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English basketball player proposes to girlfriend on-court at Commonwealth Games English basketball player proposes to girlfriend on-court at Commonwealth Games
- April 10, 2018

Manika Batra played her part as she won both matches against Feng Tiawei (3-2) and Zhou Yihan (3-0) to grab India's first Table Tennis Gold since the Men's team achieved the feat in 2006. Apurvi, the defending champion. got the bronze with 225.3. India reaped the most medals for weightlifting in this year's Commonwealth Games , and Pardeep Singh did not disappoint on the fifth day of the event. (more...)
Hernandez faints Chelsea's top-4 dream in Premier League Hernandez faints Chelsea's top-4 dream in Premier League
- April 10, 2018

Javier Hernandez's goal - coupled with a fine performance between the sticks from Joe Hart - got West Ham out of there with a precious share of the spoils. And in a still-tight Premier League relegation battle, every point can be crucial. Many feel Liverpool have their top-four place pretty much sealed at this stage in the season, the lack of reaction to the Reds dropping points against Everton on Saturday underlines this. (more...)
Liverpool Can Win Champions League - Riise Liverpool Can Win Champions League - Riise
- April 10, 2018

Guardiola will set his team out to create as many chances as possible , but does not want to see heads drop if they fail to make early in-roads in their quest for unlikely progression. That scenario is unlikely to happen ever again - it was a special moment for them but the chance is gone now, and this has turned into their toughest period of the season. (more...)
Chelsea vs West Ham: Conte reacts to 1-1 draw Chelsea vs West Ham: Conte reacts to 1-1 draw
- April 09, 2018

The Blues opened the scoring on 36 minutes through Cesar Azpilicueta and dominated proceedings in Sunday's Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. Fans placed shirts and scarves at a temporary memorial outside the ground and queued to sign a book of condolence in honour of Wilkins, who suffered a heart attack last week and passed away at St George's Hospital in Tooting on Wednesday morning aged 61. (more...)
Ball tampering scandal: David Warner vows to be a better person Ball tampering scandal: David Warner vows to be a better person
- April 09, 2018

His decision, just hours before a deadline, followed a contrite Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft also accepting their sanctions on Wednesday.Warner and Smith were last week suspended from worldwide and domestic cricket for a year, while opening batsman Bancroft was exiled for nine months over the incident during the third Test in South Africa that shocked the sport. (more...)
Pep Guardiola calls for City fans' help in Manchester derby Pep Guardiola calls for City fans' help in Manchester derby
- April 09, 2018

By the time Gundogan traipsed off after 57 minutes — the game having virtually passed him by — to be replaced by Sterling, City was losing 3-0 and its players were struggling to clear their minds after Liverpool's devastating first-half display. (more...)
Belgian rider Goolaerts dies, aged 23 Belgian rider Goolaerts dies, aged 23
- April 09, 2018

It added that he "died of cardiac arrest, all medical assistance was to no avail". Sagan eventually won the race after accelerating 55km from the finish line at the Roubaix Velodrome to catch the day's breakaway riders and get rid of the strongest of them, Swiss Silvan Dillier, in a sprint finish. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton treating Bahrain GP as 'damage limitation' Lewis Hamilton treating Bahrain GP as 'damage limitation'
- April 08, 2018

The surprise package of qualifying was Pierre Gasly's Toro Rosso. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will be out to make amends at the second stop on the 2018 Formula One calendar in Bahrain , but the driver has a five-place grid penalty to overcome. (more...)
Al Iaquinta Confirmed As Khabib's UFC 223 Opponent Al Iaquinta Confirmed As Khabib's UFC 223 Opponent
- April 07, 2018

Just moments after Max Holloway was declared medically unfit to fight against Khabib at UFC 223 , the 26-year-old has sent a tweet to the Russian fighter. Nurmagomedov said he's taken things in stride as his opponent has changed. "Inside the cage or outside the cage, it doesn't matter, we have to fix this". (more...)
Judge sets Conor McGregor's at $50K after UFC bus attack
- April 07, 2018

Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee that forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year. The UFC said in a statement that the incident was "completely unacceptable" and the organisation is working to determine consequences for those involved. (more...)
Our focus is on the derby: Klopp Our focus is on the derby: Klopp
- April 07, 2018

