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NBA Friday Recap: LeBron James Sets Another Record

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James takes yet another step in his quest of chasing the "ghost that played in Chicago" as he surpassed a record set by National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan . "Any time I'm in the same group a...

Ian Poulter shares Houston Open lead as he hunts Masters berth

Colourful Englishman Ian Poulter remains in the hunt for a US Masters invitation after a seven-under-par 65 to share the Houston Open lead on Sunday (NZT). As noted by Justin Ray, a win from Poulter's position after 18 holes would be historic. ...

Jim clocking up the miles for Man City

It may be a stick that Sterling's critics use to beat him with on a regular basis, but his unique running style hasn't hampered his form this season, as he's been firing on all cylinders for Premier League leaders Manchester City . "Anything can h...

Sloane Stephens Back in US Open Form

Stephens, the 25-year-old U.S. Open champion, can make the ball purr like a kitten. Victoria Azarenka , a first-time mother to one-year-old Leo, showed her love for her son by sporting his name on her gear during the Miami Open . I got back to my r...

The 'Roseanne' Revival Addressed Dan Conner's Death In The Best Way

And she's back with quite a resume in hand. "You know, well he is the president and that's it". "[Clooney] goes, 'Let's go out, and I'll throw it ... "Didn't Valerie Harper get fired from her own show?" " Roseanne " airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. Leadi...

Disgraced Aussie cricketers returning home after ball tampering ban

Watching axed captain Steve Smith break down repeatedly at a news conference on his return to Australia removed any final doubts about quitting, he said. In the wake of the scandal, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has dropped Smith as one of i...

Ball-tampering scandal: Matt Renshaw added to Australian squad

Sutherland's address was expected to detail any punishment CA had decided on for Smith, Warner, Lehmann and Cameron Bancroft, the player accused of tampering with the ball on the field in the third test against South Africa on Saturday on the instr...

Pitt hires Duke assistant Jeff Capel as new men's basketball coach

He was sacked in 2011 after Oklahoma went 27-36 over his final two seasons, the program's first back-to-back losing campaigns in more than 40 years, and joined Mike Krzyzewski's coaching staff at Duke, Capel's alma mater. Duke went 4-3 under Capel,...

LaVar Ball to Put LiAngelo in NBA Draft

Ball, 19, has formally submitted early-entry paperwork to enter the June draft. Ball, 19, has been playing professionally for Vytautas in Lithuania this season after being suspended indefinitely by UCLA following a shoplifting incident in China a...

The Odell Beckham Jr. saga continues

Not to talk contract or trade or what the team has in mind for Beckham's future. "I've got a good radar on people", the head coach of the Giants said on Tuesday morning. "That's why I think it's super important that you have a high-attendance rat...

Manchester United Legend Tells Madrid Star To Snub Mourinho

Giggs saw his managing career finally commence with a 6-0 drubbing (largely due to a Bale hat trick) of China in an global friendly. Bale is now in China with his Welsh national team. "It's a chance for us to keep building on what we've done, a...

Greg Bird's injury will cost him significant time

Bird had reported soreness in his right ankle and was scratched from the Yankees lineup in a Spring Training game last Saturday. In 2017, it was a foul ball that he blasted off his ankle during the final game of the spring, which later led to surgery...

Midwest: Kansas sees huge lead shrink but holds off Clemson

The operative cliché here is that Kansas survived and advanced. "When there's hollering going on when two nonlocal teams play, you can tell someone's bracket just got busted for good". Others include Loyola, Kansas State and No. 9 seed Florid...

Sweet 16 Action at TD Garden — March Madness

National Player of the Year candidate Jalen Brunson and Villanova outlasted former Big East rival West Virginia 90-78 in Boston to punch their ticket to the Elite Eight. Brunson led all scorers with 16 points in the half, with West Virginia g...

New Zealand vs England: Black Caps Put Martin Guptill On Standby

I felt I got too technical, constantly looking at videos. "I've got that buzz back", he said. England , on the other hand, have not won any of their last ten away Test matches and ended up losing eight of them. No fixed date has been set for his ret...

Kashmir: Geelani resigns as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Referring to his perpetual house-arrest, Geelani said that he was not able to contribute to the party's activities. "So, I wilfully step-down from the chairmanship and advise the "shoora" (council) to arrange an alternative at the earliest", the ha...

Infantino okays use of VAR at World Cup amid criticism

If understood from the theoretical perspective, this should help reduce the changes of a country being sent home early due to bad calls - a possibility given the mess that happened at the last World Cup. "The Russians are very committed to this Wor...

