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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:02:01 GMTMembers of a laborers’ union celebrated the Raiders move in Las Vegas.The team is the third franchise to gain approval to change cities this year. But Raider Nation will probably not truly annex Sin City for a couple of years.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:23:44 GMTColin Kaepernick scrambling in a game against the Los Angeles Rams in December. He made more headlines last season for kneeling during the national anthem than for his play for a terrible 49ers team.Other quarterbacks, perhaps lesser ones, have landed spots on N.F.L. rosters. Some wonder if Kaepernick’s protests have kept teams away.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:20 GMTDuke’s Luke Kennard and his teammates during the Blue Devils’ 88-81 loss to South Carolina in the second round of the N.C.A.A. tournament on March 19.Gonzaga and South Carolina are making their debut in the Final Four, and a team that many expected to make an appearance — Duke — fell in the second round.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:18:12 GMTDylan Ennis, a sixth-year senior, helped lead third-seeded Oregon to a victory over top-seeded Kansas in the Midwest Regional final on Saturday.One of the oldest players in N.C.A.A tournament history helped Oregon advance to the national semifinals for the first time in 78 years.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:40:54 GMTEntering the N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament, Connecticut’s Napheesa Collier ranked second in the nation with a shooting percentage of 69.3.Napheesa Collier’s rich family history has made her interested in helping Sierra Leone, where her grandfather was a diplomat.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:48:39 GMTSouth Carolina players after defeating Florida in the East Region’s final at Madison Square Garden.The Gamecocks, who until this month had not won an N.C.A.A. tournament game in 44 years, will now face Gonzaga, another newcomer to the Final Four.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:36:55 GMTThe bench of North Carolina, where Seventh Woods marked his designated spot before the season.There are strategies and idiosyncrasies in where players and coaches are placed on the bench, and it can say a lot about a team.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:07:45 GMTThe Cavaliers lead the Eastern Conference behind the play of forward LeBron James, above, but they lost two of three games last week.Cleveland is at San Antonio on Monday, Golden State is at Houston on Tuesday and Golden State is at San Antonio on Wednesday.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:38:26 GMTCurtis Granderson, hyperfocused on good hydration, taking a sip of water at Mets spring training on Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.Hydration is a major part of the health and fitness regimen for Granderson, who faces the wear and tear of returning to center field at age 36.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:52:11 GMTThe Mets’ Jeurys Familia at spring training last month in Port St. Lucie, Fla.Jeurys Familia, the team’s closer, met with Commissioner Rob Manfred to make his case about a ban under baseball’s domestic violence policy.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:36:32 GMTMets pitcher Steven Matz returning to the dugout on March 17 after pitching in a spring training game against the Cardinals in Port St. Lucie, Fla.There are decisions to make with Steven Matz dealing with elbow pain, Zack Wheeler returning from Tommy John surgery and Seth Lugo suddenly struggling.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:26:56 GMTThe Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello, front, tangled with the Ducks’ Ryan Kesler during the first period.The Rangers could have clinched a playoff berth with a win, but they remain firmly in control of the first wild-card spot.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:21:29 GMTGermany’s Sebastian Vettel at the Australian Grand Prix. He ended a Ferrari victory drought dating to 2015.Vettel took the lead when Lewis Hamilton made a pit stop for new tires, then ended the team’s Formula One drought.