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India Women Eye Series Win Against South Africa In 2nd ODI India Women Eye Series Win Against South Africa In 2nd ODI
- February 06, 2018

The third ODI takes place in Cape Town on Wednesday. In Markram's case though, Khaya Zondo - who made his debut in the previous match against India - was the only South Africa player to have less ODI experience than the captain. The two right-handers have been South Africa's willow-wielding turrets over the last two years. Kuldeep and Chahal are proving that if you have talent then more than half the job is done, and have quite unexpectedly become match winners in the blue jersey, ... (more...)
ESPN's Schefter: Washington considers tagging QB Kirk Cousins ESPN's Schefter: Washington considers tagging QB Kirk Cousins
- February 05, 2018

If Washington elected to pull the franchise tag to get Cousins' contract off its salary cap, the team would forfeit the right to recoup a 2019 compensatory draft pick that it would receive if the quarterback were able to leave right away as a free agent. (more...)
Arsene Wenger delighted to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal Arsene Wenger delighted to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal
- February 05, 2018

Koscielny capitalised on poor defending to double the hosts' lead, heading in Shkodran Mustafi's flicked header. The breakthrough came after just six minutes when Mkhitaryan rolled a risky cross in from the right for Ramsey to slot past Jordan Pickford . (more...)
City held as Sterling's shocker costs Pep City held as Sterling's shocker costs Pep
- February 04, 2018

City also failed to purchase attacking reinforcements in January, with long-term target Alexis Sanchez joining rivals Manchester United and Leicester standing firm on Mahrez. "I try to improve on it every day". He sank to his knees and pounded the turf after prodding Kyle Walker's low cross wide, and he did not have much time to make amends given he was substituted shortly afterwards. (more...)
School shooting that injured 4 students believed to be unintentional, police say School shooting that injured 4 students believed to be unintentional, police say
- February 04, 2018

Both schools were locked down, according to NBC 4. A driver was killed in a car-to-car shooting in the Jefferson Park area of Los Angeles early Saturday, and authorities are searching for the man's killer. "They thought it was a toy gun, but then it shot", Urbina said. Gloria Echeverria stood near a line of police tape preventing people from approaching the school, waiting for news about her 13-year-old son. (more...)
Preds, Family Helped Mike Fisher Decide he had to Return Preds, Family Helped Mike Fisher Decide he had to Return
- February 03, 2018

According to the Predators' official site, Fisher is aiming to sign a contract before the February 26 trade deadline, though the movie is "virtually unprecedented - only a handful of NHLers have stepped out of retirement and back onto the ice to give it one more try". (more...)
Lawmakers Respond To FEMA Puerto Rico Cutoff Lawmakers Respond To FEMA Puerto Rico Cutoff
- February 03, 2018

On Tuesday, in response to NPR's story, the government of Puerto Rico issued a statement saying they had not been informed "that supplies would stop arriving, nor did the Government of Puerto Rico agree with this action". The date, he said, actually marked an internal planning date to evaluate if the US territory still needed aid. "We're not stopping, especially with something as essential as food and water". (more...)
John Wall out for All-Star game. Will Dragic be his replacement? John Wall out for All-Star game. Will Dragic be his replacement?
- February 03, 2018

Drummond was selected for the same reason that Paul George was selected to replace injured DeMarcus Cousins . Brown and Drummond will have a chance to discuss their All-Star on February 23 when the Celtics visit Detroit - the first game out of the All-Star break. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to start against Everton - Arsene Wenger Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to start against Everton - Arsene Wenger
- February 02, 2018

The Gabon worldwide completed a club record £56m move to Arsenal from Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund on transfer deadline day on Wednesday night. Aubameyang signed for Arsenal on transfer deadline day in January - for a fee reportedly in the region of £56m. In central midfield, Wenger has said Ainsley Maitland-Niles has a future as a defensive midfielder but it appears more likely that he will continue with the Granit Xhaka-Aaron Ramsey pivot which worked well earlier in the ... (more...)
Fox Broadcasting scores NFL 'Thursday Night Football' in five-year deal Fox Broadcasting scores NFL 'Thursday Night Football' in five-year deal
- February 01, 2018

Under the terms of the agreement, Fox is expected to pay significantly more than the $ 450 million that current rights holders NBC and CBS Corp. paid this past season, the people said. Fox agreed last month to sell cable channels FX and National Geographic, its movie and TV studio and global assets to Disney . Ourand adds that Fox "will have expanded mobile rights". (more...)
Agent reveals club secret over failed Daley Blind deal Agent reveals club secret over failed Daley Blind deal
- February 01, 2018

