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Marsh hails Starc as world's king of swing Marsh hails Starc as world's king of swing
- March 03, 2018

The allrounder extended his mature innings, exercising great caution after the Proteas took the second new ball to be 60 not out from 147 balls at the meal break. It has grated with a couple of generations of South African players that they have not beaten Australia in South Africa since this country's return from global sporting isolation. (more...)
Brock Lesnar Likely to Jump From WWE Back to UFC Brock Lesnar Likely to Jump From WWE Back to UFC
- March 03, 2018

With Lesnar originally being advertised for Raw , what were the plans for the Universal Champion if he were to show up last Monday? He was about to headline WrestleMania in a title match with Reigns, and his WWE contract was set to expire shortly after the PPV. (more...)
Dana White sparks fresh rumours about a Brock Lesnar return Dana White sparks fresh rumours about a Brock Lesnar return
- March 01, 2018

In February 2017, Lesnar announced that he would be retiring from MMA . On Sunday night, White added fuel to the already raging fire surrounding a second Lesnar comeback by posting a picture of himself and the WWE superstar to his official Instagram page. (more...)
Six Nations: Eddie Jones seeking answers to England's rare failings Six Nations: Eddie Jones seeking answers to England's rare failings
- March 01, 2018

He could be ruled of the tussle with Ireland in Dublin a week on Saturday and the trip to take on Italy in Rome seven days later. "As always Ronnie was the most popular pick with punters so we took quite a hammering from him beating Ding in the final", said Apati. (more...)
PSL 3: Peshawar Zalmi defeats Islamabad United by 34 runs PSL 3: Peshawar Zalmi defeats Islamabad United by 34 runs
- February 26, 2018

Right arm pacer Umaid Asif took four wickets in his debut match after coming as cover up for Hasan Ali. Peshawar Zlami carried on the tradition to fly in less privileged kids to watch PSL matches in Dubai . This is a chance for all foodies and cricket lovers to unite and share the season's enthusiasm on one platform. The former Windies captain , Sammy, will be leading the side. (more...)
Arizona's Sean Miller May Face Dire Consequences In College Basketball Scandal Arizona's Sean Miller May Face Dire Consequences In College Basketball Scandal
- February 26, 2018

The Arizona offense was rolling out of the gates, as the Cats scored 31 points in the first 10:10 of action. Altman has publicly supported Arizona coach Sean Miller - who if these allegations are true has nearly certainly coached his final game for the Wildcats - and praised Arizona as the team everyone is chasing, a statement that apparently includes not only Pac-12 teams but also the federal authorities. (more...)
Dan Gosling stuns Newcastle to snatch draw for Bournemouth
- February 25, 2018

And parity was restored in the 89th minute as former Newcastle midfielder Gosling turned home from Nathan Ake's ball into the box. Having been very timid in the first half, Bournemouth were much better after the break, with King again the epicentre of most of their good work. (more...)
Canadian Olympic Committee president says Russia shouldn't get its flag back Canadian Olympic Committee president says Russia shouldn't get its flag back
- February 25, 2018

The Russians are hoping the ban could be lifted in time to parade their national flag for tomorrow's closing ceremony at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. Athletes who were clean had to prove they did not have a history of doping before being allowed to compete in the Winter Games. International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said following news of Sergeeva's failed test: "We are always extremely disappointed when there is a doping case, from whichever nation it happens to be". (more...)
Tiger Woods battles Bear Trap to stay in contention Tiger Woods battles Bear Trap to stay in contention
- February 25, 2018

Weeks like this challenge you to the ultimate level. "It's unfortunate that the greens have changed this much in a year", Fowler said. LPGA - Jessica Korda shot a course-record 62 at the LPGA Thailand in Chonburi to lead by four strokes after the second round. (more...)
Marcus Peters will only cost the Rams $1.74 million in 2018 Marcus Peters will only cost the Rams $1.74 million in 2018
- February 24, 2018

He should have made the Pro Bowl a year ago, but his reputation and on-the-field antics hurt his cause. Peters has made headlines throughout his career in Kansas City for more than his performance on the field. For the Rams , this will likely end any chance of Trumaine Johnson returning to the team. Donald wants a new deal, Trumaine Johnson is approaching free agency after getting the franchise tag past year, and safety LaMarcus Joyner and receiver Sammy Watkins could also hit ... (more...)
Brown: We need to up our game if we're to down Zenit Brown: We need to up our game if we're to down Zenit
- February 24, 2018

