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Baggies boss Pulis expects any bid for rumoured target Deeney to fail Baggies boss Pulis expects any bid for rumoured target Deeney to fail
- April 04, 2017

When is Watford vs West Brom? It has been claimed that Pulis is keen to bring the forward to The Hawthorns but ahead of the game between the two teams on Tuesday night, he has suggested that the Hornets will not consider parting ways with their captain. (more...)
Westbrook scores 57, leads Thunder to 114-106 win in OT
- April 03, 2017

Westbrook finished his 38th triple-double with 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Westbrook produced a devastating late burst of scoring with 19 points in the final six minutes of regulation time , draining a three-pointer with seven seconds left to send the game into overtime. (more...)
Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth released from hospital Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth released from hospital
- April 03, 2017

Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 79.5 percent of their opponents power plays. The Flyers ran their winning streak to four straight games for the second time this season and first since their 10-game streak from November 27-Dec. (more...)
Knicks' Rose out for season with torn meniscus Knicks' Rose out for season with torn meniscus
- April 03, 2017

Rose, 28, had played in 64 of the Knicks' 76 games this season, but this is another knee injury for the three-time All-Star and 2010-11 MVP. You would figure this would spell the end of Rose's time in NY, considering the fact that he walked away from the team at one point this year without informing them. (more...)
McAuley hungry as ever to play for club and country McAuley hungry as ever to play for club and country
- April 03, 2017

Darren Fletcher has reportedly been offered a contract with West Bromwich Albion to keep him at the club until 2019, with his current deal due to expire this summer. "If I didn't think I could I wouldn't hang about". "It's very pleasing. I'd like to thank the club, the gaffer and everyone who helps me to stay fit to be able to play at this level". (more...)
IPL 2017: Virat Kohli to miss early weeks of season 10 IPL 2017: Virat Kohli to miss early weeks of season 10
- April 03, 2017

Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, who is nursing a right shoulder injury which he sustained while putting in a dive on the first day of the drawn third Test in Ranchi, will miss the initial phase of the tournament. (more...)
Federer survives Berdych threat in Miami Federer survives Berdych threat in Miami
- April 03, 2017

They met again in Miami, one year later, this time in the final and it was Federer who triumphed, fighting his way back from two sets down to win the five-set contest. "It's definitely going to be very special playing Rafa here again", he added. Nadal was outplayed by the Swiss in their most recent meeting in Indian Wells but the world No7 is unfazed by that result. (more...)
Roger Federer edges out Nick Kyrgios in thriller at Miami Open Roger Federer edges out Nick Kyrgios in thriller at Miami Open
- April 03, 2017

His win at the Australian Open came in a phenomenal five set match against Rafael Nadal . Nadal's semifinal match against Fabio Fognini was rather straightforward, while Federer's win over Nick Kyrgios was as drama-packed as it gets. There were equal chants of "Vamos, Rafa!" as "Go Roger!" and late in the second half, the Federer fans sang: "Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole!" "That's a long time ago". (more...)
Roger Federer Edges Nick Kyrgios In Miami Open Thriller Roger Federer Edges Nick Kyrgios In Miami Open Thriller
- April 03, 2017

Nadal has had an interesting road to the final. "That's great news for me". The final score was of 7 to 6, 6 to 7 and 7 to 6. Then he faced his toughest opponent of the tournament in the next round, America's Jack Sock. After fighting off two match points to get past tenth seeded Czech Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinal, Federer was pushed to a five-setter by Nick Kyrgios on Friday. (more...)
Melvin Upton: Report: Blue Jays shopping Melvin Upton Melvin Upton: Report: Blue Jays shopping Melvin Upton
- April 03, 2017

FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman says the Jays are listening to offers on Upton , who is now slated as Toronto's left fielder entering the season. As for his performance throughout the spring which has led them towards this particular direction, Upton hit.176/.200/.382 in a total of 34 at-bats. (more...)
Spurs Vs. Thunder Live Stream
- April 02, 2017

