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All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis The second game saw a more even contest as both players stayed level till 9-9 before Yamaguchi won the next two points with a crosscourt jump smash and a crosscourt drop to lead 11-9 at the changeover. The Japanese shuttler will also be high on confidence after having beaten reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin in straight games in her quarter-final outing. [Full Article...]

Kevin Pietersen: Michael Vaughan praises 'retiring' ex-England team-mate

Kevin Pietersen: Michael Vaughan praises 'retiring' ex-England team-mate Pietersen has played white-ball cricket around the world since being exiled from the England setup in 2014, with stints in India , the Carribbean, Australia and South Africa , as well as Pakistan . "Not everyone's Cup of Tea but you will do for me", Vaughan posted on Twitter . Pietersen played 104 Tests for England, scoring 8,181 runs at an average of 47.28. [Full Article...]

Martin, Baldwin lead Butler past Arkansas

Martin, Baldwin lead Butler past Arkansas But Arkansas never went away, going on a 24-6 run to pull within one with just over four minutes to play. The winners of both games will advance to the second round on Sunday to face each other. The Razorbacks missed 7 of their first 10 shots from 3-point range and followed that up by missing 7 of 8 long shots following halftime. Arkansas outscored Butler 27-6 over a 9:42 span to take a 29-27 le... [Full Article...]

Spurs sweat over Kane amid reports of lengthy absence

Spurs sweat over Kane amid reports of lengthy absence That prognosis was described as "preliminary" but Pochettino expects to have Kane available for Spurs' Premier League run-in, with a top-four finish in their sights. "We want to recover him as soon as possible and the professionals here are focused on trying to recover". "It's not a long-term injury and you can keep your form and that helps you to be fit when you fix your problem". [Full Article...]

Stoke City vs Everton - Betting Tips and Predictions

Stoke City vs Everton - Betting Tips and Predictions Having gone past Brighton and Hove Albion at Goodison Park last Saturday, Everton will be confident of getting a win on the road at odds of (2.90). Will Stoke get a win that could potentially take them out of the relegation zone? An away win is available at 11/5 odds at Unibet. Everton are [2.22] in the Draw No Bet market . [Full Article...]

Kagiso Rabada takes '50/50' responsibility for Steve Smith send-off

Kagiso Rabada takes '50/50' responsibility for Steve Smith send-off The third Test gets under way at Newlands, Cape Town on March 22. Rabada's 11/150 stole the show and earned him the man-of-the-match award in the second Test in Port Elizabeth, but the Proteas speedster was charged on two separate occasions for over-the-top celebrations. [Full Article...]

NFL Draft 2018: Jets acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts

NFL Draft 2018: Jets acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts The Colts' return from the Jets consisted of the Jets' first-round pick (6 overall) and two second-round picks (37 overall and 49 overall), along with a second-round pick in the 2019 draft. But when it comes to the 2018 National Football League draft, chalk up one big win for Gang Green. But by sending second-round picks in the next two drafts to Indianapolis, the Jets don't appear anxious about i... [Full Article...]

Osaka cruises past Halep into final at Indian Wells masters

Osaka cruises past Halep into final at Indian Wells masters I was out of the game today. "I was going to be, like, I'm going to be that extra". Instead of that, Osaka broke her on second break point after a poor forehand from Simona and the Japanese closed the opener on own serve in the following game after 33 minutes. [Full Article...]

Cougars lose close battle with Auburn 62-58

Cougars lose close battle with Auburn 62-58 It wasn't the prettiest game, but it was enough for Auburn to win. Auburn 62, College of Charleston 58. "Bryce is one of the best guards in the SEC defensively", said team Mustapha Heron . "Those guys do big-time games", Grant said. The poor shooting also carried over at the charity stripe, where Auburn shot 46.9 percent and made only 15 of 32 attempts. [Full Article...]

