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Misbah to retire from worldwide cricket after West Indies Test series Misbah to retire from worldwide cricket after West Indies Test series
- April 07, 2017

The 28-year-old has struggled with his form ever since he shot to stardom in the final over of the T20 World Cup last April in India, when he lashed four consecutive sixes off England's Ben Stokes to win West Indies their second title. The 42-year-old also captained the Pakistan side in 87 ODIs. Singling out Shadab's contribution in the series win, the former South African cricketer said the leg-spinner is an extremely talented player who is getting better with each passing day. (more...)
Cowboys' Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS
- April 06, 2017

Dallas owner Jerry Jones told Romo before free agency opened that the team would release him to give him a chance to continue his career with another contender. I know that Jameill Showers was on the Cowboys practice squad a year ago but was moved to safety. In the 2011-12 season Manning would go 2-0 against the Romo led Cowboys. (more...)
Honey Boo Boo Says Dad Sugar Bear Makes Fun of Her Weight Honey Boo Boo Says Dad Sugar Bear Makes Fun of Her Weight
- April 06, 2017

Mama June Shannon in 2013 (left), compared to on a recent episode of "From Not to Hot". Shannon kept her new look secret for months until the reveal was made on her show as her daughters sat in shock. Never. I never had a goal weight to where I was going to be a certain size at all". June appeared on GMA to talk about her incredible makeover. And the next man in her life won't have to worry about dealing with Sugar Bear . (more...)
Mets' Seth Lugo has torn elbow ligament, surgery possible Mets' Seth Lugo has torn elbow ligament, surgery possible
- April 06, 2017

Lugo has announced a more proactive approach with his injury, and on Tuesday had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his elbow. Now the Mets have little margin for error in their starting rotation, with Steven Matz on the shelf with a strained flexor tendon and Rafael Montero in the bullpen as a reliever. (more...)
The Seahawks Are Openly Talking About Trading Richard Sherman The Seahawks Are Openly Talking About Trading Richard Sherman
- April 06, 2017

We know that. Hypothetically, what would you give up for Sherman? New England Patriots beat writer Jeff Howe reported that the Patriots have some interest , but that would depend on what kind of resolution there is with restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler. (more...)
Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach
- April 06, 2017

Ewing starred at Georgetown from 1981 to 1984, averaging 15.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game over his collegiate career. In fact, Georgetown has reached the Big Dance only once in the last four seasons with that lone appearance happening in 2014-2015. (more...)
Louis voters to decide whether to help fund MLS stadium Louis voters to decide whether to help fund MLS stadium
- April 06, 2017

Louis , the governor said the money for a soccer stadium should come from the private sector. It appears St. Louis will, for now, remain a two-sport city. Supporters of the plan have said it would bring more money and activity into St. Louis City while opponents have said the city has other priorities that have to be addressed. (more...)
Time for some common sense on affordable health care
- April 05, 2017

The White House and Senate on Tuesday sounded less enthusiastic about a redo, however, and House leaders didn't outline a clear path forward. "I think the Senate is going to have to move out on that", Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said: "No". 'The Democrats will make a deal with me on healthcare as soon as ObamaCare folds - not long. Speaker Paul Ryan and the Freedom Caucus' philosophy is that government has no place in health care. (more...)
Tampa Bay Rays open season with win vs. New York Yankees
- April 04, 2017

Second base is basically a free square on FanDuel today and if you're wary or Carlos Martinez flaming the Cubs in surprising fashion, you might want to fade top-priced Ben Zobrist ($4000/$3100). The ace right-hander will face the Blue Jays at home in his second start of the 2017 season. Opening Day bases sit in the foreground as the New York Yankees take batting practice before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday , April 2, 2017, in St. (more...)
Federer beats Nadal, announces eight-week break
- April 04, 2017

You're too good not to", said Federer to the Spaniard after the match. Talking after the win in Mimai, Federer said, "I think it was a close match". Larkham believes Kyrgios' form and his addition to the team which lost against the United States at Kooyong previous year, will prove the difference. (more...)
Maradona sues Konami, says Pro Evolution Soccer used his image without permission Maradona sues Konami, says Pro Evolution Soccer used his image without permission
- April 04, 2017

Although the PES franchise has featured players with striking resemblances to real life people in the past, in this instance, they've backed it up by using Maradona's name alongside the character too. The Argentinan legend features in PES 2017's MyClub mode as a playable "legend", alongside the likes of Ronaldinho and Gary Lineker. Using someone's likeness is a big no-no and this can have a lot of consequences. (more...)
Mets' Syndergaard exits game with blister Mets' Syndergaard exits game with blister
- April 04, 2017

Big Sexy, who turns 44 in May, won 44 games for the Mets over the past three seasons. Syndergaard, in his usual way, was awesome. The day after we saw bold-faced names such as Madison Bumgarner and Masahiro Tanaka hit rough patches when things got real, Syndergaard was totally unfazed during his six scoreless innings. (more...)
Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels
- April 03, 2017

