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Jerry Sullivan's Power Take: A unique, breakthrough Final Four

North Carolina will play the second Final Four game against OR in Phoenix on April 1. Williams is just two Final Fours shy of North Carolina legend Dean Smith (11) and three away from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and former UCLA coach John Wooden (12).

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Fans rally to send UConn off to 10th straight Final Four

There are perhaps no words that describe the Huskies season, or their dismantling tournament run thus far. The Huskies harassed OR into 17 turnovers in the first half and went into halftime with a commanding 49-24 lead. Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and the Huskies advanced to the national semifinals for the 10th straight year with a 90-52 victory against OR on Monday night.

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National Football League says owners approve Raiders move to Las Vegas from Oakland

Davis has taken considerable and expected heat for the move, especially from the team's fans, though he is extending them an olive branch and offering to refund season-ticket holders who no longer wish to attend games. "We're done. We're done". Al Davis was known for loving Las Vegas. "You've got to look around", Ross said. "You have just left the most passionate fan base in the National Football League".

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It's about time, says Sergio Marchionne after Ferrari's Australian Grand Prix win

The pace they showed in testing was true and today their speed in that first stint on ultra soft tires was fantastic. He came home second to Sebastian Vettel at the Australian Grand Prix after getting caught behind Max Verstappen in the pit-stop phase.

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SC fans raise $3500 to send Gamecock Jesus to Phoenix

Notice, one of the Gamecock's senior leaders, took one dribble forward and rose off his left foot. SC guard Sindarius Thornwell grabbed the ball and hurled it into the air at Madison Square Garden . And when turnovers mounted against Baylor, the 'Cocks just kept shooting and making, sinking eight threes on 20 attempts and pulling down 11 offensive rebounds in 33 opportunities to fuel their attack.

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Luke Maye helps send UNC to the Final Four

Beat Carolina, the top seed in the South, and Kentucky would be likely be favored to topple OR and then either Gonzaga OR SC at the Final Four , which begins in Phoenix Saturday. After defeating Kentucky on Sunday, North Carolina advances to the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament to face OR, while SC upset Florida on Sunday and will face Gonzaga when March Madness continues Saturday.

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Gamecocks going hard or going home

SEC Network analyst Dane Bradshaw said the Gamecocks excelled at a fundamental aspect of playing outstanding defense. "We didn't settle for just regular shots", Wallace said. But Thornwell's senior season hasn't been all smooth sailing; it was almost waylaid by a six-game suspension. I just let people know I don't appreciate that negativity.

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Xavier scores on ball bouncing off Gonzaga player's face

The Cinderella run ends for Xavier . It was a complete 180-degree shift from Gonzaga's Sweet 16 struggles against West Virginia , which almost broke the top-seeded Bulldogs with its relentless press. That's flirting with danger. He shifted to the Zags, sat out 2015-16 and scored a game-high 23 points against the Musketeers. The Musketeers came this close to scoring some more miraculous points when J.P.

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Oregon Ducks face Maryland Terrapins in Sweet 16 showdown

Shout out to Northern Iowa. Off the heels of their thrilling win in the Sweet 16 over MI, the 3rd seeded Ducks look to topple Number 1 Kansas Saturday night, earning the team their first trip to the Final Four in 78 years. Also, expect to see at least 25 from Jackson who should have more space thanks to the great play of Mason recently. Let's focus just on these Ducks.

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No. 4 Florida vs. No. 7 South Carolina Prediction, Game Preview

Within our conference, we know the potential and I think that our conference has, is full of good coaches, tremendous talent, a lot of young talent, recruiting classes continue to get stronger and stronger and we have three ( Kentucky , South Carolina and Florida ) in the Elite 8.

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Gonzaga, Xavier both aim for first Final Four

The friends and former colleagues went different directions, but with one big thing in common: Winning. Xavier Musketeers made one more upset to reach the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament . KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded OR ended No. 7 Michigan's dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night.

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Previewing Butler-North Carolina and Purdue-Kansas

Butler is attempting to return to the days when Brad Stevens had the Bulldogs as an annual title threat. No. 4 Butler vs. Xavier, an 11-seed, beat Florida State by 25 points in the second round. The Tar Heels have not been outrebounded over their last 10 games. That's not surprising, because offensive rebounding is a stable skill. They lost 77-69 against the No.

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No. 1 Seed Kansas Routs Purdue 98-66 To Reach Elite Eight

As the dust cleared, the Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the losing end of a 98-66 beat down. Josh Jackson #11 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts in the second half as Caleb Swanigan #50 of the Purdue Boilermakers looks on during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at Sprint Center on March 23, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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WBC Wrap: Team USA Wins First Title

The USA got on the board in the third inning when Kinsler delivered a 91 miles per hour fastball thrown by Puerto Rico starting pitcher Seth Lugo over the left-center field wall. On Tuesday, Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands 4-3, and will face the victor of the US-Japan match. The irony here is that Yadier Molina has been one of the stars of the tournament for Puerto Rico .

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Russell Westbrook, Steph Curry Mix It Up During Warriors-Thunder Fight

Russell Westbrook quickly intervened and the incident escalated from there. And Golden State's perimeter firepower and defensive intensity is an undeniable bug-a-boo for young OKC. Sure, there were a few bad decisions and ugly shots, but the Thunder largely got shots that it liked. For all we know, it was. The Warriors shot 48.2 percent from the floor despite All-Star Draymond Green not hitting a shot.

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Arizona State women's upset bid falls short against SC

Baylor vs. SC prediction and game preview, as the No. 3 Bears and No. 7 Gamecocks face off in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. She got a technical and SC hit both free throws and got a three-point play to stretch a one-point lead to six.

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Hoffman keeps Bay Hill lead with 70-foot birdie

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy (69) three-putted the last to finish two strokes behind. Kiwi golfer Danny Lee climbed 39 places in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Florida on Monday (NZ time) to finish in a six-way tie for 17th.

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Williams 'hopeful' Berry plays vs. Arkansas

The players spoke of toughness, heart and maturity when describing those final minutes, expressing an appreciation for the emotion of a game that transcended the basics of X's and O's. BERRY'S STATUS: UNC coach Roy Williams said he is "hopeful" that point guard Joel Berry II will be ready to play despite an ankle injury that kept him out of practice Saturday.

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MI coach John Beilein celebrates Louisville upset by super soaking his players

Coach Rick Pitino will undoubtedly be looking for a stronger performance from his team on Sunday. They are just playing so well right now, I can't look past them. "Our whole thought with that was, 'What if we could get some athletes that can shoot it?" Sitting next to him, Mitchell said, "Bad shooting days happen, but we know why we lost this game".

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Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs, Roman Gonzalez vs Wisaksil Wangek

BLH scored the fight 114-113 Golovkin (Wil Esco) and 115-112 Jacobs (myself). Jacobs is probably the best fight Golovkin could get right now at 160 pounds, and he's a serious puncher, so he has an outside chance if he can hurt Golovkin early.