Daley Blind is now negotiating a move away from Manchester United . However, for Blind, whose contract runs out next summer, time appears to be up, although a transfer to Roma appears to be hard. Italy would be an interesting choice for him, but Manchester United is a huge club that doesn't need to sell players and doesn't need the money. Both Gazzetta dello Sport and Il Tempo explain getting a deal over the line for the Dutch global will be hard before the transfer window ... (more...)
Cavaliers Status Update on Kevin Love Cavaliers Status Update on Kevin Love
- January 31, 2018

Expect an update on Love's status once the team provides more information. The injury will force to Love to miss the All-Star game for the second straight year. With the trade deadline looming, Cleveland has been in a funk lately. According to SportsCenter, Love will likely be out six to eight weeks . Love is in the midst of his most productive season with the team, averaging 18.2 points and 9.6 rebounds while shooting at a 40 percent mark from three-point range. (more...)
Blockbuster! Chiefs reportedly agree to trade QB Smith to Redskins Blockbuster! Chiefs reportedly agree to trade QB Smith to Redskins
- January 31, 2018

But ESPN reports that the Redskins and Smith have agreed to a four year contract extension worth an average of $23.5 million per season with $ 70 million in guarantees . It comes by the way of Alex Smith. Smith had one year and $17 million left on his current deal with the Chiefs. According to the Washington Post , Kirk Cousins will become a free agent on March 14 unless he re-signs or the team uses the franchise tag on him. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins' season over after Achilles injury against Rockets DeMarcus Cousins' season over after Achilles injury against Rockets
- January 28, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans picked up their biggest win of the season with Friday's 115-113 triumph over the Houston Rockets in front of a packed house at the Smoothie King Center . We can't keep our head down and just pray. The 27-year-old center was averaging 25.4 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.6 blocks per game, while hitting 46.9 percent of his shots from the field. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki's epic piece of Australian Open history Caroline Wozniacki's epic piece of Australian Open history
- January 28, 2018

The victory also sees Wozniacki scoop the world number one ranking from Halep , who remains slam-less after reaching two finals. It was the first time in the Open era of tennis that players ranked No. Both players took a medical timeout and the heat rule came into effect for the first time in the tournament, bringing a 10-minute break between the second and third sets. (more...)
Chargers should keep close eye on DT Harrison Phillips at Senior Bowl Chargers should keep close eye on DT Harrison Phillips at Senior Bowl
- January 28, 2018

Whether Mayfield will play in Saturday's game remains to be seen. "Family first, always, no matter what the situation. Coming out here having fun, meeting new guys, being able to compete with the best and progress every day". In addition to the outspoken personality, Mayfield is a bit undersized for a quarterback, measuring in just under 6'1 and 216 pounds. Baker Mayfield is now down in Mobile, Ala . (more...)
Antonio Conte makes honest admission about new Chelsea FC signing Antonio Conte makes honest admission about new Chelsea FC signing
- January 28, 2018

Courtois , meanwhile, was also unavailable for those two games due to an ankle injury and Conte confirmed in the press conference that his two regular starters will remain on the sidelines when Newcastle visit Stamford Bridge. "But when you are sure about your work and that you are doing everything to improve this club, I am very relaxed, calm and I don't have this type of worry". (more...)
How to watch FA Cup Fourth Round online How to watch FA Cup Fourth Round online
- January 27, 2018

An illness spread through the Tottenham camp prior to the 1-1 draw against Southampton last week, and that has taken a couple of scalps, while Spurs' injury list is getting longer. Victor Wanyama comes in to the midfield along with Mousa Dembele and Moussa Sissoko. Spurs will be hoping striker Harry Kane can continue his recent form that has seen him score 11 goals in his last seven games. (more...)
Investigations into sex abuse in sports launched after Nassar scandal Investigations into sex abuse in sports launched after Nassar scandal
- January 27, 2018

In 2012, Hollis was named Athletic Director of the Year by Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal/Daily. Michigan State is one of several co-defendants in civil lawsuits that allege the university and others shirked their responsibility to stop Nassar when given opportunities to do so. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Calls BS On Pro Tennis Workload After Australian Open Injury Rafael Nadal Calls BS On Pro Tennis Workload After Australian Open Injury
- January 26, 2018