We say it's a joke - and Allardyce had a good old laugh at it - but he's not wrong. With a mammoth second leg tie against Manchester City next week in the Champions League , it remains to be seen whether Jurgen Klopp will field a full-strength side. (more...)
Conor McGregor's 'Barclays Meltdown' Feels Like Staged Fight Promotion
- April 06, 2018

The only one that's losing a belt here is Conor. There were also two UFC belts on stage, only one of which is actually up for grabs on Saturday night at the Barclays Center. White called Thursday's attack "criminal, disgusting and it makes me sick", according to USA Today . McGregor hasn't fought in MMA since he dominated Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt in late 2016, although he famously took a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather last summer. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Out For Rest Of Season After Knee Surgery Kyrie Irving Out For Rest Of Season After Knee Surgery
- April 06, 2018

Irving will undergo a procedure on Saturday to remove two screws inserted in his left patella at the time of the procedure, the team said. Irving, a five-time All-Star, averaged 24.4 points, 5.1 assists and 3.8 rebounds this season, his first in Boston. (more...)
Tiger Woods Masters Tracker: Hole-By-Hole Updates For Tiger's Augusta Return Tiger Woods Masters Tracker: Hole-By-Hole Updates For Tiger's Augusta Return
- April 06, 2018

Major champions like Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy are learning what veterans Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els went through for years. Instead, his 6-iron second shot from 206 yards landed on the green but spun off the putting surface and down the severe slope that fronts it and back into the water. (more...)
New England Patriots trade Brandin Cooks to Rams New England Patriots trade Brandin Cooks to Rams
- April 05, 2018

In his first and only season with New England , Cooks totaled 65 receptions, 1,082 receiving yards, and seven receiving touchdowns. The uncertainty surrounding Rob Gronkowski's future has dominated the offseason thus far, but in moving Cooks , a Gronkowski trade becomes even more unlikely for the Patriots. (more...)
Poulter wins Houston Open, qualifies for Masters — Sunday's golf roundup Poulter wins Houston Open, qualifies for Masters — Sunday's golf roundup
- April 04, 2018

The win was all the more remarkable considering the Englishman was tied for 123rd place after Thursday's first round, the lowest 1st-round position by a PGA Tour victor in the last 35 years. "I hit a great putt, good read and it obviously was very helpful seeing his putt", Poulter added. Attempting to generate a lot of spin with his third shot out of the sand, Hossler flew the green and his ball wound up in the water, all but sealing the victory for Poulter, who could have taken four ... (more...)
Act like Muhammad Ali, Obisia tells Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder Act like Muhammad Ali, Obisia tells Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder
- April 04, 2018

There's no other heavyweight in the world about whom a plausible case can be made to beat Anthony Joshua and vice versa. With the IBF mandatory position yet to be filled, a bout with Alexander Povetkin is highly likely for 2018 due to his mandatory status within the WBA and number one rating within the WBO also. (more...)
Spurs' Leonard in NY for injury rehab Spurs' Leonard in NY for injury rehab
- April 02, 2018

Leonard, who has struggled to overcome the tendinopathy in his right quadriceps since the preseason, sought a second opinion on his injury last month in NY. Therefore, it is not likely Leonard will play in the remaining six regular-season games and optimism is waning about his participation in the Western Conference playoffs. (more...)
MLB Predictions: Are the Rangers a good underdog bet vs. Astros? 3/29/18 MLB Predictions: Are the Rangers a good underdog bet vs. Astros? 3/29/18
- April 02, 2018

When Houston was unable to play at home in an August series because of the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey, a plan to switch home series with Texas was not accepted by the Rangers, forcing the teams to play the three games at Tropicana Field in St. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid May Only Miss 1 Playoff Game Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid May Only Miss 1 Playoff Game
- April 01, 2018

Any fall in the standings would mean losing home-court advantage in a first-round series, which would be very hard for Philly to win without its All-Star center. The 76ers have a 41-22 record with Embiid in the lineup. JJ Redick wasn't far behind, netting 21 points, to go along with 5 assists and 6 rebounds. That would definitely rule Embiid out for the rest of regular season, and possibly the first round of the playoffs. (more...)
Villanova and Michigan head to national title game Villanova and Michigan head to national title game
- April 01, 2018

