• March Madness ratings soar following dips for Super Bowl, Oscars
March Madness ratings soar following dips for Super Bowl, Oscars

Content will be available to watch through the new NCAA March Madness Live VR app (which is available for free download from the Oculus Store), through which fans can purchase a VR Premium Ticket. So Turner is trying to step up its presentation of the NCAA Tournament by bringing in new technology. Turner Sports along with CBS and the NCAA wil off...

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  • Vesnina beats Venus in quarters
Vesnina beats Venus in quarters

Vesnina, seeded No. 14 here, had trailed No. 8-seeded Kuznetsova , 1-4, in the second set before she won four straight games. Kuznetsova served one of her nine aces to lead 4-1 in the second, prompting Vesnina to bring out her coach-father Sergey Vesnin for a chat.

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  • Hurricanes Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament
Hurricanes Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Seventh-seeded MI needed every point it could muster in a game that ended with a parade to the free-throw line , a buzzer-beating 3-pointer and a foe that refused to go away. More fouls and turnovers ensued, which the Hurricanes used to build 10-0 and 17-5 leads and conjure of memories of MSU's disastrous beginning against Middle Tennessee State p...

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  • Everton FC fans will not turn on Lukaku, insists Koeman
Everton FC fans will not turn on Lukaku, insists Koeman

Lukaku has recently rejected the chance to sign a new contract with the Toffees throwing his future at the club into major doubt. In front of their own fans Everton have scored 30 league goals in 14 matches and conceded just 10, bettered only by runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea, second-placed Tottenham and on a par with Manchester United.

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  • PGA golfer sneaks up on alligator, does the unadvisable; video
PGA golfer sneaks up on alligator, does the unadvisable; video

This tough-skinned Texan golfer wasn't too fazed when he found a gator in his way alongside a water hazard at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in southern Florida. Gribble went full Steve Irwin and pushed the beast back into the water before strolling along the green. "If you think if that's insane, you should meet my father, Bill Gribble".

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  • Sizing John makes most of Cue Card slip-up to win Gold Cup
Sizing John makes most of Cue Card slip-up to win Gold Cup

Our first runner in the race, the jockey's first ride in the race and trainer Jessica Harrington's first horse in the race", Sizing John's owner Alan Potts told the BBC. It is the first time all three races for amateur riders run at the Festival have gone to female jockeys, after Lisa O'Neill won the JT McNamara National Hunt Chase on Tiger Rol...

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  • Manchester United vs. Rostov: Score and Reaction from 2017 Europa League Match
Manchester United vs. Rostov: Score and Reaction from 2017 Europa League Match

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's "them against us" mentality was in full flight tonight. The Red Devils merely needed to hang onto their 1-1 draw from the first lead to advance on the away goal. Asked if Pogba would be out for around three weeks, Mourinho replied: "Yeah". The 23-year-old has been in poor form recently. That chance mark...

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  • Raiders UFA Latavius Murray visiting NFC North team
Raiders UFA Latavius Murray visiting NFC North team

Murray and Peterson have both worn No. 28 for the entirety of their collegiate and professional careers. With Oakland not making a strong push to re-sign Murray, despite being the team's leading rusher the last two seasons, he made the jump to Minnesota where the promise of being more of a full-time back was possible.

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  • Ravens sign Brandon Carr to four-year deal
Ravens sign Brandon Carr to four-year deal

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Jets and Ravens both showed interest in Claiborne and Brandon Carr . The former LSU star was a 1st round pick (# 6 overall) by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2012 NFL Draft. After a solid start to the season, Claiborne missed the entire second half of the season due to a groin injury. New York's thin corn...

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  • Juve through after penalty, red card end Porto hopes
Juve through after penalty, red card end Porto hopes

Alex Sandro assures Juventus never took the Champions League Round of 16 for granted against Porto , but the red cards were decisive. He hinted it could be his last Champions League campaign with the Italians, saying: "I hope this is the year we win it".

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  • Davon House returns to Packers
Davon House returns to Packers

The Packers passed on picking up the fifth-year option on former first-round pick Datone Jones a year ago. The Vikings have announced the signing of defensive lineman Datone Jones, who spent his first four National Football League seasons with the Green Bay Packers.

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  • Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games
Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games

According to a report from the BBC , South Africa has declined the rights to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban. Durban 2022 would have been the first staging of the Commonwealth Games in Africa. "If the country says we don't have this money, we can't", he said. But ever since it won the games as the sole bidder in September 2015, Durb...

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  • Ramos strikes again as Madrid prosper from Barca hangover
Ramos strikes again as Madrid prosper from Barca hangover

And just three minutes later, fresh from scoring two vital away goals at Napoli to ease Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday, Ramos powered home another Toni Kroos header for the victor. Luis Enrique said he was disappointed his side could not build on the momentum gained from winning five games in a row and scoring 17 goals i...

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  • NCAA Tournament field announced: Printable bracket
NCAA Tournament field announced: Printable bracket

If you liked the brands of basketball being played in Saturday night's Big East and ACC tournament championship games Saturday night in NY, then you may get to see the winners square in town in two weeks. The Cats will take on No. 9 seed Vanderbilt on Thursday in Salt Lake City. The other blight on Syracuse's résumé was its six losses to teams no...

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  • Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 1-year deal
Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 1-year deal

Roseman signed Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith and they immediately become this team's starting wideouts when the regular season opens. Matthews saw his production take a slight dip in 2016, finishing the season with 73 catches for 804 yards and three touchdowns.

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  • Jaguars expected to land AJ Bouye
Jaguars expected to land AJ Bouye

Jacksonville is signing Bouye to a five-year, $67.5 million deal. A former undrafted free agent out of Central Florida, the 25-year-old Bouye recorded 62 tackles, 16 passes defended and one interception for Houston last season. "But as an undrafted guy, you have to be flawless". If he continues playing at a high level, he'll be an asset for many ...

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  • Talking point: Was Wenger right to drop Alexis Sanchez?
Talking point: Was Wenger right to drop Alexis Sanchez?

Emre Can and Ragnar Klavan started for the hosts but it was the visiting team's change that made social media go into a frenzy as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger perplexingly chose to bench talismanic winger Alexis Sanchez in favour of Olivier Giroud.

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  • No. 10 Stanford clinches twelfth Pac-12 championship
No. 10 Stanford clinches twelfth Pac-12 championship

On a day when the rest of the top seeds firmly held their grasp on their spots, Washington and OR promised to be a barnburner - a Pacific Northwest pairing pitting the veteran stars of Washington - Plum and Osahor, the nation's leading scorer and rebounder, respectively - against two of its brightest young talents in Oregon's freshmen duo of Ione...

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  • Aguero on target as City sink Sunderland
Aguero on target as City sink Sunderland

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side has achieved a defensive mark that's a club first, keeping five straight clean sheets on the road. "He has his philosophy and that won't change this weekend, so we have to take advantage of that in any way we can.

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  • Wilfred Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back to back wins
Wilfred Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back to back wins

Clucas intercepts the ball inside his own half and starts a counter-attack which culminates in Grosicki's cross being parried to him and he prods in. The champions continued to breathe new life into their Premier League survival bid under the guidance of Craig Shakespeare as he strengthened his claims for the manager's job with victory against re...

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