The Spurs, who trailed by as many as 21 points in the third quarter, rallied for a 100-95 victory in Oklahoma City. Though, Spurs lost their last game against to the Warriors on Wednesday night after consecutive wins. Kawhi Leonard scored 20 of his team-high 28 points in the second half and pulled down 10 rebounds to fuel the Spurs' comeback. With 4:28 left in the fourth quarter the Spurs' Patty Mills drained a 3-pointer to tie the game at 85-85. (more...)
Watch 'Naam Shabana' to discover the hero in you: Akshay Kumar Watch 'Naam Shabana' to discover the hero in you: Akshay Kumar
- April 02, 2017

Naam Shabana will also make around 30 crore. considering it has been given 2.5 stars by most reviewers, it is unlikely to gross beyond 30 to 35 crore in its lifetime.The film has been released across 37 countries, including non-traditional markets, on 354 screens worldwide. (more...)
Funes Mori adds to Everton injury woes Funes Mori adds to Everton injury woes
- April 02, 2017

Everton defender is set to miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury in the latest blow to the Premier League teams defense. The centre-back had to leave the match after 37 minutes and is nearly certain to miss Saturday's game against Liverpool. (more...)
Antonio Conte wants Hazard, Courtois and Costa contract talks on hold
- April 01, 2017

Eden Hazard (calf), Thibaut Courtois (hip), John Terry (leg), Victor Moses (calf) and Diego Costa (ankle) have all been suffering with minor injuries of late. I repeat, John I like to talk to about this season, he's helping me a lot. While Chelsea have lost just three top-flight matches all season, their head coach is determined that they must continue to perform at the same level in the final 10 games of the season. (more...)
Netherlands Investigates Credit Suisse Netherlands Investigates Credit Suisse
- April 01, 2017

Prosecutors in the German city of Cologne said they were also working with the Dutch. Swiss multinational bank Credit Suisse has become the target of another probe, suspected of helping clients evade taxes. To be sure, Switzerland's prosecutor will be of little practical help to Credit Suisse on the ground in France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Australia , where the bank must answer to local, not Swiss jurisdiction. (more...)
Chelsea ambition on par with Real - Conte
- April 01, 2017

Chelsea will look to pick up their Premier League title charge upon the resumption of domestic matters this weekend when they host Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge . "If the player is happy and the player knows he will stay in a great team with great ambition, I don't see any problem", he told reporters. Conte refused to discuss reported interest in Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez - "He's a top player". (more...)
Mississippi State vs. The Streak in the Women's Final Four
- April 01, 2017

All four teams have it. "That's a big step to go from riding in the backseat on a trip you're going to, to all of a sudden you're in charge of driving the bus you're responsible for getting us there". "It's just a blessing in itself to be here", junior Gabby Williams said. That's far from the case with Chong. UConn dominated MSU, winning 98-38 and went on to claim the national title for the fourth championship in a row. (more...)
Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season
- March 31, 2017

It waited much longer than other teams before bringing Vettel in for his first stop, leaving many to speculate it had thrown the race away. However, the 29-year-old German insists Hamilton's Mercedes team remain the class of the field. "I had to stop very early and I got stuck behind one of the Red Bulls, but that's just the way it goes". The British racer came up short against the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel , who clinched his first race win since 2015. (more...)
Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial
- March 31, 2017

On top of the murder charges, Hernandez is facing a charge of intimidating a witness in relation to Bradley's non-fatal shooting. 'I learned to keep my mouth shut in certain situations, ' the mother-of-one had testified when asked why she never pressed Hernandez about Bradley being shot. (more...)
Wenger: 'I've made a decision over my Arsenal future'
- March 29, 2017

More poor marking, with Arsenal players positioned like statues for a James McLean corner, allowed the towering Dawson to seal West Brom's win with a thumping close-range header in the 75th minute. "Financially, I mean. Of course, on the sporting front it would be a blow, but financially the Champions League does not have the impact any more that it had five or six years ago because of the influx of the television money (to the Premier League)". (more...)
NCAA Tournament wrap: UNC edges out Kentucky on Maye game-winner NCAA Tournament wrap: UNC edges out Kentucky on Maye game-winner
- March 29, 2017

