Sports News

© Jasen Vinlove
March 18, 2019 - 2:19 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy managed to block out all the noise, all the distractions, and this was long before he even reached the pivotal three-hole finish at the TPC Sawgrass to win The Players Championship. McIlroy, more than any other player, has been looked upon as golf's next...
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Charles Trainor, Jr./Miami Herald via AP
March 18, 2019 - 2:16 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as witness to a game-changing completion. A remarkable transformation is done, and the complex is ready for tennis. The Miami Open has moved 18 miles north from its location since 1987, the...
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© Ron Elkman
March 18, 2019 - 2:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April. The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe...
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© Tommy Gilligan
March 18, 2019 - 2:08 pm
The Cincinnati Bengals released oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict on Monday. Burfict's career was marked more by his behavior than his tackling skills. In his seven years with the Bengals, he was suspended by the NFL to start each of the past three seasons, mostly for egregious hits that...
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Jeremy Brevard
March 18, 2019 - 6:57 am
The last time one league had three teams in the national semifinals was 1985, the year the field expanded to 64 teams. Georgetown and St. John's arrived as Big East behemoths, only to be upstaged when conference rival Villanova took the title.
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Jeremy Brevard
March 18, 2019 - 6:44 am
UMBC proved the point early last year by beating Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 in tournament history. Loyola-Chicago proved it late by taking Sister Jean all the way to the Final Four.
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Jeremy Brevard
March 18, 2019 - 6:31 am
The other 67 teams in the NCAA Tournament now have three weeks to figure out how to slow the 6-foot-7, 285-pound freshman who, many times this season, has appeared unstoppable.
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