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Proteas Level Series As Heinrich Klassen, JP Duminy Shine Proteas Level Series As Heinrich Klassen, JP Duminy Shine
- February 25, 2018

Now they are all set to win this T20 and bag the series with still another game to be played. With the match once again scheduled at the venue, there are speculations of the rain also returning to the fore as it has nearly followed both the teams on the tour. (more...)
Welsh hooker Ken Owens says coach Warren Gatland gets a raw deal Welsh hooker Ken Owens says coach Warren Gatland gets a raw deal
- February 23, 2018

With 131 Ireland caps between them, Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray are pretty much national treasures at this stage. "We have got to be physical against them up-front and stop the running power of someone like CJ Stander, and stop allowing Murray and Sexton to dominate the game". (more...)
USA women's cross-country wins gold USA women's cross-country wins gold
- February 22, 2018

The pair became the first American cross-country skiers to win a gold medal, capturing the women's team sprint at the Alpensia Cross-Country Centre in Pyeongchang , South Korea, beating out the Swedes and Norwegians. "It feels unreal, I can't believe it just happened", Diggins told reporters . The gold medal is especially significant for Diggins, who raced in four other events in Pyeongchang but fell short of the podium each time. (more...)
Pochettino relieved Tottenham get second chance to beat Rochdale Pochettino relieved Tottenham get second chance to beat Rochdale
- February 21, 2018

The FA will resist pressure to switch an FA Cup semi-final involving Tottenham Hotspur away from Wembley despite growing opposition from some clubs left in the competition to Spurs effectively being granted a home fixture. Roberts has urged fans not to get on the team's backs and simply accept these kind of results will happen occasionally, reflecting on their unbeaten run this month continuing. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea must be wary of timeless Andres Iniesta Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea must be wary of timeless Andres Iniesta
- February 19, 2018

Another thing Conte's men can take pride from is the fact that Lionel Messi has failed to score against them during any of the previous eight encounters he's taken part in; this is the Argentine maestro's worst record against any single club in football. (more...)
Two Xfinity Series crew chiefs ejected from Daytona garage Two Xfinity Series crew chiefs ejected from Daytona garage
- February 18, 2018

The end of the Xfinity Series race at Daytona on Saturday seemed interminable. "This feels absolutely fantastic", said Reddick, who won the 2015 Truck Series opener at Daytona. Larson led a race-high 61 laps. Larson captured the first stage of the race with the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver leading 22 of the 30 laps. (more...)
Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury
- February 18, 2018

He's a 6-foot-7, shot-blocking, 3-point-shooting warrior. BC-BKC-T25-Auburn-South Carolina, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 755 South Carolina holds on to upset No. The Tigers have lost two in a row to the Gamecocks and three of four overall in the series, including a 98-69 loss in Columbia last season, when Auburn shot 35.6 percent from the field and just 14.3 percent from beyond the arc. (more...)
Real Madrid outplay Paris Saint-Germain Real Madrid outplay Paris Saint-Germain
- February 17, 2018

With the scores level, PSG also thought they should have had a penalty when a shot from Rabiot hit Sergio Ramos on the arm, thankfully, the referee waved play-on. PSG soon found their groove though, with Neymar the chief tormentor of the Real Madrid defence - and the Brazilian played a part in the opening goal , cushioning a Kylian Mbappe cross into the path of Rabiot, who fired over the diving Keylor Navas . (more...)
UCL: Spurs hold Juve in Turin UCL: Spurs hold Juve in Turin
- February 14, 2018

And yet they fought back. What followed was 80 minutes of near-total domination by Mauricio Pochettino 's Spurs side as they stormed back to earn a 2-2 draw with goals by Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen . Both full-backs conceded penalties and Davinson Sanchez had a hard evening too. Lloris got a strong glove to the penalty but was unable to prevent Higuain's shot creeping inside his right-hand post. (more...)
Tottenham player ratings in thrilling 1-0 derby win over Arsenal Tottenham player ratings in thrilling 1-0 derby win over Arsenal
- February 12, 2018

January signing Lucas Moura has apparently met the fitness criteria, following his Deadline Day move from PSG, and takes a place on the bench. "If I explain why I don't play Alderweireld, I need to explain why for Danny Rose , [Victor] Wanyama, [Fernando] Llorente, Michel Vorm, Harry Winks". (more...)
Oklahoma basketball: NCAA selection committee has Sooners as No. 4 seed Oklahoma basketball: NCAA selection committee has Sooners as No. 4 seed
- February 12, 2018

There are four ACC teams now in the top 16, including No. 1overall seed Virginia . Complicated by a volatile week that included Virginia losing to Virginia Tech , Villanova to St. The East bracket feeds into regional semifinal and regional championship games at the TD Garden in Boston. The disparity between human polls and the selection committee comes down to strength of schedule . (more...)
Australia beats England by 7 wickets in T20 tri-series match Australia beats England by 7 wickets in T20 tri-series match
- February 12, 2018