OR an underdog of 4.5 against North Carolina . Florida State head coach Sue Semrau claps after her team scored against SC during the first half of a regional final game of the women's NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, March 27, 2017 , in Stockton, C. (more...)
Gonzaga breaks through at last, earns first trip to Final Four
- March 28, 2017

The Ducks beat Iona, Rhode Island, Michigan and Kansas without Chris Boucher, their best two-way player. Hachimura admitted that he had not realized how big of a deal it was to make it to the Final Four right before the Elite Eight contest. (more...)
Russell Westbrook is going to average a triple-double, and that's insane Russell Westbrook is going to average a triple-double, and that's insane
- March 28, 2017

It wasn't just Harden and Williams contributing in the high-scoring affair as four other players from Houston scored in double figures. The Rockets scored 4 quick points after that to seal the victory. His season averages now: 31.3 points, 10.5 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game. He is now five short of matching Oscar Robertson's National Basketball Association best of 41, with 10 games remaining. (more...)
Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind after Bulgaria defeat
- March 27, 2017

Blind took a massive risk by starting 17-year-old centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, but it proved a step too far, as he was hauled off at half-time following some costly errors. It said Blind's squad was hit by injuries to key defenders with Virgil van Dijk, Jeffrey Bruma and Stefan de Vrij out of contention, leaving the coach with "a puzzle" to find replacements. (more...)
Everton lose two Irish players injured ahead of Liverpool derby
- March 27, 2017

Manager Martin O'Neill said previous results won't count for anything. "I'll find out what's going to happen in the next week or so", he says. "It's a cross, he's sprinting into the box, he's got to try and attack the ball". "It's a big, big loss, to Everton and to us. Obviously I was on track to make a few appearances and I just want to get back on track". "It puts thing in perspective I suppose". (more...)
Johnson, Rahm win to set up powerful title match Johnson, Rahm win to set up powerful title match
- March 27, 2017

As 64 of the best golfers in the world go head-to-head in the unique WGC-Dell Match Play tournament at Austin Country Club this week, there will be $9.75 million on the line. Mickelson never trailed in any match until he fell behind on the first hole to Haas, and he had never led when the match ended on the 17th hole. "I'd rather go up to Augusta, play a couple of quiet practice rounds, and then prepare at home and great ready to play". (more...)
Mavs confused with JJ Barea's ejection after Blake Griffin push Mavs confused with JJ Barea's ejection after Blake Griffin push
- March 27, 2017

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mavericks are 4-point home underdogs versus the Clippers while the over/under now sits at 206.5, down from 207. The Mavs earned a hard fought win over the rival Clippers, but their playoff hopes are still on life support. Curry took matters from there with a timely three-pointer from the wing, putting the Mavericks up 61-56 to force an L.A. (more...)
Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton remains ahead in 2nd practice Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton remains ahead in 2nd practice
- March 26, 2017

Hamilton appeared keen to test the auto and the new tyres and he got off to a flying start, leading the first two practice sessions as well as Q1 and Q3, with his new teammate Valtteri Bottas showing his potential to lead in Q2. "As you can see it's going to be a close race between us this year I think". Ricciardo and Verstappen, who only ran eight laps in the afternoon, were followed by Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso, Romain Grossjean - who drove his Haas through the gravel during the second ... (more...)
Indiana, Archie Miller agree to 7-year contract Indiana, Archie Miller agree to 7-year contract
- March 26, 2017

IU has reportedly agreed to a seven-year contract with Dayton head coach Archie Miller , per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski . "IU is one of the greatest basketball programs and academic institutions in the country and I can not wait to get started", Miller said in a statement from the University. (more...)
March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16 March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16
- March 26, 2017

The South Region easily has the best two matchups of the night. However, that's no longer the case with a No. 1 seed, two No. 2 seeds and a No. 3 seed all failing to make the Sweet 16. 4), who recently have had disappointing first round exits in past tournaments, have played well up to this point beating Vermont and Iowa State in rounds one and two. (more...)
'Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism': Thousands commemorate Westminster attack victims
- March 25, 2017