Victory would have seen him overtake Andy Murray as British number one, at least until the Scot makes his expected return from hip surgery for the grass-court season in June. "He hits very hard", Cilic who leads 1-0 in the head-to-head record, said about his adversary. ELISE MERTENS, world No. 37, on retired tennis star Kim Clijsters following her match in the middle of the night back home. (more...)
Javier Mascherano signs for Hebei China Fortune Javier Mascherano signs for Hebei China Fortune
- January 26, 2018

But his unmovable presence in the Barcelona's back-line came under threat once again in the summer of 2016 when they signed Samuel Umtiti from Lyon to become into his long-term replacement. "The Argentine is fourth on the list of all time appearances by foreign players at FC Barcelona , only behind Leo Messi , Philip Cocu and Dani Alves ", Barcelona wrote in their official website . (more...)
NBA Wants In On Basketball Wagers NBA Wants In On Basketball Wagers
- January 26, 2018

The American Gaming Association were pleased by the NBA's position, but according to the New York Daily News , they scoffed at the NBA receiving a cut of bets. Several states, including NY, have legislation already in place in the event that the Supreme Court makes such a ruling. The AGA news release said that the NBA's proposal is to "skim money from American taxpayers". (more...)
Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend
- January 26, 2018

Smith recorded his first career triple-double with a team-high 21 points (8-12 FGs, 5-7 3FGs) to go along with a career-high 10 rebounds and a career-high-tying (game-high) 10 assists in 31 minutes in Dallas' 128-120 win at New Orleans on December 29. (more...)
Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal
- January 25, 2018

Alexis Sanchez insists Manchester United are the biggest club in England and says he almost moved to Old Trafford when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge. Arsenal beat Crystal Palace on Saturday in the Premier League 4-1, but star Alexis Sanchez wasn't in the squad. The swap deal that brings an end to Armenia worldwide Mkhitaryan's mixed 18 months at Old Trafford had been expected for several days. (more...)
India win toss, bat in 3rd Sth Africa Test India win toss, bat in 3rd Sth Africa Test
- January 24, 2018

And as I have said, anytime you step on to the field, you have an opportunity to correct your mistakes. The visitors suffered a 135-run thrashing in the second Test, thereby conceding an unassailable 2-0 lead to the Proteas . But he said the South Africans were determined to complete a 3-0 series sweep. Even in that first innings, we had them under real pressure and Hardik Pandya played a great knock. (more...)
Tesla Model S on Autopilot smashed into a firetruck Tesla Model S on Autopilot smashed into a firetruck
- January 24, 2018

Despite its catchy name, Autopilot is not a level five autonomous driving technology which, when eventually developed, will allow for the vehicle to operate without driver involvement. The motorist claimed the Model S was driving with Autopilot enabled when it crammed itself under the truck. The agency said the Autopilot system operated as designed but did not ensure drivers paid adequate attention. (more...)
Westbrook Selected, George Snubbed In All-Star Reserve Selections Westbrook Selected, George Snubbed In All-Star Reserve Selections
- January 24, 2018

Reigning MVP Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook , Cleveland's Kevin Love, Boston's Al Horford , Minnesota's Jimmy Butler, San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge , Indiana's Victor Oladipo, Toronto's Kyle Lowry and Portland's Damian Lillard rounded out the All-Star reserves , who were selected by National Basketball Association head coaches. (more...)
Jerusalem: US embassy to move by end of 2019 - Pence Jerusalem: US embassy to move by end of 2019 - Pence
- January 23, 2018

In a statement, Pence said it was his "great honor to be in Israel's capital, Jerusalem ", a reference to President Donald Trump's December 9 pledge to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to acknowledge Israel's sovereignty over the city. (more...)
Defiant Shastri backs choice to axe Rahane Defiant Shastri backs choice to axe Rahane
- January 23, 2018

So you have choices. India probably lost the series courtesy few freaky run-outs in the second Test at Centurion. As it is the conditions are very tough, and on top of that if someone gets run out, then you feel bad. "Boys have been told that", Shastri said. Even our top order, we go in with six batsmen, five batsmen and an all-rounder, so it means that responsibility on both sides on the top order is that much more. (more...)
International Monetary Fund chief warns against being complacent about growth International Monetary Fund chief warns against being complacent about growth
- January 23, 2018

