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Rockets sputter as streak ends at 17 Rockets sputter as streak ends at 17
- March 11, 2018

The Raptors made Drake look like Nostradamus and snapped Houston's 17-game winning streak, the longest of the National Basketball Association season, by beating the Rockets at their own game en route to a 108-105 victory. Two days after a lackluster 20-point home loss to Utah, the Pacers looked refreshed, shooting 67 percent in the first quarter. The Houston Rockets had won 17-straight games dating back to January 28. (more...)
Forget past; Think about future, Sri Sri to people of Kashmir Forget past; Think about future, Sri Sri to people of Kashmir
- March 11, 2018

At that moment, pro-freedom slogans were raised and many began to leave. The spiritual leader cut short his speech and the guests on the dais left in a hurry. He dodged the question. Later, talking to reporters at another location, Ravi Shankar said he had come to Kashmir to hear the people. Emphasising that he was not a spokesman of the government, he said, "What happened in Shopian was injustice. (more...)
Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal
- March 11, 2018

According to Sport , Manchester United chiefs are having constant meetings with Yannick Umtiti, the defender's brother and agent, and made an attempt to sign the player during the January transfer window. The report adds that Mourinho calls Umtiti on a regular basis and is using the presence of his global teammates Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial to persuade the centre-back to move to United . (more...)
Own goal finishes Lionesses as US pip England to SheBelieves Cup title Own goal finishes Lionesses as US pip England to SheBelieves Cup title
- March 11, 2018

For the United States of America, a 1-0 win over Germany was followed by a 1-1 draw with France , leaving Jill Ellis' side in need of a win to claim the title. It is true that our defence was affected by injuries, with captain Steph Houghton not able to take part in the tournament and Anita Asante getting injured early in the first game. (more...)
Stars celebrate International Women's Day! Stars celebrate International Women's Day!
- March 11, 2018

Men have their own annual day of global celebration on November 19, but it seems people are more interested in learning about "International Men's Day" on the day dedicated to celebrating women's achievements. "One woman in four will experience domestic violence at some point in her lifetime, and two women are killed each week in England and Wales by a current or former partner". (more...)
3 arrested following high-speed 'kidnapping' of Marietta police officer 3 arrested following high-speed 'kidnapping' of Marietta police officer
- March 11, 2018

Officer Wallace said he smells marijuana coming from a white Ford Fusion and asked the driver to step outside. But as the backup officer walked towards the auto, police said the driver tried to get back into the vehicle. The incident happened Thursday morning in Cobb County, Georgia. One suspect jumped out and took off running. Officer Brian Wallace followed him and tried to get the man out. (more...)
Conte calls for 'great resilience' against Barcelona - after narrow win over Palace Conte calls for 'great resilience' against Barcelona - after narrow win over Palace
- March 11, 2018

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson on Chelsea's recent poor form: "Normally when you come against a team not having the best of times, that can be a very unsafe time to play them". "It was an opportunity that came his way quicker perhaps than anyone certainly would have expected but we believed in him", Hodgson said, ahead of tonight's clash with Chelsea . (more...)
Leaked videos put Odell Beckham Jr.'s National Football League future into question, report Leaked videos put Odell Beckham Jr.'s National Football League future into question, report
- March 11, 2018

Next to him in the bed is a woman who appears to be holding some sort of white powdery substance aligned in rows. The video is undated and shot at an unknown location. Tampa Bay's Mike Evans agreed to a five-year, $82.5 million contract earlier Friday, setting the benchmark for Beckham's negotiations . Beckham has spent most of the offseason rehabbing a broken ankle that signaled the death knell to his 2017 season. (more...)
Derrick Rose signs with T-Wolves Derrick Rose signs with T-Wolves
- March 11, 2018

The Jazz waived him two days later and for the second time in two months, it looked like we might have seen the last of Derrick Rose on an National Basketball Association court. "That's how I feel about that". "He was the best player in training camp", Wade said, noting that LeBron James was hurt for most of Cavs camp last fall. (more...)
LeBron James reportedly considering four teams: Rockets, Cavs, Lakers, Sixers
- March 11, 2018

Another sign that James' game has no sign of dropping off are the set of billboards erected in L.A. paid for by a Lakers fan, clamoring for him to come play for the purple and gold. 3 seed. Per O'Connor , if James does become a free agent, people around the league don't consider the Spurs to be a contender. This is the second game of the season between these two teams. (more...)
Real on song as PSG falter again in Champions League Real on song as PSG falter again in Champions League
- March 11, 2018