Villanova's 3-point shooting, a Final Four record 18 makes on 40 attempts, was the reason Kansas could never come within single figures, but not the only reason the Big East squad advanced to a Monday night title game vs. Far more sound in their help defense than past KU foes, the Wildcats even had an answer for the staples of the Jayhawks' offense, ball screens and drive-and-kicks. (more...)
LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's record for the most consecutive double-figure games LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's record for the most consecutive double-figure games
- April 01, 2018

James reached the milestone early in the first quarter with a two-handed dunk. On Saturday, James wrote on Instagram that he is "humbled and grateful to be linked with the greats". ESPN also reported that Kevin Love , J.R. Smith, and Kyle Korver all rejoined the Cavaliers Friday night in some capacity following time off for all three players, and while not everyone is out on the court at this point in time, the pieces are finally starting to come back to the Cavaliers as the playoffs are ... (more...)
Dunne two shots off the lead at Houston Open Dunne two shots off the lead at Houston Open
- April 01, 2018

Poulter had begun on Thursday with a one-over par 73 but then stormed through the field on Friday in signing for an eight-under par 64 that moved him to within four shots of the second day 11-under par lead. But I don't have to (shoot) 8 or 9 under. "It's been a while to post two numbers like that and obviously I'm going to need to go and do another one tomorrow". (more...)
Notre Dame beat Nurse, UConn to advance to national title game Notre Dame beat Nurse, UConn to advance to national title game
- April 01, 2018

UConn is out. Notre Dame is in, and the Irish now have a chance to clinch the program's second national championship after their first win over the Huskies since 2013 - a span that includes two meetings for the national title and another in the Final Four. (more...)
Daniels lawyer asks to take deposition from President Trump - court document Daniels lawyer asks to take deposition from President Trump - court document
- March 31, 2018

The president's attorney offered Daniels a large chunk of money to sign a non-disclosure agreement in which she never spoke of her affair with Trump. "'Give me that, ' and I just remember him going, 'You wouldn't.' 'Hand it over.' And- so he did, and I was like, 'turn around, drop 'em, '" Daniels recalled. (more...)
Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack? Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack?
- March 31, 2018

The governing body for Australian football said that as far as it was concerned, the World Cup was going ahead as planned. The global "snub" comes days after the United States and European allies accused the Kremlin of using a deadly nerve agent against a former spy inside the UK; the first use of a chemical weapon on European soil since the end of World War II. (more...)
MI players explain how Moe Wagner embraces 'villain' role MI players explain how Moe Wagner embraces 'villain' role
- March 31, 2018

When Coach Porter Moser and I met in his office, I talked about being done with basketball even though I had a year of eligibility remaining. Loyola is the fourth No. Sure a coach may have a sparkling reputation, but if he's landing that many five-star recruits, he can't possibly be clean, can he? He sees some of himself in them, gym rats who have been overlooked. (more...)
Gareth Southgate: The referee did not make 'clear and obvious' error Gareth Southgate: The referee did not make 'clear and obvious' error
- March 31, 2018

The hosts raised their tempo with 20 minutes left to play, showing relative superiority as they had a good spell of possession. "I've had the players' backing and the manager's backing, it's one of those things where the team's winning games and playing well and you can't get back in just like that". (more...)
Ask him what he thinks - Mourinho tells Pogba to explain form slump
- March 31, 2018

Pogba put his recent club woes behind him to shine for France , scoring and notching an assist in his country's 3-1 win over Russian Federation on Tuesday. Mourinho has also defended his treatment of Luke Shaw after hauling him off at half time of United's FA Cup win over Brighton and publicly criticising him afterwards. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid possibly missing postseason would be crushing Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid possibly missing postseason would be crushing
- March 30, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star centre Joel Embiid was diagnosed with a concussion and a fractured left orbital bone and will require surgery to fix the fracture, the team announced Thursday. Embiid finished with 5 points and 3 rebounds in 8 minutes. "I was trying to get the ball at the same time I was watching him". The man who collided with him was apologetic following the game on Wednesday. (more...)
New England Patriots: All signs point to Johnny Manziel New England Patriots: All signs point to Johnny Manziel
- March 29, 2018

