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Each Final Four team’s defining moment – ESPN

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

ESPNEach Final Four team’s defining momentESPNMalik Monk’s 3-pointer brings Kentucky even with North Carolina, but the Tar Heels take it the length of the floor, and Luke Maye hits a jump shot with 0.3 seconds left to give UNC a 75-73 win. (0:41). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger …Watch (and rewatch) the brilliance of North Carolina’s game-winner over KentuckyFOXSports.comNorth Carolina has enough in reserve to edge Kentucky, 75-73Los Angeles TimesNorth Carolina has unfinished business at Final Four after wild Kentucky winUSA TODAYBleacher Report -SB Nation -Yahoo Sports -Washington Postall 308 news articles »

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VIDEO: South Carolina celebrates Final Four trip by dousing Frank Martin in water – NBCSports.com

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

NBCSports.comVIDEO: South Carolina celebrates Final Four trip by dousing Frank Martin in waterNBCSports.comThe Gamecocks made sure to celebrate properly when head coach Frank Martin hit the locker room after the game by dousing him in water before Martin gave another speech. https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/846124174259118080/video/1.South Carolina is the most stunning Final Four team in years, but it’s no CinderellaFOXSports.comSouth Carolina’s defense got it to Final Four and could win the whole thingSB NationSouth Carolina knocks off fourth-seeded Florida, 77-70Los Angeles TimesESPN (blog) -Yahoo Sports -CBSSports.com -Philly.comall 835 news articles »

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Oregon stuns Kansas to reach first Final Four in 78 years – Yahoo Sports

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Yahoo SportsOregon stuns Kansas to reach first Final Four in 78 yearsYahoo SportsTyler Dorsey (middle) and Jordan Bell (right) were the protagonists in Oregon’s upset of Kansas. (Getty). More. KANSAS CITY — Amid thousands of blank stares, there was one villainous smile. That smile, and a few similar ones, told of a stunning result …Kansas vs. Oregon: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017Bleacher ReportThe Latest: Big wins for West Coast in regional finalsWashington PostOregon pushes Kansas around for first Final Four trip in 78 yearsNew York PostSB Nation -ESPN (blog) -New York Daily News -CBSSports.comall 413 news articles »

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Hoosiers hire Dayton’s Archie Miller as coach – ESPN

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

ESPNHoosiers hire Dayton’s Archie Miller as coachESPNArchie Miller is making the leap from Dayton to Indiana to become the Hoosiers’ new basketball coach, it was announced Saturday. “I am honored to be the head coach at Indiana University,” Miller said Saturday in a statement. “IU is one of the greatest …Indiana hires Dayton’s Archie Miller as new coachUSA TODAYIndiana hires Archie Miller as new coachChicago TribuneCollege basketball: Archie Miller named Indiana University men’s basketball coachNCAA.comSB Nation -Big Ten Network -Sports Illustrated -CBSSports.comall 77 news articles »

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Joakim Noah gets 20-game suspension for banned supplement – ESPN

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

ESPNJoakim Noah gets 20-game suspension for banned supplementESPNThe NBA has suspended New York Knicks center Joakim Noah for 20 games for violating the league’s anti-drug policy, it was announced Saturday. The suspension will start when Noah — who has not played since Feb. 4 and had arthroscopic surgery on his …Knicks’ Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for violating anti-drug programCBSSports.comJoakim Noah Suspended 20 Games for Violating NBA Drug PolicyBleacher ReportKnicks’ Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for violating anti-drug policyUSA TODAYNBA.com -Yahoo Sports -New York Post -Washington Postall 54 news articles »

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De’Aaron Fox gets the best of Lonzo Ball as Kentucky wins showdown with UCLA – Sports Illustrated