Edinson Cavani's fortunate equaliser did briefly bring PSG level on the night after Marco Verratti was sent off following a second yellow card for dissent. PSG were in control in the first half, dominating in midfield, but without their Brazilian talisman Neymar, who is recovering from ankle surgery, they were toothless up front. (more...)
Wasteful Huddersfield held by 10-man Swansea Wasteful Huddersfield held by 10-man Swansea
- March 11, 2018

However, Swansea held firm right until the very end and were able to claim an unlikely share of the spoils come the final whistle. The hosts piled on the pressure in the second half and saw a Tom Ince header strike the woodwork in the 91st minute but the resilient visitors, who had no shots during the entire match, dug deep to secure a hard-fought draw. (more...)
Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool will carry on paying big money in transfer market
- March 11, 2018

Lukaku helped Manchester United to come from 2-0 down with a goal to help Jose Mourinho's men secured a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace on Monday night. It's going to be a big, big step ahead of the last games of the season". Liverpool pushed the boat out and paid a world record fee for a defender in the winter transfer window when they snared Van Dijk away from Southampton . (more...)
Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Twins, Lance Lynn agree to 1-year deal Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Twins, Lance Lynn agree to 1-year deal
- March 11, 2018

The 30-year-old Lynn, ranked 13th in Yahoo Sports' Ultimate Free Agent Tracker , returned from Tommy John surgery in 2017 after missing the previous season and tied for the National League lead in games started with 33. Lynn, 30, has been a double-digit victor with the Cardinals five times and owns a 3.38 ERA in 183 career games. They will also lose $500,000 in their worldwide free-agent budget. (more...)
Browns Acquire Tyrod Taylor from the Browns
- March 11, 2018

In addition to acquiring three quality starters without giving up much, Cleveland now holds the first- and fourth-overall picks in April's draft plus three second-rounders. One of those trades is of concern to the Indianapolis Colts . SEAHAWKS: Seattle cut ties with star cornerback Richard Sherman, who became one of the NFL's premier defenders during his seven seasons with the team. (more...)
South African bowler charged after Smith incident
- March 11, 2018

It's all up to the umpires and the ICC match officials to make that call. All eyes, though, will be on Rabada's hearing after play. Rabada, following up on his bowling heroics, helped South Africa with 17 not out as nightwatchman. Two more wickets fell quickly after the interval, including that of Warner for 63, made off 100 balls with nine fours. Smith and Shaun Marsh put on 44 before Rabada's day-changing spell, when Australia tumbled from 161-3 to 182-8. (more...)
Rabada faces suspension after Smith incident
- March 11, 2018

Nearly inevitably, Australia struck right back with four quick wickets after tea as the visitors threatened to run right through South Africa's lower order much like in Durban. Match referee Jeff Crowe also called the captains and managers to a meeting on the eve of the test in an attempt to calm the situation. "The way "KG" was running in this afternoon was pretty incredible to watch", Philander said. (more...)
Suresh Prabhu to replace Gajapathi Raju, take charge as Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to replace Gajapathi Raju, take charge as Aviation Minister
- March 11, 2018

The TDP, however, has not quit the NDA entirely. This included Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju . As Civil Aviation Minister, Prabhu's most pressing concern will be the disinvestment of national carrier Air India. Naidu took the decision after facing relentless attacks from the opposition for "failing" to secure special category status for Andhra Pradesh. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in August previous year floated a draft industrial policy with ... (more...)
Everton 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Toffees rebound Everton 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Toffees rebound
- March 11, 2018

Rooney played in a deep-lying role and enjoyed plenty of time on the ball, with Cenk Tosun doubling the Toffees' lead before the former England global saw his spot-kick saved by Mat Ryan. "We have put a lot of pressure on ourselves because of the last two away results and we have to cope with that pressure and deliver for the fans", he said ahead of the visit of Brighton, who have won five of their last seven matches. (more...)
Worldwide condemnation over Trump trade tariffs Worldwide condemnation over Trump trade tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Two days ago, Ms Malmstrom described the national-security argument that Mr Trump has used to justify the 25 per cent tariff on foreign steel and 10 per cent levy on imported aluminium as "alarming" and "deeply unjust". "He's already indicated a degree of flexibility, I think a very sensible, very balanced degree of flexibility", Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC . (more...)
Leicester cruise to victory against West Brom Leicester cruise to victory against West Brom
- March 11, 2018

