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Ex-UCLA coach Alford hired to lead Nevada

[ad_1] Steve Alford has been hired as head coach of the Nevada men's basketball team, the school announced Thursday.Alford, who was fired by UCLA on Dec. 31, replaces Eric Musselman, who left earlier this week for the head-coaching job at Arkansas. Musselman led Nevada to three NCAA tournaments in four seasons.Alford is expected to be introduced at a Friday news conference."There is no better coach than Steve Alford to continue
Swimming

2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond: Day 2 Photo Gallery

[ad_1] The post 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond: Day 2 Photo Gallery appeared first on Swimming World News. The second night of the the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond, Virginia, saw plenty of big names with big swims. Swimming World’s chief photographer Peter H. Bick is on deck from The post 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond: Day 2 Photo Gallery appeared first on Swimming World News. [ad_2] Source link
Hockey

Capitals jump out to early lead, hang on to beat Hurricanes

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 on Thursday night. Backstrom scored twice and Ovechkin scored on the power play to fire up a raucous sellout crowd in the first playoff
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The story behind the unflappable Charles Leclerc

[ad_1] If there was any remaining doubt over Charles Leclerc's driving talent, it evaporated around lap six of the Bahrain Grand Prix. In a single race weekend, he made his four-time championship-winning teammate, Sebastian Vettel, look ordinary and was deprived of his first Formula One victory only by an engine problem.Who's hot and who's not in Formula One? Jake Michaels ranks all 20 drivers ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand
Swimming

Annie Lazor Closes In On Season-Best To Win 100 Breast At TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond

[ad_1] The post Annie Lazor Closes In On Season-Best To Win 100 Breast At TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond appeared first on Swimming World News. Annie Lazor just missed her season best in the 100 breast tonight at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond, touching first in 1:06.72 to take the win. That was just The post Annie Lazor Closes In On Season-Best To Win 100 Breast At TYR Pro
Hockey

Capitals survive surge from Hurricanes to win Game 1

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 on Thursday night. Backstrom scored twice and Ovechkin scored on the power play to fire up a raucous sellout crowd in the first playoff
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The anxious undercurrent of these NBA playoffs

[ad_1] THESE ARE GOING to be anxious playoffs.There are stresses within the high-stakes games naturally, but there's also another layer that is perhaps unique to this season. It's the pressure of the aftermath and it will mount by the day, by the loss and, oddly in this unusual season, even by the win in some cases.With so many contenders loaded with fragile big-name free agents and other concerns that are
Swimming

Cody Miller Wins Close 100 Breast Final At TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond

[ad_1] The post Cody Miller Wins Close 100 Breast Final At TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond appeared first on Swimming World News. Cody Miller held onto his top seed in the 100 breast at the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond, winning the 100 tonight in 1:00.98. He was nearly caught by Andrew The post Cody Miller Wins Close 100 Breast Final At TYR Pro Swim Series Richmond appeared first on
Golf

A glance at the Masters

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A glance at the first round of the Masters: LEADING: Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka, tied at 6-under 66. JUST BEHIND: Phil Mickelson is one back after a 67, followed by Ian Poulter and Dustin Johnson at 68. WHERE’S TIGER? Tiger Woods is four shots behind, tied for 11th with nine other players. NOTEABLE: Four of the top five players birdied the par-3 16th. DeChambeau
Basketball

Magic’s Isaac clears protocol, set for Game 1

[ad_1] Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac has cleared the NBA's concussion protocol and will be available to play in the team's playoff opener Saturday in Toronto, the team announced Thursday night.Isaac is believed to have been hurt in Orlando's win Sunday against the Celtics. He was struck in the jaw and experienced concussion-like symptoms after the game, leading the Magic to put him in the protocol.Orlando coach Steve Clifford had