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Halep stays hot in Miami


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Fresh off her big title at Indian Wells, third-seeded Simona Halep remained hot with a second-round victory Friday at the $5.3 million Miami Open.The 2014 French Open runner-up got past Czech former top-10 star Nicole Vaidisova 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 on the hardcourts at Crandon Park

Panthers sign WR Boykin


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to a one-year contract on Friday.Boykin, who starred for Butler High School in Charlotte, spent the first three years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers

Murray State gives Prohm another extension


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Murray, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Murray State has rewarded men's basketball coach Steve Prohm with another contract extension.Prohm, who guided the Racers to a 29-6 record with an Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title this year, had his deal extended through the 2018-19 season with an automatic extension that carries it through 2020

Bears ink CB Ball


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears added secondary depth on Friday by signing cornerback Alan Ball to a one-year contract.Ball, 29, spent the past two seasons with Jacksonville, starting 22 games

Wizards sign Will Bynum to 10-day contract


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Wizards signed veteran guard Will Bynum to a 10-day contract on Friday.Bynum, 32, played 30 games for Guangdong Southern in the Chinese Basketball Association this season, averaging 22.3 points, 7.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds

Hamilton aiming for another win in Malaysia


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (SportsNetwork.com) - Formula One is set to run its second grand prix of the season this weekend in Malaysia, where teams are dealing with extreme heat and humidity.Two-time and defending F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton won the season-opener two weeks ago in Melbourne, Australia, but Hamilton had a frustrating start to his weekend of the Malaysian Grand Prix when he experienced engine problems with his Mercedes during Friday's first of two practice sessions

Nothin' but Net: Calipari and NBA may not work ... yet


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - You've heard a lot and read a lot about the University of Kentucky this season

Titans sign CB Harris


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans signed cornerback Brandon Harris to a one-year contract on Friday.Harris, 25, played in 11 games for the Titans last season, posting 11 tackles and three passes defensed

Hughes pens new Stoke City deal


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Stoke-on-Trent, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has signed a new contract with the Premier League club, which will keep him at the Britannia Stadium until the summer of 2018.Hughes' current contract was set to expire at the conclusion of next season, but after guiding the Potters to ninth place in the Premier League last season, he has earned more time to patrol the touch line

Hanyu wins men's short program at worlds


Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Shanghai, China (SportsNetwork.com) - Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu won the men's short program Friday at the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships.Hanyu, the reigning Olympic and world champion, stumbled slightly on his opening jump, but sailed through the remainder of his routine