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South Africa make steady start as focus returns to cricket South Africa make steady start as focus returns to cricket
- March 30, 2018

He is now part of the select group who have scored more centuries than half-centuries and both he and De Villiers (69 off 119 balls, 7 fours and a six) have gone past 400 runs for the series with nobody else having reached 300 to date. But when Amla was out, you got the sense it was dread felt by the Australians and jubilation by those in attendance as de Villiers walked to the crease to a thunderous ovation. (more...)
Billboard aimed at Loyola's Sister Jean taken down ahead of Final Four Billboard aimed at Loyola's Sister Jean taken down ahead of Final Four
- March 30, 2018

This is the story of that run, one that should have embossed names such as Harkness, Rouse, Hunter, Miller, Egan and Ireland into the sport's collective consciousness. Winning their own conference, something that would guarantee a No. 1, 2, 3, or 4 seed for teams in the aforementioned conferences, was not enough for Loyola-Chicago to be respected by the seeding committee. (more...)
Investigation underway over online comments made by Belfast rape trial juror Investigation underway over online comments made by Belfast rape trial juror
- March 30, 2018

Blane McIlroy, 26, from Royal Lodge Road in Belfast , denies exposure, while Rory Harrison , 25, from Manse Road in Belfast, has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice. "Two files have been forwarded to the Public Prosecution Service for consideration". Aodhán Ó Ríordáin had tweeted his support for the woman at the centre of the recent rape trial, which was held at Belfast Crown Court, also making a reference to "smug well-connected middle-class boys". (more...)
Darren Lehmann steps down from Australia head coach role Darren Lehmann steps down from Australia head coach role
- March 30, 2018

Greg Dyer, the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) president, had even called for coaches and administrators of the cricket board to be examined in the said culture review. "We are now undertaking the process to recruit a replacement overseas player that best fits our needs and will share an update in due course". "I was on the same flight as the players this morning from Cape Town and there was certainly a distance between David Warner and the rest of the team". (more...)
Leicester target Hatem Ben Arfa announces he's leaving PSG Leicester target Hatem Ben Arfa announces he's leaving PSG
- March 30, 2018

After starring for Nice between January 2015 and July 2016, Ben Arfa got a chance to represent PSG but the playmaker has failed to make an impact at the Parc des Princes. And on Thursday, the player posted an early farewell message to PSG fans on his Instagram page, confirming his exit and thanking his many supporters. (more...)
Australia coach Lehmann to resign after South Africa Test Australia coach Lehmann to resign after South Africa Test
- March 30, 2018

At the time, Sutherland said it was "inaccurate" to say Lehmann had resigned, but now he has made a decision to quit. Earlier on Thursday, Smith and Bancroft both repeated their apologies for their actions, while cricket's worldwide governing body announced a wide-ranging review into the behaviour of players. (more...)
David Warner's wife Candice 'doing as well as can be expected' David Warner's wife Candice 'doing as well as can be expected'
- March 30, 2018

The most dramatic images poured in from the Sydney airport where Smith faced questions for his actions in a five-minute press conference, comforted by his father every time he broke down. Smith's fall from grace has been dramatic, and fast. Smith is booed and jeered as he's escorted through Johannesburg Airport for a flight home. "They'll support you if they see that, and they'll forgive you". (more...)
Raheem Sterling's Manchester City deal vital for Pep Guardiola Raheem Sterling's Manchester City deal vital for Pep Guardiola
- March 30, 2018

Sterling's global team-mate John Stones will miss out on his latest return to Everton after suffering concussion against the Azzurri but another City player to have enjoyed a more profitable time away with his country is Gabriel Jesus. Jesus has played understudy to Sergio Aguero since returning from injury last month, but scored for Brazil during the global break. The former Malaga starlet explained how he didn't feel that he had the "confidence" of Real manager Zinedine Zidane, and ... (more...)
Carreno Busta outlasts Anderson to reach Miami semis Carreno Busta outlasts Anderson to reach Miami semis
- March 30, 2018

The German defeated his Croatian rival for the first time in three matches and he did that after saving both break points he faced and converting one break chance in each set to reach his third Masters 1000 semi-final after Rome and Montreal past year when he won the titles. (more...)
Darren Lehmann to quit as Australian coach Darren Lehmann to quit as Australian coach
- March 30, 2018