India's growth percentage is said to be more than China's. This growth is expected to continue into 2018 and 2019, as global growth is revised up to 3.9 percent for these two years. At a press conference, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged global policymakers to "fix the roof" while the going was good, calling for a more inclusive development strategy as almost one-fifth of developing and emerging economies saw their per capita income decline in 2017. (more...)
Tottenham fans angered with midfielder's performance against Saints: Tottenham fans angered with midfielder's performance against Saints: "Abysmal" "Absolute garbage"
- January 23, 2018

Meanwhile, Spurs are hoping to sign Bordeaux winger Malcom but are no deal has to be agreed, while they are also reportedly interested in Paris Saint-Germain's Lucas Moura. "They don't fight just for me, they fight for themselves, for the club", said Pellegrino, who insists he does not fear for his job. The latter is under enormous pressure, having failed to win a league game since beating David Unsworth's Everton on November 26. (more...)
Edmund eyes Dimitrov in first Grand Slam quarter-final Edmund eyes Dimitrov in first Grand Slam quarter-final
- January 22, 2018

The 23-year old advances to a major quarterfinal for the first time in his career and he will face third seed Grigor Dimitrov for a spot in the semifinals. This, though, would see Dimitrov find admirable focus again, ghost to the net for 3-1, and then serve out the set, 7-6 (4). The world No 3, who recorded the biggest victory of his career when he won the title at the year-end ATP Finals in London in November, beat Edmund in three sets in Washington last summer and was again taken the ... (more...)
Five-star recruit Zion Williamson explains why he picked Duke Five-star recruit Zion Williamson explains why he picked Duke
- January 22, 2018

Saturday night on the Spartanburg Day campus, in front of dozens of media and hundreds of fans, Zion Williamson chose Duke over other schools like Clemson , South Carolina , North Carolina , Kentucky , Kansas and others. The rapper Drake and National Football League star Odell Beckham have both publicly worn Williamson's Spartanburg Day School No. 12 high school jersey. (more...)
Novak Djokovic: surviving the heat at Melbourne Park Novak Djokovic: surviving the heat at Melbourne Park
- January 22, 2018

The tournament has copped a barrage of complaints from outraged fans on social media as temperatures at Melbourne Park neared 40 degrees and was almost double that, at 69 degrees, on rod Laver Arena as six-time champion Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils did battle. (more...)
Australian Open: Nadal breezes past Dzumhur in Melbourne Australian Open: Nadal breezes past Dzumhur in Melbourne
- January 21, 2018

I've never won a match on this court before but playing Jo I was obviously very nervous ", said the 17th seeded local hope. Against Tsonga in the third round, it was the difference. "I'm happy to get through". "My mentality doesn't change. Let's see how far I can go". The Fresh Prince actor was in the stands for Kyrgios' triumph over Tsonga and gave the Australian a big thumbs up following the match. (more...)
Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round
- January 21, 2018

She started the match in strong fashion, not offering her opponent any break points, and took both break point chances she had during an easy first set. "So as incredible as that run was, the combination of being exhausted from that and having a wrist that still wasn't 100 percent flawless, I just needed to kind of shut it down, calm down, and then I was really excited to start the new season". (more...)
Halep win sets Australian Open record Halep win sets Australian Open record
- January 21, 2018

Remarkably, Halep entered the contest with an ankle problem, sustained in her first-round match , and she admitted she couldn't "feel it any more" after limping through one of the matches of the tournament. As well, it was Federer's 90th match win at Melbourne Park. Davis, despite knowing she had already lost the point, still ran up to the ball and swung her racquet at it, missing the oncoming ballboy's face by mere centimetres. (more...)
Oscar Melendo: 'Unforgettable' to score first senior goal vs. Barcelona Oscar Melendo: 'Unforgettable' to score first senior goal vs. Barcelona
- January 19, 2018

Five months after being beaten by Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup Barcelona were beaten 1-0 in this Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg. With Barca flying at the top of La Liga and Espanyol mired in 14th, there was an obvious favorite here. (more...)
Deported after 30 years in the U.S. without becoming a citizen Deported after 30 years in the U.S. without becoming a citizen
- January 17, 2018

I got to leave my family behind, knowing that they're probably going to have a hard time adjusting. Garcia, who tightly held his wife and two children at Detroit Metro Airport on Monday morning, did not qualify for DACA , which allows undocumented to work and study in the U.S. (more...)
Karthik replaces Saha in Indian squad for third Test Karthik replaces Saha in Indian squad for third Test
- January 17, 2018