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Sports IllustratedDe’Aaron Fox gets the best of Lonzo Ball as Kentucky wins showdown with UCLASports IllustratedJust like Kentucky over UCLA, De’Aaron Fox won the battle of the star freshman point guards over Lonzo Ball—and now unlike Ball, his college career lives to see another day. Share. Michael Rosenberg. 2 hours ago. MEMPHIS — De’Aaron Fox stood in a …No way De’Aaron Fox wasn’t going to let Kentucky lose to UCLAUSA TODAYDe’Aaron Fox works his magic, outplays Lonzo Ball in Sweet 16ESPN (blog)Elites meet in South final between Kentucky, North Carolina (Mar 26, 2017)FOXSports.comLos Angeles Times -CBSSports.com -Bleacher Report -Sporting Newsall 374 news articles »

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Sweet 16 thoughts: Florida-Wisconsin delivers the drama we’ve been waiting for – Sports Illustrated

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Sports IllustratedSweet 16 thoughts: Florida-Wisconsin delivers the drama we’ve been waiting forSports IllustratedHow’s that for drama? The NCAA tournament finally delivered the ending it was missing in Florida’s overtime win over Wisconsin. Plus, other thoughts from Friday’s action. Share. Brian Hamilton. 36 minutes ago. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Assorted thoughts on …Chris Chiozza’s game-winner shows Florida has some poise tooESPN (blog)Buzzer beaters! Florida and Wisconsin trade last-second shots in wild Sweet 16 thrillerFOXSports.comFlorida vs. Wisconsin: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017Bleacher ReportLos Angeles Times -New York Daily News -Sporting News -New York Timesall 423 news articles »

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Kentucky opens a double-digit lead, 73-61, with 4 ½ minutes left – Los Angeles Times

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Los Angeles TimesKentucky opens a double-digit lead, 73-61, with 4 ½ minutes leftLos Angeles TimesUCLA guard Bryce Alford checks the scoreboard late in the second half. (Kevin C UCLA guard Bryce Alford checks the scoreboard late in the second half. (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images). The nation’s highest-scoring team found out what it felt like to get …Kentucky’s freshmen upstage the Lonzo Ball showESPN (blog)Lonzo Ball Declares for 2017 NBA Draft After Sweet 16 Loss to KentuckyBleacher ReportLonzo Ball’s polarizing year at UCLA ends in Sweet 16, will he be No. 1 in the NBA draft?USA TODAYYahoo Sports -SB

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World Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland’s career – FOXSports.com

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

FOXSports.comWorld Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland’s careerFOXSports.comLOS ANGELES — His voice cracked. His voice always cracks at times like this, times of triumph and emotion and reflection. This would be the last time for any of that. And Jim Leyland got sentimental, because at his core, that’s who he is, always has been.Style and substance: Team USA finds itself in winning World Baseball ClassicUSA TODAYPuerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebrationESPNHow Marcus Stroman went from dreaming of pitching for Puerto Rico to America’s WBC heroYahoo SportsBleacher Report -Philly.com -Washington Post -New York Daily Newsall 602 news articles »

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Wednesday’s AM Hot Clicks: Beth Williams; Wheel of Fortune blunder goes viral – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Orlando SentinelWednesday’s AM Hot Clicks: Beth Williams; Wheel of Fortune blunder goes viralSports IllustratedA contestant named Clueless. I’ve always considered Wheel of Fortune a game show for dumb people, making it a nice bookend to Jeopardy, a game show for smart people. I think Kevin, a contestant on Wheel of Fortune last night, more than proved this …This Might Be The Biggest Fail On Wheel Of Fortune EVER!PerezHilton.comWheel of Fortune: The 10 Biggest Fails of All Timeseattlepi.com’Wheel of Fortune’ contestant could have greatest miss in show’s historyFox NewsNOLA.com -USA TODAY -Chicago Tribune -cleveland.comall 95 news articles »

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Trump sounds done with health care before he’s really started – Politico

Monday, March 20th, 2017

PoliticoTrump sounds done with health care before he’s really startedPoliticoLOUISVILLE, Ky. — On the precipice of the meatiest legislative fight of his young presidency, Donald Trump is increasingly talking about health care like the vegetables of his agenda — the thing he must begrudgingly finish in order to get to what he …At Kentucky rally, Trump urges Congress to deal with health care so he can take up taxes and tradeWashington PostTrump Visits Kentucky to Reprise His Greatest Hits of 2016New York TimesDonald Trump Talks Colin Kaepernick’s Status as an NFL Free Agent at RallyBleacher ReportFox News -The Hill -NBCNews.com -Sports Illustratedall

