However, following a measured second 45, which saw the tempo sucked out of the contest, Barca were again unable to force the scoreline to truly reflect their supremacy, although the champions elect extended their points buffer over Atletico Madrid to 11 points - with Diego Simeone's side visiting Villarreal later in the afternoon.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Werdum has revealed that his nose was nearly broken by a Tyson punch when the pair of combat sports legends were shooting a fight scene for the movie Kickboxer: Retaliation . The loss doesn't really tell us much about Dawodu. We've seen quite a few changes to this card that have pushed some newcomers and unproven fighters into the cage.
It will be an all-English affair when Liverpool and Premier League champions-elect City go head-to-head in the quarter-finals of Europe's elite club competition. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah praised his teammates following the Reds' rampant 5-0 win over Watford this evening. When asked whether it was appropriate to talk about Messi and Salah in the same conversation as two of the best players in the world, Klopp told a news conference: "Yeah, I think Mo is on the way".
The lunch combo includes a four-slice deep dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce drink. Little Caesars is going to stick by its promise. Long live free pizza and glorious March Madness upsets. This is only offered at participating stores . The pizza company tweeted out this week that if a No. 16 seed beat a No. 1 seed, everyone in America would get a free lunch combo April 2.
Messi nearly always takes his chances and that's exactly why Antonio Conte called for his team to produce two ideal games to have any chance of navigating their way past one of the favourites to win this year's Champions League . ANTONIO CONTE says winning the FA Cup is just as important to Chelsea as finishing in the top four. The Argentinian continued to strike fear into Chelsea's defence throughout the game and he eventually managed to bag a brace as Barcelona strolled through ...
But Palace , buoyed by the return of Wilfried Zaha and Mamadou Sakho to their starting lineup, began full of goal. A win for the hosts would stretch the point gap between Roy Hodgson's side, who now take of the final spot inside the drop zone, and themselves to seven points with seven fixtures left.
Texas Tech, which fended off a fiesty No. 11 seed Stephen F. Austin in the opening round on Thursday to win its first Tournament game since 2004-05, road the energy from its "home" crowd en route to a 69-66 victory. The senior guard scored a team-high 22 points. Jarrett Culver added 11 points. The Red Raiders had three players finish in double figures. Florida Coach Mike White called timeout to express his displeasure with one official.
The spread opened with Kentucky as a 6-point favorite , but eventually dropped to 5.5. "I think how we've shared the basketball and our shooting percentage has definitely increased", USF coach Jose Fernandez said about his team since that win over Ohio State.
The play stared with 3.9 seconds left and it followed a timeout after Devin Davis missed a pair of free throws that could've sealed the win for Cougars. The Wolverines won despite 35.6 percent shooting from the floor, including just 8 of 30 from 3-point range. The game featured 17 lead changes and 12 ties, including 28-28 at halftime.
Francis of Pa.in the opening round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday in Storrs, Conn. They were one point behind Baylor's 89-point win over Texas Southern past year. The previous record was 52 by Alabama in the aforementioned four-overtime game in 1995. That might seem like suicide against UConn - and it was. Six Huskies scored in double figures in the first half, Stevens, Collier, Megan Walker, Katie Lou Samuelson, Gabby Williams, and Kia Nurse.
The Rams needed overtime, but took down the Oklahoma Sooners in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The game is scheduled to start around 2:40 p.m. The Rams are scoring 77 points per game, while allowing opponents to score 68.5 per game. Krzyzewski's experience doubtless will help him as he attempts to win this game and advance the Blue Devils toward another Final Four, which would be his 12th.
United ran out 2-0 winners over their fellow Premier League side at Old Trafford on Saturday evening, with Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic finding the net. "As a coach the biggest frustration is not the result , because some time that can happen". "When I spend two days working on this and then I arrive here, attacking players hiding behind defenders, not wanting the ball between the lines, defenders playing just square passes and taking 10 to 12 passes to get from one line to another ...
United needed a reaction after Tuesday's surprise exit to Sevilla in the Champions League, and manager Jose Mourinho opted to leave star names Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez on the bench. Former Liverpool FC forward Owen is backing Lukaku to continue his excellent record in the FA Cup at Old Trafford. Nemanja Maric sets up one and scores the other as Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 for a place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup .
The Jayhawks are 8-0-1 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning % above.600 and 20-8 ATS in their last 28 neutral site games. Next up for Kansas (29-7) will be the victor of Sunday's Clemson-Auburn game. "There were a lot of whistles", Dorn said, "but coach always preaches you have to win all types of games". "I thought the kids left everything on the floor for both teams".
Werdum had also slowed, but by the midway point was actively looking to get the fight back down. At just 29 years old and now with a win over the 40-year-old Werdum under his belt, there's undoubtedly a new contender to get excited about in a UFC heavyweight division that has been lacking star power as Miocic has torn through everyone put in front of him.
The Welsh midfielder has just over a year to run on his deal at the Emirates Stadium and officials are keen to guard against a repeat of the situations endured with Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and now Jack Wilshere . However, summer signings Danny Drinkwater and Tiemoue Bakayoko have both disappointed so far at Stamford Bridge, while 30-year-old Cesc Fabregas looks to be on the wane.
Youth prevailed on Friday night after unseeded Naomi Osaka and world No. 19 Daria Kasatkina of Russian Federation, both 20, reached the final at the expense of world No. That's part of the reason for her impressive rise in the rankings over the last three years, and she's guaranteed to make her highest move yet as a result of her deep run in the desert.
After trading for Michael Bennett , the Eagles also signed Nigel Bradham, Haloti Ngata and Corey Nelson to free-agent deals. The Eagles have now moved on from a handful of key veterans from their Super Bowl team to create financial relief.
Former Tottenham midfielder Roberts was following the match, and he was impressed with the performance of the 28-year-old France global midfielder, as well as with Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela . Christian Eriksen opened the scoring in the 11 minute when he rifled a shot past Kristoffer Nordfeldt, having been offered the space by the opposition defenders.
In his apology, released by the Rugby Football Union, Jones said: "I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused - no excuses and I shouldn't have said what I did". "It's all part of our journey, all growth for the team - every setback, every disappointment - and I think to end the tournament on a good result for us will be reward for a lot of work that has gone into this campaign".