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The regular season has shown us that the Spartans can upset a team like Miami, but if they go head-to-head with an upper echelon opponent (like Kansas in round two), then they'll have some significant challenges. MI has a favorable bracket. If MSU wins, it'll nearly certainly play top-seeded Kansas on Sunday in Tulsa. He was excited for the opportunity to compete against Miami and possibly Kansas in the round of 32 on Sunday.
  • Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami

    Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami

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    Free agency in the National Football League can be a bear, to keep this a PG environment, and the Pittsburgh Steelers and their fan base saw that first hand Friday when 10-year veteran Lawrence Timmons took his talents to South Beach with the Miami Dolphins.
  • Firmino Doubtful for Burnley Match

    Firmino Doubtful for Burnley Match

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    They defend like they defend, long balls, counter-attacks, but it is really tuned: (Ashley) Barnes , ( Sam) Vokes , ( Andre) Gray are running (onto) channel balls in behind, set-pieces, so you know it can't be easy. Yes because we think we should qualify for it. There are a lot of games to play. We could have played Lovren and Matip more often. On the other side, Burnley are enjoying relatively successful returnee season in the Premier League as they're now sitting in comfortable ...
  • Woman Accused Of Stalking Tim Tebow At Mets Spring Training Camp

    Woman Accused Of Stalking Tim Tebow At Mets Spring Training Camp

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    Michelle Marie Thompson, 36, was arrested after hanging around the New York Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla., hours after their February 26 game against the Detroit Tigers. The Mets have said Tebow will begin the season in the minors, but haven't revealed at what level. Officers instructed Thompson to get back into her auto and leave St.
  • Dallas Cowboys expected to release quarterback Tony Romo

    Dallas Cowboys expected to release quarterback Tony Romo

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    They can look at Romo as a bridge option before they cut or restructure Osweiler's contract after this season. Romo was set to count for $24.7 million against the cap this year, and that wasn't happening. If Romo is indeed released once free agency opens, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him meet with the Denver Broncos out of the gate. That means Romo is all but certain to begin 2017 on another team, ending a 13-year run in Dallas that saw him earn four Pro Bowl nods.
  • Want to eat like Tom Brady? There's a meal service for that

    Want to eat like Tom Brady? There's a meal service for that

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    According to ESPN's Darren Rovell , Tom Brady's next endorsement venture is the "plant-based meal company Purple Carrot of MA". And similar to the strict diet the Brady-Bündchen household follows, customers can expect each meal to be gluten-free, high in protein and low in refined sugar.
  • Rockies prospect Scott Burcham lifts Israel over South Korea in WBC

    Rockies prospect Scott Burcham lifts Israel over South Korea in WBC

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    Israel's national baseball team was leading 2-1 against South Korea after 10 and a half innings in the first match of the World Baseball Classic on Monday. Seung Hwan Oh fanned Burcham to work his way out of the bases-loaded jam in the eighth and struck out three batters in 1.1 innings of work. The tiebreakers are in this order: fewest runs allowed divided by the number of defensive innings between the tied teams; fewest earned runs allowed divided by the number of defensive innings ...
  • Missouri under fire weather watch

    Missouri under fire weather watch

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    Sunday's winds will be even stronger with gusts over 30 miles per hour at times. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Gusts as high as 40 miles per hour out of the west are expected, with sustained wind in the 20 to 25 miles per hour range during the afternoon.
  • Chelsea takes 10-point lead; Hazard, Costa score vs West Ham

    Chelsea takes 10-point lead; Hazard, Costa score vs West Ham

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    N'Golo Kante - 9 - Absolutely sensational in midfield, showing all of his usual speed and tenacity to shut down West Ham's creative players to the point that they nearly gave up. Well what else can be said about Antonio Conte's reign at Chelsea that hasn't been already said? They are meeting every challenge placed in front of them and this win will have been greeted with dismay by the chasing pack because Chelsea are simply showing no signs of cracking.
  • Is Arsene Wenger's Defiance Over Dropping Alexis Sanchez His Arsenal Tipping Point?

    Is Arsene Wenger's Defiance Over Dropping Alexis Sanchez His Arsenal Tipping Point?

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    Ibrahimovic, fresh from scoring twice in United's Wembley triumph over Southampton, had a wretched afternoon and not just because his second-half penalty, with the score at 1-1 was stopped by Artur Boruc, who gave an inspired performance. This season's vitriol towards the long-serving Wenger has been noticeably more spiked than usual - a failed title challenge and European humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich have seen calls for his departure grow ever-louder.
  • Murray sets up Verdasco final

    Murray sets up Verdasco final

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    After having played some incredible tennis in that extraordinary quarterfinal win over the unseeded German Philipp Kohlschreiber , Murray registered a highly impressive straight-set win over Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the semifinal on Friday.
  • Myles Garrett runs the 40 like a No. 1 pick

    Myles Garrett runs the 40 like a No. 1 pick

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    Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is doing his best to become the No. 1 overall pick in the National Football League draft. Either way, it's more high praise for Garrett on a day where there's, rightfully, been plenty of it. But his other athletic numbers - a 41-inch vertical jump and a 128-inch broad jump - were terrific. In the documented history of the NFL Combine, Garrett ran his 40 nearly 2 seconds faster, at 20 pounds heavier, than most defensive ends.
  • Reuben Foster sent home early from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

    Reuben Foster sent home early from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

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    Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster , expected to be a top-10 pick in this year's National Football League draft, will not be part of what is considered by many to be the most important part of the National Football League combine. A subsequent report from Katherine Terrell came out saying Foster did not have a good interview with a team at the combine. Alabama Crimson Tide inside linebacker Reuben Foster has been sent home early from the event in Indianapolis.
  • PSL Final 2017: Shahid Afridi Ruled Out from Mega Match

    PSL Final 2017: Shahid Afridi Ruled Out from Mega Match

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    The Nishtar Park compound has been protected by huge metal gates, and spectators will be able to enter the Gaddafi Stadium only after three layers of security checks, some of which take place at a two-kilometre protective perimeter around the venue .
  • Las Vegas Motor Speedway seeking 2nd Cup Series race

    Las Vegas Motor Speedway seeking 2nd Cup Series race

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    According to Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's meeting material, last year's March race attracted 96,400 out-of-town visitors resulting in a $139.2 million economic impact. "I think it would be good". What a great story it would be if Chase Elliott can pull out his first Cup victory at his hometown track in the final race before the track undergoes a repave.
  • Syracuse football's 2018 game at Notre Dame rescheduled for November 17

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    Bonzie Colson is averaging 16.9 points and 10.6 rebounds per game while V.J. Notre Dame holds a precarious one-game lead over Louisville , Duke and Florida State in the ACC standings going into Saturday afternoon's Fighting Irish vs. Meanwhile, the Irish moved the ball and finished with 17 assists. The Cardinals finished with 18 compared to Notre Dame's five. Gavin's mark of 778 assists stood since 1988.