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Whicker: Here’s one very bustable NCAA tournament bracket

These NCAA tournament picks should go viral. If so, get plenty of rest and fluids: FIRST FOUR: Prairie View over Fairleigh Dickinson: At the home of Steve Alford’s final NCAA tournament game (probably). Arizona State over St. John’s: Back-to-back First Four trips is a dubious honor, but this time ASU gets it right. N.C. Central over North Dakota State: NCCU coach LaVelle Moton’s son VJ idolizes Larry McKnight Jr., to the point where he wanted to do his Black History Month project on him. Belmont...
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March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament Midwest Region breakdown

North Carolina was the third team from the ACC to receive a No. 1 seed, following Duke and Virginia. Its selection is slightly more controversial. The two best wins on the Tar Heels’ resume came against the Blue Devils when they were without their best player. In both instances, their archrivals did not have their star freshman Zion Williamson on the floor. Williamson suffered a mild knee sprain in the early minutes during their first meeting in late February when his shoe split and later was ou...
Tags: Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Iowa, Kansas, College sports, Ncaa, SEC, Caa, Auburn, Tigers, Houston, North Carolina

No. 22 Auburn routs 8th-ranked Tennessee 84-64 for SEC title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryce Brown scored 19 points in the first half, and the Auburn Tigers won their first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64 on Sunday. No. 22 Auburn (26-9) hadn’t played in this game since 2000, and the fifth-seeded Tigers won their fourth game in as many […]
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Davis, defense help No. 11 Houston hold off Memphis 61-58

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Corey Davis Jr. scored 17 points and No. 11 Houston weathered a late Memphis rally to defeat the Tigers 61-58 in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday. Jeremiah Martin led Memphis with 23 points, most of them from the free throw line, as he made only 5 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Davis, Tigers, Houston, Memphis, Tenn AP, Jeremiah Martin, Corey Davis Jr, Athletic Conference Tournament

LSU clears guard Javonte Smart to play in SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LSU guard Javonte Smart will play for in the Southeastern Conference Tournament after missing the Tigers’ regular-season finale because his name surfaced in reports of a wiretapped phone call that resulted in coach Will Wade’s suspension. School officials say Smart has fully cooperated in a “joint inquiry” with LSU and the […]
Tags: News, Sports, LSU, Nashville, SEC, Tigers, Tenn AP, Javonte Smart, Will Wade

Clemson lands another coveted OL recruit for '20

Clemson landed its second ESPN Junior 300 offensive lineman in three days when Bryn Tucker announced his commitment to the Tigers on Thursday.
Tags: Football, Tigers, Espn, Clemson, Bryn Tucker

Ex-Clemson standout Dexter Lawrence on PED questions ahead of NFL draft: 'You can't hide from it'

A program-record 24 former Clemson player showed up for the Tigers' annual Pro Day, which also attracted 97 pro scouts representing all 32 NFL teams.            [Author: The Greenville News]
Tags: News, NFL, Tigers, Clemson, Greenville News, Dexter Lawrence, The Greenville News

Some of Clemson defensive linemen workout for NFL executives

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Half of Clemson’s talented defensive front four participated in the Tigers pro day Thursday before evaluators from all 32 NFL teams. While defensive ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant did not take part in drills due to injuries, tackles Christian Wilkins and Dexter Lawrence showcased the abilities that have them on […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, College sports, Tigers, Clemson, Dexter Lawrence, CLEMSON S C AP, Austin Bryant, Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins

Mid-March Hockey Thoughts

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, - In his magnificent Hall of Fame–worthy career, Patrice Bergeron has never received one first-place vote for the Hart Trophy. He has four seconds (all in 2014, which is the only time he’s received anything more than a fourth-place vote). Is it possible he is the most under-appreciated great player ever? - Everywhere you went at the GM meetings last week in Boca, Edmonton CEO Bob Nicholson was meeting with someone. He was rarely alone, constantly p...
Tags: Sport, Gm, Tigers, NHL, Detroit, Calgary, Edmonton, Patrice Bergeron, Steve Yzerman, Oilers, Tampa Bay, Nicholson, Detroit Free Press, Gil Stein, Elliotte Friedman, Bettman

Butler carries Texas Southern over Southern U. 80-70

HOUSTON (AP) — Devocio Butler had 16 points to lead five Texas Southern players in double figures as the Tigers got past Southern 80-70 in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney on Tuesday night. Jalyn Patterson added 14 points for the Tigers. Jeremy Combs chipped in 11, Eden Ewing scored 10 and Tyrik […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tigers, Houston, Butler, Texas Southern, Devocio Butler, Eden Ewing, Jalyn Patterson, Southern U, Tigers Jeremy Combs

