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South Africa vs Australia: Aussies nine down, lead by 402 South Africa vs Australia: Aussies nine down, lead by 402
- March 05, 2018

Markram and Elgar put on 29 for the first wicket before Elgar edged a sharply lifting delivery from Mitchell Starc to wicketkeeper Tim Paine to be out for nine. But the incoming De Kock saw off his bad form and hung in there with the steady Markram and took South Africa to tea with the score at 167/5 at tea. (more...)
Loyola wins MVC Tournament 65-49 over Illinois State Loyola wins MVC Tournament 65-49 over Illinois State
- March 05, 2018

The Ramblers have won 15 of their last 16 contests. Loyola (26-5) built its lead up to as many as eight points before the Panthers rallied at the end. Richardson then hit a pair of free throws to push the Loyola lead back to five with 10 seconds remaining. Fayne then sunk four-straight free throws to give ISU a 62-59 lead, before an SIU basket cut the deficit to one with 3:02 to play. (more...)
Manchester City 'eye shock Andres Iniesta move' Manchester City 'eye shock Andres Iniesta move'
- March 05, 2018

He rose to fame under the tutelage of current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp while at Borussia Dortmund, and was asked about working with Klopp compared to Guardiola. The midfielder signed a "lifetime contract" with the Catalan giants in October, but it has been suggested that the Spain global could have a limited role at the club next term. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Militant among four killed in Shopian gunfight Jammu and Kashmir: Militant among four killed in Shopian gunfight
- March 04, 2018

The incident took place at 8 pm on Sunday. The check post manned by army personnel was sacked upon after they signalled a auto to stop, a security official told news agency PTI . The army has confirmed the incident. The latest incident comes more than a month after three civilians were killed after the army opened fire on protesters in the same district on January 27. (more...)
Scouting Combine: Five players who impressed on Friday Scouting Combine: Five players who impressed on Friday
- March 04, 2018

After the running backs and offensive linemen got the on-field drills kicked off Friday , the receivers, quarterbacks and tight ends got their turn to make a splash at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Saturday . Ironically, the first guy that fits this bill reminds me a lot of now-retired ex-Bear Matt Forte. But there are plenty of other talented running backs on offer, including LSU's Derrius Guice, another big victor at the combine. (more...)
NFL Teams Eye Kirk Cousins NFL Teams Eye Kirk Cousins
- March 04, 2018

Cousins threw for 4,093 yards last season, his third straight topping the 4,000-yard mark. The Raiders lost their coin toss on Friday, and will now have the tenth overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft . Cousins posted a picture of himself and Fitzgerald on Instagram, with a message that the wideout had been recruiting him. "Ran into Fitz in the airport yesterday". (more...)
It's very important Firmino extends his stay with us, says Klopp It's very important Firmino extends his stay with us, says Klopp
- March 04, 2018

The Reds are unbeaten in the league against Newcastle since 1994, with 17 wins and four draws to their name in the process, while the Magpies are the side Liverpool have also scored the most Premier League goals against with 89 - a statistic that does not bode well for Newcastle given the potency of Liverpool's attack. (more...)
Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder retires from worldwide football Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder retires from worldwide football
- March 04, 2018

Sneijder made his debut for thee Dutch in 2003, went on to play for them a total of 133 times and ended a World Cup runners-up in South Africa in 2010. Koeman said on the KNVB website, "Wesley is one of the best Dutch footballers of recent years. We spoke about this openly in a friendly discussion and I respect his decision", said Sneijder. (more...)
Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics
- March 04, 2018

James Harden led the team with 25 points and seven assists while Clint Capela and Eric Gordon scored 22 points apiece. Houston has gone on two separate 14-game winning streaks, led by Harden, the runaway candidate for league Most Valuable Player of the Year, averaging 31 points, 8.9 assists and 1.8 steals per game. (more...)
Asian Wrestling Championships | Navjot Kaur wins gold as Sakshi Malik bags bronze Asian Wrestling Championships | Navjot Kaur wins gold as Sakshi Malik bags bronze
- March 04, 2018

Navjot Kaur clinched India's first gold medal of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships as she outclassed Japan's Miya Imai in the final bout of the women's 65kg freestyle category on Friday. "This pressure was something that every athlete was having at the Asian Championships But this time, I decided, "No, I will compete without pressure". (more...)
Former PSG Star: Neymar Wanted Me To Stay Former PSG Star: Neymar Wanted Me To Stay
- March 04, 2018