The hosts got ahead as Salomon Rondon scored an eighth minute opener, but could not keep up with the lead as Jamie Vardy levelled both sides in the 21st minute. Pardew was able to extract an improved performance in Saturday's defeat at Vicarage Road and West Brom now feel there is no better manager to cope in the circumstances. (more...)
Pochettino: Tottenham should pressure referees like Juventus Pochettino: Tottenham should pressure referees like Juventus
- March 11, 2018

The players are so focused on beating Juventus , now they're so focused on being ready again. It sounds absurd now but there was a fairly lengthy period of time when many football fans - Tottenham supporters included - weren't convinced that Harry Kane possessed the tools required to become a Premier League striker. (more...)
Rabada faces Level Two charge, could miss rest of series Rabada faces Level Two charge, could miss rest of series
- March 11, 2018

The statement added: "Cricket South Africa (CSA) wishes to distance itself from the alleged action of certain officials in associating themselves with fans wearing masks representing the face of Sonny Bill Williams, which conduct is seemingly related to the Warner/De Kock incident during the opening day of the second Sunfoil Test match at St. (more...)
Without Davis, Pels' win-streak comes to an end Without Davis, Pels' win-streak comes to an end
- March 11, 2018

Nikola Mirotic started in Davis' place and finished with nine points, making 3-of-11 shots and missing all four 3-pointers, and 12 rebounds. Wednesday's 114-101 win over the Sacramento Kings put the exclamation point on a flawless four-game Western Conference road trip and officially tied the longest winning streak in franchise history. (more...)
Zidane believes Neymar would 'fit into any team in the world'
- March 10, 2018

The French side were beaten 2-1 by Real Madrid at the Parc de Princes , meaning they left the competition at the Round of 16 phase 5-2 on aggregate. He wasn't a starter in either leg, but he's a very important player who causes lots of trouble to the opposition. It is more of an issue outside the club than inside. (more...)
Kevin Ollie out at UConn four years after winning NCAA Tournament Kevin Ollie out at UConn four years after winning NCAA Tournament
- March 10, 2018

The school says it would have no further comment until its disciplinary process and the NCAA inquiry are complete. He added that the team must be held to the "highest standards" and a search for a new coach begins immediately. He returned in 2012 to succeed his former coach , Jim Calhoun, who had turned the Huskies' men's team into a national program that won three national championships. (more...)
Rafael Benitez says Southampton win can give Newcastle confidence in survival bid Rafael Benitez says Southampton win can give Newcastle confidence in survival bid
- March 10, 2018

It hasn't taken him long to prove to the Magpies faithful exactly how good a player he is, and he will have put a smile on their face's today with a goal in the second minute of their clash with Southampton . The Magpies will need to wait to make a decision on the fitness of the England worldwide, however, Islam Slimani is still struggling with a thigh problem. (more...)
Cricket Sth Africa apologise for SBW masks Cricket Sth Africa apologise for SBW masks
- March 10, 2018

The statement urged South African supporters to refrain from "being involved in distasteful or unwelcome actions that may impact the image of the sport and its supporters". The Australian team were reportedly furious at the masks, which were promoted by users on social media, to be let into the ground. "They said "let's take a photo with you guys". (more...)
Umpires hit Rabada with level 2 charge Umpires hit Rabada with level 2 charge
- March 10, 2018

Team management said a decision would be made on Saturday morning. The quick bowler may also have added to the ill-feeling between the teams, which burst into plain view with a confrontation between Australia's David Warner and South Africa's Quinton de Kock near the dressing rooms in the first test at Durban. (more...)
South Africa 110-2 vs. Australia, Rabada faces possible ban South Africa 110-2 vs. Australia, Rabada faces possible ban
- March 10, 2018

AB de Villiers scored a stylish, unbeaten half-century as patient South Africa edged ahead of Australia on a slow wicket on the second day of the second test, going to the close at 263 for seven at St George's Park on Saturday. SA resumed day two on 39 for one with Dean Elgar with Dean Elgar and nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada at the crease and by lunch had reached 110 for the loss of only Rabada's wicket. (more...)

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