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Author: 0 Duke back on top, Gonzaga second in AP college basketball poll

No new teams joined the Top 25 for the first time this season. Duke collected 58 first-place votes. One stat shows the absurd domination of Duke , Virginia and Gonzaga this college basketball season. Here's where Gonzaga stands in some other key metrics: Kevin Pauga Index (KPI), No. 9; Ken Pomeroy, No. 3; Jeff Sagarin ratings, No. 2; ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI), No.

Sports Partey to play for Atletico against Juventus
Author: 0 Partey to play for Atletico against Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo played a pivotal role for Los Blancos, ending the hopes of Juventus but with Cristiano on his side now, Allegri will hope to fulfill their quest to conquer Champions League . "Having him is an advantage, but it's not all about Ronaldo ". "I feel very excited about being in the Champions League again, in such a great competition and against such a powerful team".

Sports Opelka, Isner set ATP Tour record at New York Open
Author: 0 Opelka, Isner set ATP Tour record at New York Open

The 21-year-old American had to win second-set tiebreaks to win both his first two matches on the black courts of the Nassau Memorial Veterans Coliseum, and again in the semifinals against Isner, when they combined for 81 aces, the most ever in a three-set match.

Sports Naomi Osaka loses first match since splitting from coach
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka loses first match since splitting from coach

Osaka then teared-up and added: "I don't know why this is happening". Osaka dismissed any cause for panic. "This was just one match. This is the one tournament that I think I need someone around that's very helpful". Osaka, who parted ways with coach Sascha Bajin last week following her victory in Melbourne, struggled with her service game against the world No 67, winning 48 per cent of her first serve points and making 25 unforced errors as she folded in just over an hour.

Author: 0 Thomas jumps four clear heading into final round at Genesis

I go to any competition, I want to win. A four-putt for Thomas on the 13th hole, that included a miss from near-gimme range, put Holmes ahead for good. "It was one of the worst weeks I've ever had on the greens", he said. Woods announced early in the week that he will play in Mexico, but added after his round Sunday that his golf clubs will remain in the travel bag tomorrow while he gets some rest.

Sports Manny Machado agrees to record-setting contract with Padres
Author: 0 Manny Machado agrees to record-setting contract with Padres

This deal for Machado, who plays both third base and shortstop, also includes an opt out for the final five years, Yahoo Sports reported. However, general partner Peter Seidler, without confirming the deal, said: "Ron and I, we love the city of San Diego, we love sports in San Diego, we're also well aware of the history".

Sports PGA Tour approves shorts for practice, pro-am rounds
Author: 0 PGA Tour approves shorts for practice, pro-am rounds

The change, which comes almost three years after the European Tour allowed shorts for practice rounds, applies only to tournaments operated on the six tours under the PGA TOUR umbrella. Open. The European Tour began a policy for players wearing shorts in practice rounds in 2016. Don't be alarmed by the appearance of some of the men's game's biggest names wearing shorts during practice rounds at this week's WGC Mexico Championship in Mexico City.

Sports Bayern Munich pulled off a 'tactical masterclass' against Liverpool
Author: 0 Bayern Munich pulled off a 'tactical masterclass' against Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was back in conflict with Bayern after spending seven years jousting with the German giants when he in charge at Borussia Dortmund. It'll be hard but we have experience in the Champions League. They were twice forced to come back from behind in their latest victory at Augsburg, where they squeaked out a 3-2 victory.

Sports Williams delay F1 testing because auto is not ready
Author: 0 Williams delay F1 testing because auto is not ready

Williams F1 is now scrambling to finish the build of its FW42 and had to cancel a planned pre-test shakedown. Williams finished bottom of the pack in the 2018 standings but have a raft of new sponsors onboard for the coming season, sponsors who will have expected the team to have been ready for testing after the 85-day off season.

