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March Madness Sweet 16 roundup: Gonzaga, Purdue reach Elite Eight

March Madness Sweet 16 roundup: Gonzaga, Purdue reach Elite Eight

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March 28 (UPI) -- The Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament began Thursday and consisted of matchups that came down to the wire. Third-seeded Purdue edged No. 2 Tennessee in overtime after squandering a large halftime lead, while Gonzaga pulled away in the late stages of the game to defeat No. 4 Florida State. Texas Tech had a dominant showing against No. 2 seed Michigan, and top-seeded Virginia beat No. 12 Oregon in a defensive slugfest. Below is a roundup of the scores from Thursday's opening round of the Sweet 16 and a brief recap of each game. No. 1 Gonzaga 72, No. 4 Florida State 58 Gonzaga reached the Elite Eight for the fourth time in school history after defeating Florida State in a rematch from last year's Sweet 16. The Bulldogs led for a majority of the contest but the Seminoles ral...
March Madness roundup: Zion Williamson leads Duke to win, UNC dominates

March Madness roundup: Zion Williamson leads Duke to win, UNC dominates

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March 22 (UPI) -- The first round of the NCAA tournament concluded Friday night as Zion Williamson and No. 1 seed Duke dominated North Dakota State. North Carolina, the Midwest Region's No. 1 seed, started slow but eventually dominated No. 16 Iona to reach the second round. No. 2 Tennessee, No. 9 Oklahoma and No. 1 Virginia also had victories in the opening round. Third-seeded Houston posted Friday's most dominant performance with an 84-55 drubbing of Georgia State. No. 12 Oregon, No. 12 Liberty, No. 13 UC Irvine, No. 11 Ohio State and No. 10 Iowa had double-digit seed upsets. Below is a roundup of all the action from the final day of the NCAA tournament's first round. No. 2 Tennessee 77, No. 15 Colgate 70 The Tennessee Volunteers held off a second-half rally behind back-to-back 3-point...
Study: Chemical in Roundup may increase cancer risk by 40 percent

Study: Chemical in Roundup may increase cancer risk by 40 percent

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Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Glyphosate, a chemical in the popular weedkiller Roundup, may elevate cancer risk in people, according to a new study. Researchers examined studies conducted between 2001 and 2018 and found that the chemical could increase the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma by up to more than 41 percent, according to new findings published this month in Science Direct. "Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic," senior author Lianne Sheppard, a professor at the University of Washingtonsaid in a press release. "As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is." This new study contradicts a past report from the European Food Safety Authority that said glyphosate does not cause cancer. The United N...
FA Cup round-up: Gillingham shock Cardiff and Bristol City surprise Huddersfield

FA Cup round-up: Gillingham shock Cardiff and Bristol City surprise Huddersfield

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Media playback is not supported on this device League One side Gillingham produced the biggest shock in Saturday's FA Cup third round as they beat Premier League Cardiff City, while Championship Bristol City knocked out the top flight's bottom club Huddersfield Town.Holders Chelsea, record 13-time winners Arsenal and Manchester United were among the sides to make it through to Monday's fourth-round draw.Two Championship teams suffered defeats at the hands of opponents from lower divisions, with Norwich beaten 1-0 at home by Andre Green's late goal for Portsmouth and Accrington overcoming...