His 43 was the only innings of note and at 49 balls ranked as the slowest of his 20 knocks of 25-plus in the format. "It was another poor performance from us", said Buttler . From there Australia's innings accelerated, as D'Arcy Short compiled a fine 36 not out, with Chris Lynn piling on 31 and Maxwell's fluent knock featuring two maximums, as he became the fourth Australian to pass 1,000 T20 worldwide runs. (more...)
Chris Mazdzer wins Olympic silver Chris Mazdzer wins Olympic silver
- February 12, 2018

This was the 36-year-old's sixth and final Olympic campaign, in which he did three runs of the 1.344 kilometre-long Alpensia Sliding Centre's luge track in two minutes and 28.188 seconds. " I like being the underdog ", he told USA Today earlier. Then, when he needed it most, Mazdzer delivered in his fourth run. Mazdzer, who describes himself as a goofball who knows how to flip the switch to serious when he needs, beamed after crossing the finish line. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund, Germany star Marco Reus back after 259 days out Borussia Dortmund, Germany star Marco Reus back after 259 days out
- February 12, 2018

Up next for Dortmund is the first leg of their round of 32 Europa League tie against Atalanta on Thursday. "Together with dear God we defended well and deserved to win in the end", Hertha coach Pal Dardai said. Reus has been out of action since sustaining a partial tear to the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Dortmund's DFB-Pokal final victory over Eintracht Frankfurt last May. (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder say Paul George is untouchable Oklahoma City Thunder say Paul George is untouchable
- February 11, 2018

The Oklahoma City Thunder power forward initially remained in the game and was said to be available to return after going to the locker room to get his ankle re-taped. Paul George had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who lost for the fifth time in six games. Lakers: G Lonzo Ball (left knee) missed his 12th straight game. (more...)
Chelsea Euro bid too big a hurdle: Hazard Chelsea Euro bid too big a hurdle: Hazard
- February 10, 2018

Chelsea were previously far more secure in the top four, but after winning just one of our last five Premier League games, we are in danger of missing out on Champions League football for the second time in the past three years. Too much tweaking has been blamed for the reversal in fortune, with Belgian forward Hazard telling ESPN FC on the evolution at Stamford Bridge: "We changed a couple of things, we lost players, we brought some new ones and every year is different. (more...)
Jameer Nelson is available to play for the Pistons on Friday Jameer Nelson is available to play for the Pistons on Friday
- February 10, 2018

The Pistons have been short at guard since Reggie Jackson was sidelined with an ankle injury on December 26th. Nelson - who, like Reed, is on an expiring minimum contract - provided nothing to tanking Chicago. Nelson was averaging 16.7 points per game back then which was his career-high, along with 50 percent from the field, 45 percent from the three-point line and 88.7 percent from the free-throw line. (more...)
Frat Chapter at Cornell 'Horrified' Over 'Pig' Sex Game Frat Chapter at Cornell 'Horrified' Over 'Pig' Sex Game
- February 08, 2018

According to the Cornell Daily Sun , a report conducted by Cornell's fraternity and sorority review board revealed that Zeta Beta Tau's demeaning and fat-shaming contest happened sometime in 2017, but did not disclose participating members nor the length of the competition. (more...)
Indianapolis Colts Hire New Head Coach Indianapolis Colts Hire New Head Coach
- February 07, 2018

The clear favorite as general manager Chris Ballard's coaching search unfolded, the New England Patriots offensive coordinator agreed to a multi-year contract with the team Tuesday. The Colts likely want that same success with Andrew Luck , who was sidelined with a shoulder injury for the entire 2017 season. The smarter approach would be to contact guys like running back Dion Lewis and offensive tackle Nate Solder , two players whom McDaniels coached in New England and could not only step ... (more...)
Proteas star De Kock ruled out of India series with wrist injury Proteas star De Kock ruled out of India series with wrist injury
- February 07, 2018

Barring opener Rohit Sharma, the top order batting comprising Shikhar Dhawan , Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane have been in impressive form while in the bowling department, the wrist spin twins - leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav - have literally been the reason behind India's two victories so far, sharing 13 wickets between them. (more...)
Robbie Savage Hits Out at Leicester Board Following Mahrez-City Transfer Saga Robbie Savage Hits Out at Leicester Board Following Mahrez-City Transfer Saga
- February 06, 2018

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Foles looking forward to Favre's pre-game speech Foles looking forward to Favre's pre-game speech
- February 04, 2018

Thousands attended the event to witness John "Super Squib" Squib eat 203 Buffalo Wings to win Wing Bowl 17. "People online have demanded that she be sent to the Super Bowl and it is finally happening", says a Gofundme.com campaign launched by a friend, Katie Pidge Mowry. (more...)
'We're battling to be first of the last' - Mourinho concedes title defeat 'We're battling to be first of the last' - Mourinho concedes title defeat
- February 04, 2018

Mourinho told a news conference on Friday: " We need points to be the first of the last ". "Then we must try to start next season in a good way, like we did this season, but try to be consistent and try not to lose points like we did this season in some matches where we shouldn't". (more...)
Formula E unveils its next-gen all-electric race auto Formula E unveils its next-gen all-electric race auto
- February 03, 2018

