“They’ve got a couple more chances coming up, especially that game against Oklahoma, which looms extremely large for the Longhorns to get back among the have’s,” Lunardi added. "And if they win tonight and then go 2-1 down the stretch they’ll finish at .500, they’ll play a winnable game in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. And that might just sneak them in because remember: more teams are playing their way out right now than the other way around; it’s always been that way and I think it always will be.” … [Read more...] about Joe Lunardi: Path exists for Texas to make NCAA Tournament
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Now, I still think they have plenty of work to do, and given the fact that neither a road win at Oklahoma or a home win over Oklahoma State is going to change all that much for them, I think Saturday’s trip to Lubbock to take on Texas Tech is going to be the make or break game. It’s not a win-and-you’re-win type deal, but I do think that taking a loss to the Red Raiders would mean that the Longhorns will have to beat one of the Big 12’s top four teams in the conference tournament to have a realistic shot at getting to the dance. … [Read more...] about Monday’s Things To Know: Florida State rolls, Texas is back?
Heyman guarantees future Lesnar victoriesPaul Heyman, speaking for Lesnar as always, said "The Beast" needs no catchphrases or any other frills because he reigns as champion whenever he decides dating back to 2002. Heyman said Lesnar owes Ricochet payback for the Royal Rumble low blow that set up the Drew McIntyre Claymore Kick which eliminated a dominant Lesnar from the match. According to Heyman, Lesnar's match with Ricochet at Super ShowDown is one of the most high-stakes contests of Lesnar's career because of the possible repercussions of Ricochet main-eventing WrestleMania should he manage to pull off the upset in Saudi Arabia. Heyman then guaranteed that would not happen, nor would Lesnar lose to McIntyre at WrestleMania as he continues his title reign "forever." … [Read more...] about WWE Raw results, recap, grades: Brock Lesnar appears, Becky Lynch and Shayna Baszler brawl
Fury could instead face Wilder again next, if the American's team activate a clause in his contract for a third fight, which would mean Joshua goes ahead with an expected fight against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20. … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua’s world title fight against Tyson Fury deserves ‘dream’ British venue, says Eddie Hearn
"That's why we have been able to play this kind of cricket. If we would have paid attention to the outside chatter, we would again be at No. 7 or 8 in the rankings. We don't really bother about what people are saying on the outside," the skipper said. … [Read more...] about Can’t help if people make big deal out of one loss: India skipper Kohli