Wings Sign College UFA Ryan Kuffner

via TSN, A pair of Princeton Tigers have chosen their professional paths on Tuesday. TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie reports that defenceman Josh Teves has signed with the Vancouver Canucks, while teammate Ryan Kuffner, a forward, has signed with the Detroit Red Wings. Kuffner, 22, also just completed his senior year. An Ottawa native, Kuffner had 22 goals and 22 assists this season in 31 games. Kuffner potted 65 goals over four seasons with the Tigers. On a personal no...
Tags: Sport, Tigers, Ottawa, TSN, Vancouver Canucks, Bob McKenzie, Princeton Tigers, TSN Hockey Insider, Kuffner, Ryan Kuffner, Wings Sign College UFA, Josh Teves, Detroit Red Wings Kuffner

San Fernando’s Gianna Anaya highlights 2019 Daily News All-Area girls wrestling team

DAILY NEWS GIRLS WRESTLER OF THE YEAR Gianna Anaya, San Fernando, Junior Many wrestlers know that to become great at the sport, you have to be consistent in what you are doing on and off the mat. If the past three seasons are any indication, San Fernando’s talented 143-pound junior, Gianna Anaya, is developing that trait quite nicely. Her wrestling resume includes three straight CIF LA City Section individual championships and placing in the top three at the state meet the last two seasons. When...
Tags: Usa, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Selma, Williams, Tigers, Birmingham, High School Sports, Bakersfield, Roosevelt, Morales, San Fernando, Monroe, Gonzalez, San Fernando Valley

No. 22 Auburn surges back into Top 25 ahead of SEC tourney

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers limped down the stretch of their best season in nearly two decades last year. Now, the Tigers have rebounded from some earlier struggles and head into the postseason on a decidedly different note. No. 22 Auburn (22-9, 11-7 Southeastern Conference) climbed back into the rankings Monday after toppling […]
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Miguel Cabrera and Ron Gardenhire visit Twins camp for today's game

The Tigers are making their first trip to Hammond Stadium in 13 years.and Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire, who has a home in Fort Myers, rolled into the parking lot on his three-wheel motorcycle.
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Auburn upends No. 5 Tennessee 84-80 in regular-season finale

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jared Harper made four straight free throws over the final 31 seconds to help Auburn clinch an 84-80 victory over No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday in the regular-season finale. The Tigers (22-9, 11-7 Southeastern Conference) collected their fourth straight win and biggest of the season in a packed Auburn Arena. The […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee, Auburn, Tigers, AUBURN Ala AP, Jared Harper

No. 3 Cards pull away for 75-67 win over Clemson at ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz wanted to keep Clemson out of the paint and force the Tigers to take tough jump shots from long range. The third-ranked Cardinals figured out how to do it just in time to avoid a major upset. Asia Durr scored 24 points, and Louisville pulled away to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tigers, Clemson, ACC, Louisville, Cardinals, N C AP, Greensboro, Jeff Walz, Asia Durr

No. 2 Cards pull away for 75-67 win over Clemson at ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 24 points, and No. 2 Louisville pulled away to beat Clemson 75-67 on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Dana Evans had seven of her 15 points during a fourth-quarter run that helped the second-seeded Cardinals (28-2) separate themselves from the Tigers and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tigers, Clemson, ACC, Louisville, Cardinals, Greensboro, Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, Dana Evans, Asia Durr

Sideline Chatter: Ty Cobb preferred to hide in plain sight with the Tigers

A satirical look back at some of the quirkiest, most eyebrow-raising things that happened in the sports world this week.
Tags: News, Sports, Tigers, Ty Cobb

C Cameron Rupp acquired by the Tigers from Giants for cash

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Catcher Cameron Rupp has been acquired by the Detroit Tigers from the San Francisco Giants for cash. The 30-year-old, a veteran of five major league seasons, spent last year at Triple-A and hit .223 with 11 doubles, 15 homers and 44 RBIs for Round Rock (Rangers), Rochester (Twins) and Tacoma (Mariners). […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Francisco Giants, Tigers, Giants, Detroit Tigers, Lakeland Fla, Cameron Rupp, Round Rock Rangers Rochester Twins, Tacoma Mariners

Auburn 2019 spring football preview: What's the solution at QB?