The series has gradually opened some of those areas up for innovation. The new battery will be supplied by McLaren Applied Technologies, which beat existing supplier Williams Advanced Engineering to the new contract. The first race of the 2018/2019 Formula E season is scheduled for December. As ArsTechnica explains, aerodynamic downforce is less of a priority in Formula E but efficiency is critical. (more...)
Nikola Mirotic Traded to Pelicans from Bulls in Deal Involving Omer Asik Nikola Mirotic Traded to Pelicans from Bulls in Deal Involving Omer Asik
- February 03, 2018

Our Bulls Guru K.C. Johnson reported Wednesday the possibility the Bulls could take on another bad Pelicans contract and pick up Mirotic's option to eliminate trade veto rights. Then Mirotic returned, and despite there still clearly being a rift between him and Portis, the Bulls started winning. And that's not even counting Mirotic potentially vetoing this deal. (more...)
NFL Pro Bowl close, but hardly competitive NFL Pro Bowl close, but hardly competitive
- January 31, 2018

Then Harrison Smith promptly picks off Ben Roethlisberger on fourth down and takes it in for six. The best news is nobody got hurt. The NFC opened the game's scoring on their first drive, with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throwing an eight-yard pass to Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United the real deal on deadline day Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United the real deal on deadline day
- January 31, 2018

Meanwhile the England worldwide has been linked with a move to United for months due to Jose Mourinho's lack of faith in Luke Shaw . For the first time in our history, United will play a Premier League game at Wembley Stadium - which is Tottenham's temporary home while a new ground is built at White Hart Lane. (more...)
Baker Mayfield Reportedly May Only Play 1 Series in Senior Bowl Baker Mayfield Reportedly May Only Play 1 Series in Senior Bowl
- January 28, 2018

The former star Oklahoma quarterback didn't want to commit to anything. Robert Klemko of MMQB previously reported Mayfield has committed to play in the game after being uncertain earlier in the week. Mayfield apologized for the flag plant nearly as soon as he did it, although SI.com reported Holmes and Lewis likely would have done the same thing at OU's Owen Field if they'd had the chance. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday
- January 27, 2018

However, there have already been reports that he is expected to play in the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4. The Patriots still have another week before they have to make any decisions about Gronkowski's status for the Super Bowl and they'll be hoping he makes progress through the concussion protocol by that point. (more...)
Philly donut shop bans Boston Cremes until after the Super Bowl Philly donut shop bans Boston Cremes until after the Super Bowl
- January 24, 2018

The Official NFL Shop shot off a playful tweet to Long Monday afternoon, suggesting that its T-shirt of a dog wearing an Eagles collar would "go really well with [his] mask", a reference to the now-famous German Shepherd masks the players first donned after their divisional-game win against the Atlanta Falcons . (more...)
Real Madrid enter battle for Liverpool midfielder Real Madrid enter battle for Liverpool midfielder
- January 24, 2018

Spanish giants Real Madrid have been linked with a move for the Egyptian as they look to reinvent their frontline. Egypt's head coach Hector Cuper would later claim in December that he was told of Madrid's interest in Salah . With Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona, it makes it hard to trust what players say but for now, I'm just going to enjoy all the goals that Salah is scoring. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez transfer latest: Wenger confirms Man. United move almost done Alexis Sanchez transfer latest: Wenger confirms Man. United move almost done
- January 22, 2018

The Arsenal manager hopes the Sanchez and Mkhitaryan deals, which follow the sale of Theo Walcott to Everton, will allow his players to focus on their performances rather than being distracted by the transfer sagas. Yes of course (I like him), if it's a possibility it's because I like the player. That's why we did it. "I think it is so close, so close, so close that if it doesn't happen it's not going to happen". (more...)
Underdog Eagles face a stiff challenge today against Minnesota Underdog Eagles face a stiff challenge today against Minnesota
- January 21, 2018

The Vikings have never defeated Philadelphia in the playoffs with an 0-3 record . I've watched him, and he doesn't make a lot of mistakes. Keenum played well against the New Orleans Saints last week in their 29-24 Divisional Round victory, but that last play, a freak pass to Stefon Diggs that turned into a touchdown, was an anomaly. (more...)
How Ross Barkley Fared In A Behind Closed Doors Match For Chelsea
- January 21, 2018

Chelsea know that they can't afford to not leave Brighton without all three points. Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton on making new signings in January: "I'm sure there will be, but we have got used to these windows where the business is mostly done at the tail end of it more than the beginning". (more...)
McIlroy and Dunne In Contention Heading Into Final Day In Abu Dhabi McIlroy and Dunne In Contention Heading Into Final Day In Abu Dhabi
- January 21, 2018

The Northern Irishman had nudged his way up the leaderboard with a 66 on Friday after an opening 69 and he continued to make gradual process on the front nine in the third round with three birdies. A victory Sunday will make all our heads spin a little b it with the exciting possibilities the game offers this year. "I know I heard on the putting green this morning, D.J. (more...)