Tyrann Mathieu signs one-year deal with Houston Texans

Tyrann Mathieu signs one-year deal with Houston Texans Released by Arizona earlier in the week , the former All-Pro has reportedly signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans . Mathieu didn't get that over the last two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, who released him on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Vontaze Burfict Facing 4-Game Suspension For PED Use

Vontaze Burfict Facing 4-Game Suspension For PED Use Burfict's appeal will center around the fact that he was on prescribed medication for the concussion he suffered on a hit from Steelers' wide receiver Ju-Ju Smith Schuster on December 4 and that he suffered a Grade 3 shoulder AC sprain during the Detroit Lions game on December 24 and was on prescribed medications for this injury as well, per another source . [Full Article...]

Alonso and Costa receive Spain call-ups

Alonso and Costa receive Spain call-ups The 25-year-old Morata has yet to score in 12 matches in 2018, with his last goal coming 14 matches ago on December 26 in a win over Brighton. Cahill and Morata were both dropped from England and Spain's last squads before the World Cup this week, having both been reduced to limited game time recently. [Full Article...]

Ayew Brothers Out Of Swansea City's Squad FA Cup Tie With Tottenham

Ayew Brothers Out Of Swansea City's Squad FA Cup Tie With Tottenham It will be conducted by Gianfranco Zola, who won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 1997 and 2000, and Petr Cech, the Arsenal goalkeeper with five winners' medals to his name. "We need to give a collective response against this team". Eden Hazard will be looking to get back to form after a disappointing display in the Champions League while Pedro could be recalled in attack with Willian maki... [Full Article...]

All England Championship 2018: PV Sindhu entered into the semi-final

All England Championship 2018: PV Sindhu entered into the semi-final PV Sindhu conjured a comeback in a closely fought contest as she edged past World Champions Japanese shuttler Nozomi Okhura in the quarterfinals of All England Open on Friday. Okuhara then sent one over the back line to hand over a game point to Sindhu , whose return got buried at the net after breaking the strings of her racquet as it was 20-20. [Full Article...]

NCAA Tournament Florida State vs Missouri

NCAA Tournament Florida State vs Missouri Porter Sr., said despite the loss, his son - and player - played with confidence. Four months after back surgery, and probably a month too soon, Porter Jr. No Seminoles player had more than nine points in the first half, but all 10 that played scored at least one basket. Missouri was also without its second leading scorer in Jordan Barnett , who was suspended following a DWI arrest. [Full Article...]

Wolf Pack rallies past Texas in overtime to advance in NCAA Tournament

Wolf Pack rallies past Texas in overtime to advance in NCAA Tournament Tenth-seeded Texas later got within two on a 3-pointer by Kerwin Roach II with 15.5 seconds left, but that's as close as the Longhorns got. The Wolf Pack , 28-7, and seeded seventh in the South Region, advanced to Sunday's second round against second-seeded Cincinnati, which earlier Friday beat Georgia State. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association confirm the first VAR World Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association confirm the first VAR World Cup Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday the decision to allow Iraq to host worldwide matches in three cities, ending a ban that lasted since 2003. With VAR they reach 99 percent. "We have been working at this for two years with a group of referees and experts", Infantino added. FIFA President Gianni Infantino listens to a repor... [Full Article...]

We'll Get 'The Scummy Irish' Back - Cringe-worthy Eddie Jones Speech Emerges

We'll Get 'The Scummy Irish' Back - Cringe-worthy Eddie Jones Speech Emerges Jones subsequently apologised for his comments and admitted his choice of words were inexcusable, saying he was "very sorry". Jones and England's governing Rugby Football Union both issued statements of apology on Wednesday and the Australian was in contrite mood as he sought to draw a line under the incident after naming his team to play Ireland . [Full Article...]

LeGarrette Blount signs with Lions

LeGarrette Blount signs with Lions Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The veteran played for around $1 million in 2016 and won a Super Bowl with the Patriots . Blount ran the ball 173 times last season for 766 yards and two touchdowns. "I think our running backs, you know, they didn't perform as good as everyone thought", Quinn said about his running backs in January. [Full Article...]

UMBC beats UVA in historic March Madness upset

UMBC beats UVA in historic March Madness upset The Retrievers take the court around 9pm in there first trip in the big dance since 2008. UMBC was more than a 20-point underdog heading into the matchup. They play their games in the UMBC Event Center in an arena that fits 5,000 people, about 23,000 fewer people than the audience that witnessed them knock out Virginia Friday night in Charlotte . [Full Article...]


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