According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald , the Patriots met with the former Browns QB before and after his throwing session with the Aggies. The Patriots were also in attendance when Manziel threw at University of San Diego's pro day last week. (more...)
Michigan State dean accused of storing nude photos Michigan State dean accused of storing nude photos
- March 28, 2018

Manly, a lawyer who represents more than 150 women who say they were abused by Dr. Nassar. The charges were filed early Tuesday morning in a district court, and they include fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct using force or coercion, as well as two misdemeanour counts of willful neglect of duty by a public officer. (more...)
Germany's Loew opts for fringe players against Brazil Germany's Loew opts for fringe players against Brazil
- March 28, 2018

Memories of the 7-1 loss suffered at the hands of a rampant Germany team on home soil at World Cup 2014 still rumble on for football's most-successful nation. "It's present, people still talk about it, but the more you talk about it, the less this 'ghost" disappears. The Brazil of 2014 allowed the emotion of the occasion to completely subsume them, as Germany went about their business with brutal efficiency. (more...)
Thomas Tuchel in 'negotiations' with Arsenal to replace Arsene Wenger Thomas Tuchel in 'negotiations' with Arsenal to replace Arsene Wenger
- March 26, 2018

To add further fuel to the fire, reports have recently emerged that Tuchel had turned down the chance to manage Bayern Munich next season. The 44-year-old has even reportedly rejected an approach from Bayern Munich in order to take the reigns at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Ex-Liverpool Star Tips Salah To Challenge For Ballon d'Or Ex-Liverpool Star Tips Salah To Challenge For Ballon d'Or
- March 26, 2018

Salah is the type of signing which will excite fans but with Liverpool intent on challenging for next season's Premier League title, Real's chances of successfully luring him away from Anfield are remote at best. While Liverpool might not be able to provide him with regular first-team football, Sobhi will surely be a squad rotation option, considering the fact that Liverpool have been looking towards Thomas Lemar as a potential addition in the summer transfer window. (more...)
Florida State (9) vs. MI (3) Odds: March Madness Elite 8 Prediction Florida State (9) vs. MI (3) Odds: March Madness Elite 8 Prediction
- March 26, 2018

The Wolverines responded by hitting two big free throws and playing strong defense, helping MI earn a 58-54 win over FSU (23-12) to win the West Regional at Staples Center in Los Angeles late Saturday night. MI has now won 12 straight games while covering the spread in five of their last six games. Hamilton: "You think that the game came down to the final seconds of the game?" Jacobson said they could have put MI on the line and hope for a miss, but Hamilton rolled his eyes and almost ... (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Los Angeles Galaxy confirm MLS move Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Los Angeles Galaxy confirm MLS move
- March 25, 2018

It has been reported Ibrahimovic's deal with the Galaxy is worth three million USA dollars (£2.1million) over two years. He made 53 appearances with the club, scoring 29 goals. I come to win, I want to win. "Everyone at the club would like to thank Zlatan for his contribution to the team since his arrival and wishes him well for the future", the team said in a statement. (more...)
Morkel takes 300th wicket to put Australia in trouble
- March 25, 2018

But it could have been worse for Australia . "The runs at the end were vital in terms of the game, but the top order batting has got to improve". Smith became only the 11th fielder to claim five catches in a Test inning. In a statement issued late on Friday night, acting Cricket South Africa chief executive Thabang Moroe said the events that happened earlier would not be tolerated. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo hit two in stoppage time to see off Egypt Cristiano Ronaldo hit two in stoppage time to see off Egypt
- March 24, 2018

However, Ronaldo turned the clocks to score twice in the injury time to take the European Champions home. The global friendly between Egypt and Portugal pitted two of world football's premier goal getters against each other. But a pair of stoppage-time headers from Ronaldo - the second allowed only after conference with VAR - turned the game on its head and showed just why Portugal can not be written off ahead of the World Cup. (more...)
Jaguars cut WR Hurns, save $7 million Jaguars cut WR Hurns, save $7 million
- March 21, 2018

Hurns will visit with the New York Jets on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . However, many expected that Lewis would retain a roster spot as the Jaguars looked to make the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in Lewis' career. (more...)