The Sports Report: It’s time for March Madness

Howdy each person, my call is Houston Mitchell, owner of this right here newsletter. There appear to be a few types of unique events happening in college basketball. If only it becomes covered extra, we should analyze all approximately it. March Madness It turned into Selection Sunday, or as a maximum of us name it, “I can finally fill out my office pool bracket Sunday.” Here’s a look at the primary-round pairings and the TV timetable. Tuesday, March 19 — First Four, Dayton, Ohio No. 16 Prairie View A&M vs.

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No. Sixteen Fairleigh Dickinson, 3:40 p.M. — truTV No. 11 Temple vs. No. Eleven Belmont, 6:10 p.M. — truTV Wednesday, March 20 — First Four, Dayton, Ohio No. Sixteen North Carolina Central vs. No. 16 North Dakota State, 3: forty p.M. — truTV No. 11 St. John’s vs. No. 11 Arizona State, 6:10 p.M. — truTV Thursday, March 21 — First Round No. 10 Minnesota vs. No. 7 Louisville (Des Moines), 9:15 a.M. — CBS No. 14 Yale vs. No. Three LSU (Jacksonville, Fla.), 9: forty a.M. — truTV No. 12 New Mexico State vs. No. Five Auburn (Salt Lake City), 10:30 a.M. — TNT No. 13 Vermont vs. No. Four Florida State (Hartford, Conn.), 11 a.M. — TBS No. 15 Bradley vs. No. 2 Michigan State (Des Moines), 11:45 a.M. — CBS No. 11 Temple/Belmont vs. No. 6 Maryland (Jacksonville), 12:10 p.M. — truTV No. 13 Northeastern vs. No. Four Kansas (Salt Lake City), 1 p.M. — TNT No. 12 Murray State vs. No. 5 Marquette (Hartford), 1:30 p.M. — TBS No. 10 Florida vs. No. 7 Nevada (Des Moines), three:50 p.M. — TNT No. 15 Abilene Christian vs. No. 2 Kentucky (Jacksonville), 4:10 p.M. — CBS No. Eleven Saint Mary’s vs. No. 6 Villanova (Hartford), four:20 p.M. — TBS No. 16 Prairie View A&M/Fairleigh Dickinson vs. No. 1 Gonzaga (Salt Lake City), four:27 p.M. — truTV No. 15 Montana vs. No. 2 Michigan (Des Moines), 6:20 p.M. — TNT No. 10 Seton Hall vs. No. 7 Wofford (Jacksonville), 6:forty p.M. — CBS No. 14 Old Dominion vs. No. Three Purdue (Hartford), 6:50 p.M. — TBS No. Nine Baylor vs. No. 8 Syracuse (Salt Lake City), 6:fifty seven p.M. — truTV Friday, March 22 — First Round No. 10 Iowa vs. No. 7 Cincinnati (Columbus, Ohio), nine:15 a.M. — CBS No. 9 Oklahoma vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Columbia, S.C.), nine:40 a.M. — truTV No. 14 Northern Kentucky vs. No. Three Texas Tech (Tulsa, Okla.) 10:30 a.M. — TNT No. 13 UC Irvine vs. No. Four Kansas State (San Jose), 11 a.M. — TBS No. 15 Colgate vs. No. 2 Tennessee (Columbus), 11:45 a.M. — CBS No. 16 Gardner-Webb vs. No. 1 Virginia (Columbia), 12:10 p.M. — truTV No. 11 St. John’s/Arizona State vs. No. 6 Buffalo (Tulsa), 1 p.M. — TNT No. 12 Oregon vs. No. Five Wisconsin (San Jose), 1:30 p.M. ET — TBS No. Nine Washington vs. No. Eight Utah State (Columbus), 3:50 p.M. — TNT No. Sixteen North Carolina Central/North Dakota State vs. No. 1 Duke (Columbia), four:10 p.M. — CBS No. 14 Georgia State vs. No. Three Houston (Tulsa), four: 8 p.M. — TBS No. 12 Liberty vs. No. Five Mississippi State (San Jose), four:27 p.M. — truTV No. Sixteen Iona vs. No. 1 North Carolina (Columbus), 6:20 p.M. — TNT No. Nine UCF vs. No. Eight VCU (Columbia), 6:40 p.M. — CBS No. Eleven Ohio State vs. No. 6 Iowa State (Tulsa), 6:50 p.M. — TBS No. 13 Saint Louis vs. No. Four Virginia Tech (San Jose), 6:57 p.M. — truTV You can study a match assessment by clicking here. West Regional preview. Click here. South Regional preview. Click right here. East Regional preview. Click here. Midwest Regional preview. Click here. To examine the bracket, click right here. A look interior how the tournament is televised. Click here. Attention NCAA match underdogs: One application’s still training the rest on the way to do it. UC Irvine is full of wins and confidence because it heads