It said Saha was being replaced by Dinesh Karthik in the Indian squad for the third Test at the Wanderers owing to an upper left hamstring tendon injury. On the third day, he didn't go for the catch which was pretty much in his reach. He has also chipped in with useful contributions with the bat in the ODI and Twenty20 matches for India this season. (more...)
Andrew McCutchen Reportedly Traded to Giants After 9 Years with Pirates Andrew McCutchen Reportedly Traded to Giants After 9 Years with Pirates
- January 16, 2018

It will be a tough race for the Giants in 2018, considering they have the Dodgers , Rockies , and Diamondbacks to deal with in their division. McCutchen, 31, has played his whole career with Pittsburg and has never hit less than 12 home runs in a season. (more...)
1st ODI: Jason Roy's remarkable 180 helps England beat Australia 1st ODI: Jason Roy's remarkable 180 helps England beat Australia
- January 16, 2018

Australia are fresh off a dominating 4-0 performance in the 2017 Ashes . And it was compelling evidence as to why England have always wanted him in their one-day team; why they only dropped him with the greatest reluctance in last year's Champions Trophy semi-final and why they welcomed him back eagerly at the end of last summer when Hales... (more...)
Haryana: 15-year-old girl gang-raped, brutalised like Nirbhaya Haryana: 15-year-old girl gang-raped, brutalised like Nirbhaya
- January 16, 2018

They demanded the case be handed to the CBI, a government job for a member of her family, Rs 50 lakh from the Nirbhaya Fund, two arms licences. There, they first strangled her with a cloth and then raped her body. "I can not fight a long battle for justice but I appeal to the police to send her criminals behind the bars", the girl's father said while speaking to reporters. (more...)
Liverpool End Manchester City Premier League Unbeaten Run Liverpool End Manchester City Premier League Unbeaten Run
- January 15, 2018

We have a lot of games and hopefully we can stay fit in the schedule of games every three days. Liverpool went into the break 1-a-piece following goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Leroy Sane . Liverpool were rattling Guardiola's men, pressing them relentlessly and attacking with poise and pace. Kyle Walker's raking diagonal pass picked out Sane on the left flank and the German showed superb skill to chest the ball past the slow-to-react Joe Gomez. (more...)
EPL: Wenger drops Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal lose to Bournemouth EPL: Wenger drops Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal lose to Bournemouth
- January 15, 2018

Callum Wilson grabbed the Bournemouth equaliser before Jordan Ibe scored a timely first goal for the club as the Gunners' struggles on the road continued. Bournemouth enjoyed an early sight of goal when Adam Smith fired wide from outside the area, but it was Arsenal who had the better of the opening exchanges. (more...)
Sam Bradford to dress Sunday for first time since Week 5 Sam Bradford to dress Sunday for first time since Week 5
- January 14, 2018

Two other Saints players are listed as questionable because of illness: linebacker Michael Mauti and quarterback Taysom Hill , both of whom play roles on special teams. Future Hall of Famer and one-time Super Bowl champion Drew Brees will be leading the Saints , while Keenum will be making his first postseason start. (more...)
Manchester United hit back at Sevilla as ticket row continues Manchester United hit back at Sevilla as ticket row continues
- January 13, 2018

The two clubs have been engaged in a price war over tickets. Liverpool fans were charged £54 by the Spanish club in the group stage earlier in the competition, and United had been locked in negotiations to bring the price their fans will pay down to a similar figure. (more...)
UEFA Team of the Year revealed UEFA Team of the Year revealed
- January 13, 2018

If so, then the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year 2017 is what really counts with a record (and remarkable) 8.77 million votes cast, an increase of 1.6 million over 2016. Keylor Navas, Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos , Casemiro, Isco, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marco Asensio, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo deservedly make the list after an incredible campaign in the Champions League. (more...)
There may be water on Mars, reveals NASA - See pic There may be water on Mars, reveals NASA - See pic
- January 13, 2018

However, Dundas believes there are still more ice pockets to be found, and potentially even some closer to more "hospitable" locations for future explorers closer to the equator of Mars . Analyzing these features with a filter that accentuates colors, a team of researchers saw something notable for the Red Planet: a number of them had a distinctively blue color. (more...)
Alabama defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne leaving for NFL Alabama defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne leaving for NFL
- January 12, 2018

Fitzpatrick is a lock to be selected in the first round, with many people believing he will be a top ten pick. Savage, the executive director of the Reese's Senior Bowl, joined me on "The Opening Kickoff" on WNSP-FM 105.5 on Thursday to discuss Calvin Ridley , Da'Ron Payne and Bo Scarbrough . (more...)