Woods enters Sunday five shots back

McIlroy is six-under-par on his round and 16 under for the tournament, while overnight leader Henrik Stenson and final group partner Bryson DeChambeau (through 14 holes) are sharing second at 14 under. Woods trailed after 36 holes in four of his ei...

Lionel Messi scores a beauty before showing off jazzy new celebration

Busquets, 29, broke a bone in his foot in the Champions League win against Chelsea on Wednesday and will be sidelined for the next three weeks. Messi had scored 16 goals in 18 games against Athletic at Camp Nou coming into this clash and he nearl...

Eriksen powers Tottenham into FA Cup semis

In between Eriksen's sumptuous opener and Lamela's terrific effort on the stroke of half-time, Eriksen thundered the bar, Lucas missed from six yards and Eric Dier flashed a free header over the bar, while the video assistant also denied Tottenham w...

PNB fraud: Another Mumbai firm booked over false LoU issuance

A little-known company Chandri Paper & Allied Product Private Limited is alleged to have fraudulently acquired LoUs from Punjab National Bank's ( PNB ) Brady House branch . Through their lawyers, Modi and Choksi have denied any wrongdoing. The F...

Jamie Carragher spits at 14-year-old fan of Manchester United

This comes after Carragher was filmed spitting at a Manchester United fan and his teenage daughter (after being antagonised) following United's win over Liverpool on Saturday. "That devastates me more than anything". The youngster's 42-year-old...

The fantasy football impact of Kirk Cousins potentially joining the Vikings

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is likely to sign with the Minnesota Vikings , sources have told ESPN's Adam Schefter . In 2017 Cousins topped the 4,000-yard mark for the third straight season. But both Schefter and NFL...

Jacksonville Jaguars to sign Andrew Norwell

Free agents can not officially sign with teams until the new league year begins on Wednesday. The Jacksonville Jaguars will sign former Carolina Panthers guard Andrew Norwell to a five-year, $66.5 million deal when free agency opens, accordin...

Katy Perry Tears Up Over Paralyzed 'Idol' Contestant David Francisco

Sunday night felt like fall premiere week - we had a series debut, ABC'sDeception, a season opener, NBC's , a series/season premiere, ABC'sAmerican Idol revival, and a headline-grabbing counter-programming stunt, Fox's O.J. "I've always thought...

South African officials face action — MASKS CONTROVERSY

According to an Australian news website, CSA's commercial manager Clive Eksteen and media and communications manager Altaaf Khazi were photographed arm-in-arm with punters who had been allowed into the St George's Park ground wearing Williams's mas...

Neymar dreams return to Nou Camp

The Brazilian swapped the Nou Camp for the Parc des Princes when he joined PSG in the summer for a world record transfer fee of £198m, and has settled into life in Paris well. This advancement will come as a huge blow to Real Madrid . The rumours ...

Mike Evans agrees to five-year, $82.5 million extension with Bucs

In Fitzpatrick's first season with the Bucs, he played in six games with three starts, finishing with a 2-1 record. Evans now will be behind Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown , who is the highest-paid receiver at $17 million per year, an...

Klopp: 'No surprise we are in the quarter-finals'

I think it was time that we showed up again, he said. 'We have shown in the past few seasons we can beat all the English clubs. "Our record is good against them ". With neighbours Manchester City 16 points clear at the top and needing just four ...

10 players who impressed at 2018 Combine

But that's not the first or even second surprise pick in this mock, as the Cleveland Browns kick things off with Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. Reid, who is the younger brother of 2013 first-round pick Eric Reid, also hit 36.5-inch...

Serena all set for tennis return

Elina Svitolina emerged victorious at the winner-takes-all Tie Break Tens event at Madison Square Gardens in NY. Multiple Grand Slam victor Serena Williams should be match fit and ready in time for the French Open in May, according to her coach P...

Spanish LaLiga Report: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid, 04 March 2018

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde , who saw midfielder Andres Iniesta limp off with a hamstring injury before the break, had played down the importance of the match, claiming it would not be a decider. But in the 26th minute, Messi made the breakt...

Panthers release veteran RB Jonathan Stewart, the franchise's all-time leading rusher

We ran a couple straight downhill plays with Jonathan and you could see everybody kind of pick up after that point. Stewart, who will be 31 in March, had a year left on his contract with a salary cap number of $5.2 million. Seahawks coach Pete Carr...

2 arrested in Southeastern Louisiana University campus shooting

Cowser says it appears that students were involved, but it is unclear whether the two people injured were students. On Friday, the university officials did not close the university and everyone proceeded with normal activities. In a tweet, the school...

'Black Panther' Achieves Best First Week of Any Marvel Movie

The Capital City Black Film Festival and Soul City participated in the Black Panther Challenge to raise enough money for kids to see the movie. In January, Christian Noble chose to take part in the #BlackPantherChallenge , a call on social med...

