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Brooklyn congressman recites Biggie lyrics on house floor

Brooklyn congressman recites Biggie lyrics on house floor Jeffries posted the speech on Twitter . "It was all a dream/ I used to read Word Up magazine/ Salt'n'Pepa and Heavy D up in the limousine/ Hangin' pictures on my wall/ Every Saturday Rap Attack, Mr". The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Wallace, was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on March 9, 1997, in Los Angeles at the age of 24 and his murder has never been solved. [Full Article...]

Kansas State Basketball: Waiting for Tourney Invitation

There are positives on the resume. "With our league's computer ratings, if we've gotten the word out well enough nationally, you would think eight wins in conference play is enough", said the Wildcats' Bruce Weber, who also may be coaching for his job. [Full Article...]

Badgers Draw 8 Seed; Team Plays Virginia Tech on Thursday

Badgers Draw 8 Seed; Team Plays Virginia Tech on Thursday MI won the title in 1998 but had it vacated due to NCAA sanctions. Also in the double-digit club are Ethan Happ (13.9 PPG; 9.1 RPG) and Nigel Hayes (13.5 PPG: 6.4 RPG). . That's been the key to their recent success, head coach Greg Gard said. "It's insane how everything came full circle and we ended up playing them". [Full Article...]

Kansas State sneaks in to NCAA Tournament, to play in First Four

Kansas State sneaks in to NCAA Tournament, to play in First Four If the Demon Deacons beat the Wildcats, they will face No. 6 seed Cincinnati on Friday in Sacramento, California. Wake Forest's tie to K-State, as it were, is their head coach: former nemesis Danny Manning. Kansas State competes in the Big 12 conference and finished the regular season with an overall record of 20-13, including 9-11 in conference play. It is the first time the Wildcats have made ... [Full Article...]

Matthews launches URI into A-10 final

Matthews launches URI into A-10 final Jared Terrell finished with 20 points and E.C. Matthews added 19, including a decisive runner with 55 seconds to go as Rhode Island earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999 with a 70-63 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in the Atlantic-10 title game on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Marquette snags No. 10 seed in NCAA Tournament

Marquette snags No. 10 seed in NCAA Tournament For only the ninth time in program history, the South Carolina Gamecocks are in the NCAA Tournament . The Gamecocks will be playing in the East Regional and with a victory, would face the victor of second-seeded Duke (27-8) vs. 1 seed at the top of the East Regional. Melvin Watson dished a Gamecock NCAA Tournament record 10 assists vs. Richmond on March 12, 1998, in Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Guardiola: No decision on Hart's Manchester City future

Guardiola: No decision on Hart's Manchester City future Now as Aitor Karanka's men prepare to welcome City to the Riverside in the quarter-final, Clayton and the team have been using that famous victory for inspiration. But for all their polish, it was City's desire which shone through. "There are plenty of conversations to be had with them but there will be lots of options open to Joe because he's one of the best goalkeepers in the world". [Full Article...]

Kansas claims 1-seed, heading to Tulsa for NCAA Tournament

Kansas claims 1-seed, heading to Tulsa for NCAA Tournament The Blue Devils won four games in four days in NY, including victories against Louisville , North Carolina and Notre Dame. They'll start their run to a potential Final Four against the victor of a play-in game between NC Central and UC Davis on Friday in Tulsa, Okla. [Full Article...]

Edson Barboza Annihilates Beneil Daruish With Flying Knee At UFC Fortaleza

Edson Barboza Annihilates Beneil Daruish With Flying Knee At UFC Fortaleza After losing the first round of the fight on points (10-9), Barboza stepped up his game in the second. It's a fight that will see one of the division's most unsafe strikers in Barboza, take on a jiu-jitsu champ in Dariush, who has become far more than just a ground specialist. [Full Article...]

Strong winds blow away Cape Town Cycle Tour cyclists

Strong winds blow away Cape Town Cycle Tour cyclists The 40th edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour has been stopped due to the high winds in the Mother City. Look at all those bicycles flying! Some participants were powerless to stop themselves sliding across the street and being blown into other competitors. [Full Article...]

