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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 »

SC upends No. 3 Baylor in NCAA play

I thought it was a powerful moment to let them know. Sometime on Sunday night, the Baylor Bears looked at the East Region of this NCAA Tournament and suddenly had a good feeling about what they saw. "Attitude comes first. We gotta have guys that are gonna believe in our mission, that are gonna believe in what we wanna do". SC and Baylor will tip-off at approximately 7:29 p.m. Read More »

SC advances in NCAA tournament


Each team will be making their debut in the National Semifinals. Despite having a timeout, North Carolina opted against using it. While Florida had to work overtime to put down Wisconsin in the second East Regional semifinal in the most famous arena in the world, SC made it look easy in the opener. Read More »

De'Aaron Fox expects 2 SEC teams in Final Four


That is a big reason why the Gamecocks are in this position, holding Duke to 41.5 percent shooting from the field and limiting Baylor to just 50 points. SC is an interesting case-it clearly has the defensive aptitude to go toe-to-toe with one of the nation's most gifted teams, but what it did offensively in the second half against Duke was very much out of character. Read More »

South Western rail franchise operator revealed


The victor of the bid has promised a series of improvements amid a row over Chinese involvement. MTR is set to take over Stagecoach, the company which now runs SWT services across south west England to and from London Waterloo. Over the course of the franchise, which will be known as First MTR, £1.2bn will be invested to improve every aspect of train journeys on the South Western network, based on feedback from customers, staff and community groups. Read More »

England 2-0 Lithuania: Three Lions stars rated and slated


Defoe made his first appearance for England since 2013 and captain for the day Joe Hart allowed him to lead out of the team with mascot Bradley Lowery. He was allowed space and fired a left-footed shot which Hart saved easily. It was a good move and great lay-off from Adam Lallana . The England manager played with a three man defence against Germany and the 46-year-old wants his players to adapt against different opponents. Read More »

Girl of four dies after 'hit and run' crash


She was walking with her grandmother when they were hit by a black Ford Fiesta auto which then crashed into a lamp post. Violet, who had a 21-month-old brother Oliver, had her pancreas and kidneys donated following her death, said Merseyside Police. Read More »

India captain Kohli doubtful for fourth Australia test


There is no special treatment for anyone and the same rule applies for anyone. "I think he understands the game really well". The physio wants to give it a bit more time till I can test myself and probably we will take a call later tonight or tomorrow before the game. Read More »

India 153-2 at tea in fourth Australia Test


Lyon rated Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood s effort today as world class. Somebody like that, we've all played under him and he's been a huge influence on everybody in the team. After the Aussies were dismissed for 300 on the first day, Hazlewood was doing his utmost to get an early breakthrough to keep the tourists in the match. Read More »

Australian bowler Josh Hazlewood gives Murali Vijay fiery send-off in fourth Test


Lyon then picked up the quick wicket of Karun Nair for five to reduce India to 167 for four but Ajinkya Rahane's 46 and Ravichandran Ashwin's 30 edged them closer to drawing level with Australia . "Everyone wrote us off, but to be in this position in the last test of the series that's 1-1, I think the pressure is now on India ". KL Rahul is the first Indian opener to score 5 half-centuries in a Test series without a century. Read More »

Notre Dame beats UMass Lowell in OT to advance to Frozen Four


Chicago Blackhawks prospect Dennis Gilbert and Notre Dame upset No. 2 seed UMass-Lowell on Sunday to win the Northeast Regional and earn a berth in the Frozen Four . He can thank his star Bjork for another opportunity. Wall saved Bjork's initial shot from close range, but Morrison surged down the slot to score his 11th goal of the season and second of the game on a backhander from between the circles. Read More »