash into the barriers often"

The Australian capped a wretched weekend by failing to finish yesterday's season-opening Formula One race in Melbourne . Verstappen finished in fifth as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel took victory, the team's first win for 18 months. After a crash in Saturday's qualifying race, which put him in 10 position on the grid, Ricciardo's auto needed a gearbox replacement that forced a five place grid penalty. Read More »

Manchester United plot £173m raid on Barcelona this summer for Neymar


According to the report, United is also prepared to double Neymar's Barcelona salary and pay him €25 million per season ($27 million), which would make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League. The 25-year-old is enjoying an excellent season with the Blaugrana and has accrued 14 goals and 23 assists in all competitions. I like the playing style and the teams. Read More »

Free agent LB Zach Brown changes agent, scheduled to meet with Bills


While Miami was probably going to retain Alonso in restricted free agency, who could have foreseen him making this bit of coin? There were initial questions last fall about whether his career was in doubt, but the Dolphins are optimistic he can play - to the point that they guaranteed $1.15 million of his salary next season, according to NFL Network. Read More »

Chelsea hold talks with Bundesliga club over striker transfer


The 19-year-old is widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season after failing to negotiate a new contract in which he demanded £50,000-a-week. His progress has stalled this season due to his ongoing contract dispute and a lack of match action, but last season he did get game time under his belt on loan at Vitesse Arnhem in Holland, where he scored seven goals. Read More »

Vancouver Canuck rookie signee scores the best 'hat trick'


Boeser is the 21st player from the 2015 NHL Draft to score a goal. Boudreau was referring to Canucks winger Brock Boeser, who scored the third goal of the game . Boeser played almost 13 minutes, mostly on Vancouver's second line alongside Horvat and Sven Baertschi after getting the start with Henrik and Daniel Sedin. Read More »

Martin O'Neill: Neil Taylor's tackle on Seamus Coleman was "very poor"

The Everton star had successful surgery on Saturday and now faces a painful rehabilitation to get back to full fitness. "Naturally, he is very disappointed". It's a big blow for the lad. The loss of his captain has further exacerbated an injury list which already included Shane Duffy, Ciaran Clark, Harry Arter, Wes Hoolahan and Daryl Murphy. Read More »

This Woman Shared The Most Heartbreaking Story About Being Fat-Shamed


But what wasn't over was the hurt and heartache Arocho, who says she lost 120 pounds (40 of which she's lost this year) since starting her weight loss journey, felt in their wake. Arocho also opened up about having worked hard to lose weight over the previous year. Exercise proved enormously beneficial for Shauna's mental health, since she still struggles with depression and severe anxiety. Read More »

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina


The second game featured first seeded North Carolina take on second seeded Kentucky . And with it, South Carolina's incredible, previously unthinkable run in this NCAA Tournament had found its emphatic exclamation point, a dunk that sealed Sunday's 77-70 East region final over Florida and sent the Gamecocks to the program's first Final Four. Read More »

Final Four set: North Carolina, Oregon, Gonzaga, & South Carolina

In 17 years not to get one call at midnight that your guys did something insane or not to have to break up a fight in the locker room or deal with man, I'm going to transfer if I don't play more. We're playing the Florida Gators . It's on the refs to give us a foul at the rim when we get there, or they say it's not a foul. Leon was on fire in the first half. Read More »

Sunday's roundup: Dustin Johnson wins Match Play

On the 356-yard par four eighteenth hole, Rahm blasted a drive that went a whopping 382 yards, rolling straight through the middle of the green and coming to rest a few yards over it. "Fortunately, his hole-in-one at seven only meant losing one hole so overall I was fortunate to win the match". But his chip down the slope checked up and stayed short of the ridge, and he had to settle for par. Read More »

USC Faces Baylor in Showdown to Get to Elite 8

Who: Baylor (27-7) vs. SC ended the half on a 22-7 run to take a 37-22 advantage into the locker room. They had 24 (Friday). For North Carolina, this was the flawless win after getting outplayed for long stretches of the game against Arkansas in the Second Round. Read More »

Watch Jon Rahm crush a 426-yard drive

After winning his last two starts, Johnson made it three in a row by outlasting Jon Rahm one up to emerge triumphant on Sunday. Meanwhile, Rahm, who is now ranked at 25th in the world, saw off Johnson's compatriot Bill Haas 3&2, triumphing on five holes and hitting seven birdies on the way. Read More »

Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm advance to Match Play final


If Rahm were a carnival ride on Sunday, he'd be the kind that requires you hand over two tickets just to board. Things swung back in Johnson's favor on the course's signature hole, the downhill, par-5 12th. Johnson stretched ahead by winning four holes in succession from the 3rd tee. Renteria also mentioned Leury Garcia as an option. Noren is the only player to really make him sweat, and that was Johnson's doing. Read More »

South Carolina Prepares to Face SEC Rival Florida in Elite Eight

SEC East rival Florida - which advanced to the Elite Eight courtesy of a dramatic buzzer beater. Baylor leads the series 4-3. SC is in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1973 after breaking a 13-year NCAA tournament drought. The trio makes up 43.9 percent of South Carolina's scoring, per's Colt Kesselring. Martin's Gamecocks may be back for another run next March. Read More »

The Final Four teams and game times are now set


The South Carolina Gamecocks, who have never made a Final Four and hadn't so much as won an NCAA Tournament game since 1973 and a year ago was crashing out in the second round of the NIT after suspending five players for an incident involving a BB gun. Read More »

Frank Martin Gives A Great Answer To Question From SI Kids Reporter

Reserve forward Luke Maye knocked in the game-winning jumper for the Tar Heels with 0.3 seconds left to break a 73-all tie after Kentucky's Malik Monk tied the game with a three-pointer on the previous possession. "I'm sure there's people who don't like it". With no timeouts left, the Gators inbounded to Chiozza and the point guard stopped right at the arc and dropped in the victor for Florida (27-8). Read More »

SC defeats Florida for first Final Four berth

Add the names Sindarius Thornwell and Frank Martin to the top of the list. The other national semifinal game will pit No. 3 seed OR versus the victor of Sunday's South Region final between No. "We didn't get that chance our first three years and for us to get this opportunity this year heading out is a blessing for us, and it's good for the basketball program, and also for us to still be playing and make it to the tournament". Read More »

SC knocks off fourth-seeded Florida, 77-70

SC ranks eighth in 3-point field goal percentage defense, just a shade under 30 percent. North Carolina head coach Roy Williams going back to the Final Four. There would be little more to the game either, the final two minutes mostly traded baskets and free throws. Felder scored all nine bench points Friday night. Read More »