• Seed in the NCAA Tournament, Open in Buffalo, New York
Seed in the NCAA Tournament, Open in Buffalo, New York

Here's an example from the NCAA of a team sheet from the 2014 season, the same format still used today, with a guide for how to read it. Villanova (31-3) is the defending national champion, and numerous guys who got rings last April are still around, giving the Wildcats the best shot to repeat since Florida in 2006-07.

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  • Bayern Munich considering shock swoop for £35M Arsenal midfield maestro
Bayern Munich considering shock swoop for £35M Arsenal midfield maestro

And Hitzfeld believes that Bayern are monitoring the midfielder despite his poor start at the Emirates Stadium. "Bayern Munich certainly has Xhaka on their radar", Hitzfeld told Basler Zeitung . Gunners fans expected Xhaka to assert himself as one of the club's first-choice midfielders, but he is yet to establish himself ahead of the likes of Fr...

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  • LaLiga: Barcelona not more risky after PSG triumph, says Madrid boss Zidane
LaLiga: Barcelona not more risky after PSG triumph, says Madrid boss Zidane

Ramos is a menace for any opposition defence, and an absolute hero for the Madridistas. Ramos' goal and the subsequent draw meant Real had the edge, and secured the 06/07 title as a result. "It was a race against time in the end, but it was important to win so we could become leaders". "I'd be more relaxed if we went two or three goals up at ...

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  • Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho after touchline row
Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho after touchline row

Equally impressive was Marcos Rojo, who gave everything for the cause to protect David De Gea's goal , yet this was truly a team display. "It's very risky to receive a kick from the back". "The coaches are not important". Lineker then asked Mourinho to clarify whether his current post is the one job he has craved throughout his career, as he p...

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  • Chelsea vs Manchester United Live Stream Score Updates in FA Cup 2017
Chelsea vs Manchester United Live Stream Score Updates in FA Cup 2017

Nevertheless, it lies a distant sixth as Chelsea race clear at the top of the Premier League and Mourinho feels ready to settle in for the long haul, with plenty of work still to be done. The self-proclaimed Special One was appointed United boss in May 2016 and suffered his biggest defeat in English football as United lost 4-0 to Conte's Chelsea...

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  • Norwegian Hockey Playoff Game Goes into Record 8 Overtimes
Norwegian Hockey Playoff Game Goes into Record 8 Overtimes

The game lasted eight and a half hours and featured over 217 minutes of actual play. A game that began at 6 p.m. ended at 2:32 a.m., making for more than 8 hours and 30 minutes that had to have outlasted the beer supply. The record for longest game in the National Hockey League has stood since 1936, when the Detroit Red Wings needed six overtimes t...

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  • New Zealand Coach Praises Eddie Jones for one reason
New Zealand Coach Praises Eddie Jones for one reason

Eddie Jones may see Steve Hansen as the Big Bad Wolf, but the All Blacks coach is adamant his admiration for the all-conquering England rugby side is genuine and well-intentioned. They do not care for yardsticks. "We always thought England had plenty of talent but did not want to work hard but they are doing that under Eddie and actually loving i...

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  • Djokovic downs Edmund to advance at Indian Wells
Djokovic downs Edmund to advance at Indian Wells

It was not a smooth ride for world number two as the 46th-ranked Edmund made him work hard in the second set, forcing a tiebreaker. The 22-year-old secured the first three games before Djokovic fought back to take the second set to a tie-break, which he ultimately won.

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  • Demetrius Andrade beats Jack Culcay by split decision
Demetrius Andrade beats Jack Culcay by split decision

Andrade had fought only once in each of the last three years before Saturday's victory. In 10-12 Andrade averaged 89 per round to Culcay's 70, led 99-48 overall, 26-4 jabs and 73-44 power and prevailed 45-19 in body connects. Andrade travelled to Culcay's hometown of Ludwigshafen for the battle of the former amateur world champions and the American...

