Birmingham, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Christian Benteke converted a late
penalty kick at Villa Park to hand Aston Villa three valuable points in
Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat of West Bromwich Albion.
Villa opened the scoring in the 23rd minute when Benteke flicked Brad Guzan’s
long ball into the path of Gabriel Agbonlahor, who finished off the move to
claim his fourth goal of the campaign.
The Baggies, though, got back on equal terms in the 67th minute when Joleon
Lescott headed a corner kick back across goal for Saido Berahino to nod home
from close range.
It looked as though the continue
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Toronto FC finds itself in a familiar
position heading into the 2015 MLS season.
Like last term, the Reds, embarking on their ninth season in MLS, have
welcomed a few new household names to the squad as they seek their first
appearance in the postseason.
Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe joined the Canadian club ahead of the 2014
campaign to much fanfare, but the duo struggled to make a lasting impact on
the pitch as Toronto finished seventh in the Eastern Conference with a losing
Bradley will return to the team for another crack continue
NCAA Basketball Betting 3-Point Play: Three Interesting Opening Lines Tuesday
by Alan Matthews
It’s time for your updated Sportsbook odds on whether Kentucky will run the table through the NCAA Tournament. An impressive win Saturday over ranked Arkansas has “yes” that UK will finish with a zero in the loss column at +150. “No” is -185. Tuesday is a big night because it’s Kentucky’s final true road game of the season as the Cats visit a good Georgia team. I’d argue this will be UK’s toughest game until probably the Sweet 16. Here’s a look at that matchup and two others that continue
NCAAB Monday’s Tip Sheet
By David Schwab
It is the month of March and Big Monday on ESPN takes on a whole new meaning for a couple of nationally ranked teams looking to finish-up their last few regular season games on a strong note. First in the ACC, No. 2 Virginia will look to lock-up the regular season conference title when it goes on the road to face Syracuse. Later in a huge showdown in the Big 12, No. 16 Oklahoma with battle it out against No. 12 Iowa State to keep its title hopes alive.
No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers at Syracuse Orange continue
Modena, Italy (SportsNetwork.com) – Lazio moved to within two points of third-
place Napoli on Sunday in the race for the final Champions League spot as the
club secured a 3-0 win at Sassuolo.
Felipe Anderson scored on the stroke of halftime to put Lazio in front, while
Miroslav Klose and Marco Parolo scored seven minutes apart in the second half
to wrap up Lazio’s third successive win.
Anderson finally unlocked the Sassuolo defense in the 45th minute with a
brilliant strike from just outside the penalty area continue