Brazil's national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, who operated on Neymar, has said the player's recovery would take up to three months. The report said that Neymar was initially found to have suffered a minor fracture and that PSG was shocked to hear Lasmar say Thursday that it was a serious break requiring a longer than expected recuperation. (more...)
Netanyahu takes off for USA, will speak to Trump about Iran Netanyahu takes off for USA, will speak to Trump about Iran
- March 04, 2018

It's the first time that Netanyahu, who as prime minister also held the communications portfolio until past year, is being questioned over the affair, known as Case 4000. Netanyahu reportedly was recorded asking Arnon Mozes, the publisher of Yediot Ahronot, for positive coverage in exchange for helping to weaken Israel Hayom, a free pro-Netanyahu newspaper that had cut into Yediot's business. (more...)
Korda keen for maiden win in Singapore Korda keen for maiden win in Singapore
- March 04, 2018

But she still faced an anxious wait before being declared the champion. Wie thanked her parents, sponsors and fans for sticking by her in the nearly four-year wait for a title victory, but saved her greatest appreciation for caddie Matt Holloway, who she said had played a key role in helping her stay focused in the chase. (more...)
Fiorentina Football Club captain found dead in hotel room Fiorentina Football Club captain found dead in hotel room
- March 04, 2018

Astori scored his only global goal in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup third-place play-off against Uruguay in Salvador, giving Italy a first-half lead in a match which finished 2-2. Fans applauded when Astori's picture was shown on the stadium screen and left in silence when it was announced that the game would not go ahead. He joined Cagliari in 2008, playing for the club until 2016. (more...)
Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win
- March 04, 2018

Given the evening's outdoor experience and naval themes, it might have been a hockey game like very few others. Backstrom, Carlson and Evgeny Kuznetsov each finished with a goal and two assists while Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots. Washington's power play went 2 for 2 and five goals on 25 shots was enough to chase Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen 11:10 into the second period. (more...)
Spurs' Aldridge (ankle) doubtful vs. Lakers on Saturday Spurs' Aldridge (ankle) doubtful vs. Lakers on Saturday
- March 04, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers have been on a bit of a roll as they've won eight of their last 11 games and they will be gunning for a fifth straight win after blowing past the Heat in a 131-113 road win on Thursday. "I couldn't be more proud of our group", San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. Get the app and get the game. "I looked up and they were shooting like 60 percent and we were shooting like 17", Randle said. (more...)
No. 1 Virginia fends off Notre Dame to complete regular season No. 1 Virginia fends off Notre Dame to complete regular season
- March 04, 2018

The Virginia Beach native dropped 17 points on Senior Day, as the Cavaliers edged out the Irish 62-57. "We weren't as tough as we've seen in the past", Boyle said, "and that obviously played out in the score as it is tonight". Notre Dame , which shot 35.8 percent from the floor, couldn't get a shot up before the shot clock expired with 23.1 seconds left. "I think we understand what it's like to play in a tournament atmosphere", coach Muffet McGraw said. (more...)
Aubameyang explains decision to move to Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund
- March 04, 2018

Against Arsenal , he was fantastic again, just as he was a couple of days ago at the League Cup final. "The championship is not finished - this is the Premier League , anything can happen". The result leaves Arsenal sixth, 10 points outside the top four places that guarantee Champions League football next term. "This is actually the first match that I attend, I want a refund from Arsene Wenger ". (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Manchester City took advantage of Arsenal's lack of confidence'
- March 04, 2018

Yet Wenger is calling for his critics to have a calmer perspective, insisting there is no shame in losing to a team of City's class. I don't even fancy them to go and beat Brighton on Sunday. January signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a penalty saved shortly after half time, and Wenger concedes that his players simply did not have the confidence to drag themselves back into the contest. (more...)
Wolves' Jeff Teague ejected after bumping Ricky Rubio into seats Wolves' Jeff Teague ejected after bumping Ricky Rubio into seats
- March 04, 2018

Teague was ejected for that hit, Jae Crowder was ejected for mixing it up in the scuffle, and if Jimmy Butler wasn't hurt you could probably bank that he would've found himself sent to the showers early as well. Sound familiar? That's because it was a direct spoof of the spat Crowder got into with Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler the night before. (more...)
#NBATwitter Responds To JR Smith's Soup-Throwing Suspension #NBATwitter Responds To JR Smith's Soup-Throwing Suspension
- March 04, 2018