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  • Blackhawks double up Wild
Blackhawks double up Wild

Minnesota goaltender Devan Dubnyk , looking for his career-high 37th win, was relieved by Darcy Kuemper less than five minutes into the game after allowing those early goals. "It was on him", Boudreau said. "[The Blackhawks] were there to be had today". The Calgary Flames (38-26-4, 80 points) look to win their 10th consecutive game and tie the l...

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  • England are not done yet...we want to make history - Eddie Jones
England are not done yet...we want to make history - Eddie Jones

Rob Howley's side had already suffered defeats to confirmed champions England and Scotland but a second victory in the competition means they will now travel to France for their final fixture with a second-place finish in their sights. It was just a harmless hand gesture.I was throwing a punch in the air and people are talking about that rather tha...

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  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp satisfied with goalkeeping options
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp satisfied with goalkeeping options

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he is happy for his team to win "ugly" during the remainder of the English Premier League season if it brings results such as the fortunate 2-1 victory over Burnley at Anfield on Sunday. "In the past we have played really well against top teams and hopefully we will do it again next week". Can hopes they c...

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  • NCAA selects Villanova as No. 1 overall seed
NCAA selects Villanova as No. 1 overall seed

With the madness beginning on Thursday, March 16, time is running out to fill out that flawless bracket. Does the glass slipper fit? Which squad is the dark horse candidate? A team that finishes No. The Tar Heels are the favorites to win that region at 5/4, followed by Kentucky (11/4), UCLA (5/1). "We are universally felt to be - I thi...

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  • Speed skater Elise Christie wins gold at World Championships
Speed skater Elise Christie wins gold at World Championships

Sin da Woon was crowned World champion in the 1500m, beating Canada's Samuel Girard and Korean compatriot Seo Yi Ra to the gold medal. After the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Christie said she was considering her future in the sport after being disqualified from all three of her events.

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  • Danny Hurley & Rhode Island are going dancing after winning Atlantic-10 title
Danny Hurley & Rhode Island are going dancing after winning Atlantic-10 title

It is the 20th time Creighton is seeing action in the tournament, but is making an appearance in the 68-team event for only the first time the past three seasons. The Rams scored 56 points in the paint and got huge games from Samir Doughty (17 pts, 6-10 FG) and Mo Alie-Cox (15 pts, 9 reb). "It's deflating when you miss", VCU coach Will Wade said.

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  • Rockies' Ian Desmond will undergo surgery on broken left hand
Rockies' Ian Desmond will undergo surgery on broken left hand

With Desmond sidelined, rookie outfielder-first baseman Jordan Patterson, who has two doubles and six RBIs this spring, may be line for an Opening Day roster spot, writes MLB.com's Thomas Harding . He hit.285 with 22 homers and 86 RBIs in 156 games with AL West champion Texas a year ago. In 2015, which marked his final year in Washington, he appea...

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  • How to Watch 2017 NCAA March Madness Live
How to Watch 2017 NCAA March Madness Live

And though the Blue Devils kept winning over the weekend, "they got stopped on the way by teams that won both their regular-season and conference tournaments [Kentucky and Arizona] and they were never compared to teams on the No. Since 1985, eight teams with human mascots (Blue Devil, Rebels, Hoosiers) have won the National Championship . It led t...

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  • Spurs march on to FA Cup semis
Spurs march on to FA Cup semis

Three days after that Janssen was back on the bench for an FA Cup tie at Craven Cottage. "It is always frightful to lose a player like Harry , he's been in top form", said Dele Alli, who also scored. I want people dealt with harshly. "I think he's just adapting to everything". It's fantastic how they support me and I really like that, I really...

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  • Chelsea handed Tottenham semi after Manchester United victory
Chelsea handed Tottenham semi after Manchester United victory

The Citizens have been draw against Arsenal, and will be the away team in the match, which doesn't mean much except that City don'tget the chance to choose which kits they'll use. The 2017 FA Cup semi-finals fixtures will be played at the Wembley Stadium on 22 April (Saturday) and 23 April (Sunday). There is no Drogba to score at Wembley this t...

