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OR pulls upset in NCAA women's tourney, meets UConn next
- March 27, 2017

So did OR, which won the first NCAA Tournament in 1939 but hasn't pushed past the final eight since. Power forward Jordan Bell had a dominant defensive game by blocking eight shots to lead third-seeded OR past top-seeded Kansas 74-60 in the Elite Eight . (more...)
Kentucky Wildcats vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Odds, March Madness Betting Pick
- March 26, 2017

It isn't the first time that the Butler program has had such a challenge, and if the Bulldogs prevail, it also won't be the first. Will No. 1 North Carolina have any trouble with No. These games get more and more intense as the tournament moves along, and this one is bound to be another good one. "Their offensive rebounding numbers, they are a joke". (more...)
US 'Bombs' North Korea in Military Exercises in Korean Peninsula Drill US 'Bombs' North Korea in Military Exercises in Korean Peninsula Drill
- March 25, 2017

It takes a software change and about five hours to switch modes, but doing so would render THAAD useless against North Korean missiles, which pose a grave and immediate threat to the 28,500 American troops in South Korea. Or perhaps he was offering "face" to Chinese President Xi Jinping to compensate for vigorous private arm-twisting on the principal subject of the tour, North Korea. (more...)
UN Security Council slams latest N. Korea missile, engine tests UN Security Council slams latest N. Korea missile, engine tests
- March 24, 2017

This set alarm bells ringing. There is no question that casualties would be great if North Korea makes the first strike. American bases in Japan are natural targets. Foreign Minister Wang, however, said all parties were obliged "to implement the sanctions and restart the talks at the same time ", chastising the USA for refusing to resume negotiations with North Korea. (more...)
Was North Korea's Missile Test Sabotaged by the US? Was North Korea's Missile Test Sabotaged by the US?
- March 23, 2017

An analyst for BBC says North Korea likely hasn't developed the heat-resistant materials needed for long-range ballistic missiles. The United States military has already begun to deploy the advanced US anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea over the objections of China, and it is expected to be fully operational within the next month. (more...)
Stroman's gem helps U.S. claim its first World Baseball Classic Stroman's gem helps U.S. claim its first World Baseball Classic
- March 23, 2017

Stroman was brilliant through six innings, allowing no hits and facing just the minimum 18 batters. No more. Behind a brilliant pitching performance by the Blue Jays Marcus Stroman , the United States won their first WBC title with a 8-0 win over Team Puerto Rico . (more...)