The Tar Heels have dominated the paint all season, with forward Justin Jackson leading the way with 18.2 points per game and a repertoire of offensive moves that make him almost impossible to guard. That's when SC tightened its defense, and went on an out-of-nowhere 16-0 streak to take the lead. The Bulldogs were reeling. And I just wanted to come in and hit a shot. (more...)
Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season
- April 03, 2017

This was Roses 8th season in the National Basketball Association. He has played in 64 out of the team's 76 games-84 percent-and has put up decent numbers: 18.0 points, 4.4 assists, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.3 turnovers per game. An unrestricted free agent-to-be, Rose's injury could have a severe impact on his market value over the offseason. The point guard has a long history of sabotaging knee injuries, but the timing of his latest could not be worse for his financial future. (more...)
Real Madrid beat Alaves to stretch their lead at the top
- April 03, 2017

Rodriguez has fallen behind Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Isco in the pecking order - and now he wants regular first team football. Sunday sees both Liga Santander leaders, Real Madrid and second place FC Barcelona back in action as the race for the title approaches its final act. (more...)
The three English players Pep Guardiola wants at Manchester City next season
- April 03, 2017

All the clubs are here for many minutes and the people are preparing for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, the Europa League, for the Premier League, for qualifications, and it's a risk to play a friendly game. As for Rose, the left-back could cost more than £40 million, while any transfer for incredibly gifted attacking midfielder Alli may produce a record fee for a British player, now held by Gareth Bale following his £86 million move from Spurs to Real Madrid in 2013. (more...)
Shakib, Mushfiqur half-centuries inspire Bangladesh Shakib, Mushfiqur half-centuries inspire Bangladesh
- April 02, 2017

Bangladesh were reduced to 22/2 before lunch, but Tamim and Sabbir Rahman (41) then showed great resilience and temperament to put Bangladesh back on course with a 109-run partnership. "I have never faced such a situation in Test cricket - it is new for us to chase in this type of wicket on a fifth day", Mushfiqur said. "With a team this competitive, we can't let the little mistakes like that that come into our game". (more...)
Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams again to reach Miami Open final
- April 01, 2017

Williams raced to a 4-1 lead before Kerber broke back and started to produce some great shots as she battled to save the match. She beat Venus Williams 6-4, 7-5 win in their semi-final of the Miami Open on Thursday. Konta will have to be patient, but her match against Williams was good prep. "Two double faults at the end of the tie-break and I miss all the balls". (more...)
Five memorable Arsenal v Man City matches
- April 01, 2017

And, responding to a 90min poll, 73,904 fans have had their say as to which was the best and they would want for their team. "Everybody knows them. Liverpool's struggles this season have come against teams they would expect to beat and Stoke are one of those opponents who can prove to be genuine obstacles. (more...)
Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial
- March 31, 2017

Yes, it's a sad situation, but it's something that - why should I press on something like that? Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, 27, testified for the prosecution on Thursday under a grant of immunity from prosecutors. on the night of the killings. Thursday marked the second time Jenkins Hernandez was called to the stand in the murder trial against her fiancé. She also stuck by him during an earlier trial where Hernandez was found guilty of the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional ... (more...)
FIFA proposes new 6-team playoff ahead of 2026 World Cup FIFA proposes new 6-team playoff ahead of 2026 World Cup
- March 31, 2017

There will be two teams seeded based on the rankings while the unseeded teams will play two matches in the first round. The proposals will be submitted to the FIFA Council at its next full meeting in Bahrain in May for a final decision. (more...)
Chelsea reportedly agrees £35m deal for Monaco star
- March 30, 2017

The 22-year-old's superb performances have attracted interest from the Premier League with the Mirror reporting last week that Chelsea and Manchester United were battling it out over his signature this summer. A source told the MEN: "Tiemoue is listening to some clubs from England, including Manchester United, but there is nothing concrete right now". "He wants to play in the Champions League and it will be a worry for a club that does not play in it". (more...)
Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
- March 30, 2017

After removing Hall from the scene, Dorleant began "yelling and waving his arms in a threatening manner", according to the police report. An officer used a stun gun on Hall's left leg to get him to comply with orders. Chief Olson says Cedar Falls Police respond to bar fights every weekend, but the bouncers typically break up fights themselves. After being placed in handcuffs, he was tased while refusing to get into the police vehicle. (more...)
Dustin Johnson continues fast start to WGC as Rory McIlroy knocked out
- March 29, 2017

Holmes. Six holes into his opening match, Jason Day walked off the golf course. Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson had another easy time and remain undefeated in the Match Play. Johnson played in the middle of the day and even, then he had his fair share of battles with the wind including on the 440-yard par-4 15th, which was playing straight downwind. (more...)
Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo misses start, exits early at Australian GP Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo misses start, exits early at Australian GP
- March 29, 2017