Driving over the bridge, the attacker - Khalid Masood - left a devastating trail of death and carnage in his wake, as those lucky enough to escape with their lives could only watch in horror before rushing to help those who had been injured. (more...)
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to have surgery on throwing shoulder Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to have surgery on throwing shoulder
- March 23, 2017

Original rehabilitation wasn't as productive as Dr. Connor had hoped it would be, leading him to recommend Mr. Newton undergo arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Newton initially injured his shoulder in Week 14. Panthers head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion is quoted below. "Twelve weeks following surgery, Cam will begin an early throwing program with me. (more...)
Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket
- March 23, 2017

With 68 teams all playing for the same prize, there is bound to be some drama. Senior point guard Derrick Walton Jr.is doing a fine Kemba Walker impersonation. On this tasty episode, Brad Evans and Stephen Bardo shake off the body blows their brackets suffered to dissect every single Sweet Sixteen matchup. (more...)
Wenger claims top-four failure will not affect Arsenal decision Wenger claims top-four failure will not affect Arsenal decision
- March 21, 2017

Banners were flown over the ground backing Wenger and demanding he go, however, sources claimed Arsenal's six defeats in nine games had only served to strengthen Wenger's resolve to sign a new contract. I take a bigger perspective. "I hate the planes that fly the messages across the ground", Neville said on The Gary Neville Podcast. What must be said, though, is that the club are making a mess of this even if they insist a decision would be "mutual". (more...)
We can cope without Kane, says Eriksen
- March 20, 2017

Young midfielder Dele Alli's ability to surprise Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino apparently knows no bounds. Lloris, Walker, Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Wanyama, Dembele, Dele, Eriksen, Son. The trio have scored one goal from open play between them and all three have been publicly criticised (or, in the case of Nkoudou, not backed publicly) by Mauricio Pochettino . (more...)
Dontari Poe gets the same amount of money as Bennie Logan Dontari Poe gets the same amount of money as Bennie Logan
- March 20, 2017

Unless Poe was willing to leave millions on the table, Miami wasn't a real option. He followed that year up with another Pro Bowl selection in 2014, while posting a career high six sacks and 46 total tackles. Poe spent his first five seasons with the Chiefs, but the two sides were unable to reach an agreement on a contract extension to keep him in Kansas City. (more...)
Seeded North Carolina ready to run vs
- March 20, 2017

Joel Berry II was having a rough game on Friday. Bons Secours Wellness Arena had a crowd that tilted toward UNC fans as the Tar Heels dominated in their first round match-up in the NCAA Tournament. HEALTH AT THE POINT: Berry rolled his right ankle against Texas Southern and Williams said he was "hopeful" that Berry would be ready but he didn't practice Saturday. (more...)
NCAA issues statement on non-goaltending call in Gonzaga-Northwestern game NCAA issues statement on non-goaltending call in Gonzaga-Northwestern game
- March 20, 2017

Freshman center Lauri Markkanen scored 16 points and collected 10 rebounds to help No. 2-seeded Arizona rally after halftime to beat seventh-seeded Saint Mary's at Salt Lake City. "I think about it". Just like that, Nigel Williams-Goss made two free throws to expand the lead to seven points and pretty much end several minutes of momentum turning in favor of Northwestern. (more...)
Shakespeare: Atleti draw won't distract Foxes from drop fight Shakespeare: Atleti draw won't distract Foxes from drop fight
- March 19, 2017

Buffon is right to assert that which ever team is drawn against Leicester, should not take them lightly. And with West Ham having picked up only two points in their last four league games, the pressure is on the home side. Since his debut in September 2012, Andy Carroll has appeared in just 94 of West Ham's 178 Premier League matches (53%) and played just 40% of possible minutes (6472). (more...)
Cavaliers can focus on playoff preparations with Kevin Love's early return
- March 19, 2017

The fourth seed in the Western Conference going into the night, the Jazz had won six of their last seven games. There was some good news for the Cavaliers, though, as before the game it was announced that Kevin Love would return to the team and would be starting in this game. (more...)