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers must decide whether to recall Scott Sinclair or retain the 11 who delivered a "perfect game" against Zenit in the first leg. "If we can get to a similar level then we have a great chance". One defeat in their last 12 puts Celtic in decent nick heading into this game. The game was clearly played with the Zenit return leg in mind, and should they make it through tonight, the same issue will be presented in the round of 16. (more...)
West Ham striker Hernandez happy playing for Moyes West Ham striker Hernandez happy playing for Moyes
- February 24, 2018

Mane, who scored a hat trick at Porto in Liverpool's last match in the Champions League round of 16, joined the club from Southampton in the summer of 2015, signing a five-year contract at the time . We have a good position but a good position is only the basis for the next few games. Joe Gomez could return to the starting line-up for the first time this month after overcoming a knee injury while Nathaniel Clyne is their only long-term absentee. (more...)
Arsenal will fight for top four despite Europa League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan Arsenal will fight for top four despite Europa League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- February 23, 2018

Indeed, his housemate and defensive partner Calum Chambers had a nightmare first half, putting the ball into his own net for the Swedes' opening goal on 22 minutes. But instead of building on that goal, Arsenal continued to be largely outplayed by their unheralded opposition, with Ghoddos and Curtis Edwards both going close to restoring the two-goal cushion. (more...)
Popovich Would Be Popovich Would Be "Surprised" If Leonard Returned This Season
- February 23, 2018

The 26-year-old has only made nine appearances for the Spurs this season but was ruled out "indefinitely" by the team as he struggled to overcome the quad injury he suffered in the summer. He made his debut on December 12 and lasted all of nine games before announcing he'd be out indefinitely. He later missed three games with the shoulder injury, then returned to the lineup on January 13 against Denver, scoring 19 points in 28 minutes. (more...)
Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal
- February 22, 2018

Sweden took silver and Norway finished with a bronze, which allowed Bjoergen to secure her record 14th medal in the Winter Games. Randall and Diggins snared gold by a nose, with Diggins sprinting to the finish 0.19 seconds ahead of the Swedish team of Charlotte Kalla and Stina Nilsson, with whom they had been dueling for the entire race. (more...)
Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed, on sale from $416500 Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed, on sale from $416500
- February 22, 2018

We expect the 4.0-liter motor of the 991.1 model to have been retired in favor of an evolution of the all-new 4.0-liter that debuted on the 2018 GT3. The GT3 is the only 911 to be powered by a naturally aspirated engine . There's also a lightweight engine cover and reduced sound proofing. Porsche Motorsport began development of the new 911 GT3 RS not long after it started working on the GT2 RS , and it shows. (more...)
Boston Bruins: Ryan Donato continues to dazzle at Olympics Boston Bruins: Ryan Donato continues to dazzle at Olympics
- February 22, 2018

The Russians bowled over the Americans in their preliminary round match, and that is who will likely await Team USA on Friday in the semifinals should it get past the Czechs. lead. "Sorry to let him down on that on", Terry said, adding that Francouz's use of the glove on his right hand - uncommon in hockey - didn't let him use his usual move. (more...)
Olympics - Bobsleigh - Canada and Germany in dead-heat for gold Olympics - Bobsleigh - Canada and Germany in dead-heat for gold
- February 21, 2018

Kripps thought the Germans' excitement on the track was because they had won silver. Then I saw (Francesco) Friedrich and (Margis) Thorsten super-excited as well. "They earned that medal". After all, an Olympic gold is a major feat, even if you share it with other people. Kripps sat second after Sunday's first two heats, but jumped into first on his third trip down the track with a time of 49.09 seconds. (more...)
Diamondbacks acquire slugger Steven Souza in 3-team trade Diamondbacks acquire slugger Steven Souza in 3-team trade
- February 21, 2018

Drury, 25, hit.267/.317/.467 for the D'Backs past year with 13 homers and 63 RBIs. He set career highs in OBP (.351), slugging (.459), runs scored (78), home runs (30), RBI (78), and steals (16). He made his big league debut last season and could have some upside because of his exceptional curveball. This past season with High-A Tampa , he pitched 119 1/3 innings and posted a 3.39 ERA with a 129/50 K/BB ratio. (more...)
Canada's Sharpe win freestyle halfpipe gold Canada's Sharpe win freestyle halfpipe gold
- February 21, 2018

