North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game. ESPN video of the incident showed Pitino walking off the court when he suddenly turned back and started shouting toward the nearby stands. Team staff and a Smith Center security official pulled him away and led him into the tunnel. UNC team spokesman Matt Bowers said the fan was ejected after the incident. "We're North Carolina — we don't have to be like everybody else," Williams said. "You can raise Cain, you can boo, but you don't have to say stuff that we as coaches have to put up with.
José Mourinho has rubbished reports of a return to Real Madrid, insisting he will remain at Manchester United as long as the club wants him. Mourinho won the La Liga title and Copa del Rey in three years in the Spanish capital, from 2010 through 2013. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. In the lead up to Manchester United’s Europa League second leg tie with St-Etienne, Mourinho was asked about reports in the Spanish press that linked him with a return to Real. “I have a contract for two more years with United and unless United want me to leave, I don’t leave,” Mourinho said Tuesday, as quoted by Spanish newspaper AS. “I love working for this club.” Mourinho is only seven months
The Force India team has unveiled the car with which they will contest the 2017 Formula One season - the VJM10 - at Silverstone on Wednesday afternoon. The car's livery is a familiar blend of orange, black and silver, while on the design front the Force India team have had to make the same adaptations as others to suit the radical overhaul of the regulations this year. Prior to the unveiling, team owner Vijay Mallya spoke bullishly about Force India's prospects: "Many commentators of the sport have said that we punch well above our weight.