Sports Ice hockey commentator Pierre McGuire's lucky escape from puck
Author: 0 Ice hockey commentator Pierre McGuire's lucky escape from puck

McGuire's delayed reflexes in reaction to the incoming puck showed he had little chance to fend off the projectile if it had been just centimetres closer to his face. The game, which is likely to be remembered more for McGuire's close encounter with the puck, ended with Tampa Bay winning 5-1. "We felt pretty fortunate to come away with two points tonight".

Sports Steelers are ready to trade him
Author: 0 Steelers are ready to trade him

It also appears Brown and Rooney were not alone in the meeting, with agent Drew Rosenhaus and Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert in the room as well. He has three years remaining on his contract and the Steelers would incur a $21 million cap charge in 2019 if they trade him away. "If your team got guaranteed money, they want to get to know me and work with me, tell them to call me".

Sports Ferrari
Author: 0 Ferrari "very close to perfection" from day one - Vettel

He completed 169 laps, equivalent to 2-1/2 race distances at the Spanish Grand Prix circuit. Sergio Perez gave the RP19 its first track action of the year and duly struggled for mileage, completing just 30 laps due to what the team described as teething problems, having not carried out a shakedown.

Sports All Blacks great Carter to rejoin Racing 92
Author: 0 All Blacks great Carter to rejoin Racing 92

I'm looking forward to getting back on the pitch! Carter gained a release from his Japanese club, the Kobelco Steelers, to make the deal possible. The former All Black - the highest scorer in test match history with 1,598 points in 112 games - was pivotal in New Zealand's historic back-to-back World Cup titles in 2011 and 2015.

Sports TRANSFER LATEST! Napoli Star Defender Koulibaly Speaks On Joining Man United
Author: 0 TRANSFER LATEST! Napoli Star Defender Koulibaly Speaks On Joining Man United

The Senegalese worldwide said that what he wants was to demonstrate on the field that he is at the level of the greatest defenders in the world. Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer sent his scout Jim Lawlor to Napoli to watch the centre-back in Napoli ahead of plans to complete a world record £90million summer move.

Sports Hurricanes owner Dundon invests $250M in Alliance of American Football
Author: 0 Hurricanes owner Dundon invests $250M in Alliance of American Football

The standard AAF player contract covers three years and pays $250,000 United States dollars - $70,000, $80,000 and $100,000 - in base salaries over the deal. With several former Louisville football players already on rosters for the Atlanta Legends and Memphis Express , the league has my interest even more.

Sports Sri Lanka steal win in 'incredible game'
Author: 0 Sri Lanka steal win in 'incredible game'

It was evidence again of a Sri Lankan propensity to play attacking shots against South Africa's strong fast bowling attack. Kusal Perera carried Sri Lanka to a sensational one-wicket win on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Saturday as he hit a career-best 153 not out.

Sports Umtiti Named in Barcelona Squad to Face Lyon
Author: 0 Umtiti Named in Barcelona Squad to Face Lyon

Nevertheless, Lyon have to cope without their captain Nabil Fekir, with the World Cup victor suspended for the first leg. Thomas Vermaelen is unavailable for Barcelona after picking up a calf problem against Valladolid, with the Belgian joining Rafinha , Jasper Cillessen and Arthur on the sidelines.

Sports Wenger raises questions over Ozil's effort at Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger raises questions over Ozil's effort at Arsenal

However, Mourinho - sacked by Manchester United in December, paid handsome tribute to Wenger via a video. But the real respect is always there. Özil ended speculation about his future past year by committing himself to Arsenal until the summer of 2021, with Wenger still at the helm.

Sports Liverpool must attack with pace if they are to beat Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Liverpool must attack with pace if they are to beat Bayern Munich

Three wins at Anfield pulled them through to the last 16 and Van Dijk has yet to taste defeat in 25 Premier and Champions League games on home soil as a Liverpool player, keeping 16 clean sheets in the process to tighten up a leaky defence that undermined Klopp's first two years in charge.