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  • Cowboys Unlikely To Deal Tony Romo, Can't Find Trade Partner
Cowboys Unlikely To Deal Tony Romo, Can't Find Trade Partner

Well , that makes sense. To what degree, if any, the Cowboys' O-line might regress in 2017 could wind up a huge factor in determining which team wins the NFC East. ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio believes the Texans' decision to ship Brock Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns may have something to do with it. The Cowboys will have to decide which ...

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  • Man United desperate to make amends at Stamford Bridge, insists Smalling
Man United desperate to make amends at Stamford Bridge, insists Smalling

During that match back in October, Mourinho clashed with Chelsea boos Antonio Conte after he took offence to the Italian rallying the crowd towards the end of the match. Burnley's 2-0 win started a great home trend which has helped them avoid being sucked into a relegation fight - so far. Never. I think the counterattack is an option, above all, if...

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  • FA Cup semi-finals: Huge boost for Arsenal's chances of glory?
FA Cup semi-finals: Huge boost for Arsenal's chances of glory?

Chelsea will take on Tottenham in the semi-final of the FA Cup, while Arsenal face Manchester City. Chelsea were ball no.1 in the draw and ball number one out of the urn and into Ruud Gullit's hands. Antonio Conte's Blues secured their place in the last four when they knocked out holders Manchester United 1-0 on Monday night, shortly before the d...

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  • Minnesota United has cold open for soccer franchise
Minnesota United has cold open for soccer franchise

Atlanta's Josef Martinez produced a hat trick and Miguel Almiron scored twice in a Atlanta's 5-1 win over Minnesota before an announced crowd of 35,053 at TCF Bank Stadium . Sunday's match was played with an orange ball in sub-freezing weather and play had to be stopped several times for the snow to be cleared from the touchlines.

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  • Dybala: 'Juventus better than Barcelona'
Dybala: 'Juventus better than Barcelona'

Juventus' Dani Alves, left, and Milan's Andrea Bertolacci vie for the ball during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Milan at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Friday, March 10, 2017. 4-2-3-1 can become a more rigid 4-4-2 or even make way for 3-5-2 with just a single substitute and no let up in pressure. Over 2.5 match...

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  • Tim Tebow collects first hit of spring
Tim Tebow collects first hit of spring

The former National Football League quarterback singled Monday in an exhibition game against Miami Marlins left-hander Kyle Lobstein. Playing left field, the former Heisman Trophy victor made a head-first diving catch in the second inning to rob Justin Bour of a hit.

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  • Seahawks to host Adrian Peterson, reports say — National Football League free agency
Seahawks to host Adrian Peterson, reports say — National Football League free agency

Fantasy Impact The Seahawks will visit with or have already hosted free agent running backs Eddie Lacy and Adrian Peterson. After first news broke that the Cowboys meant to cut the QB when free agency started Thursday, they later decided they were going to hang on to the former Pro Bowler to see if there was an interested trade partner.

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  • Steelers' decision to franchise Le'Veon Bell looks better now
Steelers' decision to franchise Le'Veon Bell looks better now

Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be as an injury derailed his historic postseason. As Le'Veon Bell had a "core muscle" surgery early Monday morning, the Pittsburgh Steelers running back sent out a series of messages to his fans and other followers on SnapChat.

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  • Easton declares snow emergency Monday-Wednesday
Easton declares snow emergency Monday-Wednesday

Materials normally picked up on Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday. Those who are homeless also may contact HATAS at 463-2124. In anticipation of the Blizzard, all meetings and recreation events are cancelled and all City buildings, except for the Warming Center, will be closed to the public Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

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  • Aaron Ramsey delighted to help Arsenal return to Wembley
Aaron Ramsey delighted to help Arsenal return to Wembley

The semi-finals will be played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 22 April and Sunday 23 April 2017. But Arsenal fans on Twitter, including celebrity fan Piers Morgan, were left frustrated at another poor display from Ramsey, and branded the Wales global midfielder as a liability.

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  • Duke Is The NCAA Tournament's New Team to Beat
Duke Is The NCAA Tournament's New Team to Beat

Following the loss, and following Duke clinching the ACC Tournament championship (I don't want to talk about it anymore than you do, but bear with me here), many media outlets were insistent that Duke would take the number 1 seed from UNC.

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