In her second of three rounds during the medal final on Monday, she posted a score of 95.80, good enough to win gold. But, she still wasn't done. "So obviously it was kind of an uncomfortable spot but at the end of the day just having Anna's support and her telling me she loves me and is proud of me, it takes everything away". (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Curler's doping charge rocks Games Winter Olympics 2018: Curler's doping charge rocks Games
- February 20, 2018

Krushelnitckii has only had one blood sample test positive for the drug as of yet but a second sample will be tested following a 24 hour time period. The IOC suspended the Russian Olympic Committee in December, over systematic doping. The curling team trained in Japan in January, bringing in some Russian athletes who had not qualified for the Olympics as practice partners. As a result, its athletes are competing at PyeongChang as neutral " Olympic Athletes from Russia " (OAR) and on a ... (more...)
Angels sign Chris Young to one-year deal Angels sign Chris Young to one-year deal
- February 20, 2018

However, because the deal has yet to be finalized, the specifics surrounding such a pact have yet to come to light. Martinez figues to be the Red Sox' cleanup hitter in 2018. With that one game serving as an effective snapshot of his '17 campaign, here's a look back on that fateful night in Hollywood, one that put Martinez's all-fields power on full display. (more...)
Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera
- February 18, 2018

Sunday will be the first time he has had the lead going into the final round since that event. Bubba Watson , back in business with a new ball on a course where he has won twice before, took the third-round lead at the Genesis Open on Saturday as a large pack queued up close behind. (more...)
Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Stretchered Off Court After Horrific Ankle Injury Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Stretchered Off Court After Horrific Ankle Injury
- February 18, 2018

McLemore said. "Doctors said I dislocated my ankle, fractured my tibia, and will need surgery for some torn ligaments". The Tigers now lead the SEC men's basketball standings with a 11-3 record in conference play. Spencer had started six games this season while Okeke has come off the bench all season. They've beaten three top-25 opponents in No. 18 Kentucky, No. (more...)
Olympics: Czech hockey team defeats Canada 3-2 in shootout Olympics: Czech hockey team defeats Canada 3-2 in shootout
- February 18, 2018

The remaining eight play with the four winners advancing to the quarters. Canada had 28 shots on goal compared to Switzerland's 29 and only 1:32 in power play time compared to Switzerland's 3:26, and yet Canada absolutely dominated this game from the start. (more...)
NJokic makes history as Nuggets enter All-Star break with win NJokic makes history as Nuggets enter All-Star break with win
- February 17, 2018

It's believed to be the fastest triple-double in league history, breaking Syracuse Nationals forward Jim Tucker's previous mark of 17 minutes that stood for more than 60 years. They go into the All-Star break at 32-26, good for the sixth-seed in the Western Conference. Three different Timberwolves had 20-point nights, and it wasn't all of the usual suspects either: Jimmy Butler (24), Jeff Teague (20) and Taj Gibson (28). (more...)
Canada loses 7-6 to Sweden in women's Olympic curling Canada loses 7-6 to Sweden in women's Olympic curling
- February 17, 2018

Switzerland will face Canada. Well, that would be six - Canada, Sweden, Russia, USA, Finland and Slovakia. He expects a tough day against Canada. The incident took place at the last second of the match, near the net of Team Canada. Wolski scored on a brilliant solo rush 52 seconds later, slicing through two Swiss players before beating Genoni high on the glove side. It marked the first time since the 1994 Games that Canada fielded a team that wasn't made up of NHLers. (more...)
Threat! LaVar Ball Says Lonzo will Leave Lakers if Brothers Aren't Signed Threat! LaVar Ball Says Lonzo will Leave Lakers if Brothers Aren't Signed
- February 16, 2018

You can say whatever you want, but there's no doubt in my mind that LaVar cares deeply about his sons' futures. (Walton) already had my vote of confidence. Ball has missed the Lakers' last 13 games after suffering a sprained MCL in his left knee on January 13. According to an ESPN report , the Lakers charged the Balls' Facebook Watch show, "Ball in the Family", to film games at Staples Center, while other National Basketball Association teams have permitted the production to occur for ... (more...)
Chelsea's Conte has no concerns about Cahill's frame of mind Chelsea's Conte has no concerns about Cahill's frame of mind
- February 16, 2018