He becomes the latest high-profile victim of Australia's ball-tampering scandal, which took place during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. I'll do everything I can to make up for my mistake, and the damage it's caused. "We're only playing a game". Is Australia overreacting to the ball-tampering by the three players? "I lied. (more...)
Injured Sergio Ramos & Isco to miss Real Madrid's match against Las Palmas Injured Sergio Ramos & Isco to miss Real Madrid's match against Las Palmas
- March 30, 2018

In what appeared to be acts of frustration at being completely outplayed by a team considered on a similar level, some of Argentina's players threw themselves into some awful challenges in the closing stages. It's believed that Manchester City and Pep Guardiola have already made an approach to Real Madrid to sign the Spain global while Tottenham and Chelsea are also keeping tabs on his situation. (more...)
Ryder takes first-round lead, Fowler shoots 66 in Houston Ryder takes first-round lead, Fowler shoots 66 in Houston
- March 30, 2018

The PGA TOUR will make its second stop in Texas at the Houston Open . "I kept the ball in play, made a few key putts". "I feel like it's always been one of my strongest parts when it gets going, and I've had a couple cold months, so heating back up". (more...)
Bayern Munich identify Chelsea star Alvaro Morata as replacement for Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich identify Chelsea star Alvaro Morata as replacement for Robert Lewandowski
- March 30, 2018

The 29-year-old has been a massive hit with the Bundesliga heavyweights, finding the back of the net 142 times in 184 appearances, although he believes it is time for a change of location. Despite Lewandowski's age, Real are ready to part with around £130m to secure Lewandowski signature. The German giants are said to be looking for a replacement should the Pole get his desired move, with Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata , RB Leipzig's Timo Werner and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani ... (more...)
Magellan quits as Australia Test sponsor Magellan quits as Australia Test sponsor
- March 30, 2018

He said: "I'm ultimately responsible for the culture of the team and I've been thinking about my position for a while". "I take full responsibility, I made a serious error of judgement and I understand the consequences". "Everyone has their views out there, but they made a mistake". Hours before Lehmann's resignation, Arthur wrote a revealing article for the Players' Voice website about Australia's refusal to change its culture. (more...)
Lindberg grabs lead at Mission Hills Lindberg grabs lead at Mission Hills
- March 30, 2018

Wie fought dizzy spells on the front nine in a 75 that left her in danger of missing the cut. "I kind of have more of a mentality that if I'm even in the rough, I'd rather be up there and kind of that freer, more play-like-a-kid mindset", said Wie in the build-up to the ANA. (more...)
Cardinals Nearing 1-Year, $14 Million Deal With Greg Holland Cardinals Nearing 1-Year, $14 Million Deal With Greg Holland
- March 30, 2018

As of Thursday morning, Holland, a McDowell High hall-of-famer, was en route to NY to join the team as the Cards opened the 2018 campaign at Citi Field against the Mets, pending his passing a physical. Holland, a Scott Boras client, was considered the last top-tier free agent remaining on the open market. Holland could possibly join the team in NY. (more...)
IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Mitchell Starc ruled out with injury IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Mitchell Starc ruled out with injury
- March 30, 2018

However, the popular cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle has chosen the bowler he wants the franchise to replace the Australian cricketer. Starc, who was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR ) for a whopping Rs 9.4 crore at this year's auction, had injury issues in the ongoing Test series against South Africa , revealed Tim Paine. (more...)
What's the most popular breed in Alabama? What's the most popular breed in Alabama?
- March 30, 2018

The Lab has been top dog since 1991, when it beat out the gentle, smart, and happy Cocker Spaniel . His eager to please temperament is just one of many reasons why he takes top honors year after year. Join us on Facebook and Twitter . The Labrador retriever was named the most popular breed in North Carolina and SC for 2017. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Neymar delivers controversial opinion Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Neymar delivers controversial opinion
- March 30, 2018

Messi and Ronaldo are widely considered the two best players, although the debate who is better between the two will rage on forever. It is often down to personal opinion on who is number one with Neymar singling out Ronaldo because the stats are at a similar level with his rival Messi. (more...)
Miami Open: Sloane Stephens beats Victoria Azarenka to reach final Miami Open: Sloane Stephens beats Victoria Azarenka to reach final
- March 30, 2018

Qualifier Danielle Collins overpowered her childhood idol Venus Williams 6-2 6-3 in a stunning quarter-final upset at the Miami Open on Wednesday. "If I lose the match, I lose the match knowing that I did everything in my power to put myself in the best situation". There was little difference between these two big hitters, but it was the Argentine who held his nerve when it counted to book a last-four encounter with Isner today. (more...)
Premier League 17/18: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool - Lineups, Preview and Prediction Premier League 17/18: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool - Lineups, Preview and Prediction
- March 30, 2018

