• University of Washington expected to hire Mike Hopkins
University of Washington expected to hire Mike Hopkins

Hopkins, 47 and a California native, has worked under Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim since 1996, playing basketball for the school as a player. The 9-22 mark was the school's worst since 5-22 in the 1993-94 season. "I can't express enough thanks to Coach Boeheim for so many years of mentorship and guidance", Hopkins said. He also has been in the c...

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  • Casemiro returns to bring stability to Real title push
Casemiro returns to bring stability to Real title push

Real Madrid , who still have one game in hand, are now two points ahead of Barcelona at the top of La Liga table but will be looking to open tha gap on Saturday, as the Catalans won't play their corresponding fixture with Valencia until Sunday.

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  • Brad Underwood Named Illinois Head Coach, Leaves Oklahoma State
Brad Underwood Named Illinois Head Coach, Leaves Oklahoma State

MI knocked Oklahoma State out of this year's Big Dance on Friday in a 92-91 seesaw battle. In three seasons at Stephen F. Austin, Underwood led the Lumberjacks to an 89-14 overall record and a 53-1 conference mark. I want to thank Josh Whitman for the opportunity to join the Fighting Illini family and look forward to working with him to build a c...

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  • Everton's Lukaku makes another statement with late double
Everton's Lukaku makes another statement with late double

A late Romelu Lukaku double and an Enner Valencia strike securing a convincing win for Everton, which will be remembered especially fondly by academy product Calvert-Lewin. Speaking about the game, Koeman told BBC Sport: "It's great of course, you like to be confident at home". But we spoke about the six points in the two home games against West ...

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  • NCAA Tournament South Region predictions: North Carolina or bust
NCAA Tournament South Region predictions: North Carolina or bust

Staff and faculty can cheer on the ninth-ranked Duke women's basketball team Saturday when the Blue Devils take on Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion Hampton during the first round of the NCAA tournament in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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  • Romelu Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola at Manchester United team hotel — SNAPPED
Romelu Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola at Manchester United team hotel — SNAPPED

He is good friends with United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward following the three summer deals the pair worked on in the summer. "The player has to understand if he does not sign a new contract by one year (left) you need to make a decision for the club so it knows what will happen next year".

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  • Klopp backs under-fire Guardiola
Klopp backs under-fire Guardiola

Tiemoue Bakayokos superb header fired Monaco into the Champions League quarterfinals as 3-1 victory condemned Pep Guardiolas Manchester City to a painful exit on away goals. The Reds boss spent much of his Friday briefing singing the praises of the under-fire City boss, claiming those lining up to criticise the Spaniard and his methods will be pr...

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  • Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. UC Davis
Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. UC Davis

Either UC Davis or North Carolina Central will earn its first NCAA Tournament win on Wednesday night. While UC Davis isn't the biggest team in the Tournament, the Aggies play a lot bigger than their size indicates. "They (Aggies) will be fired up to play", Jackson said. "Being freshmen, past year we didn't know what to expect coming into the ga...

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  • Michigan Wolverines vs. Louisville Cardinals NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview and Prediction
Michigan Wolverines vs. Louisville Cardinals NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview and Prediction

On the strength of being able to turn the Spartans over four times during the dominant opening run, Miami was able to get easy baskets in transition. 1). Michigan State fell behind by a touchdown and field goal before scoring, and the NCAA Tournament first-round game against Miami had the makings of a blowout.

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  • England line up All Blacks 2017 showdown
England line up All Blacks 2017 showdown

Rugby fans rejoyce, because it's now possible for you to play at Twickenham and see how you fare against the England team. England will surpass the All Blacks' world record of 18 successive Test victories if they beat Ireland this weekend but they not scheduled to play Steve Hansen's side until November 2018.