Smith, who started Saturday and scored XXXXXX points in Cleveland's XXXX-XXXXX win/loss after serving his one-game ban Thursday against Philadelphia, refused to say if he agreed with the discipline. "Just a different mindset, I guess". "Talking to him gets you really distracted, and as you all know I'm not too good with that with guys on the sideline". (more...)
French Ligue 1 Report: Troyes v Paris Saint-Germain 03 March 2018 French Ligue 1 Report: Troyes v Paris Saint-Germain 03 March 2018
- March 04, 2018

Neymar has travelled back to his native Brazil, where he was due to undergo surgery on his injured right foot on Saturday in Belo Horizonte. Javier Pastore and Marco Verratti have also been rested by Emery for the game at the Stade de l'Aube, while Marquinhos is battling to shake off a thigh injury in time for the Real showdown. (more...)
Toronto seek more MLS glory, LAFC make debut Toronto seek more MLS glory, LAFC make debut
- March 04, 2018

Toronto FC enter the 2018 season hoping to take a dynastic stranglehold over the North American League after last year's record-setting campaign. It would be overly simplistic, of course, to pin all of the current woes in U.S. Bob Bradley's team is set to make a big splash in its debut season, led by Mexican star Carlos Vela. Former Lyon coach Remi Garde is new for Montreal, and Swedish coach Mikael Stahre now leads the San Jose Earthquakes. (more...)
Scotland's Eildh Doyle claims bronze at World Indoor Championships Scotland's Eildh Doyle claims bronze at World Indoor Championships
- March 04, 2018

Greene called as Coleman was talking to reporters, and Coleman put the phone on speaker so everyone could hear Greene's congratulations. "You're never used to that feeling of winning", Coleman told ESPN after the race. "I knew that the Spaniards would watch me but I was ready for this. The crowd here is great so far and I think it will be electric this evening". Morris attempted to break the world indoor pole vault record but failed in three attempts at 5.04 meters. (more...)
Team USA Women's Hockey returns to Tampa Team USA Women's Hockey returns to Tampa
- March 04, 2018

In April of 2016, we wrote about a similar challenge that was advanced by the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, despite the fact that they had already won the World Cup in 2015. When Gary Bettman and the rest of the big-whigs at the National Hockey League decided there would not be the customary mid-season National Hockey League break in order to allow players to join with their home country's team, most were upset. (more...)
Jim Kelly announces cancer has returned Jim Kelly announces cancer has returned
- March 04, 2018

Up until the announcement this morning that his cancer had returned, medical tests had given Kelly a clean bill of health. Kelly will begin undergoing treatment once again; he was previously told he was cancer-free in 2014. That's especially true for distraught patients and their families when cancer comes back. We don't have to understand His ways to trust His heart. Life is temporary. (more...)
Mayfield Says He'll Fix the Browns Mayfield Says He'll Fix the Browns
- March 04, 2018

Currently, the Cleveland Browns have the No. 1 and No. 4 picks in the 2018 NFL Draft. All of the quarterbacks at the combine met with media Friday. Pointing out flaws, seeing if they can look past them, seeing if they can work with it. Perriman missed his rookie season with a knee injury and suffered a hamstring injury past year that Newsome said he believes the receiver never recovered from. (more...)
Phil Mickelson thought we were media at first: Shubhankar Sharma Phil Mickelson thought we were media at first: Shubhankar Sharma
- March 04, 2018

Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma moved past some of the biggest names in the game to open up a two-shot lead at the $10 million WGC-Mexico Championship here. (I) obviously made a few mistakes on the greens but the greens are tough this week so I think everyone's making a few mistakes. But it will be Mickelson who will be waiting on the first tee on Sunday. (more...)
Brian Ortega Hands Frankie Edgar His First Knockout Loss At UFC 222 Brian Ortega Hands Frankie Edgar His First Knockout Loss At UFC 222
- March 04, 2018

Edgar was on a two-fight win streak leading into the bout with Ortega, holding recent wins over Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. "I've got to focus on Ortega, man". Over the years, watching Edgar fight has been a pure delight as he consistently brings a well-groomed skillset to the cage, and I have no doubt he will show up ready to throw down for UFC 222 . (more...)
The Winnipeg Polar Plunge is Saturday The Winnipeg Polar Plunge is Saturday
- March 04, 2018

The water was chilly, with the temperature sitting at 45 degrees in the lake at the start. As of February 25, pledges total $31,447. The top team is the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Academy Class 209, which has raised $5,215. The Polar Plunge is an event Decatur has hosted for several decades. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. Friday, but staffers will be at North Avenue Beach 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. (more...)

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