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South Carolina upends second-seeded Duke, 88-81 – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Los Angeles TimesSouth Carolina upends second-seeded Duke, 88-81Los Angeles TimesSouth Carolina guard Duane Notice celebrates after making a three-pointer against Duke during the second half Sunday. (Gregory Shamus / Getty Images). Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and …South Carolina stuns Duke to advance to Sweet 16Sports IllustratedSouth Carolina ends Duke’s crazy season in the second roundESPN (blog)Duke vs. South Carolina: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017Bleacher ReportWashington Post -Yahoo Sports -SB Nation -CBSSports.comall 459 news articles »

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After 39 minutes of grit, Wichita State shrinks in crunch time in emotional loss to Kentucky – Yahoo Sports

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Yahoo SportsAfter 39 minutes of grit, Wichita State shrinks in crunch time in emotional loss to KentuckyYahoo SportsINDIANAPOLIS – As the Wichita State band played and the cheerleaders locked arms, facing the team’s cheering section, chins quivered. Tears started to fall. Two shots had been blocked, a great NCAA tournament game had been lost, 65-62, and the …The best and worst of everything from March Madness Day 4SB NationVIDEO: Tyler Dorsey’s three saves No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 11 Rhode IslandNBCSports.comGregg Marshall’s wife escorted out of arena after Wichita State’s lossUSA TODAYSporting News -Washington Post -Lexington Herald Leader -FOXSports.comall 201 news articles »

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Bronson Koenig keys No. 8 seed Wisconsin’s upset of defending national champion, No. 1 seed Villanova – Sports Illustrated

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Sports IllustratedBronson Koenig keys No. 8 seed Wisconsin’s upset of defending national champion, No. 1 seed VillanovaSports IllustratedNo. 8 seed Wisconsin stunned No. 1 seed Villanova, the defending national champions, in in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday. Share. Dan Greene. an hour ago. BUFFALO, N.Y. — We had been waiting patiently for this tournament to …Wisconsin upsets Villanova on Nigel Hayes’ game-winning layupYahoo SportsUnfair! It was insane No. 1 Villanova had to face (and lose to) Wisconsin in NCAA tourneyFOXSports.comNCAA tournament live updates: Wisconsin upsets defending champion and top-seeded VillanovaLos Angeles TimesWashington Post -ESPN (blog) -Bleacher Report -New York

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WVU vs. Notre Dame: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017 – Bleacher Report

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Washington TimesWVU vs. Notre Dame: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017Bleacher ReportA battle of opposing strengths to start Saturday’s NCAA Tournament West Region saw No. 4 West Virginia outlast No. 5 Notre Dame 83-71 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. Led by an NCAA-best press attack, West Virginia hit timely shots late, led …March Madness: West Virginia Advances to the Sweet SixteenNew York TimesMountaineers clinch Sweet 16 berth with win over Notre Dame (Mar 18, 2017)FOXSports.comThis ‘Press Virginia’ will be a tough out in the Sweet 16ESPN (blog)Yahoo Sports -Sporting News -Notre Dame Insider -U.S. News & World Reportall

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World Baseball Classic Preview: Venezuela vs USA

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017


The USA and Venezuela will try to get the second round off to a good start on Wednesday

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Cuba Eliminated From WBC With Loss to Kingdom of Netherlands

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Cuba was knocked out of the World Baseball Classic with a loss to the Kingdom of the NetherlandsPhoto Credit: Getty Images

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Cuba Eliminated From WBC With Loss to Kingdom of Netherlands

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017


Cuba was knocked out of the World Baseball Classic with a loss to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Judge Grants Control of Jose Fernandez’s Estate to Family