The Tigers are without a returning starting quarterback and could start a true freshman as they try to reestablish themselves as contenders in the SEC West.
Tags: Football, SEC, Tigers

Combs, Ewing lift Texas Southern over Alcorn St. 99-72

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 18 points to lead five Texas Southern players in double figures as the Tigers stretched their winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Alcorn State 99-72 on Thursday night. Eden Ewing added 17 points for the Tigers. Derrick Bruce chipped in 14, Jalyn Patterson scored 12 and John Jones […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tigers, Houston, Alcorn, Alcorn State, Texas Southern, John Jones, Derrick Bruce, Jeremy Combs, Eden Ewing, Jalyn Patterson, Combs Ewing

Jackson lifts Grambling St. past Alabama St. 93-66

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Jackson had 19 points as Grambling State routed Alabama State 93-66 on Thursday night. Ivy Smith Jr. added 18 points for the Tigers, while Dallas Polk-Hilliard chipped in 16. Nigel Ribeiro had 11 points, seven rebounds and five steals for Grambling State (15-15, 9-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Tobi Ewuosho had […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Tigers, Jackson, La AP, Grambling State, Alabama State, Grambling, Ivy Smith Jr, Dallas Polk Hilliard, Devante Jackson, Tobi Ewuosho, Nigel Ribeiro

Collier sparks Clemson women in overtime victory

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Aliya Collier came off the bench to score 28 points, including all nine of Clemson’s in overtime, and the seventh-seeded Tigers held on to beat No. 10 seed Virginia Tech 80-79 in the second-round matchup of the ACC tournament on Thursday. Collier made two 3-pointers in scoring eight straight points to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tigers, Clemson, Virginia Tech, N C AP, COLLIER, Greensboro, Aliya Collier

Pac-12 Hotline: The west coast class of 2020 is essential to the conferences’ football future

With the rat-a-tat-splat of losses in major intersectional duels and sporadic playoff appearances, Pac-12 football has entered a wobbly state. For all the focus on night games and poor TV exposure, on revenue issues and egregious officiating, there is another matter worth addressing: The pipeline. Long-term challenges in areas of talent identification and acquisition within the conference footprint are significant enough that the Hotline is entering the recruiting space, albeit in targeted fashi...
Tags: Texas, California, Oregon, Sports, Alabama, LSU, Fresno, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Hawaii, Arizona, College sports, Tigers, Espn, Nevada

Opinion: LSU should skip the NCAA tournament and fire Will Wade after FBI wiretap report

A published report about LSU coach Will Wade talking about breaking NCAA rules should force the Tigers out of the tournament and lead to his firing.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, LSU, Fbi, Ncaa, Tigers, Usa Today, Will Wade

LSU’s Wade mum on Yahoo report about wire-tapped call

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade is declining comment on a Yahoo report detailing a phone conversation recorded by the FBI in which Wade discusses his efforts to lure a recruit to the Tigers. The report says the FBI recording is of a conversation with Christian Dawkins, who is one of several […]
Tags: News, Yahoo, Sports, LSU, Ap, Fbi, College sports, Tigers, Wade, Baton Rouge La, Will Wade, Christian Dawkins

Missouri women race past Florida 87-56 in SEC

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Amber Smith scored 18 points, Hannah Schuchts added 16 and fifth-seeded Missouri cruised past 13th-seeded Florida on Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament. Sophie Cunningham added 13 points and Haley Troup 10 for the Tigers (22-9), who play four-seed and 13th-ranked Kentucky in the quarterfinals on Friday. […]
Tags: Florida, News, Kentucky, Sports, Ap, Missouri, SEC, Tigers, Smith, Greenville, Sophie Cunningham, Haley Troup, Hannah Schuchts

Clemson no longer ACC doormat after turnaround under Butler

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson women’s basketball is no longer a doormat for Atlantic Coast Conference teams to walk over, looking for what recently has been essentially an automatic victory. After 14 consecutive losing seasons, these Tigers enter the conference tourney not just with confidence, but a winning record and seeking to secure an NCAA […]
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Area colleges: UCR baseball shows Cal Baptist their ‘rivalry’ really isn’t

UC Riverside baseball coach Troy Percival dismissed the crosstown rivalry aspect of the weekend series with Cal Baptist University. His CBU counterpart, Gary Adcock, didn’t dismiss, but put in perspective the Lancers’ 9-0 start. Neither, however, dismissed the role the fifth inning of the first game played in last Sunday’s doubleheader sweep by the Highlanders. For lost in the three home runs by CBU’s Ryan Mota, the clutch hitting by UCR’s Dylan Orick and Yeager Taylor, the Highlanders’ first se...
Tags: Texas, Sports, Sport, Cms, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Tigers, Fort Worth, Cal State Fullerton, Jacksonville, Whitman College, Mitchell, Ncaa Tournament, Thompson, San Marcos

Harper, Auburn rally to beat rival Alabama 66-60

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jared Harper drove for two late layups and Chuma Okeke had 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead Auburn to a 66-60 comeback victory over rival Alabama on Tuesday night. The Tigers (21-9, 10-7 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to complete a season sweep of the Tide (17-13, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Tigers, Southeastern Conference, TUSCALOOSA Ala, Jared Harper, Chuma Okeke, Harper Auburn