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched pole, but Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel did manage to split the Brit and team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Let's judge a season as a whole rather than after the first race. "Our vehicle is clearly third, but in the next two races, we intend to reduce the gap. I'm disappointed today, but I'll be ready tomorrow to go for China". (more...)
United States women's hockey team pushes for deal on pay equity
- March 28, 2017

Getting out word that this is a distinct possibility - as well as widespread shows of support from the unions of other major sports leagues - over the weekend hopefully will help the women's squad finally come to acceptable terms with USA Hockey, with the sides slated to meet later Monday to resume negotiations before the worldwide tournament is slated to begin on Friday in MI, with or without the host team. (more...)
Nation's Top High School Basketball Recruit Interested In Sooners Nation's Top High School Basketball Recruit Interested In Sooners
- March 24, 2017

His father was an assistant for the women's team for four years until last season, when Romar offered Michael Porter Sr an assistant coaching position at Washington and the family ultimately relocated to Seattle. The potential also remains for Jontay to reclassify to 2017 an join Michael wherever he lands next fall. The Gatorade Player of the Year program annually recognizes one victor in the District of Columbia and each of the 50 states that sanction high school football, girls ... (more...)
Didi Gregorius will miss Yankees opener, likely more time Didi Gregorius will miss Yankees opener, likely more time
- March 23, 2017

Girardi said Gregorius could miss all of April as the club takes extra precautions with the 27-year-old. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday that Gregorius is likely to be sidelined six weeks. Gregorius finished his 2016 campaign slashing a.276/.304/.447 line with 20 home runs and 70 RBI. He started every one of those contests at shortstop, putting the Yankees in a bit of a quandary entering opening day. (more...)
March Madness ratings soar following dips for Super Bowl, Oscars March Madness ratings soar following dips for Super Bowl, Oscars
- March 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 17: Troy Caupain #10 of the Cincinnati Bearcats is defended by Wesley Iwundu #25 of the Kansas State Wildcats during the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Golden 1 Center on March 17, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (more...)
Turner Sports/CBS to offer NCAA Tournament in virtual reality Turner Sports/CBS to offer NCAA Tournament in virtual reality
- March 22, 2017

That's the most-watched game for the comparable slot since 1991, when the tournament expanded to its present TV format. The NCAA March Madness Live VR app , which is available in the Oculus store, is being powered by Intel . "The focus right now is March Madness, and will continue to be the cornerstone of the partnership but once we get past March Madness, we'll start thinking with them about what other experiences we'd like to create in VR for the NCAA and Turner around their ... (more...)
Elena Vesnina and Svetlana Kuznetsova to face off in Indian Wells final Elena Vesnina and Svetlana Kuznetsova to face off in Indian Wells final
- March 20, 2017

Mladenovic, the 28th seed, continued an impressive run of form beating 13th seed and 2011 victor Wozniacki 3-6 7-6 (4) 6-2 to reach her first Premier Mandatory semi-final and guarantee her debut in the Top 20 in next week's WTA rankings. It was first time I saw it, I was, like, 'Whoa, I really, really want to play this tournament.' I was dreaming just to get here". Vesnina has done well to reach the final in Indian Wells which was certainly unexpected. (more...)
These 7 teams could ruin your NCAA tournament bracket
- March 19, 2017

He also has been suspended for tripping players, another distraction Duke has dealt with this season. They enter the tournament as a team everyone has wanted to avoid for weeks, coming off a 30-4 regular season with 21 wins in their last 22 games. (more...)
Leicester City to face Atletico Madrid in Champions league quarter-finals Leicester City to face Atletico Madrid in Champions league quarter-finals
- March 18, 2017

They have met 10 times in two-legged European ties with each progressing five times. The Champions League is a huge bonus. This Real Madrid fan saw the opportunity to be a bit cheeky however. Manager Thomas Tuchel knows just how exciting and well Monaco play, "A very exciting, very hard lot". It's a hard match. Manchester United, aiming for the title to secure one next season's CL qualification spot, will play against Belgian side Anderlecht, while Lyon are set to meet Beskitas of Turkey. (more...)
Antonio Conte: All Chelsea players are of equal importance at training Antonio Conte: All Chelsea players are of equal importance at training
- March 18, 2017

This approach left the FA Cup as the only competition in which those outside Conte's trusted core could stake a claim to more regular minutes, but Monday's visit of Manchester United prompted the Italian to pick his strongest XI as he attempts to lead Chelsea to a double in his first season in England. (more...)
Sizing John claims Gold Cup crown for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power Sizing John claims Gold Cup crown for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power
- March 18, 2017

His run with Tombstone and Jezki the last day was very strong; if he starts I think he's much better than his mark. Champagne Classic was described rather gracelessly by Michael O'Leary as "the worst horse I own", but he will have a special place in the heart of young jockey JJ Slevin, a cousin of Joseph O'Brien, who secured his first Festival victor. (more...)