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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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Manchester United didn't play - David Luiz blasts Mourinho tactics

The incident generated headlines as the United boss said he confronted Ianni, while Maurizio Sarri was disappointed to see it unfold . We controlled their triggers - [Eden] Haz...

Hamilton takes top position in United States with fifth title in sight

He'd driven his Ferrari to three second-place finishes this season before Sunday's victory. Hamilton has won the U.S. Grand Prix five of the last six years and the last four in...

FC Barcelona Respond To Links With Neymar

The Paris-Saint Germain star cost £198m when he moved to Paris from Barca in 2017, a world-record fee. Real Madrid have regularly been linked with a move for Neymar, although sta...

Meghan Markle compares pregnancy to jet lag

But if Meghan was further along in her pregnancy it would also explain why she has been able to tackle such a hectic tour schedule easily ( apart from a few secret breaks ). Mea...

Coric beats Federer to reach Shanghai Masters final

The Swiss broke serve three times and recovered from 1/4 down in the second set tie-break to record his 39th match win of the season. Novak Djokovic cruised through his second-...

Patriots Ban Fan Who Threw Beer at Tyreek Hill

Tour de France victor Geraint Thomas is reaping the rewards of his epic win, including getting sideline access to the game of the season at Gillette Stadium. The Niners have only ...

Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership

Lionel Messi rejected an incredible offer to join Manchester City , the Premier League champions' chairman has revealed. "He is the best in the world along with Cristiano [Rona...

Aaron Ramsey confirms he will remain at Arsenal until his contract expires

However, Ramsey announced his intentions to stay with the club until the season's end. We thought we were in a position where we had agreed a deal but that's no longer the case. Ac...

Usain Bolt scores two goals on first start for professional side

He scored his first in the 57th minute when he shrugged off a defender on the left before unleashing a hard, low shot past the goalkeeper at the near post. In their final game befo...

Pogba should have kept views to himself - Saha

Mourinho last month revealed Pogba would no longer be considered vice-captain of the club despite having already worn the captain's armband three times this season in the absenc...

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Jose Mourinho's touchline comments may be investigated by lip reader

In fact, the manager had a talk with the French midfielder during half-time about what he should do and it was Paul Pogba who suggested that he goes in defence so that the manage...

Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch

Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch

His removal in the sixth had nothing to do with his performance (he'd permitted three baserunners in five innings) or pitch count (86) and everything to do with his lineup's inabil...

Zidane's surprising phone call to Man United coach Mourinho

Zidane's surprising phone call to Man United coach Mourinho

Despite the growing pressure on the manager, Shaw believes it is the players who need to shoulder the blame. "Even if some players didn't like what the plan was they bought into ...

Penn State's Juwan Johnson Made An Unbelievable One-Handed Catch

Penn State's Juwan Johnson Made An Unbelievable One-Handed Catch

He also rushed for 175 yards on 25 carries. I'm proud of him. "We will no longer be comfortable being great". It was the first game between top 10 teams in State College since 1999...

Butler now prefers to be traded to the Miami Heat

Butler now prefers to be traded to the Miami Heat

A new twist occurred in the Jimmy Butler trade saga on Wednesday morning, when it was reported that the All-Star and his agent told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he would lik...