In this, with the sense of palpable discord between manager and club, with the possibility all hope of silverware could be ended imminently and the possibility an out-of-form Chelsea will slide out of the top four, it assumes still greater proportions. (more...)
National Football League narrows future 2019, 2020 Draft host cities to five National Football League narrows future 2019, 2020 Draft host cities to five
- February 16, 2018

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the NFL Draft. Kansas City will compete with bids from Cleveland/Canton, Tennessee, Denver, and Las Vegas. The Browns worked with the Pro Football Hall of Fame as well as the Cleveland Sports Commission. (more...)
Serena Williams Returns to Tennis, Baby Girl Cheers Her On Serena Williams Returns to Tennis, Baby Girl Cheers Her On
- February 16, 2018

So even though she and Venus lost the match 6-2, 6-3 against two players from the Netherlands, she earns major props for getting herself back in shape and getting back out on the court. Both were in attendance over the weekend, seated just behind the players' box. Mladenovic double-faulted on her first match point at 40-15 but delivered a strong serve on the next point which proved enough, sparking wild celebrations from captain Yannick Noah and French staff members at the indoor court in ... (more...)
Pained Fans Bash Alvaro Morata After His Dancing Video with Wife Pained Fans Bash Alvaro Morata After His Dancing Video with Wife
- February 15, 2018

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has conceded that he will always have a special place in his heart for Real Madrid despite leaving the club last summer. "For this reason, I'm a bit anxious". Alvaro Morata has admitted he would always be open to a return to Real Madrid in the future. In England, the Daily Mail published a piece on the video which some Chelsea fans reacted to negatively. (more...)
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 6 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 6
- February 14, 2018

Officials sent notice that all activities at Gangneung's Olympic Park were suspended "to ensure the safety of all personnel". Among the women who could challenge Shiffrin in the technical races are Switzerland's Wendy Holdener, who claimed silver in the slalom and gold in the Alpine combined event at last year's world championships; Sweden's Frida Hansdotter, owner of three world championship medals in the slalom; and Slovakia's Petra Vlhova, who has won two World Cup slaloms this season. (more...)
Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle crash Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle crash
- February 14, 2018

The injured man, a passenger in the Ferrari, is pro golfer Bill Haas , Los Angeles Police Department Detective Jeff Fischer told KTLA . Wilson, 46, was driving northbound in the 500 block of Chautauqua Boulevard when the Ferrari clipped his Toyota FJ SUV and then collided with the BMW, NBC Los Angeles reported. (more...)
UFC 221: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero UFC 221: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero
- February 12, 2018

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that Romero will be Whittaker's next title challenger - a rematch of a closely contested bout last July, where Whittaker (19-4) came out with a unanimous decision. As Romero so often does, he came to life in the second round. Why they should fight: After a layoff of more than 14 months, Safarov finally resumed his UFC career with a bout against Tyson Pedro, but it didn't go very well for him. (more...)
Colts finalizing deal for Frank Reich as new head coach Colts finalizing deal for Frank Reich as new head coach
- February 12, 2018

Reich's Eagles of course won the Super Bowl LII over McDaniels' Patriots. After McDaniels' reversal, general manager Chris Ballard launched a second search that included interviews with New Orleans' assistant Dan Campbell, Reich and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier . (more...)
Max Parrot gets Olympic silver in snowboard slopestyle, MarkMcMorris claims bronze Max Parrot gets Olympic silver in snowboard slopestyle, MarkMcMorris claims bronze
- February 12, 2018

The win was a dramatic one. after falling on his first two runs and dropping to 11th place. The 17-year-old from Silverthorne, Colorado defeated Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris after putting up a score of 87.16 in his third run. (more...)
Cubs Signal Yu Darvish Cubs Signal Yu Darvish
- February 11, 2018

The Chicago Cubs put the finishing touch on their offseason Saturday, reportedly agreeing to terms on a six-year, $126 million contract with free agent Yu Darvish . Darvish's 2017 season had its ups and downs, including a disastrous performance in the World Series, but ultimately he still had a productive year. (more...)
Met Office warns of ice and snow Met Office warns of ice and snow
- February 11, 2018

Met office forecasters told Brits to brace for travel chaos, with icy roads and strong winds set to bring traffic to a standstill in places. "For a time most of this going through Saturday night into the start of Sunday leaves behind a legacy of icy patches, so you will have to look out for those first thing Sunday ". (more...)
Chicharito Can't Stop Scoring Right Now For West Ham Chicharito Can't Stop Scoring Right Now For West Ham
- February 11, 2018