The rest of Liverpool's worldwide contingent appear to have emerged unscathed - including Andy Robertson, who took a slight knock playing for Scotland against Hungary. Christian Benteke , Martin Kelly and Mamadou Sakho will all be keen to face their former club. The full-back is a doubt for Saturday's game, per Sky Sports . (more...)
Darren Lehmann breaks down as he resigns from Australia Darren Lehmann breaks down as he resigns from Australia
- March 30, 2018

Smith said he took full responsibility for the decision to alter the condition of the ball, even though an investigation by Australian Cricket named Warner as the instigator of the cheating . "Speaking to the players and saying goodbye is the toughest thing I have had to do", Lehmann said. It made Friday's resignation all the more surprising as Lehmann broke down into tears as he delivered the announcement. (more...)
Smith Ban 'Harsh', Says South Africa Skipper Du Plessis Smith Ban 'Harsh', Says South Africa Skipper Du Plessis
- March 30, 2018

Du Plessis has been found guilty of ball-tampering twice: the first instance was against Pakistan in 2013 when he was caught rubbing the ball against his trouser zip; the second, against Australia in 2016, involved applying residue from a mint in his mouth to the ball - prompting Warner's comments. (more...)
Aldridge's double-double moves Spurs past Thunder, 103-99 Aldridge's double-double moves Spurs past Thunder, 103-99
- March 30, 2018

On Thursday night, perhaps no Spurs player displayed how badly they wanted to win against the Oklahoma City Thunder in order to give themselves some more breathing room in the Western Conference standings than Danny Green - at least during one play in the third quarter, when the shooting guard channeled his inner LeBron James to block Paul George's layup attempt in transition. (more...)
Penn State Wins NIT Championship Penn State Wins NIT Championship
- March 30, 2018

The Utah Utes had a 23-11 regular season and, like Penn State, their closest NIT game was decided by a five point differential. The Penn State Men's Basketball team will play in the National Invitation Tournament championship against Utah on March 29 at 7 p.m.in Madison Square Garden. (more...)
National Football League cheerleader sues after being fired for swimsuit photo National Football League cheerleader sues after being fired for swimsuit photo
- March 30, 2018

The team said again she broke their rules against posting lingerie photos online. "The Saints organization strives to treat all employees fairly, including Ms. The players, on the other hand, are not required to adhere to these restrictions. "They said 'the players are players.' ... they say they want to protect us from the players, that the players are predators and they're gonna want to prey on us", Bailey said in the interview. (more...)
Broken cricket stars want to quit Broken cricket stars want to quit
- March 30, 2018

Smith and Warner have also been barred from this year's Indian Premier League, losing contracts worth almost $2 million each, while Bancroft received a nine-month ban from all worldwide and domestic cricket. Firstly, that I'm deeply sorry. "I probably have not got as big a problem with it as a lot of people ..." After four days of nearly universal condemnation for the trio in Australia, the severity of the punishments brought some support. (more...)
International Olympic Committee chief Bach leaves for Pyongyang, could meet Kim Jong Un International Olympic Committee chief Bach leaves for Pyongyang, could meet Kim Jong Un
- March 30, 2018

The German's trip to the secluded state began this morning and will conclude on Saturday (March 31). International Olympic Committee and North Korean officials met in Lausanne on January 20 to iron out details of North Kora's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics staged last month in South Korea. (more...)
Umtiti to Man Utd? Barcelona defender drops subtle transfer hint Umtiti to Man Utd? Barcelona defender drops subtle transfer hint
- March 30, 2018

And with Jose Mourinho already contacting Umtiti's representatives to inform them United can and will meet his wage demands, Barcelona fear the player could be lured away with his exit clause now set at just €60million (£54million). It's led to speculation that Umtiti could be heading to the Premier League with the newspaper report suggesting that United are ready to meet the players £60m release clause this summer. (more...)
Stoke chairman Coates backs Lambert in Afellay ban Stoke chairman Coates backs Lambert in Afellay ban
- March 30, 2018

It is not down beat or anything like that but I am going to fight. "I think all the top players have that - all the top people who have won things in their careers are really humble". He said: "It's a really tough place to go". It now appears nearly certain that he will be looking for a new club in the summer. Diouf has scored five goals in 28 games for his relegation-threatened side and will be hoping to be fit enough for weekend's tie, as the bet365 Stadium outfit aim to end their ... (more...)

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