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NOTES: A moment of silence was held prior to the game in honor of four recently deceased baseball figures: Former National League executive Katy Feeney, former Mets pitcher and manager Dallas Green, former Mets scout Harry Minor and Bill Webb, who directed Mets broadcasts on SNY.
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    Williams runs plays in practice with a 15-second shot clock for precisely the kind of scenario that the team encountered in the regional final against the Wildcats. Not an easy task. I'm not convinced Bell will be able to produce against the 'Heels big men like he has done all March. Star Dillon Brooks was hurt during that stretch.
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    The American ended his day in style, very almost grabbing a hole-in-one at the 230-yard par-three ninth, his ball rolling past the edge of the cup before settling five feet away, setting up a birdie. On the heels of his impressive round, Fowler discussed the muddy conditions and the fact that they didn't impact his performance much, according to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com ): "I felt like I got some good breaks with having mud on the same side as where the trouble was and that I ...
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    After suffering a shocking 1-0 defeat to China , South Korea football coach Uli Stielike on Thursday apologized to fans for his team's poor result on the road. Saudi Arabia recorded a 3-0 win in Thailand , while Japan returned from their trip to the United Arab Emirates with a 2-0 victory, to leave the pair tied at the top of the table and three points clear of third-place Australia , who were held to a 1-1 draw against Iraq in Iran .
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    I still have a year on my contract and I love... this club [Arsenal]. However, in the original Spanish when Sanchez says he is happy in London wand wants to stay there he also uses the term "una ciudad" which means "one city" or "a city" and that does not really make sense.
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    Liverpool hope Jordan Henderson will have recovered from a foot problem in time for Everton's visit. "I don't think about [Everton's form] or worry about that", insisted Liverpool talisman Philippe Coutinho, who is now on worldwide duty with Brazil.
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    Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

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    Jackson knows McCarron. He coached him in Cincinnati when McCarron played well in a playoff loss to the Steelers that had nothing to do with how McCarron played. Just three quarterbacks have thrown for 300+ passes over the age of 40: Moon, Favre, and Vinny Testaverde . "I do know that he's on our team now". And I have great respect for that.
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    In this team he had - without being English and without knowing the club's culture - the personality and profile to be more than just a player. "These are coaches with whom any player would like to work", he added. Mourinho also appeared to exchange harsh words with Stewart Downing, a player inextricably linked to Karanka's exit, during the game, but the United manager subsequently denied speaking to the former England winger.
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    Team-mate Verstappen fared better than Ricciardo and was happier with his performance compared to qualifying, saying he had not expected to have kept Kimi Raikkonen - whose Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel won the race - in sight throughout on his way to fifth.
  • Lonzo Ball declares for NBA Draft, could stay in LA

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    When it ended, Coach Steve Alford waited at the end of the court to pat the backs of each of his dazed players as they staggered into the tunnel, many of them saying goodbye not only to the season, but also to UCLA. Monk contributed four of the 10 three-pointers Kentucky made. T.J. Leaf, who could also follow Ball as a one-and-done, and Isaac Hamilton each tallied 17 points for the Bruins.
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    For one of these teams, it's finally happening. He's a friend of mine. However, the Ducks stood up to the Jayhawks, handled their late rally and deserved to win the game. And if we get that matchup on the first Monday in April, the point spread, I'm told, will basically be a pick'em. Saturday, it was. It definitely was.