Sports Man United dump Chelsea out of FA Cup
Author: 0 Man United dump Chelsea out of FA Cup

Crystal Palace have been drawn against Watford away in the FA Cup Quarter Finals. It was the best performance from Man United under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , it was a complete performance in defence and attack. The Red Devils were also coming into the knockout match after a defeat, against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16 first leg, but bounced back positively.

Sports Ozil’s situation at Arsenal embarrassing - Keown
Author: 0 Ozil’s situation at Arsenal embarrassing - Keown

Ozil missed a game for the 100th time in his Arsenal career when he was omitted from the squad that lost away at BATE Borisov on Thursday. Ozil was the club's record signing when he landed in London from Real Madrid at the beginning of the 2013-14 season.

Sports Wawrinka snaps long final drought with superb win
Author: 0 Wawrinka snaps long final drought with superb win

A teenager sprayed too many errors in the end, unable to tame the rival's shots despite hitting more winners, especially in the last 25 minutes when he played on the level terms with the three-time Grand Slam champion. "I came out running hard in the first game to make him feel I was there. It's not so good but I'm working with my physio", said the world number 33. "It's always tough to lose in the final, but if I lose to someone, I'm happy it was against you, Gael, you are close friend and ...

Sports Duke's Barrett records triple-double against NC State
Author: 0 Duke's Barrett records triple-double against NC State

These freshmen are a guard who leads the teams with 5.3 assists per game known as Tre Jones , forwards Cam Reddish who scored 15 points in under 10 minutes including the game-tying and winning points in the 23-point comeback against Louisville mentioned before, and potential NBA number one draft picks/superstars RJ Barett , who leads the team in points per game with 22.7 points per game, and the golden boy Zion Williamson , who nearly if not every single fan of college basketball or even ...

Sports LeBron James turns focus to Lakers playoff push after All-Star win
Author: 0 LeBron James turns focus to Lakers playoff push after All-Star win

Team Giannis boasts a similarly stacked starting lineup with Antekounmpo joined by 76ers big man Joel Embiid, Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, Thunder forward Paul George and Hornets guard Kemba Walker. "No, because we haven't had a team all year because we've been hurt", per Ward . Disgrunted Anthony Davis, who has asked the New Orleans Pelicans to trade him, played just four minutes and had five points for Team LeBron .

Sports Pulwama encounter: Third terrorist killed, head constable martyred
Author: 0 Pulwama encounter: Third terrorist killed, head constable martyred

The names of the Army personnel injured were not immediately known. The reports said that 2-3 Jaish-e-Muhammad militants are suspected to be hiding at the place of gunfight. He is survived by his wife. The notice said that if they fail to explain their position to do not show up within the stipulated time, their services will be terminated.

Sports Neuer returns as Bayern win before Anfield first leg
Author: 0 Neuer returns as Bayern win before Anfield first leg

Bayern Tweeted this morning: 'Good news! Sunday's trip to Old Trafford is followed by a midweek home game with Watford before an away derby against Everton on March 3. "So I hope he can play (against Liverpool )". Without them probably my career would not be the same. "We feed off each other". "There I showed I respect him and his work a lot".

Sports Equine superstar: Record-breaking mare Winx wins 30th straight race
Author: 0 Equine superstar: Record-breaking mare Winx wins 30th straight race

When Winx steps onto a racecourse the world is watching these days. "Today's race was the most important race". She retired in 2013 undefeated. With that comes a following and a profile only a champion achieves. "It's a relief, a relief for racing", Waller said. "She's still working extremely well, and her body language is telling us she's enjoying what she's doing and that's all we have to worry about".

Sports 'We Sucked': Anthony Davis Blasts the Pelicans' Effort in Loss to Orlando
Author: 0 'We Sucked': Anthony Davis Blasts the Pelicans' Effort in Loss to Orlando

They came out more desperate. I'm going to talk about the team and Frank [Jackson] and how we need to get him better and what Kenrich [Williams] is doing and how we're playing overall and how we're doing. We found a way to win the game. "We did that so far". Anthony Davis' three points on Tuesday was his lowest scoring output in any game he played at least 20 minutes.