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The 24-year-old baseball star apparently left no will. In January, his mother, Maritza Gomez Fernandez, filed a petition to administer control of his estate to determine who gets his assets.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Puerto Rico Tops Dom. Republic in World Baseball Classic

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Puerto Rico opened the second round of the WBC with a 3-1 win over the Dominican Republic on TuesdayPhoto Credit: Getty Images

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Puerto Rico Tops Dom. Republic in World Baseball Classic

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017


Puerto Rico opened the second round of the WBC with a 3-1 win over the Dominican Republic on Tuesday

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Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017


The World Baseball Classic will continue on Tuesday when the Dominican Republic takes on Puerto Rico

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Sunburn for 3.13.17 – The FDP’s next ED? A must-read on Steve Bannon; Voter fraud in Palm Beach?; Magic in the Capitol

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica.
THE TOUGHEST JOB IN FLORIDA POLITICS
The choice to succeed Scott Arceneaux as executive director of the Florida Democratic Party is between Jonathan Ducote and Josh Wolf, sources close to the decision-making process tell FloridaPolitics.
Political consultant Jackie Lee and operative Reggie Cardozo were also in the mix, but reportedly are now out of contention.
Ducote has served as political director for the Florida Justice Association since 2014. He previously served as campaign manager for Loranne Ausley’s unsuccessful 2010 bid for CFO, as financial director for Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown’s 2011 election victory, and as campaign manager

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Team USA Advances to Second Round of World Baseball Classic

Sunday, March 12th, 2017


The United States beat Canada on Sunday to advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic

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Team USA Advances to Second Round of World Baseball Classic

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

The United States beat Canada on Sunday to advance to the second round of the World Baseball ClassicPhoto Credit: Getty Images

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2017 NCAA Tournament: Bracket Topped by Villanova, Kansas, UNC and Gonzaga – New York Times

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

New York Times2017 NCAA Tournament: Bracket Topped by Villanova, Kansas, UNC and GonzagaNew York TimesVillanova celebrated after beating Creighton to win the Big East Tournament. Credit Mike Stobe/Getty Images. How to Watch: CBS and streaming on ncaa.com. Villanova (31-3), which won last year’s N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament on a three-pointer at …2017 NCAA tournament field revealed: Villanova, Kansas, UNC, Gonzaga are No. 1 seedsSports Illustrated2017 NCAA Tournament bracket: Breaking down Gonzaga, No. 1 seed in WestCBSSports.comNorthwestern making first NCAA Tournament is wild, weird and wonderfulSporting NewsYahoo Sports -Philly.com -Syracuse.com -Comcast SportsNet Philadelphiaall 471 news articles »

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Team USA Loses to DR at World Baseball Classic

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Team USA blew a five-run lead in their 7-5 loss to the Dominican Republic on Saturday in the second round of the World Baseball ClassicPhoto Credit: Getty Images

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Team USA Loses to DR at World Baseball Classic

Saturday, March 11th, 2017


Team USA blew a five-run lead in their 7-5 loss to the Dominican Republic on Saturday in the second round of the World Baseball Classic

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Colombian Kids Cheer on Players At WBC Opener

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Eleven underprivileged children from Colombia were in a suite at the World Baseball Classic in Marlins Park, thanks to a trip sponsored by the Mayor of Cartagena, Monolo Duque.

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Texans ship Brock Osweiler and a second-round pick to Cleveland – NBCSports.com

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

NBCSports.comTexans ship Brock Osweiler and a second-round pick to ClevelandNBCSports.comHow big a mistake did the Texans make when they signed Brock Osweiler last year? So big that they’re giving up a second-round draft pick to get out from under his contract. Osweiler is being shipped to Cleveland, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.Texans trade Brock Osweiler, 2018 second-round pick to BrownsESPNBrowns acquire Brock Osweiler, 2018 pick from TexansNFL.comBrock Osweiler, Texans’ 2018 2nd-Round Pick Reportedly Traded to BrownsBleacher ReportFOXSports.com -Sports Illustrated -USA TODAY -CBSSports.comall 159 news articles »

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