The Hammers have won only one of their 13 league matches this season against teams now above them in the table (D6, L6), 1-0 at home to Chelsea on 9 December. He was dismissed for kicking a fan, and subsequently sacked by the French outfit, only for the Hammers to offer him a route back into the game. "Hopefully we're getting closer to getting those players available", the West Ham boss continued. (more...)
Mary Lou McDonald Takes Over As Sinn Fein Leader Today Mary Lou McDonald Takes Over As Sinn Fein Leader Today
- February 11, 2018

While the 2,000 delegates at Saturday's conference gave Mr. Adams a warm sendoff, many are hoping that Ms. McDonald, 48, can set a new course for the party and move away from Mr. "On other things, we can agree to disagree". At that time he had also said Sinn Fein would be working towards a unity referendum to be held within the next five years. (more...)
Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez
- February 11, 2018

Normally good players, normally good managers. 'But I couldn't win. Now, for a few months he is free of minor injuries and I'm really happy. He made a big effort. "What do you want the defenders to do?" I think it's the nature of the game that the more you fear the more you target. But for the referees, every player must be treated the same and according to the rules. (more...)
Arsenal manager Wenger praises Mkhitaryan commitment: Brilliant with extra training Arsenal manager Wenger praises Mkhitaryan commitment: Brilliant with extra training
- February 10, 2018

I had it with Francis Jeffers, who I played with for England youth sides and then Charlton. Merson thinks it's akin to the Robin van Persie transfer Manchester United forced through - and Wenger only has one thing in mind when it comes to the player and what he can bring to the club. (more...)
Detroit Pistons trade for Jameer Nelson, James Ennis, reports say Detroit Pistons trade for Jameer Nelson, James Ennis, reports say
- February 09, 2018

As Charania later reported , Chicago will also have the right to swap second round picks in 2022 as part of the deal. Nelson - who, like Reed, is on an expiring minimum contract - provided nothing to tanking Chicago. Nelson started the season with the Denver Nuggets , but was soon cut after a one-on-one battle between Jamal Murray and Emmanuel Mudiay for the starting point guard spot. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski's home was robbed while he was at the Super Bowl Rob Gronkowski's home was robbed while he was at the Super Bowl
- February 09, 2018

Monday. A police dispatch broadcast said there is a possibility that multiple safes and guns were taken were taken from the home. Gronkowski briefly appeared at the door of his home, which is a few miles from Gillette Stadium, but did not say anything about the investigation. (more...)
Wenger reacts to Dortmund claims about Aubameyang behavior Wenger reacts to Dortmund claims about Aubameyang behavior
- February 09, 2018

The pair have already started to regenerate their old partnership, with Mkhitaryan grabbing three assists on his home debut, including setting up Aubameyang for his first goal for the Gunners . The arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have energized Arsenal with four months remaining in a season that has been disappointing so far. (more...)
Ronaldo Urges Real Madrid To Go After Neymar Ronaldo Urges Real Madrid To Go After Neymar
- February 08, 2018

This season has not exactly been a vintage one for former Manchester United star Ronaldo so far. The Independent reported in January that Real are keen on bringing the Brazil worldwide to Santiago Bernabeu as part of a "major renovation" in the summer. (more...)
PFA offers assistance in Leicester vs Mahrez row PFA offers assistance in Leicester vs Mahrez row
- February 08, 2018

It's public knowledge about Manchester City wanting to take him. The Professional Footballs' Association have offered their assistance in the ongoing dispute between Riyad Mahrez and Leicester City following the winger's rejected move to Manchester City. (more...)
United beat Huddersfield as City draws at Burnley United beat Huddersfield as City draws at Burnley
- February 07, 2018

He also dismissed arguments that City's enormous lead in the Premier League was responsible for complacency that Burnley were able to exploit. Otherwise, they have an excellent run of winnable games against Brighton [A], Watford [H], Leicester [A], Stoke [H], Southampton [H], Newcastle [A], West Ham [H], Burnley [H] and Huddersfield [A]. (more...)
Colts Hire Patriots Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels As Head Coach Colts Hire Patriots Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels As Head Coach
- February 07, 2018

McDaniels is heavily rumored to take over as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and Patricia is supposed leave for the Lions gig. It isn't clear when the team will officially name McDaniels the new head coach but it is expected to be soon, even as early as Tuesday, per FOX 59 and CBS4's Mike Chappell. (more...)