into NCAA match towards Kansas State UC Irvine vs. Kansas State: How the teams suit up within the NCAA match South Regional —– It turned into additionally a hectic day for nearby special occasions Sunday. Let’s take a look at the two large ones: Tennis The event at Indian Wells concluded Sunday with multiple upsets. On the guys’ facet, Dominic Thiem defeated Roger Federer, 3-6, 6-three, 7-5 for the twelfth identify of his career, in comparison to Federer’s 100 titles. At Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the twelfth identify of his career. Federer hadn’t dropped a set in his preceding four fits. “For everybody more youthful players, it’s a privilege to be nevertheless capable of competing with him and of playing against him in the finals of big tournaments like this one,” Thiem said. “I hope, and all of us hope, that he continues for quite some time nevertheless.” On the girls’ side, teen Bianca Andreescu disillusioned Angelique Kerber, 6-4, 3-6, 6-four. Between the maximum of the points past due inside the 0.33 set, Andreescu was stretching and squatting from cramping. A photographer on the clicking balcony truly should see her quadriceps cramping. “I never took into consideration quitting,” Andreescu said later. “I by no means would.” Auto Racing In his green car (ideal for St. Patrick’s Day), Kyle Busch held on to win the Auto Club four hundred through 2.4 seconds over Joey Logano. After Busch took the checkered flag, he becomes handed any other flag that stated “2 hundred Wins,” which he did the window for his birthday celebration lap in the front of the grandstands. Busch, 33, has gained 53 races in NASCAR’s pinnacle-stage Monster Energy Cup Series. He additionally has 94 victories in the 2nd-tier Xfinity Series and 53 in NASCAR’s Truck Series. Busch said that “to win two hundred, something it’s way, it was a lot to me. It’s a huge moment for everyone.” — Clippers Lou Williams made a 3-pointer from the top of the important thing at the very last buzzer to provide the Clippers a 119-116 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Montrezl Harrell and Danilo Gallinari each scored 20 for the Clippers, who’ve gained seven of their final eight. The victory became Doc Rivers’ 300th as Clippers teach, making him the 7th educate in NBA history with 300 or greater everyday-season wins with at least two groups. The others: Don Nelson (Milwaukee, Golden State, Dallas) Lenny Wilkens (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta) Pat Riley (Lakers, Miami) George Karl (Seattle, Denver) Phil Jackson (Lakers, Chicago) Dick Motta (Chicago, Dallas) Odds and Ends LeBron James’ last-2d shot snuffed as Lakers blow past due result in getting swept via Knicks…. Corey Seager will play commencing day for Dodgers, Dave Roberts says…. Andrew Heaney’s elbow injury will preserve him off Angels’ starting day roster…. In the case of celebrity South African runner Caster Semenya, a sports activities arbitration court docket should determine the definition of a girl…. Errol Spence Jr.’s domination of Mikey Garcia might be the begin of a brand new generation in boxing…. Jakob Silfverberg rankings past due to provide Ducks a 3-2 victory over Panthers…. Kings veterans feel for rookies as crew preaches patience all through rebuild…. Rams and quarterback Blake Bortles is probably good in shape…. Carlos Vela rankings twice to assist LAFC to earn a draw against NYCFC. Today’s nearby important sports activities agenda (all times Pacific) Dodgers vs. Texas, 7 p.M., Sportsnet LA Winnipeg at Kings, 7:30 p.M., FSW Born in this date 1937: Race automobile driver Mark Donohue 1956: Skier Ingemar Stenmark 1960: NHL participant Guy Carbonneau 1964: Speed skater Bonnie Blair 1967: NFL participant Andre Rison

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