Nerves? Pressure? Yes, it's daunting pairing up with Tiger Woods

He sits a whopping nine shots back of the lead at five-over and could fall further away when pacesetter Alex Noren gets his second round under way in the afternoon wave. At least I found it hard. With the ball unplayable, Woods took a drop and a pena...

The short talk that helped Klaasen explode against India

South Africa's Heinrich Klaasen plays a shot during the second T20I cricket match between South Africa and India at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria on February 21, 2018. If India manages to secure a victory, it will be for the first ti...

Emotional win for Bubba at Riviera

About all he had were options. "I got exhausted of weighing myself, because I was scared to death", Watson said. "We had something to do". Kevin Na posted his best finish since he was T-2 at the 2015 Shriners Open by carding a final-round 69 and ...

Team LeBron Edges Team Steph in 2018 All-Star Game

In interviews with CNNMoney.com and ESPN's "The Jump" during All-Star weekend, Silver said he and the players agreed to hold off on televising the first All-Star draft to see how it and the All-Star Game itself were received. Team LeBron ralli...

Fox, ESPN battling to sign Peyton Manning to a broadcasting deal

Peyton Manning has yet to say anything publicly about whether or not he is considering a career in television broadcasting in the near future, but it has become quite clear that he could have nearly any job he wants in that field. As the report indi...

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Belgium stuns Japan in added time

Belgium have avoided another World Cup shock after coming from behind to beat Japan 3-2 in a thrilling last-16 clash. Belgium very almost equalised straight away. Belgium...

Mexico blown out, but advances | Professional

Aiming to end a run of six successive group stage eliminations, Mexico began their campaign in Russian Federation impressively by out-thinking world champions Germany in a 1-0...

'Notable veterans' would take league minimum with Lakers if LeBron signs

The Lakers are considered an early favorite to land James because they have created enough cap space to sign him and another young player, like Oklahoma City's Paul George , to a ...

Senegal eliminated from the World Cup due to a controversial tiebreaker rule

We are hoping that it will be good news after the medical tests, and then we will know for sure what has happened". At the start of the day, Japan and Senegal (with 4 points each...

India vs Ireland 1st T20I Live Streaming on Sony Six

The match can also be streamed live on the SonyLiv app. However, the 2nd wicket partnership between KL Rahul and Suresh Raina added some valuable runs for India . Joining D...

Beating England not priority, says Belgium's Martinez

England manager Gareth Southgate did not confirm or deny any team news at his press conference but was full of praise for Kane. But the path to the quarterfinal could see a ...

Lewis Hamilton on pole position for French Grand Prix

A wheel then came off Sergio Perez's Force India vehicle at speed on the Mistral straight in the late afternoon. He was unhurt, but the session was red-flagged to a halt temporari...

Spain and Portugal target last 16 as Russian Federation ride momentum

Egypt and Saudi Arabia also go head-to-head in a dead rubber. But it will not be easy this time when they face Iran , coached by former Portugal tactician Carlos Queiroz . W...

Michigan Basketball: Could Moe Wagner be the Lakers Kevin Love?

Depending on how hard general manager Rob Pelinka wants to push the matter, he may be able to eventually break the San Antonio Spurs' resolve on Kawhi Leonard as well. They a...

FIFA WC 2018: Demystifying the Mexican earthquake

After a first half when Mexico surprised Germany by pressuring them across the field, in the second half the Mexican squad was more careful, staying mostly in defence and waiti...

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Conte to be sacked and replaced by Sarri

Conte to be sacked and replaced by Sarri

Although a deal between Sarri and Chelsea has not been reached, Koulibaly said: "They [ Chelsea ] can expect nice football because he is a very good coach". The 31-year-old, who ...

Brazil suffer Neymar blow, may miss clash against Costa Rica

Brazil suffer Neymar blow, may miss clash against Costa Rica

A man lost his cow in betting on Sunday following a 1-1 draw between the two. Nobody panic (yet), but Neymar limped out of Brazil's training session on Tuesday. Given the succe...

That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

Spain head to Kazan to face Iran still counting the cost of a chaotic run-up to the tournament during which Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked just two days before they op...

Senegal fans spotted cleaning up after themselves after Poland victory

M'Baye Niang then took full advantage of a defensive mix-up from the Eagles to get his country's second goal on the hour, before Grzegorz Krychowiak pulled one back late on to se...

99.6% of Iceland's population were watching their draw against Argentina

99.6% of Iceland's population were watching their draw against Argentina

Lionel Messi missed a penalty as his side were surprisingly held by debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game on Saturday. Messi's missed penalty was Argentina's onl...