South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four
- April 02, 2017

Allisha Gray scored 18 points, A'ja Wilson had a double-double and SC is going to its first national championship game after beating Stanford 62-53 Friday night in the women's national semifinals. "Just kind of the intensity that he brings to the game". Thornwell is leading South Carolina's charge on both ends of the floor, as he has been all season long. (more...)
Tar Heels' Maye headlines list of Final Four X-factors
- April 02, 2017

Final Four games have been played in large stadiums for decades, and players have been adjusting to the new shooting environment for just as long. Benson, who attended an Elite Eight game in the Cardinals' stadium as a seventh grader in 2009, is expecting 75-to-100 friends and family members to come see him play to reach another championship back at home. (more...)
New Nevada brothel to honor Las Vegas Raiders, give discounts to players
- April 01, 2017

There was one profile in courage among the owners when it was time to vote on the move. It was about money. Lots of companies from nearby San Francisco and Silicon Valley are interested in moving to the less expensive Oakland area. The choice will come down to which site offers the best combination of accessibility and the ability to build a "ballpark village" around the stadium that will allow fans to go to restaurants and bars before and after games . (more...)
Virat Kohli moves to clarify comments about lost Australian friendships Virat Kohli moves to clarify comments about lost Australian friendships
- March 31, 2017

When asked if he still remained on friendly terms with the Australian cricketers, as he had said before the series, Kohli replied: "No, it has changed". "I am now ready to lead a new bunch of team at the Pune Supergiants". "It's still a very young side together and I must say we have come a hell of a long way since Hobart", Smith said. (more...)
R Ashwin takes a dig at Brad Hodge's apology to Virat Kohli R Ashwin takes a dig at Brad Hodge's apology to Virat Kohli
- March 31, 2017

Earlier, India bundled out Australia for 137 runs in their second innings to set a 106-run target for clinching the final cricket Test match. ICC Chief Executive David Richardson: "On behalf of the ICC, I would like to congratulate India for achieving and maintaining number-one status amid some stiff competition, particularly from Australia and Pakistan who both held the top spot over the previous year, and South Africa who have had some great Test series wins of late". (more...)
Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff
- March 30, 2017

Two years ago, SC and Florida State faced off in an Elite Eight matchup, neither of them having ever gone to a Final Four. "This game is going to be a battle in the truest sense.But if they (South Carolina) keep up the play that has lead them to wins over Marquette, Duke, Baylor and Florida, then there's no reason SC can't win". (more...)