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UC Irvine stun Kansas State for first NCAA tournament win in school history

Anteaters topple No 4 seed in biggest upset of tourney so farIowa wins as Big Ten moves to 6-0 in this year’s tournamentDay one: Morant lifts Murray State as NCAA tourney tips offEvan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight po…

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NCAA tournament 2019: our writers predict the winners, sleepers and upsets

Can anyone stop Zion Williamson? Who is this year’s Cinderella team? Our writers crunch the bracket as March Madness tips offNo. Because he wants to play and it’s his decision. I’m all for the notion that the NCAA is a corrupt institution, minting bill…

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Women’s NCAA Tournament: 11-time champs UConn miss out on No1 seed

Huskies not among top seeds for first time since 2006ESPN apologize after releasing bracket early in errorBaylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No1 seeds in the women’s NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was reve…

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7ft 6in Tacko Fall has scorched college basketball – but is he too tall for NBA?

The University of Central Florida player is so tall he can pretty much place the ball in the basket. But many professional teams will see him as one-dimensionalYou could be forgiven for thinking this year’s NCAA Tournament, the culmination of the colle…

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Zion Williamson’s Duke named No1 overall seed for 2019 NCAA Tournament

Virginia, North Carolina and Gonzaga are named other No1 seedsTournament proper starts this Thursday after play-in gamesSee the full NCAA Tournament bracket hereLooming at the top of this year’s March Madness bracket: Duke and their freshman force of n…

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Donald Trump greets college football champions with McDonald’s once again

North Dakota given same treatment as Clemson TigersBison players appear to avoid boycott on political groundsDonald Trump has once again welcomed college football champions with burgers and fries. The President greeted the NCAA’s Football Championship …

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Will college star Kyler Murray bury the NFL myth of the short quarterback?

Russell Wilson and Drew Brees have shown quarterbacks under 6ft can succeed in the pros. Now an even shorter player could change the league for goodKyler Murray is more than just a small guy playing a big man’s game. Unfortunately for Murray, an except…

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Mississippi players kneel during anthem in protest at local Confederacy rally

Ole Miss players unhappy at demonstration near arenaCoach says he respects players’ freedom to protestEight Mississippi players knelt during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before their victory over Georgia on Satu…

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Zion Williamson’s injury-by-Nike exposes college basketball’s hypocrisy

The likely No 1 pick in June’s NBA draft suffered a shocking injury that puts a fine point on college basketball’s student-athlete shamThirty-three seconds into the biggest college basketball game of the season, the sport’s biggest star went down with …

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DeMarcus Cousins attacks NCAA ‘bullshit’ after Zion Williamson injury

College star Williamson hurt knee on Wednesday nightWarriors star Cousins says college basketball is ‘crooked’Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has attacked college basketball after the game’s top prospect, Zion Williamson, suffered a scary…

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Faulty Nike trainer injures Zion Williamson 36 seconds into college basketball match – video

Zion Williamson hit the headlines for the wrong reasons as he was forced off with a knee injury after just 33 seconds after his faulty Nike trainer blew out. Williamson was the likely No 1 pick for the NBA Draft in June. Many notable faces watched on i…

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Zion Williamson felled by faulty Nike as North Carolina blasts top-ranked Duke

Likely No 1 pick suffers shocking knee injury after 33 secondsCheapest ticket to rivalry game: $2,500 on secondary marketZion Williamson blew out his shoe, and then No 8 North Carolina blew out top-ranked Duke.Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak i…

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As the Super Bowl approaches, is high school football dying a slow death?

Millions will watch the Rams and Patriots play this weekend. But participation in high-school football is falling, and fears over brain trauma could be to blameFor Mike Kelly, a high school football coach in Manassas Park, Virginia, early August usuall…

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Majority of Clemson’s black players declined Trump’s fast food reception, report says

Majority of Clemson’s black players skipped White House tripThe Root quotes three members who cite Trump as reason whyThree African American members of Clemson University’s national championship football team have attributed the “racism” and “divisive …

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Danielle Collins: the feisty US college star causing upsets at the Australian Open

The 25-year-old eschewed turning pro to concentrate on her education. Now she credits her collegiate career with her run to the semi-finals in Melbourne Early in her Australian Open quarter-final victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Tuesday, Daniel…

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MSU head resigns after saying some Nassar survivors are ‘enjoying’ themselves

MSU board vote to make resignation immediateEngler said some Nassar victims were ‘enjoying’ the ‘spotlight’The Michigan State University interim president John Engler has stepped down amid heavy criticism over last week’s remarks that some survivors of…

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Why Kyler Murray is set to forfeit a $4.6m MLB bonus and join the NFL

The Oklahoma quarterback is a dual-sport star. Why would he choose the brutality of football over a more comfortable life in baseball?So this is what a college athlete with real leverage looks like. Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray has done a masterful job pitt…

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Former LSU player lost his leg after being shot by dog, says friend

Ex-LSU lineman Matt Branch’s leg amputated after accidentFriend says dog stepped on safety of gun and pulled triggerBranch, 29, has undergone surgeries but expected to recoverA former Louisiana State University lineman was shot while duck hunting in Mi…

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Trevor Lawrence is already great at 19. Money is keeping him out of the NFL

The Clemson quarterback may as well have been created in a lab by NFL talent scouts. But he won’t be paid to play for at least another two yearsClemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence completed the most remarkable freshman season in recent history on Monda…

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College Football Playoff: Clemson obliterate Alabama to claim third national title

Trevor Lawrence throws three TDs in Tigers’ 44-16 winCrimson Tide were looking for sixth title in 10 yearsClemson toppled college football’s greatest dynasty with stunning ease on Monday night to become the first perfect playoff champion. Freshman quar…