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  • Sensex, Nifty at record high on GST roll out hopes
Sensex, Nifty at record high on GST roll out hopes

But it ended at 9,160.05 - a new high - up 6.35 points, or 0.07 per cent, surpassing yesterday's close of 9,153.70. The Federal Reserve, as expected, hiked the benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point, but gave a more dovish outlook for future hikes and painted a positive picture of the world's largest economy.

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  • Ranieri who? Leicester set Premier League scoring record under Shakespeare
Ranieri who? Leicester set Premier League scoring record under Shakespeare

They've had their ups and downs and I think they've got to put right last week's game against Bournemouth. "The only reason for him to leave us and go on loan was to get more games than he was getting here". He has now guided Leicester to victory in each of his last four games since taking over from Claudio Ranieri. The fourth-place team in t...

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  • Cavaliers: LeBron James doing it all, as always, just better than ever
Cavaliers: LeBron James doing it all, as always, just better than ever

But just beyond the four-week mark, Love believes he will be back on the floor for game action during the upcoming road trip. There was some good news for the Cavaliers, though, as before the game it was announced that Kevin Love would return to the team and would be starting in this game.

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  • Federer advances to BNP semifinals after opponent withdraws due to illness
Federer advances to BNP semifinals after opponent withdraws due to illness

The defeat saw Djokovic's 19-match winning streak at Indian Wells come to an end, also killing off his bid for a fourth consecutive title at the ATP event. I can play freely, take chances like I have nothing to lose - it might be one of the first times in a long, long time I feel this way". (That's not normal! that's faster than any Djokovic fi...

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  • Antonio Conte lauds Chelsea's will to win after narrow victory at Stoke
Antonio Conte lauds Chelsea's will to win after narrow victory at Stoke

Stoke responded and got the ideal opportunity to level things up when they awarded a penalty after Gary Cahill foolishly shoved Jon Walters in the back inside the area. "I think it is normal to try bring a player to be angry and then to react to commit another foul. I'm happy for the win and for the fans it was a very lovely win".

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  • Jason Pierre-Paul denies signing new four-year Giants deal
Jason Pierre-Paul denies signing new four-year Giants deal

Along with the long-term deals NY handed defensive end Olivier Vernon (five years, $85 million) and defensive tackle Damon Harrison (five years, $46.25 million) last spring, re-signing Pierre-Paul means the Giants will keep the core of their fearsome front intact at least through the 2020 season.

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  • No.3 Florida State defeats No. 11 FGCU 86-80
No.3 Florida State defeats No. 11 FGCU 86-80

Dwayne Bacon's 25 points on Thursday night was the most for an FSU player in the NCAA Tournament since Toney Douglas scored 26 in 2009. It must be said that the Seminoles made more FT's (24) than the Eagles attempted (20). This FGCU team had much greater expectations than did that one, despite being a 12-point underdog according to Las Vegas ...

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  • Michigan hits 16 3-pointers to edge Oklahoma State 92-91
Michigan hits 16 3-pointers to edge Oklahoma State 92-91

Evans' play was mixed. The second half saw just four combined turnovers between the teams - each with two. I think that the perception of the conference is really driven by its top few programs. However, they will be missing a major player the rest of the way. Again Michigan was given little chance to settle into play in the second half as ...

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  • JC Penney closing in June
JC Penney closing in June

J.C. Penney said it will provide outplacement support for those who will lose their jobs. Liquidation sales will start at the 138 stores next month, and a lot of them will be shut by mid-June. Stores in Dunkirk, Massapequa and West Nyack will shut down. In August, Morningstar included the Macy's store at the Mall of New Hampshire as one of 28 a...

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  • Mario Goetze Borussia Dortmund reveal star's 'season over'
Mario Goetze Borussia Dortmund reveal star's 'season over'

Last month, Dortmund, who have reached the Champions League's quarter-finals, revealed tests to see why Goetze had been suffering from repeated injury and a lack of form had shown up "metabolic disturbances". "The overall sporting goal for the player is to be fully operational at the beginning of next season". The Germany worldwide endured a hard...

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