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Top Sports Stories (Mar 17, 2014)

Georgetown will take on West Virginia in NIT first round

Georgetown Coach John Thompson III tested his Hoyas mightily this season, scheduling a slate of rigorous nonconference opponents that included Kansas, Michigan State and Oregon. But that pluck — along with victories over the Spartans, Virginia Commonwe…

Washington Post March 16, 2014, 7:34 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Yeah, call it a Jagrbomb: Devils vet playful in fan’s selfie

All of you photobombers out there can go home now, because Jaromir Jagr just executed the perfect one. At 42, the New Jersey Devils forward has shown no signs of slowing down on the ice — tallying 22 goals and 58 points this season — or off the ice a…

FOX Sports March 17, 2014, 1:59 AM (PST)

FOX Sports

Ray Allen stays on target to help Heat end skid

MIAMI –Ray Allen has lived an NBA shooter’s life for 18 seasons. After beginning the New Year shooting 17 percent from 3-point range, hitting just 9 of 52 attempts, Allen believed there was just one way to snap out of the slump. "You just have to…

FOX Sports March 16, 2014, 9:59 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Despite landing in Region of Doom, Shockers still in my Final Four

A week ago on FOX Sports Live, I backed myself into a corner. The panel was talking about which teams would make the Final Four, and host Charissa Thompson put me on the spot. She pointed out that I’ve been a Wichita State believer for a long time, whi…

FOX Sports March 17, 2014, 1:59 AM (PST)

FOX Sports

Dane Fletcher signs with Buccaneers

Linebacker Dane Fletcher signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, the team reported: per "@ScottSBucs: Another new Buc! Welcome aboard former Patriots LB Dane Fletcher, who has agreed to a one-year deal." — Tampa Bay B…

Boston March 16, 2014, 6:48 PM (PST)


Patriots add wide receiver Brandon LaFell

After a reported visit to New England on Wednesday, the Patriots have come to an agreement with Carolina Panthers free agent wide receiver Brandon LaFell, according to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. And now Patriots have reached agreement on a three…

Boston March 16, 2014, 6:52 PM (PST)


Hossa chips in as Blackhawks topple Red Wings

CHICAGO– Marian Hossa skated as if he had been recharged during a five-game vacation — not sidelined for five games with an upper-body injury. ”It’s great to come back and try to help the team,” Hossa said. ”It’s five games, so I don’t know how mu…

FOX Sports March 16, 2014, 9:50 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Michigan State downs rival Michigan, wins Big Ten tourney

INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Izzo likes this postseason look. No. 22 Michigan State is getting hot and healthy just in time for the start of the NCAA tournament. This is not the same team that frustrated Izzo for so much of the season. Nope, these Spartans are

FOX Sports March 16, 2014, 11:08 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Printable NCAA Tournament Bracket 2014: Where to Download Complete Bracket

Whether you’re competing for cash, prizes, bragging rights or all three, your success will rely on putting together the right combination of hoops knowledge, guts and luck. There’s also a chance to win $1 billion if you nail the perfect bracket in Warr…

Bleacher Report March 16, 2014, 11:49 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

10 things to know about the NCAA tournament

The posturing and politicking is finished. The field has been chosen, the bracket has been set and the madness of March has finally arrived in college basketball. Having trouble making sense of it all? No problem. Here are 10 things you should know abo…

Moulton Advertiser March 17, 2014, 2:15 AM (PST)

Moulton Advertiser

Top Sports Stories (Mar 17, 2012)

France’s Fourcade wins overall biathlon title

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia (AP)-World champion Martin Fourcade of France won the World Cup biathlon overall title Saturday after finishing first in a pursuit race. Fourcade missed one target and completed the 12.5-kilometer course in 34 minutes, 47.1 …

YAHOO! March 17, 2012, 4:56 AM (PST)

49ers in race for Peyton Manning

Even before he worked out for the Denver Broncos on Friday, Peyton Manning threw passes for the San Francisco 49ers and underwent a physical exam earlier this week, according to league sources. The Arizona Cardinals were informed they would be wise to …

ESPN March 17, 2012, 4:35 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Lehigh stuns second-seeded Duke 75-70 to advance

The Duke Blue Devils might be after Friday night. Duke had never lost an NCAA tournament game at the Greensboro Coliseum, winning all 12 previous contests , the best record of any team at a site in tournament history. Who would have thought their 13th …

Philadelphia Daily News March 17, 2012, 2:33 AM (PST)

USA Today

Draymond Green’s triple-double helps Michigan State advance

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On a freaky Friday of NCAA tournament upsets, Michigan State wasn’t going down. Draymond Green wouldn’t stand for it. Green scored 24 points in his second career tournament triple-double, Derrick Nix added 18 points and top-seeded …

ESPN March 16, 2012, 9:32 PM (PST)

San Francisco Gate

76ers Wait Far Too Long to Make an Effort Against Heat: A Fan’s Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers have a formula when it comes to facing the Miami Heat. Sixers fans like myself are all too used to Philadelphia hanging in with Miami for a long time, then collapsing sometime in the second half. But when the Heat visited on Mar….

YAHOO! March 17, 2012, 4:56 AM (PST)


Set your SafeSearch filter to ‘strict.’ Now.

A website called Pornhub.com (you were warned) conducted a March Madness survey and found 22 percent of its "basketball fanatics" want the Tar Heels to go all the way. To New Orleans, we think. And either way, they want the cheerleaders there. Snoop …

Collegebaseball.rivals.com March 17, 2012, 1:36 AM (PST)

Delaware County Daily Times

Shock and dismay for Mizzou

OMAHA, Neb. ? The seemingly unfathomable became a dismal reality for Mizzou on Friday at the CenturyLink Center, where the Tigers suffered an upset of historic proportions when they became just the fifth No. 2 seed in 110 chances in NCAA Tournament …

St. Louis Post-Dispatch March 17, 2012, 4:56 AM (PST)

Selcuk Aydin talking about his July 28th fight against Robert Guerrero

After three years of waiting for his mandatory title shot, unbeaten Selcuk Aydin (23-0, 17 KOs) will face Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KOs) on July 28th for the WBC interim world welterweight championship. Aydin had secured his …

East Side Boxing March 17, 2012, 4:56 AM (PST)


Bucks top Warriors in Monta Ellis’ return

Golden State owner Joe Lacob set the tone for a night that was as much about a heartfelt tribute to Monta Ellis as it was about the Warriors’ 120-98 loss to Milwaukee. "I’m getting chills talking about (Ellis) right now," Lacob said two hours…

San Francisco Gate March 17, 2012, 12:24 AM (PST)