Kyle Busch bloodied in post-race fight with Joey Logano

Busch hunted Logano at the end of the race and initiated a fight. The only Joe Gibbs Racing driver Logano hasn't had a serious beef with is Daniel Suarez and that's probably because he's only a rookie with three starts. It was nothing intentional but obviously he thinks that. A late race blown engine from Danica Patrick set up a restart with less than 10 to go. But his auto slowed dramatically o... [Full Article...]

UM men to open NCAA Tournament play against Michigan State

UM men to open NCAA Tournament play against Michigan State MI first needs to get by the No. 10 seed Cowboys, who have been one of the hotter teams in the NCAA of late. MI (24-11) won the Big Ten tournament to streak into the NCAA Tournament and earn a No. "Surprising to see we're a No. 10 seed", junior Zach Brown said. Yet, considering it was the first major tournament title of the John Beilein era, an unfair seed isn't going to damper it. [Full Article...]

India v Australia: Mitchell Starc ruled out for tourists with stress fracture

Ask Karun Nair's leg stump, which saw itself cut in half during the Bengaluru Test. Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of the final two Tests in India after suffering a stress fracture to his right foot. No replacement has been named for Starc with Jackson Bird the other replacement for Starc in the current squad already in India. The 27-year-old was one of the most import... [Full Article...]

Both UCLA, USC make NCAA tournament

Both UCLA, USC make NCAA tournament They will head to Sacramento, California as a #14 seed to take on #3 seed UCLA on Friday, March 17. That is an incredibly tough path to the Final Four and the Championship Game, but if you think UCLA can do it, 12/1 odds are not bad. But the Bruins lost to Arizona in a semifinal round of the Pac-12 conference. Arizona earned the No. 2 seed in the West Regional and will face the No. [Full Article...]

Led by Kansas, Big 12 flavor dominates Midwest Region

Led by Kansas, Big 12 flavor dominates Midwest Region The Baylor-New Mexico victor will face No. 6 seed SMU (29-4) or the victor of the First Four game featuring Providence and USC. The Wildcats will match up with Wake Forest, which is coached by former Kansas standout Danny Manning. 5 seed in the Midwest and will play No. 12 seed Nevada in Milwaukee, Wis. The 20-4 Jayhawks will get to play in Kansas City by making it out of the first weekend, ... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin vs. Virginia Tech: 2017 March Madness Preview

Wisconsin vs. Virginia Tech: 2017 March Madness Preview The No. 8 seeded Badgers will play the No. 9 seeded Virginia Tech Hokies (22-10) in Buffalo, NY on Thursday. "I was actually just watching [Wisconsin] play because they were in the Big Ten Championship against MI", senior forward Zach LeDay said. [Full Article...]

Cal projected as an NIT 1 seed against Boise State

Cal projected as an NIT 1 seed against Boise State ISU set a school record for wins (27) and earning their first Missouri Valley Conference regular season title in 1998, when coach Dan Muller was a player. Alas, a blowout loss to IN in the second round of the Big Ten tournament was the final nail IN the coffin, especially when combined with Iowa's work IN non-conference play. [Full Article...]

Reasons Cleveland Browns Quarterback Brock Osweiler Can Succeed

Reasons Cleveland Browns Quarterback Brock Osweiler Can Succeed Griffin is being let go one day before he would have been due a $750,000 roster bonus, said the person who spoke Friday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the move. The Browns found a franchise quarterback, just maybe not their own. The Browns, sitting on $104 million in cap space, entered the new league year and free agency Thursday with a pla... [Full Article...]

David Lemieux scores knockout-of-the-year candidate vs. Curtis Stevens

Lemieux, from Montreal Canada, attacked from the opening bell, banging home right hands to the head and left hooks to the body. Lemieux (36-3, 32 KO) came in at 159 pounds, one under the middleweight limit, with Stevens (29-5, 21 KO) at 158ΒΌ. [Full Article...]

Dick Vitale upset over Syracuse NCAA Tournament snub

Dick Vitale upset over Syracuse NCAA Tournament snub It's a bit of a surprise that the Orange didn't sneak in, but few are going to miss them. There are the possibility of auto bid thieves, and in addition, here are the scenarios where these seven teams could be in the discussion (comparables got selected more than half the time). [Full Article...]


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